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Anticipation: Pining for Spring Fashion

Sigh. It’s warm here in Ottawa, people. And has been for a few days. Maybe warm-ish would be more accurate, but above freezing, at any rate. With sunshine. And we’re still in February. The past few days have felt like …

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In the Pink. Ish.

To be honest I’m not always a fan of pink. Of course, I love pink spring blossoms like the ones on our flowering crabapple tree below. I almost missed the blossoms this year because both this tree, and our other …

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Needs Must … Dressing for the Weather

You may (or may not) know that I can get a bit obsessive. I often over-organize. I stress too much about my hair. I get excited about something or other, and jump in over my head. Frequently. So, once we …

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Moving On… Style Wise

Spring is supposed to be a time of renewal, of rebirth, isn’t it? And yet this spring I’ve been feeling that I’m stuck in a rut. Not a big rut. Not a huge car-swallowing pothole that I’ll never climb out …

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Spring Fashion Sorted… Sort of

It’s finally spring. And it ain’t pretty, folks. Not yet. The sky is grey with low cloud today. I can hear the rain pelting against my window. And outside, I see brown grass, bare branches, melting swaths of dingy snow. And …

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Early Spring Dressing: Doing the Math

One of the joys of living in a northern climate is the changing seasons. I love it when fall comes around and I can “turn my closet” and pull out my heavy turtlenecks, boots, and tweed jackets after a summer …

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Spring Shopping Wish List… A Work in Progress

It seems as if spring has finally sprung here. For today anyway. The ice is melting and great sheets are floating downstream past our house. The geese fly in every evening, land on the water, and then go for a …

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I’m Walking on Sunshine Coz It’s Almost Spring… Maybe.

It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood, today. The sun is shining. Hubby is out skiing his butt off because we just had some lovely snow. And I am not out skiing my butt off because I hurt my back on Saturday. …

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In Dire Need of Some Spring Inspiration

Have you seen the 1980 movie Private Benjamin with Goldie Hawn? Well… there’s a scene where Judy/Goldie is on guard duty at night. It’s dark, it’s raining. She’s soaked, her wet hair hanging in her face. She’s in a helmet, …

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Fancy Pants.. Or Not… And Spring

How I love this Chanel look for spring! All drapey, and gorgeous, and casual at the same time. Very dressed-up bohemian, and totally seventies. And those are some fancy pants, aren’t they? A bit too fancy for me. And maybe just …

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