Three Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day The Tipsy Way, By Eating

For many years Saint Patrick’s Day was my most dreaded holiday of the year. I used to tend bar part-time (yes, yet another job) and nothing said amateur night (or day) more than Saint Patrick’s Day. It was a day and night filled with slinging drinks, sloppy drunks, no tips, and suburbanites wearing tee shirts…

Lunch Time Ideas To Keep Your Lil Kicker (and you) Kicking

For those of you that don’t know, part of my job as The Tipsy Housewife, is that I “Housewife” for two families on the North Shore of Chicago.  My duties include anything you can think of that is synonymous with the word Housewife.  I clean, shop, carpool, do laundry, walk dogs, plan activities, and feed…

Tipsy’s Top Five Ways To Throw A Fantastic “Girls Night In”

This Valentine’s Day I wanted to throw a Girls Only Party to honor the holiday in a fun and relaxing way.  I decided to partner with my buddy Kim from Craftbash Unglued and throw a Galentine’s Soiree where we could get creative, eat, and of course get Tipsy.  I knew I wanted to invite my…

Beans, Greens & Proteins Recipe Challenge

A few months back I formed a virtual women’s group on Instagram with fellow recipe creating food bloggers.  I sought out women from different states so that we created a well-rounded group with various culinary backgrounds and tastes.  This group has been one of the most supportive group of women I have ever professionally worked…

The Way To A Persons Heart

Every couple has a love story of how they met and fell in love.  Mr. Tipsy and I have a story and it is of course centered around food.  I knew Mr. Tipsy through a mutual friend who liked him.  She knew that I was a good cook and she knew he loved to eat…

My Day At Metropolis Coffee Working With Aspire Coffeeworks

Back in December I was asked to try a brand of Coffee from Aspire Coffeeworks. After doing a little bit of research, my answer was a firm yes. Aspire is an innovative human service,Not For Profit, here in the Midwest. They serve over 900 participants with different disabilities including, Downs Syndrome, Autism and Cerebral Palsy….

Cleaning Up My Act ~ Take Out Menu Twist

I am getting to the age where I love staying in as much, if not more, than going out.  One of our favorite Date Nights is to order in take out, curl up on the couch, and watch our favorite TV shows.  This USED to be a money saver as well.  I don’t know about…

All The Northwoods Feels

While I have been coming to the Northwoods for only the last 7 years or so, the bulk of my visits are in the warm weather months from Memorial Day to Thanksgiving. Two years ago I started to try to make it a tradition to come up in January after the New Year and experience…

Cleaning Up My Act ~ Beverage Edition

New Year, New Me?  Not quite. Let’s face it, most of us set unattainable goals every New Year and the drive to accomplish them fizzles out soon after The New Year rolls around. I have never been the kind of person who does well being told I CAN’T have something, especially when it comes to…