Tuesday, December 9, 2014


I'm pretty sure I'm DONE Christmas shopping for my kids, grandkids and the rest of my side of the family. I'm a happy camper. Now, if I could only get Kev's side of the fam done, that would be perfection. I always leave it up to him to get the ideas. I always have a bit more time to shop for them because we don't get there until New Year's sometimes. I'm not sure this year yet if we're going down on my birthday on the 26th or if we're holding off until the following weekend.

As usual, I spent way too much money. I'm pretty sure I spent a lot more than last year. I'm not even sure how it happens. I love giving gifts so no matter what I buy, it never, ever seems like enough. I'm terrible. It's especially hard when some things are outrageously priced. I'm so old I can remember when I used to think 20 bucks for a sweater was crazy expensive. Now I look and often the ones I like are anywhere from $65 to $100. Sorry....not paying that.

Anywho, it's just nice being done. Just a few more things to wrap, and I will feel very much ahead of my game for the year.

Sunday night I started this mani with this light pink, Color Club Blushing Rose.  I really like this pink.
Color Club Blushing Rose, Color Club unnamed dark rose, DRK-A stamp
What I was supposed to do then was stamp on it with a darker rose (which obvi I did), so I grabbed another Color Club. For some reason there's no name on the damn thing, but whatevs. 

For my stamp I first tried out the argyle pattern on my thumb and decided I didn't want to use it. So I went with this one from the DRK-A plate instead. It pretty much turned out just like it should have.

When I was all done, I headed off to find something to wear for work. And guess what I chose without even thinking....

.....a friggin' grey and pink argyle sweater.  What an idiot. I totally missed an opportunity to be all cute-ish and smatchy. I'll freely admit that I kind of pouted about it all day.

Sometimes my brain cells just do not connect properly. It must be an almost 55 old age thing.

55? How did that even happen??  Gross.

And now I'm depressed and off to mourn my lost youth. *sigh*


  1. Super cute mani! I'm not a fan of pink, but I like this one.

    I'm trying to get my shopping finished up. I get the triple whammy because 2 weeks after Christmas are my daughter's birthdays (Jan 6 and Jan 9) and then my son is Feb 4. It's crazy. So I try to get all of their presents during this time because of all the sales.

    1. Thanks! Oh, with birthdays so close after Christmas I for sure would be hoping for some great deals!

  2. Wow, this is a really elegant looking manicure. I admire your mad straight stamping skills!

    1. Forgot to mention that I hope I can be that good some day :)

    2. Thanks, but I just looked at your red sweater nails, and they are awesome!!