over the river and through the woods

I know I have been MIA for the past few days and that is simply because my family and I went SKIING!!

posing with my bro

in the tube for sledding/tubing

me tubing/sledding

Yep, for the first time in my life my family and I went to ski resort, makes me think that for me 2009 ended with a lot of firsts. I believe overall 2009 was a great year....2007 on the other hand.

After we went skiing (in Wisconsin btw) We went to Milwaukee which was about an hour away from the resort, It wasn't as excited as I had hoped and maybe this is because is was new years day and everyone was asleep, but it seemed as if the economy had hit it pretty hard. That made me really sad...i hope your hometowns aren't suffering as badly, I know Chicago simply just raised it's taxes...again...
creepy bearstein orchestra in Milwaukee

Overall, the trip was really fun, and I think I spent like 8 bucks!! (haha yes! My mom and brother paid for most of everything else and we brought food to have a new years soiree!) I got lost navigated over a dozen times but we made it back home in one piece! It was also FREEZING I thought Chi-town was cold..OMG. It was really nice to see the night sky and full moon, and more than just plains, this city mouse was very impressed by God's handy work, I'm so used to steel mountains and asphalt rivers....

On another note I think I'd like to look back on this decade of my life. I can't believe I've been around for 2 decades...but 2000-2010, was more pivotal it seems because I was 12-22, going through the stages of being just a girl to becoming a woman, lol, it still sounds funny to say because I very much think of myself as a child...let's see...some great memories I have are..

☆getting a computer and using the INTERNET...oooo...ahhhh
☆spending hours watching even stevens and lizzy mcquire!
☆ Y2K FAIL...lolz
☆saturday morning cartoons, like kirby and fighting foodons! terrible!
☆Toonami having shows like Cowboy Bebop, Sailor moon, and Tenchi Muyo! YES! AIYA!
☆my first email which was at -> @kirby.zzz.net
☆ getting a xanga and hating everyone on it! HAHA
☆jr high and high school (boo!)
☆French Club and my secret crush Terence I don't think he ever knew I liked him, we used to travel to the city and get chiptole and see indie films! And we ditched school to go see Akelah and the Bee! haha senior year!
☆Meeting the love of my life and seeing Sin City on our first date as "just friends"
☆ YOTA! (Panda's old toyota whose in heaven now ;P)
☆some really dark moments like trying to run away or off myself, crazy hormones right?
☆my brother's wife, who used to be his girlfriend hanging out together in the basement..heehee
☆Drama club, winning best actress in the State of IL!
☆Having a black president woot!
☆first kiss, first heart break...
☆wearing leggings and stuff my freshmen year and being made fun of and then leggings come in style sr. year...ugh
☆getting egg rolls instead of flowers...
☆going to new york a few times...wonderful...and magical
☆college, having crappy roomates and crappy friends that made me so much stronger...
☆seeing my family's dreams come alive!
☆seeing life for 22 years!!!honking at my bro..lols

and so much more I'm sure!!!! I think we should all take time and reflect on the past ten years, don't worry about the crappy past-- like mistakes, fights, or things that make us sad, I lost people I loved through those ten years but I have been blessed with so much more. I think it'll make us all a little grateful and laugh at our silly younger selves, and say "why did i wear that!!!"

FINALLY, I will end my posts with two awards from Lissy, which is very humbling, I almost didn't want to do it, I'm actually really shy! hee!

Your a Doll Award:

1. Remember to link back to the person who awarded you!

2. Select 5 more bloggers that you think are dolls and link them at the bottom.

3. Tell about a character from a book/movie that you're most like.

4. Post the picture and title on your blog permanently if you'd like

I'd say I'm like Enid from ghost world, my interest usually aren't of the mainstream, I am not much of the most popular kid in the world, and I always stand out even when I'm not trying to. Plus I used to have that hair cut and those glasses...and I'm also over dramatic...haha

Kreative Blogger Award

Part 1. Tell us 7 trivial things about yourself:
☆ I really like pandas

☆I love love love spicy food, esp a good spicy hot pot

☆I don't have a driver's license...haha
☆My favorite band is Franz Ferdinand
☆ my first ancestor who came to this country name was also Franz Ferdinand...lol

Part 2. Answer the following questions:

1. What is your current obsession?

Sweat shirts!!! Oversized and funky!

2. What are you wearing today?
Uniqlo Tezuka shirt...skinnies, and H&M cardie

3. What’s for dinner?
deviled eggs

4. What’s the last thing you bought?


5. What are you listening to right now?


6. What are you saving for to buy next?
A new cell phone!

7. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?

California or New York

8. What are your must-have pieces for summer?

high waisted shorts, free people tank tops, and free-zee pops!

9. If you could go anywhere in the world for the
next hour, where would you go?

Tokyo or New York

10. Which language do you want to learn?

In reality, spanish better...or shall i say yo queiro hablar espanol mejor...

11. What’s your favorite quote?

"as long as you keep your head to the sky you can win" sounds of blackness ensemble

12. Who do you want to meet right now?

Uh...Bill Murrary....lol...it was all i could think of...

13. What is your favorite color?


14. Give us 3 styling tips that works for you:

☆don't be afraid of oil..natural oils on your skin or hair

☆ always use heat protectors when styling hair

☆ a little mascara goes a long way

15. What is your dream job?

To be happy doing what I love...

16. What’s your favorite web site to visit everyday?

OMG my "poopy" girl...lol

17. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
clothes and dinner with family

18. What do you consider a fashion faux pas?

THE NORTH FACE, sweat pants, and uggs every college students dream and my personal nightmare

19. Who according to you is the most over-rated style icon?
Lindasy Lohan...

20. What kind of haircut do you prefer?

21. What are you going to do after this?


22. What are your favorite movies?

Indie flicks...

23. What inspires you?

Love and art

24. What do your friends call you most commonly?


25. Would you prefer coffee or tea?
Tea, plain green, hot, or sugar, maybe honey if I'm feeling sweet!

and I tag all my followers!

Okay guys that's all for me tonight! I'm too lazy to tie up loose ends!!



γ•γ‚‰γΎγ‚Š said...

Happy New Years to you, it looks like you had a great time during the holiday^^ I can't ski at all, but tubing is fun haha.

Wow, this post contains a lot of info about you. It's great to know more about you^^

Shop N' Chomp said...

Tubing/sledding looks so fun! Since I'm a fairly new reader here, you'll have to tell me the story behind the getting egg rolls instead of flowers thing. ;)

Jenny said...

Happy new year!! Your snow boots, so nice!! :OO

Oh god, Even Stevens! Does anyone even still remember shia labeouf being on that!? ha!

PetSugar said...

Lol you look so cute! Wow thanks for freaking reminding me of my first email addresses lol glitzysam and kewlsam rofl ewwwww. Ya and about this egg rolls for flowers business, I'd absolutely love that. I HATE getting flowers. Its so worthless.

Laura said...

Tubing looks SO fun! If I look back I've actually had a lot of firsts in 2009 too. But I'm sure thats every year. Oh and I have to add this because I just got hooked on Ruby Red Chai tea with a little honey and milk. you should try it^^

Ray-Ray said...

Happy new year to you, Looks like you had fun! It was fun reading more about you too.

Bianca said...

sara: Yeah I can't ski either but I am excited to learn.

Lisa: The next post was for you of course!

Jenny: I do!! I liked him better then too..

Pet sugar:yeah they do die too soon :/ they are nice in the ground tho


RayRay:Thanks happy new year to you too!