Holiday Food and Drinks for Celebrating + HM #213

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Holiday Food and Drinks for Celebrating + HM #213

Celebrate the Christmas season with some great holiday food and drinks! The  gals of Home Matters are sharing some delicious and delectable recipes this week to make your parties and gatherings a tasty success. Enjoy!

 

Festive Holiday Drinks alcoholic + non-alcoholic for Christmas from The Chefs @ Pocket Change Gourmet

 

20 Christmas Appetizers and Party Ideas from Kellie @ Nest of Posies

 

20 Christmas Candy Recipes that Spread Holiday Cheer from Melanie @ Reasons to Skip the Housework

 

Sugared Cranberries and Cranberry Syrup from Lorelai  @ Life With Lorelai

 

Holiday Food and Drinks for Celebrating Blog Hop

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A Home Matters Themed Roundup

Last Week’s Theme: DIY Ornaments and Gift Wrap Ideas

Next Week’s Theme: Christmas Decoration Storage Ideas



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Light Up Snowmen from Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom

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How To Make a House Gift Box with Your Cricut from Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage

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Chocolate Dipped Ritz Cracker Cookies from Erin @ Delightful E Made

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Bailey’s Irish Cream Cookie Recipe from Kelly @ Live, Love, Texas

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Sugar Swirl Cookies from Lisa @ Bride on a Budget

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Beverages That Beat the Heat + HM #197

Refreshing beverages to beat the heat – drink up! Plus link up at Home Matters with recipes, DIY, crafts, decor. #Beverages #Drinks #HomeMattersParty

Beverages That Beat the Heat + HM #197

Cool down, relax, and refresh yourself with these fabulous and tasty ideas for beverages that beat the heat! Find drink flavors that everyone will enjoy in this roundup from the gals of Home Matters.

Pineapple Orange Creamsicle Mimosas from Holly @ 3 Yummy Tummies

 

Homemade Raspberry Peach Lemonade from Amanda @ The Chunky Chef

 

8 Infused Water Combos to Keep You Hydrated from Cassie @ Wholefully

 

17 Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes Refreshinng Summer from Lorelai @ Life With  Lorelai

Beverages That Beat the Heat Blog Hop

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Last Week’s Theme: Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

Next Week’s Theme: Cool Salads That Satisfy Your Hunger



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Kristen @ The Road to DomesticationFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

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Nicole @ Mom Always Finds OutFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

Emily @ Domestic DeadlineFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

Donna @ Modern On MonticelloFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

Nina @ Vintage Mama’s CottageFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

Ashley @ Sweetpea LifestyleFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

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Instant Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf from Lisa @ Cooking with Curls

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Back-to-School Cupcakes from Miranda @ Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt

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No-Bake Peach Yum Yum from Tracey @ The Kitchen Is My Playground

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Deck Privacy Screen from Repurposed Doors from Marie @ The Interior Frugalista

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Lattes and Lipstick Glitter Makeup Bag from Randi @ Dukes and Duchesses

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Thank you to all who linked up at last week’s party. We look forward to seeing what you will be sharing with us this week!

Remember that every feature is shared on all Host’s and Co-Host’s blogs, as well as on the Home Matters Linky Party Pinterest Board! Don’t forget to follow…

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  1. Please link up no more than THREE posts each week–try to make sure that they are new links that you have not shared here previously. (Exception: Holiday/Seasonal specific posts may be shared once per year.)
  1. Please take some time to poke around and visit some of the other links.
  1. Please take some time to check out your hosts and co-hosts on social media.
  1. We appreciate the variety of blogs on the www; however, the Home Matters Party is for links on matters of the HOME. Please link accordingly.
  1. We ask that you do not add other Linky Parties, Blog Hops, or Giveaways–unless you begin the party with a new project, recipe or post.
  1. On the same note, please do not add links of an extremist, political or strong controversial nature. (The hosts and co-hosts read each and every blog post linked and will contact you directly if you have linked something that does not fit into the realm of the party.)

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Dulce de Leche – Sweet Milk Cocktail

There’s nothing like an ice cold glass of milk on a warm day. Have you ever considered spicing up your glass of milk, and giving it a little kick? With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, I thought I’d share one of my favorite warm weather cocktails, Dulce de Leche – Sweet Milk Cocktail. This Latin inspired libation is super easy and super delicious.

Imagine yourself relaxing on the porch or under a tree, listening to the birds sing, and feeling a gentle breeze brush across your face. Or perhaps your hosting a Mexican Fiesta full of bold and spicy flavors. Dulce de leche is a traditional Mexican flavor, and this sweet milk cocktail is perfect for cutting the heat in those spicy dishes.

 

Dulce de Leche – Sweet Milk Cocktail

A Latin Inspired Libation

 

Cocktails do not get any simpler. For this one, all you need is milk, vodka, butterscotch or caramel liqueur, and ice cubes. Cinnamon sticks are optional, and a pretty glass is always nice.

 

Ingredients:

  • Milk (I like to use 1% low-fat milk, but use whichever is your favorite)
  • 1 Ounce – Vodka
  • 1 Ounce – Butterscotch Liqueur or Caramel Liqueur
  • Ice Cubes
  • Cinnamon Stick (optional)

How To:

  • Add Ice Cubes to your glass of choice
  • Pour cold Milk over ice cubes
  • Add Vodka
  • Add Butterscotch Liqueur or Caramel Liqueur
  • Stir with Cinnamon Stick and leave in the drink for garnish

 

 

Easy-peasy, am I right?! It is like Mexican Flan in a glass, and you are going to love it.

Here’s a Printable Recipe just for you:

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Dulce de Leche - Sweet Milk Cocktail, a Latin inspired libation. Perfect for warm days with gentle breezes or Cinco de Mayo Fiestas! Mexican Flan in a glass. #Drink #Recipe #Cocktail
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Type: Cocktails
Ingredients:
  • Milk (I like to use 1% low-fat milk, but use whichever is your favorite)
  • 1 Ounce - Vodka
  • 1 Ounce - Butterscotch Liqueur or Caramel Liqueur
  • Ice Cubes
  • Cinnamon Stick (optional)
Directions:
  1. Add Ice Cubes to your glass of choice
  2. Pour cold Milk over ice cubes
  3. Add Vodka
  4. Add Butterscotch Liqueur or Caramel Liqueur
  5. Stir with Cinnamon Stick and leave in the drink for garnish
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I hope you will enjoy this luscious and delicious Dulce de Leche – Sweet Milk Cocktail. If you are looking for a festive way to serve up these drinks, check out my DIY Bug Umbrellas for Party Drinks.

 

 

 

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