Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day

The things that really matter on Valentine's...

  • Giving a handmade card to those I love (above)
  • Receiving a handmade card from my love (and cats)
  • Friends who remember you... no matter the distance or time and express it (below)

P.S.  Happy Birthday to My Valentine!

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Friday, February 8, 2013

Parisian Dream Date Outfit

Today a dream date to me would probably consist of hot chocolate and macarons at Laduree, followed by an afternoon at the Louvre, having someone do my hair and makeup for an evening out for a dinner of mussels, steak aux frites, champagne, followed by a performance at the opera. Hey, a girl can dream, right?

Paris Day to Nite

What is your dream date?
Or, your best date yet? 
Whether it was the person you were with, 
or the activites that the day would or did entail.

I remember one particular all day date that reminded
of how great it was to be young and lucky...
I was 20.
We both worked at the most magical place in the world... Disney World.
 We started our day at MGM, then made our way to the Dolphin Resort to walk around
(where I stayed five years later for a work conference-funny the way life works out),
afterwards we ventured to the Magic Kingdom where we went on our favorite rides 
and pigged out on turkey legs, egg rolls, and pineapple dole whip (where I used to work).
We'd only been dating a couple weeks, so everything was new. 
Though it didn't last long between us, I always have the fondest memories,
and we'll always have Disney!

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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Super Bowl Sunday

We decided on personalized pizzas for our Super Bowl menu...

seeing as I'm a Californian and Kaepernick is from Turlock (my hometown)
and played at University of Nevada at Reno (where I now live),
I gotta go with the Niners. 

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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Smokey Eyes

When it comes to the Smokey Eye look, Amanda Seyfried takes the cake...

Amanda Seyfried Smokey Eyes
Amanda Seyfried Smokey Eyes by nicoletterenee on Polyvore.

I admit I'm always a little nervous to be daring in the make up department, 
but what a difference it can make!
If you want to try this sultry smokey eye look this Valentine's Day
check out Marie Claire's tutorial.

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Author Interview

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