Fall in Paradise – A Pineapple and Rum Cocktail

Fresh pineapple and candied cherries garnish the Fall in Paradise cocktail, a tiki cocktail full or great flavors!

A tiki cocktail to warm you up in the chilly weather!       When most people think of a tropical or tiki cocktail, they usually are thinking of sipping a drink by a pool on a warm summer’s day, but if you are like us and live in a spot where winter will chillRead more

Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

A sparkling cocktail perfect for Holiday Parties featuring Strawberry Smirnoff Ice!       This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even more holidayRead more

The Maple and Cider Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Maple and Cider Kentucky Mule - A Bourbon Cocktail

A great fall cocktail with combinations of cider and maple with bourbon!     We have been having one of the most beautiful falls recently, with perfect warm days and cool evenings. These kind of fall days make for colorful trees and beautiful breezes for sitting outside enjoying the scenery. Highlighting that beautiful scenery areRead more

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

A perfect fall dessert with apple cider and apple brandy!     We recently had a night out at a restaurant where they offered one of our favorite desserts, creme brulee.  The combination of smooth creamy custard and the hot caramelized sugar crust on the top makes for an elegant delicious dessert. Its one ofRead more

The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail with Drizly

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

A beautiful fall cocktail with fall spices, a clove cocktail perfect for celebrating!     Fall is one of our favorite times of the year, the cool crisp days and brilliant colored leaves and evenings around the fire pit lending themselves to lots of treats and drinks with warm baking spices and fall fruits freshRead more

Bourbon Butterbeer – A Harry Potter Whiskey Cocktail

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

We love some Harry Potter, and this alcoholic butterbeer cocktail is an homage to the books (or the movies) whichever!     As Halloween quickly approaches, its time for a little fun with spooky or magic inspired cocktails. One source of inspiration for us has been the Harry Potter books, and with our oldest boyRead more

Pumpkin Harvest – A Bourbon Cocktail

A perfect fall pumpkin and bourbon cocktail!       Living in Nebraska gives us a unique opportunity to experience harvest time as our state is still quite closely connected with the farms where the produce comes from.  Even living in Omaha, we see fields being harvested on the edge of town, the big combinesRead more

Apple Cider Sidecar – A Brandy Cocktail

The apple cider sidecar, with brandy, apple cider, cointreau, fresh lemon and bitters.

A perfect fall cocktail, but great for anytime of year with the fresh grapefruit juice!     Our children are obsessed with apple cider, so needless to say, we have a lot of it in our house. Conveniently, we just happen to live near a whole bunch of orchards where they make lots of reallyRead more

Apple Cider Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

Apple Cider Manhattan - A whiskey Cocktail

Apple Cider is one of our favorite parts of fall, and it is great combined in this twist on the classic cocktail! We love Manhattan cocktail variations like this one!     Every year we take a trip down to Nebraska City to one of of our local orchards where we meet the grandparents andRead more

St Patrick’s Day Cocktails

As I mentioned in our post about Irish Stout and Whiskey Cupcakes, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s day, so there are lots of folks who will be pounding cheap green beer, or maybe if they are lucky, drinking a Guinness.  However, many self respecting Irish lads and lasses will be celebrating in the traditionalRead more