Category Archives: Jeanofalltrades

Peplum and a Pencil Skirt

When I started blogging nine years ago, my second post was about my dear mother. She had a profound influence on me. I am truly blessed to be her daughter! My love for peplum started when I was a child, … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE: eco-boutique

In May 2016 my daughter opened an eco-boutique in Seattle, Washington. Jean has always loved fashion, even as a pre-schooler. She started her fashion blog in 2011. “Drizzle & Shine is an eco-boutique that grew out of a style blog. … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

  The only flowers you’ll see here is the pretty calico floral print in this dress I wore for Mother’s Day. I won’t be able to wear it in the summertime because of the long sleeves but it’s perfect for … Continue reading

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Covered Perfectly: houndstooth​ top

Covered Perfectly is an American company founded by Pauline Durban. This is one of my favourite tops, not only because I love houndstooth, but it’s so comfortable which every Covered Perfectly top is. Comfort, quality and made in the USA! I … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice: wrap tops from Drizzle and Shine

My favourite little dress shop! These pretty tops are from my daughter’s eco-boutique in Seattle. Paired with skirts or pants, I love that they are as comfortable as a T-shirt but look so much more stylish. I love the wrap … Continue reading

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Leopards and Roses: ethical fashion

If you follow my blog, you know I promote SLOW FASHION: sustainable, eco-friendly, fairtrade, cruelty-free fashion. I support small businesses and thrift shops. I often mention my daughter’s eco-boutique and show beautiful items I have bought at her store Drizzle … Continue reading

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It’s a BOY!

We are excited to announce the birth of our third grandchild! Having a grandbaby is a lot easier than having a baby! No morning sickness, no labour pain and I didn’t gain a single pound! But I did gain a … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer

We enjoyed a day trip on the country roads of Southern Ontario. It’s so relaxing to stay off the highway with no particular place to go, just breezing along at a slower pace, no rush, stop when and where we … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE: Third Anniversary

It’s been three years since Jean opened the doors of her eco boutique DRIZZLE & SHINE in Seattle and started selling fair trade, vegan, eco-friendly wares. Fair trade for people. We care about garment workers: that they are paid a living wage with … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: In the PINK

Jean and I both bought these pretty pink spring jackets with a military vibe (made in Italy) on our day trip to Snohomish, Washington. They also came is navy blue and grey. There are buttons on both edges on the … Continue reading

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