There is nothing like gathering a few friends together to share a meal (even if the meal is as simple as cheese and crackers). Not only is it the perfect reason to splurge on too many glasses of wine, but it's also a wonderful way to gather old friends, and new. Whether you're meeting a friend for a picnic or wondering how to wow at your next supper club, the following recipes will not disappoint.
New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts. Whether you live in New York City or not, you may be surprised to learn that visiting three states in one day is not only possible, it's actually easy to do. Choose your own adventure by visiting a handful of the places I have mentioned below; get lost on purpose, then use the map I created to find your way back; grab a friend or take a day for yourself!
One of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world, the Walkway Over the Hudson originally served as a railroad bridge from the late-1800s until it was damaged in a fire in the mid-1970s. Re-opened in 2009 as a national recreation trail, the bridge spans the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie to the Hamlet of Highland.
With Emmy-season reminding us that we still don't know the premiere date for Game of Thrones Season Eight, I decided to look through a bunch of pictures and relive my last birthday. I was turning thirty and I had known for a few years that I wanted to throw a big party with all of my friends to celebrate.
My mother has read The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry to me, and to my siblings, every Christmas Eve since 1989. It is one of the few Christmas traditions I have insisted on keeping alive and hope to one day continue with my own family when the time comes. The story's message of gift giving is part and parcel of who I am and, maybe that's why I love to give gifts...