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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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

    http://www.thatfreckledbitch.wordpress.com

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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! 🙂

  13. 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!)

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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”

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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!

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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)

  39. 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.

  40. 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!

  41. 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

  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. 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!

  45. 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!

  46. 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

  47. 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!

  48. 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

  49. 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:)

  50. 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.

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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.

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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.

  57. 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

  58. 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

  59. 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!

  60. 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

  61. 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!

  62. 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

  63. 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!

  64. 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.

  65. 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

  66. 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!

  67. 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

  68. 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!

  69. 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!

  70. 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!

  71. 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

    http://www.cositabella.com

  72. 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

  73. 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

  74. 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.

  75. 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

  76. 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!

  77. 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

  78. 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

  79. 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

  80. 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

  81. 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

  82. 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!

  83. 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

  84. 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.

  85. 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!

  86. 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.

  87. 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 😉

  88. 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

  89. 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

  90. 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