Christmas Countdown Day 14 Light a Candle

If you have ever sat in front of a fireplace, you will know how deeply relaxing it can be just staring in to it with a nice cup of coffee or hot cocoa with the one you love or just by yourself after a stressful day.  Well in Florida not everyone has a fireplace, but if you light a white or blue candle on a table from afar and gaze in to it and stare into it, slow your breathing down and let stressful thoughts float away, you will be relaxed in no time.

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Christmas Countdown Day 8 Drink Merrily

It has been said that dark chocolate reduces blood pressure.  Try this recipe:

Heat 3/4 cup of milk in saucepan over medium heat until just before boiling.

Remove from heat and transfer to a large mug.

Stir in 1 oz coarsely chopped bittersweet or semisweet chocolate pieces.

Let stand about 30 seconds, then stir to combine.

Then take that hot cocoa and sit by the fireplace( I know we are in Florida) or on your patio and enjoy the cooler breeze as you relax to some Christmas music.  You can also share that cup with a special someone in your life and just snuggle up together….

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