Some of My Favorite Fall Finds
As the temperatures drop in the Midwest, we are all scrambing for warmer clothing and shoes. Our food habits change from ice cream and popsicle to warm, hearty dishes. Here are some of my Favorite Fall Finds for the Kitchen and my Favorite Fall Fashion Finds for the Midwest.
Here are a few of my favorite finds for my kithcen and for myself to help me gear up for the cold weather that will be here before we can blink.
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KITCHEN FALL FAVORITES
Mini Rice Cooker – My son doesn’t like most veggies or potatoes, so when I am serving a side which he most likely will not eat, I make him a serving of rice instaed becuase he is a growing teenager and needs some carbs.
Vitamix Blender– I use our Vitamix all the time!
Vitamix Personal Cup & Adapter - The Vitamix Personal Cup & Adapter has been a new favorite find as I now eat breakfast using this every single day.
Instant Pot – My Instant Pot has been a life saver of those super, crazy busy days when I have to get three kiddos to three different locations at almost the same time.
Spiral Slicer – I have this Spiral Slicer and I love it! My daughters love it! This one is great at making zoodles of noodles) out of just about any veggie you can think of.
FAVORITE FALL FASHION
Trench Coat - This Trench Coat is the new replacemetn and almost exact same one I have had for over a decade. I needed a new one as my prior one had seen better days.
Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans - These mid-rise skinny jeans are my new favorite. I bought two pairs and adore them so much!
I really like flowy round neck tops right now and ones that are a bit longer as well. This gray embroidered top is so pretty.
One thing everyone needs in the Midwest is a long fringe sweater. I really adore one that wrap you up snug from the wind here in Chicago. I also really like sweaters that have a thumb hole because my hands are always super cold. And everyone needs a long, black cardigan.
I purchased these shoes in black and in cognac, Black Wenda Booties and Cognac Wenda Booties because I adore them so much. They are so comfortable and they go perfect with ripped boyfriend jeans (which these I also love because they are so afforadable).
I have a few pairs of boots that are heavy rotation these days.
Gray MicroSuede Boots - These are my go to with heavier socks and when black or brown just dont’ quite match.
Favorite Black Boots - I love these and just slip these on most days, whenmy daughter hasn’t put them on first.
Favorite Black Suede Boots - I love these black boots almost as much as the above. These give me a bit more height and look at bit more polished than the leather boots.
For years and years, I used to carry the Tory Burch Ella Nylon Tote. I love it. I still love it, but it was looking tired. I searched and searched and really could not ever locate a new handbag that I loved as much as the Tory Burch Tote. I did purchase this Street Level reversible leather Tote, because a friend recommened it, but I didn’t like it as there was not a side pocket on the inside. I really need an side pocket on the inside of a handbag for easy access to my inhaler. I finally located this Madewell Canvas Tote, but I have it in Camo Canvas. I love it. I’m not sure how long I will carry this Madwell Tote becuase I really think it is just a fall tote. But for now it works great.