Month: November 2016

Keeping Winter Real … In Fashion Blogger Land

Sometimes I think that maybe I’m too immersed in fashion-blogger-land for my own good. That maybe I subscribe to far too many fashion websites, e-mail updates from fashion brands, fashion blogs, Pinterest and Instagram accounts exclusively about fashion, yadda, yadda… you name it. All this in the name of staying current with what’s going on out …

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Coping Mechanisms

Phew. It’s been a helluva week, hasn’t it?  On Monday when I was writing my last post I was “prepping” for a routine colonoscopy for which I was scheduled the next day. And may I say “prepping” is the nicest possible way to describe that nasty, day-long, 4 litres of gunk to swallow process. If …

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Vintage: The Best Way to Do Slow Fashion?

It’s November and in Ottawa that means frosty nights. Remembrance Day, of course. Some gorgeous sunsets on the river. And for vintage clothing lovers, the annual Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show. Vintage hat I bought last year at the Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show I’ve always loved vintage clothing and jewellry. I have quite a good collection of vintage brooches …

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