February 28, 2012

Beer Goggle Romance & Triple Axels

This past weekend marked one year since dC & I met over a couple of team pitchers with a mutual friend. We've thanked said mutual friend many times since then. It didn't mark the beginning of anything more than associating the name with a face, and a cool personality, but we were pretty buzzed HAHA But no seriously, how not fun would it be if everything happened all at once? That's what I thought.

On Saturday we hit up the Harbourfront Centre outdoor skating rink (on the edge of the lake) for their DJ night and it was really awesome! Unfortunately, it's their last weekend doing it this winter but I can't wait until next year! By then I'll be a pro skater anyway...

Free hot chocolate!

A view of the CN Tower!

And a lot of goofy picture attempts!
The cute one

The funny one

The love one :)
We obviously finished the night off by grabbing a couple drinks at a bar. It was only fitting. Looking forward to the rest of our 'firsts' anniversaries that are coming up :)

February 27, 2012

#MusicMonday

As much as I hate this chick, I love this guy & this song has been on serious repeat!

And I really enjoy the graphics of the lyrics

Hopefully you find something to turn you on this Monday ;)

February 24, 2012

Nail Files!


Today I'm linking up with Tara & Vicki for...

The Nail Files

Pure Ice - Envy
This colour is a little bit less brown and more mauve-y in person. My cousin would call this one of my "mommy colours", but I disagree. However if you think it's a mommy colour, please tell me LOL :)

Now paint your nails & go link up!


February 21, 2012

Long Weekend Love

I'm back from my long weekend away! On Thursday night I took off to A2MI to visit my favourite person:
Cousin Love :)

The weekend consisted of, but was not limited to:
* Reunions

*Doggy Cuddles

*Baby Love

*Sushi Sharing

*More 'Reunions'

*Eastern European Invasions
BG, BG, Serb, BG ;)
*Raising Glasses

...and some things that never, ever change <3
aka Vickey driving with me photo opp-ing!
Needless to say, I spent the Monday recouping from my awesome trip and mentally preparing myself for another week at work. It's a good thing I had my fave guy to help me relax :)
Haha sorry!

And how was your long weekend?

February 20, 2012

#MusicMonday

Today I'm seriously loving this:


And wishing I was an 80s child growing with these spectacular movies & more:

Happy Holiday Monday!

February 16, 2012

The First Vday

Apparently the first Vday is the only that matters. Since it doesn't matter to me anyway, I decided to humour dC on this point, and it was great! I did have the rule of no prezzies but we both broke that a little bit :P

Our big Vday plan was to...see the Raptors vs Knicks game! This was actually only my second ever NBA game (the first was this past Sunday) but a guaranteed good time because I love live sports events!!! A lot.

Dinner had to be squeezed in before the game but luckily the famous Old Spaghetti Factory is nearby so we got to check that out. This place was fantastic! The menu was simple but delicious, and all of the dishes included soup or salad and pistachio-spumoni ice cream, all for under $20! To my American friends, please know that this is a real steal around here, especially in downtown Toronto!

dC being the sweet & thoughtful guy that he is, had little Valentine's cards for each part of our date.
post-dinner Vday card :)

The game was a blast despite the fact that the fucking Knicks won. Ya I cursed them. Don't get me started on fucking #Lincanity. Two days later I'm still bitter. #rematch

We wore red and pink. How lame of us :)
We also got to see a guy propose to his girlfriend! It was sweet, and cliche. She played some 'win this or that' game during an extended time out and the ring was in the strategically placed box. He came out and did a short and sweet speech before getting down on one knee and putting the ring on her finger. Quite frankly, she wasn't really given time to answer so...I wonder. But it was sweet :)

They're between the red heart [during his speech]
Posing with Raptor, post-"acceptance" lol
 Back to our Vday...after the game we headed home and exchanged our little gifts. Of course I received another little Vday card as well :)

All the cards, chocolates & sweet gifts I received :) That gift bag is empty btw...I'm not that spoiled :P
And for him, I spent a morning doing arts & crafts and an evening baking...
Banana bread (with chocolate centre) - dC's fave :)
Like I said, we had a spectacular first Vday. I really enjoyed the personal touches that made it our own and I'm not opposed to continuing this tradition, but I don't want to commercialize our love. Even though I may in the future patent & license #teamdCdK...but that's for another post.

There's actually one more noteworthy Vday gift but you're not quite ready for it... ;)


February 14, 2012

Happy Vday!

From Google & I...
Click the link & press play :)

And from dC too, since I don't officially recognize Vday :)

X's & O's to everyone!

February 13, 2012

Grammy Post Show

Last year I did a Golden Globes "tweet-cap" and since I fell asleep during the Globes this year I thought I'd make up for it with the Grammys. Here it is!

My twitter*

Yup that's it. Within an hour I had already fallen asleep on the couch and then decided I'd rather be comfy in my bed. Award shows get less and less interesting every year.

I did however hear that the Grammys brought you this atrocity:

The only video not (yet) blocked by YouTube



*Note: I do not mean to me insensitive about Whitney Houston's death. But I wouldn't want to have been the Grammys producer(s) this past weekend, that's for sure.

February 11, 2012

Nail Files

This week I painted my nails in time for a [delayed] link-up with Tara & Vicki for..

The Nail Files


Lilac


February 10, 2012

Foto Friday

Here I told you I bought indigo blue jeans, inspired by Tara. Today you get the outfit picture.


Happy Weekend!

February 9, 2012

The Sweetest

Move over Sammi Giancola, there's another Sweetheart in town! Since I'm such a thoughtful girlfriend, this is what dC received in his inbox yesterday morning to give his long & busy day a sweet kickstart!


I was inspired by this

Disclaimer: I don't like Vday. Notice the quotes around it in my note. It's an over-hyped day in February because we have nothing to celebrate between New Year's and St. Patty's Easter. By which I mean that companies have no way of making money from naive consumers. Singledoms are made to feel like crap because they have no one to share it with, and those with significant others are overcome with anxiety about how to top their Christmas gift.
That being said, there's obviously nothing wrong with showing the person you love how much you care and taking advantage of 'festive' opportunities like the one above. But in the end, it's just another day in February & all the chocolate you get is just going to hinder your Christmas weightloss plans anyway.

Stay tuned to find out what the "Vday" outing is!

February 6, 2012