Sunday, December 4, 2011

FESTIVE FUN & CHRISTMAS CHEER

I do love playing Santa!

Nearly every year since moving to Toronto over 20 years ago I've had a few friends over at Christmas time. When I moved in with Rob he was kinda of nervous about this annual tradition of mine, not being the social guy, and worried he wouldn't be a good host. Now I think he looks forward to it as much as I do, and he actually pushed me to hold it this year when I had I decided I wasn't going too.

It's been a rough year for me emotionally, with my Mother's illness. These people have been a great support system for me. I'm truly blessed to have such wonderful friends in my life and enjoyed sharing some time with them to celebrate the holiday season.

A couple crazy Canucks, Darlene and Jenn.

Anita looking mighty happy to be standing between two handsome men, Rob and Brian.

Amanda, Pat and Vitra having some girl talk.

Greg and I enjoying some lobster chowder.

Brian, Amanda and Sue catching up.

Angie's Christmas Cheer!

I have been perfecting the recipe for this drink for the last four years, and this year I think I nailed it!

Angie's Christmas Cheer:


3 Cups Cranberry Cocktail
1 Cup Pineapple Juice
1 Cup 7Up or Sprite
1 Cup Vodka

Pour all ingredients into a pitcher, stir and refrigerate. Serve over ice.


Cheers!
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