To Flirt or Not To Flirt… That is the Question!

If you’ve seen this week’s episode of my web series (Click Here if you haven’t), you’ll know just how bad I am at flirting. I think I used to be good at it long ago when I was younger and more easily affected by those tell tale butterflies in the stomach. A bat of the eye lash, a wave of the hand, subtle eye contact, using actual human people words. Yeah… it’s coming back to me.

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I don’t know when I started to forget how it all worked. Maybe I never really knew. It’s not like they teach a class in high school (but they really should.) And it’s not like your parents sit you down one day to impart the finer points when it comes to flirting. Most parents want you to never notice the opposite sex till you are old and gray. Especially fathers with their daughters.

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So, yeah. Maybe I never learned how to flirt. But I’ve seen enough movies to sort of make it up as I go along. And yet… A cute single guy enters the scene and I run and hide or turn into Suzy Business and get all formal with him. It’s quite the sight to behold. Anyone out there who knows me or has seen my series knows that I am no shy butterfly, no shrinking violet. I’m loud and independent. And I’m very good with people. Especially people who are female or unavailable. There’s no danger with lady friends. No danger with married man friends. But what exactly is the danger in a single man? What? No… I’m asking you,  What?

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What could happen? I could like the guy? I could fall in love? I could get married? I guess there’s always the possibility of rejection. But that’s never been the thing that’s kept me on the bench. I guess the thought of someone coming along and changing my life is the scary part. I like my life. I’m good at my life and if someone came along and changed everything… maybe I wouldn’t be as good at it. I pride myself on being adventurous and outgoing. But throw the possibility of love and marriage my way and I turn into a little scaredy cat. A strange parallel universe version of my former self. Again… if you’ve ever seen it happen, you’d know it’s straight up strange. But I’m trying to get better. Not at flirting… that’s just hard work! But accepting the fact that if I do want to get married one day, and methinks I do, then I need to at least be open to possibilities whatever may come. Hey… I’m trying over here!

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Are you good at flirting?? Wanna teach me how. 😉

Brand New Episode of So…This Happened

Episode 12: Reunion Part 2

Starring: Liz Tailor & Brad Brockman

Clothes: Liz – Suzy Dress from Liz Alig, Down the Rabbit Hole Necklace from Out of Print, Brave Bracelet from The Brave Collection, Bow Clutch from Eternal Threads

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New Episode Next Tuesday, November 18th

DIY Halloween Costume

Ever since I was 2 years old and my mom stuck a pair of white tights stuffed with cotton on my head and called them “bunny ears” I’ve had or made my own Halloween costume. There’s something special about finding all the pieces and putting them together to make your costume. It means more. It has more value, than some store bought concoction. Here’s a look at Costumes of Future’s Past…

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Ok this last one was totally store bought… but how cute are we!!!

That being said, not every one out there is a maven of the homemade, do-it-yourself realm. I get it. Who has the time? As I’ve gotten older, it has gotten harder some years. But I make myself try! And this year I decided to do Frida Khalo.

I did her hair for one of my 30 Days of Nerdy Hair series and loved how it turned out. (Make sure to check back starting November 1st for a brand new series of 30 Days of Nerdy Hair!!)

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So I thought, why not try the whole thing this time! The key to capturing Frida is a flowing peasant blouse and a well-drawn unibrow!

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I added a scarf like she wears in this photo:

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b77fbc833c945b69f54afe700b714887To tell you the truth, I think I did it much better for 30 Days of Nerdy Hair than I did for Halloween this year, but as long as the representation is there, I think the point comes across. Check out this week’s episode of So…This Happened to see more about Halloween.

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Brand New Episode: Sexy Halloween

Starring: Liz Tailor

Clothes: Liz – Fuscia Silk Scar from Eternal Threads, Porcelain Heart Turquoise Earrings from The Leakey Collection, Lucy Dress (used as skirt) from Liz Alig

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New Episode Next Tuesday, November 4th

Episode 7: Serendipitous

Starring: Liz Tailor

Clothes: Liz – Ray Shorts Bike Print from Liz Alig, Kenyan Elephant Wrap Bracelet from Eternal Threads, Zulu Earring Rendezvous from The Leakey Collection, Sterling Ring from Grandmother’s Buttons

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New Episode Next Tuesday, October 7th

Episode 4: Vagina Whisperer

Starring Liz Tailor

and Francis McCloud

Clothes: Liz – Lucy Dress by Liz Alig, Cobalt Peep Toe Flats by The Root Collective, Bling Collar Necklace by Noonday Collection, Handwoven Solola Foldover Clutch by The Root Collective, Green Button Earrings by iSanctuary

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New Episode Next Tuesday, Sept. 23rd!!

Episode 3: First Kissed

 

Starring Liz Tailor @nerdinthecity

and Justin Ayer @justinayer

Clothes: Liz – Dress by H&M, Ella Button Down by Liz Alig, Knuckle Key Ring by The Giving Keys, Peace Key Necklace by The Giving Keys, Breathe Key Necklace by The Giving Keys

Justin – Ender’s Game Tee by Out of Print, To Write Love on Her Arms Wristband in Neon Green by TWLOHA

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