Hot Chocolate and Ice Cream Drink

602858_10151396917301425_253932011_nI never in my wildest dreams would have thought to make my favorite cup of hot chocolate and then top it off with a big ole scoop of delicious vanilla ice cream. Top that off with chocolate swirls and you have a messy treat that anyone would love. Serve with a spoon and on a plate with a napkin so it can be truly enjoyed!

Peppermint Marshmellow Sticks for Coffee or Hot Chocolate

486313_10151339066406425_1999099939_nWhat a great treat to have with a warm cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Warm candy can tip over heat and push into marshmallow. Warm marshmallow and sprinkle red and green sprinkles on. Refrigerate so your creations will remain perfect until you serve them.

Heres A Few Tips

If you are whipping fresh cream, make sure you chill bowls, beaters and cream before starting. Get them good and cold. It will give the best results.
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Slow cookers make great servers for hot cider and also hot chocolate. Keep them on warm for as long as you like, and there’s no need to reheat — it’s always the right temperature.
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Never, never, never serve roasted poultry right away. Always let it stand for 15 to 25 minutes after roasting to allow the juices to redistribute. You will have juicier meat, and the bird will be easier to carve.
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For wood floors, make sure you dust-mop regularly. Dirt can scratch up your floors. Use a mop with a head that can be popped into the washer, and do so regularly.
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Plastic grocery bags always come in handy. Store them in empty tissue boxes for the car or bathroom, or use an empty 12-pack soda box to store even more under your kitchen sink or in the garage.
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To keep small screws in place, like the ones in sunglasses or eyeglasses, dab the screw with clear nail polish. It gets into the cracks and keeps it in place, but you can unscrew it if you need to.
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Rub a little petroleum jelly over the shower-curtain rod to help metal curtain rings glide better.
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Before you wash a load of towels, dampen one and use it to wipe down the sides and top of your washer and dryer. Then just toss the towel in with the load.