Tuesday Tunes

Because I only get my music from tv shows, commercials, or store dressing rooms (I’ve even been known to Shazam the muzak in the lobby of my office building, why do I still have friends), today’s Tuesday Tunes should come as no surprise: it’s the song from an ABC commercial for the new fall line-up. I heard it so many times in the car this weekend during our tour of the NJ Turnpike and thanks to the powers of Google (and, okay, my internet-squirrel prowess) I found the full version. It’s called “A Little Taste” by the seemingly unknown (she doesn’t have a Wikipedia page) chanteuse Skyler Stonestreet. So a) amazing name, b) amazing voice, and c) AMAZING hair. The video is almost like an American Apparel ad in its upbeat quirkiness, but since this song is so sexy there was a ton of potential to do something moody and have an, and I’m just riffing here, Gossip-Girl-where-Blair-and-Chuck-did-it-in-the-back-of-the-limo kind of vibe. She’s super adorable, so I’ll let her slide.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ea6QGeM-xCo

She reminds me of someone but I can’t put my finger on it. Anyone recognize her celebrity doppleganger? I’m embarrassed to have to ask for help given my previously stellar track record with this sort of thing. If I do say so myself.

So what are you guys listening to these days? It’s nice to get recommendations from you guys and not the playlist at H&M.

October Wish List

All my horn-tooting on Friday about how I’m the best girlfriend ever for getting Boyfriend tickets to the Jets game was in vain; we were the last row in the entire stadium of 80,000 and they lost 34-0. Pretty much the worst gift I’ve given him since Elbow-Pad-gate of Christmas 2010. Back then, I could blame the ill-received sweater on the fact that we’d only been together 6 months and how was I supposed to know that he wouldn’t want to dress like an old man? My bad. Yesterday just chalks up to a lot of bad luck (and a lot of driving. dude, New Jersey is huge). He took it well enough, but I feel terrible. 

Anyway, it’s October! My favorite month of the year is here and I am very excited about it. I have a lot of fun things planned for the month (off the blog, that is. you can expect the same ole same ole around here) that I look forward to every year. And as I’ve mentioned before, the cold, crisp weather and crunchy leaves are my favorite things about this time of the year. I haven’t made a monthly wish-list since July (I should say an official wish list, because I think I post about enough stuff that I like/want/need without having to specify by calendar month) so I thought it was time for a round-up. Here are some things I’m wishing for this month:

1. Apple Cider / 2. Blanket / 3. Knee socks / 4. Candle / 5. Snood / 6. Rose Mist

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