4 months and counting…

I keep doing this whole lapse thing in between posts; whoops! (Again). If I’m paying for my URL and hosting, I should theoretically be able to post whenever and not feel guilty by the frequency (or lack thereof)… right?   This time, I have three (!) excuses: Life Work SIMS!   I am verrrrryyyyy wrapped … Continue reading

Learning to Paint

I recently realized that I’m going on almost 9 months since I decided that I wanted to try watercolor painting, and I haven’t really posted much about it on my blog! Nothing specific prompted me to pick up a new hobby – I’ve always liked the idea of painting, but I’m not especially talented in … Continue reading

Book Review – Ready Player One

  Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Publisher: Random House, 2011 Pages: Paperback Edition, 384 pages Rating: 5/5 Ready Player One is the ultimate underdog story written by 2009’s Fanboys screenplay writer Ernest Cline. Set in the not-so-distant future of 2044, the world has changed and is more depressing than ever, and we’ve finally run out of our Earthly … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Buy Eminem’s New CD – A Semi-Review of the Marshall Mathers LP 2

My taste in music has always been a little… Diverse. Growing up, my parents didn’t live together so I would go from listening to NWA and reggae with my mom to Metallica and then, later, country music with my dad. I’ve always listened to almost everything equally, and one of my all-time favorite musicians is … Continue reading

Game Review: Bioshock Infinite (PS3)

Developer: Irrational Games Genre: Action-adventure, FPS Mode: Single Player Perspective: First person Platform: Playstation 3, PC, Xbox 360 Rating: Mature 17+ Final Score: 9/10 Welcome to Columbia, the beautiful City in the Sky. In Irrational Games‘ Bioshock Infinite, you play as Booker DeWitt (Troy Baker), a man of questionable moral integrity and a murky past. Set mostly in 1912, your initial … Continue reading

Extra Life Fundraiser + Happy Birthday, Kasyie!

View my EXTRA LIFE 2013 PROFILE ! There are some moments in your life that stay with you forever. Sometimes the moments are good, and the feelings you remember make you smile. Sometimes they aren’t, and they don’t. I have a lot of these moments. I think it’s pretty safe to say that we all … Continue reading

Game Review: Animal Jam (PC)

It’s no surprise that I love video games. It’s also not very surprising that I love kids, considering my Elementary Education major. What may be surprising though is the fact that there exists a free online game that is not only wildly addictive to me, as a 24 year old aspiring first grade teacher, but … Continue reading

Haul Post: Steam Summer Sale

Steam’s Summer Sale is notorious for taking some of the best and biggest PC titles and chopping their prices by sometimes up to 75% or more. Tons of games are $10 and under, it’s amazing. When this time of the year comes around, my wallet hides in fear because I decide I have to take … Continue reading

Be My Playstation Friend!

I’M SO EXCITED! Nick and I have lately been the best at getting really awesome deals or just being in the right place at the right time — We’ve gotten cool things for our apartment, free samples at Whole Foods, free movie tickets that saved us $84 on regular ticket admission, an awesome old vintage … Continue reading

Recipe: The Cake is a Lie! — The Portal Cake

In honor of last year’s Portal 2 release, I thought it’d be fun to wait until the midnight release (I had pre-ordered the game 3 months before! :D) while baking a yummy real life replica of the cake from the original game. Above is a photoshopped copy of the cake I made as well as a … Continue reading