Friday, January 3, 2014

Happy Hour Time

Welcome, Welcome to the First Happy Hour post and first Friday of the New Year! I would like to wish everyone much luck in 2014, may this year be even better then the last! I have always loved staying up to watch the ball drop; it signals an opportunity to start anew! For New Year’s Eve I went to dinner with some friends and enjoyed ending and starting a new year with friends and family. I hope all of you are enjoying 2014; I have a feeling this is going to be a great year, I even like how 2014 looks!  Lastly, as I was writing this post I noticed I reached my 300th follower on GFC; I would like to give a special thanks to the Preppy Mom for being my 300th follower! I would also like to think all of you for the kind words, support, and of course for reading my blog! Your comments and emails mean so much to me. I hope everyone has a wonderful and relaxing weekend ahead! Here’s to a New Year and fresh beginnings! Cheers!

“Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”
~ Ernest Hemingway

Drink Special! 
Merry Widow
1 ounce gin
1 ounce sweet vermouth
½ ounce pastis
Dash of bitters
Ice cubes
Lemon twist for garnish
Shake liquid ingredients vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass; garnish with lemon twist. 


Around Town!
Nashville, TN: Architecture Tour of the Frist Center at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Saturday, January 4, 4:30pm
Knoxville, TN: Holiday on Ice at Market Square, Friday, January 3 – Sunday, January 5
Seaside, FL: Kids Hot Chocolate Mug Party at Fired Up, Friday, January 3, 6:00pm
Atlanta, GA: Global Winter Wonderland at Turner Field, Friday, January 3 – Sunday, January 5
New Orleans, LA: The Big Soul Blues Band at Old Opera House, Friday, January 3, 2:00pm

35 comments:

  1. Glad you enjoyed your new years eve! I wish you a great and productive year. I like Ernest Hemingway. Awesome quote and nice recipe. Happy new year.

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  2. Hello dear!
    I'm following you now, follower 301, waiting for you to follow me back!
    Kisses!

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    1. Thank you so much for the follow! I will be sure to stop by your blog later on!

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  3. Lovely quote again!
    Happy weekend!
    XX Nora / 1310bynora.com

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  4. Happy New Year lovely glad you enjoyed it!
    Great quote, I love inspirational quotes.

    Lindsay | Linzylabellevie
    xx

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    1. Happy New Year! Glad to hear you enjoyed the quote!

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  5. Glad you had a great start to the new year! :)

    Away From The Blue

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    1. Thanks! I hope your New Years is off to a great start!

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  6. Got to love and Ernest Hemingway quote - so happy you had a great start to your new year!! Happy Friday ~

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    1. Happy Friday! I hope you have a great weekend ahead of you!

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  7. happy new year! nice quote!
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    1. Thank you so much for the follow! I will be sure to stop by your blog later on today!

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  9. Happy new year! That drink looks delicious.

    Katie
    http://casually-obsessed.blogspot.com

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    1. Happy New Year! I hope 2014 is treating you well so far!

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  10. Okay will this warm me up since I was shoveling for an hour today!! Love your Friday Happy Hour post!!!

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    1. I cannot believe you had to shovel snow for an hour! I can't even imagin! I hope you have a warm weekend by the fire with a nice cocktail :)

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  11. Great post darling!
    Kisses

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  12. Happy 2014 <3

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  13. happy new year!
    come to my blog
    follow?
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  14. Congrats to your plenty of followers and the wonderful word you wrote regarding the New Year! I wish you only the best for 2014 <3

    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

    www.dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de

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    1. Same to you! Hope you have a great weekend!

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  15. That drink sounds delicious!!! Happy New Year, girly :)

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  16. Aww staying warmth is absolutely the best thing ever (: very cute and lovely update! x

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