Hipstamatic Fun!

We have the most amazing zoo in our city…and it’s especially great in the dead of winter!
So this past weekend we ventured out for some fun and a change in scenery!
Some of my most favourite exhibits are the greenhouses…
there’s just nothing like seeing flowers this time of year.  
They are wonderful reminders that we will actually have flowers in the garden before we know it!
So we soaked up the humidity and warm air, and I put my camera to good use!

Orchids are truly fascinating flowers.
Just look at how perfect and beautiful they are!

There’s something about gardens that soothe my soul.

And make me feel so hopeful and happy!

After our visit, I couldn’t wait to start planning my garden!
We also had to visit the fish tanks.
So pretty and cheerful!

And we couldn’t leave without visiting the penguins.
We have the most amazing penguin exhibit…so awe inspiring…
We always leave our zoo wanting to see the world!
There’s so much out there to see and do! 
Have a great day!

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  • Reply Stephanie @ henry happened March 19, 2012 at 1:55 PM

    I just love visiting the zoo. Those penguins are so cute! And your flower photos are gorgeous. happy monday!

  • Reply Loveforfood March 19, 2012 at 1:58 PM


  • Reply Lindsay @ Delighted Momma March 19, 2012 at 2:41 PM

    Dying to take Max to the Zoo now that he is aware of what is going on. Love the cute little penguin pictures 🙂

  • Reply Claudia Moser March 19, 2012 at 5:57 PM

    The orchids are spectacular!

  • Reply Ali Richardson March 20, 2012 at 3:29 AM

    Awesome shots Jo-Anna! It’s looking like Spring 🙂

  • Reply MG Atwood March 20, 2012 at 5:58 PM

    Beautiful! I too love orchids.

  • Reply alicia March 20, 2012 at 10:56 PM

    Such an exquisite flower. Beautifully captured too!!

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  • Reply momto8 March 21, 2012 at 1:32 AM

    what great pics!!! wow!
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

  • Reply shutterbuggbitten March 21, 2012 at 2:27 AM

    It looks like a great place. I really need to get out and find a fun place to take pictures.

  • Reply Carmen and Rachelle March 21, 2012 at 11:30 AM

    Orchids are my most favorite flower, so I love the photos you took of them. Beautiful! -Rachelle

  • Reply Em S March 21, 2012 at 3:23 PM

    Love the edits! Look like it was a pretty fun day!

  • Reply Sandy Michelle March 25, 2012 at 12:14 AM

    We took advantage of the hot weather and went to the Metro Toronto Zoo. We were amazed by the penguins too and they had a baby polar bear. I love your photos! Happy Spring 🙂


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