living an unconventional life, one cocktail at a time

Family fiesta.

Last weekend, we loaded up the car and headed south to visit my in-laws’ house for a family reunion. And when I say loaded, I mean loaded- we’ve never traveled light, and adding a toddler to the...

Clearly, you people need advice.

I started this blog with two goals: one, to keep some sort of a diary of our lives, since I don’t have time for my formerly-favorite hobby of scrapbooking and it might be nice for our child to know...

Mojitos for everyone. Really.

There’s a lot of reasons to be happy about a boy who is obsessed with the outdoors– he prefers running around the yard and chasing the dog to sitting on the couch watching cartoons– but my...

Happy birthday to me, parts two and ...

It’s been weeks since my birthday, and at my advanced age I can’t remember half of what I was going to say about the other two parts of my celebration, but I guess that just means that the stuff I...

Happy birthday to me, part one.

Another year, another year older. It’s funny how I don’t feel any older than I did when I was 25. Except I can’t go out and party into the wee hours three nights in a row anymore without...

Welcome, summer.

Summer is here! Summer’s always been my favorite season– as a child, of course it was because school was out. It’s also because I much prefer being hot over being cold; though I admit, the...

Safe stairs.

If you know us even a little, you know that since we bought our 138-year-old house back in 1999, we’ve been living in a permanent state of home renovation. Seriously, it never ends. The house was...

Just a little something daddy whippe...

As much as people might think it’s cool to be married to a bartender– specially made drinks whenever I want them and the ability to say “hey, make me a handmade margarita instead of pouring...

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