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Birthday Adventure on Whidbey Island

This February Jean treated us to a weekend getaway on Whidbey Island. It’s the place I’ve been looking forward to visiting ever since Jean wrote about it on her blog. The ferry crossing Puget Sound was amazing! We drove on … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Snohomish, Washington

A view of the Snohomish River, it doesn’t look as beautiful in January as it does in the summer, but with weather mild enough to take off my coat, I’m not complaining. Jean wore her SAVE THE DUCK jacket, a … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Beach Style

Sauble Beach The west coast of Southern Ontario is dotted with beach towns all along Lake Huron. Summer is the best time for taking a road trip to Sauble Beach. It’s not only one of the most popular beaches in … Continue reading

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Updated Hippy Style

I was a flower child in the ’60s. Two of my favourite fashion trends at the time were flowers and tie-dyed clothes. I dabbled in tie-dying and turned a plain white T-shirt into a work of art. When I saw … Continue reading

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A Little Lace Frock

On a previous visit to Seattle, I bought this little white lace dress. I hadn’t worn it till this summer. Here with a white slip. I’ve worn it with a black slip. An updo for a elegant look. Add a pop of colour … Continue reading

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The Eagle has Landed

Looking for a place to take some photos of my white and blue tops yesterday, we found this huge statue of an eagle. It just so happens that these cool cotton tops were bought at American Eagle, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Although my favourite summer colour is white, I love to add pops of colour, like turquoise. My dear friend Josep-Maria featured me on SENSE CORBATA/NO TIE – a fashion blog with mature stylish women from around the world. Turquoise purse and sandals … Continue reading

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Fringes with a ’60s Vibe

1960s – this is my favourite decade for fashion. I lived it. Fringes are groovy! They say if you wore a fashion trend the first time around, you shouldn’t wear it when it comes in style again. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Coral top from Vero Moda

I first saw this cute top in VERO MODA at the Gerber Mall in Stuttgart while in Germany this summer. Being in a hurry, I did not have time to try it on so I didn’t buy it. The next … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Turquoise top from Berlin

Jean and I often like the same things, so it’s no surprise that when we found these turquoise tops (fair trade) in a little shop in Berlin, Germany we both bought one. With ruching on one side seam and asymmetrical … Continue reading

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