Southern Folly

Perspectives of a Lady, Gentleman & Dane
Hannah Sheflyand

For something a little different on this Music Monday I thought I would share some funny videos from the TV Show Lip Sync Battle. Have you ever watched it? I have found the show to get boring with some of the guest stars but this recent episode with Anna Kendrick and John Krasinski is hilarious. Take a look and tell me what you think (watch to the end for another celebrity surprise)!    🙂

If you liked those- my other favorites are the battles with Jimmy Fallon & Dwayne Johnson and Anne Hathaway & Emily Blunt.
Hope your Monday is going a little more cheery then the gloomy rainy day we are having.
Hannah Sheflyand

I am so excited to go spend this weekend in the Washington DC area. We are heading down for a weekend getaway and staying in Alexandria, VA so we can be close to the cherry blossom festivities all weekend long. Brian’s sisters also live in the area so we hope to get a little extra family time in as well. I am also hoping this warm weather stays through out the weekend and we get to spend a well longed for weekend outdoors.

We timed it pretty well so we will get to see this when we visit:

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cherry_blossom_fest_jefferson_background_1I am so excited! What are your plans for the weekend, relaxing after the craziness last week or on to new adventures?

Hannah Sheflyand

I really hope that I am not the only girl who once in a while looks at her man and becomes envious when they can throw on a pair of jeans and a basic button down and look so put together and ready to head out. When I try to do that I need to throw on a belt, some jewelry, go through 4 different pairs of jeans to find one that works well with the shirt and then deal with my hair, shoes & etc. Sound familiar?

I came across this company which has the most gorgeous shirts and am so excited to get my first shipment. I am hoping a few of these added to my wardrobe will help my morning routine go a little quicker.

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1 Year!

Both of Us

I cant believe it has been a year since our first post went up! Even though we have been a bit busy the last few months, overall there was a lot of work that went into this site and we are happy to get all the readers that we do.

Instead of being sappy and going into all the wonderful things that have happened over the year we just want to say a big THANK YOU!

Hannah Sheflyand

How was your Passover/Easter weekend? We had a lot of fun spending time with our families but it definitely tired us out by Sunday evening. I woke up this morning and needed a cheery song to get me up and running around and knew the Gorillaz would be a perfect start to this week.

I am a huge fan of their first self titled album, Gorillaz (which you can listen to free with Amazon prime membership here) but their album Plastic Beach has a lot more up beat music. Their songs are perfect for a morning wake up and even some uplifting stretching or yoga.

Have you had a listen?

Hannah Sheflyand

Have you heard about this now fully funded Kickstarter card game? Brian asked that we invest a few months ago and I finally got around to actually reading into what we bought. It not only got 100% funded, it got 10,000% funded. For a card game that seems pretty crazy right? I have to say I cant wait to play it, the game looks pretty funny and entertaining and I bet it will be the next Cards Against Humanity (which was also funded through Kickstarter). What do you think?

The game was created by Matthew Inman (from The Oatmeal), Elan Lee (from Xbox) & Shane Small (Marvel). Its quirky but genius and so far seems pretty simple to play.  Read more…

Hannah Sheflyand

To start with, I am not a huge fan of this song, I have tried listening to it many times hoping it will become as catchy as “Call Me Maybe” but I just cant get into it. So why post it? The video is hilarious, who would ever imagine Tom Hanks starring in a music video (and then have Justin Bieber cameo randomly). Have you watched it yet?

Once you watch the music video, I would strongly recommend the parody below, it is a great laugh too. I hope everyone is starting their week off in a silly mood, hopefully this week will fly by 🙂

Hannah Sheflyand

Brian and I often joke about how Charlie needs to get her lazy dog butt up and do some work around the house to earn her keep. Then I saw these photos of actual working dogs and felt I needed to run home and start training my lazy great dane to do something more then eat, sleep, fart and cuddle. I love these photos and the hard work it portrays. It is one of those weeks where photos are really inspiring me and changing my mood drastically day by day.

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Hannah Sheflyand

I was very surprised when Brian recommended that I listen to Frank Turner, mostly because I never thought Brian liked that kind of music. There is always something to learn about each other even after a few years. What was no surprise is that I would love his music; the songs are a combination of funk and pop mixed together in catchy love sonnets and I cant get enough. My favorite album is Tape Deck Heart, this is definitely one of the most listened songs on my ipod, with Recovery as close second.

What kind of love music do you listen to?