The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spirit that evokes a lot of feelings of warm tropical locations, so what better way to keep the feelingRead more

Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream with Rum and No Bake Gluten Free Rainbow Sprinkle Cookie Crumble

Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream with Rum and No Bake Gluten Free Rainbow Sprinkle Cookie Crumble

A few weeks ago we had a “staycation” while our kids went to spend a few days with the grandparents, so we took advantage of being child free for a few days and headed out to hit some of the spots that we enjoy. One of those places we stopped at after a quiet dinnerRead 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

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

As frequent readers of our blog know, we are kind of obsessed with making lots of classic craft cocktails, but every now and then it is fun to wander away from the classics into something new. One way to find something new is to see what you our readers are looking to drink this springRead 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

Tom and Jerry – A Brandy Cocktail

Tom-and-Jerry-brandy-cocktail

Every year after the turkey and trimmings have been consumed and about the time everyone starts to get hungry for pie, someone will break out the mixer and the hot water and make up a big batch of hot drinks called the Tom and Jerry. For us, breaking out the Tom and Jerry drinks isRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

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 to get the deck chairs out and sit in the patioRead more

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

We have a great collection of New Years cocktails here for you to celebrate 2016 in style! Cheers to the new year!

20 Cocktails to get your Christmas party started!

The following 20 recipes will get you in the mood at your upcoming Christmas party! Lots of different flavors and choices! You will have a tough choice to pick just one! A big thanks to all of our fellow bloggers for all the great ideas! Cheers!

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! Drinking with aRead more