Tag Archives for Christmas

Christmas Miracles

“It’s a miracle if you can find true friends, and it’s a miracle if you have enough food to eat, and it’s a miracle if you get to spend your days and evenings doing whatever it is you like to … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Alyssa
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Can We Please Discuss

1. How friggin’ adorable my cousin’s little beeeeeb is?  Just look at those cheeks.  I know.  I KNOW.  (PS. My mom and I are twins.) 2. How much fun holiday parties are?  Delvy had us all over on Friday night for … Continue reading

02. December 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Family, Food, Friends, Gift Ideas, Holidays, Home | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Five Things Friday, Part II

1. Our Christmas cards went in the mail today.  I’m hoping our recipients are not too offended at what they find in their inbox in 3-5 business days. 2. Tomorrow is December 1st which means I can finally start working … Continue reading

30. November 2012 by Alyssa
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I Am My Parents’ Daughter

Also — Greg, Frank and I took our first annual Christmas card picture last night.  It’s taking every ounce of restraint I have not to show you the final product, but I promise it’s worth the wait. Every single time I … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Alyssa
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Happy [belated] Thanksgiving, friends!  I hope that you all spent the holiday binge-eating with loved ones. I know I sure did. This year, I’m thankful for: 1. My mom and dad — for giving me more than I can ever … Continue reading

25. November 2012 by Alyssa
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It Was Time

Today?  Today was a sad day. After FIFTEEN festive and cheerful months, I finally took down our Christmas tree. My reasoning was two-fold.  One — we are hosting a Super Bowl party this weekend and, somehow, will need to fit 22+ … Continue reading

01. February 2012 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Friends, Hoboken, Holidays, Home, Lady Gaga | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tidings of Good Joy

“Somehow, not only for Christmas but all the long year through, the joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you.” No matter what you celebrate, may your season be merry, bright, and perhaps a … Continue reading

25. December 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Holidays, Home, Lady Gaga | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Friendsmas 2011

It may seem like a rarity, but I’ve been lucky enough to have the same group of best friends for over 10 years. Last night, to celebrate our “Christmas Homecoming,” Megan graciously hosted our first annual Friendsmas party. (Based on … Continue reading

24. December 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Friends, Holidays, Home | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Holiday Cheer

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Exhibit A: Receiving The Perfect Gift. Is this not the most thoughtful thing you’ve ever seen? My wonderful friend slash intern gave this to me this week. As you can imagine, I … Continue reading

18. December 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Friends, Holidays, Lady Gaga | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

The Bungalow

I have a weird affinity for hotels.  If I could give up my apartment and “hotel hop” for the rest of my life, I would.  I also have a weird affinity for Christmas.  Okay, so it’s not weird, but it’s … Continue reading

08. December 2011 by Alyssa
Categories: Holidays, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

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