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A Busy, Lovely Week

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So I have been so ridiculously crazy lately: having something almost everyday before and after school as well as a ton of homework because we are getting ready for Spring Break. That's really the only thing that is keeping me going... spring break. I'm actually going to Puerto Rico for a mission trip, so I have also been planning and getting ready for that.  So let me just start from a little bit of last week... Last week, both my Ipsy Bag and Birchbox came in, and they were pretty good. Also on Friday I went to a library book sale... I am OBSESSED with books, especially the older ones. As you can see from the first picture I got about six Southern Living Christmas books. Five out of the six are from the 1980s, which kinda makes me really happy. The book at the bottom is an American Theater Review, copyright 1967. I bought two books from the 1950s and another little novel that I think I've heard of before. In the words of the elderly woman who I paid for the books, "Yo…

Long White Dresses

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For the past few months I've been spending my time looking for a floor-length white gown, shoes to match, and trying to figure out how my hair was to be done for the occasion: Sweet XVI. The mothers at my school put this on every year for the girls in 10th grade to celebrate their sixteenth birthdays. While it was fun, aside from the main presentation, it was like almost any other school dance with less people. A special occasion, but nothing to special. 
Our afterparty, if you could even call it that was small and nice. While my friend was supposed to come along with her date, she wasn't feeling to well and went home. With that being said, I must say that our dates and I had fun. Or at least I had fun. We ordered pizza and watch The Notebook. The boys actually got really into it... But regardless it was relaxed and nice, especially after being with a big group. I have to say as someone who likes getting dressed up, I loved the attire. Everyone looked so formal and everything w…