drunk talk
Being in love is great. Trying to force the person you love to have a baby with you (right now) is not.
I was 21, obviously. (Give or take seven or eight years.)

Apr 2, 2014 at 12:30pm | 310 comments

My wine knowledge was a hard-earned gift that came out of a not-so-good relationship.
I am excited to learn it’s a Melissa McCarthy feature –- and doubly excited I will be playing one of 17 Midwestern women dancing and cheering on a male stripper. YES.
going out
Enjoying flavored vodka doesn't make you a wuss, and preferring scotch doesn't make you admirable. Get over yourself.
How do we manage if wine features heavily in our lifestyles, so my trust will be constantly in jeopardy?
Here’s a breakdown of different types of eco-wines produced in the U.S., how they’re labeled, and what they mean for your health.

Oct 29, 2013 at 2:30pm | 42 comments

Did you know that the technical term for a hangover is “veisalgia”? It’s basically Norwegian for "uneasiness following debauchery," and is the best way to describe how I feel after drinking, both physically and mentally.
what the parenting books don't tell you
I flipped in the air and almost died. More importantly, I came scarily close to hitting people, too.
it happened to us
Which xoJaner got drunk on vanilla extract? Which one sat on a couch downing SKYY and cranberry juice while watching "Titanic"? Who ended up with a shorn head? CLICK TO FIND OUT!
For those of you following along at home, it should be pretty apparent by now that I will eat/drink anything for attention and/or love.
Oh, hey there! It’s me, your friendly neighborhood bartendress, rolling out of bed at noon to give you a few pointers on how not to be like the bachelorette who barfed into my ice bin last night.
Now that my experiment in going alcohol-free for a year is up, I’m not sure if I should go back to drinking.
This will be the first time in 15 years I've gone for a whole month without drinking. My liver and I are relying on you to keep us honest.
classy drinks
I hate how "girly" is supposed to be an insult. So let's talk drinks. Plus recipes for three of my fave cocktails.
Did you make a legendary ass out of yourself at your holiday party, too? Well, thank God for that. Because it might get you on TV -- and everyone likes TV!

Nov 16, 2012 at 12:00pm | 91 comments

When I'm drunk, I'm on vacation from being a mom. My shift has ended, and I am now like a tax-write-off dependent and my friends are my guardians.