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Friday, 30 January 2015

Five Things & Five Blogs I Love Friday | 2015 Edition #5

Happy Friday, we made it to the weekend! I'm going to be puppy-sitting again, or rather the puppy is going to be sitting on me as I try to research an essay and eat a lot of cake. But I get to stay inside and keep warm, so that's always a good thing! 

Hotel Chocolat
They got in touch this week asking if I'd like to send a box of chocolates to a blogger friend (which I said YES that would be amazing & I picked the beautiful Carly) and they very kindly sent a box my way too. How cute are all these little hearts? And I can confirm they taste even better than they look!

Good Reading Months. 
I made a good dent in my to-be-read pile by reading 15 books this month and I've done a little run-down on my book blog here.

Mac & Cheese. 
It's all I want to eat right now! 

Snow. 
I looked out of the window yesterday and outside looked like a snow globe. It was magical.

Lie-ins. 
Oh how I'm looking forward to my Saturday morning lie in tomorrow. I might even migrate my duvet to the sofa and work from there for the day instead of at my desk. I'm all about the comfort right now.

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Lady Liquor
A Branch of Holly
CarrieBrighton
Swedish Blue
Bed In The Kitchen 

Have you had a good week? 
Any exciting weekend plans? 

xoxo

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48 comments:

  1. I looove Hotel Chocolat chocolate - might accidentally buy myself some for Valentine's Day! And as for mac & cheese - I'm totally obsessed at the moment too!

    Becks xo
    thenotsosecretdiary.com

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  2. My cousin works for Hotel Chocolat so I'm lucky that our family are often supplied with chocolates from the range at gatherings!

    Victoria x
    FlorenceandMary.com

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  3. Those chocolates look amazing! I'm having Mac & Cheese tonight, it's my favourite meal :) x

    SophiesMakeupBlog

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  4. The chocolates look incredible and that was such a lovely thing for them to do!

    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  5. I've added a few great new blogs to my blogroll, thanks to these posts! So, yeah, thanks for that.

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  6. Ooooo, I'm definitely craving some mac & cheese after I read that. I wish I could lug my desktop onto my bed!

    becky ♡ star violet

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  7. Those chocolates look absolutely amazing! What a great thing to find right before Valentine's day ;)

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  8. Now I fancy some mac & cheese! lol - and those chocolates look far too tempting. It hasn't snowed much at all where I am xx

    Ioanna | Hearting.co.uk

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  9. I'm so glad you picked Carly! You girls both deserve tasty treats. :D Mac and cheese is my fave (especially from Byron).

    Tara x

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  10. Ooh chocolate is always a good idea! I see that some brands are already getting ready for Valentine's Day! Well, I guess it's not too early since we are nearing the end of January :O I actually haven't done any independent reading since school started! I should probably get on that! -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

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    1. Never too early when chocolate's involved hehe xo

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  11. I'm still excited about the chocolates! I really can't wait to try them, I might open them tonight! They are so cute :) Thank you so much Jennie! xxx

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  12. If ever a month was deserving of chocolate and carbs it is January! Thank you so much for including Swedish Blue in your round up, it really is appreciated and beyond kind! x

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    1. I totally agree! And you're so welcome, I've been loving reading through the archives! xo

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  13. Hotel Chocolat is just amazing chocolate. All their flavours are to die for!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  14. Ohh those chocolates look SO good!

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  15. I'm seriously impressed ... and jealous. You read fifteen books? This is amazing, really. Hope you have a lovely weekend and as always thank you for the blog recommendations.

    Emilia Leigh
    emilialeigh.com

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    1. I did, managed to make a good head start on my goal for the year! <3

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  16. Ohh those chocolates look amazing!! I'm drooling now.
    15 books?! That's incredible, I've read 3 haha!

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. Thanks for the mention lovely! I would honestly die for those chocolates and a bowl of mac & cheese right now!

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  18. Totally with you on the Macaroni Cheese. I made it for dinner last night and have just had the leftovers for lunch. Totally delicious and I completely agree. I could eat it for every meal. Enjoy those chocolates and your lazy weekend. x

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  19. those chocolates look delicious! I was wishing for snow Thursday, we had a total of five minutes of it. So hopefully this week we will have more.. and it will be oh so magical!

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    1. Aww I hope you got some more snow! xo

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  20. Great, now I'M craving Mac and cheese haha! Hope you are having a great weekend!

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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  21. Love all of these things! Chocolate, lie-ins, book reading,snow and mac & cheese! All perfect.
    Also so nice of Hotel Chocolat to contact you and ask who you would like them to send chocolates too! I love when PR companies think outside the box like that and do something lovely.

    Fee x

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    1. Me too, so nice see them thinking a little differently! xo

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  22. :) this chocolate looks soo good!! Chocolate cravings coming...

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