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Hide a Message in an Easter Egg Craft #BBFEggs

Easter is quickly approaching and I’ve been on the hunt for a cute way to tell our daughters how proud I am of them. I have been looking everywhere at Easter Egg Crafts and finally found something which I have changed up a bit to make it my own. I’ve combined the idea of dying […]

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Adopting the Paleo Diet – The Basics

I am so honoured that my dear friend Sober Julie asked me to contribute on her blog! Let me introduce myself and tell you why I am here !  My name is Lisa Post. I am 34 years old, a mother of two great kids (aged 14 and 8) and a wife of 15 years […]

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Meringue Cups – A lovely recipe to hold your dessert #BBFEggs

When I’m preparing ice cream or frozen yogurt, I’ve often wished that I have some prettier vessels to serve them in. As a Burnbrae Farms Ambassador, I’m often on their site looking through the Recipe Nest for inspiration. The Frozen Angle Pie from Burnbrae Farms sparked the thought of making Meringue Cups to hold our […]

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Roasted Tomato Soup Recipe

When I was a girl, coming home from school during the Winter was a COLD walk. We ran into the house as quick as we could and immediately headed for the kitchen to scavenge for food. Call us ritualistic but each afternoon we’d be found there messing up my Mum’s cupboards and counters while on […]

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DIY Duck Tape® Tulip Pen #TheDuckAtWalmart

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Each year as Easter approaches, I go on the hunt for some crafts which my girls can make to give to their teachers as gifts. Not everyone celebrated Easter but we all love some FUN crafts to share […]

Sobriety & Addiction

A Man’s Oxycontin Addiction – A Reader’s Story

Sober doesn’t Suck! is a safe place for people to share their stories of being an alcoholic, addict, their addiction and recovery openly and honestly. There is no requirement of sobriety for posting, if you’re concerned … [Read More...]

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30 Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes – Because I’m 4 Years SOBER!

Today is the day when I celebrate being 4 years SOBER! This journey has been HARD, every day I must acknowledge my desire to drink and defeat it. I've shared with you all so much of my journey; stories about recovery, my … [Read More...]

I Experienced Joy This Morning & This Alcoholic Wanted to Drink

This morning I woke out of a deep sleep to feel the bed beside me being depressed and warm little arms enveloping me. In a not so whispery voice my 10 year old said "Mama, it's a new day and I just love you." She scooted in … [Read More...]

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4 years Sober & Turning 41 – It’s my Birthday Week! #SoberBday

February is a BIG month for me personally, this week I'll turn 41 and celebrate being 4 years sober! I was born on February 9th and I adore Birthday celebrations so it's been the month to wait for since I was a little … [Read More...]

This Alcoholic and Drug Addict Is Telling It Like It Is – Jeff’s Story

My name is Jeff Bertolet and I'm an alcoholic and a drug addict in recovery for the past 5 1/2 years. Sometimes I have to pinch myself to make sure I'm not dreaming, to make sure this is really me and actually my life. You … [Read More...]

Food & Drink Recipes

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Adopting the Paleo Diet – The Basics

I am so honoured that my dear friend Sober Julie asked me to contribute on her blog! Let me introduce myself and tell you why I am here !  My name is Lisa Post. I am 34 years old, a mother of two great kids (aged 14 and 8) … [Read More...]

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Meringue Cups – A lovely recipe to hold your dessert #BBFEggs

When I'm preparing ice cream or frozen yogurt, I've often wished that I have some prettier vessels to serve them in. As a Burnbrae Farms Ambassador, I'm often on their site looking through the Recipe Nest for inspiration. The … [Read More...]

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Roasted Tomato Soup Recipe

When I was a girl, coming home from school during the Winter was a COLD walk. We ran into the house as quick as we could and immediately headed for the kitchen to scavenge for food. Call us ritualistic but each afternoon we'd … [Read More...]

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Cooking With Chef Lynn Crawford & KitchenAid Canada #KitchenAidCulinary

It's Monday, the kids are at school, the house is clean and I'm reflecting a bit on my FANTASTIC day on Saturday. Saturday is one of those days that will go down in my personal history as a favourite memory. It all began a … [Read More...]

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Cheese and Spinach Manicotti Recipe #GayLeaFoods #MadeFrom

Family time is so important to me, and some weeks it feels like we don’t get enough of it. I know that rings true with most families this day and age, so how do you maximize your family time? What is most important to our … [Read More...]

Body

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Getting Fit N Healthy in 2014 – It’s Not Just About Losing Weight #FitNHealthy

Last week I set a goal for myself, one that is simple really. I vowed to lead a healthy lifestyle; this may sound like the usual resolution and your'e right if you're rolling your eyes saying "Julie you know you've tried this … [Read More...]

Using My Recovery Tools to Get Fit

With the busy Christmas season and home renovations something has been nagging at my consistently. Pain. Pain is with me constantly since my car accident over 3 years ago, pain which I'm sure is exasperated by being … [Read More...]

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Perfectionism Is All About Ego – Drop the Facade

Have you ever found yourself in a conversation or posting on Facebook, dumbing down your actual life circumstances? There have been times in my life when I've been utterly overwhelmed by my current situation and yet found … [Read More...]

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Simple Summer Quiche Recipe

A crowd favourite during summer gatherings around here has always been Quiche. There are millions variations on the standard Quiche recipe but today I'm sharing with you my simple answer which can be whipped up in … [Read More...]

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Chicken Farmers Partners with Swimming Canada! WIN $100 Gift Card!

As the Health Ambassador for Chicken Farmers of Canada, I am super excited to tell you all that Swimming Canada has  announced that Chicken Canada has officially been named the “the official protein of swimming in … [Read More...]

Faith

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30 Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes – Because I’m 4 Years SOBER!

Today is the day when I celebrate being 4 years SOBER! This journey has been HARD, every day I must acknowledge my desire to drink and defeat it. I’ve shared with you all so much of my journey; stories about recovery, my family and my faith….all of which have kept me accountable and your comments […]

I Experienced Joy This Morning & This Alcoholic Wanted to Drink

This morning I woke out of a deep sleep to feel the bed beside me being depressed and warm little arms enveloping me. In a not so whispery voice my 10 year old said “Mama, it’s a new day and I just love you.” She scooted in closer as I raised my arm to pull […]

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4 years Sober & Turning 41 – It’s my Birthday Week! #SoberBday

February is a BIG month for me personally, this week I’ll turn 41 and celebrate being 4 years sober! I was born on February 9th and I adore Birthday celebrations so it’s been the month to wait for since I was a little girl. Little Julie was known to have a Birthday countdown going from […]

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God’s Miracle of the Week – What happened when a sober guy came clean

Lately I’ve been saving my deep thoughts from you all. It’s nothing personal, frankly I feel like I’ve been in a bit of a cocoon with my faith and sobriety and am just in here learning and waiting to share when I can wrap my head around the amazing things God does every day. Sometimes […]

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Are You The Believer that Jesus Wants You To Be?

This is our first week at our trailer in cottage country and something always slams into my heart when I arrive here. I’m not certain if it’s because life slows down or because of the gorgeous scenery but I feel God’s presence in my life much more clearly here. This is one of the places […]

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