engagement

Hey, so a LOT has been going on in the past week or so. I visited home, my car got in a bingle (it’s weird saying it like that, like Billie did it herself. It’s not true, guys. Someone crashed into my car. Reversed straight into it. From a driveway. How does that happen, exactly?) so I’ve been driving the Beast, otherwise known as the Fitzmobile, otherwise known as a Tarago. Back and forth. I’ve travelled a lot over the past few days.

But on the up side, the day I got home from home – back in Melbourne after spending a few days with the fam, who rings me but my darling favourite one and only sister – who’d just gotten engaged.

Woohoo!

It’s very exciting, and it seems even more so because her and her now-fiance have been together for seven years (seven!) and they’ve been talking about getting engaged slash married for a while now. In fact, he proposed on their seven year anniversary.

One, two, three: aaawwwww!

So, to celebrate, that night I made brownies again.

And covered them in alcohol, as that is the true Australian way to celebrate: by gettin’ our drink on.

And ice cream as well. Because you can’t really go past ice cream as a comfort food. And after driving for three hours and working for seven, comfort food was definitely in order. Especially since the kitchen was a mess when I got home.

There was due reason – our dishwasher decided it did’t like us, so we had dirty dishes and also the bottom rack of the dishwasher and the contents of the under-sink cupboard strewn around the room.

So major kudos to my housemates who fixed the dishwasher and cleaned the kitchen. Congratulations to the very happy couple.

And as you can see, these brownies are so good you may need to make them twice in two days, or else you may run out. And another tip – keep ‘em in the freezer. Mmmm…

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4 thoughts on “engagement

  1. Yes, your car is ill. But we got the hire car. Unfortunately they didn’t have a small car (as we were entitled to) so we got what they had. It just happened to be a brand new Kia Optima – leather seats, keyless entry, keyless ignition, seat position memory (it remembers where the seat should be for you!!!) etc. Tough break!!! Ask Jack how good it is.

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