Raise your hand if you think springing our clocks forward bites as much as I do.
Glad to know I'm in good company.
And I raise my coffee mug to you. Cheers!
Please note the bright (trust me) lipstick mark left on my mug. See it up there?
I'm trying something new this week, easing in, you might say.
I'm embracing red lipstick.
At least inside my house.
My goal, albeit a highly superficial goal, is to wear red lipstick every day this upcoming week, in public, like among the peoples, and see what happens. Not that I expect anything to happen really, but I'm curious to see if I can be the girl that wears bold red lipstick and lives to tell about it. I've tried before and have always chickened out. Why? I dunno. If I like it on others, why can't I like it on myself?
Hence this experiment. This Week O' Red, if you will.
I will keep you posted on my progress along with photos and the full details of products used et cetera.
Feel free to join me if you are so inclined. Go red y'all, it'll be empowering.
Scott and I came this close to some radical change this weekend.
We talked about ditching our Dish Network service (we can't get cable where we live, not that we really want it, and have been faithful Dish Network folks for something like 15 years). Like cold turkey.
I said it was radical.
Not that we'd give up TV (hello?) completely and start trotting into town in a horse drawn wagon or anything, but we'd have less immediate TV and we'd stop paying $$$ for channels we never ever watch. We would keep Netflix for streaming and mail DVDs and try Hulu Plus for the network TV shows. We even looked into Apple TV since we love all things Apple.
We were almost on board. I was actually more on the board than Scott (what the what?) because the idea seemed so freeing, so stick-it-to-the-man, and so. much. cheaper. He was unsure about living without a DVR and not being able to pause or rewind live television.
Spoiled by technology. Is what we are.
In the end we wimped out. For now. We did cut down our Dish Network channels (not that we had any premium channels to begin with, but still) and negotiated a better monthly deal. Who knows, we may revisit this radical (okay, baby steps toward radical, but still) change again someday.
We enjoyed a yummy lunch (brunch for the youngest member of our family, that girl loves a second breakfast when presented with the opportunity) at La Madeleine today after church.
We both like silver ballet flats.
We then popped over to the mall, because I had red lipstick on the brain, and had to pop into Sephora and hit the MAC counter too.
My people happily obliged me because the Apple store is conveniently located between Sephora and the MAC counter at Macy's.
My personal style jury is still out about Toms. I just can't seem to commit. Gray? Sparkles? Stripe-y? There are too many choices. And they aren't cheap (especially if you're a girl drawn to sparkles). And I'm not convinced they are all that comfortable (admittedly I have no clue one way or the other, so please enlighten me).
Sperry topsiders take me back to my freshman year of high school. Of course back then you only had one choice, brown. But I loved my Sperry topsiders. I didn't tie mine, I just did these complicated knots (purely decorative, but they made a statement) with each lace on each side and slipped them on. Did y'all do that too? Now there are many colorful (and sparkly) choices to be had, apparently a plain brown Sperry topsider is so 1983.
Converse. Chucks. Whatever. I just love them. All of them. But I only have one pair. Gray. And they suit me just fine. For now.
So needless to say, I left the mall shoeless.
I mean, new-shoeless.
Two words: spring break.
We have sketchy plans to do this and that here and there, but nothing is set in stone, so I predict a low-key, no schedule, restful (lazy?), playful week of possible spontaneous this and maybe even some that when (if?) the mood strikes.
Hope y'all have had a great weekend!