I am not one of those people who are always late. In the catering business, you can’t be. I learned early on the importance of schedules, timeliness, preparation, and forethought; without punctuality, I’d never have gotten very far. And without Erin, I’d never be punctual. When you’re throwing a party, twenty minutes can mean the […]

Tis the season to be spending ungodly amounts of time and money shopping and baking. And in a recession, that just strikes me as unfair. The holidays can prove trying on your wallet, your rolling pin and your stamina, so looking for shortcuts becomes a fore-drawn conclusion. If the harried holiday hubbub has left you […]

January 30th, 2009

Facebook Fame

Facebook is an amazing invention. I was begrudgingly turned onto it by my ‘tween cousins who insisted that by joining I’d not only reconnect with the myriad of high school classmates I’d been distancing myself from since graduation, but “better” yet, I’d occupy hours of my life with a mindless addiction that involves little more […]

January 20th, 2009

Inauguration Libation

It seemed like today would never arrive, but it has…and it is amazing! Today is obviously a day for celebration. With a brilliant new president and brand spanking new year, I’m thrilled to be an American, delighted to be a New Yorker, inspired to serve (in my community and more dinner parties for friends!) and […]

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