Category Archives: Fashion

Heat Wave and a Cool Top

What sold me on this cool multicolour top is the unique print which reminds me of Saris: bright and colourful. It’s light and silky. We’re having Florida weather with days hot enough to melt metal. Humidity so high my hair has … Continue reading

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Classic Cars: a museum on wheels

I enjoy going to car shows and automobile museums. There’s something about old classic cars that evokes happy memories of days of yore and takes me back in time. Summertime means classic cars will be seen on the roads as … Continue reading

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VegFest and a Body Bag

Our city hosted its first VegFest on the weekend. I wore my body bag. Did you know that’s what they call fanny packs in Germany? They use the English words body bag! Apparently, fanny packs are back in style. I bought … Continue reading

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Big Bold Polkadots

I’ve always loved polkadots ever since I saw Mini Mouse (one of my fashion inspirations) every size from tiny dots to big bold polkadots! My polkadot top is second hand ($3.) I bought it because it reminded me of my … Continue reading

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My Canada Colours: red and white

I wore my red and white gingham dress to our Ballroom dance class party. What to wear to a Canadian Barn Dance  Marilyn’s barn is the perfect setting for the festivities. Her county-style decor matches her country-style hospitality. Everyone enjoyed the dance … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer

With the arrival of Summer today, we can now be assured of no more snow in Southern Ontario. Spring can be very temperamental. The weather changes its mind from day to day making it difficult to decide what to wear. … Continue reading

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Active Lifestyle

I was a hula hoop champion and can still keep it going endlessly like this giff. Seriously, I have to stop on purpose because I can keep it going forever. I only met my match once during one of my … Continue reading

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Live a Little

One doesn’t need a lot of money to enjoy the little pleasures in life and to live a little! By live a little – I mean, let’s learn to live with a little less: appreciate what we have and spend … Continue reading

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The SURPRISE of a Lifetime!

Have you ever been surprised? I mean REALLY surprised! Totally and utterly and completely surprised!! This was the BIGGEST and BESTEST surprise in my entire life! I had just finished teaching my classes for the day, it was 8:30pm. My … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Travelling Top

Once upon a time there was a fashionable blogger named Jodie who had a lovely mesh top. Carmen enjoyed reading Jodie’s Touch of Style blog and one day commented on the pretty top. Carmen had seen a lot of Giveaways offered … Continue reading

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