Friday, December 21, 2012

Music Friday Christmas Edition: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays

Christmas is only days away you guys!!!!!!!!!!!  Plus it looks like the world didn't end after all.  As you are reading this I'll be on my way to my Mom's where I'll stay for 5 days.  I'm very excited for Christmas this year.  My oldest niece just turned 2 so she just started understanding Santa.  We will definitaly be having a white Christmas this year because a massive snow storm hit us a few days ago.  I'm just excited to be with all of my family.  If you want me to blog about what I get then leave a comment.  Today is the last Christmas edition for Music Friday.  I chose an oldie but goodie.  It is Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays by NSYNC. It is one of my favorites plus I was obsessed with them growing up.  I hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday!



xo,
Jerica

Friday, December 14, 2012

Music Friday Christmas Edition: My Only Wish This Year

Christmas is only 10 days away!!  I'm really excited for Christmas this year.  I'm actually finished shopping already too.  Today's song is one of my favorites.  It is My Only Wish This Year by Britney Spears.  I wish she had her own Christmas album.  I heard this song a few years ago and have loved it ever since.  Have a great weekend!!!!



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

10 Winter Date Ideas

A few months ago I did a Fall date idea post.  So I decided to do another on for Winter.  Let me know if you guys want me to do certain posts leave a comment.


  1. Have Hot Chocolate/Coffee together
  2. Look at Christmas lights
  3. Go ice skating
  4. Bake sugar cookies
  5. Ride a horse and carriage
  6. Go sledding
  7. Do Christmas shopping
  8. Relax by the fireplace
  9. Watch Christmas movies
  10. Take a walk in the woods

xo,
Jerica

Monday, December 10, 2012

Cooking Corner: Easy Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Hey guys!  Today I'm sharing a really simple recipe and it's perfect for this time a year.  I am addicted to hot chocolate.  The minute it turns even a little bit cold I start drinking it.  Last year I bought the Peppermint Hot Chocolate from McDonalds and I loved it!  This year I decided to make my own.  While at Target I found Candy Cane Hershey Kisses.  The package looks like this.

These are sooo addicting too!  All you need for this recipe is 2-3 kisses and your favorite hot chocolate mixture.  First make your hot chocolate and pour it into a mug.  Immediately add 2 of the kisses in your mug and stir slowly.  If you want more of a peppermint taste add another kiss.  Finally add your whipped cream and enjoy!  Let me know if you guys try this out!


xo,
Jerica

Friday, December 7, 2012

Music Friday Christmas Edition: Baby It's Cold Outside

Hi everybody!  Sorry I haven't been posting lately but it's finals week for my classes.  I'm officially on break now!!!!  Today's share has many versions but I chose my favorite.  It is Baby It's Cold Outside by Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey.  In high school I was OBSESSED with the show Newlyweds.  I own every season still.  I love this song because it's cute and reminds me of Christmas.  Her entire first Christmas album is amazing!  You should all check it out!  We are decorating our family tree this weekend and I'll blog it all for you.  Also follow me on Twitter @jerica_89



xo,
Jerica

Friday, November 30, 2012

Music Friday Christmas Edition: All I Want For Christmas Is You

It is December tomorrow!  I'm officially excited for Christmas!!!!!  I already have my entire room decorated.  Before I share today's song I need an opinion from all of you.  On YouTube many do Vlogmas which means vlogging everyday until Christmas.  I'm not a vlogger so I thought of doing Blogmas which I would blog daily until Christmas.  Would you guys enjoy this?  If so what would you like to see me blog about?  Leave a comment letting me know.  Today's song has been a favorite of mine for a few years.  Last year Justin Bieber teamed up with the original artist and I loved it even more.  It is All Want For Christmas Is You by Justin Bieber and Mariah Carey.  I listen to this even when it isn't Christmas time!  It is a definite favorite.



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

DWTS All Star: And The Winner Is...


This is it you guys!!!  Tonight we find out who the winner is!  Tonight the couples dance their final dance together.  Since this is the finale all the celebrities from this season opened the show with a huge dance number.  I loved it!  It was so fun and energetic.  It was a great way to begin the show.  The judges choose to see Shawn's freestyle again.  It was my favorite from last night.  The final 3 choose their Instant Dance style and music.  Kelly chose the Jive to the song Cat and Mouse.  Melissa chose the Samba to the song Life Is A Highway.  Shawn chose the Cha Cha to the song Respect.  Bristol, Pamela and Helio danced again.  Drew danced again but this time with his daughter.  It was adorable!  Team Gangnam Style performed next. It featured Kirstie, Emmett, Joey, and Gilles.  Joey replaced Kelly who was in the original.  Joey performed a Back to the Future routine.  It was AMAZING!  I'm so sad he didn't win.  Sabrina performed again.  Team Call Me Maybe performed next.  It featured Apollo, Sabrina, Helio, and Drew.  Helio and Drew replaced Shawn and Melissa who were in the original routine.  Kirstie and Gilles performed again.  Apollo and Emmet danced again.  Kelly performed her Instant Jive and her score was 28.5.  Melissa performed her Instant Samba and her score was 28.5.  Shawn performed her Instant Cha Cha and her score was 30.  The results were next.  In third place is Kelly.  I wasn't shocked by this at all.  In second place is Shawn.  This means Melissa is the first ever All Star winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I'M SO HAPPY!!!!!!  I hope you all enjoyed my blogging.  I'll be back next season!  Please subscribe!

xo,
Jerica

Monday, November 26, 2012

DWTS All Star: The Final 3


The finals are here!!!!!  I'm so excited to see who will win.  Plus all three finalists are female.  It's all Girl Power!  The couple will be dancing 2 dances tonight.  The first is one of their favorite dances from the season.  The second is the freestyle.  The freestyle is always the most anticipated dance.  The freestyles tonight will be different from any other season.  It's the super sized freestyle which means they can have other dancers dancing with them.  Tomorrow night they will dance the Insta Dance.  They won't know their style or song until they pick it live on the show.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
They made it to the finals without getting a 10 so that is their goal.  Her favorite dance of the season was the Paso Doble.  There was a minor mess up but it was very good.  I still didn't love it though.  It needed more emotion.  Her score was 29.5.  Her super sized freestyle was good but not great.  It was a lot like Dirty Dancing which is one of my favorite movies.  She had a choir and the troupe with her.  I just wanted it to be more original.  Her score was 29.5.  Her total for the night was 59 out of 60.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
They are the only couple in the finals who haven't won yet.  Her favorite dance of the season was the Samba.  This is the dance that made me love her.  I loved it even more this time!  Her confidence was much better.  Her score was 30.  Her super sized freestyle was amazing!!!  She chose Contemporary for her routine.  It was a definite risk but it paid off.  I also really liked how it was just them on stage.  Her score was 30.  Her total for the night was 60 out of 60.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
They are the risk takers of this season.  Her favorite dance of the season was the Quickstep.  I love this dance so much.  I love how it breaks every rule but the judges hate it.  It was still amazing though.  Her score was 27.  Her super sized freestyle was perfection!  It was my favorite of the night.  It included the Fierce Five gymnastics team.  It was a medley of all the dances they did this season.  It was just mind blowing.  Her score was 30.  Her total for the night was 57 out of 60.



xo,
Jerica

Friday, November 23, 2012

Music Friday Christmas Edition: It's Christmas Time Again

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.  Now Christmas is only weeks away!!!  Today begins Music Friday Christmas Edition.  I'll be sharing my favorite Christmas songs.  The first is a brand new song that just came out.  It's called It's Christmas Time Again by Backstreet Boys.  I love everything about  this song.  It really got me in the holiday mood.  Plus I love them.  Let me know your favorites too!



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

DWTS All Star: The Final 3 Are...


The show started with an encore performance.  The judges chose Apolo's Rumba.  It wasn't my favorite but I liked it.  Shawn is the first person in the finals.  The spotlight dance was a 21 year old girl from New Zealand who taught herself to dance.  I loved her!  The Wanted performed next.  I like One Direction way better then them.  Melissa is the second person in the finals.  I'm soooooo happy.  Apolo is eliminated.  Paula Abdul put together this week's Macy's Stars Of Dance to 4 of her biggest hits.  It was actually amazing except she wasn't singing live.  Derek Hough performed a Contemporary routine with 4 of the best.  It was mind blowing!!!  Kelly is in the finals.  Emmett is eliminated.  Next week is the finals!!!!!!!


xo,
Jerica

Monday, November 19, 2012

DWTS All Star: Semi Finals Week


Next week is the finals!!!!  Each couple will be dancing 2 dances this week.  The first will be a unusual themed dance chosen last week.  The second will be to a Michael Jackson song.  The show start with the pros dancing to a mash up of Michael Jackson songs.  It was so good!  Tomorrow is another double elimination.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
She really wants to make it to the finals now.  Her unusual themed dance was the Caveman Hustle.  I loved it!  It was very interesting but fun.  Plus I love her.  Her score was 27.5.  Her Michael Jackson dance was the Argentine Tango.  It was AMAZING!!!!!!  It had passion and tricks and was perfection.  Her score was 30.  Her total for the night was 57.5 out of 60.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
She really wanted to impress the judges.  Her unusual themed dance was the Knight Rider Bhangra.  I've never heard of this style.  It was really good. It's an Indian style.  Her score was 30.   Her Michael Jackson dance was the Argentine Tango.  It was good.  I wanted more tricks and passion.  Her score was 29.  Her total for the night was 59 out of 60.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
He put more hours in the studio this week.  His unusual themed dance was Big Top Jazz.  It was terrible.  It was very sloppy and out of sync.  His score 27.  His Michael Jackson dance was the Rumba.  It was way better than the first.  I loved the emotion of it all.  His score was 30.  His total for the night was 57 out of 60.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
He tried to step up his choreography.  His unusual themed dance was the Espionage Lindy Hop.  It was good.  His dancing was more difficult but the acting wasn't.  His score was 27.  His Michael Jackson dance was the Tango.  I liked it a lot.  I found it boring though.  His score was 27.  His total for the night was 54 out of 60.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
She struggled learning her dances.  Her unusual themed dance was the Surfer Flameco.  It was actually really good.  It wasn't very surfer or flameco though.  Her score was 25.5.  Her Michael Jackson dance was the Rumba.  It was very good.  They have amazing chemistry.  His score was 28.5.  Her total for the night was 54 out of 60.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, November 16, 2012

Music Friday: Oath

Hey guys!  Can you believe Thanksgiving is less then a week away?  Don't forget starting next Friday will be the start of Music Friday: Christmas Edition.  Today's share is a song I can't get out my head.  It is Oath by Cher Llyod.  It's very catchy. I just love her music.  Have a great weekend!!



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

DWTS All Star: Double Elimination


Last night the celebrities danced 2 dances.  The first was dedicated to the veterans and the second was a trio dance.  Tonight is a double elimination.  Kylie Minogue started the show by singing Locomotion while the troupe danced.  I loved it!  It's one of my favorite songs.  Melissa and Shawn are safe.  The cast of Newsies performed next.  I love musicals so I really enjoyed it.  NeYo performed Let Me Love You.  I'm obsessed with this song.  The performance was very high energy.  Kelly is safe.  Kirstie is the first eliminated.  Celebrities will be choosing a dance style and theme for each other.  Next weeks theme is Michael Jackson.  Melissa got the Caveman Hustle.  Shawn got the Knight Rider Bhangra.  Gilles got the Mad Monk Merengue.  Apollo got Big Top Jazz.  Emmett got the Espionage Lindy Hop.  Kelly got the Surfer Flamenco.  Ballerina dancers gave a beautiful performance.  It was amazing.  Emmett and Apollo are safe.  Gilles is the second eliminated.  I wasn't shocked by either elimination.

Take Me Home by One Direction


The day has finally arrived!!!!!!!!  The 2nd album by 1D has been released.  I've had it preordered from iTunes for weeks now!  I really love this album.  I personally like it better than Up All Night.  It has a more mature sound which fits them.  The first thing I noticed is Liam doesn't start every song.  If you've heard the first album then you'll understand.  Also Louis and Niall have more solos which I love.  I'm so glad they are expanding and letting them sing more.  It has the perfect mix of slow and fast songs.  The boys also wrote more songs on this album.  I honestly love every single song.  Normally I wouldn't like at least one song but One Direction has done it again.  I bought the deluxe yearbook edition which includes 4 extra songs and 3 live performances.  Plus it includes a backstage interview from the iTunes festival.  If you are a hardcore directioner like I am then you will absolutely love this album.  Since I'm obsessed with every song it's hard to review each song.  So instead I'll be putting my favorite lyrics from each song.  My top 5 songs are Last First Kiss, Loved You First, I Would, They Don't Know About Us, and Back For You.  I can't wait to see them on tour next year!  Leave a comment telling me your favorite One Direction song.

1. Live While We’re Young-And girl, you and I We’re about to make some memories tonight I wanna live while we’re young We wanna live while we’re young
2. Kiss You-Yeah, so tell me girl if every time we To-o-uch You get this kind of, ru-u-ush Baby say yeah, yeah If you don't wanna, take it slow And you just wanna, take me home Baby say yeah, yeah And let me kiss you
3. Little Things-You'll never love yourself half as much as I love you And you'll never treat yourself right, darling, but I want you to. If I let you know I'm here for you Maybe you'll love yourself like I love you
4. C'mon, C'mon-The one that I came with, Didn't know how to move, The way that you let your hair down, I can tell that you do
5. Last First Kiss-I wanna be last, yeah, Baby let me be your, Let me be your last first kiss, I wanna be first, yeah Wanna be the first to take it all the way like this, And if you, Only knew, I wanna be last yeah, Baby let me be your last, Your last first kiss
6. Heart Attack-Baby now that you're gone, I can't stand, Dumb love songs, Missing you is all I'm thinking about, Yeah Everyone's tellin' me, I'm just too blind to see, How you messed me up, I'm better off now
7. Rock Me-I used to think that I was better alone Why did I ever wanna let you go? Under the moonlight as we stared at the sea The words you whispered I will always believe
8. Change My Mind-Never felt like this before Are we friends or are we more? As I’m walking towards the door I’m not sure
9. I Would-Would he say he’s in L-O-V-E? Well if it was me then I would Would he hold you when you’re feeling low? Baby you should know that I would
10. Over Again-Said I’d never leave her cause her hands fit like my t-shirt, Tongue tied over three words, cursed. Running over thoughts that make my feet hurt, Bodies intertwined with her lips
11. Back For You-I’ve never been so into somebody before And every time we both touch I only want more So tell me nothing’s going to change yeah And you won’t ever walk away yeah Cause even though every night you’ll know what I’ll say Goodbye.
12. They Don’t Know About Us-They don’t know about the things we do They don’t know about the "I love you"’s But I bet you if they only knew They would just be jealous of us, They don’t know about the up all nights They don’t know I've waited all my life Just to find a love that feels this right
13. Summer Love-Wish that we could be alone now If we could find some place to hide Make the last time just like the first time Push a button and rewind
14. She’s Not Afraid - Deluxe Only-She's not afraid of all the attention She's not afraid of running wild How comes she's so afraid of falling in love She's not afraid of scary movies She likes the way we kiss in the dark But she's so afraid of f-f-falling in love, love
15. Loved You First - Deluxe Only-Girl that should be me, driving to your house Knocking on your door, kissing you on the mouth Holding on your hand, dancing in the dark 'Cos I was the only one who loved you from the start
16. Nobody Compares - Deluxe Only-Because no one ever looked so good In a dress and it hurts, because I know you won't be mine tonight No one ever makes me feel like you do when you smile Baby, tell me how to make it right
17. Still The One - Deluxe Only-I tried, I tried to start again and find somebody But I remember all the time and all the words we said, yeah I can't get it out of my head, yeah




xo,
Jerica

Monday, November 12, 2012

DWTS All Star: Trio Dance


Only two weeks left!  This week is a double elimination.  Last weeks scores will be added to tonight's scores.  In addition to their regular dance, each celebrity will do a trio round.  This means two pros will be dancing with them.  The first dances is dedicated to the veterans.  Another challenge will be revealed tomorrow.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
Last week she had to dance with Mark but Derek is back.  Her first dance was the Vietnamese Waltz.  It was very beautiful.  I really didn't love it though.  Her score was 29.5.  Her trio dance was the Samba featuring Mark.  It was sooo amazing!!!!!  I loved the tribal theme but there wasn't a lot of Samba moves.  Her score was 26.  Adding to last weeks scores her total is 93.5.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
He tries so hard but never gets a 10.  His first dance was the Tango.  I loved it!  He rode on a zip line into the ballroom.  His score was 29.5.  His trio dance was the Jive featuring Sasha.  I really liked it.  It was Grease themed which I love.  His score was 29.  Adding to last weeks scores his total is 91.5.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
She knew her dancing wasn't the best last week.  Her first dance was the Vietnamese Waltz.  It was so good.  I'd call it her best dance of the season.  Her score was 27.  Her trio dance was the Paso Doble featuring Tristan.  It was good but weird.  I'm still confused by the theme honestly.  Her score was 24.  Adding to last weeks scores her total is 79.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
She really is glad to still be in the competition.  Her first dance was the Vietnamese Waltz.  It was very pretty. She has never been my favorite but she is doing very well.  Her score was 28.  Her trio dance was the Jive featuring Louis.  I actually really liked it.  Basically both guys were fighting over her.  Her score was 28.5.  Adding to last weeks scores her total is 92.5.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
He really wants a perfect score.  His first dance was the Quickstep.  It was very good.  I hated the outfits though.  His score was 29.5.   His trio dance was the Salsa featuring Chelsea.  It was really good and very sexy.  It was a dance club theme.  His score was 29.  Adding to last weeks scores his total is 92.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
He really wants to win.  His first dance was the Vietnamese Waltz.  It was very classy.  It really fit him but I didn't love it.  His score 28.  His trio dance was the Salsa featuring Kym.  I loved how fun and energetic it was.  It was a party theme.  His score was 30.  Adding to last weeks scores his total is 92.5.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
She wants to stay at the top of the leader board.  Her first dance was the Quickstep.  I loved it!  She is my favorite and I hope she wins.  Her score was 30.  Her trio dance was the Paso Doble featuring Henry.  Of course it was amazing!  She was dominating both men.  Her score was 30.  Adding to last weeks scores her total is 99.



xo,
Jerica

Friday, November 9, 2012

Music Friday: Your Body

It's Friday!!!!!!!  This week went so fast but I'm very glad it is Friday.  Before I share this weeks song I want to tell you about some things that will be coming on this blog.  Tuesday the new One Direction album finally comes out!!!!  I will have a full review up on that day.  Starting the Friday after Thanksgiving I'll be starting Music Friday: Christmas Edition.  So every Friday instead of a favorite song it will be my Christmas songs.  Lastly I want to know what you guys want me to blog about.  Leave me a comment below or send me a tweet or email.  Just click the contact tab above to find all my information.  Follow my blog and I'll love you forever.  Now it's time for today's share.  I've been so addicted to this song lately.  It is Your Body by Christina Aguilera.  I'm so glad she is putting out new music.  I'm still debating if I'll buy her album though.  I hope everybody has a fantastic weekend!!!



xo,
Jerica

Monday, November 5, 2012

DWTS All Star: Fusion Week


It is Fusion week which means two different dance styles are being combined into one.  Nobody will be going home this week.  Instead there will be a double elimination next week.  There will also be no result show tomorrow.  The show started with the pros showing how the fusion dances should be done.  It was really cool.  The All Stars will be participate in a swing dance marathon at the end of the show.  The spotlight dance was so good!  I really loved the modern style.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
He had a very hard time learning the dance this week. His fusion dance was Cha Cha/Paso Doble. It was very good. I couldn't even tell it was two styles. He finally took his shirt off!!! His score was 27 out of 30.  He gained 6 points in the marathon making his total 33.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
He is happy his family supports them and wants to make them proud.  His fusion dance was Rumba/Samba. It wasn't my favorite.  She was making them change styles every 10 seconds.  It was too much.  His score was 27.5 out of 30.  He gained 7 points in the marathon making his total 33.5.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
She filled a truck with goods for the hurricane victims.  Her fusion dance was Quickstep/Samba.  I actually really liked it.  It wasn't perfect but it was entertaining.  Her score was 24 out of 30.  She gained 4 points in the marathon making her total 28.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
She has feelings for her partner but isn't sure what the are yet.  Her fusion dance was Cha Cha/Foxtrot.  It was so adorable.  I really loved it.  It was elegant but sexy.  Her score was 27 out of 30.  She gained 9 points in the marathon making her total 36.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
She kept confusing her dance steps.  Her fusion dance was Tango/Cha Cha.  I loved it plus shes just amazing.  It was the perfect mixture.  Her score was 29 out of 30.  She gained 10 points in the marathon making her total 39.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
Last week both her and her partner were injured.  So Mark Ballas stepped in this week.  Her fusion dance was Tango/Paso Doble.  It was amazing!!!!  It was the best of the night.  Her score was 30 out of 30.  She gained 8 points in the marathon making her total 38.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
He just wanted to get high scores this week.  His fusion dance was Argentine Tango/Samba.  It was good.  I just didn't like the combo.  His score was 28.5 out of 30.  He gained 5 points in the marathon making his total 33.5.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, November 2, 2012

Up Owl Night???

If any of you know me then you'll know I have a slight One Direction obsession.  You'll also know I have a major YouTube addiction.  So what does that have to do with this post?  Well I've discovered the best shirt ever from watching a YouTube video.  It is a 1D shirt but not just any 1D shirt.  It is little owls dressed as the 1D boys!  It is sooo adorable!!!  I immediately bought one.  All One Direction fan must get one.  So this is for my fellow 1D lovers.  You can buy it at the store Delia's or online here http://store.delias.com/product/up+owl+night+tee+307425.do.  Tweet me a picture at @jerica_89 if you buy one.


xo,
Jerica

Music Friday: Little Things

Can you believe it is already November?  This year is going so fast!  If you follow this blog then you won't be surprised by this weeks share.  It is Little Things by One Direction.  I can't stop listening!  It made me love them more than I already do.  It was written by Ed Sheeran.  This song has such a great message and it's good for girls to hear.  I honestly can't wait for the album.  I'll be doing a full review also.  Have a great weekend!!





xo,
Jerica

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

DWTS All Star: Elimination Time


Sorry this is up so late!  I was feeling sick but here it is.

The show started out with the dance that the judges wanted to see again.  They chose Apolo's dance.  I really loved this dance so I'm glad it was picked.  Nobody will be going home next week due to the presidential election.  Emmett and Kelly are safe.  Jason Mraz performed his hit song I Won't Give Up.  I'm not sure why he performed on country week but I still love him.  Shawn, Gilles, and Kirstie are safe.  The Macy's Stars of Dance was next.  It was a French era theme and it was amazing! Fusion dances were chosen next.  This means 2 dance styles combined into one.  Emmett got Rumba/Samba.  Kelly got Cha Cha/Foxtrot.  Gilles got Argentine Tango/Samba.  Shawn got Tango/Paso Doble.  Melissa got Tango/Cha Cha.  Apolo got Cha Cha/Paso Doble.  Kirstie got Quickstep/Samba.  Sabrina got Tango/Foxtrot.  Taylor Swift performed We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.  Of course I loved it!  Melissa is safe leaving Apolo and Sabrina in danger.  Sabrina is eliminated.


xo,
Jerica

Monday, October 29, 2012

DWTS All Star: Country Night


Last week nobody went home last week.  This weeks theme is country and Taylor Swift is performing tomorrow night!!!!!!  If you've followed my blog the last week then you'll know how much I love Taylor Swift.  The show started with Little Big Town performing their song Pontoon while the troupe danced.  Also there is a group dance and every celebrity must do a solo.  Next week the stars are dancing fusion dances.  This is 2 dance styles fused together.  They will be chosen on tomorrow's result show.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
This week was hard for him to find time to practice due to his work schedule.  He danced the Cha Cha this week.  I didn't love it.  The song and outfit just didn't fit him.  I did enjoy his solo though.  His score was 27.5 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores his total is 84.

Sabrina Bryan and Louis van Amstel:
Her inspiration for this week was a bad relationship she was in.  She danced the Rumba this week.  I really liked it.  I'm so glad she is back this season.  It had tons of emotion.  Her score was 30 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores her total is 88.5.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
She was disappointed in her scores last week so she added more hours to practice.  She danced the Tango this week.  It was good.  I've never really liked her though.  My mom and I have said for weeks that she was hooking up with her partner.  The kiss at the end of this danced proved it.  Her score was 27 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores her total is 78.5.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
Last week she injured her neck but refuses to quit.  She danced the Viennese Waltz.  I loved it!  I really enjoyed her solo.  I'm hoping she wins.  Her score was 29.5 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores her total is 86.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
She re-injured her knee this week.  She danced the Cha Cha this week.  I just love watching her dance.  The solo seemed awkward but I still loved the dance.  Her score was 28 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores her total is 84.5.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
She was very stressed out this week.  She danced the Rumba this week.  She rocked it!  For being 60 she can still move.  Her score was 27.5 out 30.  Added to last weeks scores and the group dance her total is 82.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
This week was all about emotion.  It was dedicated to anybody who has or has had cancer.  He danced the Viennese Waltz this week.  It was beautiful.  He nailed it.  His score was 30 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores his total is 86.5.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
He was concerned about country week because he doesn't listen to country at all.  He danced the Foxtrot this week.  It was cute.  The solo stole the dance though.  His score was 26.5 out of 30.  Added to last weeks scores his total is 82.5.

Group Dance:
I'm so glad they brought the group dance back.  It was so fun.  Kirstie got an extra 2 points from this dance.



xo,
Jerica

Friday, October 26, 2012

RED Tour!!!!!!!

OMG you guys I have BIG news!!!! Tonight Taylor Swift announced her tour dates for her new tour. If you've never seen her live you must go! She is amazing. I'll be going to the very first show in Omaha, NE. I will take pictures and videos to blog for you guys. But the news gets better. Her opening act is.......ED SHEERAN!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm honestly so excited. Leave a comment telling me which date you are going to.


March 13 and 14: Omaha, Neb.
March 18 and 19: St. Louis, Mo.
March 22: Charlotte, N.C.
March 23: Columbia, S.C.
March 27, 28 and 29: Newark, N.J.
April 10: Miami, Fla.
April 11 and 12: Orlando, Fla.
April 18 and 19: Atlanta
April 20: Tampa, Fla.
April 25: Cleveland
April 26: Indianapolis
April 27: Lexington, Ky.
May 4: Detroit
May 7: Louisville, Ky.
May 8: Columbus, Ohio
May 11 and 12: Washington, D.C.
May 16: Houston
May 21: Austin, Texas
May 22: San Antonio, Texas
May 25: Dallas
May 28 and 29: Glendale, Ariz.
June 1: Salt Lake City, Utah
June 2: Denver
June 15: Toronto
June 22: Winnipeg, Manitoba
June 29: Vancouver, B.C.
July 6: Pittsburgh
July 20: Philadelphia
July 27: Foxborough, Mass.
Aug. 1: Des Moines, Iowa
Aug. 2 and 3: Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 6: Wichita, Kan.
Aug. 7: Tulsa, Okla.
Aug. 10: Chicago
Aug. 15: San Diego
Aug. 19 and 20: Los Angeles
Aug. 27: Sacramento, Calif.
Aug. 30: Portland, Ore.
Aug. 31: Tacoma, Wash.
Sept. 6: Fargo, N.D.
Sept. 7 and 8: St. Paul, Minn.
Sept. 12: Greensboro, N.C.
Sept. 13: Raleigh, N.C.
Sept. 14: Charlottesville, Va.
Sept. 19, 20 and 21: Nashville, Tenn.



xo,
Jerica

Music Friday: This Kiss

It's Friday!!!!!  I think you guys will enjoy the song I'm sharing this week.  I can't stop playing it.  It is This Kiss by Carly Rae Jepsen.  It's just so catchy.  It definitely gets stuck in your head.  Have a great weekend!!  Please subscribe to my blog



xo,
Jerica

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Happy Halloween Tag!


Can you believe Halloween is only a week away?  Time has been flying by!  I absolutely love Halloween and it is one of my holidays.  I decided to do a tag blog for you guys.  Leave your responses below in a comment!  Please subscribe if you like my blog :)


1. Favorite Halloween movie?
I love Halloween Town!!!!  Even though I'm 23 now I still watch every year.

2. What age did you stop trick-or-treating?
I was probably 12 or 13

3. Favorite Halloween costume you have worn?
Minnie Mouse when I was 5

4. What are you going to be this year?
I decided to be Captain America this year because he's awesome

5. Do you like going to haunted attractions?
No!  I hate anything scary

6. Vampires or werewolves?
I'd choose vampires but I'm not a fan of either.

7. Favorite Halloween candy?
I really love Twix around Halloween for some reason

8. Do you decorate your house!
Of course I do!!  I love this time of year

9. Least favorite costume
A black cat when I was little because it's so plain

10. Have you ever repeated a costume and what was it?
Yes I was a cheerleader a few times

11. Do you believe in ghosts?
Yes

12. Scariest Halloween
I saw the movie the Grudge on Halloween when it came out.  I was terrified.


xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

DWTS All Stars: Guilty Pleasures Part 2


It's night number 2!  Nobody is going home this week.  All Stars who didn't dance last night will dance tonight.  Also scores from last nights individual dances will be combined with the team dance scores.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
Her guilty pleasure song is Toxic by Britney Spears.  This week she danced a Tango.  I loved it so much.  I really hope she wins this season.  Her score is 27 out of 30.  Added to last nights team score her total is 56.5.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
Her guilty pleasure song is My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion.  This week she danced a Rumba.  It was beautiful!  I loved the Titanic theme of course.  It was so emotional.  Judges claimed there was a lift but I didn't see it.  Her score is 27 out of 30.  Added to last nights team score her total is 56.5.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
His guilty pleasure song is Give It To Me Baby by Rick James.  This week she danced a Samba.  It was very good.  He makes everything sexy anyway.  His score is 27 out of 30.  Added to last nights team score his total is 56.5.

Sabrina Bryan and Louis van Amstel:
Her guilty pleasure song is So This Is Love from Cinderella.  This week she danced a waltz.  It was like a real fairytale.  It was magical.  Her score is 29 out of 30.  Added to last nights team score her total is 58.5.

Team Gangnam Style:
This is my current guilty pleasure song.  I love it!  This team had Gilles, Emmett, Kelly, and Kirstie.  OMG IT WAS AMAZING!!!!!!!!  It wasn't perfect but very entertaining.  Their score was 27 out of 30.

Here are the totals for the celebrities who danced last night.
Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy: 51.5
Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd: 56.5
Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy: 52.5
Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke: 56


xo,
Jerica

Red by Taylor Swift


Hi everybody!  Yesterday Taylor Swift's brand new album Red came out.  I'm HUGE fan and have been since she started out.  I thought I'd do an album review for you guys.  I'm already obsessed with it!  Younger fans might not like it because they won't understand the meanings.  I think it's her best yet personally.  If you have the album already, tell me what your favorite song is or just your favorite Taylor Swift song in general.  Also if you want me to do any other reviews let me know.  Subscribe if you enjoy my blog.


  1. State of Grace-This songs sets the tone for the whole album.  It's a very different sound but it fits her.
  2. Red-I honestly love this song.  It describes exactly how love feels.
  3. Treacherous-This song is about relationships being hard but liking the challenge.  Nothing in life is easy especially love.
  4. I Knew You Were Trouble-Everybody can relate to this song.  There's always that one guy you know is bad for you but you go for him anyway.  Girls love bad boys!
  5. All Too Well-This song is about both people remembering the relationship they had together.  Both thinking of all the memories.  It really is how relationships go.  I just love how real and honest she is in her songs.
  6. 22-I probably relate to this song the most.  I just turned 23 in July and at this age everybody thinks you should know what you want to do with your life.  The truth is we don't.  This is about just enjoying 22 and not worrying about who you're supposed to be.
  7. I Almost Do-This song is about that one ex you know you should move on from but can't stop thinking about them.  You want to just call them so bad but you don't.  It's a great song.
  8. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together-Obviously this is this years break up anthem.  I love how it's fun and upbeat sounding though.  Taylor always has the best break up songs and this one is no different.
  9. Stay Stay Stay-This is my favorite song.  It is such a cute song!  It's about that boy who makes you so crazy but you love him.  You just want him to stay with you forever.
  10. The Last Time (feat. Gary Lightbody)-I love Snow Patrol so this song is so good.  I like that she is doing more duets.
  11. Holy Ground-I really love this song.  I love the beat of it a lot.  
  12. Sad Beautiful Tragic-This song is a little to slow for my liking.  It is a great song though.
  13. The Lucky One-This song is about dreaming of fame but then once you have it you realize it isn't so glamorous.  I really like this song.  I love how she doesn't pretend that fame isn't exactly how she imagined.
  14. Everything Has Changed (feat. Ed Sheeran)-If you follow me on Twitter, you'll know I'm obsessed with Ed Sheeran right now.  I love this song!  Only thing I'd change is more Ed Sheeran solos.  This song is about that one person that just changes your life.  You instantly think of that person while listening to it.
  15. Starlight-This is one of my favorite songs.  It's all about dreaming and being with the boy who encourages that.  It's just a cute and fun song.
  16. Begin Again-There is always one song on her albums that I instantly love.  This is that song.  I can't stop listening to it.  This song is about believing in love again.  Just because a guy was a jerk doesn't mean all guys will be.

xo,
Jerica

Monday, October 22, 2012

DWTS All Star: Guilty Pleasures


It's guilty pleasures week and I'm so excited!  This week nobody will be eliminated.  Due to the debates, tonight's episode is only an hour long.  Each celebrity will be dancing to their favorite guilty pleasure song.  Last week celebrities were split in to teams for team freestyle dance.  Half of the celebrities danced tonight and the other half dance tomorrow.  Tell me in the comments what your guilty pleasure song is.  Mine is I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys.  Subscribe if you enjoy my blog!

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
Her guilty pleasure song was Want U Back by Cher Llyod.  This week she danced the Samba.  It was ok.  It didn't seem as upbeat as it should.  She just looked awkward.  Her score was 24.5 out of 30.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
His guilty pleasure song was I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston.  This week he danced the Rumba.  It was soooo good!  It was the perfect mix of sexy and passion.  His score was 29.5 out of 30.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
Her guilty pleasure song was Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel.  This week she danced the Quickstep.  I really liked it.  It was her best dance so far.  Her score was 25.5 out of 30.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
His guilty pleasure song was Copacabana by Barry Manilow.  This week he danced the Samba.  I loved it a lot.  It was fun and energetic.  His personality really shined through.  His score was 29 out of 30.

Team Call Me Maybe:
On this team was Shawn, Melissa, Sabrina, and Apolo.  It was AMAZING!!!!!!!  It had tons of tricks and flips.  Plus I love this song.  Their score was 29.5 out of 30.  This will be added to their individual dances tomorrow night.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, October 19, 2012

Music Friday: Hey LA

It's Friday!!!!  I've had a new song obsession this week and now I'm sharing it with you.  While I was on YouTube watching a video,  they mentioned this song so I searched it.  It's amazing!!!!  The song is Hey LA by Ryan Beatty.  I love LA so it just makes me feel happy.  Enjoy!!!



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

DWTS All Star: Another Elimination


The show kicked off with a dance from the troupe.  It was really good.  Shawn, Kelly, and Sabrina are safe. Bristol is in danger.  She really improved last night.  Carson Kressley is back!!  I just love him.  He showed some behind the scenes footage of the stars.  The Macy's stars of dance was so good!  I loved all the tricks. Gilles and Emmett are safe.  Apolo is in danger.  I know there was a mess up but he is amazing.  Cheryl Burke performed a Cha Cha with friends she trained with since her childhood.  I loved it!  Melissa is safe.  Kirstie is in danger.  They did have the lowest score last night.  Donnie Osmond and Susan Boyle performed the song This is the Moment together.  I actually liked it.  Next week there is a team freestyle dance.  There are no rules.  Shawn and Gilles are team captains.  Gilles team will be dancing to Gangnam Style.  On his team is Kelly, Kirstie, Emmett.  Shawn's team will be dancing to Call Me Maybe.  On her team is Sabrina, Melissa, and Apolo.  Apolo and Kirstie are safe.  Bristol is eliminated.  Next week nobody is going home and it's guilty pleasure week.


xo,
Jerica

Monday, October 15, 2012

DWTS All Stars: Fun Dance Styles


Last week the All Stars chose dances for each other.  Some have never been done on the show before.  There is a guest judge this week and it's Paula Abdul.  Since there are 4 judges this week the scores will be out of 40 instead of 30.  Most of the professionals didn't know these dances so help was called in.  Lifts were also allowed.  Tomorrow night one couple goes home.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
She was really worried about her dance at first but decided to just have fun.  She danced the Charleston this week.  I really liked it.  It was very flapper era which is my favorite.  She looked amazing too.  She got 30 out of 40.

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas:
She was just happy to make it past last week.  She danced Rock and Roll this week.  It was her best so far. I wish she had added more to her choreography though.  Her score was 32 out of 40.

Sabrina Bryan and Louis van Amstel:
Being in the bottom last week motivated her to push herself.  She had Disco this week.  I loved it!  It was studio 54 themed and lots of disco balls.  I loved all the moves.  Her score was 35.5 out of 40.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
He stepped up his game last week and proved himself.  He had Bolero this week.  Cheryl had to bring in some help.  It was really good.  It was one of my favorites.  His score was 36 out of 40.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
Last week he had a few mess ups and was determined to be perfect this week.  He danced Bollywood this week.  Peta had no idea what to do.  It was fantastic though.  He did amazing.  His score was 39.5 out of 40.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
She really wanted harder choreography this week.  She danced the Jitterbug this week.  This was another favorite of mine.  One lift got kind of messed up but it was really fun.  Her score was 37 out of 40.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
Last week was the best ever so she needed to keep pushing herself.  She danced the Mambo this week.  This was my favorite.  It was sassy but sexy.  It was perfection!  Her score was 39.5 out of 40.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
He did amazing last week and was hoping to continue this week.  He danced Hip Hop this week.  It was very good.  I loved the 90's retro feel.  Karina fell during the danced but nobody minded.  His score was 34.5 out of 40.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
She emerged as a leader last week and was ready for more.  She danced Contemporary this week.  It was really good.  She even had a broken toe.  I loved all the passion and emotion.  Her score was 37.5 out of 40.


xo,
Jerica

Sunday, October 14, 2012

I ♥ Fall Tag!!


I'm so glad it is Fall right now!  It has always been one of my favorite seasons.  I saw this tag going around and thought I'd do it for all of you.  I tag everybody to leave a response also!  Enjoy!

1. Favorite Fall lip product?
Recently I got the Ava and Sophia lip glosses from Skylark by Elle and Blair Fowler.  I'm loving the Sophia color for fall.  It is a beautiful berry color and perfect for this time of year.


2. Favorite Fall Nail Polish?
I tend to wear dark greens or purples during Fall.  My favorite lately is Marrow by Butter London.  It's a dark purple but not too dark.  Sometimes I'll add a glitter polish for some shimmer.


3. Favorite Starbucks Fall Drink?
Hot chocolate!  I'm not a huge coffee drinker so I drink hot chocolate a lot.


4. Favorite Fall Candle?
I'm not sure I have a favorite candle but I do have a favorite scent.  I love any pumpkin smell during this season.  It just makes me feel happy.

5. Favorite Fall Scarf or accessory?
I love wearing beanies during Fall.  It really goes well with jeans and a sweater.  I also love wearing boots.


6. Haunted house, haunted hay ride, or haunted corn maze?
I've never done any of these yet.  I get scared very easily.  I thought about about doing the corn maze but I haven't yet.

7. Favorite Halloween movie?
I love Halloween Town!  I watch this movie every year.  It just has so many memories from my childhood.


8. Favorite candy to eat on Halloween?
Candy corn is my favorite during Halloween.  I've discovered new candy this year though.  First I found candy corn flavored M&M's.  I love kit kats and during Halloween they dye them orange.  I just love Halloween!


9. What are you dressing up as for Halloween?!

I haven't decided yet.  I might be Captain America though because I love him.

10. What is your Favorite thing about Fall?
My favorite thing about Fall is the weather.  It's perfect weather to wear sweaters and trees are changing.  I also loving baking all the Fall foods.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, October 12, 2012

Music Friday: Die Young

Hey guys!  This is my 100th post on this blog!!!!  I want all of you to tell me what I should blog about.  Leave a comment or email me with your ideas.  Friday means it's time to share some music.  I've loved Kesha for awhile now and I'm so glad she has new music out.  This weeks share is Die Young by Kesha.  I am obsessed with this song!  It is just a really fun song.  Have a great weekend!  Remember to leave ideas of what you want to see.


xo,
Jerica

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Q & A Wednesday


It's Wednesday!!!  That means Q & A time has arrived again.


1.) Mood:
Great :)

2.) What color is your hair?
Medium brown

3.) Favorite movie genre?
I really love romantic comedies

4.) Last show you watched?:
Abby Lee Miller Ultimate Dance Competition

5.) Last concert you attended?
Taylor Swift last year but I'm trying to go to Justin Bieber in a few weeks

6.) Current outfit:
Mustard yellow striped sweater and ripped jeans with uggs

7.) What did you buy last?
Rock of Ages DVD and groceries

8.) Last song you listened to?
Stare At You by NKOTB It is one of my favorites.

9.) How is the weather?
It's actually been really cold lately.  

10.) Weekly goals:
Relax now that midterms are over



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

DWTS All Stars: Double Eviction


It is results time again.  Two All Star couples will be exiting the ballroom tonight.  The first hour replayed all of last nights dances.  Just in case you had missed anything.  The result show started with the judges choosing to see Shawn's dance again.  I loved that dance SO much.  Melissa, Gilles, and Emmett are safe.  Kirstie is in danger.  I really didn't love her dance so I'm not shocked.  Lacey Schwimmer and Kyle Massey danced a jive together while Frank Marino sang.  It was very very good.  Shawn, Apolo, and Kelly are safe.  Drew is in danger.  I really liked his dance plus I just love him.  Drew is the first to leave the ballroom tonight.  Last night a twist was revealed.  The All Stars must pick dances for each other to perform next week.  Some have never been on the show.  Gilles got Bollywood.  Sabrina got Disco.  Shawn got the Mambo.  Emmett got Bolero.  Apolo got Hip Hop.  Melissa got the Jitterbug.  Kelly got Contemporary.  Helio got Broadway.  Kirstie got the Charleston.  Bristol got Rock and Roll.  I'm very excited for these dances!  The spotlight performance was about a boy tap danced in subways to get money for college.  I loved it!  Karmin performed a medley of Brokenhearted and Hello.  I love these guys a lot.  Bristol is safe.  Sabrina and Helio are in danger.  Helio has been eliminated.


xo,
Jerica

Monday, October 8, 2012

DWTS All Star: All Stars Take Over


Can you believe it's already week 3?  This week the celebrities take over the entire routines.  They helped with choreography, outfits, and everything the pros normally do.  They must choose any iconic dance from past seasons and make it their own.  The judges want to see something they've never seen before.  This week is very critical because 2 couples will be eliminated tomorrow night.  Two announcements were also announced.  The first was that Paula Abdul will be a guest judge.  The second was that the celebrities get to choose the dance style for each other for next weeks show.  It could be a style never done before or one that has rarely been done.  It's all about strategy.

Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya:
He wanted his performance to feel like a concert.  He danced a Cha Cha this week.  I loved it!  It had giant fans and he took his shirt off.  Who doesn't love that?  Plus it was very fun and upbeat.  He got a 24 out of 30.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd
He had trouble choosing an iconic dance because he didn't want to offend anybody.  He danced a Tango this week.  I'm not usually a fan of him but tonight I was impressed.  He started by flying up off of a bed so it was like a dream state he was dancing in.  It was very dramatic.  His score was 25.5 out of 30.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
Since it is a double elimination week she wanted dangerous moves in her dance.  She danced a Samba this week.  It was AMAZING!  It was one of my favorite dance of the night.  The tricks had never been done on TV before and they were perfect.  Her score was 27 of 30.  It was the highest score of the season so far.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
He wanted to show his sexy side this week.  He danced the Foxtrot this week.  It was definitely sexy.  I couldn't look away!  He had her start off as a statue and then he brought her to life.  His score was 25.5 out of 30.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
She had time of from her soap opera job this week.  She danced the Paso Doble this week.  It was very good.  It had great chemistry and passion which this dance requires.  The judges declared them the couple to watch.  Her score was 27 out of 30.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
She just wanted to finally have fun.  She danced to the Cha Cha this week.  It was very entertaining that's for sure.  I don't think it will be enough to make it through though.  Her score was 24 out of 30.

Sabrina Bryan and Louis van Amstel:
Her goal was to contuine to stay on top of the leader board.  She danced a Pao Doble this week.  It was very good but it wasn't very creative.  She played it way too safe for this season.  Her score was 25.5 out of 30.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
He really wanted to show the judges something they had never seen before.  He danced the Paso Doble this week.  It was very good.  It had a desert feeling and even had a real donkey.  His score was 25 out of 30.

Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower:
Last week was his first time ever in the bottom.  He danced a Quickstep this week.  It was really great until he messed up slightly.  His foot got caught up in her dress.  I still enjoyed it though.  His score was 25.5 out of 30.

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas:
She wasn't thrilled with how her dance went last week.  She danced a Paso Doble this week.  It was my favorite dance of hers ever.  It was so good.  It was on a chess board and she was the queen he was the king.  I loved it.  Her score was 22.5 out of 30.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
The judges wanted more from her.  She danced the Quickstep.  It was the best dance of ALL TIME!!!!!  I loved this dance!  She did break some rules but it was just amazing!  Her score was 26.5 out of 30.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, October 5, 2012

Music Friday: All Day

It's finally Friday!!!  I'm so excited for this weeks share.  I've heard of Cody Simpson for about a year now. I had just never listened to his music before.  Since I not going to the Justin Bieber concert this year I looked up clips of it on Youtube.  While looking at clips I saw one of Cody Simpson and watched it.  I'm obsessed now!  He's so cute and amazing.  My favorite song is called All Day.  I hope you all have a great weekend.



xo,
Jerica

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

1D Album!


I'm a HUGE Directioner!!!  Today they released the entire tracklist for their 2nd album Take Me Home.  I honestly can't wait!  The album comes out November 13 but you can preorder it iTunes now.  I will be doing a full review.

1. Live While We’re Young
2. Kiss You
3. Little Things
4. C'mon, C'mon
5. Last First Kiss
6. Heart Attack
7. Rock Me
8. Change My Mind
9. I Would
10. Over Again
11. Back For You
12. They Don’t Know About Us
13. Summer Love
14. She’s Not Afraid - Deluxe Only
15. Loved You First - Deluxe Only
16. Nobody Compares - Deluxe Only
17. Still The One - Deluxe Only



xo,
Jerica

Q & A Wednesday

It's Wednesday!!!  That means Q & A time has arrived again.


1.) Mood:
Not good.  I think I have the flu :(

2.) Who is your favorite football team?
The Vikings and Ohio State

3.) Favorite One Direction member?
I love them all but I really love Louis

4.) Last show you watched?:
Revenge

5.) Favorite Color?
Pink!

6.) Current outfit:
Tank top and pajama pants

7.) What did you buy last?
Killing Kennedy book

8.) Favorite cookie?
Peanut butter

9.) Last book you read?
Beneath the Glitter

10.) Weekly goals:
Feel better



xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

DWTS All Stars: Next Celebrity Eliminated


It's time for the another celebrity must exit the ballroom.  For the first hour the judges picked the defining dance for each celebrity from their season.  Each celebrity commented through the dance chosen.  The judges chose to see Sabrina's Quickstep again.  It was my favorite dance last night and even better tonight.  It's time to announce who is safe or in danger.  Drew, Sabrina, and Emmett are safe.  Joey is in danger.  I'm honestly shocked.  He was amazing last night.  Next week the celebrity's get full control over the dance.  It is also going to be a double elimination.  Two All Stars will be leaving the ballroom.  British singer Cher Lloyd performed her single Want U Back.  If you follow my blog, then you'll know I love this song.  I featured it on Music Friday a few weeks back.  Her performance was really good.  I loved the circus theme.  The Macy's Stars of dance was up next.  I really really liked it.  It was a lot like Westside Story which two different sides.  The troupe performed and I actually liked it.  Lacey and Benji Schwimmer also joined them.  I've never really liked the troupe.  Shawn, Kirstie, and Bristol are safe.  Kelly is in danger.  I'm very surprised Bristol is safe because she had the lowest score last night.  Katherine Jenkins sang a duet with Pl├ícido Domingo to the song Come What May.  It was beautiful.  I just love her. She should have won her season.  Gilles, Melissa, and Apolo are safe.  Helio is the final celebrity in danger.  The fans love him so it's surprising.  Kelly is safe leaving it between Joey and Helio.  Joey is eliminated.  I'm so upset!  I was totally Team Fatone!!!  It is the All Stars though.



xo,
Jerica

Monday, October 1, 2012

DWTS All Star: Week 2


It's week 2 of Dancing With The Stars. Last week Pamela Anderson was eliminated. Now there is only 12 celebrities left. Remember the judges can now give half points.


Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
Last week the judges thought her Foxtrot was too theatrical. This week she danced the Jive. On her previous season she had been injured and couldn't perform the Jive. Tonight was her redemption and she was so good. Her score was 23.5 out of 30.

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas:
Last week she was the most improved dancer. She definitely has a lot more confidence. This week she danced the Quickstep. I have to say it was very odd but interesting. She picked a country song which isn't normal for this dance style. The rules were also broken because she broke hold in the middle. Her score was 18 out of 30. This is the lowest of the night.

Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower:
Last week the crowd was cheering before he even danced his Foxtrot. This week he danced the Jive. I really enjoyed it. There were a few mistakes but he still did a great job. His score was 23 out of 30.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
Last week he was not in the top three. This motivated him to work harder. This week he danced the Quickstep. I loved it! It was very fun and elegant. His score is 24.5 out of 30.

Sabrina Bryan and Louis van Amstel:
Last week she was a little out of control. She had the to dance the Quickstep this week. It was amazing! It was my favorite of the night. She was much more tamed and very high energy. Her score was 26 out of 30. This was the highest of the night.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
Last week she didn't step up to her full potential. So this week Maks pushed her harder. They danced the Jive. It was better than last week but still not great. She's the oldest and really needs to step it up. Her score was 21 out of 30.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
Last week he was at the top of the leader board. He danced the Quickstep this week. He didn't do so well. I think he got too cocky. The judges let him know it too. His score was 22.5 out of 30.

Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya:
Last week he was in the bottom 2. It was his first time being in that position. This week he danced the Jive. I really liked it. I've never seen him do a dance like that. His score was 22.5 out of 30.

Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson:
Last week he showed he still has the moves. This week he danced the Quickstep. I adored this dance so much. It was set up like a silent movie plus it was funny. His score was 22.5 out of 30.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
Last week the judges said her Foxtrot was not traditional. So shes bringing out her secret weapon which is gymnastics. She danced the Jive this week. It was amazing and so fun. Her score was 25 out of 30.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
Last week was her first time dancing in 7 years. This week she danced the Quickstep. It was OK. I found it to be a little boring. Nothing stood out to me. Her score was 22 out of 30.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
Last week the judges wanted more from him. He's the first celebrity to have an injury this season. He hurt his hamstring. This week he danced the Jive. It was great. I couldn't even tell he was injured. His score was 25.5 out of 30.


Tomorrow another celebrity must exit the ballroom. Check back to see who. Next week the All Stars take over the dances.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, September 28, 2012

Music Friday: Bleeding Love

I'm going a bit old school for today's Music Friday.  It's Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis.  I love this song so much.  Have a great weekend!!!!



xo,
Jerica

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Q & A Wednesday

It's Wednesday!  If feels like Q & A time was so long ago.  If you want any questions answered you can send me an email, tweet me, or leave a comment.


1.) Mood:
Great :)

2.) What is your favorite Fall activity?
I have many!  I love craft shows.  We always pick pumpkins to carve.  And of course I love baking.

3.) Do you have any obsessions?
Oh yes, I have lots.  My biggest is probably YouTube.  My family calls me a YouTube junkie.  My latest obsession on there is Tyler Oakley and Jacks Gap.  If you haven't watched their videos go do it right now.  I absolutely love them!

4.) Last show you watched?:
Switched At Birth

5.) What do you do to feel better when you feel down?
I watch funny movies.  The one I watch most is Step Brothers.  I also talk about whatever it is that's bothering me with my mom or sister.

6.) Current outfit:
A t-shirt and sweats.  It's a lazy day

7.) What did you buy last?
The Avengers DVD!!!!

8.) Last thing you ate?
Halloween Oreos but I'm going to be eating breakfast in a few.

9.) How is your bed decorated?
I have a ladybug pillow pet, a Vikings pillow pet, and a flower shaped pillow.  I have to big feather pillows too.  I also use a big fluffy blanket and a throw blanket with hearts all over it.

10.) Weekly goals:
Have fun!


xo,
Jerica

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

DWTS All Star: First Celebrity Eliminated


Tonight was the first elimination show of this season.  One celebrity must exit the ballroom after one night of dancing.  The show started with why the stars decided why to join the All Star cast.  Bristol Palin got a lot of heat the last time.  She's back to prove she can do it and for more confidence.  Kelly Monaco was the season 1 champion.  She came back because she missed being a part of it.  Pamela Anderson is back because she loves to perform and wants to be a better dancer.  She wants to end up on Broadway but I don't see that happening though.  Joey Fatone is back because he got 2nd place and wants to be a better performer.  Drew Lachey won season 2.  He's back because it's fun and a new challenge.  Apolo Ohno is back because he just loves to compete.  Helio Castroneves is back to dance for his little girl.  Plus he just wants to have fun.  Melissa Rycroft is back because it was one of the best experiences of her life.  She is also at a different time in her life and ready to be back.  Gilles Marini is back to prove that he can win.  The judges voted on which dance from last night that they wanted to see again.  They chose Emmett Smith's Cha Cha.  I knew they'd pick him.  It was one of my favorites so I was glad.  Emmett Smith is back because he wanted to be part of the first ever All Star cast.  Shawn Johnson is back for the personal challenge.  Sabrina Bryan is back for redemption.  Kirstie Alley is back because has always wanted to be a dancer and now is her chance.  Now the live results start.  The pros kicked off the show with a dance.  They danced to Whitney Houston's Dance With Somebody and Dance Again by Jennifer Lopez.  I loved it!  It was very fun and energetic.  Shawn, Apolo, and Joey are all safe.  Bristol is the first celebrity in danger.  I love Bristol and I'd hate to see her leave so soon.  Pitbull performed his new single called Don't Stop The Party.  I really liked it.  Neon lights were flashing and a light up robot appeared.  It was a great performance.  Helio and Kelly are safe.  Drew is in danger.  I'm honestly shocked. He did amazing last night.  The troupe performed a dance next.  It had a oldies club setting which I loved.  I usually don't like the troupe but I enjoyed this dance.  Emmett, Gilles, and Sabrina are safe.  Justin Bieber was up next!  He performed As Long As You Love Me.  Of course I loved it!  His dancing was amazing and at the end the dancers formed a heart around him.  Kirstie and Melissa are safe.  The final couple in danger is Pamela.  Is anybody really surprised?  I know I'm not.  The celebrities in danger are Bristol, Drew, and Pamela.  The first All Star celebrity eliminated is Pamela Anderson.  I'm very happy.  I can't watch her dancing again,


xo,
Jerica

Monday, September 24, 2012

DWTS All Star: It's Finally Here!!!


I am a HUGE Dancing With The Stars fan.  I've never missed a season.  When I heard this season would be All Star, I was super excited.  This means 13 past celebrities are back!!!  Of course for this season had I had very high standards and it didn't let me down. It's my favorite season so far!  Since these stars have all danced before the judging has been adjusted.  The judges can now give half points.  Those half points could make big difference.


Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson:
I'm totally Team Fatone!! He deserved to win his season but came in 2nd place. He still has it though. Tonight he danced the Cha Cha. It was really good. I just love watching him dance. His score was 20.5 out of 30.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough:
I adore Shawn Johnson. I was sad she had to retire from gymnastics. Derek is one of my favorite pros so I knew her dance would be awesome. She danced a Foxtrot. I loved it! It was fun and young which I liked. Her score was 22 out of 30.

Sabrina Bryan and Louis van Amstel:
I'm so glad Sabrina Bryan was voted back by the fans. She was the best dancer on her season but was voted off way early because nobody voted. She danced the Cha Cha. It was really good. Plus they danced to What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction. Her score was 22.5 out of 30.

Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower:
I liked Helio during his season but he was never my favorite. He is a great dancer though. He danced the Foxtrot. It was ok. I thought it was too traditional, it needed more excitement. His score was 21.5 out of 30.

Pamela Anderson and Tristan McManus:
Who let Pamela back on this show? I hated her before and nothing has changed. She danced the Cha Cha. It was terrible! She can't dance. Her score was 17 out of 30. It was the lowest of the night.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani:
I loved Melissa on her season. She was one of my favorites. She danced the Foxtrot. I loved it a lot. It reminded me of a musical. Her score was 21 out of 30.

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff:
I'm very happy Apolo is back. He is just sexy. He danced a Cha Cha. It was my favorite dance of the night. It was super fun and I loved the neon outfits. His score was 22 out of 30.

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd:
Gilles was not my favorite on his season. I just didn't like his dancing. He danced the Foxtrot. I actually enjoyed it. His score was 24

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas:
I am a Bristol fan. I also love her partner Mark too. She danced the Cha Cha. She has really improved. She had much more confidence. Her score was 19.5 out of 30.

Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya:
I love Drew and I'm excited he's back. I voted for him every single week. He danced the Foxtrot. It was so good. It was very modern. His score was 21.5 out of 30.

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy:
Kelly won the very first season but wasn't very good. She also has never danced half of these dances because her season was only 6 weeks. She danced the Cha Cha. This was one she had never learned. She did a pretty good for he first time. Her score was 21.5 out of 30.

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy:
I love Kirstie! I really hoped she would win her season. She danced the Foxtrot. I didn't like it. It wasn't her full potential. Her score was 19 out of 30.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke:
Emmett Smith is back! I love watching him dance. He danced the Cha Cha. I loved it! It was very energetic. He's so light on his feet. His score was 24.5 out of 30. It was the highest of the night.


Tomorrow one couple will be eliminated. Who was your favorite? Check back tomorrow to see who goes home. I'll be blogging every episode.


xo.

Jerica

Saturday, September 22, 2012

90's Tag!!


I love the 90's!  It was an awesome decade.  I was born in 89 so I grew up in the 90's.  I hope you guys will do this tag too!  If you want me to do any other tags then leave them in the comments.


1. NSYNC or Backstreet Boys?
This is a really hard question!  I actually loved both.  If I have to choose one I'd pick Backstreet Boys.  I had posters all over my room.  I even had them on one of my birthday cakes.  I still own every CD.

2. Britney or Christina?
I love Britney.  I liked her style much better than Christina.  Plus, Britney dated Justin Timberlake and I loved them together.

3. What was your favorite Nickelodeon cartoon of the 90s?
I really didn't watch a lot of TV as a kid.  We were always outside.  Of course I loved Rugrats.  I really loved Hey Arnold though.  I also watched Wild Thornberrys all the time.

4. What was your favorite Nickelodeon game show of the 90s?
I love game shows!  I'd love to be one someday.  I was obsessed with the game show Legends Of The Hidden Temple.  My older sister and I never missed an episode.

5. Which had better TV shows: SNICK or TGIF?
I liked TGIF better.  It had Boy Meets World.  I still love that show.

6. How many Beanie Babies did you own and which were your favorites?
I wasn't a crazy beanie babies collector.  We probably had 10 total.  I liked the frog the best.

7. Did you own a virtual pet (Giga Pet, Tamogatchi, etc.)?
Yes!!!  I had many Giga Pets and a few Nano Babies.  I have no idea why everybody loved them so much.  My mom got so mad at me because I hooked them all on my backpack and got in trouble for playing with them in class.  My favorite was the Koala.

8. What was your favorite video game system and your favorite game for it?
We only owned two gaming systems.  The first was a Gameboy.  My sister and I shared games but mine was Kirby.  We also had a Super Nintendo.  I was obsessed with Donkey Kong.

9. What was the best Disney movie of the 90s?
I'd say Toy Story because it was the first movie I ever saw in theaters.  I'm not sure that's Disney though.  I liked weird Disney movies like The Hunchback of Notre Dame or Tarzan.

10. Which world event affected you the most in the 90s?
I'd say Y2K.  Everybody thought the world was gonna end.  I still remember what I was doing.  I was watching a movie with my mom and all the sudden I saw a flash outside.  Of course I was freaked out but it turned out to be a firecracker.


xo,
Jerica

Friday, September 21, 2012

Music Friday: It's Time

One of my favorite TV shows is Glee.  I was worried this season wouldn't be as good since most of the cast is gone.  Last week's premiere was just as good though.  Not only do I love the show, I also discover new music from it.  This week's share is one of them.  I've been replaying it all week.  The song is called It's Time by Imagine Dragons.  I'm obsessed with both the original and Glee version.  Which version do you like better?  I honestly can't choose.  If any of you are big One Direction fans then check out the post before this one.  Their newest single Live While Were Young was released yesterday.  All of you should follow my blog because I have many things coming up for you guys.  Starting Monday I'll be recapping Dancing With The Stars.  Also, once The X-Factor starts the live shows I'll be recapping that too.  If you want me to recap any other shows let me know.  Have a great Friday!!!!!!!!





xo,
Jerica