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A Hairy Situation

For those of you who have been following along on my journey for a while, you probably remember when one day in December I decided to chop off 17 inches for Locks of Love. I mean, it was really long. I felt good about it, though, knowing that a child would benefit from my 'do. I was a little bummed because I could no longer do the natural wave thing (as seen here), but I enjoyed the sleek, mod feeling of a bob.

But now here I am, some 8 months later, my hair has grown several inches and I'm in this awkward hair length stage. I do want to grow it out again (so I can chop it off and donate it again), but before I got it cut in the first place I was attempting to do the whole "ombre" thing.. unsuccessfully. The lady misunderstood or just didn't know how, but it resulted in me sitting in the salon (still drunk at first) for hours upon hours as she tried, failed, retried (deathly hung over at this point) and I eventually gave up with a you're-about-to-get-puked-on-lady-just-let-me-pay kind of attitude. It was WAY subtle and you could barely tell I got anything done (except when you looked at my depleted bank account, that is).

So now I'm wondering if I can pull it off with my medium-length hair..

Drew Barrymore style.

Or Hannah Montana style.. why not?

What do we think, friends? Am I trendy enough to pull this off? Does this only work when you're a movie star? Does anyone else think Drew Barrymore's a badass?

All important questions. Let me know. 

I'm going running because guess who's birthday is tomorrow?! THIS GUY! Aka.. I'm eating cake 'til my face falls off.



  1. I think you could definitely pull it off! I can't believe you cut off that much of your hair--I would seriously cry! lol. Happy early birthday!!

  2. If anyone can pull it off, it's you. And a new stylist. :)

  3. I donated to Locks of Love in the past as well! And am a fan of the bob. Happy birthday!

    Bethanee @thebblife

  4. I think you should go for it! :)
    Happy birthday!

  5. I say go for it! Hair always grows back if you hate it!
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  6. Happy Birthday!! I love Drew Barrymore's hair! Definitely go for it.



    Enjoy that cake! As an older and wiser woman of the world (ha!), let me tell you good women are like fine wine -- we get stronger, better, tastier with age. :)

    Have a great day!

  8. do it! it would be awesome!!

    happy almost birthday ;)

  9. Happy Birthday sweets!!!
    you are a super cute lady! I know you can pull this look!!
    And yay for running! I skipped my insanity workout yesterday so I foresee a double whammy today!

    So DO IT! or DO THEM! :)

    Andie's Traveling Pants

  10. Happy Birthday kiddo, it would be hard for you to find a style you couldn't pull off. DO IT!!

  11. Oh, totally! Do it, do it, do it! I'm a big fan of people getting creative with their hair. =) Happy birthday to you!! You should indulge and go crazy all weekend long and not even THINK about working out until Monday. ;)

  12. How did you get the waves in the long hair picture!? :)


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