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Sunday Splash: Dominican Republic, Puppy Love & Our GIVEAWAY Winner!

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[ Our flight into Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. We arrived! ]

Hello, hello, hello—HAPPY SUNDAY!

How’s your day been?

Today was my first Sunday back from DR & it felt soooo good! I was so relaxed, so energized, & so not hungover, which was a really nice change from vacationing in DR. We stayed at a resort with swim-up bars in all the pools, soooo… As you can imagine, it was very easy to get drinks.

AND! … SUPER easy to get to the beach, which I loved. We had a view of the ocean every day at lunch ( it was so incredible ), and we could run back and forth from the pool to the ocean in less than a minute. It was AMAZING.

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[ My FAVORITE⇢ the ocean—it was so gorgeous, so blue ( ombre blue! ) & super warm. ]

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I’m putting together a “What to Pack for Punta Cana” post this week, so stay tuned for that.

&, side note—some of my friends asked me to share some makeup & skincare posts, so stay tuned for more of those in the next few weeks.

I really, really want to know what YOU ( yes, you! ) what to hear about, so please let me know… Comment below, email me ( bita@joyfetti.com ) or let me know on social. I want to hear from you. : )

So… Why was today so relaxing?

It’s all about how I started the day.

I got coffee with a few of my girl friends ( LOVEEE ) this morning, & it was SO nice to catch up with them, get a little caffeine buzz & walk Minty.

I feel like a little get-together with the girls is a MUST, right?! Like water… I need it to survive.

After a 3 hour ( LOL, that’s how I like ’em ) coffee date, I sat myself at the computer where I’ve been working for the past 5-6 hours ( not complaining, I love it—& I took breaks here & there. )

I poured myself a big glass of Kombucha—GT’s Guava Goddess—in a champagne flute, opened a bottle of Pellegrino ( LOL, getting wild ; ) ), put on some Cuban music, and lit a citrus candle.

I switched over to JOYFETTI Playlist — Carefree on Spotify a few hours ago to mix it up.

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[ My go-to salad lately ⇢ organic arugula, goat cheese, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, + salt & pepper. So simple & so delicious. ]

The Guava Goddess in the champagne flute looks SO much like a Bellini, right!? I’m kind of into it…

I got a bottle of sauvignon blanc with notes of grapefruit earlier today, & it’s still chilling in the fridge. I just sipped on my Kombucha all day and pretended it was a Bellini. ; ) HAHA. Next time ⇢ definitely GT’s Guava Goddess + champ. YUM!

I had the BEST sauvignon blanc with notes of grapefruit last night, with dinner, so naturally, I picked up a similar bottle so I could have a liiittttle bit more. ; ) I don’t know the name of yesterday’s wine, but I’ll get it for you guys this week so you can try it out if you’d like. It was a-mazingggg.

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[ Minty found some shade & peace ( HA ) in a little tunnel at the dog park yesterday. Follow her on Instagram for more pics & vids. ]

This week was FULL of doggy play dates and visits to the dog park, which I LOVED! Minty‘s been warming up to dog parks, slowly but surely. She’s making progress, little by little.

I snapped all the fun from yesterday’s dog park, but since we went in the afternoon it’s not in my story anymore, I’m sorry! Follow us on SNAPCHAT so you don’t miss any of the fun. Username ⇢ JOYFETTI

In other news ⇢ we have a WINNER!! Jessica, ( @mommywithtwins7 on Instagram)—congratulations!

Thank you, everyone, who entered the healthy snacks giveaway on Instagram. Let me know… What do you want to see in our next giveaway?

Have a great Sunday night! : )

<3,
Bita

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Healthy Snacks for When You Want a CRUNCH, or Something Sweet ( + a GIVEAWAY! )

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HI GUYS!

I’m super excited to share this post with you because not only do I get to share some of my favorite snacks with you—I get to actually SEND THEM to one of you.

Remember those crunchy apple clusters I shared with you on Twitter & Instagram in October because they’re so yummy, sweet & crunchy? Well, Peeled Snacks got in touch with me after they saw my tweet to tell me about their other products, and low and behold, they’re just as good!

They’re delicious.

And the best, part—you can find them anywhere, even Terminal 3 at LAX. Back story, I’ve flown out of Terminal 3 at LAX twice in the past year & it’s THE WORST. Why? The food options. No bueno.

BUT, lucky me, I spotted a cute, blue package of Peeled Snacks’ Paradise Found so while my best friend was snacking on sour candy, I snacked on healthy dried fruit, a banana, and a hot green tea. ( But I totally had 1 or 2 pieces of her sour candy, haha. )

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[ Love that Much-Ado-About-Mango has only ONE ingredient—organic, non-GMO mango. ]

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When I want something sweet, Paradise Found or Much-Ado-About-Mango is perfect ( full of vitamins A, E, & C to help maintain a healthy immune system & skin glowing ), and when I want a CRUNCH, I grab a bag of Peas Please.

Peas Please is the only organic, baked pea snack on the market, AND it offers 1 whole veggie per serving without the corn and unhealthy fillers most “veggie snacks” contain.

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They have three flavors ( sea salt, southwest spice & garden herb. ) Southwest spice & garden herb are my fav.

OKAY, you have to try them…

So, Peeled Snacks & I are giving one lucky winner the following prize pack:

+ 1 bag Peeled Snacks Paradise Found
+ 1 bag Peeled Snacks Much-Ado-About-Mango
+ 2 bags Peeled Snacks Peas Please, Garden Herb
+ 2 bags Peeled Snacks Peas Please, Southwest Spice
+ 2 bags Peeled Snacks Peas Please, Sea Salt

YUM!!! 8 bags of yumminess!

⇣ ⇣ ⇣

Here’s how to enter:

+ Follow @JOYFETTI on Instagram
+ Follow @PeeledSnacks on Instagram
+ Comment on this Instagram post, tag @PeeledSnacks & tell me why you have to win.

Extra credit: ‘Like’ Peeled Snacks on Facebook

⇡ ⇡ ⇡

Contest ends Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 11:59 p.m. PST

( ^ super specific because I use to manage social media for Men’s Wearhouse and our legal was always pages and pagessss long. This is short. ; ) )

I’ll pick & announce the winner by the end of the week.

HAPPY SNACKING!

<3,
Bita

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Sunday Splash: Garlic Steak & Martinis

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[ A little motivation for the week ; ) ]

HI GUYS!

Happy Sunday! It’s super hot here in Burlingame ( 73° ) so I’ve been waiting for it to cool down a bit before taking Minty on a walk.

Yesterday was exciting—I tried Espetus in San Francisco for the first time ( it’s a Brazilian Steak House ) & I ate myself into a meat coma…

A group of us went to celebrate our friend’s birthday & it was AMAZING.

Their “gauchos” come to your table with different cuts of meat ( 12 different kinds ) roasted over mesquite, and they slice and serve it to you right then & there. It’s SO good!

My favorite was their garlic steak.

AND, they have a really good salad bar. I was especially into their mango salad.

Wear a baggy shirt if you go, trust me.

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[ A little snippet from Snapchat. Add me ( JOYFETTI ) for more quick & easy recipes. ]

Before dinner, we had martinis at Martunis ( a piano / martinis bar in SF )—I had an espresso martini because I was lagging.

They also make a really good extra dirty martini.

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[ LOVING all the flowers on our walks lately. It smells amazing outside. ]

& today… I prepped for the week & took a bunch of photos for the blog & my clients.

How was your weekend!? Tell, tell.

xx,
Bita

 

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Superfood Spotlight: Dragon Fruit

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[ Bite-sized cubes, so yummy! ]

HI GUYS!

Today I’m sharing some benefits of one of my FAVORITE fruits, ever ⇢ DRAGON FRUIT.

This fruit is insane—it’s so yummy, so pretty, AND it’s full of benefits.

What benefits? Glad you asked!

+ First up, antioxidants. They’re full of vitamin C—a small dragon fruit will provide you with almost 35% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C. Vitamin C strengthens your immune system. It helps your body get rid of toxins, heal cells, and cope with stress. It’s also an important antioxidant for overall health and clear, beautiful skin ( so is water! )

+ Next up… FIBER. According to this source, it can be used as a natural remedy for constipation.—”Dragon fruit seeds, in particular, appear to have strong laxative properties.” ( Don’t worry, they’re not TOO strong. ; ) ) One of the nutrients that contributes to this is fiber.

+ Keeping your skin tight & youthful—you can thank all the antioxidants & vitamins!

+ Protecting your hair color—this one isn’t about eating it. According to this source, if you put the juice of a dragon fruit or a conditioner containing it on your scalp, it can help protect your chemically treated or colored hair. Pretty cool, right?

+ It’s anti-inflammatory and helps decrease joint pain.

+ On top of all that, it’s low in cholesterol, rich in vitamin B1, B2, and B3, and minerals such as iron ( it provides more than 10% of your recommended daily intake ) and calcium, the seeds are high in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, AND it’s only 60 calories.

YUM! I’m a super fan.

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[ My favorite way to eat dragon fruit ⇢ round slices… Dragon fruit “cookies” ; ) ]

I know some people make smoothies or ice cream with it… Sounds delicious, but I like to eat it piece by piece & savor it. I told you, I’m obsessed.

I like to slice them into circles, peel them, and eat them like cookies. ( LOL ) 

HALLOWEEN COSTUME IDEA? Dragon fruit cookie monster…?

Sometimes I cut them into cubes. How do you eat your dragon fruit? Show me on Instagram, so I can take a peek!

xx! <3,
Bita

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Sunday Splash: Retail Therapy & Steering Clear of Pizza ( AH! )

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[ Spicy ‘Mexican Hipster’ cocktails & ceviche at Milagros in Redwood City—SO good! You have to check them out! ]

HI LOVES!

Who’s excited for Monday?!

Crickets?

LOL.

I, for one, am super excited for a fresh week where I’m healthy & not coughing myself to sleep—I think I finally got rid of my cough. Fingers crossed.

The retail therapy helped a lot… ; )

PLUS, I feel like getting cute office supplies is kind of like getting new school supplies in August/September.

It gets me excited to plan & execute.

Just like how the school supplies got me excited for the school year, these office supplies get me excited for the work week—throwback to middle school, & I’m kind of into it…

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[ Ban.do Sweet Talk Pens ( obsessed! On sale here ), palm leaves notepad + bkr bottle ]

So the plan for tomorrow:

wake up early, drink my lemon water, start a new week of BBG, have a protein smoothie & tackle the day, starting with social media posting & photography for the blog & JCC.

do what's most important first

[ I’m always reminding myself of this—it’s so important. ]

Since I shoot a lot of my photos inside, I try to get them all in before 1 p.m., 2 p.m. at the latest, so I can use natural lighting, which is one of the many reasons I use the Sunscape & The Weather Channel apps very regularly.

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[ I loved this book! I definitely recommend it. Sweet Talk Pens on sale here. ]

In other news, I’m trying to steer clear of bread/pasta/rice/cheese… ( HA! Nottttt easy ), until next month ( but I’ll throw in a few cheat meals here and there ), so of course every other commercial on TV last night was about pizza.

It’s okay. Just a few weeks & I’ll be in DR ( Dominican Republic! )

So worth it.

If you guys are planning a fun, tropical getaway or just looking for some cute bikinis, definitely check these out, and I’ll post some more soon. And please let me know if you spot any bikinis or one-pieces you LOVE so I can check them out too. Thank youuu! Oh, & if you’re getting this ViX “Zebra” bikini ( it’s 35% off! ), keep in mind it runs super teeny. I learned the hard way. HAHA.

Kay, I’m off to brush Minty‘s teeth ( they’re SO tiny! ) & get ready for bed.

Sweet dreams! xx

<3,
Bita

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Love List: Holidays That Make You Indulge in Guac (LOL) & Snapchat

 

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HI GUYS!

You know what’s fun about social media (particularly Instagram)? You hear about the wackiest “holidays”. Like today was National Pig Day (haha, WHAT?) & Peanut Butter Lovers Day, LOL. I feel obligated to give Minty peanut butter now… No? ; )

Since I do social media marketing for a living, I consider these holidays when making content calendars & creating content for my clients—if there’s a wacky holiday that’s likely to trend on social, and it’s in line with my client’s brand/products, I’ll create content around it so my client can contribute to the conversation.

BUT! I have to tell you there are some “holidays” that I’m just like… WHAT?!? A day to celebrate PB lovers or pigs is fine… But what is Take it in the Ear Day? YES. That’s a thing, apparently.

EW.

LOL.

Any who, most are fun, like this one that made me indulge in a lil too much guac. ; ) What’s your favorite wacky holiday? Comment on Instagram or LMK below. I love this stuff!

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[ Hands down fav store bought guac. ]

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[ Shared a step-by-step tutorial on Snapchat on how to make “fake” pancakes. Username: JOYFETTI. LMK if you want me to do a full post on this! ]

I’ve also been having A LOT OF FUN with Snapchat lately.

Are you guys on there?

I’ve been sharing recipes, snack ideas, workout inspo, cute/funny vids of Minty (of course!), snippets from the books I’m reading ( like “The ONE Thing“) and other musings. My username is JOYFETTI—If you’re on there, add me & snap me any questions/requests.

See you on Snapchat! : )

XO! <3,
Bita

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Hands down Favorite Store Bought Guacamole!

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[ Pretty bowls from Anthropologie. ]

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HELLO, HELLO!

Hopefully you noticed it’s National Tortilla Chip Day and felt OBLIGATED (LOL) to indulge in some chips/guac/salsa? I did. ; )

I was planning to share my friend’s DELICIOUS homemade guacamole today, but was running late (what’s new) so instead, I picked up my FAVORITE store bought guacamole to share with you & I promise, it doesn’t disappoint—it’s made with only fresh, natural, hand-picked ingredients, all of which you can understand. WIN!

I hate when I flip over a package to read the ingredients and it’s filled with unnecessary crap. And that happens WAYYYYY too often with guacamole—but not this one. Casa Sanchez keeps it simple & tasty. (They also have a Spicy Guacamole that I LOVE!! Definitely check that one out too!)

 

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[ Hands down FAVORITE! I always pick this up when I want chips/guac. ]

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[ Notice the short ingredient list with only real, hand-picked ingredients? YUMMY! ]

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BTW, stay tuned… I’ll be sharing my friend’s guac soon!

I usually pick up Whole Food’s mango salsa too. It’s super refreshing, & has a spicy kick to it, which I LOVE! (It’s actually pretty spicy… So if you don’t like spicy foods, stay clear, ; ) haha.)

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[ Always read the ingredients! The front liesssss… LOL. ]

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[ “Swirled Symmetry Bowl” & blue “Latte Bowl” ]

And for chips, I look for something organic. Lately, I’ve been getting blue corn chips.

So… If you didn’t indulge yet, you should probably grab a couple Stellas and get to it, don’t you think? It is a holiday after all… ; )

Happy dipping!

XO! <3,
Bita

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[ Minty… Photobombing, LOL, as usual. ]

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Love List: Prioritizing, Tahoe & Clothing Staples!

do what's most important first

[ I remind myself of this constantly! ]

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[ Happy National Toast Day! ; ) ]

HI GUYS!

Monday was a quick, jolt back to reality—was it not?

This past weekend was filled with celebration, cake, booze, and a lot of skiing (a lot for me, LOL.)

I love skiing—it’s way more fun (& intuitive) for me than snowboarding. If you’re having a hard time with snowboarding, definitely give skiing a shot.

ALSO… Liquid courage, boy oh boy, does that help! I felt like those little kids on the slopes who have no fear. LOL! A drink or two should do the trick. Don’t go overboard. ; )

[ Back in Tahoe… <3 ]

We spent the weekend at Ritz-Carlton Residences, again, which is beauuutiful, and (I LOVE THIS) right on the mountain.

The Big Easy was literally, right outside our window.

Waking up and seeing skiers/snowboarders already on the slopes has it’s pros & cons… On one side it’s pretty cool you can see them, on the other, it’s a reminder you slept in & missed half a day of skiing. BAHAHA. OOPS! #BirthdayBooze #SorryNotSorry

Any who… A little motivation never heart a flee. So Monday morning, I repeated my mantra “do what’s most important first” and tackled the day.

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[ Favorite Bi-Rite ice cream flavor ⇢ Lavender Honey. MMM! ]

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Black BCBG Knit Tank Tiffany Necklace + Hot Tools Titanium Curling Iron << love this! ]

I also opened some packages from Nordstrom, which is ALWAYS fun. Online shopping is pretty amazing… When your package arrives, it kind of feels like you’re opening up a gift, no?

I got a bunch of staples like this black bra (I love how Natori bras fit), Joe’s ‘Flawless – Vixen’ Ankle Skinny Jeans (they’re super tight & dark—perfect for wearing with boots &/or heels), and Zella ‘Live In’ Slim Fit Leggings (which I definitely need to hem b/c I’m a shortie. HA!)

Last night, I started reading The ONE Thing… WHICH IS AMAZING!!! Seriously, I need this book because I’m always trying to do (& launch) 5783478329 million things at once, which is no good. And, I know this. I need help. LOL.

I’m about 1/3 or 1/2 of the way through the book. It’s a quick read, well-written, informative & super interesting. Check it out, & LMK what you think, and if you have other book recommendations for me? I love biographies, non-fiction, & health/wellness books. THANKSSS!! ; )

Also, LMK if you’re interested in hearing more about The ONE Thing. I can do a book review when I’m done.

How’s your week so far? Any juicy stories? Snap me ⇢ Username: JOYFETTI.

XO! <3,
Bita

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Insane Chocolate Covered Gogi Berries You Have to Try!

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[Little bits of heaven…]

& not just gogi berries—chia seeds too!

I’m obsessed with superseeds… I add them to my smoothies, PB&Jfake 3-ingredient pancakes… basically anything I can think of adding them to, I do, and I even like them in my chips (LOL). Chips with superseeds just sounds healthier… Right? Like there’s less guilt involved? ; )

So imagine my excitement when I spotted these dark (YUMMY!) chocolate covered goji berries and chia seeds in Safeway. (I also spotted them at Whole Foods a few weeks later, but no shocker there!)

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Basically, I’ve been snacking on these chocolate covered goji berries like there’s no tomorrow. I’ve already gone through 3 packs—but I shared, I promise! ; )

The chocolate covered chia seeds are still sitting pretty in their bag, & I’m planning to use them instead of sprinkles… Maybe on a little nana ice cream recipe? YES!

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So, do yourself a favor… Hop into the car, drive to the supermarket & grab yourself a bag (or two!) of dark chocolate goji berries (or order them online, here—SO easy!). You won’t be disappointed.

I mean, if you’re gonna snack on chocolate, it might as well have some benefits, right?

BTW, heading to Tahoe later tonight, so follow along on Instagram & Snapchat (Username ⇢ JOYFETTI) for some pretty, snow pics! I can’t wait to get back on the slopes.

Happy Weekend!

XO! <3,
Bita

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!

Is it weird I think of Valentine’s Day as having a countdown like New Year’s Eve? HA!

Anywho… If you’re looking for a quick & easy Valentine’s Day surprise/dessert—I’ve got you covered!

This recipe is foolproof and you can whip it up in no time. Plus, chocolate covered strawberries are DELICIOUS!

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I’ve made these for possibly 4 years now? Every Valentine’s Day, a few birthdays, and a few random days throughout the year… I’ve had random requests to make them—they’re THAT good!

So, here are the deets:

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CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES

INGREDIENTS

+ Fresh strawberries, rinsed & dried (preferably organic)
+ Candy Melts (I used Wilton Candy Melts in Bright Pink & Bright White from Micheals)
+ Sprinkles (or nuts if you’re feeling nutty! ; ))

DIRECTIONS

+ Line baking tray with parchment paper
+ Place candy melts in microwaveable bowl and place in microwave. DEFROST for 2 minutes and stir.(Very important: you want to defrost it... I didn’t do this once, I just put it in for 2 minutes like I was cooking it, and it burneddddd. And smelled nasty. It shouldn’t smell nasty. It should smell like heaven. ; ))
+ After you stir it, put it back in the microwave and defrost it for another 30 seconds to a minute. Continue steps 1 & 2 until chocolate is fully melted and smooth.
+ Hold strawberry by the stem and dip it into the chocolate, lifting and twisting it slightly so any excess chocolate falls back into the bowl.
+ Sprinkle the sprinkles (or nuts) onto the strawberry and place strawberry on parchment paper.
+ Repeat (& feel free to taste test a strawberry. It’s only right!)
+ Place tray in fridge (so the chocolate can set—this generally takes less than 30 minutes.)

& ENJOY!

I’m planning to whip up another batch before lunch while listening to this new playlist—SO GOOD!

Happy Valentine’s!

XO! <3,
Bita

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