Hey Friends, Wherever you are, I hope this post finds you safe. I think we can all agree the past seven weeks have been full of ups, downs, highs, lows, tears, concern, hope, reflection, gratitude, fear, and everything in between. I made the above mixed media collage "grieve this" as a response to the intense … Continue reading Online Resources & Permission to Feel However You Are Feeling
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!
Hey friends, I've been wanting to put together a round up of all of the awesome local coverage that folks leading a sober, non-drinking, or recovery based lifestyle in Las Vegas have been getting. I love that what started as a grassroots movement has grown into a national conversation and that news outlets are taking … Continue reading Sobriety in the news Round Up
Hi friends, I know it's been a little quiet on the Sober in Vegas front, but I wanted to share the latest project I've been working on: the totally 100% free downloadable Sober in Vegas 2020 calendar. You can download the calendar by clicking here. You can choose to either use the PDF digitally or … Continue reading The 2020 Free Downloadable Sober in Vegas Calendar
Hey Friends, With starting a new job (yay!) and adjusting to a new work schedule, I haven't had as much time as I used to have for writing...boo...but I know once I get settled in I'll find a balance to check in here more. I have still continued to do a weekly roundup via Instastories … Continue reading Your Guide to #SoberOctober in Vegas
So.... I know it's been a little while since I've written. Both my husband and I have been undergoing job transitions, I had a bit of a back pedal with some depression related issues, I lost my grammy, my daughter has transitioned from baby to toddler, and the general oppression of summer have left me … Continue reading Sobriety in Vegas: KNPR’s State of Nevada discussion
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
Recently I had the chance to be a guest on the Sustainable Minimalist Podcast and talk with the host Stephanie a little bit about how sobriety was my gateway to simplifying my belongings and my mental load. As I've mentioned before, Cait Flanders has been a big inspiration for me. I remember I found her … Continue reading Less is best
I've written before about how hiking and the outdoors has been a huge part of my sobriety. And last year when I had my daughter, I found that trying to research stroller-friendly trails and outdoor spaces here in Vegas was difficult. At the time I didn't yet have my child carrier backpack (sidenote: this was … Continue reading Stroller Friendly Hikes, Trails, and Outdoor Spaces in Las Vegas
Hey friends, Short post this week...it's been a doozy with some personal stuffs we've got going on right now but I wanted to share that I had the honor of being a guest on one of my all time favorite podcasts this past week, The Unruffled Podcast. The Unruffled Podcast, hosted by Tammi Salas and … Continue reading The Unruffled Podcast
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.
It's been a minute since I've had a chance to feature a local Vegas place...I've been working on the sobriety and spending series, the new parent deck, and just being a human being in general with a full time job and a family. But recently, I had the chance to meet Kelsey Witherow, the … Continue reading Kelsey Witherow, the Sober Creative mind behind Doughp at Planet Hollywood