The Weekender: Not Going Out…

I like to measure a successful weekend by bringing it down to cold hard figures: Number of brownies baked – 16 (and that’s just the first batch!). Number of hours spent in my pyjamas – 36. Number of videos filmed: 3 (so far!). Number of guests – 4. Number of hours spent outside in the crazy weather we had? 0. In total that’s 59 things that make for a very happy Suzie.

On Friday evening I went shopping with my mum as I hadn’t seen her in weeks (did someone say haul video??) It was lovely, especially as I’d been cooped up in the house all day – working on some very exciting things might I add, so keep an eye out! Yesterday was pretty much spent cooking, filming, baking and cleaning (am I a proper girlfriend now?) which you could probably see from my Instagram (@hellooctoberxo). I was posting photos like there’s no tomorrow!

We decided against going out for breakfast because of the weather and cooked our favourite “at home” foods. Josh had a fry up (sans anything remotely healthy) and I had avocado on toast with poached eggs and chorizo. Sounds so weird, but I had it for the first time at the breakfast club in Soho a few weeks ago and it’s now my new favourite! I was also really proud of my poached eggs (even though I cheated a little by using an egg poacher), my dad used to be a chef before he turned his hand to the world of manual labour and I’ve always been jealous of the fact that he can just whip them up perfectly every time. But I got them spot on and gave myself a good pat on the back for that one!

As for today? I have no idea what we’re doing. We were up until 2am watching Brave (such a cute film!) so we’re still in bed with our cups of tea and brownies. I might go for a record and see if I can go another 24 hours in my pyjamas…


  1. blue october
    10 Nov 2013 / 10:45 am

    Ah I love a poached egg, posted yesterday about my favourite eggy breakfast too! ( Poached eggs are tricky though. LOVE a weekend chilling at home x

  2. sian whitby
    10 Nov 2013 / 10:50 am

    That food looks so good! avocado goes great with everything ๐Ÿ™‚ sian x

  3. Naoma
    10 Nov 2013 / 10:51 am

    This sounds like the perfect weekend (and Brave really is the cutest!) x

  4. Sara Chergui
    10 Nov 2013 / 10:52 am

    What a lovely blog post ! Looks yummy !

  5. Rachael McClenaghan
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:06 am

    I love a good chilled weekend in my jammies. Although i don't get any weekends off so its just the evening times and maybe a day off.
    We all need couple days to reboot ourselves. Great post!

    Rachael x
    All The Little Things x | Rachael McClenaghan

  6. Marloes
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:09 am

    Spending the weekend in my pj's also!

  7. Emma Be Beauty
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:14 am

    Wow. That breakfast looks lovely.

  8. Anna Blush
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:25 am

    Sounds like you've had a lovely weekend Suzie, nice and relaxed x

  9. Sarah-Jane Dale
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:33 am

    your breakfast looks so yummy xxx


  10. Amber
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:34 am

    Sounds like a perfect chilled weekend!

  11. Alice Porter
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:37 am

    That literally sounds like the best breakfast combination ever!


  12. Martyna
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:50 am

    looks wonderful, love weekends like that! xx

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

  13. Nat. Feathers
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:50 am

    Chilled weekend here too!

  14. molly
    10 Nov 2013 / 12:18 pm

    i love having a chill weekend, i haven't been outside yet either haha xx

  15. avmademoiselle
    10 Nov 2013 / 12:22 pm

    I Love your weekend posts!.! Have a lovely day ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. Anya
    10 Nov 2013 / 12:27 pm

    This sounds like the perfect weekend! I love poached eggs, and I may have to take a leaf out of your book and whip up that (very late) breakfast x

  17. Lauren Parker
    10 Nov 2013 / 12:31 pm

    love these posts, your breakfast looks yummy!


  18. Steph Ellis
    10 Nov 2013 / 1:04 pm

    Sounds like the perfect weekend! I've been baking cookies! Have a good Sunday xxx

  19. Victoria Reilly
    10 Nov 2013 / 2:00 pm

    I can never get my poached eggs looking so neat, but I might actually invest in an egg poacher now!

    Vickie xo | vickieblogs

  20. Hannah Cagney Lace
    10 Nov 2013 / 2:07 pm

    Poached eggs are the bomb and your breakkie looks particularly delish Suzie! I've never thought to try eggs with chorizo, one for next weekend maybe…


  21. Caroline
    10 Nov 2013 / 2:12 pm

    That looks lush! I love avocado & bacon together so I bet it's lovely with chorizo too. Can't beat a good poached egg either xx

  22. Rachel
    10 Nov 2013 / 2:25 pm

    Wow! That breakfast looks amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  23. Klaudia.
    10 Nov 2013 / 2:51 pm

    I love these kind of weekends! The breakfast looks yummy! Hope you had fun with your mum shopping! <3


  24. ABeautyRomance
    10 Nov 2013 / 2:59 pm

    That looks lovely ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ

  25. Ellie B
    10 Nov 2013 / 3:33 pm

    This looks like the best breakfast ever. I love chorizo!! Sounds like the perfect kind of weekend. Stay in the pj's, it has to be done!

    Ellie | mantrapixie | x

  26. Claire
    10 Nov 2013 / 3:33 pm

    Perfect weekend to me, I wish it was acceptable to go to work in your pjs ๐Ÿ™‚

  27. Sophie
    10 Nov 2013 / 4:13 pm

    I'm going to have to try that breakfast. Anything with chorizo has my heart!

  28. Laura | Style and Sushi
    10 Nov 2013 / 4:28 pm

    This looks lovely Suzie! It sounds like you had a lovely day with your Mum! Loved your November haul too! Definitely have to pick up a few jumpers off MissGuided now haha! x Laura

  29. Nรณirรญn Patricia
    10 Nov 2013 / 4:48 pm

    I had a very similar weekend, the weathers too rotten to even contemplate leaving the house! Breakie looks tasty! X

  30. Shelley Cross
    10 Nov 2013 / 5:08 pm

    Wow that food looks amazing! What an awesome combo! Definitely going to try that next time I'm up early enough for breakfast haha!
    Shelley xx

  31. Simplybeautifulelegant
    10 Nov 2013 / 5:27 pm

    great post!

  32. Isabella K
    10 Nov 2013 / 6:20 pm

    Delicious breakfast! I have spent the entire weekend in my onesie, so yes I've been very productive haha! Hope you had a lovely weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

    isabella โ™ฅ

  33. Cara Louise
    10 Nov 2013 / 6:28 pm

    this looks amazing, so jealous my student budget doesn't really allow for this ๐Ÿ™

    Cara | Pop

  34. Moira Parton
    10 Nov 2013 / 6:53 pm

    That breakfast looks so yummy! Staying at home in this gloomy weather is the best thing. x

  35. Charli James
    10 Nov 2013 / 6:55 pm

    Poached eggs are just full of awesomeness. I love chorizo too so will be trying this little combo soon!!
    Charli… beauty,fashion,lifestyle,hamsters x

  36. lolakate
    10 Nov 2013 / 6:59 pm

    sounds like an utterly amazing weekend!!! x

  37. Charlotte Philpotts
    10 Nov 2013 / 7:06 pm

    Poached eggs and chorizo is incredible – defo one of my fav breakfasts! x

  38. Talisa Tossell
    10 Nov 2013 / 7:12 pm

    That looks DELICIOUS!

  39. Leanne Marie
    10 Nov 2013 / 7:56 pm

    Love weekends in. I always seem to get a lot done and it's nice on the ol' purse! Brave is such a good film too!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. x x

  40. Collette Hughes
    10 Nov 2013 / 9:08 pm

    That breakfast sounds amazing I may have to whip that up myself soon!
    It's so lovely spending time with your mum shopping I love it especially when we haven't done it for a while!
    Lovely post ๐Ÿ™‚

    Collette xxx

  41. Rosie Cumberlidge
    10 Nov 2013 / 9:50 pm

    Ah sounds like a lovely weekend at opposite to mine! That breakfast looks incredible- will have to give it a go, I've also got my poached egg technique down haha


  42. Emily Allen
    10 Nov 2013 / 11:41 pm

    Sounds like the perfect weekend :p It really is the little things that make us happiest, really want to bake some brownies now xx Emmi

  43. skinny-donut
    11 Nov 2013 / 1:07 am

    Ah the food looks delicious! Look forward to more of your videos. Your posts are always lovely to read.

  44. Louise Nickel
    11 Nov 2013 / 8:17 am

    Ow my golly gosh that looks so frigin' delish! So jealous! =] xx.

  45. Andrea Ramirez
    11 Nov 2013 / 7:48 pm

    So good! I had this yesterday but instead of chopped chorizo i made chorizo jam (sounds weird I know!) but its worth making and tastes so much better with this! x

  46. Mollie Bylett
    11 Nov 2013 / 9:22 pm

    This looks amazing! just discovered your blog i love it!
    Would love you to check out mine ๐Ÿ™‚

    Mollie xoxo

  47. Chelsea Shead
    11 Nov 2013 / 11:46 pm

    I love lazy weekends <3 xx

  48. Fatbeauty x
    13 Nov 2013 / 5:07 pm

    Saw the picture of your breakfast. I already have choritzo at home, Think ill be getting some avacardos on the way home from work. This looks amazing! x

  49. Michelle
    28 Nov 2013 / 10:15 pm

    this sounds prefect and so lovely

  50. Anonymous
    15 Jan 2015 / 7:34 am

    cheap ugg boots
    ugg boots for women
    nike sb
    discount uggs
    ugg boots clearance sale
    canada goose jackets
    new balance shoes
    uggs on sale
    belstaff jacket
    ugg boots clearance
    the north face outlet
    ugg boots sale
    parajumper outlet
    ugg boots sale uk
    fendi handbags
    jordan 11
    ugg boots for cheap
    ugg boots for women
    ugg outlet
    kobe bryant shoes
    ugg boots sale
    discount uggs
    ugg uk
    canada goose jackets
    north face sale
    uggs uk
    ugg sale
    cheap uggs
    salvatore ferragamo shoes
    cheap ugg boots
    ugg boots sale
    canada goose black friday
    uggs on sale
    cheap uggs
    uggs outlet
    furla handbags
    cheap uggs
    burberry outlet
    ugg boots for women