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How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

How to Survive Being A Mombie: 5 Simple Tips

Mombie: A tired mother that feeds on coffee and survives on wine. She is beyond exhausted, but stays up late anyway since it’s her only opportunity for kid-free time. Mombies – we’re out there. Mombie symptoms vary, but can include: memory loss, getting very hangry, messing up recipes, forgetting when you last showered, relying on delivered groceries, putting […]

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Day Trip to Schellville: An Insider’s Favorite Stops

Located at the very southern end of Sonoma County, Schellville is one of my favorite places. Cooled by morning fog and coastal breezes, this area is known for producing great wines. It’s also a sweet spot to spend the day. Here are my favorite places to put on your day-trip itinerary of Schellville. Eating In Schellville […]

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5 Ways Wine & Kids Are a Lot Alike

On my last drive back from Sonoma County to San Diego, my son slept quite a bit. This left my husband and I to ride south in virtual silence. Each time I leave my hometown, I have lots of time to contemplate how much I miss Sonoma. This time, however, my thoughts took a bit of a left […]

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Surviving a Hangover: Level Mom

  Before my eyes are open the pounding begins. Not a hammer, this feels more like a chorus of jackhammers being pounded on my forehead by a 350 pound construction worker. The next thing I feel is my son savagely ripping the sheets off me in search of a hug. The attempt at a hug […]

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Sangria For The Busy Mom

Cinco de Mayo is this week, everyone’s favorite excuse for tacos and Spanglish – Olé!  While I would LOVE to go to happy hour at one of the many, amazing Mexican restaurants in town, I’ll probably be relegated to frozen burritos, Dora the Explorer, and an adult beverage at home because #kids. And being a mom, I […]

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