In a medium saucepan, combine the juice, cinnamon stick, and cloves and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, ground cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons of water and heat over medium-low heat, gently stirring, until the cranberries pop and are well coated with the sugar mixture.
When cool enough to handle, thread 3 to 4 berries each on 4 decorative toothpicks or skewers. Pour the mulled cranberry juice among 4 mugs and garnish with the cranberry swizzle
7 peppermint sticks; 3 crushed (1/4 cup), 4 left whole
pinch of salt
Place cocoa in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk until cocoa has dissolved. Add chocolate chips and crushed peppermint; simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate and peppermint have melted, 8 to 10 minutes.
Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Add salt. Ladle into mugs; serve each with a peppermint stick.
2 oz. Domaine de Canton 1 oz. vanilla vodka 2.5 oz. apple cider A few drops of lemon juice Orange zest Agave syrup
Directions:Line a chilled martini glass lightly with agave syrup on a dish followed by spiced graham cracker crumbs. Place all ingredients except for orange zest in a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into glass. Freshly grate orange zest on drink and serve immediately.
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A bit about my business... I believe that interior design should reflect you and your lifestyle. Whether you have a specific style in mind, or need help realizing your own personal style, Traci Connell Interiors will lead you through the interior decorating and design process so you can see your decorating dreams materialize. We use color and texture in fabrics and finishes to create custom designed furnishings, window treatments and bedding, as well as, professionally select accessories and artwork to define your style.
As the past President of the Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of the Interior Design Society, I now serve on the national board for IDS. Traci Connell Interiors specializes in residential and commercial interior decorating and design. Recently we have begun several large medical suites as apart of our commercial portfolio. We have spent years creating comfortable and functional spaces for our clients and are dedicated to providing quality services at an affordable price. At Traci Connell Interiors, communication is the key to success.
Our team has brought on a new designer, Courtney Eads. She is an Interior Designer who brings a strong background of Luxury Hospitality Design to Traci Connell Interiors. She graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor's of Science in Interior Design.