Category Archives: jewellery

Birthday Adventure on Whidbey Island

This February Jean treated us to a weekend getaway on Whidbey Island. It’s the place I’ve been looking forward to visiting ever since Jean wrote about it on her blog. The ferry crossing Puget Sound was amazing! We drove on … Continue reading

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NW Trend Show – Seattle

What a wonderful experience I had going to my first fashion trade show in Seattle! The event is for wholesale buyers and I got a peek into what it’s like to see fashion before it gets to the stores, I … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping at SunBloomFashion.com

SunBloomFashion contacted me to do an interview recently and I am pleased that they are offering my readers (and moi) a discount on their website. They offer free shipping! SunBloom. A store dedicated to making fashion accessories for women that … Continue reading

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Gray and pink top from the Weathered Gate

My shopping excursions in St. Jacobs are always enjoyable and I’m sure to find something I like whenever I go there. Case in point, this pretty gray and pink top with asymmetric style and 3 buttons (bought at the Weathered … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

 I borrowed Charles Dickens’ famous title with the same cities: Paris and London. Lunch in Paris; Dinner in London Living in Southern Ontario means you can have lunch in Paris and dinner in London because these cities are an hour’s … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

In January I took the Christmas decorations off our Christmas tree and decorated it with snowflakes and pinecones for winter. Snowmen and penguins are everywhere! They make me smile. For February I hang hearts on the trees and add red … Continue reading

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Staycation

Well, it looks like our vacation is going to be postponed, so we’ll enjoy a Staycation. We’ll need to stock up on food and supplies so we can hibernate in our cabin. With temperatures well below freezing, so cold, not … Continue reading

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Christmastime

Christmas is more than a day, it’s more than a season; for me it’s a year-long of blessings! I leave my mini white lights on in our three-seasons garden room all year round, day and night. (They are LED.) I … Continue reading

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Dominion Day in Red and White Gingham

It’s been 150 years since Canada became a nation. July 1st used to be called Dominion Day when I was young. I live in a humungous village with 35 million people! Canada means “village” in Huron-Iroquois, and today our VILLAGE is … Continue reading

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Faux Layers

Layers add interest to an outfit as well as warmth that can be peeled off if need be. But what I like about faux layers is that I can have the look without bulk. Case in point, this lovely turquoise … Continue reading

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