PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

…on good food, questionable judgment, and making life work

Soup Season (and beer season, and chili season, and bbq season)

Yeeeeeha!  Soup season is at hand! I love the fall for so many reasons – raking my leaves, seasonal affective disorder, football games…  No wait.  I’m sorry, these are all … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Extreme Moderation–Vegan Much?

I know moderation is the way to go for a healthy life. The problem is, I’m lousy at it. I’m an “all-or-nothing” kinda gal.  I dabble in extremes–I was a … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fine Offerings of Pierre Ferrand

One of my biggest beefs in the world is how cognac, which was once regarded as a fine, civilized beverage, was stolen by the hip-hop culture.  And now we have … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t Fear the Grocer, Asian Edition

This is a tough post. There are exactly two ways I can discuss my very favorite store in Knoxville (and perhaps anywhere): succinctly or gushing. I have no middle ground … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pimento Dram – It’s what’s for dinner*

*(Dinner is code for drinking booze) (a 32-year supply of Pimento Dram) One of the great side effects of the great craft cocktail revolution is the re-emergence of a number … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment