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Denver, Colorado, United States
i'm 33. i live with my husband, baby daughter 2 dogs and 1 kitty. i'm a chemical engineer with an MBA and work in technical sales. i tend to bite off more than i *think* i can chew and end up with a full bulging mouth for awhile before i can finally swallow. i thrive in chaos, but strive for order.


choose the blue

found these sites (buyblue.org ,choosetheblue.com) where you can see the percentage of $ donated to political campaigns. I was pleased to note that the place we spend roughly half our income (costco) is 98% blue and horrified to find out that the other half of our income spent at home depot supports the dark side.

other highlights :
buy from estee lauder (91), barnes & noble (98), bed bath & beyond (93), ticketmaster(95), arbys (100), sonic drive in (100), hyatt (87), expedia.com (95), hotwire.com(95), progressive insurance(100)

avoid fruit of the loom(100), circuit city(96), hormel (100), saks (95), cinemark movie theaters (97), columbia house (100), wendy's (91), darden restaurants (red lobster, olive garden -91), hooters (97), brinker restaurants (chilis, maggianos, macaroni grill - 92), outback (NO! 98), pizza hut (95), colorado rockies (100! i'm ashamed), drury inn (98),

surprises: fox cable networks - 61%?? thanks, but that still doesn't make up for fox news.
target.. how could you be 73%??


  1. Anonymous12:17 PM

    Thank you,thank you,thank you! This is so helpful. I am very "hurt" by some of the red companies. Thank goodness Estee Lauder owns EVERYTHING! Loving the blog, KT.

  2. Kristen4:49 PM

    Hooters?!? I guess Conservatives like boobies too...whoda thunk it :).

  3. Now I don't know what to do. Michelob, say it isn't so!

  4. Hello, Hooters is SUCH a redneck place! It's perfect for us Republicans!

  5. Looks like us republicans got our priorities straight with all the good restaraunts and underwear. Don't need anything but a pair of tighty whities, a wife beater and some hot wings from Hooters.

  6. The funniest thing about Target being red is that at one point I heard people wanted to boycott Target b/c it is a French corporation. Idiots...all idiots.