Papiamento what?

February 2, 2011

Bon bini or Welcome in the language called Papiamento.  This is the common language spoken the ABC islands, Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, (off the coast of Venezuela).  I learned this recently when in Curacao & Aruba on our cruise.  It’s a rule of mine, when traveling, to learn about the local culture, learn a phrase […]

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The Clean Eating Adventure continues.

February 1, 2011

Well, somehow we survived the cruise. I’m not saying we stuck to our new Clean Eating program, we did not. But we didn’t go nuts either. I continued my herbal tea drinking, yes I gave up coffee to eat clean. You see, I was never an avid coffee drinker anyway, just my one cup in […]

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The Cruise : Dominica

January 29, 2011

We recently returned from our annual family cruise. This year we opted for an itinerary to the Southern Caribbean out of San Juan, PR.  The ports: Curacao, Aruba, Dominica & St. Thomas (USVI).  Going into this we were most looking forward to Dominica, loving islands rich in lush foliage & rain forests, it didn’t disappoint.  […]

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So far so good, and now. . .

January 13, 2011

we go on a cruise:-).  So we’ve been on this extreme lean protein/complex carbs (6X daily) diet since Sunday the 2nd, amazingly have been doing very well.  PFMan and I have both noticed that we’re never hungry and never too full, our digestion is great, no issues & we’re both down about 4-5 lbs.  I’ve […]

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Cruise Junkies.

August 21, 2010

Sickness? Maybe. I was around 8 or 10 when my parents took my sister and I on our first cruise. We took several more and I was hooked. There was an 8-year gap from our last family cruise, during my childhood, and 1995 when my husband (then boyfriend) and I took our first vacation together […]

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