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The Vintage Valley: Baker Betty...

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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Baker Betty...



When i first met my partner/man/love of my life i may have told a rather small white lie about being quite a good cook...don't judge me just yet!! of course i was filling his mind with visions of me in an apron cooking him wholesome meals and baking triple layer cakes. Being European he loves his food...and since we have been together i have put on a few or more kilos...and as we are almost at the one year mark (tadaaaa!!!) i think he may have...sort of..maybe clued on im not exactly that talented at cooking.

Although in my mind i think im rather good, i can make a mean Megoran noodles, and a batch of vanilla cupcakes usually works out in an edible state so i didn't think my white lie was totally untrue...until this past weekend when i cooked a whole fish for him and his family....which was still...semi raw!

So hopefully this year...since we just bought our first house!!!!!! yippeee!!! which i am kinda over the moon about!!! i cant wait to share pictures and decorating ideas when we move in in February, Ill become a little more Martha Stewart...and learn to cook food thoroughly....fingers crossed!

(Wearing: Vintage orange pencil skirt, Hobbs Heels, Mink Pink top)



Blogger Little House of Limes said...

haha good luck :) xx

January 29, 2012 at 7:36 PM  
Anonymous Caitlin said...

Congratulations Ally! My partner/love of my life and I are currently in the process of trying to buy our first home. I cannot believe how stressful it is! I will feel the need for an entire batch of vanilla cupcakes once it is all over!

January 29, 2012 at 7:38 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Congrats hun! Your kitchen is sooo clean lol xx

January 29, 2012 at 11:47 PM  
Blogger bbBeauty said...

Sounds like the two of you are truly happy. Congrats with everything.
Love the whole outfit by the way, especially the orange skirt.

January 30, 2012 at 2:51 AM  
Blogger Joanna. said...

Congratulations on the one year and the new house! 2012 will be a good year for you :)



January 30, 2012 at 4:25 AM  
Blogger Maebe Isadora said...

Congrats on buying your first house! must be sooooo exciting!

I am so completely in love with these photos, that orange skirt, the flourcsmears on your face, the polka dots. Its all just perfect!

January 30, 2012 at 4:37 AM  
Blogger w a n d e r l u s t i n g s said...

this is seriously so adorable! love it!

January 30, 2012 at 6:59 AM  
Blogger Emma Robertson said...

Haha, that's so cute. Congrats on your first house! So exciting.


January 30, 2012 at 8:58 AM  
Blogger Mabel said...

Haha I don't think you're the first to lie about this :)

Congrats on the house!!!! I'm sure you will decorate it fabulously!

Mabel Time

January 30, 2012 at 6:10 PM  
Anonymous Australian Fashion Review Blog - Gems said...

Well if you look that good cooking, I think he can overlook the quality of the food a little bit :)
Congratulations on the house, I can't wait to see some pictures :)
Gems x

January 31, 2012 at 3:49 AM  
Anonymous Miss Kettie said...

Congrats! We're about to move into ours too, a month to go! Although our one will be in Sweden, rather big move from Aussie land! And hope your anniversary is divine x Miss Kettie

January 31, 2012 at 3:52 AM  
Blogger Steffys Pros and Cons said...

congrats!! youre the cutest thing ever!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

January 31, 2012 at 9:56 AM  
Blogger TheLovelyHunter said...

congratulations on the house. my husband and i are planning on getting a house when are lease is up in july and i cannot wait! love love love your skirt btw--too cute!

January 31, 2012 at 6:23 PM  
Blogger Tracy said...

How romantic...yes baking is my thing not so much cooking. Good luck..so many yummies out there.

February 1, 2012 at 2:49 AM  
Blogger wardrobeexperience said...

congrats on buying your first house ...
you look great in orange and navy.


February 1, 2012 at 1:52 PM  
Blogger The Braided Bandit said...

You look adorable! I enjoyed your cooking story haha, I am not the best in the kitchen either, but since "eat more whole foods and less microwaved meals" is number on my NY resolution list, I should probably work on that! In my defense, my mom always asked if we would like our meals "burnt" or "raw" growing up, so maybe it genetic!
xo Hannah

February 3, 2012 at 11:33 AM  
Blogger Truan said...

Aww how exciting! :) Looking forward to seeing pics!

February 12, 2012 at 3:00 PM  

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