Category Archives: Spring

Floral Camouflage

I just had to go back before these marvelous magnolias are gone with the wind. I am so fond of blossoming trees and if I had my choice, they would last for the entire spring season. My dream has been … Continue reading

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Magnificent Magnolias

This weekend I happened to notice a magnificent magnolia tree not far from where we live, still in beautiful bloom. I was wearing one of my favourite floral tops which I’ve shown recently, but this time with black pants and … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER: florals on white

My love affair with florals germinated as a child and blossomed in my teen years during the ’60s. Inspired by my mother who adored flowers; besides having floral prints on her gorgeous dresses and blouses, we had floral drapes in … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER: florals on black

Flowers are never out of season and never out of style. I bought two floral tops at Simons recently. This one with a black background. It’s super soft and I love that it’s made with an eco-friendly, sustainable fabric. “LENZING™ … Continue reading

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Redecorating our Summer Place

Can you find my little friend Tweetie? We finished redecorating our Gartenzimmer (Florida room or treehouse as we call it). The perfect summer place to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great for entertaining and relaxing. It’s like stepping out of … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

We had planned a walk in the woods for Mother’s Day but the weather did not cooperate. It actually snowed in May. Walks through the forest are therapeutic and healthy. Fresh air and nature help us feel better emotionally, physically … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

  The only flowers you’ll see here is the pretty calico floral print in this dress I wore for Mother’s Day. I won’t be able to wear it in the summertime because of the long sleeves but it’s perfect for … Continue reading

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Wearing Florals to the Florist Shop

If you’re one of my followers, you’ve seen this jacket already a few times. This shade of blush pink is almost a neutral because it goes with so many things I wear. I’ve worn it with blue jeans, white jeans, … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Summer!

I put together this black and white ensemble and felt like a street artist ready to do some chalk drawings on the sidewalk. Today is my son and daughter-in-law’s anniversary–15 years of marital bliss! Beret: thrifted $1.99 Heart necklace: The … Continue reading

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Lilacs and Leggings

Lilacs are blossoming in every shade from white to pink to lilac and magenta! Spring arrived late this year, but there’s always a silver lining and therefore the blossoms are lingering longer. Magnolias have just vanished as the lilacs appeared … Continue reading

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