Blog / Christmas
December 28, 2012
The holiday season is always one long party. What better way to celebrate than with an homage to some of history's most extravagant movers and shakers? The famed New York City luxury department store, Bergdorf Goodman, did just that with their window displays. Entitled The BG Follies of 2012, the theme revolves around vaudeville, the Ziegfeld Follies, and the musicals of Busby Berkely. Naturally, there was a Mackie element amidst the spectacular displays. Bob has always drawn inspiration from the same time period, particularly from the Ziegfeld Follies--- as seen in his Pink Showgirls. Mackie enthusiast Philip Estrada,...
December 25, 2012
I am starting the preparations today for our annual tradition of hosting our family and friends for Christmas Eve. This year we are hosting 26 people for dinner. Ivo and I have planned and tested our menu of prime rib, garlic mashed and roasted brussel sprouts & carrots. We are such foodies that we love doing this and it's something that we do together, which makes it all the more special. It is also that one day out of the year that I do an event for myself with the linens, flowers, etc after a year of doing it for...