Category Archives: Day Trips

Goodbye Summer, thanks for the memories!

All good things come to an end; saying goodbye to Summer is always a sad time for me because I’m a summer kinda girl. I love the long days and warm nights. I enjoy day trips around Southern Ontario as … Continue reading

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Blue skies, blueberries and a blue denim dress

What I wore: blue denim dress to go blueberry picking. I love blueberries, one of my favourite berries. These delicious berries are high in nutrients and low in calories. This superfood is the King of antioxidant foods! I decided this … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer

We enjoyed a day trip on the country roads of Southern Ontario. It’s so relaxing to stay off the highway with no particular place to go, just breezing along at a slower pace, no rush, stop when and where we … Continue reading

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Road Trip to a Lavender Oasis

We took the road less traveled on this amazing summer afternoon to a lavender oasis in Southern Ontario. My love affair with lavender started many years ago as a child and was rekindled again when I started buying lavender products: from … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Snohomish, Washington

A view of the Snohomish River, it doesn’t look as beautiful in January as it does in the summer, but with weather mild enough to take off my coat, I’m not complaining. Jean wore her SAVE THE DUCK jacket, a … Continue reading

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My Christmas Coat

Every year the little town of St Jacobs has a special Christmas event when the town is dressed for Christmas and sparkles with lights. It’s almost magical. We enjoyed coffee and dessert in the town bakery and strolled along the … Continue reading

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Flowers are Forever

We don’t have to venture far to enjoy the beauty of nature and visit charming towns in Southern Ontario. Stratford is one of those places we love to go on a road trip. This poncho with floral embroidery is a lovely … Continue reading

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Niagara-on-the-Lake in Autumn

With so many pleasant autumn days, we had another chance to drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake this month. The sun was shining, no wind and it’s always a little warmer on the Niagara Peninsula. First stop, the Lavender Shop, always a treat … Continue reading

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What I wore to the Apple Butter Festival

It was a splendid autumn day for the annual Wellesley Apple Butter Festival. I wore a black asymmetrical hand-knit wrap top which I bought several years ago at a Christmas market. This asymmetrical plaid skirt is over ten years old … Continue reading

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Turquoise and White for the Beach

It rained the last time we went to the lake earlier this month, so we decided to go again on a sunny day. Turquoise and white is cool for the beach. I wore my daisy sunglasses that I found at a … Continue reading

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