5 Top Tips For Cosy Catch Ups

Turn up the heating and gather round to enjoy mulled drinks and comfort food.

Food for friends

Winter is the time for treats and indulgence. Nibbles and sharing platters are the order of the day here. Check out this delicious recipe for sweet potato parmesan fries. It’s simple, quick and a real crowd pleaser.

Marvellous mulled drinks

If you are planning on serving a crowd then why not save yourself the stress and anxiety of shaking drinks to order and prepare a pot of mulled cocktail. Our Mulled Sloe Gin is perfect to keep you warm even out and about. Don’t forget the paper cups!

Grown-up games night

Cards against humanity is as delightfully despicable as you would want it to be. Our favourite trick here at cuirl HQ is to leave out a deck of blank white cards with a sharpie and let the group write there own personal versions. Hilarity is guaranteed to ensue. To capture your memories in real life, why not invest in an instax camera.

Light it up

Winter gatherings are all about creating a cosy snug vibe. It’s all about the lights! Use fairy lights or festoon lighting in outdoor spaces and light some candles inside. If you have a fire pit then get it lit. There is nothing better than gathering around the glowing embers of a fire with a warming drink whilst toasting marshmallows to really get chatter going. Remember, a hot water bottle and a blanket go a long way!

Wrap up warm

Heading out with your nearest and dearest for a country walk is a great idea to get some fresh air. Whether its exploring the nearby woods or tasting local ale in a pub. Don’t forget, it’s cold out there. Make sure you wear lots of cosy layers. Here at cuirl HQ we love these re-usable flame hand warmers.

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