Category Archives: Travel

DressBarn: gray top with paisley back

Jeggings are comfortable and practical, so I’m glad when I find tops long enough to wear with them. I found this top at the DressBarn in New York just before they closed their stores forever in December. Besides the length … Continue reading

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Turn on the Brights: Patchwork Skirt

My daughter inspired me to do pattern mixing. Jean started when she was a preschooler and insisted on choosing what she wanted to wear. She perfected the art of pattern mixing through the years. I suppose patchwork quilts are the … Continue reading

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WORKSHOP in Fort Erie

Through the years we’ve gone to many WORKSHOPS. That is to say, my husband works and I shop. Whether a flight across the ocean to Europe or an adventure out west to Seattle, or it could be a cottage on … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer

We enjoyed a day trip on the country roads of Southern Ontario. It’s so relaxing to stay off the highway with no particular place to go, just breezing along at a slower pace, no rush, stop when and where we … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: In the PINK

Jean and I both bought these pretty pink spring jackets with a military vibe (made in Italy) on our day trip to Snohomish, Washington. They also came is navy blue and grey. There are buttons on both edges on the … Continue reading

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Flea Markets, Antiques and Treasures, Oh My!

What a pleasant surprise it was to run into a fellow vegan; we noticed the badge on her coat sleeve while browsing through an antique shop and after a little chat I invited Carolyn to be a guest on my … Continue reading

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ArmedAngels – eco fashion

What’s better than an ArmedAngels skirt? TWO ArmedAngels skirts! I first heard about this ethical company in Germany when my daughter Jean and I were in Berlin. In the meantime, she has opened her own eco-boutique in Seattle and carries … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Lake Washington

One of the things I absolutely love and appreciate when we visit our daughter in Seattle (besides the weather and shopping) is the way Jean plans the adventures and places we go to. The weather was like springtime in Ontario … Continue reading

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Exploring Downtown Seattle

Our holidays in Seattle always include an excursion downtown with a new adventure every time. We’ve had dinner at the top of the Space Needle and a ride on the huge ferris wheel, a tour around the city on the … Continue reading

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Fremont Flea Market – Seattle

We always enjoy great adventures every time we visit Seattle and there are always new places to explore, but we never miss a chance to go to the Fremont Flea Market, it’s on our to do list every time! We … Continue reading

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