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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #272

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Hourglass palettes
  • Weekend plans: Tally up nominations for Readers’ Choice Awards while working on finishing up my picks for Editor’s Choice!
  • What’s your best money-saving tip?: Keep track of what you spend money on, because it helps you understand your finances better and where you want to spend vs. where you can cut back (without affecting your happiness).

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This week’s Mellan photo…


Lately, this has been his favorite spot! And then he just snores and dreams all day, if you let him.

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #271

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Guerlain Meteorites Pressed in 03 and 04, Guerlain Peach Satin Kiss Kiss Lipstick, Guerlain eyeshadow quad (the other spring one, not Les Nuees)
  • Weekend plans: SPRING THINGS! So many spring things to photograph/swatch!
  • Do you enjoy winter?: Not especially — I like more daylight hours, and I prefer warmer temperatures!

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This week’s Mellan photo…


What?! This is comfortable!

Free for Haul Friday, Volume #270

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Kat Von D Shade & Light palette, missing Maybelline gloss/lipstick, Real Techniques Bold Metals brushes!
  • Weekend plans: Need to start writing-up a bunch of palette reviews! I need more cheeks with all the contour kits coming out.
  • Favorite kind of pie?: Apple–caramel apple if I want to be beyond indulgent!

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This week’s Mellan photo…


Found an Olaf dog toy at Walgreen’s! Had to get it!

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #268

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Tom Ford Lip Balm x2, Tom Ford Oud Wood Deodorant, Chanel Spring 2015 collection
  • Weekend plans: Recover from Christmas, haha!
  • How are you ringing in the new year?: Night in with my husband! We’ll honestly probably fall asleep before midnight! 🙂

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This week’s Mellan photo…

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