Summer Gin Cocktails

Gin cocktails to cool off with this summer!       I don’t know if I enjoy a drink more than one with gin in it, for the summer! It’s such a great alcohol and can be mixed with so many other flavors to make these summer cocktails! Hope you enjoy them as much asRead more

Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

A great collection of whiskey cocktails for a refreshing happy hour this summer!       What better way to celebrate warm weather this summer than with some whiskey cocktails? We are sharing some of our own whiskey drinks, as well as some other blogger’s whiskey recipes! These will be the perfect way to coolRead more

The Adult Purple Cow – A Vodka and Nehi Grape Soda Float

Adult Purple Cow with Nehi Grape Soda

A boozy version of the kid’s classic Purple Cow Float!       There are many flavors that can take you right back to your childhood, be it that cookie your grandma made, your favorite candy, or a treat. One treat was the Purple Cow, a soda float made with vanilla ice cream and grapeRead more

The Cherry Blossom – A Sake and Gin Cocktail

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cocktail is sure to please!       Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here in Omaha, springRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon & Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy!       This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun to make cocktails for aRead more

Boozy Popsicles – Cherry Limeade and Vodka, Jasmine Lemonade and Gin

Jasmine Lemonade Gin Pop

Boozy Popsicles? Oh yes we did!     Everyone loves a good popsicle on a hot summer day, cool, sweet and tart and definitely refreshing. What might make a popsicle even better? How about a pair of popsicles with a little adult twist!? With the end of summer quickly approaching, we decided we finally hadRead more

Tangy Balsamic Cherry Crostini Appetizer

A fantastic and easy appetizer for a party!     There is a saying that necessity is the mother of invention, so when Mrs. Nom had to bring an appetizer to a mom’s night out event, this recipe was born! We have had a very busy week and hadn’t been to the grocery store inRead more

Ginger Cherry Smash – A Gin Cocktail

A great combo cocktail of ginger and cherries, mixed with gin! This cherry gin cocktail is perfect for spring!     With two boys playing sports and the two of us being active in lots of organizations, our weekends can get rather hectic, especially for our boys who sometimes need a little treat in theRead more

The Superlative Juvenile – A Gin Cocktail

A refreshing light cocktail, perfect for sipping!     In an earlier post, I talked about how my exposure to some of the incredible craft cocktails at places like The Boiler Room and J.Coco’s inspired me to want to learn more about the art of the cocktail.  About this time I also found a greatRead more

Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan with our brandied cherries.       We always are fans of the classics and when the folks over at Cut Spike Distillery mentioned on Twitter that they were obsessing about Manhattans and wanted another recipe to try, it prompted us to finish up our experimentation on thisRead more