Since I’ve been suffering from a massive blogging fail lately, obviously I’ve missed out on a ton of fun including my favorite link-up EVER…THE FRIDAY FIVE!
Gosh I hope they still use the same badge or I’m probably going to look a little silly. I’ve missed Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney so much! This week’s prompt is FAVORITES and maybe I should have read up on this before raving about my new shoes and socks the other day because that would have been half a post right there. Then again, who knew that I’d be posting TWICE IN ONE WEEK this week. I certainly didn’t. I’m just happy to finally be shaking some of the dust out of my brain.
Shoes and socks would have been so obvious anyway. Without further ado…5 favorite things lately, completely random edition.
I’ve been going through a little bit of an identity crisis lately. When those happen, along with reevaluating my life to see what sort things I might like to work on I also might alter my appearance in some minor way such as getting a new tattoo or changing my hair and when I was younger, sometimes I would piece a new part of my face. Because I’m fresh out of tattoo ideas at the moment and haven’t pierced anything since I was 27, new hair won. I hadn’t had it cut since the summer anyway.
I ended up finding a great new stylist and got my hair cut with bangs for the first time since I was pregnant with B. I LOVE THEM. I feel like I have all the hair options right now. They are long so I can sweep them to the side or pin them back or wear them down if I’m feeling particularly emo that day.
I was probably listening to The Smiths or something when I was taking this photo.
I listen to Pandora – and I really do listen to The Smiths sometimes – while I’m at work and I’ve learned about more awesome bands that way. Kongos is not a new band, but even though this song was released in 2012 I managed to never hear it until like 2 months ago. It is my current favorite song and one of my favorites to run to.
Here’s a YouTube link if you feel like listening to it like I probably am right now.
This sushi roll.
I have been eating at this sushi restaurant for like 8 years and for some reason – most likely being that I’m completely oblivious just like how I was with that song that was released in 2012 –never saw this on the menu until like 2 weeks ago. It’s called a Hotter Than Hell roll.
I don’t think it’s particularly hot, but it is definitely more deliciouser than hell. That is crab meat and spicy tuna with white tuna on the outside and some kind of wasabi and citrus madness. It’s also supposed to have tobiko on it, but as much as I love sushi, I just can’t even with fish eggs.
I’m serious. So you guys know I have a job right now that I love so much that I wouldn’t have even quit had I won the Powerball. Without giving away too many details because stalky mcstalkersons are all over the internet, said current job has to do with power tools. Before I started working there, I knew nothing and was making jokes about hanging out in Lowe’s to do my homework. Over the past couple months, I’m picking up things left and right without even really trying. I’m learning all about brushless motors and recip saws and got my dad a spectacular new hammerdrill for Christmas. I feel incredibly manly. Maybe one day I’ll actually renovate something.
When my mom said she got Betty one for Christmas I kind of wanted to strangle her. All I could envision were thousands of those little colored pegs stuck in the carpet and in the bottoms of my feet.
However, much like every other toy I had as a child, Lite Brites have been rendered far less dangerous. For one thing, you no longer have to plug them into the wall and hence no electric shock risk. For another, all the pegs (which seem to be considerably less stabby now) can be stored in a handy little case that attaches to the side where they cannot become lodged in my skin. Betty and I have had hours of fun with that thing. She gets to be creative and I get to relive my childhood without making the same kind of ginormous mess that my mom used to have to clean up after me. It’s a total win.
Plus the little pieces come in other fun shapes now rather that just the boring old peg kind.
Did you have a Lite Brite as a kid? Do you love sushi? (And if so, what’s your favorite roll?) Have you ever had bangs before or renovated something in your house?
I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend. Thanks to the DC girls for hosting! It feels so good to be back.