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cruisemood: Cruise Formal Night Dresses for Under $100!


I am an unabashed bargain hunter, but I also love a glamorous dress! Consequently, I am excited to share my tips for finding a gorgeous cruise formal night dress under $100! There are many places you can find quality (think Calvin Klein, Eliza J, Ralph Lauren, Adrianna Papell) on a budget, but it requires work.…



Planning for formal night aboard your cruise can be both challenging and a little intimidating. You want to feel great, but you also want to fit in. Also in consideration is suitcase space and budget. After attending many cruise formal nights, viewing photos, and reading every major cruise line's attire guidelines, I've come up with…



Taken Easter 2014 aboard the Crown Princess. Happy Easter and Passover, cruisers!



I remember seeing the final cruise charge statement awaiting our attention the night before debarking from our last cruise. As usual, I snatched the statement out of the mail slot and played the "Guess How Much We Spent" game with my husband Don.  Clearly, we aren't ones for keeping an eye on our expenses during…

Avoid Gaining Weight on Your Cruise: The Buffet - www.cruisemood.com


Believe it or not, the buffet is actually a great place to save calories on your cruise. You control what you eat, how much, and when. In part two of our series "Avoid Gaining Weight on Your Cruise", we will show you how to be smart and make the buffet your best bet for controlling…

Avoid Gaining Weight on Your Cruise: The Dining Room - www.cruisemood.com


If you are new to cruising, you are probably not aware that every night, in the dining room, you will be treated to a four (or more) course meal. Generally, you select from an appetizer, a selection of soup and salads, an entree, and a desert. Factor in the basket of rolls on the table…

Avoid Gaining Weight on Your Cruise: Tips


In 2008, after struggling with my weight for most of my life, I finally found something that worked for me and lost 70 pounds.  Since maintaining weight loss can be just as hard, if not harder, than losing it, I have developed my own strategies to keep it off and still enjoy my cruise. And…

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Cruise addict who loves detailed packing lists, sea days, formal nights, free champagne, chocolates on my pillow, and dreaming of my next voyage.

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