My current crushes

This post is exactly what I need right now. Thanks to Amy’s comment and Joslyn’s series for giving me the idea.


1. Tom Colicchio – I don’t know what it is, but I have had several impure thoughts about this man. Very much looking forward to the Top Chef premiere tonight.

2. Retro hairstyles – I’ve always had a soft spot for 40’s and 50’s hairstyles, and I’ve recently become obsessed with YouTube how-to videos. This gal is awesome, and I just now realized that a very brief segment of her video was shown on my Nightline segment.

3. NARS Dolce Vita lipstick with Chanel Glossimer in Pagoda on top – Shiny, pinky-rose perfection.

4. Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate – I’ve only had one of these, but it damn sure changed my life.

5. Ashley G’s Beard illustrations – I want to create a room where one wall is covered entirely in these beard illustrations. I dig a man with a good beard.

6. J Brand black cigarette jeans – My #1 clothing staple this fall.

7. Twilight movie – I’m not embarrassed to admit that my tickets have already been purchased. (Picture it now…Whoorl and 120,000 14-year-olds.)

8. Hayden Harnett bag – My new birthday gift. I’m not going to lie, I don’t know if it will fully take the place of my Gray Havana Hobo, but it is a nice change.

9. Super Hopeless Romance – Although fiction, this blog has sucked me into Cordy’s vortex. GET IT TOGETHER, SETH.

10. Relish Meal Planning System – This is beyond incredibly awesome. I love to cook, but have trouble planning my weekly menus ahead of time. This system lets me choose my weekly dinners, creates a grocery list (down to specific aisles) and takes all guesswork out of the planning process. The yummy recipes are just the icing on the cake. (This week’s menu includes dishes such as Buttermilk Unfried Chicken, Huevos Rancheros, Porcini Mushroom and Walnut Penne…)

11. Backyardigans Super Spy episode featuring Cyndi Lauper – Wito is obsessed with the Backyardigans. I am obsessed with the episodes that feature my favorite 80’s musicians.

12. This video of Andrew Bird – Sorry Tom, Andrew is still my main man.

13. The Blue-Green crayon – Best color ever.

Your turn. Who/what are your current crushes?

  • Beth B

    November 12, 2008 at 3:06 pm

    My current crushes =
    1. Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate –> in a red cup
    2. Jeffrey Dean Morgan (actor)
    3. Bind-it-All
    4. Anthropologie

  • Jossie

    November 12, 2008 at 3:08 pm

    I had one of those salted caramel deliciousness yesterday. It rocked my world my BFF’s however not so much. I am considering disowning her.

  • cck

    November 12, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    I heart Chef Tom. Cannot wait for tonight!

  • amy

    November 12, 2008 at 3:25 pm

    this is perfect- awesome. heart you.

  • slynnro

    November 12, 2008 at 3:32 pm

    My food crush is Anthony Bourdain, though Tom Colicchio will do in a pinch.

  • Korinna

    November 12, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    Ohhh, crushes.

    1) New tote bags courtesy of Etsy.

    2) My new glasses by Lulu Guinness. They have sparkles on side, people. Hello!

    3) The “Messin’ with Sasquatch” commercials by those beef jerky ad wizards. Heh.

  • Maternal Mirth

    November 12, 2008 at 3:44 pm

    Is it just me or does Tom Colicchio look just like Cal Ripkin???

    I am not a foodie so much as a baseball chick…

  • rachel

    November 12, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    I LOVE these kinds of posts! And I am sooo excited for Top Chef tonight. Now I have to go check out the Relish Meal Planning….

    oh…what about doing a Q&A post? I bet I’m not the only one with questions for you.

  • mommymae

    November 12, 2008 at 4:45 pm

    -my new sewing machine (baby lock quilter’s choice)

    -playing the guitar and singing again

    -my lady-baby’s toes

    -new j crew pants (not sure what they are, but they are my pre-pregnancy size!! and sky blue)

  • wwcutie

    November 12, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    I just spent the last TWO HOURS reading My Super Hopeless Romance, since I have nothing better to do, and now I am going to swoon onto the couch, dreaming about Seth and Chris, and silently cursing you for sharing it with me before the story is over and Cordy is living happily ever after.

    Oh, and this might be my de-lurk, so I love you.

  • Jora

    November 12, 2008 at 5:10 pm

    If you need more dinner ideas (although it sounds like Relish has you covered!), check out Cookie’s 30 day list: http://www.cookiemag.com/food/2008/03/allrecipes

    and good old Martha’s Dinner Tonight: http://blogs1.marthastewart.com/dinnertonight/?rsc=dinnertonight_magazines_everyday-food.

  • Emily

    November 12, 2008 at 6:32 pm

    1) Revlon Bare Naturals Sheer Lipstick/glass. So amazing I put it on in my office even when I know I won’t see another soul for hours…

    2) Department of Eagles. Especially ‘No One Does It Like You’

    3) Scarves! Particularly the cheap ones from Forever21.

  • a madhouse wife

    November 12, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    oh, god love the twilight series. i bought five twilights i found on sale for my classroom (teens) and said, “i’m probably the only person who hasn’t read these yet, but if anyone is interested…” and the hands started shooting up. there is a waiting list. thank you, stephanie meyer, for making high school girls (and boys) love reading again.

    and now, they’re VERY excited for the movie

  • Cordy

    November 13, 2008 at 10:09 am

    Holy crap, I HAVE ARRIVED.

    You are awesome, thank you.

    PS: I have a total crush on Chef Tom too. It’s the eyes and the cheerful smarts, I think.

  • Hope

    November 13, 2008 at 11:29 am

    Tom DOES look like Cal Ripkin. Can’t wait to watch my DVR’d Top Chef tonight!