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fashion

Spring Trenches, Wearable and Otherwise

I have a new black trench coat. And so I am talking about spring trenches today, my friends. Wearable trenches, and other kinds as well.

fashion

Spring Closet Switchover

Spring is here and I’m doing my spring closet switchover this week. Swapping my winter clothes for my spring ones. Such a satisfying activity.

books

When You’re Yearning to Travel

When you’re yearning to travel but are stuck at home what do you do? Read, of course.

life

Try a Little Kindness

In these crazy, chaotic, angry times we all need a little kindness.

life

Pass the Shovel, Please.

I’m taking a week off from blogging, friends. I really need a week to get organized. Get my house in order. Literally and figuratively.

life

The Art of Just Sitting Around

Learning to cope with retirement helped me develop skills to cope with the pandemic. Including perfecting the art of just sitting around.

fashion

When a Fashion Investment Pays Dividends

I love to plan new outfits with pieces I already own. Especially outfits that ensure a fashion investment I’ve made pays big dividends.

life

We Get Knocked Down, But We Get Up Again

We get knocked down, but we can get up again. Hopefully. With lots of love and support. And guts and determination. And a great sense of humour.

fashion

Spring Fashion Math

Fashion math can be hard. Especially in the spring. Add a layer, subtract another one, get the proportion right. It’s not as easy as it looks.

books

What Makes a Good Book Good?

How would you define a good book? That’s what we’re taking about today. That and the really good book I’ve been reading.

fashion

Spring Jackets and Muddy Boots

Spring is in the air this week. The river is partially open. And I am digging my spring jackets and coats out of the closet.

life

Pandemic Diary Week 52

My pandemic diary for week 52. Can you believe it’s been almost a full year since we started this social isolation thing?

fashion

Conjuring Spring with Spring Fashion

I don’t know about you, but I am sick of winter. So I’m adding a bit of spring fashion to my winter wardrobe. That’ll cheer me up. Hopefully.

fashion

Winter Skincare Routine: February Vlog

In my February vlog, I’m chatting about my winter skincare routine. And how I deal with my dry, sensitive, aging skin. Triple whammy. Ha.

fashion

Signature Style Evolution

Letting my hair go white has triggered a change in my signature style. I feel a loosening up of all my old style rules.