Tag Archives: Day Trips

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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Autumn Lament

The sunlight is flickering through the leaves as some are dancing to the ground. I watch from my window as the beauty of the glorious colours start to disappear, leaving the barren trees looking naked like skeletons. As night falls, … Continue reading

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Life is a Beach

One last trip to the beach before the cold winds blow. We have to endure a long, frost-bitten winter here in southern Ontario. So I take every chance I get to relax and enjoy warm weather. I was made for … Continue reading

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Weekend Walk at Webster’s Falls

How I love to get away from it all to enjoy the fresh air and spectacular sights of Webster’s Falls. An adventurous day trip: great for a family outing, photography and exploring. Ontario has a myriad of breathtaking waterfalls besides … Continue reading

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It’s a Jungle in there

This is January in Ontario, Canada … I’m wearing my white cotton sundress made in Peru. I bought it in September at the Wellesley Applebutter Festival. I’m at the Butterfly Conservatory, in Cambridge, Ontario–a great escape from a cold, blustery day! … Continue reading

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The last time I saw Paris

I’m not referring to Paris, the city of Love (France). Paris, Ontario is a quaint little town on the Grand River, Ontario–a 20 minute drive in the car or a couple of hours traveling by bike. It has charming shops … Continue reading

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ALL ABOARD!

Take the last train to Clarksville Elmira. I love making memories and the slow train to Elmira, Ontario was just the perfect adventure to make a wonderful summer memory for my grandson. He had never been on a train before … Continue reading

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Palazzo Pants Please!

Palazzo pants get their name from the Italian word palazzo meaning palace. What makes Palazzos distinct is their wide, billowy legs, whereas pajama-style pants are more narrow. Usually made with soft, flowy fabric means they are super comfortable to wear … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls – a natural wonder of the world

Living so close to the Falls, I have taken it for granted; people come from all over the world to see this spectacular wonder. I only go when we have company from another country, but my cousin gave me a … Continue reading

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Exploring Toronto Island – an adventurous day trip

If you are within two hours of Toronto, the island is a fantastic day trip. If you are ever visiting Toronto, be sure not to miss it, it makes for a fun time, with kids and especially without! Saturday was … Continue reading

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