Chocolate of the Day: Variations on Hot Chocolate

I love hot chocolate, whether it’s from a packet, homemade with cocoa powder, or purchased at a coffee shop. But I got to wondering, is there more to hot chocolate than powder and milk? After the jump, some easy ways to dress up your hot chocolate. Read More Chocolate of the Day: Variations on Hot Chocolate

We Try It: Peppermint Marshmallows

Recently I was walking through my local grocery story and on a wintery themed end cap I saw something marvelous. I blinked. Did a double take. Gasped. Squealed out loud. Because YES, my eyes did see correctly: Peppermint Marshmallows! Read More We Try It: Peppermint Marshmallows

This Open Thread is Filled with Hot Chocolate and Warm Jammies

It’s finally Friday night! (I start nearly every weekend OT with that line, and it never gets less satisfying.) I hope everyone has a fun/cozy/productive/lazy/awesome weekend ahead of them. While you’re not too busy doing other things, come hang out with us in the comments.  Read More This Open Thread is Filled with Hot Chocolate and Warm Jammies

We Try It: Senseo Single Cup Coffee Maker

Without coffee, I am a crusty bitch.   I limit myself to two cups a day, because it turns out I’m also a crusty bitch if I drink more than that.   Making a full, traditional pot of coffee is both wasteful and too much temptation for me.   When I came to terms with my limits in self-medicating with hot, delicious java, I realized it would be practical to buy a single cup machine. Read More We Try It: Senseo Single Cup Coffee Maker