Category Archives: Active Lifestyle

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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Roses in Spanish Harlem

We’re in New York City! I wore this dress on the plane. It made me feel like I was back in the 1960s, a time ladies looked like they were on their way to a special event when traveling. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Easter Blessings

What do I have in common with Carrie Underwood? We’re both Christians and vegans. “Carrie is an animal lover and a vegan. She stopped eating meat at the age of thirteen because she could not stand the thought of eating … Continue reading

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T-shirt dress for all seasons

When I bought this T-shirt dress at Drizzle & Shine, I knew I’d be able to wear it anytime of the year. My daughter Jean wore hers as a tunic with jeans and I decided to try it too. Perfect … Continue reading

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How to beat the Winter blues – C’mon Get Happy!

When I’m happy, I do my happy dance. When I’m blue, I put on my dancin’ shoes and dance away my blues! I love to dance. I can escape reality while I’m dancing and forget about my troubles. Some people … Continue reading

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Exploring Seattle

While visiting my daughter in Seattle in September, I couldn’t resist buying a new wardrobe at her eco boutique Drizzle & Shine. Here’s one of the four skirts I bought. It’s made by Synergy and I have mentioned this fair-trade … Continue reading

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Brown paper packages tied up in strings

I love it when the postman delivers a package, especially from Drizzle & Shine eco-boutique, which specialize in sustainable clothing. “We specialize in items that are kind to the earth and animals and that are made by people who are treated … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be jolly

Christmas bells are ringing, Christmas carols fill the air and the dazzling lights so pretty everywhere. My Spanish style dress is festive for celebrating the joy of Christmas time. Can be worn off the shoulders. It has a black velvet bodice, red … Continue reading

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