The snow (read: the gross slush) Charlotte got may have finally melted away, but that icy chill is lingering for the rest of the season. There’s no better way to shake the cold than curling up with a warm drink and a cozy blanket. And because it’s the holiday season, sometimes those drinks need a little something… extra, if you know what we mean. Here are our favorite hot drinks to keep you warm (and sane) through the holidays.

Santa’s Nightcap by Half Baked Harvest

Gingerbread Latte by Call Me Cupcake

Paleo Pumpkin Spiced Latte by Freckled Italian

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate by The Whole Bite

Hot Toddy by Cookie and Kate

Rose White Hot Chocolate by Feast + West

Mulled Wine by Gimme Some Oven

Hot Apple Cider by The Comfort of Cooking

Peppermint Mocha by A Night Owl

Boozy Mint Hot Chocolate by Honey and Birch


Kate Day of


Kate was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and is a recent addition to the Queen City. When she’s not in the kitchen experimenting, you can find her cuddled up with a cookbook and her loyal pup, Tuck. To see more of what she’s cooking up- check out her Instagram or visit