alcoholism, Balance, Marriage, Personal Growth, recovery, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

Marriage. Soberly Divided: Part II

Recently a dear sober sister- Ashley from Bloomin' Ash - asked me to serve as a guest blogger. I was absolutely tickled, as she's been an inspiration to me from the start of my journey. Seriously, this chick is so real, so strong, and so funny! You MUST check her out and follow, as she provides great… Continue reading Marriage. Soberly Divided: Part II

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Balance, Mocktails, Recipe, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

Mocktail of the month (January)

Coffee (well, caffeine) has been a staple in my life since my undergraduate studies. However, when I became a mom, my consumption became like another form of breathing. Now that I've given up booze, it's my overindulgent vice. Hi, I'm Alison, and I'm addicted to coffee. But I'm OK with that (for now...). For this… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (January)

Balance, Bloglife, Healthy Living, Mental Health, Personal Growth, recovery, Self-care, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

New year. New intentions.

The other morning I went to the dentist for my bi-annual cleaning, and the hygienist enthusiastically asked me if I had any New Year's resolutions. If she wasn't simultaneously scraping, spraying, and sucking junk out of my mouth, I would've attempted to answer. However, I just shook my head. Honestly, even if I could've answered,… Continue reading New year. New intentions.

alcoholism, Healthy Living, Motherhood, recovery, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

Merriest of Christmases to YOU!

How has this beautiful and joyful day been for you? Did Santa bring you everything you hoped for? Were you able to spend time with family or chat from afar? Today has been pretty magical around our household. Santa was very kind to all of us this year, and he did especially well with our… Continue reading Merriest of Christmases to YOU!

alcoholism, Healthy Living, recovery, Sober Living, Teetotaler

After the victory (of sobriety)…

How do you know you've heard an awesome message at church (or a seminar, support group, professional meeting, etc.)? Simple- you cannot stop thinking about it, AND you want to keep applying said message to your own life. About a month ago I heard a sermon at our family's church that really sparked some thoughts… Continue reading After the victory (of sobriety)…