My 29th Birthday Haul!

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Disclaimer: this is going to be a really photo heavy post!


Hi everyone! Yesterday was my birthday – hence the no-post situation 😉 My mom spent the day with me, got to have lunch with her and my boyfriend, went a bit shopping crazy, got to go visit one of the newborns of my group and had an amazing dinner at a Nepalese restaurant with my boyfriend! What more can a gal ask for? What? A party with friends? Well, that’s going to be on Sunday. 😉

This is going to be mainly a photo post with some subtitles. I mean, there’s not much to say about each thing. They’re all gorgeous {ahem} I’m blessed.

You probably know that I’ve been unemployed for a long time. Not going there today as this is a happy post, but you need to understand one thing before continuing to the photos: I haven’t been shopping much. Not earning money on a monthly basis will do that to you {if you’re sane!}

So, when I got money as a birthday present… I went a little nuts. But cheap nuts. I only bought things that cost less than 10€/piece (with one exception). I was in dire need of a closet update and I’m extremely happy with what I bought.

So, let’s start, shall we?

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This was my present from my sister, brother in law and nieces. I love necklaces and this one is the cutest!

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Flowers from my parents, my mom brought them with her on the bus and it was such a big bunch that we had to buy a bigger vase and still distributed them in two vases!

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Bought this carry-on at Primark, and I love it! Really lightweight but still very resistant. If, like me, you didn’t know they had luggage, go check it out. They’re worth it.

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Got the cutest cardboard cupcake stand at Primark. Didn’t know they had it, but my mom found it at the checkout line. =)


And now, moving on to clothes and accessories…

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I found this cool store called NewYorker and I’m obsessed. I could probably buy A LOT more from that store, but I’m happy with what I got. These are really lightweight, great for Summer and made from a surprisingly good fabric. Love the bright colors of the tank tops and the white T-shirt will look great with a colored top underneath.

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Also from NewYorker, this is an incredibly soft top with such a beautiful embellished neckline. They had a lot more colors, but this bright pink won.

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Also from NewYorker, this is one of those trendy two material T-shirts. The back is cotton, the front is a really thin and light material {I would tell you the name of the material but I cut off the labels to wear it to dinner =) }.

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Again, NewYorker, a really bright (even more than the photos show) yellow-ish green tank top. Love the detail on the neckline and back.

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A really soft cotton basic 3/4 sleeve shirt. Love how it feels. Also from NewYorker.

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Finally got a peplum top! This is made of a semi-structured material, which helps with the flattering purpose of a peplum. Love the mint green color. Also from NewYorker.

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Got several basic cotton tops from Primark. They’re really cheap yet durable. 

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These sandals are so cute and comfy! They were 10€ at Primark and the candles were 1€ {they were having a promo}.

 


And here’s a summary of our dinner at the Nepalese restaurant. It’s actually a place where we’ve been lots of times before and we love the food. I got to try a Nepalese beer – apparently it’s new and exclusive in Portugal of that restaurant – and it’s good!

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 We had Chicken Korma – my favorite! – and Chicken Tikka Masala, with Garlic Naan and Homemade Mango Mousse – the best! 

 

It was a really amazing day! Thank you for all your birthday wishes! Now a quick message to the universe: I’m ready!  😉

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Sofia @ Something on Everything

I'm a 32 year old Portuguese Psychomotricist / Early Intervention Specialist that loves to write about everything! Here you'll find a lot of different and great topics, but lately I've been loving to write about Food, Fitness and DIY! Hope you enjoy it and follow me on a journey to a better self! Aside from the social media links on the top of the page, you can also connect with Sofia Linha on:Google+