Here’s to you, friends

Here’s to you, friends

Last night we toasted friendship as we rang in the New Year.  We raised our glasses to the people who make our lives fun, who challenge us, inspire us and feed us delicious food. We'll take any occasion to celebrate friendship, but New Year's seems especially appropriate. So, here's to our friends: To the drama [...]

An open thank you note to the four people brave enough to call me Mom

Today, I'm toasting my four children and the happy fact that I've been hosting Mother's Day celebrations every single day since July 8, 1987. Thank you to Charlie, Katherine, Vinnie and Molly: For eating my homemade chocolate chip cookies even though I almost always burnt the last pan. For storming in the front door, stomping [...]