Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'gifts'

Key West Revisited

Kayt, Katy and Lucy by Lucy 11.09.08...

Annie & David, Wedding Bliss, part 2

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Annie is a "Mrs."!!! part 2

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Annie & David, Wedding Bliss, part 1

pictures in this post c/o ellis...

Annie is a "Mrs."!!!

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Happy Birthday to Me!!! (Now Go Vote!)

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KO Running the MCM- Proof!

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Marine Corps Marathon- KO Did It...With 33,000 Others! Katy Is A Marathon Runner/Finisher!!!

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Annie's Bachelorette Party- More Photobooth Fun

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Annie's Bachelorette Party- Photobooth Fun

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BCO's Retirement Party

KGO, RGO, BCO & RCO, September 24, 2008, New Haven, photo by Angela...

NYC Kamikaze Thursday with Annie, part 2: Maid of Honor Dress Fitting

*Annie is the bestest, most beautiful bride-to-be!!!*Ellis has mad skills!photos w/ KOdigi by Ellis, BK 9.11.08...

KO & Miss Mennes' Kamikaze Thursday Night

Annie, beautiful, in tye dye original by KO & @ Ellis', Brooklyn, 9.11.08...

Sauska's Wedding! The Polaroids...

St. Louis August 1-3, 2008...

Happy (Belated, Now) Birthday Spodick!!!

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Smokes Out Of A Machine!!! Only in St. Louis...

St Louis, August 2008...

Sole Mates Meet SoleMates

Recently, our beloved dog Oz ate not one but two of our favorite pairs of high heels. Rar! To calm our sorrows, we purchased two new pairs- we have 4 weddings to attend in the next 5 months!- of fabulous...

We Family

Last Monday night KO and rad bro RCO met up for dinner. It was a blast. The cheese and jamon were highlights. Yum. Thanks again, Rob. To boot, Beth~ in from Brooklyn for the night!~ joined us for a drink....

In The City, Last Tuesday Night, Part 4

KO with Annie and Kayt, Brooklyn, 6.24.08...

In The City, Last Tuesday Night, Part 2

with Annie, Kayt, Ellis and India, Brooklyn, 6.24.08...

In The City, Last Tuesday Night, Part 1

KO with Annie, Kayt and India (first pic by Ellis, 2nd by KO), 6.24.08...

Smurf Rage

Thanks Annie!...

Ava's 2nd Birthday!

Ava Belle came to CT. to celebrate her 2nd birthday. Mama Marta and Daddy JR were proud parents partying along with the little angel. It was a great day! KO shot with a vintage spectra polaroid, so the pictures look...

Happy Weekend!

Goes great with KO's bacon martini...Mmmm...bacon...via dlisted...

Liam is Sweet Perfection!

Liam by proud papa Rob & beaming mama Ace...

Liam is Awesome!

Lester pitched a no-hitter! Varitek made history catching his 4th no-hitter! It's a full moon...and Liam is awesome!!! Ace is doing well & we're all beaming!!!Yale New Haven, 5.19.08...

Meet Liam Oliver!!!

KO is an aunt!!! Congrats to my bro Rob & my sista-in-law Ace! He's perfect!!!...

Ace Is In Labor!!!

Top to Bottom: Ace and Rob with Jules @ her wedding; Ace, Rob, Jules & Ken; and with KO and Jules' gramps, March 2008...

Getting the Led from Out West

All that glitters is gold!thanks to Andy for the live shot from the concert last night in LA...

Before & After (Sad/Essential)...Love You Oz!

OZ pre surgery:and post surgery:Oz, May 7th, 8th 2008...

P.S. de Mayo

source: PostSecret...

If you think this looks pink...

...you should see my new cell phone! That's right, KO has a new cellio. It's slick, sure, but better still~ it works! Includes new digits! If you need my new number, by the way, please email me here or at...

Revisiting...today!

Just looked at my July 16th 2007 post and I gotta say, if you are too new to my site to remember and/or just can't recall, please DO CLICK ON THIS BOLD GREEN LINK RIGHT NOW to see what KO...

Reality vs. Illusion

KO is constantly reminded that reality is everyday and illusion is every fantasy, every hope, every maybe...The dealio that KO is still getting schoolio-ed in is the vast, confusing difference between the two. Why choose a nice reality when a...

Happy (Belated) Birthday Dan!!!

Happy Birthday Dan!!! You are an amazing, talented, beautiful, and epic friend! Happy happy happy birthday and much success, love & many more years to you!...

Honoring Jill

Rest In Peace Jill!...

Happy Birthday Beth!!! MC!!!

Happy Birthday to one of the bestest beauties in the bunch! Beth, you really are a rock! And Beth, baby, you really really rock! Love you, love you, love you, love you!!! Forever MC!!! Happy Birthday!!!Happy Birthday Beth!!! I love...

Oliver Man, Artist In Residence, West Coast Style

Congrats to my brother Mac! He is an artist through & through, true & true.And, for the first time he's showing his work! His work is currently being shown in Santa Barbara, and in the first four days he's already...

Golden Arches In The Sky

source: dlisted...

Sleeping Beauties

Rob and Oz, View Street, March 2008...

Freestyle Flashbacking

All photos by KO...

Separated By Brad Pitt, Part 2

Pregnant Adrienne at Jules' wedding & Pregnant Angelina in Austin, TX. yesterday:Both beaming and beautiful!...

Mama and Me

Many thanks to my mom, BCO, for her ever-gracious generosity. She's been super-helpful and lovely recently (as always) and we're muy grateful. Love you!BCO & KO by Ellie, Omni Rooftop, 2.10.08...

An Amazing, Inspired Update From The Penguin

The truly wonderful woman and worldly Penguin Lucy has sent along a great, sweet, and touching email account of her life this January. We hope she understands why we feel absolutely compelled to share two excerpts from her email with...

Miles J: The Next Generation

Gleeful congrats (albeit a bit belated) to great friends Jon and Kate on the arrival of their righteously adorable baby boy Miles J. What a babe! Love you guys!Miles J, Bob, Kate & Jon, Feb.08...

40 Years...and Still Going Strong

Sunday Feb. 10th, my parents (Bob and Barbara) renewed their vows. The duo~ a dedicated and driven pair who (let's face it) still look damn good~ celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary at the end of January. Congrats to both BCO...

Wilson!

A few years ago a friend of mine was working as an assistant to a very high profile and famous celebrity actor (whose name I can not say...but it rhymes with hen killer). He asked her to get a birthday...

Amazing KnockOut Flashbacks

KO just loves to look back at our beautiful friends, our fabulous nights, our knockout life! Hopefully you'll have as much fun perusing these pics as we had putting this post together. KO is truly grateful to be living the...

Holiday Hold Outs

Here, a few photos from Christmas family gatherings:Above, at my parents' place; below, with Trick, Pepper and RobZ at our placeNew Haven, Dec 25&26, 2006...

Happy Birthday BCO!!!

Sunday December 30th is a very special day. Our fabulous Mother, the ultimate survivor, celebrates her birthday today!!! Happy Birthday, Mom! We love you and support you and honor you and need you and we joyously celebrate your birthday! You...

Yay, We Saw Our Sista This Weekend, Too!

Our sista Ami was in town for a very few fleeting hours Friday night and Saturday morning...We managed to rock out, catch up, and yes, pose a little!Ami's visit: including Beth and Chris, Rob Z and Oz; Dec. 28/29.07...

Merry Christmas!!!

Hope you're enjoying your holiday! A few choice photographs like presents under your tree:...

a look at the Penguin's birthday, belatedly

nyc, 11.10.07...

Picture Page

Far Away So Close KO flashback 06...

A Few Of Her Favorite Things

Heard through the webrynth about Oprah's Favorite Things show, filmed this year in Macon, Georgia, and felt strangely compelled to check out the list of gifts she shared with her audience...Here are 4 of the 20:See entire list here...

Guess Who We Ran Into At The Yale-Harvard Game?

BJ!!!!!!!BJ, his girlfriend Stacy, friends, KO and Oz, New Haven, 11.17.07...

Loving Oz

Oz on my lap, 11.07...

Lovely In the City

Last night we took a train to the City to celebrate Lucy's birthday. (She flew in Thursday night, but we were too sickish until Saturday) We had such a blast catching up with Lucy. It's hard to believe it's been...

Ava & Oz Meet Cute

There's a new member of our family! Pit bull baby boy Oz! Yesterday we saw (and kept a lens between our still-kinda-sick self and beautiful badass baby) Ava Belle! She came by with proud Grandpa Z to meet our sweet...

Afternoon Delightful

Polaroids of Kayt: Klein Tower, Beineke & Grove St. Cemetary, New Haven, ko/11.4.07...

PYT/TY 2

Katy and Kayt by RZ, latenight walk/photoshoot, 11.3.07...

PYT/TY

Kayt surprised me with a spirited gesture of friendship, sowing seeds of real and sustaining support and serenity. Special and sweet, she plotted with my brother Mac and came to New Haven to indulge me in birthday blessings and unconditional...

Kaytness

Kayt in New Haven, 11.03.07...

Happy Birthday Rob!

We purposefully postdated our birthday blessings to Rob Z, because we knew he was thumbing his nose at us, or...er...giving us~~a classic tongue (in cheek) thrust of defiance! Love you! Happy Birthday!...

SOX SWEEP!!!

RED SOX NATION REJOICE!!!!! RED SOX NATION IS THE 21st CENTURY!!!!! RED SOX HAVE WON THE 2007 WORLD SERIES!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A SWEET SWEEP BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Note to Self:

Kids ages 6, 7 and 8 absolutely love party favor sized glow in the dark skeletons......KO will absolutely cherish this...and create a perfect pair of party favor sized glow in the dark earrings and yes, obviously, glow with it! Aha...

Showalter Time!!!

We scored 2 tickets for Michael Showalter's gig (appearing with former The State costar and comedic buddy/the "headliner" Michael Ian Black) at the Fillmore (at Irving Plaza) on Saturday December 1st! We are so happy! Alot!!! We love us some...

Fierce! Fun! Forever! Friday Night Flashbacking: Fully Loaded And Then Some!

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You Are Correct. These Are Mine.

The Killers are killer!!!Thanks RZ!...

Occasionally an Occasion

Friday and Saturday night were both best played out on the mellow tip...At least that was the plan. Saturday night RobZ and KO went only somewhat willingly~ and way less than whole heartedly~ to a block party a few blocks...

Knock Out Summer Suggestions...

Read: The Tender Bar J.R. Moehringer's memoir was a Times best seller for good reason. More importantly, my sista Ami raved about it, quoting it freely. It's moving, at times laugh-out-loud funny, at times too true to be real, and...

In Case You Missed It, The Abstract~er, Meaning of "Life"~ Edition, per The New Yorker...specifically the article entitled "The Meaning of Life: What Milton Bradley started" (by Jill Lepore)

This is one of my favorite articles in a long time...Arouses awe...(y)our youth, age, wisdom, wit (and witlessness), savvy, sorrow, sense of humor, desire (and desire to enjoy / be smitten), and so much more...and then some! Read it! Now!...

Ava's 1st Birthday

This kind of cuteness is almost criminal!Ava rocked and relished her party! Jury is still out as to whether she understood it, ha ha...Above, Ava and Mama Marta get ready to blow out the candles on her cake. Below, Ava...

Finally! Art and Soul

For weeks KO went without access to the web...sigh...but thanks to a new power cord for my mac, we be back up and beamin' about it...One big thing y'all missed~ the premiere of my jewelry line and the unveiling of...

Ear Candy

More creations from my all-original collection......

Sears on Vonnegut

"Kurt Vonnegut - So He Goes Kurt Vonnegut passed away earlier this week. I'd written a lot throughout my youth before discovering his work but it was he who taught me to write less. If that makes any sense. His...

Getting Crafty Up In Here

Made some earrings today as part of my plan to sell my babies (yay! no more giving them away! finally!), starting with the Westville Art Walk on May 12th. KO be craftin' a sh!tload of earring$! Yay! See how lovely...so...

High-10ing on American Idol: The Awesomeness Is In the House, Dawg! That was Hot!

Last night, KO laughed out loud when we spotted BJ high-10ing with the blond guy rooting for Sanjaya sitting next to him. It comes as no surprise to me that on the first night I was not completely disturbed by...

Not That Far From The Tree

It seems to me that...at a certain point in your life you can't help but take stock of your achievements, reevaluate your priorities and re-prioritize your goals... You make decisions based on your own best interests if you are wise...

Art and...Fuoco!

The most wonderful thing just happened to me... Feeling like I needed a good kick in the bum, I grabbed my Keith Haring art book (written in italian and english) to polish up my italian language skills (I used to...

Last Night's RockStars Played AfterHours Tonight...

Above: Rockers*, Pickle Barrel (Saturday night), VT, 2.17.07 Below: Same Rockers* at AfterHours Bash (tonight), VT, 2.18.07*names TBD...

Fresh Fallin' Powdahhh...

Live from Tanglewood, 2.18.07...

My Circle, part 3

A long-distance love-picture from webmaster, genius and bf Matt Lum!!!Matt by Matt, LA, 2.13.07...

My Circle, part 2

KO (with wonky eye), Tobie & Rob outside CMs, New Haven, 2.13.07...

From My Sista In The Bay...

Thanks to my sista Ami for a sweet cell-pic...KO sooo be lovin' the long-distance love, always...My sista always generously delivers!!!Ami by Ami, 2.12.07, SFKO with AK and Ami, NYC, 1/07...

Art Directed Awesomeness

KO recently reunited with Rob Z and, in the process, some of the old yet timely artifacts from the barroom in the basement at the old Oliver house. It was inevitable, then, that KO would put together a picture portraying...

Daddy Is An Artist, Mama Never Sleeps At Night

Art by Daddy, Dec. 2006...

Legally Lovely

One of KO's more benign habits involves random beauties and a polaroid... No, it's nothing like that (be good!). KO likes to snap shots of pretty people even if they are strangers...Last weekend KO made nice with a gang of...

One Fine Night

Just over 7 years ago (January 7, 2000, to be exact) KO was blessed with a night like no other...Annie, Sauska, Carlos, Jules, Alice, Josh, and yes, JCB... It was a night to (how you say?) never forget and (can...

Amagansett is Heaven

The polaroids are fierce...and soon to be scanned for sure! Digi is dead...battery charger a bust in New Haven... Amagansett is lovely, generous, blissful heaven! Positively supremely dreamy and divine!...

Happy Birthday Sketcherson!!!

Happy Birthday to my friend, Men In Trees star Derek Richardson!!! So very excited for you Sketcherson! Love you alot! Happy F#ckin' Birthday babe! *Maxie and Katy watched Hostel last night in honor of you! So happy you...uh...you know, didn't...

Total Love

Sometimes you put something out there, offering up your control in hopes the universe will reward you...often times, you do not see the gift because it comes in a different form...if you are paying attention you realize you have everything...

We Are Web-rynth Family

As you know, KO loves WordHumper, but my mom, aka BCO, is totally *smitten*. It's silly I didn't post this rad recognition by WH of BCO's crush...All I can say is, thank you WH and see you soon BCO. Much...

Golden Creations

You may remember me telling you that Saturday night I met up with Nik at his friend Piet's party. Well it turns out Piet isn't just a fellow-photog-fiend, he's also an artist. He crafts these crazy cool grenade oil lamps....

Eat Well When You Can

Adrienne's beautiful bread, New Years Eve, VermontBackstage pass to photograph the bacon, Tanglewood, Vermont, 1.1.07Waking up wanting hot wings leads to happiness at Archie Moores, New Haven, 1.6.07Sunday, and such perfect nachos, Brooklyn, 1.7.07...

Hot Snow part 2: The Chili Pepper and The Penguin

Lucy~ aka The Penguin or La Penguina~ called KO yesterday to report a wicked superb star sighting worthy of sharing: At O'Hare to hop a plane to a tropical paradise for her New Years party holiday, lucky Lucy spotted super...

Problem Found, Localized

Sometimes when I see a stranger reading a book (or maybe a magazine), I strain awkwardly and/or obviously to read a random sentence or fragment (usually my needs are simple and finite...all I want is to "steal" a "piece"), and...

Family Festivities

Christmas was especially awesome this year. A new tradition was born: Rob and Adrienne hosted everyone at their place. They shared their loving and generous spirits and created the most spectacular feast. It was an amazing day, filled with warm,...

Happy Holidays!!!

Hope you are having a fantastic holiday... be it with family, friends, lovers or some combination thereof~ Cheers and much love! Holiday pictures soon......

Green is Good

source: BrandSpankin'...