Sunday, September 22, 2013

Follow @sabineaurore on Instagram!

Salut, tout le monde...c'est Sabine ! 

What's the big news? Well...

YOU CAN NOW FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM! That's right- you can follow me, Sabine, on Instagram. My username is @sabineaurore. Be sure to follow me!

My account is basically a behind-the-scenes look of my daily life. The photos are normally cell phone photos because as I said, it is more of a look into my life. After you follow me, be sure to follow the account that showcases better photos and features my friends: @thepoupeebrigade.

If you have an Instagram account and want me to check it out, leave me a comment with your username! If you follow me, please leave me a comment, too, so I can be sure to accept your request and check out your account. 

~Sabine

Friday, September 20, 2013

Surprises from Kit-Kat and friends!

Salut tout le monde ! C'est Sabine, et j'ai été occupée avec lycée.

Recently, I received a package from Kit-Kat and friends in the mail. It was a nice surprise, especially in the midst of a crazy school week! The day I got the package started out as a great day, though; the package just made it better. I wore my new sandals, new tank, and new lace shirt to school and received many compliments. I love wearing new clothes to school!

Here I am with some of the items in the package I received. Not everything is pictured. A pretty purple dress was also included; I just know Julien's sister will love it! A pretty black and pink Eiffel Tower gift bag is also not shown in the photo.

The first thing I will show you are fun hair accessories for Sandrine. Sandrine was at one of her dance classes when I opened the package, but she saw them when she returned, and she loves them! Purple is her favorite color, she wears a lot of black, and she loves sparkles. They are perfect for her.

The next thing was for me. They are cards with bikes on them. I love to ride my bike, so these cards were a perfect choice.

I literally freaked out about the next item- a Hannah Montana shirt! I can't wait to wear it. Isn't the print cool?

The next thing was wrapped securely in a striped bag. I wonder what could be inside?

I pulled out a cute Chinese figure!

They must have gotten her for me when they went to Vancouver! I have the perfect place for her in my room.

Special thanks to Kit, Kat, and their friends for the thoughtful surprises! It was nice to come home from school to a package.

~Sabine

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Une nouvelle amie

Salut, tout le monde! C'est Sabine, et cette semaine était folle!

For those who didn't read my last post, I began school on the 3rd. Since I'm in lycée now, I have even more work in order to prepare for le bac, the big end-of-lycée exam. I realize I've been bad at blogging, and I'll probably continue to be bad at blogging until I have more free time (which most likely won't come until any of my breaks).

On my first day of school, I decided to wear this cardigan, lace tank, jeggings, and boots. I am not a fan of the boots, but Sandrine wore the shoes I wanted to wear. Of course, I wore her boots as my way of getting revenge.
The first day went well; I felt super confident in my new outfit, my cartable wasn't geeky, and I got a new cell phone. Plus, I was going to meet Julien at the park after school. He told me he wanted to discuss something important, and I was anxious to hear what he had to say.

I plopped down by the only tree at the park. My mom was probably going to kill me for sitting in the mud, but hey. There was nothing I could do about it. It was so nice to relax after a long day of learning. Plus, it was actually sunny for once!

As I went to text Julien back, I realized I couldn't because I couldn't find my phone. I freaked out! It was brand-new! Not only would my mom flip about the dirty jeggings, she'd seriously lose it if I told her I lost my new phone! My dad would even flip out on me! 

Before I could get up to look, a girl with long, dark hair approached me. In accented French, she said, "I think you dropped this."
She had my phone...she had my phone!!!! I was ecstatic! That was one less thing to worry about!

I asked her where she found it, and she told me she found it on the gravel path. It must have slipped out of my hand without me realizing it.

The girl sat down beside me, and something about her looked extremely familiar. When she introduced herself as Julieta Alonso Morales, I knew that she was Carlota Alonso Morales's older sister! They are from Sevilla, Spain. I completely forgot that she was staying with Aurélie this year! Like Carlota, Julieta is a flamenco dancer. I began to tell her about meeting Julien here, and that led into a huge discussion about my guy problems. Julieta laughed and insisted that she would be Julieta sin Romeo (Juliet without Romeo) until she finished colegio (Spanish equivalence to lycée/high school). Therefore, she said she couldn't really help me since she's never crushed on anyone or had actual guy problems. 

Julieta was super friendly and social. As a rule, I've noticed that most Spanish people are. She's nothing like her sister, though. I'm glad I won't have to worry about her crushing on Julien. She seems like she doesn't want to deviate from the whole Julieta sin Romeo thing she has going on. It sounds like she has too much of a life for a relationship, anyway. School and flamenco take up a lot of of her time, plus she's learning how to play the guitar. She also likes to cook for her family and sew her own clothes. In her free time, she likes to do things with her friends. Oh, and she's teaching herself Arabic. See, I don't really have that much of a life. I have school, homework, voice and flute lessons, friends, and obviously enough free time for boy problems. 

Julieta is what my best American friend Lilly would call "chill". So, my new goal for this school year is to make la senorita Julieta Alonso my role model! I'm going to strive to be as collected and awesome as she is. Let's hope I can do it...

~Sabine