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MAKEUP: Katy Perry x OPI Shatter Nail!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

If you haven't checked this out, please do so. (Youtube's got load of videos now)
Apparently Ms. Fireworks has collaborated with OPI on a spring nailpolish collection.
This is a must-get!


A Big DIY Fan!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Can you do it? SI, SE PUEDE! :)

Can't wait to make myself one of these! No point in buying one that's going to cost at least 3 times the amount you'd spend on making yourself a few of your own, besides you get to pick the colors, weaving style, etc!
Found this post on a blog through BLOGLOVIN' which I might just sign up for. HonestlyWTF is a blog worth following, especially with amazing content like this!



Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Chatting with the The Chef & The Butcher from Pyknic and they just announced a few ideas for their next season!~  AND they're having a 50% off SALE on their site TONIGHT until 11PM - just use the code FLASH50 at checkout! :D

Definitely going to make a purchase tonight while eating my raviolis!

Oh and here are two videos they linked us to during the chat. (They want to prove they can cook, hehe)

The Chef makin Breakfastttttt from Pyknic Clothing on Vimeo.

Butcher Can Cook: Breaky from Pyknic Clothing on Vimeo.


Birthday Prep.

Monday, January 17, 2011

The birthday falls on a Saturday this year (BIRTHDAY WEEKEND), and I'm trying to plan a little something-something for everyday.

Just a few of the things I want to do:
  • Facial! (god knows when the last time I got one of those)
  • Visit THE MEATBALL SHOP in the lower east side 
  • See "The Rite" in theaters!~ Anthony Hopkins + Exorcism = Happy Shanis. I love that man.
  • Cutify the nails!~ I wanted to get gel nails, but I might try out these Sally Hansen strips a YT guru recommended! 
  • And I've put the red lip through enough trials to finally shell out the cash to buy the NARS lip pencil :D
Can't wait to get some new pictures printed from that weekend!~ 


MUSIC: It's just an "everyday stuggle"

Friday, January 14, 2011

Frank Sinatra x Notorious - hip hop doesn't get more beautiful than this at a moment like this.


ART: 3rd Ward "Intro to Dyeing" Class

Thursday, January 13, 2011

If I can fit this into my budget, I am seriously contemplating signing up for this class. 3rd Ward Dyeing Class
The session on the Sunday after my birthday even has some Japanese dyeing techniques built into the lesson plan. So exciting!~ I'm going to dig through my closet just in case and grab a few items I've grown tired of but don't want to let go of yet. 
If anyone wants to donate some money to the soon-to-be birthday girl, please do so :)

16 days and counting. 
I'm usually a bigger fan of the even numbered birthdays, but I rather like the idea of turning 23 this year. 

MUSIC: Big Boi x The Black Keys Mashup!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Last week, this was the only album I bothered bumpin' to.
Take one of my favorite bands, The Black Keys and mash them up with Outkast's Big Boi and you get one hell of an amazing album. Whoever this DJ Wick-It is, I hope he comes out with more soon.

The Brothers of Chico Dusty (Big Boi vs. The Black Keys) by wick-it
(via Spin)

FOOD: Platanos & Peanuts

Sunday, January 9, 2011

People have been asking me a lot lately: "Shanis, how have you been losing weight?"

Well, it's simple really.
1) I gots a job & 2) I'm poor.

Without the boredom to fuel unnecessary munching, I've regulated my caloric intake.
And well, if you're poor you can't afford to eat like you're ballin' - although on the occasion I splurge and eat out.
This is one of my favorite cheap (at home) eats and snacks.

Is there any meal a platano isn't suited for? 
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Yum yum yum delicioso!~


MAKEUP: Insanity of The Times

I found a little inspiration on a lazy Sunday.
I'm thinking I want to buy a wig, dress up a little bolder once in awhile and hit up the village.

[Insanity] is a horrible thing to waste.

-- Shanis

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