Courtney Hall


Daughter of Appalachia, Wife and Mother. Author/Owner of the blog The Bourbon Soaked Mom, collector of vinyls, vintage sundresses, guzzler of whiskey and writer of things people think but never say.

7 Reasons Why You Should Recognize And Appreciate The Free Spirit

By Courtney Hall
A free spirit is defined as "one who is not restrained, as by convention or obligation; a nonconformist." I’ve always considered myself a free spirit and gravitated toward fellow bohemians. There’s just something magnetic about this eclectic and…

7 Ways Millennials Are Reinventing What It Means To Be A Mom

By Courtney Hall
Millennial moms know how to get sh*t done in all aspects of womanhood, motherhood and life. All of those facets may go hand in hand, but our generation is defining a new era and paving the way for our future daughters to follow in our progressive…

Turn Down For Life: 10 Epiphanies Of A Former Wild Child

By Courtney Hall
I can't recall a time in my life when I would have been labeled as "well-behaved." Even as a kid, I just loved to get myself into unnecessary trouble. Let me elaborate: From the ages of 14 to 21, I was truly every mother's worst nightmare. I can…

Bluegrass Birthright: Why I Bleed Blue For Kentucky Basketball

By Courtney Hall
The social contract we all share has a little piece that requires us to keep up with some portion of knowledge for the purpose of small talk. Very rarely do I have the time or ability to plan a full week of activities, but most of the time, I know…

What Happens When You Become The 'Friend With Kids'

By Courtney Hall
If there is anything in the world that can change the hierarchy of friendships in a person's life, it's having children. Especially when you are a struggling 20-something, who is the only one in your tight knit circle of friends who wears the title…

Mother Knows Best: 5 Times I Wish I Listened To My Mom

By Courtney Hall
The older I get, the more I realize my mom really knows her sh*t. Not just my mom, basically all mothers have this weird, collective intuition that lets them know when their kids are bound to f*ck up. Mothers also posses this amazing superpower that…

Old Soul, Good Taste: 5 Reasons To Fall For A Bourbon Drinker

By Courtney Hall
Bourbon drinkers are a defined, eccentric and passionate group of people. We are the dreamers, the believers and the free thinkers. We are also the traditionalists, the trailblazers and the bold. A person who loves to drink bourbon is unique and has…