Category Archives: Jeanofalltrades

Sweater Season: chic and unique

One of the things I like about fall is wearing cozy sweaters. This chic sweater with a unique design was from Maggie’s Clothing exchange. It has a velvet turtle neck and a bit of bling on one sleeve. The detail … Continue reading

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True story about a famous dress ~ by Jean Coburn

Meeting Diane von Furstenberg I’m on cloud nine! Tonight I met Diane von Furstenberg at the Bellevue Nordstrom store. She was on tour promoting her new fragrance. I was looking for a new scent, so I popped by to sniff (and purchase) DIANE (the parfum) and … Continue reading

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Guest post by my daughter Jean: A FAMILY VISIT

A Family Visit I recently flew into YYZ – Toronto International Airport for a long overdue visit to see my family. However, it didn’t feel like I was going home. You see, since I’d last visited, both my brothers and … Continue reading

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The Merry Month of May!

There are several reasons why May is so merry this year. ♥ My daughter Jean came to visit for Mother’s Day. ♥ My brother’s birthday is in May. ♥ I got to go to my first dance of this year. … Continue reading

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A Special Mother’s Day

First time having my three children together for Mother’s Day in 22 years! I was so happy that Jean, my firstborn, came to visit us from Seattle! Our first adventure when she arrived was rescuing three baby red squirrels. No … Continue reading

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TWICE as NICE: Turquoise and Fuchsia

What a lovely surprise when my daughter Jean sent me both these tops. They are super soft with 3/4 length sleeves and a cowl neck. We both have a tradition of buying two-of-a-kind when we like something (in different colours) … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE: eco-boutique SALE!!!

A message from my daughter Jean After being an exclusively online store for six months now, and as I reflect on the past five and a half years, one thing has become clear: Drizzle & Shine was meant to be … Continue reading

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Black and White Dolman T-shirts from Drizzle and Shine

Dolman T-shirt from Drizzle and Shine Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE – Online ECO-BOUTIQUE

My daughter Jean learned how bad overconsumption and fast fashion are by watching THE TRUE COST. So she decided to do something about it and opened an eco-boutique five years ago in Seattle. This month she had to close Drizzle … Continue reading

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Styling our Dickies

Layering is a great way to add extra warmth when you need it. However, sometimes wearing a sweater worn over a turtleneck is too warm. The solution when you need a little extra warmth … dickies. I remember having a dickie when … Continue reading

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