let’s holidayy!

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’tis the season for celebration and last week i had the most fun hosting a holiday party for the always refreshing SKYY Vodka! we started the party planning off quite right by choosing The Fig House as our event space, and hiring RoomForty to cater some amazing bites — like mini lobster rolls and the most delicious ravioli that ever crossed my lips. everything... 
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So Long Summer Cocktail.

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the first day of fall landed last week, but it’s pretty hard to tell here in los angeles, since it’s about 90 degrees as i type this. but we thought we’d come up with a special bourbon cocktail recipe for you to say so long to summer. we call it the summer on the rocks and its main ingredient is passionfruit, which is in season right now and makes for a... 
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a lantern lit soirée with women & whiskies.

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last week i had the pleasure of hosting my very first party in my new home along with my partners, women & whiskies. i had the idea of hosting an asian-influenced evening with whisky cocktails paired with chinese and japanese cuisine. my first task: to hang a ton of paper and silk lanterns and globe lights across my patio! i searched out vintage lanterns on etsy, and smaller... 
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Summer SpritzBreak!

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last week i had the absolute pleasure of partnering with the lovely team at Aperol to host a summer SpritzBreak soirée. have you ever tried an Aperol Spritz? i first tried them while on vacation with good friends in rome. the weather was unseasonably warm so we grabbed the few ingredients we needed at the corner italian market and made some really refreshing aperol spritz’s... 
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girls night at the oscars.

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i grew up in los angeles, so i am a child of the oscars. we always watched the academy awards in my house — and to this day, i’m pretty sure i’ve never missed one. i’ve thrown a few oscar parties in my day, but i’ve never shared one here, so i thought it would be fun to host an oscar girls night, and make it all about desserts. oh dear, those... 
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