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Mocktail of the month (April)

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)

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Recovering out loud: Part I

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

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Kicking social anxiety to the curb: my experience at the She Recovers Sacred Pause Saturday

Towards the end of last year, I realized I was ready to amp up my recovery game by making more connections... in-person. As someone who struggles a great deal with social anxiety, I knew this was a demon I was not only ready to face but to punch in-the-face. Drinking and anxiety always went hand-in-hand for… Continue reading Kicking social anxiety to the curb: my experience at the She Recovers Sacred Pause Saturday

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Mocktail of the month (February)

As mentioned in a previous post, life has been BUSY! I've been skirting by with certain tasks, doing the bare minimum, which sadly has included food and beverage prep. So this month's mocktail is one that was created completely on a whim with what was lying around or breeching expiration in our kitchen. I'm proud… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (February)