It's the day after Christmas, and we're way too full to move from our couches. We're sure you're feeling the same, but for most of you, this week includes a lot of getting out and about. (and more eating).
It might not be what you had in mind, but if we know the universe (and we think we do) you don't really have a choice. Sit down, listen up and nod along as we give you the low down.
Christmas has flown by once again and you’re regretting not being adventurous with your food choices. It’s all right—we also had a plate full of prawns and roast potatoes (and then some more potatoes). Maybe next year, right?) Try and take more chances this week.
If you’re looking for a way to get adventurous, check out Din Tai Fung’s Dumpling Roulette.
Something tells us that you're down in the dumps about all the Christmas pud and pavlova you devoured (even after your mum reminded you about the time you cried because your jeans wouldn’t button). Don’t fret, it’s nearly a new year, and you know what that means. #fitness
You’re busy little bees, Pisces. There’s plenty of catching up to do this week, and your wallet might not be able to keep up. You don't have to be the Insta champion every single day—your real friends will still love you. Have the gals around for a wine and Anti Pasto instead. Trust us.
If Santa was nice to you this week and you find some extra cash to splash, Head out for a baked camembert wheel.
Oh Aries, we know that you get a little feisty sometimes, and we don’t blame you—it’s damn hot outside. There may be some people that you owe puppy dog eyes (and maybe a drink). It's hard to say sorry sometimes, but it's the festive season and you've been annoying, Sorry to be the one to tell you.
Here’s our list of 10 Gin cocktails that you MUST try. They're the perfect ‘I’m sorry’ material.
You’ve been the perfect angel this year, and helping out in the kitchen on Christmas Day has put you straight into Nan’s good books. Let your hair down and try something damn delicious this week. You deserve it, you good thing.
Trust us, the Pina Colada hotcakes from Dawson are the perfect way to treat yo’self.
Gems, we were getting somewhere good and then you undid it all with you sass and attitude. We can try again next week—but we're not sure if you're ever going to get on the universe's good side. You may as well keep up it up this week and try to get it out of your system.
While you’re on a roll, Rude Boy Burger is just the place for you and your ‘tude.
Love is in the air for you this week, Cancers. Aren’t you lucky! Make sure you put in some serious effort and knock the socks off your date, they’re expecting big things. We're thinking some sort of fancy dinner. Yeah, that should do it.
Café Brass has that fine dining feel, without burning a hole in your pocket.
Take a break from your summer-long Netflix and takeaway fest and go spend a day in the sun. We know we know, it’s your holidays and you want to chillax—but we promise you won’t regret it. After us: in through the nose, out through the mouth. One foot in front of the other.
Your arteries probs need a cleanse, so here is where you can get all the vegan food in Melbourne.
Virgos, you guys are normally the ones pestering your friends to head out on the weekend, even when they really don’t want to. Who needs to act like an adult when you can act like you’re 17, drink up on the weekend and eat Maccas on Sunday? Keep it up, you’re the youthful touch someone needs this week.
You’ll be shattered to hear that there’s a plan to ban the goon sack.
Libras, the travel bug has hit hard and fast this week. Maybe it was listening to your cousin’s tales of adventure at Christmas lunch, or maybe it’s the thought of extending summer for as long as possible. Whatever the reason, you better book those flights pronto.
To get you inspired, check out these cult Japanese KitKat flavours that have just landed in Australia.
Something's got you thinking about helping the greater good this week. Not sure why, but it’s best to roll with it. Nothing bad can come from helping others… Can it?
Take baby steps though, check out this sustainable detergent.
You didn’t think we were gonna forget you, did you? You’ve had a good run the past few weeks, birthdays AND Christmas means presents coming out the kahooza. Nice one. Being the centre of attention can be tiring though, so take it easy this week.
If you’re looking for ideas to help you relax, Beyond Rest has just the thing.
Image credit: Gabrielle Stjernqvist