Welcome to yet another start of the weekend, or shall I say the end of a week? This week’s weather has been rather alright I suppose. A bit hot at times, but hey, we can never be happy when it comes to the weather and especially in Melbourne, Mother Nature just makes it a bit more interesting with the constantly changing weather each day.
On this week’s Love, Like and Loathe list, I’ve got a mix of fashion, something on Netflix and something that’s happened to me that I could blame on the weather but I won’t.
I know I’ve often mentioned how important it is to have basics in our wardrobe. In fact I think I’m beginning to sound like a broken record, but that’s because it’s true – basic pieces makes dressing up a whole lot quicker and easier. That’s not to say that it has to be boring of course. Add a little bit of your personality with accessories or the way you wear the pieces together. Or maybe add an “on-trend” item with your basic pieces.
You see, if you opened up my wardrobe, you would find a multitude of basic pieces that I rotate on a regular basis. Actually, sometimes I even forget the ones I’ve got until I look through my photos and realised that I even had those pieces.
So where do I normally purchase my basics from? I’ve listed a few of my favourites here on this week’s Love, Like and Loathe segment.
I have a few more places I purchase my basic pieces from but that will take too long a list, so here are the ones I regularly purchase from and one I just discovered. Where do you normally get your basic pieces from?
I think we need to get rid of Netflix because I haven’t been reading the novels on my Kindle ever since I started getting hooked on the various series on there! The next on my list is The Originals, a supernatural series featuring non other than vampires, werewolves and witches! The Originals feature three main vampires – the original vampires who cannot die, except by this special stick, which you will learn in I think series two. See what I mean by addicted? I’m already watching series 2! The series has some historical flashbacks to the vampire family’s past linking to the present. Man have they got so much baggage, and who can blame them having lived over 100 years right?! There are battles, romance, spells, mystery and the importance of family. If you really dissect the story you would be appalled at what we would call abuse in the real world. Really fascinating.
Yes, it’s like the understatement of the year isn’t it? I mean, seriously, who DOES like falling sick? Ok, actually I did when I was a lot younger because it meant that I got doted on A LOT by my late grandmother. Oh to be sick and get all the attention – except for the dreaded part where I had to eat some yucky medicine! Bleurgh! You see, unlike “Man Flu”, “Mum Flu” is just like man flu only nobody cares! You still have to go about your day and act like you’re not sick. Having said that I haven’t fallen sick all year until it hit me on Tuesday. I guess it’s the body’s way of saying “STOP!” And I did stop. Sort of. The thing is I have my first ever 10km run this Sunday and I cannot afford to still be sick when the day comes. So I’ve been trying every remedy there is – natural and over the counter – to fight this cold. Good thing it’s just a cold though. Come Sunday I’ll be doping up on Panadol and in the mean time I’ll be upping my water in-take! Do you have any remedies to soothe my annoying cough and drippy nose?
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