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- Sunny autumn days! Happy October! ❤️Pre-loved orange sweater made in Canada. #october #thriftedfashion #fashionblogger #slowfashionGingham— as timeless as a white picket fence. Makes me happy and reminds me of my childhood, living in a house with a pink gingham kitchen.Holiday in August at Niagara-on-the-Lake.It’s a lovely day today at Niagara-on-the-Lake, the prettiest flowers in this charming town with flowers everywhere! 🌹🌸🌺🌷🌻Some of my favourite things: a summer afternoon view from the window, vintage decanter from the ‘60s, fashion jewellery, heart mirror and a painting of little beach houses. ❤️Duckie taking a bath.Sunset in Kincardine, another day is over and time to dream…❤️Summer sunsets on Lake Huron make me feel fine!❤️Tweetie our shredding machine in action. She will destroy secret information as well as magazines and unwanted advertising. A very useful little helper.Dancing Sokkie on the beach is a great way to celebrate the summer!Happy Sunday morning! ❤️Jimmy’s back for breakfast!💙#bluejays #thankyoulordJimmy and his friends love coming to our place for breakfast!💙A relaxing winter morning in Kincardine, our new home. #kincardineontario #kincardine #newhome #lifebythesea #lifebythebeachFeeling cozy in my Christmas pajamas from Northern Reflections Check out #northernreflections collection and use this coupon code with an additional 10% off entire purchase - online only. The code is NRHOLIDAYCARMEN and will be valid until December 31, 2021. Free shipping in Canada! #northernfriendsMy new top from @northernreflections is luxuriously soft, the print is unique and I love the style with a handkerchief hem. I’ve paired it with comfortable drawstring pants, from Northern Reflections. They also come in charcoal.This is my happy dance!💃🕺🏼#westcoastswing #thejoyofdancingIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the forest garbed in white. 🎄 ❄️❄️ ❄️❄️ 🎄This handkerchief hem top from Northern Reflections is luxuriously soft and makes me feel like dancing!Red makes me happy! ❤️🎄 Christmas sweater from #northernreflectionsNorthern Reflections is a quality Canadian women’s clothing company, I’ve been a happy customer over the years (since 1985 when the first store opened) and I’m delighted to collaborate with a company who cares about our environment and values SLOW FASHION.
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A message from my daughter Jean After being an exclusively online store for six months now, and as I reflect on the past five and a half years, one thing has become clear: Drizzle & Shine was meant to be … Continue reading
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
And just like that, it’s Christmastime again! Time to don our gay apparel with merry and bright colours. I’m wearing my red tartan Christmas blazer, red beret (secondhand) and red booties that I have had for over 25 years. The … Continue reading
When I started blogging nine years ago, my second post was about my dear mother. She had a profound influence on me. I am truly blessed to be her daughter! My love for peplum started when I was a child, … Continue reading
In May 2016 my daughter opened an eco-boutique in Seattle, Washington. Jean has always loved fashion, even as a pre-schooler. She started her fashion blog in 2011. “Drizzle & Shine is an eco-boutique that grew out of a style blog. … Continue reading
My favourite little dress shop! These pretty tops are from my daughter’s eco-boutique in Seattle. Paired with skirts or pants, I love that they are as comfortable as a T-shirt but look so much more stylish. I love the wrap … Continue reading
If you follow my blog, you know I promote SLOW FASHION: sustainable, eco-friendly, fairtrade, cruelty-free fashion. I support small businesses and thrift shops. I often mention my daughter’s eco-boutique and show beautiful items I have bought at her store Drizzle … Continue reading
When Jean sent me this pretty wrap dress from her eco-boutique this summer, I knew it was perfect for transitioning into autumn. I’ve styled it with a black velvet blazer (thrifted) and black bamboo tights (from Jean’s store). Booties are … Continue reading
We are excited to announce the birth of our third grandchild! Having a grandbaby is a lot easier than having a baby! No morning sickness, no labour pain and I didn’t gain a single pound! But I did gain a … Continue reading