Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Last birthday post, I swear

So what did I do on my actual birthday you ask? Well my original plans didn't quite work out because it was snowing like crazy when I got out of bed. So. Jessie did my makeup and her own and we had a photoshoot!

My look was inspired by the artwork of Sylvia Ji.
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Jessie's look was inspired by the artwork of Jessica M.
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This was loads of fun, even though it took like 3 hours to get all that makeup and hair put together and Jessie's eye was burning under that bloody mess!

On a much sillier but just as awesome and fun note, later in the evening this sweet boy I know took me out to an amazing dinner where I ate Snapper in Coconut lime sauce with peppers, black beans, rice, and plantains! Oh and did I mention the super fun gifts he gave me such as this? I am totally going to hamburgle some fools today.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

old lady

Well, today I am 28 years old. The celebrations over the weekend were fantastic and perfect and so fun. One of the best birthdays ever for sure.

Beach house was incredible. I could barely see anything because of tall dudes standing in front of me (story of my life) but it sounded amazing. Having listened to those songs zillions of times, hearing them so loud and live just made me so so so happy. They played a couple of songs I didn't know, so I am hoping for a new album sooooon. I didn't take any pictures cuz I get too frustrated at shows when the pictures turn out like crap. And I couldn't really see anything anyways!

After the show, we went to a bar around the corner to meet up with Mikey and SURPRISE! Meredith came afterall! those tricksters tried to fool me into believing that Meredith couldn't come.

Saturday morning my lovely friends woke me up with flowers, two kinds of jam from my favorite breakfast place (Jam on Hawthorne) a really pretty coffee mug, and wouldn't let me help them cook a gigantic breakfast. The rest of us played lots of Skip Bo and drank coffee and mimosas until the feast was served. So delicious!

After resting up the rest of the afternoon, we went to V's house for snacks/cake/predrinks.

Then! We went to the Alibi for some sweet karaoke jams. So many people turned out to wish me a happy birthday and I had a great time. Thanks to all of you! I have the best friends ever.

P.S. More pictures Here and Here.

♥ ♥ ♥

Friday, January 23, 2009

Happy Birthday to ME!!!

My birthday is next Tuesday, January 27th. I will be 28 years old. But, today marks the beginning of my birthday celebrations! I have been planning and looking forward to this weekend for months, because I am just kind of crazy like that I guess. My birthday and Halloween have always been my favorite holidays.

This weekend is going to consist of:

Seeing Beach House!!
Friends gathering from near and far to sing Karaoke at one of my favorite bars!
Drinks and drinks galore!
Homemade Birthday cake made with love!
A homemade breakfast feast and my favorite coffee!
Going to a fancy cocktail party!
Seeing Department of Eagles!!
Kisses, hugs and lots of smiles!

Birthdays are the best. I'll post some pictures after the weekend is over.

Thursday, January 22, 2009


I am totally in love with this entire collection of giants from Pietari Posti.

This is my new mascot.

She's a Giant! Literally! A really adorable one at that!

Thursday, January 15, 2009


Since I am not working, I am trying to be productive as much as I can. Meaning I am trying to get back into making vector art in between applying for jobs. I really do enjoy it when I am doing it for fun or for friends. I am toying with the idea of selling prints on Etsy, but that would mean getting them printed and framed etc, and well it wouldn't be that difficult, I just don't know if I want to do it. Not sure how big a demand there is for these things.

Here are some recent ones I have done in the past couple weeks.



I really love all three of these. Look for more and more and more soon over at and a super secret project I am going to start working on soon!

Monday, January 12, 2009

creepy orange fluffball etc

A recent addiction : Making soup.
Last week I got it in my head to make something with Chorizo and kale. It turned out great, though not exactly how I envisioned it. The concensus is that this was my best soup yet. I cannot argue. Each soup I make is better than the previous one!

What the heck is this orange fluff ball supposed to represent in this weight watchers commercial? It just kind of gave me the creeps. I am afraid I might have nightmares of this little thing following me around, counting my calories for me.

Something I don't think I will ever tire of is Photobooth pics. One of the many things that I love about Portland is that a bunch of bars around town have these fabulous machines that silly girls can cramp into and take ridiculous photos. This past friday, some girls and I took these at Holocene.
my full Photobooth pics collection can be found here!

Here is a list of things I would like to buy when I am not feeling so short on cash:
-A guitar or maybe a Ukelele.
-A large assortment of Felt of random colors for a project that is as yet undisclosed.
-A good haircut.
-Workish Clothes : pants/shirts/cardigans/etc.

My birthday is in 16 (well actually 15, since it is after midnight) days. An incomplete list of things I want is here! I am sure to be adding new things left and right now that they have that handy little button that lets you add things from any website.

Ok well I think thats about all the random crap I can fit in this little entry.

Over and out!

Friday, January 09, 2009

Hello Blogger

Well I decided maybe I should start using this thing. Not a whole lot to blog about right now, but just wanted to say hello. Wish me good job hunting vibes!