Ideas to help you carry out a tropical theme in your Christmas decor. Your Christmas decorations don't have to be like everyone elses. Dare to be different - go tropical.
Perhaps because of a clownfish named Nemo, tropical fish themes are a popular childrens bath decor theme. But, don't forget the Moorish Idols and Yellow Tangs!
How to enjoy the first day of your cruise. What's so special about the first day? Several important DOs and DON'Ts can help you avoid frustration and potential disaster.
Tropical fish are some of the world's most beautiful creatures. See pictures, vote for your favorite, and learn about a dangerous invader.
On your cruise, the first and last thing you absolutely MUST do is attend Muster Drill, sometimes referred to as the "lifeboat drill." That is, until it's time to pack to (eek!) go home. Yes, it's required....
When the ship left the dock, it was just a little stormy. It got worse, in a big way. What a ride we had on the Freedom of the Seas.
Not many pictures of the great RMS Titanic Survive. You'll find some of them on this page, along with a timeline of the ship's maiden voyage, and a few other interesting tidbits.
We're all familiar with what happened to the Titanic. The famous ocean liner had two sister ships. Their stories are fascinating and will draw you in.
Lovebirds - both avian and human. Beautiful pictures of lovebirds (the feathered kin) - vote for your favorite. Lovebird themed gifts for that someone special.
The Way Things Work was one of my grandson's favoite books when he was a boy. Now, David Macaulay gives us The New Way Things Work updated for today's children.
One of the things people talk about after their first sea voyage is the food on cruise ships. It really is everywhere. Though I am not one of those people who 'lives to eat,' even I enjoy eating a lot more when I am...
A Bring a Book Baby Shower is an ideal way to start a child's personal library. Ideas for hosting a book themed baby shower.
Every one has seen the Love Boat on TV - even if only a re run. But what was it like to actually take a cruise on the real Love Boat. Find out here!
Review of the Aurora AS810 SD shredder for light duty home use.
When a major hurricane targets a coastal area, evacuation is the order of the day. But not these folks. They get in an airplane and fly right into the eye of the storm. They're the Hurricane Hunters.
If you've been on a cruise, chances are you didn't sail on an ocean liner, but a cruise ship. Which is which? Learn some ofo the basic differences here.
What's it like on a cruise Sea Day - one of those long days way out at sea, with no land in sight? Will you be bored? Probably not. Here's why.
Swimming with Stingrays - it's an unforgettable activity. Reviews of five different places where you can swim with these fabulous creatures.
Review of the fashion jewelry sold by the inch on some cruise ships. No, it's not solid gold. But if you know what you're buying, it can be a good purchase.
All staterooms are not equal. Find out how to decide which cabin type is best for you, with these tips from a frequent cruiser.
Cruise Ship pools have evolved since the first one appeared in 1907. Now, the LIDO deck is filled with a variety of innovative water venues.
Coco Cay is a little slice of paradise, and it can be yours for a day. Ten things to do on Royal Caribbean's private island in The Bahamas.