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1) I started watching True Blood since the first season aired.
2) I learned of the show from either "Best Weekend Ever" or "The Soup". Can't remember which. lol
3) I turned 30 last May, and I managed to not have a nervous breakdown, thanks to the loving support of friends and family.
4) I was named after my grandmother and great grandmother
5) If I can get away with it, I'll wear the same shirt several days in a row.
6) I've never broken a bone which makes me like Bruce Willis in "Unbreakable".
7) My favorite show (on air) is True Blood
8) I've read the majority of the Sookie Stackhouse novels (11 so far)
9) My favorite designers are Rebecca Taylor, Valentino, Jenny Packham, Betsey Johnson, Marc Jacobs, Rag & Bone, Diane Von Furstenberg, Miu Miu and Clover Canyon.
10) I am a former journalist. I got my start working for my university paper and later worked for HCN.
11) I am now working on my teacher certification
12) I was born in Galveston, TX
13) I am licensed by the state of Texas to conceal and carry.
14) While working as a reporter, people would constantly accuse me of being a "yankee", because I don't sound anything like a Texan.
15) I have no tattoos
16) The only piercings I have are my ears
17) I'm part Czech, Irish, Scottish, and a bunch of other stuff.
18) I have a bachelor of arts degree in communication with a minor in English
19) I was born blonde, but over time it darkened to a medium shade of brown.
20) I'm a makeup snob and rarely buy it from the drugstore
21) I'm somewhat of a cat lady and currently have two.
22) Seeing the movie "SLC Punk", as a teen, left me wanting to be a punk in the 80's.
23) I can't dance... at all... but might bust a move when intoxicated at parties.
24) I grew up doing ballet, tap and jazz and have an assortment of embarrassing photos of me in leotards.
25) My favorite Billy Idol song is "Dancing with Myself" and will lip sync when it comes on.
26) I LOVE fashion and my life goal is to attend New York Fashion Week which is nearly impossible to get in.
27) I also have random embarrassing photos of when I did some modeling as a teen.
28) Despite being a size 8 I was classified as a plus size model. Say what?
29) I wear a size 10 in high end shoes.
30) I'm 5'8
31) As a teen I was obsessed with the show Buffy.
32) Sarah Michelle Gellar is still my idol / gal crush
33) Team Eric Northman (True Blood reference)
34) I was REALLY shy, when I was young
35) My favorite store is Nordstrom
36) I am currently saving up to purchase a ridiculously expensive Prada purse ($1,820 at Neiman Marcus)
37) I have very few allergies
38) The only main thing I'm allergic to is Nickel which prevents me from purchasing cheap earrings.
39) I've been compared to a number of blonde celebrities, which I really don't see the resemblance that much.
40) I'm contemplating cutting my hair into a bob
41) I was diagnosed with a late onset of Bipolar II disorder, at the age of 21.
42) I like to post selfies and cat pics on my Instagram account http://instagram.com/bottleblondegal
43) I have gray eyes
44) My second toe is longer than my big toe
45) I like to exercise when I'm stressed or depressed
46) I'm addicted to coffee and prefer it straight up
47) The first major concert I ever attended was for Sonic Youth in 2004.
48) I have numerous spiral journals that I've written in since high school.
49) I WAS NOT the popular kid in high school and was often teased and mocked. Lost track of the number of times crap was stuck in my hair which is probably why I believe gum is the work of the devil to this day. :P
50) I was accepted much more in college and it was super awesome. :)
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I totally have Daria on the brain, since I'm currently in the midst of a marathon. So I figured I would make some icons of my beloved show from my youth. Feel free to use, if you like. :)



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Borrowed from [livejournal.com profile] midnight_owl13

Leave me a comment o' randomness; your favorite quote, a funny Gif, what you think of my livejournal, what color shirt you're wearing, and I'll respond with five questions you can answer in your own LJ leaving with them an open invitation for other people to give you comments o' randomness. Then you can ask them questions and before you know it we'll all know everything about everyone.

My Q&A )
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For those who don't know, Mayle is a really awesome fashion label created by former model Jane Male. The line began in 1999 and has worn by countless celebs. The label is known for making garments with a playful, feminine and youthful look.

Sadly, the label closed up shop in 2008. Even after its departure, popularity for Mayle continued to grow in the form of a cult following. I admit, I am a bit obsessed with this beautiful clothing line. It's hard not to catch Mayle fever when you see the exquisite detail that goes into each garment.

I will be updating this post as my closet continues to grow with items by Jane Mayle.

Read more... )
Jane Mayle Count: 6
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The Tide to Go Pen saves the day, once again! My Mayle blouse arrived today. Right away, I saw two VERY noticeable marks on the blouse. The blouse is silk, and therefore dry clean only.



Before writing the seller, I decided to first see if I could get the stains out. So I made a quick trip to the store and bought one of those tide stain removal pens. I've used it before and it worked Miracles, so I hoped it could do the same for my Mayle blouse.



When I got home, I proceeded to conduct emergency stain removal surgery, being careful not to damage the delicate silk in the process. Sure enough, it worked!



I'm so glad too! This was my first Mayle piece, and I REALLY didn't want to send it back. I like it too much! :D I'm not even gonna contact the seller about the incident. There is no need since I was able to clean the blouse without any problems. :)
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Not sure if I've posted this before, or not. So I figured I'd do it anyway. :P

Favorite designers & labels: Rebecca Taylor, Clover Canyon, Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs, D&G, Isabel Marant, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, Mayle, James Perse, Free People, Diane Von Furstenberg, Rag & Bone, J. Crew, Elizabeth & James, Juicy Couture, Valentino, Chloé, Collette Dinnigan, Nanette Lepore, Betsey Johnson, Vince and Jenny Packham.

How would you describe your style?
I would probably have to say classic and feminine. I try to stay clear of fads and gravitate more towards pieces that can be worn for years to come.

Who is your fashion role model?
That would be a tie between Sarah Michelle Gellar and Anna Paquin. They both have excellent taste in fashion and always wear the cutest outfits.

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Read more... )
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I have quite a large collection of items from a variety of tv shows that I enjoy. So I decided to break it up into two posts.

True Blood )


Community )

Big Bang Theory )

Dollhouse )

Dollhouse
(1 Item)

Free People Henley in Blue-Green
Worn by Echo
Found: Ebay Auction
DollhousePic DollhouseCap
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These items have been spotted by the following celebrities in magazines and in the public. Anna Paquin, SMG, and Deborah Ann Woll are three women who I simply adore and admire. And I really love their style. So these are the pieces that I am lucky enough to own.

Anna Paquin )

Sarah Michelle Gellar )

Deborah Ann Woll )
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Under the cut at the bottom, I have posted some detailed photos of my Marc Jacobs Pansy Print Dress (which I purchased fully knowing that it is a fake, but it's a damn good looking fake if you ask me lol). Request made by [livejournal.com profile] bells_love

For those who don't know, the Marc by Marc Jacobs Pansy Print Dress is most notably known as one of the outfits Ashley Greene's character Alice Cullen wears in the film Eclipse. The actual dress is VERY hard to come by, which is why many fans of the dress, such as myself, are willing to pay for replicas / fakes.

If you would like to request a post of detailed photos of something from my clothing collection, feel free to comment below and ask. :) I know it can be difficult at times to try and match up these items when searching for them on ebay and such. So I would be happy to help by showing what the specific details of any of my items look like. :)

The flash on the camera makes the dress look a little washed out, but I assure you that the colors of the dress are much richer in person.

Images of my Marc Jacobs Dress under cut )

Twitter

Jun. 20th, 2010 08:00 pm
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Anyone else on twitter?Mine is @BottleBlondeGal
I have way too many social media accounts. haha!

True Blood

Jun. 2nd, 2010 08:51 pm
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11 days and counting till the new season of True Blood. *Fangirl Squeal*
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1-20 The Lost Boys



More behind cut )
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1-24 The Lost Boys
1 FO Banner





All the damn vampires )
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01-13 New Moon
14-27 Twilight



27 Icons )
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[01-08] Twilight
[09-12] New Moon
[13-19] Random
[20-24] True Blood


Preview


24 Icons Total )
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[12] Trick 'r Treat

Preview:


Warning, contains spoilers

12 Total )

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