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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 Family Visit I recently flew into YYZ – Toronto International Airport for a long overdue visit to see my family. However, it didn’t feel like I was going home. You see, since I’d last visited, both my brothers and … Continue reading
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
One of our favourite beaches on Lake Huron is Kincardine where our youngest son bought a house recently. We’ve taken trips to Kincardine and Hanover many times during the past few months, helping our sons who have moved away. This … 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
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
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
Last summer, I was delighted to find a pair of pink camo joggers (lightweight cotton). Now I found a winter version of pink camo, fleece-lined leggings (warm and cozy) in fact, the company is called COZY. I stayed comforably warm … 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
A recent find in a thrift store was this ALCHEMY FASHIONS dress–CANADIAN DESIGNED * MADE WITH LOVE. Alchemy is sweatshop-free: they pay more than fair and living wages to their garment workers and provide a safe workplace. I had never heard … Continue reading