17 March 2011

fifteen fill-ins | guest post by gabrielle | design mom

fifteen fill-in-the-blanks by the inspiring gabrielle of design mom. gabby blogs about products i know will be good, tips i hope to remember, and cool ideas i want to print and save. she and her husband have whisked the family to france for an adventure. cheers for exploring the world and making memories with your children! just look at their amazing new treehouse. gabby kindly filled in the blanks to entertain you while i sing showtune duets with my sister. happy st. patty's day!

:: no matter what mood i'm in, i can always go for a: Rootbeer Float.

:: my favorite go-to outfit would have to be: A wrap dress with great shoes. Boots in the winter. Heels in the summer. And a fun accessory too -- bracelets or a good necklace or a scarf.  

:: a good source of inspiration is: My brothers and sisters. 

:: am so glad my parents taught me: That having a beautiful life and having money are not the same thing.

:: a song i like to dance to is: There are too many! 
Here are 3 no fails: Lisztomania by Phoenix
Ray of Light by Madonna
A-punk by Vampire Weekend

:: i wish everyone knew about: How awesome (and inexpensive!) the National Park system is.

:: the best thing in my makeup bag is: My gel blush by Pixi. I like Flushed. It looks dark in the tube, but it's really pretty on.

:: my dream spring break vacation spot is: This year it's the French countryside. : ) 

:: this may be a surprise, but i am passionate about: Women's rights.

:: a favorite book that changed me for the better: Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

:: one of my pet peeves is: Crumbs on the bottom of my feet. They make me crazy! I have to wear socks or slippers if I'm in the house without shoes on. 

:: my favorite daily ritual would have to be: Reading to the kids at night. 

:: i am trying to be better at: Leaving comments on blogs.

:: the most recent rad thing i found online was: This video.

:: i can't live without: Ben Blair. And Rootbeer floats.


KJ said...

right there with ya on the crumbs on the feet (I'm never barefoot in the house unless I've just cleaned the floors) and the reading to the kids at bedtime. best part of my day.

allison said...

oooh, i like this momma very much. especially that french video she posted. i must go to paris, like tomorrow.

bedelia said...

oh, i hate crumbs on my feet and with 3 boys under 5, I get crumbs on them everyday. hate it.

She Used To Walk Fast said...

Oh I loved Crossing to Safety. It is one of my favorite books ever and not just because one of the main characters went to Smith. :)

likeschocolate said...

Me too! I hate crumbs, dirt, or sand on my feet or at least when it is walking around the house.

JourneyBeyondSurvival said...

Fantastic! I love the National Parks system. Maybe because my home state had five. I hope that you have fun in the countryside tasting cheeses and crisp bread.

And such nice questions too.

kaela d. said...

it's nice to read your writing on another of my fave blogs! : ) i grabbed some of that gel blush at the target down last night! after figuring out the hard way that you don't need much....i am in love with it! haha

Kiera said...

I'm so happy you featured Gabby, and in turn, she featured you! What a great blog you have! It reminds me of spring time and everything wonderful. So inspirational!

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