Tag Archives: Day Trips

Leopard and Roses: hand-crafted by talented artisans in Nepal

On one of our day trips last summer, I bought my first Leopard and Roses dress in an eco-boutique in the charming town of Fergus, Ontario. Since then I bought two more tunics made by Leopards and Roses while shopping … Continue reading

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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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