Be Festive (Not Frenzied) with These Helpful Christmas Eve Hacks
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, the Toast bubbles were chilling, and…SO. WERE. WE!
That’s because everything was already prepared for the Big Day! Thank you to these helpful Christmas Eve hacks for making it the most wine-derful time of the year!
Try These Fun Christmas Eve Hacks
Ditch the Stores
Why join the crowds of people scurrying around last-minute, when you could be cozied-up on the couch in your #ButterChardonnay fuzzy socks with JaM Cellars wine in hand??
With convenient online grocery delivery services–like Instacart, Drizly, and Amazon Fresh–you can get everything you possibly need delivered right to your front door! Stock up on the extras that always run out; an extra bag of ice, a box of candies for unexpected gifts, wrapping paper, and an extra bottle (or two) of Butter Chardonnay for when your guests show up a few hours early.
Speaking of chilling, that extra bag of ice really comes in handy here. There’s usually never enough room in the fridge come Christmas morning, so stash your Toast Sparkling and Butter Chardonnay in an extra cooler to save some storage space.
Having a chilled bottle of Toast for your Christmas morning Toastmosas will start your day off on the right foot. And what about unexpected guests? You can totally play it cool ‘cos you’ve got extra #ButterChardonnay chilling in the fridge.
Host a Gift-Wrapping Party
It’s a tale as old as time: it’s Christmas eve and you haven’t wrapped a single present. We’ve all been there! Instead of stressing about it, how about starting a new tradition? This year, host a gift-wrapping party on Christmas Eve!
The best Bestie? The one who loves wrapping presents, so you can sit back and be the designated wine-pourer instead.
Make an Overnight Brunch Recipe AHEAD of Time!
You want to eat like royalty, but not have to slave away in the kitchen while Toasts are made and presents are opened in the other room. We have the perfect solution: make-ahead recipes!
Don’t miss out on the fun; have an overnight dish ready and waiting to be thrown in the oven while the unwrapping party rocks on. Here are some of our favorite recipes:
Not only CAN this festive casserole be made ahead of time, it actually SHOULD be made in advance, so all the flavors can come together. Try it with a Toastmosa or a glass of #Butter for an epic Christmas morning pairing.
Everyone (everyone) loves a good quesadilla, and this make-ahead breakfast recipe is no exception. It all comes together in a few minutes, so you can make these ahead of time and freeze ‘em when you have a few spare minutes. When it’s time to eat on Christmas morning, simply pop them in the microwave, or fry them up on the stovetop, and you’re ready to eat! Have a few Buttercans on deck to keep the theme of hand-held goodies.
Sure to please appetites of both young and old, this festive (and easy) Peanut #Butter and Jelly overnight oats makes your prep on Christmas morning zilch. Make it ahead of time, let it sit overnight, and have the kids help themselves in the morning so you can get a few extra winks!
Forget about dreaming of Sugar Plum fairies, dream about these overnight (and gluten-free!) waffles instead! Festive, fast, and fluffy, these waffles might become party of your Christmas morning tradition.
Stream the Santa Tracker
Cozy up and tune into the Santa Tracker to see where in the world the Big Guy is heading…you’ve been good, right!? Even if you haven’t, those cookies you bought and a glass of Butter might sway him into leaving you a gift (or two… or three).
Stress less, and merry more!! Wishing you and yours a festive season, filled with warm hearts and full wine glasses!