Tag Archives: St. Jacobs

Pinstripe Palazzo PJs and Elisa Cavaletti Shirt

We went shopping in the little tourist town of St. Jacobs. No one would guess these pinstripe palazzos are actually pajama pants. I’ve never worn them as pajamas even though they are 100% cotton and 100% comfortable. I bought them … Continue reading

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My Christmas Coat

Every year the little town of St Jacobs has a special Christmas event when the town is dressed for Christmas and sparkles with lights. It’s almost magical. We enjoyed coffee and dessert in the town bakery and strolled along the … 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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Blue skies smiling at me

My life is a song, I always have a song dancing around in my mind. When I see a blue sky, I start singing, even if only in my head and no one can hear. I can hear the voice … 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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Silent Night – Holy Night

Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Frohe Weihnachten! Sharing a sublime photo from Village Photography God bless us, everyone! ♥ carmen

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St. Jacobs: a town where horse and buggies are still on the road

This is a quaint little Mennonite town in Southern Ontario that always brings back special memories whenever I go: a nostalgic feeling and a place where I would live. Marion, Lara and I enjoyed a few minutes relaxing, listening to … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest

Munich, Germany is the home of the largest Oktoberfest in the world. However, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada hosts the biggest Oktoberfest outside of Germany. This town is buzzing with a few hundred thousand visitors every October. Kitchener was once called Berlin because … Continue reading

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