Category Archives: Scenery

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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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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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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A Clothing Exchange Party

My daughter Jean hosts and attends Clothing Exchange parties in Seattle. On her recent visit, she brought me this lamé jacket that she knew I’d like. Fits like a glove and I love it! It’s shiny and lightweight. This jacket … Continue reading

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Clothes make the man

And in this case … the WOMAN. What we wear is an expression of our personalities, our likes, our moods. It reflects our attitudes and values. My mom had a profound influence on me, she always looked her best whether … Continue reading

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Detour to Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you’re ever in Niagara Falls, Canada, take a little detour to Niagara-on-the-Lake. This charming old town is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Niagara River. I wore my white linen blouse, a wrinkled look with … 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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VegFest and a Body Bag

Our city hosted its first VegFest on the weekend. I wore my body bag. Did you know that’s what they call fanny packs in Germany? They use the English words body bag! Apparently, fanny packs are back in style. I bought … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Travelling Top

Once upon a time there was a fashionable blogger named Jodie who had a lovely mesh top. Carmen enjoyed reading Jodie’s Touch of Style blog and one day commented on the pretty top. Carmen had seen a lot of Giveaways offered … Continue reading

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