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Round up: Mardi Gras Food, Drinks, Crafts and Shopping

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Mardi Gras 2011 is in full swing, I’m not much of a Mardi Gras reveler, but I might let out a Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! Every now and again. What I am a huge fan of is Fat Tuesday pancakes. This year, Fat Tuesday is March 8. Mark your calendars. Yum. Here’s some Mardi […]

Food: Sushi Restaurant Etiquette 101

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Dining cultural differences are vast between the East and West. One doesn’t want to show up to a dinner date at a Sushi restaurant and act like a total noob, so here are a few pointers. Ask to be seated at the sushi bar if you want to watch the sushi chef (or itamae) prepare […]

Home: How to clean up for last minute company

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

“Oh Hiiiiiiii, I’m in the neighborhood, mind if I swing by?” Panic! I’m not a neat freak by any stretch of the imagination, so when I have guests over it usually requires some straightening up around the house. Many times, I’m left with only a few minutes to make everything look more presentable before said […]

Your Career: Is the grass greener?

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

When you walk into the front door of your job do you hear Dolly Parton singing, 9-5? It may be time to start exploring new opportunities. I’ve always said, “the best time to look for a new job is when you have one.” Here are some tips that may help get you on your way. […]