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Welcome to my SITS Day!! (Happy Valentine’s Day!)

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Not only is it a day for love but it is also my SITS day!! What is SITS, you ask? It’s a community (40,000 strong) full of support and love, and lots of ways to grow your blog. I stumbled upon this community last spring and have loved every second of it. I’ve met some interesting people and have read a lot of fascinating blogs! Each day, one blogger is featured and gets have their turn in the spotlight.


Today is my day to be featured – yay! I am so excited, can’t you tell? Welcome to the SITS community… Sit back, take a look around (who knows, you may find something you’d like to build or create!) and I know this is totally out of my normal realm but enjoy a recipe for a Caramel or Peppermint Mocha!

My daughter and I are in *L.O.V.E.* with the Caramel Mocha that is served at McDonald’s. I am equally enthralled with the Peppermint Mocha which is only available around Christmas time (darn!). Since we love them so much, we thought we’d create our own recipe to make these delicious mochas at home! So enjoy!

What you need:

  • Hot Coffee
  • 2 tsp. Caramel or Peppermint Latte (we use Maxwell House International Coffee)
  • One packet of sweetener or a teaspoon of Truvia
  • Fat Free Milk
  • Whipped Cream, if desired

Fill the cup about half way with coffee, add the latte and sweetener then stir to mix. Fill the cup to the top with milk. Whipped cream is totally optional… Swoon! 

Thanks again for stopping by and I hope you find something you like!

Until next time,

Happy Creating!

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  • http://twitter.com/Sara91Helal Sara Abdullah Helal

    Hey! Happy SITS day! :D
    Caramel mocha! I MUST try preparing it! Thanks for sharing! :)

  • Xae

    Any thing to do with coffee sounds good to me, so I will be trying this recipe! Thank you for sharing!
    Congratulations on your SITS day! I hope you have a great day :)
    You seem really talented, keep it up!

  • http://www.mzdolphin.com Mz.Dolphin

    thanks for the recipe ~ enjoy your SITS day =))

    • CherTexter

      Thank you! Posting a recipe is so out of my norm but since today is a special day, i thought I’d share! Enjoy!

  • http://twitter.com/jdaniel4smom JDaniel4′s Mom

    Happy SITS Day! What a wonderful blog you have! I am so impressed by all you do.

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!

  • http://janinehuldie.com/ Janine Huldie

    Thank you first off for the awesome recipe (have pinned to try)! Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy SITS Day, too!! Am happy to be following you now!! :)

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much, and Happy Valentine’s Day to you, too!

  • Donna Trinder

    This sounds great! Must give it a try! Yummy :)

    • CherTexter

      I am so horribly addicted to them and I try to not to have one every day! Thanks for stopping by!

  • http://www.facebook.com/colleenstout Colleen Graybill Stout

    I love caramel lattes. Sounds delicious! Happy SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much! I almost feel guilty that I got my daughter hooked on them as well! Have a great day!

  • http://twitter.com/mommifried MommiFried

    Sounds yummy! Happy SITS Day once again!

    • CherTexter

      Thanks so much! Stop by again soon!

  • Norine & Jessica

    We are amazed! Great stuff. Happy SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you very much! Stop by again soon!

  • http://www.brooklynactivemama.com Nellie

    Happy SITS Day Girl, I am seriously blown away by your talent. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/robin.grosland Robin Reed Grosland

    Congratulations on your SITS day. I hope it’s a fabulous day for you.

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!

  • Beth (OMG! Yummy)

    Peppermint Mocha sounds so good today! I hope you are having a fabulous SITS day. Can’t wait to roam around and see all of your creations! But first I need to go make my hot drink before I stroll!

    • CherTexter

      I haven’t had one yet today… I’m feeling the “need” coming on! Thanks for stopping by!

  • Julie Moore

    Happy SITS Day to you! I’m a huge mocha fan, too! :) I hope you have an amazing day of comment love for Valentine’s and SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much! Stop by again soon!

  • http://www.facebook.com/vonscheffelheim Ang von Scheffelheim

    Happy SITS Day! :D

    I’m going to be bad and try one of those mochas, even though I am not supposed to have coffee. ;)

    • CherTexter

      I know what you mean! Hope you have a great day, thanks for stopping by!

  • Linda Jordan

    Happy SITS Day!! Congrats on being featured :) I love to DIY so I will definitely check out some of your tips!!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you! For awhile my kids banned me from watching any DIY shows or reading any magazines because there was always something different done to the house when they came home from school. Now they encourage it since they benefit from it! Have a great day!

  • http://twitter.com/CaramelRell Sherelle

    I have got to learn this recipe! I’m obsessed with all things Caramel! Enjoy your SITS day!

    • CherTexter

      Hope you enjoy it! Thank you for stopping by!

  • http://twitter.com/Mrs_KarenC mrs_karenC

    a yummy treat..sounds good. HAPPY SITS DAY

  • http://www.facebook.com/vicki.m.taylor Vicki M. Taylor

    I love the Cafe Mocha Lattes from Starbucks. There is a Starbucks on the Target I shop for groceries. So, it’s like a treat for doing a chore. Congratulations on being SITS featured blogger. HAPPY SITS DAY!

    • CherTexter

      I love that – a treat for doing a chore! We don’t get enough of those, do we? Thanks so much for stopping by!!

  • Susan Cook

    Oh, I’d love one of those drinks. Happy Sits day & Valentine’s day. Hope you have a good one :)

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much! I hope you have a great day, too!

  • Katherine Steele

    If you haven’t already, you have to try the raspberry mocha McDonalds has right now. I am totally ADDICTED!

  • 31millionseconds

    Oh yum! That sounds sooo good! Thanks for sharing. Happy SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Thanks for stopping by!!

  • http://twitter.com/TheDoseTweets The Dose of Reality

    Happy SITS day! :) Hope you have a fabulous day!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you! I hope you have a fabulous day, too!

  • Ashley @ DreamUp Studios

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope you enjoy your SITS day. :)

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much and Happy Valentine’s Day to you also!

  • http://twitter.com/WeShallHavePie We Shall Have Pie

    Happy Valentines Day and Sits day!

    • CherTexter

      Thanks so much! Hope you have a fantastic Valentine’s Day!

  • http://twitter.com/MyPixieBlog My Pixie Blog

    Happy happy SITS day to you! Great blog you have here; I am TOTALLY going to make this yummy mocha. Sounds delish!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you very much! Stop by again soon!

  • CherTexter

    Thank you so much! I’m glad you stopped by!

  • CherTexter

    Awesome!! I love that! Thank you so much for stopping by!

  • CherTexter

    Thank you very much for stopping by! I will definitely check it out! Have a great day!

  • http://twitter.com/MsKristiina kristiina ^..^

    Happy Valentines/SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Same to you! Thanks for stopping by!

  • http://twitter.com/almostsinglemom AlmostSingleMom

    Oh my! this is just so awesome! How did you learn woodworking? I would LOVE to learn to do more than— well anything I have never used any power tool ever. It must be such an awesome feeling to know that you built something.

  • Nicole Nenninger

    Love your blog! I’m new in the SITS community and love that they feature all kinds of wonderful blogs–like this one! Happy Valentine’s and SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much! Stop by any time!!

  • Melissa @ Completely Eclipsed

    Happy SITS Day!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you so much, I appreciate it!

  • http://twitter.com/MommyA_Z Gracielle Tamanio

    Happy SITS day! thanks for the mocha recipe…YUM!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you very much! Hope you enjoy the recipe!

  • Jamie @ Roubinek Reality

    Happy SITS Day!! I’m a fellow DIYer, too! I had to take a little break from it after my daughter was born in August, but now that she’s not quite as needy, I’m ready to dive back in. I’ll be poking around to see your awesome projects!!

    • CherTexter

      Thank you very much! DIY is highly addictive, isn’t it? I find myself suffering from withdrawals sometimes – LOL! Stop by any time!

  • Favourite Vintage Finds

    Happy SITS Day and Happy Valentine’s Day, Cher! Thank you for the recipe, yum! :)

    • CherTexter

      Thank you very much, stop by again soon!!

  • CherTexter

    Thank you very much!! Stop by any time!!