Sunday Shrimp and Grits

Whew chile, shrimp and grits may just be THE ultimate Sunday brunch comfort food. Rich creamy grits with the addition of cheddar cheese, shrimp and bacon make this version of a classic southern dish extra flava-full! Pair it with a refreshing cool drink like a Mimosa, mint julep, sparkling lemonade or a fruity and acidic…read more

Consortium’s Summer Engagement Series NYC Event

It Wouldn’t Have Been the Same Without YOU! This time last Wednesday we were gathering for The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management’s Summer Engagement Series New York Event! Wonderful networking among Consortium alumni, education partners, corporate partners, Consortium Fellowship recipients and friends. Guests enjoyed  hot and cold hors d’oeuvres while chatting and sipping on great…read more

Milano Wine Week 2021 at Il Gattapardo in NYC

I was excited to be invited to Milano Wine Week 2021 NYC last October. After months of virtual events and Zoom calls while under quarantine due to the COVID pandemic, it felt good to attend an in-person event, see a few familiar faces and make a few new contacts. COVID restrictions and all, Allison Levine…read more


Join Business Insurance Women-To-Watch Awards 2021 At a Virtual Wine Tasting 🍷 Fundraiser For Gamma Iota Sigma Please join us on December 8, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm (EST) for a virtual wine tasting and fundraiser in support of Gamma Iota Sigma, a 501c3 educational organization centered around a mission to promote, encourage and…read more

Butternut Up!

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein It’s Week-Before-Thanksgiving Thursday and the beginning of what can be one of the warmest or loneliest times of the year in America, depending on whether you’re surrounded by people who care about more than themselves or not. Thanksgiving was founded on…read more

How to Use A Chimney Starter

I’ve been in Atlanta visiting my mom this week. We’re grilling tonight so I decided to teach her how to use a chimney starter to get a charcoal grill started without lighter fluid. She didn’t have a chimney starter so I went to the local Lowes Home Improvement Store to pick one up for her.…read more

Memories of Father Figures

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give a person. He believed in me.” — Jim Valvano “My father used to say it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'” — Michael Jordan These two quotes from…read more

So Many Ways to Sparkle

Now’s the time to purchase Sparkling Wines and Champagne for the holiday season. Whether you drink Champagne or not, you’re sure to host friends or guests who want to drink sparkling; so it’s a good idea to keep some on hand. Purchasing for yourself or for a gift? Rest assured a gift of sparkling wine will be appreciated during…read more

Woo Your Boo This Halloween!

Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s also about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves. We’re approaching that time of year when children and even some adults tap into their creativity to come up with an alter ego for one day of the year. Halloween is so much fun because…read more