The Time It started raining and never stopped

I think my kids will forever tell stories of boat life that start out “so there was this one time in June when it started raining and never stopped.” Just to recap, we moved onto our boat full time on May 15th. We began traveling north on the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) on June 1st. And…

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grilling some ribs on a boat

I’ve realized quickly that when an ordinary family of 4 moves onto a boat full-time, there are lots of questions! And almost everyone wants to know about cooking on a boat. It’s complicated. But let me make it clear, we’re purposefully not taking the easy road (er, waterway.) First, let me share a little bit…

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Homeschooling this fall

School is a hot topic in America right now. And over the next month a lot of people are going to be making big, life impacting decisions for their kiddos. Many people are tossing around the concept of homeschool. How to do it? Could they do it? What’s it like? Is it the best decision…

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Our first night on anchor looked pretty, but it was a nightmare

Several different titles would have been appropriate for this post. Here are a few that I debated: The One Where We Got The Worst Night Of Sleep, Ever The One With The Idea That Sounded Much Better In Theory Than Reality The One Where My Life Flashed Before My Eyes The One Time Saving Money…

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June 1st, 2020 is where our journey begins. The beginning is one of my most favorite and least favorite places to be. It can be a little intimidating and even scary. But it’s full of anticipation and excitement too. Our family’s goal is to complete America’s Great Loop. This kind of dream isn’t just about…

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Life in charming, small town, Brunswick GA

Right off the bat I’m going to apologize for the enormous amount of content in this post about Brunswick, Georgia. In an effort to catch up to “real time” (because many of you have expressed how much it drives you crazy when my content is behind) I’m going to cram more than 2 months into…

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24 Hours of Bad Ideas owning a boat

Brent and I’ve had some REALLY bad ideas throughout the course of our marriage. If you need some recent examples check out Montana Misadventure or The Time I Jumped Out of an Airplane. But I’m going to go out on a limb and say that a couple of ideas we came up with in the first…

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