Gorgeous Golden Globe Gowns

So I was looking through the Golden Globes red carpet arrivals, and I figured I’d post a few of the dresses that I loved.  Don’t get used to it, as I’m not big on fashion!!  But dresses and shoes are a weakness of mine, so i figured I’d take a minute to show you the ones I liked. There weren’t many, but I did think some were incredible.

Sarah Michelle Gellar could show up in a burlap sack with dirty hair and a mustache, and I’d still love her.  Although she did not, in fact, show up wearing that, what she did decide to wear was much more gorgeous.  She was wearing a blue-and-white tie dyed Monique Lhuillier strapless ball gown, and in my opinion, looking more beautiful than ever.  It’s not the typical dress you see, and honestly, it’s not the kind of dress I’d ever really go and try on myself.  But somehow, she manages to pull it off and look incredibly elegant while doing it.  Yes, I have mad love for SMG.  Or I guess Sarah Michelle Prinze, now, as I remember reading that she’d taken that name professionally.  She’s back on TV now in a show called The Ringer.  I should prolly check it out.

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Quesadilla vs. Quesadilla

A few years after I moved to Canada, I remember someone telling me that they’d gone to a restaurant and had ordered quesadillas and loved them.  And I thought, “Of course you loved it, it’s the best bread ever!”

It was only when they looked at me like I was crazy that I realized that we were talking about two different things.

I’m sure you’ve seen Mexican quesadillas before, which , according to Wikipedia, is “a flour or corn tortilla filled with a savoury mixture containing cheese and other ingredients, then folded in half to form a half-moon shape.”  These quesadillas are common here and can be ordered at most Mexican or American chain restaurants.

But in El Salvador, where I come from, quesadilla is a sweet, dessert cake with made from Parmesan cheese  or shredded queso fresco, sesame seeds, flour, baking powder, milk, eggs, sugar and butter. It can be served warm or cold, alone or with dulce de leche and/or whipped cream.

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Be my Valentine?? On any other day I will!!

Ah, Valentine’s Day.  A day for lovers, for flowers.  For dates, for kisses, and for chocolate.  But also for clichéd moments and for major corporations.

We women are always made to feel as though we should expect something on that “special” day: roses and chocolates, wining and dining, and heartfelt declarations of love.  Thousands will propose, thousands will get married, and thousands of children will be conceived.

At the same time, however, thousands of women (and probably some men, as well) will feel alone, unloved, or let down.  Many will have a girls’ night with rom-coms and ice cream and booze.  Some will even suffer the horribleness of a breakup on what is supposed to be the most love-filled day.

In case you couldn’t tell, I am not at all a fan of Valentine’s Day.  There is absolutely nothing about it that I like.

Now, before you ask, no, it’s not because I’m single.  I’m not.  And it’s not because I’ve never had a boyfriend who tries to romance me and gives me roses and chocolates.  I have.  And it’s not because I haven’t had the romantic dinner and hotel room all done up.  I have.

And still, I’m not a fan.

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A Spice Girls musical?? Just in time for my girl power fix!!

So I was going through Wikipedia, and somehow (I won’t say how – but I may have been searching for it) I ended up on the Spice Girls page.  And so I was kinda skimming through it, when I came across a fantastic piece of information: a mention of something called Viva Forever: The Musical.

Yes, you read that right.  A musical!! A Spice Girls musical!!

I’m not sure I can put into words exactly just how excited this makes me. 

I absolutely love musicals, especially if they are songs that I would know before getting there.  We Will Rock You and Jersey Boys were amazing, as was the stage version of Mama Mia!.  Sadly, I did not get the chance to see Rock of Ages when it was here in Toronto, although hopefully the movie version will be great.

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Goodbye, Facebook…at least for now.

So I’ve been thinking of getting rid of Facebook.  I know, it’s crazy!!  How will I live??  But honestly, I just don’t want it anymore.

I’ve spent the last few years pretty addicted to it.  I remember finally being able to join (since my school didn’t have an email address) and it felt great to add everyone.  And now a days, I’m so addicted I have to check it a few times a day.  Having it on my phone really doesn’t help either.  Every time I get a spare minute, I’m checking it.

I mean, it has its good points.  I can keep up with friends I’d be otherwise out of touch with, I can be a part of the events, I can see pictures.  I can update people on what I’m up to, I can keep up to date on products, shows, and celebrities I like.

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