Saturday, December 31, 2011

Tonight....

...grab a glass and yell...



HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

2012 is going to be great.


Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Quote of the day

"Do something today that your future self will thank you for."
- anonymous -

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Sparkly Nails

Jeweled nails. Bedazzled Nails. Glittery nails. I'm not sure what to call them...

But I think this would be a great look for NYE or holiday parties!
Love the gold.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Gift idea for your wine-loving friend

I think they're silly and I think they will make your wino friend smile!
Sippy cups for adults!
Go here to order them.

Monday, December 12, 2011

mustard

 via HERE

via HERE

via HERE
I would love to have an excuse to wear an outfit like this.

 via HERE

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Pat on the back for me

I did some serious Christmas shopping today.
Just need to find some supplemental gifts now...you know? Sometimes the main gift needs a companion. A much smaller and cheaper companion.

 image via HERE

Good luck to those still getting through the bulk of their shopping list.


Friday, December 9, 2011

Caramel + Cheesecake + Apple

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Cookie Bars
via ZOOM YUMMY

Caramel cheesecake apple dip
(I think this would be a hit at any holiday party!)
Via Half Baked

Apple Nachos
 via Shugary Sweets 

Monday, December 5, 2011

Quote of the day

"Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez -

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Red coat + Black tights

So chic.

via

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Pizza Puffs...absolutely yes

go HERE for the recipe

Monday, November 28, 2011

Putting up Christmas

I think a lot of people put up their Christmas decorations the weekend after Thanksgiving. We usually wait until the first weekend of December, but I'm getting a bit antsy this year. I want to decorate!

image via HERE
What is your family's tradition?
And ever wonder when these family traditions even started?

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast and a house into a home. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
-unknown-

Keep calm and be thankful via Pinterest

Monday, November 21, 2011

Hasselbeck potatoes

To me, this is an absolute must-try recipe:
Step-by-step instructions HERE

UPDATE: made these and they were a hit. Take my advice and cook the potatoes for a full hour prior to taking them out to add more cheese. 

Friday, November 18, 2011

Things that I currently love...

OPI Bubble Bath Nail polish
(perfect everyday shade)

Panera Bread's chocolate pecan babka


Champion 360 Max Support Sports Bra
(your girls are not moving!)


BECU gold UW debit Card




Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Quote of the Day

"Love me when I least deserve it because that is when I really need it."
- Swedish Proverb -

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Hungry? Need lunch?

I would seriously recommend heading over to your nearby Safeway. They have a great deal: a sandwich, soup, and soda for only $5.49. I couldn't even finish it all! I ate half of everything and plan on having the rest tomorrow for lunch! So, two days worth of lunch for only $5.49? Great deal.

I ordered the...
Tuscan chicken sandwhich = yummy
Butternut squash soup = extra yummy




Friday, November 11, 2011

Lovely dress

I think Susan Sarandon's dress is so darn pretty! Not too crazy about her daughter, Eva Amurri's, wedding dress. I think it's because it seems a bit too simple for a wedding dress...and it's coordinated with her mother's dress.
But the lace is just so gorgeous. 
I would love to find a tailor around the Seattle area to make me something like this.
Both dresses are a Lela Rose creation.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

One day...

...I'll make something like this. I need to start collecting about 200 ornaments first. And I will collect them slowly because I am not willing to pay full price for ornaments.



But I love the idea. Visit here to see the steps.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Monday, November 7, 2011

Bye bye Husky Stadium

We said goodbye to husky stadium on Saturday. The huskies played their last game in their beloved stadium against Oregon on a cold crisp Autumn day.



They took an awesome 360 picture of the entire stadium and fans. To check out the picture (you can zoom super close) go this website! I was able to find myself in the crowd!!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

my type of decor #6




Weekend is winding down and the new week is about to begin.
I hope all my readers have a positive week ahead of them.

Monday, October 31, 2011

happy halloween!

Hope you have a childish yet glamorous halloween

Friday, September 30, 2011

Quote of the Day

"True friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like dead leaves, found everywhere."
- unknown -

Monday, August 29, 2011

Happy Monday

Did you know Tiffany & Co. made purses and clutches? I didn't. 
Hope everyone has a good Monday...let's make this a good week!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Quote of the Day

"True friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives"
- Paulo Coelho -


Monday, August 22, 2011

Here are my thoughts...

Hi guys. First off: my apologies. I haven't blogged in awhile. I'm not really sure if I ever had any regular readers, but if I did, I'm sorry for not posting.
Life has been happening over on my end. I graduated from grad school and now I no longer bear the title of student. It's interesting though, how while I was in grad school, everything tanked. Job opportunities are quite slim. It's frustrating for me. I worked hard for 8 years assuming I was working towards something. But, nope. Unemployment is hitting me too. A new graduate with a doctorate has joined the large population of America's unemployed.
Trying very, very hard to keep my spirits up.

I think I will have more time to invest in my blog now.
I need to spruce somethings up over here. All the other bloggers have gotten so fancy. Wowza.
Hugs to you all.
I included some pics of white chairs.
I like white chairs.




Monday, May 30, 2011

Bridesmaids VS Hangover 2

I saw both of these movies this weekend and both are absolutely hilarious! However, if I had to pick, I would recommend Bridesmaids over Hangover 2. Why?
  • I think Bridesmaids has funnier moments. Hangover 2 has more of a shock value to it...so you end up laughing out of shock.
  • I was so impressed with Kristen Wiig. She's actually a fabulous actress! I don't think you realize it while watching her on SNL. And everyone had such great chemistry in the movie.
  • The Hangover crew is adorable.
  • Bridesmaids is absolutely NOT a chick flick. I honestly think everyone would enjoy it.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

happy mother's day

i love you, maman

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Quote of the day

"Anyone can give up. It's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together, when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength."
- annonymous -

Monday, March 21, 2011

turquoise decor touches




nice pop of color!
happy monday
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