A Big Ol’ Birthday List

I’ll be 23 on August 19th.

Instead of comparing myself to all the people who were already wildly successful in their fields by the time they were my age, I think I’ll share a list of things I want instead. Sound good?

High Waist Panties

You had me at organic cotton.

Hair Pins

A dream and a half.

Dawn Wiener

Whether it’s because we share a name or because 7th grade was kind of a tough year for me, I’ve always felt a strong connection to Dawn Wiener. Also, Lucky Jackson is kind of amazing. I actually won a giveaway of hers recently, but I requested a special piece for Kirby’s birthday. Shhhh! I guess Wiener-Dog will just have to wait.

Party Dress

That’s a party dress if I’ve ever seen one, and somehow it’s fairly inexpensive.

Beetle Cuff

Because $170 is chump change.

Eye CreamEnglish breakfast tea might work like a charm, but it’s hardly my favorite tea to drink. Ideally, I could stick to mint green and use this stuff under my eyes.

 Ugglebo Clogs

I could probably overcome my fear of peep-toes for these guys.

White Noise

I just finished Cosmopolis, so why the hell not?

Tea Print

I do! I like it hot!

Kohl Eye Liner

Something about applying powdered liner with a stick feels very Cleopatra. I’m for it.


Sources: Panties, Bobby Pins, Dawn Wiener, Dress, Cuffs, Eye Cream, Clogs, Book, Print, Kohl Liner.

Speaking of birthdays, guess what I’ll be doing on the weekend of the 19th? I’ll be at a benefit concert for one of the sweetest little guys around, and if you’re anywhere near Starkville, Mississippi then that’s where you should be as well. It’s gonna be a blast!

by Dawn Grimes