Friday, February 27, 2009

Today's outfit

White knot t-shirt, American Eagle Outfitters; Cardigan, Banana Republic; Scarf, Gap; Tights, Express; Boots, Aldo. Necklace is from Thomas Sabo.

Fashion Atrocities

Phoebe Price never fails to disappoint us in the fashion department. Completely inappropriate attire with her enhanced assets almost falling out. How long can she stay a z-list celebrity until she gets the message.

Katie Holmes. Ouch!! The oldest looking  30-year old I have ever seen. Where did her spunkiness go?? With the exception of one or two occasions, her choice of wardrobe is that of a 50 year old woman. Please let the old Katie come back.

Mickey Rourke. I just don't understand everyone's new obsession of him. He is probably the freakiest and creepiest looking dude around. The worst part is that he actually used to be hot before all that plastic surgery (he should have sued that surgeon.) And Mickey, you're 56 not 22! Please make age appropriate choices for your outfits.

Lady Gaga. What can I say? they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I'll let this photo do the honors.

New Bedroom Lamps

I just came across these lamps on one of the by-invitation-only shopping sites ( They are from Two's Company. I think they would be perfect in our bedroom. The lamps come with these tree-shadow shades. Not sure if that will look really cool or just really tacky. Anyway, I can always get two new shades if I need to. 

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Fabulous Spring Wedges from BR

These are simply adorable (and they look kind of comfortable too)! 
Renee pep-toe wedges, Banana Republic $120

Today's Cravings

Lanvin Gourmet 22 Faubourg Tote $680. A little over the top for some, but I think it's super cute and fun for the spring and summer.

Kelly Dress in Purple from Wink, $297.

I'm Lucky Girl

I often get caught up in a downward spiral of self-pity. I don't feel appreciated at work, my husband is not helping out around the house enough...yadi yadi yadi. 
I tend to forget that I have had such a wonderful life. I am living in (in my opinion) the greatest city in the world, married to the man I love more than anything, I have wonderful friends, a cute little house and my career is moving forward. What do I really have to complain about? I'm living my dream.

36 Random Questions answered

Name: Anna 
Birthday: June 19
Sign: Gemini
Hometown: New York, but I was born and grew up in Åhus, Sweden
Hair color: It varies. Naturally auburn, but currently I'm blond(ish)
Eyes: Greenish-brown
Shoe size: 8 1/2
Height: 5' 8"
Divorced parents: Yup 
First thought when I wake up in the morning: Press the snooze button
Piercings: Ears only
Tattoos: A small one on my lower back
Dream job: Haven't decided yet. I'm currently in advertising, but I don't think I'll do this for the rest of my life.
Favorite day of the week: Friday...Isn't that everyone's fave??
Favorite season: Summer, of course
Favorite ice cream flavor: Vanilla chocolate chip and Red Mango frozen yoghurt
Favorite food: To many to list. Sushi ranks pretty high though.
Favorite candies: Swedish candy
Childhood dream job: Veterinarian (I still love animals)
Sport: Horseback riding. 
Favorite song: I have so many and the list keeps on growing. To name a few:
Kom hem till mig–Lars Winneräck
Hallelujah–Jeff Buckley
Under my skin–Rachel Yamagata
You're beautiful–James Blunt
Everything'll be alright–Joshua Radin

I could continue this list all day long...

When did you last...
Laugh: Last night
Cry: A few days ago (I cry really easily. The Pedigee adoption commercials make me burst into tears. I'll take Oliver home with me!)
Saw a movie: This past weekend (TV). In the movies, can't remember. Long time ago.
Sang a song: Ehhh...must have been a really long time ago, since I can't even recall. I'm completely tone deaf so I try to spare people from my singing.
Current view outside my window: Uptown view of mid-town New York. Empire State building and Chrystler building.
Currently listening to music: Yes. Miss Li
Shoes today: Yellow patent leather (suits my personality)
Outfit today: Dark skinny jeans. White tank top. Gray cardigan.

Have you in the last month...
Drunk alcohol: Yes
Smoked: No (I have actually never smoked a cigarette in my life, but I do smoke a cigar once in a while)
Baked: I made banana bread on Sunday.
Exercised: Not really. I take long walks during my lunch hour and hikes during the weekends. Does that count?
Gone tanning: Yeah. 
Kissed someone: Yeah. Tihi.
Been on the phone for more than an hour: No. I don't really like talking on the phone. I get that from my dad.

Why can't these people just go away!!

I just don't get the attention in media allotted to Spencer and Heidi from the Hills. I guess I am subconsciously feeding in to the publicity machine myself now even mentioning their names. But, gosh I hate those two! When are they going to get that no one cares about them. Please, make these two go away. Pretty please.

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