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Friday, 21 January 2011

”There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” Bette Davis

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I returned to work this week (thankfully on Wednesday so it's a short week, not sure I would have been able to handle a full week) and let me tell you doing "nothing" is underrated.  No alarm clock waking me up at crazy hours and startling me to death.  No pencil skirts to outline the expanding post Christmas waist line.  No high heels for a whole month.  And did I mention how amazing my skin looked after I came back from Bali?  I haven't even needed to wear tinted moisturiser.

I've been putting off the furniture shopping and and renovating (who knew that picking a shade of paint could be so frustrating).  I think I know what I want, I'm just having trouble convincing people that a white linen couch is a good idea.  Sometimes I wish I wasn't so stubborn and unsure about what I like, but then again indecisive people drive me crazy, so I'll take what I can get.

Summer forgot us early this week and disappeared for a few days but it looks like it's coming back for the weekend... Calls for a breezy outfit and a trip to Portsea and a very late lunch at a winery on the way home...

Bon weekend to all xxx


  1. I completely agree about that holiday glow. In fact, there was a skin care product of that name not too long ago. I still have some of my Newcastle beaches glow on me.

    Have a lovely weekend!

    I'm planning to pot a few plants and wander off to Ikea for a few (more) things.

    SSG xxx

    Sydney Shop Girl blog

  2. I've been (and still am) refurbishing my flat since October, I know exactly how hard it is to choose a colour of paint. And picking a new sofa, too. But an offer of 20% off at certain styles at Ikea made me finally decide on one. I went with a grey one - easy colour to mix with anything, and not as easily stained as a white one, even if the latter looks divine when seeing it on interior magazine photos.

  3. Ooooh enjoy sounds like a fabulous weekend. And I LOVE the quote - agree wholeheartedly! XX

  4. Hi girl...
    And she is sooo right:)

    Have a great weekend!

  5. I say go with the white linen couch, you will love it all the time!! I'm finding it so hard to get back in to things after vacay, ugh.

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  9. that quote is so right. also i hear ya about the post vaycay depression, i'm totally there right now too.

    xo Niki
    A Haute Mess

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