Day 11 – Edible DIY Pretzel Wreaths

Edible DIY Pretzel Wreaths

Here is a cute and delicious idea for Christmas. These can be made and given as gifts or hung on the Christmas tree.  I plan on storing some in an airtight container until Christmas Day and then my family and friends can pick an ornament from my tree that is edible and delicious.

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For these pretzel wreaths you will need 9 small pretzels for each wreath, melted chocolate chips to adhere the pieces together and candy of your choice for decorating.  I used M&Ms and colored sugar.

Lay your pretzels out on parchment or wax paper (to catch the extra chocolate and sugar, this could get messy) to the size you want, like I said I used 9 pretzels in total per wreath, 5 on the bottom and four on the top.  I dipped each of the bottom pretzels in the melted chocolate and placed on the parchment paper in the shape of a wreath. Then I dipped the 4 remaining pretzels and placed them so they would overlap the bottom layer. While the chocolate was still wet I added my candy and colored sugar. Continue reading Day 11 – Edible DIY Pretzel Wreaths

Monthly Challenge for December – DRINK MORE WATER!!!

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Ah good ‘ol H2O….

I admit it – I don’t drink nearly enough water everyday and my body reminds me when I don’t – like with headaches, dry flaky skin, lack of energy and yes even occasional constipation(sorry to say it but it’s true).

I try to fool myself into thinking that my 3 cups of tea (which are really bigger than 8oz) are enough water each day – WRONG, so my challenge for the month of December is to drink more water. I’m aiming for 6 glasses a day – a trick I read is to take six  glasses out of the cupboard and as you drink one full glass  of water put away one glass (haha technically I guess I’ll have to take out 7 glasses , as I’ll need one to drink out of). Continue reading Monthly Challenge for December – DRINK MORE WATER!!!