Monthly Archives: December 2009

Did you see that Vince Vaughn movie Four Christmases?  This December, excluding work parties, we have six family get-togethers, four of which were this weekend alone.  Individually, we really enjoyed each dinner, brunch, etc., but the thought of having them …

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Did you read the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell?  In it, he argues that in many cases, “blink” decisions – or decisions made instantly, based on intuitive feelings, are often the best decisions we make.  Although I loved The Tipping …

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I recently read Karen MacNeil’s The Wine Bible (yes…the whole thing!  I love good non-fiction) and thought I’d share a few points from the book with you.  Because the better you are able to taste wine and food, the more you …

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It’s official –  it’s a blizzard!  There is more than a foot of snow on the ground here in Philly today, and they are calling for 6-8 additional inches tonight! This morning we had to schlep around a bit to …

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Winter Harvest Salad 1 butternut squash 1 head of kale 1 pomegranate 1 cup walnuts olive oil (or olive oil spray) salt & pepper honey 1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2) Cut ends off of butternut squash, and peel …

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I decided to start small this week with the whole “making time for myself thing” with a little bit of cooking.  Although I love to cook, I don’t have time to during the week.  So every Sunday I try my …

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I am a corporate public relations professional, and from August through November, I barely had time to go to the bathroom.  Ever happen to you? I remember a time when my life was planned in hour intervals. From 9:00 – …

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