Thursday, April 10, 2014

but it's not a lot...

Wow it's been seven whole days since my last blog post. I usually read the blogs I'm following after I make a post, but since I haven't posted in a week that means I've missed 95 of your posts. 95?? Sheesh. What could you people possibly be up to out there?!?! 
So what have I been up to? Well, I cleaned my bathroom for the first time since Halloween. No lie. Now it's all pretty and sparkly and smelling oh-so nice. I have no idea how I let that much time pass between cleanings. 
The photo coming up is pretty irrelevant to anything I'm going to talk about - I just want to share with you this poster I have above the toilet. Isn't it fitting?? Flush art?
 Naruto Whirlpool by Utagawa Hiroshige, 1853
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I've been doing tons of faire work daily and this requires me to be in front of my laptop for hoooours as day. Often times I find myself getting a too riled up realizing all the things that need to be handled between now and October. I know that seems like a decent enough time to plan a renaissance faire but I've got a baby coming this summer so I've got to get as much done as possible. 
Sometimes I just need to step away and take a little breaky-poo.
Strolling around clearance shopping and shopping for 99 cent jewelry on Ebay has become my favorite things to do during a break. The other day at K-Mart I found these nail polishes super duper marked down for 78 cents each. The lime green rocks my world AND it's long lasting. I've gone since Sunday with barely a chiparoo.
I got this great necklace and and owl ring for 99 cents each on eBay. There's more jewelry to show but it didn't come in until after I started this post. 

Yesterday at Salvation Army I got this great handmade kid's blanket for River. It looks so fresh and new - I don't think it's ever been used.

 I got  two pairs of suspenders to add to the husband's man-ccessories collection. Now that he's starting to care a little bit more about fashion I can finally buy him the things I would wear if I were a dude.
 And lastly I got this great Southwestern themed cotton handkerchief... that I accidentally ripped after hastily tearing the price tag off to get this photo. Boo!
 
Well, the number of unread blog posts is now up to 102 on Bloglovin' and I gotta get back to work...
So I'm going to go away now.... ADIOS!!

18 comments:

  1. I love your Japanese print above the toilet! Perfect. And great finds thrifting about too. I was on a 99 cent kick for scarves from China on ebay for a while - with free shipping! Just make sure you go for the sellers with a decent rating. And be patient - you know, the slow ship from China applies here.

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    1. Yes ma'am. I'm a "99 cent jewelry from China" expert now. I'm totally willing to wait a month a great necklace! I'd say about 90% of all my jewelry are the cheapo China finds on eBay.

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  2. Probably the best thing to do at this point is marked all posts as read and start fresh. No guilt. I love all your bits and bites here, especially the opaque nail polish. Carry on.

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  3. I know, I know. I work all weekend and try to have a social life and those posts keep on coming. I usually do like you do, post and catch up with comments. I can't not, it feels so rude not to - but in the case of the daily posters I just comment on their latest blog post and not the 5 I've missed.
    The bathroom looks ace, love the print. River's blanket is cool and loving that owl ring. xxx

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  4. Well you don't have to worry about me because I can't get my a** in gear to post lately. Gosh. I guess I should go clean the bathroom since I have all this blog free time. Awesome stash 'o stuff. Flush Art. Love!!

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  5. You have loads going on, I agree with Melanie, start afresh! and the cleaning! it's not something I ever get excited about in ours (ours-our house, it's my scouse dialect, I should speak properly, haha!) great stash there and your clown freaked me out hehe! x x x

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  6. I love the flush art!!! You got some great picks!!! I agree on skipping posts--blog reading is fun, not an assignment :)

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  7. 99cent jewelry? (I just can't, later, later)

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  8. Fantabulous finds!
    That necklace with the leaves I've seen it before in shops, for way more than 99c, trust me.
    The nail polish was a great find too, and the price, how can you say no to such bargains?
    that galaxy fabric would make a wonderful dress :D

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  9. Lots of cool stuff. I think my favorite is the owl ring (and the clean bathroom. Since October? Really?).

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  10. The galaxy print blanket for River is far out (see what I did there?!). And the owl ring is a hoot. The nail polish? I'm (lime) green with envy over that find.

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  11. Oooh you have a beautiful bathroom! I love the poster above the loo, I have The Great Wave, but on leggings, so not quite the same, but still awesome;). Why are cheap polishes long-lasting? I refuse to pay more than $2 for a polish now as they're such a disposable cosmetic, cheap and come in the best colours like your GREEN!!!! Hope you're feeling well lovely. xoxooxox

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  12. Haha I know what you mean regarding the cleaning up thing... two dasy ago i cleaned my kitchen for the first time in two months, it was SO much work. I should try to remember that it's less work to give it a sweep here and a wipe there once a week or so...

    Oh and I love the space blanket for River! :D

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  13. What a CUTE post :) and your blog is so fab and fun.

    Check out my new post....How you decorate a small space to look bigger :)

    Have a great weekend dear

    LOVE Maria at inredningsvis - inredning it's, Swedish for decor :)

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  14. Really cute finds!! I love your bathroom it's so dark ..just how i like my bathroom's lmao.

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  15. welcome back! missed reading about you too. cute polish. i wish i could paint my nails better than i do.

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