Archive | April, 2011

Thank ya Mr Easter Bunny!

25 Apr

I ate WAY TOO MUCH candy today. Jesus!

The boy & I were celebrating after getting home at 6am that morning after a VERY eventful night with our coworkers! Too many stories to even try to tell! Due to our lack of pep we mostly just laid around on the couch. After I kicked his ass in the egg hunt & we stuffed our faces of course.

I was in charge of dessert & brought jello shots in eggs! Hahaha cute, clever, yummy and fun!

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Wednesday Adams won’t have shit on me

21 Apr

So I’ve got a new fashion challenge!

A LOOOOOONG term one. No week of black, white, & yellow

More like a 32 hour a week every week for a long time ALL BLACK challenge.

This new job has a uniform. As much as I’ve shopped at Charming Charlie (A LOT) I didn’t realize til I was there for my first interview that all the associates were wearing black. I asked a “charmer” (isn’t that cute!?) & she said it was 80% black, 20%white. Oh shit. First it was khakis every day when I worked in the college bookstore. Then it’s flat closed toed shoes at Mt. Vernon. STOP LIMITING ME PEOPLE!

When I was offered the job, before I formally accepted I made a rack of my SOLID black clothes (excluding tanks & leggings) to see what I had to work with. Black is my favorite color, but the idea of all black all the time scared the shit out of me & made me doubt the powers of my bedroom closet.

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Luckily, today I found out it’s really 60%/40%. But then my very awesome new manager told me she likes to personally keep it at 70%/30% (said in a way a mom says “well you can do what you want but I would…” & then you know you have to do the right thing… which is ALWAYS the mom thing)

*Who knew there could be so many statistics in terms of clothes?!*

In addition, and I’m not sure if I previously shared this with you but my “Fashion Resolution” for 2011 is to wear more accessories. While my best friend is the MASTER, it’s just something I never really think of despite my insane collection of rings, bracelets, necklaces, & earrings. Well dundundun the universe decides to give me a crash course in sticking to my resolutions because along with all black (ok a teeny bit of white too) the uniform requires SIX accessories. Thats one…. two…. three… four… five… SIX! Whoa. Black variations seem like a breeze now.

Good news… shoes can be any color in the rainbow, and EVEN BETTER I can wear OPEN TOED shoes and WEDGES and HEELS and fuck yeah I’m so fucking happy!

I can’t wait to start! I went out and bought a black jersey tunic at forever21 (with money I don’t have) that made me feel 100x better about everything. At $10 I have an ass covering go with any bottom top. It’s the little things right? Black is my favorite color & I’d be happy to wear it everyday but like when someone tells you to do a chore you were planning on doing, you suddenly don’t want to do it anymore! (oh that’s just spoiled bratty me?)

I’ll do my best to rock it but be prepared for some dark outfits. I’ve already warned the boy that I’m probably gonna dress like a highlighter on all off times. Or maybe I’ll play full time New York soul & lose myself in it! (nahhhhh)

Time to finish my celebratory glass of wine & wait for my man to come over after poker night 🙂

xoxoxo

Writin’ my name everywhere

21 Apr

Oh just hanging around to fill out my official papers to be a manager here 😀

Everything worked out freakishly well with my current boss & I’ll be keeping two server shifts to keep that money Rollin in! Happy happy joy joy kids!

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Managin’ the jewels!

20 Apr

The job has been offered to me!!!!

Life win!!!

It’s just a few less hours than I want so I’ve got a lot to think about & talk to my current employer about stepping down A LOT but keeping a few server shifts.

Keep your fingers crossed for me!!!

A peek inside my closet

17 Apr

Since I am so unbelievably behind I figured I’d just post all of these since I could never catch up one post at a time. None of these outfits are too special anyway nor did these pictures have any more effort put into them than “oh shit I need a picture. ok. is he still snoring? ok. settings. wait. ok. one is good.”

The angle definitely isn’t working for me either.

Ok, actually I’ve put on a few pounds.. (why can’t I be in love AND skinny?! damnit)

[ DRESS – TARGET; SCARF – SOUTHEASTERN SALVAGE; BOOTS & NECKLACE – WALMART ]

[ DRESS – CHARLOTTE RUSSE; BOOTS – JESSICA SIMPSON ]

[ BLAZER – FOUND; FLIP FLOPS – WALMART; SHORTS – STEVE & BARRY’S; TANK – JCPENNEYS; CLUTCH & NECKLACE – VINTAGE ]

[ SHIRT – OLD NAVY; SHOES & SKIRT – TARGET; HEADBAND – FOUND; NECKLACE – VINTAGE ]

[ SKIRT – OLD NAVY; SHOES – TJ MAXX; BELT – BELK; TANK & BLAZER – FOREVER21 ]

[ DRESS – RUE21; JACKET – CHARLOTTE RUSSE; BOOTS – CHARMING CHARLIE; SCARF – SE SALVAGE ]

[ SCARF – SOUTHEASTERN SALVAGE; BOOTS – MY MOMS; DRESS – CHARLOTTE RUSSE (7YRS AGO!!!); JACKET – CHARLOTTE RUSSE; HEADBAND – TARGET ]

[ DRESS – CHARLOTTE RUSSE; SHOES & JACKET & NECKLACE – WALMART

[ SKIRT – FOREVER21; SHOES & SHIRT – WALMART; HEADBAND – VINTAGE ALTERED BY MOI ]

[ DRESS – THRIFTED; SHOES – TJ MAXX; BELT – BELK; HEADBAND – DONT REMEMBER ]

[ DRESS – TARGET (THRIFTED); SHOES – TARGET; BLAZER – THRIFTED ]

[ SKIRT & TANK – TARGET; BOOTS – WALMART; JACKET – CHARLOTTE RUSSE; NECKLACE – WALMART ]
please stop laughing.
please close your mouth.
yes, it appears that I have a lot of clothes.
Actually I have more than it even looks in these pictures.
It’s my thing….
That’s all I can say.

2nd interview style

16 Apr

I guess you can tell where this new job might be…. Hahaha

Awesome new pants – Ross
Heels – Charlotte Russe
Hat – NY&Co
Shirt – old navy
Belt – mall kiosk
Earrings – vintage
Blazer – walmart
Bag – goody’s

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I can still do this

10 Apr

A REAL OUTFIT PICTURE?!?!

wow!

[ SKIRT & BELT – NY&CO; SHOES – TARGET; JACKET – CHARLOTTE RUSSE; DRESS AS SHIRT – WET SEAL; HAIR TIE IS BELT FROM DRESS ]

It made me feel REAL good how big this skirt fit. It’s pretty much too big & I had to spend the entire day adjusting, but back when I bought this baby a yearish ago, it was perfectly fitted! Wahooo.