Oh..I’ll get to that in a minute.
But yesterday was a very uneventful day—and I’m not saying that in a bad way. I was at work. And when I think of it, being at work on my birthday was a great thing because after being unemployed for six months was no picnic! The stress of not having medical benefits or putting money into my 401K was wearing on me.
LOL! That’s me when I get home!! But I’m very happy at work!
Quite honestly, I am fortunate to have a job to go to. I swear I amso busy I don’t even have time to pass gas!
And last night was quiet. Since we had a grand dinner at Spring Mill Café on Saturday, and on Sunday I had my fill of Kir Royals, it was wonderful to get back to eating healthy and more in tune with my weight loss.
Our favorite restaurant –it really is “our” place!
So—let me tell you about what The Frenchman gave me.
I was sitting at my makeup table getting ready for work and he tiptoed in with a “’Eppy Birs-day Cassee!”
I’ll tell you that Frenchman o’mine even has great taste in cards!!!
I turned around and he was carrying a couple of boxes!
It was very surprising to me because believe it or not, I’m pretty low-key about birthday gifts. I don’t want anything. Our dinner was fine for me.
Anyway, I opened the first box. And….
He got me hair!!! I got a new wig!!!
Bonaparte got me hair!!! He ordered a wig for me! And the best part is that he actually ordered a fantastic style wig.
So pretty and shiny and new and a beautiful color!
The wig, Chloe from Envy wigs is really a gorgeous, longer bob. The wig has very subtle and loose waves making it look incredibly natural. He actually picked a wig that I never noticed before!
Here’s the stock photo and now that I think about it…
Why did I pass this beauty by? My husband has great hair taste!
The color, Chocolate Cherry, is very unusual. It’s a dark brown base with quite bit of auburn/burgundy/red highlights. The color brought me back to the days when I dyed my own hair auburn. I love the wig.
A box of Chocolate Cherry hair has Zero WW Points a box of Chocolate Cherries is OFF the points charts!
The Frenchman loves the style but isn’t crazy about the color. I digress though. It’s fine. I took the shine out of it and dirtied it up a bit with dry shampoo.
I took this photo when I was rushing out to work. Trust me, Chloe looks tons better! I’ll be reviewing on my YouTube channel over the weekend so you can get a better look!
Everyone at work loved my new hair!! And they were even more impressed when I told them my husband gave the wig to me for my birthday!
Now for the other gift! Remember about a month or so ago I wrote about the military jacket that Gap had in their offerings ( THE BLOG POST )and it was impossible for me to find it? Well, the husband came through!
I almost passed out when I opened it. The jacket is gorgeous. The detailing is wonderful and I felt like a French soldier when I put it on. It’s very Napoleonic. I’m going to bring it to Paris with me in November!
Just look at that detailing! This jacket is so beautiful!
And that’s what I wore yesterday to work. My new military jacket and my new hair!
This military look was so great! I felt like Napoleon’s little sister!
My stepdaughter and step granddaughter gave me a gift certificate to…where else but J. Crew!
I can’t wait to use this!!!
In three weeks I leave to spend a weekend in Cincinnati with Oona and her boyfriend, Sam. It’s Oona’s birthday gift to me.
Cincy is actually a very cool and hip little city! I’m looking forward to my visit!!
And at the end of the day, it was a pleasure to receive birthday greetings and conversation with my two boys.
And I want to thank everyone for the wonderful birthday wishes!! You guys rock so much—thank you!!
Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!
I’m currently working on another rant about mascara—mascara is becoming one of my biggest annoyances!!! Stay tuned for this one!!
I leave you with one of my favorite songs by War–I can rock to this in my military jacket!!