Monthly Archives: February 2013

Coconut Cake for my Valentine

My valentine loves coconut and so what better gift than a Fresh Coconut Cake for Valentine’s Day? This recipe first appeared in Cooking Light in their April 2010 issue.  I discovered it in the January 2012 Cooking Light ‘Favorite Comfort … Continue reading

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Birthday Cruise – Day 4 – At Sea

The last day on the ship is always a relaxing poolside experience reading, listening to some great island music and watching the belly flop contest, the sexiest man contest and an opportunity to learn one last line dance before leaving … Continue reading

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Birthday Cruise – Day 3 – Celebrating on Nassau

Today is it, today is my birthday.  Today we are docking at Nassau, The Bahamas and I have to decide what to do.  As I mentioned before we have been here several times each time doing something different with one … Continue reading

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Birthday Cruise- Day 2 – Dancing on Coco Cay

The second day of our cruise we arrived at Royal Caribbean’s private island, Coco Cay.   As I mentioned yesterday, we had been on the island in May and October of last year and just loved it.  This little island has … Continue reading

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Birthday cruise on the Monarch – Day 1

I love birthdays!  I love cruising!  So, imagine how I felt when Randy surprised me with a birthday cruise on one of my favorite ships, Royal Caribbean’s Monarch of the Seas. We have traveled now five times on this lovely … Continue reading

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