5 Ways to Spice Up Hot Chocolate

I love to drink hot chocolate on a cold day. Whether I just spent a few hours shoveling snow, or coming in from sledding, I know that hot chocolate is just what I need to warm up! Even though I absolutely adore regular hot chocolate (either milk chocolate or dark chocolate, I’m not picky), sometimes I’m craving a little something extra. Here are some things I do from time to time to help make my cup of hot chocolate more interesting.
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How to Pair Wine With Chocolate

One thing I’ve discovered is that wine and chocolate are the perfect companions, but only if you do it right. When you bite into a piece of dark chocolate, but sip a wine that is a little too bitter for the chocolate both end up tasting bad! When the pairing is correct, though, it is pure heaven.
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Sweet and Savory Treats to Warm You Up

As winter drags on, I crave a little spice in my treats. Warming spices such as ginger, cinnamon, and even cayenne pepper compliment those sweet confections nicely. Whether I am drinking a cup of spiced hot chocolate or sharing a box of ginger infused chocolates with a friend, I know these treats will hit the spot!
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Sweet Gifts That Are Great for Any Occasion

If you’re anything like me, you agonize over giving the “perfect” gift. I freely admit I buy Christmas gifts in July when I see something I know someone on my list will love. But sometimes you need to get a gift for someone you don’t know all that well. And if you don’t know then how can you give them the “perfect” gift?
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