Gary Mathews

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Caribbean cruising and island hopping. Tales and tips from the sea.

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>I was armed and ready in preparation for our flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.<p>My list was prepared well ahead of time with …

Caribbean

Ricotta Cheese Tart (Egg-less, Flour-less)

This Ricotta Cheese Tart has a very very similar taste to Chhena Poda – a desert which is unique to Odisha, India. I was not a very fan of Chhena …

Bloggers on the Beach

“Sorry I’m late, I stopped at the liquor store to buy some hooch,” Gary Mathews told me. His accent is a thick southern Indiana drawl. Don’t say, …

Gran's Pork Chop Chili

My Gran and Papi were my best friends growing up. I loved their house. I had my own room and my own cat and of course my favorite foods. They shared …

Cooking

5 Reasons to have a Fourth child.

When we announced the impending arrival of our <b>Fourth</b> child the responses we got ranged from “Are you mad” “Have you not heard of condoms” to “Fair …

Parenting

How to rock the Internet with LSI keywords

Unless you are an SEO expert you probably haven’t heard of LSI (Latent Semantic Indexing) keywords. This isn’t really surprising given that this …

SEO

Work With Me

<b>Writing</b><p>I offer a variety of writing services, all for reasonable fixed rates, to be agreed depending upon the nature of the work.<p>I can provide blog …

Marketing

I Will Survive Brexit (a Parody)

It’s parody time. This time <i>I Will Survive</i>, which I have re-imagined being performed by various people and groups in response to Brexit.<p>I give you…<p><b>I</b> …

An Entirely Fake History of Russia

Now, many of you are probably aware that, as a result of another serious President Trump opening his mouth incident, Russia has recently been …

Russia

Californication: La Jolla and a Strawberry ⋆

<i>“Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means ‘a whale’s vagina’”-Ron Burgundy</i><p>All good things …

San Diego

The Missed Connection:: Retail Edition

She would giggle with delight when spending her down time reading the exciting and sometimes illicit posts found in the “missed connections” corner …

Potatoes

Need More Inspiration? Attend a Blogging Event

Have you ever wanted to meet a fellow blogger in person? For those of us who have had that pleasure, it is very much the treat you would think!<p>Here …

Networking

For the Love of Reading–Book Review: Vampyrie: Origin of the Vampire

Now that I am a self-published indie author, I very much appreciate book reviews! In the world of blogging, I am honored to know a growing number of …

Where are You Going? Here’s to Strong Women

With all the turmoil and sickness plaguing us these last few weeks, I want to take a moment to celebrate my daughters’ January birthdays.<p>If we were …

Bachelor's Degree

Macro Moments Week 31: Poopy Little Puppy

I caught Brodie’s cute little puppy face right after he got in trouble for leaving a “present” in the hallway.<p>It’s tough being an active, 10-week old …

Photography

Munch Love

Being a mother is how I truly learned to love. Today’s post is about my son whom I affectionately call Munch. I wanted to tell you why I love this …

A Second Avenue Subway Rendezvous

Being an average New Yorker, and by that I mean one without a silver spoon in her mouth, I take the subway. I’ve written about taking the subway a …

Tokyo

Californication: #SanDiegoRocks ⋆

<i>Two unassuming folks just became internet famous!</i><p>Day two of the Dads 2.0 Summit was alive and kicking when I rolled up to the Hyatt-La Jolla …

Presidential Quotes for President's Day | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p><b>President’s Day</b> originated in 1885 as a celebration of George Washington’s birthday (February 22). But was moved in 1971 as part of …

President'S Day

The Mom's Guide to Choosing the Right Gym for You ⋆

<i>Finding the gym that’s right for you can be tricky. This is to help you pick the right gym for you and your needs. This is a perfect guide for moms</i> …

Exercise

Dove Shampoo & Conditioner Review

Once again I’m having hair problems. This time I’m on the mission to find the right shampoo and conditioner. Today I’m reviewing the Dove shampoo and …

Review: Champagne pop

<b>Read in English</b><p><b>Leer en Español</b><p>On Today´s post I want to talk about this new makeup product I just got at Sephora, it’s a duo compact: highlighter and …

Dating A Single Dad: When You SHOULDN’T Meet His Kids · A Husband, Man, And Dad Blog

I receive lots of emails from women, many without children, asking questions about dating single dads. The common problem is meeting his children – …

Why I Married My Best Friend And You Should Too

Shares 1<p>Good Reasons To Marry Your Best Friend<p>I was scouring the Internet specifically Flipboard for ideas because sometimes your mind just goes …

Relationships

Californication: I'm Not The Average Dad ⋆

<i>Palm trees never get old compared to naked maple trees in Indiana during the winter months!</i><p>Day three in sunny San Diego, and I’m checking real estate …

The Mindset Of Time Management: Tips That Fit Your Personality

Shares 11<p>The Benefits Of Time Management<p>Maybe you are thinking why do I even need this? I might have agreed with you at one time but the truth is we …

These 9 Travel Books Inspired My Love of Adventure

Why I Have Not Had my Son Diagnosed with a Sensory Processing Disorder.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016<p>• Parent, Parenting<p>I am listing to/watching: Will Young “85 Proof” (album)<p>Mood: loved, groggy,<p>Time: 8:48 am<p>I know what you …

Autism

Baked Veg Spring Roll Recipe

Spring Rolls are my favourite snack. Whenever I go out, I always look forward to eat them. Yesterday I tried making veg spring roll at home and they …