Monthly Archives: June 2012

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My Top 7 Most Played Songs

These are my seven favorite songs at the moment.

1. Everlasting Light – The Black Keys

2. Strawberry Swing – Coldplay

3. The Way – Fastball

4. Warrant – Foster the People

5. Tell Me Baby – Red Hot Chili Peppers

6. Betterman – Pearl Jam

7. New Slang – The Shins

If you like what you hear, listen to my carefully manicured Pandora Radio stations MGMT Radio and Red Hot Chili Peppers Radio for some similar tunes.

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Lazy Country Weekend Brunch

Thursday was my high school graduation and to celebrate I had a sleepover with my very best friends. A typical sleepover with my friends would not be complete without some sort of home-made feast; this week’s feast was a lazy-country-weekend themed brunch. We stuffed ourselves with kale mozzarella eggs, breakfast sausage, waffles with chocolate ice cream, and bacon hash and then rinsed it all down with cold-brewed french vanilla iced coffee.

Our lazy-country-weekend feast.

Everything was delicious; however, I play favorites and the most mouth-watering dish was, hands down, the bacon hash. So, here’s the recipe:

Ingredients

10-12 Yukon gold potatoes

2 strips of apple-hickory (or your favorite flavor) bacon

1 Yellow onion

Thyme

Preparation

iBand

There is only one word to describe this video: remarkable. It’s amazing that only twenty years ago, the words “cell phone” didn’t exist and now there are bands brilliantly covering chart-topping songs using cellphones instead of instruments. I don’t think it is as engaging to watch a band, looking down and playing with their iPhones, as compared to a band, rocking out with live instruments; however, the result is definitely impressive.

Could “iPhone bands” turn into the newest trend in music? The idea seems far-fetched, but then again, so was the notion of paper books being replaced by e-readers.

Be sure to check back soon for more YouTube talent and also for the song of the week!

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Coming Up Roses – Trend Alert!

  1. Arden B – Floral Print Skinny Jean ($59)
  2. ASOS – Skinny Jeans In Floral Print #4 ($58)
  3. dEliAs – Floral Print Skinny Jean ($39.50)
  4. Citizens of Humanity – Mandy Floral Roll Up Jeans ($189)
  5. Current/Elliott – The Stiletto Jeans ($214)
  6. Tory Burch – Tribley Pants ($250)

Floral prints have been all over runways and fashion magazines; if you’re looking for a way to ease this trend into your wardrobe, it might be easier than you think. Pair any of these floral print skinny jeans with a solid tee or blouse to add instant style to any outfit. What do you think of this summer’s floral prints? Is it just a passing trend or will it survive future wardrobe overhauls?