Tag Archives: grandchildren

It’s a BOY!

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

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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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Christmastime

Christmas is more than a day, it’s more than a season; for me it’s a year-long of blessings! I leave my mini white lights on in our three-seasons garden room all year round, day and night. (They are LED.) I … 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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