Posted by Blooming Leopard on 19th Sep 2016

A buzz is in the air ... the Long Weekend is brewing! 

Whether you actually know what the Long Weekend is for or not, an extra day in your weekend is the perfect chance for a mini holiday. For this Queen's Birthday Long Weekend, BL has you covered with our Long Weekend Checklist. Put yourself out there and have some fun - the lawn clipping will be there next weekend!


FRIDAY NIGHT DRINKS. Get frisky with Friday night drinks! The Opera Bar and Vivid Sydney Festival will be unbeatable to kick off the weekend.

Opera Bar

SUPER SATURDAY WORKOUT. Set yourself up for the weekend with a workout. Take inspiration from Fran Doll @throughrosecolouredglasses   this girl goes hard! 

COFFEE AND BLOOMS - Every Saturday morning should be spent getting an A-Grade coffee and fresh flowers for the weekend. 

BL Pick: The Boathouse, Shelly Beach.

The Boathouse Shelly Beach

HOST A DINNER PARTY - Nothing better than having friends over. Check out The Melbourne Girl's tips for a ripper dinner party, featuring Cointreau Fizz. Yum!

The Melbourne Girl

LISTEN TO FLORENCE - Do yourself a favour and download the new Florence & The Machine album - How Big How Blue How Beautiful it is essential listening.

Florence and the machine

SUNDAY YUM CHA - BL Pick: The Eight Market City, Haymarket, Sydney

The Eight

SUNDAY SESH - Because most weekends are ruined with the thought of Monday morning on your mind. 

BL pick: Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

SLEEP IN - You will probably appreciate this much more on Monday Morning.

MOVIE - Check out what Vinnie and the boys are up to in Entourage, the movie.

Entourage The Movie

COOK - up a Laska. 

BL Pic: Jamie Oliver, Thai Chicken Laska 

Jamie Oliver Thai Chicken Laksa