my weekend in toronto

I was in TO last weekend with my dad. We took in a Leafs game and did some shopping! We headed down last Friday. Here’s some pics from the weekend.

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Yorkdale Shopping Centre – the ceiling decorations were so pretty! Thanks to my aunt for taking us.

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Aunt made me try on a bajillion different coats (some crazy ones too), but I liked this one a lot from Zara.

We spent quite a while in Yorkdale since I was looking for a  dress for a winter formal dance coming up at school. After lunch my aunt and I left my dad and uncle to shop. I was excited to go to Brandy Melville which I don’t have anywhere near me. I found a cute suede-feel burgundy skirt for $30. I like a lot of Brandy’s clothes, but it depends what store you go into. I also think some of the stuff is overpriced, so I try to hold back.

I ended up finding a pretty dress at Dynamite which you will see soon! It’s not too formal that I can’t wear it again, which I like.

Later in the day my dad and I settled into our hotel and then headed to the Real Sports store before dinner. It was super busy in there since it was game night. There were so many Leafs merch I wanted, but it was SO overpriced. A t-shirt for $45? I don’t think so. I finally decided on a warm Leafs toque with a cute pompom on it :)

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At the ACC!

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A guy proposed to his girlfriend in the row in front of us – look at Carlton the bear…so cute.

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It was impossible to walk around during the intermissions, but we managed to make to another corner of the arena and I managed to take this pic :)

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Leafs won 4-2 :) It was awesome to see the players in the flesh.

We stayed until mid-Sunday and then endured a rainy 4-ish hour ride home. I do not enjoy driving to TO!

*Check back soon for a collective haul if you want to see what I got in Toronto*

sweater weather tag

Saw this tag video on YouTube going around so I decided to give it a go. There were quite a few variations of questions, so I just chose the ones I liked the most!

1. Favourite candle scent?

I don’t personally own any candles (yet), but I have smelled some of the Bath & Body Works winter collection and I do like Marshmallow Fireside!

2. Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate, hands down. Whenever I need something sweet and when I’m cold from walking home from the bus stop, hot chocolate is there for me.

3. What’s the best fall memory you have?

Hmm…this is a hard one. Probably watching my dad carve pumpkins as a kid or walking in the trails with my family and admiring the colour of the leaves.

4. Which makeup trend do you prefer – dark lips or winged eyeliner?

Dark lips!

5. Favourite Thanksgiving food?

Stuffing all the way.

6. Hats or scarves?

Scarves, definitely!

7. Most worn sweater?

Probably my camo hoodie I got ages ago from somewhere in Montreal or my Zara basic black cardigan.

8. Must-have fall nail polish?

Anything plum-y or berry coloured. (Revlon: Plum Attraction)

9. What is fall weather like where you live?

Well, first it starts out at a nice temperature – around 5-15 degrees Celcius. Later on in November though it’s usually 5 or below…brr! All the more reason to layer.

10. What song gets you in the fall spirit?

Even If by Lewis Watson, Slide by Jake Bugg, or Changing of the Seasons (I’d say it’s an appropriate song title!)  by Two Door Cinema Club. (Sorry I couldn’t choose one)

I ♥ fall tag

Tag posts like these have been floating around for a while and I love watching the tag videos on YouTube.

1. Favourite fall lip product?

I definitely prefer slightly darker shades. Revlon’s Lip Butters in Pink Truffle and Berry Smoothie would be my favourites.

2. Favourite fall nail polish?

Plum Attraction by Revlon – it’s a couple year’s old but I love this colour for fall.

3. Favourite fall Starbucks drink?

Well, I can’t really drink any specialty Starbucks drink because of my nut allergy, but I’d say hot chocolate is my favourite fall drink!

4. Favourite fall candle?

I don’t own any candles, but I like Marshmallow Fireside and Farmstand Apple by B&BW.

5. Favourite fall clothing item or accessory?

Cardigans and scarves! I love the fall time especially for layering – I basically live in cardigans. Also, scarves are great to add to an outfit and I definitely like the infinity scarf trend. I need more!

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6. Haunted house, haunted hayride, or haunted corn maze?

Probably a haunted hayride. I’ve been to a haunted corn maze and I just don’t like getting scared! I think a hayride would be more fun and less scary.

7. Favourite Halloween movie?

I don’t remember any of them, but probably the Halloweentown series. I used to watch them every Halloween as a kid.

8. Favourite candy to eat on Halloween?

I love chocolate, but probably the Maynard gummy candies like Swedish Berries or Fuzzy Peaches.

9. What are you dressing up as for Halloween?

Mini Mouse for school!

10. What is your favourite thing about fall?

The colours. I think the trees look so pretty with all the different colours. I also like being able to wear my combat boots and peacoat. :)

september favourites

Sorry x 100 for the lack of posts. I’ve been extremely busy with school, cross country and clubs! I’ll try to post once a week (I hope) I don’t have too many favourites for September, but stay tuned for an “I Love Fall” tag post and some more outfit posts.

 

L’oreal Telescopic Shocking Extensions

I love the wand on this mascara – it’s very thin and the bristles are small too. It’s ideal for my lashes, which are practically non-existant. I have the waterproof version and it holds the curl fairly well.

Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Berry

I love this line of lip treatments. They smell so good and the colours are very pretty. This particular one can be quite pigmented, so I just dab a bit on and blend it in for some colour. It’s a great colour for the fall.

New York Yankees – For Her

It’s a random brand for a perfume, but I got a free sample of this from a drugstore and I admit I am impressed. It smells really good!

This is not the exact boot – but I love combat boots for the fall. I have a similar pair from Call It Spring in brown. They’re versatile and go with pretty much any outfit. Definitely a staple.

Music Favourites

  • AM – Arctic Monkeys : I absolutely love love love the Arctic Monkeys. I can’t choose a favourite off the album.
  • Jake Bugg: His debut album is amazing. His voice is very different, but at 19 he is extremely talented. I recommend listening to Two Fingers, Seen It All, and Broken.