Mom’s 80th Birthday Celebration
I’ve just made it through a very busy weekend. My mom turned 80 this past Tuesday and to celebrate, we had family in town (my brother, his wife and two young adult sons) and took a family pic. Events culminated with a party for my mom Tuesday evening.
It was sooo nice to see my nephews all grown up and handsome. The youngest one is in his final semester of college in Maryland and the older one graduated from college a couple of years ago. Fortunately he’s not a victim of this economy as he’s gainfully employed in his field and out on his own.
It was also nice to see my niece interact with her only first cousins on our side of the family. Despite the age difference, they seemed to really hit it off and that was great to see.
Anyhoo, as with any family event, you know what that means right? Pictures, pictures and more pictures so my hair had to be on point.
I had just a bit of dilemma because as creative as I usually am with my hair, I initially was at a loss about what to do with it. I needed a style that would hold up from Thursday though and still look fresh for Sunday’s family pic.
So I ended up with this do. It was one the one with flat twists at the hair line and the rest done in two strand twists. I like this because it serves as a base for a lot of different ways for me to style my hair. So initially, I pulled my hair back in a bun but for the picture I swooped it up and to the side. My only regret is that my twists were stretched and in some of the pictures they look kinda stringy. I should have spritz them so they could shrink and plump back up.
Other than that, I do like the way my hair turned out in the various family portraits. It’s the first professional ones that I’ve had done since I’ve been wearing my hair natural. It’s something I’ve been wanting for a while now and the opportunity finally presented itself, and I’m glad it did.