Christmas Blessing (with Festive Beverage Recipes)

May you wake to the possibility of a miracle in your midst.

May the twinkle of lights reflect the sparkle of joy in your world on this Christmas morning.

May the unfolding of this day bring a sense of peace to your soul.

May you unwrap the gift of hope anew. 

(…and may there be a roaring fire and a cozy beverage as you savor the day)

Merry Christmas from Gwen & Sher!

Treat yourself today to a holiday chai latte, homemade hot chocolate or peppermint mocha!

Holiday Chai Latte

Steep 2 bags of chai tea (I like the Stash brand holiday chai) in 4oz of hot water for 2-3min.

Heat  8oz of milk (if you have a frother you could use it here!).

Discard tea bags and add milk to the tea.

Sweetened with 2T (or more) honey.

(Grandma Mim’s) Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Mix together

  • 5 ⅓ c. powdered milk
  • 2 c. instant chocolate (or cocoa powder)
  • ¾ c. powdered coffee creamer
  • ½ c. powdered sugar

Use 3 T per 1 c. hot water. 

Stir and serve with a candy cane for a peppermint twist!

(Homemade) Peppermint Mocha

Brew 8 oz of strong coffee (or some shots of espresso if you have a fancy coffee machine)

Heat 2 oz of milk and mix with brewed coffee. 

Add 2 T. homemade hot chocolate mix (or a shot of chocolate syrup if you have that on hand)

Add peppermint simple syrup* to desired sweetness

*Simple syrup is made by heating equal parts sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. You can flavor this by melting in a candy cane. It will keep in the fridge for a few weeks.


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