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I’m always so excited when I get the opportunity to do new headshots.  There is the debate about what to wear and whether or not I should go to the salon for my hair and of course, lots of time spent doing my makeup.  Sometimes the pictures turn out less than spectacular with a bad camera angle adding ten pounds or bright lights completely washing me out.  But, that is why they invented the cropping tool and filters, right?  This weekend I went in front of the camera and wore my ASOS skater dress (similar dress here), which is quickly becoming my go to outfit for auditions.  Plus, I got to audition for The Vampire Diaries!

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The First Weekend of 2013

It’s only the first week of the new year, but 2013 is already starting to feel lived in. For New Year’s Eve, I made these champagne cupcakes using a recipe from People then topped them with this amazing frosting. This weekend I went to my first NBA game.  I’m not a fan of basketball, but the people watching […]

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Why Don’t You…?

Plan a film festival and watch movies like White Christmas, Home Alone, and All I Want for Christmas? Send a card to Holiday Mail for Heroes? Buy yourself festive pajamas? Decorate a Christmas tree? Host a cookie swap? Mail your friends Christmas cards? Decorate your home with paper snowflakes? Get your picture taken with Santa? Make […]

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My Latest Obsessions

Telestrations* is like playing telephone but with with sketches.  It is hilarious.  Each person is given a secret word that they write in their sketch book.  You pass your sketch book to the next person, and that person illustrates your secret word.  Then, that person passes the book to the next person, who tries to guess […]

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Why Don’t You…?

@akaleistar Go to a hockey game? Order a Dunkin’ Donuts red velvet doughnut? Take a friend to see Wreck-It Ralph? Wow guests with a Thanksgiving tablescape? Memorize a poem? Read a book by Kate Morton? Bake a pie from buy generic adderall 30mg scratch for Thanksgiving? Skip the holiday crush and shop online? Celebrate National […]

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The Little Things

 Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.  -Robert Brault Attempting to crochet my first blanket. Stomping through piles of leaves. Tiny cupcakes that taste delicious. Nails that remind me of funfetti cake. Dressing fashion shows.

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The Weekend

This weekend went by way too fast.  I helped dress a fashion show at Macy’s then checked out Me-Ality, a body scanner that matches you with styles and brands that fit your body.  Unfortunately, I found the sizes to be way off, but I’m excited to see how this technology develops.  In a few years, […]

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The Blah List

Everyone has bad days.  I seem to be having a string of them.  It can be so hard to be positive when life isn’t going my way, but sometimes doing something silly or out of the ordinary is enough to get me through to better days.  Here are some things I recommend if you are […]

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Why Don’t You…?

Treat yourself to apple cider and donuts? Make a costume for Halloween?  Perhaps based on a literary character? Visit a pumpkin patch? Bake a brownie pecan pie? Buy yourself a cute, new sweater? Invite friends over to watch Clue and play the board game? Wear something pink in support of breast cancer? Send a postcard […]

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