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 and you’re feeling like your family is more like the Griswold’s all year long. Not all of us have perfect lives to… Continue reading The Holidays aren’t like living in Whoville with Little Cindy Lou and It’s not a Competition for the ‘Best Happy Holiday Pictures’ on Social Media.
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
Let’s check in. How’s your mental health so far this holiday season? Me? I’m on the verge of something. Now, whether that’s a margarita drinking binge or a solo vacation to somewhere tropical where there is no TV or other electronics, I’m not sure yet. This Thanksgiving was a good one. Except we missed our… Continue reading Maintaining Your Mental Health During The 2021 Holiday Season During a Pandemic That Might Seem Never-Ending
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
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….
People have been sending me tons of holiday cocktails so I think I need to share them! Hopefully you will try them all and invite me to the party! Tell me your favorite or let me know if you have a signature cocktail and put it in the comments! Time to be Merry! Thanksgiving will… Continue reading Holiday Cocktails I Have Found Online That We All Need To Try
As you know, I like to review products that I think you all would like. My opinions are always my own and this latest one is very worth it! I was contacted by Brightech that makes magnifying lamps in all shapes and sizes. When I first got the email, my first thought was one of… Continue reading Product Review-A Great Holiday Gift!
So you’re attending or hosting the annual dysfunctional family holiday gathering. Need some help on how to survive without murdering drunk uncle Dave? Read on… If your family is a nice normal traditional family with no one in rehab or jail, this post is not for you. But feel free to read on and enjoy.… Continue reading Surviving the Holidays with the Entire Dysfunctional Family
Less than two weeks from Christmas. I feel like I should be happy and joyous and singing Jingle Bells off-key like every year. But, alas, I am a tired mother f#(ker. As I type this my coffee is almost gone and now I am just a wide-awake sleepy momma. I had the dog on my… Continue reading I’m One Tired Mother Trucker.