Tuesday, November 30, 2010

In which I talk about snow, even though we don't get SNEAUX in Texas!

Nope, we don't get snow or even sneaux in Texas.....except the occasional four flakes that might fall every few years!  But I do have a recipe that's fun for kids, and especially fun to give children as a small gift.  If you add a Dollar Store mug, it makes a cute little gift even for adults!
I'm referring to Snowman Soup....have you heard of it?  Here's a post on it I did last year, and since it's a timely gift-giving idea, I thought I'd share again.  Here's the poem that goes along with it....Put the mix in a ziploc bag, stick in a mug, tie with cellophane and a bow. 

Snowman Soup

I was told that you’d been good this year
Always glad to hear it.
With freezing weather drawing near
You’ll need to warm the spirit
So here’s a little Snowman Soup
Complete with stirring stick
Add hot water, stir it slowly
It’s sure to do the trick!

Ingredients: Hot chocolate mix,
Snowballs (shhh, marshmallows!) , Snowman kisses (shhh, chocolate chips)  and
Stirring stick
  (Peppermint Stick)

 Here's some examples, but there are a lot online if you google Snowman Soup.

And I am a little patchy about my posting these last few days, in case you noticed....lots going on.  However, I do have a quick visit with the Princess coming up that has me pretty excited! Yes, that would be Princess Catherine......look at how she is growing!  I really must check this out myself, so I'm going to make a quick three day house visit!  She needs to see her Peaches, you know!!! :D
Take a look:


Chel's Leaving a Legacy said...

What a great teachers' gift! Thanks for the idea...I'm gonna use it! :-)

Debbie said...

This is such a cute way to package and give hot chocolate mix!! I like to make my own and give it as gifts so this is right up my alley. I might even do it for my students this year.

Thanks, Peaches!!

And Princess Catherine gets royally lovelier by the day. The girl needs a tiara, I tell ya.

Miss Char said...

Well Suzanne, the snow is coming down pretty good right now and we'll have about 3" later today so if you want snow I know where you can find it.

Enjoy your time with your new Princess.

April said...

The Snowman Soup would make such an ideal gift for just about anyone! Enjoy spending time with that ADORABLE grandbaby of yours. Spoil her completely rotten!

Lisa said...

What a cute gift! Thanks for the recipe.:)
PS Miss Catherine is really growing and just as cute as a button!

ShannonPinNOLA said...

What a cute idea for really anyone, young or just young at heart.

Have fun with the little Princess.

ModernMom said...

OK we get tons of snow up here in Canada and I still love the idea of Snowman soup!

Richella said...

Oh, your little princess is just a. . . princess!! She's beautiful! And you're Peaches?? I love that name!!

FrouFrouBritches said...

What a cute recipe! I think I'll have to whip some of that up. I've never heard it called "Snowman Soup" before. So cute!

Okay, seriously....Catherine is gorgeous! Let's just be honest here - some babies are not so cute, but she is just precious!!!!! and Peaches? Too cute! Love that!

So Who Is The Crayon Wrangler? said...

Love the snowman soup. What a crazy cute idea!

Um...The Princess? I must have her for my collection. That face is just delish!

Elle Bee said...

OH my goodness Suzanne, she is adorable!!! You must be so in love! What a gorgeous sweet baby. Were my babies ever that small? seems like a dream in the distant past!
PS Snowman Soup is the cutest idea ever.

karen said...

We used to make snow ice cream when I was little. Now everyone says the snow is to dirty. But I did make some for my son once . Just so he could say he had snow ice cream. It did not kill him. thank goodness. LOL!!!