Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Alaska

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Honestly, there's only a couple things I miss about Alaska besides my friends and family. One of these things is the absolutely gorgeous sunsets.
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Bowser the Schnauzer: Cutest Dog to Ever Exist Ever.
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Being silly with Stacey and Miranda
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A rousing game of Zombies! at the Valley Hotel
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Josh and Morgan's pet scorpions!
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A yummy appetizer
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1.  losing at Scrabble 2. going through old pictures. look at my curly blonde locks!
3.   Trixie in a box.    4. my mum did my hair super cute
5. snowy Bowser    6. snow on my last day in Alaska

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Outfit: Alaska

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I sewed some white ribbon on the back of my favorite jacket to make it more sailor-y!
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dress: Forever 21    cardigan: thrifted    leggings: H&M     boots: Sheikh     belt: mom's
   lady tie: Flapper Girl

These pictures were taken in my parent's yard in Wasilla, Alaska. Notice the lack of snow! That's a pretty weird occurrence for this time of year. During most of my visit, it was actually colder here in Portland, Oregon than it was in Alaska! Luckily, on the day before I left, it started dumping snow, and all was right again. It was really great getting to spend some time with my family and friends. I'll show you guys some more Alaska pictures later.

Here's me trying to get Bowser the Schnauzer to take a picture with me. He didn't really feel like looking at the camera!
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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Outfit: blue & purple


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shirt: ebay   skirt: Charlotte Russe   leggings: H&M   boots: Sheikh

I did something a little bit different with my hair this time around! I must give some credit to my lovely boyfriend, Andrew. He spent quite a chunk of time meticulously dying my hair so that it was a perfectly straight line down the middle. If I had attempted to do this, it would be a zig-zagged mess. I'm really happy how it turned out!

I'm headed to Alaska tonight, so I won't be around these parts much the next week or so. I'm really looking forward to seeing all my amazing Alaskan friends, my wonderful family, and the cutest dog ever, Bowser the Schnauzer! Farewell til next week!
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Monday, January 7, 2013

Outfit: pink fur

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fur collar: H&M   dress: H&M   socks: Sock Dreams   shoes: Anarchic   ring:  Oh My Deer!

I'm a bit in love with this cozy fur collar. I also got one in leopard print! A couple days after I took these pictures, I bleach my roots in preparation for lovely new hair colors! It looked neat for a day or two, how my hair faded from blonde at the roots to cotton candy pink to hot pink at the ends. I'll post a picture later. Winter term of school starts today, so I'm off to prepare myself!
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Sunday, January 6, 2013

two thousand thirteen


I tend to think New Year's resolutions are a bit silly. It seems like most people's resolutions are along the lines of working out every single day or losing half of their body weight. Blechhhhhh.
However, I do like setting goals for myself and feeling accomplished when I finally complete them! Looking back at the goals I set last year, I did a pretty great job at slaying them.

OLD GOALS
1. Blog at least twice weekly- I may not have blogged exactly twice a week, but I had 127 blog posts during 2012,  which averages to about 2.4 times per week. I'll take it!
2. List at least two new items on Etsy every week- This went kind of like the one above, I may not have listed two items a week, but it probably averages out to that. I've done a good job of always keeping between 160 and 200 items up in the shop.
3. Break into profit margin with crafting business- I definitely accomplished this, and then some! Zombot Shop had a good year. Thank you, guys!
4. Do a craft show- This is the only one I didn't get to cross off my list. It seems like there just wasn't enough time to find a craft show and prepare for it. I definitely think I can do it this year though!

NEW GOALS
1. Do that craft show!- I really don't think it'll happen soon, but if all else fails, I can for sure find some craft fairs around Christmas time to take part in.
2. Blog redesign- I really haven't changed the layout/design of my blog much since I first created it last year. I'd really like to spend some time learning more about html and how to create a good layout, or at least pay someone who knows what they're doing to make it pretty.
3. Save some $$$- I really need to come up with a good savings plan so I can set some money aside every month.
4. Get new tattoos- Well, accomplishing #3 would definitely help out with this. I have quite a few tattoos that I've been wanting for some time, but always flake out or find something different to spend my money on. As a birthday present to myself, I'm planning on getting my rocket tattoo next month!
5. Read a book a week- I've always been a avid reader, but lately it's been harder for me to find time to read. With the Kindle fire that my wonderful mom got me for Christmas, it'll be a lot easier to read during whatever free time I have. I read pretty fast, and tend to devour books whole once I start reading them, so I think a book a week is pretty reasonable for me.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

December in Review

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pink hair and grown out roots! It's time to redye my locks!
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chocolate-mint cupcakes=yummmmy
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my sister and I opening Christmas presents!
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a cute little owl my mum made for me
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robot matryoshkas from mom
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new favorite leggings ever
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we dyed Andrew's hair white! 

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Outfit: new year’s eve

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fur sweater: Forever 21   dress: Morbid Threads   stockings: Leg Avenue   shoes: Dockers

I hope everyone had a safe and happy new year's eve! I rang in 2013 with some lovely friends, yummy drinks, and Apples to Apples. I was planning on wearing something ridiculously sparkly and glittery, but ended up re-discovering this old dress from high school. I think I wore it to homecoming one year? I felt pretty fancy, which is how one should always feel on new years eve!

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