5 years ago, my husband, sister and I were in Peterborough, Ontario celebrating Canada Day. It was an amazing experience to be involved with their celebrations. The whole town got together and put on various displays, with a carnival feel to it. The one thing that amazed me was that everywhere was closed! So absolutely everyone could get involved with the celebrations. This doesn’t really happen in this country, with most retail shops opening on Bank Holidays.
This blog post is for my sister, who lives in Canada – Happy Canada Day!
Rachel xx

Over the past few Sunday’s I have really enjoyed going back over our Canadian Holiday photo’s and picking out ones to share with you. I cannot believe it was five years ago today we drove from Cornwall up to Gatwick on the start of our holiday of a lifetime. It seems like only yesterday.
This photo was taken from the top of the CN Tower in Toronto. It was a breathtakingly hot still day with amazing weather. The city view was stunning, not something a country Cornish girl like me is used to!
Rachel xx
OneDad3Girls

I know it’s been a while since I posted any of my competition wins, but it has been a very slow month. Sometimes this happens, but it makes me even more determined to enter lots more.
This lovely tea I won from Twitter with Redbush, it’s perfect for that relaxing afternoon cuppa.
     
I was pleasantly surprised to win this cute little cereal bowl complete with a bottle of honey. My mum loves honey, so this will make a lovely little gift for her. 
I won this lovely box of gorgeous beauty bits from Lets Talk Beauty on Twitter. I think having a little card popped in the box made it very personalised and so thoughtful. I am going to share some of the bits out with my sisters. 
                           

I hope you have all been very lucky lately, I love to hear what your recent wins are?
Rachel xx

Carrying on with my Canadian themed #MySundayPhoto from the previous few weeks, I wanted to show you this beautiful lift lock in Peterborough, Ontario. Peterborough is situated on the Otonabee river in cental Ontario. 
We were lucky enough to travel up the lift lock on a little ferry boat, on a really gorgeous summer’s day.
Rachel xx
OneDad3Girls