After scouring the stores, Instagram, and magazines, I’ve come up with my curated list of Fall 2015 essentials. Actually nothing on this list is essential except for the raincoat and maybe the tea, but I find it’s easier to justify the expenses when you tell yourself these things are essential. Shopping details and my commentary are below!
This week was really fun. Not even just in terms of mom standards, but legitimately, objectively fun. Highlights included getting dressed up and going to the Nordstrom Opening Gala on Wednesday night and my birthday the next day. I love my birthday – always have, and always will. What better excuse to eat cake for breakfast and spend quality time with people you care about doing what you feel like doing. Here’s the run down on how I celebrated my fourth annual 29th birthday week.
The holiday party season is here! It’s always nice to bring a little gift to show your appreciation for your host/hostess’s hospitality. While wine, liqueurs, and champagne are always nice and convenient, I also love bringing other kinds of gifts to people’s homes this time of year, mostly of the food or decor variety. Here is a sample of some of my favorite hostess gift ideas:
I love weekends and I love the holidays, so I really enjoy weekends this time of year when it’s starting to feel festive and the avalanche of holiday parties begin. This weekend was the perfect kick-off to the holiday season and showcased so much of what I love about Vancouver. Here’s a recap of the socializing, eating, and fun that I got up to: