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About carmen

Beauty is only skin deep, but health goes deep to the bones. Money can buy designer clothes, but it can’t buy health. https://fashionableover50.wordpress.com/

Green Tee

Is the other man’s grass greener? Well, this one is pretty green. We spent a lovely Saturday afternoon checking out an Open House in Cambridge this summer. The beautiful grounds back onto a little creek. The property is meticulously kept, … Continue reading

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Say Yes to Adventure

Exploring Central Park Funny, we go to one of the biggest, bustling cities in the world to hang out in the parks! I guess that’s what I love: civilization, but never being too far from the wonder of God’s nature. … Continue reading

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Black and White Paisley Pants and a Guest Fashionista

While in New York City we went to a park almost every day and since we were staying near Central Park, we enjoyed adventures in the park many times. On this particular day, I wore black and white paisley pants … Continue reading

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White after Labour Day?

When it comes to fashion, I make my own rules. I love all white any time of the year. These photos taken before Labour Day in Bryant Park (NYC). It looks like I’m wearing a dress but it’s actually a … Continue reading

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New York, New York; so good they named it twice!

And when I like something, I buy it twice! Case in point–these little toppers. First in blue, as I showed in my last post. It was hard to decide which colour, so I went back and bought another one in … Continue reading

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Apollo Theater in Harlem

The Apollo Theater in Harlem is where the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, began her career on Amateur Night. She was often referred to as the First Lady of Song and noted for her amazing scat singing. Many famous singers and … Continue reading

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Kimono-style floral dressing gown

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!” Blogging definitely inspires me. We are influential beings. When I first saw some of my fellow bloggers featuring vintage Kimono morning robes or dressing gowns, I knew this is a look I would … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE LINE in Black and White Gingham

Last trip to Seattle I packed only black and white clothes. It was so simple to take a minimal of pieces and yet still have enough different looks to mix and so easy to match. Of course, knowing I’d be … Continue reading

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A T-shirt Dress with Style

This comfortable T-shirt dress is made by THREADS 4 THOUGHT, an eco-friendly company. It’s the comfort of wearing a T-shirt and very stylish. The fun black and white ink splattered print reminds me of Dalmatians. I bought it at DRIZZLE & SHINE in … Continue reading

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Central Park: the North Woods

Right in the heart of Manhattan, a park so big, it feels like I’m in Northern Ontario. Except for the people, it looks like we’re alone out in the wilderness. Finding the park should be easy, you can’t miss it, … Continue reading

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