Category Archives: Shopping

A Special Mother’s Day

First time having my three children together for Mother’s Day in 22 years! I was so happy that Jean, my firstborn, came to visit us from Seattle! Our first adventure when she arrived was rescuing three baby red squirrels. No … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: Christmas Pyjamas

When the weather outside is frightful and the nights in December come early, it’s time to slip into something warm and cozy. Case in point, these comfortable cotton flannel pyjamas (on sale for $25 CND). They also make a great … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: a top with flare

When my new top arrived from Northern Reflections, I felt like a child on Christmas morning! I love the print and handkerchief hem style with flare. It’s luxuriously soft and so feminine. I wore it for Ladies’ Night Out, a … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: red sweater give-away!

With 24 days until Christmas, I am offering a give-away this week. This lovely red sweater from NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: 100% cotton, easy care, value of $46.99 CND, size small. Here’s all you need to do to win: like this post … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: holiday apparel

Northern Reflections is a quality Canadian women’s clothing company, I’ve been a happy customer over the years (since 1985 when the first store opened) and I’m delighted to collaborate with a company who cares about our environment and values SLOW … Continue reading

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Happy Labour Day!

September is still Summer; warm and sunny is just my style, I’m a summer kinda girl and in no rush for sweater weather. I’ve still got summer clothes I haven’t worn yet and I wear sandals as long as possible, … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway in Pink

For a weekend getaway, I wore this pink cotton T-shirt with palm trees; it was a gift from my dear friend Elisabeth when I was in Germany in 2015. Shopping is always on the agenda, after all, I love helping … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE – Online ECO-BOUTIQUE

My daughter Jean learned how bad overconsumption and fast fashion are by watching THE TRUE COST. So she decided to do something about it and opened an eco-boutique five years ago in Seattle. This month she had to close Drizzle … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS in Black and White

Northern Reflections is one of my favourite Canadian stores. I had a wonderful opportunity to model for this company on the catwalk at a fashion show a few years ago. While shopping there recently, one of the salesladies was wearing … Continue reading

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Floral Blazer with Black and White

Florals are not only for every season but they are also timeless all through the decades! I remember making my own bellbottoms and matching top in the ’60s with colourful flowers on a black background. I still have them somewhere … Continue reading

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