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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #362

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. 🙂

  • Haul: —
  • Weekend plans: Nothing beyond the usual–brunch on both days, grocery shopping, and a couple of errands.
  • Have you tried meditation?: I have, and it’s actually something I’ve been trying to try more often. For me, it’s mostly just taking a defined space in time to calm my mind.

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #361

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. 🙂

  • Haul: I grabbed two of the Smashbox 24HR Eyeshadow Primers when they were 50% off at Ulta! Master Palette by Mario (after three attempts at three retailers), a couple of Laura Mercier sets.
  • Weekend plans: Hopefully put some makeup away, along with the usual like writing reviews, brunch with my husband, grocery shopping, maybe watch a bit of football with my husband as a break!
  • What’s the best thing about getting older?: It is, without a doubt, being more and more comfortable in my own skin.

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #360

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. 🙂

  • Haul: Smashbox Be Legendary Lipsticks (not sure when I can swatch these, as they’re permanent and I need to push through holiday palettes before I get completely overwhelmed!), Becca Blush Trio, Guerlain Holiday
  • Weekend plans: We’ll be keeping it pretty low-key! I celebrated my birthday earlier in the week, so we did our big dinner out already. I’m thinking we’ll stick with our usual brunch place, pick up necessities at the grocery store, and catch up on work.
  • What’s one type of accessory you always reach for?: I always carry a purse and sunglasses when I go out, so those are my new musts. Otherwise, the one that’s always on me are my wedding rings (engagement/wedding band).

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This week’s Mellan photo…

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #359

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. 🙂

  • Haul: Holiday barrage — bareMinerals, Smashbox, Tarte, Too Faced, Marc Jacobs, Estee Lauder x Victoria Beckham
  • Weekend plans: The usual — brunch and blogging!
  • Do you like staycations?: I’m a homebody, so I love being home, but practically speaking, I’m terrible at not working if I’m home, so while I like them, they’re probably not actually relaxing or much like a vacation is supposed to be!

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This week’s Mellan photo…

He used to think it was real! Missed my baby! My pet sitter sent me this photo while I was away 😍

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #358

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. 🙂

  • Haul: Natasha Denona Eye Primer, Kevyn Aucoin Lipglosses & Lipsticks
  • Weekend plans: I need to measure some brushes that I’ve been testing (I prefer to measure several and write it all down – seems faster than measuring as I write the review)!
  • What are you reading?: The first Harry Potter! My husband got me the illustrated version, so I’ve been re-reading the first book as a result.

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This week’s Mellan photo…

Happiness is a warm puppy 🐶

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #357

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. 🙂

  • Haul: Becca Bronzed Amber Shimmering Skin Perfector, Hourglass Surreal Light Palette, Anastasia Fall Gloss Set, Marc Jacobs Blacquer, Chikuhodo Sakura holiday brush set, Chanel blushes (x2)
  • Weekend plans: I might try to organize and put away products I’ve reviewed over the last few months, otherwise the usual — brunch and blogging!
  • Favorite place to read?: Bed!

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This week’s Mellan photo…

"Can I help you?"

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