Category Archives: Fashion

NORTHERN REFLECTIONS in Red and Blue

Salesladies make the best models, as I mentioned in my previous post. This is another pullover that one of the salesladies was wearing when I was shopping at Northern Reflections (Canadian Women’s Apparel Store) proving once again that real woman … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS in Black and White

Northern Reflections is one of my favourite Canadian stores. I had a wonderful opportunity to model for this company on the catwalk at a fashion show a few years ago. While shopping there recently, one of the salesladies was wearing … Continue reading

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SHOP LOCAL – Support Small Businesses

From thrift shops to charming boutiques, I’m sure to find something unique! Case in point … These funky tunics (100% cotton, made in Nepal by an ethical company). Jackie (owner of La Jolie Molly boutique) was wearing one when Maria … Continue reading

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What to wear to the dance class?

Getting dressed is a fun part of my day! It’s like playing dress-ups every morning! Sometimes it’s hard to decide–not beacuse I don’t have a thing to wear–just the opposite, I have so many lovely choices. Putting an outfit together … Continue reading

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A Time To Dance

I feel so blessed to have a profession that I love! Doing what I enjoy and getting paid for it doesn’t seem like work. I am a certified fitness instructor and started teaching dance in 1985. I used to conduct … Continue reading

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Winterizing a summer dress

  Since living in our present home–with all three of our children grown up and moved out–I had the luxury of turning a bedroom into my dressing room. So now I never need to pack away any out-of-season clothes–a fashionista’s … Continue reading

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Snakeskin Print Joggers

My mother loved animal prints, so I’m always drawn to them because it makes me think of her. When I saw these joggers on a clearance rack outside the store, I headed straight to the fitting room and was delighted … Continue reading

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With Love from Zacks

I love supporting Zacks: Canadian women’s apparel since 1921. The first Zacks opened in downtown Kitchener, Ontario, with 29 stores across Ontario today. I fell in love with this cute graphic top because of the little red and pink hearts! … Continue reading

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Camouflage: Pink, Black and Gray

Last summer, I was delighted to find a pair of pink camo joggers (lightweight cotton). Now I found a winter version of pink camo, fleece-lined leggings (warm and cozy) in fact, the company is called COZY.  I stayed comforably warm … Continue reading

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Pattern Mixing: Plaid and Stripes and Polka Dots

  On Black Friday, I bought two plaid tops at Eclipse. I showed the lumberjack plaid (made in Canada) last month and this one is black and white with some pattern mixing. Love how it has stripes added to the … Continue reading

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