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Size Small!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Last night we went to Target and I got a cute navy and white stripped maxi skirt and an ivory hi-lo top with skulls on it that has hearts for their eyes... both in a size SMALL! I've never been able to fit into a small or even dream of fitting into that size but I did and with no effort! I didn't have to squeeze or force it on and no stretching of the skirt! The skirt is long and so comfortable! I'm so glad I decided to get it because it's so versatile I can use it in many different ways.

Also we looked for entertainment center options and ended up with a Threshold brand 6 cubby organizer "desk" like thing in a dark brown color. We got 2 grey tweed organizer boxes that are meant for the "desk." We're hoping to build it either tomorrow or this weekend. I can't wait to see how it looks once it's put together and with the tv, dvd player, subwoofer, and dvds on it. I think it will work perfectly with the room and will go with the colors we picked out for the paint.

  
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CARRENK 7/22/2014 8:06PM

    Way to go!

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BEACHCALSIX 7/22/2014 12:07PM

    emoticon getting into smaller sizes is the best feeling!
Whenever I hit a new size I always think back to the beginning and how hard it was to button up my size 20 jeans. It's amazing! Enjoy your achievement!!!
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ONTHEPATH2 7/22/2014 11:48AM

    You go girl!!! Nothing like that feeling of accomplishment! Not sure about you, but for me - it encourages me to keep up with that exercise and healthy eating! Congrats!!!

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TRAVELISMYGAME 7/22/2014 11:40AM

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Loved The Colors!

Monday, July 21, 2014

So yesterday we painted a section of our wall, trim, and ceiling with the colors that we selected together and we both really like the color combo! We are going with Silent Night (sort of like a slate grey with a hue of blue for the trim), Linen White (a bright white for the ceiling), and Brookline Beige (a light latte looking brown for the walls). We will be sanding the walls and filling in the cracks and we will be painting the ceiling first. The only bad thing is since the room in pink it's going to require 2 coats of paint to fully cover it up but it's okay it will be worth it in the end! I can't wait to get started, hopefully soon.

  
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POSITIVEHOPE 7/21/2014 2:16PM

    Oh, I hope you post a picture of the finished room. What colors did you choose for the bedding? It will be so nice to have a freshly decorated room.

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LACEYKYLE 7/21/2014 2:16PM

    Sounds great! You'll have to post a pic when it's done!

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ONTHEPATH2 7/21/2014 1:13PM

    Sounds awesome! It amazing how some paint can change a room!

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CARRENK 7/21/2014 12:57PM

    Painting is hard work, but it sounds like it will be worth it. Enjoy your refreshed room when it's completed!

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WIFE48 7/21/2014 11:59AM

    Sounds like quite a project. I love the colors you have chosen.

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KIPSTER52 7/21/2014 11:28AM

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Clean Room Makes Me Happy!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

We started cleaning our bedroom yesterday! It's already looking sooo much better and was definitely much needed. The bf did such a great job going through his stuff and organizing, I'm so proud of him because I know how hard it is for him to do that. I went through my closet and organized things and was able to put stuff in the closet to get it out of the way and not in our living space. Today we're going to finish up and then do our paint samples on the wall to see how it will look. I hope it turns out okay because I love the colors on the paint sample cards, I just hope it looks good on the walls. Eventually we're going to get grey colored blinds to replace the current maroon colored ones in the room right now. Also going to look into getting a small entertainment center for our to so we can get rid of the oversize magazine rack/table that it's on. I'm thinking maybe stopping by Goodwill today to see if they might have an entertainment center.

Today we're going to go do laundry and hopefully it will be for the last time! We should be getting our new washer and dryer set some time in the next 2 weeks! i'm excited and can't wait :) When we go do laundry I'm going to do a load for my sick uncle so he has clean clothes for the week. He's doing better and his appetite seems to be back in full swing now which is great!

  
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POSITIVEHOPE 7/20/2014 2:38PM

    Your progress on the house is so awesome. It must feel wonderful. You are improving everyone's lives.
My kid's rooms had mini blinds that worked okay but were getting a little chipped and a little grungy looking. I took them down and washed them outside with the hose but they still looked battered. We really couldn't afford new ones at that time so I was preparing myself to settle for clean but shoddy. Then my DH came to the rescue. He hung them up on a clothes line and spray painted them to match the paint in their rooms. They really looked nice and lasted for several more years until we could replace them. Maybe you can say goodby to maroon.

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REGINAROLLINS 7/20/2014 11:39AM

  I need to organize so badly-clean out our closets-paint-the whole 9 yards. I think it will lift my spirit's as it sounds like it has your. Your BF sounds like a great guy, to have helped you. Happy painting, and I'm sure your uncle appreciates your help so much. It is nice to do for other's!!!!!

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EDDYMEESE 7/20/2014 11:37AM

    Fun!

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144AUTUMN 7/20/2014 11:28AM

  Keep up the good work!!

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OSH

Saturday, July 19, 2014

So the job interview yesterday with Orchard Supply Hardware went really good! They're going to be remodeling the store starting in September so they are needing a lot of new employees to help with that and also to replace the people they had to let go due to not having good enough attendance. The interviewer liked that I was 15 minutes early for my interview, that I'm on time, local, and good personality. The position is part time and will start off at $9.00 an hour which is CA min. wage. He asked if I had any desire to be promoted and I responded with yes and that I'd love to work my way up to a manager/supervisor position at some point. I left him a thank you card and hopefully that will help make him remember me but I don't think that will be a problem. My boyfriend went to OSH last night to look at paint colors for our bedroom since it's currently pink from when I was growing up. We picked out a medium brown for the walls (beige), a soft grey for the trim (silent night), and a white for the ceiling. We went with a more neutral look and they looked great together on the paint cards so we went ahead and got a paint sample pint for each color so we can see what they will look like in the room first before buying. The woman working the paint department was so sweet! We got to talking and I mentioned to her I interviewed there today and she got all excited and said "you're good, you're hired." I told her who I interviewed with and she said he's a great manager and person to work with. She introduced me to some of her co-workers and told them that I interviewed and that I'm their new co-worker. She said she's going to put in a good word about me to the interviewer I had :) If I do get hired they offer a 20% off employee discount which will be pretty darn awesome since we're looking at painting my room and perhaps the entire house at some point.

  
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LACEYKYLE 7/19/2014 7:20PM

    Best wishes for you and I'll be praying. Keep us posted.

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GARDENQE2 7/19/2014 7:07PM

    I worked for OSH in the 1990s and it was one of my favorite employers. If they hadn't closed the store in my town, I's still be with them!
Best of luck!

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ADIRONDACKMOM 7/19/2014 2:16PM

    Best wished for a new job!

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SUEARNOLD1 7/19/2014 1:10PM

    Sounds like you made a great impression.
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SUEARNOLD1 7/19/2014 1:10PM

    Sounds like you made a great impression.
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POSITIVEHOPE 7/19/2014 1:07PM

    How wonderful that by just being friendly with someone who works at that store you got a second person to recommend you to the manager. I hope you hear something quickly. My DD was looking for work recently and the wait for news after the interviews was so hard. Thankfully, she has two job offers right now and is waiting for one of them to complete the background check before she can start.
The time is just right for you to get this job. Good luck.

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Job interview!

Friday, July 18, 2014

So yesterday afternoon I got a call from Orchard Supply Hardware and did an on the spot phone interview. I must have done well enough because the woman who called me scheduled me for an in-person interview for today at 12:30pm with one of the managers. I applied for part-time cashier but they are also looking for sales floor reps and stockers. She asked me if I'd be interested in those as well and I told her yes. Fingers and toes crossed this interview goes well! I updated my resume and printed it out along with some notes I took from researching their website. I'm working on my cover letter right now so I can have that ready to go for my interview. I may not need a cover letter but I like to have one to present along with my resume because often times many people do not include one and I feel having one will set me apart.

  
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LACEYKYLE 7/18/2014 3:04PM

    Just said a prayer for your interview. Keep us updated.

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POSITIVEHOPE 7/18/2014 2:22PM

    You will do great. You are on a roll and you will be successful. Congratulations!

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OPTIMIST1948 7/18/2014 1:20PM

    Fingers crossed!

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COCOSMOMMA 7/18/2014 12:37PM

    Congrats!! I hope you get what you want to do for a job!!

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DIANE7786 7/18/2014 11:50AM

    Consider taking more than one copy of your resume and cover letter. If you interview with more than one person they won't have to share. It gives a good impression. Good luck with your interview! emoticon

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