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Easy Shrimp Bisque

Shrimp Bisque

You will love this easy and quick Shrimp Bisque! Serve with crisp baguette slices and a salad for a delicious and easy meal, fit for guests!

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 3/4 cups bottled clam juice 3 tablespoons long-grain white rice 12 ounces cooked, peeled, deveined, medium shrimp . . . → Read More: Easy Shrimp Bisque

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Living on a Houseboat

Samantha Schoech is a former magazine editor specializing in travel and design.

Dreamboats: The Romance and Reality of . . . → Read More: Living on a Houseboat

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Driftwood Fish

Driftwood Fish

Love driftwood art! This is hanging over a door in Island Cove Marina, Old Saybrook, CT.

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Creamy Potato Salad

Potato Salad is a must for any picnic at the beach or on the boat! I have to admit I am fussy about my potato salad and this recipe is my all time favorite! I found it in a wonderful cookbook, Feasts Afloat by Jennifer Trainer Thompson and Elizabeth Wheeler.

SERVES: 4 to . . . → Read More: Creamy Potato Salad

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Keep Your Sterling Silver Jewelry Gleaming Like New This Summer!

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Summer is a time when we all seem to be wearing our sterling silver jewelry more. Here are some tips to help you keep it gleaming like new!

Once a week use a polishing cloth, soft 100% cotton (nub free) cloth or flannel cloth and gently rub. Silver is a very soft metal . . . → Read More: Keep Your Sterling Silver Jewelry Gleaming Like New This Summer!

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Decorating Ideas from Pottery Barn

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Simple ideas can give such a dramatic look! I love to curl up with Pottery Barn catalogs – they always provide decorating inspiration!

 

I love how Pottery Barn wrapped rope around several candles creating a unique focal point on the table.

More great ideas with rope and shells!

A . . . → Read More: Decorating Ideas from Pottery Barn

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Scary Spider Coolers

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Southern Living Magazine has a creative and festive way to keep your Halloween drinks cool! Check out their video how-to!

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Seaweed For Your Garden

What the Waves Dragged In

Every fall I gather seaweed and spread it on my gardens. Some people suggest rinsing it first but I never have and have never had a problem. And if some shells happen to be caught in the seaweed, all the better!

Share your seaside garden tips…

eHOW Home suggests using seaweed as an organic . . . → Read More: Seaweed For Your Garden

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Inspired By The Sea

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“They came to sit & dangle their feet off the edge of the world & after awhile they forgot everything but the good & true things they would do someday. ” — Brian Andreas

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Laundry Room Curtains With A Nautical Flair

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Saw these great curtains on Going A Little Coastal’s Blog. The clever rod and curtains were just one of their Laundry Room Re-Do’s.

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