Hot Chocolate, Reinvented

Hello, there. As the fog of January begins to seep in to the cracks and fissures of Seattle, I find myself yearning for cozy drinks. Now, you may ask, what deems a drink cozy? Well, dear reader, think about when you feel cozy. For me, it’s when I’m on the couch, in a warm sweater and some socks, with the fire going. What sort of drink would you like to have in a cozy situation? That is what makes a drink “cozy”! An all-time favorite cozy drink is hot chocolate. Today, I’m going to show you a few ways to switch up your hot chocolate. Continue reading

Keeping the Holiday Humbug at Bay

Hello, there. During the holiday season, it can be quite difficult to be away from home. For the first time in my life, I am spending much of my holiday season (not the actual holidays, thank goodness!) away from friends, family, and the daily sights I associate with holiday times. I think that if I struggle with this problem, many others probably struggle with it, too. And if you don’t, dear reader, then count your blessings. Perhaps this post will remind you to be thankful for what you have. And for those that will be away from home this season, I hope the tidbits I share will help you get through (and enjoy) the holidays. Continue reading