Category Archives: Dance

‘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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Ruby Slippers

I’m lovin’ my ruby red shoes that I bought at Drizzle and Shine in Seattle. Red is my favourite colour for shoes. These ones are made in USA, with wedge heels, peep toes and hearts. (OKA-B Microplast technology provides a lightweight, … Continue reading

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My Country Western Look

… with a southwestern flair! Nothing says country western more than a vest with fringes and this one is faux suede that I picked up at Suzy Shier (Canadian women’s fashion store). Fringes are FUN!!! Although sold separately, this southwest … 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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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

May the sun shine on your face and the wind not mess your hair! ☘ ❤️May love find you and all your dreams come true!❤️ An Irish Blessing May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always … Continue reading

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Happy February … roses roses roses

February – the month of hearts and roses … Today’s outfit is monochromatic roses: everything from my top to toes. I love the textures of this long top: black velvet roses and a chiffon hem that looks like I’m wearing … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Memories of 2015. As I look back at 2015, it started off as a good year and a wonderful dance opportunity at the beginning of the year with my beautiful friend, Maggie… And then a trip to Seattle to visit … Continue reading

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Platinum Velvet and Basic Black

Something old and something new–not just for brides; that describes my wardrobe. I have clothes that have been with me for many years, like this shiny velvet skirt I wore today and have worn for dancing many times, including an … Continue reading

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Detour through Elora, Ontario

Once a month, I lead a Ceili-style dance, which includes Irish and Scottish country dances, as well as other fun dances from around the world. These dances are usually held in various small towns around southern Ontario. While on the … Continue reading

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I love daisies

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

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