‘Tis the season of saying NO.

Ok ya’ll….The season of giving is upon us! I LOVE the holidays. Hold up a quick minute… do I REALLY???  I had to sit back this year and really think about that. Apparently, I loved this time of year because of parties, spiked egg nog, the excuse to drink all day and not feel like […]

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SPAGHETTI SUNDAYS!

  Print SPAGHETTI SUNDAYS I grew up eating this meal almost every Sunday. I think it originated from my grandma, Joan, but I learned it from my mom, Deb. It was one of her few recipes that she made for us. Not because she is a bad cook, but because she just doesn’t like cooking […]

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GUACAMOLE

Print GUACAMOLE Fresh guacamole with no hassle!  Course Appetizer Cuisine Mexican Prep Time 10 minutes Ingredients 2 Avocados Ripe (dark green and squishy) 1/4 cup diced tomatoes buy pre-cut to save time! 1/4 cup diced red onion buy pre-cut to save time 1 tbsp lime juice I rarely use an actual lime, lime juice works […]

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SLOW COOKER FAJITAS

  Print SLOW COOKER FAJITAS This is my go-to fajita recipes. If you follow my grocery shopping hacks, there is basically no prep, just dump!!  Course Main Course Cuisine Mexican Keyword Chicken, Slow Cooker, Steak Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 4 hours Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes Ingredients 2 lbs Chicken tenderloin and/or […]

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Check out a recent podcast I appeared on!

It is always fun to appear on someone else’s podcast and hopefully add value to others. I think you will enjoy the conversation that I had with Jamy Bechler on his “Success Is A Choice” podcast. You can see show notes and listen to this podcast on your favorite podcasting channel by going to the […]

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The Sweetness of Surrendering

One big driving force of my addiction was my feeling of inadequacy. I never felt I was good enough and no amount of trying to “do it all” could remedy that feeling. Who was I comparing myself to? What was I comparing myself to? I think back, and I have NO CLUE. My brain is […]

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Birdie Beers

There is this thing that some fans, friends, and family do while spectating that I really got into during my drinking days… Birdie beers! Or, heck, whatever alcoholic beverage you fancy, because your guy made a birdie (or maybe even an EAGLE!) I obviously loved this little tradition! It gave me a perfect excuse to […]

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CROCK POT MAPLE DIJON CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS

One reason for creating this blog is because I want to share the “day to days” that help me stay sober. Being a mom, wife, and human being in general that needs food; dinnertime is a necessity, but also big stressor for me! By that time of day, I am usually tired, irritable, and my […]

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My Story.

This was originally written for a speech I gave last November (2017) down in Del Ray, FL at my treatment center’s (Caron Ocean Drive & Renaissance) Gratitude Dinner. I have edited the dates to reflect present time. My name is Brittany Horschel and I’m an alcoholic. I have been sober since May 21, 2016. Last […]

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