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On Monday, I went to for the first time. WHY HAVE I NOT DONE THIS BEFORE?

I acquired my wand (rowan with a unicorn hair core, 14 1/2 inches, barely yielding) and was sorted into my house. I’m a Ravenclaw!

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I am nearly embarrassed by how happy this made me. Like, it felt like J.Okay. herself met me, and was like “Oh yeah. You’re a Ravenclaw.” which is somewhat like the proper issue ever.

Anyway, I suppose my thought is: Wit previous measure is man’s largest treasure.

Do NOT pull an April Fools prank the place you inform people you are pregnant till you are able to be suggested “I believed you regarded pregnant”.


Welcome to Austin SXSW-ers! Please don’t switch proper right here, our guests is harmful enough. 

Here is a shocker, I didn’t protect any of my New Yr’s resolutions from closing 12 months. None of them. I was the proper at not retaining resolutions.

Nevertheless no additional! Most definitely.

I’ll current this determination issue but another attempt, and this time, I’m sticking to what I’m pretty good at. Finding out.

I’m going to be taught a non-fiction information on each state.  So, exactly 50 books. And I’ll research the shit out of each of those books. I’m going to review them so exhausting. Because of I’m bettering myself this 12 months. With knowledge.

Information = Power. By 2015 I WILL BE THE MOST POWERFUL Lifehacker Lady IN THE WORLD.

What’s your determination?

On my strategy once more from NYC closing week, I was flipping by the use of a SkyMall (because of frankly, that shit cracks me up), once I found one factor that may CHANGE MY LIFE.

A Harry Potter magic wand distant administration.

Merely think about all the spells I’d cast! Anytime any person that I didn’t like received right here on TV, I could be like “Petrificus Totalas!” and it’ll freeze the show display screen (pause it). OR, if I was watching a Historic previous Channel explicit on Hitler, I could be like “Avada Kedavra!” after which I might need KILLED HITLER. (aka, turned off the TV).

I would love this wand in my life so harmful y’all.

The one and solely issue I’ve thought-about North West (Kim and Kanye’s baby), is that I truly hope that when she turns 11, she pulls an precise North (similar to the movie) and sues her dad and mother after which has two months to each uncover new dad and mother or dwell with these she’s purchased. Spoiler alert – she’ll perceive in the end how loads she loves Kim and Kanye and the best way loads she needs them to keep up being her dad and mother.


So, the great Captain and I spent Labor Day weekend in New Orleans with our associates, The Spinsters, Professor McGregor, and the Yeti. And it was sheer delight y’all, sheer delight. New Orleans is one in every of my very favorite cities on the earth and I nearly run there every likelihood I get. (By nearly run, I indicate I get inside the automotive and drive the rate prohibit)


I’ve many MANY favorite areas to eat in New Orleans. MANY. Nevertheless, there are only a few that I think about first.

Le Bayou. It’s on Bourbon Highway and it has my absolute favorite mannequin of shrimp and grits ever because of their shrimp and grits moreover has pal inexperienced tomatoes. And I merely drooled on myself…….moreover, they’ve chipotle smoked oysters which could be the stuff happy needs are fabricated from.

Luke. Labor Day weekend was the first time I had been proper right here however it’s not going to be the ultimate. Their drinks are very tasty and so is the meals. ALTHOUGH- mustn’t have a number of drink sooner than your meals arrives, it’ll make you…uh….wobbly.  Notably a drink known as the “Riverbend”. A pal requested me to let you realize that. Moreover, the oysters have been exceptionally current and the crab omelet exceptionally delicious.

American Sector. Comparable chef (John Besh) as Luke, so clearly he is my spirit chef. This restaurant is on the WWII Museum, which you utterly MUST go to, and you then definately utterly MUST eat at American Sector. Good each half. Really. Captain Thoughtful and I’ve eaten proper right here like 10 events and certainly not had a nasty meal.

Cochon Butcher. Biggest sandwich of my life. OF MY LIFE. Get thee there as fast as you could.


Haunted Historic previous Ghost Excursions. They gratifying, they’re informative, they stop at Lafitte’s Bar and that you need to get a grape Voodoo after which points will get superior. Moreover, by means of the day, go on one in every of their cemetery excursions, they’re moreover truly somewhat effectively executed.

WWII Museum. Overwhelming. Extremely efficient. Educational. Be sure you reserve a day to find, it’s a extremely transferring place to be and likewise ensure you communicate to a lot of the WWII veterans who’re on a regular basis there- they’ve some unimaginable tales to share.

French Quarter. It’s loads higher than Bourbon Highway. There are some fantastic classic retailers, outdated information retailers, paintings galleries, avenue distributors, principally each sort of awesomeness.

That’s merely the tip of the favorite points iceberg y’all. Go to New Orleans.  Now. You’ll almost definitely uncover me and Captain Thoughtful there.

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