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November Loving

A new kind of post on the blog this week, peeps. One of those easy going, laid back, read-me-on-the-commute kind of post, to share with you some of the things I have been loving this November.

It might turn into a regular thing, it might not. Who knows? Certainly not me, given that my blogging planning is currently nowhere to be seen and I don’t want to make promises I cannot keep. But you know what, I think sometimes it’s good to have a catch up sesh, a little bit of healthy rambling, without it having to be a writing masterpiece that my imaginary grandchildren would be proud of 🙂

This month of November I felt I had plenty of things I wanted to share with you, collaboration-wise and little additions to my life that are bringing me inspiration and joy during these cold and dull autumn days.

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Reading

I am not sure I have ever mentioned I am part of a female club created by an old colleague a few years ago, an excuse to catch-up with other of my ex-colleagues, talk about books and stuff our faces with a selection of Tesco’s finest charcuterie items & other delicacies.

This month the topic was feminist poetry, and even though sometimes I don’t have the time to finish the books on time for our meetings, this time I felt ecstatic that I could have a reason to get my hands on Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers*. Her second collection of poems is beautiful, emotional, raw. I am absorbing every word and putting it in a little box in the deepest part of my heart. Needless to say, I totally recommend it.

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The second book that made it into my list was a recommendation from Pippa at Clashing Time, my new bedside table read called Life Honestly: Strong Opinions from Smart Women*. This book comprises a selection of pieces written and curated by The Pool, a network of inspiring and busy women that discuss anything from politics and people, to fashion and food.

The book is structured in different sections (Politics, Friendship, Wombs are some of them), and each one of them contains several short stories from very real women. I have only read the first section and I have already experienced anger, love, sympathy, sadness and courage. A book for everyone who wishes to broad their views on feminist matters, social matters and affecting-each-and-every-one-of-us matters.

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Wearing

As much as I would love to wear a blazer & a tee shirt all winter long while keeping my cool, I would be lying if I didn’t say cardigans are my best friends in autumn and winter. This beautiful oversized cardi with (fake) tortoiseshell buttons from Topshop is the perfect addition to every outfit, if you don’t mind rocking the grandma look. Or should I rather say grandpa style? I have absolutely no concerns on this regard.

What is your favourite winter piece, glamistas?

 

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Cooking & Eating

Cooking has always been a means for me and Mr Vet to unwind and spend time together doing something that we love, particularly what comes after the fact, ha!

Recently we have been feeling quite inspired to try a few recipes from friends or from Pinterest (check out all my recipes here!).

Here is one that we prepared a couple of weekends ago. A proper kick-ass ramen from scratch. It may look like your regular noodle soup, but let me tell you this soup would bring a dead person back to life with its yumminess!

We partially followed the tutorials from Alex, French Guy Cooking on YouTube. Very informative and absolutely hilarious!

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Here is one we want to try really bad.

I might be obsessed with sweet-potato-everything at the moment. Anyone else?

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New phone case in the neighbourhood

Ever since I bought my iPhone 7 two years ago, I knew a phone case was a vital element to keep my phone alive (says after dropping the phone on the pavement 5 hours after purchasing said phone…)

I’ll admit though that my practical side got the best of me and I picked a random case that would do the trick. However, I have always thought your phone case is a reflection of your personality on some level. And my case was clearly telling I am lazy AF, but give me a touch of gold and I am happy.

That’s why when CaseApp contacted me for a collaboration, I was beyond thrilled to be able to show my phone the appreciation it deserves. After all, it pretty much is my personal assistant (shoutout to Siri for going the extra mile preventing my pasta from overcooking ;)).

In case you don’t know the brand, CaseApp is a Swedish company that not only has the most beautiful phone and laptop case designs, it also allows you to create your personalised iPhone case or a personalised laptop skin with picutures, drawings or whatever it is you fancy showing off.

I was sold on this TERRAZZO case for everyday wear and picked this FLOWERY cutie for the brighter seasons.

Do you like them?

November Loving | Recommendations Books Reading #sweaterweather #rupikaur #caseapp #phonecase #personalisedphonecase #laptopskin #collaboration Cambridge Blogger | Saida Antolin | #indoorsphotography Topshop Pinterest Inspiration #slowliving #slowfashion #darling #kinfolk

November Loving | Recommendations Books Reading #sweaterweather #rupikaur #caseapp #phonecase #personalisedphonecase #laptopskin #collaboration Cambridge Blogger | Saida Antolin | #indoorsphotography Topshop Pinterest Inspiration #slowliving #slowfashion #darling #kinfolk

November Loving | Recommendations Books Reading #sweaterweather #rupikaur #caseapp #phonecase #personalisedphonecase #laptopskin #collaboration Cambridge Blogger | Saida Antolin | #indoorsphotography Topshop Pinterest Inspiration #slowliving #slowfashion #darling #kinfolk

I am also very excited to tell you that CaseApp kindly offered a 20% discount to She talks Glam readers until 14th December using the code SHETALKSGLAM20 at checkout when buying your product!

 

In my opinion, this would make a really nice Christmas gift *wink, wink*

November Loving | Recommendations Books Reading #sweaterweather #rupikaur #caseapp #phonecase #personalisedphonecase #laptopskin #collaboration Cambridge Blogger | Saida Antolin | #indoorsphotography Topshop Pinterest Inspiration #slowliving #slowfashion #darling #kinfolk

November Loving | Recommendations Books Reading #sweaterweather #rupikaur #caseapp #phonecase #personalisedphonecase #laptopskin #collaboration Cambridge Blogger | Saida Antolin | #indoorsphotography Topshop Pinterest Inspiration #slowliving #slowfashion #darling #kinfolk

November Loving | Recommendations Books Reading #sweaterweather #rupikaur #caseapp #phonecase #personalisedphonecase #laptopskin #collaboration Cambridge Blogger | Saida Antolin | #indoorsphotography Topshop Pinterest Inspiration #slowliving #slowfashion #darling #kinfolk

As you can guess, I am loving spending lots of time at home, snuggled under the blanket with Mr Vet, watching series and drinking tea non-stop. You could say I’ve hung the do-not-disturb-until-the-sun-comes-back sign on my door and I will only be making efforts to leave the house for a) work – because have you seen my latest heating bill? and b) social events that I absolutely positively most certainly cannot not attend.

So there you have it, a roundup of my November favourites, or November Loving because I liked the ring to it, almost like the title of a Christmas hit. Oh wait, I promised myself I wouldn’t mention C-day so “early”…

Oh who am I kidding? I live in England now, so I might as well accept the fact that the festive season starts pretty much once summer is over and that there is no point in fighting the presence of glitter and cinnamon in the air, so… I think I’ll have the mulled wine, Susan.

Tell me what you are loving at the moment, glamistas, from one hibernating bear to another!

Peace & Love,

Saida

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2 Comments

  1. Andreea Birsan

    4th December 2018 at 7:53 pm

    I love the ‘grandma’ kind of look too! That cardi is really chic, would love getting one as well, but I’m not really sure how to wear it haha. And I totally feel your sweet potato addiction. They are soooo tasy!! Have a lovely day. xx

    Andreea,
    http://couturezilla.com/

  2. Grace Sawford

    26th November 2018 at 3:38 pm

    oh what a thoughtful post! I really enjoy this. LOVE LOVE the cardi as well! and, a christmas song would definitely be a hit with the title. you look so amazing x
    have a wonderful day!

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