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    Blogtober14 Day 31: the last one

    Day 31- blogtober’s over. =( The prompt for today is to reveal your Halloween costume. I’m going to be… I plan on sitting on my stoop (that’s Brooklyn for porch) and give out candy to the neighborhood kids. Once 8:00pm hits, I’m going inside and shutting the door. i’m officially old. Remember how I said one year I went as a phone for Halloween? In a lapse of judgement and for the sake of this post, well, see for yourself. According to the year printed on the back of this photo (1995) I was 8 years old. 8 years old and dressed as one of the most iconic pieces of technology from…

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    Blogtober14 Day 30: 15 facts about me

    Day 30.. One more day! Today’s prompt asks for some facts about me. It doesn’t specify how many, which might cause a problem because I feel like once I get started I won’t be able to stop. So I’ll put a cap of 15 on this one. When I was thinking about what to write I had a whole list of things and I, of course, didn’t write them down. This seems to be a trend with this blog. Here we go: i don’t know how to ride a bike – my parents tried so hard to make this happen, but it didn’t. neither did learning how to rollerblade/skate, ride…

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    Blogtober14 Day 29: embarassing moments

    Day 29 and feeling fine.. thank goodness this is almost over, I’m running out of rhymes. Before I begin, I want to give an anniversary shoutout to my parents and a birthday shoutout to my cousin, Jill. love you guys so much! Now on to blogtober. Day 29 wants to know my most embarassing moment. Here’s the thing: MY LIFE IS A SERIES OF EMBARASSING MOMENTS. Seriously, there isn’t a day that goes by that I’m not cringing about something. I’m pretty easily embarassed so I guess I’m at a disavantage. If it’s not embarassment, it’s awkwardness. I feel like I’m too old to be this awkward. On the other hand,…

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    Blogtober12 Day 28: superstitions

    Day 28! Let’s make it great! Today we’re putting the “super” in superstitions! My level of superstition is pretty low. High enough to have some rituals and beliefs but low enough to not have me looking over my shoulder all the time. i won’t kill spiders- i’ve heard that it’s bad luck, and i’m not taking any chances. i won’t sit at the corner of a table – i’ve heard that it means that you will never get married. for someone who has planned their wedding since seeing mariah carey and tommy mottola’s on tv, it’s too much of a risk to chance it. i wish on everything. eyelashes, pennies, flower…

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    Blogtober14 Day 27: STRETCHing the rules a bit

    Day 27 – not happening. The prompt for today is “Letter to Your Younger Self”. I am not going to do this one. I don’t want to just let today go by without a post so I’m going to write about something else and tag it as blogtober anyway. cheater cheater, pumpkin eater. Instead, I’m going to write about the time I was wrongfully accused. (i got this idea from the idea bank over at kludgymom) I am a rule follower. Always have been, always will be. Keeping this in mind, picture it: Brooklyn, 1993. It was recess time for my kindergarten class and we were all outside running around, riding our…

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    Blogtober14 Day 26: who would play me in a movie

    Day 26 already?! I thought I finally found a prompt that I had only one answer for, and then I proved myself wrong. Today blogtober wants to know who would play me in a movie. Hands down, MELISSA McCARTHY. She’s funny and pretty and smart. And, to be quite honest, being a plus sized girl in this world there aren’t many actresses that “look like” me. Especially ones that don’t apologize for how they look. “Pretty much everyone I know, no matter what size, is trying some system. Even when someone gets to looking like she should be so proud of herself, instead she’s like, ‘I could be another three…

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    Blogtober14 Day 25: favorite books!

    Take a dive in to day 25! Day 25 is exciting for me because we’re talking about my other obsession – BOOKS! I’ve loved the thrill of a new book since I was able to hold them. My favorite day of the school year was the book sale; and those Scholastic book flyers were like puppies and kittens and Lisa Frank stickers. Remember them? Ahh childhood. So what I was the only one who ordered that month? At least I had something to read while  everybody else played sports or socialized or whatever it was that the kids were doing. Thanks to that monthly magazine of magic (see what I…

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    Blogtober14 Day 24: beauty products that i can’t live without

    It’s not a bore, it’s day 24! If you saw my post from day 20, you know that my love for makeup runs deep. So imagine my excitement when I realized that I would be able to dedicate another post to it. “One (yea, right) beauty product I can’t live without”. I’ve been using those skincare products that I wrote about a few days ago and I have to say, I really like them. My skin is really soft and the dark circles under my eyes have lessened. I think I need to look into something that will get rid of dark spots since I have some on my chin…

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    Blogtober14 Day 23: favorite photo editing apps

    Oh em gee it’s day 23! I’ve been excited about this one since I first read the prompts for blogtober. It’s “your favorite instagram editing apps/editing tools for your blog”. I only have one, and that is picmonkey.com. I love this website. I don’t usually use it for my instagram pictures; I just use whatever filters they offer. i wish they would offer some more.  Normally, I use it to spruce up the pictures I post here. I also use it to add a watermark to them. I pay to have a Royale membership so I have access to all that they offer. It’s $4.99 a month and definitely worth it. The only thing…

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    Blogtober14 Day 22: pet peeves

    How do ya do, day 22? Today’s prompt is “biggest pet peeve”. Honestly, I have tons of pet peeves. I find myself sucking my teeth and/or rolling my eyes or just plain getting slightly annoyed at something on a daily basis. I’m not a miserable person at all. It’s just a knee jerk reaction I have to certain things and situations. As a matter of fact, I used to get in trouble for it all the time as a kid. I’m trying to tone it down, but it’s just so hard. Also, it’s not like these annoyances ruin my day; maybe 10 minutes of it so it’s not that bad.…