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!
Don’t you get so tired of the gift cards, coupon books of hugs, coffee mugs, Christmas décor and all around “practical” holiday gifts you get every year? Ladies, feel free to share this with the hubby and family! This is Midlife Margaritas guide to buying Christmas/Hanukah gifts that you will actually use! I’m not saying… Continue reading 12 Christmas – Hanukah Gift Ideas for Hip, Margarita Drinking Women. (or wine)
Bah Humbug! Is it wrong that I have zero desire to buy gifts for anyone this year? Anyone else feel this way? I mean I could do it all online and it would be easy peasy and all that but I don’t even want to do that. It’s not that I don’t love my friends… Continue reading It’s November and I Don’t Feel the Christmas Cheer.
I’ve heard that your body changes every 7 years. So by the time you hit midlife, you’re a whole new person. And that means you want different things than you did in your 30’s – early 40’s. So I put together a list of things most midlife moms would probably want. Feel free to add… Continue reading 7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom