Hi, I'm Rachel.

A few years ago I could barely boil water.

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Determined to be a kick ass wife, I developed a love for football and learned to cook in my tiny Jersey City kitchen. I spend my days working in Manhattan, my nights and weekends chasing after a rambunctious toddler, and the hours in between cooking with my husband and feeding my TV habit...oh, and I blog about it all! 

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What I'm Pop Culturing This Week, June 22nd

It's week 2 of pop culture madness. Not that I haven't always been a pop culture nut, but now I just feel the need to document and share it with you. Let's get down to business.

What I'm Watching...on DVD:
Still going strong on True Blood. While I feel as though I can't get through it fast enough (due to Netflix lead time and the Netflix-provided and unwatched Vicky Christina Barcelona DVD sitting on my player for the last 6 weeks...I swear, I'll get to it), it is nice to drag out the 12 (is it 12?) eps so I can get more Bill, Jason, and especially Lafayette before I plunge into season 2. Next up is Dexter and Mad Men, season 1 of both.

What I'm Listening to...on the Treadmill:
Often the most dreaded and mundane part of my day, I need to have a long list of running-appropriate music in a two week rotation, since I get very sick of the same songs very quickly. Recommendations are requested, so please leave them in the comments!
Here's what got me through this morning (in addition to closed-captioning GMA):

I Gotta Feelin' Black Eyed Peas
Bad Things (Club Mix) aka True Blood theme song Jace Everett
Boom Boom Pow
Black Eyed Peas
Use Somebody Kings of Leon
Just Dance Lady Gaga
Poker Face Lady Gaga
Closer Ne-yo
Don't Trust Me 3OH!3
Cool Down: Lucky Jason Mraz & Colbie Callait

What I'm Reading...on Kindle:
Still working on Pillars of the Earth...and this one's gonna be a while. Not that I want it to go anywhere fast because I'm loving it, but after a couple of weeks I'm only half way through. I hear there's a sequel, World Without End, which may be up next. Since I'll be leaving for my Aruban paradise vacation in 1.5 weeks, I'm on the lookout for good beach reads...please leave suggestions in comments!

Reader Comments (6)

bonafied lovin - chromeo
a-punk -vampire weekend
mcfearless - kings of leon
shut up and drive - rihanna
crazy bitch - buckcherry
prom queen - lil' wayne
shut up and let me go - the ting tings

i know their old but i run to these all the time! haha

-danielle n (haha)

June 23, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

oh yeah and WOOO to aruba in a week and a half!

June 23, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

hahahaaa danielle n!

June 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterChristine

I love it!

And seriously, canNOT wait for Aruba 09!

June 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRachel

i just started true blood. 3 episodes in and my favorite is sam <3

June 25, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterChristine

I LOVE Lafayette!!!

June 25, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRachel

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