Category Archives: Shopping

T-shirt dress for all seasons

When I bought this T-shirt dress at Drizzle & Shine, I knew I’d be able to wear it anytime of the year. My daughter Jean wore hers as a tunic with jeans and I decided to try it too. Perfect … Continue reading

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Tartan Tunic

 

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Exploring Seattle

While visiting my daughter in Seattle in September, I couldn’t resist buying a new wardrobe at her eco boutique Drizzle & Shine. Here’s one of the four skirts I bought. It’s made by Synergy and I have mentioned this fair-trade … Continue reading

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Herringbone Jacket and a Winter Pullover

Herringbone weave always reminds me of men’s suits or coats. It’s a timeless pattern and this style is classic. Black sleeves gives this jacket a vest look and I love the toggles (it also has a zipper). I love that … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Orange: a warm autumnal colour

Orange was never a colour you’d see me wearing, that is until after I started blogging. Now I have various shades of orange in my wardrobe and the newest one is this lovely shade of pumpkin, a dress that I … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to the flea market

Actually, it wasn’t really funny, but it sounds like a great title for my post. However, it was an interesting place to take a photo on our way to the Fremont Flea Market. I like industrial art. The green foliage, … Continue reading

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London VegFest

I woke up to blue skies and the sun shining in my window, a perfect day for a day trip to London (Ontario). It’s worth the drive to London to attend VegFest for delicious vegan food, vendors, artisans and speakers … Continue reading

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Thrifting on Capitol Hill

While strolling along the avenue where my daughter Jean has her store — Drizzle and Shine, on Capitol Hill — I found a thrift shop and bought a nearly-new black coat with white trim, perfect for all the black and white clothes … Continue reading

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September in Seattle

I was so excited as the plane landed at the Seattle airport and we were on our way to see my daughter and her new eco boutique! Jean was working in the store so we took the Link Light Rail … Continue reading

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How to Style a Jean Jacket

Most women own a pair of jeans or two. Just as you can wear pretty much anything with jeans, a jean jacket is just as versatile, perhaps more so. These ladies inspire me. I never owned a jean jacket until my … Continue reading

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