Birthday Month

Just one of many Birthday Cocktails

I know, I know. This is supposed to be my second state bourbon post. I’m working on it, I swear. Finding local whiskeys is hard! I’ve already written about my own region and unless I’m traveling, it’s hard to find something from further away. Plus I’ve more research (read: drinking!) to do before I can actually finish the post. I still have one to open, and frankly I’m a little scared of it. Without giving away too much, I think this state has way better to offer, if I could just find it!

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Birthday Shenanigans

When you wake up on your bestie’s sofa in last night’s fishnets…

So… yeah. I definitely hit it hard the weekend leading up to this year’s birthday. I don’t know about you but I kind of love birthdays. And you’ve only seen a hint of that with last fall’s Bubble Birthday. Wait till next month and the Little’s Olympics bash! In my world, birthdays are celebrated for at least a week, more if possible. With ¾ of our family having birthdays in the first 6 weeks of the year, we really are in near-constant birthday mode till March. Really. Cake weight is far more an issue than holiday weight for me!  Continue reading “Birthday Shenanigans”

A New Side Hustle

I needed a snow day to finally finish this post!

I seem to be piling a bunch of new stuff onto my proverbial plate lately. I guess some part of me figures it will all be fine because I sort of do better under pressure – that sounds nuts as I type it out. The summer was a whirlwind with the move; it’s been a crazy busy fall with new schools, new routines, a family wedding, and lots of visitors (several of them being of the stomach bug variety!). We’re hosting family and a friend from Scotland this week and then we shall wrap up a wild 2016 with a wild trip abroad.  Continue reading “A New Side Hustle”