Category Archives: Handbags

Seattle’s Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park

Volunteer Park is just a stroll down the avenue from my daughter Jean’s eco boutique Drizzle and Shine. This is my favourite purse from her store. Love the fringes! On the way to the park we passed an elegant century-old mansion, … Continue reading

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London VegFest

I woke up to blue skies and the sun shining in my window, a perfect day for a day trip to London (Ontario). It’s worth the drive to London to attend VegFest for delicious vegan food, vendors, artisans and speakers … Continue reading

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September in Seattle

I was so excited as the plane landed at the Seattle airport and we were on our way to see my daughter and her new eco boutique! Jean was working in the store so we took the Link Light Rail … Continue reading

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Made in Italy

This cool cotton summer top is made in Italy. It’s loose and flowy, comes with this cute scarf that I can wear around my neck, tied as a sash around my hips or worn as a hair band. The top … Continue reading

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Although my favourite summer colour is white, I love to add pops of colour, like turquoise. My dear friend Josep-Maria featured me on SENSE CORBATA/NO TIE – a fashion blog with mature stylish women from around the world. Turquoise purse and sandals … Continue reading

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Lady in Red

Whether you’re going out on a date with your Valentine or celebrating a special occasion–dressing up adds spice to life.  A lady in red will always be outstanding in a crowd. I tried on this elegant gown in Le Chateau … Continue reading

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It’s a Jungle in there

This is January in Ontario, Canada … I’m wearing my white cotton sundress made in Peru. I bought it in September at the Wellesley Applebutter Festival. I’m at the Butterfly Conservatory, in Cambridge, Ontario–a great escape from a cold, blustery day! … 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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Fair November

Christmas is around the corner with only a month before we light the Christmas candles and sing Silent Night. Until then there’s shopping and preparations, decorations to put up. One of the things I enjoy are Christmas markets and artisan … Continue reading

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Color Your World

I love colorful, pretty, unique purses, and they don’t have to match my shoes! They are part of my outfits and make fashion fun!! Small, cross-over-the-shoulder ones are handy to keep valuables: a camera and cell phone, or to go … Continue reading

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