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Bottles to Pop on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is upon us! And I personally cannot think of anything more appropriate to bid farewell to 2018 than with a few glasses of booze. Seriously, was it just me or was this year a dumpster-fire of political and cultural rubbish?! So, join me as I look back on the past year and review some of the more favorable moments… I mean, bottles… that we experienced here at The Frosted Petticoat. Here’s our review of the bottles to pop on New Years Eve. Piper-Heidsieck One of my all-time favorite bottles, Piper-Heidsieck Brut is so good that it is …

Ring in the New Year with Pizza

Ring in the New Year with Pizza

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Domino’s®. For 2019, my New Year’s resolution is to be more open and honest. So, I’m going to get ahead of the year and start right now. I am old! Much older than I look (thank you, Grandma, for the no-wrinkle genes). There, I said it! Yes, my friends, I try to keep my age a bit ambiguous here on The Frosted Petticoat, but in the spirit of honesty I’m going to admit that I am in my 30s. Okay, okay, I’m well into my mid-30s, but that’s as …

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French Foodie New Year’s Eve Party

While casually perusing my work emails, I came across a name that made my heart stop. Email sender: The French Ministry of Agriculture. My pulse raced and my brow dripped with sweat as I fumbled to open the fortuitous email. Was I discovered to be the lone surviving ancestor to a recently deceased vintner, thus making me the heiress to a French vineyard?! Would my dreams of living out my days drinking wine in the Loire Valley become reality?! So many unrealistic thoughts ran through my mind, like that of a child contemplating Narnia. Not surprisingly, my Merlot dreams were …

Maple Bourbon Champagne Cocktail-12161

Maple Bourbon Champagne Cocktail

Check out childhood sweethearts, Dana and John’s, fashionable New York nuptials and mix up our inspired Maple Bourbon Champagne Cocktail.  Photographer Ed Hafizov sets the scene for the love birds: This is what happens when two bambini from the block grow up into a heartfelt fashion-driven lady marrying a caring and obliging gentleman. For their ceremony the couple chose one of the grandest churches in Brooklyn, the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a true NYC borough landmark. The choice was not accidental—Dana’s parents got married there in 1984. The evening reception took place in one of Manhattan’s architectural …