Skip to main content

Anyone here commit to a "dry January?" 

I didn't, per se, but I committed to a dry nine months when I got that positive pregnancy test back in July (ha!). Not that I'm counting down the 10 weeks until I can enjoy a glass of Cabernet. Seriously though, it hasn't been that hard for me to give up booze. I find that after a few days or maybe a week or so without drinking, I no longer really even care about it any more.

Whatever your reasoning: abstaining from alcohol for a month can help you kick-start your way to healthier habits in the New Year. Of course, that doesn't mean you won't occasionally crave that rewarding end-of-day glass of wine or pre-dinner cocktail. Luckily, we have three ideas to help you curb the desire to drink this month... and beyond if you choose!

mock1

Want something with flavor and fizz? Give our signature almost-a-cocktail mocktail a try?It's refreshing like a spritzer with only a few calories and no added sugar. 

mock2
Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

When is the Best time to Get a Teen Debit Card?

When is the Best time to Get a Teen Debit Card?

Raising kids to be money smart isn't easy. I want my girls to be savvy and independent, but I don't want to give them too much freedom all at once. I'm testing out the new Greenlight debit card as a way to transition them to becoming money savvy adults.  Head to Greenlight here ...read more

Aurora heat handwarmers

Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm with Canada's Most Loved Handwarmers

For all the folks out there with cold hands and toes, I have a solution that is both effective and sustainable! And, of course, it comes from a mom. Aurora heat is a small brand out of the Northwest Territories of Canada. Using sustainably resourced beaver pelts, they have ...read more

IMG_0061

12 Tips for Cutting Down Your Own Christmas Tree

I grew up with a fake Christmas tree. We'd lug it up from the basement--branch by  dilapidated branch--every year after Thanksgiving. It wasn't until my husband and I moved into our own house in the 'burbs that we decided to get ourselves a real, live tree.  Related: How to make ...read more

Want something warm and satisfying? Mulled cider is always a winning seasonal choice on a cold evening--and this non-alcoholic version is as good--if not better than--the spiked version.

seedlip

Seedlip, is the world's first line of distilled non-alcoholic beverages. With three unique flavors, you can mix up a variety of healthy craft cocktail-inspired mocktails

Sometimes you just want to feel a little fancy--and these non-alcoholic drinks will help step it up a notch without undoing all the good work you've been putting in all month. Here's to a healthier and happier January... and beyond! Cheers. 

drinks

This is not a sponsored post. 

Related Articles