Tag Archives: Canada Day

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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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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