Category Archives: Winter

Winter Wardrobe

April has arrived, the weather is still cool and there’s nowhere to go. All my dance classes are canceled. So I thought I’ll put together a collection of what I wore this winter. Left – skirt from Maggie’s clothing exchange. … 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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How to Beat the Winter Blues with PINK

and polka dots! Ever since I bought my Save the Duck puffer jacket last year in Seattle, it’s become my go-to jacket when it’s cold. It’s an instant pick-me-up when I step out my front door on a cold day … Continue reading

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The best things in life are free!

And one of the best things I got for free at Maggie’s clothing exchange is this fabulous skirt! The velvet and jacquard lace patches are sewn together to create an elegant textured look; animal print and black gives it a … Continue reading

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Snowing in Seattle

SEATTLE WEATHER NEWSFLASH We woke up to a blanket of snow this morning. Wouldn’t you know it, just after I wrote about sunny in Seattle in my last post, it is now snowy in Seattle! Many flights were cancelled and … Continue reading

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What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

I bought this skirt for New Year’s Eve a few years ago. Since then it has become part of my New Year’s Eve outfit. I wear it with a different top every year which gives it another look. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Spring is on the way

We had a taste of spring and all the snow melted like a snowman in a sauna! I was able to wear spring jackets and my tartan poncho (bought in 1994 in Scotland). Funny, I don’t like it when stores … Continue reading

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Flowers in February

No chance of real flowers growing in the frozen snow-covered ground of Ontario, but that doesn’t stop me from wearing florals. I’ve always worn florals in the winter and wrote about it a few years ago–Fake Fur and Florals. It … Continue reading

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Why do women wear fur?

Or men, for that matter. Every year since blogging I do a special post for my animal friends (as well as consistently promoting fashion with compassion). My first memories of women wearing fur was my own dear mother. In the … Continue reading

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How to beat the Winter blues – C’mon Get Happy!

When I’m happy, I do my happy dance. When I’m blue, I put on my dancin’ shoes and dance away my blues! I love to dance. I can escape reality while I’m dancing and forget about my troubles. Some people … Continue reading

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