Category Archives: Christmas

Happy New Year!

L’Chaim! Shalom! Classic black for the New Year’s Eve Ball; always in style, never out of date, forever chic. The skirt (Free People) has a sewn-in lace underskirt to look layered. I’m wearing a black shrug over a lace trimmed camisole. … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright

Nothing says Christmas like red. My LRD was bought several years ago in Florida, made in USA. I wore it recently to a Christmas dinner party, a Christmas luncheon, a Christmas concert and an Old-fashioned Christmas Event with my grandchildren. Cost-per-wear, … Continue reading

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Updo for the holidays

Christmas Eve at church, parties and gatherings, company for dinner and going caroling with friends are part of the festive activities during Christmastime. My three children have birthdays during this season (my youngest son’s birthday between Christmas and New Year) … Continue reading

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It feels like Christmas!

It’s even snowing on my blog, thanks to WordPress. These dainty snowflakes fall from December 1st to January 6th. We had our first snowfall in November, that only my grandchildren could get excited about and build their first snowman of … Continue reading

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My Christmas Sweater

Time to wear my Christmas sweater again. I wear it at least once a year. Red brightens up dreary days. Red makes me feel warm. My snowflake earrings sparkle like snow. I bought this houndstooth scarf at the Christkindl market … Continue reading

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Houndstooth Dress and Houndstooth Coat

Jean and I were walking along the streets of Berlin this summer when this dress called out, “carmen!” It was on a mannequin outside the shop, just waiting for me to pass by. If there’s houndstooth in a shop, I’ll … Continue reading

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Real women wear fake fur

WHY? … because they have compassion. This is the 19th year of Kitchener’s German Christmas market. I have been going to the Christkindl Market every year. I was so happy to spot these fashionable ladies wearing faux fur. This is … Continue reading

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3-D DAY

Usually, I’m a happy, fun-loving person with lots of energy and a positive outlook: a Pollyanna philosophy that there’s always something to be glad about. But even Pollyanna had down days. Today’s post I write during the wee hours of … Continue reading

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Fall in love

When Fair November comes to Guelph, I plan a daytrip and I am never disappointed; it’s one of the shopping adventures I look forward to every autumn! Fauxy lady in my faux fur coat; cool without cruel! Fall fashion is … Continue reading

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Purple Passion

Growing up one of my favourite colours was purple. Any shade from pastel lavender and lilac, to deep purple. In my teens, my room was painted lavender; curtains and bedspread were vibrant shades of purple. Perhaps I was inspired by … Continue reading

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