Reality tv shaping opinions?

Hulu Plus is now on xbox, and when I realized that the first 4 seasons of the Real World were available, my heart literally jumped. The first season of the Real World was the first tv show I really loved. It was with that season that my love of New York City was born. I was about 10 or 11 when the show first aired, and I thought these people were the epitome of cool. I realize now that the oldest cast member was 3 years younger than I am now, but watching the show again, they STILL seem crazy smart and "with it". I almost hate to admit it, but that season shaped a lot of my opinions....more

Crochet pouches

Hello Crafty Blogher readers, I recently posted new items to my shop and wanted to share them with you.  Please allow me introduce myself first for those of you who haven't seen my posts yet. My name is Monica and I graduated with a degree in dance and minor in studio art. I was lucky to be able to do post-college studies in Natural Sciences and Sociology....more

valentine love graffiti style

Real Estate.

I don't usually write about "New York" experiences because well, as I've said, I don't really believe there's all that much that is utterly, uniquely New York. It's great and all but every big city has it's perks and life is life anywhere you go.However, I believe that yesterday's experience is one of the few times in my life that I've sincerely said to myself, "Only in New York."...more

Another New Beginning

It’s February 28th 2010. I’m 32.5 years old, a wife, recently unemployed (by choice) and 23 weeks pregnant with my first child....more

Love OR ...

When my boyfriend told me that every birthday after 21 is not so important or fun... I didnt believe him. But... as I am sitting here 19 minutes into my 22nd birthday, I am writing to say that yes, this birthday sucks so far. Maybe because I havent really planned anything or because my day falls the day before Christmas Eve, but he. was. right....more