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Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday Favourites: 20 July 2012

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Well would you look at that, it's Friday again! From my post yesterday, you would've known that I've had a veeeery busy week. I've still seen some pretty awesome things and used my free time this morning to catch up on some blogs so I've got lots to share!

nannyism

Nanny-ism of the week: This week's nannyism came courtesy of Miss H. We were making cookies with a recipe her mum left (using chickpeas) and H asked me if I liked chickpeas... our conversation went a little like this. 

H: Kristy... do you like chickpeas?
Me: I used to.. but I can't eat chickpeas, just like you can't drink normal milk. 
H: Ohhhhh... that's because you have nanny disease and can't eat chickpeas, right?

I couldn't help but giggle to myself! I guess that's one way to explain my food intolerances! To Jesse's nieces they decided in their heads that all food they could eat, I couldn't and all food I could eat, they couldn't - so I guess kids come up with their own explanations!


Cute Cakes of the Week:
I really want a bird cake topper for our wedding or engagement cake - to be honest, I'm very much leaning towards a love bird themed wedding, just not a tacky theme. I don't know why I love the idea of a bird theme, but I do! 

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Warm and Fuzzies: 
As if these two bunnies kissing isn't completely adorable! I'm a dog person but these bunnies melted my heart! 

Favourite noms of the week:
If you follow me on Instagram (@southerninlaw) you'd have already seen this! My lovely friends at Chobani sent me some of their delicious yogurt this week to use in some recipes. I think it's safe to say I'm a chobani addict - I buy tub after tub after tub and I'm currently addicted to the 2% cho. It's perfect for muffin messes for breakfast or for using in recipes or having as a snack. 

Dream job? Professional Chobani eater.... seriously. When the box arrived my Mum even contented "Kristy.. do they know that plain chobani will be gone in a couple of days?" - she was right :P 

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 Recipe I need to try:
This Fluffy Fruit, Flax and Veggie Bread from Jenn at Peas and Crayons looks delicious! I haven't baked with zucchini in a long time and this needs to change!

This week I'm loving:
Motherhood the musical - I won tickets in a competition and last night Mum and I went to see it at the Seymour Centre. It was fantastic. It is so true to life that it will make you laugh and cry. I'm not a mum, granted, but so many things I do as a nanny and I could also appreciate it as a daughter. It was the perfect night out with my wonderful Mum! We need to go to the theatre more often! (If only it wasn't so expensive!) 

Lunch in the Sun - on my nannying days I generally walk in the door frozen to the core and eating lunch in the sun is the ultimate way to defrost. Thankfully my iPad means I can catch up on all the things I need to do whilst soaking up the sunshine!

So tell me, how was your week? 
Anything exciting? interesting? fun? were you as busy as me?!
I still have 400+ unread items in my google reader that I haven't had time to read this week, so next weeks Friday Favourites may just have to feature some belated awesome posts.

2 comments:

  1. As always, I'm lovin' all of your Friday faves :) Chobani is DELICIOUS - I don't like the plain one that much, but my favorites are the Strawberry Banana 2% and the Pineapple 2%. Oh man!

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    1. I wish we had more flavours in Australia. Whilst I was in Louisiana I really liked the vanilla and apple cinnamon chobani!

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