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We’re thrilled to share memories, inspirations, events, and stories
authored by Wendy Pashman, President, Global Nomad and  Grand Dame
of Entertaining Company. We hope you enjoy these posts and are inspired for your next event.


Dreams for a Festival of Light…and Latkes.

Chanukah, also known as the Festival of Lights is the eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. The Maccabees, upon returning to the Temple defiled by the Greeks, found one days worth of pure olive oil to light the candles.  This oil ultimately lasted for eight days, which is the miracle that the Jewish people […]

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Thanksgiving Flights of Fancy

By the time Thanksgiving comes around every year, I have undoubtedly been “talking turkey,” if you will, for months already. Planning Thanksgiving celebrations for our clients are usually in full swing by early October.  By the fourth Thursday in November, I am usually looking for a new Thanksgiving story to experience.  What’s a globally-inspired gal […]

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Is it the coconut cream pie that I tenderly tucked into with heirloom flatware on Donna’s Southern porch a couple of weeks ago or is it the emerging trend reports coming out this fourth quarter that name pies as “the thing” for 2011?  Either way, I am nurturing a new obsession as the holiday season […]

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MY-lanta is FOOD-lanta

Just returned from a weekend with the girls in Atlanta. A few furious days of catching up on work and now I finally have time to reflect.  (Or perhaps, dayDREAM that I was there once again!?!) The city really lived up to its nickname “MY-lanta,” because our itinerary was, indeed, MY perfect marriage of Global […]

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Down on the Farm…Up in the ‘Burbs

I love a country wedding even if “country” means the far out suburbs of Chicago, 30 minutes due north of the nation’s 3rd largest city.  Hey, when you’re an urban dweller, and the only skyline you can identify is made of trees…that’s the country. Work with me here. One of our favorite event planners, Rachel Bradley […]

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Bubble Me UP!

I sit in meetings about food and drink all day, every day as I listen to my fabulous clients dream out loud about what will make their next fete special.  What’s on everyone’s lips these days is cocktails with bubbles. I have to agree with my clients, there is just something about a little carbonation […]

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Tattoo you?

Tattoos are ubiquitous~everywhere.  But what’s fabulous about tattoos is their individuality. Even if they are a big trend right now, every tattoo is different and a perfect reflection of its owner. If I had the photographic computer skills I would make a collage of the cover of Girl with The Dragon Tattoo, all the recent […]

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L’tour Eiffel

It’s summer and Paris is waiting for me in the twilight. It’s time to pack a tiny suitcase, complete with a string of pearls and my passport. Why is Paris so magical? It might be the sparkling champagne and croque madame and roast chicken and lemon butter crepes. Or perhaps it’s the city’s iconic beauty: l’tour […]

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