Archive for October, 2013

Cozy Mugs & Warm Brownies

cozymugNothing says fall better than a warm and delicious mug of hot chocolate, cappuccino, or cider. And what can make it even better? A lovely hand warmer mug that was made for sipping steaming drinks as the mercury drops, of course! The Cozy Mugs collection has a number of rustic styles and colors that are sure to please! Go for your favorite drink or try this great treat:

Hot Mug Chocolate Brownie


  • 6 Tbsp Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 4 Tbsp Flour
  • 3 Tbsp Water
  • 2 Tbsp Melted Butter

First, combine the flour and hot cocoa mix, then stir in the water, butter, and vanilla. Microwave for one to two minutes and you’ve got a delicious and warm treat for a cold day!

Sounds simple? It is, and you can jazz it up any way you like!

  • Add mini marshmallows or whipped cream
  • Top with ice cream and caramel sauce
  • Go healthy by adding sliced bananas, chopped nuts, hazelnut spread, or peanut butter
  • Make it fun for the whole family with sprinkles

These Cozy Mugs are a perfect way to celebrate fall and when you get one for everyone in your family, you can make great mug brownies that are quick, easy, and so much fun to make together!


Bring Disney Magic Home

disney decorMillions of people visit a Disney park each year. Did your family celebrate the magic this summer? It would be hard to find anyone who has not been to Disney World who was not completely mystified by the experience. Want to find ways to keep the Disney spirit alive all year? Here are some ideas:

  • Make a scrapbook with your favorite photos so that you can capture the feeling anytime
  • Use a favorite family Disney photo as your holiday card
  • Incorporate Disney themed holiday decorations, such as the Harvest Mickey Mouse from Jim Shore Disney Traditions for fall or Halloween, or the water globe collections for Christmas
  • You can also find a Jim Shore Disney Traditions Tinker Bell collectible for your young fairy’s birthday
  • Check out websites that have Disney-related recipes or recreate a favorite meal from a past trip for a fun family evening
  • Buy a Disney themed game for game night—there are many to be found that are perfect for adults and kids of all ages
  • Plan your next trip and create a decorative countdown calendar

Holidays are magical. Disney is magical. Bring a bit of that wonder and whimsy into your home with lovely Disney holiday décor items that are sure to be treasured by the whole family.