Top Cook-Books for the Holidays

Top Cook-Books for the Holidays

I think we can all agree that one of the best aspects of the holiday season is all of the yummy food!  Food is such a huge part of the season – whether we enjoy certain traditional meals because they are cultural, or have become traditional treats in our homes – or simply because we love the social aspect of gathering together with family and friends over a delicious meal – the flavours of the season are something we all understand and can appreciate!

With both American Thanksgiving, and the Holiday season approaching, I thought it would be fun to highlight some awesome cook-books, along with suggestions for dishes you may wish to incorporate into your own seasonal meals!  Who knows?  You may even start a new tradition!

Each cook-book on this list has been selected for a specific reason, and each offers a range of delicious meal options, from appetizers, to mains, to side-dishes, to desserts!

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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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