With winter well underway, many of you have probably already broken out the hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is a staple of winter in our house and for good reason. You can add a little warmth to your day in one simple drink. Unfortunately, regular old hot chocolate can get boring. So why not add a little spice and pizzazz? Here are my top 10 favorite ways to add some life to a boring cup of hot chocolate. Peppermint The holidays may be over, but that doesn't mean peppermint has to go out of ... Continue Reading
Add some flavor to your hot chocolate for a new twist on this heart-warming drink!
Indulge yourself this Mother’s Day with coffee and beauty mask recipes.
Mother’s Day is a day to relax and relish in the fact that you a super woman among women. Raising a family is hard work, so here are a few easy recipes to indulge and give yourself a treat this Mother’s Day. An Indulgent Early Morning Pick-Me-Up If you are like most moms, you sometimes require a little early morning pick-me-up. I have spent a small fortune on Frappucinos and Double Shot coffees in the past and feel guilty every time I shell over that hard-earned cash. Lucky for me I ... Continue Reading
Try these yummy alternatives to traditional ingredients for a healthier holiday.
The holiday season is a busy time and sometimes we moms do things because that's what we've always done. However, incorporating healthy holiday habits can be easy and better for your family. Some easy examples of healthier holiday habits are : Toss the Tub The whipped cream in the tub seems to be a holiday staple, it always was with us. It never occurred to me to make my own, or that I could. On my quest for healthier living and eating, I (and many others) have discovered that you can make ... Continue Reading
Ways to teach your kids to give during the holiday season.
The holiday season is by far my favorite time of the year. It's not just the excitement of taking a bite into holiday meals, decorating the perfect tree, or sipping that first cup of hot chocolate with extra marshmallows that bring me pure joy; It's finding new ways to teach my kids how to give. Here are some creative and inexpensive ways your kids (and you too) can give this holiday season: The giving jar. Have your kids throw any loose change they find into a jar throughout the year. ... Continue Reading