Archive for November, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

I get to sit around and eat all day…what more can you ask for.


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Birdcage Veil Mania

One thing is for sure, I want a birdcage veil. I have been searching far and wide and have found a couple of bitchin’ styles.


This style is by far my favorite. This veil, pictured above is from Etsy seller, Porobello. She has a bunch of really cute stuff.

There are similar styles from Something Bold, Birdcage Veils, Mikiye from Etsy and Unveiled Bridal Designs (OMG amazing!)

Most likely I will make my own. I found a tutorial here! Enjoy!!!!



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Rad Save The Dates!

I absolutely love these vintage postcard Save The Dates! Beyond Design from Esty completely customizes them for you, with the options of matte or shimmer card stock. Love it!



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Free Download: Squid Thank You Card

Here a bitchin’ Thank You card from Unless Someone Like You.


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Huma Huma Hula

One of Hawaii’s downfalls is that they don’t embrace the full awesomeness of memrobelia fromt he 50’s and 60’s. I’ve been on the hunt for a classic dashboard hula girl and after days of beginning to think they all were gobbled up in one giant polyester fire, I came across a stunning fact. Dashboard Hula Girls in the 50’s and 60’s were called “nodders”. So I searched and found a bunch of stuff!!! I have there Ebay link here.


I plan to use this a decoration some how at my wedding. I was thinking on the candy bar or something…I’m not quite sure yet.

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It’s all I think about….Sewing

So lately my cousin and I have gotten on a sewing kick. That’s all we want to do. I was browsing and came across this pattern for free at Burda Style.


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Polaroid Heaven: How Did I Not Know About This?!?!

Look at this awesome new application. I will take any digital photo and covert it into a polaroid. It changes your exposure and everything.

Check it out here.

Here’s a picture of me…sike


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Too Yummy Not To Obsess About

I was browsing and found these. I’ve been drooling over these for days now. I figured I can wait until Thanksgiving to make them. Otherwise I might just end up makeing them for dinner the next two weeks.




1 envelope unflavored gelatin (2 1/4 tsp)

1/4 cup cold water

1 (15 oz) can pure pumpkin

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground ginger

1/8 tsp salt

2 1/4 cups chilled heavy cream, divided

1 1/2 teasoons vanilla extract, divided

20 gingersnap cookies, coarsly crushed


Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small saucepan and let soften 1 minute. Bring to a bare simmer, stirring until gelatin has dissolved. Whisk together gelatin mixture, pumpkin, brown sugar, spices, and salt in a large bowl.

Beat 1 cup cream with 1/2 tsp vanilla until it holds soft peaks, then fold into pumpkin mixture gently but thoroughly.

Beat remaining 1 1/4 cups cream with remaining 1 tsp vanilla until it holds soft peaks.

Spoon about 1/4 cup pumpkin mixture into bottom of each glass, then sprinkle with some of cookies and top with about 2 Tbsp whipped cream. Repeat layers once, ending with cream.

Chill until set, at least 2 hours.

Makes 8

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Debating the Garter


I have a huge problem with the garter toss. I don’t know why, I feel that it’s awkward. But I started thinking that maybe I’ll just wear one and keep it a secret, cause they’re so sexy. Not to mention I found the cutest garters ever from Piper Ewan over at Etsy. I think I have a problem mostly with lace, so this one is nice and simple. I also included an old photo of some lady with a really cute garter. I think I could make that. I’ll keep everyone posted.



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D.I.Y.: Christmas Crap!

I hate how thanksgiving gets passed over for Christmas. It’s like it doesn’t exist. However, my selection of Christmas decorations is in need of a serious overhaul. It consists of, basically, anything anyone didn’t want and gave to me. So, I decided, I’m starting over. I’m going to keep the stuff I really like and donate the rest to goodwill. This brings me to Amy Butler Design. She has adorable accents that can really pull your Christmas decor together.




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