Monthly Archives: July 2011

This Girl’s Text Messaging Glossary for Bartenders

SBMAD: Somebody buy me a drink HNBB: Help! Need bathroom break! ITID: I think I’m drunk IBS: I’ve been stiffed TCHASSP: That creep has a serious staring problem 86TAJ: 86 that ass jacket OMGLWJSD: Oh my God look who just … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Van Gogh Vodka Root Beer Float

Van Gogh’s Oranje Vodka was the first flavored vodka I tried during my early years of bartending. I was enticed by the beautiful bottle and sold on the subtle essence of citrus.  Drinking it chilled with a squeeze of orange … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Writer’s Night

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This Girl’s Book Club: Kara Newman Author Spotlight

Kara Newman’s cocktail book Spice & Ice was a wonderful discovery several months ago and may be the only drink book of its kind. The heading is appropriately titled “60 Tongue-Tingling Cocktails” with recipes that will introduce you to an … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Celebrity Response Protocol

Maybe I’ve lived in Los Angeles for too long, but celebrities are just regular people who happen to be famous. But I have seen customers and fellow restaurant staffers lose their marbles when a recognizable face strolls through the door, … Continue reading

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Article or ModernMom.com

Ever wondered if a bartender is judging you by the drink you order? Or how you may come across to others when you select a certain cocktail? Well, it happens all the time! Today’s posting was written for ModernMom.com. See … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer Time

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Tell It Tuesdays: Cabo Cantina | West Los Angeles

Restaurant: Cabo Cantina                  11829 Wilshire Blvd.                  Los Angeles, CA 90025                  310.312.5840 Drink Damage: $18 | Super Margarita Interior Swag: … Continue reading

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IT’S OFFICIAL! Our Book Has Arrived!!!

We are so excited to announce that our book has arrived!!! It is available right this very second on Amazon and will soon be at a store near you!! And thanks again everyone for your amazing support!! Cheers! xoxoxo Jordan … Continue reading

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Cocktails & Playdates: Guidelines for a Good Time

ModernMom.com has published my guidelines drinking & playdates. Is it okay for moms to be drinking while caring for their kids? How should you respond when another mom offers you a cocktail? Are playdates turning into happy-dates?  Click here for … Continue reading

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This Girl’s Book Club: Through Eyes Like Mine

BOOK: Through Eyes Like Mine by Noriko Nakada WINE: Cloudline Oregon Pinot Noir 2008 Through Eyes Like Mine is a beautifully written memoir narrated from the perspective of Ms. Nakada as a child growing up in Bend, Oregon. Born to a … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Finding True Love in a Bar

Soon after Princess Diana passed away, my friends and I volunteered as hostesses at an event for Princess Diana’s charities where the necklace from the Titanic was being auctioned. I can’t remember if it was the authentic necklace or the paste one … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail

July 4th has passed and we are full swing into summer. This strawberry lemonade cocktail is perfect to serve at family gatherings because the non-alcoholic version is just as festive. Cocktail Ingredients 2 ounces vodka 2 ounces organic strawberry lemonade … Continue reading

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Gadget Wednesday: Sur La Table Sale

Thanks to online shopping you do not need to live near a Sur la Table to take advantage of their little barware sale that is happening right now. I’ve picked out a few of my favorite items which I suggest … Continue reading

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July 4th White Wine Sangria

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays. The day is shared with family and friends and filled with lots of great food and delicious drinks. This white wine sangria tastes amazing and is equally aesthetically pleasing. Oh, and it … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Creative Circle

The past six months have been a whirlwind. In December, when my sister and I went full steam ahead with our book and a business plan I never thought that during the process we would meet so many new people … Continue reading

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