Category Archives: Shopping

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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Sweater Weather

This is a wonderful time of the year as we prepare for Christmas! It’s sweater weather and this one is a cozy cotton knit. I love the asymmetrical design with a blend of pink and burgundy shades. I paired it … Continue reading

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Updated Hippy Style

I was a flower child in the ’60s. Two of my favourite fashion trends at the time were flowers and tie-dyed clothes. I dabbled in tie-dying and turned a plain white T-shirt into a work of art. When I saw … Continue reading

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Autumn Lament

The sunlight is flickering through the leaves as some are dancing to the ground. I watch from my window as the beauty of the glorious colours start to disappear, leaving the barren trees looking naked like skeletons. As night falls, … Continue reading

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Black and White Paisley Pants and a Guest Fashionista

While in New York City we went to a park almost every day and since we were staying near Central Park, we enjoyed adventures in the park many times. On this particular day, I wore black and white paisley pants … Continue reading

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White after Labour Day?

When it comes to fashion, I make my own rules. I love all white any time of the year. These photos taken before Labour Day in Bryant Park (NYC). It looks like I’m wearing a dress but it’s actually a … Continue reading

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Apollo Theater in Harlem

The Apollo Theater in Harlem is where the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, began her career on Amateur Night. She was often referred to as the First Lady of Song and noted for her amazingΒ scat singing. Many famous singers and … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE LINE in Black and White Gingham

Last trip to Seattle I packed only black and white clothes. It was so simple to take a minimal of pieces and yet still have enough different looks to mix and so easy to match. Of course, knowing I’d be … Continue reading

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Black and White Fashion

As every fashionable woman knows, black and white is a classic combination: always in style, never out of date, forever chic.Β You can’t go wrong with black and white, this duo will always be in vogue: takes us through every season … Continue reading

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Memory Lane: University Village

Meandering around University Village in Seattle last year, I wore my black and white damask design pants that I bought in NYC several years ago in a little boutique in Harlem. We’ll be going back to NYC this summer and … Continue reading

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