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Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, Recipes

Holiday Classics Week 7 – White Christmas

  Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen, Bing Crosby, and Danny Kaye star in this classic 1954 holiday musical, White Christmas. The movie is made stellar not just by the singing and dancing (Vera Ellen is unreal), but also by the costume design of Edith Head. Every single costume is a work of art, and I spend… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 7 – White Christmas

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Holiday Classics Week 6 – A Charlie Brown Christmas

The Peanuts crew always means the holidays are officially here. This totally 21st century thing of watching programs on demand has robbed us of that delicious anticipation of waiting for the holiday classics to air. Not that I am complaining. I am the first to watch White Christmas or Christmas in Connecticut 156 times from… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 6 – A Charlie Brown Christmas

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, In the Kitchen, Recipes

Week 5 Holiday Classics – Christmas Vacation

  So much funny in one movie. We watch National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation on repeat all season. Clark Griswold is the classic unsung hero just trying to spread a little Christmas Cheer to those near and dear to his heart. Our first cocktail for this Christmas Classic is The Griswold. When we released our Orange… Continue reading Week 5 Holiday Classics – Christmas Vacation

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, In the Kitchen, Recipes

Holiday Classics Week 4 – Die Hard

It is that time of year when the great debate ensues- Is Die Hard a Christmas movie or not? We are firmly in the HELL YES camp here at Make & Muddle. This classic Bruce Willis movie has all the things we look for in a classic- ex wives, evil geniuses, and a great tag… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 4 – Die Hard

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, Recipes

Holiday Classics Week 3 – Elf

  There is no funnier visual than Will Farrell in that green elf costume. I will wait while you try to think of one. His over-the-top comedy is perfectly paired with James Caan's low key, straight guy aura. The two of them make for one of the best holiday classics out there.   We came up… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 3 – Elf

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Chuck says that the holidays depress him. Not us! It starts with Thanksgiving - all the food and the fixings and the friends and family. I do hope y'all can find a turkey this year. There's a serious shortage due to an avian flu epidemic. Good grief! Turkey or not, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will… Continue reading A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, Recipes

Sally’s Sangria

Sally's Sangria We sense there is something in the wind...Nightmare Before Christmas is one of our all time favorites and will be on repeat from the middle of September until after Christmas. Much like her, Sally's Sangria is spicy and sweet all at once. Our 7 Syrup gives this sangria a depth from all of… Continue reading Sally’s Sangria

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series

The Nightmare Before Christmas

To smooth the transition from Halloween to red & green, we begin our series with Tim Burton's classic, proving that Santa's struggle is real, y'all! We've put together three themed drinks and one nosh for all to enjoy while watching the misadventures of Jack Skellington - The Pumpkin King. A couple of fun facts about the film... The story… Continue reading The Nightmare Before Christmas

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series

Home Cinema Fun for the Holidays

Like it or not, dear friends, the Holiday season begins now. Yes. I know you just packed away your Halloween costume, but your neighbor has already hung an offensive number of Christmas lights illuminating their home to Vegas casino level. Relax. Make & Muddle is here to provide you and yours 9 different opportunities - one every… Continue reading Home Cinema Fun for the Holidays

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Holiday Classic Final Week- When Harry Met Sally

My habit of “On the side” was finally validated with our last movie in the Holiday Cocktail and Cinema series. “When Harry Met Sally” is the story of two friends that go through a tumultuous journey to finally realize they are truly, deeply, madly in love with each other. This power house cast of Meg… Continue reading Holiday Classic Final Week- When Harry Met Sally

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Holiday Classics Week 8- How the Grinch Stole Christmas

  When you think of Christmas movies, this absolutely tops the list. Boris Karloff narrating, Chuck Jones directing, and a sweet & loving puppy? SIGN. ME. UP. There are certainly years that I have resembled the Grinch more than Buddy from Elf. This year the only thing Grinch that I am feeling this season is… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 8- How the Grinch Stole Christmas