The Winner of the Key West Express Drink Contest Is…

Key West Express drink

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.

Key West Express drink finalists

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!

Key West Express

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 Sunglasses

  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!

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!

Mike's Hard Lemonade Tw'elfie

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

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

National Flip Flop Day

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...]

National Flip Flop Day Giveaway!

National Flip Flop Day

We celebrate a lot of things here on RSR, the Caribbean islands, great music, smooth rum and a relaxed lifestyle. Flip flops are a symbol of that relaxed lifestyle and that's what we are celebrating this week. This Friday, June 21st is National Flip Flop Day. Yes believe it or not, it's a real "official" holiday, especially for Castaways! It's definitely one of my favorite days. I think most of … [Read more...]

Winners Of The Kenny And Costa Photo Contest Are…


Before I announce the winners of the Goin' Coastal with Kenny & Costa Photo Contest I'd like to thank everyone who took the time to submit a photo and everyone who kept voting for their favorites. We had 89 amazing photos submitted of people living the island lifestyle and I loved them all! Fun contests like this wouldn't be possible without great people like all of you and for that I thank … [Read more...]