Figs. I love them. Particulary fresh, particulary on a sandwich. Continue reading
This Australian wedding featured on Style Me Pretty has been the inspiration for E and I’s wedding planning. The helicopter, the beach. The putting on lipstick from the co-pilot’s seat.
We have gone through this wedding album about 30 times. Elopement is looking more and more appealing….
I was lucky enough to have lunch with Jean-Georges Vongerichten the other day for a boozy holiday celebration sponsored by Bon Appetit. Yes I get around. Continue reading
I am so behind on my Christmas shopping. I have not bought one thing. Continue reading
I’ve been reading this book, “May Cause Miracles” by Gabrielle Bernstein, in order to help me deal with stress and the good ol’ overwhelming feeling that comes around planning a wedding/writing a book/lack of time/pressing work deadlines.
It helped me avoid a minor wedding freakout yesterday. Continue reading
I finally embarked on holiday activities. Shopping. Making holiday travel arrangements. Sipping on holiday themed cocktails. Martinis have olives in them. Olives are green. Green says Christmas. So, deck them halls. Continue reading
Sorry for the intermittent posting this past week. I have been a bit overwhelmed with the holiday season. Or my lack of being able to enjoy the holiday season. I’ve been so swamped with work and social commitments, that I almost forgot that it’s Christmas. Until yesterday.
I work right in Rockefeller Center, that’s the 47th -50th street stop on the F line, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, for you non locals. It’s Ground Zero for Christmas in New York. Sixth Avenue is decorated in holiday garb, and all of the office buildings have oversize holiday displays in their lobbies. I walk past a two story high pyramid of round ornaments stacked in a waterfall around 49th street on my way to get lunch. The Salvation Army jingle bell ringers are out in full force. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular draws a crowd every day. And the tree, the illustrious Rock Center tree, pictured above, is in the middle of it all. Well, so is Saks. But really, the tree is the main holiday attraction. Continue reading
One year ago today, Mr. 300 Sandwiches was 100 sandwiches away from an engagement ring.
Actually, he was only 57 sandwiches away. But who knew it at the time?
Somehow, after cooking a 20 pound turkey, greens, stuffing, homemade bacon jam and a sweet potato pie, the 300 Sandwiches house has no leftovers. Continue reading