Friday, December 21st, 2012

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: bareMinerals Dry Skin Cream!
  • Weekend plans:  Wrap gifts, get the house ready for family & guests!
  • What’s your favorite night time drink?:  I love Sleepytime tea!

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75 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #163

  1. mirian

    haul: chanel emprise, essie butler please, china glaze def defying and winter holly. And Henri Bendel stars and stripes compact! I can’t buy anymore of the chanel spring 2013 because my boyfriend told me “there will be nothing left to get you for valentines day” but…i want it NOW.

    weekend plans: NOTHING, hopefully. the company i work for is in complete disarray. All of our warehouses are so backed up, many people will not get their orders until WELL after christmas. I’m exhausted for being overworked. I have a 5 day weekend coming my way and my phone will be turned off :)

    favorite night time drink: Rooibos tea. I’m south african so I get the tea shipped to me from africa. It’s so fragrant and yummy. It’s also caffeine free! Best thing ever.

  2. Shilpa

    I love sleepytime tea also! I usually use sleepytime extra :)

  3. Haul: NYX HD Eyeshadow Base, Sleek Eyeshadow Palettes in Ultra Mattes V2 Darks, Ultra Mattes V1 Brights and Acid.

    Weekend plans: Photo shoot on Saturday, and a friend’s party afterwards. School is over and I am freeeeee!!!!!! 😀

    Fave nighttime drink?: Hot tea. I like fruit flavored teas, green tea and mint. Right now I am loving Trader Joe’s Peppermint Hot Chocolate.

  4. Haul: I was legitimately shopping for presents, but a YSL lipstick I ordered came in, so I couldn’t really leave my counter hanging. And somehow Nars’ Amour blush jumped into my shopping bag, plus a free (points) sample of New Lover stick gloss.

    Weekend plans: Much the same as yours. I have to wrap presents, clean up the host and buy some groceries for Xmas dinner.

    Favourite night time drink: Various sorts of herbal teas, I think. Around this year, I love mulled wine as well, but it’s kind of a hassle to make (can’t be done in single portions) so I don’t have it very often.

  5. Barbie

    Haul; 4 ecotools brushes, and maybelline lippie from their new vivids collection gonna pick up a few more cause i love them

    Weekend plans; hmm i don’t know i’m done with my finals so i’m just gonna chill.

    favorite night time drink; chocolate milk

  6. Icequeen81

    I’m subscriber of mellans paws channel saw the video he is zo adorable

  7. blueraccoon

    Haul: Chanel Poudre Signee de Chanel – I still don’t know why I bought this, it kind of hopped into my Nordstrom cart and I checked out before I realized what I’d done. At least it’s gorgeous and it’s good quality, right?

    Weekend plans: I’m NOT WORKING! WOOHOO! But seriously, I don’t know what I am doing. I do have to work Monday but at least I get a comp day for it. Mostly I’m just looking forward to sleeping in Sunday morning.

    Fave night time drink: Either chamomile tea or English Breakfast tea with milk (sometimes decaf, but caffeine has very little effect on me these days so I can have regular).

    • LOL! And you have the Chantecaille highlighter! At least you will be glowing :)

      • blueraccoon

        Something like that, anyway! :) I actually tried to wear the Chantecaille today, but I think my brush was too fluffy to really do anything with it. I’ll try with a different brush next time.

  8. Veronica

    Haul: Chanel Fleur de Lotus Joues Contrast blush (the very last one they had in stock!), NARS Copacabana liquid highlighters (part of my sister’s graduation gift on request)

    Weekend Plans: Working, NOT eating delicious Christmas cookies because I just had major dental work done in the front. :(

    What’s your favorite night time drink? Vodka – I mean, tea. Yeah, tea. 😉 Usually jasmine or pekoe (black). Of course, I’m currently working nights, so caffeine isn’t off the menu.

  9. Cat G

    Haul: Nothing, have no money to spare right now because of Christmas!
    Weekend plans: Picking up a few small item presents, going out to dinner with some friends, cleaning house.
    What’s your favorite night time drink?: Vanilla soy steamer!

  10. GUSnail

    What a sweet Mellan pic!!!

    Haul: A couple of liquid lipsticks from Armani and Shiseido :)
    Weekend Plans: I have a 3yr old’s bday party and weather permitting, we’ll go see the tree in NYC.
    What’s your favorite night time drink?: A fruity herbal tea, like Apple Cinnamon, or Pomegranite, etc.

  11. Anna

    Love the photo of Mellan!
    Haul: I have hauled so much today so I am not sure I even dare writing up everything I bought! Went on a trip out of town. Turned out the town I ended up in had Bobbi Brown! So I got two lipglosses (citrus and black pearl) and a shimmer brick and a lipstick. Then I had my first ever good experience with Mac after I pointed out to a sales assistant that they never help me in Mac. So now I have two lipsticks and some kind of shimmery thing called mineralize skinfinish. I also got a brush.
    Weekend plans: Play games.
    Favorite nighttime drink: I’ld like to say rum but I rarely drink rum. I don’t think I drink anything but water at nights.

  12. Jessi

    Haul: A bottle of Chantecaille Frangipani eau de parfum. I had a bottle years ago and used every drop. I’m really excited to have finally found it again! It smells like the dew on tropical flowers wafting through the sea air of a South Pacific island. Feminine and unique!!

    Weekend Plans: work on my book project! So much to do….

    Favorite Nighttime Drink: Hawthorne tea (very relaxing) and once in a while, a nice glass of cognac 😉

  13. Alicia

    Haul: Mac 109, 129, & 130, Watts Up by benefit

    Weekend plans: bake cookies

    What’s your favorite night time drink?: a super cold glass of water

  14. Katherine Speeckaert

    Haul: UD smoked 24/7 glide on pencil set: have never tried the brand before and couldn’t normally afford this set, but I saw on the sephora website that it was on sale today so I picked it up! The owner of the business I work at covered my desk so I could go down to the store and pick it up, how nice is that?

    Plans: cleaning, wrapping presents, working on Saturday and church on Sunday if I feel like going 3 days in a row lol!

    favorite nightime drink: Birthday Cake tea from David’s Tea, but my tin is almost empty :(

  15. Kristabelle

    Haul: Christmas presents, mostly. For my mom- bath and body works white citrus stuff and london calling candle, origins vitazing and depuffing eye mask, nars eye primer, sally hansen at-home gel manicure kit.
    Stepmom- Too Faced Matte Eye palette, UD 24/7 liner in Rockstar, a Philosophy set with 4 scents of 3-in-1s and lip glosses.
    And for me, some b&bw Sugar Plum scented stuff and a Cinnamon Frosting candle.

    Weekend plans: today finish christmas shopping, tmrw car show thing and a party, sunday i’m doing christmas with my dad’s family.

    What’s your favorite night time drink?: I’ve been loving missglamorazzi’s hot chocolate recipes lately…the pumpkin spice white hot cocoa is my fave. Sooo good :)

  16. Yellowlantern

    Haul: Finally I can say “nothing”. Though can I say that it’s horribad that you introduced me to that website with the discount polishes? The one you’ve been buying your China Glaze from? Because I have this mammoth list of polishes I want from there now. I keep hesitating because I’m like “who needs 15+ new polishes all at once? The majority of which are all variations on purple or teal?” and then the tiny voice in my head goes “THEY’RE SO PRETTY THOUGH”. We’ll see. I’ll try to control myself for as long as I can.

    Weekend Plans: Play in this frickin’ snow with the SO. It’s *finally* snowing I plan on being out there in it!

    Favorite Night Time Drink: Jasmine green tea. Though I also like a glass of wine (as long as it’s not Chardonnay) or a white russian sometimes.

  17. Kafka

    Are you hosting visitors or just having a big dinner on Christmas/Christmas Eve? And are you cooking anything? LOL

    Haul: The less said, the better….. :\ It’s amazing what sort of justifications I can come up with. *sigh*

    Weekend plans: I was going to review a Tom Ford perfume and then either a Frederic Malle or L’Artisan one. But I *just* got a sample from a legendary “nose” of his latest perfume and which they sent out to some bloggers. I requested one, but I never thought I’d actually get one. Me! I can’t believe it! So, that is the immediate plan for today and tomorrow.

    What’s your favorite night time drink?: I don’t have one. I drink Diet Dr. Pepper, with caffeine-free added as a concession to the time.

  18. CristinaO

    Haul Zoya Ziv and China Glaze Luxe and lush.
    Weekend plans packing presents ans rest aka being extremely lazy.
    Favorite nighttime drink Rooibos tea ,i have a mix called Rom Punch ,is with rooibos tea,lemon,raisins,strawberry and kiwi and is wonderfull.I love rooibos tea and i think is not enough used.It has not caffeine and has medicinal value.Merry Christmas and the best for you and your family.

  19. Nicole

    Haul: Another week without a makeup/beauty haul. But I used up some products.
    Weekend plans: Relax and search for some after-christmas-presents for myself.
    What’s your favorite night time drink?: Warm milk with a bit “kaba”

  20. Nicoco Chanel

    Haul – just some black tights (thrilling life I lead LOL). Been too busy being sick to shop, boo. But I am thinking about picking up rimmel’s bb cream, because I didn’t hate it after trying a sample in a magazine.
    Plans – bf’s family christmas dinner tomorrow! Tidying up a bit too, I think.
    Night time drink – either hot chocolate or peppermint/breakfast tea (breakfast tea is always appropriate).

  21. Miss J

    Haul: I ordered Candy Yum Yum, of course. I’m impatiently awaiting its arrival. I also ordered another nude liner (NC15/NW20). I finished my Christmas shopping at the beginning of the week, and I ended up picking up UD’s Mushroom while out shopping. I want to do a smoky eye using it, Pistol, and Blackout with Verve to highlight the tear duct/inner corner area and Tease in the crease. I will also probably rehaul a Clarisonic ( I have to take the one I got back and exchange because it didn’t work right when I plugged it in to do the first full charge :/). I feel like I’ve been buying a lot of makeup lately; I guess I’m just trying to get it out of my system. I want to cut back in 2013. If I knew how to run a blog sale, or had a blog for that matter (lol), I’d do a sale so quickly.

    Weekend plans: Not too sure. Probably will just be cleaning and spending time with friends/family.

    What’s your favorite night time drink?: I’m a big fan of Starbucks’ Peppermint White Mocha this time of year, but it’s not specifically a night time drink for me.

    Happy Holidays, Christine! I hope you, Shaun, Mellan, and all your friends and fam have a wonderful Christmas/Holiday!

  22. Haul: a cute LA Colors lipstick/gloss duo in a bright red/orange from the dollar store!
    Weekend plans: Make meatballs to freeze for xmas dinner, avoid my flu-stricken family.
    What’s your favorite night time drink?: decaf green tea w/lemon & honey

  23. lydia

    Mellan!!! He’s such a cute puppy! My dog likes to hoard his toys too, like a fat dragon.

  24. Sabriel

    Haul – Well, I’m getting my boyfriend a bunch of Jack Black shaving supplies for Christmas. It’s not for me, but I did buy it from Ulta, lol.

    Weekend Plans – We don’t have any decorations up yet, and that needs to change! I am also going to clean out our hall closet, which has become stuffed full of recycling.

    Favorite Drink – I usually go with a mild decaf black tea. I like English Breakfast with a bit of honey (no milk). It’s very soothing. I know it has some caffeine in it still, but it’s not enough to cause me trouble.

  25. Leticia

    Haul: Nothing yet, but I’m hoping to get at least something small tomorrow!
    Weekend plans: Plan the menu for Christmas dinner and buy all the necessary things before everything runs out!
    What’s your favorite nighttime drink: Chamomile or green tea

    Mellan is just too cute and adorable in today’s photograph!!! Please give him a few hugs for me!!

    Merry Christmas, Christine, Shaun and Mellan! And Merry Christmas to all Temptalia readers :)!

  26. That looks like a stuffed Mellan there.

  27. xamyx

    Haul: UD Naked Basics palette; I had about $6 left on a Sephora card, so I caved… It was between that & the Lorac Pro palette, but the UD was alot cheaper, and I know I’ll use all the shades. I really don’t need either, but…

    Plans: My daughter’s social skills group is having a Holiday potluck, and the Grinch & Santa will be making appearances. I’ll also be digging her gifts out from the back of the closet at some point, and putting together the huge dollhouse.

    Nighttime drink: I don’t think I have a “favorite”.

    • Ooh – a doll house! That is so lovely. I always wanted one of those!

      • xamyx

        My mom bought the house, and I’ve bought some furniture (pretty much basics, as all the stores & even online are sold out of most of it), and I think we’re actually more excited than my daughter will be, LOL. She really wants one, but I think we want it more…

  28. Cara

    Silky looking doggy ears! I wanna pet them!

  29. lodnonhermit

    My haul consisted of a non makeup related item. I found and brought the last Kindle Paperwhite Radio Shack had in stock. Super excited about being a new Kindle owner even though it’s my third one. I plan on finishing my holiday shopping and baking this weekend. My favorite nighttime drink is water.

  30. Haul: bareminerals The Escape Eyeshadow Duo, been needing some neutrals forever; Studio Fix Fluid in NC20, I’ve become too warm for my NC15, so I’m mixing them until I’m tan enough to use NC20; and Too Faced Shadow Insurance. I got a tester pot to see if it would work on my very oily lids, and it worked amazingly, I loved it, but since I’ve been using the tube I’ve had problems! It was a bit separated the first time I used it, so I shake it before I use it now, but it’s not hold off creasing as well as the sample I had. I bought it from a counter, and the sample was from a counter too. Can anyone else report anything similar?