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Pattern Mixing: Paisley and Snakeskin

Never mix prints was a rule I learned early in life, but I broke that rule when I saw my daughter mixing patterns and many fashion bloggers do it too. I’ve tried it before and this time with a paisley … Continue reading

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Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Part of the fun of blogging is finding interesting backdrops. I’m always on the lookout and I can’t help seeing a spot and thinking, “That would make a fantastic background!” There are great places to discover without going far. We … Continue reading

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Houses in Seattle

No, I’m not in Seattle, but I’ll do the next best thing … reminisce … I love spending time looking through photos and today is a good day for remembering adventurous days in Seattle, my second home because Jean lives … Continue reading

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I Love Paris

A city I’ve never been to and dream of going there someday. In the meantime, I was so happy to see we have an Eiffel Tower now. It stands 14 feet tall inside the Cambridge City Hall, Ontario. (The city … Continue reading

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Time flies when you’re blogging

As the old adage says, Time flies when you’re having fun! — I guess that means blogging is a lot of fun because it’s been six years (November 2011) since I began this adventure and it feels like yesterday. Thanks … 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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Camouflage Pants

With these colourful, pretty flowers for a backdrop, my pants are now camouflage. When I saw these pants, they reminded me of a pair of bell-bottoms with a similar print, that I made in my teen years. I made a … Continue reading

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Autumn can wait

Last week was perfect for this outfit because we had a heatwave. I’m not complaining–more opportunities to wear my summer clothes and enjoyΒ a stroll along the river by the Old Mill ruins. It’s a picturesque location and people come here … Continue reading

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Say Yes to Adventure

Exploring Central Park Funny, we go to one of the biggest, bustling cities in the world to hang out in the parks! I guess that’s what I love: civilization, but never being too far from the wonder of God’s nature. … 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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