Everyone needs a good standby recipe to haul out for the next work barbeque or potluck you don’t have time to attend but feel compelled to because your boss-twice-removed might be there and you need to impress him with how awesome you are (and a good cook too!) so you can leapfrog your boss who, [...]
Dear Shoe Fairy,
I don’t have enough shoes and I have been very good lately so can you just bring me these?
Conservative until you hit the chain — totally appropriate for work, but with a little bit of ass-kicking…. What every woman (who rules the world) needs.
We are kicking some serious ass at work this week. All of us. To celebrate our ass kicking, this Friday, we are celebrating at our weekly cocktail hour. And nothing says celebration like champagne. But, I feel like we’ve done straight champagne to celebrate Tuesday often enough that to do some serious celebration, we either [...]
Fall means red wine sangria! It is still too warm to hunker down with a deep cabernet, but too cool for a pinot grigio. Red wine sangria is a great way to bridge the seasons and it feels like a special treat. Also, it has fruit so I can categorize it as a health food!
Cool drinks in the summer are essential to weather the hot days. A good summer drink will cool you down and capture the essence of summer: a little whimsy, a little relaxation. Personally, I love to drink mojitos on the deck after work. It is a light and refreshing drink with hints of lime and [...]
Within two blocks of my office there is a gelato place, a national ice cream chain, a new fangled sour frozen yogurt place, and a traditional frozen yogurt place**. With DC in a heat wave, I’ve decided to take one for the team and do a comparison of the local ice cream varieties with the [...]
In a follow up to Cocktail Fail, Friday’s cocktail hour was a day-late Cinco de Mayo with my neighbors. My contribution was a pitcher of margaritas. It has been a while since I made margaritas, and typically the ones at the local mexican restaurant are too sweet for my taste. I’d prefer not [...]
We are --
We work hard; we play hard too.
And we drive our husbands crazy --
We can't all be trophy wives.