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B-day girl

I promised more maternity styles with no maternity clothes. There you have it! It is what i actually wore for my birthday on March 31st. We had a blast.
Before I start telling about my b-day celebrations I wanted to tell you something very exciting. Max and I relocated and now we live in a whole new place. My style will change I think because now I live in tropics. It does sound like a dream and I absolutely LOVE it so far. I now live in Cancun, Mexico so if you are ever here, drop me a line, I'd love to hang out. So far I absolutely love it here, all the downsides are the ones I knew of and been prepared to; so much that actually succeeded my expectations! I'll tell you more later on, most likely when we are fully settled.

We celebrated my birthday in Playa Del Carmen. It was very much fun! We had a huge ice cream instead of a cake (and I totally don't mind) and spent most of the day relaxing in cenote. Cenote is a cave, semi-opened cave or a an opened natural pool with not salted water. The ancient Maya used it as water sources. You can find it all over Yucatan peninsula and if you are ever there you just have to try a number of it. Personally I find it WAY better than the sea. These are called Xca-Ha and you can actually walk there from 5th av which is a main shopping/tourist street in town. Super friendly for kids with tons of pools and rides for little once; big picnic are, you can bring you own food there, just make sure not to eat in the pools and go anywhere near cenote. You have to pay extra for the cenote but it is worth it. It has two pools that are connected via steps. The water is warm there because the cave is semi-open and well lit (some cenotes might be pretty chilly to actually swim around for long). Very nice and affordable place (especially since you don't need to use any transport to get there the center). As there was tons of swimming I am actually featuring a couple of photos from there in my bikini. I found regular bikini with straps perfect for pregnancy as well simplest bras, especially triangles and halters. My breasts grew a lot and I don't personally find it very emotionally comfortable around my chest but I know it looks fine and it's my mind playing around. Yes, you can feel insecure in so many ways, especially if you are in love with your AA cup. 
With my regular outfit I wore an old roomy vacation style monochrome dress. I love it so much, never tired of it personally! White bag is roomy enough to carry stuff we needed (swimsuits and a towel). I didn't want my birthday outfit to e black-and-white so I added some yellow from my new watch strap (actual gift of my hubby for my birthday), sunnies and a silk scarf. I find the coordination pretty cute here. (secret: I have an outfit using the same color formula for you to show pretty soon).



I was wearing:
Marc by Marc Jacobs (old)
Fila flip flops
Michael Kors bag
c/o iGlasseshop glasses
Fossil watch (my hubby's gift for this birthday)
silk scarf (a hand me down from my wonderful Mother)

 

Have a nice day,
Lyosha

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Comments

  1. Happy birthday! Looks like a happy celebration! Your poses here are so energetic! Great job!

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  2. Wow! So many exciting life milestones lately. Can't wait to hear more about your new home and your experiences so far! I'm glad you were able to do something fun to celebrate your birthday <3
    the creation of beauty is art.

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    1. yes, I have to admit ever since finding out about the baby on a way my life changed drastically. I don't complain really:so far it is mostly for the better. but yeah: blogging does sound like 'exciting news' over 'exiciting news' announcements all the way.

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  3. Oh how exciting to move to Cancun! Seems like it would a peaceful place to live. Your Birthday sounded wonderful and like you had so much. Love this photo of you guys! And Happy Belated Birthday!

    Allie of
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    1. thanks so much! I think any move to tropical places is especially exciting especially for people who has actual winter like you and I

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  4. That dress is so cute on you and I like the little touches of colour you added! It's so exciting you have a baby on the way and a big move too - wow! do much has been going on for you, no idea how you manage to keep up with all the blogging too! happy birthday!

    Hope you are having a good weekend! Ours is full of playdates! :)

    Away From The Blue

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    1. thanks! yeah, I have tons of news lately but I promise no more surprises. We actually had to move fast with all the things and I did take a week of blogging completely to set up the move, actually travel and such. We were in a hurry because of my pregnancy. I am blessed with a bump on a smaller size but I am actually 33 weeks pregnant already so we wanted to set up home while I can still be active about it. Also our dogs are joining us a little later on with a separate flight which actually makes things SO much easier. And my husband Max helps a lot with everything (he actually does most of the stuff) while still working full time, it's pretty awesome how much you can push yourself when you actually feel the need and is able to be flexible about your schedule, making work purely task-based. We also changed our active hours a bit, it helped a ton. It is surprising how much you can do if you slack less and wake up earlier. It works even for me which is surprising because the main downside of pregnancy for me is having to sleep more, it's a pain to loose two hours of your time per day in a blink of an eye.

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  5. Happy happy belated birthday to you dear & congrats on your news of being a new mum soon, always inspiring stylish & beautiful pregnant woman :)
    Cheers Siennylovesdrawing

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  6. Congrats on your pregnancy and on moving to Mexico. Happy birthday. Lovely outfits. Wonderful photos. All the best to you two!

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  7. Congrats on your pregnancy, I am so happy for you! When are you due? And so excited that you moved to Cancun. What a fun place to be!

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    1. thank you so much! I am due around 22th of May, can't wait!

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  8. Oh it looks like you had such a good time during your vacation, good! Love the outfits. Congrats for the pregnancy dear. - Amalia

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  9. congrats on your birthday - love the outfit - you are getting a nice tan

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    1. I am using regular 50 sunscreen from Nivea not super strong Korean and Japanese sunscreens I am used to, I think there's nothing wrong with getting a tiny bit of tan and there is not reason to really fight it hard

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  10. Wow, you are spoiling us! A baby announcement post and a birthday one!?!? Thanks for including us in all your special moments and Happy Birthday!

    Congrats on the recent move to Cancun, Mexico! Living the the tropics has to be a dream come true! I'm from Canada and I can tell you I was not built for these Canadian winters!!

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    1. it is such a blessing! I used to live in cold climate as well, Cancun is a marvel. Let me know if you are planning to visit so we could catch up

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  11. Happy Birthday to you! You are fabulous as always. Enjoy your awesome day, and we can't wait to meet your little angel soon!

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    1. thanks so much! Us too, we actually try to enjoy the experience but 9 months is definitely a lot. I can't wait to give birth already.

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  12. Happy belated birthday, Lyosha! The ice cream is an interesting alternative to the usual birthday cake.

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  13. Lyosha, happy belated birthday! You have a lot of exciting things going on. First and foremost, congrats on your pregnancy; you look absolutely radiant! And I'm sure you're excited to your move to Cancun, I can't wait to read about your future Mexico posts. Also, I always look forward to seeing your outfits (though I still can't get over your dress on 'Unique Russia, my day 3' - it's my favorite). I wish you the best of luck!

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    1. thanks so much! I think moving to warm climate is also beneficial for the baby so it's a score. thanks, I have to admit styling over a bump is not easy at all!

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  14. Hi Lyosha. Cool picture on the swing. But the gator pic is a bit scary. I'd rather eat gator than be eaten by one!

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  15. The bag looks good and glad that you have a swell time! Happy Birthday and wish you a good year ahead! - Knycx Journeying

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  16. The bday girl is having so much fun, amazing!!! Very happy birthday Lyosha. BTW, your dress is stunning.

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  17. You are looking absouletly amazing as per usual. No matter what outfit you style it's always on point. Happy birthday too by the way x

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  18. Happy Belated Birthday!! What an incredible way to celebrate and in such a beautiful location!! Love your style!!

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  19. Happy birthday! You are glowing, and I'm so happy for your move and little one on the way. That's a lot of exciting news! I can't wait to see more new styles that go with the climate change.

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    1. thanks so much! Climate is fantastic here, I can't wait for full on summer to enjoy the heat. The changes are grand and I one can hope I'll handle it well.

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  20. Happy Birthday! I had no idea that you were pregnant. Congratulations to you. Take care. Happy to know you had a great celebration.

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    1. thank you so much! I just shared the news a little over a week ago so it's no wonder you didn't know. I kept it secret as long as I could, managed up till week 32!

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  21. Happy belated birthday! Congrats also on your pregnancy and moving to Cancun! How nice to be in a warm climate! You look great in your bikini!

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