How to Make Grownup Friends

How to Make Grownup Friends

It took me a long time as a grownup to make real friends. A lack of real friendship left a gaping hole in my life and a huge stress on my marriage. Then I met Fairy Tale Mom, and everything changed.

A year later, Gotcha Baby and I crossed the …read more    

Pitch-In, Level Up: A Modern Day Commune

Pitch-In Level Up - A Modern Day Commune

The Cosmo Moms pitch-in on girls’ night every month — whoever already has chips and salsa on hand will call dibs, and the others are left to grab cheese, chicken, and whatever we’re drinking that night. That’s dinner and drinks, with minimal effort.

We do the same thing for our monthly …read more    

Red, White, and Booze: 10 Patriotic Cocktails for the 4th of July

Red, White, and Booze: 10 Patriotic Cocktails for the 4th of July

You guys, 4th of July is seriously one of my favorite holidays. There’s no pressure, no gifts, no expectations. It’s just pure fun — and booze.

Lots and lots of booze.

The day will start with mimosas or bloody marys, lunch will include beer and wine, and the evening cocktails will be …read more    

12 Fabulous Cocktails for Your Summer Party

Summer is upon us, and we are looking forward to months without carpool and packing lunches. The Cosmo Kids will get together regularly for amazing summer fun, play dates, and sleepovers. And the Cosmo Moms will continue 3rd Monday, 1st Monday, and the occasional Cosmo Cookout.
Our margaritas will be frozen, …read more