Posted by Southwest Beverages on 11/25/2016
“What a great Thanksgiving meal,” my daughter’s husband
stated to me moments after he greeted me in my kitchen the morning after Thanksgiving
“Why, thank you Mark,” I replied. “Did you sleep well?”
“Yes. I love coming here not only to visit with you and Dan
but for the crisp, cold, fresh air,” he replied, referring to visiting my
husband, Dan, and I at our home in Weston, Vermont. “I slept like a baby,” he
“Is Jessie up? I asked, referring to my daughter.
“She’ll be down in a minute.”
“I guess I better start to prepare Jessie’s favorite drink?”
I stated as I began to walk towards the cabinet to get a box of Sippity Lite
chocolate cinnamon diet hot chocolate.
“What’s that?” Mark curiously asked.
“Sippity Lite chocolate cinnamon diet hot chocolate. She absolutely
“I did not know that.”
“Before you married her I would make her a cup every
“Well, yes. Every morning, that is all winter long. While Sippity Lite chocolate cinnamon diet
hot chocolate is her favorite flavor, from time to time she would ask me to
prepare a cup of pumpkin spice or chocolate marshmallow or chocolate peppermint
or her second favorite flavor, chocolate raspberry.
“Would you mind making me a cup of the chocolate cinnamon?”
“No, of course.”
Two minutes later Jessie entered the kitchen, greet me and
sat at the table next to her husband. “Here honey, I made you your favorite,” I
stated as I place a cup of Sippity Lite cinnamon chocolate hot chocolate in
front of her and one in front of her husband.
“It still tastes the same, Mom,” Jessie stated after she had
taken her first sip. “It’s absolutely delicious!” she added with enthusiasm.
“I’ll second that,” Mark added with excitement in his voice.
“I must admit. I am dazzled at how delicious this chocolate cinnamon diet hot
“And you thought I came home for my Mom’s cooking,” Jessie
jokingly stated as she looked to her husband.
Written by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of
Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America's largest
and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr
Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and
The Water Club and River Cafe - two of New York's finest fine dining restaurants. He
has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance,
Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and
Bob holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of
Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
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