February 20, 2012

slightly intriguing topics

Good Monday, gentle ladies!
How was your weekend? Mine was good and productive and relaxing...all of those are good things.

I feel like writing, but I don't have anything really awesome to share. So maybe if I ball up a few slightly intriguing things it will be a good post?? Maybe??

First: No heat curls. I saw the post here, I tried it. I like it. It's super easy and lasts a long time...even till the next day!

It even looks kind of cute while it's curling. Much cuter than a head full of rollers right? :)

And after a few hours, it looks like this: 

Ok, so SECOND slightly intriguing topic; my 2012 book list. (does it still feel weird to write 2012 to anyone else??)

So far I've read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and Little Women. Yes, I read the children's Classic Start version of Little Women. But I still read it. Even Sophie listened. It was good.

I loved the Guernsey book. It was a little tricky to get into it since there's no narrative, just letters back and forth. But pretty soon you get hooked! It was so good.

I've added a list to my side bar of the books I've read this year. Now I have currently gotten myself into three books at once, which I really don't like doing. I just sort of happened. Will update you soon.

Third: I am making these for dinner this week. Intrigued yet?

This weekend we watched Sarah's Key. I was afraid to watch it. I read the book a few years ago and it was one of the saddest books I'd read. I wasn't sure I could make it. I like depressing movies. Call me weird, I just do.

The movie was so good. It followed the book pretty well I thought. A lot of it was in French. Something about watching a movie with subtitles makes me feel all cultured-like ;)

Here's the trailer...

So that's about all the intriguing topics I have for the day...don't want you to ponder too much now.

Have a happy Monday, sweets.


Blissful Blooms said...

Happy Monday Morning to you my friend! Your hair looks beautiful and you are GORGEOUS!!!

Mary said...

I agree with Amy! You are so beauuuutiful! We have been LOVING the no heat curls as well!
I hope you have a wonderful week, sweetie! ;)

Smallgood said...

I want to know how yummy those noodles are. They look so good. Glad you're enjoying the potato peel society book. Keep reading and making time for it! :)

Cailan said...

Hair is on the mind today - this looks so cute on you! And doesn't having cute hair make such a difference in an ordinary day? We like French movies, too - have to look that one up. Happy Monday to you, friend!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

*pretty* hair! :D I loved the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society...I did not think I would like it due to the format, but I loved it! Great book. I don't know if I can handle viewing Sarah's Key.....

Have a blessed week!

Ricki Jill

jahorn12820 said...

I totally saw a no heat tutorial for curling hair. I was wondering if it would be a waste of time, but now I might try it! You look beautiful btw... as always!

carissa at lowercase letters said...

you and your no heat curls are hot stuff! CUTE! i feel so lame because i could not get through Guernsey. nothing in me could make me finish it. Sarah's Key is on my read and watch list! i saw the Vow this weekend (i never see movies at the theater and i did and i wished i waited for Redbox only because i cried/sobbed) and it was so sweet - i'm reading the book too. oh, have you read the Pioneer Woman's love story? i just finished it and thought it was absolutely adorable. she's a hoot! happy new week, sweet girl.

katygirl said...

I want those curls to work on my hair but they don't. And I want the noodles now.

Jennifer S. said...

Love the no heat curls! We have that same Little Women book and you have inspired me to read it to my girls! Have a good week!!!

Melissa said...

Ok- I am sitting here covered in goosebumps- watching those *shorts* to Sarah's Key!

I too loved the book- and I too love a depressing movie(!!) - the face of that little boy there- oh the tears are rolling down my face- blimey I am hopeless!!

Love your curls- super cute whilst curling themselves yes!! and your Thai noodles- sounds like you're on the beaches of Oz... :-)

Melissa- Miss Sew & So

The Frat Pack + Me said...

You're so purty. I cannot read Sarah's Key, not can I watch the movie. Loved Guernsey!

Lemonade Makin' Mama said...

Loved both of those books! Also LOVE watching foreign films with subtitles. My man and I watch a lot of indie films and have gotten to the point of not being able to watch a normal move with out subtitles. It cracks us up whenever we go to a theatre, because we always look at each other and say, "this movie would be so good if we had subtitles."

kirstin & tricia said...

hello there friend!
just wanted to say hi back.
I saw a tutorial for sock bun curls recently and am totally interested in trying it. love your curls.
I don't have anything to write about today either, but my blog is just blank for the day. :)

Shauna Reed said...

love the curls!!
great job! and the headband totally adds to the cuteness.
so glad it's working for you!
i love that last shadow photo too!
shadow photos are my favorite.

ps. great music


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