The kids and I were talking last night about our fond memories of travel. Two of our favorite trips that make us the happiest when we talk about them are:

when we went to see my brother’s wedding in California and the other is when we went to Indian Rocks Beach, Florida with my parents and sister.

We thought it would be fun if we could just do those two trips over and over back to back. They were both fun for different reasons, but I think the main thing is just that when you take the time to get away from everything, you get back to what is important…

Each other.


Peanut Butter Whip (low carb, S dessert)

Definitely thinking “yum” on this!



I wanted to call this little number the “THAT-Time-Of-The-Month Peanut Butter Whip”!  And while I am dropping that as it’s official name… well… You get the idea!  There are just some days when a good creamy fat with chocolate is just what the hormones ordered!  So this has been my Go-To, quick and easy, Gotta-Have-It-Now dessert.


Here’s how!

Peanut Butter Whip

1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

1 Doonk of THM Pure Stevia Powder (that’s about 1/32 of a tsp or the little tiny scoop that comes in some powders… or you can use the sweetener of your choice)

1/2 tsp vanilla

2 Tbls peanut butter

85% dark chocolate bar or pre-made Skinny Chocolate (Chopped)

Roasted Peanuts


Pour 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream in a jar or bowl.  Add sweetener and vanilla and whip until thickened.  Add 2 Tbls peanut butter and whip briefly to incorporate.  Pour into dish…

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