Real Remedies - How to come out of Christmas healthier

If you’ve decided not to indulge in alcohol excess this Christmas, you’re probably looking for other things to treat yourself with instead. We’re all human, and treating our bodies with kindness sometimes comes second to an evening in with a large bar of Dairy Milk. But if you’re changing your drinking habits this festive season,…

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DRY - non-alcoholic cocktail recipe book

Amazon says: This book is full of the very best cocktails – the most delicious flavours, the most distinctive combinations and the most adventurous recipes. And they are all made with non-alcoholic ingredients, from exciting new mixers to rich, fragrant syrups and spirits. Most can be created with ingredients found in your kitchen or garden,…

DRY – Non-alcoholic cocktails, cordials and clever concoctions
Clare Liardet
DRY book of cocktails

DRY: a recipe book We love a good alcohol-free concoction, and there is a brand new, beautiful book out that will tickle your tastebuds with its awesome recipes. Usable as a treat just for you, or even as a way to show off your cocktail-making abilities to guests, family members, pets – anyone who’s watching,…

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Kim's first sober birthday

Our old friend Kim is back with another report of her sober journey, and she just had a birthday – her first sober one for a while. Read on to hear how it went! First sober birthday It’s my birthday on Sunday and I’ve been feeling really pissed off about the whole thing. Pissed off…

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First up in a brand new series of articles on ‘What I Drink Instead’ is a list of blogger and Club Soda member Rae Ritchie’s alcohol-free favourites. Try them and see if you agree! From Dry January to sobriety As I’ve mentioned in other posts, I thought that throughout January, I’d draw on my experience of two…

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Mocktail Manual

What Amazon says: In The Mocktail Manual, Fern Green shares over 90 of the world’s tastiest alcohol-free drinks, including smoothies, punches, juices, mocktails, energizers and more. So whether you re trying to detox, lose weight, fancy a hot drink to dispel the winter blues, or find yourself the designated driver for the night, there s…

The Mocktail Manual
Fern Green
alcohol-free christmas drinks

Christmas is a time when we want to treat ourselves. However, for those of us moderating or cutting out the booze, alcohol is not a treat. So what should we be filling our glasses with instead? Here is a list of some of our favourite extra special drinks, to help give your Christmas a bit…

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Helen McGinn's Teetotal Tipples

Helen McGinn’s Teetotal Tipples, for January and Beyond Ever decided to go booze-free only to find the alternatives a little, well . . . boring? If you’re embarking on a dry spell, this book is just the tonic (so to speak). Drinks expert Helen McGinn shows you how to make the most of your time…

Helen McGinn’s Teetotal Tipples
Helen McGinn
Planning sober night

Planning sober nights out Planning a sober night out, it can be hard right? We set off with certain intentions, and it all sort of backfires. Either we end up drinking when we initially wanted not to, or we spend the evening bargaining with ourselves on how much to drink, just to drink more than we…

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Halloween mocktail ideas

Halloween Mocktails Ready for some of the grimest halloween mocktails? Cassie has rounded up some of the funnest, and creepiest sounding, drinks to have a sober halloween. Enjoy! Bloody Fruit Punch Mr Firzpatrick’s sell a cordial which is fascinatingly named ‘Blood Tonic’. I think that’s because it’s supposed to be good for your blood? But the…

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