Happy June my friends! We made it halfway through the year and it's been a slog - at least for me. I'm deeply unsettled by so many things that are happening in the world right now. To keep me from crumbling into the great depressive void - I've been distracting myself with some good old … Continue reading Sober Friendly Summer in Vegas
Hello out there friends! Hope everyone had a nice holiday season and now is starting to emerge from their wintering cocoons. I know I always feel a certain kind of relief once the holidays are over - no matter how much fun they are. And January always is a time I feel especially blue- probably … Continue reading Super Sober Friendly Spring in Vegas
Hey friends, It's been a hot minute since I've been able to get on and update. It's a list of reasons why - the whole family was sick for a few weeks (ear infections, flu, allergic reaction that led to hives for our daughter...you know, lots of fun things), it's been a really busy time … Continue reading Enjoying Sober-Friendly Holidays in Vegas
Hey Friends! Hope you are all enjoying this weather. It feels so great to be outside and not be m-e-l-t-i-n-g. I love this time of year. We spend evenings in the backyard and I love that we can attend more events with our kiddo that are outdoors! Enjoy the next few weeks of perfect weather … Continue reading October in Vegas
Hey friends, I've been offline for the past month (off socials, off wordpress, off most of the things I wasn't required to do for work...!) and I'm feeling good after the reset. Our daughter got started in preschool, I've had a big month at my job going back to being in person around a large … Continue reading September in Vegas
For the time being, instead of selling my artwork, I'm sending it to folks in exchange for direct donations to organizations. Below are the organizations that if you donate to, I am happy to mail you artwork. How does it work? DM me on Instagram or email me at vegassober (at) gmail and let me … Continue reading Art for Good
Hey Friends, I'll be hosting a FREE Sober in Vegas Meetup on February 29th from 3pm-4:30pm! It's going to be an "Art & Chill" event where you're invited to bring a project you are working on, or perhaps some art supplies to make something around the table while we all spend some low pressure time … Continue reading Sober in Vegas Meetup: Art & Chill, February 29th!
We're quickly approaching the change of seasons here in Vegas, transitioning from the three nice weeks of dreamy Spring weather to the soul crushing hot hot summer scorch. While I prefer the fall and winter weather here, there are a number of ways I've found over the years to really enjoy the triple digit summers: … Continue reading Your Best Vegas Summer EVER, or, How Not to Melt in the 120 Degree Heat
So as many of you who've been following along know, we have a little one running around our house. Last year after she was born, I really struggled. I wrote a bit about it here, but it has taken me almost a full year to feel like myself again after giving birth. During my pregnancy … Continue reading Mental Health Advocates: Alicia Mattera & Las Vegas Baby Co.
Hey friends! Is anyone feeling any holiday fatigue yet? 😉 Make sure you're taking downtime when you need it, saying a gentle 'No' if you need to rest and reset. I know this time of year can be particularly overwhelming for us between travel, family time, out of town visitors, birthday celebrations--all the things. As … Continue reading What I’m Looking forward to in 2019
EDIT: As of 2019 The Book Store has closed its doors, but its memory lives on below! You all know how much I love a good book store...and with The Writer's Block doing renovations it's given me an opportunity to explore other places. In early sobriety going to a book store was one of the … Continue reading The Book Store
You all know how much I love a good book store...and with The Writer's Block doing renovations it's given me an opportunity to explore other places. In early sobriety going to a book store was one of the first 'safe places' I was able to identify for myself. A place where I didn't ever feel … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: The Book Store