Saturday, May 22, 2010

Children of the 80's!!!

I stumbled across this site today and was immediately taken back to my youth!!! I forgot all the cool and weird stuff we had like

Chocolate Mint Bubbalicious

bubble beeper gum

transformer watches

the fisher price record player with the multi-colored plastic records!!!

That is just the tip of the iceberg of things that will flash you back!!! The 80's were the best!!! Check out the site I'm Remembering if you need a little nostalgia in your day!

Friday, May 21, 2010


With music! I know I use that word a lot. I've got a list of songs/artists/bands that span across different genres that I'm completely obsessed with. Many of you know I love me some good Untz Untz Untz music. It gets me through slow days and busy days at work and definitely through my workouts (when I do work out) with ease. Ok it just gets me through my day in general :) One of my all time favorite DJs/Producer is Kaskade. Love love love him. His music is more on the mellow side of trance and the vocalists he uses for his songs are hauntingly beautiful!! I had the pleasure of seeing him perform and hands down was the best DJ show/dance experience I've had. He feeds off the audience and the audience just gives him more and more and the music gets better and better as the night progresses. He rocks!!! Well his new album "Dynasty" just came out and I can't stop listening to it!!!! It's been on continuous shuffle on my iTunes and my iPhone. There are a couple of songs that I literally, no joke, have listened to several times tonight. I know many of you aren't particular fans of Dance music, but I think you could find a place in your heart for Kaskade. And for you girls he's absolutely adorable!!!

Here is a couple of my new favs! I would put all my favs up from him, but then this post would be way too long and filled with way too many youtube videos. Check him out!!!

Monday, May 17, 2010

My new favorite!!!!

Audam!!!!! We like to say it like Ah-Damn!!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Another chance to win!!!

So you didn't win the small calendar from Much Ado About You / Confessions of A Paper Freak. Well don't you worry your pretty little head. You actually have a chance to win a full size one here at Bird Crafts and click on the cute little banner towards the middle top middle of page that says giveaway! Here's your opportunity to win a Medium size calendar plus check out this really cute blog. There are so many out there!! I love that I keep coming across them all. All you have to do is the following to enter:

1. Visit Much Ado About You on Etsy and choose your favorite calender,
2. Go Back to the Giveaway post and post your fav in the comments AND
3. Be a follower of Bird Crafts and tell her so in the same comment post

* 1 extra entry if you Blog about this Giveaway (just email her the post link)

So good luck again!!!

Thursday, May 6, 2010

New Blog to add to my list of Favs

We have some friends that live in Orange County that we adore (Brooke & D we ♥ you!) Brooke's Best friend has this really really creative business called Much Ado About You and makes personalized Calendar books as well as invitations. I bought a book for my cousin for Christmas and she absolutely loves it. These books are unique and can fit any kind of personality with all the different Designs that are listed. You gotta check them out!!
The reason for this post though is to talk about the Blog that Emmy has started. Confessions of A Paper Freak!!! I ♥ the name!! I have throughly enjoyed reading through each and every post. It's definitely filled with a little bit of everything from TV obsessions, to 10 seconds tips to The fab looking salad she made with her Fav Dressing. Right now she's running a contest through sunday where she's giving away one of her purse sized Calendar Books. Check her out and leave her a comment and follow her if you want to be entered. There are a few more ways to better your chances at winning this cute book, but you'll have to go to her blog to check it out!! Another Giveaway

Good luck!!!

Sunday, May 2, 2010

My new favorite iPhone App

So I'll admit, I have a small addiction to iPhone apps. I have 10 pages on my phone to prove it. Yes, I am sure there are people out there that have way more than me, but among my friends I am definitely the most addicted. Anyway, yesterday I stumbled across this App and I am in L.O.V.E.!!!!! I am a sucker when it comes to photography apps and this one is no exception. It's called Hipstamtic. It's a "digital camera" that makes your pics look and feel oldskool while being able to swap out lenses. The app is $1.99. Yes, one should never really pay for apps, but I do feel that sometimes there are exceptions to that rule. The app comes with 3 lenses and gives you the options of buying additional cool lenses. It also comes with 2 types of film and you then have the option of buying 5 additional film types. Lastly, it comes with 2 different types of flash and the option to buy 4 more additional types of flashes. All the additional buys are .99 cents. It let's you buy right within the app using your iTunes log in information. I did buy the black and white film because shooting with Black and White in my eyes is the best!! I haven't used it to it's full extent just yet and I see that myself buying more types of film as I use this more often. I just love putting fun spins on pictures I take and I can't always carry around my DSLR camera. Here are a few pics I took yesterday and today while I was playing around with the app.

Stevo and T checking out T's new hobby

Brody, T and Evie's Spastastic but absolutely adorable dog. (name added to photo to protect vehicle owner)

Brody again...this dog is HUGE!!! Just look at those paws.

Fog coming in over the mountain. It was COLD!!!

Peyton pouting as always...

Peyton giving in and deciding to take a nap

Tarek driving us on our adventure as we tried to get to Oakland. We never made it thanks to a blockage on the Bay Bridge

A well needed Margarita after our adventure