Friday, August 31, 2012

Music Friday: As Long As You Love Me

It's the last Music Friday of August.  Where did the summer go?  I have a lot of plans coming up for this blog so subscribe if you like my stuff.  Since it's a 4 day weekend, today's share is by my favorite artist Justin Bieber.  I've been a fan for about 3 years now.  I chose his newest single As Long As You Love Me.  It features Big Sean and is one of my favorites off the album.  Everyone have a great Labor Day weekend!!!!!


Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Hunger Games: Book vs Movie

Last summer my friend recommended I read The Hunger Game series.  I'm not a person who likes reading what everybody else is.  I refuse to read Twilight or Harry Potter because I'm not really a follower.  So I never bought The Hunger Game series.  This past spring I was browsing on my Nook for a new book to read and noticed the first book was on sale.  Since it was on sale, I decided I'd check it out just to see what the hype was all about.  I couldn't stop reading it and finished in 3 days!  Immediately I bought the other two books.  I honestly didn't think I'd like it because I hate any kind of violence.  It was very well written though.  Unfortunately I didn't make it to the theater to see the movie.  Last night I finally watched!!  I really loved it.  It wasn't gruesome at all.  It really stayed true to the book.  Everything I pictured while reading is exactly how the movie portrayed it.  I couldn't decide which I liked more.  Finally I decided I liked the book more.  The book provides so much more details about the characters and the actual games.  If you don't enjoy reading but are interested in the series I would recommend the movie.  Which did you guys prefer?



Q & A Wednesday

I can't believe it is already the end of August.  I feel like summer just went so fast.  Since today is Wednesday that means it's Q & A time!  Remember if you want me to answer any of your questions email me, tweet me, or leave a comment.

1.) Mood:
Kinda stressed out from school

2.) Last movie you watched?
I saw Hit & Run with my mom on the weekend but last night I finally watched Hunger Games!

3.) Would you rather be hot or cold?
Hot!  I hate being cold

4.) Last show you watched?:
Dance Moms

5.) Favorite drink?
Dr. Pepper

6.) Current outfit:
Navy t-shirt and shorts

7.) What did you buy last?
The Lucky One DVD

8.) Do you chew gum?
 All the time!  Lately I've been obsessed with the dessert flavors.

9.) What is your favorite card game?
Skipbo.  I play all the time

10.) Weekly goals:
Get more organized for school


Monday, August 27, 2012

Dancing With The Stars: Who Is The 13th All Star?

A few weeks ago I announced the 12 members of the All Star cast.  Since then the fans have been voting for the final 13th cast member.  The past celebrities you could vote for were Carson Kressley, Kyle Massey, and Sabrina Bryan.  Voting ended on Friday and the winner was announced today.  I had a tough time deciding on who to vote for.  So I split my votes between Sabrina Bryan and Kyle Massey.  Sabrina Bryan is the 13th cast member!!!  Her pro partner is Louis van Amstel.  I loved her on Season 5.  She was my favorite and one of the best dancers.  Nobody voted because they assumed she was safe.  Unfortunately she was sent home.  I'm so glad she has the chance to come back and try again.  What do you guys think of the cast?  Who will you be voting for?  Don't forget I'll be blogging every episode so keep checking back.


Sunday, August 26, 2012

Fall TV 2012

One of my favorite things about fall is that all my favorite TV shows are back.  Plus there are also new shows to watch.  I'm a bit of a TV junkie so I try to check out as many of the new shows as possible.  I decided to share what I will be watching this fall.  Let me know what you guys will be watching or if you have recommendations for me.

Glee: I'm a HUGE Glee fan and can't wait to see what happens since half of the original cast graduated last season.  I hope it doesn't change too much.  It premieres September 13 on FOX.

Dancing With The Stars: It's All Star season!!  I will be blogging every episode so subscribe if you want to know all about it.  It premieres September 24 on ABC.

Blue Bloods: This is the only cop show I watch every week.  I like how it is about family values and not just solving crimes.  Plus Donnie Wahlberg is hot.  It premieres September 28 on CBS.

Grey's Anatomy: The finale left so much hanging that I can't wait to find out what happened.  Who will live and who won't?  I guess we'll find out soon.  It premieres September 27 on ABC.

Happy Endings: This is my favorite comedy on TV.  My only problem is I wish it was an hour instead of half hour.  It premieres October 23 on ABC.

New Girl: I wasn't sure about this show at first but after a few episodes I really liked it.  I hope Nick and Jess get together this season.  They are perfect for each other.  It premieres September 25 on FOX.

Revenge: I'm most excited for this show to start.  My grandma got me hooked on this show.  The finale was so crazy that I just want to know what happened.  It premieres September 30 on ABC.

Touch: I love this show.  It always keeps you guessing and trying to figure out the connections.  My mom, grandma, and I never miss an episode.  I can't wait to see what happens now that they are on the run.  It premieres October 26 on FOX.

Scandal: I randomly started watching this on Hulu one day and was instantly obsessed.  I love everything about this show and the finale was so good.  It premieres September 27 on ABC.

Chicago Fire: I want to check this show out because there isn't any shows that focus on firefighters.  I'm interested to see what it will be about exactly.  It premieres October 10 on NBC.

Emily Owens M.D.: People are probably over medical drama shows but this one seems different than the others.  The main character is played by Meryl Streep's daughter.  If she is as good as her mother then I think this show will be a hit.  It premieres October 16 on CW.

Go On: I watched the pilot when it aired after the Olympics.  I really liked it.  Matthew Perry is great for this show.  It premieres September 11 on NBC.

Made In Jersey: I will be checking this out because it sounds interesting.  She is trying to become a lawyer in Jersey but kind of looks like Snooki.  It premieres September 28 on CBS.

Nashville: This show reminds me a lot of the movie Country Strong which I loved.  If it is as good as that movie then I will definitaly love it.  It premieres October 10 on ABC.

The New Normal: This show was written by the same guy who wrote Glee.  It looks pretty good and also funny.  It premieres September 11 on NBC.

Vegas: I'm actually really excited for this show.  First of all, I love Dennis Quaid.  Secondly, it is set in the 60's which is my favorite era.  It premieres September 25 on CBS.


Friday, August 24, 2012

Music Friday: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

It's finally Friday!!!!  I feel like this week went so slow.  This weeks share is very fitting.  Since summer is almost over most summer romances/flings will be ending.  So I chose the queen of break up songs....Taylor Swift.  Her newest single We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together is number 1 on the charts right now.  I love it and can't wait for her new album.  Have a great weekend!


Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Q & A Wednesday

I can't believe it is Wednesday already!  The week just flew by so quickly.  Enjoy Q & A time!  If you have any questions you want answered you can email me, tweet me, or leave a comment below.

1.) Mood:

2.) What is your favorite candy?
I'm in love with Kit Kats

3.) Walmart or Target?
I love both but I tend to shop at Walmart more

4.) Last show you watched?:
World's Worst Tenant, it is the funniest show ever

5.) Do you like to bake?
Yes!  My sister and I love it

6.) Current outfit:
A NFL Vikings T-Shirt and white shorts with Puma shoes

7.) What did you buy last?
Glee Season 3 on DVD

8.) What was your favorite TV show as a kid?
I really didn't watch a lot of TV growing up because I was always outside.  The show I watched most was Goosebumps even though it freaked me out.

9.) Favorite ice cream flavor?
I love all ice cream but my favorite is birthday cake

10.) Weekly goals:
Don't get stressed over school


Monday, August 20, 2012

4 Ways To Glam Up Your Dorm

It's almost fall which means school is back in session.  Dorm rooms can be very plain and boring.  Nobody wants to live a drab place.  So why not add your own style and turn plain into glamorous!  Here are 4 ways to do just that.  Enjoy!

1.  Bedding
Since your bed is a huge part of your dorm then your bedding should set the tone of the room.  Do you want neutral colors or bright crazy patterns?  Your bedding should also reflect your personality.  For me, I'm a very bubbly person so I tend to go toward brighter bedding.  Bright colors can still be classy as long as you don't over do it.  If you want a neutral feel, add a few throw pillows for a pop of color.

This bedding is from and cost $25-$89.  It's bright and fun but not too over the top.
Funky Zebra Organic Duvet Cover & Pillowcases

2.  Pictures
Depending on  where you go to school you may not get to see your family as often.  Having photos of your family and friends will make you feel more at home.  If you prefer hanging your pictures on a cork board then glam it up.  Go to your local craft store and purchase 4-6 squares of cork depending on how big you want your board to be.  Then cover each square with a different fabric using staples.  Using a hot glue gun, glue your squares together to form a giant square.  After it has dried, attach a piece of ribbon to the back so your board can hang on the wall.  Picture frames are also a great way to add decor to your room.

This is collage frame with 10 picture slots.  It cost $34.99 and is from
Umbra Loft - 10 Opening Collage Frame - Black.Opens in a new window 
3.  Decor
Bare walls are boring and not fun.  Decor should really reflect who you are.  Put posters of your favorite band.  Add a chalk or dry erase board and draw fun designs.  Hang a string of colorful lights around your bed or window.  You can even put up a wall mural.  Just make sure not to make your dorm look cluttered.  
 This wall mural is from and cost $99.
Key West Wall Mural 
 4.  Furniture

The size of your room will determine how much furniture you can add.  A TV is an essential item to have.  You can't spend all your time studying right?  Having a small fridge in your room is nice to keep food or drinks available for whenever you want.  Adding a bean bag or lounge chair is great if you have friends visiting or maybe you just want to lounge while you study.

This peace sign bean bag is also from  It costs $50-$149 and you can even have it personalized with your name.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Music Friday: Wannabe

On the closing ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics one of my favorite bands reunited for one night.  The Spice Girls!!!!  I was 7 when they were huge and I loved them.  I had posters, the dolls, and the movie.  I actually still have the movie.  My favorite was Baby Spice.  So today's share is Wannabe by The Spice Girls.  Have a great weekend!


Thursday, August 16, 2012

Book Corner: The Lying Game Series

I love to read and I always have.  I discovered The Lying Game series around this time last year.  I saw a preview for the TV show on ABC Family and knew I had to watch.  Then I found out it was by Sara Shepard, the same person who wrote Pretty Little Liars which is one of my favorite shows.  So I bought the first book and I finished it that night.  It was so good!  If you watch the show then you'll know a little bit about the storyline.  The book is different from the show.  The book is about a girl named Emma and a girl named Sutton.  Emma is an orphan who has lived with foster families most of her life.  Sutton is living the luxurious and privileged life.  After Emma sees a video on the internet of a person who looks exactly like her she discovers Sutton is her twin and heads to Arizona to meet her.  Upon arriving, Emma finds out Sutton was murdered and she must pretend to be her twin.  Determined Emma plays along while trying to figure out who murdered the sister she never knew she had.  I adore everything about this series.  It is suspenseful, romantic, and always keeps you guessing.  So far there are 4 books in the series.  Book 5 will be available February 5, 2013.  Here is the order of the books:

Book #1: The Lying Game
Book #2: Never Have I Ever
Book #3: Two Truths And A Lie
Book #4: Hide And Seek
Book #5: Cross My Heart Hope To Die

I hope you guys will enjoy these books as much as I do.  If you've read them let me know your thoughts in the comments.


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Q & A Wednesday

So last week I started a new segment called Q & A Wednesday.  I hope you all like it!!!  If you have any questions you'd like me to answer email me, tweet me, or leave them in the comments.  Enjoy!

1.) Mood:
Nervous for school to start but also excited

2.) What is your favorite movie?
A Walk To Remember or RENT

3.) What is the closest pink object to you?
My sheets

4.) Last show you watched?:
Pretty Little Liars!!

5.) What did you do this weekend?
I hung out at my grandparents with my family

6.) Current outfit:
Jean shorts and a purple tank top

7.) What did you buy last?
I bought a neon hot pink slouchy sweater

8.) What is your lucky number?

9.) Do you have any tattoos?
No but I really want a pink peace sign on my wrist

10.) Weekly goals:
Get ready to start school


Monday, August 13, 2012

Dancing With The Stars: All Star Edition

It's that time again!  Dancing With The Stars is back and I'm so excited!  This season is the All Star edition.  This means 12 previous celebrities will be back to compete for the Mirror Ball trophy.  I've been waiting for this for awhile now.  I have never missed an episode of Dancing With The Stars.  It is honestly my favorite show and I will be blogging the entire season for you!  Today the celebrity pairings were announced so I decided to tell you guys.  Here are the the celebrities that are participating and which pro they will be dancing with.

Emmett Smith and Cheryl Burke

Pamela Anderson and Tristan McManus

Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy

Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani

Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower

Drew Lachey and Anna Trebunskaya

Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas

Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff

Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson

Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy

What do you guys think?  I'm rooting for Joey this season.  Who do you want to win?  DWTS starts September 24 on ABC so keep checking back.  Let me know in the comments if you guys want me to blog any other shows.


Friday, August 10, 2012

Music Friday: Wings

It's Friday!!  It has been a long week and I'm ready for the weekend.  Today's share is my newest obsession.  You guys have probably figured out that I love boy bands.  I've never really been a huge fan of girl groups.  I did adore the Spice Girls though.  Who didn't love them though?  I have discovered a new girl group.  They are called Little Mix.  They are also British and won the UK X Factor.  Little Mix reminds me of an updated version of Spice Girls and I love them.  Their single is called Wings.  I think it is very catchy and has a good message for girls of all ages.  Gotta love Girl Power!!  I hope you all enjoy!


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Q & A Wednesday

Hey guys! I have been trying to think of more ideas for this blog. While driving to Denver, I came up with an idea to do a weekly check in. Basically I'll answer 10 questions every Wednesday so you can know me better. Some questions will be repeated weekly since it is a check in. I'm calling this Q & A Wednesday. I hope all of you answer the questions too. Just leave your answers in the comments.

1.) Mood:
Great! :)

2.) Can you say the ABC's backwards without stumbling?
Nope. I've tried though many times.

3.) What is the closest green object to you?
My bracelet has a green peace sign on it.

4.) Current nail polish:
Oasis by Sinful Colors with Black Crackle over it.

5.) What is your favorite song at the moment?
Wings by Little Mix

6.) Current outfit:
Since I'm writing this at 12:30 AM I'm in my pjs.  I'm wearing a Rascal Flatts concert t-shirt and blue & white plaid shorts.

7.) What did you buy last?
I bought boring things.  First I got Lemon and Honey cough drops.  I also got Neosporin Lip Treatment.  It is my favorite lip gloss ever.

8.) What color are the walls of your bedroom?

9.) What is your zodiac sign? Do you think its characteristics represent you?
I am a cancer.  I think it represents me really well.

10.) Weekly goals:
Have fun and enjoy the rest of summer!!!


Friday, August 3, 2012

Music Friday: Good Time

As you are reading this I'm headed to Denver, Colorado.  Every year my family takes a family vacation.  This year we chose Denver.  I'll take pictures and telling you all about it when I get back.  Today's music share has quickly become my favorite.  It is the perfect summer/end of summer song.  It is Good Time by Owl City feat. Carly Rae Jepsen.  Remember to check back starting August 12 for a new segment called In The Minute: Gossip Talk.  Have a great weekend!


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Olympics 2012: Go USA!

Hey guys! It's been almost a week since the 2012 Summer Olympics in London have started. I'm from America and I'm so proud of my country. I saw an Olympic tag video on YouTube and decided to do it for all of you. I hope you will all do it also. Also share which country you are supporting.

1. Which season of the Olympics do you prefer, Summer or Winter?
I LOVE the Summer Olympics!  I do watch the Winter Olympics too but I like more of the Summer events.  Plus Summer is my favorite season.

2. What are your favorite Summer Olympics events? Winter Olympics events?
I have many favorite Summer events.  First is swimming because I'm in love with Michael Phelps.  I also love gymnastics and beach volleyball.  My favorite Winter events are figure skating and snowboarding.

3. If you were an Olympic athlete, which event would you want to compete in and why?
I'd probably compete in gymnastics.  I love dance and that's close to what they do.  Plus I always wanted to do gymnastics growing up.

4. Is your country known to excel in any Olympic events?
I'm not really sure.  I do know our swimming and beach volleyball teams are always really good.

5. What is your most memorable Olympic moment?
My most memorable moment was watching Michael Phelps win 8 gold medals in the 2008 Bejing Olympics.  He really is the greatest athlete of all time.  It was so much fun to watch and cheer him on.  I even bought the DVD of all his races.

6. What are you most excited about for the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games?
I've been really into volleyball this year.  I watch both indoor and beach.  It is so addicting.