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For Ben

Hey everyone!

So, a couple of weeks back, whilst I was extremely sick (ok, laryngitis, so I didn't feel the worse, I just had no voice, a super sore throat, and painful coughing fits), I was working my way through the complete set of Sex & The City during my time off from work. One of the afternoons, when I was feeling particularly sorry for myself, I decided that I would go get Ben from his cage and make him watch copious amounts of episodes with me.

The only problem was.. Ben had passed away :(

The pain was so real. I think that when you have any type of pet that has been around you for years, and years, and years, it hurts so bad. Even if the pet isn't a conventional one. And even though Ben is like.. the size of a dog paw, the pain was immense.

The next day, I was starting to feel a smidge better health-wise and had returned to work.. so that evening I decided to do some nail art. The nails were just.. perfect.. but I felt like something was missing - so I added a shiny-glittery 'B' that I knew Ben would approve of.


I used:
  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • Essie Off Tropic
  • Sally Hansen Mint Sorbet
  • Saran Wrap
  • OPI My Favorite Ornament
  • Small Brush
  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat


And just in case any one forgot about how handsome Ben was, here is your reminder.

That is all for today! Hope you all have a rad day, and be sure to give your pets an extra snuggle today!!
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