Five Things – Week 79

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Five Things I Did This Week

  • On Monday I headed to a local pub to have dinner with some friend’s and enter the pub quiz. We actually didn’t do too badly in the quiz either and it restored my faith in our general knowledge skills.
  • Thursday saw me and my other half head into London to do the Breaking Bad Cocktail Experience which was so much fun. We got to enter a massive RV, don a yellow haz suit and cook our own cocktails including one of mine which had so much dry ice.
  • I actually had Friday off work as I wanted to binge-watch The Defenders on Netflix and it was well worth it. It was lovely to have a big breakfast and a relaxing lazy day.
  • On Saturday I headed to The Oxford Belfry hotel for a day of relaxation including a body exfoliation and massage, swimming, reading on my sun lounger and a relaxing dinner and stay at the hotel.
  • After our massive breakfast, me and my bestie headed into Oxford City Centre on Sunday to explore the beautiful city where we did the city explorer bus, exploring the University Buildings, seeing inside Christchurch and the Cathedrale and some Alice themed shopping and eating.

Five Great Things To Happen

  • As I was in a meeting in London on Tuesday afternoon I managed to swing into Lush and pick up two of the Jelly Bath Bombs which my local store doesn’t seem to have.
  • I managed to head to my gym twice this week including one morning and one post work and I am so happy with myself for being able to do this. I know it doesn’t sound like much but it’s a move in the right direction.
  • I bought tickets to see Bury Tomorrow in October on their small tour. I’m going to the Brighton show as the one closer to me is when I am on holiday but being a Saturday I’m planning a day exploring Brighton.
  • I decided to re-start up my SEO/ DA audits and I’ve already had one commissioned and a few more people interested in having them done. I love delving into people’s blogs and helping them to maximize their own websites.
  • I booked tickets to go and explore Buckingham Palace in a few week’s while the queen is away on her holidays and I’m super excited for more time being a tourist.

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Five Four Things Which Sucked

  • I bought two mystery Nightmare before Christmas figures in Forbidden Planet and they’re both ones which I have which I am gutted about.
  • I had hoped to get my car cleaned when I was at the gym but the guy was just packing up for the day when I arrived even though they shouldn’t have been shut yet, so my car still hasn’t been cleaned.
  • I wanted to sort out the photographs in frames around my flat but I just didn’t find the time to get round to this.
  • I managed to forget my hairbrush when I went away last weekend and had to use my rubbish pop up handbag hairbrush which can’t have done my hair any good.

Five Things To Do Next Week

  • Pack for my weekend away in Blackpool for Bank Holiday. I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly already
  • Sort out my review and photos from the gig I am going to on Wednesday
  • Go to the gym at least twice during the week either before or after work
  • Not go too crazy with naughty food while I am away in Blackpool
  • Write up some blog posts from my weekend Spa experience
What have you been up to this week?
August 21, 2017
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28 Comments

  • Reply Stephanie Merry

    Well done on going to the gym twice! I really need to get back into the gym x

    August 22, 2017 at 11:08 am
  • Reply Jaymee (@_TheMumDiaries)

    This is such a great idea! Blackpool over the bank holiday sounds great! Enjoy!

    August 22, 2017 at 5:49 pm
  • Reply Hannah Wood

    This place in the picture looks amazing, I spend most of my days exercising and going to work .

    August 22, 2017 at 6:27 pm
  • Reply Sarah Bailey

    Oh wow how amazing does your time at the The Oxford Belfry sound, a full body exfoliation I think I need one of those as well.

    August 22, 2017 at 7:32 pm
  • Reply Ana De- Jesus

    Oh my god I had no idea that there was a breaking bad cocktail experience in London. I am clearly missing out! x

    August 22, 2017 at 8:36 pm
  • Reply five little doves

    I am so jealous you are off to Buckingham Palace! I didn’t know you could book tickets to go and visit!! I need to look this up! xx

    August 22, 2017 at 9:05 pm
  • Reply Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes

    Ooh I’d love to do a tour of Buckingham Palace! Enjoy your weekend in Blackpool!

    August 23, 2017 at 8:43 am
  • Reply Jess | The Indigo Hours

    It sounds like you had a fab week, the Breaking Bad cocktails sound so cool! Have a great time in Blackpool 😀

    August 23, 2017 at 9:52 am
  • Reply Jenni

    I did the Breaking Bad Cocktail Experience a couple of years ago! It was so good 🙂 it looks like the same place that i did it judging by the photos which are pretty much exactly the same as mine. The remember a lemon sorbet thing with popping candy we made was my favourite!

    August 23, 2017 at 9:57 am
  • Reply Ashleigh-Jayne O'Connell

    Check you out with the gym! I need to get back on it now half of my clothes don’t fit anymore!! so excited about the Jelly bombs, which ones did you get? I hope you have a great time in Buckingham Palace 🙂

    August 23, 2017 at 10:15 am
    • Reply Ana De- Jesus

      AW Buckingham Palace is great and I echo that! I really hope that you have a wonderful time x

      August 24, 2017 at 1:51 am
  • Reply lisa prince

    oh wow look at th coctail experience this is something alot of my friends seem to be doing and theyre loving it i need to join in

    August 23, 2017 at 11:34 am
  • Reply Rani Bruyns

    Well done on going to the gym twice!

    August 23, 2017 at 12:56 pm
  • Reply MELANIE EDJOURIAN

    You did really well getting to the gym twice I have not had a chance with the children at home to go as often as I did.

    August 23, 2017 at 5:16 pm
  • Reply Dani

    I need to do the Breaking Bad Cocktail Experience!
    I haven’t done a pub quiz in years, I should try one out 🙂

    Dani x

    August 23, 2017 at 6:42 pm
  • Reply Rachael Phillips

    twice at the gym is twice more than you could’ve done so well done you! plus, not eating naughty foods whilst away – also a major achievemnet

    August 23, 2017 at 7:49 pm
  • Reply Helen

    The Breaking Bad cocktail experience sounds so much fun. Your spa trip sounds amazing too! I hope you have the best time in Blackpool. I’m looking forward to hearing about your trip to Buckingham Palace.

    August 23, 2017 at 7:52 pm
  • Reply Rachel

    I think my Mister would love the Breaking Bad Cocktail Experience and I definitely want to try a Spa experience x

    August 23, 2017 at 8:13 pm
  • Reply Lynne

    I have never heard of Bury Tomorrow. The seo/da ausit sounds interesting, hope you get a few more clients from it. Have a good weekend in Blackpool

    August 23, 2017 at 8:25 pm
  • Reply Mummy Times Two

    I would love to visit Buckingham Palace, I hope you decide to blog about your visit as I would love to read it x

    August 23, 2017 at 8:56 pm
  • Reply Olivia Thristan

    I went to Blackpool recently and had so much fun, I hope you have a lovely time! X

    August 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm
  • Reply Agata

    Spa weekend? I wish I was there! Looking forward to reading about your experience.

    August 24, 2017 at 8:06 am
  • Reply Kirsty

    Well done on the gym work outs I hope you enjoyed them (well as best you can!) Buckingham palace tour sounds amazing so I hope you have a good time

    August 24, 2017 at 12:23 pm
  • Reply Ashleigh Dougherty

    Heard so much about the Breaking Bad cocktails event. I need to go!

    August 24, 2017 at 12:44 pm
  • Reply Evelina

    I’ve been binge-watching Defenders as well 🙂

    August 24, 2017 at 4:18 pm
  • Reply Kate Williams

    I’ve been watching The Defenders this week too but haven’t had a chance to binge it properly – lurrvvve Jessica Jones though!

    August 24, 2017 at 7:36 pm
  • Reply Sarah Ann

    I love going to the local pub quiz night. It always restores my faith every time I get a question right, haha.

    August 24, 2017 at 8:14 pm
  • Reply Jacinta

    Sounds like a great week. I love Lush and can’t help stepping into one of their stores when I pass it.

    August 24, 2017 at 9:56 pm
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