Monthly Archives: December 2009

and the heavens parted and SNOW came down

The biggest snow the northeast has seen in 5 years and probably 10 if you think about shear volume.

20+ inches of snow fell and covered our neighborhoods with a white blanket. everything was beautiful, all covered and quiet. I was snowed in for 4 DAYS!

my older sister and I shoveling snow…i met neighbors i never knew existed! we all helped eachother and one neighbor brought muffins while the other made coffee for everyone… THANK YOU JESUS!

This season really creates miracle moments!! 🙂

that was amazing!

and end the day with Snow angels!

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recap: my christmas

This Christmas was a quiet one. we stayed home.

woke up in the early early morning around 10am (we’re early risers) and ate breakfast and opened presents.

we were probably done by 1pm. the day was filled with long naps. snacks and movies.

Perfection.

the  lights are twinkling on the tree and presents await to be opened

 the table is set

                               definitely a stylish christmas! ooo la la!

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H&M: 25 best tips for a great 2010

twenty 10 : a new year means new opportunities.

1. fall in love                                

2. learn how to make a scrumptious chocolate dessert to perfection.

3. “Find yourself and your own unique signature style rahter than trying to be ‘of the moment’.”-Dita Von Teese, Burlesque Queen

4. take a dance class

5. “Don’t dream it, Be it.”- Stephen Jones, Designer

6. Go to the movies during the daytime

7. call your friends instead of texting them.

8. “you have to take risks. we only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.”- Paulo Coelho, novelist

9. send postcards

10. “listen to loud music and let your hair down.” -pixie lott, musician

11. go to as many picnics as you can, and don’t let bad weather discourage you – have a picnic on your living room floor.

12. fly a kite on a windy day

13. record the sound of summer and play it in your ipod in the dark months

14. “wear a fabulous smile, great jewelry and know that you are totally and utterly in control.” – Donatella Versace, Designer

 15. find a new favorite song

16. wear gliterry eyeshadow on a rainy tuesday

17. “happiness is a state of mind. joy a state of heart. I prefer Joy!” – Elle Macpherson, supermodel

18. when i doubt – always dress up.

19. “express yourself through your fashion and nails.” Sophy Robson, celebrity manicurist

20. do things that scare you every once in a while – for the endorphin kick and the sense of pride afterwards.

21. “eat healthy. exercise regularly and listen to really good music.” – Perez Hilton, blogger

22. Think harder. No, harder than that!

23. if nobody buys you flowers – buy them for yourself

24. “Be at least as interested in what goes on inside of you as what happens outside. If you het the inside right, the outside will fall into place.”- Eckhart Tolle, Spiritual Guru

25. be kind.

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top of the charts


Top 52 pop songs of 2009 (in no particular order)

#1 Beyonce – “single ladies”

#2 Lady GaGa – “Poker Face”

#3 Jamie Foxx- “Blame It”

#4 Black Eyed Peas – “Boom Boom Pow”

#5 Flo Rida – “Right Round”

#6 Keri Hilson – “Knock You Down”

#7 T.I. – “Dead and Gone”

#8 Black Eyed Peas – “I Gotta Feeling”

#9 Ne-Yo – “Mad”

#10 Beyonce – “Halo”

#11 Drake – “Best I Ever Had”

#12 Jay Sean – “Down”

#13 Taylor Swift – “Love Story”

#14 Lady GaGa – “Love Game”

#15 Akon – “Beautiful”

#16 Soulja Boy – “Kiss Me Thru the Phone”

#17 Beyonce – “Sweet Dreams”

#18 Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye – “Run This Town”

#19 Sean Kingston – “Fire Burning”

#20 Jeremih – “Birthday Sex”

#21 IYAZ – “Replay”

#22 Lady GaGa – “Just Dance”

#23 T.I. feat Rihanna – “Live your life”

#24 Britney Spears – “womanizer”

#25 Jay-Z & Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”

#26 Lady GaGa – “Paparazzi”

#27 All-American Rejects – “Gives You Hell”

#28 Kings Of Leon – “Use Somebody”

#29 Kevin Rudolf – “Let It Rock”

#30 Kid Cudi – “Day N Nite”

#31 Kanye West – “Heartless”

#32 Pitbull – “Hotel Room Service”

#33 Fabolous – “Throw It in the Bag”

#34 Jason Derulo – “Whatcha Say”

#35 P!nk – “Sober”

#36 T.I. – “Whatever You Like”
#37 Akon – “Right Now (Na Na)”

#38 3OH!3 – “Don’t Trust Me”

#39 Pitbull -“I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”

#40 Jordin Sparks – “Battlefield”

#41 Miley Cyrus – “Party in the USA”

#42 Katy Perry – “waking up in vegas”

#43 Drake – “Successful”

#44 Miley Cyrus – “the climb”

#45 Owl City – fireflies

#46 Lady Antebellum – need you know

#47 Drake – Forever

#48 Mariah Carey – Obessessed

#49 Young Money feat Lloyd – Bedrock

#50 Cascada – Evacuate the the dancefloor

#51 Maxwell – Pretty Wings

#52 Esther Dean – Drop it Low

honorable mentions:

little boots – new in town and stuck on replay

music soulchild – beautiful

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