Drinks
Super yummy food? Check. Festive decor? Got it. All your best friends? You bet. But a party’s not really happening until you bump the tunes.
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Once the food is all set, it's time for the cocktails. First, Mary and Dylan prepare fruit-and-herb-infused waters, a green revival smoothie as well as an impressive Bloody Mary bar. Then, Mary shows you how to make mini flower bouquets for each guest to take home.
Entertaining at home can — and should — be a breeze! Lifestyle expert Mary Giuliani and NBC Today’s weather anchor Dylan Dreyer offer their best tips for making year-round gatherings fun and simple. Whether you’re planning a get-together for drinks, dinner or brunch, make it memorable with Mary’s most-loved recipes, decor ideas and more.
Mary Giuliani & Dylan Dreyer
Mary Giuliani & Dylan Dreyer
Cranberries and oranges may scream holiday baking, but these awesome flavors deserve to make an appearance on your cocktail cart, too. Whip up a batch of my Homemade Orange-Cranberry Vodka, then play mix master with these oh-so-festive cocktails. Bonus: This infused vodka also makes a great gift.
Nicole Weston
This year, why not trade the standard bottle of bubbly for a spirited gift you crafted yourself? Infused vodka is incredibly easy to make, plus it lasts for ages. Which means the party can live on long after the decorations come down.
Nicole Weston
Jamie Oliver presents a special program for Christmas. Before the cooking starts there's the drink to stock up on and the venue to decorate.
Jamie Oliver
Hot Buttered Rum sounds like a cocktail straight out of a period drama — and that's exactly why we love it. Bring on the brrrrr. We're ready!
Ashley Rodriguez
Thanksgiving dinner can feel a little extra, in the best possible way. There's the turkey, the stuffing, the side dishes and the cranberry sauce — not to mention the dinner rolls, cornbread, appetizers and desserts. With so much food, it's no wonder that choosing the right wine is a little complicated.
Nicole Weston
If your picture of paradise includes both crafting and wine, we feel you. Everybody knows a little sippy-sip makes everything better, and that goes double for creative activities. So we’ve put together a guide that brings two of our favorite things together. (Plus, Bluprint members get $26 off their first Winc wine subscription box through this link!)
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Everything's better at brunch, right?! And while mimosas are the meal's classic go-to, there are times when champagne is a no-go. (Especially when you're with friends who don't drink, mamas-to-be, kids, etc. ... you get it!)
Nicole Weston
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