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Gingerbread Popcorn, and the Christmas Music Playlist Challenge

The other day I was trying on potential Christmas Dresses in Ann Taylor Loft and the following music tracks played in this order:

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Spiced Chocolate Christmas Cookies – and Chinese Knock Off Madonna

When I was a 12 years and 51 weeks old, my Dad ran a conference in Australia, and took the family with him for a holiday, via Hong Kong. Being almost 13, I took this entirely in my stride. Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Lychee Martinis, in honor of Sneak Like A Ninja Day

It’s possible, I suppose, that you are not aware that today is sneak like a ninja day. Ninjas are subtle like that. They like to celebrate under the radar. But today is sneak like a ninja day, so sneaking will … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Dark and Stormys and Sharks

It was Shark Week, so we marked the occasion by watching Jaws, which, in case you haven’t seen it since you were a kid, has lost none of its terror. That is one bad-ass shark.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Criminal Intent, Karma, and Bourbon with Spiced Apple

The thought of not being able to watch the Olympics on the BBC is making me consider turning to a life of download crime. Considering, mind, I’m not actually admitting to anything, just to be absolutely clear here.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Ginger Fizz and diversification

Diversification is the new buzzword of our economic times. Several of my friends now run Etsy shops, stringing beads onto lengths of cut up t-shirts, designing wedding invitations or cross-stitching obscenities by night while PRing, publishing and producing commercials by … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Ginger Salmon with Bok Choi

I can put my finger on the exact moment where Thanksgiving related food stopped being appealing: Friends Ken and Carrie invited us over for dinner and a game of cards, and I gave in to uncouth temptation and drank a … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – JD and Ginger (which is currently Very Cool Indeed) and Grilled Brie

I’ve been to a marvelous party. It was in honor of Cash Money Content, held at a glamorous yet still edgy Chelsea gallery, and I was there primarily to help my friend Molly hand out books at the book table. If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Spiced Apple Cake

The long weekend is approaching, and that might mean picnicking in Central Park (my plan) or adventuring out of the city for a weekend of country-side fun (my plan last weekend). After a long drive out of the city, and, … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Pomelo Sea Breezes with Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

Chinese New Year is almost upon us, a fact that it is impossible to ignore if you happen to be walking down Elizabeth Street on your way to pick up cheap vegetables at the amazing Asian supermarket. My apartment is … Continue reading

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