How to set up a Hot Cocoa Bar

This year was the first time Chris and I hosted my family on Christmas Eve!

We cooked all the food and decorated the house and as I was planning the decor I decided to jump on the trend of cocoa bars and I’m really glad I did!

Here’s my setup and where I got all the goodies!

Most of the stuff is from HomeGoods or Marshalls.

The twinkling lights are on Amazon and they were pretty inexpensive.

The cute little coffee cups are from Stop & Shop.

The straws are from Michaels!


Processed with VSCO with f2 presetIMG_4144IMG_4742IMG_6279I really liked how it turned out and I think it’s a great idea for when you throw parties so everyone can just help themselves!

If you wanted this for all year round, I feel like you can mix and match for different holidays and seasons and it would be really cute!

Hope this inspires you in these cold winter months.



Nanny Printables

Being a nanny for a while now, while also learning how to stay as organized as I can, I have started to develop a nanny binder and make printable sheets to help me. This also really impressed families while I was interviewing.


This was a cute cover I made for the binder that is gender neutral, because I wasn’t sure if I was going to be working for a family with all girls, boys or both!

I started looking up online to see if I could print out babysitting or nanny emergency contact sheets and a contract, or even just a “daily tasks” paper and I couldn’t really find any that fit my style and that would work for me. So I made my own!

I decided that it was time for me to upload on Teachers Pay Teachers to make some of them public for all those nannies out there who need help finding organized sheets like this and maybe don’t know how to do it, or just don’t have the time to make them! It took me quite awhile, but I enjoyed making them so I’m sure as time goes on I’ll definitely add more and more!

Heres the link to check them out!

Nanny Printable’s on