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This post is sponsored by Enchant Christmas. All opinions are my own.
I’m so excited that the holiday season is FINALLY here! You all remember when I shared with you about Enchant? This is the first year this fabulous display of lights will be in DFW. We are so lucky to have this experience right here so close to home. This is the U.S. debut of Enchant Christmas.
Here is a little sneak peek of what Enchant will be like:
Also, if you’ve never experienced Christkindl you must go. It’s the best German Christmas Market and the food…oh my!
Now is your chance to enter to win the opportunity to attend the BIGGEST (and brightest) holiday premiere in North Texas this season! This is an outdoor event, so dress warm!
When: Tuesday, November 21, 7-9PM
Where: Lot F at Globe Life Park in Arlington. (Complimentary parking)
Your world of Christmas wonder awaits at the U.S. debut and VIP premiere of Enchant Christmas Light Maze & Market. Surrounded by millions of dazzling lights and brilliantly lit sculptures, you and your family will be the first to navigate through the world’s largest light maze, visit Ole Saint Nick in his one-of-a-kind golden palace, glide around the ice-skating pond, waltz through The Enchant Christmas Market (including Texas Christkindl Market Lane), and toast our opening of with hot cocoa and holiday treats. You’ll find enchantment around every corner!
PRIZE WINNER WILL RECIEVE:
- Winner will win a Family 4-pack – no extra tickets are for purchase.
- Winner must be able to attend the event on Nov. 21. (No exceptions.)
ENTER TO WIN!!!
I’m giving away 20 tickets to the advance screening of A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS, starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Jay Hernandez and Susan Sarandon.
The 20 passes are first come first served.
Monday, October 30
Harkins Southlake Town Center 14
HOW TO GET TICKETS:
Post a pic! I would love to see what your favorite favorite drink is! lol!
Use hashtag #BadMomsXmas
Also, check out this fun SNAPCHAT filter and be a “Bad Mom” yourself 😉
The product, information, and gift card have been provided by In The Raw® so that I could try the product and share my thoughts and information about Agave In The Raw®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not reflect the opinions of In The Raw®.
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks around here….why do I find myself constantly saying that? Probably because life itself is kinda crazy right? Actually, life would be boring if it weren’t for a little crazy thrown in! There ya go I just justified everything to myself in a couple of sentences…
I live in Texas and everyone is getting ready to party because Cinco de Mayo is this Friday, May 5th! Cinco de Mayo is actually a celebration of the Mexican army’s victory over France at the 1862 Battle of Puebla…and…It’s also an excuse for everyone to eat tacos, drink sangria or margaritas, and have a huge bowl of guacamole. A good reason to celebrate right?
No party would be complete without some good beverages. The Raw® can liven up your fiesta with a ton of festive drinks including a traditional Mexican Horchata Cinnamon & Rick Milk Drink, an Iced Coconut Milk Strawberry Tea, or a Sparkling Rosé Sangria.
Agave In The Raw® is an organic sweetener pressed from the core of the Blue Agave plant, and its liquid form makes Agave In The Raw® a great way to sweeten beverages. Its liquid form makes Agave In The Raw® a great alternative to maple syrup and honey and is a delicious way to top pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, yogurt and more, and also blends easily to sweeten beverages. This organic sweetener is gluten-free and approximately 25% sweeter than sugar, so a little goes a long way!
- USDA Certified Organic
- #1 selling Agave SKU in retail grocery in the U.S.*
- Meets “Raw Food” standard
- 25% Sweeter than sugar
- Certified Vegan
- Available nationwide
So I am sure most of you have heard of the “Pink Drink” from Starbucks. This drink hit it big last summer and is a refreshing yummy beverage I want daily, so why not make it at home with Agave In The Raw®?
I always like to sweeten my strawberries and normally I would dump cups of sugar on them. Not this time, for this beverage I’m going to sweeten with Agave In The Raw®.
I drizzled Agave In The Raw® over my strawberries to sweeten them, then stir.
I put my strawberries in the refrigerator overnight to “marinate” and get sweet. After that the rest is a piece of cake! I’ll share the recipe below!
Starbucks PINK DRINK Recipe:
- Higgins & Burke Loose Leaf Tea, Lush Berry, 24 Count (brew one pod per drink)
- 1/2 cup white grape juice
- 1-2 cups unsweetened coconut milk – So Delicious Organic Culinary Coconut Milk Lite Dairy Free — 11 fl oz – 2 pc
- Fresh sliced strawberries
- Agave In The Raw®
Add two pods of the berry tea with 1/2 cup white grape juice. Fill your glasses with ice and add the desired amount of coconut milk. Top with strawberries. You can make your beverage however sweet or milky you would like. It’s delicious!
Another fun recipe is this fruity Sparkling Rosé Sangria – featuring a combination of blanco tequila, Agave In The Raw® and fresh fruit – is the perfect way to celebrate the sweet taste of Cinco de Mayo!
Sparkling Rosé Sangria with Agave In The Raw® Recipe:
Prep Time: 10 mins| MAKES 10 SERVINGS
- 1cup strawberries, hulled and halved
- 1cup raspberries
- 1cup blanco tequila
- 1/4cup Agave In The Raw®
- 1 (750 ml)bottle rosé wine
- 2cups sparkling water, chilled
Wash all fruit thoroughly. Cut grapefruit into quarters or eighths, and cut limes into quarters. Juice limes and grapefruit pieces into a pitcher, then add spent fruit into pitcher as well. Add strawberries and raspberries.
In a cocktail shaker full of ice, shake the blanco tequila and Agave In The Raw® for about 10 seconds, until combined and chilled. Add to pitcher.
Add rosé to pitcher and stir with a long wooden spoon. You may refrigerate for 1-2 hours to allow the flavors to blend, but it is not required. Top with sparkling water and stir again when ready to serve. Spoon a few pieces of the boozy fruit into each cup.
This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.
Christmas is over, yet the chill in the air lingers on. We actually had snow a few weeks ago here in Texas! I promise I will recap our Christmas on the blog soon…it is coming! I’ve just been busy with, well, life. We’ve had sick days and sinus days and everything that comes with the season. I have always had really dry lips, so I always try to use extra moisturizer in the winter.
My friends at ChapStick® are always there to help me during the winter season. The new ChapStick® Total Hydration line is amazing y’all! I had the opportunity to try out some of the different varieties and colors and I love it. At this rate I’ll have kissable lips by Valentine’s day 🙂
My favorite ChapStick® is the Merlot Moisture+Tint. It gave me the perfect amount of moisturizer and color all in one.
ChapStick® Total Hydration Moisture + Tint is the first-ever tinted lip balm from ChapStick®, the experts in lip care. This tinted moisturizer features a formula with 100% naturally sourced ingredients that deliver long-lasting moisture, plus a hint of color.
ChapStick® Total Hydration 100% Natural is an age defying formula with 100% naturally sourced ingredients like Argan Oil, Omegas 6 & 9 and Avocado Butters. Total Hydration 100% Natural is available in three flavors – Fresh Citrus, Soothing Vanilla and new Honey Blossom.
ChapStick® Total Hydration 3 in 1 is a Korean-inspired, 3-in-1 formula that provides triple action lip care in one lip balm. It moisturizes, renews and transforms lips to provide smoother, healthier looking lips. Total Hydration 3in1 is available in five flavors – Coconut Hydration, Soothing Oasis, Sweet Peach, Wild Acai Berry and new Cooling Peppermint.
ChapStick® Total Hydration with CoQ10 is an advanced moisture formula designed to instantly smooth and transform lips. It features a lightweight formula that provides long-lasting moisture, helping lips stay hydrated for a full eight hours, and reduces the appearance of fine lines. Total Hydration with CoQ10 is available in a Vanilla Cream flavor.
ChapStick® Total Hydration Conditioning Lip Scrub is the latest innovation. I absolutely love this lip scrub, it gently exfoliates and conditions leaving lips soft and smooth.
I’m so excited about these new ChapStick® products and would love one of you to win a ChapStick® Total Hydration Gift Set and a $25 Target gift card!
ENTER TO WIN!!!
This post is sponsored by Chef’d. All opinions are my own.
This season has been so busy y’all. I just finished up all my Christmas sessions for the year and praise the Lord I can finally relax. I’m a Wife & Mom, I blog, I also work part time for a wonderful Dentist, and I do photography on the weekends. My days are crazy busy and a lot of the time I’m just trying to hold everything together the best I can.
Chef’d invited me to try a couple of menu options from their website and to say I was a little excited was an understatement. I absolutely abhor the question “What is for dinner???” It’s something I constantly struggle with. I’m not the best cook, I like to cook on occasion…but overall I genuinely struggle with meal planning during the week.
Chef’d comes delivered right to your door step! Like a magical fairy that answers your prayers and delivers fresh food over night…SURPRISE! Chef’d is the first and only online meal kit marketplace with no membership or subscription fees; you order the recipes you want, when you want them, and all of the fresh, pre-portioned ingredients will arrive at your door within 48 hours.
All items are carefully packed and organized.
I made the Mediterranean Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Parmesan Zucchini. Your kit comes with a step by step instruction sheet for each recipe as well.
There is still some slicing, dicing, and baking to do, but everything is pre-measured and ready to go. Just like on those cooking shows I watch on TV.
Me and my little helper 🙂
Yummy…and FRESH! The zucchini and pasta were so good!
We really enjoyed our menu items from Chef’d and will definitely be trying some more dishes. You can customize meal plans and even shop based on dietary restrictions.
This is a great gift idea for the foodie in your life! Why not give the gift of a great meal with a Chef’d gift card?