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the one where I burn my neck with a curling iron… FOR REAL

No this is not a hickey that I am trying to cover up with the curling iron burn excuse. This is the real thing and OMG I want to cry. Prepare yourselves to listen to me whine, I promise it hurts worse than it looks πŸ™
You know what else is happening? This. Currently I am icing my neck with organic blueberries. Getting some strange looks from co-workers as usual, but hey that’s not new. 
{please ignore my jank hair today, I try not to straighten it during the week. And also ignore the stellar lighting in here. New office countdown is T-minus one month away. CAN.NOT.WAIT}
Back to the subject at hand. I am now convinced that the curling iron was invented as the devil’s handiwork. I screamed out LOUD when I dropped it, causing my sis to think I was just really excited for Tuesday morning. False. It freaking HURT!
*Le sigh.*
Anyways, in other news for those of you little UK hotties looking for an adorbs dress for next football season, go grab you one at that store in Fayette Mall, I think it’s called Alumni Hall? Anyways, how cute is this? I’ll take one thanks. 
Also, I think we might need to have a talk with Sadie Belle. She’s been hitting the sauce a little too much ever since the chocolate debacle of two weeks ago. Is my dog depressed? 
Have a great Tuesday chicas!
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  1. OMG, I have done that to myself too many times to count and holy mother of effff it hurts! The worst is the time I burned my forehead trying to get my bangs to correctly sway. Hurty, hurty, hurt!

    And poor lil Sadie Belle, she looks hilarious! Perhaps she needs a few non green bean treats to make her smile?

  2. PLEASE TELL ME YOURE COMING TO HOUSTON THIS WEEKEND!!!! KY is suppose to win it all!

  3. Carly says:

    Oh I love that dress! I might have to swing by the mall when we're in Lexington this weekend.

    Hope your neck heals up soon – burns are terrible! πŸ™

  4. Dree says:

    Oh my goodness, I hope you feel better soon! I burned my ear with a hair straightener once and it hurt like the devil. That picture of Sadie Belle is cracking me up!

  5. shay says:

    Ouch Girl! Been there, done that… i feel for ya! Hopefully the frozen blueberries are helping with the pain.

    And Sadie Bell is just too cute laying like that… one of my guys lays like that every night — cept he's a boy, and its definitely not a pretty sight, if ya know what i mean! LOL!

  6. your burn does sort of look like lips! eeek. hope it heals soon!!

    and p.s. maybe little sadie belle should see AA for pupcakes.:)

  7. Laura says:

    omg!!! that curling iron burn!!! it looks like lips! lol… funny (or depressing) enough… i burnt myself yesterday with the curling iron… and i swear the curling irons are like 100 times hotter over here… there was no TINY burn mark… it seriously STUCK to my neck and ripped off a big circle of skin.. awful!!!!!!!

  8. Knowing how much you love UK, you should check out the gamedaygirls.com They have adorable headbands and accessories! I just got my Purdue headband from them!

  9. Shalyn says:

    Omg that hickey is huge! You go girl! Haha…totally kidding. I HATE curling iron burns…I hope it feels better soon pretty lady! And your dog…LOVE him. Cute little fella I just want to scratch his belly! πŸ™‚

  10. Can.not.handle.Sadie Belle!!! Hahaha her and Frankie really need to get together, they are both toooo much lol xoxox

  11. L.Caroline says:

    Oh no! Curling iron/straightener burns are the WORST! I once accidentally somehow clamped two of my fingers in my straightener… And have survived way more curling iron burns than I'd like to admit. πŸ™‚

    Hope it heals up quickly! Also, your little Sadie pup is too cute!

  12. Katy says:

    Ahh GIRL! That ish hurts BAD. I burnt my forehead once with the InStyler and it seriously BUBBLED! Keep aloe vera on it and your lucky its somewhere your hair can hide it, lol!!!
    You sadie is too cute, I might have to add a pug to my pet menagerie one day.
    πŸ™‚
    KATY

  13. Erica says:

    Man, that burn is pretty bad. Sadie Belle maybe she is a little depressed. That dress is cute, if the had one for my team,, i wouldn't be able to rock it like you will rock that one.

  14. you're dog cracks me up! reminds me of mine πŸ™‚

    http://www.keepingupwithkindra.blogspot.com

  15. Ashley says:

    eeek!! I feel your pain sweetie!! I burnt my FACE with my straigtener last week — that b hurt SO bad!

  16. stephanie says:

    I love that you're icing your neck with blueberries! Sorry about the burn, those are the worst!

  17. K says:

    I've burned my neck with my curling iron more times that I would really like to admit. One time being one of the first times I met my boyfriend's mom. And it was on the more front part of my neck so I couldn't hide it and it DEFINITELY looked like a hickey. No amount of make-up covered it. Hang in there girl! Just keep your hair down and it will feel better in no time!

  18. Caroline says:

    At least the burn looks like lips! Hope you feel better soon. Love Sadie!!!!

  19. Kelly says:

    Ouch! Nothing hurts worse! What we do for beauty πŸ™‚

    And P.S- your skin looks amazing! Clarisonic here I come!!!

    Hugs!

  20. I've never burnt myself that bad but when I have, on my finger or arm, it hurt so bad! I can only imagine how much that hurts!
    Your dog looks so cute LOL

    http://heatherfrostx.blogspot.com/

  21. MJ says:

    Love the Sadie pic!! So cute πŸ™‚

  22. Mariposa says:

    oh wow, that looks soooo painful! i have never burnt my neck before, but i have accidentally grabbed the wrong end. and held it. haha, i'm special! πŸ˜› so i feel your pain! but keep putting that aloe on it and it'll go away soon! πŸ™‚

    and, i think an intervention may be in order for miss sadie. btw, she is so adorbable!! :]

  23. Kori says:

    Those are the worst! Feel better honey! Your dog is adorable. I hope you have an amazing Tuesday! Stop by and say hello! Kori xoxo

    blondeepisodes.com

  24. Katie says:

    Eek! That burns looks like no fun at all. I'm not a UK alumnae or fan, but that dress is awfully cute! And I might have LOL'd at my desk upon seeing your sweet Sadie! Have a fab Tuesday!

  25. Kerr says:

    Sadie it too cute! must be a comfy position.

    hope your neck feels better!

  26. Jenni says:

    OUCH! I hope that heals quickly!

  27. Miss K says:

    ow! that burn looks painful!! try neosporin every night before bed, that will help it to heal sooner.

    SB looks adorbs!

  28. OMG the picture of Sadie is too cute! If she is depressed I have a little stud muffin of a Cairn terrier that could cheer her up. He's quite the gentleman too πŸ˜‰

  29. CCH says:

    i have done that WAY too many times. but your blog is OH so cute!!

  30. Amber says:

    Sure it's not a hickey…… πŸ™‚

    Speaking of hair – still waiting on your demo for how to do that super cute messy ponytail!! Southern Belle with ZERO hair skills needing your assistance!

    Hope all is well pretty!

  31. JMB says:

    Oh that dress is cuuuute!! BABY GIRL THAT BURN LOOKS like it huwwwwwwts!!! I am sorry!!!
    Sadie Bell is pressssh!

  32. Mateya says:

    Ouch! Hope it feels better soon!

    What a cute KU dress!

  33. Marcy XOXO says:

    OUCH girl! I feel your pain! PS I LOVE THAT DRESS!!!!

  34. Rissy says:

    hahah is she hitting the sauce? I think as long as she's keeping it to a glass a day, she's golden.

    That kind of burn is my biggest fear when it comes to doing my hair.
    I am so sorry hun!

    CarissaExplainsItAll

  35. Tangles says:

    Curling iron/flat iron burns are the worst! That dress is super cute though! πŸ™‚ Feel better!

  36. L.Voss says:

    sadly I have done that one to many times myself

  37. Mrs. Bill says:

    Ouch, that does look painful!

    I do however, like the color of your nail polish in that picture. What is it?

  38. Mighty Burns says:

    LOL naaaaah your pup is fine! she is chillaxin!

  39. Kelly-Marie says:

    Awe, I'm sorry you were burnt. Hopefully it will quit hurting and you'll feel better soon. I'm not a big UK fan, but my Aunt is, so I adore the dress. It's too cute.

  40. Jill says:

    Ooh girl that looks PAINFUL! Saw your tweet this morning, ahh! Owww! I once GRABBED my flat iron and swore like a sailor. Probably said what you might have been too nice to say today πŸ˜‰ hehe! Hope your hickey goes away! We should get together again soon!

  41. Tiffany says:

    I love the "for real" in the title! I'm so sorry for you….I know your neck must hurt like crazy! I burned my hand on my flat iron a week abo and thought I might die!

    ~Tiffany
    http://tiffanyd22.blogspot.com

  42. CMae says:

    Anything hot is the devil. I've even managed to burn myself with a hairdryer! oh the things we girls do for beauty I tell ya!!!!!!

  43. Kim says:

    Sadie is the cutest! And I seriously want that glass of wine!!

    Your hickey…ahem….curling iron injury looks painful!! I hope it gets better soon!

  44. Brooke says:

    Ouch! I do that all of the time. I hope it gets better!

    what color is on your nails? I LOVE it!

  45. Sara L. says:

    Ouch!! I once burned a spot on my forehead with my straightener. I feel your pain. Hope it gets better soon πŸ™‚

  46. Girl I feel your pain. I remember back in September I burned myself. The worst part of it all was it was right smack in the center of my forehead. It hurt so bad. It even blistered :(. I had to hide it with my side swept bangs. I actually had to hold it in place with a bobby pin since it was so exaggerated lol. You are so gorgeous btw!

    Afternoon Sun

  47. Samantha says:

    Im hosting an Easter Swap! You should come and join in on the fun!

    xo
    Samantha

  48. I went and got the UK dress to wear this Saturday in Vegas! Thanks a million- couldn't find anything cute that was appropriate for 90 degree weather/final four awesomeness!!

    Hope your neck feels better : )

  49. Ouch! I've burnt my neck with a straightener before. And my finger. Not fun.

  50. OceanDreams says:

    ouch so sorry about that girl! you've probabaly been asked this so many times but is that Carrie up there with you? So jealous!! he he. i am a new follower and am loving your blog! you are just adorable and i can't wait to read more.

    oh and i'm having a giveaway tomorrow if you have time to stop by, xo!

  51. OUCH! that looks like it hurt πŸ™ feel better soon lady! xoxo jcd :: do stop by, im hosting a jewelry giveaway: cornflake dreams

  52. i feel your pain!! i was once burned with a curling iron and it was HORRIBLE!

  53. Mr.Froodo says:

    I am in love with this β€œTime to Shine Steam Straightened”. I’ve used several different flat irons and none compare to this one. flat irons

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