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Mindi
Texas
I'm a nerd :D
Interests: film, pets, art, animals, foreign films, tattoos, photography, books, culture, crafts, learning new things, the outdoors, kurt vonnegut, piercings, snakes, beekeeping, everything 80's, good food :)
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I took this photo on my balcony this morning of my new little lego creation :) I really really really want to decorate one of the beams of my patio like the entrance to Platform 9 3/4 now so that I can do a little photo shoot. I'll definitely post... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2012 at MINDIANNA
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I woke up this morning and decided to take a few photos because it's just so beautiful out today. I wasn't expecting to see this little guy on my patio! I opened the screen to give him a handful of food and he just ran right in like the place... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at MINDIANNA
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I decided these three things would be rather cute/funny sitting on one of the shelves in my living room. I collected Troll Dolls when I was a kid and sadly they were lost. Soooo I'm starting up a collection again and I found this one just the other day at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at MINDIANNA
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I've been wanting to get back into drawing and I've always thought cartoons would be fun! I picked up the book Cartoon Cool: How to Draw New Retro-Style Characters at the book store the other day and have been learning a bit about cartoon technique. Expect to see more photos... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2012 at MINDIANNA
#1 I got the job I mentioned in my last post! Yay! My first day in January 24th. I'm nervous but really excited at the same time. Everyone seemed so nice and I really love the place. Feels like home. #2 I got approved for the apartment I wanted. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at MINDIANNA
Thanks Ayla! Rock climbing is really something I want to try out. I'm excited about decorating too :) Thrift Stores/Antique Malls are definitely on my list of supply sources. I've never been to Ikea but I've always wanted to go! I'll have to check it out :)
Toggle Commented Jan 4, 2012 on 2012 at MINDIANNA
2012 is going to be quite the year for me actually! Here's why: I'm moving to a new city...and having my own place for the first time! I've been procrastinating about this for the past two years, but the time has come and it's really happening! I'm moving to Fort... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at MINDIANNA
Thanks Donna :) The Brand in 'Nicole by OPI' and I think the color is just called Gold. Here's a link: http://www.target.com/p/Nicole-by-Opi-Nail-Polish/Nicole-by-Opi-Nail-Polish-Collection/-/A-13138843?ref=tgt_adv_XSG10001&AFID=Froogle_df&LNM=%7C13138843&CPNG=health%20beauty&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=13138843
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2011 on Gold Nail Polish by O.P.I. at MINDIANNA
Hey no problem Natalie! Sadly, I still have not made this :( I'll let you know when I do though!
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2011 on DIY Roundup at MINDIANNA
I got this idea a while back from the girls at Muchu Mucho Bueno Bueno and thought it would be a perfect little post to kick off the month of December! Feel free to use it as a post on your blog as well or even just leave your answers... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at MINDIANNA
I will most likely be a bit scarce for the next couple of months I imagine. I'll try not to fall off of my blog completely, but with Working/Making Xmas Gifts/Preparing to Move I'm going to be stressed to the max as it is. I'm also starting the Weight Watchers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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I want to do these two things: 1)Roller Derby! via here 2)Boxing! via here Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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I was inspired by Caitlin's very honest post over on her blog To Make Love Stay about how honest and true to herself that she is on her blog. She takes pride in the fact that she portrays herself exactly how she is in person and I love that. If... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at MINDIANNA
Jill thank you so much! This is really helpful-I love the timetable. Brooke-that anthropologie piece is so great! And yes it does appear to be a granny square pattern :)
Toggle Commented Nov 17, 2011 on It's Official (almost!) at MINDIANNA
Ayal-I PROMISE it's worth it. You won't be disappointed. I know exactly what you mean about the first few chapters. I almost got bored with it but I kept at it and I'm so glad I did. Hands down one of my all time favorite books now. Stela-read it soon!!! :)
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2011 on My Hero at MINDIANNA
I just started book 2 last night and I'm already past the first 100 pages...If I weren't at work right now I'd be wayyy further than that. My favorite part of the first book was Lizbeth's revenge...I was cheering almost to the point of tears. It was GREAT! I absolutely love her character so much. The first few chapters were difficult to get through but once things picked up...I loved every word of it. Book 2 is just as great so far. I'll have to let you know when I finish them all! I love having people to talk to about books and I don't personally know anyone who's read them!
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2011 on My Hero at MINDIANNA
I just finished reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo yesterday and Lizbeth Salander, the heroine of the novel, is my new HERO! The beginning was a little difficult to get inot, but once it started to pick up, boy did it REALLy get exciting! If you haven't gotten around... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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Over the past year and a half or two I've been saying that I'm moving to Fort Worth. It seems as though it just keeps getting pushed back and it just hasn't happened yet. I'm currently living with my sister Shelby and her husband David in a house that we're... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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Jenny of Chandelier Jenny did this on her blog and I couldn't help but do one here too! I occasionally stutter and stammer. Sometimes I do this when I'm nervous or if I'm talking fast. I have to stop and take a breath before I continue. I'm messy. My car... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2011 at MINDIANNA
When I'm in "craft mode" I love to listen to pretty music as I work. I recently downloaded music by Birdy and all I can say is that I am so in love with her voice. These videos are beautiful: Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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As I mentioned in my inspiration post this past Wednesday, I created something for the first time using my sewing machine! I made a throw pillow cover! I had a pillow insert that had just been sitting in my closet forever so I decided a cover for it would be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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I'm in the process of building my fabric collection and I ordered these from PurlSoho a few days ago! The floral prints were on sale and I just love that pink! From left to right: Storybook VIII Green Flower and Geo Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Bubble Gum Freespirit Wild World... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at MINDIANNA
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I just recently got my sewing machine out and began my self education with my first project: a throw pillow cover! I'll be sharing the photo AND what I learned in an upcoming post! In the meantime, I thought it would be nice to share a few throw pillow inspiration... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at MINDIANNA
Before I die I want to: Be a Mom :)
Toggle Commented Nov 9, 2011 on [join in] Before I die I want to... at Leigh-Ann