Our love and passion for red wines, tonight brought across an interesting glass of Aglianico.The one we are having tonight is called Rubrato and is a variety of this widely available grape in the Campania region, produced by the well known wine yards Feudi di San Gregorio, this particular one is from the part of the region called Irpinia. (Irpinia is a region of the Apennine Mountains around Avellino, a town in Campania, South Italy about 40 km east of Naples)....more
As Og sat he pulled up the holographic bulletin board, and pulled his favorite laser pointer from his shirt pocket. It was made to resemble a light saber from the movie “Star Wars” and was one of the few culturally relevant objects he treasured from Earth.“Red.” Og voiced, and the word materialized on the screen.Everyone at the table sat silently, waiting for Og to continue.“What do you think of when you hear the word “Red?”...more
Valentine's Day is nearly upon us. How will you celebrate?
Dinner with your sweetie? Candles and wine? Romantic cards? Here are five festive ways to use red without feeling Christmas-y.
1. Throw on an adorable little RED dress from JCrew....more
Today I wore red in honor of National Go Red Day. This month the American Red Cross is drawing attention to the #1 killer of American women: heart disease. This hits home for me. My mother’s mother died of a heart attack at the age of 44. My mother died of a heart attack at the age of 57. Both women were not overweight. They were non-smokers. But they both suffered from high blood pressure. They both died suddenly....more
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Today was my niece, Maddie's, 6th birthday. We all went to Putt Putt. Though since it snowed for the first time this winter - yay! - my mom, dad, brother and I all played an 18 hole game amidst huge snowflakes and some chilly weather. The score card got all wet, so I'm not really sure who won, but it was actually fun. I also realized mom has a LOT of old, vintage ornaments. So I thought it'd be fun to drag them out and take photos of them....more
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