alcohol
booze
I downed a vodka tonic, loudly pronounced it had ne'er an effect on me, and then slammed my glass down, shattering it like I was auditioning for a minor role in Trainspotting. Clearly this was not my drink.
in

Dec 19, 2013 at 5:00pm | 186 comments

what the parenting books don't tell you
shoppables
Today in "WHY DIDN'T I THINK OF THIS?" news: foolproof, easy-peasy booze smuggling -- but only for the ladies.
in

Aug 2, 2013 at 9:00am | 124 comments

alcohol
I counted my alcohol calories in a week to see how I compared to the national 5%-of-total-calories average. Turns out my numbers are slightly higher than the average.
winter
kids
My house is not dry by any means. But how the hell would I deal with a sick kid in the middle of the night if I'm plastered?
addiction
Cleaning toilets and hanging with convicts is the best way to sober up for good.
in

Feb 1, 2012 at 11:00am | 0 comments

addiction
Have you ever cried because you couldn't have an alcoholic beverage? Do you use the term "road beer"?
booze
The many things I've learned from sitting at the bar by myself.
in

Oct 26, 2011 at 9:00am | 0 comments

booze
7 alternate uses for the step-aunt grade shudder juice you can't force down your throat.
in

Sep 12, 2011 at 9:00am | 0 comments

beer
Hint: By the end of this story, we resort to unorthodox methods of making sparkling wine.