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Happy National Chocolate Cookie Day!

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!
This is the Cookie Monster’s favorite day, gobbling up all the cookies letting the crumbs fall from his mouth as he devours them. Are you a cookie monster then this is your day too?
The official way to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day is any way you choose! Whether buy them from the grocery store or pop them in the oven yourself. But, one of my favorite ways is to bake a fresh batch in the oven letting the heavenly smell filter through the house, it can take you back to your childhood anticipating the ooey, gooey, chewy tasty treat? Today would be a great day to make special memories with your children or grandchildren by letting them bake cookies with you!

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Ideas for Chocolate Chip Cookie Day to make it memorable!
• Bake cookies with someone. Enjoy the day and the heavenly smell. Make a party out of it.
• Give the gift of COOKIE’S! Whether you bake or buy give someone a cookie, make up gift bags and hand out. No one will turn down a cookie!
• Gather your friends or that special someone and go Cookie hopping! Bakery’s love to give out free cookies of their product. But, check first to find participating stores.

Another way to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day, is to enjoy a hot cup of Choclevate with a chocolate chewy cookie. It’s packed with powerful Nootrophics that boosts energy, improves mental clarity, and aids in weight loss. Give me a shout out if you’d like more information! It’s amazing!

Eat a COOKIE,
Brenda

https://elevacity.com/Brenda2525

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Smart Coffee! Is it really Smart?

SMART COFFEE! Is it really smart?
Hi! I would like to introduce you to Smart Coffee. It is a great tasting rich Colombian roasted coffee that’s giving people incredible weight loss and energy! The Nootropics in smart coffee are all-natural amino acids that are mostly found in protein-rich foods but aren’t always easy to get from diet alone.
The ingredients in the coffee are combined to help control cravings and appetite without feeling run-down. And, the thermogenic components and appetite suppressants work to help burn fat. The Nootropics are powerful cognitive enhancers that help improve mental fog.
So, is this coffee smart? I think so since it works with your body to control cravings, curb your appetite, and give you amazing energy without the jitters.

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To answer a few questions, you may have:

There are different ways to fix the coffee.

• You can mix one scoop of the coffee with 8oz of hot water then drink it black or add your sweeteners and creams. A lot of people use a sugar substitute and flavored creamer.
• Mix one scoop of the coffee with your normal coffee stir and drink.
• Mix one scoop of coffee with your favorite hot chocolate. It tastes similar to a coffee latte.
• Mix as a smoothie. Add one scoop coffee to your favorite low-fat smoothie.
• Mix one scoop coffee with milk, and peanut butter powder. It tastes similar to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.
Is there a decaf?

There isn’t a decaf option for the coffee but people who don’t drink coffee or sensitive to caffeine, drink the Choclevate! It’s like a chocolate shake with the same benefits.
This coffee is amazing and if you would like to try it, I have $15 trial packs. The packs contain a 3-day one scoop stick. For the trail packs, you can leave a post or email me at scruggs3@nctc.com.
Here’s my link for more information on the coffee and pill:
SMART COFFEE! Is it really smart?
Hi! I would like to introduce you to Smart Coffee. It is a great tasting rich Colombian roasted coffee that’s giving people incredible weight loss and energy! The Nootropics in smart coffee are all-natural amino acids that are mostly found in protein-rich foods but aren’t always easy to get from diet alone.
The ingredients in the coffee are combined to help control cravings and appetite without feeling run-down. And, the thermogenic components and appetite suppressants work to help burn fat. The Nootropics are powerful cognitive enhancers that help improve mental fog.
So, is this coffee smart? I think so since it works with your body to control cravings, curb your appetite, and give you amazing energy without the jitters.

Our sample packs, as well as our monthly dose help your body to promote its own “happy hormones”; Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins. In addition, you’ll get all the health advantages of our exclusive blend of natural and botanical stimulants known as nootropics.

To answer a few questions, you may have:

There are different ways to fix the coffee.

• You can mix one scoop of the coffee with 8oz of hot water then drink it black or add your sweeteners and creams. A lot of people use a sugar substitute and flavored creamer.
• Mix one scoop of the coffee with your normal coffee stir and drink.
• Mix one scoop of coffee with your favorite hot chocolate. It tastes similar to a coffee latte.
• Mix as a smoothie. Add one scoop coffee to your favorite low-fat smoothie.
• Mix one scoop coffee with milk, and peanut butter powder. It tastes similar to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.
Is there a decaf?

There isn’t a decaf option for the coffee but people who don’t drink coffee or sensitive to caffeine, drink the Choclevate! It’s like a chocolate shake with the same benefits.
This coffee is amazing and if you would like to try it, I have $15 trial packs. The packs contain a 3-day one scoop stick. For the trail packs, you can leave a post or email me at scruggs3@nctc.com .
Here’s my link for more information on the coffee and pill:

https://elevacity.com/Brenda2525
Here’s to happiness in a cup,
Brenda

 

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Loved This Book
ByBookwormon May 31, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
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I highly recommend reading this book.
I loved how the characters meet and developed a love story with suspense with the stalker and how they believe the lord will get them through anything. Who doesn’t love chocolate.
Continue writing stories like this and I will purchase them anytime.

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Book Review “The Chocolatier”

  1. Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite

The Chocolatier by Brenda Scruggs is a complex yet sweet romance that centers on a man and a woman from very different worlds, yet they are perfect for each other. Charles Riviera is the heir to a chocolate empire that thrives on the dark, rich, sweet intensity of chocolate. He loves his job, he loves chocolate, and he really enjoys working as Director of Marketing. However, he had no idea that life had an even sweeter surprise waiting for him in the form of a delectable woman who is hiding deep pain.

Charlene Callaway has seen the worst that love and romance have to offer. Ready to marry the man she loved, she found him cheating on her with another woman on their wedding day. Broken hearted and bone weary, she moves away and gets a job at a chocolate company. She had no idea that her future was waiting for her in the form of a dashing, handsome and very interesting man. But bad luck still has an eye on her. She has a stalker and he will not stop until he has her. What can Charlene and Charles do in a situation like this? They are hardly ready to accept their feelings for each other, so what will they do when they have to confront an adversary that is hell-bent on claiming Charlene?

Brenda Scruggs did a wonderful job of creating characters that were real and relatable. The element of surprise, romance, and suspense was great and very well built. The scenarios were real, complex and believable. I loved the sweet love between Charlene and Charles, nothing was forced and Scruggs gave them time and the opportunity to fully explore their feelings for each other before they gave love a chance. The Chocolatier is a complete novel that gives you a sense of fulfillment and leaves you smiling.

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Chocolate Cobbler!

 

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CHOCOLATE COBBLER

2 sticks butter
1 1/4 c sugar
1 1/2 c self rising flour
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 c milk

CHOCOLATE LAYER
1 C sugar
6 Tbsp cocoa powder
2 C boiling water

Preheat oven to 350. In a 9×13 pan, melt the two sticks of butter in the oven.

Preheat oven to 350. In a 9×13 glass baking dish, melt the two sticks of butter in the oven.
Meanwhile in a bowl, mix together the 1 1/4 cups of sugar, flour, vanilla and milk. Once the butter is melted pour the batter over the butter, do not stir.
In a separate bowl mix together the cocoa and remaining sugar.
Sprinkle cocoa/sugar mixture on top of batter. Do not stir.
Pour the 2 cups of boiling water on top of that do not stir and bake for 30-45 minutes. Keep an eye on it after 30 minutes though it will brown quickly. Usually takes 35 minutes…enjoy

 

 

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Book Signing at The Chocolate Covered Strawberry

This past Saturday, I got to enjoy doing a book signing at, The Chocolate Covered Strawberry. (The Chocolatier). The atmosphere was so delightful and the crew was amazing. If you’re ever in the area, I highly recommend stopping by trying their exquisite dinning and experience the unique boutique. Thanks, Berry for having me!

The day started with the setup of my table, which I think turned out pretty well. The hostess brought me a Hot Chocolate which was nice. (It was sooo good!) That’s it on the table – YUM!

Then, a swarm of people flooded in as the doors opened. I was stunned by the amount of, people that approached my table. When it slowed down, I walked around and handed out bookmarkers and postcards. It was a productive and nice experience. And, it all started by simply sending out a letter and postcard of my book to the owner saying that I thought my book. “The Chocolatier,” would make a nice addition to her boutique. The book signing was a plus.      

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S’mores Indoors

S’mores Indoors

 

With cooler weather brings camping, bond fires and the famous outdoor treat- S’mores. A tasty ooy, gooy treat that’s fun for any age.

Stories have it whether fact or fiction that S’mores can be traced back to the mid-1860’s to a man in Russia named Nicholas Smore. It was said that he past the recipe down to family and friends. But, it was his brother who published it in a cookbook years later which he entitled, “S’mores.”

In 1927, Girl Scouts of America found a recipe in “Tramping and Trailing” called Some More. After making this fun campfire treat it was widespread making the treat popular.

Traditionally, S’mores were made for outside campfires. But, now, you don’t have to wait for S’mores outdoors. With these three simple ingredients, you can have that campfire tasty treat, S’mores for Indoors fun anytime of the year.

 

Ingredients

Cones of any kind

Mini marshmallow’s

Chocolate bar

Directions

Take a cone and fill with mini marshmallow’s.

Tuck pieces of the chocolate bar in marshmallow’s that are in the cone.

Place filled cone in a cup (standing, this keeps the mixture from running onto your plate).

Heat in microwave in 5 second interval’s until melted.

Wa La! S’mores Indoors.

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“The Chocolatier”

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A smile came to her lips., “Yeah, a new chapter in my life.” She reached for her keys, thinking maybe she would venture out and walk along the bay but the ring of her phone interrupted her thoughts. “There’s an opening in your field of expertise at my work.” Julie’s voice sounded out.
“Oooh, you make it sound so professional for a chocolate factory,” Charlene said jokingly. “Yeah, chocolate factory,” Julie said with a smile. She might think twice once she actually sees the company. “Take down this number and call in an hour. The gentleman you need to speak with will be back from lunch.” “Alright, got it,” Charlene said. “And seriously thank you.” “Don’t thank me yet. Remember it’s a chocolate factory,” she said teasingly. “Bye.”

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Eatable Bird Seed!

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                                      Eatable Bird Seed

Whether you’re a bird watcher or a nature buff, you can enjoy this fun treat anytime. This healthy snack can be eaten while walking a nature trail or wrapping it in netting and placing it on child’s plate. They will certainly enjoy it. It will make a great side décor for any plate, weddings, tea time or kids plate.

This recipe is an excellent source of essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Mix up a big bowl and separate into baggies, so it will be easy to grab when you sprint out to your outing.

Eatable Bird Seed Recipe

Use equal amounts

Mixed nuts

Raisins

Sunflower Seeds

Chocolate pieces

I’m a little bit of a history buff so it’s interesting to me to dig into the root of something.

Have you heard the statement, “That’s for the birds!”

The phrase, “that’s for the birds,” is of American origin and hasn’t been commonly used anywhere else. Sergt. Buck Erickson, of Camp Ellis, Illinois used it in an interview with The Lowell Sun. It is Army slang and used towards the end of WWII. When it comes down to it the phrase actually means something is worthless or meaningless. The root of the expression is the habit of some birds pecking at horse droppings in order to find seeds.

Now, doesn’t that make you just want to grab a bag of bird seed. Even though, I discovered the meaning, it still doesn’t keep me from enjoy this tasty treat.

Enjoy!

Brenda Scruggs