Are you there God? Its me Menopause

Are you there God?  Its me Menopause

How many of you remember the classic book by Judy Blume, Are you there God? Its me, Margaret. The story of a prepubescent girl, Margaret and the trials and tribulations of growing up. Boys, bras and periods. I think there should a book called – Are you there God? Its me Menopause. Mood swings, peezing and hot flashes.

In the original book, Margaret would secretly talk to God about her feelings of growing up, her emotions and religion. But if this was a book written for the perimenopause/menopause women, I think it would be more like – Are you there God, its me Menopause and why they hell am I feeling this way. And is it normal.

It would go like this…

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Gluten Free Almond Butter Cookies

Gluten Free Almond Butter Cookies

Almond butter is my fav. I literally eat almond butter once every day for either breakfast or lunch or snack (!) so making these gluten free almond butter cookies was a no brainer.

We have a little time these days, and quite a few of us are baking up a storm. Sources say we are baking because, as humans, we seek a creative outlet. I must confess, I don’t feel there is any creative angle being filled when I’m baking. Let’s be real. When I’m baking these days it’s because I’ve got a craving, I’m bored, and I’ve got time to kill. That, and the fact that I can’t face the thought of heading to the scary grocery store to buy something store bought.

Gluten Free Almond Butter Cookies
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How to Host a ‘Chopped’ Cocktail Party

How to Host a ‘Chopped’ Cocktail Party

If you are an avid watcher of the Food Network, you may have watched a program called CHOPPED. This is where chefs get a basket of mystery items that they must use in their recipe. Hmm. Can we do this with cocktails instead? Well, yes you can. Here are the tips on How to Host a Chopped Cocktail Party.

Recently we had a virtual cocktail party with friends from near and far that could not get together in person and decided to play an adult drinking game. This would also work very well at a non-virtual cocktail party or even an adult birthday party. You could even incorporate non-alcoholic beverages into this game if you so desire. It is very adaptable. Either alcoholic or not, this is a great and fun way to have an interactive cocktail party.

Who knows, you may even create the next best cocktail trend.

How to Host a CHOPPED Cocktail Party:

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