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So far in the Sew Creative Countdown to Christmas I’ve shown you 19 days worth of great gift ideas for him, her, kids and foodies. Today is Day 20 of our Countdown to Christmas and there is only one thing left to do… wrap everything! Wrapping can be a daunting task, but make an event of it and wrapping can be fun and get you into the holiday spirit.
Let me set the stage for you. You tuck your kids into bed, kiss them goodnight and tiptoe out of their room. Meanwhile your spouse is downstairs lighting a fire and putting your favorite Christmas music on the stereo. As you walk down the stairs you notice the twinkle of Christmas lights, the crackle of the fire and your filled with Christmas spirit as you hear Bing Crosby croon White Christmas. Head into the kitchen, whip up these festive cocktails and settle down in front of the Christmas tree with your honey to wrap up all the Christmas presents.
Spiked Peppermint Mocha Hot Chocolate
2 oz Peppermint Mocha Kahlua
1 cup of Hot Chocolate
Whipped Cream for topping
Candy Cane for Garnish
Fill a mug with steaming hot chocolate. Add Peppermint Mocha Kahlua and stir. Top with whipped cream and a candy cane for a stir stick. This drink is delicious served hot or cold. For serving cold subsitute chocolate milk for hot chocolate.
Sounds delicious right? Well hold on… we have one more delicious cocktail for you!
Salted Caramel Apple-tini
2 oz of Salted Karamel Stoli
3 oz of Fresh Pressed Apple Cider
Cinnamon Stick for Garnish
In a martini shaker combine Salted Karamel Stoli, fresh pressed apple cider and ice. Shake and then strain the liquid into a martini glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Alternative: heat fresh pressed apple cider, add Salted Karamel Stoli and stir. Serve in a mug with a cinnamon stick stir stick.
We hope that you have enjoyed our Sew Creative Countdown to Christmas. Please make sure to check out our entire Countdown to Christmas list for great gift ideas for everyone on your list.
We would like to take this moment to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and happy New Year!
*Disclosure: I have received perks from Stoli and Kahlua to create these delicious recipes and share them with my readers. All thoughts and opinions on this blog are 100% my own.