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 youRead 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 toRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

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

A great rum cocktail that is tiki-ish and so tasty! Check it out!   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 lotRead 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

Vegan boozy ice cream? Yeah, we did!     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 ofRead more

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito – A Rum Cocktail

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A fruity mojito perfect for hot weather! Blueberry and pineapple, mint and rum!     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 theRead more

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

A great combination of dessert and cocktail in one, a frozen daiquiri on top of vanilla ice cream!     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 somethingRead more

The Nene Bird – A Rum and Campari Tiki Cocktail

The Nene Bird - A Rum and Campari Cocktail

A great tropical tiki 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 toRead more

Tom and Jerry – A Brandy Cocktail

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This is a family tradition cocktail, one that we have every year! Cheers!     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 drinksRead 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

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!