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- Sunny autumn days! Happy October! ❤️Pre-loved orange sweater made in Canada. #october #thriftedfashion #fashionblogger #slowfashionGingham— as timeless as a white picket fence. Makes me happy and reminds me of my childhood, living in a house with a pink gingham kitchen.Holiday in August at Niagara-on-the-Lake.It’s a lovely day today at Niagara-on-the-Lake, the prettiest flowers in this charming town with flowers everywhere! 🌹🌸🌺🌷🌻Some of my favourite things: a summer afternoon view from the window, vintage decanter from the ‘60s, fashion jewellery, heart mirror and a painting of little beach houses. ❤️Duckie taking a bath.Sunset in Kincardine, another day is over and time to dream…❤️Summer sunsets on Lake Huron make me feel fine!❤️Tweetie our shredding machine in action. She will destroy secret information as well as magazines and unwanted advertising. A very useful little helper.Dancing Sokkie on the beach is a great way to celebrate the summer!Happy Sunday morning! ❤️Jimmy’s back for breakfast!💙#bluejays #thankyoulordJimmy and his friends love coming to our place for breakfast!💙A relaxing winter morning in Kincardine, our new home. #kincardineontario #kincardine #newhome #lifebythesea #lifebythebeachFeeling cozy in my Christmas pajamas from Northern Reflections Check out #northernreflections collection and use this coupon code with an additional 10% off entire purchase - online only. The code is NRHOLIDAYCARMEN and will be valid until December 31, 2021. Free shipping in Canada! #northernfriendsMy new top from @northernreflections is luxuriously soft, the print is unique and I love the style with a handkerchief hem. I’ve paired it with comfortable drawstring pants, from Northern Reflections. They also come in charcoal.This is my happy dance!💃🕺🏼#westcoastswing #thejoyofdancingIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the forest garbed in white. 🎄 ❄️❄️ ❄️❄️ 🎄This handkerchief hem top from Northern Reflections is luxuriously soft and makes me feel like dancing!Red makes me happy! ❤️🎄 Christmas sweater from #northernreflectionsNorthern Reflections is a quality Canadian women’s clothing company, I’ve been a happy customer over the years (since 1985 when the first store opened) and I’m delighted to collaborate with a company who cares about our environment and values SLOW FASHION.
Category Archives: Art
I absolutely love the vibrant design of this tunic which looks like an abstract painting. I bought it at Zacks (Canadian Store). It’s like wearing a work of art. Designed by a Canadian artist Claire Desjardins whose work reminds me of … Continue reading
What was once an eye-sore and toxic waste site has been transformed into an industrial playground and urban park with man-made rolling hills. It’s a perfect place for a picnic overlooking beautiful Lake Union. Jean wrote about it on her blog. The … Continue reading
This February Jean treated us to a weekend getaway on Whidbey Island. It’s the place I’ve been looking forward to visiting ever since Jean wrote about it on her blog. The ferry crossing Puget Sound was amazing! We drove on … Continue reading
Today is my daughter Jean’s birthday. This photo taken by her dad while they were on an evening stroll one summer day, when she was 6 years old. Jean is a born fashionista and started expressing herself when she was … Continue reading
September in Seattle is still vivid in my mind and these photos bring back happy memories of a month that passed too quickly. The weather was nothing short of fantastic. Only two days with some drizzle, not even enough to frizzle … Continue reading
Volunteer Park is just a stroll down the avenue from my daughter Jean’s eco boutique Drizzle and Shine. This is my favourite purse from her store. Love the fringes! On the way to the park we passed an elegant century-old mansion, … Continue reading
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
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
Daisies have a certain je ne sais quoi about them that make me smile. 🙂 They are my favourite flowers. I love their simplicity, a symbol of humility. I’d rather wear a crown of daisies than a diamond tiara. The … Continue reading