Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year’s Eve Party Ideas!

Click on over to ModernMom.com for some of my fun and fabulous New Year’s Eve cocktail party ideas. (Party hats optional). Don’t forget to take some photos of your soiree to share here on our blog!Posted by Jordan Catapano No … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Classic Champagne Creations

New Year’s Eve is two nights away and a great bottle of champagne will likely be your bar’s main attraction. Here are a few of my favorite classic cocktail recipes that are sure to please your guests:AmbrosiaA few drops of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Patch Video Day

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Light Dinner: Chinese BBQ Lettuce Cups

When you cannot take another day of rich left-overs, make this delicious chicken lettuce cup recipe. It’s light, low calorie, and simple to make. There may no longer be any extended family to impress, but that’s just the point. Ingredients1 … Continue reading

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Festive Holiday Cocktails

Los Angeles based Tipsy Diaries is sharing a few of my original cocktails for the holidays. Click on over for recipes and photos, and enjoy! No related posts.

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Video: Easy Cocktails for the Holidays

Tune in here with Amanda Salem and me and learn how to create a special spiked cup of tea for the holidays or a New Year’s Eve Champagne bar for your cocktail party! No related posts.

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Dear Blog, Happy 1st Birthday

365 days, 237 posts & 1 bookHooray! No related posts.

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5 Deal-Breaker Gifts for the Bar

You give me one of these items as a gift and our relationship is over. I’m not even kidding. 1. The battery operated wine opener goes against every grain in my mixologist’s body. God forbid you should have to work just … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Book Club: Fortytude by Sarah Brokaw

Book: Fortytude by Sarah BrokawPrice: $23.99 At BlogHer 2011 I was invited to attend a special talk with Sarah Brokaw, author of Fortytude. I didn’t expect to gain new insight into my own life, as 40 still feels like a long … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday: Spiced Rum Soy Chai

Spiced Rum, Soy, Chai Tea Tuck in on the couch with a cozy blanket, a good book, and a hot cup of very special chai tea. Thanks to hosts Kim G. and Ashley Arrington on AWOP Radio, I have two … Continue reading

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This Girl’s HOT PICK of the WEEK

www.TrueFabrications.com a haiku enter stocking stuffersrepresenting the endingso open a beer No related posts.

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The New Rage: Private Mixology Parties

A recent at-home mixology bar Goodbye chef, hello mixologist. Private cooking lessons have been replaced by exclusive in-home cocktail training for serial entertainers, newlyweds, and small groups of stay-at-home moms and CEOs. Yes, I am here to report that people … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Check Swap

The customer is not always right. Sometimes the customer is a lying, conniving, thief. And to let a lying, conniving thief believe that she is right is to do a disservice to humanity. It was a Monday night and I … Continue reading

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This Girl’s Holiday Gifts

Another package of books and t-shirts out the door for the holidays! Get yours today by going to our online store. No related posts.

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Festive Christmas Tree Ornaments

For your next holiday cocktail party, use a little tree for your table or bar centerpiece and decorate the branches (or maybe I should say twigs) with these miniature ornaments from Sur La Table. All of these tiny tree trimmings … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Book Club: Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

Book: Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen  Price: $7.99 on Amazon  Joey Perrone, the protagonist of this book is one bad-ass woman and not in a cape and invisible airplane kind of way. She’s tough, sassy, unbelievably determined to make a … Continue reading

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Jordan Winery Competition

Got the news today that the photo I entered got the grand prize! Hooray! Visit their website here and check out all the amazing photos people submitted. No related posts.

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Author Jordan Catapano and LGBTQ Activist Ashley Arrington 12/04 by AWOP Radio | Blog Talk Radio

Author Jordan Catapano and LGBTQ Activist Ashley Arrington 12/04 by AWOP Radio | Blog Talk Radio Tune in and listen to my interview about “This Girl Walks Into a Bar: A Women’s Guide to Professional Bartending and Home Mixology.” I’ll … Continue reading

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Photo Entry for Jordan Winery Contest

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