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Finding My Perfect Timeless White Shirt

I know, I know… the iconic white shirt has almost become a cliché. If you pay attention to those “Five Things Every Woman Must Have in Her Closet” articles, you’ll have read that a white shirt is a “must have” …

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My Fall Colours

I’ve been wishing and hoping, as the old song goes, for fall. And it looks like my wishes just might be coming true. Last night we had a spectacular thunderstorm, and high winds. And I awoke this morning to find …

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Thrift Shop Shopping: A Sisters’ Adventure

About a month ago my sister Carolyn sold her home and she and her husband moved to a smaller house. And because she has so much on her plate these days, I asked her what I could do to help, …

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Dipping My Toe in the Dress Over Pants Trend

Like most women who love clothes, I like to keep up with trends. I like to know what’s in and what’s out, and whether what’s in or out will ultimately have any effect on my wardrobe. I like to look …

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Old Blogger Approved

Have you noticed that for a while, in internet-land, fashion blog post titles which read something like “Six Blogger Approved Ways to Wear Culottes” or “Blogger Approved Denim” were ubiquitous? Well, trust me, they were. Please note the use of …

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The Ongoing Battle With My Authentic Hair

So here’s the story. For months now I’ve been battling with my hair. Or to be more precise battling with myself, over my hair. Trying to back off, be a little less controlling, a little less of an annoyingly anal perfectionist. …

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Capitulation: How I Cured My Summer Wardrobe Fatigue

I’m weak. I admit it. I caved.  I was so bored with my hot weather wardrobe that I shopped. I couldn’t help it. Well, okay… I actually could. Help it, I mean. I chose to capitulate to my need… or …

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Midsummer Wardrobe Fatigue

The middle of July in Ottawa is the heart of the summer. Midsummer, you might say. And everything in our garden is blooming like nobody’s business. We’ve had really hot weather, and then finally a lovely soaking rain over the …

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Fashion Math… Summer School

Fractions. Do they still teach fractions in math, I wonder? Fractions, proportion, percentages. I remember, when I was in school, kids rolling their eyes, or blurting out in frustration… “When am I ever going to use this?”  Ah… like… all …

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Not Fashion Week… Not a Fashion Post

Hubby and I are loading up the truck in a couple of days. Packing the cooler, filling the book bag, tying the canoe on the truck, lacing up our sneakers, and heading up the Ottawa Valley for a week in …

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