Operation Sephora: Bridal Makeover

Yesterday, I had an appointment at our local Sephora, set up by my friend/bridesmaid/wedding makeup guru through Sephora.com. Basically, so long as you commit to spending a minimum of $50 (which I definitely did), they’ll give you a makeover for … Continue reading

100 Days!

Today I checked a wedding app on my phone and saw this:

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Painting for the Weekend

It’s 9:15pm and Jason just had to practically force me to stop painting. I am not someone who enjoys painting, despite the frequency in which I do decide that painting is necessary. After painting the doors white last month, I swore that I would not voluntarily start another painting project in this house (I still have to finish painting the upstairs room… That room will be the death of me with its wood paneling that is impossible to cover up) & yet here I am, freakishly excited for another painting project.

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Making the Best of It

The only constant in life is change, right? I think that’s how the saying goes. Well, Jason & I recently realized that as much as we (I) would like to sell our house and upgrade to something newer, nicer, bigger and in a better part of town, financially it’s just not in the cards right now. For some reason, no one in our neighborhood has been paying their mortgages for the past few years and suddenly we’ve been overrun with houses that are short-sales, foreclosures, estate sales, etc. (side note: this is an exaggeration, there are people who do pay their mortgages in our neighborhood). What this means for us is that in order to sell our house we would have to take a hit on it in addition to throwing more money into it in order to get people interested in it in the first place. You see where this is going… we’re trapped. Continue reading