Monday, April 25, 2011

A clean slate

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There are two things lovely about this photo: My friend and the fact that this picture was taken right before she said "... boobs."
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This is probably why she said that word. Because she's mature.

Today it rained. Thankfully by the time I went out, it had stopped and all that was left over was the heady scent of earth after rain. I wish I could take that smell and trap it into a little green bottle for keepsake and usage. In my downtime after class, I was entranced like a child at how marvelously green the campus was; it made me appreciate the rain (coincidentally I loved it when it wasn't drizzling on me). Spring just gained a point towards being my favorite season at the moment.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

The bare bones of it all

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Let's play the game: who can spot the squirrel? Or as I like to call them, "spurls."
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Moody close-ups are moody.
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Shirt- Goodwill? or something  ::  Cardigan- TJMaxx  ::  Skirt- secondhand  ::  Tights- We Love Colors  ::  Socks- Sock Theory ::  Shoes- Old Navy

Quick note: I just realized that in a weird way, this outfit is "totes ironic" (what makes that phrase even more annoying is if you imagine me saying it with air quotes) because while this post is called "bare bones," the clashing color scheme is anything BUT. This outfit has more print mixing than paper factory explosion, it's insanity. Call it an eyesore or mad, it's just Charmalade! 

New annoying catch phrase? Hell yes.

BUT YEAH. It feels weird to jump back into the blogging pool after nearly two weeks of silence. It's even weirder that a) I don't mention that I was gone at all and/or b) considering that it's coming from me, the ever-so-loud one. 

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Don't hang up your coat just yet

I haven't fallen off this side of the earth.

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I can say that Life got in the way, but it's slightly true. I mean, don't tell anyone this, but between you and me, I think Life needs to drop a few pounds. I keep on running into Life, and it's all awkward because it's like, "Hey Life, do you mind? Scootch a bit that way? Yeah, thanks." And it's like that every time. Honestly.

Now I just sound like someone who's a big jerk to magazines.

'Till the next post! I hope to resume blogging soon. :)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Indulge that sweet tooth, dear

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Imagine a sunny and unbelievably warm Saturday afternoon. Imagine the one thing that'll make it better.


Brandi, I officially made the cupcakes and I officially apologize for how delayed this baking experience has been. In the end, it was totally worth it. 

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Please tell me that I'm not the only one who thought of Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus when I saw this....

But did they turn out well?! Dun dun dunnnnn...

Friday, April 8, 2011

Forgotten snowy weekend

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Look at your calendar. Now look at this blog post's date. Now back to the calendar. Now back to the blog post. Sadly, something doesn't seem right because 

a) there isn't this much snow and warm cozy feeling in April.
b) this is a poor adaptation of that one thing you all love.
c) answers a and b.
d) I'm on a horse.

Free hug to anyone who gets the right answer.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Back to your regularly scheduled programming

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Miss me?

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Polo+Sweater+Flats- I think they're all Mom'd, oh geez  ::  Shorts- Thailand  ::  Socks- Urban Outfitters
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Noticed anything different about me? Perhaps in the hair follicle area?

You mean you didn't miss me? I think I need to quote my friend Cee-Lo Green and say... fffff-f-

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Yea or Nay?

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I act like this is an everyday occurrence. I wish.

This past weekend I went to a Rocky Horror showing at the last minute (inappropriately simulated acts galore!). Of course, I had to break out the blue eyebrows (again, as you can see here). At the suggestion of my friend Sue, I'm randomly sharing this on my blog. I'm not exactly sure if she was being serious, but hey... why not?

I personally had a lot of fun with them. It's easy, unexpected and non-permanent. And I figured that the one place where they'd be accepted is at RHPS, which is also easy (in the sleazy sense), unexpected and (hopefully) non-permanent. The best reaction I got was when I was in the elevator with my friends and one of them turned to me and asked...

Kira: (stops and stares) Are your eyebrows... shaded blue?
Me: (deadpan) ... Oh. Yeah.

True story.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

A really real change of blog (really)

Hope everyone enjoyed their April Fool's Day! Or as I like to call it, Fred and George's birthday.

I know I ... didn't. For serious and light reasons alike. In any case, I had to kick that pesky Toast to the curb. And by curb, I mean my belly. And by belly, I'm sure it's in one of the intestines by now. Yum.

Speaking of yum (my penchant for terrible non sequiturs always prevails), how now of this new layout change? I thought the blog needed a due makeover. I'm still tweaking here and there, so bear with me. But as of now, yea or nay? Thumbs up or thumbs down? Bear or bull? Constructive criticism is more than welcome.

In the meantime, here's a cool Youtube video of something really cool. Call it the raddest cell phone commercial ever.

Until next time!

Friday, April 1, 2011

A change of blog.

I'm Toast.

Charmalade has been so busy lately that she and I have come to an agreement that I'd guest blog for her indefinitely. 

Well, she didn't say "indefinitely," but I already changed a few things around this old dump and she didn't seem to notice. I actually think she's been distracted by Youtube and shiny things for like, three hours now. Plus, I think I can totally do a better job at this than she ever could. What a putz. 

Anyway, there are going to be some changes around here. Definitely for the better. This blog is going to be something you've never seen before. A fashion blog... about toast. As in me, I'm Toast. I'm the star of this show now, don't anyone say anything else about it. This will be just your everyday personal style blog, only a lot better. 

A brief blurb about me...