We all know the age-old tale…the wife goes into the grocery store for a gallon of milk and comes out with eggs, butter, bread, broccoli, macaroni and cheese, but…no milk. Why? Information overload. When we walk in the grocery store, our brains are overwhelmed with...Read more
If you read Mocktails for Mommy, you know I recently decided to take a break from alcohol for a year via One Year No Beer (OYNB), an online program which I highly recommend. If you too have any concerns about the impact of alcohol on your life or want a status update...Read more
Wow, it is only 0843 and I am already feeling refreshed. I did not plan today, but it is a breath of fresh air. I woke up this morning and realized I had nothing on my calendar. I had nowhere that I “had” to be; and no children jumping up and down asking what would be...Read more
In my mocktail creation experimentation, I have been trying to create drinks that are not loaded with sugar. I love lime and mint, so a virgin mojito seemed the obvious choice. I love it! So here is my twist: Add blueberries for the wonderful health benefits and...Read more
Have you ever thought your alcohol use might be a problem? Have you ever woke up feeling like a trainwreck and spent most of the day recovering because you had a few too many the night before? Have you ever done or said something you regret because you were under the...Read more
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