Tag Archives: tartan

Lilacs and Leggings

Lilacs are blossoming in every shade from white to pink to lilac and magenta! Spring arrived late this year, but there’s always a silver lining and therefore the blossoms are lingering longer. Magnolias have just vanished as the lilacs appeared … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind

The autumn leaves of gold and crimson looked awesome, but they are gone with the wind and all that’s left are skeletons. We’ve even had our first snowfall. I’m thankful for the pines and spruce trees, at least there’s some … Continue reading

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Spring is on the way

We had a taste of spring and all the snow melted like a snowman in a sauna! I was able to wear spring jackets and my tartan poncho (bought in 1994 in Scotland). Funny, I don’t like it when stores … Continue reading

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Tartan Tunic

 

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Genuine Vintage German Cape

… and still in style! My black cape was a gift from my grandmother when she came to visit from Germany in the ’60s. It is timeless and I still wear it. It always makes me think of her. She … Continue reading

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Royal Stewart Tartan: black and red

My grandmother gave me this Royal Stewart scarf with matching gloves in the 60s. She also gave me the same set in black and white plaid. Made in Germany. We had another snow storm last night. The wind was howling … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Tartan Top Two Ways

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You might be aware that my mom loves it when we dress alike. I happen to not like wearing the same thing as someone else. She started the habit when I was too young to know…

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2013 Scottish Highland Games – Cambridge

After a scorching, hot week, temperatures dropped just in time for the 38th annual Highland Games in Cambridge, Ontario on Saturday, July 20th. Whether you’re Scottish or not, this family event is an exciting way to spend a lovely summer … Continue reading

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Tartan Daft

It felt like a Scottish winter’s day, so I wore my tartan poncho which I bought in 1994 in Scotland (in Jenners, the oldest department store in Scotland). We lived there in 1993-1994. You might say I was tartan-daft because … Continue reading

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