December 23: Poinsettia

If you aren’t already amongst family and friends, you will be soon. This drink will appease most, if not all in the crowd. It also allows, but does not require you to throw cinnamon sticks into a glass like a fancy badass.

Name: Poinsettia

For one drink you will need…
2 oz tequila
1/2 oz sherry
5 cranberries
2 wedges of lemon
1/2 oz simple syrup

Glass: Old Fashioned

Instructions: Muddle cranberries, lemon and simple syrup in a shaker. Pack with ice. Add tequila and sherry. Shake until frothy. Serve over fresh ice and garnish with a few fresh cranberries and cinnamon stick if you’re the type of person with cinnamon sticks lying around this time of year.

Soundtrack: Mannheim Steamroller, A Fresh Aire Christmas

Netflix & Chill: White Christmas

TV (All times Eastern)
6:00pm — Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen) (Disney Jr)
6:00pm — Charming Christmas (2015) (Hallmark)
6:00pm — Wish Upon a Christmas (2015) (Lifetime)
6:30pm — Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (1976, Rankin/Bass) (ABC Family)
7:00pm — Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983) (ABC Family)
7:00pm — Scrooged (1988, Bill Murray) (AMC)

7:00pm — Cancel Christmas (2010, Judd Nelson) (Hallmark Movies)
7:30pm — The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (Tim Allen) (ABC Family)
7:30pm — Seinfeld (Festivus) (TBS)
8:00pm — I Love Lucy Christmas Special (CBS)
8:00pm — Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 cartoon) (NBC)
8:00pm — Crazy for Christmas (2005, Howard Hesseman) (Lifetime)
8:00pm — Happy Holidays with Bing & Frank (1957) (TCM)
8:30pm — How Murray Saved Christmas (2014, Jerry Stiller) (NBC)
8:45pm — The Miracle of the Bells (1948, Frank Sinatra) (TCM)
9:00pm — Christmas with the Kranks (2004, Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) (AMC)
9:45pm — National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (ABC Family)
11:00pm — Jingle All the Way (1996, Arnold Schwarzenegger) (AMC)
12:00am — Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (ABC Family)
1:00am — A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007, Robert Wagner) (AMC)
3:00am — Miracle on 34th Street (1947, Natalie Wood) (AMC)

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