Category Archives: Animals

VegFest and a Body Bag

Our city hosted its first VegFest on the weekend. I wore my body bag. Did you know that’s what they call fanny packs in Germany? They use the English wordsย body bag! Apparently, fanny packs are back in style. I bought … Continue reading

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Flowers for Easter

No signs of life and no flowers anywhere. The calendar says SPRING but the weather is not cooperating! It’s cold and windy with patches of snow. I wouldn’t be surprised if we have another snowfall in April, after all, this … Continue reading

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Why do women wear fur?

Or men, for that matter. Every year since blogging I do a special post for my animal friends (as well as consistently promoting fashion with compassion). My first memories of women wearing fur was my own dear mother. In the … Continue reading

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My daughter: the animal rights activist

Jean has always loved fashion and at a young age decided what she wanted to wear. Influenced by Little House on the Prairie at 4, she loved her little Holly Hobbie bonnet and had several dresses that would fit in … 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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A T-shirt Dress with Style

This comfortable T-shirt dress is made byย THREADS 4 THOUGHT,ย an eco-friendly company.ย 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

Posted in Active Lifestyle, Animals, eco fashion, Fair trade, Fashion, Healthy living, Jeanofalltrades, Nature, New York City, Photography, Plant-based diet, Restaurants, Scenery, Summer, Travel, Vegan restaurant, Vegetarian/Vegan Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Cool without Cruel

What do hedge hogs and wild boars have in common? They are both animals on T-shirts from ARMED ANGELS: organic, fair trade and eco-friendly. Jean and I love supporting ethical businesses because this way we can vote with our dollars. … Continue reading

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Long black and white fringe cardigan

Yes, this is January in Ontario, photos taken on the weekend. We had several milder days and almost all the snow has melted! It was even mild enough to wear my long “wully” cardigan. I call it wully because it’s … Continue reading

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Faux is the way to go

I’m finally old enough to wear leopard. Yes, leopard used to be for old ladies when I was growing up. I had leopard-print PJs as a teenager but never wore leopard-print in public. Now during my *ahem* mature years, I’m … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Orange: a warm autumnal colour

Orange was never a colour you’d see me wearing, that is until after I started blogging. Now I have various shades of orange in my wardrobe and the newest one is this lovely shade of pumpkin, a dress that I … Continue reading

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