Once we finished our taxes yesterday afternoon, Mal suggested getting a drink at Stockholders as a way to celebrate. Hello? A random, mid-day cocktail? Sign me up! We actually needed to fill out brackets for March Madness, so we brought them to the bar with us. I haven’t been following along with college basketball at all this year, so I just randomly picked teams, but at least I didn’t fill out my bracket based on team mascots…

Good morning! Happy Saturday! Last night, Mal and I planned to go out to dinner in Boston, but when we checked the traffic report before leaving our house, it said it would take us almost an hour to drive less than 20 miles into the city. Ahh, no thanks. So we came up with a Plan B, which was having dinner closer to home at Stockholders. Dinner Mal and I have been to Stockholders a…

Once upon a time”¦ ok, last night… Mal and I were invited to a holiday party for a new restaurant called BoMA in the South End. It was a fun time, but the experience left our taste buds sort of confused. When we arrived at BoMA, Mal and I were warmly greeted and then given a couple of drink tickets, so we headed to the bar. The restaurant was modern with funky art work, exposed…

Happy 2011! I rang in the new year sitting on my couch in my PJs with Mal and Murphy while watching the Snooki Ball Drop. I’m not proud of the Snooki part, but it was exactly how I wanted to start 2011. Earlier in the evening, Mal and I enjoyed dinner at Stockholders, “an urban-style steak house dropped into the heart of the South Shore.” As you know, I really miss Boston, but dining at Stockholders…