Mangos are by far my favorite fruit! I'm surprised it has taken me this long to mix one up as a mocktail, but hey! I did! And this simple, sweet, and fizzy treat was another fan-favorite on the home-front. (My daughter was practically begging me to pack it with her next lunch). Plus, it's a… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (April)
If you've been following me for awhile, you know I'm all about some self-care! If you're new- Hi! I'm Alison, and I NEED, CRAVE, DESIRE self-care to keep my sanity. Being a mommy to three little crazies, working on an (accelerated) master's degree, and being in single-mom-mode more often than I'd like pretty much requires… Continue reading Self-care: My six favorite at-home indulgences
How do you bring up recovery? How do you tell someone that you don't (fill-in-the-blank) anymore or that you're struggling? How do you tell people to not view you like a hurt puppy dog because you've given up (fill-in-the-blank)? How can we recover out loud without the stigma?? As I get more-and-more comfortable with sobriety… Continue reading Recovering out loud: Part I
Time has gotten away from me on this lovely news, but I was graciously nominated for the for the Liebster Award by not one- but two- fellow bloggers! Awards like these in the blogging world are pretty special (and fun!) because it means 1) people have found your blog amongst alllll the blogs out… Continue reading The Liebster Award! 🙂
"I wish I had your motivation!" "How do you stay so motivated?" "I have no motivation, but I wish I did!" I hear these words A LOT from friends and followers. Many folks feel like they've missed the motivation train and simply wait and wait for the next train to arrive. However, I'm here to tell… Continue reading Finding motivation: 5 ways to make it happen!