Entries by lauramarch

Confessions of a Shopaholic vs. He’s Just Not That Into You

It was a double-feature chick-flick weekend, with Confessions on Saturday and HJNTIY today. I hate to admit it, but I really was excited to see them (esp. HJNTIY). However, they both fell a little flat. Confessions just had terrible timing, and I’m not sure many twentysomething girls could empathize with Isla Fischer’s character — even […]

Eggos and Lost in Austen

Had a long day at work and wanted to keep tonight really low-key. I heard about a TV series (Lost in Austen) that I really wanted to see — but it’s neither on Netflix nor playing on any of my TimeWarner channels for the next few weeks. So I did a quick google and found […]


Checked out Balthazar, a downtown bistro, for the first time this past weekend. Dinner was great — I’m still worried about allergies so I opted for vegetarian fair. But the onion tart and house salad (with salted ricotta) didn’t disappoint. Balthazar. What a great name. Makes me think of Vigo the Carpathian from Ghostbusters 2. […]

Mac and Cheese

I don’t believe there’s anything better than homemade comfort food. Today my mother and I spent the afternoon making dinner. Well, I “made” the salad while she created her version of the Barefoot Contessa’s Mac and Cheese. It was fabulous! I only recently realized you don’t have to follow a recipe exactly to make something […]

Guys and Dolls

Just got back from seeing Guys and Dolls on Broadway. Loved Lorelai Gilmore (Lauren Graham) as Adelaide. Best musical scene: Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat. The 1992 version doesn’t capture the feel at all, but it’s still fun! Enjoy.