Classic Bloody Mary

The bloody mary is one of those brunch-time cocktails for lushes the world over who simply can’t wait until 5 o’clock to have a cocktail.  In case a mimosa is too sweet or too orangy for you, or if you are hungover from the night before, a fantastic substitute to guzzle with your eggs and…

Last Chance to RSVP for Ladies’ Night Out

Ladies’ Night Out is tomorrow!  Are you ready? We are super excited to kick off our women’s community here in Springfield, Missouri and we are inviting all ladies (and those who identify as ladies) 21 and up!! This first Ladies’ Night Out serves as the “soft-launch” for both our online women’s magazine and for our…

Ladies’ Night Out is Free?

That’s right, Ladies’ Night Out has been sponsored!  But only for the first 30 women to register here. Free Women’s Networking in Springfield, Missouri?  Really? This event is FREE for the first 30 women to join us in our soft launch!  You don’t have to pay for food, for your two drinks and you stand…

What’s Your Useless SuperPower

  You know what I really dislike?  Going to the movies and seeing a hero with some awesome superpower that I will never have.  I always end up leaving the theater feeling like I am missing out or as if my life is incomplete or boring.  I strongly believe that most of us have all…

How Jealous Are You Quiz

Jealousy, otherwise known as “The Green Monster” is something that can be managed in small doses, but when it consumes one or both parties in a relationship, we are often met with disaster.  As someone who was incredibly jealous as a youngster, I can safely say that it has ruined a relationship or two of…

Are You A Jealous Spouse

Jealousy is what Shakespeare called “The Green Monster,” and while it can make a partner feel flattered when their lover admits to being a little jealous, it can also destroy relationships if not kept in check….like it did for me so many years ago in Springfield, Missouri. *…..flashback…..* It was the early 2000’s and it…

Classic Dirty Martini

Personally, I am a fan of the Dirty Martini, possibly because I have a thing for green olives.  While the original recipe is typically made with gin instead of vodka, what makes a martini “dirty” is the olive brine which gives it a delightful salty flavor…unless you don’t like olives, olive brine or that salty…

Mimosas – As If You Need the Recipe

Nothing screams “class” like champagne, and nothing cries “health” like orange juice…so what do you get when you mix a little healthiness with a pinch of class?  A mimosa of course! Mimosas, made with equal parts orange juice and champagne, are a delicious alcoholic beverage that is acceptable to have at breakfast or brunch.  Unless…

How To Start A Business in Springfield

Starting a business takes a lot of time, thought and consideration especially if you have never done it before.  In a lot of ways, it is like having a child:  you must nurture it until it develops and is able to take care of itself. That being said, the mortality rate for businesses is extremely…

Classic Appletini

The appletini – delighting sorority girls and city dwellers alike! The appletini was a spin-off of the classic martini, created in the 1990’s, and not only did it rise to fame in a short period of time, but it became a quick favorite of notable celebrities. In fact, some sources say that this drink turns…

Are You A Stressed Out Mom?

Stress is a normal part of life that calls people to rise to their best, but what happens when anxiety builds and stress begins running you?  Are you a stressed out mom? Between juggling a career, marriage, personal life and health, we can sometimes start feeling overwhelmed…especially when it comes to being parents!  I have had…

A Taste of The Blue Martini

Dolphin maritini, blue martini, ocean martini:  though the recipe may vary slightly from bar to bar, this delightful cocktail bodes well among University students and young urban professionals alike.  But every now and then, there is that thirty or forty-something-year-old woman or man who wants to shake things up in their usual wet, dry or…

How to Teach My Child To Be Successful

“How do I teach my child to be successful?”  It is one thing many parents ask themselves over and over again. Parents often want to do the best that they can for their children:  provide them with a proper education, give them love and quality time, and that financial backing they may need later on…

The Fastest Natural Detox?

Detoxing has become one of those health fads that has become popular among people around the world.  But are detox fads like juicing and going raw really all they are hyped up to be?  Many experts disagree on this subject:  some agree that detoxification processes support people in ridding toxins from their bodies, and others…