Category Archives: Fashion

Shades of White

My favourite colour in summer is white: fresh and clean. My new blouse I bought at Le Chateau recently is so light and cool on the hottest summer days. High low style and simple detail makes this a great choice … Continue reading

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Summer Breeze: My Little White Dress

There are many nature trails where I live and warm summer evenings are perfect for riding my bike. The sun stays up late on warm July evenings. The fragrance of the meadow and beauty of the wild flowers are simple … Continue reading

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The sky’s the limit: blue skies and cloud 9

And that’s where I’m going: up above the clouds and across the BIG pond! I’m off to Germany for a month. I am so looking forward to this vacation that has been too long in the making. It’s been 21 … Continue reading

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ALL ABOARD!

Take the last train to Clarksville Elmira. I love making memories and the slow train to Elmira, Ontario was just the perfect adventure to make a wonderful summer memory for my grandson. He had never been on a train before … Continue reading

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Clothing Exchange: Hearts and Flowers

I went to my first clothing exchange while visiting my daughter Jean in Seattle. It was so much fun and a wonderful experience. I helped Jean shop and prepare refreshments for her guests. Jean is a gracious host and served … Continue reading

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Wrap dress styled for summer and winter

Shopping with my daughter Jean is always something I enjoy. I bought two wrap dresses last summer in New York City at Bebenoir. (My first one you can see here.) Although sometimes we have very different taste, many times we … Continue reading

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I love daisies

Daisies have a certain je ne sais quoi about them that make me smile. :-) They are my favourite flowers. I love their simplicity, a symbol of humility. I’d rather wear a crown of daisies than a diamond tiara. The … Continue reading

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Greetings from Canada!

I wear my Canada colours every Canada Day! I’ve had this skirt for years; it has a white lace print on a red background. ┬áMy dear friend Diane wore her new Canadian maple leaf T-shirt to dance class yesterday. She … Continue reading

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Palazzo Pants at a Grandioso Palace

Well, it’s not quite a palace but it sure looks like one and feels like one walking around this marvelous, HUGE estate. Palazzo pants are grand for an elegant affair. A similar look to a long skirt. Palazzo means palace … Continue reading

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Long Cardigans in Black and White

When I can’t decide which one to buy, I buy them both. Actually, my mom started me with this habit; she would buy the same thing in different colours and my daughter Jean and I have continued this tradition. In … Continue reading

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