KROD November: Catchy song Tuesday, Dec 4 2012 

Last month (yes, I’m late on posting this), our theme for KROD was ‘catchy songs’.

I have the pleasure of hosting Sandy! Even though I don’t like Taylor Swift, I think these girls do a good job!! Check them out!

KROD July 2012: Non-Native Artist Wednesday, Jul 25 2012 

So, we are back for Karaoke Ring of Death!! This month’s theme is Non-Native Artist; we had to pick a song to sing by an artist not from our country. You can find me over on Kandace’s blog today!!!

I have the pleasure of hosting Sandy!! I love the song she picked! Check her out!

KROD May 2012: Edwin sings Europe! Wednesday, May 23 2012 

Hey, y’all!!! It’s KROD time!!! I am SUPER excited about this months theme: 80s!!!! I LOVE 80s music….LOVE LOVE LOVE!! Go check out my video here!!! Hopefully, you’ll get lost in my eyes hehe!

I have the pleasure of hosting Edwin this month!! We’ve been friends for a while, through #VEDA, Twitter and blogging! Check out his rendition of “Cherokee” by Europe (“Final Countdown” fame….and if you don’t know what that is, please click the link and enjoy!)

#musicdiary2012 Monday, May 7 2012 

If there is one thing (well, two) that you MUST know about me, they are:  1. I LOVE COFFEE 2. I LOVE MUSIC!

I have been involved in music since I was very little (I started singing in Sunday school). I was involved in choir and band through my school years and even in college.

As you can see, music is very close to my heart.

This week, I’ll be trying to keep track of everything I listen to. I’ll post it on Twitter (using the hashtag #musicdiary2012) and will most likely blog about it when the week is over.

If you want to learn more about the project, check it out here!

Have fun and happy listening!!

Friday Link Up v10: Festival International Friday, Apr 27 2012 

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Ya’ll!!! Not only is it Friday, but IT’S FESTIVAL FRIDAY!!! Festival International is going on this weekend!! Here are 5 bands that I want to see:

One. Beats Antique

Two. Radio Radio

Three. Vagabond Swing

Four. Debauche

Five. Ceux Qui Marchent Debout

Wine and Love v35 Thursday, Apr 26 2012 

It’s Wine and Love time!! Head on over to Suki’s blog and link up!!

W(h)ine:

* Sinuses are kicking my butt- they suck! Yesterday, the pressure behind my eye was awful. I just want to rip my face off when it gets like that

* Friends that don’t live near me! We need to fix this!!!

Love:

* FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL!!!!!

* Overdrive! It’s this great app that you can download and checkout books from the library!!

* PJ bought my white roses and lunch for Administrative Assistant day yesterday

* I hit a high A in rehearsal yesterday!

 

Karaoke Ring of Death: Legendary Singers Edition Monday, Feb 20 2012 

Our theme for KROD this month was Legendary Singers. I am here! Come check me out!! You can check out our master list here.

I am hosting Cassie from Witty Title Here! I think she did a great job (and her dog is cute!). Check her out!

Ten on Tuesday: Valentine’s Day Edition Tuesday, Feb 14 2012 

These questions are a part of Ten on Tuesday which is run by the wonderful Chelsea of Roots and Rings.

1. How do you feel about Valentine’s Day?
I don’t really feel that there is anything different about Valentine’s Day. It’s nice to show people (more than I already) how much I love them and what they mean to me.

2. Are you in love?
Yep! 🙂

3. What is your favorite love song?
I have several. This is one of them:

4. Did your parents do anything for you on Valentine’s Day when you were a child?
Yes, my mom and dad would give my sister and I card, signed by both of them (I love getting cards signed by my dad because it’s so rare) and some chocolate or something cute.

5. What is your love language? (Click here if you want to take the quiz.)

Quality Time

In Quality Time, nothing says “I love you” like full, undivided attention. Being there for this type of person is critical, but really being there—with the TV off, fork and knife down, and all chores and tasks on standby—makes you feel truly special and loved. Distractions, postponed activities, or the failure to listen can be especially hurtful.

6. How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Gifts? Dinner?
I like to go to dinner and have quality time with the person I am with.

7. What is your favorite flower?
I think my favorite flower is a rose, though I like many more. (I was surprised with tulips and chocolate at work from PJ <3)

8. What is your favorite love story? (Book and/or movie.)

I can’t pick a favorite- that’s too hard lol. But, I will give you a movie and book that are one of my favorites

Book: The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

Move: Sleepless in Seattle

9. What is the most romantic thing someone has ever done for you? Or you have done for someone?

This year, I had flowers delivered to my workplace! Pretty red, white and pink tulips and a box of chocolates and a poem! This totally beats anything I’ve gotten.

One year, the guy I was dating at the time said he needed my car to go somewhere. Turns out, he needed it to put a GIANT stuffed Saint Bernard, card and candy in my front passenger seat.

10. How did you meet your spouse/significant other?
I met PJ about two years ago. I started bellydancing and got into Habibi Hips, which my BFF Elaine is in. Elaine and PJ lived together. I would go over for Project Runway and Top Chef nights and just to hang out. Well, their lease was going to be up soon, and I really needed to get out of my money-pit of a place so we decided to all move in together. Before we all moved in together, PJ and I started flirting. I was scared and nervous to start anything because three months before the move in, I had broken up with this guy I had been dating for three years. All I needed was a little push and huge volt of encouragement and here we are today!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

KROD January 2012: New Year Edition Thursday, Jan 19 2012 

It’s that time of month again: karaoke ring of death time! Today, I will be here! Check me out!!

This month, I am hosting none other than one of my fellow Vodka Girls!!! She is super awesome!! Check her out and leave her some love! I love the song she picked!!

As 2011 comes to an end Saturday, Dec 31 2011 

I’ve been racking my brain about this post. The last post of 2011.

In a word, this year has been rough. Yes, there have been many wonderful things that have happened this year, but the bad seemed to outweigh the good.

I’m sitting here, thinking about the past ten years. I had graduated high school and started my freshman year of college. Sept. 11 happened. The world as we know it changed forever. I thought ai knew what I wanted in life at 18 years of age. The truth is, I didn’t then and I still don’t now. I do know that I am not happy with the way things are right now and it is up to me to change it.

So, before I go spend the evening with wonderful friends and family, drink and eat too much and party out 2011 with Rock Band, I want to wish you and yours an amazing Happy New Year.

Love love love (and pretty sparkly things).

Here’s to 2012: the year of rebuilding.

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