Five Ways to be “Mid-Maintenance”

Ever been called “high-maintenance”?

Did it frustrate you?

High-maintenance is associated with negativity, prissiness, and snotty behavior. Low-maintenance is associated with not caring about what people think, sometimes to the point of letting yourself go.

I prefer . . . “mid-maintenance” and want to share five ways to be so.

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Five Ways to be Mid-Maintenance
1. When getting take-out, use a real plate instead of styrofoam containers when possible.
low-maintenance: eating out of the to-go container or wrapper
high-maintenance: not eating take-out

2. You have a hair stylist.
low-maintenance: not coloring your hair or only getting it trimmed
high-maintenance: planning out an entire year’s worth of appointments to have your hair cut, colored, toned, and styled.  I confess, I am extremely high-maintenance when it comes to my hair, and actually have scheduled every month’s hair appointment until December. 

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3. Zebra-toe pedicure, self-polished fingernails.
low-maintenance: unpolished, untrimmed nails
high-maintenance: nail salon mani/pedis and tips or acrylics

4. Wear heels with jeans.
low-maintenance: wear sneakers or tennis shoes with jeans
high-maintenance: designer jeans and Louboutin (for you, Bhilip)

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5. Keep make-up in your purse at all times.
low maintenance: Chapstick only.
high maintenance: won’t leave the house without full make-up applied.

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Love to you, BP, AH, JP, TTx2, BC, TS, DC, LG, AS, ET, JS, NS, TD, SD and the rest of my girlies. 



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Bethany Jett

Bethany Jett loves sipping coffee and jamming in her planner while raising three boys with her college sweetheart Justin.

May 8, 2012

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