Monday, 20 October 2014

Kate Katch Up No. 3

It has been a crazy few months and the pictures have been piling up on my iPhone. So I thought I'd share a bit of behind the scene footage of what's been happening in my life for the past two months. After I returned from Europe, life did not slow down at all. Instead, I blinked and now I'm already two months into my final year at University! It's scary, but I've been enjoying every minute of it and making sure to take lots of pictures, so I'll never forget!

the first day of senior year with kathleen  one of my graduation photo proofs   sunday afternoon studying with lissy

thursday night at social club with my bestie   walking downtown   celebrating a big anniversary with mom

showing hunter what he came home from the hospital in   walking through the woods on thanksgiving   all dressed up

thursday mornings with kathleen   campfire with my favourite little girls   our very first graduation pub crawl

Needless to say, it's been a crazy, but amazing few months and I look forward to what the next few months are going to bring! I have a feeling I won't be slowing down anytime soon...

What have you been up to in the past few months?

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Back to Basics

[Shirt - H&M, Jacket - American Eagle, Leggings - Garage, Boots - Spring]

As luck would have it, I was only able to get two good photos before my camera decided to die and I have conveniently misplaced my charger. Thankfully, today's outfit is pretty basic.

Autumn is my favourite time of year: the pumpkins, the leaves, the sweaters, it's just all so cozy and lovely. I especially love fall fashion because its the one time of the year when basics look absolutely incredible. It takes very little effort, yet you look (and feel) fantastic!

For the next six months I will be living in leggings. They're comfortable for school and you can pair them with almost anything. My classes don't start until four o'clock, so I wanted an outfit that would be cute for running errands and layers I could peel off when I'm sitting in a hot classroom, but that I could put back on when I'm sitting around a fire tonight! While the colour scheme is my usual black and white, I feel great today and I don't think it looks half bad!

I've also fallen in love with a ponytail lately. Investing in Batiste dry shampoo means that even though my hair was a huge mass of curls yesterday, it can still look presentable in a ponytail today! The Batiste XXL volume is amazing and if you try any new beauty product this fall, I recommend this one. It's a huge time saver for early mornings!

Of course, as usual I'm always looking for new things to try. So, if you have a fall fashion basic or beauty product you love, let me know!

Monday, 13 October 2014

Happy Thanksgiving


It's one of my favourite holidays and this weekend, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was a quiet Thanksgiving, as only my sister and her son came home, and we definitely felt the absence of my oldest sister who had to work.

We had our turkey dinner on Saturday, complete with delicious pumpkin pie and a lot of love, thanks to my wonderful mother. On Sunday we attended church as a family and it was really nice to see many people who had returned home for the holiday. After Kristin and Hunter headed back home this afternoon, Mom and I decided to go for a walk. It was perfect outside today, cool but sunny, and it was the best way to end a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.

Fall has officially begun and these past few days reminded me just how much I have to be thankful for. I am definitely blessed with the best family, incredible friends, an amazing life. There's not really anything more I could ask for.

If you celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving, I hope you had a wonderful weekend, surrounded yourself with loved ones and filled yourself with nothing but delicious food! What are you thankful for this year?