Tag: LaKe Norman NC

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…

Watching the Storm Roll In

We’ve had afternoon and early evening thunderstorms almost everyday this week. . . Fascinating to watch them brew and build from a safe distance on the shore. Some of us enjoy watching. . . And some of us don’t. And it’s a wonder some of us can see :) Wishing you a storm free weekend.…

Cobb Salad Boats

We’re Sailing into the Summer with Cobb Salad Boats! Mini Cobb Salad bites of romaine leaves, with Cobb salad ingredients~ diced or shredded chicken, bacon, blue cheese, avocado, egg, and tomato. Topping our boats with Basil Buttermilk Dressing and a Basil Leaf Sail! Basil Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients Makes about 1 cup, or 4 to 6…

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…