Sounds like a National Lampoon movie doesn’t it? That would probably be the best way to describe any of my families Christmas’s. But holidays do become different the older you get. Especially when your children are grown. I am so very thankful we didn’t have “Elf on a Shelf” All the scenes with the elf… Continue reading How To Know You Are in The Middle of A Midlife Christmas Breakdown That Rivals Every National Lampoons Movie Ever Made
Hello Lovelies! It’s November and I am stressing about buying Christmas gifts. With all this talk of Supply Chain problems, I’m worried I won’t get gifts ordered in time. And buying directly from stores, I’ve looked but nothing is stirring my soul enough to buy it and gift it! So the panic attacks are kicking… Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving Takes On A Whole New Meaning in 2021 And Not Even Amazon Can Save Us From The Wicked Supply Chain
Christmas is not cancelled. It’s just going to be a bit untraditional with a side of shitshow cornbread this year. I’m going to walk you through a stress free and Covid-19 safe awesome holiday for 2020. YOU are going to love it! Tell the family not to come over this year or that you won’t… Continue reading How to Host an Untraditional Christmas Celebration During A Shitstorm of a Year Like 2020
2020 has not been our friend. Thanksgiving was a bust and Christmas is not longer much better. SO we turned to Twitter to make us laugh and chuckle while drinking our Jingle Juice and scrolling our Twitter feed. So kick back, grab a cocktail and some sausage balls, and get your Christmas Chuckle on with… Continue reading 10 Of The Funniest Christmas Tweets That Would Even Make The Grinch Lol.
Well it was bound to happen. Both the hubster and myself have been hijacked by the Covid. We wear masks, wash our hands, don’t touch our faces and barely go anywhere. Yet that SOB virus found us anyway. Fortunately we have mild cases of it. And we have no idea where we got it from.… Continue reading A Very Merry Covid Holiday. Keep Your Spirits And Masks Up!
I want to be one of those super creative people that makes their own holiday decorations. I am NOT one of those people. Unfortunately, Pinterest makes me feel incompetent. Isn’t it bad enough I fall down that creative rabbit hole for hours and feel super inspired, only to try and fail over and over again?… Continue reading Ok Pinterest, You Make Holiday Decorations Look So Easy But You Make Me Feel Like An Epic Fail!
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
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….
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
This year there will be no Christmas tree in my house. I am no Scrooge or against holiday cheer, it’s just we have a “situation” this year. We no longer can have nice things, including Christmas trees and decorations. Our furniture is going to crap, Our counters and table tops are bare and everything is… Continue reading The Night Before Christmas and all Through the House….There was NO Tree in my House!