so i found one area in which it doesn't pay to save a buck.
the teen and i headed to a local nail salon to have our eyebrows done a couple of days ago. because of our expense-slashing, we'd cancelled our bi-weekly appointment with our regular waxer and put off finding a new place for as long as we could stand it. we're in total agreement that we don't trust ourselves to DIY, and refuse to even try for fear of total failure.
we lasted a month. and then we finally looked at each other and realized we had some big ass caterpillars kickin' it over our eyes. damn. so after making a few phone calls, we settled on a place that one of her friends recommended.
that's the last fucking time i take a recommendation from an EIGHTH GRADER. what the hell was i thinking??
luckily, the teen's brows look fine, although she doesn't think so. on the way home, she lamented our visit as she examined herself in the mirror.
"mom, i want to go back and punch out the rest of that lady's teeth," she snarled.
and as for me, i guess it's a good thing i've got some time to find a new place. LOOK AT THIS SHIT. I HAVE NO FUCKING EYEBROWS LEFT.
and it didn't help that the hub burst out in shocked laughter when he looked at me and realized that we'd finally gone for a bushwhacking. ugh.
never. going. back.