Friday, October 12, 2018

The Friday 15

Today's items are a hodgepodge of things from around the house. More cups and a paper hamburger fan from the Boise Hawks games. A couple shirts and a magazine. A few boards I had wrapped fabrics on. An extra pair of tongs from the kitchen. And a couple leftover tutorial project items. Adios!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

5 Things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico

It's Wanderlust Wednesday and today we're talking about five different activities you can do when visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico.

San Juan is a city close to our hearts. When we want to escape the cold Idaho winters and wish to stay somewhere so different, we pick San Juan. While Puerto Rico is a US Territory, it's seems like it's a world away from the States. The food, the people, and the language makes it seem like we're in a different country. But we're not.
5 things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico

1. Head to a beach for some wave watching. The colors of the water on Condado Beach will make you feel like you are in a different country. Waters can be a bit rough for swimming, particularly when the wind is a bit stronger. But the view can't be beat.
Unless you're talking about the views of the water from the street.

2. Visit the forts of San Juan. You have a couple to choose from, El Morro or San Cristobal. Beautiful Spanish forts still standing strong on the water's edge.
 You'll also find the Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis cemetery right outside the walls of El Morro.

3. Head over to the El Capitolio, the Capitol. The building houses the legislature and offers tours to the public. You can even watch the senate from above. Call ahead to schedule a tour.

4. Spend some time in Viejo San Juan, Old San Juan.

Spanish architecture with colorful buildings and cobblestone streets...

with plenty of shopping and restaurants and interesting people and sights. Want a banana fresh off the tree?

5. Eat, drink, and be merry. Look at all these local choices from the food truck.

How about some Mexican food?
 Or a Cubano sandwich stacked high with meats?

Whatever you choose to do during your time in San Juan, make it a great day.

5 things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Make Quick and Easy Fabric Pumpkins - Tutorial Tuesday

It's Tutorial Tuesday and today we're making fabric pumpkins. No sewing machine is needed for this project!

Quick and Easy Stuffed Fabric Pumpkins Craft Project
For each pumpkin you will need:
*10” x10” piece of fabric
*Polyester fiberfill
*Strong thread, like several strands of embroidery floss (I’m using candlewicking thread)
*Glue (I'm using hot glue)
*Branch or stick
*Pattern downloaded from here

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Looking for other stuffed fabric shapes? Check out some of the others we've already made"

Homemade Stuffed Fabric Carrots Sewing Project
You can find the step-by-step how to tutorial video for the easy stuffed fabric pumpkins project here:

Monday, October 8, 2018

Yummy Monday - Money Bar in Cozumel, Mexico

It's Yummy Monday and we're talking about some of the tasty food and drinks to be found at the Money Bar Beach Club in Cozumel, Mexico.
Last week I talked about the snorkeling at the Money Bar. You can find that post here.

While the snorkeling is amazing, the food and drinks are pretty darn good as well.

Frozen drinks and non-alcoholic drinks.
Rum drinks and pretty drinks.

And the food. We haven't had a bad meal here. Ever. Get there early enough and you can grab some breakfast. Yep, that's on the menu, too.

Now we eat breakfast on the ship and make sure we show up to the Money Bar hungry. The food is delicious and portions large. So many things are so very good. On this day we went with the beef tacos and were not disappointed. Muy delicioso.
And the nachos are filling and flavorful. They even gave us a separate plate of additional toppings.
Amazing food, tasty beverages, beautiful views, and great snorkeling makes the Money Bar our first stop on every trip we make to Cozumel.

If you're interested in taking a look at the menu, I posted it here.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Sunsets at Sea

It's Cruise Ship Saturday and I have no words today. Instead we have just sunsets as seen from a cruise ship. Enjoy the views!

Scroll to the bottom for a video of a spectacular Caribbean sunset at sea.