Monday, March 23, 2009

The awaited end of Winter...


Spring started three days ago finally!!!! Winter is over so we can put away the winter coats and take the light and colourful jackets out. To go out instead of staying home in front of TV. The pale glow is going to change in pink one , given by the first rays of sun!! The huge difference is that most of people get their smiles back!

I must confess I am quite glad that winter is over. Many upsetting events happened those last three months and that was getting depressing! I hope this beginning season is going to change that, and bring happiness to people who need it! Those two seasons are so different: on one hand ,we stay home, locked up, and we don't feel like doing anything. And on the other hand, after Marsh, we just want to go out, breathe some fresh air, meet people and enjoy the sun. Men are like flowers they open to each other in Springtime!

So I just wanted to wish you all a nice and colorful spring!!!




Dysneyland Paris










It's been such a long time since I updated my blog,I just had a lot going on!
So I decided to tell you more about my week end in Disneyland Paris with Guillaume and my brother Romain! We had a good time!! We left on saturday morning.It's a four hours drive so we left very early in the morning ! We arrived at 9 am at Disneyland.

It's crazy how you just become a kid again when you enter these kind of places.

We had a lot of fun.Guillaume did the Hollywood tower of terror : it's an elevator who goes up to thirteen floors and it fells down in few seconds ,it seemed really scary but Guillaume loved it.We saw some shoxs ;includind a cinema stunt show!

For dinner we went to Planet Hollywood to have a big burger and then we went to bed,we slept like babies, we were so tired.

The day after was great but unfortunately it was raining! It didn't keep us from doing all the rides and running around everywhere like 5 years old ! At the end of the day we wxent back home!It was a nice week end and I would like to thank my brother for this wonderful Christmas present he got us!!

















Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Love, Love, Love


“Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world,I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow airport.General opinion makes out that we live in a world of hatred and greed;I don't see that.Seems to me that love is everywhere.Often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy but it's always there.Fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives,boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends.When the planes hit the Twin Towers,none of the phone calls from people on board were messages of hate or revenge, they were all messages of love.lf you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around.”
This is the introduction of one of my favourite movie “Love actually” directed by Richard Curtis.The movie takes place in London, ant we follow eight differents couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interelated, takes all set during a frantic month before Christmas.I just love this movie, I don’t know why exactly, I often watch it.Love is such a complicated thing to explain, and I won’t claim to know what is love cause I am still trying to figure it out between the fact that Love is blind, destructive, eternal, brief ,existential...This mysterious feeling can be as good as bad.As the famous song says “everybody loves”, we all need and live throught love.From the moment we were born, and the first skin contact we have with our mothers,the invisible bound grows between the child and his parents.Then, an other one grows between the siblings,and as we grow up, we discover the fact to fall in love.This one is I think the most painful.It’s crazy how we have this need of protection for the people we love,against the heart broken pain (and all kind of pain).For example I know someone who is going throught a divorce, and it’s awful to see him in such pain. I would give anything to make him feel better. The only heartbroken medecine I know is Time.It doesn’t work all the time,but usually does.There are a lot of impressive people who keep searching for love, for their “one and only”.They aren’t scared of the game or the risks they take.Their will is amazing and they are ready for anything to find someone to share their life with;On the other side,there are some people who gave up on love as soon as they lost their beloved ones.They are to scared to start over with someone new,or just know that none could replace this person.I could go on and on about it trying to understand such an abstract subject,but I would just say to conclude that : There is nothing more beautiful and painful than love!

Decorating the appartment...

When you are a kid, your parents always tell you that when you start something you finish it ! Well, sometimes you just don’t listen this kind of wise advice. When we moved into the appartment, we knew we had some stuffs to do in it , like paintings, wall paper…We started before Christmas with the kitchen cabinets but we made the mistake to not do anything during the celebrations of the end 2008, Xmas, New Year’s eve ,my Birthday,cause we wanted to get some rest !
Unfortunately it was really hard to get back at work after the “break”;oh my gosh,Guillaume and I felt so lazy.
These last two weeks we worked really hard,we did most of the genwork. The horrible wall paper from the 70’s was torn down, and thrown away with pleasure cause it was so ugly!! The walls were fixed cause there were some surprise holes everywhere, so we plastered the walls and we finally painted it in white,twice!
The hall way is finally done, we put up the big mirror on the wall, it’s so pretty. We started the restrooms too and the bathroom is almost done!
I can not wait for this work to be over!
I will post some pictures as soon as it’s over and all cute!!

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

My birthday...


After Christmas,Guillaume’s Birthday and New year’s eve, January fifth was my Birthday!! I am now 26 years old. I wish I could have stayed home to enjoy this day but unfortunately I had to go to work! This day started like all my birthdays with my mother calling me at night! I don’t know why she does that seriously it is so annoying! She called me at 5 am! Of course, I was sleeping like a baby and believe me, when I heard the phone ringing, my brain wasn’t working and I didn’t really appreciate my first “Happy Bday Elodie”!! I keep telling her to call me on normal hours but she just dosen’t get it !!! There is also an other tradition that continues every year: my brothers forget to call me on my birthday,every year they miss it and they usually call me the day after.I will just charge this bad habit up on the fact they are men and not good with dates! I celebrated my Bday with Guillaume who cooked me a nice dinner. He offered me a bread machine (the appliance that makes real bread and bun) It is so cool!!I can’t wait to try it! I had a nice birthday this year!
However, Bdays have a tendancy to make me a little nostalgic.Like every kids, when I was “young”,I couldn’t wait to be a growing up, and I imagined what it would be to be 20 ,or 23,and then 26 years old…My life is far from what I imagined.I don’t live in a huge house surrounded by a dozen of kids,with a husband, a dog…I don’t have so much money that I can change my car every week, I am not an elephant breeder, or a candy creator…lol. I know I had a lot of imagination when I was a kid!!But who hasn’t dreamt??
In exchange of all these fantasies, I have Reality!A life pretty much common but I love it!!! I have my Guillaume whom I ‘m crazy about! I have a nice home, a good job, a lot of time to see my friends and my family, and so many projects in my head !! It’s far from the huge house,but I am grateful of what I have.I don’t think Happiness is something that lasts all the time ,I think it is more the accumulation of happy moments that make you feel happy !These precious moments make you gratified with what you have ,even if it’s not that much! So here I am with my 26 years old and my happiness,it’s pretty cool,isn’t it?

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

the new year...


This year 2008 is over and the new one has started!! I spent New year’s eve at home with my man and it was really quiet. It was fun,we had a great diner just the two of us and we just talked and watched tv!! I know it can seem weird but I don’t really like “the huge party”on New year’s eve.So a nice evening at home is paradise for me!
I was really tired of my day at work, and I thougt I couldn’t stay awake til midnight so I went to take a nap around eleven.I woke up at 11:40 pm!
I started to get a lot of phone calls and textmessages of my friends saying "happy new year" and I didn’t understand why they were so early.Guillaume and I heard the first fireworks and we realized that it was past midnight!! My phone was fifteen minutes late. We missed the twelve stroke of midnight!! So we missed the big moment of the night but we had a great time,it is more important isn’t it? And after all we have twelve months to enjoy this new year so the first minutes are not that important!!!!

So happy new year to all of you!

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Christmas...

Christmas is already over! I think it is going so fast, too fast .Every year it is the same thing, we spend a lot of time to prepare Cristmas eve.We set up the christmas tree,put the ligths on our homes.A lot of shopping is done to offer the persons we love the best presents.The streets are all filled with lights.We look for new reciepes to try for dinner, to make everything perfect for the guests we 'll have.And then after one night,just one, it's over. December 26 th makes me sad all the time,I hate it, cause I have to wait for a whole year to celebrate it again.If only it could last at least a week!
Guillaume and I had a great time this year.We spent christmas eve at home and had a nice meal.I was so proud of my dinner! The day after we were at Guillaume's family for lunch and spent the evening at my brother's house for dinner.We ate so much food!But it was good!Guillaume and I were so spoiled this year, we had a lot of beautiful presents,and we are really grateful to our families,even the one oversees who thought about us!!Thanks to all of you!
Now the wrapping paper has been torn, the kids have been high on sugar,the christmas tree is almost back in the basement...and we are already getting ready for a whole new year.