Saturday, January 5, 2013

in which we are models

Never underestimate the joys of a good photo shoot. Note that I said 'good'. In the same way, you must never underestimate the pain caused by a bad one. What could be worse than reviewing the hundreds of photos you so carefully posed for, and realising that you look like a stuffed alligator in every single one?

First: the cast of characters. Cécile, who let us invade her home and demonstrated the joys of record players. Kori, who brought hilarious movies and impressed us with her scrambled-egg stirring. And I, the short one. (Seriously. They're both like 4 inches taller than me.) 



Theories about this pose:
1) Kori has a dark soul
2) Kori is secretly a bird of prey
3) Kori wants to show off her hair
Any other ideas?


I was nearly strangled trying to get out of this dress. Moral of the story: when it takes you fifteen minutes to put on a dress, it is too tight and you might die. (This is why I'm glad not to live in the age of corsets.)


A future as can-can dancers? I think so!


After our photo shoot, we retreated to the kitchen to bake! (We had to do it after so we'd still manage to fit in the dresses!) One of the many reasons Cécile is amazing: she has snail cookie cutters. (As well as foxes and porcupines and hedgehogs, oh my!)


And cool aprons. (How could I not be friends with this girl?)


However, neither of them were brave enough to make snow angels with me. (However, this may be understandable, given that we had just left the hot tub and were wearing only bathing suits... there is a line between adventurous and foolhardy which I may have crossed, especially since my entire body was burning as though I'd been dunked in acid afterwards.) 

I did not include the photos in which I/Kori/Cécile appeared cross-eyed, out of (sheer vanity) respect for our future children; I doubt they want to see their mother plastered over the Internet and decried as a lunatic... oh wait, too late, I have a blog don't I? Ah well. At least I tried. (These are namely the ones of us wearing a pastel blue, shiny jumpsuit straight from the seventies. Much as I love Doctor Who, there are some times that don't need to be revisited.)

On a completely unrelated note, I just finished reading Let's Pretend This Never Happened by The Bloggess... GO READ IT RIGHT NOW. If you've read her blog, then it's the perfect continuation. If you haven't, shame on you and go read that too. (This loser didn't... but she was kind enough to lend me the book, so I decided that I would indeed help her in the off chance that her dog needed to be disinterred. If you don't understand the reference... just read it.)

Happy Saturday dearest ninjas!
Chantillysongs Blog hop

19 comments:

  1. In response to the theories, all of the above ;) Since I FELL INTO and became TRAPPED IN the snow, and in the minute it took me to free myself without becoming an ice cube, I think the indentation in the snow had a certain angelic quality to it. Also, the tuxedo picture... how could you! XD

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    1. hey, it's gorgeous ;) just concentrate on the cuteness of the apron!

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  2. These pictures are too cute! Its always fun taking pictures with your friends :)
    the-creationofbeauty.blogspot.com

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  3. Aw, sounds like you girls had a great night!!

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  4. thanks for your lovely comment on my blog, love the way you write! very funny, you remind me of my little sister Serin! x

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  5. Hahaha I always wanted a "photographer" type friends or even a sister , but I got neither . Love to read about your day / night ( I dunno whether you all were on a girls' day or night out :D)
    Noor @ Noor's Place

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  6. definitely trying to show off her hair. why wouldn't you, when you have hair like her?
    I love your dress!!!
    I totally thought that was a whale. We only have boring cookie cutters, like hearts (in like 6 sizes, why do you need that many?!) and Christmas and Halloween cookie cutters.

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    1. thanks :D and omg, whales would be amazing too! so cute :3 I have my ninjas, and then the rest are just boring :P

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  7. oh and have you seen snowflake cookie cutters? want...

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  8. Pft, and I was all excited to see stuffed alligators... :( lol.
    but seriously, these are cute!

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    1. awww, sorry to disappoint ;) thanks anyway!

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  9. What a fun spirit you have!

    I hope 2013 gives you lots of opportunities to share your radiance with others!

    Happy New Year!

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  10. Looks fun! What pretty girls you all are! New follower from the blog hop :)

    http://myvintagepie.blogspot.com.au/

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    1. awww, thank you :D and thank you for that as well, I'll be sure to check your blog out!

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  11. Hiya! I finally made it over from the hop, thanks for your patience with me :) Love these photos, looks like you had an awesome night! I'm pretty sure I have that same cookie cutter set, mmm cookies...
    x

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    1. aren't they cute? :D and yes, it was definitely wonderful!

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