Category Archives: Jewelry

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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Happy Anniversary Drizzle & Shine!

This month marks one year since my daughter opened her eco boutique in Seattle. I’m very proud of Jean, not only because she started her own business, but because compassion motivated her to make this decision. She explains in this video … Continue reading

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Spring it on

Ahhh the birds are seranading and with the sound of spring comes warmer temperatures, not warm enough for sandals but I can wear shoes! No more winter boots for me! There are so many shades of green and this fresh mint … Continue reading

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These Boots are Made for Walking

It will be time to pack away my winter boots soon (I hope) and bring out my sandals again. I keep a few boots that are transitional and can be worn in spring like these ones that I bought at a … Continue reading

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