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My Life as a Realtor – Day 163

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 163:

Happy New Years Eve!!

My guests started to arrive at around 6:30.  Leading up to this time, we cooked – cleaned and I did some work, hoping the results will be good in the new year.

Joe was busy cooking the lobsters.  Earlier today, he went to China Town and bought 30 of them to eat individually and some were used in a seafood stew – Mariscada – that my mom made. The stew also included shrimp, scallops, squid, clams and oysters – all in a delicious red sauce served with rice on the side.  We also roasted pork, roast beef, potatoes – and had veggies and salad and of course started with appetizers.  By the time dessert came around, it was almost midnight.  One of our sweet treats was a birthday cake for my sister Lisa.  She was born on New Years EveHAPPY BIRTHDAY LISA!!

Lot’s of eating…

Lot’s of celebrating…

and lot’s of praying for a good New Year in 2010!

 

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January 4, 2010 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, New Years Eve, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food Network – Paula Dean – Finger Sandwiches

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Food Network – Paula Dean – Finger Sandwiches ~ A great New Years Day Brunch!

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January 3, 2010 Posted by | New Years Eve, Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pillsburys Top Recipes of 2009

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                                                            Pillsbury’s Top Recipes for 2009

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January 1, 2010 Posted by | Baking, Pillsbury, Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy New Years Eve!

                 Happy New Years Eve!

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                        Hope everyone has a wonderful New Year – full of health, peace and prosperity!

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January 1, 2010 Posted by | New Years Eve, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 162

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 162:

This time tomorrow, our home will be filled with family, coming over to celebrate New Years Eve for the 23 year!

 My mom and I were busy with cleaning and baking – a Ricotta Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Flan, and a Ham/Zucchini/Prosciutto Pie – YUM, YUM!  All while Tisha slept…

Tomorrow will be the real heavy cooking day.  For today, we did just a few things because we know that tomorrow will be crazy!  Remi is already feeling the house get a bit chaotic.  Today he decided to chew one of the chairs and then fell asleep on it – Amanda noticed and took this pic…

With work, I divided up my time – a little in the morning – afternoon – and evening. Ma and I did take a little break and watched “Four Christmases” with Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn.

                                         I look forward to tooting our horns and Welcoming 2010!!

December 31, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , | 2 Comments

My Life as a Realtor – Day 161

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 161:

Busy – Busy – Busy…. Getting ready for New Years!  Today after working and doing a few things at home, Ma and I was off to do our grocery shopping.  We went into Danbury and first stopped at A & P – then Costco and our last stop was Stew Leonards.  We had fun trying the food samples and both Costco and Stew Leonards – our favorite was the Stew Leonards chicken salad!

When we came home, it must have taken us an hour to divide everything between both refrigerators and cabinets.  Tomorrow, we will start our baking.

Remi is still in love with his new toy from Christmas…

December 31, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s New Years – Get the Party Started!

It’s New Years – Get the Party Started with Food Network!

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December 29, 2009 Posted by | New Years Eve, Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

A Casual New Years Menu

A Casual New Years Menu – from Alex and Food Network

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December 29, 2009 Posted by | New Years Eve, Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Surviving New Years – Recipes from GMA

Good Morning America has some great recipes and tips to help put together and survive the Holiday seasons.  With Thanksgiving and Christmas over with for another year – we are now left with New Years!

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Both New Years Eve and New Years Day will be held at my home – and boy do I love searching for new recipes!

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December 27, 2009 Posted by | Good Morning America, New Years Eve, Recipes, Uncategorized | , , , , | 2 Comments

2009 – A Very New Year!

It’s 2009 – I can’t believe it! 

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I can feel it in my bones – 2009 is going to be a FANTASTIC YEAR!!

January 3, 2009 Posted by | Fun Post, New Years Eve, Uncategorized | , , | 1 Comment

Champagne for the New Year!

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Pop the cork and ring in the New Year with some Bubbly!

Gary Vaynerchuck with Wine Library TV has some great recommendations <CLICK>

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From FoodNetwork.com – here are some great New Years Celebration recipes <CLICK> and ideas.

and … From Evite.com <CLICK>get ideas for a Wild New Years Eve Cocktail PartyA Glitzy New Years Eve Dinner Party – and – A Sophisticated New Years Day Brunch.

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So enjoy a toast and many kisses at midnight – and don’t forget your New Years resolution!

December 30, 2008 Posted by | Fun Post, Home, New Years Eve, Wine, Winter | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Holiday Cooking, Baking & Drinks!

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Oh the Holidays is always associated with FOOD!!  Here are some delicious recipes from some of my favorite sites:

Please keep in mind that once you visit these different sites – go exploring on them for more Holiday Recipes and Entertaining Ideas!

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Whether you and your family celebrate one or more of these Holidays – ENJOY!!

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December 15, 2008 Posted by | Christmas, Fun Post, Hanukkah, Uncategorized, Winter | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment