Wednesday, March 31, 2010

PM Edition of the Hotness

Pam101 WOULD LOVE TO BE AT TODAY'S PM HOTNESS! It's the beach! Anywhere with white sand and clear water...Heaven!

Afternoon Funny

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Ricky Martin Is Gay
Colbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care Reform

Boo101 update: There's a Were-Cougar on the Prowl

This weekend while Pam101 and friends watched New Moon on DVD, we came to the realization that Baby Boo might actually have a shot as a Jacob look-a-like. (Mr. Boo has squinty little eyes just like him! Click here to read my post about it.)

At that moment, Pam101 laid her virtual Cougie imprint on Baby Boo, ala Jacob on Renesemee in Book 4 of the Twilight series. "If your son looks like Jacob, I might have to fly him up to mow my lawn."

Mr.Wonderful is going to serenade me!

Mr.Wonderful (my amazing friend Jeff) is learning how to play the guitar. Read the funny email (i asked Jeff to come over to watch Jacob on New Moon with me) we had today...

From: Mr.Wonderful
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:45 PM
To: Pam101
Subject: RE: 2 questions

I'm going to go to the gym tonight, then i need to practice my guitar in anticipation of my next lesson tomorrow...

Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:45 PM
To: Mr.Wonderful
Subject: RE: 2 questions
Come play outside my window...

From: Mr.Wonderful
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:45 PM
To: Pam101
Subject: RE: 2 questions
i will learn how to play "flightless bird" on the guitar and come serenade you one night...

I think I just heard screams coming from Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH -- Teens and tweens in western Pennsylvania can prepare to swoon: Teen heartthrob Taylor Lautner is coming to town.

Lautner is coming to Pittsburgh in the summer to make a movie called "Abduction."

Lautner is perhaps best known for playing werewolf Jacob Black in the movies that make up the "Twilight" franchise.

The movie to be filmed in Pittsburgh is being made by Lionsgate and directed by John Singleton.

An official with Lionsgate said shooting for the movie will begin in July.

Here's the thing....

Pam101 could care less about college football. But as a lover of all things related to Austin I find myself wanting to go to a Longhorns is the lineup for the 2010 season:
Sept. 4 Rice
Sept. 11 Wyoming
Sept. 18 Texas Tech
Sept. 25 UCLA
Oct. 2 Oklahoma
Oct. 16 Nebraska
Oct. 23 Iowa State
Oct. 30 Baylor
Nov. 6 Kansas State
Nov. 13 Oklahoma State
Nov. 20 Florida Atlantic
Nov. 25 Texas A&M

Yesterday's PM Hotness is May's UK Harper 's Bazaar Cover Girl

Jennifer Aniston (a Pam101 fave) is May's UK Harper's Bazaar cover girl...Here are a few blurbs:
On her rebirth:
"The last five years have been about spring cleaning for me. Now it's time for my rebirth. I love trying new things. I can't just be put in a box."

On the power of women:
"I grew up admiring strong women like journalist Barbara Walters and super-agent Sue Mengers, who represented Ali McGraw. But now look where we've got to as women. We've had a woman run for President. There is nothing like our power."

On botox:
"I could do it, and I mean these lines are getting deeper every day, but when I tell you what's happened to me - these lines are just about living. Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated. My advice: just stop eating shit every day."

Screaming for Team Jacob!

AAaaaaah! from laura cruzada on Vimeo.

Seriously...Boo's baby is a Pam101 fave!

Recipe of the Day

Someday this summer Pam101 is making this!! Ina's (my soon to be BFF) Grilled Tuna Nicoise Platter!!! The recipe is too long to post so you will have to go to Food Network to get it but it will be worth the CLICK!

Dana's boys make their Pam101 debut!

It dawned on me yesterday that I have never posted a pic to the Pam101 fans of Dana's (Mama D) boys. And I know how the Pam101 fans love a cute baby photo every now and here it is...their debut!

Dominic-2 1/2 and Logan 4 almost 5 Months.

Holy Shit News of the Day!

NYTimes and Daily Beast:
Sad news out of New York: a 21-year-old man died after leaping off the Empire State Building, The New York Times reports. The man took a running start and vaulted over a barrier on the 86th floor observation deck around 6:15 pm on Tuesday, and landed on a sidewalk near a Bank of America Branch near the building on West 34th Street. Since the building's construction in 1930, more than 30 people have died from such jumps.

Ben's Chili Bowl is the place to eat while in DC!

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, visited Ben’s Chili Bowl on Tuesday.

Sarkozy ordered a chili burger, while his wife opted for a hot dog with mustard and pickles. The couple also shared one of Ben’s famous half-smokes (sans bun).

Ben’s tells POLITICO that the Sarkozys dined in at the U Street restaurant with two of President Sarkozy's sons — who enjoyed the food so much they ordered a second round of half-smokes and cheeseburgers.

Spicy101 shared this with Pam101 this AM...Enjoy.

By watching this I realize being a celebrity seems like the easiest job ever!

Eclipse Stills!!!!

Click on the photo for HQ quality! Is it June 30th yet?!


The Cullen's are bad ass!

Jamie Escalante, legendary math teacher, dies at 79.

People: Jaime Escalante, the East Los Angeles math teacher whose story inspired the 1988 movie Stand and Deliver starring an Oscar-nominated Edward James Olmos, died at his son's Reno, Nevada, home Tuesday after a lengthy battle with bladder cancer. He was 79.

From his classroom at Garfield High School, the real-life hero completely transformed the school's math curriculum and pushed his struggling students to master advanced math and science courses. At one point, Garfield had the fifth-highest number of advanced placement calculus students in the country.

Escalante left the school in 1991 and taught in Sacramento before retiring to his native Bolivia in 2001. He is survived by his wife, two sons and six grandchildren – and a countless number of successful students.

Team Sandy 100%!

With his marriage to Sandra Bullock in crisis and his family's future on the line, Jesse James is seeking professional help, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"Jesse checked himself into a treatment facility to deal with personal issues," his rep said in a statement. "He realized that this time was crucial to help himself, help his family and help save his marriage."

While the rep did not specify the type of treatment facility, one source confirms he checked in on March 26, and that it was "100 percent his own idea" – and not the result of an ultimatum from Bullock.

Song of the Day

AM Edition of the Hotness

Today's AM Hotness is one that you really want to pet when you see but really shouldn''s Service Dogs! These dogs deserve an award every day! I followed one dog today helping a blind woman up an escalator! They help soldiers after wars, help kids go to school...they are amazing!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

PM Edition of the Hotness

Jennifer Aniston is today's PM Hotness! She has NEVER looked better!! Smokin hot lately!

Wow...and all I want is 1 pair!

Danielle Steel owns almost 6,000 (Yes, I have that right...6,000) pairs of Louboutin's!!

WWD: A WALK IN HIS SHOES: While most retailers last year saw a dramatic decline in business, Christian Louboutin claims to have emerged unscathed. In a piece in the May issue of Vanity Fair, the shoe designer said his business grew by double digits in 2009 (he sells more than 340,000 pairs of shoes annually, with prices that start at $495 and can reach the high five figures). He told writer Vanessa Grigoriadis that he doesn’t believe in advertising and marketing and said, while some celebrities receive a discount at his stores, he rarely gives shoes away. Louboutin is also very serious about those trademark red soles. Lanvin designer Albert Elbaz asked Louboutin to produce a line for one of his early collections. “At the time, I thought the red sole was too strong for my collection,” says Elbaz. “So I painted them black — a great mistake! He almost killed me.”

Louboutin’s best customers acquire dozens of shoes every year, but his “supertop customer” is author Danielle Steel, who reportedly has at least 6,000 pairs, if not more. “She comes to Paris, and she literally buys everything. Then she flies back to New York, says, ‘I’m a little disappointed — there’s nothing in the store,’ and walks out with 80 pairs,” he grinned. “She is super.”

Baby Boo is on Team Jacob?!

Is it true!? Is Baby Boo Team Jacob!? CLICK HERE for latest developments!!!

Pam101 will need tickets to this!!!

Winter Classic likely at Heinz Field
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A few details still have to be addressed, but things are falling into place for the Penguins and Washington to play the NHL's 2011 Winter Classic at Heinz Field Jan. 1.

There is no word on when an official announcement will come. The NHL traditionally does not make one until mid-summer, around the time the coming season's schedule is released.

Neither the Penguins nor the league will confirm that the game will played here.

It takes approximately two weeks to build and prepare an outdoor rink like the kind used in the NHL's New Year's Day games, so the Steelers' schedule will have to be tailored to allow for that work to be done.

Good news for peeps with student loans...

On Tuesday, President Obama signed student-loan reform into law, a piece of legislation that the Associated Press calls “the largest rewrite of federal college-assistance programs in four decades.” Obama’s reform will eliminate fees that private banks collect for acting as middlemen between needy students and the federal government. Those savings will then be used to grant Pell Grants, the federal loans that 8.5 million students currently take out. "This reform of the federal student loan programs will save taxpayers $68 billion over the next decade," Obama said in his weekly address. "And with this legislation, we're putting that money to use achieving a goal I set for America: By the end of this decade, we will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world."

Serendipity 3 is coming to DC!

POLITICO: The restaurant and dessert parlor is opening up in Georgetown later this year.

The signature foot-long hot dog was a favorite of Sarah Palin’s. When the former vice presidential nominee visited last year, she ordered one covered in chili and onions. Rudy Giuliani came by years ago for hot fudge sundaes with his kids. Bill Clinton once popped in for a bacon cheeseburger. Jackie O, meanwhile, preferred their famous (and trademarked!) Frrrozen Hot Chocolate dessert, made with 12 different chocolates. She even requested that Bruce come to the White House to make the secret recipe in their kitchen.

Yet none have dared order the restaurant’s budget-busting, Guinness World Record-setting chocolate sundae. (At $25,000, it’s the most expensive dessert in the world.) Served in a gold-lined Baccarat glass with a gold spoon decorated with chocolate-covered diamonds (for you to take home), it comes with 5 grams of edible 23-karat gold, chocolate that costs $2,600 a pound and caviar.

Cruz says Happy Tuesday!

Boo just sent me a photo of baby Boo. He apparently woke up happy from his nap. Happy Tuesday Afternoon Everyone!

How Adorable Is This!

Pam101 is a great Aunt! She sent these little Easter bunny's to all of her kids...Lucy, Will, Dominic, Logan and Cruz. Here is a photo of Cruz's.
You can order one of these adorable little guys from New Geneva Stoneware.

Tuesday Twilight Taco Night

Tonight Mr.Wonderful and Ms. America (that is what I call Tania because she is wonderful, kind, beautiful and smart) are coming over for Tuesday Twilight Taco Night! Jeff (Mr.Wonderful) and I have been having Taco Tuesday's for a while now and we love throwing in a little Twilight just for fun! Tonight is...New Moon! Because nothing goes better with taco's than Jacob without a shirt on.

Looking for a fun Easter craft?!

Martha's site is hopping with great Easter ideas. Here is one for a great way of delivering candy! CLICK HERE for instructions on how to make these paper-envelope rabbits!!

The most non-surprising announcement

Ricky Martin is surprise to any of us.

The singer posted a long statement that ended with, "I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am."

Huffington Post has full statement

Song of the Day

AM Edition of the Hotness

Pam101 has about 20 of today's AM Hotness! It is an essential staple to anyone's wardrobe! Even dudes look good in them! It's a SCARF! Today's AM Hotness can dress up or down an outfit and it can also make an outfit you have worn many times look completely different! H&M has a good selection but then again so do the vendors on the streets of NYC. While Pam101 tends to favor soft cotton ones she will not rule out trying to wear silk ones...just give me time to find the right one!

Monday, March 29, 2010

PM Edition of the Hotness

I am picking oranges as today's PM Hotness. Mainly because I couldn't come up with anything else and this was this the first thing I saw.

Guess what Pam101 learned this weekend....

While all the girls were out having brunch at Luna this Saturday AM...Spicy dropped a bomb on us all. After all the months and months of Twilight talk she tells us...SHE HAS NEVER READ THE BOOKS! NONE! We were can't talk to us until you do. She just sent me a note that she did indeed get her copy of Twilight today and is ready to rock.
Maybe Spicy will update the Pam101 fans her thoughts as she goes....

Dual Suicide Attacks In Moscow Subway

Two female suicide bombers killed at least 38 people in separate rush-hour attacks at Moscow subway stations early Monday. Authorities blamed rebels from Russia's Caucasus region, and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed those responsible would be "destroyed."

The train stations were packed when the bombers struck about 45 minutes apart during the morning commute. The first explosion went off around 8 a.m. at the Lubyanka station, less than a mile from the Kremlin. The station is underneath the building that houses the main offices of the Federal Security Service, or FSB, the KGB's main successor agency.

Full Story HERE

Remember Me is not in any DC theaters

The girls and I were going to go see Remember Me this Saturday only to find that it is only playing in 4 (yes, 4) theaters in the DC area! That sucks. Looks like I will have to Netflix it.

Song of the Day

Every time I hear this song I think of my brother's bachelor party. See, Pam101 drove an 18 passenger van through Pittsburgh full of her brother's friends. I took them to bars...I parked that beast on a narrow street in the South Side...But the funniest moment of all was when Today's Song Of The Day came on and the all yelled "TURN IT UP". So we blasted the music...and I am pretty sure I am the only one who remembers most of that night!

AM Edition of the Hotness

Friday's Crew: Cams, Lils, Steph, LaBomb, Jax and Boo

Sat's crew: Boo, Dana, Steph and Spicy...

Today's AM Hotness is...Pam101's FRIENDS who celebrated with her over the weekend! I always knew I had pretty amazing friends...I just never knew how amazing they were! Friends flew in, drove in and walked to celebrate with me :) They toasted, rented limos, decorated an apartment in an Alice and Wonderland theme...they went above and beyond to make my 30th one that I will never forget! I am incredibly lucky.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

A Night with Edward Cullen

Dana D didn't know Edward was 1 inch from her face...

Spicy said this was the best night ever!!! Sorry, Mr. Spicy!

Steph dreaming of meadows and blood....

Boo101 is a freak...

Edward is one lucky dude...

Pam101's 30's Birthday Party

Lauren and Lily threw me a Alice in Wonderland themed 30th Birthday Party...with a special guest appearance by Robbie P! It was a great night!!!!

Making my grand entrance....

Sing to Me....

Robbie P is always bothered!

Alice in Wonderland 30th Party!!!!!

Lils and LaBomb made a fantastic cake!

SURPRISE PAM101!!!!!!!!!!

Date night!

Anne and Cams!

Spicy and Steph!

Boo101, JJ and McHottie!

Boo101 becoming a vampire!!

Having a good laugh in the kitchen!!


Southwestern PA's finest!!

My fantastic new Swatch watch! Thanks friends!!

The party planners! LaBomb and Lils!

A day and night with BFF's

I was a lucky girl this weekend! All of my best friends arrived for the big 30th birthday festivities! Boo101, Spicy101, Steph and Dana! It was fantastic!

Spicy101 brought me flowers!

My amazing girlfriends! Dana, Boo, Steph and Spicy!

All dressed up and ready to go to dinner!

Back at Bistro du Coin...again!

The Pam101 Fan Fave...Boo101!!!!

My absolute fave pic of Spicy!

My best friend since 8th grade...Dana!