Wishlist 2019

Wishlist2019

Olaplex No.3,  Lancome vie est Belle Eau de Parfum, Ted Baker LOTTA Card Holder, Crystal Heart Pendant Earrings, Dog Backpack, I Love my Pet Paw Print Charm, Jewellery Care Kit, Too Faced Razzle Dazzle, Too Faced Pretty Rich, Casetify iPhone X case (Impact, Iridescent), Dog Walker Pj Set (M), Wusthof WU4176 Classic Ikon 7-Inch Santoku, Samsonite Albi Wheel Duffle

This is for everyone who has relied upon these wishlists year by year, and have annoyed me endlessly when I hadn’t bothered to do one yet for this year.

I should rename this blog to Melludee’s Wishlist hahaha

Picnic in the Dandenong Ranges

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The Dandenong Ranges is amazing – despite the frequent amount of times I’ve visited over the years, I feel like I’ve been able to discover something new each time.

In this instance, we enlisted the help of AmazingCo, who sent us on a wonderful journey through Dandenong Ranges, taking us to locations and stops that we’ve passed many times but never thought to stop at. The above photo was taken at Olinda Falls, which required a short but somewhat challenging walk to reach.

Olinda Falls is a popular destination, but not so popular that we were able to spend some moments in the above pictured spot, taking in the view and beauty of the waterfall!

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We followed our  journey to different pit stops, picking up delicious snacks along the way. At the end of our day, we finally settled at R.J. Hamer Arboretum (another beautiful site), where we enjoyed our food in peace whilst taking in the views of the many beautiful trees situated in the area.

Dandenong Ranges is definitely full of mysterious and beautiful locations!

Meal Prep: Philly Cheesesteak

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 Ever since Ashley started full-time work, he’s asked me for “help” to meal prep (do 90% of the work)

The main challenge I had was to find recipes that were easy, tasty but still healthy. Each week, it started to become an activity for us to find a new and exciting recipe for him to try out. Thankfully, Ash is a great sport and eats everything that I cook, even if these “healthy meals” end up not tasting so great (I’m looking at you roasted chicken and cauliflower lol). Every now and then, we get some winners!

One of these winners is the Philly Cheesesteak

Recipe was adapted from MealPreponFleek

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The best (but not the cheapest) meat to buy for this meal are some Scotch Fillets, sliced as thin as you can. While I mentioned earlier that I usually do 90% (or sometimes 100%) of the work in creating these meals, this is one that Ash did quite a lot. As you would know, he’s a big meat-eater, so he took it upon himself to ensure the right meat was bought, and that they were cooked to perfect. He, however, did not slice the meat himself hahah.

After seasoning and cooking them over high-heat on a cast iron skillet, chuck the cheese on top to let them melt and ooze over the beef. We like to do a mix of both Provolone and American Cheddar cheese to give it that delicious flavour. Now, you can stop here and throw them in to some hoagies (white sub) for a normal sandwich.

But, because they were “healthy” lunchboxes for Ashley, we opted to include the salad in the above recipe, but on the side. Mushrooms, capscium, onions with some Worcestershire sauce to boost up your veggie intake.

Not for the lactose intolerant, but great if you’re after a low carb meal!