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Date Joined: May 21, 2008
Last Online: February 18, 2009
Birthday: January 26, 1982
Country: United States
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me me me

i'm 27.

i married the boy across the street.

i'm vegan (but i try not to be a total jerk about it).

i have an enormous black cat named kettle and a medium white dog named soda.

i love to cook, bake and otherwise find ways to be creative in everyday life.

yes please!


green (especially apple green and pale jade green) / pistachio green + yellow / aqua + red / black + white / bright, clear, happy colors in general

themes + motifs

50s kitchen / poppies / polka dots / bold floral patterns / zebra & leopard prints (in moderation)

food + drink

dark chocolate / indian food / coke zero / tofu / sriracha hot sauce / beer (especially belgian) / hummus / vegetables (i honestly can't think of one i don't like) / red wine / sorbetto / gin

general likes

dogs! / letterpress / mid-century design / illustrations of animals / quad ruled paper / fun

no thanks!


brown / pink and purple together (although I do like certain shades of each separately) / any muddy, dull, muted color / "earth tones" in general

themes + motifs

fantasy stuff like fairies, dragons, etc. / country or folksy / flags or super-patriotic items / bible verses / inspirational quotes / tiki stuff

food + drink

anything containing animal ingredients (including sneaky ones like casein, whey, butterfat, gelatin, confectioner's glaze, honey, etc.) / fake melon flavor / sweet cocktails

general dislikes

anything with the word "diva" or "princess" on it / fragranced items (I'm the pickiest, so don't bother) / lacy, frilly or victorian-esque things

entertain me...


short story anthologies / blueprint magazine (r.i.p.) and readymade / tin house, zoetrope & other literary journals / cookbooks (vegan, indian, thai, etc.) / favorite authors: dorothy parker, j.d. salinger, david sedaris, jhumpa lahiri, alice munro, sarah vowell, john updike, lorrie moore and approximately a bajillion others...


tv: arrested development / freaks & geeks / the office / snl (actually just kristen wiig) / what not to wear / so you think you can dance / jeopardy! / the joy of painting

movies: anything hitchcock / anything cary grant / it sounds stupid, but i love movies that are really exaggeratedly colorful (like volver and amelie) / i know the big lebowski pretty much by heart, thanks to my husband


neko case / okkervil river / the knife / the pixies / 60s soul / 70s punk / mates of state / beirut / some old school country, some alt-country & some rockabilly (but i HATE HATE HATE contemporary country) / françoise hardy / walter meego / bob dylan / so much more than this... i am really bad at making lists.

crafty von hoards-a-lot

things i make

cupcakes / decorations for said cupcakes / stickers / magnets / anything involving paper

things i collect

ephemera of all sorts / beach glass and old glass bottles / vintage glass pine cone ornaments


justingrid rated for Single Sheet of Paper Challenge on Sep 30, 2008
Comment: The bats are great. Thank you.
Comment: thanks so much for my package i love the things you included
Response: Glad you liked it - I really had fun putting it all together.
cupcakechica rated for CupCake Theme international on Aug 28, 2008
Comment: i am SO happy ! i love, love, love my swap! i can't tell you how happy i am with it. I was so careful with the wrapping paper. I'm saving it! THANK YOU! a million times. love it! loved it all! PS thank you so much for julians gift! he LOVED it!!! :) he was overjoyed to receive something so nice. He put his J on the wall immediately and is already making the balls!
Response: Oh, yay! I'm really glad! Isn't that paper the cutest? I'm happy you liked it. Thanks for the heart!
stampvamp rated for Mini Jar of Whimsies on Aug 11, 2008
Comment: Hi Honora!!! WOW!!! What an awesome jar and goodies you sent me. You really out did yourself and I am so lucky to be the receiver. THANKS A MILLION!!!! I wish I could give you 10 hearts. Big Hugs!!! Heidi aka stampvamp
Response: I'm glad it got there in one piece and I'm SO happy you liked it! It was really fun putting it all together. Thanks for the heart!
Comment: Thank you very much for the cute little matchbox and all its goodies. I really liked the way you had it packaged.
Response: I'm glad you liked it!
Dooped rated for Vegetarian Recipe Swap on Jul 17, 2008
Comment: Thank you SO much for the package! You have no idea how excited I was when I opened it! I can't wait to try out the recipes - thank you again!
Response: I'm so happy you liked it! Hope you have fun trying the recipes - I make the tamarind lentils at least once a week :) Ooh, and thanks for the heart!
Tigra rated for Handmade Cupcake Topper Swapper on Jun 29, 2008
Comment: Lovin my toppers!!!
Response: Yay! I'm glad - I had so much fun making them.

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