The California Desert
|Me in a nutshell||
I am: editor-in-chief and owner of we heart this, a Philly girl living in the California desert, a photographer turned graphic designer, married to a brilliant British guitarist, Mom to 3 hairy beasts and I throw a HELL of a party!
MAKEUP, Simon Le Bon, dogs, vintage glass advertising ashtrays, my bug vacuum, my family and friends, purses, Stephen Colbert, perfume, The Young and the Restless, fonts, sushi, everything Tina Fey has ever done, Amy & David Sedaris, Belgian beer, old school rap, turquoise, state fairs, getting my hair did, Skater boys circa 1986, thrifting, tiny paintings, dogs playing poker, going somewhere I have never been, a good sale and most of all-Derwood.
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|Biggest splurge or steal in my closet||
Splurge: My love of all things Gucci
|do-gooder: Why I am one||
I think beyond myself. I stop for strays and always help an animal in need. I buy organic milk. I bring my own bags to the market. I always treat people like I’d like to be treated myself.
|read, watch, listen:Favorite books||
Naked by David Sedaris, A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole, The Americans by Robert Frank, The Dirt by Motley Crue
If I believe my playlist; it’s Bobby Brown (if he played only one song: Every Little Step)
|Favorite TV shows||
30 Rock, Mad Men, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Top Chef, The Young and the Restless, Six Feet Under
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Good Fellas, Grey Gardens, Amelie, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Shaun of the Dead, The Shining
|home & living:My favorite room in my house||
My designed bathroom – took us 15 years to do it and it’s glorious.
|potluck:Five people (dead or alive) I’d invite to a party||
Stephen Colbert, Simon Le Bon, My Grandmom, Tina Fey, Oprah (but only is she brought us all cars)
|I NEVER go without these||
huge purses, great heels, havaianas, hoodies, a slew of Beauty products; lip gloss in all forms, eye cream, Sunday Riley Good Genes, MAC Teddy eyeliner, Blot Powder, Kiehl’s Calendula toner, and ANYTHING Limited Edition!
|beauty & fashion: I can skip these||
primers and turtlenecks – YUCK.
|eat, drink, be merry: Tell us your go to meal||
I am the egg, salad and sandwich queen! Fast meal: soft shell tacos with homemade guacamole, roast chicken and couscous. Fancy meal: linguine w/ butternut squash, bacon & goat cheese or beef stew in the crockpot.
|If I were an 80’s movie/tv/music star, I’d be||
The robot girl from Small Wonder.