happy weekend + fun facts about YOU

Before we head off to enjoy our weekends, I wanted to take a page out of Mackenzie & Alex‘s books and talk about YOU! I have so enjoyed getting to know many of you through the comments section of C&S, but I feel like we haven’t even cracked the surface. Let’s start with the basics shall we?

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 If you’re into it, copy and paste the questions with your own answers filled in down below and let’s kick this weekend off right!

 what city to do you live in?
what do you do / what do you dream of doing? 
the most treasured thing you own is:
favorite song of the summer:
go-to dish to cook at home:
favorite artist:
favorite tv show:
 
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Here are my answers:

what city to do you live in? NYC
what do you do / want do you dream of doing?  I’m currently an interior design student and dream of one day freelancing/curating my own home shop out of a charming West Village store front (lofty dreams, eh?)
the most treasured thing you own is: my dog Ziggy
favorite song of the summer: Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks on repeat
go-to dish to cook at home: does this count as cooking? Mark Bittman’s mexican tofu chocolate pudding kills any sweet tooth…
favorite artist: I can never settle on just one but right now I’m loving everything Happy Menocal!
 favorite tv show: despite mixed reviews, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the Newsroom

 

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  • Emily

    what city to do you live in? Washington, D.C
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? I work for a Utility Company in the Governmental Affairs Office as a Legislative Assistant/ I dream of one day I dream of working deep in the heart of Capitol, behind the scenes, and actually making something happen.
    the most treasured thing you own is: My childhood blanket.
    favorite song of the summer: Call me maybe. I seriously can’t get it out of my head. I hate that I love it, but i can’t deny it.
    go-to dish to cook at home: grilled chicken with italian dressing and fresh herbs from the garden, with sautéed veggies and onions.
    favorite artist: Monet
    favorite tv show: Real Housewives Anything.

  • http://www.extraordinarywonders.com/ Becca Atwood

    What city do you live in? Brooklyn, NY
    What do you do/what do you dream of doing? I am a design director of textiles for home, which basically means I create product for retailers here in the U.S. as well as the U.K. I dream of having my own line of home textiles and selling my paintings.
    The most treasured thing you own: I would have to say my engagement ring, which my husband hand made for me. It was the first piece of jewelry he ever gave me and he made it! It’s not my most treasure thing I own because it has a diamond in it- but because it reminds me that he always goes the extra distance for me.
    Favorite song of the summer: I feel like I’ve been running around all summer and haven’t listened to anything new recently!
    Go-to dish to cook at home: Pasta! Although I’m trying to cut back on my beloved carbs.
    Favorite Artist: So hard to pick just one! Today I’ll say Matisse.
    Favorite TV show: Shameless

  • Gaby

    How fun?
    what city to do you live in? Currently in town (city is too much of a title for it really!) in a deserted island in the pacific, going back home to Toronto in September ;)
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? I blog and I have an etsy shop. Dream job: Anything that has to do with fashion marketing, styling, online curator, or buyer would be awesome.
    the most treasured thing you own is: My son? though not quite sure he’s a thing, and not sure if I own him ;)
    favorite song of the summer: I’m really bad at songs and bands names!
    go-to dish to cook at home: Homemade wholewheat veggie pizza.
    favorite artist: hmmm I love abstracts and some of the abstract artists I like are Sally Benedict, Kate Long Stevenson, Hiroshi Matsumoto and the work of Yangyang Pan is fantastic, love all her work!
    favorite tv show: Of course Seinfeld (can watch it over and over again),Modern Family, Game of Thrones, Falling Skies, and True Blood (though is not that good this season).

  • http://twitter.com/halfasleepshop Half Asleep Studio

    love these!

    what city do you live in?: minneapolis, mn

    what do you do / what do you dream of doing?: i’m a creative assistant at a women’s clothing line called KOKOON during the day and a freelance graphic designer/illustrator the rest of the time. my dream is to run my own art/design business full-time, and moving somewhere cool like san francisco or portland or vancouver (or elsewhere!)

    the most treasured thing you own is: probably my laptop. i could probably find a way to live without it if it came down to it, but some days it’s my entire life.

    favorite song of the summer: ahh so hard! but i love me some beach house, always.

    go-to dish to cook at home: spaghetti & garlic bread.

    favorite artist: i have millions! this week i’m crushing on jennifer sanchez’s mixed media work.

    favorite tv show: project runway!

  • SS

    SS from: mynewstyleblog.blogspot.com
    what city to do you live in? Saint Paul, MN
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? I nanny… going to be an elementary school teacher!
    the most treasured thing you own is: Too hard to decide!!
    favorite song of the summer: Sittin’ On The Dock of The Bay- Otis Redding
    go-to dish to cook at home: Peanut Noodles :)
    favorite artist: Changes often… today = Matisse or Picasso
    favorite tv show: Friday Night Lights <3

  • http://twitter.com/ThePursuitStyle Lindsay

    what city to do you live in? Washington, DC

    what do you do / want do you dream of doing? Currently an event planner, but like you, I dream of being an interior designer and owning my own shop

    the most treasured thing you own is: my dog Brody

    favorite song of the summer: hmm… I’m terrible w/ music!

    go-to dish to cook at home: lately I’m making panzanella at least once a week!

    favorite artist: Oh, a million.. Matisse, Cy Twombly, Bella Foster, Kate Lewis, Tracey Kafka (also love Happy Menocal, I have one of her Matador prints!)

    favorite tv show: Anything Food Network!

  • Becca | Lowlife Couture

    what city to do you live in? Charleston, SC
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? Owning my own interior and event design firm
    the most treasured thing you own is: thats a tough one, either my fluffy pup Hank or my grandmother’s engagement ring
    favorite song of the summer: Home – Phillip Phillips, I am not a huge new music person, but you can always find Pandora- Patty Griffin station on!
    go-to dish to cook at home: black bean red cabbage tacos, so easy so fresh!
    favorite artist: currently lulie wallace or sally king benedict
    favorite tv show: still hooked on the bachelor/bachelorette, its alright you can judge :)

  • http://curatingstyle.com/ Jess // Curating Style

    what city do you live in? Columbus, OH

    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? I work for an interactive marketing agency, but in the years to come I dream of owning my own business.

    the most treasured thing you own is: Hard to pick! Maybe my pearl earrings.

    favorite song of summer: Is “Call Me Maybe” pathetically lame? …

    go-to dish to cook at home: Pasta with broccoli, garlic, and oil; it’s the perfect weeknight meal. Especially if you top it with some pecorino romano.

    favorite artist: El Greco

    favorite tv show: Right now it’s a toss-up between How I Met Your Mother and Game of Thrones.

    Have a great weekend!

  • http://twitter.com/beach_citylife Teri Roughen

    what city to do you live in? Manhattan Beach, CA
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing?I’m a Real Estate assistant and beach blogger!/ I dream of traveling to great beach cities.
    the most treasured thing you own is: my cat, and my collection of books
    favorite song of the summer: Hot Fun in the Summertime by Sly&TheFamilyStone
    go-to dish to cook at home: chicken and pasta
    favorite artist: Frida Kahlo
    favorite tv show: I Love Lucy (nothing compares)

  • http://theglossarie.com/ lara / the glossarie.

    what city to do you live in? herndon, va (suburb of dc)

    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? i work in sales for hobo (a handbag company) and i love it! loftier goals include opening up my own beauty lounge.

    the most treasured thing you own is: a toss up between my great grandmother’s lavalier necklace and my own wedding ring.

    favorite song of the summer: still loving fun’s we are young.

    go-to dish to cook at home: barbecue chicken (yum!)

    favorite artist: always so inspired by my friend meg biram of mimi+meg

    favorite tv show: any and all things bachelor franchise.

  • http://thecornerapartment.com/ Elizabeth @ TheCornerApartment

    what city to do you live in? auburn, al
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? student in journalism/art history currently, hoping to work in a magazine or write books
    the most treasured thing you own is: very different, but it’s a tossup between macbook pro and lv speedy
    favorite song of the summer: let it be, the beatles. never old.
    go-to dish to cook at home: any kind of roasted vegetables. quick, delicious, healthy
    favorite artist: can jane austen be an artist?
    favorite tv show: mad men

    cheers, elizabeth of the corner apartment

  • Stephanie Whedbee

    what city to do you live in? greenville, nc
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? graphic design student / working as a designer for a record label or surf line
    the most treasured thing you own is: my computer
    favorite song of the summer: best coast – the only place
    go-to dish to cook at home: cereal haha i’m not a big cook
    favorite artist: marian bantjes (typographer)
    favorite tv show: true blood

  • Katie

    what city to do you live in? kansas city, missouri.

    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? i work at a university, but would love to go into urban planning or graphic design.

    the most treasured thing you own is: our new house! i still can’t believe it’s all ours.

    favorite song of the summer: “she’s 22,” from norah jones’ new album.

    go-to dish to cook at home: tortellini with butter sauce and spinach. i add bacon for the hubs’ portion.

    favorite artist: mark rothko.

    favorite tv show: mad men. or how i met your mother.

  • molly_maureen

    what city to do you live in? Nashville, TN

    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? I am a student right now. I just started a blog this year and I dream of working/writing/styling for a fashion mag (TeenVogue, InStyle, etc.)

    favorite song of the summer: Pumped Up Kicks

    go-to dish to cook at home: spaghetti

    favorite tv show: Mad Men

  • Jennifer Klee

    what city to do you live in? Fort Lauderdale, FL
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? stay at home mom, I love it!
    the most treasured thing you own is: my wedding ring
    favorite song of the summer: imagine dragons “it’s time”
    go-to dish to cook at home: shrimp and grits
    favorite artist: Ellsworth Kelly
    favorite tv show: Morning Joe

  • http://twitter.com/pinegateroad Kelsey Cronkhite

    what city to do you live in? Savannah, GA
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? Becoming a freelance graphic designer (after a couple years in the working world), owning and home, somewhere, and following my passions while getting to design for a living!
    the most treasured thing you own is: Many of my grandmother’s heirlooms, jewelry, etc.
    favorite song of the summer: The Lumineers, Ho Hey
    go-to dish to cook at home: Eggplant parm
    favorite artist: Deanne Cheuk
    favorite tv show: Mad Men

  • http://twitter.com/nikkirap Nikki Rappaport

    Fun! Ok, let’s go…

    what city to do you live in? Washington, DCwhat do you do / what do you dream of doing? For my day job, I’m oversee digital marketing for Undergraduate Admissions the George Washington University. I have no idea what I want to do…but I think it involves canolis and pizza. the most treasured thing you own is: my iphone? Oh that’s bad. Probably my college senior yearbook, for which I was the editorfavorite song of the summer: This summer, probably the Knife “Heartbeats”go-to dish to cook at home: pasta! I probably eat it at least 4/5 times a week.favorite artist: Degasfavorite tv show: right now, Revenge

  • Carolyn Sebasky

    what city to do you live in? – I live in Boston, MA
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? – I am currently a Marketing Manager at an IT media company, but I dream of building a personal styling business, or at least working for one.
    the most treasured thing you own is: My teddy bear, Elliott.
    favorite song of the summer: Right now, it’s Blood Orange – Champagne Coast
    go-to dish to cook at home: Lazy nights = Trader Joes frozen foods, or my chipotle chicken burgers: http://collectingsparks.blogspot.com/2012/07/al-fresco-on-fly.html
    favorite artist: Admittedly, I know almost nothing about art, but I do love Gaugin, Durer, and Norman Rockwell
    favorite tv show: Three-way tie between Dexter, How I Met Your Mother, and Freaks and Geeks (does it count if it was cancelled like 10 years ago?)

  • Renee

    what city to do you live in? Santa Ana, CA
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? Grad student/museum docent/first grade school teacher
    the most treasured thing you own is: my wedding and engagement rings – cushion cut diamond with pave diamonds around the white gold band
    favorite song of the summer: Some Nights by Fun. (reminds me of Queen)
    go-to dish to cook at home: pancakes
    favorite artist: Gustav Klimt
    favorite tv show: New Girl (love Zooey Deschannel)

  • http://thejessjournals.blogspot.com/ Jess

    Love this, even though I only saw this today instead of Friday!
    what city to do you live in? NYC also :)
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? I work for a fashion/beauty company, and am not entirely sure what I dream of doing one day that would be fulfilling. Maybe be an entrepreneur of some sort?
    the most treasured thing you own is: Jewelry from my mother & grandmother (although it’s hard to pick out just 1 piece!)
    favorite song of the summer: I’ve been super behind on music this summer – probably Call Me Maybe (it just makes me happy, and has yet to annoy me. haha)
    go-to dish to cook at home: pesto pasta? I don’t cook that much!
    favorite artist: Ever? I think it depends on my mood but this summer I’m loving Picasso’s Seated Bather (on display at the MoMA)
    favorite tv show: Friday Night Lights (just recently finished a marathon of it on Netflix!)

  • Etheline

     what city to do you live in? Atlanta
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? Homeschool mother of 3/ writer
    the most treasured thing you own is: My wedding band
    favorite song of the summer: Somebody I use to know…Gotye
    go-to dish to cook at home: Taco soup
    favorite artist: Degas
    favorite tv show: BBC Sherlock and Downton Abbey

  • Alyssa Gapske

    what city to do you live in? Kalamazoo
    what do you do / what do you dream of doing? Currently I’m a bank teller but I want to work in marketing
    the most treasured thing you own is: diamond rings that belonged to both my grandmothers
    favorite song of the summer: Fineshrine- by Purity Ring
    go-to dish to cook at home: baked chicken and sauteed green beans
    favorite artist: my mother
    favorite tv show: I’m on a Pretty Little Liars kick. It’s so addicting!

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