Category Archives: Beach

Pumpkin Orange: a warm autumnal colour

Orange was never a colour you’d see me wearing, that is until after I started blogging. Now I have various shades of orange in my wardrobe and the newest one is this lovely shade of pumpkin, a dress that I … Continue reading

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Alki Beach, Seattle

The day started off overcast, but as the clouds rolled away, it turned out to be a sunny day in Seattle with blue skies and not a cloud in sight! We drove to beautiful Alki Beach, west side of Seattle. … Continue reading

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Life is a Beach

One last trip to the beach before the cold winds blow. We have to endure a long, frost-bitten winter here in southern Ontario. So I take every chance I get to relax and enjoy warm weather. I was made for … Continue reading

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Little Pink Dress

Fun in the sun … but only after 4:00 PM–till four in the afternoon, I stay in the shade. I bought this pretty, pink shift in Germany (Stuttgart-Feuerbach). First time wearing it was when I got home. I wore it … 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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Like Daughter – Like Mother

My daughter Jean inspired me to start blogging, which has been a fashionable and fun hobby. She influenced me to become vegan and I’m healthier and happier for it. She gave me courage to get my ears pierced (I’m very … Continue reading

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Niagara-on-the-Lake in lace and pink pearls

Niagara Falls is the Honeymoon capital of the world and famous for one of the most impressive waterfalls on earth. If you are ever in the area be sure to take a little detour to nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake. This 19th Century … Continue reading

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¡Pura Vida!

Two simple Spanish words: words to greet, words to say when we part, an expression of enjoying life and being happy. What do they mean? Directly translated PURE LIFE but this phrase in Costa Rica has a much richer and … Continue reading

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The Costa Rican Riviera

While visiting Costa Rica I got to see two gorgeous beaches (there are almost 300 beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica. Tamarindo and Playa Avellanas have beautiful beaches with soft, pale gold sand, palm trees, and … Continue reading

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