Monthly Archives: July 2013

Miracle Chocolate Cake

People may wonder about the title of this blog.  What’s so miraculous about chocolate cake?  It’s pretty common after all.  Of course most chocolate cakes are full of things like sugar, butter, and flour.  This cake has none of those.  … Continue reading

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The Family Cruise

For years my husband and I have tried to talk my parents into taking a cruise with us.  They always said no.  Finally my younger sister said I should just give it up as they would never go on a … Continue reading

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Food on the Norwegian Pearl

If there’s one thing cruise ships have in abundance, it’s definitely food.  Food can be found in all sorts of places and all manner of ways.  A passenger could spend their entire cruise eating if they wanted to, moving from … Continue reading

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Grand Canary Island – Island Tour

Long before our transatlantic cruise on Carnival Breeze began, we booked an all-day Island Exploration tour for the day our ship docked at Las Palmas, Grand Canary Island. This tour said an all-terrain vehicle would take us to visit two … Continue reading

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