More from the S.B.L.’15

Hey everyone! Here are some of the remaining bucket list items which I attempted (yes, yes, I know – this post is hella late).

Oh, & this may be obvious, but I’m kinda rushing through this post.

#19.Make a fabulous cake.

It looked better before I stuck it into the refrigerator. Seriously.

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Ta-da.

 

#24.Make a lyric drawing.

I’m a bit in love with this song. And I’m really proud of that door in the corner, I don’t know why.

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#55.See the sunset.

I don’t have any words for this.

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#44. Eye bomb.

Hehehehe.

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Pine-ing after you.

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Bear-y funny.

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I SEE your mischief.

 

#49.Have a pet rock.

I painted a stone. It was rock-ing. (Pun might’ve been intended.)

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Woof.

I did some other list items too, but I don’t have any pictures for them, so I’ll just summarise them.

#64.Go bicycling.

I did this with two of my friends. It was all fun & games until my friend’s bicycle broke down in the middle of a road. What even.

#56.Glow in the dark bubbles.

This was a Pinterest fail. Nothing – literally nothing – happened. I poured the glow stick solution into the bubble mix & blowed some bubbles, but they were just ordinary ones. They didn’t glow. Sad.

#34.Ding Dong Ditch.

This was kinda fun. I was walking around the neighbourhood with my friends & out of nowhere we decided to attempt this. Heeheehee.

I won’t be on much in the coming few months, so I’ve scheduled a bunch of posts. I’ll try to come on a few times though, to check the comments & stuff. So comment, my adorable pommes de terre! 😉

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Until next time,
Briar

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À la plage.

Hello everybody! Last week, I was at my sister’s place, which happens to be near the beach.
I did a few bucket list items there.
#7. Pull an all-nighter.
This one was kind of a fail, but I’m not willing to attempt another all-nighter, so I’ll count this one. I did this the night before/on which I was supposed to leave for my sister’s place. Up until 3.30 am (which was when I was supposed to “wake up”) I listened to music & kinda zoned out. Then I “woke up”, got dressed, & left for the airport. By the time I got into the plane, it was already 6.15 am, which was when my all-nighter officially got completed. Yay.

#12. Build a sandcastle.
We attempted to make a sandcastle without buckets & shovels, & this was the outcome.

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Voila!

#54. See the sunrise.
We set our alarms for 5 am as the sunrise was to be at 5:47 am (we googled it). We finally got out of bed at about 5:15, & we left the house a bit after 5:30, which resulted in us reaching the beach just in the nick of time (walking to the beach that’s the closest to the house takes 15 minutes).

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While heading to the beach.

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Fossa ooh!

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Fossa aah!

After watching the sunrise we had breakfast at a 24-hour restaurant at the seaside. It was great.

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#4.Go bowling. 

We went mini bowling at the local arcade. It was quite fun (except for the part that I didn’t win).

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The ball was so tiny!

Afterwards we played air hockey. And then we attempted to play a car racing game in which we couldn’t quite understand the objective.


Here are some other pictures from the trip-

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tried to take a tumblr-esque picture.

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On the boat to the beach.

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tryin’ to be artsy.

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prettyyy.

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I think this was a river?

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Until next time,
Briar

Blue pancakes, homemade ice cream & more

Hello everybody! Here is the much-procrastinated summer bucket list update post!

#58. Make coca cola lip balm.

I saw this on YouTube back in February & decided to put it on my summer bucket list (I have no idea why). I made the container, & then attempted to make the lip balm cola flavoured. BIG FAIL.

The lip balm now smells like an artificially flavoured fruit salad. Oh well.
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#60. Make a washer necklace.

This is the first item that I attempted this summer, & I think the necklace turned out pretty well. It’s one of my favourite colours too!

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The front.

The back (it has my initials!)

The back (it has my initials.)

#18. Make homemade ice-cream.

I made this with Pancake Monarch the other night.

The instructions said to add in vanilla essence, milk & sugar into a small ziploc bag & then put it into a larger ziploc bag that’s filled with ice & rock salt. I tried trusting my non-existent cooking senses (what was I even thinking?) & didn’t measure the vanilla essence, which resulted in a foul tasting vanilla “ice-cream”.

Ugh, I’m an idiot.

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In the bag.

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End product.

 

#15. Make purple pancakes.

As you can see, this isn’t even remotely purple.

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I didn’t have any red food colouring, so I tried using “Orange Red”, & the batter turned a hideous greenish-purple. I added in lots of blue food colour to turn it back into blue.

The morning ended with attempting to make the pancakes look appetizing by adding on vanilla ice cream & chocolate syrup & Pancake Monarch saying, “What were you even trying to do?

I’ve done a few more things from the list apart from these. A post about those will be up soon! 🙂

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Until next time,
Briar

My Summer Bucket list 2015 is up! ☼

I finally put it up on this blog. Woohoo. You can check it out here.

There are 66 items in total (I know that seems like a lot), & I plan on doing (or at least attempting) each & every one. No exceptions. The time is from May’15 to June’15.

And no, my summer break doesn’t start in the beginning of May. I just want to do some of the items with a friend who’s gonna come here in early May (she lives in another state; her grandparents live here), & task #14. Celebrate Cartoonist’s Day, must be done on 5th May.We’re not even going to do anything important in school after the first week of May.

Anyways, this summer, I plan on blogging every item properly, unlike last year. And not sleeping in until noon every single day.

And since there’s not anything else I’d like to say,

Adios! ✌☮

-Briar

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Knuckle rings, #Jelsa & planning for summer break.

Howdy! In the past two weeks, I did some stuff from my Spring Bucket List’15, & most of my time was spent on working on my summer bucket list. Oh, & YouTube. And Pinterest. Lots & lots of Pinterest.

Anyways, moving onto the stuff I’ve done…

#6. Floral Mani & Pedi.

Err….it’s not even remotely floral, as you can see. Hehe.

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Nails & rings.

#13. Make some knuckle rings.

I think these turned out pretty well. Woohoo.

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#7. Play in the rain.

Did this last week. Accidentally, I might add. I was at the park with my friend when it started drizzling, & then full on raining.

Obviously, I didn’t take any pictures. Didn’t want to ruin my phone.

#10. Finalize Summer Bucket List’15.

It’s bigger, & better than last year. If you follow me on Instagram (my username’s allthatrandomosity), you might have seen a snippet of it. I’ll be doing the items on it from May, all through June.Well over 60 items XD I can’t fit any more items onto the sheet (yeah, I have more ideas). Hee.

I’ll be posting it on this blog sometime around mid-April, so stay tuned.

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Woohoo.

#5. Make a #Jelsa drawing.

Okay, so Jelsa is my ULTIMATE OTP & I SHIP THEM SO HARD ASDFGHJKL.

I saw a fan art on Pinterest, & I decided to attempt to recreate it.

It's still incomplete, but yeah.

It’s still incomplete, but yeah.

#2. Bake something.

Striped blue cupcakes, yay! Even though I got distracted while adding sugar & ended up with an unbalanced batter, they turned out pretty good, even if I do say so myself 😉

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I’m pretty sure I used a pizza tray.

My hand looks weird.

My hand looks weird.

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Until next time 🙂

Briar

Remaining bucket list items

I ended up completing some of the remaining tasks in the first two weeks of July, then I got busy with stuff, hence the (extremely) delayed post.

22.Set a dandelion on fire.

I got the idea for this from here- http://www.pinterest.com/pin/477311260479240714/

Liar.

Or maybe it wasn’t a dandelion. The latter is more probable.

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It’s all blurry

 

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After burning

15.Pick an official summer anthem.

Tough one, so I ended up picking 2-

1)Pursuit of Happiness – Kid Cudi

2)Don’t Stop – 5SOS

6.Make a time capsule.

Inside are ticket stubs, a coin, the letter to myself (task 3 on my life bucket list) & some more stuff.

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1.Get a tan tattoo.

I don’t have a picture 😦 It faded too quickly. Urgh. It was a tiny heart on my left arm, but the outline wasn’t very clear.

31.Try to finish Mario Forever.

I’m so sorry, Mario. I got you killed too many times.

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Until next time,

Briar

Watermelon carving, cupcakes & Summer Playlist.

*awkwardly tries to start blog post*

*fails*

Let’s skip the introduction part of this post, okay? Okay.

(Please excuse the TFIOS pun, or whatever it was.)

34. Make a summer playlist.

My summer playlist is still incomplete, but it has over 20 songs, which means it qualifies as a playlist (according to me). And I’m getting obsessed with High School Musical once again. Oops.

Summer Playlist

Summer – Calvin Harris

Summer Forever – Megan Nicole

Cruise – Florida Georgia Line

Wannabe – Spice Girls

All of the Stars – Ed Sheeran

Try Hard – 5SOS

Better Than Words – 1D

Break Your Little Heart – All Time Low

Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down – Fall Out Boy

Let It Go – Idina Menzel

Happy – Pharrel

Don’t Stop – 5SOS

Disconnected – 5SOS

Team – Lorde

Really Don’t Care – Demi Lovato ft. Cher Lloyd

Let Her Go- Passenger

Sing – Ed Sheeran

Bounce – Iggy Azalea

Burn – Ellie Goulding

Enter Sandman – Metallica

Live My Life – Far East Movement

Wherever You Are – Sam Tsui

I Wish – Cher Lloyd ft. T.I.

Pursuit of Happiness – Kid Cudi

Take a Walk – Passion Pit

She Looks So Perfect – 5SOS

All for One – HSM 2

Everyday – HSM 2

I Don’t Dance – HSM 2

Work This Out – HSM 2

Talk Dirty vs. Problem – Mashup

The Reckless & the Brave – All Time Low

Somewhere in Neverland – All Time Low

Boom – ’tis a summer playlist. There’s a bunch of other songs too, but I can’t remember them right now.

 28. Make watermelon cupcakes.

For this, I basically put in flour, milk, oil, vanilla essence, red food colouring, etc, etc, & prayed for the best. I’d read that while using food colouring, it’s important to remember that a little goes a long way, So I put in 5 drops of colouring & mixed the batter. The colour obtained was….cotton candy pink. I added more, then even more, but before I could reach red, I ran out of food colouring. Seriously. Even after using up a whole bottle of red, I got stuck with bright pink.

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3……out of food colour.

Thankfully, after baking, it turned into red.

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Praise the lord

The frosting was made with sugar, milk & green colouring.

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It looks like it’s from outer space

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Forgot to add chocolate chips. Sad.

 

33. Carve a watermelon.

Doing this task was really fun – more fun than drawing a mustache on someone who’s asleep. Along with a beard. With permanent marker.

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Scraping

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All hollowed out.

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Boo ya!

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May your summer be awesome,

Briar