Western Caribbean | Cocktails Over Cozumel

Today we were docked in Cozumel, Mexico.  Unfortunately due to hideous amounts of alcohol consumed and time we went to bed the previous night I missed docking in port which I was pretty gutted about as I had watched us dock on the balcony every morning, never mind clearly sleep was more important.  Instead I […] Read more…

Western Caribbean | Final Day at Sea

So today was officially our last day on the cruise and last full day at sea.  We decided to have room service on the balcony again today for breakfast while watching the waves and never ending blue waters. I loved that with room service they rang you as they were leaving the kitchen with your […] Read more…

Western Caribbean | Sea to Land

I woke up at 5.45am obviously worrying I wasn’t going to wake up in time but I woke up  just in time for us arriving into Port Everglades it was still dark and all the lights were twinkling so I grabbed a cardigan and sat and watched the cruise ship dock, how they manoeuvre these things […] Read more…

Travel Diary | 48 Hours in Fort Lauderdale

Travel Day & Arriving in Fort Lauderdale So today was finally the day we were off to Miami to pick up one of the biggest cruise ships to sail round the Western Caribbean.  Excited… just a tad. As we had stayed overnight at Heathrow we didn’t have a really early start, nobody likes a 3am […] Read more…

Hotel Review | Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

We were heading out to Fort Lauderdale to start a cruise from Port Everglades, however due to the time different between home and the US we decided to have a couple of days staying in Fort Lauderdale pre cruise.  There was a few hotels our travel agent gave us to choose from but we opted […] Read more…

The Pumpkin Patch

  As Halloween gets closer what better activity to do then head off to your nearest Pick your own Pumpkin Patch. I must admit I usually buy a pumpkin from a local supermarket as it’s just easy and convenient when picking up your shopping. However, after not getting my hands on a pumpkin last year […] Read more…

Bakes Box | Macarons

When my Bakes Box dropped through the door and I seen the recipe was Macarons I was filled with dread.  Every time I have attempted to make macarons they have been huge fails.  I have had raw macarons, macarons stuck to the tray, macarons not rising you name it, it had probably happened to me […] Read more…

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