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 chill you toRead more

Tropical Rum Punch – A Rum Cocktail

A tropical Rum Punch cocktail makes a great drink!

Need a pick me up for these cold winter days? We have the cocktail for you, then!   Around the holidays our schedule always seems to be one big crazy tangle of activities, from holiday concerts for the kids, hanging decorations and shopping for gifts, but somehow we manage to find a way to getRead more

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito – A Rum Cocktail

Blueberry-Pineapple-Mojito - A-Rum-Cocktail

With warm weather finally making its appearance here in Omaha, that means it is almost pool season, and in our house that means we have to have some sort of tasty beverage to refresh ourselves with while lounging by the pool. What better drink to sip by the pool than something tall and tropical? WeRead more

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule

We love a good Moscow Mule, so with National Moscow Mule day upon us, what better way to celebrate then a Moscow Mule? We couldn’t celebrate with just a plain old Moscow Mule, so we decided to spice things up a bit with our Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule! Spicy and fruity, this Spicy PineappleRead more

The Nene Bird – A Rum and Campari Tiki Cocktail

The Nene Bird - A Rum and Campari Cocktail

We love a good classic cocktail, and spend a lot of time perusing old cocktail recipe books and menus and making our versions of them. One area we haven’t really hit is the world of Tiki, that mythical world of tropical drinks, flaming mugs and enough rum to make Captain Jack Sparrow feel at home.Read more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!   Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious days than toRead more

The Whiskey Lush – A Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect whiskey cocktail for the fall! Cheers!   Cold winter nights can make a person yearn for warmer climes, and any drink that can evoke some images of warm exotic locations like tropical islands or the spice markets of the Mediterranean. This drink does both, combining the tropical sweetness of pineapple with the spicyRead more

Beau Jo’s Pizza – Idaho Springs, CO

Oh Beau Jo’s Pizza, how we love thee! On our way out to Silver Plume, Colorado for a family vacation, we made a stop for lunch in the mountain town of Idaho Springs at Beau Jo’s Pizza. Located about 45 minutes out of Denver, Beau Jo’s is a Colorado favorite, known for its “Colorado StyleRead more

Cinco de Cilantro! – Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great margarita.   We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using some of the freshRead more

Sangria Blanca

Since the days have been getting warmer this spring, and we had a plethora of fruit, we decided to make some sangria. Sangria is a typical drink from Spain, consisting of wine, fruit, a sweetener and sometimes some brandy or a liqueur. The beauty of sangria is that you can add any fruit to it,Read more