Tag Archives: Canada Day

Summer Magic

Summer has left us once again, but has given us many happy  memories to cherish. My BEST surprise when my daughter Jean came to visit in June. Canada Day with our grandchildren. Car shows with my family Visitors from Germany, … Continue reading

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My Canada Colours: red and white

I wore my red and white gingham dress to our Ballroom dance class party. What to wear to a Canadian Barn Dance  Marilyn’s barn is the perfect setting for the festivities. Her county-style decor matches her country-style hospitality. Everyone enjoyed the dance … Continue reading

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Dominion Day in Red and White Gingham

It’s been 150 years since Canada became a nation. July 1st used to be called Dominion Day when I was young. I live in a humungous village with 35 million people! Canada means “village” in Huron-Iroquois, and today our VILLAGE is … Continue reading

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Canada Colours for Canada Day

This red sundress was given to me by my cousin Marion from Germany, when she came for a visit. It belonged to her and she wore it in the ’70s. The petite white flowers and eyelet trim add a nostalgic … Continue reading

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Greetings from Canada!

I wear my Canada colours every Canada Day! I’ve had this skirt for years; it has a white lace print on a red background.  My dear friend Diane wore her new Canadian maple leaf T-shirt to dance class yesterday. She … Continue reading

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HAPPY CANADA DAY!

I’m wearing red and white for Canada Day. It’s been a lovely Canada Day weekend: going to  family-owned Barrie’s Asparagus Farm with friends, hosting a garden party and I’ll be out this afternoon for our traditional Pioneer Village outing with … Continue reading

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Time Travel

All aboard for an adventure back in time about 100 years – 1914 to be exact! Every Canada Day, Doon Heritage Village (in Kitchener, Ontario) opens its doors for guests to visit and experience life in the early 2oth century … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

This is the Canadian long weekend. On July 1st we celebrate 146 years of Confederation. During my trip to Costa Rica in April, I wore this outfit and I will wear it for Canada Day. It’s more of a sailor … Continue reading

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Gone Shopping!!

What to do on a rainy day? Go shopping, of course! Northern Reflections has a nation-wide sale on. I’m ready for Canada Day weekend in my red and white. Have a great weekend!!!

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Happy Canada Day

Having coffee with friends on Canada Day is a pleasant way to spend a sunny afternoon in charming downtown Galt, Ontario at the Melville Cafe by the Grand River. Galt is part of the amalgamation of the city of Cambridge … Continue reading

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