We've always been told to wear sunscreen any time we are out in the sun, and if you're a beach lover like me, then you are probably lathering it on daily! Have you ever taken a moment to read the ingredients list on the sunscreen brand you are using? If it's a popular brand, then … Continue reading 5 Reef-Safe Sunscreens
I've been visiting California from the time I was born, literally weeks after I was born! It's interesting to have immediate family from both the East Coast and the West Coast of the U.S. When most people think of California, I'm sure they think of Hollywood, L.A. or maybe San Diego, so I want to … Continue reading Coastal Adventures in Northern California
I even have these words tattooed on my foot to remind me of this. I discovered the phrase while listening to my favorite Country artist, who is known for singing about the beach, Kenny Chesney. In the song "Be As You Are", Kenny talks about how he feels when he visits the Caribbean islands. One … Continue reading Be as you are.
I was having a conversation with someone the other day on recycling, and asked if they currently do. I was taken back a bit by her response. She said to me, "Why no, I do not, but here's why." She proceeded to tell me about a time a friend of her's was taking his trash … Continue reading Truths in Recycling
First of all, let me say thank you to Dear Kitty. Some Blog for nominating Blue Love Blog for this awesome award! Please check out their blog! This is so exciting, as BLB has only been active for less than 3 months. I now would like to pass the baton on to some other amazing blogs that … Continue reading Blue Love Blog has been Nominated!
Sometimes I watch all of these big organizations doing so much good for the environment, by utilizing researchers and spending thousands of dollars on campaigns to receive donations to promote ocean conservation. I think to myself "What good am I doing? I'm just one person and I don't have a degree in Marine Biology or … Continue reading Ocean Conservation: How you can help contribute
Monday. The dreaded day that follows the lovely weekend that was spent relaxing, spent with friends & family, and spent not spending one second thinking about work. Of course the weekend weather was sunny and 70 degrees, with blue skies and zero clouds. Then Monday rears it's ugly head and brings the cold and rain … Continue reading Your Mind is a Portal
Lately, I've had a lot of people ask me whether I prefer to Cruise or fly to my paradise destination. I find there are pros and cons to both, so let me elaborate. Cruising Pros: With cruising, you have many options, and it's all-inclusive! I ventured on my first cruise back in 2013 … Continue reading Caribbean Destinations: To Cruise or to Fly?
Beautiful Ocracoke Island. Have you had the chance to venture to this little piece of heaven? My first visit was this past weekend, during my routine trip to the Outer Banks. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with OBX, it's a group of islands located off the coast of North Carolina, known for … Continue reading Ocracoke Island: A Beachcomber’s Dream
Growing up on the east coast, I've become accustomed to a variety of beaches. The further north you are, the sand appears tan to light brown, and the water is a mixture of brown, green and dark blue colors. Then, if you travel down south, the sand becomes a lighter shade of beige to white … Continue reading Don’t Judge a Beach by it’s Color