When I first heard of Dry January several years ago, I recoiled in horror. A whole month without a drop of liquid relaxation in my glass! “Perish the thought!” I said to no one in particular. Dry January seems to have started as a grass roots movement. It grew into a public health campaign byContinue reading “Dry January vs. Dry Two Days A Week”
I asked my hairdresser for long layers and ended up with a bob. As more than a year’s worth of growth was lying on the floor, I wept as she swept.
The Boozy Lifestyle goal is to avoid gastronomic catastrophe. There are some excellent books on pairing if you’re interested in a painstaking journey into balancing the flavors of food with the perfect wine
When I walk into a wine shop, I’m like a kid in a candy store, so buying a liquor store seemed like a good idea at the time.
In typical Boozy Lifestyle fashion, while other folks were hording toilet paper, we were raiding the liquor store. We succumbed to the panic mentality and, admittedly, overbought on the last trip; enough for a party! Unfortunately, in keeping with social distancing rules, we can’t invite anyone to attend.
Inspiration struck during cocktail hour one evening when I referred to our routine as our “boozy lifestyle”. In a trendy culture of beauty, fitness, and fashion lifestyle gurus, the idea of being a boozy lifestyle expert carries a measure of irony with it. The word ‘boozy’ expresses just the irreverence I was looking for; not youthful, feminine, or especially well-mannered.
The night wears on and your perfect pants are slipping down to your underwear, bagging in the butt, and bunching in the legs. Sound familiar?
When we have an end-of-summer bounty of tomatoes, we remember our parents’ love of gardening and make our own delicious fresh tomato recipes.
Somewhere along the line, my brother-in-law tasted deep-fried turkey and was hooked. The very next holiday involving turkey at his house presented him the opportunity to try to convert us to worshipers of deep-fried bird.
In the spirit of drinking games that have you take a sip whenever a word or phrase is spoken, we’ve adapted our version to Philadelphia’s Action News and the code word is “Schuylkill” (pronounced SKOO-kul). Since we’re new to the area, the place name Schuylkill has a novel sound to our unfamiliar ears. And itContinue reading “A “State” Of Mistaken Identity”