Summer is Over
one Eventfull-Colorfull-Joyfull summer for me
I have been away for so long:(
realized how much i missed writing my BLOG and sharing the good times with my readers
the most fun i had this summer
lots and lots of Press coverage!
here are some of them:
me and mommy:)
me and Paris:)
me and Paris:)
Another best part of Summer is of course Parties!
well, when i say parties i am referring to my mom's Party EVENTS that she had at 2 of her houses for her lady friends
(the concept would be a little different than you might imagine)
they were both FAB!
some of our prep pics.
-i dont have pictures from during the events because believe it or not we were so busy as hosts, i literally had no time to take pics of her lovely friends, decors or the delicious food
our Turkish Coffee cups from the store; Haremlique
the tray design that i did for my moms end table in her living room
my moms second house in BODRUM- Turkbuku
how GORG is the view
the glimpse of the living room in BODRUM- Turkbuku
My Make-up artist Mustafa Revan did my make-up before the event
he is an amazing person!
I looked so fresh and pretty, loveeed it
eyes-very defined but the rest very soft and floaty
(we are in my moms formal dining room)
my make-up is done, but still need to put on my hair extensions
NEVER without them LOL
ok, so back to BODRUM- Turkbuku
our Lovely Friend MERAL YAZICI invited us over for dinner at her house in Turkbuku
She is so amazing with table decorations and cooking!
Since she travels back and forth to many parts of Europe especially to Paris throughout the year,
you would be swept off of your feet with her recipes
Always a great pleasure for me
always a fashionista
Meral's Lavender pot design
Fresh grilled Veggie Sandwiches
Meral's table decor was with lots of Turquoise accents and detailing
Perfect Concept and Color for Summer in Bodrum
this is Meral's secret recipe dish
its homemade Onion Quiche
everything is from scratch
it was so delicious i believe i had like 4 slices, OMG
the presentation of these little Cheese Muffins are to die for
its so traditional and elegant
another secret recipe of Meral; Plum Tarte
with organic hand picked plums that she gets from the local farmers market
it is just extremely delicous!
How gorgeous is this presentation!
green and turquoise
and the infamous Orange Cake
This presentation was may fav!
How beautiful is this!!!
the colors... the concept... the plater...
this is one of the prettiest combinations i have ever seen in my life
and Merals' HERMES Oran sandals
it was a lovely evening
Meral has always been a great host and a great homemaker
Thank You for this amazing dinner
we love you
speaking of Farmers Markets
the ones in Bodrum are very famous
i have gathered some pics for you
you will love them:
me and mommy:)
this is actually from the Begendik store, had to pic it!
so, after going to all these Farmers Markets in Bodrum
its time to make some homemade Jelly
now this is my moms specialty
we made 2 kinds this summer
strawberry and apricot
first step is to add enough sugar
than you start boiling the fruit and the sugar mix
its imp. to remove the bubbles that form on the top of the mix
(so its good to keep an eye during this process)
than leave them under the sun to dry and absorb the juices and become your jelly at breakfast
-how long; is up to how juicy you prefer it to be and depends on how your mix is
dont forget: this is homemade so it can never be as chunky and heavy as the ones you buy at the stores...
PIC MIX of what is going on lately:
admiring the jewelry that i got from Istanbul
Turtle time- Desert Hot Springs
growing LEMONS, loveeeeeeee
selfie with my new pj's from Victoria's Secret
my weekly flower bouquet design for the kitchen from Trader Joe's- the best
wanna have it!
HERMES CONSTANCE CROCO with DIAMONDS
took Paris with me to my hair salon, Chris McMillan, Beverly Hills
hosted a dinner party for my friends from France
what was for dessert: Sprinkles Cupcakes YAY!!!
my moms friend Nurdan Acar came and stayed with us in Bodrum
we had the best time ever!!!
She is incredibly charming and lovely
this is from our -last night- dinner at Cipriani restaurant in Palmarina Bodrum
we will miss u NURDAN
last but not the least
my FABULOUS ZAC POSEN GOWN that i wore for Nazli Yazici Sert's wedding
The Grand FINALE
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