Birthday Weekend Wrap-Up

My birthday may have fallen on a short day, but the only thing it was short of was time. Thanks to my wonderful husband, I had a fantastic birthday weekend.

Friday

I stayed at work late on Friday to say goodbye to the woman who hired me and until Friday was my supervisor. She has moved on to new opportunities and created a few of them for me as well. Brad ended up ordering Chinese for me to pick up on the way home for dinner.

When I got home, there were roses waiting for me and Stella Artois in the fridge. Stella + sesame chicken + the couch made for a nice low-key evening.

 

Saturday

Being the horrible birthday girl that I am, I had planned to run errands on Saturday. Brad had other plans. He treated me to breakfast and let me squeeze in on errand before treating me to a surprise afternoon.

I was instructed to dress nicely and wear comfortable shoes. Our afternoon birthday adventure included three official stops and a Starbucks break. Continue reading

Immature Skin

When I was a teenager scowling at my pores in the mirror, I consoled myself with the thought that adults don’t get zits. I mistakenly thought that my skin woes would go away when I grew up.

No such luck.

Then Influenster sent me Mary Kay’s Clear Proof System. The card in the box promised a noticeable difference in a few as seven days. (The best things in life are free… from Influenster!)

Holmes and Watson enjoyed the box

Mary Kay’s Clear Proof System is a four-step process:

  1. Wash your face with the cleansing gel
  2. Apply the blemish control toner
  3. Dab the acne treatment gel on blemishes
  4. Moisturize with the oil free moisturizer

To get things going I took a before picture. It’s weird to voluntarily post a picture of myself looking eh.

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