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Triple Hot Chocolate with Homemade Whipped Cream

When I was a kid, I remember the spark in the air the night before a snowfall. We would be jumping out of our skin, listening to the radio and hoping for a snow day, with enough of the white stuff that my dad would have to create tall mounds of it as he plowed […]

Ginger Tea with Lemon and Honey

Homemade ginger tea is about the easiest thing in the world to make, and it is pretty perfect for dealing with an annoying stuffy nose. My fiance, Jeffrey, was a bit stuffed up over Christmas, but he thought it was just allergies. Think again! Turns out he a he had a tiny cold, which he […]

Iced Coffee with Chocolate Ice Cubes #Choctoberfest

Y’all… I have a new obsession: Caveman Coffee! This year, Caveman signed up to be a Silver Sponsor for #Choctoberfest. Thank goodness they did, because I had never heard of them before, and I was missing out! I received their White Gold coffee, which has a light, nutty flavor and a creamy texture. I’m usually […]

Skinny Mocha Frappuccino #Choctoberfest

My boyfriend and I are trying to give up Starbucks. I used to be the girl who would laugh at the people who stood in line every morning for their morning crack. Then, suddenly, I became one of them. I started spending more and more time in cafes, just to get out of the house […]

Orange Mango Banana Spinach Smoothies

I’ve been resisting the green smoothie trend for a long time. But no more! This month, for Secret Recipe Club, I was given Fit Mama Real Food, and reveal day happens to be today, on the last day of #HotSummerEats. What is summer without a refreshing smoothie? Heather’s refreshing Green Orange Mango Banana Smoothie recipe […]

Watermelon Slush Recipe (Because I’m Not Ready to Say Goodbye to Summer Yet!)

Oh my goodness, wasn’t it just the fourth of July??? Seriously, I think it blinked and became October. And while I’m enjoying all the pumpkin-flavored recipes hitting Pinterest yet again, I am having a hard time letting go of summer. I live in Virginia, so it’s definitely time to put the shorts and flip flops […]