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29 December, 2010

Stepping into 2011!!

I probably can start to lay out my new year's resolution!! ^O^

Each Christmas, no matter what, I'd like to buy a Christmas cake to celebrate w/ family or friends. It doesn't matter if the cake is Bûche de Noël or simply has "Merry Christmas" frosting to represent Christmas. 

This year, I bought a Princess cake which is a true Scandinavian cake w/ custard, raspberry filling. I never had Princess cake before and trust me, it is delicious!!!

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Princess Cake (You can change the top Almond flavored skin to be PINK....a great birthday cake for little girls!!)

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My dearest friend, Isabel, came visit her family here in bay area. Whilst shopping, she bought this "I-so-wanted-but-couldn't-find-it-anymore" 2010 engraved ornament for me!!!
 Ah, I am so touched that she even remembers it!!! ^O^

What else I have been busying for these holidays except for resting and partying at friend's place?!! 

Hand-made gift bag decorating!! I guess I was really bored at home and I found some scribble, scrabble to jazz up an otherwise too plain gift bag. ^O^ 

You must know OWL is my favorite animals of all kinds and I stick w/ it....my friends well know about it and thus OWL becomes a starting point whenever they need to find a "personalized gift" for me. lol

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There, a sweet owl night light gifted from Ann.

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Sonia Rykiel knitting doll. 
 Such a signature rainbow pattern from Sonia Rykiel!

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Chanel Shanghai collection 10' jacket

I have noticed that I barely wear my London Fog rain boots this year...even it pours these days!! I know, I kind of getting bored w/ the seem-to-be cool and functional rain boots look now. The rain boots look has been overwhelming since last year and wherever we were in Italy, everyone wears plastic rain-boots too!! 

Alternatives? Patent leather!! I dug out my old Christian Dior quilted ankle booties these days whilst there is rain.  I had DH compliments on them and he couldn't even remember that those are OLD 08' pair!!! You know, while I am up to wear the hottest trend to go out each time, DH appreciates most when the times I do wear the most comfortable and easy going look of outfit. ^O^ 

What can I say!!! Most men don't really appreciate HIGH FASHION as much as we women do!!

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Max Co. halter denim dress, Falke socks, Dior booties and Chanel Jacket. 

When I am lazy, I put on one-piece dress for a easy but still pull-together look!

I have so many plans for next year 2011 and I am sure you are too!!
Write them down and have a good rest of your holidays!!
xoxo Rachel

3 comments:

janettaylor said...

Ahhh, that CC jacket... :) Lucky lucky U!

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Charles said...

aww I Love the owls and the cake. That doll was immediately recognizable Rykiel, how crafty! Hope you have a fab New Year's. xx

litlstrawberry said...

Thanks girls.

That Chanel jacket is definitely my LAST score of year 2011. ^O^

I hope you girls had a new year party plan already..as I need to think of ONE...other than staying home. Well, that might be the only plan... :P

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