Category Archives: Scenery

Red and Black Buffalo Checks

Or as we call this pattern in Canada–Lumberjack squares or Lumberjack plaid.  I love these big bold checks and they get their name from the Canadian lumberjacks who wear jackets and shirts with this red and black plaid.  While shopping … Continue reading

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Dress Up – Dress Down: Black and Beige Two-Tone Sweater

When I noticed this two-tone sweater on a mannequin, it was one of those moments. You know, the kind when you make an instant decision. Only one sweater left: fortunately, just my size and just my style! I love the dolman sleeves … Continue reading

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Shopping at Simons

Simons–Canadian fashion destination since 1840 When I saw this pretty floral T-shirt and long cardigan on a mannequin at Simons, I immediately decided to buy the cardigan and went back for the T-shirt. It’s not the first time I’ve bought … Continue reading

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Autumn Days and Fireside Evenings

I absolutely love the vibrantl design of this tunic which looks like an abstract painting. I bought it at Zacks (Canadian Store). It’s like wearing a work of art. Designed by a Canadian artist Claire Desjardins whose work reminds me of … Continue reading

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Sweater Weather Again!

My cotton sweater is made in Italy and I love this shade of pink. It’s oversized and feels so comfy! First time wearing it was to Crystal Beach to visit our dear friend Maria and go shopping and biking. Maria’s … Continue reading

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Dress Up – Dress Down: La Jolie Molly

La Jolie Molly With a name and sign like this, of course, I had to go in and check it out! First thing I bought was this pretty bamboo and lace shrug, just the thing to dress up jeans. My … Continue reading

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Olive Green Linen Jacket and a Thrifted Scarf

There’s a beautiful old willow tree on the back road of our neighbourhood where I like to go for photoshoots. I grew up in Willowdale, a suburb of Toronto, where the majestic weeping willows grow. I love how they are … Continue reading

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Tie-Dyed T-shirt and Blue Jeans from Hollister

Summer has left us once again, but given us many memories to cherish! Besides dancing by the lake, we have gone to the Marina in Hamilton five times just to take in the view and meander along the lakefront. This … Continue reading

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Sporty Elegance

A white cotton sweater, black and white windowpane checked pants, a pair of gray polka dot sneakers and I have put together a sporty look to go to Hamilton marina again. Add a blue/gray lace duster and now I have … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Hamilton Marina

A road trip to Hamilton is about an hour’s drive from where I live. Hamilton is a city by Lake Ontario and has a fabulous view of the lake at the marina. We’ve had three outdoor line dance events at … Continue reading

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