Team Cocktail Keep The Summer Going Giveaway

The summer never ends here on No matter where you live I try to send tropical beach bar vibes your way. While I do that through words, companies like Team Cocktail do it through their large selection of hats, shirts, and other summer inspiring gear. Trust me, I've partied with Team Cocktail at numerous Kenny Chesney shows and in Key West, they know how to keep the summer … [Read more...]

And The Winner of the Two 2016 Tortuga Music Festival Tickets is…

It's been two weeks since announcing the ticket giveaway to the Tortuga Music Festival and the entries have been streaming in. With the cut-off point happening last night, it's time to choose a winner. Are you ready to find out if it's you?! With a total of 548 entries, if you entered, the odds are pretty good for you to win a pair of tickets valued at $199 each. These tickets will get you into … [Read more...]

The Winner of the Key West Express Drink Contest Is…

Today is the day. It's time to announce the winner of the Key West Express Drink Contest. It's been one week, I received over 30 drink recipes, narrowed it down to 5 finalists, and now there's just one drink standing. Without further delay, the winner of the drink contest is... 5 Shots to the Wind – By Patricia Dean Paulson One shot good dark rum (Mount Gay) One shot fresh squeezed … [Read more...]

5 Finalist for the Key West Express Drink Contest.

The drink recipes are in and it's clear you Castaways know your cocktails. Below is a list of the five finalist. I will be meeting with the great staff of the Key West Express tonight to do a taste test of these five and then I will announce the winner this Wednesday. The winning person will receive two tickets aboard the Key West Express and will have their drink served on the ferry boat … [Read more...]

Key West Express Drink Contest – Win Two Tickets!

Rum and the sea fit together like to two dancers locked in a sexy rhythm of movement. Is that too dramatic? Nah, we are Castaways, we love our smooth rum and blue blue waters. Because rum and the sea fit together so well, I have teamed up with the Key West Express to send two cocktail enthusiasts to the Conch Republic on aboard one of their fast ferries. Getting to Key West really is half the … [Read more...]

And The Kenny Chesney Costa Sunglasses Winner Is…

The week is over and it's time to pick a winner for the Kenny Chesney Costa Del Mar sunglasses give away! Last Tuesday I announced that I'd be giving away a pair of 2015 Kenny Chesney Costa sunglasses Kit which included all the items you see above. To enter the contest people had to leave a photo caption on this Kenny Chesney picture. The contest ran for one week and a winner was chosen last … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney Costa Sunglasses Giveaway!

  Kenny Chesney Costa GIVEAWAY! Summer is here and it's time to break out the flip flops and sunglasses! Wait you need a new pair of sunglasses? I think I can help! I'm giving away one pair of the new 2015 Kenny Chesney Costa Del Mar sunglasses. The contest will run from May 26th to June 2nd. The contest is happening on the RumShopRyan Facebook page and all you have to do to enter is … [Read more...]

Win Free Tickets to the Tortuga Music Festival!

Sand. Sun. Music. Rum. Bikinis. Boardshorts. Chesney. Zac Brown. Jake Owen. Bikinis. Ocean. SPF. Sweat. Fort Lauderdale. Florida. Corona. There's no beach party like the Tortuga Music Festival. Just imagine all the words mentioned above melted together in a sea of musical bliss. That's what a ticket at the Tortuga Music Festival on Ft. Lauderdale beach gets you. The only thing better than … [Read more...]

Tw’elf Re-Gift-O-Rama From Mike’s Hard Lemonade!

It's the holiday season here in southwest Florida. Palm trees and docks are lit with festive lights and flip flops, shorts and Santa hats are the common attire when finishing up those shopping lists. There's definitely no snow on the ground and the beach was my location of choice when relaxing with a group of friends this past weekend. I heard about this unique holiday social contest that … [Read more...]

Contest! Win Custom Caribbean Wall Decals

CONTEST TIME!!! How would you like the chance to win a $75 gift certificate from our friends at Wise Decor? See the Caribbean postmarks above, Wise Decor makes customized wall decals that you can decorate your home or office with. They come in different sizes to best match your home decor. How do you win? I'm glad you asked! For a chance to win all you have to do is "Like" the Wise Decor … [Read more...]

Today Is National Flip Flop Day! Life Is Better In Flip Flops

Today is National Flip Flop Day! Are you giddy with excitement? Yeah, me too! This quirky little holiday may not get the notoriety of the big boys like Thanksgiving or even the out dated Groundhog Day, but to Castaways like you and I it holds a special place in our heart (on our feet). Honestly, I've been looking forward to this day for a long time. It gives me a good excuse to go out and buy a … [Read more...]