Fairleigh Cook Jackson: My Favorite Things

Director of museum advancement and associate director of development, LSU Museum of Art

At the Red Stick Farmers Market and Arts Market


The Walking Dead—morbid, I know, but I’m hooked!


A new throw pillow from T.J.Maxx or Marshalls—an instant new look in a room

Art Melt

A brown wraparound belt with brass studs

Lindt Excellence Chili dark chocolate bar

A giant hug from my 1-year-old

Summer visits to my aunt’s lake house in Virginia

The backyard of our new house

Yosemite’s back country

“You Gotta Move” by R.L. Burnside

Any of the Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde

No perfume for me, but I love Miss Magnolia lotion by Camp Topisaw.

A charm bracelet that belonged to my grandmother

Mabelline Great Lash Mascara in blackest black

My bathroom. I’m too ticklish!