We got a new car!

We bought a new car! Well, as close to new as I have ever had. It’s a 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT Preferred. It is used but only had just under 14,000 km on it at purchase last month. We have had it now for almost 4 weeks and I couldn’t love it more! The only thing I wasn’t fussy on at first was the color but it’s really grown on me. I was never a big fan of white vehicles but Polar White really suits this car. I am in love with it in every way and it is a dream to drive. I feel so safe and secure in it not wondering if it’s going to break down around each and every corner like the old one. READ MORE

Happy Canada Day! – Long Island & Brier Island

Briar Island Lighthouse
Brier Island Lighthouse aka Western Light, Brier Island, Nova Scotia. Photo © 2019 Kirsten Corbett.

Happy Canada Day to any of my fellow Canadians and also a Happy early Independence Day to my neighbours! So for Canada Day this year Eddie and I decided to do something else rather than brave the crowds for the many events going on in Digby or Annapolis. We decided to drive down Digby Neck to East Ferry, hopped the Petit Princess to Tiverton on Long Island and then eventually onward to Westport on Brier Island. Anyone who knows me or has been following my blog for a while will know my love of lighthouses, islands, tides, and anything to do with the ocean other than eating fish.

Boars Head Lighthouse
Boar’s Head Lighthouse. Tiverton, Nova Scotia. Photo © 2019 Kirsten Corbett.

After getting off the ferry in Tiverton turn right and head down Boar’s Head Road to Boar’s Head Lighthouse. The current lighthouse was built in 1957 and is the second lighthouse on the site. The original was built in 1863 in roughly the same spot. I am assuming that the area I was standing on to take the picture may have been the foundation of the original lighthouse but I am not sure. It was a large concrete platform up above the lighthouse. READ MORE

TBH – Prompt #2 – Kandahar, Afghanistan

What is the most dangerous place you’ve ever been to and why did you go?

I’m a little late on the second prompt for The BloggerHop. I set the prompts to post on Sundays but I have had a busy start to the week. So here is the second prompt for Sunday, April 28, 2019. If you would like to learn more about The BloggerHop you can get more information here. READ MORE

Prompt #1 – The time I backed into a wall literally

Write about a time that you accidentally did something funny. What happened and what was the consequences if any?

So as I mentioned in my last post I started a new website called The BloggerHop. Here is the first prompt for Monday, April 22nd, 2019. I am sure there have been many times that I have accidentally did something funny as my husband, my family and my friends will surely be happy to mention. One thing that really stands out in my mind though is when I backed our 2015 Nissan Altima up into a parkade wall while trying to parallel park in a small spot against the wall. First off your probably thinking, that’s not funny right?! READ MORE

Camping in PEI

I’ve really wanted to go camping in PEI for a while now and on a bit of a road trip. In fact, it’s in my 2019 Bucket List post below. I haven’t been camping in PEI in years. I think I was a teen or in my early 20’s when I last went with my parents. Well, we will be going in July! Over my birthday weekend, I have booked us 4 nights at Cedar Dunes Provincial Park! $150 for 4 nights I figured why not! So we will be spending a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. I am excited about visiting the West Point Lighthouse and maybe some other lighthouses and walk the beautiful beaches.

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