Category Archives: Fashion

Fringes with a ’60s Vibe

1960s – this is my favourite decade for fashion. I lived it. Fringes are groovy! They say if you wore a fashion trend the first time around, you shouldn’t wear it when it comes in style again. I don’t know … Continue reading

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La Vie en Rose

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring! Snow has melted, April showers have arrived and robins are serenading! I love pairing pink and gray, a match made in heaven. I bought this high low top at Reitmans. It has … Continue reading

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Dressing up Denim

Denim dressed up with white Everyone needs a denim jacket. I love the contrast of rugged and feminine. I’ve dressed up a denim jacket with a long, white cotton dress. Denim dressed up with black Dressing up denim with black … 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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Style Challenge: Pearl Gray Bouclé

Shopping in Fremont, Washington with my daughter Jean was a fun Girl’s Day Out. We saw this bouclé pullover in a shop window. It can be  dressed up like the mannequin, worn over a dress. We both bought one while I was … Continue reading

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Genuine Vintage German Cape

… and still in style! My black cape was a gift from my grandmother when she came to visit from Germany in the 60s. It is timeless and I still wear it. It always makes me think of her. She … 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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The True Cost Film Screening

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Being a fashion blogger has opened my eyes to a lot about the fashion industry—not all of it good. You may have noticed that I love to attend clothing exchanges and I love supporting local designers…

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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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Black and White Plaid

Everything I wear pretty well has a memory and a story woven through its fibres. Case in point–this black and white plaid scarf with matching gloves. I’m a sort of matchy-matchy person, even though my daughter Jean has taught me … Continue reading

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