Posts Tagged: entertaining

The nicest New York thing

Recently, some very close friends invited us over for a home-cooked dinner on the Upper East Side. It was after work on a Friday night and they told us to bring….absolutely nothing. (We brought wine.) As I strolled up there from work–it used to be my old ‘hood so I welcomed the walk–I couldn’t help… Read more »

3 tips for grocery store blooms

Our friends came over for dinner (and poker!) on Saturday night and, instead of going to the florist to buy bouquets of blooms to brighten up the kitchen, living room and bathroom, I decided to make my own using grocery store flowers from Trader Joe’s. Here, the steps I followed… First, choose a color palette. I… Read more »