Good morning (or afternoon depending on when you're reading this). I'm not entirely sure why I'm so awake this morning, but I might be able to blame the sugar rush from the Birthday cake frap I got from Starbucks.
I wanted to see what all the hype was about, so I decided to try it out. I didn't really care for it because it was way too sweet for me, but I've been hearing adding some coffee in it makes it less sweet. Truthfully, it tasted exactly like the vanilla bean frap with a raspberry syrup, but that's just my opinion. I also am watching calories, so opted for no whipped cream so maybe that's where I went down, but I don't think I could handle the sweetness. To each their own, I'll be sticking with my white chocolate mocha or carmel macchiatto.
This weekend was pretty uneventful, minus the awesome color/cut I got on Saturday. That pretty much took up my day besides running some errands and shopping a bit.
Nothing much exciting on Friday except that I finally went to Trader Joes! One opened up by me last week and I have been wanting to check it out, and pick up some cookie butter! I love how fresh and organic the store is and makes you feel welcome with the beautiful blooms as you walk in.
I picked up some tulips, cookie butter, peanut butter cups, and frozen fruit to make smoothies. I am super impressed with the price point of TJ's compared to Whole Foods and other local markets. Luckily I went during lunchtime so the rush wasn't insane, but I can see how it can be busy during peak times.
Today was the day I got my much needed haircut and color. My colorist of course yelled at me and told me to quit waiting so long to come in, but I just can't justify the $120 every 6-8 weeks so I stretch it just a teensy bit. She had did a trial of a new "painting" technique called balayage. It's a more natural and subtle way to add in highlights, almost like having sun kissed hair. Well I loved it so much the last time she did it and asked her to do more this time around. I seriously can't stop looking in the mirror at my hair.
My cut was more to get rid of the split ends and dead hair to make it healthy again. I love having fresh, new hair that feels and looks awesome!
Seriously, nobody looks good with those goofy capes on.
The picture just doesn't do it much justice, but you can see subtle hints of a lighter color throughout, that's what balayage is all about. I highly recommend asking your colorist about it next time, and go to someone who has done this before. You don't want to end up being the guinea pig!
This was a pretty normal/boring day. I was on call at work, and had to go in for a patient early so needless to say I took an extra long, necessary nap. Afterwards I did some cleaning around the house, long overdue laundry and started packing for my trip next week!!
What did you guys do this weekend? Linking up with Biana for weekending and Bella and Lisa for weekend recap!