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Part 2: Wednesday Play

Thursday, March 15, 2012


Hee hee, I got to go play with TWYLIGHTWUNDER!
20oz Ice Cap with milk 300cal. (20 oz = 2.5 cups)

  
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WINNIE1978 3/30/2012 9:44PM

    I love that you two always seem to have so much fun together!

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TWYLIGHTWUNDER 3/18/2012 3:16PM

    Yet another reason we have to be alone out in public, no one else wants to be seen with us, lol.... but we has fun :D

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MOSTMOM1 3/17/2012 1:09PM

    What? You don't take your cat in the car with you? lol
No way, did she just threaten to tell mom?
Thank you. I'm ninja on the elliptical.
PLEASE STAY CALM! What are you playing?
May I please, pretty please, nominate myself as an honorary sister from a different mister? Please?
Oh please, how could they possibly mess up with a facial? No worries. Trainees can't zap freckles.
WHat? Canadians get mad? I thought your country was immune to road rage. I didn't even think you had horns on your cars up there.
Tiiiiiiiiiiiimmmmm Hooooooorrrrrtonnnnn! Budsy is jealous.
STAT--we have a purse down--RED ALERT
dangit, i wanna be a sistah


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ANGELWENDYMAMA 3/17/2012 12:35PM

    This was a fun vlog.. feels like I was along for the ride in the back seat.. kinda. :)

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MNOT2THICK 3/17/2012 11:32AM

    It looks like you had loads of fun. I agree with Lenka763, I want a sister too. emoticon
I really, really want that zoombie app!!!

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TROPICALFISHI 3/16/2012 3:00PM

    This made me Laugh. A Lot. You guys were having so much fun! emoticon

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ELISOS 3/16/2012 12:22AM

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MIBELLALUNA 3/15/2012 9:32PM

    NICE...and I get to go to a gun show with mine! haha Now I'm in the middle of the eeast coast sister and local sister fighting over a gun, and is it any wonder I want sparkles and pink tassels in my life where I can get them? :))

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 3/15/2012 3:18PM

    So glad you ladies had a blast together. emoticon

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LENKA763 3/15/2012 3:16PM

    this is the reason I always wanted to have a sister :)

guess what I have 3 brothers bummer :)

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Part 1: Wednesday Morning Insomnia

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The vlog of random that my sister will appreciate.


Song Playlist:
1. Mash It Up (feat. Three 6 Mafia) ~ Karl Wolf
2. Telephone (feat. Beyonce) ~ Lady Gaga
3. Pretty Girl Rock ~ Keri Hilson
4. Starships ~ Niki Minaj
5. One Life ~ Hedley

  
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WINNIE1978 3/30/2012 9:41PM

    Boo for insomnia! I hope sister's test went well.

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MNOT2THICK 3/17/2012 11:53AM

    Dance, Dance, Dance.
Eating grapes at 3:00am, no wonder you had insomnia. emoticonI love me some purple, purty!!!

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SNOWANGELDIVA 3/16/2012 4:27PM

    Crystle ~ it is fun music. I love Dance music, cuz, it makes me DANCE! Go figure.

Lenka ~ back at ya, babe!

Bella ~ Me too. emoticon Gonna check it out.

Jamie ~ and still in my clothes. I am just a bit stubborn about going to bed. Only a bit though. I 'know' I 'should' 'probably' take a bath and read a book or something, but, NOPE! I chose to be all stressed about baby sister being probed by strangers. Go me.

Wendy ~ Why bother. The world needs Night Owls. Less traffic jams in the morning. We're doing the world a favour!

Nan ~ Come to think of it...ya..man, I got 'em trained! Woo hoo!! PaRtY my place!

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NANHBH 3/16/2012 4:19PM

    And your kids sleep through this?
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ANGELWENDYMAMA 3/16/2012 2:04AM

    Ok, so stop feeding me grapes at 2 AM! What? Yeah, I'm still up at 2 AM listening to your vlog from 2 or 3 AM.. We really should sleep!


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22JAMIE 3/15/2012 10:55PM

    lol why do you have make up on at 3am?? too funny emoticon

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MIBELLALUNA 3/15/2012 9:22PM

    Now I want grapes darn it. Isn't that the best song for feeling cocky~!? Go on and do the Pretty Girl Rock! OH....I must insist you listen and love "Body Beautiful" By Salt and Peppa, from the Too Wong Foo soundtrack. DA BOMB for getting your makeup on! "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful..it's not my fault..I was BORN this way..." lolol

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LENKA763 3/15/2012 3:19PM

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Knock, Knock, Knock

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Knock, Knock, Knock.
More accurately...

BZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!.. B-Freakin' BZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My thoughts ran from,
"FRAK that's loud, my kids are pseudo-sleeping, WTH?!"
to
"Oh h3ll no, the neighbours are not at my door at 11:30 p.m. to socialize again. They love this warmer (still cool) Ontario weather, it does somethin' to 'em, I swear!"
to
"OMG, I hope they did not catch me vlogging through the School Room window. Imma gonna die - or charge a viewing fee. I should charge. Cuz, I'm sure I made 'em laugh."

We have three ways of escape from our humble abode; I mean entries.

I check our regular in and out door. The one that my husband makes sure is locked like Fort Knox before he heads off for his Night Shift (you'll see later why his efforts are in vain and why I really may inadvertently send him to an early grave, and why I am at a loss that he doesn't have a total head of grey hair).

Anyway, no one there and the doorbell buzzes again.

Okay...this may NOT be my uberfriendly neighbours. Maybe it's the police?

"Oh, please no more neighbour's children being killed and coming to my door to help hunt down the parents to give them the information. Please. Please. Please. Please." I'm praying as I check the main street door. No police. Actually no one. At. All.

BUZZZZZZZZZZZ! D@MN Bell again WTH?!

Side door? Who in their right mind would use that door?

I flip on the light and flood the perpetrators that have shattered my silence and my serenity. Scared the crap outta them too. GO ME! Now I have them stunned enough I can get a quick look at them.

Oh my word, they're just lost kids. Before my brain caught up with my hand the door was wide open.

Just today my sister, Twylightwunder the Military Police Officer was catching me up to speed on the horrific radio coverage of an Ontario girl that was abducted raped and murdered. We talked about teaching safety tactics to our kids. I had been a victim of rape and she knows I am blind to alternative motives. So, she keeps trying to teach me to be defensive.

Just these past couple of months my husband has joined me on Spark to protect me from creepers. Again, we see that I have no ability to detect someone with an alternative motive.

The young lady stands jacketless in soaking wet sneakers on my cold porch and is the spokesperson for the couple as her awkward boyfriend stands behind her on an invisible leash.

"We're sorry for disturbing you so late at night." She begins, "We see from your yard that you have children and we're not meaning to be rude. We're homeless and lost and...would you give us shelter?"

"Yes. Come on in." I replied as I further extended the door and ushered then into the small hall. I then directed them to the kitchen offering them food and drink.

[They didn't even call first! See, I can be hospitable...]

~You're stunned? So were they.

[My husband too when I called him 10 minutes later to let him know that while he was on his way to work after we've been told by our neighbours that we've had someone stalking us in a Dodge pick up truck almost daily and someone else (or the same someone) trying to enter into our home in the wee hours of the morning in the latter part of December... ]

"My name is, Liz" I extended my hand to the young lady.
"My name is, Sarah" ("OH GOSH", I thought, "my youngest daughter's name is Sarah...what if this was my daughter lost in the world like this?" ::cue sound of my heart breaking::)
Then she introduced the young man.
"This is Justin."
His hair reminded me Albert Einstien; light and wild looking. His look was lost and he did not look like the 'brightest crayon in the box'. My Johnathan is a full head taller than him and 20lbs heavier. My son is only 14...how old would this kid be? The soaking wet shoes he peeled off of his feet were size 11.5 and his feet were 10 at best. This boy needs a home. She may want to give it to him, but, she can't take care of herself.

We sat at the table and she did the talking for them. He was in need of care. He wasn't nervous; I would describe him as very weak and broken. Why I didn't know yet. She was determined to mother him. He just got out the hospital as the tag was still on his wrist. She had tried to instruct him to dispose of it when I wasn't looking. I told them that I had seen it. I'm not afraid of a hospital tag. It's not going to change my mind in helping but it will tell me how I can help. I told them that I understand mental health issues and they could tell I was sincerely unjudgemental and compassionate about wanting to help. So, whatever it is I want nothing but to get them where they want to go.

Wherever that was. Unfortunately, they didn't even know. She wanted him. He wanted , 'more than this' and not to be 'weak'.

"Dear God, You brought this young couple to our door. You are trusting me to love them on your behalf. I'm about to call my husband. He is going to scared for our family. Lead me."

Hubby was NOT impressed. Rightfully so. Seriously. Where was the thinking in this process? There was none. I was just following that little light. Sometimes it leads me to that Bug Zapper in life and I get burned sometimes like last night, it opens my heart to SONlight.

He immediately informed his work that there was a family emergency and came home. For a family that lives pay check to pay check, this was not 'small potatoes'. He knew I was prepared to put them up for the night and probably adopt them as my own. Smart man to come home. He had no idea what level of crazy just breached Fort Knox. His Diva couldn't tell ya the difference between a sheep and a wolf, so, Spock warp-sped home.

Now, I know why I had nights of insomnia this week. To prepare me for last night to help that couple. We didn't have them spend the night. We drove them to their destination instead which turned out to be the city's homeless shelter when their "friend" wouldn't answer the door and let them in.

We gave Sarah a jacket and shoes. She gave me hugs. Justin got a pair of shoes. He wanted to give me hugs. They just hung out in our home for a few hours watching movies and playing XBOX, but, they're in my heart forever.

Knock, knock, knock...
"I need to be loved, will you love me?"

Yes, come on in.



Matthew 25:31-37
“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. And He will set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.’
“Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You? Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’


I don't like not knowing the ending to their story...but, I know who does and I'm talking to Him for them.

  
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GEECHEGIRL4 3/17/2012 9:10PM

  You are amazing. You have a heart of gold...I'm sure for the good you did helping the couple you will be greatly rewarded. I will add Sarah and Justin to our prayer list at church...they will be okay. Thanks to your kindness and helping 'em. HUGS

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TEXASFILLY 3/17/2012 12:40PM

    *hugs* This is one of the reasons why I love you~ for your incredible generosity of spirit. Keeping y'all and Sarah & Justin in my prayers. *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WINNIE1978 3/16/2012 8:25PM

    You have such a big heart! I'm sure they appreciated how you helped them, without judgement. emoticon

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NANHBH 3/16/2012 4:10PM

    I'm reading this with tears in my eyes and a lump in my throat. Now I REALLY wish you were my neighbor. You have such a servant's heart. I will be praying for Sarah and Justin, too.
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DRAWNTHISWAY 3/16/2012 9:18AM

    You did an incredible thing. I'm so proud of you and Spock for being such great people. I hope all turns out well for them.

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NAVYMOM133 3/16/2012 8:24AM

    Back in the 70's, my dad picked up hitch-hikers all the time. He called his passenger's seat his "Jesus Seat", and would always remind, "Whatever you do, for the least of my brothers, so you do unto me."
Sadly, he had to curtail that mission when it just became too dangerous. Very sad, indeed, but true.
I am glad you were able to help the least of our brothers and sisters. I am very glad you called DH immediately because it *was* an emergency at home. These young people needed help and you needed some to have your back, in case ...
Sometimes we just act. So glad it turned out well for them and you.
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ANGELWENDYMAMA 3/16/2012 1:30AM

    You are AMAZING.. and major points to Spock for coming home to help.

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MNOT2THICK 3/15/2012 9:21PM

    Liz what a blessing you were to them. I agree with Crystle, I was sitting on the edge of my chair thanking God no hurt came to you and your family. I am so glad Spock came home. I don't think I would have opened my door (I do live alone). emoticon

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MIBELLALUNA 3/15/2012 9:02PM

    WOW...I'm torn. I know the feeling when you feel led to help someone and trust the feeling, but in the university town we were just in everywhere is still plastered with the missing posters for a young student who disappeared months ago. But you followed your heart and sometimes that's all we can do. HUGS to you for being brave!

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ISAVEDME80 3/15/2012 8:21PM

    so nice that you helped and that is true about God sending them to you as a act of your kindness. in the bible they were turned down many a times before someone finally helped. its always best to be the better person and give what you can even if you think its only little in your own eyes, in others such as your house guests last night, those gifts you shared with them will prob be remembered the rest of their life and by gifts I mean the love and kindness. not the material things.
:)


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FITFORMYFAMILY 3/15/2012 3:36PM

    I keep typing and deleting, hoping I'll come up with a response other than "Wow," but that's all I've got. Wow!

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DRKEYEZ820 3/15/2012 1:03PM

    Liz your such an amazing person , with such a big heart. God led those children to you. I think things happen for a reason, and you showed those children that there are people out there willing to help them and show them what love should be.
I wouldve done the same thing. My husband on the other hand, lol not so much- he would give me every excuse in the book why we wouldnt. But if it was me i would. And i will raise my daughter to be like that as well, we NEED more love in this world, not hate.
:HUGS:

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 3/15/2012 12:52PM

    Oh Liz, I'm so glad you weren't hurt. emoticon I'm so glad they had somewhere to go so they didn't have to stay outside. You are so kind. I would have called the po-po. I am such a fraidy cat. emoticon

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COURTNEYM100 3/15/2012 12:42PM

    You are such a wonderful person Diva! God bless you! I don't know what I would have done in that situation... You are an Angel!

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MOSTMOM1 3/15/2012 12:40PM

    Scary? Yes. Do I understand why you did what you did? Yes. Am I exceedingly glad that Spock hightailed it home? Absolutely.

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GETTING_FIT44 3/15/2012 12:40PM

    Wow! I honestly would probably have slammed the door.Than again i'm 19, no kids, and REALLY like my sleep. Glad someone was willing to help though.

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Make Up

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Random Visit...more random visits now that life has settled.
I was thinking about getting back into my blogging over at Blog Spot and just do my daily random over there because I was worried about offending people by being "Off Topic" and not focusing on food or fitness. I never really have had that focus even here during the losing part of the journey. My focus has been my spiritual health and fun while trying to maintain the basics.
It's been awkward being 'mself' in front of my hubby with vlogging. I'm glad we've scaled that mountain and we're where we need to be in Blissville. I worried he'd be ashamed of my silliness...he reminded me that he'd in turn have to be ashamed of himself because he chose me knowing that I am eccentric and he LOVES original people.

Praise God for His Mercy.



  
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WINNIE1978 3/30/2012 9:35PM

    Yay for random visits! Good luck with the pink car! emoticon

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NANHBH 3/16/2012 4:02PM

    You would be such a fun neighbor! Wish we lived closer. Thanks for the make-up tutorial. One never knows what one will learn when stopping by your vlog!
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BELLALUCIA 3/14/2012 4:24PM

    Aww, sweet!

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I*AM*BLESSED 3/14/2012 11:06AM

    Don't think I don't watch your vlogs...CUZ I DO...EVERYONE OF THEM! I'm just a little late sometimes.

Love them...love YOU!!!

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ANEWBETHSTL 3/13/2012 8:34PM

    You are so pretty...and I love the way you put the eye make-up on :)

YOU CAN'T STOP VLOGGING MY FRIEND...HAHAHA!!!

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ELISOS 3/13/2012 2:13PM

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ANGELWENDYMAMA 3/13/2012 2:18AM

    How about a makeup how-to vlog where you have one eye all made up and then show how to do it by starting from scratch on the other eye? I have seen one or two of those on youtube (looking for a specific kind of Halloween effect). You're very skillful at the eye make up it always appears and sounds like from your descriptions. I used to wear make up every day and then just if I was going out.. and then post-baby, almost never.. just funerals and concerts. But I do like make up and especially eye make up.. Just not sure how to do it.

Please do more dance party vlogs.. I find them motivating and interesting. :)

Note - screaming "LOUD!" in the first five seconds of your vlog is a bit shocking to your audience.. LOL!


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MOSTMOM1 3/12/2012 7:31PM

    Poor Gigantor and his rumbly voice.
Your goal in life should be: SHOCK AND AWE
Audrey likes your shirt. You'll have to give her beauty makeup tutorials, because her mother runs around looking au natural all the time. Face only! I remain fully clothed at all times, thank you very much.
I enjoy random vlogs. They don't seem all that random to me, I follow them quite well.
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TWYLIGHTWUNDER 3/12/2012 4:46PM

    You should vlog just cause its fun :D Looks like you're having way to much fun, awesome :D
See you Wednesday for our facials :D Rough, rough life :D

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MIBELLALUNA 3/12/2012 12:29PM

    HEY...wait, wait, back up! Where'd you get the makeup brushes and did they come in that whole pack? I want!! ROFL

I just bought some more rimmel eyeshadow yesterday..get this; because I can't find the outrageously ugly BLUE that Oprah suggested and I never even WORE (but I want to see it) and they don't make it anymore, I bought some crazy color called PEACOCK! ROFL I need help in figuring out how to wear some bright colors!

PLEASE don't stop vlogging! No matter about anything or any topic. I'll curl up and cry. I haven't vlogged on topic in a LONG time, it's no sin (or is it? haha)

I'm on day 5 of no workout.....I'm in TROUBLE. But my neck still hurts darn it.

NEIGHBORS...I am spoiled because I can't see mine very well but sadly, my nicest one is moving! I'm terrfied of who will buy her house!! I likewise don't want unannounced visitors, I rarely look presentable. I'll have to tel lyou about when my dh worked with cops and they would then show up randomly, in summer, catching me outside dressed for comfort NOT decency!!! hahah

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GETTING_FIT44 3/12/2012 11:49AM

    I love watching your blogs. The they're always crazy and fun. Especially this one. Neighbors..mine come over WITHOUGH calling or texting.If they see our car they just come on over. Anyway, great make up advice..might have to look into liquid eyeliner now! Payday is Friday :)

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MNOT2THICK 3/11/2012 4:57PM

    emoticontying the younger two together.

Blog, Vlog on. Who says it has to be about weight loss? I enjoy your randomness always!!

Thank you for the make-up sharing and mini-instruction. I buy tons of make-up and hardly ever use it (DUH). I think the large brush is called a kabuki. There is a body brush and a face brush.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 3/11/2012 4:27PM

    Glad you are still vloging. I don't think it has to be about weight loss. I think they can be about whatever you are wanting to share. It is YOUR vlog. emoticon

As for mascara have you ever tried the Lorel double extends? LOVE it! You put the white part on first which acts like an extender tube and then the black over that. Nice long lashes with no clumping. emoticon

We are doing well but dealing with some street flooding today. I put a video and pictures up over at facebook.

((Liz))

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LENKA763 3/11/2012 3:44PM

    emoticonI'm twining too
you are good mom, and you look awesome.
way to go with the makeup..

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DaNcE PaRtY FrIdAy

Friday, March 09, 2012

Retro... you get to choose!
Circus
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo
urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4449990

Cuz I can!

OR

(11:50 ::Whew!, I made it!!:: )
Paparazzi
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo
urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4199661

  
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MOSTMOM1 3/12/2012 7:04PM

    Well, I chose both, but I lean heavily towards Gaga.
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