Name: Daisy Whelan Sullivant
Family: Husband: Hank; boys: Henry (4) Monte (1.5)
Hometown: Savannah, Ga.
Current Town: Athens, Ga.
What Years at UGA: 2006-2010
School/Degree: Lamar Dodd School of Art/ Fabric Design
Profession: Apparel Consultant and Textile Designer, Co-founder The Whelan Girls
Accolades: I was a part of the UGA Equestrian Team winning three national championships in four years.
Describe Athens in three words: Casual, friendly, seasonal
Fave shops in Athens: Heery’s
Fave Athens landmark: The 40 Watt. It is where I met my husband.
Describe your typical Bulldog game day: Usually I stroll my boys down to Independent Bread in Five Points, and watch the game day traffic roll into town. During the games, I enjoy quiet Athens with my family.
Share a tailgate recipe: I always bring sweets!
Fave lipstick: Trish McEvoy Sheer Lip Color -Mulberry
Fave mascara: Tom Ford Ultra Length Mascara–Ultra Raven
Fave skin care line: Biologique Recherche
Fave hair product: Loreal Professionals metallic hair cream
Product you can’t live without: Clè de Peau Cream Blush
Best budget buy product: Normal Soap Company’s Honey Mint lip balm
Biggest product splurge: Biologique Recherche Serum
Fave fashion designer: Orla Kiely
Fave interior designer: Kelly Wearstler
Fave jeans: I wear dresses and skirts
Fave tee: Vince
Fashion idol: My Mom
Fave flower: Dahlia
Fave accessory: Silk scarf
Fave stationery: Custom Emily McCarthy Stationery
Who inspires you? The Blessed Mother and My Mother
Fave blog: Dezeen
Fave instagrams: @lamaisonpierrefrey
Fave magazine: Donna Hay
Fave book: “Stepping on the Serpent” by by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC
Fave song: L’Anamour by Francoise Hardy
Fave artist: Michelangelo
SHARE A TAILGATE RECIPE:
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Generous 2 cups flour
1tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
2 sticks unsalted butter softened
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
12 oz bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets lightly with butter. Combine flour, soda, salt, and set aside. In a bowl of a standing mixer, or in large bowl with hand mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg and vanilla and mix to combine. Slowly add dry mixture, and beat on low to combine. Stir in chocolate chips. Scoop out dough with a spoon and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes, just until edges start to turn golden.