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The Land Yacht

A different kind of cruising – on land!  My Cruise Stories is mainly about cruising on the sea, and will remain that way, but motorhomes are sometimes referred to as land yachts (and some of them deservingly so.)  In fact … Continue reading

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Shine On Award

Now and then bloggers like to honor other bloggers whose blogs they enjoy with a variety of different awards. Kris at The Panama Adventure nominated me for the Shine On award.  She also gave me new nominations to the Beautiful … Continue reading

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2012 Blog Of The Year Award

To commemorate the past year in blogging, The Thought Palette has created a Blog of the Year 2012 award.   Thank you to Nicole of NMNPHX  for nominating my blog. The complete rules and details of this award are available at The … Continue reading

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What to Pack For a Cruise

Cruise essentials to pack, and what not to waste valuable space on in the limited luggage airlines allow. Continue reading

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Lilla Rose Hair Clips Online Mystery Hostess Party

Not long ago, I posted a blog all about the Lilla Rose hair clips, which included a giveaway of a free clip.  If you didn’t win then, but are thinking about buying something, now is a great time to get … Continue reading

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Spotlight Award and Beautiful Blogger Award

My Blog has recently received two new awards.  I’ve been given the Spotlight Award from Nicole at NMNPHX. This very special award differs from other blog awards in that it is not passed around from blogger to blogger, but only … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

My sudden string of awards continues with the One Lovely Blog Award.  It’s wonderful to know my blog has been noticed and appreciated. A great big thank-you to Nicole of NMNPHX for the nomination.  Check out her blog for some … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award

Wow, I feel special now.  After getting nominated for the versatile blogger award last week, now another award nomination!  The Fotobird has nominated me for the sunshine award.  This is an award for bloggers who creatively and positively inspire others … Continue reading

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The Versatile Blogger Award

Thank-you to Miss Zari of Travel . Culture . Food for nominating me for the versatile blogger award.  Check out her blog on ….. travel, culture, and food! This award comes with a set of rules.  They seem to vary … Continue reading

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Cruising with Kids

Taking the family vacation on a cruise ship eliminates many of the issues of a road trip.  No more bored kids tired of sitting in the car whining “Are we there yet?”  Kids on cruise ships can run around and … Continue reading

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