So Thanksgiving has come and gone, hooray! I’m all for holidays don’t get me wrong, but its seems to be more and more work every year. People’s expectations are outlandish! My eldest brother had the nerve to say I had abandoned my duty of cooking the pecan pie because I only made pumpkin this year! REALLY REALLY? I made the turkey so he can shut up! Haha this of course was just a bit of harmless teasing between siblings, but I’m talking about the rest of the people out there…you know who you are, you people who run over small children with your shopping carts so you can be done shopping first, you people who seem to challenge anyone around you to a shopping cart death match! or even you people who are so stressed you punch out the giant turkey display and scream QUIT TAUNTING ME! I KNOW I’M NOT READY! This too is a slight exaggeration but you get my point, I think everyone needs to take a chill pill and realize that the holiday is about being thankful not about being a perfect cook, stepford wife, or holiday magic maker. So that’s why I’m thankful it’s over (of course I still have to survive the Christmas shoppers aka The Possesed haha). So here are some pictures of our holiday feast, that we girls braved the grocery store the day before Thanksgiving in order to make. Hope you enjoy!
Our gorgeous table that little sister did up!
The greenbean casserole that my ungrateful brother made 😉
The Osage hominy relish
Whole cranberry relish
The perfect pumpkin pie 😉
The hideous pie my ungrateful brother made 😉 no his pie was awesome!
I’m sure I will end up doing a full post about our Thanksgiving feast this year, but since I’m fighting off some serious tryptophan right now I will share the picture of what I made this year…The turkey! I must say it turned out beautifully! Happy Thanksgiving!
It’s that time of year for me, no I’m not talking about the upcoming holidays, it’s the time of year where I feel the need to cut all my hair off because I am bored with what I have! Which is a little crazy cause I have been working so hard at growing it long and keeping it healthy! So instead of going and chopping all my hair off I decided I would just change-up how I normally style my hair. I didn’t want to damage my hair though, I mean I could’ve straightened it with the hot iron, curl it with the curling iron or hot rollers, or even dye it but like I said before I didn’t want to damage my hair, and all the heat and chemicals is not so nice. Then I remembered about rag curling, what a great idea! No heat required, just a bit of time and some scrap cloth is all you need.
I started with clean wet hair.
Then using scrap fabric I had cut into strips, I wrapped my hair around it and rolled it up.
to where I looked something like this.
I used the rag curls somewhat like sponge rollers in the fact that I slept with my hair this way. So you can imagine my delight when I woke in the morning and took my hair down and found the springiest curls!
another great thing about these insane curls is they stay all day, and give incredible texture so wearing my hair up is so easy! So easy in fact I decided to pull off a faux bob.
I decided to accessorize with one of my fave hair pieces a flower 🙂 and there you have it rag curls!
So us girls (mom, sister, and myself) were curious to try dragon fruit, while we were doing our grocery shopping we saw that it was a lot cheaper than it normally is (call us frugal but spending close to ten dollars on fruit is downright silly) so with it being waaaay cheaper we bought one and took it home! Let me tell you it may be one of the prettiest fruits I have ever seen and one of the most disappointing tastes I have ever experienced! With something so beautiful you expect an equally beautiful taste, well it tasted something like a mix of parsnip, radish, and kiwi. I mean it’s not the worst thing I have ever had (hijiki is the worst! boy now that was gross) but I was really disappointed. But its pretty so here ya go!
We as people are an inquisitive oh let’s just face it were actually a nosey group. I mean the first thing we do when we meet someone is ask a lot of questions, whats your name? how old are you? do you go to school? do you go to work? Now in my opinion none of this is too personal or prying, in fact it’s quite polite, it gives the two of you something to talk about. The one question I seem to have a problem with is “So are you seeing anyone?” I don’t actually have a problem with this one, so much as I do with the inevitable questions that follow it when you say “no”. Questions like Do you want to be single? Well why do you think you’re still single? Have you ever dated? and so on and so on. Then after you have survived the firing squad of questions then come some statements (I have yet to determine if they are well-intentioned or just insulting) statements such as well that’s ok, you have plenty of time, you have nothing to worry about, or the worst you are so brave. Brave REALLY? come on!
(look at me facing the world on my own I am so brave)
And it’s not just people you first meet that ask these ever so delicate questions, a lot of the time its family, I may be an exception to the norm because my mother doesn’t really care about my relationship status, the people who care are my brothers! Really Really? You two are the same brothers that chased guys away from me? pushed them around when they talked to me? and acted like you were my own personal body guards right? And now you have a sudden interest in me finding someone?
(So you like my sister? *cocks gun*)
There is nothing wrong with being single and there is nothing wrong with being in a relationship (just so long as it’s a healthy relationship) I will be single until I meet someone who changes my mind about how nice it is to be alone. So who are the types of guys that could change my mind? prehaps…
So as I go over my blog post I can’t help but feel I have a problem, everyone I suggested that could change my mind is about 20 years older than me and most likely already seeing someone or married. Looks like I am going to be single for a while then and “that’s ok”! Hahaha. Hope this post made laugh or smile. Happy Monday!!!