Friday, May 18th, 2012

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul:  MAC Hey, Sailor!
  • Weekend plans:  Visits with family, celebrating my Dad’s birthday, Farmer’s Market, and Sunday Brunch–this weekend is a busy one for us!
  • Favorite gemstone?:   Emeralds

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This week’s Mellan photo (well, video)…


Mellan plays “footsie” with Daddy

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32 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #132

  1. Haul: I ordered a BB cream, but it won’t arrive for a while yet!
     
    Weekend plans: Glorious NOTHING!
     
    Favorite gemstone: Sapphire – my (very new!) engagement ring is a sapphire! 

    •  @Emi at Project Swatch
       haha, did you order that peach bb cream seen on Pink Sith? XD me too! Congrats on your engagement :)
      Weekend Plans: Making chocolatecoveredkatie.com ‘s genius blondies for a family dinner :)
      Favorite Gemstone: Changes, but I do like different colored sapphires, like pink and yellow

    •  @Emi at Project Swatch Holika Holika Peach Birl BB Cream? I’ll ad it to my wishlist as A) It’s pale enough and B) it has SPF.

  2. MIRIANV

    Haul:  Chanel ‘Monte Carlo” rouge coco shine lipstick, Guerlain ‘Quand Vient L’été’ #141 rouge automatique, korres lip butter in pomegranate (third one), and new sam edelman flats!
     
    Weekend plans: Celebrating my one year sobriety anniversary in Princeton eating indian food!
     
    Favorite gemstone?: DIAMONDS

  3. Haul: Revlon products: Colorburst Lipgloss in Bordeaux, Lip Butter in Brown Sugar, Nail Polishes in Posh & Sunshine Sparkle, and Wet n Wild Spoiled Nail Polish in Shuffle the Deck.
     
    Weekend plans: Photographing for the blog and sanitizing all my makeup.
     
    Favorite gemstone: Rubies & sapphires.

  4. ingerasata

    Haul: Too Faced “Natural at Night” and The balm “Nude’tude” palettes.
    Weekend plans: camping :)
    Favorite gemstone: diamond – no contest here :)
    Mellan is adorable :)
     

  5. Haul: Multiple Fyrinnae eyeshadows and a full sized tube of pixie epoxy
     
    Weekend plans: Hitting up the Bat’s Day black market for some shopping, then an internet-themed party.  Then prepping costumes for my trip.
     
    Favorite Gemstone:  How can I choose?!  Gemology is a nerdy hobby of mine.  I love so many stones!

    • xamyx

      @CourtneyK Wow, I’m actually doing the whole Bat’s Day thing, too. I’m still not sure if I’m going to the Black Market, but I’ll probably hit Sephora!

  6. Michelle

    Haul: MUG eyeshadows (they were on sale so couldn’t help myself to checking them out), Z palettes, KVD Poetica rollerball parfum, and some clothes.
     
    Weekend plans: May or may not go to a friend’s graduation on Saturday and the after party cause of another family activity.  Picture day on Sunday for us girls (me, my sis, and my cousins)!
     
    Favorite gemstone: Emeralds (May babies gemstone!!!) – especially the Colombian emeralds.  My god…they have this unique green color that just seems to glow all on its own.  LOL…but I love all gemstones in general.

  7.  Haul: I got some MeMeMe and Sleek blush in a swap that I’m floored by the quality of. Also a wicked set of 18 mine Que by ORLY nail polishes. Also Urban Decay Radium and Demolition liners.
     
    Weekend plans: Sewing the kimono up and styling a wig… yep that’s pretty much it along with some house cleaning. My real vacation is the next weekend.
     
    Favorite gemstone?: Turquoise or Zircon (blue) I actually love my birthstone. But I have not found one I didn’t like. ^_^

  8. Haul: Haven’t been shopping much lately…Although I did buy a lipgloss from Clarins! Love!
     
    Weekend Plans: Cleaning the house and getting my place ready for my cousin and her family to arrive from Australia! WooHoo!
     
    Favorite Gemstone: Sapphire and Ruby (my birthstone)
     
    Have an awesome weekend Christine! As always, Mellan is such a cutie:)

  9. Phanatical

    Haul: The Hey, Sailor! tote & makeup bags, theBalm Nude ‘Tude palette, & possibly tonight a MAC Body Oil!
     
    Weekend plans: Hanging around the house & celebrating a birthday!
     
    Favorite gemstone?: Hm…I actually have no idea!!
     
    Christine, I’m so in love with Mellan! He is just too sweet!

  10. army_wife_in_alaska

    MAC Hey, Sailor Collection: Sail La Vie lipstick, Jaunty e/s, Au Rose suntint (which will go back to MAC) and Crew highlighter.

  11. Becca

    haul: NARS Oasis, Jack Black lipbalm in Natural Mint (finally thanks to you Christine!), a white bandeau and romper with flowers from Garage, a yellow see through ish oversized tshirt with a pocket that you throw on over your bathing suit for $5 at blunotes, the Spiderman minies from OPI, Clinique Black Honey shimmering face powder/blocks, the fresh mini lip treatment duo from Sephora because it’s my birthday this week, three handsanitizers from BBW and a pinky summer dress from Bluenotes
    Weekend Plans: I have a four day weekend, so I’m super happy, but I really need to practice my clarinet for band and start studying for finals!
    fav gemstoone: hmm. I don’t know!
     

  12. Kafka

    Mellan is so gentle and laid back, it never ceases to amaze me! I guess I’m used to my rambunctious one who is like the Energizer Bunny. It’s exhausting sometimes. 
    My Haul: Nothing. Not even for The Hairy German! I was so good this week, I’m very proud of myself.  Weekend Plans: Working on some job stuff so I can, hopefully, move back to NYC in a few months.  Favorite Gemstone: Yellow diamonds tied with Emeralds.

  13. April

    I love the weekly Mellan pics & videos!!

  14. Mariella

    Haul:  TheBalm Nude ‘tude palette (and they threw in a Bahama Mama bronzer for free)
     
    Weekend plans:  Clearing out our basement so it’s usable space again (we’ve got way too much stuff that needs to go to the transfer station and our kids have turned it into their storage place for when they’re between home/school/apartment.  GRRRR.
     
    Favourite gemstone: can I choose a diamond?  A CANADIAN diamond?  If not, aquamarine (my daughter’s birthstone)

  15. EvilPinkRobot

    Haul: Nothing! I was at Sephora today with the new Kat Von D Mini True Romance eyeshadow palette in Little Sinner and a Nails Inc. glitter polish in my hands when I felt really sick. I had to drop them and run out. :( At least now I can add those to my birthday list.
     
    Weekend plans: Hang out with my mom while my dad helps the hubby out with gardening. Maybe visit the new Whole Foods down the street and complain all over again as to why they chose such a tiny location. I can’t decide if I want to laugh or cry whenever I drive by.
     
    Favorite gemstone: Pearl. I’m a June baby and I LOVE pearls!

  16. Stephanietps

    Haul: mini haul, MUFE hd foundation, Mac sable and jest ( repurchased), Essie cute as a button, set in stones and tart deco

    Weekend: my dad is coming for a visit with my sister! And I may go to the mall, and finally pick up chanel June… I’ve been lusting over it for months!

    Favorite gemstone: garnets

  17. Leticia

    Haul: Lancome Rouge in Love LS in Saint Honore (looooove it) and its matching nail polish
    Weekend plans: Shopping for a gift and catching up with Temptalia.com…I hadn’t been able to read it for weeks, I am so behind and I miss it!!
    Favorite gemstone: mmm, I hadn’t thought much about it, but I really like amethyst!
     
    Mellan is super cute and I always look forward to FFH Fridays to see what he is up to :)!
     

  18. Veronica

    Haul:  Just some basics – NYX tinted balm in Sukriya, L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes mascara
     
    Weekend Plans:  Oh, let’s see, I have a friend’s baby shower, another friend’s college graduation, and a party to visit Saturday.  Hopefully sleep and relaxation will be in there, too.  :D
     
    Favorite gemstone:  I don’t really wear jewelry too often, but I do think sapphires and emeralds.

  19. Lacey J.

    I finally got my bare escentuals quads in the mail and WOW. Just WOW. I’m wearing The Truth Quad today. I love it. It is definently going to be a go to quad for when im getting ready for work. (Holy grail for sure)
     
    I also got my glamour doll eyes order in today.
    I bought samples of:
     
    Lovers Lane – (going to order a full jar for sure.)
    Graves in May
    Typical Girl
    Boyfriend Sweater
    DInoSpotz
    Dazzle Me
    He Loves me not
    Skin of a killer
     
    I also ordered two things from allcosmeticswholesale
    urban decay eyeshadow in heat
    Estee Lauder Spiced Peach Quad
     
    Now I’m just waiting on the Urban Decay Naked Two Palette
     
    Weekend plans: Finish up reading a novel ive been reading since January lol
     
    Favorite Gem: Sapphire!
     
     

  20. beachgal

    Haul: Just a few polishes – think 4 maybe.
    Weekend plans – rest and try hard to get my sleep pattern worked back to normal. Do some house pick up.
    Fav gemstone: Hard one as I have loved gems ever since I started getting ‘good’ jewelery back in the day when it was affordable to do so – and I dated a guy in the jewelery retail bus. He took me to jewelery market all the time.  I love beautiful opals, flawless blue-green Columbian emeralds,  Ceylon sapphires,. If someone else is buying, I would not refuse any gem or mineral. I am quite a lover of ‘em all.

  21. Jennifer

    Haul: Clinique Redess Solutions Targeted Corrector and Essie’s Muchi Muchi.
     
    Weekend Plans: I have a synchronized swimming meet as well as some graduation parties to attend.
     
    Favorite Gemstone: Blue Sapphires, their depth never fails fails to amaze me.

  22. Kristabelle

    Haul:  theBalm TimeBalm concealer, Frat Boy blush, Sugarpill Heartbreaker palette, Sinnocent lashes, and a bunch of Revlon Colorstay nail polishes (lovee them, they really stay on!)
    Weekend plans:  workworkwork and maybe a friend’s grad party
    Favorite gemstone?:   no idea

  23. t_zwiggy

    Haul: Tom Ford Lovelust blush, Stila Smudge Stick in Lionfish and Moray, Jack Black Lipbalm in Mint and Grapefruit & Ginger, Kevyn Aucoin  Eyelash Curler, Kevyn Aucoin Neolita blush, Sue Devitt Belize blush, Too Faced Natural Eye Shadow Palette, bareMinerals Prime Time Eyelid Primer (Original), Tarte Blissful blush, Butter London Trout Pout gloss and MAC Immortal Flower blush.
     
    Weekend plans: Catch up on all the TV shows I haven’t had time to see yet (lots of season finales, yay) and lots of house cleaning and laundry (like most weekends).
     
    Favorite gemstone: I really like most gemstones, but some of my favorites are sapphire, amethyst and peridot. I also love a nice amber (where you can see the insects inside it), jade, coral and turquoise.

  24. CynthiaCC

    Haul:  Smashbox Multi-Flash eyeshadow trio, Zoya Wednesday & Butter London Fairy Lights polish, Bare Minerals bare skin eyeshadow.  No lipgloss or lipstick, for once.
     
    Weekend plans:  Bay Area Maker Faire!
     
    Favorite Gemstone:  star ruby

  25. IlariaDiva

    Haul: Pigment “Naval Blue” from MAC Hey Sailor! collection.
     
    Weekend plans: Nothing, just chill at home. I have to work on my music.
     
    Favorite gemstone?: Sapphire because blue is my favorite color! :)
     
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOR DAD!!  :D

  26. Joannie

    Haul: oye, more shoes, no beauty items/makeup

    Weekend Plans: scrub patio furniture & put the hammock out, 69th birthday party Sat, family dinner Sunday.

    Fav Gem: Aquamarine is one fav.

  27. Nicole

    Haul: Kanebo Cleansing Towel, Beauty Blenders, MUFE Aqua Creme, Burberry concealer, eye shadow and blush. My excuse, I was shopping in Berlin.
    Weekend plans: I spend the weekend in Berlin to visit a a friend.
    Favorite gemstone?: Diamonds, but they are soooo expensive and aquamarines