Tuesday, August 3, 2010
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Just over a week ago, my boyfriend and I were fortunate enough to win tickets to see Them Crooked Vultures in Ottawa and Toronto plus round-trip train rides and hotel accomodations in Ottawa. This was our first experience on the train and it wasn't bad. I have the worst case of motion sickness so I was prepared with some little pink pills to help me from being sick. Good news is that they worked and I wasn't puking on anyone. Bad news is there was a derailment about halfway to Ottawa so we had to take a bus the rest of the way.
When we arrived in Ottawa we got a taxi to the hotel and were surprised that we got hooked up with 4 diamond accomodations. Oh and over the course of 2 days we ended up spending $167 on cab rides!!! All we did was go from train station to hotel, hotel to concert, concert to hotel and hotel to train station. Unbelieveable. We just ate a local diner and entertained ourselves to make up for the hefty cab rides.
The 2 days in Ottawa were great. The first night was the concert and Them Crooked Vultures put on a great show. Smaller crowd than I was expecting but we had great seats so I didn't mind! The next day we made use of the hotel pool and hot tub, took a nature walk around the premises (there was a golf course attached to the hotel) and enjoyed our luxurious room. The train ride back to Toronto the next day went smoothly. No bus this time!
We arrived a few hours before the next concert and were so drained from the past couple of days I wasn't sure if we were going to be able to keep our eyes open! We did, however, leave a little early but, while we were there, after many text messages and squinting across the arena we were able to find our friends in their seats which, delighted us all and caused a great eruption of waving and "lol" texts.
The Toronto show, what we saw anyways, was another great performance by Them Crooked Vultures and overall was a trip to remember. Thanks to 97.7 HTZ-FM for our mini-vacation full of adventure!
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Friday, February 19, 2010
Not a day goes by that I don't think about the soft sand, the warm sun and the calming sound of the waves crashing against the shore. I love the beach. I grew up in Bruce County along the shores of Lake Huron and now that I live in the city I cannot believe how much I miss that luxury of having a beautiful beach within arm's reach every summer.
Any chance I get between June and October I am up in Port Elgin or Kincardine breathing in that fresh air and watching the most gorgeous sunsets each night over the water. The only good time to swim, however, is during the months of July and August. Any other month and you freeze or get sick because it's so cold. Trust me on that one. Evening dip in June, not such a good idea...
But it's not only the beaches of Lake Huron that I love so much. It's any beach really. My apartment is spotted with shells, pictures of sunsets and palm trees and not to mention my flip-flop addiciton. I have "California" t-shirts and even a wall hanging in my bedroom that says "Life's a Beach." The fact that I'm a water sign doesn't help with this addiction either. I love being in the water, being surrounded by the water and listening to the water. Listening to the waves is the most relaxing thing in the world. Summer cannot come fast enough!
Friday, February 12, 2010
I still have most of my dolls from childhood. Sitting in my mom's basement are three Rubbermaid containers full of Barbie everything. One contains just the dolls, out of the box, just over 50 of them; one contains clothing and accessories; and the other contains collectible dolls that are still in the box.
I am addicted to Barbie because she reminds me that I can do anything, be anyone, have the love of my life and still look fabulous. She has her own paint colour for crying out loud! And yes, Barbie pink is my favourite colour.
And for those that are wondering or are already secretly snickering, there is a Becky Barbie out
Friday, February 5, 2010
Friday, January 29, 2010
Another of my extremely unhealthy addictions is shoes. This addiction is unhealthy because it hurts my bank account. I love skate shoes the most and have 13 pairs of Vans classic slip-ons alone. All together I have 31 pairs of shoes. The number was larger but sadly I had to let some go...Please excuse me while I grab a tissue and mourn those lost soles...
And now that I have composed myself again I will continue with my story. My love of skate shoes began in high school when it was cool to wear them even if you didn't own a skateboard. I was one of those kids. No skateboard but tons of killer kicks. My addiction grew when I got my first job and with that comes disposable income. Cha ching! I was at the mall every weekend scoping out the shoes and hardly noticing the boys. That is a serious addiction.
Over the years I have refined my collection and have become loyal to certain brands. You will never catch me in Payless or the shoe department at any large chain superstore unless I need something gawdy, cheap and awful for a costume party.
Spring and summer are just around the corner and I only have 7 pairs of flip flops. I must be off to the mall soon to snag this year's coolest sandals...
Friday, January 22, 2010
I love underwear. I just can never seem to have enough pairs. Over the past month I have purchased 38 pairs of underwear. If that is not enough to classify underwear as an addiction then I don't know what is. If I am at a mall and there is a LaSenza in sight then you've lost me for a good 30-45 minutes. The amount of time does not sound significant but I can do a lot of damage and walk out more goodies to add the already overstuffed dresser drawers I have at home.
My drawers are full of lace, cotton, silk, boyshort, classic, bikinis, thongs or garters in pink, black, white, grey, orange, yellow, or red with bows, frills, fringe, charms and pom-poms. I don't know what it is about underwear that makes me so addicted to it, all I know is that there is no better feeling than knowing I have got the cutest pair of undies on under my jeans.