Friday, May 10th, 2013

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: MAC RiRi Woo
  • Weekend plans:  Celebrate Mother’s Day!
  • What’s your favorite summer treat?:  Lemonade, though I very, very rarely indulge!

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Staring out the window…

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92 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #183

  1. Avatar of Lauren Lauren

    ■Haul: MAC RiRi Woo. I am probably buying a Shiseido sunscreen today after work, though. Either the tinted moisturizer one reviewed on Cafe Makeup or just the lotion. I need something sweatproof, though.

    ■Weekend plans: Softball tournament plus mother’s day

    ■What’s your favorite summer treat?: Pulled pork sandwiches with coleslaw!!

  2. Haul: Nada unless the new summer Maybelline colour tattoos FINALLY make it up here this weekend.

    Weekend plans: Celebrate Mother’s Day! still working on second wig (finish one at least!)

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Anything frozen really, but more along the ice pop line or smoothies. ;)

  3. Connie

    Haul: Riri Woo
    Weekend Plans: Mother’d Day Church event
    What’s your favorite summer treat: Ice Cream!!

  4. Mellan seems distracted by something outside the window. Now, I’m wondering what that is. :D

    Haul: Guerlain Gloss d’Enfer Maxi Shine in Red Pow; MAC 116 and 239; NARS Powder Blush in Taos and Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer in Alaska

    Weekend plans: Celebrate Mother’s Day as well. :)

    What’s your favorite summer treat? Fruit shakes and sorbets- perfect way to cool down.

  5. Melanie

    Haul: MAC RiRi Woo, MAC Bare My Soul Quad, MAC See Sheer Lipstick and some MAC Eyeshadow refills, a black-white-striped leggings and Espadrilles, sunglasses, Kiehl’s Condi and some samples

    Weekend plans: Celebrate Mother’s Day and baking a cake therefore

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: drinking cocktails, beeing on vavarion, smell of warm summer rain

  6. Haul: Maybelline color tattoos in “Seashore Frosts”, “Lavish Lavender” and “Blue Paradise”, L’Oreal Infallible e/s “Strawberry Blonde”, Butter London Nail Foundation & Hardware top coat set, Deborah Lippmann “Careless Whisper” and “Single Ladies” (I think I’ve finally found my perfect red) and Color Club “Miss Bliss”.

    Weekend plans: hiking tomorrow and celebrating mother’s day on Sunday.

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Ice cream ;)

    • Ooh! Lucky you found the new Color Tattoos!

      • Yeah, I’ ve been looking for them for a few weeks and none of the stores around me carried them. Then early this week I stopped at a Rite Aid in a different town and they had six of them so I picked up Lavish Lavender and Seashore Frosts and the other I happened to spot at my local Walmart, but that was the only one they had there – odd…

  7. Avatar of Amy xamyx

    Haul: NARS D. Gorgeous & UD Secret Service; Real Techniques Core Collection & Duofiber Collection (ULTA has a BOGO 50% sale, so I picked up both!)-I picked them up last night, so I haven’t tried them, but after falling in love with the Expert Face Brush, I have high hopes!

    Plans: Nothing specific…

    Summer Drink: I don’t have one.

  8. Avatar of Amber Amber

    This weeks haul – Lancome Teint Idole 24hr in Ivory 100. It isn’t light enough so i mix it with Face Atelier Zero Minus. Some Maybelline LE Color Tattoo eyeshadows,Color Whispers and Color Sensational l/g’s. Sorry I can’t remember names – I know I bought the really duochrome e/s that everyone is after and coral lipcolors because those are my favorites for summer!

    Weekend plans – not sure yet. But I get to sleep in!

    Fave summer drink – ice cold water with lemon or orange slices.
    I have to say that I really admire you Christine because you seem to have such excellent self control over what foods you eat. You must be so healthy! Of course having a wonderful pooch like Mellan certainly helps. =)

  9. Avatar of Mirian Vermeulen mirian

    Haul: I called a bunch of stores around my and found a sephora with two of the Laura Mercier artists palette for eyes for two of my friends! Also two l’occitane hand creams and the new Givenchy Le Rouge Lipsticks for summer in coral and fuschia, a too faced lip liner in perfect pink, shiseido rouge lacquer in rd607, and tocca cleopatra mini perfume!

    Weekend plans: Pedicure!

    Favorite summer treat: Froyo :)

  10. Haul: a bunch of natural skin care products from Melvita

    Weekend plans: Enjoy Saturday with le boyfriend and then say goodbye :-( He’s going to a conference abroad.

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Sorbet ice cream! Omnomnom. Oh and strawberries and rhubarb.

  11. Avatar of Dee Dee

    Hahahaha is that serious Mellan?

    Haul: Nothing yet, but I plan on picking up some BB TM either today or tomorrow.
    Weekend plans: My husband’s uncle is in town, so we are having dinner with his family, then brunch on Sunday.
    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Cold Stone ice cream-yum!

  12. ■Haul: NARS blush/duo set Laguna/Angelika and NARS foundation in New Guinea
    ■Weekend plans: Celebrate Mother’s Day with my mom and sis
    ■What’s your favorite summer treat?: Frozen sangria and fresh fruit. I also like pasta salads for lunch.

  13. Haul: Well…
    - Aveda Brilliance Shampoo & Conditioner
    - Revlon Colourstay Foundation in Ivory (too light for me but I bought it to mix with other foundations)
    - Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Honey
    - Real Techniques Starter Kit
    - Benefit Happy Beauty Day sample kit
    - Rimmel Scandaleyes Eye Pencil in Bad Girl Bronze
    - Collection Cream Blush & Highlighter in Peaches & Cream
    - UD Build Your Own Palette & Eyeshadows in Bust, Last Call & Freelove
    I think that was everything!

    Weekend Plans: I’m supposed to be going to a jazz festival with the bf and his friend (& his friend’s girlfriend) but IDK what is going on there.

    Favourite Summer Treat: Ummm. Everything. Iced Tea, Knickerbocker Glories, Fish & Chips, Banana Split, a 99 with Monkey’s Blood, even salads.

  14. Aww it looks like Mellan is waiting for someone ;)

    Haul: I ordered Rouge Bunny Rouge Orpheline (blush). Bohemian Waxwing (eyeshadow), and Embrace of Cashmere (a loose eyeshadow. My first. Let’s hope it’ll work well so it doesn’t have to be my last). Oh and Chanel Taboo! It finally became available here today and naturally I had to add it to my purple nail polish collection ;)

    Weekend plans: Cleaning and Skyping with my mom!

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Froyo! I love that thing more than ice cream!

  15. Avatar of Christina Christina J.

    Haul: Benefit’s The Bronze of Champions set, Anastasia’s Brow Wiz in Medium Ash, Sephora atomizer, Marc Jacobs Oh Lola! set, MAC DazzleGlass in Funtabulous, MAC LustreGlass in White, MAC Mineralize SkinFinish Natural in Medium Plus
    WeekEnd Plans: My husband is treating me to hair color and highlights for mother’s day…but my salon is booked for three weeks! So, I’ll be searching for a good salon that can get me in tomorrow..*fingers crossed*
    Favorite Summer Treat: Those Dole strawberry frozen bars (popsicles) with real chunks of strawberry in them…I want one now!! :)

  16. Avatar of Leticia Leticia

    Haul: Clinique Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes in Fuller Fudge (it was in my wish list after reading your review :)!) and the Real Techniques Core Collection Brush Set.
    Weekend plans: Make time to shop music in i-tunes – my i-pod needs new music!
    What’s your favorite Summer treat? Strawberry sherbet – though I actually love sherbet or ice cream any time of year!

    I love how elegant Mellan looks in black and white :)! He’s the cutest thing!

  17. “To bark or not to bark, that is the question”, thought Mellan…

    Haul: my Guerlain Flirt Shine Automatique has arrived, and it is LOVE!

    Weekend plans: REST! I might work a bit though. It seems that I can never quit. But I’m probably going to see a friend too!

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: ICE CREAM. I love ice-creams. Lemonade’s good too!

  18. Caroline

    Wonder what Mellan’s daydreaming about?

  19. Haul: omg guys. I’m seeking some enabling words from my fellow temptalia’s… I discovered my job is signed with the cosmetics company store…. Oh my. So my haul was ridiculous:
    Bobbi brown cleansing oil.
    Bobbi brown eyeshadow smudge brush.
    Mac snow globe eyeshadow set in warm
    Mac lip liners in embrace me and “what comes naturally”
    Mac pro long wear “to the future”
    Mac studio sculpt

    Plans: take mom out for putting up w me all these years

    Summer treat: chasing the Mr Softee ice cream truck down the streets of queens for a half melted ice cream cone

    • Oooh, that is a dangerous job!!

      • Yea i didn’t know i had access to it and the prices are around 30% off…. It’s a hit and miss some items do look dated but some things are a treat to find like brushes and LE items… It’s very dangerous to know I can shop there now!!

  20. Haul: Just some nail polishes from China Glaze (Itty, Bitty & Gritty, Toe-Tally Textured, Keepin’ It Teal, Heat Index, You Drive Me Coconuts, Shell-O). Apparently the jelly polishes are extremely sheer, but I thought the colors were so pretty and summery that I had to order them anyway.

    Weekend plans: No plans yet!

    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Anything fruity and frozen! Popsicles, sorbet, sherbet, strawberry and kiwi flavored italian ice! Panacotta flavored gelato! Not a big fan of regular ice cream and frozen yoghurts in the summer (I prefer those in the winter, lol)

  21. Miss J

    Haul: RiRi Woo – Christine, what lip brush do you suggest for a drier lipstick like this one? I want one that’s kind of firm and stiff.

    Weekend plans: Celebrating mother’s day.

    Summer treat: Lemon Ice or Limoncello Gelato

  22. Haul: Would you believe nothing? Well, I picked up eye cream last night, which I suppose counts. That’s actually two weeks in a row I haven’t indulged. I think I owe myself some shopping!

    Weekend plans: Cleaning everything. House, clothes, you name it. If they’re not careful, I’ll probably grab the cats and wash them too…

    Favourite summer treat: Sangria! Nothing like spending a lazy afternoon on a terrasse with friends sipping sangria. Also, I have a corn and avocado salad that I love to make every summer. Because it’s called a salad I can pretend it’s really healthy, even though avocados are full of fat and corn is full of sugar…

  23. VickyM

    Haul: Glossimer pink teaser from a collection a few years ago that one of the counters on my city still had for some reason, and Rouge Coco shine Suspense, I love both products so much :D .

    Weekend plans: celebrate mothers day, take three master degree subjects on Saturday.

    Summer treat: Ice cream for me :P .

  24. Avatar of Mariella Mariella

    Haul: OPI nail polishes on sale: Mrs. O’Leary’s BBQ, Suzi Says Da!, Don’t Know, Beets Me, It’s All Greek to Me and An Affair in Red Square; for my hair, I got a heat protectant spray from AG called “Firewall” and it’s actually very good!
    Weekend Plans: Whatever my children and husband have in store to spoil me and a lot of yoga
    Favourite summer treat: fresh strawberries or raspberries (or my home made strawberry short cake)

    • Lovely haul, Mariella!

      • Avatar of Mariella Mariella

        I don’t often wear polish on my nails, Christine (just too much work to maintain it) but I couldn’t pass these up because the prices were so good – around here, it’s rare to find OPI on sale anywhere and when I do, it’s usually blech colours that have separated! These were all (to my taste anyway) fabulous shades and all in perfect condition. Now I just have to start doing my fingernails more often!

  25. Avatar of Cat Cat

    Haul: Sephora Snakeskin Dress eyeshadow and Mac Designer Purple Pearlglide eyeliner
    Weekend plans: Go out for Italian tomorrow night and celebrate Mother’s Day with my whole family on Sunday!
    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Raspados!!

    • Love Snakeskin Dress!

    • Avatar of Mariella Mariella

      I LOVE Snakeskin Dress and have come very close to buying it but I’ve already got 2 dupes (an indication of how much I like that type of shade). I still may buy it – I am weak and have no will-power – but so far, I’ve held out….

  26. Haul: Guerlain Shine Automatique in Corail Ora and Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Color in Pink Blossom. I think that was it this week.

    Weekend plans: Gaming tomorrow, hopefully, and then Sunday night I’m going to a concert with the husband :)

    Fave summer treat: I love iced tea in the summer, by which I mean just sun tea, tea bags and water. I also love froyo when I can get it!

  27. I’m still on a MU ban, so my “haul” is going to be a creative one.
    I’m going to make some summer/spring-friendly nail polish shades in empty bottles by mixing white with my existing colours. My small collection has mostly dark colours, so I have lots of options.

  28. Looks like Mellan wants to go outside and play…such a nice day….or …..waiting for someone to come home

  29. Tigress

    Haul: An ELF concealer and lipstain

    Weekend plans: Work :(

    Summer treat: Any mango smoothie

  30. Mellan is such a beautiful dog!

    Haul: I plan to check out the YSL Rouge Volupte line this weekend at Sephora and pick up something pretty for my MIL for Mom’s Day. I already bought my mom some MAC goodies!
    Weekend plans: Celebrate Mother’s Day!
    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Gelato from Whole Foods (esp. the Banana Pudding)! I only have it once or twice a year and it’s SO tasty!

  31. Avatar of chris chris

    MAC Rhi Rhi Woo, Inglot Pot Gloss #67, NYX Butter Gloss and Eye Liner.
    Boutique In-Home Shopping, pick out chargers, floral centerpieces and napkins for friend’s 50th celebration, church, clean home
    Red, White and Blue Popcicles (Bombpop)

  32. Avatar of Veronica Veronica

    Haul: L’Oreal Infallible eyeshadows in Strawberry Blonde and Dive Right In, Maybelline Color Tattoo in Seashore Frosts, Real Techniques powder brush. End of my three month no buy – I decided to ease in gently. :)
    Weekend plans: Saturday with friends, Sunday with mother.
    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Ice cream. I try not to indulge excessively for what I hope are obvious reasons. :P

  33. Haul: new Clarisonic in the limited edition green color for my Mommy. Green is her color.

    Weekend plans: celebrate Mothers Day

    Summer treat: summer fruits – nectarines, strawberries, blueberries, and watermelon. Yummy.

  34. Avatar of Alisha AlishaG

    Haul: Tarte Awakening Blush & glisten lippie
    Weekend plans: Celebrate Mother’s Day by taking my mom to see The Great Gatsby
    What’s your favorite summer treat?: salads

  35. Avatar of Sam Sam

    Haul: nothing for me! I have been helping my sister-in-law make purchases though ;) lol! she’s a makeup newbie, so I have to introduce her to the best. (and sometimes steer her away)

    Weekend Plans: celebrate Mother’s Day, and my brother’s 21 birthday.

    Favorite Summer Treat?: homemade peach ice cream! it’s been a tradition in my family for 4 generations, so it’s something I find special. my mom, my SIL, and I all love to cook and bake though. There are always treats in the house…. or at least cupcakes. lol!

    Christine, I’m sooo loving the new website and MyTemptalia! I haven’t had a lot of time to play around with it, but everything seems to flow that much better. Props to you, Shaun, and Nick! This is seriously amazing. :D

  36. Nicole

    Haul: Nothing
    Weekend plans: Meet a friend from school tonight and watch my dad running a halfmarathon tomorrow.
    What’s your favorite summer treat?: Having breakfast on the weekend out in the sun. I normally have breakfast arount noon on Saturdays and Sundays.

  37. Avatar of Lacey Lacey J.

    I hauled an eyeshadow last which totally went against my no eyeshadow for 2013 rule. I was finally able to get ahold of Wet N Wild comfort zone palette after all this time. I also picked up Wet N Wild Fergie Eye Primer, and some face powder poofs. I have been wearing comfort zone everyday lol, and I also picked up the Maybelline Color Tattoo in Too Cool. I think I have all the really neutral colors now!

    My little sister was here last weekend and we went shopping at the wallgreens. She wanted my suggestion on a good drugstore foundation so I recommended revlon color stay whipped eventhough I hadnt tried it myself. I had it on my list of things to try so we both got it to try out. Needless to say we both love it. I wear it to work everyday now and it is so full coverage and she says she loves going shopping with me because I’m so well informed about makeup :D

    In other news some of my furniture is coming in on wednesday. A computer desk and office chair and a kitchen table without chairs because I just didnt like any of the chairs I saw. lol. Still looking. No livingroom stuff yet but its ordered!

    I’ve spent so much money getting my house together. I know it will be so worth it when I finally have it feeling like a home!

    Weekend Plans: Write, and clean!

    • Ooh, well, at least you didn’t break the bank when you broke your rule :) And now maybe it’ll help you make it through the rest of the year!

      Enjoy setting up your house!! How fun that must be :)

  38. Avatar of Kathryn KEG

    haul-still waiting for my mother’s day gift, hopefully beauty related
    weekend plans-out of town to visit my mom
    summer treat-frozen fresh fruit popsicles

    • Avatar of Kathryn KEG

      update-I received a bag of Lush goodies for mother’s day-shower cream,sugar scrub, solid shampoo. and body butter