chipmunks and some fake lace

Today, I share with you some WTF moments from the last couple of weeks.

  • Yesterday afternoon, I received a group message on Facebook from a friend whom I have not seen in a couple of years. Her message: she’s tying the knot on the first of January and that our small college clique (5 girls) should attend. Naturally, I replied with “WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT!”
  • I had dinner with one of these girls last night. We discussed the surprise news, of course. I also shared a WTF moment regarding someone we both know. Someone who was romantically involved with me and who just found out that he has a 6-year old kid. My girl friend was all “What?! What?!” Hilarious.

This is what I wore to dinner:

CRAFTED: none / THRIFTED: gray dress

  • Before meeting up with my girl friend, I shopped for new pantyhose. I found a pair with pretty rose prints. The saleslady asked me if I will be using them for a dance number. I laughed. As the boyfriend said, people in this country think that anything other than shirts, jeans, and shoes is a costume.
  • I was polishing up a piece regarding taking care of hamsters one day when I realized that I look like a rodent. I was checking the photos and all the while thinking that they looked familiar. There was something about the big cheeks and tiny eyes… And then it hit me. “OH! I look like them!” I exclaimed to no one in particular. I sent an SMS to the boyfriend regarding said realization and he answered with a “Haha! Yes, you do!” He was not being mean, FYI. He happens to adore my big cheeks. They are unusually soft, my cheeks. Kinda weird and kinda fun at the same time.
  • Now I happen to like the fact that I look like a rodent. I don’t know why I do. Here I am with my posse:

i'm aware that these are not hamsters, okay?

teapot holiday: an update

No sooner had I pressed publish on the previous post than I felt the urge to go out and actually buy glittery things for my Christmas display.  What is wrong with me?

I am proud to say, though, that I spent less than P200 and I actually got me some pretty things. Also, I added more things to the display that were already in the apartment.

The whole thing looks like this now:

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a teapot holiday

Christmastime always reminds me that I do not have the strength to resist all things that glitter. This year has been especially hard because I am having my very first Christmas tree. Yes I made my own but the urge to buy other glittery things to complete my Christmas vignette has been very strong.

I was at the mall this afternoon with the sole intention of buying said glittery things. Thankfully, the choices overwhelmed me and I ended up buying gift boxes instead. At the back of my head, I was also convincing myself that using my secondhand Norman Rockwell Christmas book for the vignette will be a great idea. And if I were to use that, why not make use of other things I already have at home, too, right?

So. This:

mrs. rabbit finds the faceless snowman a bit spooky

why, yes, telephone booths are bigger than cafes now

warm and cozy by the second level (aka i'm out of teapot houses)

made use of sequins that i've had for years

This is a work in progress. I might just give in and buy glittery things from the mall one of these days. We’ll see.