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So Tell Me About Yourself (Part Three)

In case you missed this popular feature here and here, the concept behind these posts is for me to get to know a little more about you and to get a dialogue going in the comments section! Let's pretend we're all seated at this gorgeous table and have at it...!
Book you're reading:
Coffee or tea drink of choice:
Current fave beauty product:
Dream home:
Something you're looking forward to this week:
Style icon:

Copy and paste into the comments and add your answers! Here are my responses:

Book you're reading: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Skinny vanilla two Splenda latte (don't judge!)
Current fave beauty product: Clarisonic Mia (I'm obsessed!)
Dream home: A little cottage on Nantucket
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Cross ten things off my 101 in 1001 list, including going skydiving, riding on a sailboat, and taking a cooking lesson
Something you're looking forward to this week: Dinner in the city with Christin, Grace, Tamra, and Viviana
Style crush: Olivia Palermo

*image Carolyne Roehm in Veranda

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93 comments:

mulberry please said...

Book you're reading: The Time Traveller's Wife
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Cappuccino or Breakfast Tea
Current fave beauty product: By Terry highligher
Dream home: Self built, modern with lots of glass, and an Eames chair in my living room!
Something you're looking forward to this week: spending time with my boyfriend whilst we're on holiday
Style icon: Snap! Olivia Palermo, but I also love Chiara Ferragni - she's so beautiful!

Love your blog sweetie X

Alex {Things That Sparkle} said...

Wait seriously jealous of your dinner this week!!!

Book you're reading: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen (I AM TOO!)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced green tea
Current fave beauty product: Sugar Fresh Rose lip gloss / chapstick
Dream home: A little cottage on Nantucket (I think I'd have to agree)
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Get married :)
Something you're looking forward to this week: Going to the Bulls playoff game tonight!
Style crush: Kourtney Kardashian

Brynne said...

Book you're reading: "The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb"
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Skinny cinnamon dolce latte from Starbucks
Current fave beauty product: Nail polish. Forever and always.
Dream home: A beach house.
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Save money!
Something you're looking forward to this week: Cinco de Mayo!
Style crush: My friend Emily

Sarah said...

Good morning, love!

Book you're reading: Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisenberger.... it's ok. Ready to finish so I can start Hunger Games!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Plain coffee with extra cream and one sweet n low
Current fave beauty product: L'oreal Magic Lumi Primer... oh.my.gah!
Dream home: A Charleston style home with double porches in Savannah
Something you'd like to do in 2012: buy a home
Something you're looking forward to this week: finishing the laundry!
Style crush: Taylor Tomasi Hill

Have a lovely day ;)

Carolyn said...

First of all, that photo is...everything.

Moving on:

Book you're reading: Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Brewed coconut macaroon iced coffee (skim & 3 splenda in my large)
Current fave beauty product: This Bobbi Brown felt tip liner: http://www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com/product/2328/20462/Makeup/Eyes/Eyeliners/Ink-Liner/SS12/index.tmpl
After 6 months it still gives me a super thin line and shows no signs of running out!
Dream home: A shingled Cape-style house with a huge, old red barn in the backyard.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Finally baking my “The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie I Will Ever Need to Know How to Make For The Rest of My Life” cookies after waiting 36 agonizing hours!
Style icon: Blair Eadie of Atlantic-Pacific, and Kate Middleton, of course.

(Eileen) a creative day said...

LOVE this series :-)

Book you're reading: Baby Proof (the last book in the something borrowed series, I LOVE IT!)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: coffee and tea
Current fave beauty product: aveeno tinted moisturizer, means I don't have to wear foundation!
Dream home: lots of glass overlooking the ocean
Something you're looking forward to this week: date night with my hubby!
Style icon: kelly wearstler... I just love how awesome and crazy she is!

Jean said...

Oh I love this!

Book you're reading: A Midwife's Confession by Diane Chamberlin
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Chai Tea Latte
Current fave beauty product: MAC Tendertone in Hot n Saucy
Dream home: A brownstone in the West Village OR a Georgian flat in London
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Run a 10K
Something you're looking forward to this week: Rehearsal for the London 2012 Opening Ceremonies
Style Crush: My friends Jo and Tanya.

Shay Lianna said...

Ohh, this is an excellent idea :)

Book I'm reading: Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook has Gone Before
Coffee or tea drink of choice: coffee. any way, shape or form I can get it
Current fave beauty product: my clarisonic!
Dream home: a beach house on a beach in New England. Either the Cape or Maine.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Derby party!
Style Icon: Lauren Conrad

The Yuppie Files said...

Book you're reading: Adventure Divas by Holly Morris

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Skinny vanilla latte or if I'm being good strawberry tea

Current fave beauty product: Clinique plum eye shadow- such a pretty smokey eye!

Dream home: a craftsman style home outside of DC.... or a beachhouse on Cape Cod

Something you're looking forward to this week: Last week was super busy so I'm looking forward to a week with nothing planned at night! Catching up on my book, the dvr, & playing w/the puppy :)

Style icon:Audrey Hepburn always but a modern look is Reese Witherspoon b/c its practical to copy. Or Blair Eadie- I agree w/that one Carolyn!

Kelly said...

Book you're reading: Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
Coffee or tea drink of choice: currently, I’ve been drinking straight hot water (weird, I know.)
Current fave beauty product: Betsey Johnson perfume
Dream home: Blackfoot - seriously if I had an unlimited budget and could renovate it, I could do amazing things.
Something you're looking forward to this week: going to Chicago on Sunday!
Style icon: Blake Lively

Bec said...

I love reading everyone's responses - getting some good book recs :)

Book you're reading: "Bloody Crimes" by James Swanson
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Shaken Passionfruit Iced Tea Lemonade
Current fave beauty product: Isadora highlight stick in gold
Dream home: Cabin in the woods outside Montreal
Something you're looking forward to this week: Norah Jones' new album to listen to - comes out today!
Style icon: Sara from Harper and Harley

Kate {domestikatedlife} said...

Book you're reading: Creative Inc

Coffee or tea drink of choice: I'm a dunkin donuts coffee girl!

Current fave beauty product: Kiehl's face wash that my sister bought for me, it's so nice!

Dream home: Just one? How about a townhouse in Beacon Hill and a summer home on Block Island

Something you're looking forward to this week: Mexican and Margs with my girlfriends tonight!

Style icon: Reese Witherspoon, she's so cute and classic

Coco in Pink said...

Book you're reading: Bloom by Kelle Hampton.
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Starbucks Iced Green Tea Latte with Soy
Current fave beauty product:BeFine Scrub- amazing!
Dream home: A beautiful beach house in Chatham, MA.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Throwing my Mom's surprise 60th bday party on Saturday!
Style icon: Olivia Palermo

Tine said...

Book you're reading: Bringing Up Bebe (I'm not having kids yet, but when I do I'm determined to have mine be the most well behaved of all my friends!)

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Black coffee with cinnamon

Current fave beauty product: Bronzer w/o shimmer

Dream home: A tie between a Ranch in Colorado and a Beach House on the Cape

Something you're looking forward to this week: Getting married on Saturday!

Style icon: A mix of Audrey Hepburn and Olivia Palermo

{Emily} Simply Southern said...

Book you're reading: 50 shades of grey.. scandalous i know!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: ice tea...arnold!
Current fave beauty product:boots overnight face cream
Dream home: anything with a wrap around porch!
Something you're looking forward to this week: A gigi bag coming in!
Style icon: ooohh thats hard!

Nikki Rappaport said...

Book you're reading: The Lucky One (guilty pleasure time)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: skim latte
Current fave beauty product: Covergirl lipstick in spellbound
Dream home: apartment in Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower and the Seine
Something you're looking forward to this week: my new Kate Spade bag delivering
Style icon: Olivia Palermo

Viviana said...

I love this!
Book you're reading: The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Skim Latte
Current fave beauty product: Shiseido SPF 15 Moisturizer
Dream home: A brownstone in The West Village - on Perry Street specifically.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Dinner with some of my favorite bloggers! Tamra, Mackenzie, Grace, and Christine!
Style icon: Olivia Palermo and Jenna Lyons.

Julie (brown eyed belle) said...

Love this, Mackenzie!

Book you're reading: Just finished Mockingjay - not sure what I'm going to read next.

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Skinny vanilla latte

Current fave beauty product: Estee Lauder Resilience Cream

Dream home: Any one of the homes on St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans

Something you're looking forward to this week: A possible trip to Michael's :)

Style icon: Lauren Conrad - LOVE her style

mollylars said...
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mollylars said...

Book you're reading: Just finished To Kill a Mockingbird for the millionth time and I'm ready to crack Catching Fire!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: green tea...or skinny vanilla latte
Current fave beauty product: mark. get bright highlighter
Dream home: secluded on a small lake in minnesota :) and one on grand ave in st. paul, too :)
Something you'd like to do in 2012: so many things! move, land a great job/career, run a 5k race every month
Something you're looking forward to this week: Graduating from college on Saturday!!!
Style crush: Blake Lively

Nikki said...

I just adore your blog and think this is a wonderful idea!

Book you're reading: The Power of Positive Dog Training by Pat Miller (for my new little pup)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Chai latte
Current fave beauty product: Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation (it's soooo good!)
Dream home: A little stone cottage in Annapolis
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Visit Charleston, SC
Something you're looking forward to this week: Cinco de Mayo --- full of margaritas, tortilla chips, salsa verde and a live mariachi band
Style crush: Jenna Lyons

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hattie sparks said...

Book you're reading: Just finished "Friends Like Us" by Lauren Fox. About to start "Arcadia" by Lauren Groff

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Really loving Starbucks Blonde Roast...so typically a Venti with a little skim & 1 Sweet n Low. If I'm feeling wild it's a Venti Cafe Au Lait with Skim.

Current fave beauty product: Kiehl's Silk Groom Serum. I have curly hair, and the humidity in New Orleans can make it pretty crazy. This stuff makes my hair so soft and keeps the frizz away!

Dream home: A sprawling ranch house in the Texas Hill Country.

Something you're looking forward to this week: A trip to NYC on Friday til Wednesday with my best friend who lives in Dallas...we're both going for work on Monday-Wednesday, but are taking the weekend to play and have fun!

Style icon: Really, really loving what Jessica Alba has been wearing lately. Her day-to-day outfits are the perfect combination of casual, yet sophisticated...always with a unique twist!

vicky said...

Love this idea!

Book you're reading: Mockingjay & Blogging for Dummies :)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Tazo Awake tea with soy milk
Current fave beauty product: Philosophy Hope in a Jar
Dream home: Cozy with a large, open kitchen
Something you're looking forward to this week: The weekend!
Style icon: Olivia Palermo, definitely!

Allie said...

Hi, McKenzie! I am an avid DD follower and fellow redhead! I've never commented before, but I feel like I know you so here's something about me!

Book you're reading: About to start 50 Shades of Gray

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Usually Skinny Vanilla Lattes but I just discovered Iced Chai Tea Lattes and I'm kind of obsessed

Current fave beauty product: Chanel Foundation

Dream home: A rustic (but renovated!) townhome in Georgetown, DC.

Something you'd like to do in 2012: Re-start my lifestyle blog (http
://gingerleedc.wordpress.com)

Something you're looking forward to this week: Starting my new job at Martha Stewart (can't wait to order DD desk items!!)

Style icon: This is a tough one.. I love all of Blair Eadie's looks but could not pull off half of them myself! Reese Witherspoon, McKenzie Horan!

Alyssa DeYonker said...

This is such a great idea!
Book you're reading: 50 shades of grey (kindle version!)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: I like to start the day with a nonfat latte and end it with tea & honey.
Favorite beauty product: My pink Clarisonic Mia..my skinsaver!
Dream home: something with a wrap around porch, wicker porch furniture & ceiling fans, a colorful door and of course a lot of hydrangeas.
Something you're looking forward to this week: graduating from MSU this Friday!
Style icon: keeping it classy with Kate Middleton, Reese Witherspoon and Jen Aniston

Becca | Lowlife Couture said...

I love this!!

Book you're reading: Mockingjay (almost done with the hunger games!)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: storyville coffee, it is amazing and ships right to your door!
Current fave beauty product: suave dry shampoo
Dream home: lots of natural light, on the creeks of Charleston, open floor plan and big closets!
Something you're looking forward to this week: I ordered that super cute anthropologie peplum top in pink, should be on my door step any day.
Style icon: jumping on the band wagon, I LOVE olivia palermo! I often pull up pictures of her outfits for inspiration. Although really enjoy rachel zoe, too!

One Stylish Day at a Time said...

Love this idea!

Book you're reading: Textbooks - it's finals week
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Skim chai latte
Current fave beauty product: Anything Kate Somerville
Dream home: An "estate" with white fences and being able to see horses outside my kitchen window
Something you're looking forward to this week: Graduating with my masters!
Style icon: Olivia P. or Lauren Conrad

j whitney nic said...

Book you're reading:Catching Fire (2nd book in the Hunger Games triology)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced Venti Nonfat Latte
Current fave beauty product: Clarisonic MIA. Where has this been all my life.
Dream home: beach bungalow
Something you're looking forward to this week: My best friend's wedding!
Style icon: Right now I'm loving Kate Middleton.

Philippa said...

Book you're reading: On Wings of Eagles by Ken Follett
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Venti iced coffee to start the day, ginger tea with lemon at work
Current fave beauty product: SkinCeuticals B5 Gel, my Clarisonic, and Laura Mercier illuminating tinted moisturizer
Dream home: Anywhere on water, with lots of grass, large windows and a dog or two
Something you're looking forward to this week: Leaving the city for the weekend to enjoy spring weather, a crab feast, and lots of sailing with friends in St. Michaels!
Style icon: TTH always!

Anne said...

Book you're reading: Scar Tissue (lead singer from RHCP autobiography)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: I make a mixture of green and peppermint tea - iced.
Current fave beauty product: Chanel purple eyeliner
Dream home: Pawley's Island (SC) beach front!
Something you're looking forward to this week: College reunion!
Style icon: Kate Middleton with a spice from Rachel Zoe

Brianna Abby said...

Book you're reading: Outliers by Malcom Gladwell

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Arnold Palmer: half tea, half lemonade, super refreshing

Current fave beauty product: my NARS Casino bronzer

Dream home: Adam and Christina's home on Parenthood

Something you're looking forward to this week: hosting a Cinco de Mayo fiesta

Style icon: Beyonce!

Kelsey said...

Book you're reading: By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Black coffee (weird, I know)
Current fave beauty product: Living Proof Straight Spray
Dream home: Beachfront mansion please!
Something you're looking forward to this week: Traveling down to South Carolina to reunite with college friends :)
Style icon: Olivia Palermo can do no wrong

kristen said...

Book you're reading:
the paris wife.

Coffee or tea drink of choice:
depends on the mood. sometimes a piping hot lavender vanilla peppermint tea with honey. other times an iced non-fat mocha latte with two splenda and whip. don't judge. try it and you will understand.

Current fave beauty product:
anastasia's eyebrow kit. this is life changing.

Dream home:
an apartment in paris.

Something you're looking forward to this week:
dinner with great friends. great wine. great food.

Style icon:
absolutely, without a doubt, olivia palermo. stunning!

Ellie said...

Book you're reading: "Wicked"
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced Caramel Macchiato (Starbucks) or Iced Coffee with Caramel Swirl (Dunk's)
Current fave beauty product: Makeup Forever Lipstick #36
Dream home: a combination of images from Pinterest
Something you're looking forward to this week: Seeing my boyfriend when he comes back from his business trip!
Style icon: Duchess Catherine

utran28 said...

Cute idea!

Book you're reading: Ender's Shadow (I'm a dork)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Green Tea

Current fave beauty product: Burt's bees with color or Seche vite for nails.

Dream home: a little cottage in New England

Something you'd like to do in 2012: Buy that little New England cottage! (or buy a new Prada purse) either one :)

Something you're looking forward to this week: A lovely thai dinner with my gal pals

Style icon: Olivia Palermo and Lauren Conrad

Catherine said...

Book you're reading: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett (it's wonderful, by the way) & The Way of the Happy Woman by Sara Avant Strover (thought provoking)

Coffee or tea drink of choice: St. Dalfour Peppermint Tea (it's a black tea not traditional peppermint, and amazingly delicious)

Current fave beauty product: Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream

Dream home: I dream of owning/running a boutique B&B or inn that's not at all grandma. I'd live there.

Something you're looking forward to this week: Cinco de Mayo party on Saturday

Style icon: Grace Kelly forever and always, and Douchess Catherine over the past year--both are flawless.

Lauren said...

Book you're reading: Just finished Mockingjay and looking for a new book!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: DD French Vanilla coffee with skim milk and 2 splenda
Current fave beauty product: Lancome Hypnose Drama mascara in very black
Dream home: Center hall colonial with lots of built ins and charm.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Hopefully getting to some open houses this weekend.
Style icon: Lilly Pulitzer and Tory Burch

ANH Style said...

I like reading these- I get so many good recommendations!

Book you're reading: In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Nespresso I make at home

Current fave beauty product: Sephora Glossy Gloss in Pink Macaroon

Dream home: An old home with a big porch and balcony on the water in Charleston or Kiawah Island, SC

Something you're looking forward to this week: A weekend at the lake with friends

Style icon: Kate Middleton and Jackie O

la petite fashionista said...

Book you're reading: A guide to Photoshop

Coffee or tea drink of choice: I like a skim caramel latte

Current fave beauty product: a bit of bronzer on the cheeks for summertime

Dream home: one with an extra large front porch & a library

Something you're looking forward to this week: My dreams of starting a digital mag coming together!

Style icon: I love Rachel Bilson as a fellow petite girl.

Ginger said...

Book you're reading: "The Lucky One" Nicholas Sparks
Coffee or tea drink of choice: English Breakfast Tea
Current fave beauty product: MAC Shadow in Satin Taupe
Dream home: A flat in London or NYC
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Cross three things off my Thirty before Thirty list
Something you're looking forward to this week: Seeing Wicked on Saturday
Style Crush: Taylor Swift and Kate Middleton

Courtney Elizabeth said...

Book you're reading: Londoners by Craig Taylor
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Espresso
Current fave beauty product: Essie nail polish in Clambake
Dream home: Georgetown brownstone
Something you're looking forward to this week: Three-day weekend in Charlottesville :)
Style icon: Grace Kelly

Caroline @ Between Your Ears said...

Book you're reading: The Hunger Games have been on my Must Read list but I'm waiting until I have a chuck of time to devote to them!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: A vanilla cappuccino from my own kitchen!
Current fave beauty product: Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Mascara -- $30 for mascara is a splurge but this is fabulous mascara!!
Dream home: I've always wanted to buy and restore a historic home!
Something you're looking forward to this week: Baking cupcakes with my new stand mixer!
Style icon: I always love Jennifer Anniston, not because she looks particularly trendy but she just looks consistently put together in classic pieces.

506roasts said...

Book you're reading: The Omnivores Delimma
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Fresh Roasted coffee from 506 Roasters!!
Current fave beauty product: Burt's Bees Anti Ageless day lotion
Dream home: A renovated Farm House, super old on the outiside, super modern on the inside
Something you're looking forward to this week: My mom-in-love coming in from NV
Style icon: Zooey Deschanel

BTW....Love reading everyone elses...always looking for a new book to read:)

Jess said...

Book you're reading: I'm splitting my time between The Starboard Sea (Amber Dermont) and Reading the Qur'an (Ziauddin Sardar)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced coffee!
Current fave beauty product: NARS Orgasm blush - love it so far!
Dream home: I live in a condo in the heart of downtown - basically you can change the city, but the home can stay the same!
Something you're looking forward to this week: Special viewing of The Avengers tomorrow, thanks to my boyfriend's company
Style icon: Kate and Andy Spade

Susan said...

I get so many good ideas from reading these! Thanks Mackenzie!

Book you're reading: none right now. But you guys have so many good ideas! I need to start reading more!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Latte...maybe two!
Current fave beauty product: Terry lipstick
Dream home: A big house on Lake Michigan, with a beachy cottage feel, or a country house, literally in the middle of the country.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Job hunting! I have an interview Thursday!
Style icon: Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Palermo and Rachel Bilson. They're all classic with a bit of an edge!

Between The Boxwoods said...

Book you're reading: About to start 50 shades of grey
Coffee or tea drink of choice: double tall nonfat latte
Current fave beauty product: Armani Foundation
Dream home: A shingle style house in the Hamptons
Something you'd like to do in 2012:find work in something I am passionate about
Something you're looking forward to this week: Boyfriend's B-day party at the Roosevelt Hotel
Style Icon: Gwyneth Paltrow and Rachel Bilson

Lindsey said...

Book you're reading: Swamplandia
Coffee or tea drink of choice: tea
Current fave beauty product:meh
Dream home: A house with a big back
yard in DC. wishful thinking!
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Start a blog - just started :)
Something you're looking forward to this week: The weekend!
Style icon: Gwenyth of course!

Sarah said...

Happy Tuesday!

Book you're reading: Bloom by Kelle Hampton
Coffee or tea drink of choice: White Chocolate Mocha (iced)
Current fave beauty product: Pur Minerals powder
Dream home: A cozy coastal home, complete with wrap around porch where I can have my coffee each morning and look at the ocean!
Something you're looking forward to this week: My mom coming to visit!
Style icon: I love both Lauren Conrad and Kate Middleton - both always seem put together and so classy!

Have a wonderful week!

inaworldofbees said...

I am currently reading eat pray love.
I truly don't drink coffee or tea, but I have started to drink those starbucks vanilla frappacino that you can get from the grocery store.
My current beauty fave product would be baby lips from covergirl I love the basic clear and the tinted lip balm.
Dream home: no clue I am too busy wondering how I'm going to decorate my next apartment.
Something that I am looking forward to is the end of this semester, meaning the end of finals week.
Style icon, oh dear I have way too many, I love Gwyenth Paltrow she always looks so easily put together.

inaworldofbees said...

I am currently reading eat pray love.
I truly don't drink coffee or tea, but I have started to drink those starbucks vanilla frappacino that you can get from the grocery store.
My current beauty fave product would be baby lips from covergirl I love the basic clear and the tinted lip balm.
Dream home: no clue I am too busy wondering how I'm going to decorate my next apartment.
Something that I am looking forward to is the end of this semester, meaning the end of finals week.
Style icon, oh dear I have way too many, I love Gwyenth Paltrow she always looks so easily put together.

sarah schilhabel said...

Book you're reading: Girl Walks Into a Bar, by Rachel Dratch
Coffee or tea drink of choice: black coffee with two raw sugars
Current fave beauty product: Pangea Organics Eye Cream
Dream home: Craftsman Bungalow in the Mountain West
Something you're looking forward to this week: Trucko de Mayo on Saturday at RFK Stadium (food truck fest!)
Style icon: Katharine Hepburn and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Emily @ NewlyWife said...

Book you're reading: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels by PW. Gone with the Wind is next!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: vanilla latte
Current fave beauty product: Mac Ruby Darling lipstick
Dream home: California ranch
Something you're looking forward to this week: Alameda Antique Faire on Sunday!
Style icon: Somewhere between Grace Kelly and Gwen Stefani -- wide range, I know! :)

Have fun skydiving! It's quite the rush!

.life is reediculous. said...

Love this idea!

Book you're reading: Going to the Sun by James McManus {it was $0.50 at a library sale, so far so good!}
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Coffee. Black. Strong.
Current fave beauty product: Boscia Detox Black Cleanser
Dream home: An old Southern plantation home.
Something you'd like to do in 2012: Get in the habit of picking up my paint brushes when i'm not doing anything else.
Something you're looking forward to this week: warm, sunny weather.
Style crush: Poppy Delevigne.

Vanessa {Vanilla and Rose} said...

Book you're reading: The Hunger Games (Yes, I'm one of the last people to read it!)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: caramel macchiato OR passion tea
Current fave beauty product: DiorSkin Forever Flawless Foundation (I go on about it on my blog all the time!)
Dream home: I don't have anything specific, just something small and comfortable with unique style
Something you're looking forward to this month: Checking some things off my 101 in 1001 list
Style icon: Lauren Conrad & Naomi (Rockstar Diaries)

Melanie said...

Book you're reading:The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
Coffee or tea drink of choice:Sweet-end Iced Green tea
Current fave beauty product:Moisturizer, and mascara
Dream home:Beach house in the Hampton s
Something you're looking forward to this week:for finals to be over!
Style icon:Lauren Conrad

sarah | chevrons and stripes said...

ok here goes..

Book you're reading: Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Cold brewed coffee with crushed ice
Current fave beauty product: Supergoop - the best lightweight sunscreen (which I literally SLATHERED on in new orleans this weekend)
Dream home: next door to my parents in Bridgehampton
Something you're looking forward to this week: A staycation at the Standard this weekend!
Style icon: Jane Birkin

Paige said...

Book you're reading: Just about to start 50 Shades of Grey (don't judge...but it's all I keep hearing about!!)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: hot or cold Cinnamon Dolce Latte with skim milk and whip cream!
Current fave beauty product: Essie's spring polish and Jemma Kidd's lipstick in "Minx"
Dream home: a nice little cottage right on the beach
Something you're looking forward to this week: My mom coming to visit and going to our last wedding of the year!
Style icon: one of my closest friends and Gwyneth Paltrow

Chelle {Everyday Polish} said...

Book you're reading: By Invitation Only by Alexis Maybank, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (the story behind Gilt Groupe)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Thai Iced Coffee
Current fave beauty product:Urban Decay Supercurl Curling Mascara
Dream home: Villa Verai
Something you're looking forward to this week: Dinner at Tao tomorrow with an old friend
Style icon: Wendy Scott-Carr from The Good Wife

Gina said...

Book you're reading: Girls Who Ride in Trucks
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced Mocha from
Starbucks
Current fave beauty product: Red/Orange
lipstick...Revlon Flame
Dream home: Old brick house from the 1800s out on a
farm somewhere in the South
Something you're looking forward to this week: DERBY!
Style icon: Jackie Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn

Darling Bonnie said...

Book you're reading: Wherever you go there you are

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Cinnamon Dolce latte via Starbucks or Plain Vanilla Latte via The Coffee Bean

Current fave beauty product: Plain Vaseline. I'd used it as a kid on my face for moisture but upon getting older I wanted to try more fancy things. all of which broke my face out over time. I've recently gotten back into using plain vaseline and couldn't be happier.

Dream home: French Chateaux somewhere in the Hollywood Hills

Something you're looking forward to this week: practicing being in the moment with no rush to the next moment. It's a habit that I'm cultivating and I've just started this week so it's what I'm currently doing as well as what I'm looking forward to doing more of.

Style icon: Daphne Guinness

Jordan - Queen of LA! said...

i love when you do this feature! here are my answers:

Book you're reading: "Don't Try This at Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs." its hilarious!

Coffee or tea drink of choice: most mornings i stop for a starbucks iced chai tea.

Current fave beauty product: i used a kate somerville tan towel this weekend for the first time and i am obsessed - i look so tan!

Dream home: full of art, colors, patterns - and an insane kitchen.

Something you're looking forward to this week: heading to austin, texas this weekend for a dear friend's wedding. can't wait to see my college friends!

Style icon: she's not famous, but my sister works for helmut lang and shes so fashionable!

Kaitlin said...

Book you're reading: Olive Kitteridge
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Cappuccino or Mariage Frères' Thé de Lune
Current fave beauty product: Diorkiss lipstick
Dream home: Chateau in the Dordogne, France
Something you're looking forward to this week: A trip to Prague to see my best friend!
Style icon: Edith Head; Jayne Wrightsman; Elsa Schiaparelli

K said...

I love these!!!

Book: Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Boil two pots of water- one for Tazo Awake and one for Tazo Passion. Mix together over ice and garnish with an orange slice!

Current fave beauty product: Bobbi Brown gel liner in Denim Ink

Dream home: An estate on Lake Austin built by Peter Pennoyer and decorated by Miles Redd

Something I'm looking forward to this week: Finishing finals and paddle boarding with my pup

Style icon: My grandmother

Colleen said...

LOVE the table setting!

Alright so...

Book: Trying to work on Ahab's Wife when I finish all of the Edith Wharton I've had to read this semester! {Life of an English major}

Coffee or tea drink of choice: I'm addicted to Starbucks, but without a doubt, my favorite is a French Vanilla Iced Coffee from Dunkin Donuts. What can I say? I'm a New England girl through and through...

Fave beauty product: Bare Minerals everything, Benefit Bad Gal Mascara, Ponds Face Moisturizer, and Bobbi Brown Tinted Moisturizer... couldn't pick just one!

Dream home: Beach house on Block Island!

Goal for 2012: Get back to working with my photography and really work on nailing down a regular blogging schedule

Looking forward to this week: My sister's birthday, getting a little closer to finals being over, and cocktails with the girls friday night!

style icon: olivia palermo, lilly pulitzer, and kate middleton

Christy Davis said...

What a great idea!! Might have to borrow this idea for my own personal blog! Thanks for sharing & I loved getting to know you a little better in your answers.

Here's mine:
Book you're reading: Sleeping with Paris
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Coffee with Flavored Creamer
Current fave beauty product: Peter Thomas Roth Facial Products
Dream home: Home on some land with a horse barn, chicken coup, & green house
Something you're looking forward to this week: Having dinner with my friend Angela
Style icon: Anne Hathaway

Ashley Aspinwall said...

Love this idea! may have to borrow it for my blog : )

Book you're reading: Seriously, I'm Kidding. By Ellen Degeneres
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Tazo Passion Tea with lemon
Current fave beauty product: Laura Mercier Baked Eyeshadow
Dream home: Jenna Lyons old apartment in new york
Something you're looking forward to this week: Going home to Dallas to visit my parents!
Style icon: Kate Moss, Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Santo Domingo, Blaire Eadie Olivia Palermo, Meredith Melling Burke...I could go on and on but those are my current favs : )

xo SideSmile,
Ashley

sidesmilestyle.blogspot.com

Mary Martha Douglas said...

Book you're reading: "Mrs. Kennedy And Me" by Clint Hill

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Chai from Chaiwalla in Salisbury, CT...or a trenta iced coffee with soy from my local Starbucks

Current fave beauty product: My Clarisonic, and Benefit Stay Don't Stray Primer (major find!)

Dream home: The estate on the North Shore of LI in the 90s remake of "Sabrina"

Something you'd like to do in 2012: Graduate grad school (in two weeks!), run a marathon...or maybe just a 10k, redecorate my apartment (with some Design Darling items of course)

Something you're looking forward to this week: My last final exam!

Style crush: Grace Kelly in "High Society"

megan said...

Book you're reading: Wanderlust by Elizabeth Eaves
Coffee or tea drink of choice: chicory coffee with cream
Current fave beauty product: Clarisonic brush
Dream home: a little cottage in Nashville
Something you're looking forward to this week: laying around with nothing to do but go to The Container Store
Style icon: Audrey Hepburn

Shannon said...

LOVE this!! Now I will have enough book recommendations to last me a lifetime!

Book you're reading: Bringing up Bebe
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Cappuccino
Current fave beauty product: Nars Schiap lipstick
Dream home: A flat in London in Hampstead Health
Something you're looking forward to this week: the Kentucky Derby
Style icon: Shala Monroque (current), Babe Paley/Grace Kelly

Lee said...

Book: Emma
coffee or tea: starbucks sweet iced green tea or Teavana's Youthberry!
fave beauty product: clinique superdefense face lotion
dream home: early 20th century home in San Antonio or New England!
2012: Go to Germany in May/June, apply to Grad school, act more [plays, musicals]
This week: Last week of classes!! Finish my sewing project (pajama pants!!)
style crush: Chloe Sevigny

Macarena Martínez said...

This is so funny! Love it!

Book you're reading: The Entrepreneur's Passion
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Coconut Tea by Twinnings
Current fave beauty product: Anti-Age cream by La Prarie
Dream home: by the sea
Something you're looking forward to this week: more students at the institute.
Style icon: Chiara Ferragni

Have a fab week! XoXo

travelkate said...

Book you're reading: Tender is the Night by F Scott Fitzgerald
Coffee or tea drink of choice: spicy chair latte w nonfat milk
current fave beauty product: dry shampoo(necessary side I have an infant)
Dream home: ocean view home in San diego
Something looking forward to this week: daily walks outside in nice weather with my baby
style Icon: always changes

Kathleen J said...

Book you're reading: Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced coffee with vanilla
Current fave beauty product: Tarte mascara
Dream home: the house in the movie Home Alone
Something you're looking forward to this week: Flying to Indiana to see my best childhood friend graduate from Indiana University
Style icon: Mackenzie Horan

Maura said...

Book you're reading: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway (one of my favs)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Soy Chai Latte (no water!)
Current fave beauty product: Burt's Bee's Revitalizing Eye Cream
Dream home: Charleston townhouse with a water view!
Something you're looking forward to this week: Date night on Friday
Style icon: Olivia Palmero

Meredith said...

Book you're reading: Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Cafe Latte
Current fave beauty product: Bobbi Brown Face Cream
Dream home: Spanish Style or anything with a big bathtub and amazing closet!!
Something you're looking forward to this week: Louis Vuitton party Thursday night.
Style icon: Rachel Zoe and Charlize Theron

Ali said...

Book you're reading: I Do, Now What? Giuliana & Bill Rancic
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced Coffee (No sweetner!)
Current fave beauty product: Bumble & Bumble deep conditioner
Dream home: House overlooking the mountains & Condo in Paris
Something you're looking forward to this week: Kentucky Derby & Cinco de Mayo!
Style icon: Kate Hudson, Kristin Cavallari, Gwenyth Paltrow, Rosie Huntington Whiteley

Belle on Heels said...

Book you're reading: Just finished "Sarah's Key" last night. Getting ready to start "Unbroken".
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Twinings English Breakfast tea is how I normally start my day, but I do love a Starbucks skinny hazelnut latte every now and then.
Current fave beauty product: My Clarisonic Mia and my Mario Badescu Caviar face cream
Dream home: Any home right now! We hate our rental and would love to own. I adore little Cape Cods or Craftsman-style bungalows.
Something you're looking forward to this week: I'm an event planner for a University. Our city has a big festival this week and I designed a float for the big parade on Saturday. Can't wait to see it in action!
Style icon: Kate Middleton, Olivia Palermo

JORDAN said...

Book you're reading: Does my Accounting textbook count? If not, the last book I read was "The Rules of Civility"
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Early Grey tea.
Current fave beauty product: my Philosophy Purity face wash.
Dream home: White with black shutters, a long driveway, and a big front proch.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Finishing my exams and heading home for the summer!
Style icon: Olivia Palermo & Jenna Lyons

Tina Louise said...

Love this idea!

Book you're reading: The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
Drink of choice: Iced coffee
Current fave beauty Product:Bumble and Bumble Dry Shampoo
Dream Home: cottage with wraparound porch and large backyard for my twins to play
Something your looking forward to this week: Driving to Austin,TX for my Mom's 50th bday bash!
Style Icon: Zooey Deschanel and SJP (always and forever!)

Agatha said...

I have been pinning pictures of long table settings all week. Love this one!

Book I'm reading: The Three Marriages by David Whyte

Coffee or tea drink of choice: earl grey tea with steamed milk and a touch of lavender and hazelnut syrups instead of sugar.

Current fave beauty product: Elizabeth Arden Good Morning Skin Serum

Dream home: A classic stone/white-shuttered house in central or southern France.

Something you're looking forward to this week: visiting my boyfriend

Style icons: Grace Kelly

Happy Wednesday! :)

Nat said...

Love this!

Book you're reading: Night Circus
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Soy vanilla latte
Current fave beauty product: Laura Mercier Secret Concealer- this stuff is magic!
Dream home: A water front cottage preferably in a small beach town where everyone walks or rides bikes
Something you're looking forward to this week: Cinco de Mayo- margs and tacos
Style crush: Olivia Palermo

jen said...

Book you're reading: the art of the sale
Coffee or tea drink of choice: skim latte
Current fave beauty product: sock bun!
Dream home: mid century modern ranch
Something you're looking forward to this week: sitting on the roof deck with a glass of wine.
Style icon: Kate Lanphear

Grace said...

Book you're reading: It's Kind of A Funny Story
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Starbucks Iced Skinny Vanilla Latte
Current fave beauty product: Anastasia of Beverly Hills coral lip gloss
Dream home: A big stone house covered in ivy with interiors like a Ralph Lauren store.
Something you're looking forward to this week: My sophomore class luau!
Style icon: Kate Middleton

thatfreckledbitch said...

Book you’re reading: Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
Coffee or Tea: Sweet Tea
Current fave beauty product: BareMinerals Mascara
Dream Home: On the battery in Charleston or on a farm along the coast
Something you’d like to do in 2012: A camping or sailing trip with a few friends & champagne...Zach Efron will suffice
Something this week: Tennis with a friend
Style Crush: Blair Eadie & Kerry Washington


www.thatfreckledbitch.wordpress.com

SHF said...

Book you're reading: "Sleeping with the Enemy", by Hal Vaughn
Coffee or tea drink of choice: chai tea latte with one Splenda
Current fave beauty product: Benefit BadGal Lash mascara in black
Dream home: Nantucket-style cottage with a big front porch
Something you're looking forward to this week: my grandmother's birthday supper
Style icon: Audrey Hepburn

Moira said...

Book you're reading: Just finished "The Lucky One" by Nicolas Sparks, still trying to get through Harry Potter in French! (Studying abroad here now)
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Vanilla Latte or Earl Grey with lots of milk and sugar!
Current fave beauty product: D.R. Harris Lip Balm
Dream home: Any English country Manor house
Something you're looking forward to this week: Hanging out on an island in the middle of the Maine River in the Loire Valley
Style icon: Kate Middleton

cait - pretty and fun said...

Book you're reading: "The Happiness Project"
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Espresso, right now it's an iced caramel macchiato.
Current fave beauty product: Bare Minerals Warmth
Dream home: Exposed brick and an open floor plan with BIG windows in Chicago.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Moving into a new apartment on Saturday!
Style icon: Blake Lively

Lauren {Stylized Existence} said...

Late to the party on this one but I thought I'd throw in my two cents!

Book you're reading: I am about to start Siddhartha
Coffee or tea drink of choice: On that patio? Probably a slightly sweet tea with lots of lemon slices!
Current fave beauty product: I love my Urban Decay Naked 2 Eyeshadow set.
Dream home: Something in a city with a backyard that has small patch of grass, some chairs for sunning, and a tiny pool... like the top photo here: http://joannagoddard.blogspot.com/2012/04/backyards-do-you-have-one.html
Something you're looking forward to this week: Going to TedX Cincy in downtown Cincinnati
Style icon: love Blair Eadie's style

Deirdre said...

Book you're reading: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Coffee or tea drink of choice: Iced Soy Marble Mocha Macchiato

Current fave beauty product: Benefit's Hervana

Dream home: Any house on the Rainbow Row in Charleston's historic district

Something you're looking forward to this week: Mother's Day

Style icon: Claire Danes

Christina said...

Book you're reading: Design*Sponge At Home
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Coffee, a good strong brew with a bit of cream.
Current fave beauty product: My Maybelline mascara makes my lashes twice as long!
Dream home: I like too many styles to really pin this down, haha.
Something you're looking forward to this week: Possibly starting a dialogue with a contractor about remodeling my kitchen!
Style icon: In clothing fashion I'm not sure but for interiors I'd definitely say Abigail Ahern.

Royar said...

Book you're reading: Just finished Decision Points!
Coffee or tea drink of choice: Chai Tea or Iced Coffee
Current fave beauty product: Smashbox Primer
Dream home: Plantation
Something you're looking forward to this week: Being at home for the weekend the first time in almost three months!
Style icon: Jackie O

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