This past weekend, we took Blue Turtle to Salty Sam's Marina to stay 2 nights and watch the Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade. We left Snook Bight on Friday afternoon and took a short cruise over to Salty Sam's. On our way there, we were escorted by several pods of dolphin (Check out our … [Read more...] about FMB Christmas Boat Parade & Salty Sam’s “stay-cation”
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Come celebrate the Christmas spirit at the 28th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The parade is held on Saturday, December 3rd and starts at Salty Sam's Marina and will pass though Matanzas Harbor and the first two canals of Siesta Isles. We participated in the parade in 2014 aboard a … [Read more...] about FMB Christmas Boat Parade – Join in the festivities!
Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach is always a blast. This marks our third year attending and this year was no different. We had planned to take Blue Turtle to Matanzas Bridge on the North end of the island to anchor for the weekend, but our generator currently isn't working since we have the … [Read more...] about Yar! It’s Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach!
It's hard to believe that just a week and a half ago Randy and I got married. It's been a whirlwind of memories the past few weeks. Things were so hectic with family in town and getting ready for our trip to the Dry Tortugas and Keys, the actual wedding day is a blur it went by so fast! It was an … [Read more...] about We tied the knot!
Randy and I first attended the Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival last year. Our friend, Mary Kay hooked us up with pirate costumes and we all went out. It was a blast and we decided then that we wouldn't miss this event again. This year, we decided to get off the dock and take Blue Turtle just … [Read more...] about Fort Myers Beach 10th Annual Pirate Festival
So, Shrimp Festival on Fort Myers Beach was actually last weekend, but it's been very busy around here and so I'm finally getting around to updating the blog. Better late than never, right? This time of year is always so crazy for us because it's peak season and spring break around here. It's also … [Read more...] about Shrimp Fest 2015 on Fort Myers Beach
Last weekend, we had a blast with Randy's family in town visiting for his father's wedding that was held on Saturday, February 14, 2015. It was a wonderful ceremony held in front of the Cottage/Gulfshore Grill on Fort Myers Beach. It was a chilly weekend in general, but the sun came out and warmed … [Read more...] about Family wedding on Fort Myers Beach
As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, we had the upcoming wedding of Randy's father and April. This past week has been one busy, but fun-filled, week spent visiting with Randy's aunts, uncles and cousins. We had Randy's sister and brother-in-law stay with us on the Blue Turtle, while the rest … [Read more...] about Family fun time on Fort Myers Beach
Last Saturday evening, we got the chance to participate in the Fort Myers Beach Christmas boat parade. We've attended boat parades before and they're a lot of fun, but this time we got to be IN THE PARADE. This all happened to be taking place on my birthday! Around 4:30pm we all gathered on D … [Read more...] about Fort Myers Beach Boat Parade
This weekend, we attended the 9th annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival, a weekend-long celebration of everything about being a pirate. Everyone was decked out in their pirate-y best and plundered the beach to attend events, booths, contests, hear live music and more. Thankfully, our friend Mary … [Read more...] about Pirates invade Fort Myers Beach