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gifts i bought myself

August 15, 2012


Well, it’s my birthday week and these are the gifts I bought myself. This post was inspired by The Hairpin’s “Friday Bargain Bin: What to Do With Your Allowance This Week“, which I get a kick out of. Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream cookbook – on sale at Anthropologie for only $10! Sorry to see it […]

to me, from me

September 14, 2011


The most lovely package arrived on my doorstep last week. I have no one to thank but myself (thank you, self, for collecting $21.63 in spare change and finally dumping it into a Coinstar kiosk and redeeming it at full value for an Amazon gift card) since no one took the bait and purchased the […]

summer reading list

June 21, 2011


Summer is here and Seattle is celebrating with a sunny, 77 degree day. I drank a giant Americano yesterday at 2pm which resulted in a terrible night of sleep, but at least I am up early and ready to enjoy a busy busy day. I have been building my summer reading list over the past […]

monday night at Benaroya

May 11, 2010


I scored four patron-level tickets to see Laila Lalami speak at Benaroya Hall last night, courtesy of Seattle Arts & Lectures. Though unfamiliar with the author at the time I got the tickets, I did my research this time around and scoured the shelves of Capitol Hill’s used bookstores until I found Secret Son. I […]


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