The Grammar Belle

Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time

Category Archives: Adult Beverages

Creature Comforts

Hey, y’all! How’s everybody doing? I hope you’re staying, dry, cool, and storm damage-free. This is the craziest time of year here in Tornado Alley. Stay safe out there, y’all. … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

“Pealing” Back the Layers

Hey, y’all! In an effort to share more of myself with my dear readers this year, I’ll start by telling you about one of my struggles. Before I became a … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Have a drink on me!

Hey, y’all! Hope you’re having a fantastic first week of October. One of my brilliant coworkers at my day job had an amazing idea: Why not hold a bracket-style Jell-O … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 7 Comments

Emergency Preparedness

Hey there to my Yankee and Canadian friends! Many of you are about to get socked in by feet (FEET!) of snow. I want y’all to know that the rest … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

What’s the problem with the “f” word? (I can’t do italics in the title. Grrr.)

Hey, y’all. No, not THAT f word. Although, if you came here solely for that reason, stick around. You and I could be friends. Today, I need to talk to … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Dairy Section + Whiskey + Sugar = Nog Time!

Hey, y’all. Since it’s that special time of year—the time when high fat, high sugar, and high alcohol content are positive attributes—I’ve decided to share one of my very favorite … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 14 Comments

Sometimes “less” is more (appropriate). But not always.

Hey, y’all! Did ya know that “more” is not always partnered with “less”? It’s true. Sometimes “more” hangs out with “fewer.” Wanna know when to use which? Fewer: things you … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 13 Comments

The Wrestling Canadian

This refreshingly simple drink was developed—well into an evening of enjoying our alcohol—by my newest Canadian friend, Dan, at a recent (fantastic) party at the Mortroski Midcentury. Thanks to three … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Something to Sip On

“Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation . . .” –Peter De Vries, … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 7 Comments
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