Monthly Archives: December 2012

The weekend is here!

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My darling readers, happy holidays! I’m off for the next week, which means I will see you next year. But first, I want to wish you a relaxing and joyous holiday that’s filled with family and friends. That means more to me than ever over the past week watching all that’s happened in Newtown, Connecticut…. Read more »

Shop ’til you drop

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Now that Christmas is less than a week away, are you done with your holiday shopping? If you’re like me, you‘ve been shopping last minute online—praying that the post office will come through, and your gifts will arrive on time. I must admit I’ve done a fair amount of gift guide browsing, relying on my… Read more »

Champagne + Cheese

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What do you typically pair with cheese? Last week, thanks to a fantastic class at the Brooklyn Wine Exchange—co-hosted by Stinky Bklyn—I learned the best answer: Champagne! Apparently, unlike red wine, Champagne (or sparkling wine and Prosecco) does wonders to cleanse your palette, no matter what type of cheese you serve. And here’s a great… Read more »

Baby on board!

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Such happy news for a Monday: A glimpse at Kate Middleton’s first public appearance since her horrible bout with morning sickness earlier this month. And lucky her, it’s to do something fun—like present the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Kate looked radiant in her green Alexander McQueen gown…. Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy weekend, my darling readers! How are you? How was your week? I’m so sorry I didn’t post yesterday—feeling a little overloaded as of late. What do you have planned for your Saturday-Sunday off? I’ve planned a bit of Christmas-y fun. I‘m going to see the New York Pops (with special guest Pink Martini), and… Read more »