Author Archives: carmen

About carmen

Let’s make the world a better place with compassion.

What to wear with white cropped jeans

These are my go-to pants ever since I bought them last month. The great thing about white jeans is that anything and everything in my wardrobe goes with them. Every time I’ve worn them I wear a different top. I … Continue reading

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Styling my new white cropped jeans

There they were, white cropped jeans on the mannequin in the window of Lasting Impressions. The saleslady took them off the mannequin because these were the only ones in my size. Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

As a little girl, my mother had some matching dresses made for us, I loved it and continued the tradition with my daughter when she was little. Of course, now she only complies as a favour to me for a … Continue reading

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Compassion is always in style!

Doing good has never looked so good! Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Skirts

Shopping in Ridgeway and Crystal Beach is always an enjoyable experience. Supporting and promoting small businesses, local shops and ethical companies has been my fashion mission. Especially since my daughter Jean opened an eco boutique in Seattle, I realized how … Continue reading

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Workshop at Crystal Beach

I enjoy going to WORKSHOPS! My husband works while I shop! This time we went to Crystal Beach–the South Coast of Ontario. Maria and I went on a shopping spree. Strolling along the charming streets of Crystal Beach and Ridgeway … Continue reading

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Pink Puffer Coat and Pink Puffer Jacket

We are still in the middle of winter here in Kincardine. The only way to change that is to move south. Next best thing is to keep warm with my new pink puffer coat. While shopping this season in the … Continue reading

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What I wore Family Day

Family Day is a statutory holiday in Ontario since 2008, a day to spend time with the family. We visited our oldest son’s family (my three grandchildren–and two cats are a new addition to the family) and our youngest son … Continue reading

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With all my hearts

❤️Hearts are my trademark❤️Perhaps I’m in love with love❤️ I bought this sweater recently and wore it on our weekend winter getaway to Crystal Beach. It’s cozy and warm! ❤️ Love is patient, love is kind ❤️ You might say, … Continue reading

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Anything Goes

Gone are the days we can only wear skirts a certain length to be in style, in today’s fashion scene we can wear anything from mini to maxi, and from skinny jeans to palazzos. No matter what “they” say is … Continue reading

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