Tag Archives Entertaining

Impossibly Delicious Cocktail Holiday Edition: Merry Christmas Happy Holidaze

Sadly it has been a little while since my last cocktail recipe but not to worry, I’m back with a variety of concoctions to help you drink your way through the holiday season and the inevitably brutal winter that we’re bound to have since we’re currently enjoying 60 degree weather here in NYC … and it’s DECEMBER. The Merry Christmas Happy Holidaze is one of the quickest drinks to whip up when you're in a bind and ...

Picnicking in the Park

When I’m heading into a long weekend I always like to have fun plans, be it a rooftop soiree, brunch or just enjoyable things to look forward to help speed the short week along.  Typically (as with most weekends) these plans will inevitably involve friends, food and drinks. Aside from an outdoor BBQ one of my favorite summer activities is a good picnic in the park, I have this penchant for being outdoors as much ...

An Impossibly Delicious Cocktail: Bandera de Puebla

I love a great cocktail and having the Texas roots that I do, I'm all about a smooth tequila too so it should come as no surprise that this marks the first of a few cocktail recipes that I'll be sharing with you over the next couple of weeks bringing these two together!  Perfect timing too since summer entertaining season is officially in full swing and each of these gems are just the ticket to impressing your ...

Cinco de Mayo & the Adventures of Carlos

Thanks to my Texas roots Cinco de Mayo has always been a bit of a "holiday" in my books. May 5th isn't just a day that the Met Ball occasionally falls on but a reason to get together with friends, drink a delicious salted rimmed rita, take down as much Tex-Mex as possible and wear vibrantly colored ensembles. So while I wasn't in Texas this year to enjoy the festivities I was able to have quite the time ...

Impossibly Delicious Fall Recipes

Tis the season for delicious fare and not just the decadent holiday kind either.  I love this time of year when I actually have a chance to cook, there are some how more hours in the day (kidding!) but it seems that way during the week now that the sun is no longer shining bright until 8 PM, there are fewer happy hours, events, things to do and I don’t mind being inside when it’s ...

Dishing it up: Healthy Holiday Entertaining Recipes

The holidays are officially among us, I ventured up 5th Avenue this weekend to do a little shopping and sure enough, the windows are being prepped for the reveals, the Rockefeller Christmas tree has been delivered and is officially in the process of being decorated, Christmas music is playing at Saks and Tiffany’s has giant snowflakes spanning the facade of their flagship location. With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays comes the ...

Happy National Tequila Day!

Well apparently this week is all about celebrating. First the Nordstrom Anniversary sale and now National Tequila Day?!?! Too many exciting things happening this week.  So in honor of one of my favorite spirits’ big day, I’ve rounded up a handful of my go-to cocktails. Whip one of these up tonight or this weekend, each is so refreshing you’ll want to enjoy it for the rest of summer. xo - A Refreshing Cucumber Lime Concoction Blood ...