Grapefruit Smoked Salt London Mule – A Gin Cocktail

Grapefruit Smoked Salt London Mule

With the long dark nights of winter upon us, we are always looking for ways to bring a splash of sunshine into our lives. One way we love to do that is to use some of the amazing fresh citrus that starts appearing on supermarket shelves in the winter months.Fresh citrus evokes feelings of warmRead more

The Maple and Cider Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Maple and Cider Kentucky Mule - A Bourbon Cocktail

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 days for sitting outside enjoying the scenery. Highlighting that beautiful scenery are a couple of big beautiful maple trees that turn brilliant blazing orange and redsRead more

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule

For most people, Labor day marks the end of summer, but in our house, Labor Day marks the beginning of peach season, thanks to a couple of peach trees that are growing in our back yard! Once it is time to harvest, we find ourselves coming up with ways to use the fresh sweet peachesRead more

Campfire Mule – A Moscow Mule Cocktail

The Campfire Mule - A Moscow Mule Cocktail

We recently spent a week up in Estes Park, Colorado enjoying a family vacation up in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains and getting a chance to explore Rocky Mountain National Park. We spent many hours during the day hiking around the national park, but in the evenings we returned to our cabin and spent thoseRead more

Blackberry Sage Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Moscow Mule is one of those classic cocktails that is super refreshing, very tasty and easy to make. Originally concocted back in 1946 as a way to help market the struggling Smirnoff vodka and Cock ‘n’ Bull ginger beer brands, the iconic copper mug was the finishing touch that made the Moscow Mule aRead more

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon……yum!) These are great for autumn, but these will carry you through winter, too! Cheers! Pin It HERE!Read more

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

With fall comes apples and our annual trip to the apple orchards in Nebraska City with the grandparents. Home to Arbor Day Farms (founding group of Arbor Day) and home to a group of long time orchards that grow some fantastic apples.  We spend the day there, taking the kids apple picking, watching the kidsRead more