All her dreams are made of strawberry lemonade . . .

random post: cell fone pix.

Alison (a fine frenzy)

BFF 4 life!! :)))))))))))

taking a spin on my sister's bike

true lubbb 4ever!!

the view from walking up the street in that major effin snowstorm. SICK!

i finally made it to the bus stop. yes. i'm mental. i take long trips in wicked ass snowstorms. cuz that's how i roll.. hehehe ;)))

my bad ass kitty will EAT your face. she is super FIERCE!!! watch out! the mighty Lilly has been unleashed!! mrrrrrawr!!

this isn't a cell pic.. but i'm adding it.. cuz he's my sexy ass pirate boyfriend. we make piratey sexy time together. ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR..xoxox.

the end ♥

A note from Gwen.


Been thinking so much about you all lately as I am back in the studio again with the boys trying to write some new music. What an amazing few years it has been. So inspired going through the dance record phase of my life. Thank you so much for all your support! The tour was incredible. We ended up doing over 100 shows around the world and it was so rewarding and again inspiring. Thank you to everyone who came out to see it...memories for life! Great to be home with with all my boys. Feels crazy to be pregnant all over again!!!!! We have been spending every day up in the little studio in our house trying to write music. My favorite part so far is just seeing the guys everyday and hanging out. We have so much fun together. The songwriting part is a bit slow on my part...I think it has something to do with the baby in my belly but I'm sure it is all of the process and I really believe this could be the most inspired No Doubt record so far. Cant wait to see what happens.

All my love

Hydration has never been so yummy!

Tired of drinking just plain ol' water to hydrate? Well, here are two of my staple items that I drink on a daily basis. They're fabulous, super great for you.. and they taste fantastic! You can pretty much get them at most convenient stores.

Aloe vera drink: Ok seriously.. this stuff is so fucking DELICIOUS. it has these little floaties in it that remind me of the green grapes my neighbour used to grow on his vines. (it's available in sugar free in some places.. but i prefer the regular).

Aquafina Plus+ with antioxidants (vitamin water): I know there's a bunch of these so-called vitamin waters flooding the market in the past little while but my favourite for the time being is this one by Aquafina.. which is interesting.. because i dislike regular Aquafina water. It seems to have this tinny taste to it all the time. Anyhoo, the vitamin water has antioxidants in it as well.. and it comes in three flavours (that i've seen so far) Pomegranate Cherry, Passionfruit Citrus, and Blackcherry Grape.. which is my favourite!

I am, however, slightly displeased.. as they may be discontinuing it and have just the vitamin water (minus antioxidants) which, from what i've heard, doesn't taste nearly as good for some unknown reason.
: (( booo urns!


anyhoo, I'm off to sleepy town. So, go get yerself some good drinkage and feel fantatic!!!


Love is a temporary madness.

"When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake, and then it subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the desire to mate every second of the day. It is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every part of your body. No... don't blush. I am telling you some truths. For that is just being in love; which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over, when being in love has burned away. Doesn't sound very exciting, does it? But it is!"

~ Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Festa di San Giuseppe.


Oh St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interest and desires. Oh St. Joseph, do asssist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your divine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having engaged here below your heavenly power, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of Fathers. Oh St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating you, and Jesus asleep in your arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press Him in my name and kiss His fine head for me, and ask him to return the Kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls, pray for me.

-Ancient Prayer to St Joseph


Today is my name saint day. I always remember it because it's one of the major ones they celebrate and my parents always buy me a bunch of stuff and i get all sorts of hugs and kisses and pastries.. hehe

I love how my star sign is the sign of the Virgin Mary and my name is the name of the father. How the hell did that pan out? I guess I'm just that saintly... ; )) hehe

Anyhoo.. so, today is my day (and the pope's day too!hehe) and a million other people under the name of Giuseppe.. so, go celebrate it and eat some Zeppole!!

Two of the same don't make a match.

Gawd.. I'm going to sound like such a stupid bitch for this post.. but I can't help it. I'm sorry.. and I'm SOO sorry for being an asshole and saying this.. but i just needed it to be out there.

What is it with guys thinking that someone just like them is perfect? Most guys look for a girl that is the same as them.. and they fall hard for it. "omg this girl is so perfeeeeect" or whatever. Because she's so similar to him. it's uncanny sometimes. same star signs.. make them a perfect match.. cuz they're such like-thinkers.. could it be anymore fabulous? NO. WRong. SO WRONG. It's never a good match. It SOMETIMES works out.. but mostly not.

Girls don't want a dood who's just like them. Girls can be great friends with someone like that.. they have so much in common in terms of personality and ideas, mannerisms, thoughts, etc etc etc.. you catch my drift.

And maybe I shouldn't speak on behalf of all girls because I'm only speaking from my own experiences........ but honestly.. i don't WANT someone like me. If i wanted someone like me.. i'd marry myself.. and make sweet love to myself all day long. .MmmmMMmm xxxx. hehehe

And i'm SO sorry if I seem like i'm being unfair and a total jerk for thinking like this.. but i can't help it. and if i already know that.. then what's the point of trying? I'm not attracted to people who are like me. I can be great friends with them.. i sure can.. but that's it. Hell, i dunno how people are even attracted to me half the time.. : // but SERIOUSLY.... don't take it personally. don't get offended. It's not about YOU. it's not about ME. IT's just the way the stars were aligned. and Sure.. it's not always set in stone.. BUt sorry man.. it's pretty much true almost all the freaking time.

Two of the same almost NEVER make a good match.

Just accept it. And people, go look for something different and better. :))
I promise you'll find a good long lasting love that can overcome anything and everything.

A Fine Frenzy & Ferras.

Ok.. let me start off by saying that A Fine Frenzy was absolutely phenomenal last night. Definitely one of the best performances I have ever seen. Ever. And NO.. i'm not just saying that to make a certain someone feel bad. In fact.. I was thinking how they would've liked it so much if they were there. :P

Allison is so sweet and remarkably talented. She has the prettiest voice and the most powerful too. Her piano playing is amazing. I enjoyed the show so much! And it was such a small, intimate setting which made it all the better. I wish I brought my camera with me. I'm kicking my ass for leaving it at home.. I've posted a million A Fine Frenzy videos/songs on my blogs in the past.. so, I won't bother doing that now.

I would, however, like to mention the opening act Ferras. This guy is absolutely fantastic. Plus, VERY entertaining. I was very impressed and the show was beyond incredible. For those of you who haven't heard of him yet.. well, you will soon enough. Here's a couple of songs for you to check out.

P.S. Happy St. Patty's day everyone! :)))

Rise up! Free your mind of what they say.

two-headed monster on the big blue screen
they tell you how to spend your dime
now all the minutes change to hours
then the days fly by
and nothing occupies your mind

beautiful people tell you what to wear
and who to be
and what to buy
it's time to leave it all behind and...

rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! shakedown!

without a doubt they've thought of everything
of every way to steal your time
now all the days have changed to weeks
and still the years fly by
never thought to question why

pretty people
all those people
talking at you
talking what when why
come on and leave it all behind and...

rise up! shakedown!
rise up! shakedown!
rise up!

Studying abroad.

My professor was at my work yesterday and she spoke to me about the summer trip to Italy. You go to Bologna for one month and it's intensive classes on language and culture. She really thinks I should consider going. I want to SO bad.. Lord knows how much I miss it so badly there... and some of my relatives live right near there. ... but the deadline to register is in just over a week... and I honestly don't have the cash to spend right now. I really wish I had heard about it sooner.. because I would've went for sure. The only reason I never gave it a thought before was because it was so much money.. but she just informed me that all students applying for a bursary to study to abroad, get the approval and money for it! I wish I knew that sooner! Well, either way.. if I can't this summer.. I will for sure next summer.. now that I have that information.

But.. I'm still considering going for this summer.. .. I'm going to try to make it happen *crosses fingers*.. wish me luck!!! : )))

Read more about it here.

What do you think of me?

Do this now. : ))))))

Then I'm going out of my mind...

Your Moon is in Pisces

Tenderhearted and sympathetic to an unusual degree, you have an understanding of other people's feelings and needs which borders on being telepathic. You are extremely compassionate and cannot bear to see any fellow creature - be it human or animal -suffer. Because of your kindness and nonjudgmental attitude, people in pain or confusion are drawn to you for help, which you readily give. Sometimes your softheartedness is taken advantage of.

You are a gentle, poetic soul and have a great love and affinity for music. Because many of your feelings are nebulous and vague and you cannot easily verbalize how you experience life, music seems a natural language for you. You are also tremendously romantic and are often "in love with love".


I don't wanna give up tomorrow..

I just can't understand why we're going on..

I hate you snow.

hahaha with all the damn white stuff we've been getting.. I thought I'd take this opportunity to post one of my most favourite things ever. I absolutely adore Rick Mercer. Check out his stuff if you get a chance.. but this .. this is just damn hilarious.. and if you know all about us lovely Torontonians.... (aka..calling in the army to defeat the mighty evil snow back in the blizzard of January 1999.. we will SO never live that one down.. lol).. then, you'll appreciate this video too. And laugh yer friggen ass off!

Enjoy! : )))))))))))

Sights and smells.

...because the smell of instant coffee always reminds me of you.

We're getting more friggen snow. I might take pix tomorrow.
Hoorah. X_x

Now I know.. you're in magazines.

boredom leads to...

The uncertainty you had of me brought clouded shaded company.

You had the best
but you gave her up
cuz dependency might interrupt.

Idealistic will so hard to please
put your indecisive mind at ease....................................................

Falling from hopes so high...


You must have been kissing a fool...

You can never change the way they feel,
Better let them do just what they will,
For they will,
If you let them,
Steal your heart from you,
Will always make a lover feel a fool,
But you knew I loved you,
We could have shown them all,
We should have seen love through.

Fooled me with the tears in your eyes,
Covered me with kisses and lies,
So goodbye,
But please don't take my heart...

You are far,
I'm never gonna be your star,
I'll pick up the pieces
And mend my heart,
Maybe I'll be strong enough,
I don't know where to start,
But I'll never find
Peace of mind,
While I listen to my heart,

You are far,
When I could have been your star,
You listened to people,
Who scared you to death, and from my heart,
Strange that I was wrong enough,
To think you'd love me too.
I guess you were kissing a fool,
You must have been kissing a fool.

Ever lost a camera?

Well, if you've ever lost photos or a camera or memory cards..etc. and wondered if you could ever get them back, you may want to try checking out this site:

Pass it along to everyone you know! :)))))