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Family in Unlikely Places

The crew of Fawkes was lucky enough to spend Christmas at one of our favorite Exumas stops, Black Point Settlement. According to a sales flyer, “Black Point is the largest village in the Exumas outside of Great Exuma.” To us, … Continue reading

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Puzzles: Outline First or Middle – Out

Our family has a tradition to start a puzzle during the holidays. It’s a bit more difficult on a boat as we only have one flat surface in which to work, eat and socialize. Plus, there’s all those pesky little … Continue reading

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Mother Nicholson’s Cranberry Relish

No holiday would be complete without cranberry relish. Growing up it was the jellied version that looked so neat sliding out of the can, wiggling on the plated until you cut it into slices. Then, there was the dreaded ground … Continue reading

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Christmas Displays

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, we see the most amazing things on a boat. This year we witnessed the annual boat parade south of Miami. First, I want to remind you power on a boat is … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for Giving

Tis the season for giving. Retail stores wait all year for the Christmas boon. You have to wonder if they’re really making any money at all with the deep discounts they offer. When you find the perfect gift, you feel … Continue reading

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Holiday Shortbread

Tea and biscuits as the English would say. This is another Nicholson favorite with a new generation twist. Shortbread isn’t the first thing I think about for the holidays, but it’s tasty and simple. Add a bit of chocolate and … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorations – Grand or Miniscule?

Everywhere you turn, Christmas decorations are coming out of attics and storage spaces. Hobby store shelves are becoming bare. Lights are decorating the night sky. I loved the picture of the neighbor decorating the front fa├žade with letters D – … Continue reading

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