A Kinda Christmas Fashion Tale

The week that happened

The weekly scoop:

My weekly ritual: Thursday night, a glass of red and a blog to compose for the next day.
One problem, I have no wine.  So it's a sad, sad night.
Also, the Jays are making me very very nervous.  I start feeling like I'm going to vomit on game days. Nonetheless, it has been thrilling watching them in playoffs!
Dan was working away in YYG this week and I survived.  And there wasn't any wine in the house. Miraculous if you ask me.
I didn't feel horribly overwhelmed this week, but I did go in to school last weekend to get ahead, also to make sure I was ready in case the kids were sick, as they were on the brink of it all week.  Luckily, nobody missed any school and instead I got a couple of cuties doing math on my whiteboard while I prepped:

Here's the run down of what I wore this week:

1) Parent Teacher Interviews on Friday.  Loved this outfit and I haven't any complaints.  It was my version of the OOTD for the Fall Challenge.  I think the combo was blazer + orange sweater + black pants + riding boots + plaid scarf.  Who wears a sweater under a blazer???? My orange sweater is way too thick for that, so I did some improvising.


2) Saturday outfit....must've been game day.  I may take a loving to bonusland of ball games in October.  I'm getting tons of wear out of my tshirts (Price and Donaldson) and jersey (Bautista).  I have a feeling I'll be adding another to my collection...I can't decide though if I want an Osuna or Stroman.


3) Monday back to work outfit.  I love this flouncy top by Free People.  I also love the word flouncy.  I think fall challenge outfit was pink blouse, floral scarf, olive pants and cream cardigan. I kinda did my own thing, which seems to be my theme for this challenge.  To be honest with you, I haven't really enjoyed it.  But maybe more on that later.
I would also like to point out, that I have yet to repeat a pair of shoes when teaching.


4) I love the colour combo in this outfit and surprise, surprise, the shoes are my favourite.  I think I actually kept right on the Fall Challenge combo but I subbed out leopard flats with plaid instead.  The combo was blazer + white button up + boyfriend jeans + leopard shoes.


5) New top alert!  Kyla found this one on Modcloth and then, as I usually do, I stole her idea and got it.  Thanks for continually sending me ideas of things I want, sis.  You have a great eye!


6) This is my least favourite outfit of the week and of the challenge.  Mostly because I don't like the combo of orange and olive, on me anyway. Or maybe I just don't like the combo of the fits of this sweater and cords. Whatever.  I also couldn't wear the booties because blisteres..so I had to settle for comfy loafers.

Alright, I'm back.  I found a Corona in the fridge downstairs and now all is well in the universe.

Other great events this week was the arrival of this poncho and leather leggings. It's a bad picture and my earphones were pulling it up weirdly, but that's because I was talking to Christy on the phone while taking the picture.  I can't wait to wear this baby out...bring on the chillier temperatures.  Or wait, don't.  It's been so freaking beautiful out, hasn't it?


Speaking of beautiful weather, tonight was one of my favourite moments of the week.  Willis (super proud of himself for finally learning how to ride a bike) and Lucia (equally proud that she can keep up with BrotherBear) decided they wanted to go for a bike ride.  What this usually means is that they bike up and down the driveway and maybe to the stop sign and back.  Last night, they did the entire loop of our block...that's 2km!  Lucia was such a little trooper and keep cheering herself on.


I don't ever want to forget walking behind her and listening to her say: Come on legs, you can do this. You can make it. Just push a little harder. 
What a doll she is.


 Also this week, my homerun (clearly that is a typo...and I would change it, but seriously, I must really have Blue Jays on my brain)....my homeROOM won for the best carved pumpkin.  I was quite proud of them!



Well that was my week, hope you have a great weekend.
Come back on Monday for the Nostalgic Series post and link up, if you have anything you'd like share.
Linking up with A Lovely Little à la Mode and Momfessionals

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