Liebster Award!!

So I was recently nominated for a Liebster Award by the awesome B Amazing B!!  Check out her blog:

http://beamazingb.wordpress.com!

Liebster Award

Here are the rules of le competition!:

  • You must link back to the person who nominated you.
  • You must answer the 11 questions given to you by the person who nominated you.
  • You must list 11 random/fun facts about yourself.
  • You must pick 11 nominees with under 200 followers to answer your questions.
  • You cannot nominate the person who nominate you.
  • You must let the people you nominate know they have been nominated.

Here are my questions:

  1. What is your favorite fashion tip? Big Gucci sweatshirt paired with a Gucci logo baseball cap  and a skin tight pencil skirt with wedges and a big designer handbag!
  2. Who is your favorite fashion blogger? With a unique and alluring name like The Blonde Salad, how could you not read her posts?
  3. What got you into fashion? I love to be stylish and take good care of my outer appearance.  As they say, confidence is the best outfit you can put on plus a big smile!  I like to bring glamour, NJ bling, and fun to ordinary life and shake up the San Francisco fashion scene!  I love helping women create their best look!
  4. Who inspires you to “just keep swimming”? My believe that unicorns do in fact exist and that if I push real hard in the direction of my dreams, balloons will fall from the sky, the gates to the Disney castle will open, and Mickey Mouse will come out and shake my hand!
  5. Jeans or skirts? I love to interchange the two, depending on my mood.  Fashion is what you want it to be!
  6. Sandals or flats? Sandals
  7. What is your favorite fashion item? Seacret Cosmetics Mud Soap!!  Works on cuts, burns, and dry skin!
  8. Christian Louboutin or Kate Spade? It has got to be both!
  9. What is your favorite designer brand? Gucci all the way!!
  10. What is your favorite type of top? Halter for sure.
  11. What is your fashion goal for 2015? Get more designer duds at bargain prices!

11 Fun facts about me:

  1. I am in love with meyer lemon brioche donuts from Arlequin in Hayes Valley!
  2. My go-to makeup product is Pop Pink lipstick from Walgreen’s.
  3. I love Lucky Charms because they are magical, loaded with too much sugar, and colorful!  Plus,who doesn’t like looking at a happy dancing leprechaun early in the morning?
  4. I was born the same day as John Lennon! (October 9th).  Rockstar b-day!!
  5. My hair is my prize and the style changes more than the types of cupcakes I eat.
  6. I’m a cross between a Calvin Klein jeans and tank top girl and a Marilyn Monroe flirty skirts and dresses gal.
  7. My favorite vacation spot is Captiva Island off the coast of Florida, so long as it hasn’t been washed away by the all nasty hurricanes.
  8. I have hot pink Barbie headphones from Toys-R-Us.  I love to feed my inner child!
  9. Growing up I was Belle from Beauty and the Beast, as I had dark hair, and now that I’ve gone blonde since Jan., I’ve turned into Cinderella!
  10. I am planning on auditioning as a singer for the Disney cruises!
  11. I hiked through the Grand Canyon for three weeks for my college freshman orientation.

I’m nominating the following lucky ladies:

1. http://wheresshefrom.wordpress.com

2. http://keithandanitascloset.wordpress.com

3. http://lovehoneybunch.wordpress.com

4. http://fashionfoodfotos.com

5. http://glamourita.com

6. http://chipadillo.wordpress.com

7. http://rommydebommy.com

8. http://minleefashions.wordpress.com

9. http://thestylebible.com

10. http://dutchbarbieworld.wordpress.com

11. http://thestyleguru.net

And here are my questions for you all:

  1. When you were little, did you play more with Barbie or American Girl dolls?
  2. Cosmopolitan magazine or Vogue?
  3. What do you see yourself doing with fashion or beauty 5 years from now?
  4. What inspired you to create a blog?
  5. What is your dream cupcake including the type of icing and garnishes?
  6. Who is your favorite celebrity?
  7. What is your fave fall trend?
  8. Are you a classy Chanel girl or a foxy Dolce and Gabbana girl?
  9. What is your favorite vacation spot?
  10. What is the first thing you do to get ready in the morning?
  11. What is your best personal styling tip?

Fun Icebreakers!

1. Where and when were you born?

October 9, 1986.  John Lennon’s birthday!  🙂 I was born in Edison, NJ and raised in Chatham.

2. What was the best job you’ve ever had? And the worst?

The best job I’ve ever had is modeling.  Everything from print to promotional modeling!  Love being in front of a camera and wearing classic outfits!  The worst job I had was working at Chevy’s across the street from my apartment in SF as a hostess.  I quit the day I started because I got hardly any training and had a mean controlling boss. 😦

3. What’s the best vacation you’ve EVER taken?

One of the best vacations I’ve taken was to Captiva Island off the coast of Florida.  I was about 10 or 11.  My family and I stayed at our NJ friend Thelma’s house for a week right on the white sand beach.  It was so quiet and beautiful, and the sunsets were stellar!

4. What’s the most recent movie/book that you’ve seen/read?

I recently saw Casino Royale with Daniel Craig.  He is such a dreamboat!  OMG.  I’d give anything to be the next Bond girl and have Daniel Craig pick me up in his hot ride and sweep me off my feet!

5. Tell us about your first kiss.

My first kiss was in Middle School.  I kissed this guy Alex in my grade on the cheek in the lobby after seeing a play.  He was the definitely a player, always touching girls’ butts in the hallway.  He was my first crush.

6. What’s your favorite town/city in the world? Why?

One of my fave cities is Waikiki Beach in Oahu and the other one is Paris!  I love the white sand, palm trees, and world famous Mai Tais at the Royal Hawaiian.  Snorkeling in hidden reefs, sailing with gorgeous tan island men, and watching the surfers at North Shore were some of the highlights of my trips to the island, as well as shopping downtown at Neiman’s with Asian big spender tourists!

7. Share with us a fun experience you’ve had recently.

I had a fun time getting a complimentary limo ride to the doctor on Friday and having my Starbucks paid for by the driver!  It was nice to be glamourous for a day!  He wanted to date me, but I told him I was taken, so I went on my merry way.  I went to an amazing birthday party later that night at the Rye Bar near the financial district.  Valentina, an Academy of Art photographer, who has taken pictures of me at runway shows, introduced to some amazing artists, musicians, and photographers!  

8. Sing a few lines of a song you love. (Don’t tell them the name; let them guess)

Flowers in her hair, she don’t care
Peach-pink lips, yeah, everybody stares
You think you’ve seen her in a magazine
It’s like she walked right out of your dreams

9. Tell us your earliest childhood memory.

I remember having a princess party for my birthday at my house in Chatham, NJ when I was 5 or 6.  My best friend Tracey who I had shared chicken pox with came in a pretty pink gown and I wore a yellow Belle gown from Beauty and the Beast and a pink feather boa!

10. What’s your favorite sport or physical activity?

I looove to ski!  I started in Vermont when I was 5.  I’ll be on the next plane to Utah or drive up the road to Lake Tahoe!!

11. What’s your favorite dish to cook for friends? For just you?

I love to make homemade pizza with fresh mozzerella, my Mom’s homemade sauce, whole wheat dough, and lots of herbs and other toppings!

12. Describe the best museum/concert/play/game you’ve ever been to.

I loved seeing Phish in concert when I was in high school at the Continental Airlines Arena in NJ!  

13. What’s the worst haircut you’ve ever had?

I have luckily never had a horrible haircut!  Phew..

14. What’s your morning ritual like?

Get up at and do my eyeliner and mascara, plan my outfit for the day, spritz myself with Lady Gaga’s Fame perfume or Victoria’s Secret Bombshell, morning coffee at Acre Coffee around the corner, and plug into the Britney Pandora station.

15. If you could invite four famous people to dinner, who would you choose and why?

I would invite Jesus, cause he’s cool and holy and has magical powers and would save anyone if they got too drunk.  Then I’d invite Joan Rivers because she would keep the evening fun by going around and seeing if everyone’s outfit passed inspection or not.  I’d let John Stewart tag along because he always gives such witty and clever commentary on the controversial political scene.  Lastly, I would invite Britney Spears because she is a world class performer and pop sensation!  She would close out the evening with a hit like “Womanizer” to enliven the guests!

16. Which person in your life do you most admire? Why?

I admire my Dad the most because he is multi-talented and has a wicked wit at family dinners!  He is the rock of the family and has a lot to say about the ever-volatile and rapidly changing stock market.  He grew up shooting bebe guns in Fairfax, VA, drinking martinis since age 3, and hanging out with his country clubbing parents and their friends.  He works hard and has the spirit of a true western-going frontiersman and can play a mean sax like Charlie Parker!

17. Share a personal fact no one would ever guess about you.

I can do the worm backwards, as I demonstrated at a talent show in high school.

18. Share one bizarre encounter you’ve had in life (could be at work, personal, from travel, with friends).

Yesterday, I saw a spiritual looking Indian man with a white robe and turban and a long bright orange beard.  But in SF, it’s Halloween all the time, as my Dad would say!

19. Describe an embarrassing moment you’ve had.

My Mom came home from doing errands one day and heard me losing my virginity to a guy.  I rushed into the bathroom and covered myself with a towel.  I saw the guy a few more times after that, and moved on.  We had met at a coffee shop in Nob Hill and he was from South America.  Needless to say, he was just in it to have fun with me and soon quit calling.

20. If you could replay a fun (or deep or big) moment in your life, what would you choose?

Going to Dorney Park in PA and seeing O-Town in concert there with my middle school posse!  I heart boy bands and amusement parks!!

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