Scary Mary, Quite Contrary

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Halloween is my favorite holiday, and I know a lot of you agree.
I LOVE going into Spirit or other Halloween themed stores and just browsing. Hell, Craig won’t even take me down the Halloween aisle at a big box store and steers clear of craft stores from mid July on.

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Yes, I Will do Your Makeup…

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No, I will not do it for free.


Every year, when Halloween rolls around, I get asked the same question – “Can I get you to do my makeup?!?”

Yes! Absolutely! Assuming you’re within reasonable distance (or willing to pay my travel expenses), understand hairand makeupare two totally different issues (this is not a 2-for-1 sale here)and are willing to PAY for my work.

Obviously, you asked me for a reason. You like my work, and I’m flattered! However, flattery alone does not pay our electric bill, help with groceries (trust me…I’ve tried flattering the produce guy and no dice…or extra tomatoes), nor does it cover the expense of the products I’m going to use on you.

I refuse to use the cheap stuff from a drug, discount or big-box store for anything other than Halloween decorations.

That go outside.

If you send me a picture of…

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A Thirsty (and Thankful) Throwback Thursday

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I am a HUGE sucker for a good Bloody Mary. It’s become a tradition, for several reasons, in our household, and since it’s Throwback Thursday, I’m going to tell you all about my illicit love affair with this famous lady in red.

Several years ago, I had the honor (and burden) of preparing the entire Thanksgiving day feast. I love to cook, and people seem to enjoy what I prepare, so I had no problems taking on the Turkey Day task.

Our second Thanksgiving together, and the first year I took on the task of making EVERYTHING. We had been in a horrible car accident about a month before, and I still wasn't feeling well, but that's my (now) husband making me my first good Bloody Mary, carving the turkey (when I still ate meat) and us being goofy after a very long day of entertaining. Our second Thanksgiving together, and the first year I took on the task of making EVERYTHING. We had been in a horrible car accident about a month before, and I still wasn’t feeling well, but that’s my (now) husband making me my first good Bloody Mary, carving the turkey (when I still ate meat) and us being goofy after a very long day of entertaining.

I’m also a horrible…

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