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- Sending love with all my heart!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Merry Christmas! Christmas blessings of peace, joy and love!❤️ #merrychristmas #christmas #snow #whitechristmasBaby, it’s cold outside! Dancing in the Kincardine gazebo!💃🕺🏼#dancing #kincardine #gazeboDecember 1st and all our nutcrackers are ready for Christmas!NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: blue buffalo check sweaterAutumn leaves echos in my mind as the majestic trees are garbed in gold and crimson. A walk on a little country road is a pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Kincardine. #kincardine #autumnleavesSunny autumn days! Happy October! ❤️Pre-loved orange sweater made in Canada. #october #thriftedfashion #fashionblogger #slowfashionGingham— as timeless as a white picket fence. Makes me happy and reminds me of my childhood, living in a house with a pink gingham kitchen.Holiday in August at Niagara-on-the-Lake.It’s a lovely day today at Niagara-on-the-Lake, the prettiest flowers in this charming town with flowers everywhere! 🌹🌸🌺🌷🌻Some of my favourite things: a summer afternoon view from the window, vintage decanter from the ‘60s, fashion jewellery, heart mirror and a painting of little beach houses. ❤️Duckie taking a bath.Sunset in Kincardine, another day is over and time to dream…❤️Summer sunsets on Lake Huron make me feel fine!❤️Tweetie our shredding machine in action. She will destroy secret information as well as magazines and unwanted advertising. A very useful little helper.Dancing Sokkie on the beach is a great way to celebrate the summer!Happy Sunday morning! ❤️Jimmy’s back for breakfast!💙#bluejays #thankyoulordJimmy and his friends love coming to our place for breakfast!💙A relaxing winter morning in Kincardine, our new home. #kincardineontario #kincardine #newhome #lifebythesea #lifebythebeachFeeling cozy in my Christmas pajamas from Northern Reflections Check out #northernreflections collection and use this coupon code with an additional 10% off entire purchase - online only. The code is NRHOLIDAYCARMEN and will be valid until December 31, 2021. Free shipping in Canada! #northernfriends
Tag Archives: second-hand clothes
Orange and White for Autumn
Time for sweaters! This pre-loved sweater is made in Canada. The large buttons are off-centered. I paired it with these white cargo pants that I’ve had for ages. It’s a warm autumnal look and we’re enjoying some lovely autumn days … Continue reading
OOTD – second-hand dress by Bala
This was my outfit of the day when I got my hair done last week, second-hand dress from my friend Maggie’s clothing exchange. It’s made in Canada and I can wear it in cooler weather as a tunic with a … Continue reading
New hairdo just in time for Easter!
I haven’t been to a hair salon since before I moved in December. I’ve passed by CK Hair Studio while walking along Harbour Street in Kincardine that leads to the beach, and decided to check it out. So happy I … Continue reading
Posted in Fashion, Spring Tagged C K Hair Studio, clothing exchange, Easter, second-hand, second-hand clothes, spring coat 16 Comments
Secondhand sweatshirt from a street vendor
Not your typical sweatshirt, this one has style! Shopping secondhand is one of the ways I like to find treasures and keep things out of landfills. I found this gray BENCH sweatshirt ($6) on one of our weekends in Kincardine … Continue reading
Posted in Active Lifestyle, Fashion, Thirfting Tagged Beach, BENCH, Kincardine Ontario, second-hand clothes, thrifted fashion 16 Comments
Peplum: I loved it then, I love it now
I remember my mom wearing peplum and she always looked so elegant. She had an hourglass figure and this flared-from-the-waist style accentuated it even more. I was excited to see peplum tops make a comeback a few years ago and … Continue reading
Posted in Dress Up - Dress Down, Fashion, Thirfting Tagged dress up - dress down, peplum, second-hand clothes, thrifted fashion 22 Comments
This outfit is totally SLOW FASHION
If you are reading my blog for the first time you’ll find out immediately that I support SLOW FASHION. In a world filled with cheap, throw away, fast fashion–which is bad for our environment and even worse for the garment … Continue reading
Posted in eco fashion, Fair trade, Fashion, jewellery, Shopping, Thirfting Tagged clothing exchange, eco fashion, second-hand clothes, slow fashion, small businesses, thrifted fashion 69 Comments
Thrifted and Gifted
One of the ways I promote SLOW FASHION is to buy second hand. Thrifting saves money too so I have more to spend on quality clothes. I love the artistic design on the front and back of this top. The … Continue reading
Posted in Fashion, Thirfting Tagged faux leather, faux suede, faux suede booties, second-hand clothes, slow fashion, thrifted fashion 22 Comments
The best things in life are free!
And one of the best things I got for free at Maggie’s clothing exchange is this fabulous skirt! The velvet and jacquard lace patches are sewn together to create an elegant textured look; animal print and black gives it a … Continue reading
Transitioning outfits through the seasons
When Jean sent me this pretty wrap dress from her eco-boutique this summer, I knew it was perfect for transitioning into autumn. I’ve styled it with a black velvet blazer (thrifted) and black bamboo tights (from Jean’s store). Booties are … Continue reading
Tea for Two: Be my Guest!
Maggie and I are twins born of different mothers. We never miss a chance to dance and have a passion for fashion. On our way home after class one day, we stopped to shop. We both bought the same black … Continue reading