• Day 106: A Trouser Take-In 1
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    Day 106: A Trouser Take-In

    Welcome to my pants! 😀 When I saw these sweet wide-legged Levi trousers at my favorite $1 thrift store, I thought they’d fit just fine.  Unfortunately, they were a quite large.  They’re women’s pants, but they’re huge in the crotch!  The waist was big as well.  :/ I used to think taking in pants was too hard for me, but this year is all about trying new challenges.  I pinned the inseam of each leg through the crotch about 1″.…

  • Day 99:  Enter the Sharpie 2
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    Day 99: Enter the Sharpie

    When I was 12, I worked as a filing monkey for my mom’s law firm (child labor laws be damned!).  It was actually pretty sweet.  I was relegated to the filing room ( i.e. basement) where I blasted my music, drank way too much Mountain Dew, lived off Dunkin Sticks, and filled my hands with enough paper cuts to make people think I was a cutter.  I ended up doing this for about 5 years. One afternoon, I emerged from…