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Quarantine... Easy and AMZING Meal #8

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Hey guys! These past couple of days have been crazieee. Yes crazIEEE so it has another effect. Why? You ask very difficult questions...
You know those days where you're just so busy and hungry, but way too lazy to cook, but at the same time you want something delicious and not just a sandwich? Not saying that sandwiches aren't delicious! 

Today, thought I'd share this delicious meal that is perfect for these types of moods!! 
Spaghetti Mac'n'Cheese with ham. Spaghetti Mac? Funny.
Michelin-star stuff am I right? And all this deliciousness in one frying pan. No need to wash a lot of dishes. 
Ingredients Cook the Spaghetti - this will also work with all types of pasta I'm assuming1 Tablespoon of Butter (I prefer using Margarine)1 Tablespoon of Flour - mix the butter and flour until it created this paste 1 Cup Milk - Add a little drop at first and mix the paste with the milk, then add the restCHEESE!! No right amount hahaha After you've done your cheese sauce, a…

Quarantine... Fudgy Cookies #7

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Hey guys!

I didn't buy cookies for the quarantine... Tragic I know. So what's the alternative?
Healthy bars!
NOOOO! Baking my own chocolate-chip cookies!


I spent sooo long looking for the perfect recipe... I wanted those perfect cookies. You know, those cookies that are golden brown, crunchy on the outside and soft and delicious on the inside... OK get it together Jess! Focus!

Instagram is a great place to look for easy, breezy, beautiful... Recipes. Not sponsored by Covergirl.

Delish is one of my top picks when it comes to delish-ious recipes (haha)!!

I followed this Recipe which I'm a fan of!!! Here you can find the written recipe and the video!


Ingredients

1 Cup of Butter1 Cup of Brown Sugar1 Large Egg + 1 Egg Yolk1 Tablespoon of Pure Vanilla Extract2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour1 Tablespoon of Baking Soda1 Tablespoon of Sea Salt1/4 Tablespoon of Cinnamon1 + 1/2 Cups of Chocolate Chips (I just chopped half of a chocolate bar...)
You melt the butter and basically just join ev…

Quarantine... Bitter-sweet #6

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Hey guys,
So today we've had a Tsunamis (and following shock-waves) of news.



Portugal: 642 confirmed infected and 2 dead... Starts with a fucking punch to the gut. Unfortunately, not a surprise (this is so weird to write or think). I mean, this is what we've been waiting for. We all know this virus isn't going to disappear one day to the next but still... we can all dream and there's always that glimmer of hope. Such a freaking sucker-punch.

Starts with a bang huh?

But not everything can be bad news or else... Oh god don't even want to imagine...

Looking on the bright side, China announced that they will start clinical trials in April for the FIRST CORONA VACCINE!!

I have to be honest, when I read those news, well, I got excited and reallyy impatient. I just want this nightmare to be over. Over as fast as possible.

Do you think I can hibernate anywhere? Like in those movies where they send you to another planet and make you sleep for 200 years in a pod? Well I'd…

Quarantine... what else can i do? #5

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Hey guys!

Sick of TV? Ahhhh what a terrible and unfathomable phrase that was!

*whispering* I'm sorry TV, I'll never say it again.

Well in case you're um... tired of doing nothing (not saying that watching TV is nothing don't get me wrong...), here are some hobbies I've come to acquire... acquire? Acquire.

1.  Exercise - This is the first thing I do after eating breakfast! Trust me when I say I'm not the fittest person in my neighborhood, building, apartment (And I'm the only person in it...), but lately I find that exercising, gives me soo much energy for the rest of the day. And I feel amazing after it. I mean, I am practically in a coma after working out but after returning from the dead, I feel great!

What exercises do I do? Well, being a work-out connoisseur, I just type "workouts at home" on Youtube and tadaaaa!!

I've been following this one lately. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfIt58Ed5VU




2.  Learning a New Language - Why not? I'm w…

Quarantine... fucking anxiety #4

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Hey guys.





Today, I woke up in a good mood (as good as you can get).

Woke up, had breakfast, did a little work-out (little = I don't think I had sweat that much in years and after that, spent 30 minutes lying on the floor, unable to move a single muscle and breathing so heavily I was afraid my neighbors would knock on my door asking if everything was ok. It was great.), had a quick shower... yes, quick because I had not fully recovered and needed to lie down FAST. Then, lunch, a little german online class and chilled.

Everything was fine.

But then the news of a possible emergency state on Wednesday... why did my mood change?

Well, I'm alone in Lisbon because I can't reach my parents (in the Algarve) because I could be infected and since they are in the risk group (due to their age + other diseases), well, I'm stuck here.

I mean, I could go and stay with my sisters' family but would I feel comfortable there? With her family? It's complicated...

Anxiety hit.

My mi…

Quarantine... Shows to binge on! #3

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Hey guys!

With all this free time at home (well, at least until uni gives me work to do), I found myself finally watching shows I had been postponing because of my chaotic life.



If you're also quarantined, or are just looking for a good show to watch, here are my picks!

     1.Peaky Blinders - such a great show!! Supper addictive!! Has some violent scenes just letting you know.
      2.Sex education - funny. just funny. At first, I thought it was one of those silly shows but trust me, a light and funny show!! Definitely great to binge watch.
      3.Narcos OG + Mexico - started watching the OG version and haven't stopped yet... very good!
      4.Game of Thrones – Took me a second time to actually enjoy it. Scratch that. Obsess over it.
      5.The Crown - Great show, especially if you have no idea about the current queen of England and what she's been through.
      6.Reign - Again, great show if you know nothing about it. Great actors and great plot (based on a true story s…

Quarantine... Please hear me out #2

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Hey guys!



So, today I woke up with this huge sense of frustration and self-aware. You know when you try to put your point across, and feel like the only other way to do so, is screaming it out to the world? That's the level of frustration I woke up with today.

When the first case of this terrible virus broke out in China, I'll be the first one to admit that I wasn't too worried about it.

But why? Maybe because it was happening on the other side of the globe. Maybe because I thought this little bubble I live in, would never pop.

Naive... So naive.

In Portugal, we currently have 169 positive cases... Might not seem that much, comparing with other European countries who are in their several hundreds or even thousands. Unfortunately we're on our way to meet our fellow companions.

Schools and universities are closed until the 9th of April (at least... we all know this will be postponed), most restaurants, bars and all clubs are closed, pharmacies are working one customer at…