April showers bring May flowers... we all know the childhood refrain, but come every April I can't help but hate the rain. Actually it doesn't matter what time of year it is, I absolutely loathe the rain. In April, when the warmth of summer is so near you can almost smell it, I hate the wet weather even more. When geeksugar told me about a cocktail called the Deny Away April Rain, I knew I had to have one. A drink that makes me forget all about the crappy weather, now we're talking! The recipe is a twist on the classic dirty martini, substituting fresh lime juice for the olive juice and a lime peel for the olives. Sounds refreshing doesn't it? Give it a shake'n'strain, read more
Jane Pratt, founder of women's magazines Sassy and Jane, is set to launch a weekly radio show on Sirius satellite radio this fall. Called "Jane Radio," the three-hour live program will feature everything from current events and discussions on popular music to a segment called "Jane Needs Help" in which Pratt solicits the advice of her listeners.
According to the press release, Pratt wants this show to be like a girlfriend dish session, in which women can speak candidly as though no men are listening. She immediately goes on to say, however, that she hopes men will be listening — and will learn a thing or two.
I had a near-religious devotion to Sassy, and I still have fond memories of the early issues of Jane so I'll probably tune in for Pratt's show. For more details, read more