Category Archives: Active Lifestyle

Turquoise and White for the Beach

It rained the last time we went to the lake earlier this month, so we decided to go again on a sunny day. Turquoise and white is cool for the beach. I wore my daisy sunglasses that I found at a … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Beach Style

Sauble Beach The west coast of Southern Ontario is dotted with beach towns all along Lake Huron. Summer is the best time for taking a road trip to Sauble Beach. It’s not only one of the most popular beaches in … Continue reading

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My Canada Colours: red and white

I wore my red and white gingham dress to our Ballroom dance class party. What to wear to a Canadian Barn Dance  Marilyn’s barn is the perfect setting for the festivities. Her county-style decor matches her country-style hospitality. Everyone enjoyed the dance … Continue reading

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Active Lifestyle

I was a hula hoop champion and can still keep it going endlessly like this gif. Seriously, I have to stop on purpose because I can keep it going forever. I only met my match once during one of my … Continue reading

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Live a Little

One doesn’t need a lot of money to enjoy the little pleasures in life and to live a little! By live a little – I mean, let’s learn to live with a little less: appreciate what we have and spend … Continue reading

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Animal Print and Faux Leather Pants

There was a time I thought animal prints were tacky, but I changed my mind many years ago and now I own dozens of animal print items from clothes to shoes, including accessories like scarves and even jewellery. What I … Continue reading

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Dressing Up Jeans

Everyone wears jeans and they are easy to dress up. Velvet makes any outfit look regal. My black velvet blazer and white lace peplum top adds a feminine contrast to rugged denim fabric. (My blazer is another great find in … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Summer

My mom and grandmother took my brother and me to the CNE in Toronto when we were young. That was my first time in this huge amusement park, no pictures but lots of fond memories. Since then, I’ve had numerous … Continue reading

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Walking on the Wild Side

Taking a walk on the wild side with my new leopard booties and wearing faux fur and fringes for a wild style. I love imitating the look without harming animals. My jacket is faux suede, faux trim with laces on … Continue reading

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Houses in Seattle

No, I’m not in Seattle, but I’ll do the next best thing … reminisce … I love spending time looking through photos and today is a good day for remembering adventurous days in Seattle, my second home because Jean lives … Continue reading

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