Baking In Our Solar Oven…..A 12-Year Old Bakes

Our oldest daughter just turned 12, but she’s already striving for baking perfection and gets upset when her creations don’t come out like she wants.  This is a product of both practice, ingredients….and baking all of her creations in a solar oven.  See, Tulum doesn’t have a working oven right now so we bake everything […]

Refilling The Tank

Hi everyone…you guys haven’t heard from us for a bit cause we’re out adventuring, which tends to help refill our mental and spiritual tanks. We’ve looked at a couple of interesting sailboats, met up with cruising friends, camped, hiked, road-tripped and looked at sustainable power alternatives that we don’t have on the boat yet. More […]

Kids Corner: Back For A Visit

Another road trip up Baja by car knocked out…kids back in the land of plenty. Here’s a quick Kids Corner take on it all-

From The HelmsMistress: A Photo Diary- Crossing The Sea Of Cortez

The HelmsMistress writes from a different point of view, as the full time HelmsWomen and the mom, wife and homeschool teacher on her cruising sailboat in addition to everything else she does. Take the time to check out this photo diary of our most recent crossing from La Cruz (Puerto Vallarta) to La Paz BCS.

Swimming With Giants: Whale Sharks At Breakfast

WHALE SHARK!  Prior to having kids me and Michelle had been to La Paz to snorkel at Los Islotes with the Sea Lions and had done a very quick swim with Whale Sharks.  But at that time there was no regulations nor was there any visibility in the late afternoon, so we were disappointed by […]