• Mojitos
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    19 Mojitos to Beat The Heat

    It’s summer which around here means pool party. I don’t drink often, and when I do it’s the occasional social drink, mostly around the pool. My favourites are Margaritas and Mojitos. I like sweet cocktails or a simple white wine in the summer. Recently at a conference in Alabama I had a Blackberry Mojito which was divine. That got me thinking how many different types of mojitos are there? Did you know that he mojito is a classical Cuban drink? Not surprising since it is made with rum and associated with summer and warm weather. Rumour has it that Ernest Hemingway drank mojitos. Those two details alone actually make me…

  • Health

    Can you drink alcohol when pregnant? – #PreventFASD

    Can you drink alcohol when pregnant? It’s a weighty, controversial question. So many popular myths still endorse drinking alcohol as culturally acceptable when pregnant. Many people still believe alcohol is okay to consume in moderate amounts when you are pregnant. This is an interactive post designed to get you thinking about drinking when pregnant and risks associated with that. Interactive and hands on learning works best for my child with FASD – fetal alcohol spectrum disorder – and the same is true of many of our children and young adults diagnosed with FASD. So let’s give this a try.   This is the first in a series of posts on FASD…