Category Archives: Nutrition

Clothing Exchange: Hearts and Flowers

I went to my first clothing exchange while visiting my daughter Jean in Seattle. It was so much fun and a wonderful experience. I helped Jean shop and prepare refreshments for her guests. Jean is a gracious host and served … Continue reading

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Seven Secrets

People ask me what is my secret and my beauty routine, especially since I am 62 and have soft, smooth skin and I’m in excellent health. When my dear friend Celeste asked me to write about it, I promised her … Continue reading

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The Seed NYC

When Jean told me about this vegan event that would take place in NYC while we are here on vacation, I was elated! It was fun having my picture taken on the red carpet in my new palazzo pants that … Continue reading

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What’s your secret?

When people find out that my daughter Jean (jean of all trades) is in her 40s, they can’t believe it. She looks like she’s in her 20s. So what’s her secret? Jean is beautiful (I know, I know I’m her … Continue reading

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Why do I blog?

It’s two years since I’ve been blogging, inspired by my daughter Jean of all trades who started her fashion and style blog in January 2011. It’s a fun hobby, perhaps a tad frivolous, but definitely fun! I like writing, so … Continue reading

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Animal Rights Day

It’s been a busy week preparing for Animal Rights Day. I’m an animal advocate and I’m following my daughter’s footsteps. I love how she gets involved with doing something, rather than just talking. Let me start by saying I love … Continue reading

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He is Risen!!

Hallelujah!! Celebrating the Resurrection After a wonderful service, we enjoyed coffee hour. Here I am with my team, together we presented a dramatic dance, turning darkness into light. I have several gypsy-style skirts with ruffled layers that flare as I … Continue reading

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Fashionable Under 40

I was invited to my first Raw Vegan Dinner event by my friend, Cheryl. It was heartwarming to meet so many compassionate people (I’m guessing around 50, including men, women and children). The table was a delectable sight of colours, … Continue reading

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Health

A topic of utmost importance. The old adage–Our health is our wealth–were words my mother recited often. Who isn’t interested in being healthy? Living life free of diseases and without medicine? Beauty is only skin deep, but health goes deep … Continue reading

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