Category Archives for Drinks

The Good Life

“We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.” – Ernest Hemingway

09. January 2014 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Family, Food, Friends, Quotes | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

My Life is One Big Episode of “Wipeout”

Happy New Year, beautiful people! To all of my friends in the Tri-State Area, I hope you’re staying warm and safe.  I, for one, wiped out four separate times while walking to work this morning.  Four!  (Relax mom, I’m fine.) … Continue reading

03. January 2014 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, Holidays, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 6 comments

Let’s Catch Up

I tend to stop blogging when my life gets seemingly too dull and boring to write about. The past few months, however, have been QUITE the exception. Let’s catch up! You may recall how much I LOVE the month of … Continue reading

19. November 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Family, Friends, Hoboken, Holidays, Home, Lady Gaga, Music, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

I’m a 5-Year-Old Trapped in a 25-Year-Old’s Body

For the past few weeks, I’ve been begging my friends to partake in fun fall activities with me.  Literally.  BEGGING.  Apple picking.  Hayrides.  Haunted houses.  ANYTHING. Hi.  I’m five. Needless to say, you can only imagine my excitement at the … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, Holidays, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 5 comments

One Fine Day

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, when asked to share his recipe for happiness: “One grand boulevard with trees, with one grand cafe in sun, with strong black coffee in very small cups. One [not necessarily] very beautiful man or woman who loves you. … Continue reading

08. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Coffee Talk, Drinks, Music, New York City, Quotes | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

You Have Not Truly Lived Until…

…you’ve sprinted through mid-town Manhattan with a 6-foot-tall Hello Kitty balloon during the 6pm, end-of-the-day, commuter rush hour. Happy birthday, Bull!

04. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, New York City | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

Things to Do in NYC: Dinner at Toro

Last night, we were lucky enough to score a table at a new restaurant in Manhattan that practically everyone’s buzzing about — TORO. Toro is a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant, serving a mix of traditional and modern Spanish food made with the … Continue reading

03. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Food, Friends, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

A Season of Change

Change is in the air, my friends. My plaid shirts have been resurrected from the depths of my closet, I’ve broken out my fall-scented Yankee candles, and Sundays are once again dedicated to football, beer, and a plethora of greasy … Continue reading

23. September 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Family, Food, Friends, Hoboken, New York City, Scenic | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 comments

A Bunch of Random Feeeeels

My mind has been in a MILLION places this week.  I’ve been trying to think of a way to cohesively string together all of my random thoughts, but I’ve been unsuccessful.  As a result, you’re in for some WORD VOMIT. … Continue reading

15. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Family, Food, Friends, Music, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 8 comments

My Weekend in a Nutshell

A low-key Friday night with Frankie bones. Tailgating at MetLife Stadium. Pretending to know a thing or two about country music. A breathtaking summer sunset. My first trip to the Brooklyn Flea Market. THIS.  Everything about this. Sunday Funday-ing with … Continue reading

12. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Family, Friends, Hoboken, New York City | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

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