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Yes, it is still hot, and I spent my day in Starbucks because what can I say, I love a little dose of good old AC!

But that is not the hot that I want to focus on now. Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem got married!? How did I miss this? Is there a couple that could be any better looking?! Okay, I guess you could argue many couples… (Ryan Reynolds and Scarlet Johansson, Brad and Angelina and what have you, but still, this is a pretty good match, right?)

Speaking of celebrity news, is anyone else just a little bit sad that The Hills is over? I was never really a watcher, but last summer during a phase of boredom I watched all of the seasons. It’s addicting! And I’m not gonna lie, the ending was cool…

If you click on that pic, you can be a stalker like me and check out all of the The Hills reunion/finale pics! Is anyone else obsessed with Whitney’s dress?

So in the spirit of going out and enjoying my last week in Berlin (and celebrities) I tampered with the smokey eye I look today! Now I just need a good occasion to wear it to and to snap a pic to post! And thanks to Erica at Fashion Meets Food for her help!

Today I slept in and it was wonderful. So to celebrate I had a miniature brunch inspired by Kelsey at Snacking Squirrel. I know I’ve seen this before on someone’s blog, but yesterday it was Kelsey who made it look tasty! Mine doesn’t look quite as pretty, but it was very good! (That’s egg in multigrain bread if you can’t tell!) And I had a peach and a few strawbs!

Since I had a nice brunch there was no need for lunch, so let’s get right to dinner! I had the only thing I could possibly eat in this weather: leftover veggies from last night!! Seriously, even eating makes me sweat. This needs to end! It’s never this hot here in the summer!!

And guess what? Less than a month until I’m back in the USofA! Where there is air conditioning!


Tonight’s Gonna Be A Good Night

So, you know how some nights, no matter what you do, are just good nights?

I had one of those. Since my time in Berlin is coming to an end I am trying to to everything that I can to enjoy the last few days. And it’s not easy, because not only do I have to finished three essays and find time to have fun with friends, but it is about 100 degrees and there is no air conditioning. Yes I had to make that italic and bold because it is almost not doable! (Or maybe I’m  just a wimp…) I took an hour long bath yesterday to cool down and literally while I was still drying and walking around in my underwear I was sweating again. It’s like freshman year of college when I got the crappiest dorm on campus and there was no air conditioning. That and North Carolina’s humid summers and walking up ten million hills (okay not quite that many) to class do not match. And here trying to write three essays when I am sticking to my furniture is not okay either. So where do I spend my day? Good old Starbucks! Because it is American and I therefore knew that there had to be air conditioning! And I actually work well in Starbucks because I study there at home sometimes so it has an “efficient” vibe to it. Although I wrote four pages, about one third of one paper, I realized that I was completely out of ideas and had nothing else to write. Don’t you hate that?! I hope by tomorrow my brain will be refreshed!! And I had downed my iced coffee in the first 5 minutes, so the whole time I was craving another one! But I held it together and just popped a piece of my yummy Orbit Mint Peppermint Spray! You all know how much I like that 🙂

For a little cool off when I got home I ate this wonderful mix of greek yogurt, frozen berries (blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and ribes. Ribes are very common in Germany, but I have no idea about the US…), a shot of milk, and a sprinkling of cinnamon. Mmmm. ( I realize that this may not look appitizing, but oh it was!)

But now to the night. I went to my godmother’s, who you all know well from this post and this post, and we had such a nice dinner on her balcony. We talked for four hours and the weather finally did us a favor and turned into a cool night so we even stopped sweating!! And then, to make up for some missed birthdays and Christmases (which wasn’t at all necessary) she told me she was going to sew me two pillow cases and a skirt!! She is very talented, and wears her own skirts all of the time and they are simply adorable. When she finishes and sends it to me I will post a picture! Look at her fabrics!

And although I didn’t take any pics because I was so busy enjoying that I forgot, the food was so refreshing. Perfect summer meal. Tomato and mozzarella salad topped with basil, cantaloupe with prosciutto, and fresh veggies with homemade sauce. She even gave me the rest of the sauce and veggies to eat tomorrow, so I will take it pic then! In the past few weeks have you had a really good night, even if it was just reading or relaxing?

And lastly, I am having so much trouble commenting on everyone’s blogs, so I am really sorry! I have no idea if it is my horrible internet connection or what, but I’m really sorry if I haven’t been commenting! Does anyone else have this kind of a problem/ know how to fix it??

Buenas Noches friends! I am about to go to bed and am sweating again because it is SO HOT. Where is my air conditioning?! Or perhaps just a fan?! Oh the things I look forward to in America!