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Thursday, October 13

Hime-Gyaru. ♥

Hime Gyaru, literally translating to "princess-gal", the idea is to wear princessy dresses, pastel colors, sport big hair, and lots of big beautiful accessories. Just like a princess. So the idea of this post is to introduce you to Hime Gyaru and also to point you to some great HG items on etsy! :) Hope you enjoy!






(I love this one! ^)



(I thought this was so lovely!)









(I know this is more loli, but god I want that jacket!!)



(Ayumi Hamasaki is so gorgeous!!)


(LOVE!)

$18 swan princess necklace

Hime Gyaru Swan Princess Necklace by Yumpopboutique


$18 Hime nails

Royal Hime Gyaru Princess Nails


$25 Fox Tail

Hime Gyaru fox Tail Pink White


$20.50 lacey bear ring

Kawaii Hime Princess Sweet Lolita Bear Ring


$15 Chocolate strawberry collar



$20 pink lace bow

Pink Lace Princess Himegyaru Lolita Hair Bow


$15 Chocolate pink bow necklace

Sweet Chocolate Pink Bow Necklace


$8 strawberry whipped cream barette




Hope you enjoyed!

~lissi~~

Tuesday, October 11

Re: Snickerdoodles. ♥

For the past two days I have been making snickerdoodles with that recipe and my friends and family love them so much that I have been playing with the recipe to find new takes on it!  so here are some ideas in case you want to play around with yours as well:


  1. I added 2 tablespoons of Pumpkin Spice Coffee creamer, it really added that extra autumn spice. :)
  2. drizzle the cookies with caramel and/or chocolate
  3. add things to the cookies: candy corn, m&ms, chocolate, nuts, whatever
So yeah, just though I'd give you a little more inspiration for creativity! Enjoy a wonderful Autumn!

~Lissi~~

Sunday, October 9

Snickerdoodles. ♥

Right now I am trying to write an essay for Southern Culture while resisting the temptations of the inter-webs, blogging, editing pictures from my lovely lovely weekend, and (most importantly) baking snickerdoodles. As you see, I'm losing that battle, but hopefully this will just be a quick post. Since it's Autumn here in the States, it is my absolute favorite time of year, and the best time, in my opinion, to bake! So I thought I would leave you with this quick and easy recipe for snickerdoodles. <3


Ingredients
        1. Oone box of Butter Pecan Cake mix
        2. 1/2 cup oil
        3. 2 eggs
        4. spices (optional) nutmeg, cinnamon,brown sugar, etc.
Directions
        1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees (Fahrenheit) 
        2. Combine ingredients until a dough is formed
        3. Roll ingredients into small balls and coat in sugar and cinnamon
        4. put balls on greased cookie sheet
        5. bake 8-10 or until they're cooked to your liking.
Then you're done! I hope you're cookies turn out wonderfully, happy baking!
~~Lissi~~