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23 Mar 09:00

Closet Tour 2014

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

FINIAL! look at all those shrunks. which hubby has a lot of cloths.

Hello Everyone. If you have been around my blog for a few years. Then you know I move around a lot due to my husband job. Which it can be nice at times and also a pain in the butt. Specially when it comes to housing my clothes.  I have been wanting to do a Germany closet tour for sometime now. So after I cleaned out my closet at the beginning of the year. I finial was able to get a picture of everything. 

Which with every move it seem my closet gets smaller and smaller. When I first start my blog I lived in Florida. Which in Florida I had a huge closet I shared with my hubby. Which we didn't even have enough clothes to fill the whole closet up. You can see the Florida closet post  here and here. After living in Florida for 3 years. We moved to Michigan. Which in Michigan the walk in closet was so small. My husband and me couldn't even share. So he took the master closet and I took the guest bedroom closet. You can see the closet and a video on the Michigan Closet here.
After living in Michigan for a year and a half. We moved back to Germany.  Which this time around we didn't get a house with closet in it.  So we had to go out and buy wardrobe closet to fix are stuff.  My husband job gave us three to use. Which wasn't enough for all are clothes and jackets. So we went out yard sale shopping and find 2 more wardrobe closet for under 30 dollars. 

That still wasn't enough room. So we had to go out and buy drawers. Believe it or not my husband has more cloths then me. He has 2 and half wardrobe closet for is clothes. Plus a full dresser with his clothes in it. So now on to what you all have been waiting for the closet tour. 


This is my wardrobe closet. We had a shoe rack we weren't using. So I put it in my closet to hold my hoodie. Which this work better and looks nicer then the shoebox I was previous using.
Also to add some more room in to my tiny wardrobe closet. I use the skirt hanger that you can hang on top of each other. Also in my closet I have a pink bow scentportable that I got from Janna Of  View From the 512 during are stocking stuffer swap. Inside of the scentportable I have a bath and bodyworks sweet pea in there. That my best friend Janet got for me for Christmas. She sent me 5 of them. So I'm stocked for sometime now. 

The only clothing items that doesn't fit in my shrunks is my dresses. Those live inside of one of my husband  shrunks. Which he doesn't mind sharing one of his shrunks with me. I know it hard to see my dresses in this shrunks but if you look closely you will spot them. 

 We are lucky to have a bed that has two drawer on each side of it. Which helps when you have a tiny place to work with. On the side I sleep are my two drawers. Which in them I have one drawer for solid shirt and tanks. The other drawer holds all my graphic tanks and tee. I have been folding my shirt like this for year. Pinterest has tons of ideas to fold shirt.
 For the longest time here in Germany I had my tights in baskets. Well it was driving me nuts. So one day I got to idea to use a desk organizer to hold my tights. Which this work perfectly. Not only are the out of basket. They also have a home to live in. I organized my tights by color. After I figured out my color layout. I rolled the tights up and put them in the desk organizer. Then I put the organize in my swimsuit/white and black cami drawer. 

I hope you all liked seeing my Germany closet tour and maybe you got some storage ideas from this post. I plan on doing an update on my Shoe collection. So be on the look out for that. For now you can look at my 2013 shoe collection. Which my shoe collection has grown from last year.

HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY.

13 Mar 10:30

Lock Bridge

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

A&A 4 Forever

Outfit Detail See this post here and here. Looking at all the locks.
Hello Everyone. Today is more of my Day 2 in Paris. Before we saw the Cathedrale Notre 
Dame. We stop at the lock bridge. Where we all put a locks on it. This was another item on my list that I want to do and wasn't going to leave Paris until I did it. There is over 8000 locks on the one side of the bridge. The side I put my lock on there was over 2000 on the side I put my lock on. 

 If you look closely you can see the number. Which stand for how many lock are on it.

I spent a good amount of my time here. Looking at all the different lock people put on the bridge. Some are hand written  Also some are even engraved. I wish I would have took a picture of the lock I put on the bridge. I hand wrote A&A 4 Forever on the lock. Which is the first letter of mine and hubby name.
Looking for a spot to put my lock at.


Putting my lock on.


Lock is done. More in likely telling my Hubby something in this picture. 


Time to throw the key in the water. 


Getting ready to throw it in the water.
Off the key goes. 

If you haven't heard the story of the lock bridge you can read it here
Looking at the locks some more as we go to the Cathedrale Notre 
Dame

HAVE A GREAT THURSDAY. 
12 Mar 18:15

Romy and Michele are 45. So is Christy Masters.

by Bobby Finger
Christal

AAAH it's so perfect!

by Bobby Finger

This is part of a week-long series celebrating the 45th birthdays of characters from Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.

Christy filed for divorce from Billy two weeks after the reunion. She had been considering it for some time, but his actions that night were so public, so damaging to their reputation that she felt the time had come to end it for good. She got the house and the kids. He walked away with one of the cars and drove it off to god knows where. No one’s seen him since he sped onto I-10. Most people think he’s long dead, but most of them wouldn’t say that outside their own homes.

Christy had to find work, but her life’s tragic turn led plenty of people in town to make her sympathy offers. She settled on a job in the courthouse that came with good pay, low stress, and the bucket o’ benefits typical of a government job. Even day care was affordable, so the kids had a place to be while she was making calls and ironing out schedules and listening to people complain to her about things she had no way of fixing. Christy Masters Christianson was suddenly Christy Masters again. But that old name now belonged to someone entirely different.

A lot of people in Tucson begin stories about The New Christy Masters with, “They say people don’t really change, but.”

“…but Christy Masters proved them wrong.”

“…but Christy Masters changed for her children.”

“…but Christy Masters became a saint after that sack of shit left town.”

And all of them are right.

She started volunteering. She made new friends. She hosted parties and invited people from all over town. She attended every parent-teacher conference. She spoke her mind at city council meetings. She donated blood every month – sometimes plasma, too! She even adopted old dogs from the shelter instead of buying a puppy. The woman was a saint.

Plenty of men were attracted to The New Christy Masters, but she turned down all their advances. “I want time to myself,” she’d tell them. “I want it to be me and the kids for a while.” How could they persist after a reason like that?

Yes, The New Christy Masters did seem perfect, but despite her front-facing brightness she still felt regret over some of her actions from long ago. The way she treated a very particular pair of girls. Two of her peers. Two girls named Romy and Michele. “What can I do?” she’d often think at night. “How can I apologize to them in a way that feels sincere? In a way that will make up for my terrible treatment?”

So one day she began writing a letter. Each night she spent half an hour on it. Deleting and adding things here and there. Explaining her childhood. Her relationship with her parents. Her relationship with her siblings. Her relationship with Billy. It was a form of therapy for her – a way of not just unloading, but discovering. Figuring out why she did what she did. Not to make excuses for it all, but to make sense of it all. It was long and it was heartfelt, and by the end it was 75 pages in 12-point font. Single spaced. She read it over one more time, hit 'PRINT,' and threw it in a big envelope. As she applied the postage, a deep unhappiness inside her was suddenly lifted. She felt better. She felt reborn.

When Romy received the package and noticed the return address, she immediately called Michele. The two met up at a cafe in Venice Beach to open it together.

“What do you think it is?” Romy asked as they shared a plate of fries.

“A bomb?” said Michele.

They laughed and ate a few more fries.

“Well, should we open it?”

“You know, I kind of don’t want to. Is that bad?”

Romy released a loud sigh. “Oh my god, Michele. I was hoping you’d say that. Like to be quite honest, I just want to throw this in the ocean and never think about it again.”

“Ooooh, fun! Let’s go throw it in the ocean! Like, a message in a bottle, but without a bottle, or even a message!”

"Exactly like that."

So Romy and Michele finished their fries, paid the bill, and threw The New Christy Masters’ letter into the Pacific Ocean. Later that day they saw Gravity. They loved Gravity so much.

 

Bobby Finger will just have two burgers, fries, and Diet Cokes because he's in a hurry.


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26 Feb 10:00

See you in a week

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

THE GIF x_x I hope these blog friends do a prefect job feeling in for her. Awhile she's gone.




I'm sign off from my blog for a week. I will be on Vacation.  I have five awesome blog friends. Who will be feeling in for me. Awhile I'm gone. 

New post from me will be in a week from now. 

Congrats to the winner of the Firmoo Giveaway. Please send me and e-mail back in 24 hours. If not I will choose differant winners. 

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HAVE A GREAT WEDNESDAY.
26 Jan 10:00

Day 6 and 7 30x30: All About Skirts

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

WHAT IS UP WITH HER FINGERS in the second to last picture??

Outside of Okinii
Saturday January 25th, 2014~ Day 6
Black Cami From Target~6.99
 Neon Pink Jersey Skirt From H&M~4.95 Euro(6.73 Dollars)
Flower Belt From Style~6.99 
Silver Necklace~16.99 C/0 Kmart
Hoop Earrings From Target
Diamond Studs Gift From Hubby(2007)
Black Wedge Uggs From DSW~69.98 

Hello Everyone, I wore this outfit yesterday. Which I had so much fun wearing this neon pink skirt. I'm so glad I brought it back in October.  Last night we went to Okinii. Its an all you can eat sushi restaurant. Where you order you food on an iPad. Which I ate way to much food but it was so good. We had a great time with are friends. 



The outfit below is the outfit I'm wearing today.  I want to be comfortable on this Sunday. 





Sunday January 26, 2014
REMIX OUTFIT
Black Thermo Tights From New Yorker~7.95 Euro(10.81 Dollars)
Teal/Multi-Color Scarf From Wicky~1.99(2.27 Dollars)
Pearl Earring From CR~4.00-40% Employee Discount 
  Gotta Flurt Shoe Gift From Hubby for my Birthday~ 13.00 from DSW

HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY. 
13 Jan 11:00

Paul Fredrick Spring Collection

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

learning so much about hubby and man accessories. never knew that about ties & cuff links.


My Husband
Hello Everyone. Today I'm doing a collaboration with Paul Fredrick. On there men's dress shirt line. So I thought it would be a prefect time to show my husband off. When we lived in Michigan. My husband had to wear dress shirt and ties. Sometime a suit to work. I never knew there where so many style of dress shirt out there for men. Until one day I went shopping with him. There regular sleeve dress shirts and then there french cuff. Which with french cuff dress shirt you have to wear cuff links. Which cuff links are a type of  men's accessories. Unlike us woman, man don't have tons of fun accessories to wear.  Also ties are another fun accessories for men to wear. They come in all different colors and patterns. 

My husband owns a lot fun color ties and cuff links. I would have to say my favorite pair of cuff links that he owns are America dimes cuff links. As for ties go I would have to say his sing Christmas tie. Is my favorite. Which I got it for him in 2012.

Paul Fredrick Spring line launch today. Out of there spring line. I can see my husband wearing this shirt.


I can also see him wearing this shirt to with these fun ties. Which my Husband love french cuff dress shirt.


Make sure you go and Visit Paul Fredrick Spring Line out. I sure there is something you will fall in love with for your Husband. Boyfriends or the man you love in your life.

Disclaimer: I was asked by Pail Fredrick to share there spring line. I was not paid in any to do this. I did it on my own. All opinions are 100% Mine.

HAVE A GREAT MONDAY.
opinionsare 100% mine.
Disclaimer: I was asked to style this top by ModCloth, but I was not provided any compensation.  All opinions are 100% mine.
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Disclaimer: I was asked to style this top by ModCloth, but I was not provided any compensation.  All opinions are 100% mine.
- See more at: http://pennilesssocialite.blogspot.de/#sthash.lx73SWhG.dpuf
Disclaimer: I was asked to style this top by ModCloth, but I was not provided any compensation.  All opinions are 100% mine.
- See more at: http://pennilesssocialite.blogspot.de/#sthash.lx73SWhG.dpuf
05 Jan 09:28

Current weather conditions

Christal

YUP.

People in the Midwest/on the East Coast: 

Me in California:

05 Dec 13:23

Pin it and Did it~ Nails Polish Recreation

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

omg her attempt at nail art :x :x :x


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 Covergirl outlast stay brilliant 325 and Rimmel 656 iced honey


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 12-3-13 O.P.I A-ha Moment and O.P.I. Meet me at the Disco


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12-3-13 O.P.I A-ha Moment and O.P.I. What's Your Poison



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Hello Everyone. Today I'm linking up with H&K Style Journey for Pin it and Did It. Also linking up with Jennie Shaw. I have been pinning nail polish inspiration like crazy. So I decide to try a few of them out. Last month on November 15th I try out the black and gold nails out. I'm not a huge fan of black nail polish.  So there is no way I will be just rocking black nail. So when I came across the black and gold nails on Pinterest. I knew it would be easy to do. Plus I liked how it turn out.  

On Tuesday of this week I try to do the candy cane nails but it was a huge fail. From my picture it looks like it did it. Well the only nail that turn out to look like the inspiration nail was my pinky. The rest were a huge mess. That I even had red glitter on my fingers. So I removed the polish and paint my nails white again. Since my other hand was still white. I didn't want to just have white nail and have people thing I have white out on it. So I add O.P.I.  Meet me at the Disco over the white polish.



DAY 5 CHRISTMAS ITEM~ MY PIZZA BOX. I GOT A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO.
HAVE A GREAT THURSDAY EVERYONE.

06 Dec 19:15

A Plan for Dealing With This

by Sarah Miller
Christal

This speaks to me so deeply. Also San Marcos is the biggest douche magnet in a sea of shit hole douche magnet towns. Like you cannot drive down San Marcos blvd without being challenged to race with a mustang.

by Sarah Miller

My friend lives in suburban San Diego and he is not a fan. He lives here due to fairly random circumstances, which anyone who ended up without a chair when the music stopped during the recession might understand.

He’s been here for more than four years and likes it no more today than the day he arrived. But he has come up with a plan for dealing with this. “I call it the I don’t give a shit plan,” he explains, as we make a left off of West San Marcos Boulevard into the Albertsons parking lot. “Oh, see, there’s a guy on the side of the road that needs help. But you know what. I live in Southern California now, so I don’t give a shit.” He pulls his used BMW into a parking space. “Oh, there’s Yogurt World,” he observes. “They have Wi-Fi. Isn’t that wonderful? Isn’t that just so incredibly generous of them? If you worked in a an office around here, as a cost cutting measure you could just get rid of your Wi-Fi, and you’d be like, ‘Hey, guys, if anyone wants to talk to me, I’m just over at Yogurt World.’ Oh, and if you want to know how much I really don’t give a shit, you see the Supercuts, over there next to the Yogurt World? That’s where I get my hair cut now.”

Albertsons is empty. His wife has instructed him to get fruit. He throws a bag of oranges into the cart. “Fruit,” he says. He also needs razors. “16 dollars,” he exclaims. “How stupid do these people think we are? They must think we’re so stupid that we’re willing to work our asses off to live in hell and spend all our money on razors. Well. They are lucky because… because why?”

“Because you don’t give a shit?” I guess.

“That is correct,” he says, adding the razors to the cart. He finds generic contact lens solution. “Three dollars,” he says. “I feel good about that. Today is a good day.”

He’s also supposed to get long lighters to light the fake fireplace in his rather enormous den. “Five-fifty!” he exclaims. “Ok guys, that’s pushing it. Not on board.” After paying for everything with a $25 Albertsons gift certificate he got from his work  “to get a turkey or something” he sits in his car looking up dollar stores on his iPhone. “There is one, but it’s kind of far from here. Oh, wait, I almost forgot. I don’t give a shit.”

On the way, he gives a tour of the town of San Marcos. “There’s a pile of dirt,” he says, pointing to a pile of dirt. “There’s a restaurant I wouldn’t go to if I was dying.  See that place? It looks like 14 million people could get their car fixed there at once, doesn’t it?  But I don’t know what really goes on there. Oh, here is the high school. Look at that enormous football stadium. My tax dollars at work. I also pay some insanely high tax to our developer, so we can have signs that say stuff like 'Los Arboles' and 'Rancho Lindo,' just in case for a second I thought I actually lived in a real place. Oh, there’s the guy who fixes my car. He’s a good guy. That’s probably the best thing about this place. I found a guy to fix my car who’s not a liar. Oh. There’s a Home Depot. That’s a great place to get nails, if you were interested, just for example, in nailing yourself to a wall.” We drive past Mrs. Taco. “I feel like I should tell Mrs. Taco that Mr. Taco is cheating on her with Princess Pho,” he says. “But, at the end of the day… well. I think it goes without saying.”

The Dollar Store has long lighters for $3.50. “Awesome,” he says. “This is a great day.” Near the register there are other long lighters for $1.99, but he wants to stick with the ones he found. “These are BIC. They will last longer. I might be the cheapest person alive, but I also don’t want to spend all my time driving around buying lighters. Because that would take away from driving around buying other things, the activity which is the very heart and soul of my plan.”

Photo via Tricia/flickr

Sarah Miller is the author of Inside the Mind of Gideon Rayburn and The Other Girl. She lives in Nevada City, CA. Follow her on Twitter @sarahlovescali.

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18 Nov 22:24

Were Brittany Murphy And Her Husband Murdered?

by Beejoli Shah on Defamer, shared by Max Read to Gawker
Christal

#JFBM

Were Brittany Murphy And Her Husband Murdered?

Almost four years after Brittany Murphy was found dead in her Hollywood home of natural causes, new details are pointing to the fact that the Clueless star may have been murdered instead. The Examiner reports that toxicology testing was finally done on Murphy's hair, blood and tissue samples, and presented 10 heavy metals that were all present in quantities well above the World Health Organization's high exposure level.

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14 Nov 10:57

NEED PRAYER PLEASE

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

I will refrain from making fun of Amy today due to a man killed her Husband Cousin. I'm sending you all an Amy hug thru the internet.

Hello Everyone. This is not going to be one of my normal post. On Tuesday November 12, at 12:00pm Michigan Time. My husband lost a family member in a way no one should leave this earth. His cousin was working at Advanced America Cash Advance in Taylor Michigan. When a guy came in and robbed the place. In the act he killed my Husband Cousin. She is leaving behind two small children. The family is all shaken up about this. We all just want it to be a bad dream. That we will awake up from. Right now we need a lot of prayers.

If you can please say a prayer for us. Also pray that they will catch the guy that did this to her. 

You can also donate money to help her two kids out.  Click HERE

Here Fox 2 report on it 


This is what went on my private Facebook Account yesterday. After I got the news for my MIL Peg.


Today a day I wish I could be back home for my family. Just so you all know you are in my hearts every day. I miss you all and love you all very much. I'm sending you all an Amy hug thru the internet.

Remember to live you life to the fullest every day because you never know what going to happen. Also remember to tell your love one that you love them because you never know. It might be your last time to tell them. Also hug your family member every time you get a chance to.


Thanks you in advance for the prayers.

Not sure when I will be back with an outfit post.
01 Nov 20:13

Starbuck Anyone

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

Starbuck = high fashion obvs



Gold Sweater Hand Me Down From L
Brown Puffer Vest From Target
 Rockstar Super Skinny Jeans From Old Navy~29.33
Flower Earring From Forever 21~.49 Cents
Pink Coach Purse~ Wedding Anniversary(2012
Brown Boots From DSW~ 41.97 

Hello Everyone. Last Saturday we had a daylight saving. Which is nice but it getting darker soon. So today you are getting night time pictures. Which we took on are way home from Starbuck. People must have thought I was crazy walking in the cold with an ice coffee but it was super yummy.

I have been wanting to wear this sweater for a long time. When L gave it to me it was right before I moved. So it was to warm to wear it. Plus it has a hood on it. So that made it hard to wear it to work. I knew that I wanted to wear my brown boots with it and then I remember I had the puffer vest. Which worked out prefect. I didn't have to wear a coat. 

I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT FRIDAY AND WEEKEND. 
27 Oct 19:10

BBCA DAY 26&27~ Pink Lady

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

CRAZY FACES :o




REMIX OUTFIT
Saturday 26, 2013
Neon Pink Heaven Steve Madden From DSW~27.96


Hello Everyone, This is the outfit I wore before going to the Halloween party last night. Which  I had a blast at the party. Also drank way to much and ended up burning my elbow on an outdoor fireplace. Which at the time I had no idea it happen. I didn't find out until the end of the night. When Hubby asked me what had happen. It didn't even hurt when he touch it. Well today on the other day it does hurt.  So I put some neosporin and a bandage on it. I hope that it won't try in to a scar. 

Zombie Nurse

So today we are just being lazy and relaxing.

Day 27~ My slipper sock. I got from the Famliia Center.(6 years ago)
Today Breast Caner Item Is Make a Mammogram Promise. You an do it HERE

HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY.

27 Oct 17:45

This SNL Wes Anderson Horror Movie Parody Isn't Real But It Should Be

by Gabrielle Bluestone
Christal

this is so good

This SNL Wes Anderson Horror Movie Parody Isn't Real But It Should Be

Edward Norton quietly killed it on last night's SNL, demonstrating a twisted wit (pun of the night, directed towards a couple dressed up as deviled eggs — "Maybe they need an eggsercism"), and a pretty good handle on impersonations of Ian McKellan, Woody (Allen and Harrelson), William Hurt, and Owen Wilson.

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20 Oct 16:57

BBCA DAY 19 AND 20~ DATE NIGHT

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

aaaaaaaaah!!


DATE NIGHT
Saturday October 19, 2013
Black Mesh Dress From The Px~19.99(Brought in August)
Pink Earring From H&M 
Neon Pink Heaven Steve Madden From DSW~27.96

Pink Peace Slipper From Meijer
Hello Everyone, Both Friday and Saturday Hubby went out with friends. We ended up staying out to 4am both day. So therefor today we are having a lazy day. To caught up on are sleep. So I'm just wearing yoga pants and a lions hoodie with my pink slipper. 

Last night we went out on a date night. Which we had a lot of fun. We went to a italian restaurants here in town. Which the food are super yummy. When the food come to the table it was so hot. It was boiling. Hubby burnt his tongue on his food. 

Over all we have a fun weekend. Next weekend should be fun to since we are going to a halloween party.

Today Breast Cancer Item is Delta. They have a pink airplane that they fly for breast cancer awareness.

I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY. 
07 Oct 19:00

Why Do You Animals Flush The Toilet With Your Feet?

by Matthew J.X. Malady
Christal

wait this is a real thing??? why aren't people falling down all the time or busting the stall doors open trying to lean against something to balance while doing this? What about the ones that are just a button on top of the tank? This is just a joke, right?

by Matthew J.X. Malady

People are always saying things on the Internet all the time. But they are such teases. We like details. So we have to ask.

This cannot be true. RT @1bobcohn: Poll: Two-thirds of Americans flush public toilets with their feet. http://t.co/Fa16tjjoxk

— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) September 24, 2013

Kevin Roose! So what happened here?

Well, someone posted this survey that was claiming that two-thirds of Americans flush public toilets with their feet. And that just did not seem correct to me. I had never foot-flushed in a public bathroom, nor had I heard of anyone else foot-flushing. So reading that story was like being told that two-thirds of Americans were obsessed with some sci-fi series I’d never known existed. One third? Maybe that could fly under my radar. But two-thirds is a lot of people. So I’m thinking, okay, maybe two-thirds of Americans have foot-flushed at some point in their lives. That seems possible. But no, the survey didn’t say “once flushed a toilet with their feet.” It was a generalist claim. Two-thirds of people flush with their feet habitually. And so I called bullshit.

And I guess I was expecting some “LOL, no way” sympathizer tweets or something? But that did not happen at all. Apparently, a lot of people who follow me on Twitter do flush with their feet! So I got some, “Ew, really?” tweets, and some “Hope I never shake your hand!” tweets, and the whole thing was so disorienting—again, the sci-fi series—that I just had to make sure I wasn’t being made the subject of a mass prank.

Wait, you guys *actually* flush public toilets with your feet? Like, on a regular basis?

— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) September 24, 2013

Does the realization that lots and lots of people flush public toilets with their feet make you think less of those people, and will it influence the way you flush going forward?

Yes! It makes me think less of anyone who even considers doing this. I understand germaphobia (even though I think it has given us all weak little immune systems compared to our dirt-eating grandparents). I get that public restrooms are gross. And I often will do stuff when I’m in one like reaching for the bathroom doorknob with a paper towel, or turning the handle with my pinky so as not to dirty the rest of my hand. I’m not a monster. But the practice of foot-flushing seems totally impractical in every way. For starters, you press the toilet handle before you wash your hands. (Or at least I do. Maybe two-thirds of Americans don’t!) Anyway, if you’re washing your hands immediately after you exit the stall, what does it matter whether you touch the handle or not? Are people not as thorough at hand-washing as I am? Do people, like, lick their fingers on the way to the sink? I don’t get it. And I will not bow to this insane, nonsensical practice unless someone gives me a good reason. We are a nation of proud and resilient people—not a nation so afraid of a few (soon-to-be-killed!) germs that we’re reduced to karate-kicking little metal bars every day.

Lesson learned (if any)?

Bathroom habits are one of the last great social dark spots. Basically everything else in life is a learned behavior. Even if you’ve never had sex, for example, you know what it’s supposed to look like, thanks to movies and whatnot. But nobody teaches you how to go to the bathroom. And so we all have our routines, and we don’t know any differently, and we all persist in our ignorance until someone (the Bradley Corporation, in this case) takes a survey and tells us who the freaks are. I imagine there are a few other social phenomena like this, but not many.

Just one more thing.
I will never again look at the bottom of a shoe the same way.

Do you guys who contort yourselves to karate-kick toilet flushers Purell=wipe the subway poles, too? LIVE A LITTLE.

— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) September 24, 2013





Matthew J. X. Malady is a writer and editor in New York.

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01 Oct 05:10

android18: HANGING OUT THE PASSENGERS SIDE OF HIS BEST FRIEND’S...



android18:

HANGING OUT THE PASSENGERS SIDE OF HIS BEST FRIEND’S RIDE
TRYING TO HOLLA AT ME

25 Sep 19:05

When you learn something about your best friend that you never knew before

Christal

LIKE WHEN HE TELLS YOU HE NEVER LISTENED TO MAZZY STAR

12 Sep 10:44

PINNED IT AND DID IT: ORGANIZATION

by Amy Fashion Blog
Christal

Just a really good post all around.


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Using the Swiffer container to separated Hubby toe sock and regular socks
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For the container holding the Q-tips I left the lid on it. For the other ones I cut the lids off.
Hello Everyone. I'm back with another linking up with H&K Style Journey Pin it and Did It. This weeks Pins are super easy to do. Also they are great with organizing.  First we have a swiffer container box that the wet wipes come in. Hubby was complaining to me that he want his toe sock and his regular sock separated. Once I was done with the wet swiffer I didn't want to throw the container out. So I let it air dry and clean it out. Then I put it in hubby sock drawer. Which I was happy the swiffer container was a prefect first. Then I just throw his toe sock in the swiffer container. Now he doesn't have to go digging for his toe sock. I know you all are problay wondering why my hubby wear toe sock. Well It is because he wears Vibram Five Finger shoe everyday and they help with not making the shoe smell. 

For my second project is reusing Charmin wipe container. Before our stuff arrived from the states we were buying charmin wipes. So we ended up having a good amount of the container. Seen the container where so pretty decorated I end want to get rid of them. So I decide I needed to find a use for them because I also didn't want them sitting around. So as I was putting stuff away in the bathroom it hit me. Why not put q-tips in one.  So thats what I did. Now I don't have the huge ugly q-tip box sitting in the medicine cabinet. Then I took another and put all my nail tools and small stuff in it. Then for the last one I use it to hold my hair brush. I took the label maker and label them that way we know what is in them. 

Now that we have all are stuff from the states I just re-fill the charmin wipe boxs up with cottenale wipes. That we already had. 


HAVE A GREAT THURSDAY EVERYONE
09 Sep 15:24

When I found out Ja’mie King was coming back

Christal

same

23 Aug 01:35

Ben Stiller Is Making Reality Bites Into an NBC Sitcom

by Taylor Berman
Christal

.....no

Ben Stiller Is Making Reality Bites Into an NBC Sitcom

Ben Stiller is working to turn Reality Bites, the 1994 cult comedy that he directed, into a sitcom on NBC. Stiller and the film's writer, Helen Childless, have partnered to produce the show, which will focus on recent college grad Lelaina Pierce, played by Winona Ryder in the film.

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15 Aug 21:20

This Is What a Swamp Booger Looks Like

by Emma Carmichael
Christal

CLICK THE MANTELPIECE LINK. CLICK IIIIIIIITT.

by Emma Carmichael

Hello, hi there. This is a swamp booger. What is a swamp booger? Oh, just a deer hide that someone has stitched a face onto for decoration. Sometimes they go on the mantelpiece. From Hairpin pal Seth Rosenthal, who excerpts from Dave Madden's The Authentic Animal:

The swamp booger is the answer to the question, What are we supposed to do with all these posterior deer hides? You take the ass skin of a deer, turn it upside down so the tail hangs to the floor, secure some glass eyes near the top, and fix an artificial bobcat jaw right where the anus used to be. Et voila!

Basically, people so regularly mount the foreparts of deer that there is a surplus of orphaned deer hind parts. Sick, inventive taxidermists realized they could convince collectors that they oughta have deer asses on their walls by fashioning said deer asses into spooky faces.

Ha ha ha ha ha hawhat in the hell. Swampboogers.com has a different story:

These animals are very shy and only move in the cover of darkness. Sightings are so rare that most people have never seen one and actually regard them as a myth. In in 2003 a team of scientist stumbled into a small colony of them  in the middle of the Sumter National Forest. They are now protected by Federal Law.

I'm not sure who to believe. These are, apparently, in high demand, and probably best used for terrifying sisters around the world. If anyone out there has ever come across a swamp booger before, please tell us why.

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09 Aug 19:44

MTV Released an Alternate Ending to The Hills

by Anonymous on Defamer, shared by Leah Beckmann to Gawker

MTV Released an Alternate Ending to The Hills

When The Hills ended its six-year-run in 2010, pulling the camera back to reveal Kristen's limo slowly pulling away from Brody only to drive in circles around an MTV soundstage, it came as no surprise that the reality show was about as real as Justin Bobby's name.

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31 Jul 17:15

Parking Jerk Taught a Valuable Lesson About Not Taking Up Two Spots

by Neetzan Zimmerman
Christal

This is so satisfying. Sometimes I wish my car was bigger for shit like this.

In parking, as in life, there really is only one basic rule of thumb: Don't be a jerk.

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16 Jul 18:28

Mazzy Star will release Seasons Of Your Day, their first album since 1996's Among My Swan, in Septem

by Rich Juzwiak
Christal

!!!

Mazzy Star will release Seasons Of Your Day, their first album since 1996's Among My Swan, in September. Its first single is "California." This one goes out to all whose lives continue to be so-called.

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28 Jun 10:30

Erotic Photo Hunt Photoshopper Advises, "Don't Go for the Breasts First"

by Jia Tolentino
Christal

titty hunt!!

At the Philadelphia City Paper, Emily Guendelsberger interviews the head Photoshopper for Erotic Photo Hunt, absurdist and resolutely non-erotic bar pastime of legend. Jim Hartman's been at it for 13 years, even though he was "hired as a writer... I didn’t even know what Photoshop was when I started here; I had a really quick training thing on it. So my Photoshop skills are not the best — which I think is one of the attractions of the game, how goofy the changes are?" A few excerpts from the Q&A:

CP: [...] The Chippendales version is noticeably easier. Why is that?

JH: Well, there were very limited content choices; they just don’t have a gigantic library of pictures. We were sort of stuck with whatever they had at the time. And with the women, they’ve usually got a bra or jewelry or something on; if a guy doesn’t have anything on, it’s really tough to find five things to change. The women’s photos we have thousands to look through; with the men, the last batch we bought has about 200 photos, of which we could use about 120. It’s just very hard to find, uh, quality male erotic content.

CP: What’s the funniest Photoshop job you remember?

JH: One of the people who used to work here, she was a little more advanced at Photoshop than the rest of us — at one point she put a cat in the picture shooting lasers out of its eyes.

Recent changes at Megatouch, the company that produces these countertop bar games, also reflect the rise of the gig economy:

CP: How many people do the Photoshopping?

JH: At one point there were five of us; now we work with freelancers, aside from me, there’s three other people doing it.

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28 May 13:30

Today We Are All This Sleep-Driving Baby

by Kelly Conaboy

We know that the long weekend is over, but will someone please remove us from this vehicle and put us back in bed? Just for a few more minutes? You can make us coffee while we’re sleeping. Come on, please, this is dangerous! (Via SayOMG.)

23 May 23:00

Secret Style Icon: Jerri Blank

by Pixie

jerri-blank

I was just about to graduate from high school when Strangers With Candy premiered on Comedy Central in 1999. I’d never seen anything like it: The series, which was co-created by and starred Amy Sedaris and a pre-Report Stephen Colbert, was an absurd, over-the-top satire of after-school specials, PSAs, and Degrassi High. And, like most shows that are oddball and ahead of their time, it was not long for this world (only 30 episodes ever aired). Yet Strangers remains a fan favorite due to its sheer weirdness and Amy Sedaris’s all-in portrayal of Jerri Blank, one of the most disturbed, gross, and hilarious protagonists in the history of half-hour comedy.

Jerri is a 46-year-old freshman, a former high-school dropout who’s now the new kid at Flatpoint High. She desperately yearns to belong, but can’t help while standing out in every possible way, from her tacky makeup to her fanny pack. In the opening credits she identifies herself as “a boozer, a user, and a loser.” The character was inspired by a real woman named Florrie Fisher, the star of a PSA called “The Trip Back” in which she speaks to a group of high school kids, trying to set them straight with her hard-luck story. Fisher’s blunt delivery, outrageous quips, and purposeful style are all very much alive in Jerri, just taken to an extreme and tied up with a demented bow.

The thing that really makes Jerri Blank iconic, is Sedaris’s willingness to take the character as far as she can, unafraid to come across as reprehensible and downright ugly. She commits HARD, frowning and smiling with a rubbery expressiveness while sticking her teeth both out and sometimes slightly to the side at the same time. The clothes just add to the character, a creation both hysterical and horrific, a monster in mom jeans who is impossible not to love.

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Clockwise from top left:

Clockwise from top left: Levi’s denim vest, $78, Macy’s; bomber jacket, $20, Target; Make Up For Ever Technicolor Palette, $36, Sephora; earrings, $18, Macy’s

At first, I thought I would point out how wonderfully out of place Jerri’s outfits were: the crocheted tops, satin bomber jackets, ’80s costume jewelry, and turtleneck sweaters. Then I realized that, 13 years later, her penchant for high-waisted pants, floral patterns, and all things neon is totally “on trend,” which just adds another layer of genius to the series. Jerri would fit right in these days!

Or not. But she is always the first to go for any fad, whether it’s reclaiming her virginity, breaking into a store for a pair of Flairs (the sneakers with the extra-long laces that rich kids wear), or going back to her drug-addict ways in order to attract friends. And what I love most about Strangers is that she always seems to learn some kind of twisted lesson—even after she recognizes right from wrong, and then shamelessly exploits wrong to her advantage, Jerri lands on the vaguely moral side of things (mostly because she gets caught and has to own up to what she’s done). In the series finale, she gets a makeover from the coolest girl in school, played by Winona Ryder, and is forced to choose between being popular or being herself, and in the end, she makes the right decision, sort of. “I’d rather be unhappy and plain with average friends than be happy and beautiful with friends that are better than my old ones. I’m sorry, but that’s just the way I feel!”

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Clockwise from top left:

Clockwise from top left: floral trousers, $50, Topshop; military jacket, $46, Target; fanny pack, $50, Topshop ; turtleneck, $229,J.Crew

No matter how far she runs from her identity, Jerri always returns, frosted hair/lips and all. And you can, too, with just a few basics: turtlenecks, colorful makeup, ill-fitting denim, and anything with fringe. So tuck your shirt into your pants, grab a stolen TV, and you’ll be all set to channel the most stylish mess at Flatpoint High, knowing that in fashion, as in life, there are many second chances. ♦

05 Apr 01:39

Sound Of Stereo – Unicorn (2013)

by NewAlbumReleases.net


Artist: Sound Of Stereo

Album: Unicorn

Released: 2013

Style: Electronic

Format: MP3 320Kbps

Size: 40 Mb


Tracklist:
01 – Unicorn (Original Mix)
02 – Rhino (Original Mix)
03 – Narwhal (Original Mix)
04 – Unicorn (Vocal Version)

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08 Mar 15:50

iamsosorry: The Knife :: A Tooth For An Eye [Released on...

Christal

what do the sparklers represent tho?



iamsosorry:

The Knife :: A Tooth For An Eye

[Released on International Women’s Day 2013]

‘A Tooth For An Eye’ deconstructs images of maleness, power and leadership. Who are the people we trust as our leaders and why? What do we have to learn from those we consider inferior? In a sport setting where one would traditionally consider a group of men as powerful and in charge, an unexpected leader emerges. A child enters and allows the men to let go of their hierarchies, machismo and fear of intimacy, as they follow her into a dance. Their lack of expertise and vulnerability shines through as they perform the choreography. Amateurs and skilled dancers alike express joy and a sense of freedom; There is no prestige in their performance. The child is powerful, tough and sweet all at once, roaring “I’m telling you stories, trust me”. There is no shame in her girliness, rather she possesses knowledge that the men lost a long time ago.