Before I get started listing my favorite things, please pop over to The Classic Preppy and watch the video of the late, great Art Linkletter. It is so touching. I remember as a child, my grandmother (I called her "Mother") and I watched "House Party" every day.
Below is a list of my favorite things:
Body: Dial soap, Dove soap for sensitive skin, Oil of Olay body wash, Cetaphil body cream, Kiehl's Creme de Corps.
Haircare: Aveda Shampure shampoo and conditioner, Kiehl's Tea Tree Oil shampoo, Kiehl's conditioner, Terex Crema
Face: Kiehl's Blue Herbal cleansing gel, toner and moisturizer, Kiehl's Rare Earth cleanser, Kiehl's PCA Sodium moisturizer, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizer, Clinique All About Eyes, Kiehl's Abyssine eye cream, Pears soap
Cosmetics: Clinique, Benefit, Bobbi Brown
Fragrance: Chanel No. 5 body powder, Lilly Pulitzer Wink, Lilly Pulitzer Squeeze
Clothing Brands: Lilly Pulitzer, LL Bean, Lands End, Vineyard Vines, Brooks Brothers, Talbot's, Pendleton, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Lacoste
Shoes: Salvatore Feragammo, Tretorn, Talbot's, Ked's
Accessories: Kate Spade, Longchamp, Morgan & Co., Monet, Napier, Pearls, Brooks Brother's outlet, Talbot's, Ralph Lauren
Magazines: Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Allure, InStyle, Bon Appetit, Saveur, Southern Lady, Tea Time, Taste of the South, Cooking with Paula Deen, Cook's Illustrated, Marie Claire
TV Shows: Gossip Girl, Desperate Housewives, Greek, Two and a Half Men, Big Bang Theory, Frasier, Will & Grace, Drop Dead Diva, Mad Men, Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, Designing Women, I Love Lucy
Movies: Legally Blonde, Making the Grade, You've Got Mail, The Women (the original), High Society, Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, To Catch a Thief, Notorious, The Burbs, St. Elmo's Fire
Books: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Laura Child's Tea Time Mysteries, G. A. McKevitt's Savannah Reid mysteries, Rita Mae Brown's Sister Jane mysteries, Jane Heller myster
ies, Devil in the Junior League, Social Climbers, Ex-Debutante
Vacation Places: Williamsburg, VA, Maine
Music: classical, 80's, pretty much anything but country
I think that covers it for now. I'm sure most of you share most of my favorite things.