FREE PEOPLE SWEATER -- OLD (SIMILAR, SIMILAR, BUDGET FRIENDLY) | FAUX LEATHER SKIRT (SIMILAR) | OVER THE KNEE BOOTS (ALSO IN GREY) | BAG
Happy Monday! Hope you ladies had a great weekend. Mine was a mix of productive, busy + lazy; and I'd be lying if I said that one extra hour we got for daylight savings wasn't appreciated!
On Friday night, after a few hours of binge watching The Walking Dead, we did a one hour power clean of the condo. Marco and I divided up the tasks--I took bathrooms and laundry, and he took kitchen and the living room. I knew we wouldn't have a ton of time over the weekend to get it all done, so it really worked out well. Seriously, waking up to a clean house on Saturday morning (after sleeping in) was pure bliss! #adulting
On Saturday, we went to the Ottawa Wine & Food Show, which is an annual event, people get dressed up, walk around a huge venue and buy tickets to try various wines and food. This year it was held at a different location and it was a little disappointing, actually. However, we made the best of it and took part in a cool cheese tasting feature they had which was delicious.
SHOP MY LOOK
Hello, hello & happy Monday! Did you have a good weekend? It was a good one over here, with maybe a few too many Halloween treats though!
On Friday night, my bestie and I did some major back-to-work shopping for her. She's heading back after being off for a year for maternity leave so some new clothes were in order. We hit up Nordstrom and Simons and she scored many new pieces that I can't wait to see her rock.
Of course we needed fuel for the shopping trip, so...
This weekend was low key. And I know you're probably thinking, 'Yeah right, it's not like you sat around for seven + hours watching Netflix'...
Like I mentioned on Snapchat, I think after two weeks of travelling, we needed to just chill the heck out and recharge the batteries. Which meant, starting The Walking Dead, because Marco has been trying to convince me for four years to watch it with him. I finally gave in, even though he's fully up to speed, and am now completely hooked. Oh. Em. Gee. What was I thinking I wouldn't be into this show?!
That said, things around here were so uneventful thatI feel a little sorry for this weekend recap because there isn't much to share. However, I'll do my best, with a few photos from the party we went to on Friday night, because other than that, there was a whole lot of nothing happening, and it was glorious.
Hope you had a great weekend--be it lazy or eventful--and with that, onto the snaps!
ALL SAINTS LEATHER JACKET (SIMILAR, BUDGET FRIENDLY) | H&M SWEATER -- OLD (SIMILAR) | BLACK SKINNIES (SIMILAR, WANT THESE) | FRINGE BOOTS | BAG
My weekend began on Thursday, as we were heading out of town on Friday, but more on that in a second. On Thursday evening, we met up with our friends for Thai food and catch ups. Still fighting some jet lag, we called it an early night around 9:30pm, but it was still great to see them.
On Friday morning, you guessed it...
SHOP MY LOOK
Fall is here and I could not be more excited, and Friday night felt like one of those crisp, Autumn evenings. I headed out to meet up with my girlfriends for dinner and drinks. As usual, plenty of wine was consumer, chatter had & an overall great time.
Also, if you're looking for over the knee boots, the ones I'm wearing above are only available now in grey, but I have and love these, and the heel is a little lower which is great for walking.
Happy Monday, how was your weekend? Mine was great, as after being away for work, Marco came home on Saturday evening and that is a reunion I'm always happy about.
On Saturday I made myself some breakfast and since I was a little tight on time--it may have been due to not rushing to get out of bed--I decided to get in a quick workout in the condo gym. It's pretty rare that I workout there, it's a fairly bare-bones gym, but it does the trick when needed.
LOW BACK TOP | STRAPPY SPORTS BRA | LULULEMON MESH LEGGINGS -- SOLD OUT (SIMILAR) | HIGH-TOP SNEAKERS
Happy Monday, how was your weekend? It was somewhat low key over here, we went to a party on Friday night and the rest of the weekend was pretty chill so let's jump into it...
On Friday, my girlfriend brought me these beautiful hydrangeas she dried--so stunning! They are now taking home in a vase on the dining room table.
Happy Tuesday! What a weekend, I can honestly say it was definitely in the top five weekends of the Summer, which is fitting as Labour Day always signals the end of Summertime. How was your weekend?
On Friday we went out to our friend's place for rooftop drinks and hang outs, and it was such a great time. We got home super late and slept in super late on Saturday, which sometimes you just need! #youfeelme
Later that afternoon, we met up with...
It's Monday and can you believe we are coming up on September?! Hard to believe the Summer is nearing a close. And while I am excited for Fall and the fashion, I will take a few more warm nights, please.
I wanted to share a sneak of a dinner we had last Thursday, although not technically the weekend, I'm sharing anyway! We hosted 15 of our friends for a Crab Boil on the rooftop and it was so so so fun! I'm going to be sharing a full post on the evening with all the details in a few weeks, but how stunning is that sunset?!
PART TWO TOP -- OLD (SIMILAR, SIMILAR) | DARK DENIM SKINNIES | FRINGE BAG (LOVE THIS) | LACE UP FLATS
Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Ours flew by far too quickly, despite it being somewhat quiet. I did a bit of shopping on Friday night and we took it easy on Saturday. Sunday was a family day + checking out an open house and copious amounts of Stranger Things. Eek! Are you guys watching? I don't think I could go at it alone, it's definitely creepy, but it's so good!
Happy Monday ladies, how was your weekend? Mine seemed to involve a fair amount of food and not much else, according to these photos! Ha, but anyway, the photo above was from a night during last week, but wanted to share. My bestie and I went out to celebrate her birthday and had a great meal outside--I love taking advantage of the Summer nights and dining al fresco, small life pleasures!
On Friday night, we got Uber Eats--what else is new?--and decided to try a new Vietnamese place that was on the list and omg...
HELLZ BELLZ JACKET -- OLD (SIMILAR) | GARAGE LONG SLEEVE TEE (SIMILAR, SIMILAR) | DARK DENIM SKINNIES | ZARA SLIDES (SIMILAR, SIMILAR) | FRINGE BAG (LOVE THIS)
Hi ladies, happy Tuesday! How was your weekend? We had a long weekend, and it was glorious to have that extra day.
On Friday evening, I did a little running around before Marco and I headed out to a get together at a friend's place much later.
On Saturday morning...
Happy Monday ladies! How was your weekend? I spent Friday morning at the #Nsale scoping out all the amazing pieces. In case you missed it, you can see everything I tried on & everything I purchased. It was definitely a successful shopping trip.
Sidenote: how beautiful are the washrooms there (below)!?
BODYSUIT (SIMILAR LOOK) + STRAPPY BRA | HI-WAIST DENIM CUT OFFS | JACKET -- OLD (SIMILAR) | RUBBER BOOTS -- OLD (SIMILAR, SPLURGE) | BAG | CHOKERS
On Friday night we headed out to Bluesfest, which is Ottawa's biggest outdoor music festival. It runs for two weeks and this weekend was the second and last weekend. We went and saw the Red Hot Chili Peppers and it was a wet night!
What you didn't see? My massive navy poncho, tucked away in my bag--unless you follow me on Snap (I'm acoest1984), then you definitely saw the poncho, and hence the rubber boots (seriously, a life saver!).
Happy Monday -- how was your weekend?
On Friday I did some closet cleaning, which rolled into Saturday evening as well, but the good news is, are the Summer heels are out front and all the boots are tucked away--not like it's mid-July or anything #ohjeeze
Then Marco and I grabbed take-out from the Pizzeria near our place--they make an awesome BBQ chicken with salad and fries.
Happy Tuesday! How was your long weekend? I took an extra long weekend and today am back to the grind--it was a well needed break so let's jump into the snaps...
Canada Day was miserable in the later afternoon, and we just hunkered down indoors and relaxed. We toyed with the idea of having our friends over for a BBQ, but ultimately decided to stay in, get pizza and watch a movie.
Hi ladies & happy Monday! How was your weekend?
On Friday night, I went to get my hair done for the first time in almost two years (!!!). If you follow on Snap (I'm acoest1984), you saw the outcome and after living with it over the weekend, I'm not totally happy. That said, she mentioned it would lighten more as I wash it, so I'm going to give it a few washes to see where we stand.
Essentially, I asked to bring up the blonde in my balayage, lighten around my face and in my bang, keep my natural base colour, and used this as my inspiration photo. She did a great job blending, and the blonde came out quite beige, however, I am really bummed there isn't a huge contrast between the brown and blonde. It definitely looks natural, I was just hoping for brighter blonde.
All that to say, I'll keep you posted on how it plays out after a few washes. You can see an after pic in the photo below, which was taken Saturday afternoon.
Happy Monday & welcome back from the weekend. Did you have a good one? Mine was busy, productive and fun so let's jump in...
First, the juice above--obsessing over these. Cold pressed juices are something I'm just discovering and falling in love with. They will run you a pretty penny, but they are nice as a treat once in a while. I've picked these ones up at Farmboy (if you're local) and they are made in London, Ontario--love that. Additionally, if you wanted to stretch them a bit, try halving them and adding soda water, apple cider vinegar, fruit and spices.
More after the jump...
Happy Monday ladies--hard to believe it's Monday already! My weekend flew by, faster than norm it seems, but good times were had.
On Saturday, I hit the gym and then grabbed a protein shake a total splurge: a croissant sandwich from the shake bar. I don't get this one often, but have had it a few times and they are so good (the seedy croissant really makes it!).