Margaritas, Netflix and Chill

Do you know what “Netflix and Chill” really means? Go ahead and google it, I’ll wait. I promise you that’s not what I mean by that phrase. I’ll be keeping it clean. Mostly. I took a little fall over the weekend and ended up throwing a full cup of coffee all over the kitchen floor.… Continue reading Margaritas, Netflix and Chill

5 Things to Avoid After Turning 50

You’ve hit the 50 mark, congrats! Life is awesome and you are ready to prove to the world you are still young. Great! But consider safety first. Your bones aren’t as strong as they used to be. Your mind is a little muddled and you can’t read the aspirin bottle without readers now. So safety… Continue reading 5 Things to Avoid After Turning 50

Later 2019. You were good to me but 2020 is going to be Unstoppable!

I’ve heard you. A lot of you said 2019 was not a great year. Well, for me it was fantastic! I am 4 years into this blog now and have met so many new people through this blog. Awesome, unique and wonderful people. Not to mention my blog group that I meet with monthly, who… Continue reading Later 2019. You were good to me but 2020 is going to be Unstoppable!

When Christmas Isn’t Picture Perfect

Social Media can be pretty cruel during the holidays. When most folks are posting about their perfect trees, perfect matching PJs, perfect wrapping paper, perfect Christmas Cards and of course the perfect families. Not all of us have perfect lives to post. So it makes it hard to go through all the posts and not… Continue reading When Christmas Isn’t Picture Perfect

Midlife Margaritas Version of ‘Twas The Night Before….

You’ve all heard the traditional story of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, now read Midlife Margarita’s version: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and all through the house, a mom was found sleeping soundly on her couch. The stockings were empty and the tree leaned on the stairs, St. Nick would have to be quiet to… Continue reading Midlife Margaritas Version of ‘Twas The Night Before….

Raised Southern-“Corn Bred”

Born and raised in North Carolina, I have always been proud to be a southerner. But being “southern” often brings up negative thoughts. Not all of us have a confederate flag hanging from the porch, or have gun racks in the back of the truck windows. So hear me out as I try to give… Continue reading Raised Southern-“Corn Bred”

Christmas Letters and Why We Love to Hate Them

Every year on the first of December, I get my first Christmas card. And I always feel such shame. I used to be so good with getting mine out to family and friends on time and actually before the holidays. Not anymore. I can’t remember to get my family together to take a Christmas picture… Continue reading Christmas Letters and Why We Love to Hate Them