Friday, January 24th, 2014

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul:  I received the Dior spring eyeshadow palette I mentioned last week!
  • Weekend plans: It should be a fairly low-key weekend – just catching up on things I’m behind on and then brunch on Sunday.
  • Favorite candy?:  Ferrero Rocher or almond roca!

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This week’s Mellan photo/video…

Flashback Friday edition… even when he was a pup (16 weeks), he had quite the crinkled brow!

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81 thoughts on “Free for Haul Friday, Volume #220

  1. Veronica

    Haul: Guerlain Rouge G lipstick in Gigolo *CRADLES REVERENTLY*, Butter London nail polish in Petrol, Sephora Z-Palette, a couple of Essie polishes.

    Weekend Plans: Seeing American Hustle with a friend, working the weekend. :)

    Favorite candy: I’m not a huge candy person, but I do love Hot Tamales.

    • I used to love Hot Tamales!!

      • Veronica

        Pretty much anything candy cinnamon flavored hits the spot for me. Chocolate, ice cream, caramel…meh, I’m done after a few bites. But cinnamon? I’ll sit there and eat a whole bag. It’s why I avoid going anywhere near the candy aisles. 😛

        • It took me a long time to come around to chocolate – always liked it paired with various things but never in large quantities. I’m still not by any means a chocolate addict, but I have learned to appreciate it a bit more. I love cinnamon tea!

  2. Haul: Let’s see… I got the whole Dr. Hauschka spring and summer collection :-)

    Weekend plans: Stay off my feet, against my own will. I have a knee injury that just will not heal…

    Favorite candy?: Ferrero Rocher is indeed sooo good! I also like Guylian’s Belgian sea shell chocolates, so delicious. I am definitely a chocoholic.

  3. ◾Haul: Nothing!
    ◾Weekend plans: Paint a chest for the nursery, redoing the closet in the nursery and cleaning the house.
    ◾Favorite candy? Gummy bears and chocolate!

  4. keG

    Mellan was an adorable puppy!!
    haul-a couple of the Maybelline color sensational vivids because they won editor’s choice, and because I have not yet tried them
    weekend-nothing much-it’s very cold here, and there is still snow on the ground- so we will just be hanging close to home
    fave candy- oh I have so many!! i love chocolate-as far as everyday candy- I really love Ritter Sport-it’s based in Germany but can be purchased everywhere here.

  5. Haul: Josie Maran Argan Oil Tinted Moisturizer (Fair/Creme) and Clinique primer (sample).
    Weekend Plans: Staying at my friend’s tonight, paper all day tomorrow and Sunday.
    Favorite candy: Snickers.

  6. Mellan is so lanky! <3 You rarely see a Lab quite as LONG as him 😛

    Haul: I picked up MAC Extra Dimension Eyeshadow in Silver Dawn, and Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick Vivid in Vivid Rose. Eyeing off more Extra Dimension eyeshadows as I really like the formula. I should probably look into the Estee Lauder Cyber Shadows!

    Weekend plans: It's Australia Day on Sunday (kind of like our Independence Day) so that means barbecues, swimming and fireworks!

    Favorite candy?: Peanut M&Ms. I have always said that if I had to choose ONE candy that would be it, no contest!

    • Haha! Yes, he is very lean and lanky. My brother-in-law’s lab is the stockier kind, sometimes called an English or show lab, whereas Mellan is the American or field lab style. Which makes him sound like an accessory.

  7. Elle Jaye

    Haul: some new NYX lippies from Ulta since I have a 20% coupon and NARS Luxembourg lip pencil.
    Weekend plans: Going through my stash for a makeup swap that I am hosted next weekend.
    Favorite candy?: White chocolate kit kat bars or Heath Bars!

  8. What a distinguished pup! I love seeing photos of Mellan :)

  9. Exchanged UD Naked Skin since colour was meh for MUFE HD N120, which is a pretty good match. Got it with the MUFe set that’s been on sale for $55. Got a few other goodies too from my friend that works at Sephora.
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  10. Haul: Some brushes from Real Techniques and Ecotools.

    Weekend plans: Redoing my retouching portfolio for job-hunting purposes.

    Favorite candy?: Rosewater Turkish Delights and Lindt Crème Brûlée bar. If you can find the latter in the states, definitely get some, it’s heavenly!

  11. Haul: Marcelle CC Cream (it is AMAZING! I like it even better than the one I have from Smashbox); Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Barely Branded (not as good as I was hoping), Clinique Roomiest Rose Chubby Stick (nice colour and easy to apply – I may get another one or 2 of these), another Essence All About Matte (because the one in my purse makeup back shattered!)

    Weekend plans: I’m finally starting to wind down and relax as the semester (and my assignment) draws to an end. MIL’s birthday this weekend but I’ll be going to yoga (I’ve slacked off) and the gym (really slacked off) and just relaxing!

    Favourite candy: there are SO many! Candy floss, candy apples from the Rockton World’s Fair, chocolate mint meltaways from Walker’s Chocolates. I also like both almond roca and Ferrero Rocher (and I really like the white/coconut ones that are harder to find!)

  12. Cat

    That’s such a cute photo of him!

    Haul: Revlon Adorned Colorburst Lipgloss, Jordana Charcoal Definition Made to Last Eyeliner Pencil and Wet ‘n’ Wild Fergie Take on the Day Eyeshadow Primer!
    Weekend plans: Grad school work all weekend.
    Favorite candy?: Lately I really like York Peppermint Patties.

  13. xamyx

    Haul: Olay Fresh Effects “bead me up” (cleanser) & BB Cream-I had a coupon, and th3 BB Cream was on sale, so I took a chance. The BB Cream provides absolutely no coverage, BUT it is the *perfect* “primer” for long-wearing foundations, such as Revlon ColorStay.

    Revlon Skinlights PhotoReady Face Illuminator in Bare Light; Maybelline Bare All & Sin-a-mon lipsticks; Maybelline Color Tattoos in Painted Purple, Inked In Pink, & Pomegranate Punk (90+% dupe for MAC Artifact Paint Pot); several Sinful Colors nail polishes.

    Plans: We’ve all been sick this week, so most likely just resting… Maybe laundry, but we’ll see!

    Favorite Candy: Chocolate. I’m not picky…

  14. Abbey W.

    Haul: Lorac Unzipped (still on the fence), Bare Escentuals eye cream and daily moisturizer, and a new Nyx brow powder that used to be my go-to, but is no longer the same color. I’m going to have to break down and buy the Anastasia auburn brow duo.

    Weekend Plans: Baby shower shopping! We have three over the next two weeks. I guess that’s just the stage of life I’m in–it seems like everyone is having babies!

    Favorite candy: I love salted caramels.

  15. ■Haul: A bunch of cardis from Forever 21 and H&M, a dress from Boohoo, can’t wait! Oh, and my book for my Drug Calculation class… super exciting.
    ■Weekend plans: My bf’s brother recently came back from his deployment in Afghanistan, and the family is throwing him a welcome back party! Plus tons of Anatomy and Physiology homework… super exciting.
    ■Favorite candy?: Mike and Ikes, Skittles, Starburts and Raffaellos! I have the worst sweet tooth 😀

  16. Rachel

    Haul: Venus disposable razors, a Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch Concealer in 310 Radiant (lightest color), a Maybelline Great Lash Clear for my brows, some Eucerine lotion (only thing that will help my dry legs atm), Essie Nail Polish in Limited Addiction, Anastasia Brow Whiz in Ash Blonde. The most exciting thing I bought though, is the Sally Hansen Gold Roses nail polish! I’ve been looking for it for like a month, and finally found it at my local Walgreens :)

    Weekend Plans: Saturday, homework most of the day, and then hopefully drinks with a friend at night. Then, the boyf’s birthday this Sunday (going to an indoor trampoline park called Sky High Sports and then dinner).

    Favorite Candy: Oh, so many lol! Right now I’m loving Hot Tamales and Almond M&Ms but I also always love anything sour.

    • Which type of Eucerin lotion do you find works so well, Rachel?

      • Rachel

        Its the Original Healing Soothing Repair Lotion. It comes in a 16.9oz bottle for $10.99 and is fragrance free and just super moisturizing. I get little red, itchy bumps on the front of my leg just above my ankle when my skin gets really dry. I like this stuff because when I get these, the fragrances in my other body lotions is irritating.

        • I am going to have to try that! I love Kiehl’s Creme de Corps for hydration, but it is pricey and am always looking for good budget-friendly options, too!

          I get little red, itchy bumps on part of my left hand (JUST the left hand and only on one part of it). I’ve been using Cortizone 1o Intensive Healing Lotion for that, but it’s a smaller area so it works as more of a spot treatment for me (love it because it is unscented, works really well, AND dries down quickly!).

  17. artemis

    So cuuute! <3 I bought a pale gold and a navy blue farmasi eyeshadow, an emerald green flormar one and also a magazine(marie claire) which had a very pigmented fuchsia ives rocher lipgloss as a gift 😀 beautiful

    I wanna practice with colors on my mom this week-end 😀

    I like ferrero too and the swiss or belgian ones that are shaped like sea animals

  18. Kica

    Haul: Picking up the LORAC Pocket Pro from Ulta after work. This will be my first LORAC purchase 😀

    Weekend plans: Errands and lunch with a friend

    Fave Candy: oooohhh too many to choose just one. Lemonheads, Hot Tamales, truffles…..

  19. Sophie Ta

    Haul: UD Naked2 – it’s arriving today! sooo excited

    Weekend plans: bachelorette party yay!…

    Favorite candy?: almond roca is my fave as wellll…..

  20. My imaginary haul involves the new Revlon parfumerie shades and lacquer balms (they’ve only just come out here)!

    Weekend plans: ballet, and blueberry-picking!

    Favourite Candy: the peach jellies from the Natural Confectionery Company!
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  21. Laura

    Haul: Nothing. I’m trying to decide which Hourglass Ambient LIghting Powder to buy. Its between Ethereal Light and Diffused Light.

    Weekend plans: Plan my cat’s birthday week. Haha yes, I am insane :)

    Favorite candy?: I don’t know. I can’t eat too much candy because of the dairy content. I really like chocolate though.

    • What does your cat’s birthday party entail? I remember buying a special dog treat for Mellan on his first birthday. He inhales all foodstuffs, so it’s not worth it any more, lol!

      • xamyx

        When I was a kid, we had Christmas stockings hung for our cats, and there were times there was more than 1 or 2…

      • Laura

        It involves cake with candles for me to eat and blow out for him. Lots of treats and different types of food for him to nibble on and forget about. A lot of research for really cool cat toys because he’s insanely particular about the kind of toys he plays with. He’s a toy connoisseur in that way. Right now I’m looking through etsy for some really cool wand type of toys. Lots of singing happy birthday to him, extra attention and extra play time everyday. Also, a small toy for my other kitty so she doesn’t feel left out. It’s like any other day, but with extra singing I guess. Haha I can’t help myself though!

  22. Haul: Chanel Le Blush Creame in Chamade not sure if I’m going to keep it , wear time seems a little short for me.Plus I’m not a big cream blush fan but it’s a beautiful color. Giorgio Armani ETK eye shadow 32 gold hereule, very pretty gold green, I love it!
    Weekend plans: Relax and spend time with my Hubby!
    Favorite Candy: Coconut, peanut brittle is one of my favorites but it’s hard to find. I love fudge with nuts too!!

  23. liz

    Haul: not beauty related but I got a new sewing machine!! I can’t wait to start back up sewing again.

    Weekend plans: WORKING! I finally got a job after months of unemployment and I couldn’t be happier

    Favorite candy?: gummies of any kind, and chocolate caramels!

  24. Haul: A MAC 224 brush as mine is practically hairless! I also backed to MAC and got Plumful LS!
    Weekend plans: We’re going to have some work done in our garden, so I’ll have to be at home…my dog is going to go crazy with strangers working in “her” garden – I guess this will mean extra walks for her tomorrow!
    Favorite candy: Toblerone, especially if its dark chocolate!

    Puppy Mellan!! He´s the cutest, so small and with his characteristic crinkled brow :D! They should stay puppies for a longer time!

  25. A. Mar

    Haul: Essie Play Date, MAC Viva Glam lipstick and gloss, a few things from H&M.

    Weekend plans: Buy and setup a new Helmer. Time to sort through the recent makeup mess.

    Favorite candy?: Cadbury Mini Eggs. Nothing but candy coated chocolate yet I can never have enough. Easter is my downfall. And coconut Ritter Sport!

  26. Haul: Viva Glam rihanna and few pieces from Chanel spring collection.
    Weekend Plan: Nothing really
    Fav Candy: Ferrero Rocher , Ferrero Raffaelo all the way!
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  27. Kat

    Haul – I got a few of the Maybelline The Buffs lipsticks, the Tarte Mattenificent, Coach Poppy perfume, and Rimmel Stay Matte primer and foundation. Weekend Plans – organize my vanity which holds most of my beauty products! Favorite Candy – Sour Belts!

    PS – Christine, I live in SF Bay Area too and am wondering if you got Mellan from Diamond P Labs? I swear, Mellan looks like he is related to my beautiful labby, who also has a black mark on her. :-)

    • Hey Kat!

      He isn’t, though I have heard good things about Diamond P and Patti Jo! How was your experience with them?

      Mellan is from a backyard breeder, unfortunately I didn’t know about these things until after we got him! He used to have a twin walking around our old apartment – the dog was female but looked SO much like Mellan. The owner looked a bit like me from the back, and Shaun actually went to approach them thinking it was Mellan and myself once, lol!

  28. Haul: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Lickety Split Lime, Sally Hansen Lustre polish in Azure; L’Oreal nail colors in: Greycian Goddess, Paparazzi Pleaser, The Devil Wears Red, L’Orange, Stroke of Midnight; Milani nail polishes in Purple Gleam, Beach Front, Sail Away, Bet on Red, Hot Pink Frenzy, Silver Dazzle, Gold Glitz, Rad Purple, Chocolate Sprinkles; Revlon nail polishes in Smouldering and Silver Dollar; Maybelline nail polishes in Drops of Jade, Clearly Spotted, Mystic Green, Lavender Lustre; Maybelline Expert Wear Trio eyeshadow in Chocolate Mousse, Maybelline Colorsensational Vivid lipsticks in Neon Red and On Fire Red.

    Weekend plans: I have a friend coming in from Norway. It’s his first time in NYC! He wants to go see the Ghostbusters fire station, lol.

    Favorite candy?: Oh gosh, everything? :) I like really good quality chocolates, like organic varieties, fruit gummies, peanut butter cups.

  29. Favorite candy: Cherry Lifesavers which they don’t seem to sell any of the hard (non gummy) Lifesavers candies anymore in mu area.
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  30. Look at those big puppy paws!

    Haul: I ordered two Hourglass Ambient Blushes (Dim and Mood)! 😀 Also, took advantage of the Lorac sale at Sephora and got two gel eyeliners and a mascara, AND took advantage of the Illamasqua sale that one of my wonderful fellow Temptalia readers told us about and got Freak perfume and later, the Fatale eyeshadow palette (not on sale, but they sent me a birthday discount code to use).

    Weekend plans: My birthday dinner with my in-laws, which makes me very happy because it means (to me) I am officially a member of the family now!

    Favorite candy?: I have a terrible sweet tooth, but I usually prefer baked goods. I do like Peppermint Patties, marzipan, and Turkish Delight.

  31. Nicole

    Haul: I am still on a no buy and it works pretty good for me.
    Weekend plans: Nothing special, just a relaxed weekend after a hard week of work.
    Favorite candy?: Like you, Christne, Ferrero Rocher

  32. Haul – I finallllyyyyyy picked too faced pretty rebel palette :) yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa i was chucking it but couldnt control after the awards post :) pls wish me luck dear , I named it “temptalia’s fav too faced palette of the year” I haveeeee to buy it na ?
    also picked some stuff from offers … keeping fingers crossed 😀 once they arrive i will share .. am so super scared all the time 😀
    my glossy stains arrived – 10 , 15 , 21 and 28 😀 aaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    also my friend picked CHANEL Accent for me 😀 am in super happy mode right now :d

    weekend plans – enjoyed a visit to “planetarium” yesterday as son is learning “our planets” in school and today was our “Republic Day” , a small function in campus and anmol stood 3rd in race :) he is happyyyyyyy
    my last weekend in Bangalore and trust me .. the past 3 yrs , very tough for me and hubby so we are counting days … i cant tell you how bad our stay was in the city of gardens …
    hoping to have a good life ahead .. we have been to such a tough phase these 3 yrs … have wet eyes typing this
    and temptalia is one of the saving grace .. when am here I am what I am :) I know whatever i write will reach you

    fav candy – without a doubt Cadbury’s fruit and nut but now am not eating candies as i HAVEEEE to reduce wt hahahah 😀 😀
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