Celebration

This is what I got up to on Saturday night:  | Double layered ice-cream cake | Laughing, eating, face-palming | F...

This is what I got up to on Saturday night:

 | Double layered ice-cream cake | Laughing, eating, face-palming | Friends playing with forks | Overexposed photo of my face | Sitting in the park | Milk shots | Waiting for dinner |  Potato gnocchi | Slow-cooked salmon pizza | Selling glowsticks | Late-night pool |

Spending time with good company and good food = good times. We celebrated my friend's birthday, and- unbeknownst to me until I arrived- mine as well (even though mine is in a week). Suddenly things made sense (why R was being mysteriously keen and why I got multiple urgent phone calls from friends wondering if I was ever going to show up) and at the same time I felt so stupid and ridiculous for moping the past few days and complaining to R that no-one cared about me yadda yadda. BUT ANYWAY.

We spent the day eating, and eating. Somewhere in there were a lot of silly moments like lounging around in Hyde park, being forced to do milk shots, and watching a certain boy walking around with a picture of Bieber on his crotch (?!) like the cool person he is. Also watched the icecream cake melt (icecream and m&ms is seriously the best combo ever) and subsequently bottled the melted cake....to do cake shots. Delicious, I know. We then headed to Eat Love Pizza for a hearty meal, played a bit of pool, and did some general gallivanting around.

And somehow, coincidentally, there were fireworks on in Darling Harbour.

| Better photos next post! |

I really don't think the night could have turned out any better!

Also, my friends gave me a Pandora bracelet with a couple of beads/charms on it including a soccer ball which alludes to how we met (violent soccer game involving too much shin kicking). I was and am still so touched by the thought behind it and solemnly pledged to wear it everyday, which is helped by the fact that I can't actually get it off...


Still, the thought of a couple of guys crammed in a jewellery store stringing and restringing a bracelet because they "had to see which beads looked good with each other" is too cute. I am so blessed to have such lovely people in my life :'-)

And- just quietly- I hate you blogger for being a complete bitch and making me redo this post, after deleting it. 3 TIMES. Really appreciate it.

P.S. I LOVED reading your responses to the What makes you smile? post, so much that they gave me warm and fuzzies and I am contemplating making it a regular thing...? Would love to know what you think!

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16 COMMENTS

  1. Epic pics, I love food pics and even though I've just eaten lunch I'm hungry all over again, especially for the ice cream cake!! You look pretty as ever :) And sounds like a lovely birthday, glad it all turned out so well! And yes, do do more What makes you smile? posts xx

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  2. Pretty as ever, Annie! Reminds me of your entry about freckles :) Belated happy birthday!! Glad you had a blast! And personalized gifts--them having to choose the beads themselves so that it would be "so you" rather than buying one that's ready made--are the sweetest!

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  3. OMG that cake looks delish! Actually all the food is making me crave a night out ! Sounds like you had a wonderful time hehe good to hear your crappy previous day was replaced with this awesome day full of celebrations!
    Ive been cooped up studying and dealing with exams T_T

    www.candypop-lamour.blogspot.com

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  4. Just come across your lovely little blog, that cake looks divine! Now following you sweet :)

    Louisejoyb xo | Bits&Bobs

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  5. You defiantly has the best day ever! Beautiful pictures and your friends sound adorable helping you in Pandora!

    Girl about Town XxX

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  6. Belated Happy Birthday! Aww I love fireworks! <3 The pictures look awesome as always. May I ask what cam do you use? Thanks a lot! :)

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  7. the cake is too cute not to appreciate!! and i love yoiur outfit!

    xx

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  8. Is that R in the background of the photo with you in it? :D And awww was one of the beads a "wrapped present/gift"? (that's the only pandora bead I know.. oh actually my friend has an ugly monkey one but I don't think your friends would've given you an ugly monkey bead :P hehe)

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  9. Your blog is so gorgeous! These photos are so amazing!

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  10. oh gosh-- that ice cream cake looks amazing. especially cos it's so hot outside! i don't think i've had ice cream cake since i was a kid, but i could definitely go some right about now :)

    x

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  11. =] heya tagged you in my latest post!
    cheers for the stephen king book i'll look into it!

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  12. The cake looks amazing! And oooh, you're from Sydney also. It's always interesting looking at posts from people who live in the same city as me.
    http://xtheperfectmess.blogspot.com

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  13. @ Jeenee, I used a Canon 40d for the photos in this post :)

    @ miss tea, yes it is ;)

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  14. Annie, you're gorgeous. I always love seeing pictures of you!

    Cindy

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