Archive for April, 2013

I recently had an opportunity to visit Vancouver local designer Diane Kennedy's studio. I came home with this lovely a-line animal print tunic top.I like this tunic shape because, it is very comfortable,  its a-line shape still shows my shape and it is long enough to wear with leggings (because leggings are NOT pants). Then […]

It has been a busy week, where I overextended myself just a bit. But have no fear, I have a number of outfit posts ready to roll next week. In the meantime, I made a rare appearance over on my Ramblings of TJR blog, writing about World Meningitis Day, and the importance of prevention through […]

Post Sponsored by Harmony Village. April Showers Bring May Flowers....  It sounds so much prettier than reality. I mean after a long Canadian winter, you can literally smell spring coming. I am chomping at the bit to throw aside my socks, put on a sun dress and don a cute sun hat. Instead I am preparing for […]

While writing my Spring Trends series I did a lot of thinking about what is on my spring shopping list. Originally, due to current budget situations, I had no list. Well I had a list of one - Motorcycle Jacket. Which I have been scanning thrift and vintage shops for since late last year. But […]

We had a bit of spring weather in early April. So I pulled out a spring dress that I got on sale at Anthropologie at the end of last season. I added some navy blue tights (Joe Fresh), jean jacket (thrifted), camisole, belt (Danier), red cuff (DConstruct) and my grey/blue shoes (Camper). Oh and check […]

So it is official, I have moved into a new demographic survey category. I can no longer kid myself that I am still a young whipper snapper in the 35-44 demographic. I have moved to the 45-54 box. Which, I suspect when I turn 55 will feel like another young whipper snapper box.  What does […]

Part 4 of 4 in a Series on Spring Trends I am still rather new to the neutrals party. For many years neutral to me was black. In the past few years I have expanded into greys (loving charcoal grey) and olive green. I am still not someone who wears a lot of browns, tans […]

Part 3 of 4 in a Series on Spring Trends. Florals, dots, stripes, tribal, graphic and more patterns on all over the stores this spring. And we aren't just wearing them alone. We are mixing them together. One of my favourite parts of spring and summer is dresses. So easy to get dressed in the […]

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