Thursday, October 4, 2012
Shopping For A Nerdy Girl
I am trying to be a bit more grown up and embrace my feminine side a bit more. By that I mean I am going to try wearing heels and try making more care of my skin/appearance. I got an email from JustFab.com offering me 50% off a pair of shoes from their website. (I'm more of a bag lady but thought I'd take advantage of the offer.) I got the pair of boots called Gemma. All I need to do now is practice walking in them.
To counteract the girly side of this recent purchase I also bought some new case for my iPhone. I have been rocking a bright pink retro Game-boy style case recently but decided it was time to try something new. I really pushed the boat out and spent $2.50 on a 3 pack of new cases. I got them from Amazon. You can get pretty much anything your heart desires from Amazon. I am sure Ben will pinch one of these as he had one a while ago but subsequently lost it. I am waiting for another case with a Union Jack design on it which is being sent from Hong Kong.
While you can buy a lot of stuff online, sometimes you need to go into a store. I mentioned before that we have been invited to a Halloween party. I don't usually do dressing up but have decided to give it a go this year. Wouldn't want to be the odd one out. Plus Halloween is a much bigger deal here than it is in the UK. Last weekend Ben and I were out with K, we'd dropped Z off at a friends house for a birthday party, and we ended up in a local Goodwill store where I think I found my Halloween costume. It is a very 80's wedding dress. It will cost $60 and I would be ripping it and squirting fake blood on it. That's not too bad is it? Unless someones dream is to look like a bride from 1984 then I don't think I'll be ruining anyone's possible future wedding. My plan is to look like a zombie bride. I am planning to go back to Goodwill this weekend and see if they still have the dress. If it fits then I am getting it. (I was at a Halloween party last year and there was a couple there who were dressed like a zombie bride and groom. It was very cool.) I'm sure it would be easier, and probably cheaper, to buy a costume but I think this will be more fun.
I've been looking at YouTube for ideas for make up and I think this is a more realistic one for me to try.
All being well I'll post pictures of dress and the end effect when we go to the party.
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