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About carmen

Beauty is only skin deep, but health goes deep to the bones. Money can buy designer clothes, but it can’t buy health. http://fashionableover50.wordpress.com/

Port Dover, Lake Erie

Another fabulous day calls for another fabulous adventure. We had the best weekend in September. With the long cold winters of Canada, I don’t want to miss any opportunities to enjoy a day outdoors when it’s bikini weather! A leisurely … Continue reading

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Exploring Toronto Island – an adventurous day trip

If you are within two hours of Toronto, the island is a fantastic day trip. If you are ever visiting Toronto, be sure not to miss it, it makes for a fun time, with kids and especially without! Saturday was … Continue reading

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NYC and all that Jazzzz

I’m still flying high from my New York City adventure this summer. Just walking by the Apollo in Harlem was exciting, knowing the history of this place. The legendary Ella Fitzgerald–my favourite jazz singer (one of her great songs At … Continue reading

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Time to say goodbye

Today is the first day of autumn and time to say goodbye to the summer of 2014. Summertime means garden parties; gathering with family and friends to enjoy the warm summer days and pleasant evenings. I’m posting outfits I’ve wore … Continue reading

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Biking the lovely trails of Southern Ontario

The bike and hiking trails are endless; walks through forests and along the river paths are plentiful. Conservation areas and inner-city parks are within driving distance of anywhere. I love nature and enjoy the serene beauty of the scenery: from … Continue reading

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Langdon Hall – a luxurious day trip or weekend getaway

Langdon Hall (1898) is just a five minute drive from where I live, but if you are an hour or so away from Cambridge, Ontario, this is a lovely place to go for a day trip. If you live further … Continue reading

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The Canadian National Exhibition

The CNE or EX in Toronto (since 1879) is Canada’s largest annual fair; a family tradition that started when my grandmother took me there as a child. Toronto is a great day trip from where I live, only an hour … Continue reading

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NYC 9/11 Memorial

Today I dedicate this post in memory of those who died, and the family and friends of all who suffered this incredible loss. After walking across the Brooklyn Bridge this summer, we walked to the Freedom Tower and the 9/11 … Continue reading

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Fabulous After 40 – Neon Rainbow – What I Wore

It’s a pleasure to be featured again in one of the world’s most fashionable eMagazines for women over 40! Here we are, three fashion bloggers – wearing bold and beautiful colours! Click Fabulous After 40 to go to the article … Continue reading

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The Metropolital Art Museum in NYC

Art enriches our lives. The imagination and artistic expression of human beings fascinates me. This really sets us apart from animals, although being sentient beings, they do not possess the ability to design or create (other than functional dwelling places, … Continue reading

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