Thursday, October 16, 2014

Hanky Panky Sample Sale Loot

For Columbus Day, I went undies shopping at the Hanky Panky Sample sale at Chelsea Market.  I made out like a bandit:

My spoils: five panties, two bras, and two chemises


Monday, October 13, 2014

Cheese Platter Imitation

My husband and I had a wonderful cheese platter when we were in Paris, and have recreated it twice since.

The original cheese platter - comte, tomme, and chevre with homemade pickles and peppers.

Whole Foods cheese (gouda, chaumes, Canadian red leaf cheddar (5 yrs), bleu d'auvergne, and gruyere) with Maille cornichons and Kaiser baguette and a Macintosh apple

Round two  of copy cating: Ideal Cheese (epoisse, bleu d'auvergne, gouda, and swiss)
Good the first, second, and third time.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Back from France

We're back from France, and I brought back my favorite French cereal and two new Longchamps:

Leader Price Muesli Croustillant aux Fruits

New Navy and Gray Longchamp

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Fall Clothes Purchases - LOFT

Tipped Cheetah Print Dress

Quilted Skirt Dress

Gray quilted skirt dress

Floral Vine Tie Neck Blouse

Circle Line Boat Trip to Bear Mountain

We passed the Riverside Cathedral and Grant's Tomb...
 We took a Circle Line boat up the Hudson to Bear Mountain last weekend.  We passed some beautiful scenery and even though the weather wasn't great, it was nice to get out of the city and be in a nature.
The Cloisters...

and the little red light house under the GW Bridge.

Bear Mountain

Perry's Ice Cream at the Bear Mountain Inn

Bear Mountain Inn

People paddle boating in the mist under the

Monday, September 8, 2014

Boating in the Park

I have been wanting to go on the row boats in Central Park for a couple of years now.  We finally went on Sunday, and it was a blast.  There was a bit of a line, but we only stood in it for about 20 minutes before we got a boat.  It was $15 for an hour and we paid $35 up front with a refund of $20 after we returned the boat.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Goodbye August...We had some good meals didn't we?

Goodbye August, we've had some good food together.
We got a Birch Coffee near us and it's adorable.  I love good coffee.

I had Indian takeout the other night - butter chicken... so good.
I've been trying to take advantage of my lunch breaks.  The other day I had a slice of New York pizza outside while finishing the new Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) book The Silkworm.  It was extremely enjoyable.  Nature, a good book, and pizza = nice mid-day break.
I threw together a fresh summer salad the other day that included poached eggs and fresh baguette.
I hope September holds all good things for us all. xoxo