Category Archives: Active Lifestyle

In the Mood for Summer

White is my favourite look for summer, although I love white all year round, it’s especially my favourite choice in summer. I love the fresh, crisp, clean look of white–simply devine! This boatneck summer sweater from Simons has a beach … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER: florals on white

My love affair with florals germinated as a child and blossomed in my teen years during the ’60s. Inspired by my mother who adored flowers; besides having floral prints on her gorgeous dresses and blouses, we had floral drapes in … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS in Red and Blue

Salesladies make the best models, as I mentioned in my previous post. This is another pullover that one of the salesladies was wearing when I was shopping at Northern Reflections (Canadian Women’s Apparel Store) proving once again that real woman … Continue reading

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What to wear to the dance class?

Getting dressed is a fun part of my day! It’s like playing dress-ups every morning! Sometimes it’s hard to decide–not beacuse I don’t have a thing to wear–just the opposite, I have so many lovely choices. Putting an outfit together … Continue reading

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A Time To Dance

I feel so blessed to have a profession that I love! Doing what I enjoy and getting paid for it doesn’t seem like work. I am a certified fitness instructor and started teaching dance in 1985. I used to conduct … Continue reading

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Shopping at Simons

Simons–Canadian fashion destination since 1840 When I saw this pretty floral T-shirt and long cardigan on a mannequin at Simons, I immediately decided to buy the cardigan and went back for the T-shirt. It’s not the first time I’ve bought … Continue reading

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Dress Up – Dress Down: La Jolie Molly

La Jolie Molly With a name and sign like this, of course, I had to go in and check it out! First thing I bought was this pretty bamboo and lace shrug, just the thing to dress up jeans. My … Continue reading

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Tie-Dyed T-shirt and Blue Jeans from Hollister

Summer has left us once again, but given us many memories to cherish! Besides dancing by the lake, we have gone to the Marina in Hamilton five times just to take in the view and meander along the lakefront. This … Continue reading

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Sporty Elegance

A white cotton sweater, black and white windowpane checked pants, a pair of gray polka dot sneakers and I have put together a sporty look to go to Hamilton marina again. Add a blue/gray lace duster and now I have … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Hamilton Marina

A road trip to Hamilton is about an hour’s drive from where I live. Hamilton is a city by Lake Ontario and has a fabulous view of the lake at the marina. We’ve had three outdoor line dance events at … Continue reading

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