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May Catchup


I knew May was going to be a hectic month. I started back to work on the 9th and have been slowly building up my hours each week. Additionally I have been trying to get out at least once a week after work to try and get me used to long days again. This has involved a lot shopping and a lot of walking. I am broke and drained but I have pretty things and hope to show them off to you very soon. You know I like to be super thorough when I'm testing out new products. 

I'm not complaining though, it's been an excellent month. I was very privileged to be invited along to LUSH Belfast's first ever blogger event. On that day I squeezed in work, lunch with a friend, the cinema, the event itself and then a quick bite to eat in Five Guys Belfast afterwards. I'm exhausted just remembering it. 

I'm determined not to overdo it though. Especially with June promising to be a very busy and very adult month (I'm becoming a Fairy Godmother in less than two weeks!)

Tonight I'm heading for dinner at Deanes Love Fish to celebrate the launch of Lough Neagh Eel season with their #EelsAreTasty menu. Anyone who knows me knows I'm a huge seafood lover and Deanes is one of the ultimate restaurants in Belfast. 

I'm a tiddley bit excited. 

As always I have been documenting my adventures on snapchat. If you want a daily snoop of my rambles and my super adorable pet Mad Eye Meowdy. He's slowly becoming a superstar. Just save my snap code below! 













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