14 Winter Cocktails to Keep You Warm

It’s freezing outside, there’s snow on the ground, and we all want to keep warm and have a little fun! We’ve already been to one holiday party this season and have a few more to go, plus three birthdays this month! So I partnered with Foodie to bring you these recipes for 14 DELICIOUS Winter Cocktails!

Check out 14 Winter Cocktails to Keep You Warm

by Emily Dickey at Foodie.com

Check out my Winter Cocktails to Keep You Warm collection over at foodie.com.

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Holiday Scents to Improve Your Mood

It’s no secret that certain smells can be attached to specific memories. You might remember your mom’s perfume or ex-boyfriend’s cologne, the smell of the ocean to remind you of family vacations, or the scent of pine from camping trips with friends. Certain smells can do more than just evoke memories—they can also help you sleep or wake you up, stimulate the mind and boost productivity, or lift the spirits and and improve your mood!

With winter upon us, many of us get cold weather, less hours of sunlight, and the seasonal blues. So

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Building Immune Support this Winter

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Zarbee’s Naturals. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

If the cold isn’t bad enough, winter also brings colds and illness to this house! The past TWO Christmases both kids have been sick and Ryan’s birthday is two days after Christmas and he hasn’t felt too hot during that either—it’s heartbreaking. I am so determined to keep the family healthy this year! I want to enjoy the festive family time, birthdays, and our vacation to CO

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Indoor fun for kids: with Lalaloopsy

Ohhhh, winter, how I despise you. I hate the cold and all the snow, the lack of sunshine, and being stuck inside. I have two toddlers and if I don’t keep them busy, we all lose our sanity 😉 Some days are already getting a bit chilly this fall and in preparation for the even colder days to come, I came up with a list of indoor fun for kids!

1. Pick a theme! You can make a whole day (or afternoon) of fun If your kid is into pirates, go on a

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do you hate winter?

I hate winter. When I’m in the middle of it, I hate winter. It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s BLAH. I don’t get out of the house often enough, I miss the fresh air and sunshine, and I hate the freezing temps. When it’s winter, I’d pack up and move south in a second.


But when it’s not winter? I love it. I can’t wait for the holiday season to kick it off. I love my jeans and getting cozy in a hoodie or sweater. I love leggings and boots. I love nights in

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Ryan loves Thomas, Mommy loves Cookie’s Kids

Who doesn’t love Thomas?! Ya know… Thomas the Tank Engine. First, it started with a love for “choo-choos.” At our new house, there are tracks nearby and once in awhile we hear the trains blow their whistles as they pass through… Ryan’s eyes get all big and he yells “CHOO CHOO!”

Then, he learned the choo-choo had a name. And that the choo-choo had his own show on TV. We get up in the morning and Ryan yells, “THOMAS!”

I’ve never been a fan of licensed characters and buying that stuff for Ryan. But

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Getting ready for winter! #engineluv #CBias

**Are you ready for a guest post from my husband?! Don’t get me wrong, I love cars. And engines. But when it comes to taking care of them and doing maintenance at home? I don’t have a clue. So Steve is taking over on this one… show him some bloggy love!**

Engines are a critical part of our lives and most people use some type of engine every day. Whether it’s a car, lawnmower, snowmobile or other type of engine we’re very fortunate to have these machines doing some seriously hard work for us.

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