Monday, April 22, 2013

Life in Instagram

I know I said I was taking a "leave of absence" from this blog, but I had a few extra minutes to spare, so I thought I'd share some of my favorite Instagram photos from the past few months.  You can follow me here.

Watercolor and marker

A few of my favorite things

The hills near my house are pretty 

Grateful to have an Aunt and cousin to help with wedding planning!

Piano student had to have his cars join us for the lesson

Sneaky little rose trying to escape

We went on a walk and had to take pictures of random neighbor's roses!

Thanks for reading! 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

leave of absence

I won't be posting on my blog much in the next month.  I have my written culminating exams, three concerts, two papers, two final projects, and my conducting recital all happening in the next 4 weeks.  Soooo.... yeah...

Friday, April 12, 2013


OH MY GOSH the city of San Jose is infested with horrible drivers.  I can't handle it anymore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, April 8, 2013

New Hobby

So Peter and I recently discovered a new hobby that leaves us in tears of laughter.

Go to blogs or websites that are not in English and read the translation that google provides.  It's hilarious.

ZieĊ„ his muses designing dresses. And I'll Cuba designed a granola, granola because our sign is a signal.

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For some time I come back from holidays with a raised brow competent person, who managed to leave the stomach with a defensive battle with the Christmas food. Although the Easter table is bowed, and everything was more than delicious clever maneuvering between successive cold kept me from indigestion and anorexia - typical diseases holiday period.

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Dear readers,
healthy, happy and colorful. And to be the snow melted. I did not hurt that the bellies of overeating :) I wish this all and myself. To read just after Christmas!

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The excerpts above come from a blog that has delicious-looking recipes and gorgeous pictures.  She is living in Prague and writing in Polish, from what I understand by piecing together the translations... Google translator is helpful, but let's hope it's never used for official business.  ;)

Monday, April 1, 2013

A giveaway on

Head over to to find a gorgeous and amazing giveaway of an all-natural, decadent skin care line.

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Inspiration: Precious Jems

Ok, so I've seriously been coveting some precious jewels these days.  I saw an article about the ring that Napoleon gave his lady love and that prompted an internet search for beautiful rings that I want.  haha Now I just need money...

The Napoleon "Toi et Moi" ring, from a google search:

Look at this gorgeous ring from Ruby Lane:

White sapphire from Etsy:

Purple amethyst ring, from Etsy: