Category: Boats

‘Tis the Season and Decking the Halls: Recipes and Christmas Inspiration

Are you busy decking the halls and trimming the tree? I am currently dog sitting my mother-in-law’s two puppies while she’s in the hospital, so I’m knee-deep in white dogs as well as Christmas decorations. :) Thank you for all your prayers and get well wishes for her, please keep them coming. We’re hoping she’ll be released to rehab…

A Fall Pontoon Picnic

How was your weekend? We had some beautiful fall weather, ideal for picnicking! Fall is my favorite season with its quintessential mums and pumpkins . . .  Sweater weather and warm plaid layers . . . Fall foliage and leaf peeping. We’re weeks away from peak fall foliage but little pockets of color are starting to appear and temperatures are dipping down…

Weekend Waterview: A Tale of a Nauti Squirrel

We had a nauti squirrel stowaway on our boat. He made himself a cozy nest between the deck of the boat and one of the pontoons. Apparently tree living isn’t all it’s cracked up to be so he decided to relocate to enjoy a waterview. I did a double take when I first discovered him scurrying along the cover of the bimini top.…

Anchors Aweigh and Nautical Fun on the Pontoon!

I’m weighing anchor with a little boating and nautical fun! A nautical insulated picnic tote, plates, and glasses set sail to me for a belated birthday gift a month ago. I broke them out for their maiden voyage last week when we had a slight reprieve in the weather and the mercury moved down from sweltering to hot. :) Towels provide a tablecloth…

First Pontoon Ride of the Season

We had the first boat ride of the season last weekend. . . The highlight of every dog’s weekend. Enjoying the wind in our ears again. . . And in our tails. Gracie’s showing signs of boating bliss. . . Or possibly spring pollen allergies :) We all take allergy meds in our house in the spring…

Winter Escape to the British Virgin Islands

For those of you who are winter weary and covered in snow, I’m inviting you along to the British Virgin Islands! You’re welcome to join me on a power boat cruise for some fun in the sun, enjoying the turquoise waters and white sand beaches of the Caribbean! This is a photo heavy post even after much editing, so…

A Christmas Cruise on the S. S. Noel

Welcome Aboard the S.S. Noel! With the temperature in the 50’s, we’re enjoying a December cruise on the lake. Pull on your sweater, grab a glass of Christmas cheer and a blanket to keep you warm and cozy!  You’ll recognize our cabin stewards Chloe & Gracie, by their matching sweater uniforms, and they’re happy to welcome you aboard!…

Top 10 Things Chloe & Gracie Love About Fall

Top 10 things Chloe & Gracie love about fall. . . 1. Sweater Weather! 2. The Smells Fresh Mulled Cider Make Your Own Mulling Spice The aroma of fall baking. . . Mini Pumpkin Pies Cranberry-Apple-Pumpkin Bundt Cake 3. Halloween Treats! Howl-O-Ween Tricking Treats, from Three Dog Bakery Cookbook Made with canned pumpkin, vanilla, water, egg, whole-wheat flour,…