Lisa's Most Coveted List

5 things I'm loving right now.

1. Evgeni Plushenko skating to "Sex Bomb." Nance in France forwarded this gem to me, and I swear, I have never laughed so hard at a figure skating routine. Oh, and just to clarify, Plushenko is not the fedora-wearing Russian I talked about in this post.

2. Starbucks espresso cups and saucers. They make perfectly adorable makeup brush holders.

3. Yerba Buena's "Sugar Daddy." Any group that can sample Celia Cruz, sing in two languages, and feature John Leguizamo monologues all in one song is tops in my books. In other news, thanks to Mr. Leguizamo, my new 2009 pick-up line will be "I like it sweet an' low too but I'm no artificial sweetener, baby." Now if I can only pull it off with the sort of bravado that he has...

4. Peel Designs. I discovered this local label on the weekend when I ventured up to Main Street and bought the 'Anthology' cardigan in black. Its clean lines and basic yet demure quality make it the perfect layering piece. Now I'm drooling over the sweet, girly designs on Peel's website. Note to self: See if I can arrange an interview with Peel's designer, Megan Berks.

5. WendyB's squirrel necklace. I've been wearing the squirrel layered with a white gold/diamond necklace I received as a gift ages ago and I just can't stop. In fact, I've started working my outfits around the squirrel, wearing as many V-necks and scoop-necks as possible.

Thanks to my friend Felix for snapping this pic! (Click to enlarge)

P.S. This is my 400th post, believe it or not! Time flies when you're having fun in the blogosphere. To all you awesome peeps out there, thanks for taking the time to read what I'm writing. :-)


  1. Congrats on your 400th post, darling L!

    Love this list, especially the makeup-brush idea!


  2. Congrats on the 400th post! That video is too hilarious.

  3. congrat on the 400th post. i use cute cups for make-up brushes and pencils...

  4. Woohoo, congrats, lady! And love the way you're sporting that squirrel.

  5. Congrats on your 400th post!

    The first video had be cracking up! The figure skating world is so bizarre.

    You're so lucky to have a WendyB original!

  6. Sweet necklace! And do you believe Dunkin' beat Starbucks in a national taste tastes!!

  7. 400 posts; craziness! keep up the good blogging work. I'm a starbucks fiend & trying to build a makeshift vanity in my room so I migggght have to borrow this idea from you!


  8. Congrats. All that hard work, but Miss Lisa manges to look fabulous.

  9. Congrats on 400 posts! I remember hearing Yerba Buena on a movie soundtrack & loved them. I'll have to listen this when I have some time later today.

  10. Ambika, would that movie soundtrack happen to be Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights? I know they used YB's "Guajira" in that.

  11. Starbucks also has the most amazing fat mugs to fill with tea on a cold wintry morning

    Fabulously Broke in the City

    "Just a girl trying to find a balance between being a Shopaholic and a Saver."

  12. that vid is hilarious. i love the starbucks idea!


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