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

Holiday Cocktails I Have Found Online That We All Need To Try

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

Surviving the Holidays with the Entire Dysfunctional Family

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

Being Thankful Beyond The Usual Stuff…

It’s November and the most thankful time of the year. So many people are doing the 30 day challenge of everything they are thankful for all over social media. I mean I get it but it’s all the same. I’m thankful for my family, friends, pets, house, car, job and drunk uncle Louie. I know… Continue reading Being Thankful Beyond The Usual Stuff…

My Dad Texts Me Pictures of His New Underwear and Other Crazy Reasons I Frequently Drink

Is it just me? I’ll be totally honest and tell you I come from a very crazy family. We don’t even bother trying to hide it anymore. I absolutely get my humor from my father. But now that he’s in his mid 70’s I am starting to worry…. This is a man who never walks… Continue reading My Dad Texts Me Pictures of His New Underwear and Other Crazy Reasons I Frequently Drink