Top 10 Posts of 2012

As 2012 comes to a close tonight, I’m looking forward to celebrating with friends at home tonight.  I’ve enjoyed New Year’s Eve a number of ways in the past- sometimes visiting friends, sometimes hosting parties at home, and sometimes hanging out on the couch eating Chinese food and waiting to see the ball drop on… More Top 10 Posts of 2012

Caipirinha

The 2012 London Summer Olympics are down to the Closing Ceremonies (which are underway in London as I write this post, but won’t be aired on tv for a few hours here).  All 302 victory ceremonies have taken place, with the last gold medal of these Games being awarded to Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania in the… More Caipirinha

Hold On

The final film in the 12 Days of Oscar series this year is nominated for two Oscars. Bridesmaids stars Kristin Wiig as Annie, whose life has become something of a mess following the closure of her bakery.  Yet, when her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), gets engaged, she agrees to serve as maid of honor.  This… More Hold On

Scarlett Gets Tipsy

Today’s selection for 12 Days of Oscar is the 1939 classic Gone with the Wind.  An absolute favorite of mine, Gone with the Wind cleaned up at the 1940 Academy Awards, winning 8 Oscars.  The movie took home awards for: Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Art Direction, Best… More Scarlett Gets Tipsy