Friday, March 26, 2010

It's My Freakin' SITS Day!



Can you say finally?! Squeee!

Ok, some background for the non-SITS peeps: The Secret is in the Sauce is a cool little blog community where you can meet a bunch of other fun blog peeps (like moi), leave comments, enter giveaways and gather tips to improve your site.

Intro for the Dry As Toast newbies: Hi! What's up?

It's true, I'm a born-and-bred New Yorker and a freelance magazine writer who covers health, lifestyle, love and sex and money. Before you ask, no, my life is not like Sex and the City (though I must say it's received a total upgrade in the love department the last few months.) Thanks for stopping by on my featured day and I hope you'll come back around soon :)

Also, sorry this is rushed but it's 7:30 AM, I just woke up to 30 something e-mails and wondered what the hell was going on. Surprise for me, huh?

For a way more composed taste of Dry As Toast writing check out my recent posts or these three faves of mine:

Secret Agent Man
An Assignment from Codename S.A.M.
Saw My Old Crush on the Train Last Night

And for a taste of NYC randomness and pictures, check out my NYCentric section!

Happy Friday indeed! And to think I wasn't going to bother with the computer today...

222 comments :

  1. Congratulations on being saucy today. I love blogs from New York...so off to peruse!

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  2. yo yo yo. get ready for comment overload my pretty.

    better put a mint in ur mouth cuz ur gonna be doing lots of talkin today!

    congrats!

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  3. Congrats on your SITS day. This is my first visit to your blog. Loving it! I am on early today, so already checked out some of your previous posts. Have a great Friday.

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  4. Congratulations on your big day. I'm off to read some more of your blog.

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  5. Hey Congratulations on your SITS day!

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  6. Happy SITS day! I love your writing style and I'll be sure to stick around!

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  7. What a great surprise!! Enjoy your SITS day!

    Jen

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  8. Congrats on your SITS day! I love your post from Thursday, especially the first piece of advice... it really resonates with me right now. Have a great day!

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  9. Congrats on your big day, I love the name of your blog! You'd fit in well in this household;)

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  10. Congrats on your feature day!

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  11. Congrats on your SITS day! I love blogs set in NYC!

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  12. Happy SITS day! Congratulations - enjoy your day.

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  13. Happy SITS day! I'm loving your blog! I lived in NYC for 2 short-amazing years and have been very NYC-sick lately! Your blog reminds me of the good times I had:) Thanks!

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  14. Hiya,
    Am I crazy, or did I see a tweet in Italian in the side margin? Parli Italiano? Ciao from Rome, Italy!

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  15. Omg, I love that your About Me section says "Dorky Ramos." That is freaking awesome :).

    Congratulations on your SITS Day!

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  16. Si! Lo parlo un po. Ho cominciate studiare l'italiano due anni fa e parlo spagnolo e francese! Mi piace le lingue romantice :)

    Ok, I had to bust out the textbook for that one.

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  17. stopping by from SITS Congrats on your feature. I am off to look around a bit. Hope you have an awesome weekend

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  18. Happy SITS day! Hope you have a great one!

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  19. HAPPY SITS DAY TO YOU! It's because of SITS that I discovered your blog and couldn't be happier! ENJOY IT!

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  20. A real-life Carrie Bradshaw!!! I like what I'm reading. I'm becoming a follower.

    Hope you have a great SITS day!

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  21. Congratulations on your SITs feature!! I hope you enjoy your day in the sun:-)

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  22. Happy SITS Day! Hope you enjoy your day in the spotlight!

    Visit my blog: www.twin-talk.com

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  23. Stopping by from SITS.
    Have a great day...

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  24. Happy SITS day, enjoy!! Have an awesome weekend too.

    God bless,
    Jodi

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  25. happy SITS Day! I can't wait to check out more of your blog. I'm just a southern girl who has never been to NYC! So maybe I'll learn something...LOL

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  26. Happy SITS day! I'm glad that you checked your email. Looking forward to reading more!

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  27. Congrats! I'm a new follower. I love how you write. I'm a mom of 3 teens living in the southwest, so the single girl NY life is fascinating to me! Can I live vicariously through you?

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  28. Congrats, you make NYC sound fantastic! Loved poking around on your blog, you are so much fun to read!

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  29. I so want to visit NY. I've never been and hope to get there one day soon. Happy SITS day!!!1

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  30. Happy SITS day!! I hope you enjoy it! :) I live in Long Island, and although people from Long Island like to call themselves "new yorkers" I know that we are not..lol but I do visit the city so I look forward to reading!

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  31. YAY!! Another awesome blogger to follow thanks to SITS! I love your ideas and style. Congrats on your day and come visit me when you get the chance!

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  32. Congratulations on your SITS day. Even though you say your life isn't like SATC, it sounds way more glamorous than mine!!

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  33. I came through from SITS. Congrats! Great way to start out your weekend eh?

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  34. Congrats on yours SITS day! Enjoy.

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  35. Happy SITS day! Enjoyed reading about your S.A.M.

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  36. Happy SITS day! I hope you have the best time and get tons and tons of new readers : )

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  37. Congratulations on your day! You deserve it!

    I love it how people expect you to be like Carrie Bradshaw! Then your pesky tourist friends have to come and drag you to all of the Sex and the City filming locations! LOL! ;)

    I hope you get lots of traffic to Dry as Toast on your day, because you have a wonderful blog!

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  38. HA! Whatever I loved it. It gave me a great excuse to go into all those places I secretly wanted to check out without losing my street cred :p

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  39. Dorkys!
    Congrats on your SITS day, and kudos to you on your blog! I love it! Just the right amount of sass, humor, good tips and interesting articles! I downloaded one post to stick on the side of my computer! Had a great time poking around over my coffee this am, and was very inspired to get down to work myself! I'll be watching how it develops and enjoy your well-deserved day!

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  40. Happy SITS day! I'm a new follower :)

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  41. From one New Yorker to another. Happy SITS day girl!!

    It's good to read you.

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  42. Happy, Happy SITS Day!!! Have a wonderful day!!

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  43. This all looks very interestings, I look forward to reading your favourite posts.

    Hope you appreciate living in New York, that's the dream right there; even though i'm all the way over in the UK

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  44. That had to be a great surprise to wake up to! :)

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  45. yeay this is so fantastic happy sits day you totally deserve it

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  46. Happy SITS Day! Just think if you hadn't checked your email this morning.
    I love to read blogs from people in big, fun cities (not Albuquerque!) I know life there isn't really like on Friends and Seinfeld (is it??) but it's fun to pretend :)

    Lamb’s Most Recent Post: The Chalkboard Door is for Holiday Decorating!

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  47. Hey Dorkys! It's Ellen from www.babymeetscity.com. Thanks again for telling me about SITS, and congrats on YOUR day!! :) Hope you're doing well.

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  48. Happy SITS day! So glad to have found you and happy you didn't ignore the computer today. :)

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  49. Happy SITS day:))))) I love you blog design, I love the colors and the lay out! Great job:)

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  50. I love when blogs I follow along with anyways are the SITS feature of the day... hope you have fun meeting new friends!

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  51. happy sits day! my best friend lives in the city and i have to show her your blog!

    ericka
    http://alabastercow.com

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  52. Happy SITS day... you know you have to take a shot for every comment you get, right? Cheers ;)

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  53. Happy SITS day! off to read some more!

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  54. stopping by and now following from sits

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  55. Aww I miss NYC, really pleased to meet you on your SITS day. Will be back for sure!

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  56. Congratulations on your day!! Have a great weekend!

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  57. Congratulations on your SITS day! :)

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  58. Happy SITS day! Looks like you've got a sassy/chic little place here - looking forward to poking around!

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  59. Happy Sits day! I can't wait to read more from your blog!

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  60. Congrats on your SITS day! See? Good things come to those who wait!

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  61. Happy SITS Day!! How fun to wake up to all the emails- at least it was good news, right?? Enjoy your day and have a great weekend!

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  62. Congrats on your SITS day! Been poking around your blog. LOVE IT!!! Have a great day!

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  63. Congrats on your SITS day! I read your blog from yesterday and some of your suggested blogs, and I think I am hooked! Congrats again!

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  64. @andrew, I know right?! Thanks for the comment, babe :)

    Oh, and thanks to the rest of you too (minus the "babe.")

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  65. Happy SITS Day to you!! I love New York City!! I try to get there at least once a year to take in a show.

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  66. Happy SITS Day! I just followed you too!

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  67. Stopping by from SITS to wish you a very happy SITS day. Enjoy!!

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  68. Your blog makes me want to take a trip to NYC. Have a fabulous day and enjoy the SITS love.

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  69. Enjoy your day in the sun! Lost of bloggy love is coming your way today!

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  70. Happy, Happy SITS Day!! I love New York so I can't wait to read your blog!!!:)

    Leslie

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  71. Congratulations on your SITS day! Nice to "meet" you!

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  72. GOOD LORD WOMAN! You can WRITE!!!! I totally enjoyed your three sample blog posts!

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  73. Grats on your SITS day! Can't wait to read more!

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  74. Happy SITS day! I love New York!

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  75. Happy SITS day! I love your blog---it is my goal to live in NYC one day :)

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  76. How exciting, it's your day to shine. Happy SITS day to you.
    It's a pleasure to meet you.

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  77. Happy SITS DAY!!isn'it amazing!!
    What a lovely blog!!
    Heading off to poke around your site.
    Enjoy your day!!
    Betty x

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  78. Happy SITS day! I'm looking forward to checking out your favorite posts and reading your most recent ones! I think you've gained a new follower in me; you're kinda living my dream, I think. Nice to meet you!

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  79. I literally squealed out loud when I saw it was your SITS Day!

    Have a great day, my friend! It's the BEST!

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  80. Congrats on your SITS Day! Following your blog now. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  81. So happy for you that it's your SITS day! Congrats, love your blog!

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  82. Hi Dorkys,

    I was reading some of your other posts. Seems like you are on your way to becoming the person you already are which is a great one! I hope my 2 daughter do half as well as you! Happy SITS Day!.

    Anne-Marie

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  83. wow, sounds like you don't get a lot of notice for this sort of thing. I better get something prepared in prep for my big day. Hope you enjoy it!!

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  84. happy sits day!!!
    Have an awesome weekend!!

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  85. Happy SITS Day!! What a fabulous blog you have. I have bookmarked it, and will be back for more!

    Toni @ Hemp & High Heels

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  86. Happy SITS day to you!

    Becki@BloggingObsession

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  87. A HUGE congrats on your feature day! I'm so excited for you!

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  88. Lovely blog! Think I'll stick around!

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  89. Congrats!! Have fun on your special day.

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  90. Happy SITS day! It is nice to meet you!

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  91. Happy SITS Day! Congrats! I have never been to NYC. Isn't that sad? Seattle girl here. Off to read more!

    xo
    Kerry

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  92. Hello! happy SITS day!

    Hey we can pretend your life is like that right? :) isn't everyone's who lives in NYC? LOL.

    have a great day!

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  93. Don't you feel like the popular girl in school today?!? Everyone is looking you up AND down! Just remember to cross your legs, so we can't see your undies! Or, are you even wearing any?!? Can never tell with you city girls!

    Visiting from SITS!

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  94. Stopping by from SITS!

    Congrats on being featured blogger today! I hope you have a great day! Now it's time to explore your blog :)

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  95. What's the betting about 29 of those e-mails are junk mail? ;)

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  96. congrats! and awesome post.

    have a great weekend!

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  97. It is your time to shine. Congrats on achieving the spotlight!

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  98. Happy SITS day to you an congrats! Can't wait to go look around your blog a little bit.

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  99. Congratulations on your SITS day, I like the concept on your previous post "Don't live like you're dying", good advice.

    Aine
    http://theevolvingspirit.blogspot.com/2010/03/present-and-contemplative-friday_26.html

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  100. Congratulations on your SITS day..SITSta...following you now!

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  101. Happy SITS day! Enjoy the spotlight today! :o)

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  102. Happy Sits day.. Find the funny what a great ides xx

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  103. Happy SITS Day :) Love your blog!!

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  104. I'm new to blogging, so a friend recommended the SITS site to me-I'm glad she did! I'm loving your blog! Keep up the great stories!

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  105. Congrats on being the FB today! Enjoy your day! :D

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  106. Good for you, it's your SITS day (or it was-I am habitually late)! I am off to read more about you.

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  107. Congratulations on your SITS day!!!

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  108. Happy SITS day!! A former resident (UES non-doorman part) I love reading blogs and remembering the days...got some exploring to do :)

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  109. What a fun blog! Happy SITS Day!!

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  110. I'm having a wonderful time with your blog, Happy SITS day!

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  111. Congrats on SITS day! Can't wait to read more about your life in NYC!

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  112. Congrats on your SITS day!!!! I'm really enjoying your blog!

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  113. Congrats on the SITS feature! Hope you have a great weekend!

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  114. Congrats on your SITS day!!! Enjoy!! =)

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  115. Happy SITS Day :)

    One day, I'm going to visit NYC. Lucky you, living there and experiencing it all!

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  116. Fabulous my dear. Have a wonderul weekend and SITS day!

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  117. Happy SITS day! It'll be fun exploring NY through your blog today!

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  118. I long for NY but am now a transplanted Pennsylvania Momma. Thanks for your saucy blog! I look forward to reading more.

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  119. Stopping by on your special day.

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  120. Stopping by from SITS - love your SAM posts :)

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  121. I'm glad SITS featured your blog today and I discovered it... I love it already! Adding you to my blogroll now!

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  122. Happy SITS day to you!! Hope you are having a great one!

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  123. Maay I be the 154th to say hi and congrats and enjoy your day!

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  124. word.

    Congrats on your SITs day! Looking forward to checking out your posts

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  125. Happy SITS day! What a fun blog!

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  126. Hope you are soaking up all the love today!
    Congrats!

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  127. Happy SITS day! I will definitely be back.
    Oh, & I love how you addressed the SITC question- it's funny how misled people can be about where you live. I live in Las Vegas & I get asked ALL.THE.TIME. what hotel I live at & if I'm a stripper or a blackjack dealer. Sigh.

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  128. Greetings to you from North Carolina--a long, long way from New York City! Hope you enjoy your day in the spotlight!

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  129. Congrats! I'm not an active SITSta anymore (came over from 20sb instead), but I know how big your SITS day is!

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  130. Congratulations! You have an awesome blog and I can't wait to read more. Have a great weekend!

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  131. Happy SITS day! :D I've only been to New York for two days, so I'm interested in reading what it's like to live there... (too "big city" for my tastes, I know that much!)

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  132. Grats on your SITS day! Looking forward to reading more of your blog.

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  133. Congratulations on your SITS day - I love your blog!

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  134. happy SITs day, SITS-tah....off to read now

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  135. Happy Day Ms. SITS Queen! NY is my backyard, over the GWB, so looking forward to reading your blog!

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  136. Happy SITS day to you! Wow...so fun to read NYC moments! Thanks for sharing!

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  137. Happy Sits Day to you Sitsta:) I am going to be browsing around your page...but I promise I won't touch anything. LOL! Congratulations again!

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  138. Happy your SITS day!!!! I love when one of the ladies I follow get the love they deserve!!! Yay=D

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  139. Isn't it crazy how in a city of millions you can bump into the one person you would rather not see?

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  140. Congrats on your SITS Day! Looking forward to checking out your blog =) Denice

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  141. Congratulations! I'm adding you to my RSS feed; your writing style is great!

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  142. Happy SITSDay. Off to read more of your Blog-it looks like a fun one!

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  143. Happy SITS Day to you...enjoy it!

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  144. Congrats on your SITS day! I really loved your last post "Don't Live Like You're Dying". I've always thought that's a bit of a morbid way to look at it - wouldn't it be more fun (as you've suggested) to live like we've got something to live for? Looking forward to reading more on your blog :)

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  145. Cute, cute blog! Happy SITS day to you. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  146. Congrats on your Day!

    You make me miss NYC more.

    Off to go browse around some more.

    Tanya

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  147. Enjoyed your blog, I'll be following you! Thank you so much and congrats on your SITS day. Not a NYC girl myself, I do love urban living and miss Chicago. Sweet blog!

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  148. Congratulations on your SITS day in the sun!

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  149. I <3 NY! Can't wait to read more of your life there! Congrats on Being the Featured Blogger today!

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  150. CONGRATS! Excited to check out your blog in detail later on. Living in Birmingham, AL so reading your blog will be like a window into another world. I will say I've visited your city and loved it but don't know that I could live there. Actually watching the John Mayer "Who Says" video shot in NYC right now, funny!

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  151. Congrats! Dropping by from SITS! Have a great weekend!

    ~Angela

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  152. Happy SITS day! Hope you have a good week-end.

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  153. Congrats on your SITS day! Love your Anti-V-Day cookies and your inspirational post. I may have to copy that and print it for my boss who has lost his grove and is trying to find it again.

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  154. Happy SITS day! You are way better than Carrie Bradshaw!

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  155. Hey - hope your SITS day has been fun.

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  156. Happy SITS Day. I'm following you now...gotta show love to a fellow New Yorker

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  157. Congrats on your big day. I was so excited to see you were the FB today!

    I always enjoy your great blog!!

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  158. happy sits day from the west coast!!

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  159. HAPPY SITS DAY!! I LOVE YOUR BLOG... && WE HAVE A LOT IN COMMENT... I'M FROM NEW YORK *A. KEYS VOICE* LOL!! I LOVE TO WRITE... RIGHT NOW I'M WORKING ON MY DEGREE TO BECOME A JOURNALIST!! I'M WORKING ON LIVING A LIFE LIKE ANNE HATHAWAY ON DEVIL WEAR'S PRADA ;)... KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!! I WILL BE BACK!!

    LIVE, LOVE, SHINE!!

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  160. Happy SITS day! Can't wait to check out your blog and your three favorite posts! Enjoy your special day!

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  161. Happy SITS day to you - about to snoop around...=]

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  162. Happy SITS Day!

    New York is my favorite city so I'm really looking forward to looking around on your blog!

    Cheers :-)
    - CoconutPalmDesigns

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  163. Happy SITS day! I've enjoyed reading your fave posts and now I'm off to seriously delve into your post from yesterday. Your #1 point hit home with me right away, so I figure I need to really concentrate on the rest of the post...

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  164. Happy SITS day! Love what I've read so far!

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  165. Congrats on your SITS day! I'm loving looking around your blog. I'm now following too.

    Kim
    The Misplaced Midwesterner

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  166. Congratulations on your SITS day!

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