Category Archives: Fashion

Seven Secrets

People ask me what is my secret and my beauty routine, especially since I am 62 and have soft, smooth skin and I’m in excellent health. When my dear friend Celeste asked me to write about it, I promised her … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – A time to Dance

The Canadian Thanksgiving kicks off the autumn season, good timing as leaves start their dance to the ground, birds begin their southward flight and harvest-time is here: autumn in full splendor! A robin in our backyard getting ready for the … Continue reading

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The long drive home

I’m not fond of long distance driving, but stopping along the route for picnics and photo shoots makes it enjoyable. I love the scenery and enjoy my hobby of capturing the moments. On our way to Connecticut we stopped for … Continue reading

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Connecticut – a day trip?

After retuning from our flight back from NYC with Jean in August, I had enough time to unpack, go to the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) in Toronto with my youngest son and his wife, pack up again and then drive … Continue reading

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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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