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fashion

Turning Fashion Inspiration into Reality

Turning fashion inspiration into reality can be hard. Especially in winter. Winter fashion reality is a whole other kind of reality.

life

Are You in a “Friends Recession”?

Retirement can trigger a friends recession if you let it. You need to take the initiative, and not let old friends disappear from your life.

fashion

Winter Wardrobe Shuffle

My vlog this month is all about my winter wardrobe shuffle. Finding new ways to wear three tops I don’t wear often enough.

books

On Books & Seasonal Lockdown

The time between Christmas and the start of school in January is a kind of seasonal lockdown for me. The best time to get buried in a book.

fashion

Slow Fashion Confessions 2022

It’s time for my yearly slow fashion confessions. How did I do in 2022 in my quest to be a more ethical shopper? Let’s crunch the numbers.

life

Merry Christmas from “The ‘Tick.”

Merry Christmas from “the ‘Tick.” Hope you have a good holiday, that makes you happy and content no matter what your Christmas traditions are.

life

On Family Drama

Family drama. We all have it. But we should be careful how much family drama we make public. Because we can’t always take back our words.

life

Here and Then There

No post this week, my friends.

fashion

November Vlog: Makeover Stories

My November vlog is about makeover stories. Our recent bathroom renovation. And an exploration of MY daily makeover wrt skincare and makeup.

fashion

Black Friday Closet Musings

This year I am eschewing my usual Black Friday rant, and starting a new tradition. Black Friday closet musings. Counting my closet blessings.

life

Running on Retirement Time

Now that I’m retired I run my life on retirement time. Which is great. Except that I now seem utterly incapable of being on time.

fashion

Girl in the Green Max Mara Coat

I recently bought a green Max Mara coat. And as opposed to being a shopping mistake. It’s a triumph. And communicates exactly who I am now.

life

Over the Backyard Fence

Let’s pretend that we’re standing in our backyards, holding our cups of tea. And we have a good natter over the backyard fence.

travel

Girls’ Getaway to Montreal

We went on a girls’ getaway to Montreal. Where we walked and walked. Shopped. Ate and drank. Shopped. And yakked. So much yakking.

life

Sister Support Network

When family dynamics change family relationships can suffer. But this week I’ve learned that my sister support network is alive and well.