This year is all about shopping small but getting the best of the best. I have carefully selected my absolute favorite brands and small shops that I have come to love, and some are backed by people I love even more! Each of these products is made with care, individually handpicked and unique. And I guess I’ll just go ahead and say I WOULD BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO RECEIVE ANY OF THESE GIFTS FOR MYSELF!!! LINKS PROVIDED BELOW!! (this is not a hint CLAY. not a hint. ;))
What are some of your favorite small shops?
I also thought it fitting to supply you with our family wassail recipe. Sip and shop, nothing better!
1 gallon apple cider
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 whole cinnamon sticks
12-15 whole cloves
Bring all ingredients to a boil, steam for an hour or two. It is best if made the day before, letting it sit in the refrigerator overnight. Heat before serving and add 6 oz. can frozen orange juice concentrate. Steam until ready to serve, about 30 minutes.
(This time around, I added 3 slices of fresh oranges to my halved recipe in replacement of the OJ concentrate. For a full recipe try 6.)