Monthly Archives: March 2015

“This sandwich was so good…”

It has been a while since returning to one of my favorite cookbooks, The Slim Down South Cookbook by Carolyn O’Neil, MS. Rd.  From the first reading of the book, I marked so many recipes to try I knew it … Continue reading

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Cincinnati “Skyline” Chili

Back in January I posted a recipe for 3-way Cincinnati Chili.  It was winter, the air was cold and I suddenly had a taste for something familiar from my time in Virginia.  Randy and I used to frequent the Hard … Continue reading

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Last day of birthday cruise and heading home

I walked out onto the balcony this morning to a breathtaking sunrise and knew it was going to be a wonderful day. Today was our last day of my birthday cruise and I was looking forward to kicking back, relaxing, … Continue reading

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Sunny skies and tequila; life is good!

As soon as I got up, pulled back the curtains and stepped onto the balcony I knew it was going to be a wonderful day. We have visited Cozumel, Mexico with family and friends over the years and always had … Continue reading

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Turbulent seas cancels stop at Grand Cayman

Today we were to stop at George Town, Grand Cayman.  It was not to be. We woke up around 5am to 10-12 foot swells, winds over 30 miles per hour, cloudy skies and a heavy mist that covered everything.  Passengers … Continue reading

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Picture perfect day in Falmouth, Jamaica

What a lovely day! Like so many travelers, when Randy and I first started cruising it was all about doing and seeing as much as we could at every port.  Over time, I felt as though we were so involved … Continue reading

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Whiling away the hours on a beach at Labadee, Haiti

  Picture, if you will, sitting in your living room and seeing an ad flash across your television screen of a beautiful island with crystal clear turquoise waters, palm trees slowly moving with a gentle breeze and hearing island music … Continue reading

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