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You’ve reached the page of The Princess of All Things Sparkly and Queen of Beating a Dead Horse and Non-Sequiters. Need proof? See below. I even have a crown. Hopefully, one day I’ll have a sash and get to ride in parades. Until then, I’ll be blogging and crafting and practicing my beauty queen wave.

I don’t think you can ever have too many Christmas lights, shoes, and books-or sparkly things.

A few of my favorite things:

Books: American Gods, Annie Freeman’s Fabulous Traveling Funeral, Shopgirl, Dandelion Wine

Songs: Streisand’s Don’t Rain on My Parade or Kool & the Gang’s Get Down on It.

Movies: Chasing Amy, Sense & Sensibility, Shakespeare in Love, Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Color: Sparkly

TV Shows: Moonlighting, Gossip Girl, Lost, America’s Next Top Model, Glee

Music: Indigo Girls, Liz Phair, The Pogues, Florence + the Machine, bad booty music and show tunes

Things I utterly dislike: revolving doors, sparkling water, talking on the phone, and heart-shaped anything.

Wanna chat?
 Feel free to comment on ANY of my posts-I love it! And I’d like to check out your site! You can follow me on twitter or email me at amyblam@gmail.com

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44 Comments leave one →
  1. July 12, 2009 1:01 AM

    Moonlighting is in my all time top 3 shows! Yaaay!

  2. Jenny Savage permalink
    April 27, 2010 8:37 PM

    Just wanted to tell you that I have really enjoyed going through your blog! I have often thoguht about it myself, but just enjoy others’ thoughts-because mine would be too wine-infused to make me proud in the morning! Love it! You are truly hilarious. Maybe you could clue me in on it. I am also hopelessly technologically decrepit 😦

    • amyblam permalink*
      April 28, 2010 9:39 AM

      Thanks Jenny! I’m glad you enjoy it. I use wordpress for mine and bought my domain and everything from them. It’s super, super easy. You can play a lot with themes and pictures. I had my sister design my header but you can upload pictures to use also. Let me know if you want any questions answered. Seriously, if I can make it work-you totally can.

  3. May 12, 2010 11:24 AM

    Revolving doors! Yes! Oh, the hatred.

  4. June 15, 2010 10:05 AM

    i love chasing amy… ahhh… i need to go watch it. ANd I love that your favorite color is Sparkly. Can’t wait to stalk your blog for a bit!

  5. June 15, 2010 10:34 AM

    Interesting introduction. Lovely layout. Pretty crown.

    Oh and I love pink 🙂

  6. June 15, 2010 10:39 AM

    Hi Amy, just getting into this blog thing, and as much as I’m enjoying building my own, I’m having a blast discovering others- like yours. From the little that I’ve read already, I think we may be related 🙂 looking forward to reading more!

    • amyblam permalink*
      June 15, 2010 11:56 AM

      Thanks! If you have any blog questions-I’ll do my best to help!

  7. June 15, 2010 11:02 AM

    glad 2 c other HAPPILY MARRIED women who too are clumsy n kLutzy!!! man could i be any more of ‘that!!!! :/ my husband often wonders WHYYYY!! LOL. he is the perfect ” lets wrap it neat, wipe it clean kinds” and im like “OH im sure nothing’s gonna happen!! LOL anyway…will be around…tata! 🙂

  8. June 15, 2010 12:50 PM

    @ your tweet:
    Your blog is on the WordPress’ home page 😉 That’s how I came to know of it.

    • amyblam permalink*
      June 15, 2010 12:56 PM

      Thanks! I can’t figure out why/how it’s on the wordpress page?

  9. June 15, 2010 12:56 PM

    Hi,

    I LOVE your blog!! Very funny!!! And I also Dis-LOVE sparkling water..I dont get it, drink water, or drink wine, but dont mix the two, then it’s just gas and no giggles…

    Kate

  10. hugsandmisses permalink
    June 15, 2010 2:46 PM

    You’re very funny! I like when people just tell it like it is. 😀

    • amyblam permalink*
      June 27, 2010 1:09 PM

      Well, that’s one thing I do well! 😉

  11. June 15, 2010 11:10 PM

    great fun, Amy! Love your blog. Did you see Lea Michelle do “Don’t Rain on My Parade” on Glee? Fabulous.

    • amyblam permalink*
      June 27, 2010 12:34 PM

      I did-I thought she did a fab job!

  12. jessicasjapes permalink
    June 16, 2010 4:00 AM

    Just landed here having recently signed up with WordPress after fleeing the dying Windows Spaces. So glad Florence and the Machine have caught your attention! Brill band.

  13. June 16, 2010 10:14 PM

    Hey Amy – congrats on the wordpress feature! I’m glad I saw it – your blog is hilarious! And I had to write since you mentioned Shopgirl (LOVE Steve Martin), Chasing Amy, a song from Funny Girl and Moonlighting — love them all. I just started a blog and am inspired to see how great yours is! If you want to check it out: http://www.rebirthofbetty.wordpress.com I’d welcome any feedback. Great stuff – I’ll check back often!

  14. Nina J permalink
    June 20, 2010 2:40 AM

    love your writing! You should totally write a book 🙂 I’ll be the first to buy it…if it comes to India that is 🙂
    Man, I need to seriously work on my blog!!!!!

    • amyblam permalink*
      June 27, 2010 11:12 AM

      I would LURVEEE to write a book-I just need to find someone to publish it!

      • Nina J permalink
        July 1, 2010 3:57 AM

        Ah yes….your the lazy one who does not want to do the self publishing thing (read- not meant to be rude). In that case, write the book anyway, and email it to me 🙂 like an ebook thing..then I will have a wonderful evening laughing and enjoying…Coz I’m seriously bored with the book choices lately.

      • amyblam permalink*
        July 1, 2010 10:51 PM

        I should just do a book and email it out-that wouldn’t be hard. 🙂 Have you read Allison Winn Scotch, Jenn Lancaster or Sloane Crosley? I like all of them. Laurie Notaro too. Heather McDonald and Chelsea Handler both have really funny books.

  15. June 21, 2010 10:09 PM

    I think I have just fallen in love! You rock at what you do. I will be continuing to follow and read your stuff. maybe you can help me figure this word press stuff out!

    Shared Days

    • amyblam permalink*
      July 29, 2010 5:26 PM

      I will help if I can!

  16. June 26, 2010 1:29 PM

    You are absolutely hilarious! You made a horrible day at work a little less awful!

    • amyblam permalink*
      June 26, 2010 6:43 PM

      Thank you! I’m glad you came by.

  17. June 29, 2010 10:03 PM

    Hi Amy-
    I just started blogging, I have no clue what I am doing but I am having fun. I read about your blog on another blog as I am totally being sucked into this blog world (that I never knew existed). I am glad I checked it out, I learned more in 10 minutes on your page than in the last week on hundreds….so thanks!!!
    Kris 🙂
    —–
    http://www.thislittlemommystayedhome.blogspot.com

    • amyblam permalink*
      July 29, 2010 5:27 PM

      That’s awesome, thank you! I’ll be sure to check out your site!

  18. July 25, 2010 9:20 AM

    Hey Amy,
    I’m a long time lurker, first time commenter. I noticed that you finally have an html textarea box under your button, how did you do it????

    It didn’t work when I put my badge and code in a textarea box on my site. I contacted WordPress and they said that the “textarea” and “iframe” codes are strickly prohibited for security reasons. Are you allowed to use textarea now? I’m just wondering because you got the code to work.

    I would LOVE to finally just put the badge code on my sidebar. Thanks.

    • amyblam permalink*
      July 29, 2010 5:28 PM

      Thanks for lurking…and commenting. I think y ou saw where I posted about how I don’t know how to make it work, so the lovely Shell at Not Quite Susie Homemaker did it for me.

  19. July 26, 2010 4:21 PM

    Oh MAN! Moonlighting? I haven’t watched that in so long! Now i am going to have to Netflicks it or something.

    I like the I am a bitch but not rude. I’d like to think I’m the same.

    I’m just sad that we can never share a glass of sparkling water.

    • amyblam permalink*
      July 29, 2010 5:28 PM

      It’s probably why I like ya…we can have champagne. I like OTHER drinks with bubbles.

  20. July 31, 2010 5:12 PM

    Oh my goodness lady, I’m so glad we met via Lady Bloggers Society. Thank you SO much for adding me to your blog list. I’ll be doing the same of you. How could i not?

    Moonlighting? Loved that show.
    Chasing Amy? great flick. i’m a fan of kevin smith’s films in general and saw Clerks in his hometown when it first came out.

    And as for being a bitch? You know I support that. Especially if you’re a saucy one!
    bye

  21. September 29, 2010 8:38 AM

    Color: Sparkly

    You are so lovable 🙂 Also, I totally agree. I hate anything heart-shaped (ESPECIALLY JEWELRY!!!) and am very glad to hear I’m not alone.

    Also, from what I’ve read here, I don’t think you’re a bitch at all 🙂

  22. Lesa permalink
    October 23, 2010 2:53 AM

    Amy I just found this through your mom. You are absolutely hilarious!!! I can’t wait to read more. I think I just found my new addiction!! How do I keep up with what you are writing?

    • amyblam permalink*
      October 31, 2010 2:21 PM

      There’s a box where you can sign up to subscribe by email. You’ll get my new posts via email! Thanks for coming by!

  23. November 5, 2010 7:15 AM

    You favorite color is sparkly? I love it!

  24. January 5, 2011 12:25 PM

    You love sparkly but hating sparkling water?!?!

    • AmyBlam permalink*
      January 6, 2011 9:36 PM

      I know. It’s weird.

  25. March 24, 2011 9:12 AM

    I love your blog. Your humor is great and I can so see some of the things you write about in my head!

  26. March 28, 2011 9:49 PM

    I love that “sparkly” is your favorite color. Awesome. 🙂

  27. Tommy Mayes permalink
    August 17, 2011 8:02 AM

    Hi Amy just dropped by to give you some blog luvin

  28. November 10, 2011 6:35 PM

    Hi Amy-
    I just started blogging, I have no clue what I am doing but I am having fun. I read about your blog on another blog as I am totally being sucked into this blog world (that I never knew existed). I am glad I checked it out, I learned more in 10 minutes on your page than in the last week on hundreds….so thanks!!!
    Kris
    —–
    http://www.thislittlemommystayedhome.blogspot.com

    +1

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