Devonian Gardens and the Break of the No Spend Challenge

Kevin and I met Tanya from Devonian Gardens to talk wedding the other day. I have been there previously and it is beautiful!! Though I swear it was better before the renovations but that could just be my childhood imaginations playing with me. We didn't take much for photos. But it was fun walking around

Devonian Gardens and the Break of the No Spend Challenge
Devonian Gardens and the Break of the No Spend Challenge

The lady we were meeting was wonderful and allowed us into the park before it was even opened! So it was super quiet. Though these two photo's were taken before we met her, just outside the park. I look exhausted!

Devonian Gardens and the Break of the No Spend Challenge
Devonian Gardens and the Break of the No Spend Challenge

We managed one outfit photo inside the gardens but Kevin was worried and didn't want to bug anyone so it was a little rushed.

Of course the gardens is located in the Downtown Core, which is a HUGE shopping mall. A couple days before I had been out shopping with my Mom and had seen these shoes. I have been looking for the perfect pair of runners for months now. It's been especially bad because I previously only owned heels, flats that can't be worn when snow is on the ground, or heavy boots. Which means going out in 0 temperature weather a bit of a frustration. When your spending hours walking around you don't want to wear heels and winter boots are too warm.

So I broke the no spend and bought this pair of shoes. They are exactly what I was looking for. Super comfy and while I am annoyed for breaking the challenge they were something I have been looking for, for months. Which I feel means it acceptable... ;)

And the first thing I did with them is pair them with my ridiculous pair of florescent pink socks!! :)

Devonian Gardens and the Break of the No Spend Challenge

Since my last update on January 19th I bought the shoes but I also bought a sweater because I forgot mine and needed it on Sunday, I was cold...

XOXO