Fab Friday: The Bitch be Gone Edition

Woo hoo… It’s Friday. I’ve made it through my last day of work in financial aid. I’ve decided to take only one week off before starting my career as a claims adjuster. I could use the extra weeks worth of pay (besides, when I’m not working I tend spend a ton of money). Anyway I’m really looking forward to the quiet before the storm. Here are three other things I’m thankful for:

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Getting rid of dead weight: There has been more drama between BS and I. It was unpleasant to say the least. You guys warned me that BS was a narcissist and that I should keep my distance. I didn’t listen. BS finally convinced me to meet up, where I ended up being called both “bitch” and “looser.” I am a looser actually. That day I lost a huge piece of crap 😜. The truth is I was in tears, but as I write this the sting is gone. These sorts of people don’t deserve the satisfaction of disturbing our peace. To ensure this doesn’t happen again, BS’s phone number has been well and truly blocked. No more contact. Moral of the story: if someone makes you feel bad, and you are constantly on the  defensive when you are in their company, they are not actually your friend, despite what they may tell you.  People who care for you will never treat you that way. Kick that turd waffle to the curb and don’t look back (you aren’t going that way)!

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With the extra week’s pay in my pocket I decided to treat myself to a little luxury. Back when I lived in England I had the most lovely Bose noise canceling headphones. I ended up flogging it on eBay before coming to America. This week I have replaced them with the wireless version.  I got them in grey to match my beloved iPhone, this way I can be all color coordinated and shit. Although they aren’t cheap, they are pretty freaking fabulous. Aside from the typical headphone function, they can be used to drown out background noise. Instant peace and quiet. I think Bose should rename the product “The Bitch Be Gone Wireless” LOL. I simply adore them. We should all own a pair. It’s times like these where I wish I was Oprah rich so that I could give all my readers one. Why doesn’t God issue these things when we are born?

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Another thing that makes me forget about people I don’t like: food. Lately I’ve been loving my little visits to Paul Bakery. In Paris they are as common as McDonalds, and there are quite a few in London too. Visiting brings back some very beautiful memories for me. I often order the choquettes and a pot of tea. Chouquetts are a popular snack in France. I remember reading somewhere that French children flock to their  local bakery after school and munch on these on their way home.  I don’t know any other place where you can buy these things except Paul. I love them. They are basically choux pastry topped in crunchy pearl sugar. I find it a very comforting snack. I really want to be able to recreate these lovelies at home… maybe I shall try my hand at it this week.

I am looking forward to the week ahead. I don’t have any plans as of yet, but it will be nice to wake up with the day all to myself. I do hope there is just the teeniest bit of shenanigans ahead. I do enjoy a bit of fuckery every now and again. I like to keep my skills fresh. What are your plans?

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  1. Maybe just relaxing before you have to start “training”…. again, will be the best thing for you. Are you really going to try the chouquettes ? David Lebovitz has a recipe. I just pinned it.

    My plans for next week are still to declutter and clean our house for the appraisal because I have procrastinated until the last minute on doing it. Of course. No fun at all.

    Oh, and with all the traveling we do, those Bose Noise Canceling headphones are mandatory! The boys and I purchased BE a pair for father’s day probably 15 years ago. He’s on his second pair. Good choice on the gift for yourself! Have fun relaxing next week! ❤

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    1. Yes, it was his recipe that looked the easiest and best. I love when recipes are paired down to very simple ingredients like his does. I also found pearl sugar at Sur la Table.
      I’m sure u can’t wait for all the house stuff can be done and u can just sit back and relax a bit. I know it’s been a lot lately ❤️

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