Sunday, November 29, 2009

The Magical Bean Ornament Give Away!!





My sister Callie the Magical Bean is having a giveaway on her blog! I have actually seen the adorable little gingerbread men being made and have held one in my hand! That's right be jealous...haha. Anyways! It's super easy to enter and it's something fun and new to add to your tree this year. So make sure you stop by her blog and enter or see them on her Etsy shop. GOOD LUCK!
PS: This is one of many giveaways to come...she's so generous!! hehe.

A Pretty Beautiful Lady

Meet Rosie.







She's about a year old and is so adorable!! I love her so much... :) She also has many nicknames such as: Rose, Rosita, Rosita Santa Maria, Baby Rose, Rose Red, The Tigress, and the Cuteness Monster.
Here's a video of her meowing:


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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Golden Teeth Desire


Somebody lend me 112 dollars QUICK!! There's only one gold tooth smile bracelet left on Fred Flare! Goodness me-what will I do without it? ;)

Moiht on Etsy



I was browsing through the photography section on Etsy and stumbled across a photo of three cups with hearts in them! I thought it was so beautiful, I just had to share it with you. All these lovely photographs came from a man named Tim on Etsy, whose shop is called Moiht. He lives in Buffalo, New York and took up photography because he truly enjoys doing it and he believes no one should go through life not doing something they love.
To see more of his work click here! :)

PS: If you'd like to see where any of the idividual photos came from just click on the photo and it should take you there..Blogger's been giving me issues..haha.







Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving Thanks

Hello everyone! I hope all of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and in the spirit of the holiday, I thought it would be fun to make a list of things I'm thankful for.

I'm thankful for...
my family
my crazy fun friends
my life in Germany for 7 1/2 years
and touring Europe all the while
all our wonderful pets:
Sheila, Leonardo, Rosie, Maximo, Schatzi, and Werner
the invention of cool whip
and cereal of course
all the trips I've taken to the movie theater
my wonderful followers :)
Melt Away cookies
good food...
all my lovely things
The list goes on and on...

Also here's a video my sister Callie and I made in the spirit of Thanksgiving and all the festivities that went on last night...like baking pies...writing on sticky notes...working on pre-Christmas presents...ahhh good times!

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And also I made this fun quiz:



HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING!

Monday, November 23, 2009

At a Loss With Books

"Books are the carriers of civilization…They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print."- Barbara W. Tuchman
What a cool quote huh?
And I miss this...I miss reading. I really do enjoy books but unfortunately I haven't been able to find any good books in a long time. So with this in mind I must ask you: what are some of your favorite books? HELP!
PS: I have read all the Twilight books- please don't suggest these. hehe. They're pretty good books.. I enjoyed them. :)

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Thanksgiving Glee

Whoooo hooooooooo!!!! It's thanksgiving break! That means 5 days off from school...finally a holiday. :) Last night I saw New Moon with my friend (I haven't seen her in like 2 years!). It was pretty good, I'm not a huge fan of Twilight but I did like spending time with my friend whom I haven't seen in what feels like forever.


Then today I caught up on all the Glee episodes that I missed. I love that show! But where's Emma? I wish they would include her more. I really liked how they sang "Defying Gravity" in the last episode that I saw. I am a huge fan of Wicked ( I have the soundtrack and have seen the play once- it was amazing). Above is the song that they sang.


Also my mom and I had a "Mommy and Me" day. hehe. My sisters were out of town and my brother was at a friend's house, so it was nice just spending time with her. We went shopping for some things I have needed for a while: new jeans and black flats for debate. Then after finding both, we went to Barnes and Noble, drank Starbucks and read a few good books and magazines. What a day! I hope all of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving! I'm not really sure what my family is doing just yet... I'll post about that later once I find out. haha. Have a great day/week!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Busy As a Bee

Things that have gone on in my life in the last week or so...

I was in a debate tournament! My partner and I won two out of four rounds. Whoo whoo!!

Yesterday I worked on project for Macbeth. We had to make 3 commercials that went with the movie...I had to dress up as a witch and Lady Macbeth among others. :)

My sister Callie has this lovely post about my "sock" monkey Jeb! He was such a wonderful gift... I love him so much! Ain't he just adorable?


Red Boots gifted me this blog award! Thank you, thank you! That was incredibly sweet.




Another funny video by Mitchell Davis. hehe.

I tag you: In A Yellow Wood

Rose Red

Camp Smartypants

The Absent Minded (JenRem)

PS: I'm sorry I haven't posted in such a long time! There's been too much stuff going on... is there anything fun you plan to do this week?

-Jessica Leigh La Lou



Sunday, November 8, 2009

Quote for the Day (Nov. 8, 09) + News


"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome." -Arthur Ashe
Hello fellow bloggers!
Here's some new stuff going on:
  • I changed the header of my blog...just to switch it up. What do you think of it?
  • I recently got a new flickr! There's a link on the side of my blog to connect you to it or just click here.
  • Also I saw this great post on biscuit's blog for her annual Girl Crush Sunday post! Be sure to check that out...
  • My sister Callie created this sweet post about one of her knitting adventures.
  • The Holiday Gift Swap chances for entries ends tomorrow Nov. 9th!! HURRY!!

I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Birthday Bowling


Hello everyone!
It's been a while since I talked about what's been a happenin'! So here goes... Today I had a birthday party where we went out to eat and then went bowling. It was a lot of fun! I invited a couple of close friends and we ate and bowled our hearts out.
I am happy to say that I won both bowling games against my friends (not that it was a competition right right? ;). I'm just kidding! We weren't the best bowlers around.
Then later we also ate some delicious homemade cupcakes as you see above! Aren't they lovely? Thanks mommy for making them for me. Then tomorrow I have to work 7 hours at a debate tournament... I'm not too happy about that but I will support my team! Sigh.. but on a Saturday?
Well I hope you have a great weekend! Are you doing anything interesting?

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The Short Journey of Life

Drifting through life,
All unaware.
Forgetful of
A starry night sky,
A good laugh,
The setting of the sun.
Until something snaps,
And you ask yourself:
Why are we living?
What purpose do we serve?
And then with the blink of an eye
It all disappears
The short journey of life
Has taken an end.
And now I must ask you:
How will you live yours?
Poem written by Jessica Leigh La Lou.
Photo source.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

My Birthday!

It's my birthday! Gonna party like it's my birthday.. whoo hoooo


It's my birthday! Another year older! hmm... I don't feel that different just yet. hehe. I hope today is wonderful!
And you have a great day too!! :)


Monday, November 2, 2009

Remembering Sunday

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I went to a concert with my two sisters last week! Oh my gosh it was such a blast! We learned from a concert last year to always bring ear plugs to any concert and thank goodness we did. It was so loud! The energy that the crowd was giving off was just amazing. We were lucky enough to see All Time Low, Hey Monday, We the Kings, and Friday Night Boys. I just thought I'd share one of the songs we heard.

PS: The second video is from the actual concert! The first is the full song. Enjoy! :)

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Quote for the Day 11/01/09


Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. ~Harvey Fierstein

Photo source.

Dachshund Fever


Here are lots of cute dachshund items I have found on Etsy! I love all of these things! The first photo, however, is not for sale.. this is my dog Werner (pronounced Verner) and my dog Schatzi. Aren't they cute? :) Click on any of the items to see where I found them!





HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!

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