Monday, January 22, 2018

Boating with a Toddler in Tow

Boating with a Toddler in Tow

February 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

. Part of the beauty of boating is that it’s an enjoyable activity for just about all ages. I played on my grandfather’s boat in his backyard as a toddler and soon graduated to day-long bay fishing expeditions in search of “Big Charlie” on my dad’s boat. My husband and his brothers spent their summers […]

Holiday Wish List – Top Waterproof Electronics

Holiday Wish List – Top Waterproof Electronics

December 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

As the holidays approach, the majority of us have moved out of active boating season and into that phase when we daydream about perfect days on the water. Daydreaming can be just a way to spend the off-season, or fantasies can turn into a brainstorming session on ways to enhance next season’s boating adventures. Whether […]

Tails of Adventure:  A Playful Look at Canine First Mates

Tails of Adventure: A Playful Look at Canine First Mates

September 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  From the most pleasant of tailwinds to ruff seas, our four-legged friends are some of our favorite boating companions. They love it, too, perhaps because they have twice the sea legs we do, or there’s no need to roll down the windows to get a lovely rush of air. Whatever the reason, boating with […]

Make a Splash! Water Sports and Dock Toys

Make a Splash! Water Sports and Dock Toys

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  Few things compare to spending time relaxing on the boat or floating along with the tide. A bit of warm sunshine on your face and the rhythmic lapping of the water are key ingredients in the recipe for a picture-perfect day. Instead of a plain, relaxing treat, make being on the water tastier by […]

Sunscreen and Beyond! Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Sun Safety

Sunscreen and Beyond! Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Sun Safety

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

.   When spending any time outdoors, sun protection is an absolute must to prevent skin cancer, the most widespread cancer in the United States. Research suggests as few as five sunburns over a lifetime double the chances of getting melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer. Along with attempting to sidestep basal and squamous cell cancers […]

Fun Boating-Themed Food

Fun Boating-Themed Food

March 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Your family’s boating adventures need not be confined to the water. With a little creativity, you can keep kids entertained and well-fed with a fun selection of snacks and entrées prepared with a boating theme. I’ve fed these nautical nibbles to my own picky toddler and I’m happy to share these playful meals with […]