Tuesday, October 25, 2005

My Bloggiversay

It’s been a whole year since I started this blog back in September 2004. I’m a little late celebrating but in honor of the past year, I figured I’d share 100 things about me. It’s in a slightly different format, cause well, it’s tough coming up with 100 things!

5 favorite foods
Plantains
Pork chops
Shrimp
Bratwurst (Johnsonville please!)
Buffalo wings- BW3’s the best

5 favorite desserts
Cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery
Tiramisu
Baklava
Cheesecake
Pistachio almond ice cream

5 favorite restaurants
Café 28 (Chicago, IL)
Cabana (NY, NY)
Café con Leche (NY, NY)
The Tapas Lounge (NY, NY)
Nacional 27 (Chicago, IL)

5 Pet Peeves
People that chew with their mouths open (which is pretty much EVERYBODY)
People that smack their gum when they chew (which is pretty much EVERYBODY)
Couples that pet heavily in public
How people walk in front of you zigzagging, making it difficult to pass them up
The fact that Survivor still comes on TV

5 Favorite Actors
Taye Diggs
Michael Ealy
Jude Law
Chris Noth
Larenz Tate

5 Favorite Clothing Designers
Tracey Reese
Max Azaria
Stella McCartney
Elie Tahari
Free People

5 Favorite Shoe Designers
Jimmy Choo
Christian Louboutin
Carlos Santana
Tod’s
Franco Sarto

5 Favorite Things in My Closet
Yanuk jeans
Wool Mini-sweater (that I knitted!)
Trench coat from Old Navy
Yellow mock-crock pumps from Banana Republic
BCBG dress that I also wear over pants

5 Favorite Authors
Isabelle Allende
Toni Morrison
Chitra Banerjee Divakurni
Dean Koontz
Bebe Moore Campbell

5 Favorite Musical Artists
Mary J. Blige
Jill Scott
Erykah Badu
John Legend
Maxwell

5 Favorite Songs
In a Sentimental Mood, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
Love Like This, Faith Evans
Real Love, Mary J. Blige
Golden, Jill Scott
My Green Eyes, Erykah Badu

5 Favorite Films
Love Jones
Cruel Intentions
Grease
Dirty Dancing
Shrek

10 Favorite TV Shows, Past & Present (I watch a TON of TV)
Will & Grace
The Apprentice
Degrassi
Sex and the City
Everybody Hates Chris
Law & Order (all of them)
In Living Color
Buffy
Girlfriends
Larry David

10 Favorite Books (See, I like to read as much as watch TV)
Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo, Ntozake Shange
Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison
Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel
Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver
Sister of My Heart, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Daughter of Fortune, Isabelle Allende
Portrait in Sepia, Isabelle Allende
The Other Boylen Sister, Phillipa Gregory
The Red Tent, Anita Diamant

5 Hobbies
Knitting
Crocheting
Reading
Beading jewelry
Weight training

5 Favorite Places to Shop
Ebay
Bloomingdales
H&M
DSW
Wal-Mart

5 Favorite Things to Do with Friends
Brunch/Dine
Movies
Tea
Shop
Knit

5 Random Things About Me
My dream job is to be Creative Director of a top fashion house
I have 3 tattoos
I have never broken a bone
I love Cool Whip
I’ve decided to knit everyone’s Christmas gifts this year

2 Comments:

Blogger Arsh said...

Happy Bloggiversary! I loved reading 100 things about you! Have you had cupcakes from Southport Bakery in Chicago yet? I thought you were anti-Franco Sarto shoes, no--something about prom?

10:18 AM  
Blogger sj-the-infamous said...

Congrats on ya first year! This is sooo creative and interesting! I'll have to do this one day when I need blog inspiration :)

5:35 PM  

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