Tuesday, 22 December 2009

We don't got no Gravol!

Done exams, done shopping, done cleaning, (almost) done packing.
In a few hours Cyril and I are jumping a bus to my parents' house to spend Christmas with my family in the cold, cold desert.

When it's -12 out, this little feller is who's going to keep me warm!

My little brother's new kitten, Mango.

Waiting for us after the holidays back in Vancouver are a long-lost friend we met in Switzerland and her beau! I guess you won't be seeing too much of me around here until school starts again. Really, that will be sooner than I would like!

Merry Christmas, y'all.

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

The heater is at an angle; isn't that weird?

Totally cruuushiiiiiin', totally not studyiiiiin'
(That was a song, fyi; à la Marshall [and increasingly, à la Cyril])

Totally diggin' sexy Betty Draper house slippers right now.
Why I am in love with "totally" tonight? Maybe 'cause I totally have a German lit exam tomorrow that I totally HATE. Maybe.

These were the first slippers that caught my eye:


Then the flood-gates opened and I was drowned in slipper delight.
(All available on Etsy)







Thursday, 3 December 2009

Please don't make me do iiiiiiiit.

Pincurls! As promised.

(I named these photos on my computer "pincurl!" because can you really talk about pincurls without an exclamation mark? The answer is no, you can't.)

Night-time head-gear:

Under the head-gear:

After the head-gear:

I didn't know exactly what to do with the bangs and despite much Googleing, still have found no answer. How should one do short bangs with pincurls?

After "researching"(= tutorial-hopping on Youtube), I found these to be, by far, the most coherent and instructional videos on the entiiiire Internet.
It doesn't hurt, either, that Aya from Strawberry Koi is so gorgeous and so sweet and lovely.

UPDATE: Aya now has short bangs herself! Albeit adorbale Betty Page bangs that go well with curls, but I'm sure I will have more inspiration for my own now.

One last thing to add to the wonders of pincurls (along with their amazing shape and holding power that can be achieved with no other method and no-heat-required wonder), one morning I was feeling sassy (I was wearing faux-leather leggings, hello) so I dampened by hair slightly, and made 6-7 large pincurls, left them for about 30-50 minutes and it was magic. Because pincurls are magical.

Did you know I was putting off school work? Yeah, you probably did...