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It's definitely Fall here in Winnipeg & I couldn't resist doing a Fall City Guide to feature some old and new spots my hometown has to offer during this time of the year. 
To start a cool & crisp morning, I recommend warming up with a cup of joe from one of my favourite cafe, Little Sister Coffee Maker in Osborne.

For breakfast, the newly opened, Creme De L'Essence, serves comfort food with a french fusion twist. I got their Chicken & Waffles, while the boy opted for their Eggs Benjamin --- both of which were perfect to start a long day ahead.


During the daytime, it's nice to make a drive out of the city. The highways are lined with trees in their changing autumn colours. I decided to check out Gimli for the first time and discovered how interesting this small rural municipality is.
 
When visiting, make sure to check out the Viking Statue as Gimli is also known to be the Heart of New Iceland. Also located downtown is H.P.Tergesen & Sons, a general store that has been in operation since 1899. 

After a quick day trip, we headed back to Winnipeg and made our way to Fort Whyte Alive. For this month, they are featuring Sunset Goose Flights. It's a great way to witness a breath taking display of thousands of geese landing half an hour after the sun sets below the horizon.
Whether you're with family, a group of friends or a photo enthusiast, it's a wonderful way of appreciating the change in season.
 
To cap the night off, I suggest getting small bites and craft cocktails at Black Rabbit Bistro. They have a good variety of drinks, all priced at $8, which is both convenient & affordable if you ask me.

If you had just 24 hours to spend in my city, the places I have listed here are must-sees while passing through. I use Eventbrite to help find events locally and even when I'm travelling elsewhere. They also have tools to create and promote your own events -- you can check that out here!

101 comments:

  1. I wish there was a coffee shop like that in my neighborhood! I'd be going there all the time! the photos of the lake are gorgeous!
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  2. Great pictures great outiftll for me perfect classic but maybe pair off skin tone pantyhose will be better with that combination :)

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  3. LOVE the pattern of that dress!!! XO
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  4. lovely dress :))

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  5. The city is soo beautiful i"d love to visit someday. Lovely and chic outfit.
    The dress pattern is so beautiful.

    Have a great day sweetie!
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  6. okay that food looked delicious!

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  7. Aw you look so cute in your dress and the denim jacket! I am still missing a denim jacket in my closet...yikes!

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  8. The dress is super lovely and these are all such amazing pictures.

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  9. Thanks for sharing these amazing pics! The city is gorgeous, would love to visit!
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  10. Love the pics and your dress!
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  11. I love how you styled this chic and simple outfit with those shoes. You look great !

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  12. Cute printed dress!

    xx

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  13. Wonderful outfit dear! I love the jacket:)

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  14. Great dress! Winnipeg looks beautiful this time of year!

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  15. Thanks for all these great tips about Winnipeg. Your photos are great and I love your outfit.

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  16. che bella giacca di jeans

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  17. beautiful dress
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  18. Great photos!

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  19. These pictures are gorgeous and I love how you've styled your dress! x

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  20. Oh my! Girl.. That dress is absolutely beautiful, I love it!
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  21. So many interesting places, thanks for sharing them sweetie!

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  22. looking absolutely gorgeous in this outfit!!
    back to sharing the love from the sandpit...
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  23. You look fantastic!!! You have amazing photos!!! Great styling gorgeous!
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  24. Loved browsing these pictures! Your dress is super cute!

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  25. Love your dress and the denim jacket! Super cool photos! And that drink at the end got to me! hehe :P

    -Lily

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  26. nice outfit en pic

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  27. That dress is pure perfection on you :) Look fabulous as always lady!
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  28. Your dress is fab! I like the sunset photos too.

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  29. Ahw that is such a cute dress you are wearing on the first photo!
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  30. I love your dress, it has amazing colors!

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  31. the chicken and waffles and eggs benjamin look amazingly good! :O

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  32. Beautiful colors love the dress and the jacket, and some amazing photos absolutely gorgeous.
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  33. I love, love, love your dress..it is gorgeous!

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  34. Looks like a great plan for a day! I'm loving your outfit too!

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  35. Man, this bold print dress is just something else! I love it - you look stunning :D
    Haha, and yesss, always good to warm up with some coffee...especially when it's as cute a cafe as that!

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  36. Lovely post, great pictures :) Followed you, follow back if you want to
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  37. Chicken and waffles, together? That sounds so interesting, I've never heard of the combo before! I love how you've worn a denim jacket over the feminine dress by the way; the contrast works really well :)

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  38. Everything in this post is pleasant! Your dress is fabulous and food looks simply delicious! :)
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  39. Cutie pie!

    God bless,
    Xo, Claire
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  40. How fun!

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  41. I love your bag! And the place, wow, really pretty <3

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  42. so in love with your fab Dress, love the colours

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  43. you are a cutieee..Look so lovely here..I loved the pictures :*

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  44. you look absolutely chic! and the photos look amazing<3
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  45. Your outfit is adorable, and ahhh, sounds like such a lovely time!

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  46. You always go to the best places, love your dress
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  47. You are so cute! I love that printed dress and your take gorgeous photo's!
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  48. A print dress and a denim jacket is definitely a style I like. Very cute and casual.
    xxx
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  49. The dress you are wearing is just FAB!
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  51. Wow, totally besotted with your printed dress!!!
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  53. Beautiful outfit! Love those shoes!

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  54. Gorgeous dress- and the denim jacket over the top is perfect!

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  55. Nice pictures! You look so cute =)

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  56. Super cute! The colors really work well together :)

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  57. That bag is gorgeous!

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  59. I love your pictures, as always. You look fabulous in that outfit. A denim jacket is the perfect transitional piece.

    Jasmine x
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  60. Super cute look! thanks for sharing.

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  61. Awesome look!
    Have a nice evening!
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  62. Great look

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  63. Great guide to our city! I have a cabin up in Winnipeg beach and I often find myself at H.P. Tergesen, they have such a great selection of clothing and home decor. I love your dress! The bold print is fantastic and perfect for fall.

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  64. This is such a cool post idea, if I ever get a chance to visit there I'll be sure to check out some of these spots! Lovely post, and I love your ankle booties too!
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  65. Thats a gorgeous dress. U look amazing.
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  66. You dress is absolutely gorgeous! Was so great to read about all the places in one post!
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  67. The whole day sounds really fun! The food looks delicious and the general store looks cute! Love your dress too

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  68. Amazing! i really love your gorgeous Outfit :)

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  69. The dress is darling! Your food pics are always mouth watering, comfort food indeed!

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  70. You are too beautiful! I love your blog! xo

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  71. Beautiful look.
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  72. That sounds like it would be a lovely day! :)

    I really like your outfit too - those boots and that dress are awesome. The dress has the perfect colours for autumn! :)

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  73. You look marvelous. Love your cute printed dress :)

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  74. You have the best handbag collection, I've wanted this Givenchy for ages! I hope to visit Winnipeg one day, it looks lovely :) x

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  75. You look lovely, the dress looks gorgeous on you! <3

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  76. This is really pretty, I'm loving the print on your dress. Very beautiful!

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  77. This patterned dress is very beautiful and the bag, too!
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  78. Love the print of this dress!! Excellent styling as always doll!! xx
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  79. Woow beautiful photos! I reeaally need to come and visit Winnipeg! I have a friend there and I keep seeing all these awesome places in your posts so I'm more and more intrigued now! :)
    Beautiful outfit by the way! I love the colours!

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  80. I adore your dress, it's so pretty! The colors and pattern are perfect for fall :) I hope you have an amazing day and star to your week, beautiful!

    XO,

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  81. I love you outfit a lot!!!
    Great colored dress... :)
    And wonderful pics...

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  82. I love ypur beautiful printed dress!!! Looks so amazing on u!! Great photos as always!!
    Happy weekend. Xoxo

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  83. Oh how I love Gimli and love to go to Tergesen's! One of my favorite places to find cute things! I went there at least 3 times this year! LOL! You look wonderful in this dress! Such a beautiful outfit to start fall off!

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  85. Amazing look! I love the combo: Denim jacket and dress! Beautiful pictures! =D

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