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Busy Mom: Favorite Indulgences


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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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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