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The Reluctant Teetotaler

It’s been about a year and a half  since I’ve I assumed the role of becoming the, “Reluctant Teetotlaer,” and also, “Uber Greta” (my nickname for myself) (for which I have mixed reviews from MANY an annoying backseat driver/passengers – hubby included). Last week an old friend asked me jokingly, when I joined the Taliban […]

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Tales of the Toddy 2012

Another year, another spectacular Tales of the Toddy event! If y’all have been following along either on this blog or my FB page, you know what a huge fan I am of Tales of the Cocktail. Tales of the Toddy is no exception for my cheerleading. This year it took place at the beautiful Hyatt […]

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2011 Interns Needed

I do not recommend anything unless I truly feel strongly about it. dear friend Ann Tuennerman, who head up the entire Tales of The Cocktail empore, is one of the most fabulous people I know. She runs a first-class business and surrounds herself with the best and the brightest young staff and interns around. […]

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Tales of the Cocktail 2010

“Had the strangest dream that we were on a limo bus with tattooed, hairless cats and they were serving crappy vodka! Then I woke up with a killer headache……hmmm” ~My friend Jennifer on her Facebook wall this past Sunday~ I am so fortunate that: I met Ann Tuennerman (Mrs. Cocktail) when we had back to […]

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I’ll be there today – will you?

Kick Off Tales of the Cocktail TODAY January 21, 2009 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm And I hope to become Mayor of the Hotel Montelone. Ya – playing that stupid Four Square game! Hotel Monteleone Front Steps Free Admission Complimentary Herbsaint Original Frappé and Beemster Cheese will be Served With only six months to go […]

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Sazerac & Twitter

Yours truly @kissmygumbo will be live tweeting from the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans this Friday. You are invited to attend! Come on everyone – it will be fun~~~see you there!!! WHO: The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria hotel WHAT: Re-creation of the famous “Stormin’ of the Sazerac,” when women first were admitted to […]

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Tales of the Cocktail

I’m so excited and honored to be a part of Tales of the Cocktail this year. Mr. and Mrs. Cocktail’s radio show (The Straight Pour) comes after mine and I consider them and the Cocktail Angels as part of the extended Perry family now. Last year I was unable to attend as it fell on […]

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Twitter vs. Alcohol

I’ve (@kissmygumbo) been disciplining myself to write “big girl” posts each Monday and this week it is FAIL! Instead of this being some post worthy of publication, you get more of my useless drivel. You see, Monday has become a big traffic day on Kiss My Gumbo, because I launched this Twitter hashtag craze #Militarymon […]

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