Fall is definitely here! I’ve been stocking up on cozy sweaters and fun boots! This season, I’m loving Madewell to death. I waited for their 25% off sale on boots before I snatched up these Billie Boots that are the perfect ankle boots. And this sweater was really affordable and great for this season.
Spontaneously, my husband and I decided to take a trip to Vancouver for the holiday weekend. We have a usual routine. We start out early and get to Richmond, BC by brunch. Then, we head to Granville Island market where I pick up my favorite charcuterie staples at Oyama. There’s some great artisan shops, so we spend sometime walking around in the afternoon. Then we head to our hotel for a bit of rest, before we head out to Robson Street for some shopping – which, believe it or not, I did find anything to buy! And then we head out for a late dinner. Since it’s the summer, we headed back to Richmond of their night market, and spent more time perusing and eating into the night. It was the perfect Labor Day weekend. What did you spend your holiday doing?
Hubs and I have a date night on Friday night with friends. I tried to relish the last of the summer days by sporting some shorts, and fun tee, and a blazer to style it up. What did you do this weekend to soak up the last official days of summer?
The summer is just feeling neverending right now. Seattle is just so lovely when the sun is out and the weather is warm. I know that it will eventually end, but I’m really enjoying getting out and enjoying the city. On this day, Hubs and I went to Boat Street Cafe for brunch. Yum. What’s your favorite thing to do in your city to celebrate summer?
Saturday mornings are for bad hair days. Not to worry – a hat can be a stylish disguise. We were looking for a new place for brunch, when hubs came across an article how the elusive cronut had finally appeared in Seattle. So of course, the foodies that we are, we had to go.
So we went to Ba Bar, for the croughnut. They were already sold out and were taking orders on their next batch of 24. So we ordered two. And then 30 minutes later we got them. It also took 30 minutes to get the brunch that we ordered (disappointing). The croughnuts were good – it was flaky and the chocolate topping was quite decadent. Hubs said that is tasted like a churro. We were probably a bit underwhelmed overall since brunch overall was a bummer.
We then went to our favorite local coffee shop for some coffee beans, but I also picked up a bottle of cold brew. Coffee that is! So at least our Saturday morning ended on a high note!
This weekend, I told my hubby out to celebrate his birthday. It also happened to be the anniversary of when we first met 6 years ago! I took him to the amazing Corson Building, from the amazing James Beard awarding-winning chef Matt Dillon. Food definitely is one of the things that made me fall in Seattle, as well as getting to discover the city with my wonderful husband. Cheers!
The summer is just flying by! Recently, I had dinner with my best gal pal here in Seattle. She was my photographer for this OOTD. So, obviously, I couldn’t keep a straight face. She just cracks me up! Do you have a great girlfriend that can always keep you smiling?