Cruising, Travel, Travel Tips

6 Tips to Feeling and Staying Healthy on a Cruise Ship (and One to Avoid Passing on Viruses)

AKA Seriously, Wash Your Damn Hands So We Never Have to Feel Like That Again. It’s a story we’re hearing more and more coming out of cruise ships, dreaded gastro viruses ripping through the holiday makers turning the trip of a lifetime into an intimate acquaintance with a vacuum operated toilet bowl.  In fact it… Continue reading 6 Tips to Feeling and Staying Healthy on a Cruise Ship (and One to Avoid Passing on Viruses)

Cruising, Travel

7 Things You Must Do After Embarkation

Or How to Relax on a Cruise By Not Relaxing in Port So, My Gorgeous Wayfarers, you’ve packed your carry-on with everything you might need for your first day on board in case your bag takes a few hours longer than expected to make it to your cabin; you’ve booked a car to pick you… Continue reading 7 Things You Must Do After Embarkation

Christmas, DIY Projects, Outdoors, Parenting

How to Have a Present Free Christmas and Spend Less on Christmas Day

Or ‘The Spawning of a new Christmas Myth and the Death of Tradition’ Christmas is my absolute favourite time of year. I love everything about it. The lights, the decorations and, most importantly, the surprises. I love shopping for people and planning menus. There isn’t anything I don’t like about it. Okay, that is not… Continue reading How to Have a Present Free Christmas and Spend Less on Christmas Day

DIY Projects, Outdoors, Teen

Roll Up Beach Bed Tutorial

Life takes us on many unexpected journeys,  and this craft project was the beginning of our 2015 holiday that did not exactly work out the way we had hoped. Or happen at all that year in fact.  However, as with many disasters faced with a positive attitude and a healthy dose of irreverence, in the… Continue reading Roll Up Beach Bed Tutorial