Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Wish List Wednesday Dresses and Heels

Wish list Wednesday




Here are a few things I'm oogaling and wishing for this week lol.


I love dresses and although I'm not a shoe fanatic i do love a good heel with a pretty dress!






These skull heels by Iron Fist are on my to buy list!





I love these pretty white heels from Anthropologie , I'm pretty sure I'd get them dirty to fast lol






This super sexy dress at pinup girl clothing is to die for!









Love this polka dot dress from Shabby Apple






More polka dot love from modcloth.com



















Weekend Adventures and a Celeb sighting!




I had a busy weekend this weekend Saturday i went to Peddlers Village in bucks county PA to check it out for some ideas since I'm entering their cupcake decorating contest next month. It would have been better if it was warmer out and everything was all in one place but the layout was kinda all over the place lol. I stopped at this awesome yarn store on the way home and picked out some fancy yarn for my friend Ashley's baby blanket I'm making her and met the funniest ladies inside lol.







Sunday my mom our family friend Donna and their 2 friends both named Anthony went to the American museum of natural history in NYC. We had such a fun day i felt like the tour guide and chaperon to all of them and they are twice my age lol. I was telling them all about the exhibits and they were asking questions the museum should have hired me lol. The craziest part was earlier in the week i was watching the Martha Stewart show and she was at the museum and earlier in the day i was talking about her. Then I'm walking through the gift shop and who do i see walk past me 5 inches away from me?? Martha Stewart! I was so shocked luckily i was able to keep my excitement inside and run over to them to confirm we all saw her lol . I didn't snap a picture of her she was alone with her granddaughter in the stroller and I didn't wanna bother her but i did take these pics at the museum.









View of Central Park




Below Donna having fun with some dinosaurs lol














So heres a question of the day have you ever saw a celeb while you were out and if so who?












I also saw Joan Rivers at LAX airport a few years back

Monday, January 30, 2012

Don't forget to sign up for the swap

Hey kittens don't forget to sign up for the penpal swap the last day to sign up is feb 2nd.

Also i have a great giveaway up for a $25 gift card to sneakpeeq!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Sneak Peeqs Fabulous Giveaway




The lovely people at Sneak Peeq contacted me about partnering up and doing a giveaway and as soon as i clicked on the link i was sold! They are a company that teams up with great brands of home,food ,and fashion and gives you up to 70% off discount. I love that .






When it comes to the Cupcakes and Corsets/sneakpeeq giveaway, everybody wins! sneakpeeq is giving away 20% off your next purchase just for entering, plus a chance at the Grand Prize: one winner will receive a $25 gift card to use on your favorite food, style and home products—that goes a long way in sneakpeeq’s amazingly low-priced boutiques!



Come see all the things you love but haven’t discovered. sneakpeeq only has New Products that you have never seen before!



To enter the giveaway you must be a follower of my blog and have not already signed up for Sneak Peeq . Its a little different this time instead of leaving a comment you enter by clicking on this link: http://bit.ly/wWmruV and joining sneakpeeq! Please note this link is how you enter the giveaway , not just going to sneakpeeq.com this will not put you on the entry list










Giveaway ends Feb 10th and is only open to U.S residents
















Monday, January 23, 2012

Handbag Heaven.. Oh how i wish list

Something you may or may not know about me is I'm a purse gal. I do enjoy shoes as well but i would rather drop the money on a nice purse then shoes any day. I buy sale shoes and splurge on bags lol. There are alot of people who are against buying designer bags because they say you just want the label ect ect. But i am a very firm believer that a good quality purse is worth the price. I'm not saying you need to drop thousands but put some money into it, it pays off. Case and point my aunt buys bargain cheap bags from wherever she may find them, but she goes through them really fast if she would put the money into a good bag she wouldn't have to do that . Enough of my ranting lets look at some purse porn, this is what I like to call the oh how i wish list lol.






Above: This Dolce and Gabbana bag is kinda off the wall but i really love the mix match look.




Above: This Chloe bag is simple elegant and spohisticated reminds me of a Blair Waldorf bag




Above: I have been swooning over these Alexander McQueen knuckle duster clutches for forever!



Above: I'm not normally all for the logo everywhere but the classic Fendi logo is great and i was drooling over a similar bag in Bloomingdale's



Below: Last but definitely not least one of my favorite brands Burberry i love this bag



Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Blogger Penpals Swap!!









I love to write letters and i love getting mail , I have been on swap-bot for awhile and have made a few great pen pals on there and even a fantastic friend who i get to hang out with. I find writing letters so much more whimsical and fun then typing out an email . I would love to have more pen pals who are also bloggers, i read so many blogs and have great followers who i would love to get to know better then the comments we leave back and forth. So i decided to host a pen pal swap for bloggers!!



I really hope i can get some people to sign up for this it will be really fun.



Here's what will happen you have till Feb 2nd to sign up then i will assign partners by the 5th . You will then have a week to send out your letter . It must be at least 2 pages long and don't forget to write your blogs website at the bottom . Basically you will write an intro letter telling them all about yourself .



Also try and make it something you would like to receive in the mail ,jazz it up with pretty paper and stamps and such have fun with it.



To sign up just leave your email address below , if you have any questions just leave them in the comments.


p.s there is a cool article that goes along with the image i found on pinterest if you follow the pin you can check it out

Monday, January 16, 2012

Winter Wonderland Weddings Part two!

The other day i was checking out my blog stats and noticed one of my most popular viewed posts of all time was way back when when i did a winter wonderland wedding post .

I decided to do a part to edition with the help of my new favorite website pinterest lol.

When i was younger i used to want to have a winter wonderland wedding but as i got older my style changed but i can still appreciate how beautiful they are so here are a few finds to share.









































Source: google.com via Ashlee on Pinterest















Chocolate peanut butter sandwich cookie recipe



Chocolate peanut butter sandwich cookies

So for Christmas i always make my boyfriend a few different types of cookies and after seeing this recipe in the taste of home magazine i knew this was a winner . I changed up the recipe a little the original calls for cream cheese in the filling and i used butter and it also had chopped peanut butter cups around the edges but i didn't use those either. Here is the recipe..


cake part:

1/4 cup of softened unsalted butter softened

4 0z of cream cheese

2 eggs

1 tablespoon of good vanilla extract

1 package of chocolate cake mix

1/4 cup of all purpose flour


filling:

3/4 cup of smooth peanut butter

4 oz of unsalted butter

2 1/2 cups of confection sugar

3 tbsp of milk

1 tbsp of vanilla


Preheat over to 375

in a large mixing bowl cream butter and cream cheese till fluffy

beat in eggs and vanilla

add in cake mix and flour in 3 parts and mix well

roll in 1 inch balls and place on a ungreased baking sheet 2 inches apart

bake for 6-8 min and then let cool for 1 min before placing onto a cooling rack


while cooling make the filling beat peanut butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy

add sugar one cup at a time then beat in milk and vanilla

spread the mixture onto one cookie and top with another and your all ready to enjoy!


A side note i always use unsalted butter for baking but in this recipe you can use regular butter if you like.


If you have any questions or requests for recipes you would like to see me make leave them in the comments.


Thursday, January 12, 2012

30 Before 30 Challenge




I have wanted to do this post for awhile now but when my computer crashed the last time I lost it so i had to start it over. I am 25 now and I'll be 26 in September so i only have 5 years to do these which feels like nothing but i would like to get as much done as possible. Also when i start completing them i will put a link at the top of my page so you can check my progress. If anyone else has done one of these or would like to leave me the link in the comments I'd love to check it out.






1.Move to Michigan - So i can finally be with my boyfriend this year I'm going to be saving up as much as i can to get this on track




2.Open up a bakery - This might take me longer then 5 years but you never know what could happen




3.Get married - I know i can't really plan this one but we talk about it alot and I really have found my other half so here's hoping lol




4.Get lots of pets - I have always had pets growing up so the fact that I can't have pets where i live really kills . It will be one of the first things i do when i move .




5.Visit Paris - This has always been my dream , I am obsessed with Paris and all things french .




6.Travel more- I love to travel and have a long list of places i want to visit so after i move and I'm all settled in with working I'm going to start planning for that




7.Write and publish a recipe book - I would love to have a book of recipes and tutorials of my cookies and cupcakes ,even if its not a best seller it would still make me happy to try




8.Get a new car - I don't have a car right now so this is needed before i move as well.




9.Drive across country in an RV - I want to rent an RV and just drive across country stopping at all the weird and fun little spots.




10 Learn to snowboard - I have tried a few times but I would really like to learn I think i can get the boyfriend to teach me.




11. Do a pinup photo shoot - I loveee pinup girls and this has always been something i wanted to do just for myself.




12.Watch the sunrise somewhere beautiful - I don't think I've ever watched a sunrise I may have been up for a sunrise but never took the time to watch




13.Learn to make perogies from scratch- Another thing to do with the boyfriend I'm not polish but his family eats them alot I'd like to learn to make them from scratch




14.Learn another language - Preferably French and before my trip to Paris.




15. Finish my horror movie script i started writing along time ago- I started a movie script when i was about 17 I don't want to get it made or anything I'd just like to finish lol.




16. Learn to sew- Yes i went to school for fashion design and can't sew to save my life lol I guess It's a good thing I switched professions




17.learn to play an instrument - I'd like to learn to play the guitar or maybe the bongos lol


18.Do something with a charity - From time to time I have donated cookies for charity events but when i get myself more settled I'd like to do more with a charity especially animals.


19.Go on vacation alone - Technically I have moved to a few places for school by myself without knowing anybody but I don't count that. I'd like to take a trip even just a weekend trip by myself.


20.Lose weight again and keep it off in a healthy way - I don't really talk about it much but its been an on going battle for me . I 'd really like to keep the weight off in a healthy way .


21. Grown my own fruits and spices to bake with - I have always wanted to have a garden but never had the space but I'd really love to grow my own ingredients for baking, I think it makes it more special that way.


22.Own a pair of loub0utins - I am a purse girl and have splurged in my lifetime on alot of nice bags but I would love to get just one pair of these .


23.Go skinny dipping - Just once lol


24. Get all the tattoos i want- I love tattoos and for awhile thought of being a tattoo artist but i have a shaky hand so that was out the door . I do have alot of ideas for tattoos I'd like to get when i can finally get the extra money to.


25.Attend a blogger meet up or something similar- I always see these amazing blogger meet ups and parties and have always wanted to go to one but i can never seem to find one close .


26.Get a custom made gun for me and Matt (can you say wedding gift lol) - I love weapons and guns I only have an old gun i Inherited from my grandfather ,but i would like to have a collection one day and a custom one for sure. Pearl handle! lol


27.Go to Dolly world - I'm not really sure why but i just have a strange urge to go just once lol.


28.Do something completely out of my comfort zone- I'm very set in my ways and If i think I'm not going to like something i normally won't try it so I would like to try something out of my comfort zone.


29.Make my own ice cream - It's just something I have always wanted to do lol.


30.Make new friends- This one is really important I have a handful of good friends but over the years i have weeded out the bad ones . I would really love to make new friends that are great friends. I do alot for the people i care about and often that's taken for granted .

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Pinteresting Wednesday Wedding Edition

So i have wanted to do this for awhile now but it seems wednesday i am always busy so here goes. Hopefully i can link up last week for the eff,marry,kill i couldn't seem to link up I'm not sure what i did wrong lol . The linkup is from The Vintage Apple Oh How Pinteresting Wednesday! I chose a wedding theme for this one these are all of my wedding pinterest board you can follow me on pinterest here .



















Source: google.ca via fancy on Pinterest





















Source: dessy.com via fancy on Pinterest



















Post your link if your doing this also in the comments so i can come check yours out as well!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Florida Trip Part Two

I should have done this post right after the first one but it kinda slipped my mind lol so this is a little belated. This is the second part of my first post . So over all it wasn't the greatest trip but It was free so i guess i can't complain to much lol Here are more of the things i saw aside from the zoo.





Above is one of the hotels in Marco island and a little bit of the beach, we stayed in Marco island but i preferred when we went to Naples that was much more lively.


Above is a shopping district in Naples it was on the higher end side it was really cute there ,and i went into the first free standing Sperrys store lol



These were the dolphins that we saw at least twice a day in the back of the house . They seemed to stay on the other side and i kept hoping they would come closer but this was the best picture i could get.






It just so happened the town cupcake shop was right around the corner , It was a little hard to find because it was behind the hotel over there but it was super cute. Of course i forgot to take pictures of the cupcakes. I picked the hottest day we were there to walk over there and they were melted by the time i got back home with them. The cupcakes were pretty good to.

That's it i had alot more pictures but going over them i didn't really like them that much.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Eff ,Marry or Kill?? True blood edition


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So i saw this over at The Vintage apple and since i loved this game when i was younger i had to play along! Here is who i picked mine i call it the..


True Blood edition






Your choices are starting at the far left Alexander Skarsgard, Stephen Moyer,and Joe Manganiello. Here is how it works you pick one to EFF ,one to marry ,and one to kill


I pick Alex to marry ,Joe to Eff ,and Stephen to kill(sorry bill) lol


You can do your own post and link me to it or just leave a comment lol

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

2012 Reader Survey , please take a min



Hey there kittens I want to improve my blog this year and I wanted some feedback from all my readers so if you could take a min to fill this out i would really appreciate it . I want this to be a great new year for my blog and my readers .

Thank you so much!!

Monday, January 2, 2012

35 questions..

I got this idea from Amanda from Simple Girl Simple Pleasures

I love these random questionnaires and i haven't done one in awhile feel free to pass it out and leave me a comment with your post!


1. What time did you get up this morning? 10 am


2. How do you like your steak? i don't like steak

3. What was the last movie you saw at the theater? I can't actually remember its been that long but i watched water for elephants today it was amazing


4. What is your favorite TV show? true blood,heart of dixie,two broke girls,dexter and many more lol


5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be? I'd like to move back to London if the b/f would go with me lol


6. What did you have for breakfast? product 19 cereal

7. Do you wear glasses or contacts? contacts


8. What food do you despise? mushrooms and seafood


9. Favorite Place to Eat? Azuca Cuban restaurant in Jersey City


10. Favorite dressing? ranch

11.What kind of vehicle do you drive? none at the moment :(


12. What are your favorite clothes? dresses,skirts,jeans and sweater


13. Where would you visit, this weekend, if you had the chance? Michigan and see my boyfriend


14. How many tattoos do you have? None, yet but id like a few

15. Where would you want to retire? somewhere up north


16. What is your desktop photo? a lighthouse it came with the computer choices


17. Where were you born?
Hackensack NJ


18. What is your favorite sport to watch? Hockey is the only sport i can enjoy


19. How many siblings? none I'm an only child thankfully lol

20. Favorite pastime/hobby? baking,crocheting,crafting


21. Coffee Drinker? yes and tea

22. Are you a morning person or a night person? I'm a night owl



23. Do you have any pets? i wish but i can't have any where i love


24. What did you want to be when you were little? when i was 5 i wanted to be a "go go "dancer lol then when i got older just a dancer



25. What is your favorite color? purple and green


26. Are you a cat or dog person? Both

27. Are you married? not yet, heres hoping lol



28. Always wear your seat belt? yes, after i almost got a ticket for not wearing it

29. Been in a car accident? i have been in the car for about 5 in my lifetime nothing to serious though


30. Any pet peeves? so many lateness,people who wait till the last minute to order stuff from me ,liars, and many many more


31. Favorite Pizza Toppings? white pizza with breaded chicken



32. Favorite Flower? anemones


33. Favorite ice cream? vanilla soft serve with rainbow sprinkles and Samoa girl scout ice cream

34. Favorite fast food restaurant? Carls Jr they need one on the east coast!!


35. From whom did you get your last email? I'm actually not sure probably some store sale or something



Sunday, January 1, 2012

Coffee Table Books Sale

I love books to start with and i really love coffee table books. Right now since i don't have my own house all my coffee table books are on my book shelf lol . One kings Lane is having a holiday blowout sale this weekend and i just picked up a few more . Here are my favorites they have, they seem to be selling fast so pick one up while you can!










They also have a few cook books as well , I love all the Williams -Sonoma cook books they have great recipes








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