Category Archives: Animals

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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Sea Shepherd

If you know me, I often wear things right after I buy them. Case in point–this unique patchwork top from Fremont Flea Market in September in Seattle. It’s an asymmetrical design made with three different prints sewn together in a … Continue reading

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London VegFest

I woke up to blue skies and the sun shining in my window, a perfect day for a day trip to London (Ontario). It’s worth the drive to London to attend VegFest for delicious vegan food, vendors, artisans and speakers … Continue reading

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The Eagle has Landed

Looking for a place to take some photos of my white and blue tops yesterday, we found this huge statue of an eagle. It just so happens that these cool cotton tops were bought at American Eagle, so it’s a … Continue reading

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My Daughter: the American Eco Boutique Owner

My daughter Jean (from Jean of all Trades: a style guide and Sunshine and Slaughter: Vegan for Life) has had two monumental achievements this year: she became an American citizen and opened her own eco boutique Drizzle and Shine. Jean followed … Continue reading

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We Are Family

Even though we’re an ocean apart and times together are few, my family in Germany is very dear to me. March 2015, I received the sad news that my dear cousin Marco passed away. I wasn’t able to attend the funeral, … Continue reading

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Easter: more than bunnies and chocolate

Although I love cute bunnies, Easter is much more than bunny rabbits. The true meaning of Easter is about LOVE. GOD’S AMAZING LOVE! Although I love dark chocolate, Easter is much more than chocolate. It’s when God showed us how much … Continue reading

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If you can’t beat ’em – join ’em

It’s no secret that I am not a fan of this season, but I can’t hibernate all winter. This sled is not just a decoration on my front porch. It is made in Germany and we bought it for our daughter Jean … Continue reading

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