Date Joined: May 21, 2008
Last Online: February 18, 2009
Birthday: January 26, 1982
Country: United States
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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.
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
dogs! / letterpress / mid-century design / illustrations of animals / quad ruled paper / fun
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
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
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) / franÃ§oise hardy / walter meego / bob dylan / so much more than this... i am really bad at making lists.
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