Category Archives: Fashion

The Long, Cold Winter

You know it’s wickedly cold when Niagara Falls freezes over! It’s a spectacular sight (actually, it isn’t completely frozen and the water still flows underneath). Bitter cold temperatures haven’t kept the tourists away, so there’s plenty of photos to view … Continue reading

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Vegan Dinner at Cambridge Mill with DVF

What a special birthday I enjoyed: dinner at the elegant Cambridge Mill Restaurant, sitting at a table overlooking the Grand River, ambiance and wearing my mom’s original Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress from the 70s. Genuine vintage. This timeless dress … Continue reading

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I LOVE HEARTS

I don’t do winter very well, so decorating for Christmas and Valentine’s Day is fun and brightens up dreary, bitter-cold winter days and long, dark winter nights. We leave our Christmas tree up all January until I start decorating for … 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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Style Challenge: Ladies in Blue

This is a top I bought in December at The Hudson Bay Co; I immediately tried it on, bought it and wore it. Cool top for my dance classes and I love the Navajo inspired print with fringes on the … Continue reading

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Wrap dress styled for summer and winter

One of the things I love about NYC–well, actually any city–is shopping. There’s always something to find that I haven’t seen where I live, like this cute wrap dress from Bebenoir in Harlem. This photo was taken a few blocks … Continue reading

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Sunny in Seattle

What a gorgeous day in January: sun shining, blues skies, green grass and so many green bushes and trees that it looks like springtime! I’ve even seen blossoms. Perfect day for riding the gigantic Seattle Great Wheel, with a spectacular … Continue reading

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Ready, pack … GO!

Getting ready for a trip … packing my suitcase. Going tomorrow! My new cape will be perfect for milder temperatures in Seattle. I’m going to visit my daughter and experience my first ever clothing exchange! Jean has invited all her … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

My youngest son and his wife celebrated their first wedding anniversary on January 1st. They decided to get married on the anniversary of when they started dating and that way they would always have fireworks to celebrate. My son will … Continue reading

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Roses are Gray

Don’t let these photos fool you, it was a cold day in December, just before Christmas, but no snow. I took off my coat and braved the crisp, winter air for this photo shoot before going into Southworks Antique Mall … Continue reading

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