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Wearing: Three Floor ‘La Femme’ dress. Photos: Winson Chan / ย Rowena Cao / myself.

Whenever I have a law exam I always end up locking myself in my room with my notes for a good week or two. It all seems like a very grand and intelligent plan however the thing is, I always run out of study to do. So why not just relax? See, I believe that if I commit my mind to something else, I might just end up pushing all those ratios and obiter dicta out of my memory. So if I can’t prove it beyond reasonable doubt, then it isn’t a crime to might as well consider my theory true, right?

With just an evening to pass before my morning exam tomorrow, my brain honestly refuses to churn over anymore information and I really don’t want to work it anymore either. So here are a few snaps from a little lunch I threw last weekend to celebrate my 22nd birthday. Inspired by Tom’s healthy eating habits and my semi dairy intolerance, I decided to swap the traditional cake over for a very #cleaneating approved watermelon cake. Three tiered, 100% real fruit and so easy to make. Cheers to another year of LIFE!

Check out last year’s birthday post here.

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  • Its a good thing your birthday is in the Summer. that watermelon cake looks amazing and would be so great on a hot day. And HAPPY 22ND BIRTHDAY, you can go sing along with Taylor Swift.


    • kisforkani

      It was 41 degrees on the day! A birthday cake would probably have melted in that weather. Thank you :-)

  • Love the watermelon cake – such a healthy but equally delicious alternative! Good luck for your exam tomorrow (:

    xx Nicole

    • kisforkani

      Thank you ! Will need the luck :-)

  • Anu

    Happy Birthday and I hope your exam went well! you look very 22 :)

    • kisforkani

      Thank you :-)

  • Tanya Sc

    You look so happy in the photo!! The cake looks yummy! Good luck for the exam! ;)


    • kisforkani

      Thank you !

  • Fashion Party blog

    Wow amazing colorful photos, I love them! :) And your dress is so beautiful!


    • kisforkani

      thank you! :)

  • Woo! Happy birthday! Awesome idea for a cake!

    • kisforkani

      thank you, feel free to steal it X

  • Francesca

    I saw the photo of your cake on Instagram and was like ‘omg this is amazing.’
    I’ve never thought of having a birthday cake made of melons but it TOTALLY works!

    Happy belated birthday! :-)


    • kisforkani

      even better when it comes straight out of the fridge on a really hot day :-)

  • This cake looks amazing!

    • kisforkani

      thank you :-)

  • Fifi Yau

    Happy belated birthday <3 You look beautiful as always and the dress is amazing!


    • kisforkani

      thank you ! three floor have been my choice of birthday dresses for the past two years. love them! X

  • OrigamiGirl

    The watermelon cake is such a cool idea. How utterly original. It’s also a really cool idea to do something fancy for lactose intolerant friend.


    • kisforkani

      definitely, lactose intolerant ones don’t need to miss out on cake no more!

  • Dean Corno

    Happy belated birthday! The cake looks great.

    • kisforkani

      thank you :-)

  • Meg Casson
    • kisforkani

      thanks meg :-)

  • aww~ What beautiful photos!! Congratulations on 22~~


    • kisforkani

      thank you anna X

  • Hope you had a great time and all the best for that exam!


    • kisforkani

      thank you! so glad it’s over but then semester starts in two weeks.. noo!

  • rebecca clark

    Happy belated birthday! You look awesome, as always! The cake is so creative and cute!

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    • kisforkani

      thank you :-)

  • Ahka Vintage

    Hope you had a awesome day! Great cake!


    • kisforkani

      thank you :-) x

  • Evelin Michaels

    I totally agree about eating healthy and 100% real food! Your cake looks yummy and sweet, very creative idea :)

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  • ygriega

    Thats a gorgeous cake idea. I am dairy free (intolerant, 5 years now) and my bday is in the summer, I am so doing this!

  • Yina Shan

    hahahah love your watermelon cake! happy birthday sweetie!