Book Club: This Is How It Always Is

In our fall book club we are discussing Laurie Frankel's novel This Is How It Always Is. In the book, parents Rosie and Penn, and their family of five children, must come to terms with the true identity of the youngest boy, Claude, who wants to be a girl. During... Read more →

Creating Happiness & Beast Slash

We're talking all about creating happiness and making ourselves responsible for our own joy. Cocktails make us happy so here goes... Hard Cider Spritz (with a twist of pouch) Angry Orchard Hard Cider Applesauce pouch Apple juice whiskey Campari lemon juice club soda We chat about what generally contributes to... Read more →

Mom Hobbies & Speed Traps

This episode is all about creative passions and hobbies we currently have, hope to have, or have let go as moms. We chat while sipping this simple drink... Presbyterian Cocktail adapted slightly from Martha Stewart makes 1 cocktail 2 oz whiskey 2 oz ginger beer 2 oz club soda 2... Read more →

Out With Kids & Your Gas Door

We're talking all about the logistics and benefits/drawbacks of getting out and about with small children. We share a few harrowing stories of toddler travel and tips we've learned along the way, perhaps the hard way. This calls for a cocktail... Pomegranate Whiskey Sour whiskey sour soda (fresca or squirt)... Read more →

Stress Free Holidays & Aggressive Sugared Rims

This episode is our attempt at a stress free holiday guide. We're talking all about ways we're hoping to reduce stress this season, including some go-to gift suggestions, all while sipping on this twist on a classic cocktail. Clove-Scented Sidecar (adapted slightly from Shutterbean) makes 2 drinks 6 tablespoons sugar,... Read more →

Fall Extravaganza & Brawny Woodsman

It's time for our annual Fall Extravaganza episode. An entire show dedicated to our freakish love of fall. Autumn Palmer (adapted from A Beautiful Mess) 1 part lemonade (I used sparkling lemonade) 1 part apple cider 1.5 ounces whiskey a pinch of cinnamon (Kelsey also had the best of intentions... Read more →