Friday, August 27th, 2010

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Fridays!

A play on Oh No They Didn’t's “Free For All Fridays,” every Friday is Free For Haul Fridays! Friday is a day for fun — whether you’re already off enjoying your weekend or if you just need a way to get through til the end of the work day, FFH is here for you!

Share your latest beauty hauls! Once you’ve done that… say anything you’d like. Tell us about the greatest thing that happened to you this week, why your pet is the cutest, what you’re doing this weekend… whatever!

First, I’ll share mine!

Haul: More MAC Fabulous Felines, as you saw yesterday!

Excited for: Finishing my summer business class on Saturday afternoon!

Friday plans: Having lunch with a friend and a puppy play-date for the Mellan!

This week’s Mellan photo…

I don’t think Mellan is overly impressed by his swanky new bed.

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171 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #043

  1. Pam

    Haul: Zoya Kelly

    Excited for: the weekend so i can ZZZZzzzz :)

    Friday plans: I’m at work right now (it’s 9:19am)… just waiting for the day to end and maybe watch House season 6 LOL

  2. Katrina

    Haul: MAC Wedge and Era eyeshadows and Wildly Lush plushglass, although they haven’t arrived yet! I’m on a neutral kick!

    Excited for: Doing my friends makeup for her wedding tomorrow!

    Friday plans: Lunch with my boyfriend, makeup trial run for one of the bridesmaids and picking out a dress to wear to the wedding!

  3. Aww, Mellan’s cute! I’ve scored some china Glaze polishes this week as well as Space Cadet by Orly, it’s beautiful! that, and my bookset from Twilight arrived ^^ tonight i’ll be watching a movie with some friends, allways fun :) Have fun on your lunch!!

  4. t_zwiggy

    Minor haul this week. From MAC: Leopard Luxe palette, Smokey Heir liner, Utterly Game blush, Bamboo e/s, Brule e/s, Texture e/s, Amber Lights e/s, Lucky Green e/s, Syrup l/s, Prrr l/g, Deelight l/g, Richer Lusher l/g, 1 empty blush palette and 1 empty e/s palette. Urban Decay Naked palette. Jane Iredale foundation. Sigma brushes: E45, E35, E50 and F35.

    Going home to visit my mom this weekend. So much stuff to do outside now that the summer is over. Take in flowers and that sort of things. Not exactly something I enjoy doing, but it needs to be done.

  5. Haul: Viva Glam II, Drive Me Wild l/s, Wildly Refined l/g, Spree l/g, Lithe pigment, Bloodline pigment, Utterly Game blush, China Glaze’s Re-Fresh Mint and Ruby Pumps

    Excited for: Being on vacation from work until Sept 7!

    Friday plans: Studying for my CPA exam (pretty much everyday until I take the exam in Nov)

  6. livnzoe

    haul: dior’s airflash spary foundation (love it!!), john frieda’s frizz-ease finish-creme (hate it!), MAC0′s minearalize eyeshadow in love connection

    excited for: the party on saturday

    friday plans: i meet my boyfriend ypiiie!!

  7. Anita

    Haul: Mac blushes in peachtwist and plum foolery

    Excited for my cousin’s b-day party.

    Friday plans: clean my house and my mom’s house (she had shoulder surgery).

  8. JayJay

    My haul this week was Antique Green pigment, and Docile lipglass (I don’t have icescape, luminary, or any of the dupes).

    I’m excited that lots of old friends will be dropping by throughout the weekend to bid adieu to my husband. However, I’m NOT excited that he has to leave next week.

    Friday plans, BBQ at his boss’ house.

    At least Mellan lays on his bed.. I can’t even tell you how many cats & dogs of mine throughout the years have rejected their nice, plush beds. I guess when they’re allowed on the human bed though..

    • Docile is pretty :) Good pick!

      Mellan has warmed up to beds – when I first him one at 6 months of age, he didn’t care for it much, but around 9 months… he found joy!

  9. Amber

    Mellan napping in style – the luxurious life of pets!

    This weeks haul – Essie Fall 2010 collection! I had been drooling over Sew Psyched and Merino Cool but I also had to have Little Brown Dress and Velvet Voyeur!
    Exctied for – the weekend! And pet sitting for my friend.

  10. Kalex

    Haul – Lithe pigment and Chanel Inimitable Instense Mascara in Rouge Noir

    Excited For – Taking my 4 year old to her first birthday party invite on Saturday.

    Friday Plans – Husband’s company picnic. So much food!

  11. Mellan is just way too cute!!

    Haul: two things from mac

    Excited for: a nice relaxing weekend

    Friday plans: Have a going away dinner for a friend going back to college

  12. Haul- MAC mineralized satinfinish foundation, also a couple things online, a pop beauty pigment and a MAC plushglass

    Excited for- The hot/humide weather to be over

    Plans- Work :(

  13. Corinne

    Haul: Picked up some MAC Fabulous Felines this week! Meow!! Got Old Gold and Bloodline pigments, 3 liquid eyeliners in Marked for Glamour, Smoky Heir, and Signature Blue, Cunning lipstick, and the 188 small duo fiber brush. Also picked up Petticoat Mineralize Skinfinish, Sea and Sky Mineralize eye duo, Film Noir and Underworld lipsticks, and finally Prussian and Maira’s Mood eyeshadows.

    Excited for: We are driving up to see my parents and brothers for the week. So excited!!

    Friday plans: Packing, some laundry, and trying to get a good night’s sleep before the long drive tomorrow.

    Hope Mellan has fun on his play date!

  14. Tanja

    Haul: “Aristo-Cat” l/s, “Wildly Refined” l/g, Superslick Eyeliner in “Smoky Heir” and “Tilt” e/s

    I´m excited, because I love the color of Aristo-Cat soooo much! I´m thinking about getting a backup for the first time. Christine, do you know how long you can store a lipstick, before it goes bad?

    Friday plans: playing with new makeup ;) and finally seeing “Inception”

  15. Lia

    Haul: A bunch of stuff from ELF, an early B-day present to myself. I don’t wear anything besides the basics everyday, so I just got some fun stuff for cheap. Lots of eyeliner and lip gloss!

    Excited for: My weekend which is just Friday afternoon and Saturday. Also two dates next week with guys I met at speed dating.

    Friday plans: At my internship, doing some initial work on a book from 1646! It’s in good shape for being so old. Going to the grocery store and yoga tonight

  16. Hilary♥

    Haul: Italian brand Pupa Luminys eyeshadow in numer 10, such a lovely purplish brown – it’ll be perfect for the fall!

    Excited for: Florence tomorrow and MAC Fabulous Felines coming out next week! ♥

    Friday plans: Going to the mall with my mom to grab the last remains on sale, hope to get that Lollipops bag which I ♥ so much! Also dinner out and late night movie maybe! ^__^

    Have a great Friday Christine! ♥

  17. Purba_s

    Mellan is a cutie…My three year old walks around with a dog leash (whoever gave that to her… i am looking for you and when I find you…it won’t be pretty)pretending to walk a dog. I think she is trying tell us something..and we are prentending to be dense..DUH???

    Haul issues!!! went crazy for the OPI swiss collection… got me all but the reds. Also picked up Essie’s Sew Psyhed… i am not sure but this one might be a close dupe for Chanel’s Khaki vert…we will see

    weekend!!! taking the kids to a kiddie birthday party..Mommy of course needs hair and make up for that…

  18. Aundria

    Haul: 2 Rock and Republic blushes in Kinky and Bedroom… just waiting for them to arrive lol

    Excited for: Seeing my doggie this weekend!! I miss her alot when I’m not at my dad’s

    Friday plans: I am on a kick ball league that meets Friday nights so that’s my plan for tonight :)

  19. First of all THANK YOU! I opened this page and saw this post and went “WOOHOO, IT’S FRIIIDAY!”

    Haul: I just got to coupon codes for e.l.f so of course, I made two orders! Mostly brushes, as I really love the quality and price of those brushes. Also trying concealers and foundations. If they’re good, for that price, I’ll totally stock up my kit with various shades.

    Excited for: Moving back to school tomorrow! yipee!!! Which means I finally get to see my boyfriend and all my friends. Double yipee!

    Today: One last round of low-fat fro yo and chit chat with the ladies from home! Also, maybe I should start trying to pack my itty bitty car with all my stuff. Hm. That.

    Mellan is SOO cute. I’ll have a play-date with Mellan! :-p

  20. Haulage: None, actually.. well.. Dirty GPS
    Excited for: My going away party tonight! Countdown: Five Days! OH! Also excited cause my bf is flying up Wednesday and driving down with me!
    Friday Plans: Going away party!

    Aww! I love Mellan pics! He doesn’t seem too thrilled about the bed haha

  21. nikki c.

    haul: Burmese beauty e/s quad
    leopard luxe e/s quad
    pet me mineralize blush
    utterly game mineralize blush
    all from fabulous felines
    I didn’t do too much damage this time:)

  22. nikki c.

    haul: Burmese beauty e/s quad
    leopard luxe e/s quad
    pet me mineralize blush
    utterly game mineralize blush
    all from fabulous felines
    I didn’t do too much damage this time:)

    excited for & Friday plan: helping my boyfriend move into his college dorm! it’s actually more bittersweet:(

  23. Phoebe

    I went a little overboard this week =/
    At my CCO I got: Love Lace e/s, Suave Intentions e/s, Graphology e/s, Golden Lemon pigment, Brash & Bold pigment, Push the Edge pigment, and Gold Rebel l/g.
    Then at MAC I got: oil control lotion, Sassy Grassy e/s, Plumage e/s, Bare Canvas paint, Utterly Game blush, Wildly Refined l/g, and Prep & Prime finishing powder.
    Wow, it’s so much worse when you write it all down, lol.
    My Friday plans are cleaning, laundry, and work tonight.
    I’m (not at all) excited for school to start on Monday.

  24. Alyssa

    Quick haul! MAC eyeshadows in Dazzlelight, Ricepaper, and All That Glitters, plus MAC Springsheen blush!

    Excited for: The weekend! Many plans :)

    Friday Plans: Party with friends tonight!

  25. Haul: No makeup purchases this week!
    Excited for: Settlingin for my last semester of college!
    Friday plans: gym, read, then find a friday night party!

  26. Mayra

    Haul: old gold pigment, aristocat l/s, to pamper l/s, drive me wild l/s, smoky heir eyeliner, desires and devices eyeliner, mac’s fix+

    excited for: the weekend (although I usually have to play catch up with school) and my friends son’s birthday party

    Friday plans: Watch some Dexter season 4 its finally out on DVD and get some notes done =)
    Enjoy your lunchdate and its sooo cool that you are done with that class on Saturday totally worth being stuck at school all last weekend!!! (LOL in my opinion)

  27. Etaoin

    Haul: None really got a swap of particulaire polish, I’m really lemming chanel allure laque phoenix, I really want! But I have to curb my spending, its a bit scary considering my budget!
    Excited for; the weekend and my parents are away so free house.
    Friday plans: relax and paint my nails and sleep cause I got up really early to leave my parents to the airport.

  28. LU

    Haul: MAC Lithe Pigment & Korres Skincare
    Excited for: I guess school on Monday.
    Friday plans: Stay home.

  29. Keener

    Haul: OPI Sephora – Let’s Do Lunch, Going Nude Eh?, Nonfat Soy something something, eyelash curler from Sephora, which I hate, my lashes are long and my Revlon curler was doing a great job but it would pull my lashes lately. So frustrating. These days I go without curling or even mascara.

    Return Haul: Took back MUFE Aqua cream in fuchsia. I thought I could definitely find a use for it and I’m always attracted to that colour because it’s bold and playful. Wanted to use it as an eyeliner so badly, but I tried and tried but it didn’t work. Never applied consistently, I would layer it on so the colour would show up evenly but that got cakey. My first make-up return ever.

    Christine, I just saw the Givenchy Le Prisme Blush in Blooming on the Sephora site. I don’t know how old this is, have you done a review for it? It’s an online only product. It looks pretty and of course pricey. Don’t know if I could ever shell out the money for it, but I’m very curious about it.

  30. Courtney

    Haul: Deborah Lippman’s Bad Romance nail polish and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins!

    Excited for: Moving into a new apartment tomorrow!

    Friday plans: More packing for moving into a new apartment tomorrow!

  31. Diana B

    Haul: Mac Creme Cup (which I’m really loving) and my first mac blush palette (my collection is growing)

    No exciting plans this weekend just relaxing

  32. Haul:

    MAC Superslick Liners “Smokey Heir,” “Treat Me Nice,” & “Signature Blue”

    MAC Brushes in 217, 168 & 219

    NARS Rajasthan Eyeshadow Duo

    Excited for: Nothing Yet 8)

    Friday Plans: Work…..

  33. Haven’t hauled this week, but I got a REALLY nice new camera! It’s exciting!

    I’m still trying to save money for my next sephora trip, which won’t be until next week at teh soonest. I’d prefer to wait longer though, if i can make it till the F&F sale(I know I have around 100$ worth of stuff to buy, possibly closer to 200$)

  34. Meesh

    Haul: FF Collection I got Spree and Aristo-cat and I’m going again this weekend to pick up powerful and Drive me Wild, hopefully, I’ll have to swatch those.

    Excited for: All me crazy, but seeing all my friends one last time before heading to school again D:

    Friday Plans: Dinner making with the rents!

  35. Christina

    Haul-Nothing for me this week =( All baby stuff

    Excited for- My baby to be born in 3 weeks!! Oh and maternity leave next Friday! Yay!

    Friday Plans- Work, Then going home to clean and finish preparing for this baby’s arrival=)

  36. Rengirl

    Haul: ORLY SPACE CADET! Sorry, I had to shout that one because I wanted it very badly. It is even more beautiful in real life than any swatches I’ve seen. I also got Orly Gumdrop (a For Audrey dupe but with a much better formula) and a few Color Clubs: Revvvolution, Worth the Risque, Covered in Diamonds, Wild at Heart, Fashion Addict and Gossip Column. I’m kind of on a nail polish kick.

    Excited for: I have a lot of work tonight for my side business but I’m super glad. Business is always good.

    Friday plans: drink lots of coffee and work into the night while re-watching Lost Season 6.

  37. Haul: I got SOME stuff from FF. And some other stuff that I don’t know about but I’m not allowed to open it until Monday! ERGH! :) (Birthday)

    Excited for: Ordering the flooring for the new kitchen today! Woo hoo! Once that’s in I can pick up tne new gas range we bought, call the gas guy to have the line run to the kitch and install that puppy! I’m excited to have a new cooker! (This isn’t ours but this is the kind we have now: http://easterkiwi.wordpress.com/frigidaire-flair-for-sale/) It’s pretty cool… But after so many years on it… I’m ready for something new.

    Friday plans: Dinner this week is ALL hors d’oeuvres. Getting back into the swing of things after a few weeks of low-key-ness (what with all the holes in the walls from the remodeling).

  38. Robin C

    Rock & Republic Cosmetics – Shameless, Lust, Immoral, X-Rated Blushes
    Rock & Republic Cosmetics – Cougar, Hot Sauce, Tyrant Lip Glosses
    Rock & Republic Cosmetics – Wicked Eye Shadow
    MAC Fabulous Felines Collection – Docile Lipglass, Lap of Luxury Lipglass, Cunning, Aristo-cat, Drive Me Wild and Kittenish Lipsticks
    MAC Dare to Wear Collection – Wind Me Up and Bold & Brash Lipglass

    Excited for a weekend of SLEEP! Hopefully…

    Friday Plans: nurse my sick 2 year old back to health from a stomach virus she got from her first two weeks of PK3…this is the second time she has had a major illness since being born, so I am counting my blessing and spraying everything down with lysol : ) Hope everyone else has a wonderful weekend.

  39. kapi

    Haul:This week was fun! I finally found a place in hawaii that sells zoya and china glaze, so I got Zoya Edyta and this hot pink color that i can’t remember the name of, and bogie and for audrey from China Glaze. Plus, finally got my hands on the 130 brush from MAC. Loving it!

    Excited for:clubbing with the girls tomorrow night. haven’t been in so long!

    Friday: work :( and lunch with the bestie!

    Have a great weekend everyone!

  40. Lynn

    Mellan, you’re such a cutie pie! Is that a mole on your ear? Your bed looks plush:)

    Haul: Fabulous Feline- Smoky Heir, Marked for Glamour,Pet Me Blush, Gold Stroke & Bloodline Pigment, Lap of Luxury l/g, Wildly Refined l/g, Drive me Wild & Aristocat! I might grab the Signature Blue liner because I love the color blue!

    Excited for: a bridal shower tomorrow-

    Friday Plans: Playing with my new makeup and re-organizing my storage to make room for more goodies:)

    Have a great weekend Christine and Mellan!

  41. Mellan looks so calm and “cool” My dog who’s 9 mos old has taken to chewing up his bed and pulling out the stuffing! Argh!

    My haul this week was Bobbi’s Brown’s Black Plum eyeliner which i really like and Chanel coco rouge in cashmere l/s.

    Picking up my eldest daughter and granddaughter tomorrow to spend the week with me. Yay!

    Friday plans: cleaning so we can make more mess!

  42. Yumi

    Haul: nothing (yet), still waiting for my UD naked palette that I ordered 2 weeks ago to get here <.<
    Excited for: starting a new job next week!
    Friday plans: hitting up a BBQ with my church fellowship group, might do some shopping beforehand!

  43. Nikki

    Haul: I have been loving nail polishes lately :) I picked up OPI’s Royal Flush Blush and Mauving to Manitoba!

    Excited for my son’s 2nd bday party this sunday. I am making him a toy story cake!

    Friday plans: There is a circus in town tonight that we are going to!

    Mellan makes me want to have a dog!

  44. coco72

    Haul: A 12′ x 36″ swimming pool for my kids, a MAC lipstick from Barbie collection (22 Bpounds, my husband will kill me), a NARS mini multiple in Orgasm and 2 eye jumbo pencils in a swapping, and a set of accesories for my Samsung Galaxy mobile phone

    Excited for: a weekend without family-in-law, the return of Formula1 -Alonso rocks!- and relax in our new swimming pool

    Friday plans: I´ll try to take my hubby to a walking on the beach

  45. Hauls: Urban Decay Naked Palette (it was in stock at the Sephora store in Hollywood!), Benefit porefessional cream, Evian refresher spray, MAC brush cleaner, MAC Fleur Power blush, MAC Bloodline pigment, MAC Utterly Game mineralize blush, MAC aristo-cat lipstick and Docile lipglass.

    Excited for: Well, nothing comes to mind. I’m just happy I got the Naked palette! :)

    Friday plans: I have a doctor’s appointment. I am not looking forward to that!

  46. Jami

    Haul: MAC burmese beauty quad, palace pedigree quad, jealous lipglass, kittenish l/s, out minxed l/s, on the hunt superslick eyeliner, pure snow ss eyeliner, rain of flowers n/p, concubine n/p. Marc jacobs daisy perfume, rimmel summer angel l/s.

    Excited for: …… Ehhh nothing now. My excitement was shopping at mac lol.

    Friday plans: dinner at home with my hubby and kids and maybe a movie!

  47. Jessica

    I got aristocat l/s…blankety l/s…and rosebud salve in a tube

  48. Dini

    Haul: 2 Dare to Wear lipglasses, Old Gold pigment, Bloodline pigment
    Excited for: A quiet weekend
    Friday plans: Visiting friends and family

  49. nicci

    Haul – Nothing. Saving up for 2 collections from Chanel. I’m so glad Chanel doesn’t pump out collection after collection, otherwise I would be broke.

    Les Khaki De Chanel Collection – Sept. 10th. I plan to get Khaki Rose and maybe Khaki Vert.

    Soho Collection – Sept. 7th – all LE items I believe. I’m eyeing the quad, glossimer, and maybe palette. I heard it was only supposed to be sold in the Soho boutique in NY but now it will available online on the 7th. I’m so excited!

  50. Taylor

    Haul: From MAC – Pet Me blush , Of Royalty and Viva Glam Cyndi lipstick and Bitter eyeshadow. I also picked up the Barbie Loves Stila lip enamel trio, some High Voltage eyeshadows, and some bath and body stuff from various Etsy sellers. Oh, and some clothes. LOL. It was my last big paycheck, I needed to go out with a bang.

    Excited for: Starting my new job at a bakery!

    Friday plans: Going to my brothers first varsity football game tonight :)

  51. Haul: Revlon nail polishes: Cherries in the Snow, Make Mine Mango, Tropical Temptation. Orly polish: Lollipop from the Sweet collection.

    Excited for: getting better :-(, I fell down on tuesday and broke my coccyx! It hurts so so so much….

    Friday Plans: resting and MRI tomorrow :-(

  52. Jennifer

    Haul: Illamasqua Intense Lipglosses in “Frenzy” and “Petulant” , plus Illamasqua nail varnish in “Collide.” These are my very first Illamasqua products, and I’ve been wanting to try this brand for so long. Finally I ordered some from Sephora.
    Other stuff: Nars lipsticks in Schiap and Funny face, Back up for Benefit Good to go lipstick (I love this color for everyday work or school lip color and am almost out of the one I have), Philosophy Pure Grace body lotion.
    MAC: Kittenish lipstick, Palace pedigreed eye shadow quad, Viva Glam LipGlass one cyndi one gaga.
    Received : MAC reflex pearl glitter pigment, and Odyssey lipstick in the mail this week.

    Friday: Paint my nails, watched “The Young Victoria” on Blu Ray, seen it before on dvd…But finally went and watched it on the other format. A nice bath, and relaxation, as I have two busy work days this weekend and work and college next week.

    Excited: The Villans mac collection

  53. Jazz

    Haul: not yet , maybe a few lipglasses from Fab. Felines
    excited for: The weekend so I can sleep , my date with my crush tonight
    friday plans : see above , i have a date tonight

  54. Carrie Ann

    A lot of MAC stuff this week. I got Prudeaux Slimshine, Lilt of Lily Suntints Lip Balm, and Viva Glam Gaga & Cyndi Lipglasses. From Fabulous Felines, I ordered Jealous & Best of Breed Lipglasses, Liquid Lurex & Aristo-Cat lipsticks and The Soft Meow Mineralize Blush.

  55. vickie

    haul-MAC brush cleanser and MAC Lithe Pigment
    excited for- that i had a $20 note from Nordstrom so i didnt have to pay for the pigment : )
    friday plans-cleaning my room : (

  56. Anne

    Haul: Ming Blue and Rocker by MAC and Halley’s Comet by Orly–I’m on a shimmer binge! and a couple fun colors by Essence, Pool Party and Plum Perfect.
    Excited for: Starting classes again
    Friday plans: See friends and watch a DVD

  57. Ludwig

    The only thing I got was the new Chanel Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss in Insouciance. The lady was so nice to sell it to me even though the display wasn’t even up yet : )

  58. Elaine

    I love ONTD!!

  59. HAUL: Wow.. first week I didn’t buy anything in a LONG time! And I mean.. nothing makeup/clothes related. =) But my boyfriend did buy me the NAKED palette so I’ll be getting that soon.

    EXCITED FOR: Sunday. I can finally get some rest!

    FRIDAY PLANS: No plans! About to go make some pancakes (I like breakfast food for lunch/dinner -but not so much breakfast.)

  60. megan

    Minor haul: OPI nail polishes in Diva of Geneva and Cuckoo For This Color…waiting for the second polish to arrive! Love the Mellan pic as always:)

  61. Emily

    Mac Fabulous Feline stuff! Palace Pedigree: Mauvement and Bloodline pigment, Eyeshadow Quad, Lap of Luxury lipglass, Pet Me blush. Leopard Luxe: Lithe and Old Gold pigments, Eyeshadow Quad, On the Hunt eyeliner, Drive Me Wild lipstick, Utterly Game blush. Burmese Beauty: Antique Green and Gold stroke pigments, Kittenish lipstick, Spree lipglass. Nail Polish Trend: Concubine and Earthly Harmony. Also MAC Russian Red lipstick (love!) and Estee Lauder Nail Polish in Surreal Violet…. I think that’s all. =) Wayyyyy too much!

  62. hababkuktwofour

    Went to my MAC counter and picked up the palace pedigreed quad. The collection was blah. I’m so dissapointed because this is my first purchase from an Fall collection. I hoping for something awesome like the cult of cherry but alas was not to be. Im not putting much stock in the Villian collection. I’ll keep waiting for the holiday collectiosn to see what what. I also picked up another polish from the OPI Sweden collection “ski teal we drop” and a regular OPI polish called light my sapphire. Thats all. Like I said I may only haul permanent shadows till holliday collection.

  63. Cherie

    haha Mellan.

    Haul: MAC Felines – Aristo-Cat & Drive Me Wild l/s (thank you B2M) and the eyeline in Marked for Glamour. I also picked up OPI’s Miami Beet polish.

    Excited for: A weekend about me! Lunch/shopping with my mom on Saturday and dinner at my bff’s house Sunday :)

    Friday plans: Veg!!! And one of those chicken dinners at the grocery store for dinner tonight!

    Have a good one :)

  64. Gabrielle

    Haul: today I went to my local CCO and I was able to pick up the eyeshadow suite in team violets, mineralize skinfinish in perfect topping, the crushed metal pigments in stacked 2!, English accents lipglass, and last my 2 favorites that I picked up was Tahitian sand and medium plus from the hello Kitty collection! You wouldnt believe how excited I was when I saw it haha :)

    Excited for: trying out all my new stuff!

    Friday plans: well the cco shopping and hanging out with the boyfriend

  65. tg

    Hey, we have an Orvis couch for our dog! It’s nicer than some human couches!

    Does Mellan shed and chew a lot?

  66. Kat

    Haul: nothing :( though I’m going shopping this weekend and picking up my Sephora birthday gift sometime soon.

    Excited for: skating/bowling and potluck with friends tomorrow, and maybe roller blading in the park on sunday

    Friday plans: reading and relaxing, maybe playing with my new brushes :)

  67. CeeBee

    I picked up MAC e/s in Purple Haze and lipglass in Lovechild, plus a couple of ck lipsticks off strawberrynet. I also treated myself to a Dior Holiday kit (it’s not the holiday season yet but they had some left I guess!) with 6 e/s, a pretty pink blush, Extreme Wear Fit compact foundation, mini Iconic mascara and a 4mL Organdi Pink Addict Gloss, plus I got a GWP, mini Fuchsia Flash gloss, Extase mascara, ONE serum and Multi-Perfection cream. So that was nice!
    And I snagged Jordana lipgloss in Darling, which is a very pale, silvery lilac and very similar to one for the Fabulous Felines glosses that I can’t remeber the name of. I don’t know when FF will arrive in NZ but soon I hope!

    Other than that, I finally had an appointment at the dermatolgists so I am vey hopefully my acne issues will be sorted once and for all and soon!
    Yay!

  68. Pang

    Haul
    -MAC Fabulous Felines: signature blue and treat me nice liquid eyeliners, Aristo-cat lipstick.
    -NYX nail polishes in sour lime and frizz spots
    -NYX liquid crystal liner in crystal jade
    -NYX Studio liquid eyeliner in extreme purple
    -LA colors lipgloss in blazing violet
    -Milani lipsticks in magenta madness and orange gina (because of the swatches I saw on Temptalia, hehe…love it!)

    Excited for: trying out the stuff I listed above

    Friday plans: went to work as usual. Tired, I’m just gonna chill at home tonight. Gotta do some last minute back-to-school shopping this weekend **sigh**

  69. Bina

    Big haul this week: ordered several Edward Bess products (3 lipsticks, 2 blushes, 1 highlighter) online which I am waiting for, Guerlain Rouge G in Gilian, Tom Ford lippies in ginger fawn and bruised plum, and new chanel extrait de gloss in emoi. I’m a bit of a lip product junkie.

    Excited for: seeing an old college friend tomorrow!

    Friday plans: playing with my 2 daughters.

    • How are you liking the Tom Ford lipsticks?

      • Bina

        I love them! Totally addicted! I have several now. It’s one of my top 3 favorite formulas (also love rouge coco’s and rouge g’s!) The colors are beautiful and classic with great pigmentation and last several hours. They are matte and have a lovely creaminess to them (but not too much, no slip). They go on with a slight sheen, though not as much as a rouge g. If I’m not in the mood for a matte lip then I just pop some gloss on over. Are you planning on reviewing them?

        • I reviewed 3 Tom Ford lipsticks, I believe :)

          • Bina

            oops, sorry about that. I see them now. I should add that I’ve been following your blog for several months and I think you are fantastic. Having completed a graduate degree myself, I don’t know how you do it all but I think it’s great! None of my colleagues/peers are interested in makeup and few even wear much. Sometimes I feel silly for having this interest, so its really nice to see someone like you!

  70. viva

    Haul: just got Kittenish, Cunning & Lap of Luxury from Fabulous Felines and a new Studiofix and the 109 brush!

    Excited for: cashing in Back2MAC and gift cards on the above. :D

    Friday plans: I was going to do homework but I’m meeting up with some classmates instead.

  71. Rosamaria

    Big haul week for me: Everything from Fabulous Felines except — Of Royalty, Cunning, and Liquid Lurex lipsticks; Best of Breed Lipglass; Antique Green and Old Gold pigments. (It was easier to list what I didn’t get!)

    Also got all the new Nail Lacquers except Earthly Harmony!

  72. Keen Janine

    Haul: MAC Leopard Luxe quad, MAC Earthly Harmony and Jade Dragon nail polishes, and MAC Superslick liquid eyeliner in On the Hunt (though I wanted more).

    Excited for: Saturday when I will get to spend quality time with the hubby.

    Friday plans: Church :-)

  73. Courtney

    Haul: MAC Leopard Luxe Palette, Pure Show, Defiantly Feline, Rubenesque, Studio Moisture Tint

    Excited for: Going out tomorrow night!

    Friday plans: I had my MAC appointment today

  74. Ooh, I got a lot of stuff this week lol. I moved last Saturday to San Francisco and just moved into my new apartment today. In the meantime I’ve already bought the following beauty loot: Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimiteds in BR 710 (LOVE), PK 308 (too sheer for me…) and the last bottle of their Face Architect foundation in 964 (the counter is going bye-bye at the end of this week ;_;), Paul & Joe eye gloss in 05 Murmur, Josie Maran’s Argan Oil lip treatment (this is going back, it’s doing nothing for me =/), and a lavender Castledew nail polish and some nail art rhinestones.

    Super excited to be moved into my new place and starting grad school next week!! Also super excited for IKEA trip tomorrow (I have no furniture except a twin size mattress which my landlords are lending me – they’re AWESOME ♥) and dim sum with my aunt across the bay on Sunday! :D :D :D

  75. I’ve only done a very small haul this week as I’ve been away visiting frends and family, but I did pick up one of the new Guerlain palettes (Rue de Passy) and the Dior Cannage Palette at the duty free shop. :) Really wanted the Champs Elysees one, love that purple, but the grey shades are all very similar, so I’ll need to see if I can find it cheaper on eBay. ;)

    I am very excited about having been to my favourite band’s concert last night with one of my best friends, and meeting all the guys in the band and having my photo taken with them. :)

  76. Erin

    Haul: sigma professional brushes, Mac Burmese quad, Mac Smoky Heir liner, Marked for glamour liner
    Excited for: The fair this weekend! Yea junk food and rides
    Friday plans: My boyfriends 29th birthday!

  77. jess

    Haul: kittenish lipstick, desire and devices superslick eyeliner, concubine nail polish

    excited for: state championships bmx races tmrw–me and bf trying to get state #1. also I’m going to order mac so rich so pretty nail polish on the internet somewhere since I lose my favorite nail color in the whole world.

    friday plans: hung out at home. :)

  78. Kate & Zena

    Late, but better late than never!

    Haul: Nothing. Between two hospital visits and the first week of school, I had no time for buying things.

    Plans: Grocery shopping possibly.

    Excited for: The next school vacation. Seriously, school and me aren’t good friends.

  79. nicci

    How come my haul was taken off? :|