Everyone has their own traditional New Year’s foods. Some swear by black eyed peas, but as a devout Yankee, I never quite got the hang of them (though heaven knows we could all use a bit of luck at the start of a new year). Goose is ever-popular; if we’re going to get symbolic, I’d […]

December 23rd, 2011

Pine Potpourri

Tis the season for baking cookies, flipping potato pancakes, mixing champagne cocktails and simmering pine potpourri!?!? Yep, you read that right…pine potpourri. This year Mr. Mix and I put up our very first Christmas tree; living in New York City these last 15 years, I didn’t ever have room for a full-fledged tree. But the […]

A new year always brings with it a new set of resolutions. Resolutions to eat healthier, spend less, save more, and dedicate time with family and friends. Personally, I’m already off to a great start in the health genre, having gone one full month without any alcoholic beverages. Call me crazy, but I find that […]

The holidays have come and gone, and jolly ol’ Saint Nick has already made his way up your walk-ups, through your fire escapes, and dodged your doormen to drop his pressies and make it back to the North Pole in time for New Year’s. I hope you all got what you wished for and kept […]

December 22nd, 2010

The Stuffed of Home

I’m taking to the streets this afternoon to road trip it home for the holidays with a rental car packed full of pressies, pastries, cousins Frankie and Lindsay, Mr. Mixologist and my travel-tested kitty cat, Taleggio, in tow. I’ve come to expect a seven-hour journey over the bridge and through the tunnel to blustery Buffalo […]

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