January Round Up

31 January 2016

January has reached a rather speedy end. It seemed to go quickly, yet not too fast. If you know what I mean. Instead of occasional life lately posts, I'm only going to be doing end of month round ups, but they're going to cover a variety of random stuff. So it's better! Probably!

I've been having a pretty good month, picking up extra hours at my second job and dropping them at my first. Which might mean a little switcheroo in which one I'd count as my first job from now on. 
I've also been excitedly planning my upcoming vacation! Which I'll tell you all about shortly.

For now, let's see January. 

Outfits Worn

Only one of my workplaces require a uniform. The other one means that I can dress however I want as well as take cool selfies in the large mirror when I arrive in the morning. I've been trying to be more of a monochrome gal, apart from the occasional blue denim, and I think I've succeeded. It's the middle of Summer here, and in two of these I'm wearing a coat, and jeans in a lot of the others. Yes the weather is damn stupid. Also I love my Dr Martens! 

Films Watched

It wasn't a very movie filled month, and I'm more likely to watch tv shows at home than movies. I didn't actually go to the cinema many times. I did though redeem a gift card to go and see "The Hateful Eight" in Gold Class at the new Kotara Event Cinemas. So there will be a review on the movie/experience coming up this week. Anyway here's my ratings, based purely on my enjoyment level. 

Films Outta 5:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - 5/5
Goosebumps - 4/5
The Hateful Eight - 4/5
Crimson Peak - 3/5
Home - 3.5/5
Suffragette - 3.5/5
Pan - 2/5
The Ridiculous Six - 3/5

Plants Adopted

Of course there has to be this segment. It's me afterall. But only 2?? I must have been holding back. Or I've forgotten one or five.. Nah. First up is this baby Bunny Cacti in from High Swan Dive, in the lovely pot by The Weakend Club. (We stock these at Scout!) On the right is a Fiddle Leaf Fig in a cute marble pot and white stand, both from K-Mart. I also already have a Dwarf Fiddle Leaf Fig. But this one is better, because it can grow giant and that's my whole plant jam. 

Notable Moments

I had a good month! I worked a lot, which is pretty regular for me anyway. But I try not to let it get me down when it comes to having fun in my free time. 

Finally finding time to catch up with Tilly for tea at The Tea Project, and reviewing it at the same time. We laughed, we chatted, we drank tea. She sent me sassy emojis because wasn't I meeting her at the place?? A great time was had, can't wait to go back. 

Multiple beach days with my mum was so great and chill. Daylight savings means I can turn up to the beach at 5.30pm on a nice day and stay til 8pm and it's still sunny and hot and good. I actually have a bit of a tan going as well. Going to the beach is an easy decision if I know that my Mum is already there, in her little beach towel with her polar bear esky. 

Josh and I walked all the way to the Sunset Gather Markets. Which is kind of far but not that far. I bought a beaut print from this gal "Daggy Jess" and I can't wait to go back and buy another, larger print next time. We then walked all the way back and got gelato from Monella. Banana Split Gelato! Yum! We ate our treat in the cute local Community Gardens, that I always drive past but never visit. 


What's in Store for February

I am just brimming with excitement! On the 9th of February I set off on a 10 day vacation with Josh, around the Pacific Islands. On the cruise ship Voyager of the Seas. If you wanted to google that, it has a mini golf course, ice skating, and a rock climbing wall, among a whole other variety of things. Such as way more pools than you would think there would be on a boat. 

This will be my 4th Cruise I believe. I love them! The last time I went on one it was 5 years ago! So I hope I still love them and that Josh enjoys his first time on a cruise too. 

When I return I have a wedding to attend, as well as joining in on a local podcast called Splitting Cases where we will be talking about Marvel! So I'll have to see Deadpool before the chat!

It's looking to be a great year! So stick around! xx

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  1. Oh your January sounds lovely. And cannot wait to read all about your February adventures next month!! The outfits are really great as well - I love your style!!

    Love, Kerstin

  2. Sounds like you had a great month! I love those shorts in your outfit pics! I have an obsession with shorts, it's quite bad haha
    I'm glad you rated Goosebumps 4/5 I'm keen to see it! Also I wish I had your green thumb so I could have plants like you! They are stunning

    I've never been on a cruise it half sounds like fun but the other half terrifies me because I don't like being surrounded by just the sea and seeing no land hahaha

    Rai | utterardour.blogspot.com

  3. Sounds like you had a lovely but chilled start to the year, I bet you're so excited for February!
    I know what you mean about January being quick but not too quick, it has been quite an odd start to the year really. I adore all your outfits shown, love the monochrome look.

    Infinity of fashion// Lucy Jane

  4. Sounds like you've had a great month! I really want to see The Force Awakens again...

    Meg | A Little Twist Of…

  5. Tegan, I'm loving the format of your round up post! You've defo nailed the monochromatic theme, and I'm loving your Docs. I hope you have fun on the Cruise and have a wonderful February!

    May | THE MAYDEN | bloglovin'

  6. Wow your month have been amazing! I love the outfits you have worn, all of them are so cute and warm. Also I hope you have a nice holidays!Great post!

  7. I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts on The Hateful Eight - I'm totally bummed I missed it when it was at the cinema! It only seemed to have fleeting showings in the UK. I hope you have a wonderful holiday :-)

  8. Thanks for sharing these! Now I know exactly what to watch over the week. Have a great week ahead! :)

    WhateverBabe | Bloglovin

  9. I can't believe January is almost over! Sounds like you had a good month (and I love the mirror selfies!). Happy new-week!
    xx, Pia


  10. I'm glad January went so well for you and February sounds amazing!

    Naomi xx

  11. Your plants are gorgeous. The Fiddle Leaf Fig is a favorite of mine. :]

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  12. Oh, I absolutely love your outfits! You pull off those Docs really well too, reminds me that I need to drag out my pair more often haha x

  13. all of your work outfits are great! Loving the movie selection too! have fun on your cruiseeee
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  14. Yay for a happy January! Love your round-up layout. If I had a pair of Doc Martens, I would NEVER stop wearing them! Haha! Ooooh, I can't wait for your review of The Hateful Eight! I want to watch it sooo badly but it hasn't come out yet!

    xx Bash | H E Y   B A S H | bloglovin'

  15. I could stare at those plant pictures for hours, haha. What's the name of and where did you get that little plant that is on the TV unit? I want to add that to my wishlist :)

    Amy - thenoiseinwonderland.blogspot.com.au

  16. Your January sounds A BILLION times better than mine, and I think you've made a good call in adopting a more monochrome wardrobe - it really suits you. (Shame they wouldn't do you any favours in my wet and windy part of the world!!)

    Teri-May xx

  17. So many plant babies, so little money (and space!). I think I adopted six plants in the space of two days over the weekend, oops! I love the continuity of your work selfies. <3
    The Snap Narrative

  18. Lovely post, the stripy top is so pretty :) Love the new plants as well xx

  19. I got to see Starwars at work.... loved it!

  20. Loving your blog- you look super chic and stylish!!!!


  21. Nice pictures! I like your post and your blog!
    Greetings from MissGrey.ro Romania!


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