Category: Boats

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

'Tis the Season and Decking the Halls Christmas Inspiration and Recipes

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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,…