Free for Haul Friday, Volume #309

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Cle de Peau holiday collection, Too Faced Le Maison, Stila holiday!
  • Weekend plans: SOO behind! Trying to catch-up on editing photos and getting sneak peeks up.
  • What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Sausage, onion, basil, garlic!

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This week’s Mellan photo…

Why am I not surprised??

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Haul: Nada, did already to much damage. lol

Weekend plans: Canadian Thanksgiving. But we are doing Chinese. πŸ˜‰

What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Onions, olives, mushrooms, pepperoni, sausage, and maybe spinach or broccoli.

LOL, after too many turkey disasters ( blackened turkey, e. coli turkey, cardboard turkey ), my mom gave up and now just pre-orders a roasted turkey from the Chinese BBQ meat shops. They have the big commercial ovens to do roasted duck, so they do some great roasted turkeys. And sometimes they use 5 spice duck seasoning inside

Haul: Rouge Bunny Rouge lipstick in Nothing Unknown
Weekend plans: Nothing much! Maybe catch a movie
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Plenty of pepperoni!

Haul: Seohora Favorite Gimme More Lip–so excited for Christmas!
Weekend plans: cleaning. Blech.
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Tomatoes, pineapple, chicken and bacon.

Tragically, yes–the country in which I currently live has a faulty mail system and I won’t be back in the States until Christmas. On the plus side, that means I have a full year’s worth of beauty gifts waiting for me when I get home! Yay!

Haul: Stressful week = lots of shopping! (LOL)
Walgreens: Cover Girl x Star Wars – 5 of the 6 lipsticks (could not get Nude), 1 Dark side and 1 Light Side mascara. I think the lipsticks in lilac, red, and purple are pretty wearable. Anna Sui rose blush in shade 300 and cuticle oil (with free rose hand cream). I have not tried the blush yet but I do think the cuticle oil works great and is not greasy. However, the rose scent is very strong and my cat tries to bite me if I use it and try to pet him. Sooooo – you know what we do for our fur babies!
NARS: Tearjerker, Dead of Summer, and A Woman’s Face. Ordered and shipped – tracking shows they are 15 minutes from my house but delivery indicates not until next Wednesday. πŸ™
Neiman Marcus: Dior Huile Abricot Serum. The site says it’s new and that Dior is incorporating all of the properties of the beloved Creme Abricot into the mani products. This is my replacement for teh Sui oil that my cat hates – LOL! (Shipped but not received.)
Nordstrom: MAC Dark Side lipstick. Had to have this after seeing your post. (Shipped but not received.)
Saks: My 2nd Dolce & Gabbana Sophia Loren No. 1 lipstick. Truly my fav right now. (Shipped but not received.)
Sephora: Korres millk soap, Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask x2, Burberry polish in Ink Blue (this may be the weekend mani shade), Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara in Black Honey, Estee Lauder Little Black Primer, Bite Beauty LE Lipstick in Boysenberry, Mini UD Eyeliner in LSD (free)

Weekend plans: Desperately needed 3 day weekend! No firm plans yet (other than my weekly mani) but the weather is supposed to be lovely. I may try to go shopping and pick up some fill in items for the Fall and Winter. Looking for basics like light-weight long sleeve shirts to wear under the ponchos I picked up and I’d really like to find a pair of grey booties (don’t have grey yet).

What are your favorite pizza toppings?: White sauce with spinach and mushrooms. YUM! (But I can’t eat regular pizza anymore. I have a super low carb pizza recipe where the crust is made with egg and mozzarella cheese. I make that when I feel like a splurge since it’s super high in fat.)

Wow! What a great haul. Hope you get your NARS package earlier somehow πŸ™ It is the worst when it’s SO close!!

Get some R&R this weekend, Michele!

Thanks but sadly, not going to happen with my package. NARS sent my order FedEx Smart Post and not FedEx as their site states. So it arrived at the FedEx hub 15 minutes away yesterday. Via tracking, it took more than 24 hours to transfer the package, not to the post office, but to. the SmartPost hub. SmartPost has not transferred the package to USPS and states they won’t get to it today. They are 5 miles from my house and won’t let customers pick up their packages. So, because Monday is a Federal holiday, USPS won’t get my package until Tuesday and it will take them time to sort, meaning it misses Tuesday delivery. I’m tired just typing it all out! LOL. Anyway, I’ll just look at it as something to look forward to next week πŸ™‚

Haul: Only foundation and concealer backups.

Weekend plans: Study! Lots of C programming, microcontrollers and computer architecture that I have to get through.

Favorite pizza toppings: Lots of mushrooms! Ham, pepperoni, marinated chicken, red onion, cilantro.

Haul: Make Up Forever holiday eyeshadow palette!

Weekend plans: Watch season 3 of Rectify, hang out with husband and children, and adult field trip to Friar Tucks?

Favorite pizza toppings: I like to make my own sauce with sautΓ©ed onions and garlic in tomato paste with a hint of fresh oregano and brown sugar. I top that with mixed Italian cheeses, deli ham sliced into ribbons, and gardella peppers.

Haul: Nothing! *pats self on back* I’m basically on a very-low-buy until the holiday collections come out.

Weekend plans: Going to my in-laws’ place for Canadian Thanksgiving. πŸ™‚

Favourite pizza toppings: Sausage, mushrooms, bell peppers and bacon

Haul: MAC Velvet Teddy, Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Nude Rose and KVD Beloved for my beloved mother haha.
Weekend plans: LOTS AND LOTS OF STUDYING. Midterms in the next 2 weeks /: (and maybe more hauling? smashed my Clinique peach pop blush when I dropped it and it needs replacing. also interested in getting a UD 24/7 lip liner as Velvet Teddy looks too much like my lips to make a difference)
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Olives, egg (!!), pepperoni, salami, basil, arugula

@christine thanks!!
@michelle: I ADORE NUDE ROSE. It’s the perfect everyday shade for me as it’s just a great rosy pink with the teensiest bit of brown. Very Kylie Jenner and it’s the shade I wish KVD’s Lolita liquid lipstick pulled on me (lolita’s too brown).

Clinique chubby sticks for lips x2, superbalm in Mango and plain.
No plans for weekend.

xoxo for the handsome Mellan from me and the boys. Have a great weekend Christine.

I love them Christine, just the right amount of color and moisture. I tried one their color pop lipsticks in Bare Pop and it was pretty nice also.

*Haul-nothing came in the mail this week, but some good stuff coming, will report back next week
*Weekend – work and more work πŸ™ I got big deadlines today and Monday, a crazy day Tues, then get a much break
*Favorite pizza topping –lots of veggies and saag’s natural sausages

Haul: Isadora Velvet Touch Powder. My face powder broke when I emptied my makeup bag on the floor… So it was necessary. But I’m on a no buy for a while! (Probably until I get to Sephora in three weeks hah)
Weekend plans: I need to study but I got the worst cold ever, so maybe I’m just going to watch youtube and play Animal Crossing all weekend…
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: All kinds of cheese, asparagus, champignons, garlic, sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives.

Too Faced Born This way foundation, I got a tester and fell in love! Maybe one of their new Love Flush blushes and a Melted lipstick too, I hope their christmas collection is out πŸ™‚

Haul: None this week! I tend to buy makeup in bulk (free shipping and all that) so when I do haul it’s always pretty big and afterwards I won’t buy anything for like a month lol

Weekend plans: Ngl probably Netflix marathoning

What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Pepperoni and sausage duh. I’ll always go for alfredo pizza though – alfredo instead of tomato sauce with cheese, chicken and tomatoes. It sounds weird but it’s to die for.

Haul: MAC Everyone’s Darling, Arena, Gleam, Humid, Texture, Nehru, Gesso, Soba, Vapour, Corduroy, Brown Script, Sable, Electra, Scene, Silver Ring, Knight Divine, Warm NeutralX15 palette, & 2 double palettes/4 inserts… I also picked up Maybelline Superstay Better Skin Foundation in 10 Porcelain; I don’t like it on its own, but mixed with L’OrΓ©al True Match Lumi in W 1-2, it’s amazing!

Plans: Grocery shopping, laundry, cleaning…

Pizza Toppings: Nothing. I’m a big fan of plain cheese N.Y.-style pizza. However, when it comes to calzone, I’m all about stuffing it with veggies & sausage!

Haul: I made my first ColourPop order! I got some of the Fall shadows, a blush and a couple Lippie Stix.

Weekend plans: going to a wedding!

Favortie pizza toppings: fresh mozzarella, sausage, anchovy and capers.

Hey Christine, do you plan to review this year’s Smashbox Master Class Palette launched for the Holidays? I’m liking the colorful shadows but I don’t really want to spend $60 on it without reading your opinion first…

Haha! Cute pic!
The first thing that came to my mind when I read your haul Christine was “Oh no! CDP Holiday!”
Haul: I caved and got the LM sleek and Chic palette. But, to me it looks really close to the Eye Artist palette except a few shades. Overall, it leans a bit warmer. I think I’m not going to use it until it gets reviewed.
I also got the MUFE 15 Artist shadow palette, Becca’s Afterglow palette, TheBalm The Manizer Sisters Palette, Bobbi brown luxe lipcolor in Soft Berry, Plum Brandy, & Neutral Pink, and the Soko to Tokyo form the Sephora favorites sets. I got some nice deluxe sized GWP this week: I received a deluxe sized LSD Urban Decay 24/7 pencil. Love it! and a 500 point perk with Alterna products which is my fave shampoo and conditioner. They also have a 500 point perk of Bobbi Brown items that I added to my order with stuff for Chloe, my daughter. Oh, My Guerlain Holiday stuff arrived! I have the rouge G and the meteorites! Holy Moly- those Meteorites are the prettiest I have seen! I almost ordered a second. But, I had to stop myself! I do still have at least 1/2 the tin from last Christmas and $80 is a lot and I want stuff from all of these collections coming out and I have Christmas goodies for other people to buy too! That and MacXGuo Pei quad in Morning light came in one day and I was in HE makeup heaven. I had such a hard day that day with work and started getting this cold/sore throat. It was like the angels sent that to my doorstep that day, lol! I ordered a few other things. But, they aren’t here yet. I ordered the E. Lauder and E. Hurley lipstick set, K. Aucoin sculpt book II, and a mini set of PTR masks. I have been debating on the CP lipstick set all morning!
Weekend plans: I have a pretty bad cold and sore throat. I would like to do nothing at all. But, my makeup area is a mess with all this stuff I have been buying! I need to organize my stash and my closet. That’s a weekend chore there! Plus, I need to do regular weekend chores. Ugh. We will see what happens.
Favorite pizza toppings: Yummy..grilled chicken, pineapple, BBQ sauce

I know! I have just succumbed to the Holiday craze. If it’s a good add on and a fair deal, I’m trying to get it. I figure after the Holidays, I need to take a break before Spring hits.
Did you happen to get my email regarding that Estee Lauder lipstick set? I picked it up last night. The names on the picture on the post were wrong. I think they’d are wrong online also. They were last night.

Haul: an angled eyeliner brush and a few pressed powders from e.l.f., plus a nomess copenhagen personal box to store my makeup! I’m really excited for the big mirror in the lid! Plus neat storage away from the light
Weekend plans: I dont want to do anything much tbh but I’m still visiting some people tomorrow and seeing the Skolt Saami gramota!
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: olives, shrimp, mussles, red onion

I looked up the Nomess box and it looks fabulous. This is the first time I’ve heard about it. I hope you enjoy it! (Please give us updates!)

Haul: ColourPop lippies in Bad Habit, More Better, Bull Chic, Kapow, and Jellies

Weekend plans: Dancing for a web series, then PARTY!!!

Favorite pizza toppings? Well let me share my three divine combos…
Tomato & Bacon
Spinach & Feta
Pepperoni & Basil

Dang it! Now I want pizza….

Haul: Nothing! But I’ve been window shopping at the Sephora website, I already have my basket full in preparation for the holiday sale in like a month! One of the scholarships I’m supposed to get hasn’t shown up in my records, not even as “anticipated aid,” and no one seems to be answering my questions, so I just hope I end up having SOME money by the time the sale rolls around, since I’ve bought very little since August. But my basket is overflowing with stuff I want to buy! I figure it’s the time to get everything that’s been lingering in my wishlist for a few months.

Weekend plans: Homework, sleep. My roommate went home for the weekend for her nephew’s birthday, so I’m hoping to take advantage of the extra space. I’m also going to be doing a lot of future-planning, since I’m adding a minor (in Writing and Rhetoric) and I have to contemplate whether to apply for a 5-year MBA program (I would be able to start my MBA while working on my bachelor’s, so I’d only have to do one year of graduate school to get it).

Favorite pizza toppings: I love classic plain, but I also like pepperoni.

Omg, my haul this week has been insane! Space NK skincare beauty box (best one I’ve had), Charlotte Tilbury Matt Revolution lipstick in Love Liberty which I have mixed feelings about, it’s much browner than in your review and the photos online. Next time I’ll swatch in store, however I sort of like how dark it is, perfect for autumn and winter. I’ll just have to go on looking for the perfect cool red! I bought the Laura Mercier Eye Artist palette from Space NK while picking up my beauty box, it’s gorgeous! My beautiful MAC Guo Pei Night Sky arrived in the post, I’m spoilt for eyeshadows now! Also received my Birchbox UK box, it’s got a very pretty natural lipstick that I’m dying to try.

Plans for weekend: Going out on a date night with my fiancΓ©, maybe see an arthouse movie. Taking our toddler to the play park.

Fave pizza toppings: Pepperoni, different cheeses, spinach, egg, pineapple, ham (not necessarily all at the same time!)

Well, it has a deluxe sample of Sunday Riley’s Luna sleeping oil which I was so excited to try! I’ve tried retinol before but it didn’t suit my skin, however this is fine on my sensitive skin. And it works! There’s also deluxe samples of Eve Lom’s balm cleanser (1/3 size), Caudalie cleansing oil (1/2 size), Nude Progenius rescue oil, By Terry brightening serum, Sarah Chapman Skinesis serum (1/2 size), and Goldfaden MD Doctor’s scrub (1/2 size).

Other deluxe samples: Algenist ultimate anti-aging eye cream, Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse oil, Radical Skincare exfoliating pads, REN V-cense day cream.

Full size: Dr Lipp’s Original Nipple balm, Beautyblender Pure.

Free samples with purchase: Oskia Renaissance cleansing gel, WEI Royal Ming cream, WEI Tibetan Safflower face cream, Caudalie Premier Cru eye cream.

Basically, it’s given me the opportunity to try posh products for not too much money, haha! I think it’s Β£59 well spent :-).

I got Night Sky in the mail this week, and I’m rocking a beautiful smoky blue eye today. The shadows are so high quality and easy to use, it only took me 5 minutes to do it! $70, but no regrets!

Ooh, sounds divine! I thought I’d been going out on a date with my fiancΓ© but we’ve not been able to get a babysitter so it didn’t happen. I’ll have to find some other excuse to rock a smoky blue eye to try the palette out this week!

Haul: I bought a slightly used MAC By Candlelight MSF and Tarte blush in Tipsy. It got them from a makeup buy/sell FB group I’m in. The Tarte blush was only $11!

Weekend plans: A friend is visiting NYC, so we went to 2 museums this week. Tomorrow we want to tackle a third. I also want to edit some photos and write up some blog posts.

Favorite pizza toppings?: This is kinda unhealthy, lol, but I do love well-seasoned sausage and pepperoni.

Haul: Three Profusion Cosmetics eye palettes, Eos coconut water lip balm in Vanilla Mint.

Weekend plans: No plans

What are your favorite pizza toppings? Cheeses, sausage, olives, mushrooms, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil. I like barbecue sauce and chicken pizza, too. Another combo I love is sun-dried tomatoes, marinated artichoke hearts, feta cheese and spinach.

Haul: Was going to be nothing but then I was by MAC and picked up a few brushes.

Weekend plans: Try not to freak out as my neuro appointment got bumped up to this Monday. Also fill out the forms for said neuro appointment.

What are your favorite pizza toppings?: I like either classic Margherita (a light but bit spicy tomato-based sauce, a scattering of Bocconcini cheese, fresh Basil) or “Hawaiian” (which was invented in Canada…).

I used to go to this place when I lived in the Bay Area that was near the CalTrain station in San Francisco that had one of the best Margherita pizzas. Proper crust too!

Haul: Earlier this week I placed an order for the Bite Remix set and several perfumes from Sephora.

Weekend: I had a lot planned but my foot and toes got mangled yesterday night and I have no idea what I’ll be up to because of it. They hurt so bad I didn’t sleep at all last night.

Pizza Toppings: Roasted garlic, Pancetta, lamb sausage, pickled peppers, red onion, goat cheese, pear, gorgonzola, prosciutto, and herbs. Not all on the same pizza.

Haul: OCC Rollergirl lip tar, OCC Feathered pencil. Blackbird Cosmetics Ruca and Fiction eye shadows. A bunch of brushes from Crown Brush’s sale on Hautelook.

Weekend plans: Final prep for Florida (we’re going for our friends’ wedding and also our 10yr anniversary). We leave Wednesday morning!

Fav pizza toppings: Well…I kind of hate pizza. The only kind I can eat without feeling sick is the “BBQ Hawaiian” from a local place. It has BBQ sauce, chicken, caramelized onion, ham, bacon, pineapple, black olives, and no cheese.

Aww Melan!!! At least you can get him to sleep on a bed! The mat I bought for my cat Orion gets his dirty looks and disdain!!! Lol.

Haul: KVD Monarch Palette, Searching for the best concealer and corrector. Was so disappointed with Tarte’s Rainforest of the Sea one.

Weekend Plans: Finishing organizing my beauty stash and changing out my clothes for Fall/Winter.

Favorite Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni, Extra Cheese (if it counts) and Sausage.

Haul: Make Up For Ever Pro Multi Finish (rebuy), Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation. It’s my first higher-end liquid foundation purchase and my first time buying liquid foundation not for a costume since I was a teen. So excited!
Weekend plans: I have a houseguest for the weekend so I’m doing tourist-y stuff in my area.
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Mushrooms, olives, and pepperoni. Not necessarily together.

Ahhh…the coziness of a baby bed πŸ™‚ My dog loves small spaces too lol

Haul: MUFE Ultra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation and BECCA
Ultimate Coverage Concealing Creme

Weekend: vet for the pup, shopping and maybe more exploring new
places around Boston πŸ™‚

Pizza: cheese – I like it plain.

Mellan! Sweet boy!
Haul, nothing! Week three, I think. Saving for some holiday LE’s and to get on the good side of the wallet after the vet bills.
Weekend, nothing planned.
Pizza topping, olives, tomatoes and cheese.

They never seem to sleep where we want them to, LoL! All 3 of my nutty kitties have decided to take up my entryway as their sleep area!?

Haul: Not much. Just a Rimmel Exxagerate lipliner in Rich, a Nicole By OPI in This Blue Is So You ( a very moody looking blue! )

Weekend plans: do my weekly hair and nail “ritual”, go to my meeting on Sunday. I know I ought to tackle the veritable mountain of laundry piling up…?

Favorite pizza toppings: Meatballs, mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, extra cheese! And now I’m craving a real NJ/ NY pizza!!! ???

Perhaps Mellan is merely being thoughtful and leaving the more spacious bed available for you, should you choose to chill with him! =)

Haul: Lancome Effacernes concealer, a sample quad of the Costal Scents REVEAL3D palette (Desert Bloom), a Sephora Collection cream shadow that I seemed to have misplaced, and some more holiday items.

Weekend plans: Watching my husband install the new patio door (YAY!!) that we’ve been needing for a couple of years. Yes, I lead such an exciting life! LOL

What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Pepperoni, onion, and bacon.

Haul: MAC Fashion Revival & Pro lip palette (6 plums!)
Weekend plans: I’m also very behind – on homework! I just got a promotion (yay!) but I haven’t been focusing on my master’s work at all… So I need to write a paper before leaving for NYC with my husband for our honeymoon tomorrow morning! We’ve just gotten our first bit of snow here in Yellowknife – so it’s good timing :P!!
What are your favorite pizza toppings?: Hawaiian!

Makeup isn’t in my budget these days, but I splurged on the La Roche Posay SPF 50 Anthelios Mineral Ultra-Fluid Tinted Lotion. The tint works well with my complexion and this would be my HG sunscreen if it contained ZnO as well.

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