is there a wide range of activities on small ship cruises
in Cruises, International, Travel Done Well

Could Small Ship Cruises Become Your Favorite Way to Vacation?

Imagine being so close to a humpbacked whale you could literally touch him, but don’t… Imagine being in your kayak within feet of an iceberg when it breaches… Then, imagine having a world renowned National Geographic photographer giving you photography lessons in the Antarctic… If you’ve ever thought about going on a cruise, but were scared off by being on board with 3,000 fellow passengers,…

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what are some products for everyday use that are fabulous finds
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Fabulous Finds: Newly Discovered Products for Everyday Use

This week’s Fabulous Finds are all recent discoveries and products for everyday use. I got them from friends, magazines, and a local mercantile store. They were such pleasant surprises I just had to share, of course! Casafina Casa Stone I love Casafina dinnerware, serveware, and bakeware. I bought the pitcher and liked it so much I went back and bought a square baker and a…

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what are some kitchen remodel tips to keep you sane
in In Our Kitchen, That's Life

Tips for Starting a Kitchen Remodel to Keep You Sane

I recently did a kitchen remodel and if you’ve been through it, I’m sure you’re sympathizing with me right now. The only other remodel I’ve done was a bathroom many years ago and you really can’t compare the two. I honestly thought it would just involve pulling out the old cabinets, appliances, and fixtures and putting in the new, but how wrong and naive I…

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Waiting for its journey at Waverley Station in Edinburgh
in Getting There, Travel Done Well

Luxury On The Rails With The Royal Scotsman

To quote my husband, “If we have to do another whirlwind sightseeing trip and look at more cathedrals, shoot me now.”  Translation – time to find a trip that’s out of the ordinary or I’m staying home.  Challenge accepted. If you’re anything like me, you’ve had this romantic notion about taking a trip on the Orient Express.  We’ve all seen it in old movies.  I…

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