Tag: boating with dogs

A Paws for Celebration: National Dog Day!

If you’re a dog owner, every day is a paws for celebration . . . and August 26th is National Dog Day. National Dog Day was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige. It’s celebrated August 26th every year to encourage dog ownership of all breeds, mixed and pure,…

Sailing into Summer: Nautical Fun on the Pontoon

I’m weighing anchor and sailing into summer with a little nautical fun on the pontoon! The summer boating season is definitely underway on the lake with our warm (hot!) weather. Towels provide a tablecloth and absorbent seating and pillows keep us anchored for a little nautical fun! Rope cocktail plates, purchased a couple of years ago from Pottery Barn,…

Spring Forward to Boating Season!

We’re enjoying our 3rd warmest March in 75 years, with temperatures in the 70s and 80s later this week, so boating season arrived with daylight saving time this year! Some elbow grease is required to spring forward to boating season. . . Which requires some bleach and a some Chateau de “Bateau” for the job. . . Best…

Weekend Waterview: Sunset Cruise

The heat has kept us from boating much this summer. Even if you generate a breeze with a little speed, a hot breeze is kind of like being in a convection oven. :) We do try to fit in at least one sunset cruise a weekend. The prettiest sunsets are when there are enough clouds in the…

All Paws On Board

There’s nothing like the thrill and anticipation of a boat ride. . . . . .whether you have two legs or four.  :) We’re happy to be All Paws On Board! The captain’s lap is the seat of choice. . . Whether we’re under way or anchored to watch the sunset. We all like to admire some of…

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…

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!…