Friday, May 24th, 2013

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Illamasqua Raindrops — Illamasqua put our Editor’s Choice Awards’ stickers on their Nail Varnishes, so I had to get one as a keepsake :)
  • Weekend plans:  We are going to try gardening!
  • When do you take your vacation(s)?:  We are all over the map, but I would say that in July/August we seem to always have a 2-3 weekend somewhere!

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This week’s Mellan photo/video…

Went to Walgreens in search of new summer collections, no luck… Mellan got Lambchop instead!

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51 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #185

  1. Laurel

    Haul: My boyfriend bought me Tarte Dollface blush (he’s such a keeper!) and I bought myself the Benefit getting cheeky set with Posietint, Cha Cha tint, and Sunbeam. My mom always turns in her credit card points and gives me the gift card so I got my hands on a $150 Sephora gift card! She’s the best mom ever!
    Weekend plans: Came home from school for the memorial day weekend so spending some quality time with my mom!
    When do you take your vacation(s)?: My college is year-round……so never! My boyfriend’s coworker let us stay at her house in Newport, RI for a weekend last November, but that’s it

  2. Haul: Just Target so far this week. I got the ELF Translucent Setting Powder and a Maybelline waterproof eyeliner, because I’m toning down my summer makeup.
    Weekend plans: Puppysitting, gym, and going to the Bronx Zoo on Sunday!
    When do you take your vacation(s)?: Thus far this year, my plans are camping next weekend and in August, and going to Mt. Washington in New Hampshire in September!

  3. Jaimie

    That is quite possibly the cutest thing I have EVER seen!! :)

  4. Icequeen81

    awwww so cute

  5. Amber

    This weeks haul – Essie Naughty Nautical, The Boys Are Out and In The Cab-ana n/p’s. Revlon Photoready Primer, YSL Glossy Stain in Coral Alla Prima, WetnWild Coverall foundation in Fair, Dove shower cream in Blue Fig and Orange Blossom and a Sonia Kashuk powder brush.

    Weekend plans – Have to work a half day on Monday, otherwise i’ll be relaxing.
    I take my vacations twice a year – one in the summer and one in the winter.

  6. Nadia

    Mellan always looks adorable!

    Haul: I finally got the giorgio armani summer palette! I love it. I also got a rouge d’armani lipstick in pink and one of the new glosses. I went to a mac counter yesterday but didn’t end up buying anything. I was really unimpressed by the new collection.

    Weekend plans: I am working saturday! It is going to be a really cold and rainy weekend here :(

    When do you take your vacation(s)?: Since I am still in university, I have the summer off and that is when I tend to travel.

  7. Aww this is the cutest picture of Mellan!
    Haul: Bare Escentuals Brow Powder in Dark Blonde/Medium Brown, BM Angled Brow brush, Soho London Beauty Sponge(pink football shaped one @ walgreen’s), 3 Maybelline PureStay Foundation Powders because Walgreen’s had them on clearance b/c they aren’t carrying them any longer(my HG for ten years!)
    Weekend Plans: Similar to yours Christine! We planted a garden for the first time and we have to tend to it. We really screwed up though…we didn’t label which row was what, so now we have rows of veggies coming in…but we don’t know which veggies are growing where lol:)
    When do you take your vacations?: I moved from Miami, FL but my mom still lives there and I go to see her every year. I love it there! This year my mom wants to come to KY to our house and I’m begging her to just let me come to FL:)

  8. Ru

    LaVanilla Vanilla Grapefruit Rollerball
    UD Naked Foundation (refilling!)
    Samples: Sheishido Laquer Rouge & Laura Mercier Radiance Primer

    Weekend Plans: Staying local! Getting hybrid tires for our bikes; going to a farmers market & a crab fest; watching movies in the theater; bike rides & hikes!

    Vacations: We never take vacations in the summer. It’s too busy and expensive and we don’t have kids so we travel off peak :)

  9. Haul: Estee Lauder Pure Sheer Roller Gloss in Succulent. The scent of this along with the rollerball applicator totally brings be back to elementary school when I used to collect all the LipSmacker rollerball glosses. I also got a second jar of GlamGlow SuperMud, Dior Creme De Rose lip balm, MAC Embrace Me Lip liner, and I finally broke down and got Candy Yum Yum.

    Weekend Plans: Take the three or four quizzes our teachers have so considerately assigned for over the weekend. Apparently they don’t care much that we didn’t get a break between winter semester and summer semester thanks to our clinicals and this will be our first day off since March.

    When do you take your vacations: Whenever I get a break from school. Unfortunately, in PT school you don’t really get all that many breaks.

  10. Shilpa

    Haul: chanel powder universal, origins cleansing oil

    weekend plans: relax and enjoy the summer – we just started gardening (veggies & herbs) The EarthBox is fantastic for our non-green thumbs!!!

    vacation: staycations!

    lambchop’s my girl!

  11. Mellan seems to be loving his new toy, he looks so relaxed. :)

    Haul: China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Tart-y for the Party; Estee Lauder Pure Color Blush in Witty Peach; Guerlain Blush G in Sakura Cherry Blossom and Lingerie de Peau Invisible Skin-Fusion Foundation in Ambre Clair (32); MAC Cremesheen Glass in Dynasty at Dusk, Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in Dirty Blonde, Lipsticks in Ablaze and Heroine, and Powder Eyeshadow in Ablaze

    Weekend plans: Will finally get that well-deserved massage tomorrow, and then have brunch at my grandparents’ house on Sunday. :)

    When do you take your vacation(s)?: We seem to have more time to go on long vacations during April/May and December.

    • He goes from cuddling to tossing her around — I think it’s a volatile relationship!

      • Aww. At least he doesn’t bite/tear her apart. :)

        On another note, I was really disappointed that my local Maybelline counter didn’t have Coral Burst yet, the sales associate seemed so clueless and looked at me like I was crazy or something.

        • I totally gave up asking associates, because they never know when or if something is coming! (I’m sure that’s not their fault at all!)

  12. Dee

    Awww, I love Lambchop!

    ■Haul: Nothing again. I have a couple of gift cards, but can’t decide if I should get a few things from MAC, or save up and get a Guerlain bronzer.
    ■Weekend plans: Going to see some college friends!
    ■When do you take your vacation(s)?: We take short weekend trips whenever we can, then we try to get away for a week or so once the kids are out of school.

    • Do you use bronzer a lot? I feel like it’s either a staple or something one has but doesn’t use often. If it’s a staple, save!

  13. Haul: this week, I tried to behave! I got MAC Underdressed from Temperature Rising. I did a small Sephora order after I saw they had Philosophy body wash in Rainbow Sherbet – I got 2 bottles! To get free shipping, I added in OCC nail polish in Pond.
    Weekend Plans: it’s my birthday this weekend!
    Vacation time: this year, I am taking a few days in June and a week at the end of July.

    Christine, the “vanity” feature is so much fun! I love getting to add goodies to it!

  14. Daniela

    This is absolutely the sweetest picture of Mellan – how adorable!! Big hugs!

  15. Haul: Got2B’s new sea salt spray, and a ridiculous amount of stuff from Belgium (check the blog :-))

    Weekend plans: Do a little shopping with the boyfriend, and open that bottle of champagne we brought home from the BE!

    When do you take your vacation(s)?: At least once in winter, to go skiing, and then again in summer.

  16. amanda

    Haul: Nothing… yet ;D Planning on going to the MAC counter today to buy Russian Red so I can end my search for a good bright red lipstick.

    Weekend Plans: Heading to the Asian Festival tomorrow (down town Columbus) with my boyfriend.

    Summer Vacations: We tend to go to Montauk, NY the first week that everyone is done with classes (in Ohio, that is). That’s usually early enough in late May/early June that tourists aren’t there and kids in NY are still in school. So the beach is quiet and empty ;P

  17. CHRIS

    Haul – I was hoping to try a new pixi dust Zoya polish. I have to pick up some MAC
    Weekend Plans – shuttling my daughter to extra dance rehearsals for her recital; prom make-up, 50th birthday party (I am a planner), church and family bbq.
    Vacations – we take small 2-3 vacations several times a year. Also staycations at area hotels.

  18. Veronica

    Haul: Maybelline Color Sensation Vivids in Shocking Coral and Vibrant Mandarin. I wanted to try an orange lip shade, since my skin shifts to a more neutral tone in the summer. We’ll see how it looks. :)
    Weekend plans: My friend is getting a tattoo. I am lending “emotional” support. 😉
    When do you take your vacation(s)?: I don’t vacation often, but I generally go in the fall and mid-summer if I do.

  19. VickyM

    Haul: Guerlain Rouge Automatique Romance.

    Weekend: master degree classes, going out, I will be probably picking up another lipstick too, maybe a blush also if I´m lucky.

    Vacations: I have vacations in Christmas two weeks, in Easter also two weeks and in Summer a gigantic nine week vacation. This may vary, but they are the general vacations I had most of the time in my life, only this year will be different since I´m in the process of graduating.

  20. TrippyPixie

    Just wanted to comment to say LAMB CHOP! My older sister absolutely loved that show when she was a kid. It’s nice to see that Shari Lewis’ daughter is still performing those characters. I need to go to Walgreens now…

  21. Shea

    Haul: NYX Love in Paris Shadow palette in C’est La Vie, NYX round lipstick in Fig (finally found my “my lips but better” shade, NYX single shadow in Sparkling Cedar, L’Oreal polish in Not a Cloud in Sight, and Revlon polish in Gold Coin. Biggest haul in a loooong time.
    Weekend plans: Cookout tomorrow with my boyfriend’s friends and then hiking at my favorite spot in Sunday.
    When do you usually take your vacation(s)?: Usually in June or July but I did just get back from a week long trip in DC celebrating my graduation.

  22. liz

    still no haul cause I’m still unemployed (but hopefully that’ll be changing soon!

    my weekend plans are painting some trinkets to sell to tourist shops in my town, taking care of my new clutch of baby chicks, and probably getting some shaved ice cause the shaved ice shop down at the beach opens today!

    and i usually take vacations in august, cause my brother is still in school. :)!

  23. Haul: Nothing! I’ve been very good these last few weeks, though deep inside I know I am waiting for Temperature Rising to arrive in Mexican counters :)!
    Weekend plans: Housework :( and hopefully spend some time with my nephews, I haven’t seen them for a while!
    When do you take your vacation? As others here, I prefer off peak season!

    This Friday’s Mellan picture just made my day – He’s so cute and adorable!! Hugs, hugs. hugs for Mellan :D!

  24. megan

    Haul: Not much. Essie Aruba Blue, so pretty! And Flame Out a new Covergirl mascara , haven’t tried it yet and Neurtogena Moisture Stick in Rich Raisin

    Weekend plans: working and a cookout and a date with the fiance, finally going to see Star Trek

    When do you take your vacations: they are sporadic, sometimes the summer sometimes during the hoildays!

  25. ms

    I bought nars stuff from the 20% off sale
    nars surabaya
    nars mekong
    nars bali
    too faced la creme coral fire

    i would have liked to pick up a couple more la creme stuff, but i wanted to try 1 first. it’s decent, and if bought on 20% off, it’s decent, i don’t think it’s any better than mac ones, though.
    i want to get juicy melons next. but i need a sale for that.

  26. Kelly

    Haul: Lipstick Deeply Adored, Feel my pulse, Scarlet Ibis, Sheer seduction. Blush Ripe for love, Milani Brow kit, Elf small stipple brush, 2 Wnw nail polish and 1 blouse
    Weekend plans: work and work, but Sunday afternoon is the end of the Mexican soccer. LOL
    When do you take your vacation(s)? No vacations for me =(

  27. Susan

    -milani baked blush in Corallina
    -milani baked blush in rose D’Oro
    -maybelline waterproof eye makeup remover
    -loreal nail polish in pistachio dream
    -loreal nail polish in royalty yours
    -sexy healthy hair tri wheat leave in conditioner
    -chi natural hold hairspray

  28. Nicole

    Oh my gosh, look Mellan cute.
    Haul: I am still on my makeup no buy and it goes pretty well, but I need some shampoo and showergel soon.
    Weekend plans: Working, watching the Champions League final with friends and some preparation for a meeting next week.
    When do you take your vacation(s)?: Usually up to 3 weeks in August/Septemer, one week in May or June and around Christmas / my birthday.

  29. Haul: nothing :)

    Weekend plans: we’ve been out on a boat all weekend.

    When do you take your vacation(s)? We’re self-employed and we travel a lot for business, so we don’t really take any vacations per say.