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15 Days ’til 40: Pretentious Perfume

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I ran out of perfume a few days ago and needed to find something new.  The perfume I have worn for years (okay, the last decade) can only be purchased in certain places that are not close to my home, so I set out to find something new – I figure it was about time.  The last time I changed perfumes was before I became a parent… my oldest is now 11.  Finding a perfume was harder than I thought it would be – there were so many choices, many of which made me gag.  I like a perfume that will not hang out in an elevator after I get out of it – something that can be smelled slightly, but is not overpowering and nauseating.  Being that I am not the type of person that is normally drawn to name brand items, I must admit that I was a bit surprised with where my perfume procuring journey landed me.  Yes, the perfume I liked the most (or tolerated the best) was made by Prada.  I definitely do NOT consider myself a Prada girl.  As if to add insult to the injury my ego had been caused by my pull towards Prada, the perfume itself was called “Candy”.  What sensible professional sprays themselves every morning before work with something called “Candy”???  Apparently, now I do. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2013 in attitude, Rants, Self-esteem, World Impact

 

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231 Days ’til 40: It’s ALL About the Shoes

Any girl that’s got a $500,000 table and $5 shoes, I’m in love with. ~ James Brolin

Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out. ~ Iris Murdoch

Did you ever get the feeling that the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes? ~ George Gobel

I always wear flat shoes, because I can’t walk in anything else. ~ Sadie Frost

I definitely spend the most money on shoes, partly because vintage footwear can be a little funky – in a bad way. I like to keep things pretty simple up top and then go weird with the shoes. ~ Chloe Sevigny

I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty. ~ Imelda Marcos Read the rest of this entry »

 

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