Saturday, December 24, 2011

And Glad Tidings to you


One of my favorite things about Christmas are the sweet moments shared with family. After all, as wonderful as the presents are, what stands out are the cherished memories with my family and friends. A few nights ago, I changed plans (from homework) to spending time with my dad and brother. Sometimes a change of plans is a good thing. A very very good thing. We shared a meal, told stories, and slowly sipped hot cocoa by the twinkling lights of the tree. You can't get much more Christmas-y than that now, can you? (Much better than homework too, don't you think?!) I recently discovered the joy of making my own hot cocoa. It is delicious. See for yourself  :-)

Perfect Hot Cocoa
4 c. Milk
1/2 c. cocoa powder (the real stuff!)2 Tbs vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbs. chocolate syrup (opt.)
1 c. sugar
Makes 4 servings
Bring all ingredients to a boil. Simmer for several minutes.          

Enjoy!

What says "holidays" for you?

"This week in photos" coming again on Monday (Instead of Sunday) so you can enjoy Christmas!
 Be getting your posts with photos ready to link up!

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Merry Christmas Eve! 

We are taking ourselves sledding! {With plenty of hot cocoa, of course!}
 What are you doing?  

1 comment:

  1. I've never made *real* hot cocoa before -- thank you for the recipe! I hope your Christmas was lovely :)

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