a woman of a certain age Posts

December 12, 2019 / Beauty

Christmas is fast approaching. A little extra glamour makes the season merrier. I’ve purchased very little makeup this year, upholding my…

December 10, 2019 / Recipe of the Day

‘Tis the season for Eggnog. In the past, I’ve made my own, which is a delicious beverage, but this year I’ve…

December 5, 2019 / Life

It’s been awhile since I’ve been here. It’s been a time of loss. First our beloved Goldendoodle, Stoffle, died. He was…

September 19, 2019 / Ageing Gracefully

According to a recent UK study, here are the 20 BEST THINGS ABOUT GROWING OLDER: Retiring Getting more choice over how…

September 19, 2019 / Beauty

It’s always nice when a beauty product you love wins recognition. The Daniel Sandler Watercolour Liquid Cheek Colour has been voted BEST…

September 17, 2019 / Home

We have a unique, and rather rare, dining room table: it’s a live-edge Arbutus. British Columbia’s noble Arbutus (Arbutus menzeisii) is Canada’s only…

September 13, 2019 / Beauty

When Lisa Eldrige bought Audrey Hepburn’s Cartier lipstick holder from Christie’s, she guessed that the lipstick inside was the iconic shade…

September 11, 2019 / Beauty

Moving from barely-there summer makeup to a more intense autumn palette means more than just swapping colours. The seasonal shift to…

September 8, 2019 / Hunting & Gathering

My weekly meander through the thrift store…. VINTAGE PATTERNS ( $1.99 ea) The adhesive price tag that stuck to the envelope…

September 5, 2019 / Beauty

When I was a young girl, the best part of the new September school year were new clothes and new pencil…