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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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In the Mood for Mauve

Nostalgia has a big influence on why I’m drawn to certain clothes. My bedroom was mauve when I was a teenager. I had a bedspread with mauve roses. Mauve, lavender, lilac, violet–these pale shades of purple bring back happy memories … Continue reading

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Detour to Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you’re ever in Niagara Falls, Canada, take a little detour to Niagara-on-the-Lake. This charming old town is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Niagara River. I wore my white linen blouse, a wrinkled look with … Continue reading

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Shopping in St. Jacobs

St. Jacobs is a quaint little village, perfect for a day trip if you’re in Southern Ontario (not far from Kitchener and Waterloo). I love shopping and supporting local businesses. The owners and employees are always helpful and friendly, small … 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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Lavender and Romance

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a charming town surrounded by lavender fields, vineyards and a spectacular view of Lake Ontario. On a clear day you can see the Toronto CN Tower in the distance. First stop, on the edge of town, is the … Continue reading

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I’m in love with Lavender

Ever since my trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake this summer, I’m loving lavender. In fact, all shades of purple. I love lilac blossoms and violet flowers. This is not really a new love, but rather an old love rekindled. As a child … Continue reading

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