Festive Cocktail for the Holidays!

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I hosted a Yankee Swap girls night with my high school friends yesterday and it was so nice to catch up over delicious food and drinks. To prepare, I wanted to make a fun festive cocktail for us to enjoy with lots of appetizers. This cocktail recipe is super easy and delicious!

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  • Vodka (I used Grey Goose, but any will do)
  • Canada Dry
  • Cranberry juice
  • Lemon juice
  • Cranberries (optional)


  • Add ice if desired (I did not because all ingredients were already cold)
  • Combine 1 1/2 parts each of vodka, Canada Dry, then cranberry juice
  • Add squeeze of lemon juice
  • Add cranberries for garnish
  • Enjoy!

Want to skip the alcohol? Just omit the vodka and you’re good to go!

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So head on over to your local Safeway, buy some Canada Dry and other ingredients, and serve at your next gathering. It’s so easy to find everything in one spot there – and we’re all looking for convenience during the busy holiday season.

To help you get through the craziness of the last two weeks of the year, I have a few tips for you:

  • Plan ahead for everything from where you’re spending the holidays to what you’re going to eat.
  • Stick with mostly recipes you can do most of the work on in advance (last night I made a few dips and baked ziti for friends). That way, you can pop each thing in the oven and serve fresh when you’re ready to eat.
  • Take advantage of online sales. I did almost all of my Christmas shopping on Cyber Monday! Plus I got some great deals for myself too.

Find more fun holiday drink recipes and entertaining tips!

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