Category: Boats

A Wheelhouse Picnic

  Our weather has been typical of summer with  late afternoon and evening pop-up storms, so picnicking under the cover of the dock is the  next best thing to a floating picnic on the pontoon! I packed a Wheelhouse Picnic for light and easy summer dining. . . Also one that’s casual and make-ahead that can be…

Set Sail

A weekend water view and favorite quote as you sail into the weekend . . . “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do. . .  . . .than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the…

Nose To The Air & Wind In Our Ears

Nose to the air. . . . . .and wind in our ears. Summertime temperatures prompted an early evening boating excursion  after an afternoon of cleaning the boat. Oh the anticipation & joy of a ride in the captain’s chair again :) Chloe & Gracie hope you’re enjoying the sun on your face and warm weather this weekend! Wishing you smooth…

Setting Sail and Summer Fun

I’m weighing anchor for Cuisine Kathleen’s Let’s Dish Summer Fun Challenge~ Setting sail with nautical red & blue stripes and enamel boat dishes! Summer usually means boating for us, but record rainfall has kept our boat docked with little lake time. . . Our crew is ready for all paws on deck if the weather cooperates!…

Blue Sky and Boat Time

After two very wet months and a total of 15 inches of rain, we’re enjoying some  blue sky, sunshine, and little boat time! To everyone west of the Mississippi under  drought conditions, I wish we could share. . . We don’t know what to make of all this water~ We were ready to board two-by-two. . . And our…

Dinner Cruise

The only thing better than a boat ride and the wind blowing in our ears  is when we boat with food! So we were pretty dog gone excited to head out for a dinner cruise. . . A little lighter fare than what is offered on The Catawba Queen~ But something for every dog~ And people too~…

Anchors Aweigh for Memorial Day

Memorial Day kicks off the summer  boating season on the lake!  Although we generally refrain from boating on major holidays to avoid the crowds, we have been known to weigh anchor early in the morning or enjoy a late evening cruise.  In anticipation of the holiday, I’m setting sail into summer with  appetizer boats and wooden buoys…

Barefoot and Boat Time

We had the good fortune to visit Puerto Rico recently and enjoy a little barefoot and boat time while we were there. A day of fun in the sun on a catamaran sail~ A little refreshment and fruit after an afternoon on the beach~ A pair of kiwifruit mice were hiding in plain sight  garnishing the…