living an unconventional life, one cocktail at a time

Sausage Waffles on a Stick.

Doesn’t that sound delicious? I didn’t really think so, until I tried it. A few years ago, Dave and Peach, our business partner, went to a restaurant inventory sale. They had some crazy idea, as usual, and ended up bringing home a couple of industrial-strength corn dog making machines. Dave tells me they retail for something like $600, but they paid maybe $25 for each of them. The crazy idea never...

My First Mother’s Day.

Yesterday was my first Mother’s Day. Well, technically I guess I could count last year, since I was pregnant at the time, but since it wasn’t public knowledge yet we didn’t celebrate it. KU hijacked Mother’s Day for many of us by scheduling Commencement on May 13. My first thought was “who wants to spend Mother’s Day with thousands of strangers in a hot stadium, competing for...

Party Like a Baby.

Cooper went to his first party last night! And mommy got to get dressed up, fix her hair and spend time with adult people. (And enjoy a margarita for the first time in ten months. It was darn good.) Our friend Coleen hosts a post-holiday mixer every year. Since we’re all crazy-busy in December, she has her holiday shindig in January, and it’s seriously the party of the year. Amazing food, tons of...

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