I wanted to share two brilliant new things that have entered my life recently.
I know what you're thinking - "TWO new things? Your post title led us to believe there was something old as well! False advertising, I feel ripped off, two new things in combination is just way too much shiny-ness for me to handle."*
But wait, I can explain!
One of the 'new' things is actually an old Mercedes, but it's been given a breath of fresh life in my little hands!
Until now I've been rocking around in either of Mum and Ondy's two work vans, but I decided it was time for my own vehicle when we came across this beauty sitting on the roadside. It was test driven two nights in a row, and evaluated by my mechanic-minded relative, before I allowed myself to fall in love with it.
I handed over $1500 and a bottle of boysenberry port to the lovely English guy [who wished to sell it for traveling funds] and here we are!
I'm actually a sucker for old cars - they have so much more character than the masses of cheaply-made cars of today.
This one has all kinds of quirky little things to love about it: a sweet retro brown interior; a start up key switch on the left of the wheel; a windscreen wiper that darts all over the place like it's on steroids... oh and a little first-aid kit on the back dash! If I ever crash, I'll be reaching for those band-aids right away. :D
Secondly, dun dun dun dahhh!! My brand new dress from Modcloth arrived today.
See, I'm flailing my arms. I tend to do that in moments of excitement.
It came with a hat and some sweet teal tights, as pictured below. All amazing quality, so I'm feeling very successful for my first-ever internet purchase. My bank account could cross into dangerous waters from here.
Amazing green-yellow lace
Anyway that's all in terms of updates from my life for now.
Sorry I haven't really written much lately... just working on some big changes!
Will fill you in as soon as I can.
You stay classy, San Diego.
*Note: I know 'shininess' is a real and appropriate word, but somehow this spelling looks so wrong!