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Hard Winter Tales

We’re in for a hard winter this year. Not in the old way. Not because the temperature will drop to -30° C. But in a new way because of COVID.

fashion

Fast Fashion Lapse

I’m mostly a slow fashion devotee. I buy quality and keep my clothes a long time. But lately I veered over into the fast fashion lane.

life

“Hi. Happy New Year.”

I just dropped in to say Happy New Year. And to chat about nothing much, really. It’s amazing how lovely it is to chat about nothing much.

fashion

2020 Slow Fashion Review.

It’s January 2021, time for my slow fashion review of 2020. What I bought, and what progress I’ve made in becoming a more ethical shopper.

life

Thoughts on a Post-COVID World… by D.A. Wolf

Memories of pre-pandemic days. And hopes for the post-COVID world. A guest post from D.A. Wolf of the blog Daily Plate of Crazy.

life

Happy Holidays: My December Vlog

Happy holidays, my friends. I hope you enjoy my December Vlog. We had a ton of fun making it. There’s tree cutting, baking, and even singing.

books

Holiday Reading: A Discussion

Holiday reading is such an important part of this time of year for me. I’ll be settling in for a long winter’s week of reading. Hopefully.

life

Not Really A Christmas Post

This is not a Christmas post. Not really. It’s not a gift guide. Nor a how-to-dress for Christmas post. Mostly it’s about Christmas cake.

fashion

It’s Raining Winter Dresses

I am usually a mindful and restrained shopper. But since it’s been raining winter dresses at my house this week, my slow-fashion reputation may be shot.

fashion

Are You a Hat Person?

I’m a hat person. So why then do I rarely wear hats? Especially winter hats. Well, it’s all about the hair. Or was until recently.

fashion

Paris in December … We Wish

Paris in December is supposed to be magical. And we’re about to find out. If only in our imaginations. Paris in December. I wish. We all wish.

life

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch.

Meanwhile back at the ranch. Hubby and I are walking, and smoking (ha) and reading and reminiscing and walking some more. November Vlog.

fashion

A Fulsome Discussion About Winter Boots

I just purchased my first pair of winter boots in decades. Yep. Even though I live in cold, snowy Canada, I have long eschewed winter boots. Until now.

life

Hard Talk About the Holidays

With snow on the ground, Hubby and I have been thinking of our decision to stay home for the holidays. And have a celebration just for two.

fashion

Weekend in Paris, Anyone?

I’m planning another fictional High Heels in the Wilderness event. An escape from all our cares. Are you up for a getaway weekend in Paris?