Book Review: Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

5 out of 5 Stars A few months ago a friend of mine asked if I had ever heard of the book called "Swallows and Amazons" by Arthur Ransome. Her husband grew up with English parents and this was a favorite of his, and since my husband comes from England, she was thinking we might... Continue Reading →

Travel: San Juan Island, WA

The San Juan Islands have become a big time destination for travelers, and not just locals to the Pacific Northwest. People are flocking here from all over to get a sense of what our boating/island life is like while enjoying the Northwest culture and food. Many of the islands can be easily accessed via ferry... Continue Reading →

Clean blow up fun!

Ok, let's get our minds out of the gutter when it comes to blow up accessories, because I have a good one for you! And it is something that families or individuals can use. One day while I was reading one of my favorite camping forums, I came across a post about these new lights... Continue Reading →

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