Saturday, December 24, 2011

Holiday Festivities Continued and Merry Christmas!

Pics from the weekend's round of parties and holiday cheer. I'm back in California for the holidays and couldn't be happier! After one of the craziest weeks at work yet, it's nice to be back with family and friends (in 60 degree weather!) I'm currently prepping our Christmas day dinner, more to come on that! Merry Christmas!!

"Merry Christmas" Ice Luge-so college!
I made these peppermint-chocolate cookies for my coworkers-there were a hit!
A holiday drink with a view at 230 Fifth
Birthday Celebrations at a crazy BYOB Indian restaurant
Samosas and Sophia bubbly
I'm pretty sure these lights are up year round but it sure was festive!
Christmas Martinis at Minetta Tavern-2nd annual cousin tradition!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Chestnuts roasting....

Maybe it's the lack of snow or the 60 degree weather we've been having, but it just hasn't felt much like the holiday season!  It creeps up faster and faster each year, but I really couldn't tell you what I did between September and now, it's all a blur.  In an effort to get in to the Christmas spirit I've been partaking in anything and everything Christmas!  Baking, window strolling, visiting the tree in Rockefeller Center, drinks at Rolf's, all while listening to Mariah Carey's "All I want for Christmas" on repeat! It seems to be working!  Now I'm gearing up for a weekend full of holiday parties before heading home next week.

Bubble-makers at Sak's-gotta say it, not their best year for window stories

Sean and I on our annual tree-viewing dinner date
Gaga's Workshop at Barney's-genius retail marketing concept

Snow Princess in Bergdorf's Windows
Jelly-Belly Dress at Bendel's
Two Californians at the tree
This pic could use some snow-be careful what you wish for I guess!
Eggnog Cupcakes stuffed with Caramel!
One of New York's Gems and a must as Christmas time-Rolf's German Restaurant

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