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‘socialising’ tag

Happy Sober Reality!

Saturday 30 Aug, 2014, 3:17pm by Mrs D 40 comments

Oh wow everyone … how utterly incredible you all are for sharing those brutal truths. Really, really, really, really, really brave and amazing. The truth will set us free. I often say that one of the hardest things for me when I was stuck in the depth of my addiction was how miserable and alone […]

We are not boring losers…!

Saturday 9 Aug, 2014, 9:34am by Mrs D 9 comments

We’re just people who don’t drink alcohol. I’ve just been hanging the bunting in the dining room for tonight’s dinner party. Mr D said “is that going to stay there for months now?” I said “maybe!”. It looks festive and cool. There are some Living Sober members here who are really stuck in the thick […]

Dry Bars (and a site update)

Friday 8 Aug, 2014, 2:43pm by Mrs D 12 comments

I wrote that post this morning about our dinner party and then got in the shower and worried that people might think I was a bad mummy for letting my 10-year-old run a bar…(albeit with lolly money and Sprite Zero on offer..!). And then I thought – no, bugger that! Who says bars have to be […]

Big Dinner Party!

by Mrs D 12 comments

We’re hosting a big dinner party here on Saturday night. A 10th Anniversary Dinner Party Extravaganza! for our Antenatal Group who met through Parents Centre years ago. I wrote about these people in my book.. we’re a wonderful group of friends who all live in separate suburbs but come together regularly to share and support […]

Alcohol in food….

Tuesday 5 Aug, 2014, 11:01am by Mrs D 3 comments

I was asked on my Facebook page how I felt about boozy deserts like sherry trifle or crepes with orange liquor. The lovely Facebooker Lyn said “Booze in cooked food doesn’t worry me because it does burn off .. it’s the liquor soaked sponges and fruits etc that I love and would still like to be […]