I‘m home in New Brunswick this week. The prodigal child returns, so to speak. I’ve been drinking tea, chatting, and spending time with Mum.
Did you shop the Black Friday sales? Me neither. Can we hope that the Black Friday frenzy is perhaps becoming unfashionable? Nope. Not yet.
November has been a wonderful month this year. Even late November, which is usually a dark, wet, harbinger of winter. But not this year.
Do “influencers” have the courage of their convictions when it comes to promoting slow fashion and mindful consumption? Maybe yes. Maybe no.
This week my friend Liz and I had a day out in Merrickville, Ontario. Sunshine, historic buildings, antique shops. What could be better?
I’m digging into my curated closet this week and restyling some essential pieces. To see if I can get excited about wearing them again.
Sometimes getting our thoughts in order is like herding cats. That’s why a little structure and a few constraints can make life better.
This is a non-travel travel post, my friends. I’m going to walk around downtown Ottawa and go for tea at the Château Laurier. Want to come?
I’m finding lots of solace this week, my friends. Must have been writing about it last week that meant I’m up to my eyeballs in it this week.
In my October vlog, I’m playing with fall fashion. Trying to style two old sweaters to avoid buying a new one. Shopping my closet. Again.
What does solace look like for you? A warm bath and candles? A soothing and engaging book? A sisters’ shopping adventure? All of the above?
I’m loving these weeks of crisp, sunny fall days. Great for wearing blazers as outwear. I call it the brief and wonderful fall blazer window.
As a kid I longed to be a girl detective. Solving mysteries with my loyal side-kick. Asking questions. Following up clues. Being smart.
After years of searching for that one perfect pair of jeans, I have given up. I am embracing the concept of the “jeans wardrobe.”
I need to get my act together, to get organized for fall. So I can get done what I must do, and still find time to to do what I want to do.
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