Week in Photos #40

Week in Photos #40
This week has been…
 Before making my Herman friendship cake I had to split it into four, add other ingredients to one and bake it and then give the other three out with a set of instructions so that other people can start their own Herman.CWTCHY

A trip up my parents always involves cwtches with Alfie, bless him. They’ve had him for years, Smudge, who sadly passed away earlier this year, gave birth to him so we had him from birth. He is a massive cat. I call him the BFG (big friendly giant).

 Steak and Ale Pie, Sprouts & Chestnuts and Red Cabbage & Apple – veg courtesy of Iceland, they have some gorgeous frozen veg in over the festive period.
 Drunken midnight feast. Garlic & herb chicken, ash brown and philladelphia in a ciabatta roll.
I made turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce rolls for lunch today – my fave.FIT

JLS and One Direction on stage, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven!HUNGOVER

Today I’ve been mostly hungover! These Weight Watchers ice creams are amazing for the hangover thirst, and low in calories too! I’ve had a PJ day today 🙂FESTIVE

Flick is always hitting these off to get on her box. I keep putting them back.
Spencer finally got around to putting the lights on our arch.SWAPPED

I made my first Beauty Box Swap this week. I received my two Dainty Doll eyeliners and Lucy kindly added some eye cream sachets too. I swapped with Lucy who is the page creator, it all went very smoothly and we both received our goods on the same day.CHILLED

I used the bath bomb that I bought at a local craft fair. It smelt lovely and my skin felt soft afterwards. I wasn’t keen on all the bits of plant though. I was too scared to turn the jacuzzi on in my bath as I thought it may clog it up.
Other non-photographed goings on…
I can’t believe that there have been 40 of these posts! I’ve impressed myself with how well I’m managing to stick to posting these. They seem to be quite popular posts and I enjoy doing them which is why its been easy to stick with.
I went out for a meal with two friends on Friday. We went to Frankie & Bennys which I always enjoy. I had the Pesto Salmon and it was amazing! No photos though I’m afraid. It was full in there with Christmas parties so the atmosphere was really good and the music was pumping.
I went out with the girls last night. Only a few local drinks but I ended up quite drunk. I had a lovely time though and I think that is probably my last night out with the girls before Christmas. Busy, busy!
I loved the X Factor final, I was expecting the duets with the judges to be lame, but I actually loved everyone of them! I really hope that Little Mix win tonight.
I’m getting super excited for the Bristol meet next Friday, I watched the video earlier and am very impressed with the venue – it looks amazing! There are still tickets available if you want to come along.



  1. December 11, 2011 / 6:50 pm

    I love these kind of posts, the food looks especially yummy!!

    Sadie xx

  2. December 11, 2011 / 7:20 pm

    Oooh I'm making a german friendship cake at the moment too! I don't know who I'm going to be passing it onto though as I don't have many friends who bake! xx

  3. December 11, 2011 / 7:44 pm

    Flick is adorable, love where she's decided to sleep!

  4. December 11, 2011 / 9:26 pm

    i know that may have seemed like an overreaction but we had it once when i was little and i can still remember the taste and have always wanted to make my own! (this is emmabeans on twitter btw, damn discus makes me look like a random stalkee) x

  5. December 11, 2011 / 10:16 pm

    I had a Herman cake a few weeks ago.. wouldn't it be crazy if somehow my cake mix made its way to you if you get what I mean haha!!

    The Deer Head


  6. December 11, 2011 / 11:38 pm

    The box swap is such a good idea! so excited for next week now I've seen that video 🙂

  7. December 13, 2011 / 7:20 pm

    The beauty swap sounds like a great idea. Have fun at the bloggers party! x

  8. December 15, 2011 / 11:19 pm

    Yay, the blogger meet has come around so quickly! It's going to be super fun 😀 Can't wait to see your face again x

  9. December 20, 2011 / 7:29 pm

    This reminds me, I forgot to take a photo of my food tonight! Was too hungry!
    The Jacuzzi jets are lovely, although a bit of a pain when it comes to cleaning! They were already there when we bought the house x

  10. December 20, 2011 / 7:30 pm

    Gaaahh shouldn't have looked back at this, totally craving the pie, sprouts & red cabbage again! x

  11. December 20, 2011 / 7:30 pm

    I struggled with passing mine on! I ended up throwing one portion away as no one else wanted any! x

  12. December 20, 2011 / 7:30 pm

    She is a little cutie who finds the best/most awkward beds! x

  13. December 20, 2011 / 7:35 pm

    hehe it was gorgeous! I didn't think you were a random stalker!!
    I've posted all about it now and linked to a recipe to start it off – happy Herman making! xx

  14. December 20, 2011 / 7:36 pm

    It may well have, mine came from a woman in work who lives near Caerphilly! I may have been eating your cake haha x

  15. December 20, 2011 / 7:39 pm

    Jeez I'm so crap at replying, next week has been and gone! It was amazing x

  16. December 20, 2011 / 7:40 pm

    It is such a good idea 🙂 Xmas party was amazing thank you! X

  17. December 20, 2011 / 7:57 pm

    I can't believe its all over now 🙁 I want to do it again soon, had an amazing time! x

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