Tag: art

Visiting the Salvador Dalí Museum

Recently my daughter found herself with a few days off in between semesters so we did want any sane Canadian would do and swapped our white snowy beaches for white sandy ones. In a rare and unexpected weather week, we encountered the coldest temperatures Florida has seen in decades. This led us to visits to some inside venues - including the highly recommended Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. Let me show you a little of what we found... The building itself is a lovely homage to Dalí's use of opposing shapes and the fibonacci sequence with a garden in…

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April Favourites

Favourite posts from April! (As voted by people on Instagram!) I love having a flower picture at least once a day - yellow seems to be a very bright, sunny and well loved colour.     Sunny flowers for a sunny Monday! Happy day everyone! I hope your week is wonderful! ☀️ ?. . . . . . #flowers #floweroftheday #daily #beautiful #love #instaflower #bloom #instablooms #pretty #cute #colour #color #bright #blessed #loveit #amazing #surprise #plant #fragrant #flowerpower #yellow #happy A photo posted by Carin Harris (@eclecticsoapbox) on Apr 18, 2016 at 3:43am PDT My favourite hangout is at the…

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Ladybug Ladybug Fly Away Home

Your house is one fire, your children are alone.... It seems to be that time of the year when I'm spotting Ladybugs everywhere. I saw a toddler with Ladybug boots on today and decided I needed to share with everyone. Here are the pictures of lady bugs I've collected very recently: They say Ladybugs only eat aphids but this guys surely seemed to be enjoying this blueberry. Having a snack on my blueberry. I have this glass Ladybug attached to my screen door to warn people that it's open. We've had one to many people march through the open door only…

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5 Fun Family Things to do in Burlington Day 1

5 Fun Family Things to do in Burlington Day 1 Recently I was invited to participate in a tour of Burlington, Ontario. While not paid to write this review, I was able to sample services and products from the area. It was a most enjoyable trip. Waterfront Hotel guest services notions I stayed in the Waterfront Hotel at the end of Brant Street. The view from my room was spectacular. I could see the lake right out my window. The staff was friendly and the room clean and nicely appointed. There were big fluffy pillows to sink into at the…

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