Friday, May 28, 2010

Things I Love Thursday: Apartment Edition

 Meet Miss Pi!  She was making herself quite comfy on my bed.

Sorry that this is so late!  Road Tripping from Pittsburgh to Saranac Lake is very tiring and time consuming (and it is difficult to type while on the road).  This week's TILT List is about my new apartment that I just moved into.  So, here we GO!

Mark (The totally awesome new landlord), getting all my laundry done in one go (instead of in shifts), Hanging out with neighbors (I NEVER did that before), back of door coat hangers, bathroom light switch INSIDE bathroom, vanity lighting, Having the big TV in the new place, lots, and lots, and lots, and lots, and lots cabinet space (each link is a different photo), a heart shape ice cube tray, a HUGE closet (I have never had a closet that large IN MY LIFE!), a hanging shoe rack, the rent, and it is with my lovely Garrett!  OH, also, they are pet friendly! (I apologize for the blurriness of the pictures.  I was rushing to take them before I left and did not take enough time in getting the pictures to turn out nicely.)

There is so much amazing stuff about this new place!  I can't wait to get back to it!  Now, the rest of what is so happy!

Traveling with a puppy, Lush mini haul (furoshiki, color supplement, and Godiva shampoo), Getting situated in the new apartment (as you can see by the happy above), Tim Hortons (I wish there was one near Pittsburgh), Hotel with a balcony, Mint Milanos, Contact Lenses, sun glasses, Getting my eyes examined (I am about a year overdue), watching Airplane (first time ever), Discussing TV shows with my brother, and catching up with my friend DAVE!!!

There is a lot of stuff that I have been loving this past week!  What have you been loving this week?

Friday, May 21, 2010

How to Stave Off Boredum!

So, everybody gets bored at some point in their life and they never know what to do about it! I am here with a HUGE list of ways to keep bordum at bay!

Sing and Dance: Who DOESN'T love to rock out to their favorite tunes? So many people sing in the shower and dance around when they are with friends. It is a raw expression of you at your finest! Refined or not, it is you, and thus amazing!

Play an Instrument: Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, there is a level of satisfaction at being able to play songs that you like. Grab some new sheet music and your favorite instrument (anything that you enjoy and have on hand works as well) and start jamming!

Make Jewelry: Go to a supply shop if you need to and make a necklace or a pair of earrings. Plan a design and see it through until the end. Not only do you prevent boredum, you get something cute to show off to your friends the next time you are around!

Cook: Nothing fuels the brain like some healthy delicious snacks. Really hungry? Make all your favorite dishes into a huge meal. Don't know what to make? Find recipies that you have the supplies to make (or can make fairly easily) and have at it! You won't be bored or hungry after you make yourself a feast!

Concoct a new recipie: Mix ingrediants in new ways that you haven't thought up of before. Pretend you go to the McGuiver School of Cooking and that anything goes!

Make a Vision Board/Book: Grab some magazines, a pair of scissors, tape and an notebook/bullitin board and cute out what inspires you. Love the way somebody has their make-up? Cut it out and add it! Love the shapes/lines of something? SAME THING! ^_^

Make New Outfits: Rummage through your closet and dresser for pieces that you never paired before. It doesn't have to be an awesome successful outfit, just something new and exciting.

Go Shopping: Have you paired everything you own and still nothing new? Buy yourself a new top or dress. Now, you have something new to pair about! That not your thing? Get yourself some new accessories! Not enough money for that? PINS AND KEYCHAINS TO THE RESCUE! ^_^

Call up an old friend: Chances are they would love to catch up and chat with you! They will feel excited and loved. Bonus: You give them something to talk about to with other people later...maybe even start a small trend of everybody catching up with everybody else!

Make a lunch date: So, you and your friends have a busy schedule and never seem to speak more than a few words in passing? Plan out a few days/weeks in advance to have lunch together. This provides you with a way to leasurely catch up with them while filling your tummy with delicious tastiness!

Take a walk: Walk through town or to a park. It gives you a chance to clear your head of stressful thoughts and could inspire you for a new project! Plus, exercise is an amazing thing and many of us don't get enough of it!

Learn a Craft: Want to learn to embroider? Knit? Crochet? Weave chain mail (yes, chain mail. The same thing that used to be made into shirts and used as armor way back in the day)??? DO IT! Why not? Gather what supplies you need and learn something. It doesn't need to be a master piece. It doesn't even need to be good. Start with something basic and see how much natural talent you have!

Learn a Language: Have you ever wanted to speak a different language? Not only are they really cool, but it can help you differentiate yourself in the job market. Interesting AND help with finding a job? Yes, please!

Take a Nap: Do you feel overloaded and you can't think of what to do? Take a nap and recharge yourself! There is nothing lazy about this and you will wake up feeling refreshed, recharged, and ready to tackle any challenge brave enough to challenge you!

Pamper Yourself: Give yourself a manicure or take that bubbe bath you keep promising yourself. You will feel so much more relaxed and able to make better decisions about anything (Like grabbing a glass of water instead of that soda with the teeth rotting goodness)!

Plan a Tattoo: Even if you don't see yourself getting a tattoo, you can still have fun planning one out. Tell your friends about it and inspire them. One tattoo I had planned out since high school was a HUGE dragon. The tail coiled around my left middle finger, up my arm, dance around my back/torso, and coil down to my right elbow. Here, fire licks its way around my arm, hand, and finger. So many people thought this was the coolest tattoo. I don't have the time, money or pain tolerance to get it, but I still really like it.

Get a piercing: Peircings seem less painfu than tattoos, are less expensive, and less permanent if you later deside you don't want it. Add some extra sparkle to your body! Does your job not allow certain piercings? That makes it much more desirable. It can be your little taboo thing that you do!

Day Dream: Let yourself think those silly thoughts you don't let yourself think enough. You need to let your creative child out sometimes so the world can have a better chance to experience you for being you!

Analyze a Dream: Have you ever recalled a dream you had that was terrifying, silly, or just plain bizzaire??? Find out if it means anything. Even if it doesn't, you still had fun with it!

Play video games: Either by yourself, online with people you don't know, or as a social gathering of geeky friends! This can be a great excuse to hang out with a bunch of friends if you choose to play with them. Otherwise, it is a chance to escape into a fantasy world. Do you want to be the hero of a post apocolypic world? What about the one to save the girl? Video games take you anywhere!

Play board games: Yes, it is a bit low tech, but there are some amazing games out there. You just need to look for them. Check out for a list of games and their ratings!

Invent a new Product: Have you ever wanted to talk to your friends without actually speaking? What about a way to teleport you through space? Through time? Draw out the details of it, even if you don't know what you are talking about. It can be a really cool way for your sciency types to spend an hour or so!

Do your make-up differently: Use color combinations you haven't used before. Try new styles that you don't see people wearing! Be creative and have all the fun you want!

Style your hair differently: Grab the hair gel and have at it! If you don't like it, just wash your hair and try again! Find a new look that excites you!

Get a Hair Cut: Visit your stylist with an idea or with bravery (and tell them to have fun) and walk out with a different look. This is a great way to find the “new you”!

Dye your hair: Always wanted to see what you looked like with red hair? How about purple? Be as crazy as you want and find something that really speaks to you!

Buy Colored Contact Lenses: Get yourself new eye colors! Mix and match and have 2 different coored eyes! Have fun AND confuse your friends! I did this for a school picture once (one blule eye and one green eye) and my mom still claims I “ruined” one of the best school pictures I had! It makes me laugh so much each time!

Assign Pictures and Ringtones to your friends: This is a really fun way to customize your phone! You will know who is calling you from before you even get your phone out (for ringtones). It is also a great way to remind yourself of an inside joke(assigning pictures). GO CRAZY!

Buy a new phone case/phone charms: Make your phone stand out! Everybody wil know your phone for forever! Mine has a black/pink Hello Kitty case, 2 Hello Kitty Charms, a Tare Panda charm, AND a butterfly charm! My phone stands out so much in comparison to everybody elses!

Catch up on comics and web comics: Do you like reading Zits? FoxTrot? Pearls Before Swine? XKCD? It is a great way to spend a few hours!

Read/find funny articles: Look for people that have terrible tattoos or weird things going on with their body (I found oen with some woman who had a disgustingly tiny waist). Share them with everybody you know on facebook!

Follow a new blog: So, you know what to expect with all the blogs you currenty follow? Maybe you don't follow any blogs. Finding a new blog to follow can be extremely exciting. So many people have genuis things to say, but it is hard to share this enlightenment if there is nobody to hear it!

Read about other religions: There are so many religions that exsist in the world today and so many people are so stubborn to think that other ways could be a better fit! I like reading into witchcraft and also how 2 religions get along (ex: Shinto and Bhuddism in Japan). This is just so interesting and so many people feel “I am RELIGION X, so that is clearly the answer. I don't care about other religions”. That is such a suffocating mentality and it boggles my mind!

Check out 474 Thing To Do When You Are Bored: There is some crazy things they it suggests. I wouldn't recommend many of these things, but it is at least good for a laugh!

Doodle on your old clothes: So, you have a pair of jeans so tattered and torn that they re beyond wearable? Draw on them! Hang them up and be inspired! Even if the jeans are still good, it is something fun you can do. Are you going away for a while? Have your friends write on them (Bonus points if they write on them while you are wearing them) so you can remember all the fond memories with them!

Create a new nail polish color: Get 2 or more old bottles of nail polish and combine them into a new color. How does it look? Did you get a terrible color you would never wear? What about an amazing new color that all your friends are jealous of? You never know until you try it!

Mix and Match Nail polish: Paint every nail a different color! Alternate between two contrasting colors! Have fun with the colors! Go for brights! Go for darks! Go for what makes you smile at the time!

Plant flowers: Get some seads, soil, and pot to put them all in and see if you have what it takes to grow something! I already tried this. I can't remember to water my plants, so they always die pretty quickly. Can you remember to do this? If you succeed at this, it can make your living space brighter and more fun to be in!

Create Business Cards: Many websites allow you to design your own business cards. Do you want to be known as a professional hugger? Let the world know who and what you are with fun business cards! Allows you to create business cards with a different picture on the back of each! HOW FUN?!?!

Write In Colorful Pens: Everybody expects a pen to write either black or that very specific blue. Many people dread seeing red pen from when we were in school. Find a pen that writes in neon green or teal and start using it for EVERYTHING! Staples sells disposable fountain pens in packs of 3. One of those colors is purple. I use my purple fountain pen as often as I can! What kind of pen would you use?

Take Pictures: It can be of your pet, your friends, or even your stuffed animals! Take pictures of your walls! go outside and take pictures of what you feel like. Is there a cool cloud shape? How about a flock of geese? Maybe that really cool car you see driving around town? Anything goes so go after it!

Clean Your Living Space: Have you been too busy/lazy to clean up after yourself in a while? My table was cluttered with useless junk just a few days ago. Cleaning up and finding homes for everything REALLY makes a difference. I feel like I can breathe for the first time in a while! I am deffinately going to try harder to keep it clean from now on!

Reorganize yourself: Take some time to get things organized in a way that makes scence for you! Color code notes or your clothes. Take time to tear apart everything so that it will make your life easier in the future!

Buy a gift for your friend: Who says you need a reason to do something nice for the ones you care about? Find something a friend would LOVE to have. Do they collect something? Add to their collection! It makes their collecting effors more worth while because they know other people will support it!

Create your own Holiday: Happy MixMatched sock day! Do something fun and make a holiday around it. Plan for it every year! Get your friends involved! Have them get their friends involved and so-on. It can become a REALLLY fun think you and your friends 9and their friends) will come to look forward to!

Take a Vacation from the normal: Wear all your clothes inside out and backwards! Walk backwards! Spray dye your hair a different color for every day of the week. If something seems fun but you can't seem to find when to fit it in, just do it and say it's your mental vacation!

Travel: Even if you are just exploring your surrounding areas more, it is traveing. Check out that mall two towns over that all your frieds talk about! Is it worth the hype? Even if it isn't, you know now!

Wrrite a Love Letter on the Sidewalk: Tell the world how much you love and appriciate it!  Everybody who walks by will see it and you will leave an impression! Don't know what to write? Try just drawing a picture. This is something I found at my school last fall semester!

Headbutt people: Yes, you read that properly. Whoever you choose to headbutt will laugh and everybody around you will question who will be next! It isn't something that everybody does, so it will be a change of pace. Warning: you may get people giving your strange looks.  Enjoy it!

Have a cuddle fest: Curl up on the couch or in your bed with snuggly blankets, a relaxing drink, and indulge yourself in some TV time. You don't even need to have somebody to cuddle with (but if you do, it does make it more fun)!

Partake in a guilty pleasure: Read those trashy romance novels that everybody makes fun of you for! Watch that movie that drives your family and friends nuts! If you like it, do it! Sing to your naked self in the mirror if that pleases you! ANYTHING GOES!

Masturbate: It feels good, so do it! Sex is completely normal to want and if you are alone, masturbation is your only choice. It can help you with body issues to better accept the body you have as well as give you some ideas to try out when your lover comes home!

Write about things you care about: Do you love clothes? How are your feelings on world hunger? Start a blog and voice these opinions! It is never too late to start! Have a direction your would like to take your blog and just write to your hearts content!

Find a new Hangout: Most of this article is written in a coffee shop I have never heard of before. The people who run the place are really cool to talk to and the seating is so comfy! It is a bit of a pain for me to go here, but I will make a point of stopping by there again. They have a TON of art displayed that is available for purchase (which is good news for me because that means they are willing to sell what I make)! If you are ever in the Beaver PA area, stop by the Fountainhead Cafe in Monaca! Warning: the people who run it are not good at counting change (in their favor) so make sure that you count your change after you purchase!  They shorted Garrett $10 when he purchased 2 bottled drinks and refuse to pay us back!

There are plenty of ways to keep you from being bored.  Just get off your bum and find something to do!

What do you do to keep yourself from going mad with boredum?


P.S. All of the above images are images I found using Google Image Search.  If this is your image and you want credit for it, please contact me and I will be more than happy to credit you.  If you are not polite about it, I will simply remove the image.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Things I Love Thursday: Movies

Photo by Me!  ^_^
There is so much that I am absolutely love this week, and I CANNOT wait to share it with everybody!  My new topic this week is about my favorite movies!  I hope you enjoy it!

Favorite Movies:
Disney Classics (original classics and new classics (Finding Nemo, Emporers New Groove, Bolt, Etc), Memoirs of a Geisha, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Studio Ghibi Films, Clerks, Clerks 2, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (who doesn't love this movie?), Back to the Future Trilogy, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, The Producers, Ever After, Dogma, Last Unicorn, Princess Bride, Robinhood: Men In Tights, Fly Away Home, The Count of Monte Cristo (I haven't read the book, but it IS on my reading list), Wallice and Gromit (I love everything with that name!), Nightmare Before Christmas, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, Star Wars (Original Trilogy, not that new trilogy crap with JarJar. Also, Han shoots first), All Dogs Go To Heaven, Rats of Nihm, Austin Powers (all 3 movies, but less as the number got larger).

Most of these movies are, in fact, childrens movies. I think that they are so cute and sweet. Also, I have only recently gotten the opertunity to watch non-children because I am living away from home and recently gotten Netfix (the main reason is that I have a bunch of “everybody has seen this movie” on my queue as well as other things I want to watch and don't own).

The Rest:
Pajamas, Micro-fleece Blankets, Discovering New Blogs, Having this blog discovered by new readers (That means you, my lovely reader), Mini Top-hat Headband (very lolita), Arrested Development, Tasty Birthday Cake (Garretts birthday was on the 18th), Penn and Tellers Bull Shit (the issues in each episode are so vasty different that it keeps you interested, plus, it sheds a lot of light on unsavory subjects), Anime, PS1 RPG's (There were so many amazing games that many people never knew about because of limited releases...also, looking back on it, the graphics are kind of not that great unless it is 2d sprites), Trying to find new music, Getting my car clean (for the first time since I had it), My manager calls her motorcycle “piglet” (instead of hog. CUTE!), and Gourmet Raspberry Cupcakes (see image at top of screen!

See?  LOTS of lovely things happening!  Also, it is BIG NEWS time!  Tomorrow I officially move into my new place!  YAY!

So, what have you been in love with recently?  Let's share!


Monday, May 17, 2010

iPhone APP Favorites!

So I have had my iPhone for about a year and I have come to not be able to live without certain apps. Here are the apps that I find abolutely amazing!

myWireless: This is an easy way to pay my phone bill from ANYWHERE! This is particularly conventient when my mom is getting on my case about not paying my bill.

Video Genious: I have the iPhone 3G (not 3GS) so I was unable to take video for the longest time. I noticed that the more videos/pictures I had, the shorter the videos would be. You can take mini movies of you and your friends then send them to whoever without having to upload them to your computer. Everything is all on one device!

Echohon: Twitter to go? Yes please! It shows all my @mentions separate for everything else (so if somebody I am not following desides to send me something, I still get it). It really is conventient and a way to amuse me!

Facebook: Everybody loves facebook and is always updating something. This app tells you only of friend requests (so the only thing that is actually useful), lets you check up of fan pages (it doesn't let you easily check groups, but it is possible if the group updates frequently), and it is near impossible to play games (THANK YOU!!!) It lets you use facebook the way it was intended to be used.

Yelp: Are you in an unfamiliar area and want to know what is around? Yelp can help! It organizes all the stores and service places them into different catagories to make them easy to find. You can also type in something to find what you are looking for. Example time! Last summer, I went on a cruise and we ended up stopping at Key West for the day. We were looking for a specific shop that sold Key Lime Pie, so we typed in “Pie Guy” (because the one guy has a fake pie in his hand and pretends to through it at all passers by). His shop was the first one that showed up on the list “Kermits Key West Key Lime Pie”. You can also plan out where you want to go by typing in the location into the secondary search bar! Best thing ever!

eBay: I love checking out eBay on the go and checking out the actual website is a bit of a pain. This way lets me log in, search, watch, and purchase items as I please! Sorting is a bit difficult since you can only do one level of sorting, but aside from that, it is pretty freaking sweet! Similar to eBay, but amazon!

Kindle: There are all kinds of amazing books available FOR FREE! The Count of Monte Cristo, Dracula, Alices Adventures in Wonderland, and so many more. Free books that are legally ok for you to own (because they are out of their copyright period. A post on that to come)! TAKE THAT MEDIA PIRATES!

IMDB and SoundHound: These are two different apps, but I am lumping these together because they have the same purpose. IMDB is awesome because I never know movies or actors (I was a bit sheltered growing up). SoundHound listens to whatever song is playing (or what song you are singing) and will identify the song, the artist, and what album it is on. It also links you to the lyrics via google search.

Pic 2 Shop: So, this is a nifty little app. It utilizes the camera to identify products (by taking a picture of the barcode) and it will bring up a list of places to purchase the same product and what prices listed for the same product at different stores. This is particularly conventient if you are looking for books or dvds!

Photo Credits: I Can Has Cheeseburger

 ICHC2.0: I LOVE lolcats! This app lets you check out the lastest in lolcats, loldogs, graph jam, FailBlog, and many more. So much laughter at our fingertips!

FML: So many people check out FML on a regular basis that there is an app for it. It shows the FML one at a time and in a random order. It is kind of annoying because it wont switch right away, so you keep pushing the “change FML” and then it changes twice (the first time, after you read the first line of the FML). You also end up reading some of the same FML's rather frequently. It is a good thing that they are almost always funny!

TFLN LITE: Texts From Last Night is also funny. It shows really funny texts messages from the previous night. Most of them relate to drinking/drugs and sex, but there is so much on those topics that everything is new and funny!

WikiHow: I am always looking up new HOW TO guides, so having one available on my phone without going to a separate website is really nice! When you search, it will show the same few multiple times over (in the same order) and it will be not quite what you are looking for...It also has a How To Of The Day and a How To: Survival (that one is kind of funny and I REALLY hope I never really have to use them).

ShopStyle: I can check out products by store or by article of clothing ( sorting by size, price, and color). There are so many things I would LOVE to buy, but I don't have the money to spend on these items (I like a lot of shoes and tops that are over $100 which is kind of a lot considering I am a college student working part time at a fast food llace).

New York Times: It is free and it updates every time you open it. It breaks all the articles down into latest, most popular, and by catagory. It has super interesting articles from fashion to economics! As a plus, the economy is taking a turn for the good!

Do you have an iPhone? What apps do you like?

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thing I Love Thursday - Radical Self Love

photo credits unknown (Google image search)
Since my life is pretty slow and not many interesting things happen, I have decided to do themed  TILT posts!  It seems really fun and I have been pumped for this all week!  The themes are in addition to the rest of my TILT list.  If there are any themes that you would like to see, please let me know!

Radical Self Love
My hair (so soft), My eyes (they have a really cool blue/green/honey thing going on), My ability to sing (I have always loved singing and I took voice lessons a while back), My ability to speak Japanese (My teacher said that if she closed our eyes, she would swear we were Japanese people because out accents were so awesome), My web toe (I was never grossed out by it.  When I was little, I called them my "Twin Toes"),  Eye for detail (I notice the little things more often than a lot of other people), The dreams I have (When I'm asleep, my mind does some weird shit...), My face (I think that I have a very gentle and pretty face), My knowledge on Management (I love pointing out to my managers when they are wrong about something.  They won't train my to be a manager because I am still only a cashier and I need to know all the different positions),and my desire to open up my own boutique and sell the items that I make!

The Rest
Pink toe pads (for high heels), Keith (Awesome friend who works in the same plaza as me), Grand Illusion Vinyl Record (by Styx!  Also, gift from Keith), My manager freaking out (it is mean to say, but it is kind of funny when she is completely stressed and needs a cigarette), My awesome boyfriend (need I say more?), The promise of a kitten (KITTEN FOR MY NEW APARTMENT!), Iwaya sensee (My Japanese teacher was in town...I missed her I think, but she is totally awesome), My LUSH Mini Haul (lip scrub, body sugar scrub, and lip balm), Driving, Ayumi Hamasaki (this woman was the first Japanese singer I fell in love with), Piano squall (I have a CD in my car and I absolutely love this man.  He even knows me by my forum name AND my real name!), Hard Candy Cosmetics (everything is bright colors and glitter.  Who could NOT love it?), The fact that Gala and I want the same pair of shoes that I can afford (They were the platform pumps from a few weeks ago), Joe (My physics major friend who tries to get away from techie stuff.  He asked if there was an iPhone app that took the raw data of something inside the iPhone...I forget the word...Accelorometer?  That kind sounds right...^_^'), and my funny puppy (she is so silly and playful!  I love her)!

photo credits unknown
Also, because this deserves special attention, I got a text message from my friend Jake a few days ago.  Jake is a childhood friend of mine (we live across the street from each other) and we don't get to see each other much.  He sent me this message: "There are two bears at a rescue center named Maggie and Jake!"

How adorable is that???  I squeed so much over that and told anybody who would listen.

photo credits unknown.  I tried looking for a picture of the bears and this little guy popped up in Google Image search.

So that is it for this week.  What lovely things have you been up to?

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Things I Love Thursday

HELLO MY LOVELIES!  Welcome back to this weeks edition of Things I Love Thursday!  I have some great stuff here for you, so stay tuned and feel the LOVE!
New Shoes:  I bought 2 new pairs of shoes today.  I spent about $40 out of pocket for them!  Here are pictures of what they look like!

Writing TILT Draft on Pay Stub:  While I was at work last weekend, Garrett took my phone (his was dead) and went home to run some errands.  I had nothing to do on my break so, instead of letting myself get bored or angry, I decided to write my TILT list and get a head start.  I had so many small things I loved in just a shot while.  Here is a picture!

Singing in the car: I love to sing, but I never play music anymore, so I don't get to sing much.  When I am driving by myself, I play my music (LOUDLY) and sing along to the song as best as I can (usually songs in Japanese that I don't fully know the lyrics to).  I can really tell a difference in the quality of my singing between now and high school.  Then, I had a greater range, but microphones can pick up my voice now.  I don't mind the trade off.

Finals being done:  I have 1 more final and it is tomorrow morning at 8am.  I don't like the time, but it should be a pretty mindless final and I should be able to pass no problem.  I am going to go to the lab and study a bit once I am done writing this.

Sleeping in: It is such a lazy way to enjoy yourself, but it is so comfy that it is hard to resist.  The temperature is just right, the blankets are soft, the bed is cozy, and that little plush bunny is the right size to hold on to while you sleep.  I really want to take a nap right now.

New and awesome outfits:  I put together this crazy awesome outfit a few days ago, but I need to rework it (so I can use my new shoes) before I take pictures and post it.  It is so cute and fun!  This is probably my best outfit yet!

Alyssa:  This is a new girl I work with and she is DELIGHTFUL!  She is graduating high school in a few short days (I believe she said that count down was at 17 days) and is getting ready to go off to school.  I think I found a potential first customer for my clothing!

Special Guests: Pirouettes, hair clip bows, cat ears, gorgeous weather, Aerie bras, my roos, baked goods, Hello Kitty EVERYTHING, super soft hair, my silly puppy, puppies in drive through, scarves, Gift card shopping spree, writing with a fountain pen (it makes all the difference), giving tasteless gifts, How to cook everything: the basics (yes, I bought that cookbook), learning new stuff at work, NYC souvenirs (my brother just went for the first time.  HYPER jealous), Brunch, Netlix, classic video games (I REALLY want to play some Chrono Trigger), tweeting to my brother, foot rubs, Mary Kay make-up bad and vision board for $1 total, and finding things in my purse!

Love your way?  Share what you in love with!