Category Archives: Fashion

How to Style a White Denim Jacket

Everyone needs a white denim jacket, but until last summer, I didn’t have one. My dear friend Elisabeth gifted me with this jacket while we were shopping in Dinkelsbuhl, Germany. A sporty look worn with my cherry red jeans this summer … Continue reading

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In the Pink

Rose Quartz is one of my favourite stones; I love the translucent, pale shade of pink. This top from Germany has a wrinkled look with lace cap sleeves. Pink like cotton candy that goes perfect with my pink polka dot … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues

Today is the last day of summer. This top is is from Dear Goods, Berlin (people, animal and ecofriendly) bought last summer during my holiday in Germany. Being a summer-lovin’ girl, I don’t rush into fall fashion until absolutely necessary. Cute little … Continue reading

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A Little Lace Frock

On a previous visit to Seattle, I bought this little white lace dress. I hadn’t worn it till this summer. Here with a white slip. I’ve worn it with a black slip. An updo for a elegant look. Add a pop of colour … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

John Denver’s song comes to mind every time I hear the mighty engines roar and the big silver bird takes to the sky (I’ve plagiarized a little from Gordon Lightfoot’s song In the Early Morning Rain). All my bags are packed–with … Continue reading

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Black and White and a Gray Barn

Except for the grass, you’d think these are black and white photos. The nice thing about this lacy top is that I wear different coloured tank tops underneath. I’m getting a lot wear out of my gingham capris because I have so … Continue reading

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September

Summer is not over yet. Yes, it’s September. Yes, school starts next week, but I don’t go to school. I’m on summer holidays and going to visit my daughter Jean in Seattle for September. Pleasant sunny days on the forecast … Continue reading

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Project Sister Act: SWT

One of the things I love about blogging is connecting with people. Similar interests draw us together: fashion, photography, scenery, travel, hobbies and much more. Project Sister Act When Sheela contacted me about her Project Sister Act I was delighted! Theme: styling … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice

It’s a tradition: find something I like–buy it in another colour too. My mom started this family tradition and my daughter Jean is carrying on with our tradition. While at our annual car show this summer, I saw a lady … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned Picnics and the Simple Life

A Sunday afternoon picnic. It’s such a simple pleasure in life. I packed up a tasty little lunch in my watermelon picnic basket. ♥ Avocado and cucumber sandwiches. ♥ Hummus and radishes sandwiches. ♥ Strawberries and grapes for dessert. ♥ Lemon … Continue reading

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