Thursday, May 20, 2010

A Weekend Spent Strolling...

On Saturday I had the pleasure of spending some time with two lovely ladies - Eileen and Eunice. We strolled around the two markets in my area and in between, stopped for a bite to eat.

Swing

At the first market, I was delighted to pick up a glowmesh bag from Whiting and Davis for a steal. The little old man even gave me a discount because he liked my hair - good thing I had it all chopped off a few days before. He kept saying I was good and had good hair. Which is good! The bag has never been used and came in its original box with the original mirror and coin purse. These are apparently normally very expensive. I'm very happy.

Pretties

I also picked up a strand of faux pearls and some beautiful hand made cards.

For lunch, we all pretty much just ate sugar - except for Eileen, who was smart enough to get something savory as well. But eating lunch at a chocolate cafe can do that to a person - especially when they are serving a dessert that you have to inject with yummy amazing-ness that is served in a stainless steel kidney shaped bowl with peanut flavoured ice cream!!

Jen + Pudding of Awesomeness

Pudding of Awesomeness

Eunice

Jen + Eileen

I was sad to see the day end because it was such a lovely one. Beautiful weather and a few pairs of shoes to boot!

Lucky for me, Eileen and I share the same shoe size. She was planning to take a bunch to an op shop but asked if I would like first dibs - I am now the proud owner of 6 new (to me and all pretty much new anyway) pairs of shoes! They are gorgeous and I love them. Eileen is a girl after my own heart.

Shoes of Salvation

In return I'm doing some sewing jobs she needs done. Free shoes and I get to sew? Sign me up.

I apologise for my sporadic posting of late too. Long work days are tiring, getting home when its dark is tiring and sometimes just I don't want to look good on the weekend for photos. I just want to curl up in my jammies with a hot chocolate. It also doesn't help that I don't have much in the way of cooler weather clothes with me at the moment. Our things finally arrived in the country on Saturday but will be in customs for a few weeks. Which means my small supply of warm weather outfits have been doing the rounds again and again and again.

And its getting cold, and its been super wet and rainy this week...

I'm sure next week will be better though because David and I have been together for 5 years and I turn 25! It is good.


XX

Jen

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20 comments:

  1. Aw my shoes look so pwetty. I have sudden shoe-regret about cream pair. But I think it will pass.

    Happy Anniversary in advance, and Happy Birthday!

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  2. What is that chocolate cafe called? It looks fun and delicious - a lethal combination for me!

    Also, jealousy over the b&w ballet flats. They look brand new!

    --xo.

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  3. Aww how fun!
    I'm totally with you on this working nonsense. Fancy chucking it all in to sit and drink hot chocolate and sew all day every day?!
    Lottie x

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  4. Those cream shoes with the 3 straps are gorgeous. What brand are they?

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  5. Oh, were you at the Lindt Cafe? That place is awesome. Although the Guylian one is great too! hehe so much chocolate!


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  6. Looks like fun! That's a pretty sweet shoe haul you came away with. :D

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  7. How fun! And what cute shoes!! :)

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  8. ohh that food looks so goood!

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  9. goodness..shoes, sewing and sweets. I like it!

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  10. What gorgeous shoes!! Glad you had a great day xx

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  11. You are very lucky, these shoes are beautiful;)
    This must not be easy a new place, new job, new life...
    ALready congratulations for your 25 candles coming soon + 5 years with your love , there'll be a lot to celebrate ;)

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  12. Looks like fantastic fun - and those shoes!

    Well done on the glomesh bag too :)

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  13. Jealous of those shoes,esp the red & wht pair!!!Score!

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  14. Looks like a great weekend, the glowmesh bag is an amazing find, I would have fallen over myself to get it too!Hope the weather holds out for you so you don't freeze!

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  15. It looks like a wonderful weekend!! I'm glad you found some lovely people to spend time with. The shoes all look perfect, and that bag is so cute. :)

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  16. I only just realized you posted the pictures! can i steal them? :)

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  17. This looks like the perfect day!
    And so jealous of your sweet little bag! I have been wanting one exactly like that forever, but the nice ones on trademe are always so expensive.

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  18. Ooh! I am so jealous! A chocolate cafe! It looks like such a fun day.

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  19. You met Eunice! How cool! I love her blog!
    The shoes you got are soooooooooooo cute!
    I', eagering to see your winter looks, they're always gorgeus!

    xoxo

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  20. what an interesting little purse to find!

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Jen