Tag: rum

Winter tea rum punch

The quickest way to warm up in the winter is with a glass of this winter tea rum punch! I am doing the most cliché festive thing whilst writing this post – watching Home Alone! I’m at the end of…

Orange banana bread with rum

I don’t even know where to start, all I want to say is that Fall is amazing! The weather has been so incredible, warm above average for this time of year. I honestly feel guilty if I’m cooped up indoors, instead of spending time out in the sun.

orange banana bread with rum

Clearly spending all my time outside isn’t realistic, I have stuff to do, we all do. But it’s hard! The perfect autumnal weather right now is the nature’s equivalent of a plate of fresh-baked, still warm, chocolate chip cookies that are placed on a table in front of you and you can’t have them. You can just watch. But no one can just watch that, right? You have to have at least one. Otherwise that’s just torture and I’m not playing like that.

Chocolate coconut rum balls

“The world changes when it snows. It gets quiet. Everything softens.”

– Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls S01E08

Are you waiting for snow, looking at it as you read this, wishing it away? I am currently still waiting. The kind lady on the news said it should start snowing tonight. Let’s hope she’s right and we get the first snowfall of 2015. I’d love that. It is pretty late in the evening, so I hope I wake up to it tomorrow morning. I just love snow and the quietness it brings. And I’d rather have it now than in the beginning of May. Craziness like that has happened before. A snow free winter followed by a fresh warm spring and then a sudden crazy snowy day when you least expect it and when no one wants it anymore. These chocolate coconut rum balls are perfect for […]