Everyone needs a little break from the madness that we call life. Between matchmaking, movie making, TV filming and Sin Halo raising, we know all too well about needing some serious R&R! For most people, it’s tough to get away for a long period of time -- not to mention the tons of cash it takes. With a schedule that is all over the map, it's hard for us, too! So we like to go on staycations where we get away while staying close to home.
Every staycation can be as easy breezy or extravagant as you like… or can afford. Here are some great ideas that Destin and I have done in the past.
After a few weeks of loading up on vegetarian-friendly dishes, I felt like it was time to incorporate some protein into our diets. These drumsticks are some of my favorite things to make (and eat!) because the flavor combinations are endless. I prefer them on the spicy side, but no matter how you season them, they always come out of the oven juicy and delicious. Since they aren't breaded or fried, you can chow down carefree.
Charm City Cakes West made a seriously awesome cake for Patti and Alison Sudol from A Fine Frenzy performed a lovely rendition of Happy Birthday. The five tier cake was all dressed in black and reminded her guests of some of her Patti-isms. With pink, white and silver accents the cake was buttery and light, just like a wedding cake. Click below to watch the footage...
Patti Stanger celebrated her birthday at Koi Restaurant in Hollywood tonight with a guest list that included 21 Jump Street
's Richard Grieco, Real Housewives Alexis Bellino and Vicki Gunvalson and Haylie Duff, among others. In addition, the Millionaire Matchmaker
powerhouse launched her personal website PattiKnows, revealed her new boyfriend David Krausse
and expressed her desires to adopt a baby
The alt rock group, A Fine Frenzy, lead by singer Alison Sudol, performed a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday, along with four other songs, some from their new album, "Pine," set to come out in September.
The cake By Charm City Cakes West was black and white decorated with signature Pattisms. Friends and celebrities partied into the night with lots of love. Get the full skinny on what she thought of her big bash and watch the interview after the jump!
Guess the 405 wasn't too bad, because Alexis made the long drive up from the OC. Here she talks about her protective husband and repairing relationships with some of the other RHW's...