November 13, 2010

Friday Night aka Farmgirl Makes Up

Last night went pretty well on the farm initially.  I had got home from work and The Farmchildren were playing quietly so I decided to cook dinner.

I was in the kitchen, putting the ingredients together for a chicken, leek and sweet potato risotto.  Having a glass of wine, feeling like a farmer's wife of style and substance with my house under control and the kitchen smelling like a gourmet Italian restaurant.  I had taken some sequential photos of my cooking in case I felt the urge to blog about my culinary brilliance.  Things were looking good.

Risotto

Then I realised Farmgirl had been very quiet for the last 5 minutes or so.  I normally have a fine-tuned antenna for this sort of Farmgirl behaviour.  I think this time it had been blunted by the wine and my general self satisfaction.  I went in search of Farmgirl.  Then she found me and showed me her legs.  Her legs looked very tanned.  And not shiny.  Matte even.  Then I looked more closely and realised that was because they had an even, heavy coating of my brand new Revlon Colourstay Foundation.

See below

Cute Farmgirl Legs, With Very Even Skintone
Please note in the photograph above the effect on the jarrah floorboards.  For your information there was that effect, in Farmgirl footprints, all over the house.  The more observant amongst you will also note she has a pedicure in OPI Manicurist of Seville.

If you have an interest in makeup techniques then take careful note.  This is the outcome you get if you were to use an entire bottle of foundation.

There was also foundation all over my bedroom carpet.  And a few other interesting places.

Farmgirl Handprint, In Medium Beige, On My Bedspread.
I popped Farmgirl in the bath (for the second time that evening) and she luxuriated for a while.  Then got out leaving a ring of foundationy grime around our old enamel bathtub that I was too depressed to take a photo of.

It was about then I decided there was only one way to deal with this.  I went back to the kitchen and had another one of these.

Glass of Wolf Blass SSB, On Special

16 comments:

Reversal Girl said...

Oh my.

Not A Ballerina said...

Quiet is rarely good ... what a shame! At least the risotto looked yummy.

This Mid 30s Life said...

Oh no!! If it makes you feel better, I really enjoyed that, sorry to be laughing at your misfortune though.

A Farmer's Wife said...

It was actually hilarious. As so often happens with my kids I was cross for about two minutes and then spent the rest of the time trying not to laugh. the wine helped a lot too!

wendy_mcd83 said...

Oh dear!! My son once poured a whole bottle of my perfume into the bath and rubbed a pot of my face cream into his hair! You've got to laugh! Here from the pink fibro :)
http://insidethewendyhouse.blogspot.com

Very Bored in Catalunya said...

I shouldn't laugh, I did though. And my response would probably have been exactly the same. Kids eh, they never waste the cheap stuff.

Kim H said...

Oh no!!!! You sound so lovely and calm about it all. Wine is so helpful in these times, isn't it? LOL Did you get those stains out OK?

Maxabella said...

Argh!!! Not the foundation!!! That's the absolute worst!!! Are you still drinking 3 months on? x

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Trish.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• said...

OH my how did the Jarrah floorboards fare after the cleanup?
Wine is the answer to everything.

Life In A Pink Fibro said...

LOL. Oh dear. I can't even begin to imagine how you deal with this without blowing a gasket...

Thanks for Rewinding at the Fibro this week! :-)

BabyMac said...

Love it. Perfect skin tone on the legs! Where would we be without wine I ask you?!

Tai Tai said...

Cracker! Laughed out loud to this. I love that moment the silence warns of danger....hilarious!

therhythmmethod said...

Very amusing, thank you for sharing! My eldest once did that so his own face with nappy rash zinc while I was breastfeeding his brother - he said it was moisturiser. All I could do was get the camera out and laugh.

Sarah said...

I am laughing out loud but am in utter sympathy with you. Please tell me dinner tasted fabulous?

Cate said...

After 3 girls I'm learning 'don't get cross, get the camera'...but I still won't tell my eldest about this one - she decided to paint her whole face in lip gloss today and use it for hair gel as well (hmmmmm)
xxxCate

A Farmer's Wife said...

Thanks everyone.

I did have a huge laugh about it because there wasn't much else to do. It was made doubly funny by the fact that Farmgirl thought she was so clever for making herself "pretty"

When I rang the lovely man that cleans our carpets he sounded very distressed. Apparently foundation is one of the hardest stains to get out. Anyway, it all got cleaned up and we have some great photos to show her when she gets bigger (and hopefully realises that make up is to be worn on the face)

And Sarah, I think dinner tasted fine..