Category Archives: Fashion

Blush Pink Eyelet Blouse and White Jeans

I prefer wearing white jeans to blue jeans, especially in the summertime. Perhaps it’s because I had never even owned a pair of white jeans until I started blogging. Now I have three pairs and I love how I can … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Paris

It was Maggie’s idea to have lunch in Paris While waiting for our riverside restaurant reservation, we had time to stroll around town and relax. Three fashionable tourists I wore my new floral blouse with blush pink cotton pants that … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain Village

Blue Mountain Village is a little tourist town by Georgian Bay near Collingwood, a very popular ski resort in winter but there are also interesting things to do in summer. Once upon a time, there used to be a thrilling … Continue reading

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Denim and Lace

What I wore for a weekend getaway to Collingwood, Ontario. For our 50th wedding anniversary, my husband bought me this whimsical lace dress. We were on our Niagara Falls weekend and while browsing through a little boutique Lasting Impressions (near … Continue reading

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Lavender Field and a Surprise

The BIG Five-O! No, it’s not my birthday. This month is our 50th Wedding Anniversary. To celebrate, we are enjoying some wonderful day trips and weekend getaways! Niagara-on-the-lake is one of those charming towns we go to every year. This time, … Continue reading

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My Canada Colours: through the years

Maggie and me I just love my iPhoto feature that pops up and shows movies and memories that make me smile. These are a few of the photos that iPhoto put together for Canada Day through the years. Happy July! … Continue reading

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Shopping Therapy

 It’s no secret that I enjoy shopping. I love supporting small businesses and ethical companies. I love helping the economy. What good is living without a livelihood? People need jobs, it’s an urgent matter. No surprise, I went shopping on … Continue reading

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COVERED PERFECTLY: stylish – flattering – ageless fashion

I have five COVERED PERFECTLY tops. I love the story behind this American company. Founder Pauline Durban is a remarkable woman and talented designer. The styles are fabulous as well as flattering and timeless. The fabric is super-soft, luxurious and … Continue reading

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SLOW FASHION: 30 wears challenge

“The goal of the 30 wears challenge campaign is to encourage shoppers to buy less fast fashion and more slow, quality pieces that they will wear over and over again. The less we buy, over time, the less that will … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE: eco-boutique

In May 2016 my daughter opened an eco-boutique in Seattle, Washington. Jean has always loved fashion, even as a pre-schooler. She started her fashion blog in 2011. “Drizzle & Shine is an eco-boutique that grew out of a style blog. … Continue reading

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