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Well, it’s getting chilly here in Toronto. Although, I seriously do love scarves and warm layers of cashmere and wool, so I am not really complaining at all.

When the clocks change, it always takes me a week to recalibrate – it’s the oddest thing. I remember not understanding what the big deal was about when I was much younger. It seemed odd that people would be thrown out of alignment for just an hour, but I am now officially one of those people. And although I love the bonus hour we get once a year on a Sunday, I don’t love being plunged into darkness the following afternoon or feeling like I have a mini version of jet lag without having actually travelled!


My favourite clothing store in Toronto, Want Apothecary, closed in the spring. I was so sad to get the news and did my VERY best to stock up on my favourite designers, many that were unique to them before they closed.

What I failed to invest in were two coats – one full length and one more of a car-coat length. One was mustard and one was tomato red, and I am really regretting that I didn’t buy either one of them.

Truthfully, I didn’t need another coat, but these are haunting me a little this fall. They were priced incredibly low by the end, and both were available in only my size – I mean, when does that EVER happen?!

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