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Southwest Beverages, Sippity and Kemosabe Review
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Southwest Beverages manufactures and sells premium quality gourmet flavored dry mix beverages under the brand names, Sippity®-hot cocoa mix and Kemosabe®-gourmet coffee. All of our products are ready-to-serve, easily dissolvable, 99.9 % caffeine and 100 % gluten free and contain all the ingredients necessary for you to simply add water, microwave and then experience Comfort In A Cup®. Our Sippity Lite® and Kemosabe Lite® products offer the same great taste and full body aroma as our regular products but with less than 2 grams of sugar per serving.
Sippity® Hot Cocoa Mix
"Our Sippity® and Sippity Lite® hot cocoa mix products are designed to provide you with instant Comfort In A Cup® gratification. Each of our gourmet blended flavors will warm your heart and hands and soothe your mind on those inclement days when you are seeking some sweet relief. "Susan Jenkins, Founder
Kemosabe® Gourmet Coffee
"Whether it's friends around the kitchen table, students up late studying for exams, or cowboys gathered around a campfire, coffee has always been a magnet for the gathering of trusted friends. This is why we named our brand Kemosabe" - 'Trusted Friend'."Bob Jenkins, Founder
My Review: Thank you Southwest Beverages for sending me samples to conduct an honest review. I was not paid for this review and all opinions are 100% mine. The samples that were sent to me include:
I am a fan of staying warm so sipping on a hot drink always puts me in my happy place. When my package arrived and as soon as I broke the seal of the box my senses were on high alert to the sweet smells of each flavor. I could really smell the peppermint the most!
I left the box on the counter and while I was at work the next day my husband and our church intern started the taste testing without me! They ended up creating a great recipe for a very creamy and flavorful cup! Here is my Sippity Creation recipe:
1/2- half in half
pour in french press
heat it for 2 min in french press
froth it with the french press plunger
Very simple! Trust me if you do not have a french press then it is time you invest in one! :) I know that recipe is going to add many more calories instead of just using water but the flavor is fantastic and worth it. Sippity and Kemosa is caffeine free and gluten free. Overall the selection of different flavors are unique and tasty and the price per cup is very fair! Stay warm this winter with a warm cup from Southwest Beverages! :)
Visit www.southwestbeverages.com to learn more or to shop and
download their amazing eBook of food and beverage recipes the whole family will enjoy! You can even submit your own recipe here.
MY MEMORIES SUITE Review and giveaway! (#1 rated scrapbook software) The above is one of the scrap pages I have created. Super easy and super fast. I only took a couple minutes to create a 8 page photo book. I am still going to do some more with adding more embellishments! The below is one I created all from scratch and it only took me about 5 minutes! :) SO EASY! Here is a great video explaining more about the product. There are also tutorials available on youtube.com I am not sure if you are like me but I have spent hours online trying to upload photos to the web to place them into something I was trying to create. THE BIGGEST BONUS to My Memory Suite is the fact that it is downloaded to your computer so you do not have to wait forever for a picture to upload! It made my experience much quicker then other programs I have used online. The scrapbook software was very easy to download on my computer and did not take long to learn how to create. :) One feature t
Last week we tried out the fizzing sidewalk chalk- click here to read that review. This week it is liquid chalk spray. They are a bit similar but yet different. Here is how to make it: Supplies: 1 tsp. washable tempura paint 1 cup of hot water 1/2 cup of cornstarch squirt of dishwashing liquid 1 squirt bottle- I found them at the dollar store 1. Add cornstarch to one cup of hot water whisking to mix so that there are no clumps. 2. Add one teaspoon of washable tempura paint and a quirt of dishwashing liquid. Mix well. 3. Pour it into your squirt bottles and shake well. 4. Go have fun!!! This kept my daughters attention much longer the the fizzy chalk last week. I also think this was easier to work with and just more fun in general. I love seeing the chalk wet but then to see it dry. I think it dried darker so it was fun to see the changes. :) Ready, Set, Go! Have some fun! She is my little model... she kept saying "take my picture mom." She is like her
Since you all loved the other cookie giveaway I did last week I thought a St. Patrick's Cookie Giveaway would be another great one for those of you who have a sugar tooth. :) This giveaway is sponsored by Gourmet Cookie Bouquets ! I personally have not tried these cookies but looking at the pictures of all the cookie bouquets made me ready to try them! I absolutely love the creativity in all their Holiday Bouquets! 2 Lucky winners will win a fun St. Patrick's Day Bouquet that is valued at $50. GOOD LUCK! I hope one of my readers wins!! Use the rafflecopter widget below to enter the St. Patrick's Day cookie giveaway. The mandatory entry is commenting on this post, but once that entry is completed, various other entry options will become available. Any option is acceptable, but the number of entries per person are limited to the number indicated in the contest rafflecopter form. Entries will be reviewed and duplicate or uncompleted ones will be removed