Monthly Archives for May 2013

Fridays with Frankie D: Volume 13

TGIF! I got really excited this morning when I realized that it’s FRIDAY and that we’re on VOLUME 13 so it’s kind of like FRIDAY THE 13TH but then Frank had to go and burst my bubble by reminding me … Continue reading

31. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Fridays With Frankie D, Friends, Guest Post, Holidays | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Just a Rolling Stone

Mick Jagger, on getting what he wants: “Sometimes you wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon, and you say to yourself, ‘Mick, it’s time to get yourself a new spoon.’  And you do.” [M&M Nails … Continue reading

30. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Coffee Talk, Drinks, New York City, Quotes | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 comments

The Ebb and Flow of Life

We all have those days. You know — those days when you wake up and just know that the next 12-16 hours of your life are going to be absolutely miserable. Maybe it’s the weather. Maybe you’re homesick. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

28. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Real Talk, Scenic | Tags: , , , , , , | 10 comments

MDW 2013

Happy Memorial Day! I spent the weekend bopping around Long Island with KP.  We ate, we drank, we rolled down hills, and we picked noses. Greatest pick of all time?  I think so. God bless all of the brave men and women … Continue reading

27. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Holidays | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Fridays with Frankie D: Volume 12

‘Sup party people? We’ve made it through another week — and what a week it was!  Surprise visitors.  Dinner parties.  Champagne toasts.  Old friends.  New plants.  Real Talk.  Getting even.  Living room dance parties.  Good intentions.  A few poor decisions… … Continue reading

24. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Family, Food, Fridays With Frankie D, Friends, Hoboken, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Summer in the City

It’s here. Brace yourself.   Also… Jimmy:  “I found roommates on Craigslist!  And they aren’t murderers!” Me:  “That’s great!  How do you know?” Jimmy:  “Well, I don’t really.” I promise to take good care of your harvested organs, Jimbo.

22. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Friends, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When Birds Attack, Part 2

They can run, but they can’t hide from the Faux Hawk. “AIN’T NOBODY F&@%!NG WITH MY CLIQUE.” Unpictured:  Our brand new ultrasonic animal repeller — a motion censored device which produces some crazy, high-pitched noise when it’s activated.  Apparently, the … Continue reading

21. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Hoboken | Tags: , , | 3 comments

Back in the Good Ol’ US-of-A

As much as I love to travel, I will always love coming home more.  My apartment.  My bed.  My people.  My daily $1 coffee from the dirty bodega down the street.  Yep — being home is wonderful.  I don’t even … Continue reading

20. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Family, Friends, Hoboken, Home | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life Lesson #25

19. May 2013 by Alyssa
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Life is But a Dream

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard I’ll be honest — when I first heard that we were headed to Manila, … Continue reading

18. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , | 5 comments

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