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These Boots

We’ve finally had snow. And I’ve finally been cross-country skiing. One afternoon last week Hubby and I skied across the golf course near our house, bushwhacked a short way through the woods, and onto an old farm track that a local farmer …

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New Year, New Jeans … Why I’ve Still Got It

So, here’s the story. I had three parties to attend over the Christmas holidays. And back in December, I thought that maybe if I could find a new top. Kind of festive, a bit dressy, maybe a bit sparkly. Not …

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Festive Party Time: Dressing Down to Dress Up

‘Tis the season, folks, for dressing up. But, you know, I find as I get older, I’m not as excited by the prospect of getting dressed up as I used to be when I was in my twenties. Maybe I’m …

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Fashion Hyperbole… What’s the Story?

As a New Brunswicker of Irish descent, I have been known to use a little hyperbole for the sake of a good story. A story is always made better with a teensy bit of exaggeration. Is that an oxymoron, do …

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Crazy for Camel

I’ve always been crazy for camel. And no I don’t mean this kind of camel. Although he’s pretty cute, in a totally ugly kind of way. We met him the night we took a sunset camel ride in Broome, Australia, …

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Scarfing Up

I am scarf challenged. I am. I love scarves, and surprisingly I wear them quite a bit… now. But I didn’t always. In fact I wrote a post a while ago pretty much swearing off scarves in favour of turtlenecks. I adore …

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Further Adventures in Vintage… or… Well Hatted

I still have vintage on my mind these days. I’m still trying to get lots of wear out of my vintage brooches, still pinning them onto my sweaters and blazers before I have to cover them up with a winter …

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Fall’s Homage to Vintage

Every season, it seems, fashion designers and editors and stylists look to the past for inspiration. I have no quarrel with this. None at all. I’m always looking to the past for inspiration, or understanding, or solace. See the vintage …

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Truth in Blogging Or “Practice What You Post.”

I’m feeling a bit jaded about fashion blogging these days. Not fashion blogging in general. Just outfit posts. My own outfit posts. And by jaded I mean apathetic, wearied, lacking enthusiasm. Or as Dictionary.com says, “surfeited, satiated by over-indulgence.” That …

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Not in a Rut, Exactly

There’s been so much talk these days about the five (or the ten) essential items every woman needs in their closet. I even wrote a post about that a few weeks ago. And so much written about “editing” one’s wardrobe, …

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