Accessorize Your Life

Accessorize Your Life

I never used to spend money on shoes or bags.  Don’t get me wrong, I have always liked clothes, and shopping, and being put-together.  I just never saw the value in investing in my accessories, and the truth is, I have no idea why.  Maybe it was because I wasn’t investing in quality accessories – I was buying cheap shoes, and cheap bags, and was then disappointed when they were uncomfortable or fell apart after only a few uses.

Now, as I have grown-up and gotten wiser with age (ha ha), I have come to realize that accessories are often the most important aspect of a well-styled outfit, and that investing in quality accessories really makes all the difference in the world.  Now, I would far sooner invest in an amazing pair of boots, or a gorgeous bag that I’ll use all season than to purchase four or five different sweaters that I might only wear a couple of times each.  Truthfully this philosophy does cross over into my clothing purchases as well, and I’ve really embraced the concept of “quality” over “quantity” in every aspect of my wardrobe.

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Overhaul for Fall Home Tour

Overhaul for Fall Home Tour

Of all the seasons, I really do believe that fall is my favourite.  The cozy sweaters, crunchy leaves, and of course as much pumpkin spice as I can get my hands on, are all things that I love about the season.  For me, fall feels like new beginnings, and coming home, all at the same time.

For all of these reasons, I often feel the need to change up my home decor a little bit for the fall season.  The reality is, I really like the creativity behind seasonal decorating ; I love to refresh my spaces, and there is so much inspiration out there to draw upon!  So, I was really excited to partner with some amazing fellow bloggers to bring you a “fall home tour” of all of our unique spaces, and how we have each transitioned our homes for the fall season.

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Backyard Patio Reveal

Backyard Patio Reveal

Note: this post contains sponsored items from Dufresne Furniture & Appliance.

As teachers, you would think that Jeff and I would take the summers to truly rest and relax.  The trouble is, neither of us “rest” well, and we are always looking for a project to tackle.  The fact that we have summers off together provides us with the perfect opportunity to start crossing things off the “to-do” list.  This summer, we decided to tackle the backyard – with the help of Dufresne Furniture and Appliance.

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