2009 Blogger Recap: Azucar from The Jet Set

Azucar from The Jet Set hooked us this year with her funny post categories and threatening copyright warning so we just knew that she’d be able to put an unforgettable spin on 2009.

Editors Note: We thought it would be fun to ask a few of our favorite blogging friends to recap their year. Azucar from The Jet Set (@Jet_Set) hooked us this year with her funny post categories and threatening copyright warning so we just knew that she’d be able to put an unforgettable spin on 2009.

Me in shades

Here are a few favorites that I must share:

Fashion & Beauty Finds: The Jessica Simpson Michaela platform pump in dark teal with an almost 5" heel. Oh, they are delicious. I can't go anywhere without people gasping.


Food Related: Have you been to Communal in Provo? I'm such a geek fan girl for that joint.

Pop-Culture Related: We're still shaking the foundations with Rock Band 1&2.

Tech & Gadgets: My G1, it's been with me for all of 2009, and I'm still in love.


Favorites that embarrass me and horrify my family: I am nothing if not a complete embarrassment to my family.

Favorites from 2009:

Song: Daylight (Matt & Kim)

Album: The Killers, Day and Age

TV Show: Southland, Dollhouse, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Vampire Diaries

Movie: 500 Days of Summer and Inglorious Basterds

Book: The Gathering Storm and The Historian

iPhone App: iPhone? I'm no follower. I'm Android. And Twidroid is where it's at.

YouTube Video:Play me off, Keyboard Cat!

Eye Candy: Oh HAI, Henry Cavill.

This year in social networking...

Favorite Facebook status update (your own): Who are these "no regrets" people? I regret everything, all the time, even the French dip I had for lunch. Especially the French dip I had for lunch.

Most regrettable Facebook status update (your own): I regret all of them.

Favorite tweet (your own): So @Wreckster asked me why we tend to write so late at night. Simple: I sparkle too much in daylight. Hard to write AND refract.

Blogging in 2009

What great blogs did you discover this year? Beyond Deux, What is James Wearing? and Business Unfinished

Who are your favorite bloggers, year after year?cjane, The Bloggess, Kacy's Every Day I Write the Book, Go Fug Yourself, Eric D. Snider, Sue over at Navel Gazing. I'm going to get in trouble for not naming everyone I read. I read you all. I love you all. You are all my favorite, all 322 of you.

Favorite post of 2009 (your own): Very fond of Dear Gentlemen in the Nissan with a Bullhorn

Favorite photo of 2009 (your own):

Santi B&W

Real life...

What did you kick to the curb this year? I kicked the condo that I've lived in for 10 years to the curb. Or is it that I moved the location of my curb? Either way, we own a home and not a condo, and that's happy.

What/who did you realize you are particularly grateful for? My parents and siblings, without whom I could not do all I do.

What did you do this year that you’re really proud of? I kept it together.

What word sums up 2009 for you? Lucky.

What would you have done differently in 2009? I would have written my son's name on everything he owns before it left the house.

Best vacation/weekend getaway of 2009. Vacation...I'm not a vacation person! We go nowhere! (See: Bought a home.)

What did your kids teach you this year? I also learned that if my sons yell "INCOMING!" it's best to duck and cover.

What did your mom teach you this year? If you keep one thing clean, it should be the guest bathroom.

What are you looking forward to most in 2010? A new car that doesn't have a hole in the floor.

What is your #1 goal for 2010? Keep it together and keep everyone alive (stepping up those goals from last year.)



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