I Have A Confession To Make


Actually I have two confessions to make:

Confession #1: I’m scared of spiders.
Confession #2: I’m addicted to Retail Therapy.

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I’m going to start with Confession #2 just to be awkward.

I have been working a lot. And its been making me a bit of a cranky bitch. I like the fact I have a job and I’m earning money. But I really like having my own time to do things I like.

Last week I went into over time! See that payslip there, 35.5 hours! It sounds nasty. I don’t think I’ve ever worked so much! And I’m not used to having so little time to do the things I want. It sounds a bit naive but whatever.

I like to think I’m good with my money. As I know how to get an equal balance of saving and spending! As soon as I get paid, which is weekly, every Friday, I move a large chunk of it over to my savings account straight away so its out the way and I can’t spend it. I leave enough money for essentials like petrol and a little bit of money for treats.

I’m the kind of girl who thinks its healthy to reward your hard efforts. I like to reward myself at the shops, obviously.

Saturday.

I did some Retail Therapy obviously. My mum had some work to do in Canterbury and I really love the shops there so she dropped me off for a bit. So off I went, happy as larry by myself looking round the shops in  Canterbury. Sometimes shopping by yourself is so nice! It was nice and relaxing!

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First stop was Fenwick. Love it in there! It smells so pretty when you walk in and I just end up aimlessly looking round at everything because its so easy on the eye. I had to avoid the Dior makeup section though as I seem to have a bit of a soft spot for Dior right now, which hurts my purse a little bit. I also definitely have a soft spot for Cath Kidston right now. I think I must be going through some girlish stage or something because its too pretty – I have a crush on it all!

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I bought a little makeup bag for my work bag, so I can chuck all of my bits in there rather than the handbag itself

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Anyone else have about 10 Vaseline tins by the way?

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And this tickled my fancy too. Question. Does anybody else keep nice smelling soaps stuffed away in draws to make your stuff smell nice? I have a soap in like every draw possible. Maybe I’m just weird.

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I also saw these really cute manicure bits which were quirky and fairly cheap so I got  a matching scissors and file for my main makeup bag and one for my nail varnish box.

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And this. New hairbrushes are so luxurious, it feels like its giving me a head massage whenever I brush my hair now.

The small things in life really do make me happy I swear Winking smile

Okay onto Confession #2 now.

Last night Gary and I babysat his niece and nephew. But apparently, we were the ones who needed babysitting in the end. Half way through the evening a huge spider with a big body and long legs shot across the living room underneath the sofa opposite us. Gary tried to be helpful and look for it but we couldn’t see it. I was on the edge of my seat all night. I couldn’t relax knowing it was so close to us.

I’m not even exaggerating. It was a big bastard. And it moved like lightening. I was soooo creeped out.

Prior to the spider incident our evening was going nice and smoothly.

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Owen was awake for the start of the evening, and was behaving really well. He quietly played and watched a film on the TV. We ordered an Indian take away and just before it was due to arrive we fed Owen a small bowl of strawberries so he could sit up with us while we ate.

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Lots of options! I went for a prawn curry in the end with a side dish of mushrooms and rice. Random but totally tasty.

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Yeah. I overdosed on mushrooms last night. So. Good.

Maybe I ought to add a third confession actually?

Confession #3: I Love Veggies too much.

All of our greediness must have been so boring for this poor little guy.

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Before we knew it he was crashed out on the sofa. What a good boy Open-mouthed smile 

At least we were successful in babysitting last night!

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