The one with the bestie reunion 3.0

Bestie and myself have once again been reunited. It was a special day folks. I am going to keep this short and sweet because I woke up in the 4am hour to get to the airport for our running screaming crying moment (which I actually spaced out hard for and didn’t realise that Sally had come up behind me… fail), and I am pretty sure that crawling out of bed at that hour and blowing up balloons immediately didn’t do anything good for myย brain power.

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First stop after a little unpacking and brekkie was Sally’s new university: Le Cordon Bleu. I am definitely winning in this friendship- her chef course is going to require a whole lot of taste testing on my part and I am ready to step up to the plate.

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Furthermore, I have officially commissioned her to be in charge of my future wedding cake. If she achieves something like the below beauty that was just hanging out in the student centre, ย she gets to keep being my friend. Lucky girl ๐Ÿ˜‰

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After that we did the only appropriate thing when back in Australia: straight to the beach. A picnic and a little sunbathing before we got hit by a huge thunderstorm and subsequently hit out cardio goalsย of the day sprinting back to the bus shelter. And yes we are wearing matching shorts, that is how we roll.

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The activity highlight of the day: a new yoga class. We started a two week free trial with an amazing studio in Sydney and I really really loved the hatha class we tried out. They also teach vinyasa and ashtanga there which is a big plus for me as I love both those styles and find ashtanga a little more difficult to find classes in for some reason.

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After yoga we went straight to an Italian restaurant we have been wanting to try out for a while. I was pretty much ready to eat my own arm in this photo. Please take a second to avert your eyes from my tired spacey gaze and admire what you can see of my minion shirt that bestie got for me: I am very much in love with it. Don’t worry, there will be lot of pics showcasing it much better as I intend to wear it for at least the next 16 days in a row.

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We had a vegetarian pizza (although we found two pieces of sausage in it?!- lucky we are not strict vegetarians, and waitressing has put me off kicking up a fuss about stuff like that) and the pesto pasta and it was pretty good but not spectacular. Living in Italy for six months may have biased me a little and made me a wee bit fussy about my Italian food.

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It’s so lovely to have my bestie back and you can expect to see a lot of photos of our everyday randomness again ๐Ÿ™‚

What was the highlight of your day?ย 

Fave Italian food? – I love pasta alla gorgonzola (blue cheese) but I know many people find that gross…

Married people- Tell me about your wedding cake!ย What sort of cake/frosting was it? The one above looked so SO good.

About kiwiyogirunner

I'm a kiwi girl travelling the world and staying grounded through yoga and running! Come hang out and be besties with me while I attempt to navigate my crazy life :) For more details check out my About page!
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8 Responses to The one with the bestie reunion 3.0

  1. Jessica @ VEGGIE RUNNING MOMMA says:

    Best friend, beach, yoga and italian restaurant.!! sounds like you guys had an awesome time ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚
    Favorite Italian food would be lasgna.!! or eggplant parmasana.! I loove both.
    Highlight of my day so far is eating all of these dried bananas. yum yum.

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    • We sure did! A great combination right? :)mmmm i love both those dishes! We used to always eat parmigiana at home after school in Italy! Good times ๐Ÿ™‚ dried bananas are so so good and addictive! And healthy ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  2. My wedding cake… um, that was so long ago I have forgotten! That sounds bad, but it’s true ๐Ÿ™‚
    Favorite Italian food is hard to decide – cheese ravioli or fettuccine Alfredo I think. The more cheese the better.
    That is awesome your friend is back again. It was probably a bit lonely there!

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    • That’s awesome that it’s been that long! How many years? ๐Ÿ™‚ oh yes definitely, the more cheese the better for sure! Yeah it definitely was a bit lonely, esp with my bf in Canada and my family in nz too! And as a student just staring at my essays all day doesn’t help- when I’m excited to go to work I know I’ve been feeling lonely haha. I’m glad she’s back! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. We didn’t have just one wedding cake, we had a cake room. Well, it was a cake and sweet room. We have about 20 different cake and a whole pick n’ mix thing. It was the highlight for our guests.

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  4. Sally says:

    La la la… Sally is back.. Ready to rock n roll and be the real Pastry chef… Don’t worry, ur wedding cake (handmade by me) will be awesome and fantastic ๐Ÿ™‚ and will be free (if you help me to clean the kitchen.. Lol). Glad to be back home and to see you, cici. XOXOXOXO

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    • It better be fantastic! Don’t worry, you can practice beforehand and I will help you with the taste testing ๐Ÿ™‚ just like the minion bookmarks, you cook and I clean! ๐Ÿ™‚ so glad you’re back Dede ku! Xoxoxoxoxo

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