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.
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)
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
Got an email the other day asking me if I wanted to order some Christmas Cards. My first thought was, “OMG. I haven’t ordered cards in time for the holiday’s in the past few years. Is this a sign from God that I need to get my life together this year”? As I read the… Continue reading Do You Have a Holiday Procrastination List?