Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Happy 100!

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As you can see, my rage for lace continues.

Since my last post, I miraculously hit 100 followers in record time (thank you to all of you! and special shout-out to lucky #100
Caroline, who just started a new blog) and I actually had a sorta-successful photo shoot where I wasn't completely eaten alive by insects. So why am I not smiling? Well, if you're new to the whole daily-fashion-blog thingmajig, y'all need to take a look at Adored Austin's recent post about how wonderful yet silly taking these photos can be.

I totally laughed out loud (yes, I lolled) when I read her checklist of the quintessential fashion blogger: Outlandish headwear (check), Non-prescription glasses (these are real, biatch), Skyrocketing hemline (not really here, but I've been guilty), Hand on hip or head (uhhhhh that's my "model pose," shuttup) and.... Inability to smile. Why so srs, fashion bloggers?

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But let's get back to the subject at hand-- or as the French say, let's come back to our sheep-- I have two lovelies I must share in this post.

One: Poppy's 5 Questions that she tagged me in an embarrassing amount of time ago.

1: What will always make you laugh without fail?
So many things, it's quite ridiculous. Besides yukking it up with my friends, I just have a stupid sense of humor. I love puns. And lately, I've been greatly entertained by the likes of Wheezy Waiter, as seen here. See? I'm really a basket case.

2: What does your last text message say and who was it from?
It's from Liz, who's basically saying (she likes to write essays no matter what the context) that Skype wonked up and she has to go but she'll talk to me later. We're a regular odd couple. But who'd be Nathan Lane?

3: Do you collect anything?
I used to collect necklaces when I was younger, but now I try to hoard as many posters and tiny art prints (the cheap-o kind, mind you) as I can for my room. Clothing-wise, I'm an avid fan of scarves and childrens' souls. I mean, what....?

4: What were you doing 3 hours ago?
I was.... editing for this blog? I was sitting on my posterior. I was breathing. Also I was juggling knives on fire. Just a regular night.

5: What's the weirdest dream you've ever had?
I was bowling with Lady Gaga and a lamppost when.... aw wait, that's real life. OH I KID. I think the weirdest dream I had was one I had when I was a kid and there were these anime characters from Sailor Moon (I was an avid Moonie, teehee) doing a really low tightrope at a circus and then one of them started peeing and then it was just weird and I don't know. Freud, did you get that?

And here I present with a flourish, 5 Questions for 5 People. It's sorta like The Five People You Meet In Heaven, if Heaven were a blog, I guess. OK, so to Indigo/Tangerine (they count as one because they're Siamese twins, of course), Ali, Mel, Jennifer and Anna.

1. What's your favorite letter of the alphabet, and why?
2. If you could use any medium in the world to create your masterpiece, what would it be?
3. What's the silliest thing you've ever done for your blog?
4. What's something that's intangible (so no possessions) that makes you purely feel that you're alive?
5. A tiger is chasing you through the Himalayan mountains and then you slip on a frozen pancake. What do you do?

Now go! Mush! Go forth on thine blogs and answer these riddles o'mine!

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Just keep twirlin' just keep twirlin' just keep twirlin' twirlin' twirlin'...
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Deep close-up photos are deep.
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Lace top & Skirt- JJ Market from Thailand : Bowler- Target : Flats- Old Navy

What's Lovely for Tuesday, June 29, 2010: Watching more Boston Legal than is legally allowed (see what I mean about bad puns?) and realizing that I'm a flamingo
What's Lovely for today, June 30, 2010: In honor of the celebration of 100 followers-- announcing the first GIVEAWAY from Toast with Charmalade! But what, exactly?? Stay tuned for next time, folks!

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Also, hey-ho, meet my doggy-o! No wait, that's just her butt.
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Therrrre she is. Say hi to Cami, everyone. She's a sweetheart who clearly needs a bath and a haircut.

PS: What do you think of the new layout? It still needs tweaking, but I think the color scheme definitely needed to change. Yea or nay?


indigotangerine said...

your layout is lovely...wait a minute, whoah, it definetly just changed between the time I read the post and hit "post comment" as is your tag! Thankyouthankyouthankyou. EXCEPT damnnit, i definetly got tagged to answer five (different) questions and I was definetly planning on tagging you. Does this mean I can't tag you know? Is this like recess and there is no tag backs? Well to bad, cause I'm taggin' you anyways.
Congrats on 100! I follow you on BLoglovin' and am proud to say that I was the FIRST to follow you there (small prides in life I know)
you are funny funny funny as always.
THe blog photo poses are definetly true, after over a year I still have no idea what to do with my hands. I think I've slowly begun to learn how to smile at the camera without looking like a retard. (warning, this lesson works approximetly 5% of the time)
I have written a much to long comment already, so toodleloo
ps. I like your outfit. btwjsyk.

La Historiadora de Moda said...

Your dog is adorable!

I love your take on the fashion poses that Adored Austin wrote about a couple of days ago. I'm much more comfortable in front of the camera than I was when I started my blog, but sometimes I still don't know what to do with my arms and hands.

I love bad puns, so keep 'em coming!

tess said...

love your lemon yellow heels!

Krissy ♥ said...

Horray! Congrats on 100 followers. That's quite an accomplishment! :D And I just realized I wasn't following you on google friend connect yet (bad Krissy, bad!), so now you're at 101. I'm like the 101st dalmatian. But less spotty and probably not as cute and/or animated. ;)

Emily Kennedy said...

You went from some color scheme to none! But it's all good. I super loved that Adored Austin post. It was so perfectly snarky, but not in a bad way!

Iva said...

WOOOHOOO!!!! Congratulations!

Jeneva said...

I do believe we've seen Cami before, back when she used to crash your old photo shoots . . .
But, yes, she is adorable!

Lemondrop Marie said...

Lovely photos and congrats on the followers! I don't smile much in my photos, maybe it's all those bugs?

Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
Purseapalooza giveaway

SomedayNewYorker said...

Love it. I thought the skirt was velvet for a moment.

Ali said...

I love your zoomed in tree shot. The comment makes me happy. And your black lace is most epic, which makes me wonder where my black lace skirt went hmmmmmmmmm oh no I hope it didn't get thrown awayy. ; O;~ your hat is totally fantabulous, too.

OOH QUESTIONS. I will put them in my next post awwwwww thanksforthetagiloveyou./rapes

fhen said...

oh i really love the black lace
and congratulations for hitting 100 followers
im your follower too! teehee
please follow back if you like my blog too ;)
and the layout is lovely

have a great weekend

Tere said...

Hello! This is the first time that I visit your blog and I see is very nice!!
I love your style, very elegant and modern!
Good photos!!
Kisses from

Mel said...

I'm loving your outfit! That lace top is too pretty! Thanks for the tag!

The Urban Fashion Gal said...

Great outfit! So chic.
Enter my giveaway?

Anonymous said...

Oooh love the lace top with the full skirt! Beautiful. And those shoes are such a perfect pop of color.

P.S. Congrats on 100 followers!

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Cute outfit! I love the lace top and how the yellow shoes pop against the neutral outfit!

Anonymous said...

You look cute. I love the white dress on your previous post.
It's my first time on your blog and I love it.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Adorable outfit. It is perfected with that fabulous hat!! Those shoes are gorgeous! My favorite shade of yellow. :)

Thanks for tagging me in the questions. I will have to do those soon. So exciting!