Juice Crawls Are the New Bar Crawls?

by Caren on May 4, 2016

Unknown-1It’s hard to imagine yet incredibly refreshing to envision that juice crawls have taken hold and for some, are replacing the traditional bar crawl. Millennials are looking for healthful, alternative ways to socialize, so why not do so via social gatherings rooted in exercise, meditation, or…juice?

Here’s an article about why booze-free events are becoming increasingly popular…


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How Novelist Joyce Maynard Realized She Had a Drinking Problem

by Leah February 8, 2016

In a candid 3-part series for The Huffington Post, Drinking Diaries book and blog contributor, Joyce Maynard, reveals how writing her new novel, “Under the Influence,” led her to examine her increasingly fraught relationship with alcohol. We can’t wait to read her new novel. Below is an excerpt from her Huffington Post piece: “I was reading […]

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Balancing the Risks & Benefits of Alcohol

by Caren May 23, 2015

The questions and answers about the pros and cons of drinking alcohol have been debated throughout history. How do we define moderation? Why does how much we drink and when (aka drinking patterns) matter? Why do the French, consumers of lots of wine, butter and cheese have lower cardiovascular disease than most? What’s the connection between alcohol and […]

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The College Party That’s Actually Sober

by Caren March 4, 2015

I drank plenty in college. Now I have two kids in college, a freshman and a senior, and I know they are doing the same. Rite of passage, way to unwind, liquid courage, social bonding–whatever the reason, legal or not, there is plenty of boozing taking place on college campuses across the country. Hard to […]

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And the winner is…

by Caren February 18, 2015

Thanks to those of you who submitted comments for our book giveaway. The winner of the copy of Sweet Survival: Tales of Cooking & Coping by Laura Zinn Fromm is SORI SCOTT.

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