Finding Excellence at the Excellence

We found paradise during our five-day vacation at the Excellence Riviera Maya.

Annual Jenn/Tam SoCal Adventure

I didn’t know it at the time, but my 2012 trip to visit Jenn in Southern California would turn into an annual affair. During this visit, we explored the beaches of Orange County including Redondo.

Presenting Olson-Kroski swanky holiday cocktail recipes and snacks

With the holidays quickly approaching, as well as our Holiday-Party-Unintentionally-Turned-Engagement-Soiree, I figure it’s as good a time as any to share the holiday cocktail recipes and foods I’ll be making for our shindig. (Many of the cocktail recipes came from the 2011 Holiday Spirits Bazaar at the Astor Center.)

A Weekend in New Orleans

We took a weekend to visit the great city of New Orleans. Below, the highlights.

The Epic Mad Men Party

To celebrate the return of Mad Men‘s fourth season and our move from the Upper East Side to Midtown West, we threw a Mad Men party with favors and decor that would rival Betty Draper’s. Selections from our cocktail menu listed below.