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A boozy Christmas

For no particular reason, there are some drinks that I only drink at Christmas time and I know I’m not the only one. Yes, I’m thinking of Baileys, port, sloe gin, brandy and anything hot and mulled.

To really make the most of some of these drinks, I’ve pulled together some great cocktail recipes from Difford’s Guide and with the experienced help of my brother and sister-in-law so that you won’t be dragging that bottle of Baileys from one Christmas to the next (you know I’m not wrong here!) Continue reading…

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Christmas cocktail party

I was planning on a Christmas cocktail party this year but, timing-wise, it just didn’t fit. I have organised numerous parties and events over the years though. So, for those who are still planning to host a festive get-together, I’ve created the following guide to help minimise some of the stress and ensure you don’t forget anything. Continue reading…