Fireside Favorites

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If you ask us, there’s nothing better than curling up fireside during the holidays. Our hibernation must-haves? A massive mug of hot cocoa and a pair of cozy UGG classics. Before hankering down by the hearth, check out Creative Council contributor Geri Hirsch’s hot cocoa recipe. Skip step 3 to conjure up childhood memories of Christmas past, or try it spiked – ’cause baby it’s cold outside.



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– Spiked Hot Chocolate –


4 oz. premium milk chocolate, finely chopped
2 cups milk (of your choice, thicker the better)
2 tbsp. sugar
2 oz. bourbon


1. In a saucepan over medium heat, add milk and sugar. Heat until scalding.
2. Remove from heat and stir in chopped chocolate until completely melted.
3. Add 2 oz. bourbon.
4. Pour into a mug, top with marshmallows and chopped chocolate bits. Enjoy!