Tag Archives: houndstooth

Synergy two-piece dress – Drizzle & Shine

This lovely skirt is one of the skirts I bought in Seattle at my daughter’s store. It came with a matching top and I regretted not having bought the top. Thankfully my daughter (owner of Drizzle & Shine eco boutique) had … Continue reading

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Houndstooth Dress and Houndstooth Coat

Jean and I were walking along the streets of Berlin this summer when this dress called out, “carmen!” It was on a mannequin outside the shop, just waiting for me to pass by. If there’s houndstooth in a shop, I’ll … Continue reading

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Christmas Fairs and Markets

One of the things I like to do during the Christmas season is go to fairs and markets. I enjoy the festivities: the atmosphere, Christmas music, meeting friends, talking to venders and I believe in supporting local artisans and vendors. … Continue reading

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I love houndstooth

Houndstooth skater skirt Houndstooth and tartan are two of my favourite patterns; both originated in Scotland. My mom bought me my first houndstooth coat when I was a teenager, wish I could find a photo of it. My aunt gave … Continue reading

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Is it spring yet?

I envy my daughter Jean who is enjoying spring weather in Seattle, but we here in Ontario are covered in ice and snow so deep, you can come out in the morning and not find your car!! Spring arrives next … Continue reading

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February Blahs

It’s been a long, bitter cold winter and there are days I just wish I could hibernate. However, getting outside in the fresh air and some sun whenever possible is not only energizing for the body, but it benefits our … Continue reading

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Dream House?

Not exactly. In fact, this is every home owner’s worst nightmare! I showed one of my friends the photos that I took during the house inspection and the next time I saw her, she told me she had a nightmare … Continue reading

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Window Shopping

I love peplum, I love houndstooth, I love sales. Put them together and it’s love at first sight! While window shopping recently, I spotted this cute houndstooth peplum top in the window display of Ricki’s, walked right in, tried it … Continue reading

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