Week 9 In Moments


Another week already!  How was week 9 of the year for you?  Now that I come to put this post together it turns out that the last seven days were quite foodie ones (not captured here is a midweek dinner round Dad's, so there would have been even more #forkfeed), but I promise that I did more than just stuff my face all week!

Let's start with the obvious - Pancake Day.  I'm normally a lemon and sugar kinda girl, but this year Nick and I went off piste and made protein pancakes instead.  They turned out to be much quicker to cook and more like an American style pancake only slightly less dense.  I'm a fan, and this year I was all about the maple syrup.  What do you top your pancakes with?

I'd been keeping my eyes peeled for the perfect faux leather skirt (not too A-line, not pencil, not too short....the list of criteria was endless) and finally found it in Matalan.  I never look there for clothes but I saw this in a haul video and it ticked all the boxes.  There are lots of embroidered options available at the moment but I think this strikes the balance of 'just enough' detail.  It was a bargain at £16, too!

On Saturday I tried my hand at making Welsh Cakes.  I love these fruity, sugary bites but for some reason have never attempted them myself.  I think it was a success, but the recipe didn't specify how many it would make.  I was anticipating about 12, actually ended up with 30.  Good news though, because if there's a zombie apocalypse then we've got enough Welsh Cakes in the freezer to keep us going for quite some time...

The week rounded off with a shopping trip with Lizzie.  It had been far too long since we'd met up (not since before Christmas!) so we did some pottering about and went for lunch.  I foolishly started to eat before taking a photo (I know right?  And I call myself a blogger!) but this chicken caesar salad was top notch.

If you want to see what  else I've been up to this year you can catch up with my Moments by clicking here.

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