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Drink Recipes

Summer Drink: Strawberry Lemonade

With summer in full swing and barbecue weather upon us, my grill has been getting quite the workout. Even so, the ultimate barbecuing holiday is only a week away, and I can already smell the scent of burgers and corn… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Smoothie-making is a great way for kids to experiment with creating their own recipes. Adding ingredients and tasting as we go is the part my kids like the most. We almost always end up with a delicious smoothie! My 10-year-old… Continue Reading →

Easy Eggnog Ice Cream Floats

A few years ago I was spending time with my husband’s uncle and aunt.  My husband’s uncle loves eggnog, as do I.  He asked me if I’d ever had it mixed with soda.  (I hadn’t, but I was intrigued.)  He… Continue Reading →

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Banana Smoothie

I am on a smoothie kick! I love making smoothies because they are easy, delicious, and fun to make. This Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie is my latest smoothie creation and I am in love. It makes a great snack… Continue Reading →

Pineapple, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

Summer is here and it is hot, hot, hot! I wish I could lounge at the pool every day to cool off, but unfortunately I have work and other things to do:( Instead, I cool off by making smoothies. My… Continue Reading →

Agua Fresca for Cinco de Mayo

Looking for a refreshing drink to serve for Cinco de Mayo?  Look no further than Agua Fresca.  Agua Fresca means “fresh water” in Spanish and is made with fresh fruit, water and ice.  Sometimes a little sugar is added as… Continue Reading →

Mixing Up a Red Berry Smoothie

This smoothie works perfect as a Love Potion for Valentine’s day! As well as being a cheesy romantic comedy from the 90’s starring one of my favorite actresses, Love Potion #9 is also sure to make your own true love… Continue Reading →

French Hot Chocolate

This is the best hot chocolate you’ll ever make. You’ll toss out those little packets with the dehydrated marshmallows. You’ll forget about those cans of premium hot chocolate you can buy in bulk at Costco. You’ll make this and keep… Continue Reading →

Quick Tip for Labeling Drinking Cups

When we’re having a party and a lot of cups are floating around, it can be hard to remember who’s is who’s. If they aren’t labeled, kids tend to get a new one for each sip. Here’s an easy trick… Continue Reading →

Perfecting the Shirley Temple

My good friend Carina, over at The Jet Set, has been perfecting some of her delicious mocktail drink recipes. I love the classic Shirley Temple and she’s sharing her recipe that makes it perfection, especially for kids! Head on over… Continue Reading →

A Chinese New Year Feast Fit for a Tiger

Guest Post by Lisa of Petit Appetit Happy Chinese New Year!  2010 ushers in the Year of the Tiger (no, really), which also happens to be on February 14th this year.  Like Christmas the celebration is an entire season (so… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Dipped Candy Canes

WEEK OF TREATS – DAY 4 Hot Chocolate is the drink of choice at our house this season. We drink it plain, with marshmallows, with chocolate shavings, or topped with Peppermint Whipped Cream Magic. Seeing as I love chocolate and… Continue Reading →

Mint Lemonade

My brother Jeff recently visited the country of Jordan and was introduced to a lemon juice drink speckled with mint. It’s considered a sipping drink as it’s pretty strong and flavorful. He loved it so much that he came up… Continue Reading →

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