Full Name


My Birthday




My Hometown

Colorado Springs

Me in a nutshell

-Colorado girl
-just graduated with my Masters in Occupational Therapy
-just moved to Washington DC to be the breadwinner while my new hubby is in med school

I Heart

Katie (kate2004rock) for telling me about this site!
music; reading; movies; traveling; Paris; the Colorado, Minnesota, and Wisconsin outdoors; cooking and baking; good conversations; drinking well on a budget; live music; knitting; the beach; people watching

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I NEVER go without these

Tarte Cheekstain, mascara in general, Urban Decay eye primer, oil-free moisturizer

Biggest splurge or steal in my closet

Biggest splurge: Calvin Klein evening gown
Biggest steal: all the stuff I’ve swiped and recycled from my mum, grandma, and aunt

do-gooder: Why I am one

I love motivating people and always look for ways to cheer them on! Rah rah- I was a cheerleader in high school, so I think it comes naturally.

read, watch, listen:Favorite books

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Sound and the Fury (anything by Faulkner really), Harry Potter, Le Petit Prince, The Devil Wears Prada, The Red Tent, Thursday’s Children, Lament for a Son, The Truth About Forever, Water For Elephants, Eat Pray Love, To Kill A Mockingbird, Pride And Prejudice, Five Quarters of the Orange

Favorite bands

The Beatles, Matt Wertz, Eric Hutchinson, Dave Matthews Band, Mike Doughty, The Autumn Film, Goo Goo Dolls, Thomas Cunningham, Ben Lee, Jason Mraz, OAR, Plain White T’s, Little Big Town, Holiday

…and hundreds of others. I rarely find music I don’t like! And I love finding new music before anyone else does!

Favorite TV shows

The Office, Greek, The OC always and forever, Top Chef, Sex and the City, the occasional trashy VH1 or MTV show

Favorite movies

The Princess Bride, Gladiator, Pride and Prejudice, Gone with the Wind, History of the World Part 1, 10 Things I Hate About You, A Good Year, Titanic, Grease

home & living:My favorite room in my house

My family room/kitchen at home in Colorado. I can sit on the couch and talk to my mum while she cooks dinner… until I get up to crack a bottle of wine and help her.

potluck:Five people (dead or alive) I’d invite to a party

my mum, my grandmothers, Julia Child, and Katie Groves– the 6 of us would go for hours!

beauty & fashion: I can skip these

eye lash curlers, foundation

eat, drink, be merry: Tell us your go to meal

I’m part Italian and LOVE to eat. So I’m all for food in general, but a few of my favorites are my Mum’s manicotti, fallafel (with Katie) in Paris, and always a good burger and fries from Red Robin!

If I were an 80’s movie/tv/music star, I’d be

Daryl Hannah I guess? I’ve been told I look like her…