A true denizen of the internet!!
I am a something
Known to family and friends as paparazzi as I ALWAYS have a camera available!
A world traveler who would be travelling all the time if money grew on trees!! According to my husband I am a nomad who would constantly be on the move if given my way!
A lover of Photoshop and digital scrapping! Also Picmonkey!
A positive Anglophile for anything British (read British Isles and Ireland).
A total junkie for Food Network and HGTV.
Addicted to Masterchef Australia and My Kitchen Rules Australia
A wanna be chef who absolutely HATES peanut butter!!
A thorough geek for all things techie (software not hardware that I leave up to my in-house one person help desk in the guise of DH).
A recovering perfectionist who no longer vacuums while DH is watching football.
A Voracious reader who tracks her reading!
Some of my qualities that come to mind at the moment are anal, obsessive, organized, sarcastic, crafty.
We made major changes in 2012 which I wrote about here by downsizing and moving into a condo after twenty plus years in our home.
We are on the 27th floor and get amazing sunsets!
Our home of 20+ years.
When we moved in.
I also wrote a recap of our travels in 2012 here where we did three European river cruises along with a trip to Nicaragua and Cancun.
We absolutely love European river cruises and I wrote a recap here for anyone considering trying one.
Winter 2012-13 we spent a couple of weeks in Sedona AZ, two months in Las Vegas, a couple of weeks in Mazatlan, a couple more around Sedona and then drove home.
Las Vegas Recap
Once home we didn't stay put for very long.
June saw us spend a few days in Niagara Falls with friends.
July we flew to Calgary to visit friends and go to the Stampede (frequent flyer points).
Also in July we drove to Grand Rapids Michigan for a few days.
Then in August we flew to Halifax Nova Scotia and a tour of Cape Breton for a week (frequent flyer points).
We spent the weekend at home and then flew to New York City with friends for a few days in September.
Another driving trip at the end September to Columbus Ohio for the Blake Shelton concert (a birthday gift from my husband).
We did many day trips around Toronto to places we had never been!
2013 in retrospect.
2013-14 winter saw us drive from Toronto to Florida for three weeks, one at Disney to celebrate my BFF's 60th birthday and two in Fort Myers. We then drove to Las Vegas and met up with friends who then went with us t o Mazatlan for New Year's. We stayed in Mazatlan for two months, back to San Diego for a couple of weeks and then a week in Baja California. Met up with friends in Las Vegas for St. Patrick's Day and other friends met us in Myrtle Beach for John's birthday. Then back home to Toronto.
Here is a recap of our 2014.
Winter 2014 -2015 was an amazing journey!!
We started off in December 2014 driving across to Las Vegas and stayed there until the end of January 2015 when we started quite the travels. First to Singapore where I have a friend, then to Bangkok and we joined a Mekong River Cruise through Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. From there we flew to Australia and then New Zealand. WOW what a trip!!
The end of 2015 found us flying to LA to spend three months in Mexico.
Here is a recap of 2015, what a year!
We started 2016 in Mazatlan. Flew home to the coldest part of winter!
Winter 2016 we drove to Orlando Florida for 4 weeks. The first week of 2017 was spent in Florida.
You can email me at JMCGUIN7@GMAIL.COM
This is my absolutely favourite colour!!!
Favourite flower? Anything white but especially gerberas and peonies.
For more useless facts about me you can read this post.