Monday, August 31, 2009

If you love Dolphins

from HelloTxtIf you love Dolphins and want to make a difference then go see the movie The Cove and go to their website:

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Beach House Style Guide

Ok this could be fun! Think of green beach living! As in using what you have, if you do purchase, use organic fabrics, paints that are no voc, natural flooring and upcycled furniture.
Or just enjoy the pictures and don't fret about it at all!
Just enjoy and drift away to your imaginary beach house!
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Beach House Style Guide

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How to Shuck an Oyster

How-to Shuck An Oyster
Julia Rutland, our Senior Food Editor, will show you how to shuck fresh oysters with ease.
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Calling all Bob Marley Lovers (like me!)

Just got a email from Pandora, and finally I guess they got a Bob Marley Station! Yah Mon, it is rainbow love kinda time!

Listen and ENJOY your Day! Dance a bit and Twirl around to Bob and friends! Jah Mon!
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I thought you would like to try this Bob Marley Radio station I created on Pandora. Just click the link below and start listening.

“Bob Marley Radio”
Click here to listen
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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Woolworth Museum in Downtown Oxnard

From Conejo Valley guide

This is just a few miles from my house! Will stop by one day fa sure!

The Woolworth Museum in Downtown Oxnard

Stop by Downtown Oxnard for what is believed to be the only Woolworth Museum in the world! Located in the Woolworth Building (circa 1950) at 210 West Fourth Street, Oxnard, this small and unique museum contains all sorts of nostalgic items associated with the F. W. Woolworth Company, one of the original "five and dime" stores. The building is located at the corner of South A Street and West 4th Street and the museum entrance is on the 4th Street side adjacent to an ATM.

The Woolworth Museum resides in the 16,800 square foot Woolworth Building that was completely redeveloped in 2003 and is occupied by tenants and the Fresh and Fabulous Cafe.  I visited the building and it is beautifully done, the museum is really cool (see video clip below) and the cafe serves delicious food (the spinach quiche I dined on was incredibly mouthwatering, savory and satisfying).  The museum can also be accessed by walking through the Cafe.

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The museum features all sorts of items. Many are actual old items that exemplified what the Woolworth's used to sell. There are souvenirs from the Woolworth Building in New York, which was the tallest building in the world when completed in 1913.

Some items on display relate directly to this building and the people who worked there, including two managers and a woman who worked here on the first day that the store opened in 1950 (she still lives in Oxnard!).

There is an entire collection of books related to the Woolworth stores and history. There are several items from the old lunch counters, including dishes and menus, and there are some items that relate directly to the pivotal Civil Rights sit-in that took place at a Woolworth Lunch Counter in 1960.

There are photos of numerous Woolworth stores from 1878 through the 1960s throughout the building. In addition, there is a working antique dial pay-phone, a take-your-own photo booth from the 1940s, and many games and vending machines from...

Omgosh this so is true true true!

Rock on Macrame! And all forms of Crafting!
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Summer of Love Event Pics

Me at the Mic, oh boy how great is that, a Italian/Irish grrl that loves to chat!
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Summer of Love Pics

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A few Pictures from the Summer of Love Event in Fla

Ok it was first thing in the morning!
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Friday, August 21, 2009

Oh how fun on a Friday Nite! :)

This would be great to do in our home in Florida! Oh well hope the Renters are having fun outdoors in the big backyard!
This would be hard to do in our Apt! Fa Sure! HAHA!
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Outdoor Movie Party
An outdoor movie party is just the ticket for a good time with family and friends. Contrary to popular belief, you don't need lots of space or special equipment.
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Test Your Summer Pop Culture IQ
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From Organic Spa Blog: A Big hug and thank u!!!

Our blogroll contest winner!

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The winner of our blogroll contest is Shanti Johnson of  She is going to receive an Organic Spa Magazine goody bag full of organic and health products.  I want thank everyone who has added us on their blogroll, I enjoy all of your websites and visit them often.  Congratulations Shanti!

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