How to upgrade your space without breaking the bank

For those who don’t know, i live in a house in Toronto that, while in a great neighbourhood and very cool, is full of tiny rooms with tiny hallways and decor from the 70’s (and not the cool 70’s feel people have now, like the literal 70’s). I’m super grateful to have this house and to get to play with it, recreate it, and have fun with it, but since i’m on a budget I don’t have the ability to start knocking down walls and creating a whole new concept. So! I have taught myself how to upgrade, DIY, and change a space on a budget and with things I can do myself (or with minimal help from friends). If you’re looking to upgrade your space but not break the bank, take a look at some of my tips!

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Our 2020 fall bucket list

With the start of fall comes chilly nights, beautiful leaves, big sweaters, cozy fires, comfort food, and so much more. The only downside of fall is how quickly it passes us by, so we always want to make the most of the season. Check out our fall to-do list below, and follow along on our stories as we try to get through all of them. 

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2020 Fall trends – and where to get them for under $100

I woke up today with that perfect fall feeling. Throwing on leggings and a big cozy sweater, I swung open my door to crisp, cool air – perfect sweater weather, and walked up the street to grab a hot flat white (the perfect way to warm my soul before work). It was then that I realized it’s time to bring that fall wardrobe out from the back of the closet, and add a few pieces to update.

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21 Days of summer vacation fun

Summer is flying by! While it is one that has brought new challenges, it also pushed us to be creative in how we make this summer greater than the last. We’re challenging you to join us in our 21 days of summer vacation challenge! For the next 21 days of summer, follow along on our instagram (@thebrokegirlsofficial) stories to see us complete this list of fun, cheap and memory making activities. 

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Packing tips for camping

Our friend group goes camping every year, we love it. We’re not super intense campers who go out into the middle of a forest somewhere, but we do camp where there are no bathrooms or running water. These are my camping tips for your next camping trip like ours, where you can still get to your car in 5 minutes and a town in 20.

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Fashion in Film 2: Loungewear

As anyone who knows me can tell you, I live for everything fashion and everything film and when I can put those 2 things together… well it just brings the brightest smile to my face. I’ve done a post about some of my favourite fashion moments in films before, but since many of us are spending waaaayyy more time than usual in our homes I thought i’d do one to inspire your loungewear aesthetic. Since we’re all living in comfy clothes, why not get some inspo from the characters we know and love. So put on your sweats and let’s get started!

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Quarantine sanity list

Let me start by saying I am very grateful to live in country where so many people have come together (figuratively) to help protect our people, and that we have such incredible people on the frontlines everyday risking their health for us. While we do our part by staying at home, we are fortunate enough to have funding for those who have been laid off during this time, a hardworking healthcare system, and the luxury of having food delivered right to our doors.

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