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Snow Day!!!

Wooo hooo!!!  We’re having a snow day here in New York – bundle up ‘cuz it’s cold outside! With the way it’s continuing to snow, I have no doubt that the snow will last through the weekend.  I’m looking forward to cuddling up with a few of my favorite magazines (Baazar for my fashion-fix and T&L to daydream about my next vacation!); a good book – I discovered Mennonite in a Little Black Dress at JFK last weekend and downloaded it to my kindle; my iTouch; a well-made latte; my favorite chocolove candy bar; and my painting my nails with my new color obsession – black diamond by China Glaze.

What are you doing during this Snowmageddon?!?!  If you’re some place sunny, please don’t rub it in!

My Favorite Things in 2009

Julie Andrews sang about “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens” as some of her favorite things; I must admit that my faves are a little less esoteric and a little more materialistic than Ms. Andrews’, but here are the top 10 things I fell in love with this year – please don’t hold it against me!

  1. My Kindle; I love to read and carrying my library with me wherever I go is an absolute treat.
  2. The heart-stopping sparkling diamond jewelry at Kwiat.
  3. Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico – hands down, one of the most wonderful resort experiences I’ve ever had and the folks at Travel&Leisure agree too!
  4. My YSL Gold Tribute Shoes; they’re killer but they make my legs look great.
  5. Frozen yogurt with lychees and almonds at Pinkberry.
  6. Cashmere leggings from Kier+J – they’re oh so warm and definitely downtown hipster chic.
  7. Falafel sandwiches from Maoz Vegetarian - good quality and great prices.
  8. Marie Jasmin’s SWEAT Cardio Sculpt classes at Equinox are fabulous; she’s a wonderful trainer and whipped my butt into shape this year.
  9. I’ve been dreaming about owning one of Kristen Farrell’s Mystical Talon pendants, they’re absolutely to die for!
  10. I fell in love with Mara Hoffman’s beautifully patterned clothes, bathing suits and beach coverups.

I’d love to hear what some of your favorite things are  … LMK.

Happy New Year!!!!

[images clockwise from Kwiat, YSL, Kristen Farrell, Maoz Vegetarian, Mara Hoffman, Pinkberry, Rosewood Mayakoba, Amazon and Equinox]