Showing posts from February, 2011

Valentine’s Day Escapes

As the countdown to Valentine’s Day continues, I have been collecting information on some interesting getaways. It doesn’t look like I’ll be taking part in any romantic explorations this year, but here’s a few ideas that I would consider if I were… Looking to get married this Valentine’s Day? Well, if you aren’t into quiet, private ceremonies, check out the Valentine’s Day Group Wedding Ceremony in Atlantic City. It’s at the Ballroom at Boardwalk Hall at 2:00 pm on February 14 th and is open to anyone who wants to get married, have a civil union or renew their vows. There will be a champagne toast, wedding cake and photos taken. For more information or registration for the event, visit Once you’ve said those vows, you will find plenty of places to get romantic in Atlantic City. "An Evening of Romance" will take place at Absecon Lighthouse from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will include appetizers, chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne. Music is pro

Super Food & Drinks with or without the “Bowl”

I’ve been traveling within Australia for the last month and the Super Bowl slipped under my radar until today.   As I passed through the Crown Plaza Adelaide for the final time, I realized that (even) Australians were getting ready for the Super Bowl.   So, better late than never, I’ve gone through my inbox for some super cocktails and snacks you can enjoy today, or anytime. Whatever the game you are watching – or playing – Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali, co-owners of Party Blueprints, have written Plan to Party to help make your get together a little fun and a lot more unique.   They’ve shared some ideas with me, starting with Duca del Frassino , one of the new wines in a box that are nothing like what you were pouring out of a box last century.   For $19.99, you get the equivalent of four bottles of the first Italian wine in a box and it will stay fresh for five weeks after opening. While enjoying your wine, Sandomeno and Mascali suggest these simple to make treats… Flat