Thanksgiving Weekend Recap 2

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{Never enough pumpkin spice lattes in my life}

This post is a bit overdue, but I’m glad to finally let you guys in on my Thanksgiving weekend. Last year I gave you guys a recap so I thought I would do something similar to fill you all in. Just like I have mentioned, I love Thanksgiving and probably get as excited as a little kid on Christmas morning (which also excites me). It’s the beginning of the holiday season, I get to spend time with friends, I get to see my boyfriend (and convince him to do all the festive activities), and just relax. I must admit, I’ve been quite blessed for the people I have in my life, and am also so grateful for you guys, especially for putting up with my lack of posts.

What are you guys grateful for? Let me know!!

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{Alecs and I got some fall pictures in this year – go us!}

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{Can’t celebrate Thanksgiving without celebrating Oktoberfest}

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{Fallen leaves and a cute dog}

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{Fall in the city}

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Fall Plaid


{Old Navy dress (on sale!), Gap jean jacket (cheaper version here), vintage coach bag, Nine West booties, Target tights}

I know, I know, it’s been way too long since I’ve been on here and it’s sucked. But school has been kicking my butt, so I’ll only be posting when I can, and guys, it looks rough. But whenever I have time, I promise I will be making an appearance! On another note, this weekend is Thanksgiving, and I could not be anymore excited. My boyfriend is coming home from Ottawa, Oktoberfest is in our midst, and the Thanksgiving parade with friends is probably one of my favourite Thanksgiving activities. This weekend is going to be full of fun and I’ll be making sure to keep you guys updated! Last weekend I was able to get out of some readings and went with my family apple picking. And it was so much fun, it’s been something I do every year with them, and I still get excited every year! But it did get cold towards the end of the day, so I was definitely happy to have brought a scarf along!

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White and Tan

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{Sugarlips dress (similar here), H&M hat (similar here and here), Etsy clutch, Gap sandals, Aldo bracelets and ring)

This past week was ridiculously busy, and I have no idea why. I feel like life just kept getting in the way, so I apologize for my lack of communication. Getting back into school-mode has been really hard to jump into, but I guess I don’t have much of a choice, and I’m trying to take it day by day with a pumpkin spice latte in hand. Aside from that, I’ve been trying to enjoy the last bits of this warm weather we’ve been having, and enjoy the days pre-no sleep mode (mainly because I have terrible study habits).

If you have any ideas to help me with getting more sleep during school – let me know!

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Friday Favourites

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{I love a good grey cable knit sweater for fall}

With summer almost coming to an end, I can’t help but feel as if I didn’t do enough this summer, or accomplish enough. It was an overall great summer, but it’s slightly worrying. This weekend, I’m hoping I will be able to check off a few more things I had mentioned in my summer to-do list . Here’s to hoping, and I hope everyone has a great weekend!

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{Perfect way to transition from summer to fall}

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{Cool way to wear Birks}

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{This coat is an awesome piece for fall}

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{I think this may be my go-to look in the near future}

Back-to-School Basics

back-to-school basicsOnce the end of summer hits, I start to get a bit sad. The luxury of; sleeping in, those long warm nights where all you want to do is walk for days, and the ability to not have a care in the world, are all coming to an end. But aside from what’s to come; late nights reading, exams and 15-page papers, there is a nostalgic element when getting ready for school. When I start doing my back-to-school shopping I remember when I used to go with my mom and how ridiculously fun it was, and how I wanted shiny new everything. Now, years later, I may not be grabbing for that barbie pencil case like I did in grade 2, but I will always get that little bit of excitement, like I did in grade 2.

Here are the items on my back-to-school wishlist:
1. Maybe the pencil case will remind me to not forget my glasses…and vice versa? $28
2. Headphones are a must for me, can’t go a day without them $199
3. I like to try and stay organized, and this agenda is too cute to pass up $36
4. A good plaid shirt is the perfect layering buddy, and they’ve become staples in my wardrobe $65
5. A sturdy backpack is absolutely necessary when carrying all your textbooks $248
6. (Cute)track pants, need I say more? $39 (on sale!)