Cocoa Comfort Massage Lotion

Cocoa Comfort Massage Lotion

Ever been stuck looking for a lotion that hydrates your skin and that can be used as a soothing massage lotion? I tried this Cocoa-Comfort Massage Lotion and I have not tried anything after. This is made with real cocoa butter, real avocado oil,  real soy oil and Aloe Vera to help hydrate to maintain smooth and balance skin. This lotion is also used to enhance the texture and tone of the skin. I love how it last all day that I do not need to keep reapplying throughout the day. This lotion is great for any skin types either it is super dry, oily, very oily, this lotion works with your skin to maintain the healthiest outcome. The aftermath of the lotion is not too greasy, so it gives it a perfect finish. This cocoa-butter massage oil is paraben and cruelty-free. Another factor that made me fall in love with this product is how kid friendly it was. Having three little boys running around, who are all different skin types, this lotion has made it easy for me to not spend so much money buying three different types of lotion to accommodate their skin types. This Cocoa-comfort massage lotion comes in two sizes. It was recently marked down from $29.95 to only $18.50 for the 8 oz. The 1 gallon is priced at $67.50. These are great deals for the product you are receiving! This is a sponsored blog however everything is my own opinion.

Separate Beds: Victorian Values Or A Lifeline To The Exhausted?

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Even the mere mention of a couple sleeping in separate bed tends to raise eyebrows. People immediately think that things aren’t going well, or they’ve had a major falling out. However, rather than it being because of a problem, or as an ode to Victorian values of days gone by, sleeping in separate beds can be advantageous. Read on to find out more about this phenomenon.

Undisturbed sleep

Obviously, the major benefit of sleeping in separate beds is that you get a much better nights sleep. That means not having to listen to your other half snore and grunt their way through the night. No having to put up with the light from their phone that they insist on using till 1 in the morning, and no bruised ribs or impromptu wake ups from when they thrash around while sleeping.

For many people, this sounds like bliss, and it’s worth bearing in mind that sleep is so important that we spend a third of our life doing it. In fact, the quality of our sleep has recently been linked to crucial health issues such as weight loss, mental health, and physical fitness. All critical elements that affect our overall wellbeing. Something that means if sleeping in separate beds gives you a better night’s sleep, it may also have a long-term positive effect on your life.

Lack of intimacy

Sleeping in separate beds isn’t without its detractors though. In particular, the main argument is that it can negatively affect a couple’s intimacy. Perhaps with one partner feeling a little neglected or left out. This is, of course, an important issue as your sleeping arrangements need to work for both parties and improve your life and wellbeing, not drive a wedge between you.

That is why many couples opt for a super comfortable double, king, or even super king size bed like the ones available from Hypnos Beds as an alternative to sleeping separately. That way they still get maximum comfort and support but also get to cuddle up with their other half before they go to sleep.

Rock your own style

Still undecided on whether separate bed could be for you? Then consider this last advantage. If you have separate beds, you can easily have separate rooms. Something that allows you to decorate them as you wish and to your own personal style.

That means if you love Cath Kidston style floral designs, but your other half is much more into 70’s retro you can both have your dream bedroom. All without infringing on each others sense of style and identity.

Other people’s opinions

A very wise man once said that other’s opinions of us are none of our business, and I’m inclined to agree, especially when it comes to sleeping arrangements. However, I can see that it might be difficult for couples to admit they have separate beds in separate rooms.

Luckily, this issue is easily solved as all you need do is have double (or bigger) beds in each room. Then no one will know whether you are spending the entire night in separate beds or not. Something that means you can avoid outside judgment while providing a real lifeline to the permanently exhausted.

Stop Letting Your Home Space Go To Waste!

If there’s one thing a lot of people decry, it’s the fact that they simply don’t have enough space. Whether they live in an apartment, a house, or even a mansion, you’re likely to hear the same kinds of comments coming from just about everyone. But why is this? Why do so many people, no matter the size of their home, complain about not having enough space? Well, the answer is actually very simple. The truth is that a lot of people simply aren’t using the space that they do have properly. In order to help you avoid falling into this trap, here are a few ways that you can stop wasting the space in your home.

 

Use every room

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If you’re complaining that you don’t have enough space in your home then one of the most important questions to ask yourself is this: are you actually using all of the space there is? A lot of people have a tendency to forget about certain rooms that they don’t use. Things like the garage, attic, and basement are often the most common examples of this. This is because those rooms often aren’t really used for much outside of storage. However, they have far more potential than that. Sure, they might need fixing up. You might need to hire someone to do some garage door repair, and your attic might need to be converted in order to make it livable, but by doing this, you can turn these spaces into everything from spare bedrooms to offices and beyond!

 

Let there be light

 

One thing that far too many people really underestimate when trying to get the most out of their home is light. This is often because you generally don’t think about light but rather the impact that it has. A poorly lit room is always going to feel cramped and small no matter how big it is. By letting as much light, particularly natural light, in as possible, you can make any room seem bigger.

 

Rearrange your furniture

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If you feel as though you barely have the room to move around, then it might be because the way that you’re using the room is less than efficient. Look at your furniture and ask yourself if there isn’t some way that you can make it stick out a little less. If you’ve got chairs, sofas, tables or anything else taking up room that could be left empty then try pushing things up against the wall. Just having that little bit of extra empty space can make many rooms feel much more spacious and open.

 

Of course, no matter what, you’re probably still going to wish you had at least a little more space. Eventually, you have to reach the point where you’ve just got to make the most of what you have. Perhaps this involves reducing the amount of stuff in your home, or perhaps it simply means that you should embrace the space that you have and learn to appreciate it. After all, a tiny apartment can often have a certain charm that a mansion could never achieve.

 

Lung Cancer Is Totally Preventable: Here’s How

When it comes to cancer, we’re in two minds. On the one hand, many of us think that cancer is something that lurks in our genetics, waiting to strike at the opportune moment and bring us down. But on the other, we accept that some things, like smoking, cause cancer. So which is it?

 

It turns out that when it comes to lung cancer, it’s more the latter and less the former. Yes, there are people with a genetic propensity to get lung cancer, but with the right approach, you can pretty much forget about ever getting the disease and protect yourself in the long run. Here’s how.

 

Don’t Smoke, And Even If You Already Do, Quit Anyway

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It’s best not to start smoking in the first place. But if you have already begun the habit, it’s still worth quitting. Why? Because over time, the likelihood that a smoker will get lung cancer falls to the level of a non-smoker. In other words, the body is so good at healing itself that after about a decade, it’s as if you never smoked at all.

 

Get Regular Screening

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Everybody is at risk of lung cancer whether they smoke or not, thanks to our polluted environment and terrible diets. Every time you breathe in particles from diesel exhausts, you up your risk of developing lung cancer and other lung-related diseases, like COPD. As with all chronic diseases, your chances of preventing them from developing into something more serious are improved through early detection, something that sites like www.LaheyHealth.org emphasize. Early detection reduces the severity of any treatment and prevents cancer from developing into the third stage where it metastasizes and spreads throughout the body.

 

Exercise (But Not In Traffic)

 

Sorry city cyclists, but your exercise might be bad for you. The reason: breathing in all those toxic, particle-laden fumes from vehicle exhausts. For everybody else though, exercising is beneficial. Studies have shown that something as simple as gardening twice a week can lower your lung cancer risk significantly.

 

Beware Smoke Particles In The Home

 

Why does cigarette smoke lead to cancer? Presumably because of the dangerous chemicals that come into contact with the delicate lining of your lungs. But tobacco smoke isn’t the only place where these chemicals are found. They’re also present in seemingly innocuous household products, like sprays and cleaners. You can find them in wood-burning stoves too – something which is rarely discussed in the media or on blogs. In fact, one of the leading reasons why lung cancer is so high in the developing world is because people cook over open fires in their homes. Smoke fills their homes, and their lungs and they end up suffering from cancer.

 

Check Your Home For Radon

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Radon is a radioactive noble gas. It’s like argon, but a lot more dangerous, and is considered a leading cause of lung cancer. According to the data, it’s the leading cause of lung cancer among people who don’t smoke or who aren’t exposed to secondhand smoke according to www.verywell.com. Radon is found in soil near uranium deposits, so get your home checked to see if your home has safe levels.

Back to School – Don’t forget the Purell Products!! #handsanitizer

As a former teacher, I actually loved this time of year. The excitement of a new year, getting new things and meeting new students.

I loved that on our first day back during our first meeting we would always have a goodie bag full of useful items especially Purell Hand Sanitizer.

The sanitizer was so useful and so needed, we would make sure we never ran out of it!

Growing up, I had a lot of sinus issues and was worried about catching everything my students had when I first started teaching. I would use the Purell Hand Sanitizer religiously and realized that as long as I kept my hands germ-free, I would stay healthy.

Now that I am retired, I keep some in my purse, my car and even the boat. Every time I pump gas or go to the grocery store I am prepared to fight those germs. I don’t have to worry about not having clean, germ-free hands as long as I have my hand sanitizer handy.

Purell has now launched new healthy soap products, I love the cucumber scent one!! They not only remove the germs and dirt but also have natural moisturizers to keep your hand healthy and clean!

If you are getting your back to school list checked off don’t forget to grab some Purell for yourself or your loved one. Germs and sickness can ruin the back to school excitement.

 

#MyCustomSign @tots100 Custom Signs Smart Signs

Love this place, I am working on my real estate license and was wondering where I can get signs made. My daughter and I are starting a website Owning Your Dream, so I think this would make a cute sign.

I would love to win the giveaway and order enough signs for all around. You can check them out here:   www.smartsign.com

Thanks to http://tabbyspantry.com/smartsign-tabbys-pantry/ for this awesome opportunity.

 

“This post is an entry into the #MyCustomSign www.smartsign.com blogger challenge”

Ozeri Moderna 8 Double Wall Thermo Glasses

I ordered the Ozeri Moderna 8 Double Wall Thermo Glasses for my condo to use for guests. I wanted something that was different and unique looking so that when we do take them outside we won’t lose any! Around here everyone likes to socialize so there tends to be a lot of glasses sitting around the condo complex. But not mine! Everyone has complimented me on how nice and classy these glasses look.

I love the perfect size and how great they fit in my hand. I am able to walk all over the condo with them and they fit perfectly. I have a small hand so finding a glass that isn’t too wide is hard.

The double insulation helps keep the ice for a long time. I also was impressed by the packaging. Every glass was double wrapped in pop-plastic to prevent breakage. If you need a nice set of glasses for entertaining, check these out!

The Ozeri Moderna 8 Double Wall Thermo Glasses are easily purchased at Wal-Mart. Would make a great gift or just to add your glass collection.

The Day I Met Buster #poundpuppy

August 2007 in South Texas

I woke up to Ice on the ground, not just light frost type but thick ice everywhere. The schools and businesses were closed. You see in South Texas we don’t know how to drive on ice! I was ready to enjoy a day off when I get a call from my adult son who is in college and working part time, he sounded upset, I could tell in his voice something was wrong.

He proceeds to tell me, Eve, his Beagle is sick and no vets are open, so I said I will call around. I finally called Adopt a Pet and they said they had a vet coming in that day. Since Allen, my son had to go to work, he worked at a grass farm, I told him I would take Eve in to have her checked out.

I arrived with what seemed like 50 other pet parents who, like me, finally found a vet open that day, and all needed to be seen. I checked in and they took Eve to the back. I was told it would probably be a couple hours before they could see her. So I left. With nothing to do and nothing open, I decided to just go across the street to the public pound since it was the only other place opened around.

I was walking around looking at all these sad dogs feeling sick to my stomach when I noticed a tiny puppy in a corner freezing. He was shaking so bad and soaking wet and so very little.  So I marched up to the front and asked them if I could just see a dog, not get but dry off and try and help him. They opened the door and that little puppy ran straight up to me and peed on my shoe while he tried to climb in my lap. I put him down cause he was wet and asked about a towel. He didn’t let that stop him, he climbed on my lap again while I was kneeling down next to him.

I took him to the front office and asked again about a towel, as I dried him off he became silly running around me and jumping up in my lap. The office personnel called him but he wasn’t leaving my side. I asked if they could keep him in the front until it wasn’t so cold since he was so small and was told no. That he would be placed back in the pen after I left.

Needless to say, Buster came home with me that day!! He was too small to even have neutered. I kept thinking two things, what in the world was I thinking and what I was going to tell my husband!?!?!

I went back to Adopt A Pet and picked up Eve and medicine and took two dogs home. I fell in love that day and just knew my husband would too…. EVENTUALLY. When he got home, he first went on a long oh my conversation about how those type dogs bark all the time and don’t like people, you see my new fur baby was a Daschund. I didn’t even realize that until my husband pointed it out. The whole time Buster was on his shoes peeing. My husband bent down picked him up and fell in love too!

Buster has been in our family now for 10 years, he by far has been the best dog we have ever had. We have since bought another Daschund, Butch. You can tell the difference between them. Buster is so loving and appreciative of us rescuing him, but little does he know he rescued us. We love him so much!! If you have a choice always try the pound first, you will be amazed at how wonderful these animals are!!

 

 

 

 

2017 Mardi Gras Next years dos and don’ts

This year was by far the best Mardi Gras I have ever been to. First, we had no kids!! So we got to enjoy it completely. Second, we went to Lafayette instead of New Orleans so it was a calmer crowd. We got to enjoy 4 different parades, we ate king cake and got to watch Wayne Toups.

Mardi Gras originated in Alabama, I didn’t know that!! We lived in Baton Rouge for 5 years and took the kids to parades but I spent most of the time catering to them. That is why this year was so great! They are grown now with children of their own and we are choosing to have an active fun year!!

We enjoyed people watching, such a variety of people attend Mardi Gras. In Louisiana, schools are closed on Fat Tuesday. We met a lot of fun people from Cajun to Creole a local said to me “any reason to party and we are there”. They seem to thrive on being a state who loves to party!

This man was wearing “breasts” and apparently, everyone loved it because he wracked up with beads!!

Even Elvis was there enjoying the fun!!

 

This was a news crew who set up right in front of us to broadcast the parades.

What I learned was must haves:

Sunscreen

Water

Snack

Cooler

Step Stool

Comfy Shoes

Comfy Clothes

Bring a bag for beads

What Not To Do:

Arrive late, parking was horrible

Go alone, people who live there know the ins and outs

Get drunk, you will miss out on so much

Get too hot

Do not go toward the end of the parade, head to the front or middle

 

Condo Living!! Ozeri Wine Opener #Ozeri

My husband and I are counting down the days till he can retire… We recently bought a condo on the water and can not wait to enjoy more time there. My first addition to the condo was my Ozeri Wine Opener. We love sitting outside in the evening listening and watching the waves while having a drink. I realized a long time ago, my go to drink is wine, the problem is I have no strength in my hands in order to tightly hold the bottle while trying to manually twist a cork off. A few years ago we found the Ozeri Wine Opener and since then this is all I use. So naturally I had to have one at the condo also.

I love how long the opener lasts after charging it. I haven’t recharged it since the first time. So far it is running just as strong as it did initially. I would say I use it once every couple weeks. It looks so sleek and impresses the guest so I don’t mind leaving it on the counter for everyone to admire.

Right now I am into different Moscato Wines, I love how sweet and smooth they taste. I usually add kiwi to it to give it an even sweeter taste. I have never liked red or dry wine, but love trying different white ones. I was at a friends Christmas party and tried this sparkly Moscato Wine and fell in love with it. If you like sweet wine then this is a must try!

This wine opener also comes with an aerator. I love using it. It helps the wine’s flavor and you will be so shocked at how wonderful the wine tastes. It makes the wine taste like a really expensive wine! Aerating wine causes oxidation and evaporation (getting rid of volatile undesirable compounds). This helps it keep that fresh sparkly flavor.

 

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Children’s Handmade Christmas Decorations #DIY #Christmas

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With three little grandsons running around our house, I have learned the best moments are those making memories. I love to do arts and crafts with them and just trying to take every opportunity to teach them new things. This time of year makes me really realize what is important…. memories!!!  My favorite gifts are their pictures or handmade items. I am sharing the best, easiest and cheapest DIY Christmas gifts for children to make. These would be awesome to do at school, Sunday School or at home.

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http://dearcrissy.com/diy-christmas-photo-ornament/

 

http://myclassroomideas.com/christmas-ornament/

 

http://sheaffertoldmeto.com/on-2nd-day-of-christmas-gifts-for-my/

 

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http://www.thingstoshareandremember.com/sled-craft-ornament/

 

http://www.iheartartsncrafts.com/20-keepsake-ornaments-for-kids-to-make/

 

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Feel free to add some you like or find this season. I would love to see even more! I can’t wait to share some of these cute ideas!!

 

WatchMinder Vibrating Watch and Reminder System #watchminder

My daughter is in high school now and struggles daily with ADD, I love this WatchMinder because it is a discreet vibrating reminder for her when she is having trouble staying focused. I have noticed an improvement in her grades since wearing this.15051978_10154235526723155_626497828_o

The size is perfect, she had small wrist and it usually hard to find something that will fit. It extends for all size wrist! You receive a rechargeable battery charger to charge at night or whenever needed. There is 65 pre-programmed messages to choose from with 30 daily recurring alarms.

What is the WatchMinder?

The WatchMinder is a simple wristwatch that can easily be programmed to set up discreet vibrating reminders throughout one’s day.  Invented by a child psychologist, the WatchMinder was designed to aid children and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (AD/HD) and others with special needs in staying focused, managing their time, and modifying their thoughts and behaviors.

NEW MODEL: NOW INCLUDES COUNTDOWN TIMER!

How is the WatchMinder different than other watches or PDA’s?

  • It Vibrates! – Because a beeping reminder can be disruptive in the classroom or workplace, the WatchMinder was designed with a unique vibration system which allows the watch to discreetly cue the user with a light vibration on the wrist.
  • Interval Training Mode! – In addition to allowing the user to program set reminders throughout one’s day, the WatchMinder can be concurrently programmed to discreetly cue the user on set time intervals.
  • It’s Simple and Programmable! – Unlike many high-tech watches and PDA’s which require a computer to program, the WatchMinder features simple on-screen programming.  The WatchMinder is appropriate for all ages and can be worn discreetly in the classroom.

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Check it out today and receive $10.00 off!! So cute and worth it!

What Conversation is the Election Forcing You To Have?

Blood is thicker than water, right? Well this election year that has been put to the test. How can two sisters who grew up in the same house, same schools and same church have such different opinions on this presidential election?

About a month ago my sister shared with me her political choice and I was dumbfounded as to how she could have that opinion, which is completely opposite of mine. At first I wanted to argue my point and scream why I am so right about my choice, but she was persistent on her reasons for who she chose.

I was having to look at both point of views and look up and debate more than I have ever before. Usually I decide early on and don’t listen to the negative or positive of either candidate. This year was completely different. For days, we went back and forth as to why we chose who we did.

I have realized that it wasn’t just my sister, people at church are openly sharing their opinion and views on their candidate. This was never something I would discuss ESPECIALLY between family and church. This election is forcing me to discuss uncomfortable political views.

I do not agree with abortion, but my sister does because her daughter had to have one to save her life. We have argued about that, about which candidate is religious, or even who bowed their head during prayer. It is shocking to me how different we view the same individual. I am usually a quiet voter so this year has been a challenge.

What I have come to realize is we have just agreed to disagree.

6 Channel Amp

Check out this 6 Channel Amp the sound is great and priced right. If you are looking for an awesome amp then this is the one! The controls are easy to adjust and easy to mount.
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FEATURES
  • Six independent high-power amplifier channels
  • Bass and treble EQ per channel
  • Dual function pan/mix control per channel
  • Stereo aux input for each channel
  • Multiple monitoring settings per channel
  • Precision eight-segment LED bar graph per channel
  • Front panel main insert jack
  • Front- and rear-mounted headphone jacks
  • XLR and 1/4″ main inputs and outputs

Make music fast with SampleTank 3 Special Edition

If you like to make music you need to check out SampleTank 3 Special Edition. This program is awesome and can help an amateur like me make beautiful music. If you have always dreamed of being a DJ or learning the ropes this is such and easy to use program with over 4000 instruments.

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I have always loved music, this is so awesome now to have the opportunity to make my own. SampleTank 3 is worth the try!!

“SampleTank 3 SE gives you a taste of the 4,000 instruments available in the full version via 400 carefully selected, meticulously sampled instruments from 20 categories that stretch across every genre, style and type imaginable.”

October RSV Awareness Month #LittleLungs

This post was sponsored by AstraZeneca as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Having a child in daycare, I became very aware of RSV. Last year right before Christmas we experienced this first hand. Our son was 4 months old and came home from daycare with cold like symptoms. We noticed a persistent cough and fever. We took him to the doctor to find out he had RSV. This was scary to go through, but since we caught it early we were able to just treat with medication and go home.

Prior to this I hadn’t even heard of RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus). I found out all I could, you can check out all about it here:

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We were fortune to not have a severe case. Being pro active this season is the only preventative you can do. Especially if your baby was born prematurely. Premature births are more at risk because their lungs were not fully functioning. But all children are susceptible to getting RSV.

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We have learned steps to protect our little one for this season, washing hands regularly and keeping toys sanitized. We are working hard to make sure not to go through this again this year. I even checked to make sure these are also followed up at day care as a preventative measure.

 Check out more information here: http://bit.ly/2bvRxSm

 It is better to be aware and prepared than to be shocked like we were.

#Thepetstore Professional Grooming Brush Set #Ad

We are a dog family, we have 3 dogs, my adult son who lives next door as 3 dogs. Of all the dogs we have for some reason most of them are the hairiest dogs around between labs and golden retrievers. The dogs are inside / outside dogs. Therefore part of my job since retirement is to sweep up after dogs. I was so excited to try this professional brush set since I have heard so many good things about it.

 

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Wow what a difference just one brush makes. We got so much hair from each stroke that we had to dislodge the hair each time, that is just a matter of pushing the button to remove the hair it collected.

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If you are needing a very well made awesome hair brush for your doggie buddies, I suggest checking it out. The price is the best I have found and if you have prime you will receive free shipping. AMAZON

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Cell Phone Glass Screen Protector intelliGLASS

I am the worlds worst “keeper of the cell phone”. I literally lose, drop or break my phone a couple times a year. I always get the insurance for it but this time I was introduced to a glass protector and am so excited to say that I love it! Of course I was used to breaking my screen or phone that the first time I dropped it and saw the screen cracked again, I had heart failure. I could only imagine what my husband would say…  It was then my daughter said that it was the protector that cracked not my phone. So now I am on my second screen protector and still have the same phone. A new record for me!

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I love the intelliGLASS screen protector it has proven to stand up to my cell phone abuse. This is easy to install and at a fraction of the cost to purchase it at a cell phone retail store. Check it out here: IntelliGlass Screen Protector and use this code to save 20% (INTELLI20)!! You choose the type phone you have, then order it. I suggest you use one if you don’t like paying those outrageous fees to replace the screen!

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Texas Pete Hot Sauce Perfect for Chili Dogs!! #tailgate

Chili Dog Mix – Texas Pete Hot Sauce

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I am in charge of the chili for our tailgating party so each year I work on a new twist to my recipe to make that perfect chili for our hot dogs. I love trying different products to make the perfect chili, and since I do not like heart burn, I have found that making it from scratch is my best method and the one that gets the most raves. Of course my secret is the Texas Pete Hot Sauce. Without it my recipe is bland but the minute I add it everyone comments on how awesome it is.

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Here is my secret recipe to making the best tailgating chili ever…

2 pounds of hamburger meat sauteed with onion a little garlic salt, salt and pepper. (Cook until fully cooked then drain grease).

1 Can Tomato paste, about 4 to 5 tomatoes, I love using fresh chopped up.

Chili powder to taste, more salt and pepper.

I used dried kidney beans, soak for one hour, boil for one hour drain and then add to sauce. (they need to cook about 90 minutes to be fully cooked).

Add about 10 drops of Texas Pete’s Hot Sauce.

Stir and let cook on low for about two hours. I usually add about 5 – 10 more drops of Texas Pete before serving. This gives it the best flavor.

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We use Texas Pete’s Hot Sauce on just about everything from grilled oysters to Bloody Mary’s. This flavor is good with everything! If you are looking for something not too hot with a good flavor that everyone will enjoy then you need to try it!

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We also like to use it on wings, soak the wings in the Texas Pete overnight and then grill them with a little salt and they are a hit especially at our tailgates.