Thursday, June 24, 2010

Playa Del Carmen, I can't wait to see you...

All apologies for the absence in posts this week. :/
I've been distracted with preparations for my departure a Mexico. I leave today and couldn't be more excited! I promise to put down my margarita and take a few photos to share with all of you!

besos y besos!

p.s. I felt like sharing a little video for one of my favorite happy songs by one of my favorite singers. I hope you all have a fantastic week & enjoy!

Friday, June 18, 2010

TGIF w/ ROTTER & friends...

Came across this far out little blog today.

they hooked me with this Galactic Rotts post.

anyone else remember Figment??

I doooo!
p.s. be sure and check out their little shop too.

In other news...It's FRIDAY!

Are ya'll going to watch the big game this morning?

I am definitly going to try and sneak some time to post up and watch the action for a little bit. 
Can't lie though, I'm mostly going for the free coffee and breakfast tacos my friend Ashley has promised me.



Thursday, June 17, 2010

in the 80's, we had fun with our food...

don't drown your foooood,
in mayo, SALT, ketchup, or goo.
It's no fun to eat what you can't even see,
so don't drown your fooooood!

-louis the lifegaurd

I could learn from this.



Tuesday, June 15, 2010

new & old: WINDY FREDA FALL '10

pictured above: a few pieces from WINDY FREDA's new fall 2010 collection

In a recent wave of feather accessories,
I must say that Windy Freda has some of the most UHmazing, most feminine hairpieces I've seen.
They also have some pretty 
ridiculous necklaces and lace collars- which you can see for yourself here.

There is a slight chance that I could be so partial to these pretty pieces given that designer Susannah Lipsey runs shop in good 'ol Marfa,TX.
-or it could also be that her 'lil sis just happens

Ither way, I am postive I am not the only one excited about W. Freda's new offerings.


studs, studs, and mas sparkly studs...

tough stuff maybe, but definitly very, very pretty.

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Monday, June 14, 2010

never be a dirty bird...

give a hoot, don't pollute!



p.s. as I was "labeling" this post, I quickly had to remind myself how to spell 
Al Gore would be so dissapointed.

Friday, June 11, 2010

BEACH please!...

Vanity Fair's collection of the world's most recognizable beach bodies.


Anyway, below is a strange, but nice video that I found for one of my favorite songs.
Enjoy & TGIF!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

art smart: attack of the seashell ladies!

The Shell Ladies of Margate - Anne Carrington

How gorgeous are these shell ladies?! 
Lady Carrington made 13 of them, 7 ft. tall, using melon and oyster shells.

Each shell lady has a name and a story inspired by infamous female figure's from Margate's past.

-click here to see more or her work.-

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

hot dog love: Sonoran's do it better...

Pictured above-delicious Sonoran hot dogs...

Via The Times“A ketchup-and-mustard hot dog is boring,” continued Ms. Murillo, a high school senior. “They’re not colorful enough. You’ve got to make them colorful, and pile on the stuff. The best hot dogs come from Sonora,” the Mexican state immediately to the south. “Everybody knows that.”

Apparently I've been missing out.  
I've seen plenty of billboards around town for James Coney Island's new Sonoran menu offerings. 
I guess I'll just have to taste and see for maself!

check out a Houston Press article about the Sonoran dog invasion here.


Tuesday, June 8, 2010

attack of the JOUTFITS...

joutfit = jean outfit.
cute? yes? no? 
I think, I think so.

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Monday, June 7, 2010

Free Press Summer Fest 2010...

Ben and I surviving day 2 of summer fest

photo of the action by Jordan Graber
It must be said that Ra Ra Riot, Girl Talk, Stars, Slim Thug w/ Bun B,
Flaming Lips and many other amazing bands started off another hot Houston summer just right.

Can't wait for next year!

Dear Nine by Design, I love you...

The Novogratz family-not pictured, the newest addition, baby Major

Is anyone else addicted to this show? I feel like I learn something new everything I watch.
They make me want to refurbish lots of old things, have lots of attractive babies, and make lots of money.

Looks easy enough, right?

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Friday, June 4, 2010

TGIF: Summersong came along...


TGIF! Summerfest is this weekend, which means Girl Talk and many,many others are in our fine city of Houston. I promise to take plenty of pictures.
We went last year and despite the rainy weather followed by a lot heat and a lot of mud, it was a great time.
See some of ya'll there! 

Have a terrific weekend everybody.


Thursday, June 3, 2010

getting fit should be more fun...

Sorry for the absence in posting this week. 
I had a case of what I'm calling the post memorial day lazies, but I think I'm cured now.
Speaking of the lazies, I've been trying to come up with more exciting ways to get into better shape.
My friend Ashley and I are starting a month long early morning boot camp next week 
-which I am very excited about btw,
but I still think I need a few extra toys to keep things fun at home.
I'm thinking about a pair of roller skates. 
Wouldn't that be fun?!

I found a pretty cute and cheap pair at Academy-only $35
Hope to pick them up before the weekend!

p.s. we got a grrreat deal on the boot camp via Groupon. I'm brand new at the whole groupon thing, but so far I am very impressed!

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