A Little From Column A, A Little From Column B Meaning
(idiomatic, informal) A combination of two factors or reasons.
Example: 1999, George Stephanopoulos, All Too Human: A Political Education
Clinton would take a little from column A, a little from column B, depending on the day, his mood, and whom he had talked to last.
2005, Lou Harry, Eric Pfeffinger, The High-Impact Infidelity Diet
Which is how I thought I knew it was going to be either really boring, or about my family, or a little from column A, a little from column B.