Tag Archives: grandchildren

Four Generations of Fashionistas

When I count my blessings, one of my first is my dear mom! It seems like such a long time ago since I felt her loving embrace on Mother’s Day! I treasure the memories, but how I wish I could … Continue reading

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Staycation

Well, it looks like our vacation is going to be postponed, so we’ll enjoy a Staycation. We’ll need to stock up on food and supplies so we can hibernate in our cabin. With temperatures well below freezing, so cold, not … Continue reading

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Graphic Tee and a Matching Hat

This outfit makes a fun fashion statement. My graphic T-shirt is thrifted and I thought it would be funny to imitate the art on my tee by wearing a straw hat and a ponytail on one side.   It has … Continue reading

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Blue Denim

Meandering through the mall with my grandchildren recently, I passed by Northern Reflections (Canadian women’s apparel) and this denim blue crocheted cardigan caught my eye. Of course, I had to buy it because it reminds me of my mom and my crocheting days. She … Continue reading

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If you can’t beat ’em – join ’em

It’s no secret that I am not a fan of this season, but I can’t hibernate all winter. This sled is not just a decoration on my front porch. It is made in Germany and we bought it for our daughter Jean … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Memories of 2015. As I look back at 2015, it started off as a good year and a wonderful dance opportunity at the beginning of the year with my beautiful friend, Maggie… And then a trip to Seattle to visit … Continue reading

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ALL ABOARD!

Take the last train to Clarksville Elmira. I love making memories and the slow train to Elmira, Ontario was just the perfect adventure to make a wonderful summer memory for my grandson. He had never been on a train before … Continue reading

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Rugged Elegance: Denim and White Eyelet

This thrifted denim jacket cost $7.99. I bought it yesterday because I have been looking for one ever since I missed a really unique denim jacket at V.V. Boutique (Value Village). Next stop, the ruins in downtown Galt (part of … Continue reading

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Celebration of the Swans

The Parade of the Swans is the official sign of spring in Canada. It takes place in the charming city of Stratford on the Avon River. I wore white for the occasion, with a pop of red: sunglasses and sandals … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day

So the old adage goes … It’s apple harvest time in Ontario, when we take our annual trip to the nearby village of St. George to go apple picking. This was the first time for my two grandchildren and they … Continue reading

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