Adventure’s calling.

If there is one quote that describes my life it would be “I go to seek a great perhaps” by John Green.

I love adventure.

I’m one of those people that just wants to travel in life.

“I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list” is another quote that I really love.

Because its true.

Now I have been to France:

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And Tanzania (in Africa):

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Isn’t this photo awesome! I went on a safari. It was terrifying and amazing to be so close to one of God’s amazing creations. Side note: Elephants aren’t friendly and I’m slightly afraid of them now.

I have so many places to explore, this world is too amazing for me to stay in Boringtown, Michigan.

What cool places have you guys been to? Where should my next adventure take me.

Now I know my title is “Diva on a DIME.” and to clarify – I have not stumbled upon millions of dollars in the past three weeks. I’m still scrambling for pennies.

I do; however, save my money. I spent $1,400 total for my trip to Tanzania. I took cheap and slightly scary airlines.

Sidenote: Ethiopian Airways has very nice flight attendants but their planes could use some work.

I felt like I had to justify that bit of information.

If I was paid to travel I would so do it.

I can’t stand this beautiful mitten state anymore. I was so lucky to be brought up in such a beautiful area in the world. But it’s time for me to go see the the rest of it.

So, Im going to Orlando Saturday! I’ll take a million pictures!

See you soon,

love ya!

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I’m sad today.

today was one of my bad days.

I lowercased all of that because thats my mood right now, lowercase, sad, gloomy, uninspired.

I think I’ve mentioned before that I have depression. If I haven’t mentioned it then I will now. I have depression.

I have good days and bad days. I’m on medication and I do have more good days then bad days now, but today is a bad day.

My ratio of bad days are like 1:30 days a month. So only really one bad day every once in a while.

But unfortunately today is that day.

And what sucks the most is I knew it was going to happen, I sensed it last night before I went to bed. I felt the black dog coming closer to me. (I like to describe depression as a scary black dangerous dog.)

I tried everything too.

I went to church.

I got coffee.

I did my hair.

I looked cute.

I played with makeup.

Nothing.

So here I am, blogging. And it’s kind of helping. I feel like I’m actually talking to a friend. You guys are my friends by the way. All 51 of you are the bomb. Thanks for being my friend, all by choice.

But I did make a video today and I wanted to share it with you!

Here is the link!

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I don’t have a professional camera, and whatnot so don’t judge the quality.

Actually, don’t judge in general. It’s rude and nothing but heartbreaking for the person who is being judged.

I took this from tumblr:

Do you think God ever gets sad? Like, “What do you mean, you don’t love yourself? I worked so hard on you….”

I think He does. I know He worked on me and I am His, but I think He also knows that I can’t help this feeling right now.

I’m learning to love myself. Just not today.

Destiny’s Child has a song for everything.

Cue the Destiny’s Child music:

“The shoes on my feet, I bought it.

The clothes I’m wearing, I bought it.

The rock I’m rockin’, I bought it.

Cuz I depend on me”

Guys. I like the fact that I can take care of myself. I feel like I have a plan and I know what I’m doing.

It’s kinda defeating though when my parents see me as a loser, and probably living on welfare in the near future.

Oh well, it just drives me to prove them so wrong.

I am excited for what the future has to offer.

This time next year I will have my cosmetology license!

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I am so excited. I have a very reliable way to pay my rent and bills so I am not super worried. Well, as worried as I’d be if I didn’t have this plan.

I only have…. 16/17 days until I move in! How exciting!

Okay, anyways guys! Guess what I bought today!

*cue drum roll*

THE JACLYN HILL FAVORITES PALETTE! From Morphe Brushes

I just told my grandpa all about it and I’m sure he is just hiding his excitement. He probably will go out and order his soon.

Look at the beauty!

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So damn pretty.

Okay! I just wanted to show you guys! They are still on pre-sale right now, and super cheap.

Use the code JACATTACK to save some money!

Okay! I will see you guys in a coupe days, I work 12 hours everyday until Friday!

Soo…. see ya soonish! Miss you! Love you!

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Has it been a week already?

Okay… the days all went too fast and I kinda forgot about blogging, but here I am!

Before I talk about my new favorite store of all time, I am going to tell you about the best thing that ever happened to me.

So Friday afternoon my friend texts me and says “ya wanna go to the Pistons game tonight in Detroit?” I said “Sure!” although I am not a Pistons fan, I like watching basketball.

He then tells me the best part of the whole thing.

He says these magic words “they’re playing the Indiana Pacers, and we have court side seats.”

Wait… WHAT?! The Pacers……. Court side seats……. THE Pacers. I didn’t have to pay a dime either.

It was the time of my life. I was a two feet away from George Hill. I about died.

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I’m sure he wanted to propose to me, but we have to get to know each other before I am willing to live happily ever after with him. Him or Paul George. I’m sure I would be just fine being either one of their wives.

Even though Mr. George has affairs with his teammates wives and what not.

Whatever. We are all flawed, and he is beautiful.

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I am still so happy.

Oh, and we won.

Okay.

Breathe, Selina.

Guys,

There is this store in my town called Gordman’s. The sell home furnishings and clothing. Now I haven’t looked at their clothes too much but for home decor its the bomb.

Its like TJMaxx and Marshalls on steroids.

I am so in love with it.

Go look and see. The only annoying thing is that their website doesn’t let you shop online.

I love shopping on line, I am so good at it too.

Oh! Look at how my furniture piece turned out.!

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The best thing ever happened today.

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Can you believe it? I completely understand if you don’t. It’s crazy to think, but such an awesome thing.

Jesus rose from the dead today.

Jesus died for your sins and three days later He came back.

It’s a crazy thing to comprehend.

But it is so

Gosh.

Darn.

Awesome.

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Just remember, never forget.

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All He wants is you. Thats why He died for you. You’re the love of His life.

Diva on a Dime DIY

So like I said a few days ago, I am moving!

There is just one teeny, tiny, ginormous problem. Furniture is so freaking expensive…. if you do it wrong.

Now don’t get me wrong, when I have a big, fancy job someday I too wish to own a nice furniture set. But for the time being, I am just a girl that works at Panera, and make minimum wage.

(counting the days until I get that cosmo license)

So, here I am showing you how you too can be a diva on a dime!

Step one: Go to a thrift shop. (I am a goodwill lover)

Step two: Find a piece of furniture you like.

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This is the gem I found.

Step Three: Spend the day with your grandmother, have some fun, and go buy spray paint.

okay.. the grandma part isn’t mandatory, but is highly recommended. Grandmas rock! Well, mines actually a “nana” not a grandma.

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Step four: Demo if you’re changing it in any way. Fill the holes with caulk, sand, and wipe down.

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Step five: Grab some paint clothes and get to spraying!

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Step six: spray and let dry.

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Step seven: blog the rest of the piece tomorrow when you finish it.

As for now, I’m off to Half Off Apps at Applebees.

See ya tomorrow! Happy Easter!

Remember 1 Cross + 3 Nails = Forgiven.

Today’s look, and probably tomorrow’s too.

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So remember when I posted about Maurices? Well, one week later and I still love them with all my heart. I love this outfit. It’s beyond comfortable, and looks super cute.

I love palazzo pants, why people aren’t wanting to embrace this look is saddening. I know they look like pajamas, but they’re not, so you can wear them.

I forgot to mention that I got this whole outfit (except the necklace) from Maurices.

The necklace is from Cato Fashions, which is also one of my favorites.

I think I have already worn this outfit three days this week (mostly to work), but it’s a simple little retail job, and you can get away with wearing the same outfit all the time.

Okay, I know this was a super quick post, but I have to go work at my other job now.

Me + Working 62 hour work weeks = tired beyond possible.

I am for sure blogging tomorrow! I get done working at two! See ya then!

xoxo,

Selina