Category Archives: Photography

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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Twice as Nice: wrap tops from Drizzle and Shine

My favourite little dress shop! These pretty tops are from my daughter’s eco-boutique in Seattle. Paired with skirts or pants, I love that they are as comfortable as a T-shirt but look so much more stylish. I love the wrap … 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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Tea for Two: Be my Guest!

Maggie and I are twins born of different mothers. We never miss a chance to dance and have a passion for fashion. On our way home after class one day, we stopped to shop. We both bought the same black … 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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Hot Fun in the Summertime

Georgian Bay has beautiful beaches, in fact, Wasaga Beach is the longest freshwater beach in the world, just minutes from Collingwood, Ontario, where we enjoyed a few amusing days at the annual Elvis Festival. It was great to get away … Continue reading

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Elvis Festival: Collingwood, Ontario

We enjoyed a 4-day weekend getaway in Collingwood, Ontario. My dear friend Marilyn invited me to the annual Elvis Festival. It’s the 25th year of this event (with international Elvis Tribute Artists) which attracts thousands of visitors from all over … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood

Our neighbourhood has a myriad of lovely homes, splendid for a stroll on a beautiful day. We had to stop to admire this charming house with a white picket fence. Reminds me of Mr. Roger’s song and his show I … 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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