Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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Brian Littrell
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My mom quoted this to me while I was growing up. I actually thought that she had made it up until I saw it on a poster in high school : )

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

candy apple easter eggs

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My baby sister and I "died" Easter eggs over the weekend. We went to Michael's planning to go all Martha Stewart, but we found some fun egg dying kits and decided to try them out. We tried the Candy Apple Eggs kit first and didn't make it to the second box (next year...). We painted the eggs with some sort of laquer that gave the eggs a hard, shiny finish. They look pretty cool and were a lot of fun to make!

Now I just need to make them into ornaments so that I can hang them on an Easter tree...

Monday, March 29, 2010

65. Visit every baseball park in the U.S.

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Baseball season is approaching, and that means that Justin and I will be able to start working on our goal of visiting every baseball stadium in the United States!

Here's the list:



  1. Chase Field - Arizona Diamondbacks


  2. Turner Field - Atlanta Braves


  3. Oriole Park at Camden Yards - Baltimore Orioles


  4. Fenway Park - Boston Red Sox (5/8/10)


  5. Wrigley Field - Chicago Cubs (9/20/13)


  6. U.S. Cellular Field - Chicago White Sox (9/17/13)


  7. Great American Ball Park - Cincinnati Reds


  8. Progressive Field - Cleveland Indians


  9. Coors Field - Colorado Rockies


  10. Comerica Park - Detroit Tigers


  11. Sun Life Stadium - Florida Marlins


  12. Minute Maid Park - Houston Astros


  13. Kauffman Stadium - Kansas City Royals


  14. Angel Stadium of Anaheim - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (4/25/10)


  15. Dodger Stadium - Los Angeles Dodgers (5/22/10)


  16. Miller Park - Milwaukee Brewers


  17. Target Field - Minnesota Twins


  18. Citi Field - New York Mets


  19. Yankee Stadium - New York Yankees


  20. Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum - Oakland Athletics
(6/14/11)




  • Citizens Bank Park - Philadelphia Phillies





  • PNC Park - Pittsburgh Pirates





  • Busch Stadium - St. Louis Cardinals





  • PETCO Park - San Diego Padres (7/16/11)





  • AT&T Park - San Francisco Giants
  • (6/12/11)




  • Safeco Field - Seattle Mariners (9/5/12)





  • Tropicana Field - Tampa Bay Rays





  • Rangers Ballpark in Arlington - Texas Rangers





  • Rogers Centre - Toronto Blue Jays





  • Nationals Park - Washington Nationals
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    Friday, March 26, 2010

    Thursday, March 25, 2010

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010

    getty

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    I've been wanting to go to The Getty for quite some time now, and just never seemed to make it. Well, Justin decided that we needed to just do it, so we went last Saturday evening. They started keeping the museum open until 9pm on Saturdays so that people can go up there and watch the sunset. Museum entrance is always free, and if you go after 5pm on Saturdays parking is also free! We had a lot of fun walking around the gardens and then some of the museum exhibits. We saw a really cool exhibit called "Urban Panoramas" that I'll do a feature post on later this week.

    The entire campus is gorgeous--I love the architecture and the gardens are beautiful. Next time, we're taking a picnic and a bottle of wine with us!

    Tuesday, March 23, 2010

    Monday, March 22, 2010

    hello, spring!

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    I spent the weekend down in Orange County visiting Justin. I suggested that we go to the beach, so he took me down to Laguna to walk along their great boardwalk. It was so beautiful--Laguna has to be one of my favorite beaches in Southern California. They have some great little parks right along the beach, fun shops and restaurants, and good people watching : )

    Being at the beach reminded me that I need to buy a new swimsuit for this spring/summer... : )

    Thursday, March 18, 2010

    my top 5 top 11 shoe picks

    ysl cage heels
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    emanuel ungaro branch heels
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    balmain sandals
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    margiela cut-out boots
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    ysl tribute sandals
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    miu miu sculpted heel pumps
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    ann d triple lace boots
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    ysl wooden heel pumps
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    valentino bow pumps
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    louboutin glitter peep-toe pumps
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    ysl eelskin pumps
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    I was trying to pick my top 5 shoes as I picked my top 5 handbags earlier, but I started thinking and there was no way that I could stop at five. So, I tried 10. And ended up with 11.

    Before putting this list together, I had never noticed my penchant for YSL shoes, and I was surprised about the lack of Chanel...

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010

    happy st. patrick's day!

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    Last year I was in Dublin for the St. Patrick's Day parade--it was an amazing experience. St. What a fun adventure that whole trip was : ) Now, I'm looking forward to my next big trip in May!

    Monday, March 15, 2010

    louis vuitton

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    This makes me want to watch Roman Holiday and all movies in which Grace Kelly makes an appearance

    Thursday, March 11, 2010

    "I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work.
    That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you
    pretty near."
    Margaret Thatcher

    Monday, March 8, 2010

    top 5 handbags I would kill for:

    1. chanel reissue 2.55
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    2. chloe paddington satchel
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    3. fendi spy bag
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    4. kooba jaylin bag
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    5. marc jacobs stam bag
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    If you know me, you know that I am a shoe girl, but I am quickly becoming a shoe/handbag/watch girl (uh oh...). These are the five handbags that I feel most represent my style, and that I would actually like to save up to collect. If there was a clutch on this list, it could be my conclusive handbag wardrobe...

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010

    "The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this:
    Decide what you want."
    Ben Stein

    Tuesday, March 2, 2010

    look: messy glamour

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    I love this look because so much of it is ultra-glamorous and statment-making, yet there is something so imperfect about it.