Thursday, August 1, 2013

Midsummer With My Loved Ones

Hiya everyone!

How are you all today? ♥

I'm getting more and more excited for the upcoming vacation, the day after tomorrow we will start our week long trip up north. We will go visit my grandma and I haven't been there for three years, but have luckily seen her elsewhere. But anyway, I'm so glad to get to visit the places I have spend so many weeks in my childhood, and we have so many plans for the week. But a bit more about that on the next post. ;)

Today, I want to share my midsummer photos with you. There's quite many of them, and they're not really style related, but instead, they're bits and pieces of my midsummer with boys and my mom and dad.

We headed on the road early in the Friday morning, and our first stop was going to be Keuruu, where they arrange this huge get-together for Christian people every year (though everyone else is welcome, too). Boys have been there many times when they've been younger, but I had never seen the event, so it was fun to go and see it, and that way to get to know the boys little better as well.

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Having a bite at the Keuruu ABC. Not too fancy, but it was food alright.

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Walking around the huge area, hundreds of caravans and trailers and such, even more cars, and countless amount of people.

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The area was pretty, especially the beaches, but I was a bit disappointed for the lack of activities they had for young adults and teenagers. But I got to meet loads of new people, very briefly, though, but still. So that was cool.

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And for the first time in the history of my blog, someone came to me and insisted that I take their photos and put it up for everyone to see. I'm sorry I didn't get your names, girls, but what I can say is that you both looked very beautiful. :) And you made me smile that day, you were so adorable.

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Before the three of us (me, my fiance and J) headed back on the road, we took our friend T to have pizza with us. What you see here has chicken, pepperoni, tomato and feta as toppings, which is our favorite pizza at the moment. Try it out, it's so good!

So then, the journey continued to my family's cabin. We had to drive along this super small rally road to get there because there had been an accident on the main road and we couldn't use it. I was being the driver and I can admit I was a bit scared to drive the narrow road with loose stones, sand, lots of turns and hills... It was a nightmare for a road, but I did it. I drove through it, despite my fear, and nothing bad happened. Thank God.

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Boys having their first beers of the day :D

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I love the lake view there. It's so calming and pretty.

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Wine, good food.....

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...even more food....

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Me trying to be a cook (notice the fabulous hair there, haha.)

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Love ♥

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Cute little birdies on the corner of a building, they were just about to fly off the nest.

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Playing cards...

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...and playing pool on a miniature table (so fun memories of that one!)

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View from the porch.

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Look at them! So freaking adorable!

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Flip flops. The only appropriate cabin shoes on summer.

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New favorite summer drink, who would've known I'd like the combo of beer and lemon? (And kids, don't drink unless you're old enough. I'm so old no one cares what I drink.)

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After the weekend, me and the boys headed back to home. J stayed at our place couple more days after that, and so we took the chance to go and play some minigolf (pretty much that for this summer, huh? :D)

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So, we had a pretty relaxed midsummer, instead of going to a festival and partying really hard, but that was the best part of it. This year for me is all about finding balance in my life and getting my life more stress-free, so the more I have these relaxed events, the better it is for me. ;)

Hope you liked these photos, we had so much fun when they were taken! ♥

I need to go now, to get everything ready for the trip (still not sure what clothes to pack, oh no!) but I'll be back with you very soon.

Have a lovely day ♥

Blog ya later,

xoxo

Johanna

3 comments:

  1. Such a wonderful holiday!!
    Love your pictures!!!

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  2. Ooh, nyt mie haluan mökille! :D

    Sinulle on haaste blogissani!
    http://laatikollinenlakkaa.blogspot.fi/2013/08/toisen-valitsemaa-haaste.html

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  3. I love these pictures. Such amazing summer pictures. Love the one of you cooking.

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