Saturday, January 02, 2010

Playing with my new toys

Piritta and I were just talking about how we seem to be getting just kids' presents for Christmas. She got Playstation last year, Nintendo this year and next she's gonna ask for a sleigh with a steering wheel. Well, I also got some toys this year. Toys for kids and... dumb adults. I love them all!

This head scratcher has kept me by far the busiest!

P1070792.jpg picture by avaramaiju

This is something I've been craving ever since I was like 6, and now Rene got them for me! You know those tiny plastic buttons you pin into a picture and iron to sort of weld them together... yeah those. I'm a big spokesman for these kind of cheap ways to bring out the child in yourself, so I say try it! Or come over and try it with me, I have a huge bucket of multicoloured buttons!

P1070688.jpg picture by avaramaijuP1070691.jpg picture by avaramaiju

I dunno what this is either...

P1070693.jpg picture by avaramaijuP1070697.jpg picture by avaramaiju

OK, the next one I bought myself, but it's brilliant! It's a remake of a traditional board game (The Star of Africa) we used to play as kids, only this one is hand made by Finnish-German 4th graders! It's really funny and exciting too! It's the Finnish map, and you need to find "the Gold of Finland" and you get to find treasures on the way... I bought ift from the Finnish School.

P1070702.jpg picture by avaramaiju
P1070701.jpg picture by avaramaiju

Hihihihihi the buttons look so cute.

P1070704.jpg picture by avaramaiju

So enjoyable... Rene gave me a foot spa.

P1070797.jpg picture by avaramaiju

My roommates seem to think I may wanna chop my boyfriend and put him in a blender. I was also hoping for an artsy calendar, and this time I get do make one myself! It's so great that they like to encourage the creative side in me. And Friends is just my alltime favourite. I'm still missing the 1st 5 seasons, if you wanna get me something...

P1070798.jpg picture by avaramaiju

And then some pretty and grown up stuff to balance it all. :) The fashion book and bell are from my Swedish (read elegant) side of the family.

P1070706.jpg picture by avaramaijuP1070714.jpg picture by avaramaijuP1070717.jpg picture by avaramaiju

The last pictures are a bit crappy, but most likely u'll be seeing them in better light when I get to wear the Cos belt and bracelett Rene got for me, and the Mexx purse I got totally unexpectedly from Outi. Love them!

P1070725.jpg picture by avaramaijuP1070732.jpg picture by avaramaiju

I feel so pampered for all my gifts. Thanks Santa!

5 comments:

Kaso said...

Wow! You got some wonderful presents right there. I once played something similar to your "Suomen kulta", and it was actually quite accurate when it comes to historical concerns, 'cause there was none to be found. Hilarious! Kept you puzzled for ages.

I think your room mates might've put a price on Rene's head or something: that t-shirt is seriously ILL!:)

Anyway, dare to disclose who you got that Pink Cube from?! I'd love to buy a truckload of those right away. I got tons of blonde friends, and it's always a pain to come up with something like a present for them: wine bottles they are too handicapped to uncork; books they can barely read (would prefer pics, tho); cds are put in disc changers the wrong way doqn, and they remain too damn challenged to follow a motion picture with sounds (God forbid translated ones with SUBTITLES).

Keep it thoro!

rene said...

really nice presents! i agree wit asko bout the sick t-shirt. hopefully u won't be single anymore (please don't kill me)

i want the year to end again to see what i get for next christmas hehe

avara maiju said...

Kaso: Oh, I love you for being such an active little reader. I gave in a good word from you to Mokkis, maybe your not dead to him anymore. ;) Hahah, I actually opened the pink cube package to try it out!!! :D otherwise I coulda just showed it around, had a few laughs and passed it on... but what am I supposed to do, I'm blonde.

rene: we'll see. you know my pink cube was an omen...

Jenna said...

Mä rakastuin sun Suomen Kultaan! Ooh! <3

avara maiju said...

:) hihih, se on kyl mahtava peli. tuu ni pelataa joskus!