Category Archives: Shopping

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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Black and White Windowpane Check Cardigan

This is one of those times when you walk into a store and something calls out your name. Case in point … this black and white cardigan. I love the windowpane check pattern and frayed edges. There was another cardigan in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Birds of a Feather

My BFF is Maggie! We are birds of a feather, whether dancing together or enjoying tea parties with our grandchildren. We love fashion and we love thrift shops. She is more than a beautiful and talented lady; she has a … Continue reading

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