Category Archives: Summer

Summer Magic

Summer has left us once again, but has given us many happy  memories to cherish. My BEST surprise when my daughter Jean came to visit in June. Canada Day with our grandchildren. Car shows with my family Visitors from Germany, … Continue reading

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Fifteen Favourites for Summer

Five favourite casual outfits for summer Peep toe shoes from Jean’s eco boutique Drizzle and Shine Five favourite summer tops Top from Jean’s eco boutique Drizzle and Shine Mesh top from Jodie Five favourite summer dresses Thank you Terri for … Continue reading

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White Bell Sleeve Cardigan and a Pop of Orange

I’m feeling the same joy as when peplum made its debut on the fashion scene–bell sleeves are so feminine and I’ve bought several tops this summer including this lovely white cardigan. Shopping malls and restaurants always have air-conditioning, so it’s … Continue reading

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Clothes make the man

And in this case … the WOMAN. What we wear is an expression of our personalities, our likes, our moods. It reflects our attitudes and values. My mom had a profound influence on me, she always looked her best whether … Continue reading

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Summer Staycation

This summer we are not venturing far from home. This is my little place to escape. Sunlight flickers through the trees, the romantic songs of birds sarenading, soothing sound of leaves rustling in the breeze, the fragrance of the forest … Continue reading

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Detour to Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you’re ever in Niagara Falls, Canada, take a little detour to Niagara-on-the-Lake. This charming old town is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Niagara River. I wore my white linen blouse, a wrinkled look with … Continue reading

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Big Bold Polkadots

I’ve always loved polkadots ever since I saw Mini Mouse (one of my fashion inspirations) every size from tiny dots to big bold polkadots! My polkadot top is second hand ($3.) I bought it because it reminded me of my … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Summer

My mom and grandmother took my brother and me to the CNE in Toronto when we were young. That was my first time in this huge amusement park, no pictures but lots of fond memories. Since then, I’ve had numerous … Continue reading

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Green Tee

Is the other man’s grass greener? Well, this one is pretty green. We spent a lovely Saturday afternoon checking out an Open House in Cambridge this summer. The beautiful grounds back onto a little creek. The property is meticulously kept, … Continue reading

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Say Yes to Adventure

Exploring Central Park Funny, we go to one of the biggest, bustling cities in the world to hang out in the parks! I guess that’s what I love: civilization, but never being too far from the wonder of God’s nature. … Continue reading

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