Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Year in Review, the Restaurant Version

For the last several years, I’ve tried to eat at six new restaurants a year. It seemed like a reasonable number…a new restaurant every other month. I only count local places that there’s a chance I could go back to … Continue reading

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A Year in Review, the Musical Version

So it’s time for the obligatory year-end recap, but, in all honesty, I’m tired of them. Not to mention, if you’ve been reading this blog at all, you already know what happened. (Plus, it’s the same every year. Things change, … Continue reading

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Christmas Recap

We had a lovely holiday here at the Sparkle Lounge. We got to see lots of people that we love, ate some really great food, and yes, even exchanged gifties. I’ve still been trying to minimize the amount of “stuff” … Continue reading

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merry happy

I had a lovely day, filled with people I adore, good food, and lots of laughter. I hope you all had an equally wonderful holiday, regardless of what you celebrate. Merry happy to all!

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NYC in Pictures

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20 Things: NYC

Just got to spend a lovely & festive holiday weekend in NYC….here’s some of what happened: 1. Drank “beyond comprehension” 2. Cheated Death (not really….we paid our tab) 3. Ate bacon-maple butter cream macarons 4. They say the neon lights … Continue reading

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And In More Sweet News….

We totally forgot to mention…. At our little fete the other week, we had some amazing desserts.  One real standout was the vodka pudding cups…..yes, little dark chocolate cups with vodka pudding inside and sprinkly stuff on top.  Our friend … Continue reading

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Festive!

We hosted the 2nd annual tree trimming party at the Sparkle Lounge last weekend.  The house was filled again with lovely people, tasty  cocktails, and fantastic food.  My friend took me shopping for a new tree, and then helped me set it up a … Continue reading

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