You would think that with summer ending and almost a month ahead before we start getting into the holiday season, early fall would mean a chance to kick back and relax, right? HA! I don't know about you guys, but for me things have been totally crazy around here lately. I always seem to be on the go, and usually feel like I'm about a week behind on just about everything.
You're going to have to mentally pencil in the storm clouds, since this photo just makes the sky look glowy.
Today, after a super long and stressful morning I was in serious need of an afternoon break. It was the perfect time to try out the special edition mike's hard pink lemonade that I'd been asked to tell you guys about, and let me tell you... random middle of the day break to sip a drink and watch a thunderstorm roll in? Pretty much the best way to de-stress after a crazy morning of working at home! It was light and crisp and sweet without being too sweet, and just the right amount of alcoholyness (totally a word) to let me relax and de-stress a bit before diving back into work. It's so easy to get caught up in the "OMG, I need to accomplish all of these things!" frenzy that I often forget that actually stopping and taking a little break to take care of myself actually makes me way more productive in the long run!
Especially cool is that October is breast cancer awareness month, and this limited edition version is doing its part to raise awareness and fund research - they've donated over $1 million to breast cancer research so far! Gotta love a drink that gives back! (I also learned that it's made with real lemons, so... this counts as a serving of fruit, right? ...right?) The limited edition hard pink lemonade is only available around this time each year, so now's the time to grab a 6-pack unless you want to be stuck waiting until next fall!
Have any of you tried these yet? Any other tips for refreshing breaks from the daily craziness?