The Amber SIDEshow

Happy tidbits and bite-size blogging from

Jan 1

I can’t breathe I’m laughing so hard.

Dec 17

I am absolutely their Ted Moesby. I am also disappointed that you haven’t shown up at my house in his-n-hers moose sweaters yet.




Lilypad and Marshmellow

One day

My friend once said, ON FACEBOOK (so you know it’s true) that Jesse and I are her Lily and Marshall, and she is our Ted Moesby.
I don’t think I have ever been paid a higher compliment, for all of the flaws Lily and Marshall have. :)

(Source: drachenpfoten)

Dec 10

It’s December 10th.

(Source: corzamann, via kenyatta)

Dec 5

Can someone loan me a six year old for an afternoon?


Visit Ambika Conroy’s angora rabbit “Friendly Fur Farm” and the New York Wolf Conservation Center with Inhabitat's Jill Fehrenbacher and her 5 year old son Petey.

In the archives: more amazing angora rabbits.

Dec 4
Beyonce’s swimsuit is so fantastic.

Beyonce’s swimsuit is so fantastic.

(Source: beyonce)

Nov 26

These portraits make my heart thump.


Jeneil Williams photographed by Julia Noni for Vogue Germany Sept 2013

Nov 25

Nov 20

"Selfie" is the OED world of the year.



Astronaut visor selfies reveal worlds within worlds. Fantastic.

(Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

best selfies ever.

Oct 21



Andrew Eccles Photography

  1. Cinderella
  2. Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  3. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs/Sleeping Beauty
  4. Little Red Riding Hood
  5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Hello there.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears made me spit my drink out.

Oct 3
“The minutes went by on tiptoe, with their fingers to their lips.” Raymond Chandler, from The Lady in the Lake, 1943

Oct 1

An epic “I Quit” video.

This woman is an awesome dancer. She has all my moves.

Sep 25

This elephant+dog relationship is making me so very happy this morning.



Just point your trunk to where you threw my ball… Charming pictures of orphaned elephant playing catch with a labrador.

Bubbles, a 32 year old African elephant, plays in the river with his best friend Bella a 3 year old labrador in Myrtle Beach Safari, South Carolina.

Photographer Barry Bland

Bubbles: )

(Source: Daily Mail, via curatingawesome)

Sep 20


“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”

So fun!

(via kenyatta)

Sep 10
“…less almost always makes room for more.” Erin Loechner, speaking on the occasion of her 30th birthday.

Sep 7

A man illustrated his wife’s joke, which she told while drunk. I am pretty sure this lady and I would be really good friends.