Category Archives: Day Trips

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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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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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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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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Lavender Field and a Surprise

The BIG Five-O! No, it’s not my birthday. This month is our 50th Wedding Anniversary. To celebrate, we are enjoying some wonderful day trips and weekend getaways! Niagara-on-the-lake is one of those charming towns we go to every year. This time, … Continue reading

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Turn on the Brights: Patchwork Skirt

My daughter inspired me to do pattern mixing. Jean started when she was a preschooler and insisted on choosing what she wanted to wear. She perfected the art of pattern mixing through the years. I suppose patchwork quilts are the … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Sales at Zacks

The first Zacks opened in Kitchener, Ontario almost 100 years ago (1921). Today there are 19 stores across Ontario and Quebec: working with Canadian manufacturers and some importers. Everything in the store was 50% off for Boxing Day. I bought … Continue reading

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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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