Do you resent spending money on new stuff too?
When it comes to vintage, I'll happily spend money on things, even though I obviously have access to cheap prices on some things I'll still pay full price for an item I really like. But it's as if new things have become a value-free zone for me for some reason, maybe I've just been looking at vintage for too long!
I've had quite a lovely day today, aside from a horror dentist visit this morning. Because of said visit I had some child-free time to do shopping and cooking, a rare treat in itself.
Of course there are certain essentials which simply must be bought new, and that's what I had to buy today- things like makeup, socks, shoes, etc. I bought these 2 pairs of shoes, and while they weren't at all expensive, I nevertheless found myself humming and ha-ing over paying for shoes that I just couldn't see much value in.
they are cute though, aren't they?
And so are these!
I whipped up a few treats this afternoon, including these yummy marinated chicken tortillas, cooking anything a bit Mexi always makes me think of La Dama, I'd love to have her standing next to me in the kitchen giving me lessons in her cuisine.
Then this spicy beef stew, laden with chilli and fresh vegetables, most of this will be frozen for later. I don't have to cook to please anyone else, so I tend to cook a lot in one day then freeze quite a bit, that way everything is cooked fresh, there is no waste and I only have to cook about 3 days per week.
and fresh strawberries for dessert, that was the easy finish!
What have you done with your Friday??