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  • You Can Huff and Puff, But You Can't Blow Guana Down==The Stages of [s]Grief[/s] Dorian== ===1 DENIAL: The “It Can’t Be That Bad” Stage=== “It’s not going to be that bad,” I said. “I’m sure the media made it look worse than it really is. They exaggerate everything.” [img=https://live Posted by vicki_h in . | Sep 26, 2019
  • Hit Me Baby, One More TimeI have been SUCH A SLACKER lately! I am going to attempt to get caught up on some trip reports from summer and fall but I have just been so lazy lately! This will be a very non-trip report blog post. Posted by vicki_h in . | Dec 15, 2018
  • A Mermaid Hooked My Husband Years ago I started following an awesome travel blogger. Her side-splitting wit and gorgeous photos drew me to her a like fruit fly to an overripe mango. We eventually started emailing, then we met up when they visited our neck Posted by Out_of_Office in Paradise Awaits | Jun 6, 2018
  • A Double Dose of Vitamin SeaWe had a mid-April trip to Guana Cay planned when a last minute opportunity to fly down for free came up at the end of March. There is no such thing as an overdose of Vitamin Sea. It was the end Posted by vicki_h in . | May 8, 2018
  • Ringing in 2018..... Guana-Cay Style==YOU CAN’T RAIN ON MY PARADE.== The flight to Abaco had been uneventful. It was the day after Christmas and Matt and I were en route to Bikini Hut to ring in the New Year. Flying into Abaco is interesting. There Posted by vicki_h in . | Jan 31, 2018
  • Better Late Than Never - July on Guana CayObviously, I am a little behind on the travel blog. We did a lot of travelling over the summer, but life got in the way and the photos have stayed buried in my camera and the stories have stayed buried Posted by vicki_h in . | Sep 27, 2017
  • Hitting the backspace button: Let's go back to Abaco!Now that we have our own place on Guana Cay, we try to get down there every chance we get. So when we had an opportunity to make a quick, last minute trip over Easter weekend, we jumped on the Posted by vicki_h in . | May 10, 2017
  • Shamrocks and Shenanigan’s: St. Paddy’s Day on Guana CayIt was the perfect storm. No, I am not talking about the Andrea Gail. I am talking about the fact that someone decided that St. Patrick’s Day (which is pretty much about drinking), the Barefoot Man concert on Guana Cay Posted by vicki_h in . | Apr 27, 2017
  • Merry Christmas and a Sandy New Year!Spending Christmas in a cozy cabin has somehow become a tradition with me and Matt. It wasn’t intentional or deliberate, but is simply a habit that we have slipped into. This year, we had a difference of opinion. Matt wanted Posted by vicki_h in . | Feb 3, 2017
  • Oops, I did it again.I just can't satiate my Guana Cay addiction. So I dove in for another taste. How about we just hit the highlights? ===The food: If it's battered, deep fried, golden brown, carb laden, and swimming in fat on a paper plate, Posted by vicki_h in . | Sep 21, 2016
  • Guana Cay: This is my happy. When we bought a house on Guana Cay, I think we both secretly worried it would turn a place we love into a place we felt forced to visit. We were so afraid that ownership would make u Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 2, 2016
  • Weekend Getaway to Guana CayFRIDAY Now that we have our own little place on Guana Cay, we run down every chance we get. When we recently had an opportunity to head down for a long weekend with use of a free airplane, we jumped at Posted by vicki_h in . | May 12, 2016
  • A Bahamas WORK wrong as it sounds. We were under no delusions when we decided to buy a beach house, no matter how small. I never had the “A beach house will be a dream! It will sit there and make money while I’m not using it Posted by vicki_h in . | Jan 25, 2016
  • Bikini Hut: Before and AfterBikini Hut is about 115 years old and has served as everything from a home to 13 children (yes, at the same time) to an actual Bikini Store. The cottage had been recently renovated completely, so everything was in top Posted by vicki_h in . | Oct 9, 2015
  • Flip This House: Guana Cay Edition Part III===Monday, September 14:=== 10:00 a.m. Eleuthera was a sweet dream. What a fantastic weekend! But now we are back to Abaco to finish this place up! Before we head back to Guana, we’re going to try shopping in Marsh Posted by vicki_h in . | Oct 9, 2015
  • Flip This House: Guana Cay Edition Part IISometimes you need a vacation from your vacation. When the vacation has been spent painting, sweating, getting blisters, and picking up an endless army of millipedes, this is certainly the case. We decided to treat ourselves for “getting over the hump” Posted by vicki_h in . | Oct 8, 2015
  • Flip This House: Guana Cay Edition Part IWe never intended to buy a house in the Bahamas. Really. We didn’t. It was kind of like going into a puppy store. You never really MEAN to buy a puppy, but the next thing you know you are buying pee-pee Posted by vicki_h in . | Oct 7, 2015
  • Guana Cay....Anything but Boring.July 4th and Abaco. Like tin foil and a microwave….neither is particularly dangerous alone, but put them together….and POW! Explosive. Time it right and you end up with 3 days of high-energy events….the Stranded Naked Cheeseburger Party…..the 4 Posted by vicki_h in . | Jul 21, 2015
  • It's official: I am boring. It’s official: I am boring. I knew this would happen eventually. In fact, I saw a list online (which means it must be TRUE) titled, “How to know if you are boring.” Number 4 on tha Posted by vicki_h in . | Jun 23, 2015
  • Guana Cay: Same Time. Same Place. It starts off with a Bahama Mama from Curly Tails, complete with exactly one orange slice, a cherry, and a colorful umbrella. I know exactly what it will taste like as I take the firs Posted by vicki_h in . | Jun 8, 2015
  • Sorry, Winter, Please Leave a Message. I'm on Vacation.It was February 2, 2015. Punxsutawney Phil climbed out of his little hole, saw my excessively white body covered with a nice layer of winter fat, screamed with terror, and ran back inside, thus dooming us to six more weeks Posted by vicki_h in . | Mar 20, 2015
  • Come wind, come rain, come dark of night.The siren song of the Caribbean in summer has an allure that few of us can resist. The sun is bright, the water is calm and the nights are warm. When the mercury hovers over 80 and there is still Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 13, 2014
  • Do You Have Time for a Quickie? I don't have to tell you that Matt and I can’t go very long without the itch to get out of town. Unfortunately, our lives and jobs are demanding and don’t often allow us the luxury of Posted by vicki_h in . | May 2, 2014
  • Beating the Winter BluesI thought the whole point of living in the south was to make fun of northerners in the winter. We southerners are not equipped to deal with extreme cold and we panic at the very idea of snow. Actual snow is Posted by vicki_h in . | Feb 18, 2014
  • 20 Things I Learned on Guana Cay….Redux.I started this blog 5 years ago after an ill-fated trip to Guana Cay with our good friends John and Teresa. Two black eyes, a busted boat propeller, a slide down a boat ramp, sunburned lips, power outages……..Everything that could Posted by vicki_h in . | Oct 9, 2013
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