Like the rest of the world, I am addicted to Pinterest. Although I don't pin too much, I do enjoy looking through it on a daily basis and if something really sparks me, I'll go ahead and pin it.
I have a board on Pinterest titled "Yummy". I have basically only used this board to pin desserts because, well, that's the kind of food I like. Every once in a while I will pin a different type of food or recipe, but mostly just desserts. With my interest in becoming a better cook, trying new recipes, etc. in 2013, I might have to start another board with real food (not just desserts).
One thing I have really missed since becoming pregnant is an occasional alcoholic drink. I miss a glass of wine to unwind the day. I miss my margaritas with tacos. I missed not being able to celebrate New Year's with a tasty treat. However, I have found some interesting alternatives that while they may not be direct substitutes, they have certain been an good non-alcoholic interpretation. I found one on Pinterest (see below) that Dave and I made for New Year's dinner with the family.
Here's how we made it:
Mostly ginger ale (we wish we had bought the diet stuff)
A scoop of frozen limeade
A dash of grenadine
Overall, it was pretty good. I wish we had mixed it a little more because as you got to the bottom the limeade was so strong it would pucker your face. Most of the family drank it and enjoyed it, so I guess it was a hit. I will definitely make it again before the end of this pregnancy.