Monday, July 2, 2012

What to do on a 100+ degree day...

It's day 4 of 100+ degree temperatures. It's hot. It's humid. It's just yicky. Today is actually a cooler day with a high of 100. Yes, when 100 is the cooler temp, you know you're in trouble. Of course this is the weeks the kids are all home from school. Can't exactly play outside, so what's there to do?

Time for a movie treat! Polar Express & Iced Chocolate! Looking at snow while eating/drinking a frozen treat surely cools you off and makes you forget if you step outside, your skin will blister :)

All I did was take 6 packets of hot cocoa mix, about 1/4 cup of cocoa powder & added about 2 cups of boiling water to make it nice and smooth. Then I put it in the fridge to cool. I added about  pint of fat-free half & half and what ended up being another 1-2 cups of ice cold water. Mixed it up and poured it into my ice cream maker where I let it go for about 25 minutes. It filled it all the way to the top and when it was done, it was smooth, and EXACTLY what I was looking for! 

So now that we have happy bellies, we can watch the movie.

Remember: look out for CARIBOU!!!!