Category Archives: Photography

Flowers are Forever

We don’t have to venture far to enjoy the beauty of nature and visit charming towns in Southern Ontario. Stratford is one of those places we love to go on a road trip. This poncho with floral embroidery is a lovely … Continue reading

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What I wore to the Pioneer Tower

We used to live across the river from the Pioneer Tower for 25 years. The view of this century old tower took my imagination back to the fairytale stories of my childhood and I imagined Rapunzel living in a tower … Continue reading

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What I wore to the Apple Butter Festival

It was a splendid autumn day for the annual Wellesley Apple Butter Festival. I wore a black asymmetrical hand-knit wrap top which I bought several years ago at a Christmas market. This asymmetrical plaid skirt is over ten years old … Continue reading

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Summer Magic

Summer has left us once again, but has given us many happy  memories to cherish. My BEST surprise when my daughter Jean came to visit in June. Canada Day with our grandchildren. Car shows with my family Visitors from Germany, … Continue reading

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Turquoise and White for the Beach

It rained the last time we went to the lake earlier this month, so we decided to go again on a sunny day. Turquoise and white is cool for the beach. I wore my daisy sunglasses that I found at a … Continue reading

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In the Mood for Mauve

Nostalgia has a big influence on why I’m drawn to certain clothes. My bedroom was mauve when I was a teenager. I had a bedspread with mauve roses. Mauve, lavender, lilac, violet–these pale shades of purple bring back happy memories … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice: shawls in beach colours

I bought these shawls in two colours. One is sandy beige that I wore over black and added turquoise jewellery. This sea-breeze blue one worn over white makes a totally different look. My tank top has fake pearls, so I … Continue reading

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White Bell Sleeve Cardigan and a Pop of Orange

I’m feeling the same joy as when peplum made its debut on the fashion scene–bell sleeves are so feminine and I’ve bought several tops this summer including this lovely white cardigan. Shopping malls and restaurants always have air-conditioning, so it’s … Continue reading

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Whistle River: Shenandoah Tapestry Jacket

You’ll notice a new widget on my sidebar. I’m so pleased to be an affiliate of Whistle River Trading Company, quality women’s apparel made in Guatemala. This beautiful tapestry jacket is lightweight and machine washable. I fell in love with the … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Beach Style

Sauble Beach The west coast of Southern Ontario is dotted with beach towns all along Lake Huron. Summer is the best time for taking a road trip to Sauble Beach. It’s not only one of the most popular beaches in … Continue reading

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