Sunday, August 28, 2011

I had absolutely nothing to do with the following before and after - aside from a split second decision to walk in and sit in the chair...

I've been feeling shlumpy.

And do you wonder why?  I go through these strange phases wherein I attempt to "grow my hair out" even though I know I don't look right with long hair, nor do I enjoy long hair.  I wish I did.  Really.  I wish I could have that smooth, silky, soft, sexy long hair thing.  But I don't.  I have a large bush.  And when it gets to the point I was currently at, I feel frumpy and boring.  I mean that pony tail?  That's not fun.

But this?  I feel like this is fun.  And yes, it IS longer on one side than the other.  And YES, that IS intentional.

And so I give you a cheap makeover I had nothing to do with but love nonetheless.  It might be my favorite in a while.  

The conversation when I walked in went like this:
hair person: So what are you looking for today?
me: I really don't know.  It's just really sad now.  I like it shorter in the back...
hair person: Well... anything more specific?
me: Um... shorter.  And dramatic.  And more fun.
hair person: that's it?
me: yep.
her: I love you.

And I love her.

My mom says it makes me look younger.  I could kiss her.  Perhaps this might be a good time to tell you that I turn 30 in two weeks?

Perhaps this is also a good time to tell you that I'm taking this week off?  You know, just in case any of you worry and send the cops over to check on me...  I plan on relaxing and having fun in the weeks leading up to my birthday.  Plus I need to get ready for bug and K - I've got big plans for our preschool enrichment activities.  More on that later.  PLUS mr's parents are coming for a visit (yea!) which means I'll be scrubbing.  Everything.  So, maybe there won't be any "relaxing" and "fun."  I'll be back soon!  

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Grammy Goodwill said...

Cute haircut. Happy birthday early.

Two Shades of Pink said...

You look absolutely adorable! Your hair looks gloriously sassy and I love it! As for a break...girl. Go for it and we will be here when you get back.

Whit said...

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Ben and Kari said...

I LOVE your hair, soooo cute! I am not going to lie- 30 was really tough for me. I have 32 coming up in like 2 months and it isn't getting much better. The one saving grace is that I am not old to my kids... yet. Love you, enjoy your time off.

Erin of said...

Great new hair style! Well done. It is super cute!

I am happy to be a new follower and would love for you to link your post up at my Savvy HomeMade Monday blog party at

Julie @ Pickles and I Scream said...

Super cute new 'do! Happy early b-day! 30 isn't so bad :)

Unknown said...

super cute!
and, because you and i apparently share a brain, i did the same exact thing last week--chop chop, all gone!
i call it my "mom of 5" do.

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