#101 – Not Yo Mama’s Long Island
(Stranger Safety)

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Equal parts Amaretto & Spiced Rum – Mix with OJ over ice

Summer break is officially over and so is our MCH hiatus…we’re back! On this week’s episode we talk about our last weeks of summer, getting back into the school routine, and Lindsay shares a close encounter experience that spurs our evening topic, stranger safety. We also announce our new FB group, an upcoming new segment AND starting next month our new monthly live episodes (i.e. a real mommy’s cocktail hour and you’re invited).

Fabulous Finds

Beth – purely elizabeth cranberry pecan low-glycemic granola! (target)  jamberry nails! (duh) my facebookautism awareness dog
Krissi – satiregram
Lindsay – steven’s point brewery radler grapefruit
Tawny – manhattan

Lindsay’s Fit Tip : 15-minute Home Workout

Stranger Safety Resources:

http://www.ncpc.org/topics/violent-crime-and-personal-safety/strangers
http://www.safety4kids.com.au

We’re back to weekly podcast episodes, so until next week…cheers!!

#100 Part Two – Mom Scowl Mule

The Kid’s Favorite Books & Caller Fab Finds

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Welcome back to the second and final part of our live 100th episode.  We had great conversations with the second round of callers – Tiffany, Heidi, and Josh.   Thanks so much to everyone who participated and watched our live show it really means so much to us and we absolutely love interacting with YOU!

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Reading Rainbow – We talk about our kids favorite books

Beth- Little Owl’s Night; Peter Pan Golden Book; Melissa and Doug Memory Game
Lindsay – Magic Tree House; Stinky Face
Tawny- Isabelle AG Doll Book; Saige AG Doll Book
Krissi- Crow Country, Barney Bipples

Caller Fabulous Finds

Brandi – Deb
Tiffany – H-E-B
Heidi – OldDogNewTits; According To Mags ; Gimbals Candy
Josh – Freegal (3 downloads a week)

We’ll be back in the studio the first week in September so look for a new episode at the end of that week.

Cheers!

 

#100 Part One – Mom Scowl Mule

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Can you believe it?! We’ve recorded 100 episodes of Mommy’s Cocktail Hour! We threw a huge party and recorded our episode live and invited our listeners to call in to celebrate with us!

On part one of episode #100 we talk to Cupid Rocks, DomtheTXMom, Sarah, and Brandi! We love our Mom Scowl Mules AND we can’t go 15 minutes into an episode without Buttershots!

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Fabulous Finds

Beth – Hard Candy Pop-arazzi (Find it at Walmart :/ )
Krissi – 2nd Street Creamery Strawberry Rhubard; Cider Boys Pineapple Hula; Mother Moon Pads
Lindsay – Foam Roller
Tawny – Speculoos Cookie Butter;Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle

Thanks to our show sponsors Agent18 and Blowfish for Hangovers!  Be sure to check out their awesome products. We were very grateful for our Blowfish for Hangovers the morning after.  Check out our Instagram video.

Congratulations to DomtheTXMom, the winner of our grand prize!

Cheers!

#MCHLIVE 100 Live Show!

10525933_671624932932261_3074575130908933935_n Welcome to the party for our 100th episode! If you’d like to make the same cocktail we’re drinking, the recipe is on the right. For all sorts of printable MCH goodies for tonight’s party, go to the Official #MCHLIVE 100 Headquarters.

Enjoy the video, log into the chat below and call into the show! The phone number to call in is:
309-517-0624




#99 – The Dad-Query

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Join us for our 99th podcast episode!  We’re giving you a little preview of what our 100th live show will be like; a lot of laughs and a ton of alcohol!!  On this episode you’ll encounter an unintended chicken conversation/interuption, details on how to get hit on while riding a bike with one shoe, we talk alcohol consumption, and tell stories on how we met our husbands.

Fabulous Finds

Beth – One More Thing
Lindsay – Hemlock Grove – series on Netflix
Tawny –  PartyParty App
Krissi – Blue Diamond Almonds Salted Caramel

Fit Tip: GET YOUR REST…it will really make a difference. This seems easy but sometimes us busy moms forget that we need to just take a break! Lindsay shares how her lack of sleep and overexertion is really taking a toll on her.  She also references a Dr. Oz article, check it out!

We are BEYOND excited to celebrate our 100th episode with you this upcoming Saturday, August 2nd at 8:00pm CT.  It’s pretty simple, just come here to our website and you’ll be able to watch the show, join our chat, and call in to be a part of it!  Oh, and don’t forget to invite your friends and share our facebook event!  More details to follow!

Cheers!

#98 – Raspberry Shandy

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On this week’s episode join Beth, Lindsay and Tawny and pour yourself this summertime mixture of lemonade and raspberry shandy beer, yum!  Lindsay shares her tips on her post vacation detox, Beth talks about her upcoming family vacation (side note…geocaching) and Tawny brings up a funny article shared with us on our facebook page.

Fabulous Finds

Beth – Roadside America app
Lindsay – The Pretty Reckless
Tawny – Girl Meets World on Disney Channel,Unrollme.com

Listener Fab Find: Shana - Safe Spot – A place Your child stays while you load or unload other items or kids!  Love it!

Lindsay’s detox – 1. Get back to your workout routine 2. No diet soda, try lemon water or green tea with a shot of apple cider vinegar (Braggs raw), and dandelion root tea (for de-clogging…hehe) 3. No grains or sugar

Thanks to our listener Jessica for the many laughs we had discussing the article she shared with us on our Facebook page, 30 Ridiculous Baby Products.

REMINDER: AUGUST 2nd 8PM CT…….MCH LIVE 100th EPISODE!!!!  Please join us and help us celebrate this milestone podcast episode.  It’s been a long few years and we’re so close to breaking 100 episodes, WOW!!!  We can’t wait to hear from you!

Cheers!!

#97 – Another Flooded 4th

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Happy Fourth of July (hope yours isn’t flooded)!  Join Beth, Lindsay and Tawny for this patriotic cocktail just in time for the holiday.  Lindsay is vacationing in beautiful upstate New York, while Beth shares a gruesome encounter during her weekend trip and Tawny’s recent trip to a water park starts off with a statement to the local authorities.  Exciting stuff happening this summer! ;)

Fabulous Finds

Beth – St Louis Zoo
Lindsay – Saratoga Springs,  Uncrustables PB&J
Tawny – Splashdown Water Park (East Peoria)

Fit Tip – If your weight is at a standstill try eating all your complex carbs before noon. Lindsay swears by it!

#MCHLIVE100 countdown begins…only 4 weeks away so mark your calendars for Saturday August 2nd 8pm CT.  Host a listening party and we’ll send you some goodies!

Hope you’re enjoying your summer!

Cheers!

 

#96 – Free for All

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Join Beth, Lindsay and Tawny as they catch up on what’s been going on the first week of summer.  Beth, the ultimate event planner, gets an unexpected bug the day of her event! Lindsay has an exciting trip to the ER and Tawny is coaching tball!

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Fabulous Finds

Beth – Bevshots.com
Lindsay – Rhubarb Festival Aledo, Mom’s Products
Tawny – Lily & Madeleine (buy the album)

Cheers!

#95 – Grape & Lemon Fizzy
Learning Over the Summer

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2 oz. Lemoncello, Frozen Grapes, and top off with Zevia Grape Soda

2 oz. Lemoncello, Frozen Grapes, and top off with Zevia Grape Soda

We begin our bi-weekly podcast episodes as we gear up for our 100th episode which is scheduled for August 2, 2014. This week we discuss how to keep your kids learning over the summer. Lindsay gives us some great tips on her routine since she has summers off (lucky gal)! Some suggestions were to: create a weekly learning calendar, sight words, math facts, and life skills. References she likes to use is Starfall and Story Line Online.

Fabulous Finds

Beth – Frisse and Grapefruit salad at Me & Billy
Krissi – Kinky Malt Beverage (check your local grocery store or Target)
Lindsay – Raspberry Wheat Shock Top, Plus White Five Minute Whitening
Tawny – Jamberry Nails, lilblueboo (Digital art teacher thank you letter)

Fit Tip: Toss out the starch and double up on your veggies!

Cheers!

#94 – Strawberry Shortcake

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This week we wrap up our pet discussion with Krissi and Lindsay.  Beth shares her bad week and two close encounters with the man upstairs. ;)  Krissi has a great peanut story that involves a cheeseburger telephone and we share some details from our MCH meeting.  Psst!  It involves our 100th live episode!!

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Squeeze a strawberry yogurt tube into a pint glass. Pour in two shots of cake vodka and add 1/2 cup cream and stir.
Add club soda to fill glass.
Smash a handful of cheerios in a ziploc baggie
Take a paper towel and squeeze a bit of honey on it. Swipe rim of empty martini glass with honey then dip in crushed Cheerios.
Pour in drink. Drink damnnit!

Fabulous Finds

Beth –  got a wow cup! Air Plants
Krissi – 2048 , Dumb Ways to Die
Lindsay – Mackz “It’s A Girl Party”,  Naturebox pb& j granola
Tawny – Fresh Deli – Davenport Freight House, Live G Free – Gluten Free Products

Cheers!