Today was our second annual holiday get-together with the neighbours. That's right. We invite the people on our street into our home. We started it last year because we realized after Hurricane Irene we actually should probably get to know the people around us and it has continued because guess what? The neighbours love it! We serve american food/drinks (cookies and hot chocolate) and English (mulled wine and mince pies). Here is the mulled wine being stirred over the stove. Tip: make more than you think you need!