Everyday Life, Holidays

Lights, trees, decorations

Stopped by our local nursery yesterday to pick up a planter box for the front porch and it was like walking into a winter wonderland. They had so many beautiful things to choose...from gorgeous tree ornaments to fabulous candles, wreaths and figurines. They even had the cutest little stockings and collars for our 4-legged fur-babies.… Continue reading Lights, trees, decorations

Everyday Life

We Remember

Today we remember the men and women, both past and present, who put their own lives on the line for our freedom. In particular, I think of my grandfather who was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Although he passed away when I was only 6 months old and I don't have any… Continue reading We Remember

Everyday Life, Island Queen, My Happy Place, Parry Sound, Photography, RV Life

Autumn in Cottage Country

It is said that Ontario's cottage country has some of the most beautiful scenery around...especially in the fall. I would have to agree. As a child, I grew up camping and cottaging in Ontario's North country and it has instilled in me a true love and need to return to it every chance I get.… Continue reading Autumn in Cottage Country

Friends, Photography, Wildlife

Pandas!

Ever since the Giant Pandas arrived at the Toronto Zoo in 2013 I have been meaning to take a trip down to see them. Like everything else, life got in the way and time marched on. Well, this is their final year in Toronto before moving on to Calgary, so yesterday we made the trip… Continue reading Pandas!

My Happy Place, Photography, RV Life

A Wet Muskoka Summer

It is so hard to believe that we are nearing the end of August and will be very quickly thrust into the reality of cold nights and changing  fall leaves. There is already a chill to the night air up in cottage country; however, the days are still warm when the sun decides to shine.… Continue reading A Wet Muskoka Summer

My Happy Place, Photography, RV Life

Muskoka Life

It is hard to believe that we are already nearing the end of July. We eagerly wait for what seems like an eternity for our long, cold winters to pass and make way for sunny skies and warm breezes...it blows my mind to think that our short Canadian summer is almost half over. We have… Continue reading Muskoka Life