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Girls Night Out-The Brighter Side of Spiced!

I am excited to tell you all about a brand new product that Malibu has come out with, Malibu Island Spiced!

I for one am always on the hunt for low calorie cocktail options. So color me ecstatic when I learned that Malibu created a brand new rum with only 70 calories! It is infused with coconut, vanilla, and a tad bit of cinnamon, and is sweetened with Truvia®

Since I have been eating a lot cleaner, and I have cut out the aspartame loaded diet coke, this all natural sweetener was music to my ears.

I decided to try their three simple serve recipes below, as well as a few of their advanced recipes.

I am pretty obsessed with the Sparkling Spiced. I am a huge vodka and soda advocate, and this was similar except with a much better taste. It was light, crisp and refreshing. Perhaps my new go to summer cocktail? I think YES. 

The Spiced on Ice was good as well, when you are in the mood for a little more potent cocktail. 😉

I tried the Malibu Spiced and Diet Cola, but as I am really trying to cut out the diet coke, I do not think I will be choosing this option to enjoy this summer. I did however, love the lime garnish.

I also got a little fancy and tried these two recipes from their more advanced recipes. Do these not look like the perfect poolside cocktail? And they are so easy, especially the Lanai Bound.

The Ooh La La (love the name!) was sooo good. I am a sucker for grapefruit juice, so I of course had to try this one. It is a little more time consuming to make, but worth it 😉

In celebration of Malibu’s Brighter Side of Spiced, I asked the girls to join me for a girls night out, which they of course obliged. Per usual. We are pretty good at that!!

We all got prettied up and headed to my absolute FAVORITE restaurant downtown. Is this not the cutest, girliest restaurant you have ever seen??

{same chandelier that is in my closet!!}

here are some fun pics of us all out enjoying our Malibu Island Spiced Girls Night Out!

As you can see, the drinks were flowing, and life was good. 🙂

Girlfriends are the absolute best. I am so incredibly blessed to have such a great group of girls to share life with. I think it is extremely important to make girls nights out a priority, take time for yourselves to let loose and have FUN!

Next time you are in need of a girl’s night out, just get you a bottle of Malibu Island Spiced and try any one of their awesome recipes listed here! Isn’t that easy? Now you already have your signature cocktail for your next summer soiree. You are welcome 😉

Thanks Malibu for creating such a fab drink, and for the awesome girl’s night out! Which signature cocktail would you like to try? Leave me your response in the comments below for you chance to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

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This sweepstakes runs from 6/13/13 – 6/30/13.

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MALIBU ® Caribbean Rum with Coconut Liqueur & Natural Spices, with Truvia® Sweetener. 30% Alc./Vol. (60 Proof) ©2013 Imported by Pernod Ricard USA, Purchase, NY
Truvia® and the Truvia®  logo are registered trademarks of the Truvia Company LLC.
*when mixed with your favorite zero calorie mixer. Limes and other garnishes may add calories



  1. You know what would be good? Instead of soda water use the coconut La Croix. I'm obsessed and made a skinny pina colada with it! So good and there is NOTHING in it. Just water! Thanks for these recipes, I'll have to take a bottle with me to Rosemary Beach in a couple of weeks!!

  2. DeClaire says:

    If I was making it myself I would choose the sparkling spiced, if someone else was making it for me it would be Lanai Bound!

  3. K_stets says:

    OMG. I love Malibu, how have I not heard about this new stuff. I'd go with my favorite and add a little coke with the Spiced Malibu. I need to go find some now!

  4. Oh man that Ooh La La looks amazing! I'll have to try it after my exams are over in a week!

  5. Lindsey says:

    I would LOVE to try the Spiced on Ice! It looks so yummy and refreshing for summer! I think i could definitely drink a couple of those poolside…. 😉

  6. Aw Alison, I love this… cute!!!

    I want to try the Spiced on Ice! 🙂

  7. Melanie says:

    Sounds yummy. I wanna try it with the diet cola…or even some OJ or pineapple juice.

  8. YUM! The Lanai Bound is right up my alley. Y'all girls are adorable. Looks like so much fun!

  9. Amanda says:

    I NEED to try that Sparking Spiced! Looks so yummy!

  10. Love Malibu, so I'll definitely be trying this out 🙂

  11. Natalie says:

    I would love to try the Lanai Bound cocktail, looks yummy! Thanks for hosting this giveaway 🙂

  12. Laura says:

    I think this would be fabulous mixed with sparkling water garnished with lime, lemon, or orange. yum for summer cocktails! I'd take some to the beach for the 4th! Yay! fun giveaway!

  13. Phoebe Jan says:

    I would love to try the Lanai Bound! It looks soooo good and definitely a perfect poolside drink!

  14. aLiCia* says:

    Yum! I want to try the sparking spiced

  15. I haven't heard of this! Oh my gosh I'm going to have to get some. Sounds delicious girl!

  16. Savannah says:

    If I was 21 I would be all over that Lanai Bound drink, that sounds delicious!


  17. Mami2jcn says:

    I'd like to try the Malibu Spiced and Diet Cola.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  18. Elena says:

    Malibu Spiced and Diet Cola

  19. Tj and Amy says:

    This was the first drink I every had! I think I drank the entire bottle too. lol!

  20. llodter says:

    Spiced with diet!

  21. I need to try the Lanai-Bound. Just sounds like Blanche and Dorothy would be there with me…

  22. Shelley says:

    I'd like to try the to try the Lanai-Bound cocktail!

    seashell210 at gmail dot com

  23. The sparkling spiced looks yummmmmmyyyyy 🙂

    rachelmarietravis at gmail dot com

  24. danamichelle says:

    I'd like to try the Sparkling Spiced!

  25. Danielle says:

    That Ooh La La sounds amazing! Who am I kidding though? I'd take any of them 🙂

  26. Amanda says:

    I'd like to try the Sparkling Spiced!

  27. Heather H says:

    I'm also a big fan of grapefruit juice so I would love to try the Oh La La!

  28. Heather says:

    The Sparking Spiced looks super yummy!

    heatheranne99 at gmail dot com

  29. Lisa Brown says:

    I would try Ooh La La.
    jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

  30. raychiemac says:

    The one with the club soda is RIGHT up my alley! I can't WAIT to try this Malibu

  31. susan1215 says:

    I want to try the Lanai-Bound, it sounds yummy!

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

  32. Jenny Rose says:

    I think I would like to try the ooh la la! Sounds like the perfect summer cocktail to sit out back and sip on after the kids have gone to bed. Looks like I need a trip to the store very soon!

  33. wigget says:

    i'd like to try the lanai bound

  34. Amy says:

    I would love to try the Lanri Bound. I love strawberry in my cocktails.

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

  35. Tina says:

    spiced cran cooler looks good

  36. chambanachik says:

    The sparkling spiced looks yummy!

    chambanachik at gmail dot com

  37. JC says:

    I would like to try spiced on ice.

  38. Janice says:

    I would like to try the Lanai Bound

  39. ms-texas says:

    I'd like to try Lanai Bound

    debbiebellows (at) gmail (dot) com

  40. LAMusing says:

    The Ooh La La sounds (and looks) yummy!

  41. The Lanai Bound sounds like a really interesting and delicious cocktail

  42. Lanai Bound sounds delicious!

  43. I'd love to try the sparkling spice, looks so yum and refreshing.

  44. rachel says:

    I'd do the Sparkling Spiced!

  45. Cassie B. says:

    The blended Lanai Bound looks pretty darn good! I bet it would also pair nicely with the flavored sparkling waters, too 🙂

  46. Linh C. says:

    Lanai Bound – delicious!

  47. Ashley T. says:

    Ooh La La sounds great!
    ajoy1332 at yahoo dot com

  48. I would like to try the Ooh La La.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

  49. Erica Best says:

    Lanai Bound sound good

  50. Tabitha says:

    The Lanai Bound. It looks right up my alley!

  51. clc408 says:

    I'd love to try the Ooh La La.

  52. The grapefruit one. Oh yum!

  53. peg42 says:

    I'd love the Malibu Spices and diet coke.
    Thanks so much.

  54. David says:

    sprite and grenadine…

    tiffany lane

  55. Kia89 says:

    I would like to try the Lanai Bound.

  56. Tony says:

    I would like to try the Oh La La

  57. Emaisgr8 says:

    I would like to try the lanai bound. It sounds yummy.

  58. kellyr78 says:

    I would like to try the Spiced on Ice.

  59. Stephanie says:

    OOH LA LA looks wonderful — love elderflower. Your pics are amazing!
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  60. LauraJJ says:

    The Sparkling Spiced sounds really good! YUM
    landfjacobson @

  61. Karla says:

    Spiced on Ice sounds refreshing.

    email in Blogger profile

  62. ky2here says:

    Ooh La La works for me!

    ky2here at msn dot com

  63. Diet Coke for me Tho’ I love the idea of using Sprite and then throwing some pineapple and bananas in there

  64. I'd love to try the Sparkling Spiced – thank you!
    email in profile

  65. cowboyswife says:

    Lanai bound sounds good to me.

  66. Tarah says:

    I think the Oh La La drink sounds amazing!

  67. Tabathia says:

    the lanai bound

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  68. ellie says:

    I think the Spiced on Ice sounds great. I'd like to try it.

  69. Diane52 says:

    mmm-the spiced on ice please
    Diane Baum

  70. akronugurl says:

    i wanna try Lanai Bound cocktail

  71. Debi says:

    Lanai Bound

  72. Kerry says:

    The ooh la la sounds fabulous!!! I'm gonna try it for sure!

  73. mickeyfan says:

    I think the Spiced and Diet might be my choice.

  74. Tamar says:

    I like the ooh la la 🙂

  75. I definitely would love to try the Spiced on Ice!


  76. Lisa Pecora says:

    Lanai Bound sounds good!


  77. I think the sparkling spiced sounds o so good.

  78. sparkedcat says:

    The Ohh La La is a cocktail that certainly looks tempting!

  79. angie lilly says:

    Def the Lanai Bound for me! mmm!!!
    14earth at gmail dot com

  80. Crystal M says:

    Id love to try the lanai bound- sounds yummy and super simple to make! 🙂

  81. Mihaela Day says:

    some pineapple juice 🙂

  82. lanai bound sounds great

  83. Clair says:

    The oh la la sounds yummy!

    lshumack at gmail com

  84. Deb says:

    I think I would like to try the Lanri Bound

  85. Gina says:

    Lanai Bound or simply with some diet ginger ale

  86. Definitely the Oh La La for me! Sounds awesome.

  87. marcia goss says:

    I would like to try the Malibu Spiced and Diet Cola.

  88. Charity/CC says:

    I would love to try the Spiced On Ice.

    ccboobooy at gmail dot com

  89. I would love to try the Ooh La La

  90. Pamela Hunt says:

    ooh lal la is sweet..I drink plain ole rum and cokes

  91. Pamela Hunt says:

    I tweeted PamelaHunt/

  92. They all look delicious, I think the Oh la la looks so yummy though!

  93. The ooh la la. Looks delish

  94. Betty C says:

    I want to try the Lanai Bound. It sounds and looks so good.

    willitara [at] gmail [dot] com

  95. crystalf says:

    I would like to try the lanai bound. Thank you!
    crystalfaulkner2000 at yahoo dot com

  96. Jen H says:

    My favorite is always rum & coke

  97. DeniseL says:

    Oh my – Lanai Bound sounds delish!
    dmarie824 at aol dot com

  98. I want to try the Spiced on Ice.


  99. Shawn says:

    The Lanai Bound sounds fantastic to me.


  100. MANDY83 says:

    id love to try the sparkling spiced
    pokergrl8 at

  101. danw78704 says:

    fresh fruit, twitted this today, 30/06

  102. smilekisses says:

    Lanai Bound
    dolniaks at consolidated dot net

  103. Gianna says:

    Sparkling Spice.

  104. meredith m says:

    I love fun summer cocktails – I would love the Lanai Bound!
    mermont84 at

  105. Mari says:

    I like Malibu Spiced and Diet Cola.

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

  106. michedt says:

    I'd like to try the Ooh la la!
    Michelle Tucker
    michelletucker at baconnation dot net

  107. michedt says:
    Michelle Tucker
    michelletucker at baconnation dot net

  108. I'd love to try the Spiced Ice. Yummmm!!

  109. StephanieC says:

    id like to the the ooh la la! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

  110. Did they pick a winner?!

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