keskiviikko 19. kesäkuuta 2013

{ Pink Fizzles }

I recently turned eighteen (WOOP!) and I held a little dinner party for my friends a few days prior at my house. It was a night of great friends, good food (we had lovely little appetizers and tortilla for the main, followed by yummy cakes), giggling and girl power. It was so nice to see so many friends in one bunch and have them meet each other! It had been around five to six years since I had an actual cake and gift birthday party so this was soo fun; revisiting this party format with some sangria ;)
elated to be eighteen.

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the joy of opening amazing gifts from people who obviously  know me well

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sunglasses and dress. zara

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god bless my darling sister for surprising me with this phenomenal cake :3

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I feel so blessed to be surrounded by such an amazing, caring friend group to help me when times are tough. Thank you.

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keskiviikko 12. kesäkuuta 2013

{ A Sweet Beginning }

The last week of school was such a blur. I was so sad to back in Finland and I found it so difficult to get any school stuff done, even though there were a lot of deadlines. Cruelty I say!!
The week was sweetened by heat and lovely people. My good friend had a barbecue that Friday and it was soo lovely. Good food, hot weather, awesome people. What a way to start summer...

Koulun viimeinen viikko oli kauhea sumusotku. Paluu Suomeen masensi hulluna ja oli niin hankala saada mitään koulujuttuja tehtyä niin niukalla motivaatiolla. Deadlineja oli huimasti ja se oli huisin inhottavaa. Raakuutta sanon minä! Viikkoa valotti kuumuus ja upeat ihmiset. Hyvä ystäväni piti grillijuhlat perjantaina ja siellä on niin ihanaa. Leppoisa tunnelma lupaili upeaa kesää; johan alkoi helpottaa.

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Summer ladies!

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Isn't this what we've all been waiting for all year? To be able to soak in the sun and just float? Yes.
I have earned this.

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IB boyz ready for summah

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Twin sandwich!

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the infamous sailor hat

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love hugs

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" In the midst of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."
-Albert Camus

It may not be winter, but I feel you Albert.
Summer, bring it on. ;)