Let's face it - it's always tough to buy gifts for sailors, because most of us sailors are trying to get rid of stuff, not aquire more of it. So in honor of Cyber Monday, here are 5 ideas to get you started. Each of these … [read more...]
You know what's amazing? The feeling I get when I get an email from someone who stumbled upon my blog by way of Google or Pinterest or some other endless rabbit hole of the awesome interwebs, and they tell me how these posts … [read more...]
When we first started thinking about selling the house and going cruising, my biggest fear was what we'd do for money.
At the time, I was working for a small promotional marketing company that I'd been at for 7 years. I … [read more...]
Last night I went to a friend's house for dinner, and we were all sitting out on the balcony which overlooks the Gulf of Mexico (yes, I am lucky to have such friends). So there we are, drinking wine, and having a great time. … [read more...]
This post is a guest post by Patti Merritt*, and talks about a fun way you can incorporate a game of Bingo in with saving money. Do you have any savings hacks or ways that you make saving money fun? Leave a comment and share … [read more...]
Many of you have written to me, expressing interest in self-publishing your book. I've got some info coming on the logistics of self-publishing, but in the meantime, this post is a guest post written by Annie Dike, a sailor … [read more...]
Untie the Dock Lines
This side income post is fun because I'm writing it from somewhere south of St. Augustine. I've mentioned before that after awhile at one spot, we grow a little restless and feel the need to get moving … [read more...]
[Note: We got married on 8/8 and this was supposed to be published as soon as we got back from our honeymoon, but apparently I set the publish date to 2016... I'd blame it on technology, but who am I kidding. It was the wine. … [read more...]
*This is part 2 of a series on writing for magazines. You can read part one here. I also wrote about sailing magazines that pay for articles to introduce this series.
Imagine for a minute that you're the editor of a … [read more...]
Imagine relaxing on your sailboat somewhere in the Bahamas, where you're sitting in the cockpit, enjoying a nice breeze. You look out at water that's so blue, and so crystal clear, that you'd almost swear the water was … [read more...]