Monthly Archives: May 2010

It’s a Pita Party!

Can anyone here raise their hands if they don’t like the smell of fresh baked bread?  No One?  That’s what I thought.  There were plenty of times when we were out of touch with civilization for weeks and our bread … Continue reading

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Cost of Cruising – By J. Rouse

Money — that topic no one likes to talk about. Someone needs to tell the truth. Like many cruisers and sailors, I follow a number of online sailing groups. The question of how much it costs to cruise is frequently … Continue reading

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It’s a Berry good day!

As I walked into the grocery store a big display caught my eyes.  BLUEBERRYS!  As I sat in front of the abundance of blueberries before me I remembered the time we arrived in New Zealand for the first time back … Continue reading

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What’s with the yogurt?

Here is a question from a cruiser and one that I have had long discussions about: I was looking for an easy way to make yogurt without having to buy a ‘yogurt maker’. I found several suggestions on the internet, … Continue reading

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What curriculum do you use?

This is a huge topic of conversation amongst the cruising moms.  What curriculum do you use?  Do you like it?  What do you suggest?   Any helpful sites you used along the way?

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Calling all sailing moms

I have floated around the ocean for 5 years with my gang.  There wasn’t a day that went by that I didn’t have a question thrown my way.  How is the weather?  What was your passage like?  How do you … Continue reading

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Fish, Fish and more Fish

I need some good fish recipes!  My freezer is full of wahoo and mahi mahi. My jerk seasoning is good but getting boring. Any ideas?

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Family of 5 heading to NZ.

I received an email today from a family of 5 currently in the French Polynesia.  They plan on spending a year in New Zealand.  Here are his questions: Did you get a work permit while in New Zealand?  Is it difficult to … Continue reading

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