beer tasting and a bestie [MM10]

The other night one of my best friends and I went on a bestie date to Wine Steals, this awesome little wine bar in Hillcrest (SD's version of the Castro District in SF) here in San Diego.  Every Tuesday they do wine tasting where you get to try 5 flights of wine for only $5.  I've done a wine tasting there before, and it was so much fun!  This time, they were doing a beer tasting of their favorite beers.  My friend Erin and I were so excited to have some girl time and chat over some yummy beer.  We had such a nice time catching up on school, boys and family.  Whenever we are together we are constantly laughing and we always have a great time.  I'm so thankful to have such a great friend who has been there through thick and thin.  

Here are a few pictures of our little adventure.  If you are ever in SD, you should definitely check out Wine Steals.  They have awesome happy hour prices ($4 for a glass of wine!) and their staff is friendly and helpful when it comes to choosing the right wine for you.  They also have a great selection of bottles available to buy.  And did I mention their cheese boards?  Talk about being in cheese heaven!!





Have you been on any good adventures lately?


Cheers, 
Kels


happy flower.

a simple birthday card with sunny flowers. veľmi jednoduchá narodeninová karta s veselými kvietkami.
 flowers from retif, blank card by paper-source, martha stewart 'stamp' punch, and red scrap paper

"Elegant Finestra" (8" x 8")


Not much to say about this one at this point. Just thought I'd share. I'm hoping to finish a couple this week. Enjoy!

blue...

... feathers... or rather turquoise colored feathers from Filip... an Ara parrot. That color is perfect for something unique. So, I made another hair piece with little bit of hot glue and couple lost feathers. I call it recycling. No animal (Ara) was harmed in the process... Fillip gave up all his feathers voluntarily:) 
Modré alebo lepšie povedané tyrkysovo-modré pierka z papagája Ara. Táto unikátna farba až núti vytvoriť niečo neobvyklé. Takže som vytvorila dalšiu ozdobu do vlasov s trochou lepu a darovaných pierok od Filipa. Upozorňujem, že žiadne zvieracie práva neboli porušené:) 

new toy.

My new lens! I think we gonna be good friends:) Moja nova hračka, nový objektív! Myslím, že budeme dobrí kamaráti:)

Friday's Fancies: Sorry for Partying

In approximately one month (March 31) I will be turning 23.  Twenty - three.  That just sounds old.  I will be celebrating this birthday in San Francisco and couldn't be more excited about it.  Today's Friday's Fancies is an outfit I would love to rock out to dinner and the bars on my birthday.  Who knows, maybe I'll even meet some super cute boy and get a birthday kiss, ha!




PS, I'm totally dreaming when it comes to those shoes.  
With my ankle, I'll still have to be in flats, but a girl can dream right?



Be sure to check out {av} over at {long distance loving
for some more Friday's Fancies fun!  


life is like a chocolate box.

You never know what you will get! I just love this quote from Forest Gump movie just because it's so true. This box was a reward for a card I made for Radka, one of my friends. It's metal and it's the most beautiful tin box I ever saw. The chocolate is good too but the tin BOX...  that's another story. My friends know me very well.
Život je ako čokoládova bonboniéra, nikdy nevieš čo dostaneš. Milujem tento viac než pravdivý výrok z filmu Forest Gump. Ako dôkaz je aj táto prekrásna plechová krabička od Radky ako odmena za kartu. Čokoláda v nej je dobrá ale tá KRABIČKA... tak to už je iný príbeh. Moji kamaráti poznajú moje chute:)

Awkward and Awesome Thursday

Awkward:
- Having to argue with someone about why I wouldn't accept $2000 for my car that's listed for $4000.  Ummm hello, do NOT low ball me, ruuuuuuude.
- The skin on my left foot looks like a snake's skin because of how much time it was in a cast.  It's kinda gross, but definitely super awkward.  I need it to peel like now.
- People camping out in front of the ticket window at SDSU to get tickets to the SDSU vs BYU basketball game that's this Saturday.  Student tickets aren't available till Friday afternoon, people have been camping out since yesterday! Craaaaaazy fools.
- Facebook stalking a guy who walked into the office today because he's a girls boyfriend who used to work here.  And yes, he was still in the office when we were on his facebook.
- This picture:



Awesome:

- Sitting and talking to someone you just met for 2 hours because you have so much in common it's crazy and unreal.  Yeah, redonkulous.
- I'm packing my lunch and bringing it to work every day to save money & calories.
- Getting texts from friends I haven't hung out with in awhile saying they want to hang out.
- SDSU vs BYU game this Saturday and watching it with my friends out at a bar and being loud and obnoxious whenever we score a basket.
- Trying to more innovative with my style and having a great friend who knows how to dress fabulously give me some good tips.  (Thanks boo boo! See her blog here)
- Beer tasting with a good friend and sharing lots and lots of laughs.

Cheers,
Kels

very fancy.

I made a hair clip either for special occasion like wedding or for any occasions like fashion show at home for little trendy girls. You pick! Navrhla som kvetinovú ozdobu do vlasov pre špecialnú príležitosť ako svadba alebo pre malé dievčatká ktoré sa radi fintia.



french white net, artificial flower from china, 'diamond' pin & feathers by curel

vintage.

Well, not really but at least they look like they are. When I saw this ribbon ring I couldn't resist and I don't even wear rings. And together with the ribbon earrings they make a set! Vyzeraju starožitné a nadčasové zároveň. Nemohla som odolat tomuto prsteňu a to ani nenosím prstene. Spolu s mašličkovými náušnicami tvoria jeden perfektný set.
ring and earrings by click-six

Right on Target [WW10]

I have an obsession with Target.  Like I can easily spend over 2 hours just browsing there.  The problem is, it's so hard for me not to buy anything.  The other day I went to pick up a few grocery items and $50 later decided I needed a whole weeks worth of food.  What's even worse is that I have to force myself to stay out of the clothes, shoe, and home sections.  If I step one foot in one of those sections there's no getting me back.  I'm dangerous.  Target is dangerous. It's like a little black hole that just sucks you in, but just happens to also be the most amazing and happiest place ever.  Such a love, hate relationship.

Whenever I'm bored (often) I browse Target's website.  So today, for my Wednesday Wishes, I'm wishing for some things from Target.  Aaaaaaaaaaand I just might send this post to my mom so she can get some ideas for birthday shopping (wink wink Mommy!).  Then maybe my wishes will come true!

For my closet:
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For my apartment:
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Be sure to head on over and check out 
Brooke at Bright Wishes to link up your wishes!

Nomen omen, ma di cosa?

Cara Pupetta,

per quanto mi piaccia chiamarti Pupetta, mi sa che bisognerà trovarti un nome vero prima o poi.
Quando ho saputo di essere incinta, ho trovato con il tuo papà un nome da maschietto nel giro di pochi giorni: fossi stata un bimbo, ti saresti chiamata Alessandro. Musicale, bel significato, e poi ero stata ad Alessandria d'Egitto che ero incinta di poche settimane: il nome era venuto da sé.
E invece sei una bimba, quindi abbiamo ripreso la confusa rosa di nomi femminili, e qui comincia il bello. A me e al tuo papà piacciono nomi brevi, semplici, possibilmente con poche e con molte vocali perchè danno un suono più dolce. Quindi fuori dalla lista  Lucrezia, Ginevra, Aurora,  e via di seguito.

Chiamarti Alessandra no, perchè ormai mi suona come nome maschile, e se poi avrai un fratellino che facciamo?

Nomi di nonne/i  proprio no, ne fai contento uno e se ne scontentano tre.

In realtà ci sono dei nomi che mi piacciono, e molto, ma il cognome del tuo papà non permette certi abbinamenti, o ti faresti tutta la scuola dell'obbligo a prese in giro per l'accostamento. E guarda che la scuola dell'obbligo è lunga. Quindi via il mio nome preferitissimo, Chiara, e via anche nomi belli come Viola e Bianca. Peccato.

Al tuo papà piace molto Elettra, per via di una storia sull'ambra, gli elettroni e la figlia di Guglielmo Marconi che lui, da bravo geek, ti saprà spiegare a suo tempo  molto meglio di me. Io, a chiamare mia figlia come una che nella mitologia greca uccise la madre, non ci penso proprio. Al limite, glielo concederò alla quinta bambina, quando avremo esaurito ogni altra possibilità.

Poi c'è il capitolo "associazioni nomi-persone" per cui nomi dal bel suono mi ricordano persone cretine, o antipatiche, o insopportabili e non ce la faccio a pensare di chiamarti come certa gente che conosco: quindi via Laura, via Silvia. Per Lara c'è una par condicio, con una fantastica cugina americana da un lato, e una zitella inacidita dall'altro.

E allora, mi dirai, che resta? mica mi vorrai chiamare Pupetta sul serio?
Andiamo con la rosa dei nomi candidati, ognuno dei quali ha pro e contro, ché altrimenti era troppo facile.

Paola. Dovresti nascere a fine giugno, quindi intorno al 29, San Paolo appunto. Sai che anch'io mi sarei dovuta chiamare Paola? poi all'ultimo momento i tuoi nonni cambiarono idea (tra l'altro potremmo avere anche lo stesso compleanno io e te, ci pensi? io sì, così si concentrererebbero tutti su di te e dimenticherebbero il numero dei miei anni, finalmente). Tuo papà non è molto convinto però.

Elena. Questo è stato proprio il tuo nome per un po', lo sai? Ci piaceva, breve, dolce, significa "splendente come il sole". Poi però, parlando con nonne e parenti, è uscito che alla maggior parte di loro questo nome sa di vecchio, perchè Sant'Elena è la patrona di un paesino delle nostre parti, e quindi ci sono palate di vecchiette più o meno centenarie con questo nome, per di più storpiato in Lena. Quindi, chiamandoti Elena, io penserei alla donna più bella del mondo, che fece scoppiare una guerra tra Greci e Troiani, e molti altri a orde di prozie al sapor di naftalina.

Angela. Semplice, classico, significa messaggera di Dio. Bello no? la questione non è tanto  che nella mia famiglia ci siano diverse Angela e composti di Angela (me compresa), quanto che nella famiglia di papà c'è una storia triste legata ad una Angela, e non sono affatto sicura di volerti dare questo nome pesante da portare, tu che sei così piccolina.

Sara. Mi piace, mi piace da pazzi. Semplice, breve, significa principessa. Però se vai in un asilo e chiami "Sara" ti saltano addosso la metà delle bambine, essendo il secondo nome più diffuso tra le nuove nate negli ultimi anni. Voglio chiamare mia figlia come la figlia di mezza Italia?

E poi la new entry di pochi giorni fa, il nome cui non avresti mai pensato, pronunciato insieme al cognome dalla nonna, mia madre, con noncuranza e già in tono rinunciatario. Francesca.
Lungo, con un sacco di consonanti, il contrario di quello che cercavamo. Però sta benissimo  con il cognome, ed è così musicale...Quando ho sentito mia madre pronunciarlo mi è scattato lo stesso click che ho avuto con Alessandro qualche mese fa. L'ho riconosciuto come il nome.
Problema: è il nome della zia Francy, mia sorella. Questo implica che: 1) chi la tiene l'altra zia, mia sorella? 2) come la mettiamo con la famiglia di papà - e non avrebbero nemmeno torto vista la questione con il nome Angela- ?

Insomma Pupetta, siamo ancora in alto mare con il tuo nome, non so se basteranno altri quattro mesi per sceglierne uno.Speriamo ci  arrivino in aiuto le blog-amiche con proposte e suggerimenti.
Comunque, se proprio non ci riusciamo, non ti preoccupare, abbiamo una soluzione d'emergenza: aspetteremo che tu parli, così te lo scegli da sola.

Currently ...


Current guilty pleasure: Boys. Twitter (lol)
Current color: Camel / Beige. Black.
Current playlist: This one.
Current read: Skinny Bitch.
Current drink: Diet Cherry Coke.
Current food: Apple & Laughing Cow Light Swiss Cheese.
Current favorite show: The Big Bang Theory.
Current wish list: Job, a few new tops, new sandals, new car.
Current needs: More motivation.
Current triumphs: Lost 20 lbs in 2 months.
Current celebrity crush: Garrett Hedlund
Current indulgence: Butter Lovers Popcorn.
Current blessing: Best friends.
Current outfit: Gap wide legged jeans, a black tee, scarf and straw fedora.
Current excitement: Beer tasting tonight.
Current mood: Stressed, anxious, determined.
Current bane of my existence: Dirty roommate who doesn't clean up dog poop.
Current link: Money Saving Travel Tips: I have the travel bug!

What does your "current" life look like? 

[thanks for the idea Allie: No Small Dreams]

Opportunities?

Steven Specht here...
I hate to bump Fred's work (SEE BELOW!), but thought some of you might be interested in the following:
A couple of things for folks to consider.
The Rochester Contemporary Arts Center is conducting one of their interesting fund-raisers again this year in June. It's called the 6x6x2011. Artists can submit a 6" x 6" piece of artwork (any medium) which becomes part of a 5000 piece exhibit (yes, 5 thousand!). Each of the pieces is priced at $20 to benefit the Center. It's interesting to see the diversity of artwork. The down-side is that your name does not get posted with your piece. It is only revealed to the buyer (so the name exposure is virtually non-existent). BUT, I think it's a worthwhile cause. I think I am going to do it again this year and attend the opening reception on June 4th. Should be fun. Check out the website at: www.rochestercontemporary.org/ You can see a cool video from last year's 6 x 6 event at this site too. Deadline for submission is May 1, 2011.
The Old Forge Arts Center is sponsoring an exhibition with the theme "H2O". They are accepting artwork and written work for this show. The show runs from March 26-May 7th with opening reception on March 26th. The deadline for submissions is March 7th. Check out this site for more details: www.artscenteroldforge.org/exhibitions.cfm?newsitem_id=23&action=view
Enjoy!

p.s. Also, way further on down the road. Jonathan Talbot will be conducting one of his wonderful workshops at Utica College during the weekend of April 21-22, 2012 in conjunction with a collage exhibit at Utica College of which Julie will be a part! More details to follow (you'll be able to enroll through Jonathan's website soon).

Passion


I feel like I've been ranting and raving about all my problems / insecurities / issues lately.  When I first started this blog, my goal was for it to always be positive and a window into my life in San Diego.  I wanted it to be more about the things I did and the passion I had for life - the places I went, the food I ate, the new restaurants I visited.  The last thing I ever expected was for it to turn into an inspirational blog about finding my inner beauty and moving on from my scarred past.

As much as that's not what I started my blog for, I'm glad it has molded to include that.  I'm so happy I have found an outlet to share my thoughts - whether they be good or bad - about what's going on in my life.  And I'm so happy to have YOU GUYS there for all the support.  You are all so kind and always leave the sweetest comments.  I'm so thankful to have been able to break out of my shell and really open up.

I want to stay true to my original blogging hopes and to other parts of myself - the parts that I already know and love, the parts that don't really need as much "work" as some of the others.  One of my greatest passions in life is the thrill of a new adventure.  Whether it be to the new restaurant down the street or a weekend away, it all makes me so happy.  I enjoy trying new things, hanging out with new people, and exploring the great city I live in.  I mean, they don't call it "America's Finest City" for nothing, right?

My passions in life are what make me, me.  My passion for adventure is one that shines a little brighter than some of the others.  I'm outgoing and care-free, spontaneous and wild (is this starting to sound like an online dating profile? haha).  To me, passion is one of the most important things someone can have in their life.

I'm learning to put my passions first in life.  I'm learning to put myself first in life.  First thing on my to do list for me is a new adventure and guess what!?  That's exactly what I'm going to do.  Tonight, I'm heading out to a local wine bar for their bi-monthly $5 beer tastings with one of my best friends.  I'm looking forward to a night of good conversation, belly shaking laughs and lots of pictures.  And I can't wait to share it all with all of you!

So friends, what are your passions in life?




p.s. Did you notice I have an updated button?  No?  Well check it out over there on the right side bar.  Pretty cute, huh?  Go ahead, add it to your little blog space.  I promise, you won't regret it.

A Piece of Advice

"Stop looking for the person of your dreams and start becoming someone another person is dreaming about. Make someone else’s dreams become a reality."

Pastor Steven Furtick


[more here]
[great sermon here]
[ps. thanks for sharing Mel]

How To Loose 20 Pounds in 2 Months [MM9]

Yes, you read right, 20 lbs in 2 months.  Don't think it's possible without chopping off a limb?  Well you're wrong!  If I can do it, you can do it.  I started really paying attention to what I was eating right before Christmas - actually the day I had surgery for my ankle - Dec 22.  Since then, I've lost 20 pounds.  I still have about 60 more pounds to go, but I'm off to a great start.


Here's the best part about the changes I've made - you don't have to give up everything you love eating.  I thought I would share some tips that I think make shedding the lbs and eating healthier a little more bearable.

1. Non-fat and sugar free whenever possible.  This cuts down calories left and right.  For example, if you are a Starbucks lover like myself, try a Skinny Caramel Latte or Skinny Caramel Macchiato instead of your usual drink.  A grande of either one of these is only 140 calories!  Compare that to the 250-300 they typically are.  Those calories you are saving will add up along the way.

2. Cut your carb consumption down.  I know this is always on a diet plan, but that's because it works.  I'm not saying cut out carbs completely, because Lord knows I love me some bread!  But, whenever possible, try eating a hamburger "protein style" with lettuce instead of a bun.  And if you are cooking at home, try out these sandwich thins.  They are amazing little sandwich buns with only 100 calories each (top and bottom together!).  This way, you can have your bread for your sandwich or hamburger but are only consuming half the calories.

3. Veggies are your friends.  Whenever you can, opt for veggies as a side dish.  Yes, mashed potatoes and french fries are delicious, but veggies are better!  Whenever I make dinner at home or go out to eat, I always try to include veggies.  Whether it be a salad (with dressing on the side!), steamed veggies or even both, they give you the nutrients you need and help fill you up.

4. Portion control.  I've learned to cut down on how much I eat and to me, this helps the most out of anything.  You can eat the more fattening foods, as long as you eat less of them.  Try eating off a smaller plate or out of a smaller bowl.  By filling the smaller plate up, it will look like you have more food when in reality, you are eating less.  Combine eating smaller portions with eating healthier food and you've got yourself a recipe for success!

5. Ease up on the alcohol.  If you don't drink, you can ignore this tip.  But for my fellow bloggers who love to indulge in a little adult beverage every now and then, be smart about it.  There are many restaurants who offer "skinny" options.  Most places have skinny margaritas, and they taste just as delicious as a regular one!  And only have about 100 or so calories.  Also, kick the beer to the side.  Wine is okay, add a little soda water to it and you've got yourself a fun spritzer that will last you longer.  If you like vodka, try a vodka soda with a splash of cranberry.  Whatever you do, don't over indulge.  Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol will lead to a lapse in judgment, leave you craving fatty foods, and those calories will add up quicker than you can finish your drink!

A typical day of eating for me includes the following: [calorie count in parentheses]
Breakfast:  Yoplait light yogurt (100), bagel thin (100), laughing cow light swiss cheese (35)
Lunch: Turkey sandwich on a sandwich thin with light mayo, tomato, lettuce and cheese (300), sliced apples (10) or mini carrots (10)
Snack:  Grande skinny caramel macchiato from Starbucks (140)
Dinner:  Grilled chicken (150), salad with balsamic, cucumbers, tomatoes (100), steamed veggies (100)
Snack: Healthy choice popcorn (100) or Skinny cow ice cream (180)

I try to keep my calorie consumption between 1000 - 1200 a day.  Because I haven't been able to work out because of my broken ankle, I tried to keep it on the lower end of the spectrum.  If you can work out, do it!  It gives you more energy and burns up those calories!!  If you don't like going to the gym but love shopping, take a couple laps around your local mall and window shop while you do it!

I hope this is somewhat helpful to anyone who is trying to eat healthier.  Remember, this is not a diet, but a lifestyle change.  Diets suck, but your lifestyle shouldn't!  Keep in mind that the healthier you are, the better you will feel, and the more positive your life can be!

Cheers to a healthy mind, body and soul.
- Kels

it's sunny.

.. the card and the weather as well. Minimalistic project using very few items. That's the way I like it! Je slnečno... na pohľadnici a tiež celý deň. Minimalistický projekt v ktorom je použite len veľmi málo vecí. Tak to mám rada!
felt flower from retif, vintage pearls, mustard-yellow card from paper-source

[SLTS7] So Loving That Sundays

Happy Sunday Friends!!  This weekend was a pretty eventful one.  I made a quick trip home to Orange County to hit up a couple doctor's appointments.  Turns out my ankle is healing fabulously!  However, my ears are not, and I need to get another surgery sometime in the next month to remove my ear tubes.  The true definition of you win some, you loose some, I guess.

In addition to the day of doctors, I spent the evening at dinner with my mom, cousin and aunt.  The four of us are super close, my cousin is my best friend, and we are headed to San Francisco next month to celebrate my birthday.  We made a pact that each year we will go on a girls' trip together, no matter how old we are or what's going on.  I can't wait to kick off the tradition in SF!  And if you have any suggestions on where to go - eat, drink, shop, explore, must see, etc. - please share!!

I got to spend a nice quiet night in with a super cute boy.  More details to come on that.  Dating is always such a tricky and long thing to explain, I loathe it.  But enough about the weekend, let's get on to some things that I'm loving.


Today, I'm so loving that...

This is my 100th post.  Woop Woop Party!
I have some new followers.  Welcome friends. You're all great.
I'm off crutches, out of my big boot, and into a small brace.
[ that means I can wear 2 shoes now! oh happy day!! ]
I got these super cute shoes from F21 this weekend.
I bought new jeans.  They are a size smaller than my old jeans.
Smaller jeans = smaller me = I've lost 20 pounds in 2 months.
I got a free deuce brand watch from work.  It's amazing.
I now have a pen pal and can't wait to start writing.
[ this is going to be amazing Mel! ]
I now have amazing rain boots so I can stay dry.
I'm graduating in December.


What are you loving today?



Margot Tenenbaum


Chuck Sperry. Margot Tenenbaum


From Bad Dads, an art show tribute to the films of Wes Anderson (as nearly every Wes Anderson character has family issues, notably father issues!) at San Francisco’s newest art space, Lopo Gallery (http://lopogallery.com/).


http://www.postershizzle.com/tim-doyle/bad-dads-update-2/

how to wrap a present 100 ways... vintage.

Very vintage! I like it! And, so did the person the present was meant for. She didn't even wanted to open it because of ruining the wrapping:)
Má to taký starožitný nádych ktorý veľmi obľubujem. A tiež slečna pre ktorú bol tento darček ho nechcela ani rozbalit aby nepoškodila obal:)

Beautiful Belly Challenge: Part 2

I know it's been awhile since my original post about the Beautiful Belly Challenge that Melissa was doing but I figure better late than never, right?


I've struggled with my weight since I was in high school.  It's always fluctuated, and ever since I started college, it seems to keep going up and up.  My weight has gone up and down the most these past five years.  I've tried every diet.  I've done Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, The Flat Belly Diet, Herbalife and almost anything else that sounded like it might work.  I always start off strong, lose about 15 pounds, then get stuck and frustrated.  I revert back to my old eat habits and before I know it, I'm back up to where I started.

I feel like I'm the only one of my friends who struggles with their weight.  I would consider myself the "biggest" of all my friends.  And as much as I continue to tell myself that they don't care about that, it always haunts me.  In all the pictures, whenever we are hanging out, the clothes we wear, I always seem to judge myself and wish I looked more like them.

My parents are supportive of my weight loss efforts.  However, my mom is very adamant about me loosing weight.  With her sister being heavy for her whole life (she just got the lap band surgery) my mom pushes me to change my lifestyle so I don't ever have to be that way.  My mom even gives me incentives to loose weight; $50 every 10 pounds, shopping sprees, she even once offered to buy me a new car.  Even with all these things dangled in front of my face, I still can't seem to really buckle down and do it.

When Melissa asked me to participate in this challenge, I was excited, and nervous.  I know weight and body image is something all women struggle with.  I do believe I'm beautiful and loved, but I want to love every part of my body as a whole, not just certain features or personality traits.

I think the reason it took me so long to sit down and finish this post was because I didn't want to admit to myself that I have a problem.  I'm reluctant to accept my weight.  Although I may not look obese, for my age and height I technically am.  Those BMI calculators don't lie.  This is something I need to fix.  I've started dieting and trying to eat healthier this year.  But I'm realizing it's not just about the number on the scale, it's about how I feel about my body.

I'm starting to feel better about myself.  I've gotten rid of the negative people in my life who have put me down about my appearance.  I only surround myself with loving, positive people.  In the mornings I look in the mirror and smile.  I'm happy with who I am, and I'm working on becoming an even better me!

the one thing I'm most self conscious about
Yesterday I fit into a pair of jeans that I haven't been able to fit into for about 6 months.  I screamed!  And checked myself out in the mirror for about 10 minutes.

I hope this post was inspirational and eye opening for at least one person who reads it.  I'm not perfect, and never will be.  But I love who I am and am working hard to achieve my goals.  I am a beautiful person with a beautiful belly.

Cheers

LOVE.SECRETS & CONFESSION.

Club Kids per Nenas Matrioska  in versione Richie e Margot Tenenbaum 

Richie:You dropped some cigarettes.   Margot: Those aren't mine.    Richie: They just fell out of your pocket!














Stylist & idea: 
Vanessissima

foto: 
Andrea Rossi

assistente progetto:
 Annalisa D'Urbano

models: 
Club kids

dress: 
Corry shaft market

Location:
 San Lorenzo//Roma. Libreria Giuffrè//Roma. Frutteria San Lorenzo

dots.

Ok, I'm not gonna lie. I was crazy when I was making this card. Nobody normal spend time creating a name out of little paper dots with the help of tweezers/Ok, nebudem klamať. Bola som asi blázon ked' som si vymyslela tento dizajn. Nik normálný nestrávy tolko času lepením malých papierových bodiek pinzetou.
cardstock by paper-source

how to wrap a present 100 ways... bootie.

I really didn't know how to wrap these little shoes and besides they are too cute to be hidden in a wrap anyways. So, I put them on the top of another present, a book that is wrapped in a pretty ladybug paper.

Friday's Fancies: The Oscars

I've never been a huge fan of awards shows. I like the music awards most because they always have artists performing. I just feel like the award shows go on and on all night. I haven't seen most of the movies that are nominated so I can't get all upset when my favorite of the year doesn't win.  And to me, that's the most fun part about the show.  

With all that said, I love award show fashion. I love pretending to be a fashion critic and ooohing and aaaahing over who looks amazing and wondering what stylist will be fired the day after.  So, for today's Friday's Fancies, I'm linking up in true award show fashion appreciation with 2 different looks I would totally rock on the red carpet.

oscars
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