Though the worst of the storm was last night, Adrianna and I are still at home for the day thanks to massive power outages and the transit systems in the tri-state being closed down. While I still have plenty of work to do today, I’m trying to take this forced 2-day house arrest as a chance to catch up on a few other items I’ve been meaning to get to.
Our friend Nichole’s blog, Vanilla Extract, had a great post yesterday about how to keep yourself busy during Hurricane Sandy. I will definitely be tackling a few of these items today (especially cleaning out the closet), but there are a few other things I want to be sure to indulge in while I still have the time at home.
Glitzy manicure - I have a stash of nail polish colors from Julep I have yet to try. During one of my movie marathons I’m definitely going to test out a new metallic or deep red
Catch up with favorite blogs - I’m lucky that I have power, so I can get online and do some much needed media research. There are a few new blogs I’ve been looking to check out over the past couple weeks that I finally have time for
NYC restaurant excel grid – I have long said that I’d like to start an excel spreadsheet with names of restaurants or bars I’ve wanted to get to in NYC (geeky, I know). I think today would be a great day to kick of the list, and circulate it around my friends for input
Beautification station - Pinterest is full of home remedies for common beauty problems that I’ve never had the chance to try. Today, I’m going to go for a hair mask, at-home facial and all-over body scrub down
Wardrobe planning - While cleaning out my closet, I’m going to make a list of items I still desperately need for fall/winter. There are a few items that are glaringly obvious (a new pair of riding boots, leather pumps that can withstand winter weather) but I have my eye on a few other items that I hope I can find room for