Monthly Archives for January 2013

Currently [& a Blog Facelift!]

Hi friends! I gave the blog a little makeover this weekend.  What do you think?  I’m still working out a couple of kinks, so bear with me* for just a few more days.  I’m actually working my way back through … Continue reading

28. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Fashion, Food, Friends, Lady Gaga, Music, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 20 comments

Life Lesson #23

“Let your intentions be good — embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds — and the world will be, to you, a bright and happy place.” – Grenville Kleiser Happy [belated] birthday, Delvy! You make our world a … Continue reading

27. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, New York City, Quotes | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile

How adorable is this collection of emoticon jewelry by Alison Lou? Perhaps a Valentine’s Day gift to myself? Just kidding. XOXO

26. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Gift Ideas, Holidays, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 comment

The Most Random Blog Post Ever

I haven’t blogged in a few days, so I’m going to hit you with the most random blog post ever to catch you up on my weird life. 1.  I won another contest.  I know.  I hate myself, too. Anyways, … Continue reading

25. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Best of the Week, Current Events, Family, Friends, Lady Gaga, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , | 8 comments

BBQ Chicken Enchiladas

Last night, I cooked for my boys. All by myself. And I didn’t burn down the house. Who am I and where did Alyssa go? Seriously though, I’m making some serious progress in the kitchen in the year 2013.  Perhaps … Continue reading

22. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Friends | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

5 Awesome Things That Happened This Weekend

1. I put money on a football game for the first time… and won! I guess I’m a temporary Ravens fan? 2. I got to see my cute family, even if it was a short visit! 3. We almost convinced … Continue reading

21. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Friends, Home | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Changes Everything

“Power is not given to you.  You have to take it.” Beyoncé is my spirit animal. This I know for sure. That is all. Goodnight.

16. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Music, Quotes, Videos | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Hockey is Back

As you may or may not know, it’s been a rough season for fans of the NHL. Why? Because there’s been absolutely no season at all. Until now! That’s right. The lockout is over, an agreement has been reached and … Continue reading

16. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Things To Do in NYC: Work On Yo’ Fitness

A few days ago, while perusing Groupon, I came across an offer which seemed too good to be true: 10 hour-long personal training sessions for only $40 Sign. Me. Up. I bought one for myself and gifted one to Chelsea … Continue reading

16. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: New York City | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 comments

Parchment Paper Salmon

I have a confession to make. I’m a terrible cook. (I’m also a terrible baker, as you already know.) A few nights ago, I asked Frank if he would teach me how to cook salmon.  Eating scrambled eggs and broccoli … Continue reading

11. January 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Friends | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

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