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New Years Eve 2014

New Years Eve 2014

For the last three years that we have been in our apartment, we’ve had a few friends over for New Years. Our apartment is perfect for New Years thanks to our roof deck which provides a 360-degree view of all of the fireworks in the […]

Barbotage

Barbotage

Another classic champagne cocktail you may have never heard of! Introducing the Barbotage. I love that these champagne cocktails are super simple to make but can feel fancy and have complex flavors. Here are a few others I love: Champagne Cocktail Kir Royale Plum Thyme […]

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail

Classy Classic Champagne Cocktail Oh the classic Champagne Cocktail, how I love thee. Seriously, it’s just such a perfect drink. You feel super classy drinking it, like a classic movie star. No? Too far? The best part about it is that it is super easy […]

NYE 2015 Champagne Cupcakes

NYE 2015 Champagne Cupcakes

Even though we moved and no longer have our fantastic roof deck, we decided we still wanted to throw a New Years Eve party. I’ll do a separate post on the party and decorations, but wanted to share the updated cupcake recipe. Last year I made champagne cupcakes with […]

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Christmas was fantastic this year. It was our second year with our little family traditions and everything was so special.  We spent Christmas eve with Kyle’s family, and they were kind enough to let us host! It was great to have them up for Christmas […]

Hi, my name is Alison and I’m a procrastinator.

Hi, my name is Alison and I’m a procrastinator.

Procrastination. Such an aggravation. I’ve added a new goal for 2014: stop procrastinating! Ugh, I am the worst at this. At school, I would always wait until the last minute to do a project or paper and the quality would suffer because of it. Cramming […]

2013 > 2014

2013 > 2014

After a wonderful holiday and New Years Eve, it’s time to get back into my routine. I feel like it might take a while to recover after a few weeks of drinking, fatty foods and more sweets then I’d care to admit. Time to get […]