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About carmen

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Day Trip to Hamilton Marina

A road trip to Hamilton is about an hour’s drive from where I live. Hamilton is a city by Lake Ontario and has a fabulous view of the lake at the marina. We’ve had three outdoor line dance events at … Continue reading

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Crystal Beach: biking and shopping

Besides enjoying the beautiful view of Lake Erie, Crystal Beach is a charming little town and great for biking around the quiet streets with cute cottages. I wore my Leopard and Roses (ethical company) tunic. I bought two of these … Continue reading

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Grand Bend: day trip to the beach

Real beach waves hairdo! The wind styled my hair! I’m a summer kinda girl but I prefer the beach after four and especially at sunset when it’s not so crowded and a little cooler.  During the day, we visited family … Continue reading

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A Dose of Vitamin SEA

A mini-vacay to enjoy another trip to the beach. Just what the doctor ordered: Vitamin Sea, sure makes me feel better during these times, an instant pick-me-up that lasts for days! I wore this off-the-shoulder cotton knit top–blue and white looks … Continue reading

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Pink Camouflage Joggers

I’ve been wanting pink camouflage pants or leggings since before I even knew they made them in pink! Finally, I found these pink camo joggers in Collingwood, made in Italy. I love these colours but I don’t like green camo … Continue reading

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My Grandson’s First Birthday!

What a blessing it is to have three grandchildren! Our oldest grandson is 14! My mom was born in August and so were two of my grandchildren. My youngest grandchild is one year old–a milestone! It was my granddaughter’s idea … Continue reading

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Blush Pink Eyelet Blouse and White Jeans

I prefer wearing white jeans to blue jeans, especially in the summertime. Perhaps it’s because I had never even owned a pair of white jeans until I started blogging. Now I have three pairs and I love how I can … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Paris

It was Maggie’s idea to have lunch in Paris While waiting for our riverside restaurant reservation, we had time to stroll around town and relax. Three fashionable tourists I wore my new floral blouse with blush pink cotton pants that … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain Village

Blue Mountain Village is a little tourist town by Georgian Bay near Collingwood, a very popular ski resort in winter but there are also interesting things to do in summer. Once upon a time, there used to be a thrilling … Continue reading

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Denim and Lace

What I wore for a weekend getaway to Collingwood, Ontario. For our 50th wedding anniversary, my husband bought me this whimsical lace dress. We were on our Niagara Falls weekend and while browsing through a little boutique Lasting Impressions (near … Continue reading

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