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Busy Mom: Favorite Indulgences

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A few little indulgences keep me going. A pit-stop in a nail salon for a quick and colorful manicure and my Sunday runs with my girlfriends. Without these necessary luxuries, I don’t think I’d be a very good____________fill in the blank. Wife. Mother. Boss. Friend.

First the nails, when my weeks get overwhelming, I find a quick way to catch my breath is to stop into one of NYC’s ubiquitous nail salons. I opt for a bright and bold hue and then melt into the chair as the manicurist lotions, massages and files my nails into shape. 20 minutes later, I’m refreshed and energized.

My other treat its a little healthier–it’s my Sunday run with my girlfriends. We’re all moms and we’re all busy. But we wake up early, brew some coffee or tea and head out for our weekly runs. Brrrring! The alarm goes off early to make time for the 7-10 miles routes we favor. This week I put an extra special treat in my to-go cup. I filled it with the Café Escapes Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa. The rich flavor was perfect to fuel me for my run.

Since I’m not much of a coffee drinker, I love that Café Escapes offer two chocolate drinks (an important food group!) as well as Chai Latte and Café Mocha. I can’t get my run in every day nor can I make it to the salon. But a warm beverage and the thoughts of future indulgences keep me going.

 

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Now you’ve got a chance to indulge yourself. Green Mountain is hosting a Facebook Sweeps. There is a daily prize (2 winners a day, Monday- Friday) of an indulgent spa gift basket (includes: luxury robe, slippers, vanilla scented candle, wooden hand massager tucked and a luxurious blanket).

In addition to the daily prizes, they’re giving away a grand prize every week (6 in total): a spa getaway weekend in San Diego or Atlanta! This huge prize offers round-trip coach airfare for you and a guest from the major airport closest to your home to Atlanta, GA or San Diego, CA, plus two nights accommodations at La Costa Resort & Spa or Chateau Elan, a rental car, and $800 to use towards the spa

For more information and to enter visit https://www.facebook.com/CafeEscapes?fref=ts

 

Café Escapes is the brand of hot, flavored indulgent beverages that provide you an everyday treat and a chance to relax and savor a moment of your day, whether at home or at work.

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.

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About Nicole

Nicole Feliciano is the Founder & Editor of Momtrends. Prior to launching Momtrends, she was a fashion executive at Ralph Lauren. Now her mission is bringing style to fashion-starved moms everywhere. Nicole is a lifestyle expert, spokesperson and lover of all things social media. Follow her on twitter @momtrends
  • http://thefrugalistadiaries.blogspot.com megan, the frugalista diaries

    glam just sent me mine so excited. Xo Megan, http://www.TfDiaries.com

    • http://momtrends.com Nicole

      I do love the blogging perks! The machine is great.