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Wisconsin girl living in California... this blog is a written documentary of my adventures away from home!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Happy Father's Day, Dad!

Today is Father's Day. I would like to make a special dedication to my dad today...

I love and miss you so much all the way from California... I am excited for you to come visit soon, and I just wanted to wish you a HAPPY FATHER'S DAY. Thanks for helping me grow into the proud young lady that I am, and always being there for me. It means a lot!

This is a little card that I made for him:

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Friday, May 13, 2011


Sooo. I originally came to Blogger from Tumblr. I absolutely LOVED tumblr. except for the fact that they didn't have a way to comment.
HOWEVER... in recent Natalie Studies... I have found a way to add comments on my tumblr account. and BONUS is you DON'T HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF ANYTHING TO COMMENT!
So I guess my question is...
Where do you prefer reading my posts?

Here or
my tumblr blog... Infinatalie on Tumblr

I like how EASY it is to post on tumblr and Customize the layout... you don't need to have any special skills to get a nice looking blog on tumblr...

with that being said, Blogger is a lot more open as to what you can add to the blog... such as widgets and what not...

but in the end I guess I prefer the tumblr blog because I don't use the widgets on here anyway! haha...
I've figured out how to get google connect in the side bar of my tumblr blog... so you will only have to refollow once..

So anyway.. let me know on what you think.. which blog you like best, and all that jazz.

Thanks for reading, guys and gals! :D


Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to the most beautiful, smart, loving, caring, sweet, huggable Mom in the WORLD.
Thank you for always being there for me and raising me to be a confident young lady!
I miss you lots and I will visit Green Bay again soon!! :D

Mum and Me goofing around!

Isn't she pretty?

Mini Golfing! :)

HEHE I snuck in a silly face! :D

I wasn't ready apparently... :P

Ice Cream Sundae!

At Happy Joe's, one of my favorite places to eat!

Mom winning the Superbowl Plaque!

My pretty mum and I

Mum and I goofing around! :)

(P.S.- Check out the awesome coupon book I made for my Mum!)
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Saturday, May 7, 2011

TIDBITS: Blender. The “Self-Taught” Way

So I’ve recently been farting around with a few potential new hobbies…

One of them is Blender. Blender is a free to download and use 3D content creation ‘SUITE’ as they call it. It basically is a 3D animator! There are many things you can do with blender. Some of the more popular things being Modeling, Rigging, Animation, Realtime 3D/Game Creation, and Animated Movies.

Recently I began to look into this program, courtesy of Matt. He helped me navigate around the interface of the program and also found a few tutorials. I am going to teach myself this program, and maybe hopefully make a game or a movie using my newfound skills!

I’m really excited about it and if you would like to join in on the fun, go ahead and get the download, and try out some of the tutorials!

And now, I present to you, my very first animated character…
Gus the Gingerbread Man

Kinda neat, huh?

I will keep you updated on my Blender adventure!


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Video Re-Blog: My Dialects!

So a friend of mine, Stephanie, is a big blogger (here’s the link to her blog …) so naturally she has TONS of blogging friends that she made online. One of them is Leigh-Ann of The Freckled Nest! She is my source for this fun little Vlog!

P.S.- I have a small translation for those of you that can’t understand my mumbling, and would be happy to go further in depth if need be HAHA!

My Midwestern Dialect!

Say these words:
Aunt, Route, Wash, Oil, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, Toilet, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting image, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Syrup, Pajamas, Caught
Now answer these questions:
What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?
What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball?
What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
What do you call gym shoes?
What do you say to address a group of people?
What do you call the kind of spider that has an oval-shaped body and extremely long legs?
What do you call your grandparents?
What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket?
What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining?
What is the thing you change the TV channel with?

In case you couldn’t understand my mumbley introduction…
I was just saying how I got this idea from Leigh-Ann (her blog here…) who is one of my friend’s best friend. Therefore she is my friend by default. :)
I also said that I like this idea because I am always teased here in California for my “silly Midwestern accent” which is in fact… VERY close to a Canadian Accent. Something tells me that Leigh-Ann and I will get along well when she comes to visit for Stephanie’s baby shower. :P I close out my introduction just saying that I think my family will enjoy this video because they know how matt teases my accent… and now it is in full video form to enjoy again and again… HA!

Thanks for watching this goofy video. :) If you want… you can leave a comment with a link to YOUR video!

Thanks for watching guys and gals!
And a THANKS to Leigh-Ann at The Freckled Nest for supplying me with such a fun little post!

Til next time…

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

I return... with LOTS of news! :)

No longer out of commission! :)
You may notice I changed up the look of my blog.

NO I'm not having problems haha... I just think it is a very beautiful picture. I wish I knew the artist's name!

So the past few weeks have been extremely eventful. That is why I haven't been able to post until NOW! :P

A few weeks ago our friends Justin and Felicia came to visit from SoCal and Washington.

Here is a slideshow of all our fun!

Then after the visit I got right down to turning in JOB APPLICATIONS...
I turned some in to little cafes and restaurants but alas... no luck there...
Then I turned one in to a little Veterinarian Clinic. Haven't heard back from them so I am guessing they don't need a receptionist. Then I turned one in to Panera Bread Company... and I found out that if I would have submitted it just a BIT sooner, I would have probably gotten a job there... The gal told me that they JUST hired someone... :(
HOWEVER!!!! The future is looking bright! I submitted an application online to Target and they were looking for help. I'll be calling them tomorrow to see if they've looked at my application and to get them to call me back for an interview! Hehe! Hopefully all works out, because I am going NUTS sitting in the apartment all day!

Then this past weekend was EASTER! We went to Matt's parents house to visit and stayed overnight. On Sunday we left early to attend the San Francisco Giants EASTER game! It was fabulous and I think I am in love with Brian Wilson! :P
Here are the pictures!

ANYWAY that is all I have to say for now. I'll keep you posted on the little tidbits of my recent happenings!


Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Couch Assembly Time Lapse Video!

And now! The video you’ve all been waiting for (hopefully)!
The Couch Assembly Time Lapse Video!

Enjoy! I made this just for you guys! :)

Once I get the apartment cleaned up, I will give you guys the GRAND TOUR! Stay tuned! :D