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Friday, February 27, 2009

Hmmmm....



"My mom licked me - that was her punishment. If I was a little uppity or if I didn’t listen or if she wanted to get my attention, she’d lick the side of my face or under my armpit. My mom’s a six-foot-tall amazon and she’d say, ‘’You came out of my vagina and I own every part of you,’’ and she’d lick me like I was her wee pup and she was a lioness. It was humiliating and really intense. Very primal. It’s not spanking, but it definitely works."

- Rosario Dawson tells The New York Times

[Image via WENN.]

Say what???? Read it here

Thursday, February 26, 2009

If I were a sheep..... and more






A super cool design blog called 2modern above is a barn for sheep, and a design house by designer Takao Shiotsuka. Breathtaking designs!

These are incredible





These are incredible pieces for the home from LA designer Marjorie Skouras

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

We need more fish!



Once again health experts are saying WE NEED TO EAT MORE FISH! I for one am unfortunately allergic to fish, but I will start taking supplements as of TOMORROW!!! Here is an article about it.

I heart him for this...



Barack Obama to Honor His Musical Hero, Stevie Wonder
(from us magazine)

During Barack Obama's presidential campaign, Stevie Wonder honored him in song at rallies and fundraisers. Now the President is returning the favor to the artist he's called his musical hero.

On Wednesday, Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will present Wonder, 58, with the Library of Congress's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

The salute, to be held in the White House's East Room and broadcast Thursday night on PBS, will feature artists including Martina McBride (who will sing Wonder's hit "You and I"), Will.I.Am, Tony Bennett, Paul Simon and India.Arie.

Obama last year told Rolling Stone that he really got into music during Wonder's heyday in the early '70s, when Wonder released albums like Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life. "So that was a guy I loved," Obama said.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Sweet B special !Luxe earrings

 



Special today! On sale for 50 dollars! Mention Sweet B Blog at checkout to recieve the special price. Difference will be refunded to you after checkout! Click here to find the jewels
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Gorgeous furniture




Furniture by Michael Arras

Therme on Monday!






Let's go shall we?????? Click here for more info on the Therme Vals in Switzerland.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

For true facebook fans!

SOCIETY
Facebook Made Me Do It
Seven lies we tell ourselves about social networking.
By Raina Kelley | Newsweek Web Exclusiv

1. I Only Friend People I Really Know: Stop pretending you have standards; you will friend anyone. You would accept Bernie Madoff if he asked. You want your friend count to be sky-high. That's why I accept all sorts of people I haven't seen in 20 years and couldn't pick out of a line-up. I refuseto have one less friend than my arch nemesis from college. I will not tolerate a lower count than my annoying colleague who sucks her teeth in meetings whenever I say anything. Admit it, you're no better than I am--how many of your "friends" would you invite to your house?

To read the other 6 hilarious facebook truths go here


This is pretty funny :)

Friday, February 20, 2009

Sweet B Jewels



HUGE 30 % OFF SALE ON ALL PIECES UNTIL SUNDAY !!!! View all pieces here

(all prices are in dollars) Extra great price for the european buyers because of the exchange rate to euros!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Nice spice


FInd these delightful Indian spices here

description from seller:
A perfect way to experiment with cooking a new cuisine!

Take a virtual trip to India with this lovely collection of spices. Be adventurous and try making chicken tikka with aromatic basmati rice or simply add some new flavors to a lentil soup!

This lovely gift box contains eight 1.75 inch (48 mm) glass top containers filled with essential spices for Indian cooking. This kit contains cumin seeds, coriander seeds, ground turmeric, organic curry blend, garam masala (a sweet blend of cardamom, cinnamon, cumin, cloves, black pepper and nutmeg), star anise, fenugreek and tandoori masala (a spicy blend of paprika, coriander, cumin, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon and cayenne pepper).

Each container holds between 1 to 1.5 ounces (30-45 g) of spice.
Box size: 4 x 4 x 2 inches (10 x 10 x 5 cm)
Containers are labeled on the side and are individually sealed for safe shipping.

Makes a great gift for a foodie or the adventurous chef in your life!

Bon appetit!

Nu shoes



Some cute kicks for the summer here

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

I want one of these!



Text from the design blog-
How often does your cup of coffee or tea get cold in a day while working on your table at home or office? Not sure about you, but I have to visit the kitchen more than once to (re)warm my cup of coffee. If you too are suffering from the same snag, designer Dmitriy Shcherbakov has come up with an innovative device that will help you in warming or chilling your beverages in no time, without leaving your seat. Hailed as ‘Gradient,’ the portable device maintains a constant temperature, with the buttons located on the case, until you gulp the last sip of your coffee. The heating surface of the device keeps your cup warm, while the impeller located at the top of the case chills your beverages. The Gradient highlights the temperature on a LED display. The LED light turns red when set in the warming mode, and it becomes blue while in chilling mode. The portable device by the Russian designer runs on electric power (consuming 20 W) and measures133×112x240 mm only.


find out more here

Kinda cool....



reflective glowing things GO GREEN!

A bit about the Berlin Fashion week




see more here

Sunday, February 15, 2009

A little bit of color at the fashion shows



On a positive monday note. The New York Fashion Week is seeing more models of color. I applaud this, as I have been distraught in the past at the lack of color being represented in the fashion industry modeling side. This is a welcome change:)

To read about it go here

Sweet B Pics....






Flower Arrangement by Folker H. Photos from Brooke R.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Please enjoy the special Valentine's day music playlist/player on my blog!

You might get a good laugh out of the music choices on the music player today! All having something to do with the Valentine's day spirit... or NOT! LOL! ENJOY!

**IMPORTANT**You can use the player like a real tape player. Click on the mini fast forward, stop, rewind buttons etc. on the player in the top right corner of this page.

Happy Valentine's Day!



Who doesn't love Godiva Chocolates??

Hope that everyone feels loved and appreciated.... most of the time ♥ ☺

Think pink




Half way through the video there is a report about an incident in India. Be glad that most of us are in a place where this does NOT happen. PINK PANTIES

Thursday, February 12, 2009

What's really going on Joaquin Phoenix?



What is goin' on here?????

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

We still ♥ Michelle Pfeifer



Michelle Pfeiffer: Turning 50 Has Been Liberating!

BERLIN — Michelle Pfeiffer has no problem with getting older _ in fact, she says, she found hitting 50 "liberating."

Pfeiffer appeared at the Berlin film festival Tuesday with "Cheri," directed by Stephen Frears, in which she stars as a 1920s lady of leisure who strikes up a relationship with a much younger man, played by Rupert Friend.

"It seems that my leading men just keep getting younger the older I get," Pfeiffer said a news conference. "It seems that people have an aversion to casting people of the same age _ luckily for me, I don't really mind it."

"The older you get, the roles actually become more interesting," said Pfeiffer, who turned 50 last year.

"If you think hitting 40 is liberating, wait till you hit 50 _ and I was surprised at how liberating it was," she said. "The anticipation of something is always much worse than the reality."

"Cheri," a melodrama which also stars Kathy Bates, is an adaptation of a novel by French writer Colette.

It teams up Pfeiffer and British director Frears 21 years after "Dangerous Liaisons," a film of which the actress said she had "fond memories."

"Cheri," which had its premiere in Berlin, is one of 18 contenders for the top Golden Bear award at the annual festival. The winner will be announced Saturday.

HOW REFRESHING IT IS TO HEAR FROM HER AGAIN! READ THE ARTICLE HERE

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Love Stories





I always did enjoy a good love story:)


A new anthology of literary love stories—the third collection in the appealing Pocket Classics format—perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Here are nineteen stories from a rich array of writers, and here is every kind of romantic entanglement: from the raw, erotic passion of D. H. Lawrence and Colette to the wickedly cynical comedy of Dorothy Parker and Roald Dahl, from the yearnings of unrequited romantic illusions in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Winter Dreams” to the agonizing madness of jealousy in Vladimir Nabokov’s “That in Aleppo Once . . .” The objects of passion in these stories range from a glamorous silent-movie starlet in Elizabeth Bowen’s haunting “Dead Mabelle” to an emotionally opaque heart surgeon in Margaret Atwood’s “Bluebeard’s Egg.” Jhumpa Lahiri plumbs the depths of despair between a husband and wife separated by tragedy, while Lorrie Moore movingly portrays a husband and wife for whom tragedy becomes a bond. Katherine Mansfield, Tobias Wolff, and William Trevor explore the intricacies of long-term relationships, while Guy de Maupassant, Italo Calvino, and T. C. Boyle portray the initial, elemental force of love.

A collection as alluring, moving, and intoxicating as its timeless theme.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Bitch Please I'm from California



Just for Fun - Totally Random
Description:
You know you're from California when...../Californians are better because............

Everyone hates cops

You live next door to mexicans

You say "like" and "for sure" and "right on" and "dude" and "totally" and "peace out" and "chill" and "tight" and "bro" and "hell of" and "hella"(Nor Cal only) and "faded" and "stoked" and "fo sho" and you say them often

You know what real cheese taste like.

All the porn you watch is made here, cause we fuck better and thats how it is.

You don't get snowdays off because theres only snow in Mammoth, Tahoe, Shasta, and Big Bear.

You can wear sandals all year long.

You go to the Beach - not "down to the shore."

You know 65 mph really means 100.

When someone cuts you off, they get the horn and the finger and high speed chase cuz we dont fuck around on the road.

The drinking age is 21 but everyone starts at 14 (legally 18 if you live close enough to the border).

Our governor can kick your governors ass.

You can go out at midnight.

You judge people based on what area code they live in, and when asked where you're from, you give your area code.

You might get looked at funny by locals when you're on vacation in their state, but when they find out you're from California you turn into a Greek GOD.

We don't stop at stop signs... we do a "california roll"
No cop no stop baby!

You can get fresh and REAL Mexican food 24 hours a day.

All the TV shows you "other" states watch get filmed here.

EVERYONE smokes weed. no exceptions.

We're the Golden State. Not the Cheese State. Not the Garden State.....GOLDEN!!!

We have In-N-Out (Arizona and Vegas are lucky we share that with them).

We have the most representation in the House of Representatives, which means our opinion means more than yours, which means we're better than you.

The best athletes come from here.

We got disneyland....wut now!

We have The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf which is way better than Starbucks.

We call it soda, not pop.

Oh, and no one from California calls it Cali... that's how we know you're not from around here.
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The fastest part of your commute is down your driveway.

You were born somewhere else.

Your sense of direction=Toward the ocean and away from the ocean.

You eat an In n Out burger at least once a week!!!

You know how to eat an artichoke.

The primary bugs that you worry about are electronic.

Your car has bullet-proof windows.

Left is right and right is wrong.

Your monthly house payments exceed your annual income.

You can't find your other earring because your son/brother is wearing it.

You drive to your neighborhood block party.

Your family tree contains "significant others."

You don't exterminate your roaches, you smoke them.

You see 25 lawyers chasing an ambulance.

More than clothes come out of the closets.

You go to a tanning salon before going to the beach.

More money is spent on facelifts than on diapers.

Smoking in your office is not optional.

You pack shorts and a T-shirt for skiing in the snow, and a sweater and a wetsuit for the beach.

When you can't schedule a meeting because you must "do lunch."

Your children learn to walk in Birkenstocks.

You'll reluctantly miss yoga class to wait for the hot tub repairman.

You consult your horoscope before planning your day.
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All highways into the state say: "no fruits."

All highways out of the state say: "Go back."

The Terminator is your governor

You can't remember . . . is pot illegal?

It's barely sprinkling rain and there's a report on every news station: "STORM WATCH"

You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from California.

Your coworker has 8 body piercings and none are visible.

You make over $300,000 and still can't afford a house.

You take a bus and are shocked at two people carrying on a conversation in English.

You don't care what race people are because you're too busy wondering what gender they are.

You have a very strong opinion about where your coffee beans are grown and can taste the difference between Sumatran and Ethiopian.

You know which restaurant serves the freshest arugula.

It's barely sprinkling rain outside, so you leave for work an hour early to avoid all the weather-related accidents.

A really great parking space can totally move you to tears.

A low speed police pursuit will interrupt ANY TV broadcast.

Gas costs $1.00 per gallon more than anywhere else in the U.S.

A man gets on the bus in full leather regalia and crotchless chaps. You don't even notice.

Unlike back home, the guy at 8:30 am at Starbucks wearing the baseball cap and sunglasses who looks like George Clooney IS George Clooney.

Your car insurance costs as much as your house payment.

The normal symbols on restrooms mean "people wearing pants" and "people wearing skirts".

Your hairdresser is straight, your plumber is gay, the woman who delivers your mail is into S &M, and your Mary Kay rep is a guy in drag.

Both you AND your dog have therapists.

You have to leave the big company meeting early because Billy Blanks himself is teaching the 4:00 PM Tae Bo class.

You pass an elementary school playground and the children are all busy with their cell phones or pagers.

The 'Grosser Michel' in Hamburg











A tour of the boat 'Grosser Michel' and surroundings at the Hamburg hafen on a beautiful sunny friday. We might be doing monthly parties here at this fabulous location! Will keep you posted about the events.......

"The hafen in Hamburg,Germany on friday!





Lil Wayne does the top 10



He's kinda sweet in this.....like a big little kid. Do we like men that are like big little kids?

We're gonna be in the Hudson!






These could have been his famous last words, but he saved it!!!!!!Miraculous!

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Odi et Amo: Why not stop and eat the roses?

Odi et Amo: Why not stop and eat the roses?

The Dzang of the week!



Hackers did there thing on the freeway in the US. They hacked into the freeway alert signs in early rush hour traffic. It is kinda funny, but of course it is kinda dangerous. What if the signs said something like"ROAD ENDING IN 500 FEET" then it would not be so funny to change it. But it's still kinda funny to be driving down the freeway in early morning traffic and to see that written on the normal traffic control sign:) kinda funny....:/
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