This month's mocktail was spurred by my intense craving for melons! Seeing melons in the grocery store around this time of the year always makes my mouth water, especially honeydew! Therefore, there was no question on what this month's drink would center around. Once again, I just played around with what was in the fridge… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (May)
With Mother's Day around the corner, I thought it would be wise to put together a "Wish List" of things I know I'd greatly appreciate this year. (My hubby and kiddos sometimes need some black-and-white guidance in this department). However, it got me thinking, "What would other sober moms like as a gift?" Then my… Continue reading Mother’s day gifts for the sober mom
Dear Daughter, I am so very sorry. There was a time in your life that I was not myself. Sadly, you have snapshot memories of some of my worst moments, and I wish nothing more than to be gifted a mind-eraser to rid you of those moments. You see, my beautiful, mommy lost herself to… Continue reading Dear daughter, I’m sorry.
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