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- Sending love with all my heart!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Merry Christmas! Christmas blessings of peace, joy and love!❤️ #merrychristmas #christmas #snow #whitechristmasBaby, it’s cold outside! Dancing in the Kincardine gazebo!💃🕺🏼#dancing #kincardine #gazeboDecember 1st and all our nutcrackers are ready for Christmas!NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: blue buffalo check sweaterAutumn leaves echos in my mind as the majestic trees are garbed in gold and crimson. A walk on a little country road is a pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Kincardine. #kincardine #autumnleavesSunny autumn days! Happy October! ❤️Pre-loved orange sweater made in Canada. #october #thriftedfashion #fashionblogger #slowfashionGingham— as timeless as a white picket fence. Makes me happy and reminds me of my childhood, living in a house with a pink gingham kitchen.Holiday in August at Niagara-on-the-Lake.It’s a lovely day today at Niagara-on-the-Lake, the prettiest flowers in this charming town with flowers everywhere! 🌹🌸🌺🌷🌻Some of my favourite things: a summer afternoon view from the window, vintage decanter from the ‘60s, fashion jewellery, heart mirror and a painting of little beach houses. ❤️Duckie taking a bath.Sunset in Kincardine, another day is over and time to dream…❤️Summer sunsets on Lake Huron make me feel fine!❤️Tweetie our shredding machine in action. She will destroy secret information as well as magazines and unwanted advertising. A very useful little helper.Dancing Sokkie on the beach is a great way to celebrate the summer!Happy Sunday morning! ❤️Jimmy’s back for breakfast!💙#bluejays #thankyoulordJimmy and his friends love coming to our place for breakfast!💙A relaxing winter morning in Kincardine, our new home. #kincardineontario #kincardine #newhome #lifebythesea #lifebythebeachFeeling cozy in my Christmas pajamas from Northern Reflections Check out #northernreflections collection and use this coupon code with an additional 10% off entire purchase - online only. The code is NRHOLIDAYCARMEN and will be valid until December 31, 2021. Free shipping in Canada! #northernfriends
Category Archives: Jeanofalltrades
Compassion is always in style!
Doing good has never looked so good! Continue reading
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
Posted in Autumn, Fashion, Jeanofalltrades, Photography, Scenery Tagged autumn, clothing exchange, eco fashion, Jean of all Trades 17 Comments
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
Posted in Fashion, Jeanofalltrades, Memories, Photography Tagged Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress, In memory of Lora, Jeanofalltrades, memories 16 Comments
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
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
Posted in Fashion, Jeanofalltrades, Memories, Photography, Thirfting Tagged daughter, family, Jean of all Trades, Kincardine Ontario, Mother's Day, son, sunsets, thrifted fashion 18 Comments
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
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
Posted in eco fashion, Fashion, Jeanofalltrades, Spring, Thirfting Tagged daffodils, fuchsia, Jean of all Trades, Mother's Day, spring, thrifting, turquoise 8 Comments
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
Posted in Cruelty-free, eco fashion, Fair trade, Fashion, Jeanofalltrades Tagged Drizzle and Shine, eco boutique, eco fashion, fair trade, slow fashion, sustainable fashion 11 Comments
Black and White Dolman T-shirts from Drizzle and Shine
Dolman T-shirt from Drizzle and Shine Continue reading
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