Free for Haul Friday, Volume #188

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Some shaving products for Shaun!
  • Weekend plans: ย Catch up on my to-do list, Father’s Day!
  • What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: ย Sleeveless cowl necks, definitely!

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This week’s Mellan photo/video…


Maybe he likes her? ย Not sure she likes him ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย (And yes, Lambchop is still fully intact…
he just has no desire to destroy his toys!)

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Aww I like Mellan’s new friend <3

Haul: Pai Rose & Camellia Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, Omorovicza Thermal Cleansing Balm. Both are purchases! I've been on a bit of a low-buy, but repurchasing shouldn't count ๐Ÿ˜‰

Weekend plans: A new batch of products to photograph and work with!

What clothing item do you have a weakness for? Dresses. Dresses with bold prints especially!

Haul:
My local grogery store Zehrs did a over haul of the building. Now I have Millani in Canada!!!! So I picked up some lipsticks (and be back for more tonight ๐Ÿ˜‰ ).
Also picked up Sally Hansen Sugar Coatโ„ข in Sour Apple and Razzleberry. LOVE the CREAM finish with the sand texture so I’ll be going back for Lick-O-Rich and Cotton Candies. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Best part was their only $7.99 which is kind of unheard of for nail polish price in Canada for LE products. lol

Weekend plans: Fatherโ€™s Day! see if I can rig a stand stress form to an old stand

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Shoes, I’m constantly having to talk myself out a buying jumps. I love them but they don’t love me, I’m not 100lb to get away with wearing them with my feet hating me in an hour. >_<

Loblaws Superstor/Zehrs in larger city was on the only place that carried the line, so I’m glad to have my local Zehrs now that has it. They don’t have everything though so I think I’ll just have to suck it up and order the Shadow Eyez pencil from their site. lol

Haul: Essie n/p “Butler Please”, OPI nail envy original, L’Oreal n/p “Greycian Goddess”, Covergirl flamed out shadow pencil “Ashen Glow”, BareMinerals 8.0 palette “The Power Neutrals”, BareMinerals neutralizing foundation primer, BareMinerals moxie lipgloss “Hot Shot”.

Weekend plans: celebrate Father’s Day ๐Ÿ™‚

What clothing item do you have a weakness for? 3/4 sleeves, v-neck tops

I just ordered the new Chanel quad, Dร‰LICATESSE from the new collection, LES Dร‰LICES DE CHANEL. It’s so pretty, I can’t wait ’till it gets here :). And I found some blogs talking about it and it’s the same wonderful formula of Harmonie de Soir quad. Very excited!

Is The Power Neutrals available in-store. I saw a youtube vid where a woman got it from QVS but here in Canada, it isn’t available at all, anywhere (last time I looked it wasn’t even on the BM site). I want this palette so badly….I regret not having the chance to get the 8 pan cooler palette that came out the same time as The Silent Treatment (it might be The Finer Things). I’m in the US for the w-end and might try to find this if it’s available instore!

I ordered it from QVC also, they have exclusivity ATM, but I’m sure the palette will eventually become available in stores, hopefully later this summer.

Haul: Four new Dr. Hauschka lipsticks

Weekend plans: tomorrow work at an event, and on Sunday just chilling and enjoying the nice weather ๐Ÿ™‚

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Skinny jeans

Haul: Maybelline Shocking Coral lipstick (love it!)
Weekend plans: Mostly errands, but a date night too ๐Ÿ™‚
My clothing weakness: I think I more have a brand weakness, I love Old Navy. As far as actual clothing, I always want to buy every Doctor Who shirt I see.

Haul: Eye balm from my local farmer’s market, and moisturizer with SPF in it from CVS.

Weekend plans: Work, watch the second Stanley Cup finals game (go Blackhawks!), and celebrate Father’s Day.

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Any shirt/sweater with blue and black stripes. I’m also quite fond of black and white stripes, as well as sweaters in general.

Haul: I got some shaving products for my man too! He likes the Taylor of Old Bond Street Avocado shaving cream :). One of my AWESOME friends also sent me a box of goodies! She knows I cant get some things near me so she sent me samples of foundations from Armani, Burberry, and Jouer (so far love the Armani Luminous silk and Maestro!). She also threw in MAC Sunny Seoul and deluxe mini of eye cream, sunscreen, Tom Ford Grey Vetiver, and all sorts of other samples! It was so fun to unbox. Also got my PopSugar Must Haves box and got a full size Juice Beauty Face Cream in there ๐Ÿ™‚

Weekend Plans: Sleep in and go see my family!

What item of clothing do you have a weakness for: Sundress! I have so many ๐Ÿ™‚

I’m sure Lambchop loves Mellan as well, because seriously, who doesn’t? ๐Ÿ™‚

Haul: Chanel Raffinement quad, in the US formula (quite a feet, since I live in France. French ebay luckily had one or two around, and it is authentic!). I LOVE the way it looks on my eyelids. I’m smitten!

Weekend plans: WORK.

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: I love wearing shorts or skirts. But if I’m shopping for clothes (which I very, very rarily do), then it’s on lingerie I like to indulge.

Haul: Butter London Top Coat Duo with Matte Finish and Hardwear (LOVE this one! Best topcoat ever!) and Essie Bottle Service!
Weekend plans: Shirk those weekday duties and indulge in some beer!
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Dresses and sweaters. I love the ease and elegance of dresses. Sweaters? I don’t know. Maybe it’s because there’s a tendency for the weather to be cold around these parts. I own so many sweaters that they don’t fit in my dresser drawers any more (I actually bought a new shelf from IKEA to put the overflow of clothes on!).

Haul: OPI Last Friday Night.

Weekend Plans: going to my partner’s dad’s day barbecue. Spend some time at the beach.

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: I wouldn’t say I have a weakness for any kind of clothes as clothes just don’t excite me like make up does. I do tend to like v-neck tops with very deep v’s since I feel like they are very flattering and make my neck look longer (I’m small chested so I’m not really over exposing myself with those deep v’s.)

Haul: L’oreal Triple Active Anti Shine Moisturiser (I think that’s what it’s called. I wish L’oreal would stick with easy to remember names for their products). My old moisturiser was stinging my face because IDEKY so I thought I’d try this one out. It’s not bad, so far!
Weekend plans: Tidy uppp argh.
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: It varies! But probably skater skirts/dresses.

Haul: UD Covet (yay, they are on sale!!) UD Deluxe Shadow Box, OCC Lip Tar and Nail set in NSFW ( I ordered the pro picks vol 3 and wasnt thrilled), Fyrinnae Lip Lustre samples in Romantique and Glamorous Rebel and Kat Von D’s Ladybird palette. I also got Maybelline’s Fit Me concealer because I heard so many good things about it, alas, the palest shade was too dark for me.

Weekend: Fathers Day swim and brunch.

Clothing Item: I adore pencil skirts. Formal, casual, I want to own them all.

Haul: I’m holding off on buying anything (well, *trying* to, LOL) until mid-July, when the NARS Fall collection comes out, so nothing this week…

Plans: Nothing special…

Clothes: Flowy black skirts, long & short. I own way too many to count…

Haul: The Balm Balm Jovi palette! It’s no longer available in Australia, so I sucked it up and ordered it through eBay ๐Ÿ™‚
Weekend plans: Relax! Work has been insane!
What clothing item do you have a weakness for? Hmmm… probably anything bold in an interesting cut. I like things that are unusual without seeming too deliberately left-of-centre. I like black a bit too much!!

Mellan has a friend ๐Ÿ˜€

Haul: Physician’s Formula Happy Boost Blush in Natural. I love it! It’s the perfect light glow.
Weekend plans: Gym, hanging out with my girls, seeing my dad for Father’s Day!
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Bootcut jeans.

Love this photo of Mellan, he seems so contented. ๐Ÿ™‚

Haul: Bag and a pair of flat sandals from Charles & Keith; MAC All About Orange Collection: Lipsticks in Flamingo and Razzledazzler, Powder Blushes in Honey Jasmine and Royal Sunset

Weekend plans: Celebrate Father’s Day.

What clothing item do you have a weakness for? Breezy tops and skinny jeans. I think they look great when paired with wedges or flats.

Mellan is soooooo so cute, and gorgeous!!!

Sally, my Cocker Spaniel is a toy killer, yet she has this pink rubber bird that she loves so much. She plays daily with it, yet it is intact. She hasn’t so much as broken a tip! She will destroy anything except that bird, and I do have backups!

That’s so cute!! I don’t think there’s really any toy Mellan is REALLY enamored with. He probably plays most with Lambchop and his hedgehog right now.

Haul: Nothing yet! Im waiting for the ariel collection to come up so i can order the mirror and larger palette when it is back in stock!

Weekend Plans: We have a carnival sort of thing in town right now so ill probably stop buy to treat myself to some mini donuts, tomorrow going out for a friends birthday and of course fathers day on sunday.

What clothing item do you have a weakness for? I would say both blazers and cardigans, and also shoes! I just bought 3 new pairs of flats a few weeks ago!

Yay Friday!

Haul: I’ve ordered MAC Nicki 2 lipstick and the pink MAC pro lip palette – can’t wait to finally try show orchid!
Weekend plans: Start sewing again. I have a few projects that I have been to lazy to finish.
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Fine knit tops/ jumpers.

Haul: A new handbag.

Weekend: classes, going out.

Clothing item: tops, strapless, with long sleeves or short ones, with bold colors and accessories like belts or prints that are part of the top, I also love shoes, love sandals flip flops and boots.

Haul: Benefit Thrrrob, Wild Child, Fancy Pancy, NARS Laguna, Too Faced Powder Pouf Brush, MAC Vanilla, and some Father’s Day items for the Gentleman and my Pops.
Weekend plans: Father’s Day, writing and sorting/arranging the closet. Time to throw some things out!
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Pants! Wide leg, super flares, bell bottoms, high-waist skinny jeans. I love a great pant.

I went a bit wacky the other day and bought a new formulation UD Maui Wowie eye shadow (in hopes that it won’t rain down glitter), Hourglass concealer in Pearl, a replacement bottle of my Clarins Skin Illusion foundation and a lipstick of theirs in the shade Berry Pink. Long story but I was also able to get my hands on the eye shadow quad from last Xmas (with the stunning gold shadow). We’ve just come over the border so there is more makeup shopping ahead for me.

did it again! Forgot to answer the other 2 questions as we were rushing out to keep our dinner reservations which takes me to the weekend plans:

my husband and I are having a little weekend away and we’re going to do some shopping (well, I am) and look for a house warming gift for our daughter and future son in law who take possession of their first house this week! I’m also hoping to find the shoes I want for her wedding and do some makeup and skin care shopping.

Clothing weakness: black anything – classic black just about anything….the perfect trousers, a suit, a cardigan or slim skirt. And black pumps or sling-backs (if they’re suede, even better)

it’s somewhat better but, alas, still not problem free. It is such a stunning colour that I wish they’d either refine or eliminate entirely the glitter – the base colour would still be divine. Next time I’m in Montreal, I’m going to comb the Inglot store to see if they have a Pearl shadow that is the same colour.

Haul: This week I got the Ariel Storylook palette and Guerlain Maxi Shine lip gloss in Browny Clap. Best of all… I got a new job! I am so excited. I will be teaching again!
Weekend Plans: shopping tomorrow with my mom and sister.
Clothing Weakness: t-shirts, Toms and Havaianas.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Haul: Eucering SPF15 body moisturizer and Supergoop SPF 30 body moisturizer. You’re going down, summer sun. >(
Weekend plans: Working me some night shifts and studying for exams.
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Skirts. I own so many it’s outrageous.

When I was younger, I wore mini-skirts quite a bit, but by the time I reached my mid-twenties, I was over them. The way they’re cut just isn’t kind to we hourglassy ladies. ๐Ÿ˜› Most of my collection is knee or ankle length. My mom was a bit of a hippie lady, so I inherited her love of long, flowing skirts.

My dog ate his Lambchop doll… my dogs sort of massacre all their toys – any stuffed animal they get they’ll automatically go right for the head – rip it off and then fight each other for the eyes. Scary but true ๐Ÿ˜‰

Haul: My order from Nigel’s was SUPPOSED to be here today! GRR! I have all of the Ben Nye Luxury Powders on the way though (the one’s I don’t own already).

Weekend plans: MORE TRUE BLOOD VIDEOS! I’ve been doing cocktail videos all week and there are more to come leading up to the season 6 premiere on Sunday. I’m also making strawberry shortcake for Fathers’ day and Sunday night is our True Blood premiere party ๐Ÿ™‚

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: I sort of have a standard uniform – black t-shirts and dark blue jeans. If the black t-shirt is a vintage band shirt then all the better ๐Ÿ™‚ I think I own one colored top though and it’s a green t-shirt.

I feel like I’m the only lab owner who has one that doesn’t aim to destroy his toys. I almost want him to destroy some so I have an excuse to buy new ones!

I finally broke down and brought the Nars Yachiyo Kabuki brush! I didn’t want to spend $50 bucks on a brush but it’s worth it for the blended blush looks I can do with it. I really love it so far.

I added our new kittens to the pets group, im in love with them!
Haul: a slew of Japanese magazines, Chanel Vernis Azurรฉ, NYX Parallel Worlds box, some Real Techniques brushes from the Ulta BOGO sale, a ridiculously cute parasol, Miss America by Catalina black ruched bathing suit top, 2 Blackheart bras from Hot Topic, spices and kitchen stuff from TJMax.

โ– Haul: OCC lip tar in Harlot, Sephora+Pantone nail color in Purple Wine, Josie Maran cheek gelee. I’m going to check out Burberry lip colors.
โ– Weekend plans: Mostly work, a little trip to the mall on Sunday.
โ– What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Vintage dresses, especially summer dresses. Rachel Comey shoes.

Haul- Benefit Coralista and Sun Beam
Weekend Plans- Taking my car to the mechanic, roof top party, Father’s Day
Clothing Weakness- Jeans- I’m lucky enough to be able to wear them to work so I love colored and all different shades of blue!

My last makeup purchase was about a month ago, when I cheated on my makeup ban to get the Sonia Kashuk “A Kiss On The Cheek” Lip and Cheek Palette. I don’t regret cheating as I had researched the product and was in the States and thus had access to Sonia Kashuk. The biggest clincher was the incredible price point ($14.99 for 4 blushes) — fantastic for me to test out the cream blush world. I’ve been lusting after cream blushes by premium brands, and now I *know* they’ll enter my go-to makeup rotation.

I had a chance to swatch Kevyn Aucoin products on the same trip, and gosh… they are divine. The cream blush in Tansoleil has taken top spot on my Fantasy Wish List. Christine, have you ever tried KA cream blushes? I think Tansoleil would be up your alley.

ps I wasn’t going to comment on this FFHF but, as always, Mellan drew me in.
Is Lampchop is favourite lovey?

I forgot to mention:
Haul: skin care from Paula’s Choice

Weekend Plans: To celebrate my niece’s 9th birthday. Waterfights in the yard — the kids better watch out! We’re so proud of our niece. She asked for no presents, instead, she asked us to make donations to the health care fund of a 19-year-old girl with Ehlersโ€“Danlos Syndrome, who needs to go to the States for an operation on her cervical spine. Our niece is incredible. On Sunday, I’ll be clearing up the back for our Nikita’s Catio (apparently, it has ceased to be the human patio) … oh gosh, she’s mewing and mewing to be let out right now.

Clothing weakness: pretty dresses (though I don’t often have reasons/opportunities to wear them out), a pair of J-Brand jeans I’ve been lusting over (I don’t have this… yet…?)

I don’t think I’ve tried the cream blushes! I’m not a huge fan of cream blushes generally, even though I like some – I will always reach for powder instead.

I’d say it’s his second favorite – the hedgehog is still #1!

Haul: Neutrogena Healthy Volume mascara in Black, Oil Free Makeup Remover, Sinful Matte Nail Polish in Secret Admirer, Cover Girl Outlast Glosstini nail polish in Blue Hawaiian.

Weekend plans: Baking a cheesecake, visiting a friend and going to the Container Store. I already reorganized my desk and got a storage box for the nail polishes that need to be swatched. I just need a divided box for pens, nail polish remover, tweezers, etc.

What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: I always gravitate towards pretty blouses that are a little embellished. I feel like they keep my outfit from being too boring, since I usually wear black pants and black shoes.

Haul: My husband bought me the Urban Decay Glinda palette as a gift because I haven’t bought any makeup in months (we’re watching our spending).
Weekend plans: We went to visit the in-laws ๐Ÿ™‚
What clothing item do you have a weakness for?: Grungy, casual t-shirts, like the ones from All Saints.

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