What I’m into … this week

This week the Debs are sharing all the stuff we love. I change my mind from time to time about what really wins me over, but here are some of my current favorite people, places, and things that make everyday life more enjoyable (in absolutely no particular order):

Favorite foods: Avocado toast at Dominique Ansel and steak tartar at The Dutch, both in Soho (NYC):

Favorite place to have dinner with the Obamas when they visit NYC (in my imagination): Lure Fish Bar.

My favorite TV show at the moment: Big Little Lies and Real Housewives of ____________________ (absolutely anywhere).

Favorite pen: Lamy Safari Roller.

Favorite sentence from a negative Goodreads review of my book: “I think you’ll get a kick out of reading it, but some parts will make you want to stab your eyes out. Truly.”

Favorite recent purchases: A peace blanket and this guy –

Favorite child: Just kidding.

Favorite lip balm: Labello

Favorite Twitter accounts:@TheBookMaven and @slackmistress

Favorite recent tweet by a family member: https://twitter.com/davidpoeppel/status/842264683444875264

Favorite beverage: Wine. Duh.

Favorite graphic memoir: CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT? by Roz Chast

Favorite book I’m currently reading: THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING by Grant Ginder. I won the ARC on Goodreads! 🙂

Favorite place to read: My living room.

Favorite kitchen appliance: mini food processor by Cuisinart

Favorite writing companions: These guys –

Favorite coffee shop: Café Angelique on Bleecker Street (NYC).

Favorite juice place: Melvin’s Juice Box on Houston Street (NYC).

Favorite make-up item: Trish McEvoy High-Volume Mascara.

Favorite shirt: by Lush – “The Perfect Roll Tab Tunic” – only $28 at Nordstrom. (I bought it in black. Three times.)

Favorite people: Readers and writers. Of course.

Author: Amy Poeppel

Amy Poeppel grew up in Dallas, Texas and left the south to attend Wellesley College. Since then, she has worked as an actor, a high school English teacher, and most recently as the Assistant Director of Admissions at a school in New York City. Her three fabulous boys are all off in Boston attending school, and she and her husband now split their time between New York and Frankfurt, Germany. A theatrical version of SMALL ADMISSIONS was workshopped at the Actors Studio Playwrights/Directors Unit. She later expanded it into her first novel.