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How to wear leggings and look classy

Here’s my easy tip to look classy in leggings — wear a long top or tunic that covers your tushie. It’s that simple, yet I see so many women wearing a top that’s too short for leggings. I have a … 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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Baby needs a new pair of shoes

… dancing shoes, that is … Dance Plus in Toronto has a yearly sale for top quality dance shoes, some made in England. After trying on several pairs that I liked, I almost bought these but they had a 3-inch … Continue reading

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Summer Reprise

After a few rainy days with cooler temperatures, we enjoyed some wonderful warm weather again in October. It felt like summer was back for a few days. During our weekend getaway in August, I bought these gray leggings hoping they … Continue reading

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Heat Wave and a Cool Top

What sold me on this cool multicolour top is the unique print which reminds me of Saris: bright and colourful. It’s light and silky. We’re having Florida weather with days hot enough to melt metal. Humidity so high my hair has … Continue reading

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Autumn Jackets

One of the reasons I have a closet full of fall jackets is because I take care of my things and tend to have them a long time, another reason is because I love thrifting. These are some of my … Continue reading

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My daughter: the animal rights activist

Jean has always loved fashion and at a young age decided what she wanted to wear. Influenced by Little House on the Prairie at 4, she loved her little Holly Hobbie bonnet and had several dresses that would fit in … Continue reading

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Autumn Lament

The sunlight is flickering through the leaves as some are dancing to the ground. I watch from my window as the beauty of the glorious colours start to disappear, leaving the barren trees looking naked like skeletons. As night falls, … Continue reading

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New York, New York; so good they named it twice!

And when I like something, I buy it twice! Case in point–these little mesh toppers. First in blue, as I showed in my last post. It was hard to decide which colour, so I went back and bought another one … Continue reading

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Apollo Theater in Harlem

The Apollo Theater in Harlem is where the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, began her career on Amateur Night. She was often referred to as the First Lady of Song and noted for her amazing scat singing. Many famous singers and … Continue reading

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