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Summer Boating Tips
Monday, June 20th, 2016 is the first day of summer!!  That’s less than one month away and the forecast looks fantastic.  Here are some tips to make your time in the sun more enjoyable:
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Movie, Popcorn and Wine?
I was chatting with my car-pooling partner in crime, Sue, and she was telling me about a new VIP movie experience at Cineplex.  You may be thinking, “what does this have to do with boating?”  Well, Cineplex has starting serving … Continue reading →
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MGB Published in PY Magazine
Pacific Yachting is one of my favourite magazines and I read it cover to cover every month.    This month my article was published (page 42) and I am thrilled!! Download the PDF here – PY – Toilet Paper  
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What To Wear, Spring Cleaning and a New App
If you are like me, you own a couple of different wardrobes. Casual, work, bling, and boating – in all 4 seasons – and multiple sizes.  Some clothes cross over so it’s not like you can just have separate closets … Continue reading →
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Women’s Day at the Seattle Boat Show
Monday, February 1st, 2016, is Women’s Day at the Seattle Boat Show, with special seminars, and presentations designed just for women who boat. For a free pass to the show, click here
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A Very Cool New App for Whale Lovers
Whales have been avoiding me most of my life. As a kid, my parents would take my sisters and me out day-tripping from Cowichan Bay around Bold Bluff Point to Burgoyne Bay.  There were always whales about but as I … Continue reading →
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Cyber Monday 2015 Shopping Tips
I wrote this last year but it bears repeating!!!       If there is something you really want, seize the moment, today is your day.  Sign up for emails from your favourite stores as they often send out special … Continue reading →
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Vinyl Flooring for your Boat
The carpet on my boat was beyond repair. It was old, tired and would not perk up no matter how many times I steam-cleaned it. It was done. I am really not crazy about carpet on a boat but there … Continue reading →
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A Cool Pad for Your Cool Dog
I was recently at a dogshow and one of the vendors was selling a cooling pad for dogs. It seemed like a great idea but retailed for $90 which was a bit steep. I liked the idea so when I … Continue reading →
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The Best Shower Head for your Boat
My boat has a regular shower head with a really sad “water saver” button, it is the third such shower head in about five years.  Every time you slide the water saver button across, water shoots out the side and … Continue reading →
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