Archive | May, 2011

Fill in the Blanks Monday

30 May
1.   If I could get away somewhere for the weekend I would go to Key West. I haven’t been in almost 10 years and I really need to make it back down there and I would bring Chris because we’ve been talking about it for forever.
2.  Something I often rant about is people or Chris doing things “wrong.” They might be completely fine and ok to everyone else, but I have OCD so some things have to be done my way.
3.  One item I need to have in my fridge at all time is cheese. I love cheese and even though I shouldn’t eat it I still do sometimes.
4.  My “life-saving” product is lip balm or gloss. I’m a lip-biter.
5.  A friend is someone who “gets you.” I like friends but I’m learning to attach myself to people, let alone more than one person at a time. Also I’m pretty introverted and like my space. I’m still looking for people who get me…
6.  If I could write my own blank it would be “As a kid, what was your favorite cartoon?” I loved My Little Pony.
7.  My favorite kind of art is is anything someone puts their heart into. If you don’t love your art and what you are doing…it’s gonna show! I love the refrigerator art my sister sends me from my nephew, but I also love paint and photography. I plan on mixing the 2 sometime.

Backyard BBQ

29 May

I love love love live music. I also love nice sunny days. Yesterday was just a little too sunny though (I ended up with a burned chest and burned feet. I missed a lot with the sunscreen!)

Chris and I rode our bikes downtown to Vinoy Park for the concert put on by my favorite radio station. Every Memorial Day weekend they put together a bunch of awesome bands and a few up and coming locals bands and the rest of us get to rock out! This year the concert was……..free.

Some of the bands were AWOLnation, Sick Puppies, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Panic! at the Disco and The Airborne Toxic Event. I was really looking forward to seeing Panic! but The Airborne Toxic guys and gal stole the show. This was the first time I’d seen them live and I think I have a new favorite band…

Just look at this guy! He climbed up the stage!

Anyhoo….remember the last show I went to and the good, bad and ugly fashion I reported back? Here we go again!

  • As we all know, when the temperature goes up clothes come off, but please wear a bra or a bikini top under your tank top. I really don’t want to see sagggggy nipples. I understand some girls are tiny enough to get away without a bra. I’m speaking to the ladies (myself included) who know they need a little support.
  • While we’re on the subject. Men! Please wear a shirt! Or wear pasties, that would be hilarious. Or tassels. Ok I’ll stop haha
  • Have you ever seen someone wear a bra under her bikini top? I never had until yesterday. The girl wasn’t even so super busty that she needed the extra lift. I mean a regular ol’ bra under a triangle halter bikini. weird.
  • I have never seen so many teensy girls wearing giant shirts that they were hanging off so badly that they may as well have not been wearing the shirt at all! I saw more bras yesterday than I did the whole time I worked at Victoria’s Secret! Also, does everyone know how a bra should fit? Clearly not haha. Someday soon I need to do a bra post. They are kinda near and dear to me.
  • Again, guys pull up your pants. They only underwear I’m interested in seeing are mine and my guy’s… in private. Isn’t that why it’s called underwear anyway? They’re supposed to be under your pants. Undies cover private parts, so let’s keep our undies private too!
  • I said this last time and I hate even bringing it up. Dear Curvy girls, I understand you want to be as comfortable as the half naked twigs running around. There are ways of doing this and not looking like trash! Wear something comfy, but don’t forget coverage! I’m definitely not a twig, I wore a pair of khaki shorts that fit well with a airy blue sleeveless top. The only skin sticking out was the legs out of the bottom of the shorts and the arms and chest from the top of my shirt. I don’t like looking at half naked sweaty, skrawny girls, the same goes for sweaty,  half naked thick girls. Again, please don’t be offended. That’s not my goal. It took me years to realize that a size is just a number. A silly, silly number. It’s what’s on the inside that matters.
  • There were soooooo many cute dresses out there yesterday. And hats and sandals. I wish the 2 sewing machines in my kitchen would work!
  •  Speaking of sandals…. ever been to an outdoor concert in a park? Everyone’s feet were filthy! Haha. There was so much dirt in out shower after we got out of it yesterday! good times…
  • Also, there were loads of cute homemade cut up tops. Look out for a tutorial!

Ka-Pow!

27 May

Ok, another kick-ass girl picture!

This one was slightly different.

For a few more click here.

Crazy amounts…

27 May

…of talent!

My boyfriend is Superman with a camera. Usually cars are more his thing when it comes to hitting the shutter button, but once in a while he takes a detour.

Look what we did today!

For more of his work check out brut-photography.com

In pictures…

27 May

These are the hi-lites from this last week!

Chris and I got new bicycles! (Mine is the yellow one.)

We got a few new toys…! (I didn’t take pictures of all of them, but we also got the marshmallow, the bomb, the egg one, and the cheese one from the BFF series. We also picked up a few DIY munnies.)

Chris and I spent a little time downtown today. You know, checkin’ out the art scene. We picked up some of the toys mentioned above. I also bought a really cute shirt. I’m going to have to alter it because it is way too big.

Walking around downtown we saw a cute little robot drawn in chalk on the side of Daddy Kool records.

I did my first guest post and giveaway!

How picture-perfect was your week?

Hello, Sundae x Lilac & Lace

26 May

Hey everybody! Go check out my guest post and the other festivities over at Heather’s blog, Lilac & Lace. She’s having a blog party!

Also, don’t forget to enter into the giveaway I’m hosting over there! 

Giveaway!

I heart Cinque

24 May

This is the patch I wore for most of the time while I was in the army….

Looks familiar….

Fill in the Blanks Monday

23 May
1.   People always tell me I look like I’m mad or pissed off. I think this question is really who is my celebrity look-a-like though… So the guy at Best Buy said I look like Judy Garland…. I’ve even heard Katherine Heigl. I like to think I look like me.
2.  Friends don’t let friends date jerks or walk around with something in their teeth or wear really bad clothes. If your friend needs a wardrobe update, tell her! For that matter, if you think I need one tell me!
3.  A sunny day is perfect for going to Disney or the beach.
4.  My favorite accessory is my watch. I like to know exactly what time it is, not what time someone else tells me. I hate when people round up. That is not what I asked for!
5.  If I could afford it I would have a full wine rack.
6.  The cure for boredom is cats. Get those crazy critters wound up and be prepared to laugh!
7.  I am currently “in like” with a lot of different things. I’m not much of a “phase” person. I can’t really pick one thing in particular.

Funny picture

22 May

I just found this picture from the beginning of March and thought I’d share it.

Don’t you just hate when this happens?

 I spill lots of stuff in my cups holders. It’s almost a daily occurrence! This was the morning I was shooting the Honda Grand Prix indie car and the president of HGP and his posse. It was raining and miserable, but at least this made me laugh.

Have a great rest of the day and I hope your Monday isn’t a “spilled drink in the cup holder” kinda day!

Feather fun

21 May

I made and finished a few earrings last night. I haven’t been working on new earrings in the last two months or so but I had a custom pair to make, so I got to it. I thought it would be a good idea to add a few pairs (maybe five) to my shop and one or two singles.

The pair on the top left are for someone, but since they seem to be popular I’d like to make a few more similar (but not the same!) and a few variations.

I made the pair underneath last night and they should go live in my shop in a few hours.

The single earring on the right is one I started months ago and never finished until last night. It will also go live in my shop in a few hours.

 {click the photo to go to my shop}

So, how’s everyone’s weekend going? Have fun! xoxo