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The Costume Conundrum

It’s Halloween and I still don’t know what I’m going to dress up as. RUGH. And my plans are still unclear as I was originally going to have a Doctor Who marathon with Jen, Marcos, and Shanice at Shanice’s place, but I haven’t been able to get a hold of Shanice to confirm what time and what we should bring, etc. WHERE ARE YOU WOMAN? CALL ME! As an alternative plan, we’re thinking of going to Dell’Osso Farm’s pumpkin patch to check out the maze. As for my costume, I’m taking the DIY route by just looking through my wardrobe to see what I can put together. It’s been quite frustrating.

My options are…

  • Minnie Mouse
  • Diana Prince (Wonder Woman’s alter ego, think Clark Kent/Superman)
  • Hogwarts school girl
  • 11th Doctor
  • Karen O from Yeah Yeah Yeahs

I managed to put an 11th Doctor outfit together, but when I put it on I looked all frumpy because my boobies are too effing big. *shakes fist at the heavens*

I was Diana Prince last year, and Karen O the year before… I don’t really want to do repeats. And I don’t know where my Wonder Woman costume is (and the bustier totally stained my white button-up shirt). So I guess I’m left with Minnie Mouse and Hogwarts school girl (which I wore in July for the last Harry Potter movie, you can see that here).

Well, I hope everyone else has a happy and safe Halloween!!!

Now… I gotta go figure this shit out and see if I still have time to make Rory’s Ewok costume… /headache

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Rainbow Sherbet

Rainbow Sherbet has been my favorite ice cream ever since I can remember. When I was 5, I went to the Philippines and on my first day there, a sorbetes [ice cream] cart strolled by and Auntie Nelly told me to tell the man what flavor I wanted. When I requested Rainbow Sherbet, he looked at me funny and my aunt told him to just give me chocolate. I said, “But I want Rainbow Sherbet.” Aunite Nelly said they don’t have that in the Philippines. My 5-year-old self wondered, “Why don’t they have Rainbow Sherbet? Don’t all ice cream places have 31 flavors?” Spoiled American child!

Though I was deprived of my favorite ice cream, I managed to hang in there. In the Philippines they also serve soda in plastic bags with straws in them. Sounds weird, but I thought it was the coolest thing EVER. I still think it’s pretty awesome. 🙂

Anywho, for today’s outfit I looked to my favorite ice cream flavor and childhood for inspiration. Rainbow Sherbet doesn’t have any purple bits, but purple was my favorite color as a kid. I went through different “favorite color” phases throughout the years, but I have since returned back to my roots.

Purple, purple, purple. Everything must be purple!

outfit details:

  • cardigan/flannel: Target
  • camisole: Kirkland
  • pants: some off brand from TJ Maxx
  • shoes: Avenue
  • necklace: Tarina Tarantino
  • pin: Coach
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