Food

MANGO BANANA SMOOTHIE

January 5, 2017

Happy Thirsty Thursday! Today I’m sharing an easy mango banana smoothie recipe that Liam loves! This smoothie is definitely toddler approved!

✿ Ingredients:
11/2 cups orange juice
1 cup chopped frozen mangoes
2 ripened bananas
1 cup ice
1 teaspoon honey
Blend and enjoy!

This is the blender I use:
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DIY

DIY Hot Cocoa Mug Gift!

December 23, 2016

Hey friends! Need a last minute, sweet DIY gift for Christmas?

In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to make DIY Hot Cocoa Mugs using Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Sweater Chocolates.  This is a really simple and thoughtful project to give to family, friends, and coworkers!

Thanks so much to The Hershey Company for sponsoring and collaborating with me on this post! #ad

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So let’s go over the supplies you’ll need for this DIY.

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-Jars with lids

-Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Sweater Chocolates

-Marshmallows

-Candy canes

-Holiday mugs

-Recipe stamp

-Blank index cards

-Ink pad

-Holiday ribbon

-Gift baskets

-Holiday crinkle paper

-Cellophane

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Fill mugs with Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Sweater Chocolates

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2. Wrap the mugs with cellophane and tie off with holiday ribbon

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3. Stamp index cards with Recipe stamp and fill out 

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Ingredients:

-Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Sweater Chocolates, exclusively sold at Walmart

-Marshmallows

-Candy canes

-Milk (not included)

Directions: In a saucepan, heat up milk on medium heat with Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Sweater Chocolates until melted.  Pour hot chocolate in your favorite mug.  Add marshmallows, candy canes to the hot chocolate and enjoy!

4. Fill holiday gift baskets with crinkle paper

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5. Add mug, jar, candy canes, and recipe card to basket and wrap with more cellophane

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Don’t forget to add the “Made just for you” sticker!

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 I hope you enjoyed this DIY Hot Cocoa Mug tutorial!

Enter the Share Your MERRY KISSMAS Sweepstakes using #KissmasSweepstakes for a chance to win a special holiday gift box containing the four festive Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Chocolates along with other festive prizes.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Open only to legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 US/DC, 18+. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 PM ET on 12/1/16 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 12/25/16.  Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible Entries received at the time of drawing.  Click here for full Official Rules, including prize descriptions and complete details. Sponsor: The Hershey Company.

Thanks so much again to The Hershey Company for sponsoring and collaborating with me on this post! #ad

DIY

DIY Christmas Ornaments

December 21, 2016

Hey friends! Looking for cute, inexpensive, and sweet DIY gift ideas for Christmas?  Look no further!

In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to make these DIY Christmas Ornaments using Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Tree Chocolates.  Not only is this a fun crafting project during the holidays but they are also cute to hang on your own tree!

Thanks so much to The Hershey Company for sponsoring and collaborating with me on this post! #ad

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So let’s go over the supplies you’ll need for this DIY.

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-Clear, DIY Ornament shells

-Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Tree Chocolates, exclusively sold at Kroger

-Felt pieces (black, red, gold, etc).

-Black buttons

-Holiday ribbon

-Holiday stickers

-Holiday gift bags and red/green tissue paper

-Hot glue gun (Note: exercise caution when using hot glue guns.  Do not leave hot glue gun unattended or let a child use one unless they are under adult supervision. Completed craft is for decorative purposes only, please do not eat candy included in the craft).

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Fill the Ornament shells with Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Tree Chocolates

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2. Cut strips of felt for Santa’s belt and use hot glue gun to secure to ornament

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3. Add button on Santa’s buckle using hot glue gun

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Voilà!

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Now let’s make an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” Ornament 😀

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Don’t forget to add those Holiday Stickers!

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Look at how adorable they are!

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4. Finally, you can put your DIY Ornaments into the gift bags with tissue paper!

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 I hope you enjoyed this sweet and easy DIY Christmas Ornament tutorial!

Enter the Share Your MERRY KISSMAS Sweepstakes using #KissmasSweepstakes for a chance to win a special holiday gift box containing the four festive Hershey’s Kisses Kissmas Chocolates along with other festive prizes.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Open only to legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 US/DC, 18+. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 PM ET on 12/1/16 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 12/25/16.  Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible Entries received at the time of drawing.  Click here for full Official Rules, including prize descriptions and complete details. Sponsor: The Hershey Company.

Thanks so much again to The Hershey Company for sponsoring and collaborating with me on this post! #ad

Food

KNOTTS BERRY FARM STRAWBERRY SHORTBREAD COOKIES

December 13, 2016

Happy Tasty Tuesday!  Today I’m going to show you how to make these amazing copycat Knotts Berry Farm Shortbread cookies!  I’ve always wondered how to make these shortbread cookies and they are so easy! This is a perfect last minute Christmas gift as well! Enjoy!

✿ Ingredients:
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup strawberry jam
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract (separate)
1 tsp milk

Bake at 350F for 14 minutes.