|Sister-in-law (Moxylady) and I at Milestones in the AM.|
I had such an amazing, blessed weekend (a couple weeks ago, now) and it went by all too fast!
Friday night before my birthday was fun with some lovely ladies as we had a double celebration.
My brother (Endo) and my sister-in-law (Moxylady) came to visit as they were off to a wedding - but we had some time to have a tasty breakfast with my whole family at Milestones! It was actually a really nice and cozy way to start the day :)
|Emily C and I ringing in my bday :)|
After that, one of my BFF's Klaves came over, and we went to Sephoras and checked out some makeup and got super girly. She bought me a NARS lipstick that I have been craving for quite some time for the fall called "Fast Ride" described as a sheer mulberry.
I also got some makeup from my other brother (Sockboy) and sister-in-law (Mandiemoon) including a NARS multiple in "Portofino" which I both swatched, I also added NARS "Nana" lipgloss on my arm because I also think it is badass over top of Fast Ride - but truly holds her own :)
|Left to right swatched in natural light: Nars Portofino Multiple, Fast Ride lipstick, and Nana lipgloss.|
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He actually looked like Willie Nelson... Anyways - I smile looking at this necklace, as it reminds me of the free spirit in my soul and to stay true to myself.
So, I'll just be proud of my odd ball ways ;)
My family in Norway gave me a lovely scarf (pic above) from Danish designer Becksöndergaard in Twilight Stars (I dubbed it the perfect Edward Cullen hug ;) including money - which I then took to my most favourite consignment shop across the road and scored some sweet and brand new (!) Geox "Donna Lola" ballerina flats in the colour "skin" (sitting atop the fine scarf) and Luxury Rebel "Sora" booties. The latter remind me of Dutch clogs of the future!
Finding treasures in second-hand shops I would say is the most exhilarating! I lead such an interesting life... ;) But, I do love hunting for deals. Seriously! :)
The cool feature - is that it also has stereo and sub-woofer hookups in the back. I was very impressed! He also included the latest Leonard Cohen record - which in my opinion changed the whole listening experience in such a wonderful way. I can't wait to play more records and probably take them from my dad's vast disc jockey collection. ;)
Oh! It also stormed in the early am on my birthday... can't forget to mention that! It always storms on July 28th...
|Photo credit of July 28th storm by "Gerry Berry" on The Weather Network.|
So blessed to have such amazing family and friends. Thanks all for making it so special for me. Most importantly, to have everyone home and enjoying the company.
Christmas in July, for sure :)
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