Entertaining

Chinatown

Celebrate Year of The Snake

Posted on February 4th, 2013

Clean the house and buy some sweets and red envelopes.  February 10th is Chinese New Year, the most important celebration of the Lunar Calendar.

Just as with the traditional Gregorian calendar’s New Year on January 1, the date marks new beginnings and a time to change your luck.  The Year of The Dragon is gone and the Year of The Snake... Read More...

turkey dinner

Holiday Dinner Takes Planning

Posted on November 14th, 2012

Just back from a weekend “planning” trip with Gal Pals Kay P & Dale M to decide on our menu for Thanksgiving – but the recipes we picked will work for all of the winter holidays. ... Read More...

Celebratory drink

Falling for Wine

Posted on September 15th, 2011

I discovered today that I need to rethink my choice of wine to reflect the change in seasons. I’m not a very discriminating wine connoisseur, but I’m always happy to try something new –... Read More...

Beautiful Women

No Fuss Required

Posted on August 28th, 2011

I’m at that stage of my life where it’s more important to spend time talking and laughing with a friend than it is to spend time planning to spend time with a friend. I think my friends... Read More...

Wine Lovers

Apps for Wine Lovers

Posted on July 19th, 2011

Who doesn’t enjoy a glass of wine – whether occasionally or more often?  My favorite this summer is a chilled Kim Crawford Sauvignon.  I can’t tell you if it’s fruity with... Read More...