No, not the ones that taunt Ebenezer Scrooge. But they can be the kind that, like the miser himself, will cause you to wake up with a promise to amend your ways. But hey, if your hosts have unlimited premium supplies you might want to mix-imize your efforts.
Here are a few recent books on putting together the perfect rocks glass recipes:
Good Spirits: recipes, revelations, refreshments, and romance, shaken and served with a twist
The Essential Cocktail
Mix Shake Stir
Or, if you want my opinion, keep dry and take your friends home. New Year’s Eve is amateur night.
What would the holidays be without music? Pop one of these CDs in while you’re baking cookies or wrapping gifts – you’ll be humming along in no time.
What a Night: a Christmas Album by Harry Connick Jr
A Swingin’ Christmas by Tony Bennett
Christmasville by Mannheim Steamroller
Let it Snow by Michael Buble
Wintersong by Sarah McLachlan
Cool Yule by Bette Midler
Christmas by Brad Paisley