01/03/2012 01:04 pm ET Updated Mar 04, 2012

Ins and Outs for 2012

Once you've done something three times, it's like you've always done it. This is my third annual in and out list. Now it's a tradition.

May 2012 be a year of authenticity, of doing what you'll say you do.

Out/ In
Square/ circles
Neti pot/ potlucks
Talking on the phone/ using your iPhone as a walkie-talkie
Crowdsourcing/ locally sourced
Appetizers/ charcuterie
Sigg/ mason jars
Kim Jong-il/ kimchi
fresh/ pickled
bacon/ kale
Tina Fey/ Mindy Kaling
colored nail polish/ colored skinny jeans
decision fatigue/ decisiveness
followers/ neighbors
Toms/ barefoot
Ray-Ban/ Warby Parker
Startup/ follow-up
Adventures/ experiences
Portland/ Reno
Black Eyed Peas/ Black Keys
Food trucks/ bicycle deliveries
Tahoe/ Taos
Tailored/ bespoke
Hipsters/ hipsters
Farmville/ It Girl
Congress/ Supreme Court
Yoga/ yoga on stand up paddle boards