Monday, December 28, 2009
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Friday, December 25, 2009
Friday, December 18, 2009
Thursday, December 17, 2009
And so, in their honor and in my 2nd annual christmas tradition, I baked all day long yesterday and made 7 different types of cookies for my friends. I'm hoping to get a reputation as the christmas cookie queen and therefore, people will clamor to be in my good graces and receive my cookies. It's my version of Anna Wintour's power in the fashion world.
Here's what I made:
Fudge with walnuts
Peanut Butter Cookies
Russian Tea Cakes
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
When, in the night, I wait for her, impatient, Life seems to me, as hanging by a thread.
What just means liberty, or youth, or approbation, When compared with the gentle piper's tread?
And she came in, threw out the mantle's edges, Declined to me with a sincere heed.
I say to her, "Did you dictate the Pages Of Hell to Dante?"
She answers, "Yes, I did."
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Monday, December 14, 2009
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Friday, November 27, 2009
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009
This posting from the funny site Dealbreaker.
It involves Mark Ruffalo. What's not to love about that man?
ps...for all 5 of our faithful readers, Tinsel Tantrum is DJing an event on December 5th! Stay tuned for details...
Thursday, November 19, 2009
which makes taking pictures hard. But what he lacks in photogenic
quality he more than makes up for in cute kitten happenings. Like this
old chestnut: the chasing of the tail. Or falling over onto the floor
while cleaning yourself because you don't have good balance yet.
Stuff like that.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Picture taken by Kevin in NYC. I love it so much I am having him blow it up. Anyone who knows me knows I love The Stein. I named my first cat Albert and have read a couple bios on the man. This was found in the meatpacking district while I was getting drinks with my new friend Anne.
Sunday, November 8, 2009
My favorite quote from the book so far is this: "A vow's not all that important -- a vow to somebody I've never known, to somebody I don't really believe in. Nobody will know that I've broken a vow except me and Him -- and He doesn't exist, does he? He can't exist. You can't have a merciful God and this despair."
Cynical? Yes. But there is some truth to it.
I'm going to go kick a puppy now.
I am currently reading "The End of The Affair" by Graham Greene. I found an excerpt that I particularly like, or don't like but either way it made me think.
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
There are about, um, 20 million reasons why I love the Blazers. Up near the top is this guy, Mr. Travis Outlaw. OUTLAW! The best last name ever. And he's a nice, southern boy who also is a baller. In other words, he's my fave. Le Sigh.
I dedicate this post to you, Mr. Outlaw. When Wells Fargo introduces your bobblehead, I'm all over that shit.
Sunday, June 28, 2009
Sunday, June 21, 2009
these are the new things that have happened to me.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
My dear friend rick has a blog with a friend as well and, um, it's AWESOME and FUNNY. It's unfortunately named, but we can't all be "tinsel tantrums." Anyway, you should still check it out because Rick is one of the only people in this world that has given me a stomach ache because I was laughing too hard. Check it
PS, added incentive: Rick has crazy hair. When we were in college, the first time I met him I was scared because his hair is so awesome and scary and curly all at once. See above photo for a likeness of him that is actually from the New Yorker. Rick looks a lot like this.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
be exact. My roommate provided the wine. We live in a house with a
jasmine enclosed porch. It's wonderul. There's also a garden bed here
& I've planted tomatoes, basil, cilantro & parsley. Pretty much the
only herbs you need for enjoying tomatoes.
The risotto was especially good the next day when I pan fried it and
made it crispy.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Here's a new jacket I just bought from gilt.com -- if you want to get crazy good deals on designer clothes, follow this link
Anyway, I've been wanting a trench for awhile -- classic and chic, I'm a big girl now.
PS -- big congrats to Tinsel. She's on her way to becoming a Jam Baroness!
Sunday, May 17, 2009
After a while you learn the subtle difference
Between holding a hand and chaining a soul,
And you learn that love doesn't mean leaning
And company doesn't mean security.
And you begin to learn that kisses aren't contracts
And presents aren't promises,
And you begin to accept your defeats
With your head up and your eyes open
With the grace of a woman, not the grief of a child,
And you learn to build all your roads on today
Because tomorrow's ground is too uncertain for plans
And futures have a way of falling down in mid-flight.
After a while you learn...
That even sunshine burns if you get too much.
So you plant your garden and decorate your own soul,
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
And you learn that you really can endure...
That you really are strong
And you really do have worth...
And you learn and learn...
With every good-bye you learn.
This was the last night or I guess morning. There is a pic out there also of me, todd, nicole and christopher sleeping all heads on table. We were soon kicked out of the place.
Morgan Spurlock before I punched him in the stomach at 4 am in a bowling alley.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
These were my favorite designs from the NY Costume Institute Gala event titled "The Model as Muse". It seems that when you go to an event like this you should go big.....
Monday, May 4, 2009
Sunday, May 3, 2009
Saturday, May 2, 2009
Friday, May 1, 2009
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Friday, April 24, 2009
Behold! The origins of Tinsel Tantrum:
That's Chris and I four years ago! What innocent young women we were! And look at us now:
(This is my cat Jose and me trying to high 5 him)
See you tomorrow, Tinsel!
Today was also my last day of working at my law firm til after the bar
exam. Now all I'm gonna do is study & post stuff on the blog when I
start feeling a little crazy in the head.
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Saturday, April 18, 2009
For reals, this is the best online sale shop out there. Gilt has these limited time only sales on HUGE designers and their stuff is CRAZY BONKERS BEZERKER cheap. For instance, I bought a Gryson bag for $168. Retail? $800. See wha' I mean?
And it's invite only. Everyone likes feeling exclusive now and again.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
My mother came to visit and we walked to the Ferry Building to check out the saturday farmers market which is pretty amazing in itself when we came across the protest to the bailout. I love the weather in SF and I love that everyone I know is getting married. Fuckin A!
Monday, April 13, 2009
I just got these pictures back from Josh Elliott, the photographer who shot these pics from a photo shoot we did for Emily Katz. We did this shoot in December. It was FREEZING. But I survived. Anyway, I kinda like the prostitute-on-the-farm look we had going on here. Notice, the Dries Van Notens I'm wearing. This is where my love affair with these shoes began.
Monday, April 6, 2009
Friday, March 27, 2009
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
The 2nd evening in SF was awesome as no surprise. We went to a bbq and played cards alone because thats how we roll.