Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 Review Extravaganza Part IV: The End

See Parts 1, 2 and 3 if you want to see what else I’ve done this year!


I was thrilled to FINALLY get Fall Weather.

I told you all what I missed about Fall.

I had another vent session about people at my job. I seem to have done that alot this year.

I updated my 101 in 1001 list

Had fun with WWTK And Birchbox.
I made super yummy Pumpkin Soup!!!


I showed you all What was in my Purse.

I did another Birchbox Vlog.


Borrowed a Few Christmas Surveys

Had a Girl's Night

Friday, December 23, 2011

Review Extravaganza Part III

So it's time for part 3!!

Apparently it was a bad month at my job, I complained about parents and about general things that bug me
I also shared with you all what I was reading in a vlog no less

This was a busier month for me! I participated in the Annual Blog Bash.  

Talked about my September birch box
and I 

What did you do? 

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Hey It's Okay

Its Ok Thursdays

So I am at work today and I figured with it being just 2 days until Christmas and 3 days until Christmas day I needed to link up with "It's Okay" So here goes!

It's okay...

To be thrilled that I get 5 days off in a row after I leave work tomorrow. 

To be looking forward to cooking dinner after work today. 

To be considering actually going to Midnight Mass this year, I always say I'll go and then when it's time I don't,

To not be holding my breath on that last one although I do want to go.

To be actually really upset that it is a balmy 78 degrees outside. I WANT SNOW!

To have finished shopping for all but two of the people I get presents for, but those two I won't see until after Christmas so they can wait. 

To be really sick of being broke. 

To not be thrilled with my new hair and have decided to re dye it tomorrow after work. 

To desperately want to give some of the guests at the hotel deodorant and soap, and hold my breath while speaking to them.

To be more excited than I should be for "that time of the month" so I can use my new period tracker app. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Need A Change

I need a change I have just been feeling so Blah lately I figured that it was time to change something So I am dying my hair. Its been it’s natural dark brown for almost 6 months now, and I’m feeling red, so Hopefully it won’t turn out horrible. I will update with a picture when I am done!

I wish it had turned out a little redder I might have to redo it a few times to get the color I want.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Christmas List pt 2

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? I really prefer wrapping paper.

2. Real tree or Artificial? Although my tree is fake, I have only ever had one real one and I loved it so much.

3. When do you put up the tree?
Thanksgiving or the day after

4. When do you take the tree down?  January 6ish basically the 2nd week in January.

5. Do you like eggnog?

6. Favorite gift received as a child? My paint set and cameras when I was 16

7. Do you have a nativity scene?
I do. It was a family one.

8. Hardest person to buy for? My fiancée.

9. Easiest person to buy for? My sister

10. Mail or email Christmas cards?
I will never email cards.

11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? Not sure, going to go with the this piece of paper is good for one guitar that I got from my mother but never got the actual guitar.

12. Favorite Christmas Movie? I really love White Christmas and Miracle on 34th Street, and Once and Twice Upon A Christmas, and Borrowed Hearts.

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?
I always mean to start early but I usually don't. In fact I haven't started this year yet.

14. Ever recycled a Christmas present? Yep

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day dinner!
16. Clear lights or colored on the tree? I love colored but we have clear right now.

17. Favorite Christmas song? I love all Christmas music.

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? depends on where I am.
19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer? Yup, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, and Blitzen.

20. Angel on the tree top or a star? an angel

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning?

Christmas morning

22. Most annoying thing about this time of year? People PCing and making it very commercial, its supposed to be magical.
23. favorite ornament, theme, or color? I have no theme.

24. What do you want for Christmas this year? I would love a Kindle Touch, or a juicer, or some books.

Friday, December 16, 2011

2011 Review Extravaganza Part II

Okay before I jump in! If you want to have a Christmas Card please go and fill this out for me! Thanks!

And Once again I was not a very busy blogger, so Here go the next Three months:


I participated in The My Favorite Things Swap, my partner was amazing and you should all go follow her if you don’t already! 

I either was very brave or lost my mind but I posted my actual weight online.

I did a Vlog for The monthly vlog.

I showed all the places I’ve been:


I was angry about a comment made about my weight.

My brother got a girlfriend, although it sadly didn’t last.



I participated in WWTKW.

and I fried my computer.


I shared 15 things about me.

I explained where Confessions Of A College Angel came from.

and I shared my favorite Super hero's both traditional and non.



So That was my next three, like I said I am unfortunately a REALLY bad blogger this year.  If you want to take a look at part 1.

And don’t forget to sign up for a Christmas card!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Girl's Night

SO I had a girls night, I don’t get to see M and Eri as much as I’d like, especially together.  So when M and I went to see Twilight and realised we weren’t tired after the movie we called Eri and all went over to my house for some wine and cheese and lots of talking. No one left until after 5 am.

This was our damage after the night.

and of course tipsy pictures! The order is Me, M and Eri.

What do you do on girls night?

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Stolen Christmas Meme


So I stole this from Living a Goddess Life, who Stole it from The Curious Pug who stole it from Jess! So if you want steal it from me and leave a link so I can see!!

Also If you would like to receive a Christmas Card please go to this post and fill out the form! Thanks!

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
Both, I love some Egg Nog, but I definitely LOVE me some hot coco too!

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
Santa’s gifts were always in a different wrapping paper with fancy tags that had pretty cursive writing on them

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?
White lights on the tree and colored on the house, although with the house we’re in now we don’t have outside plugs so no outside lights Sad smile

4. Do you hang mistletoe?

If I had someone to kiss I would, but I’ve never been in a house on Christmas with a kissing person.

5. When do you put your decorations up?
The day after Thanksgiving.

6. What is your favorite holiday dish?
I make a lasagna for Christmas Eve dinner, it’s a tradition from my Nana.

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child?

My Grandmother and Papa used to watch White Christmas with me every Christmas Eve. I would dance around the house with my Papa and then we would make Lasagna with my Nana and sing along to Frank Sinatra and other great Christmas albums

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
I learned the truth when I was around 11 years old, (I know, but I was stubborn and wanted to believe, I still kinda do, not that he gives toys, but the general holiday everyone is Santa kind of thing.) I saw my dad put the “Santa” presents under the tree.

9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
No, and I never understood that tradition.

10. How do you decorate your Christmas tree?

I use lots of old family ornaments, and every year my dad gets me one for my ‘hope chest’ so I will have my own stash for when I move out/ get married.

11. Snow! Love it or dread it?

LOVE IT. I pray for it, beg for it, bargain for it, but never get it on Christmas. I grew up in NY and OH so I was used to snow but since moving to sunny SC I’ve not had it on Christmas.

12. Can you ice skate?

Yes, although its been so long that I will probably look like I can’t.

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?

No... I know I loved everything but I can’t remember a specific present.

14. What’s the most important thing about the Holidays for you?
Spending time with people I love and want to be with.

15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?

Christmas Cookies, especially the ones, my Grandma on my dad’s side used to make, Sour Cream Cookies…

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?
Just sitting around the tree Christmas morning, and spending time together Christmas eve.

17. What tops your tree?
An Angel. but I’d love a little Tardis for the top!

18. Which do you prefer giving or receiving?
I prefer giving. but I always to go overboard, and give things to EVERYONE.

19. Candy Canes: Yuck or Yum? 
Yum, One of my favorite things about Christmas

20. Favorite Christmas show?
I don’t have a show, but Movie wise, Borrowed Hearts, White Christmas, Several versions of A Christmas Carol, and the Muppets Christmas Carol.

21. Saddest Christmas Song?
I'll Be Home for Christmas, especially the versions where they have the people talking in clips, it makes me cry.

22. What is your favorite Christmas song?
Santa Baby, Baby it’s cold outside, White Christmas, anything off a Mariah Carey CD. 

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Christmas Card

I bought my very first set of legit custom Christmas Card’s and because I LOVE getting mail I figured I would see if any of you wanted some as well. Just fill out the form below and I’ll be sending them out soon!!

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