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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #377

Happy Friday!

Each week, we share our beauty hauls, talk weekend plans and learn a little about each other.

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  • Haul: Burberry Silk & Bloom Blush, Chanel Camelia de Chanel Highlighter
  • Weekend plans: My husband and I started watching Gilmore Girls (I know, totally late to that party!), so we’ll probably watch several episodes!
  • Letter, email, text, or phone?: Email! I like that I can read it and not feel like I have to reply that second.

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Possibly, he's spoiled. Just maybe ☺

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #376

Happy Friday!

Each week, we share our beauty hauls, talk weekend plans and learn a little about each other.

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Share your own answers in the comments!

  • Haul: Urban Decay Vice Lipsticks (4 of the 5 I was missing, 1 was out of stock), Ditypque Rosa Mundi candle because I am a sucker for mint green and pink, new Coloured Raine eyeshadows
  • Weekend plans: Write reviews like crazy! I spent so much of this week photographing/swatching and then editing those photos that I did not put out as many reviews as I normally would.
  • Do you or have you kept a journal?: I haven’t in a very, very long time, and the few times I tried, it lasted for a week.

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We are still waiting on results from one last test, but Mellan's been diagnosed with chronic active hepatitis and copper storage disease. The last test detects how much copper has accumulated in his liver (and determines dosing/length of treatment). Treatable with lifestyle changes and medicine/supplements for life but not curable, the hope remains that we detected the issues early enough that his longevity will only be minimally impacted. Thank you for all of your support and love ❤️ Edited to add: I'm truly thankful that there are treatment options, but I cannot express to you how much your support of the blog shapes my life and my family's life. It is with your continued support that I have a livelihood that gives me the ability to provide for my baby ? he's the dog that Temptalia has built ☺

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #375

Happy Friday!

Each week, we share our beauty hauls, talk weekend plans and learn a little about each other.

Let's Chat!

Share your own answers in the comments!

  • Haul: Burberry Liquid Lip Velvets, Burberry Lip Velvets, Givenchy Interdit Satin Lipsticks, Sephora Cream Cleansers (Coconut, Yuzu, Rose)
  • Weekend plans: Mellan had his biopsy on Monday, so just taking it easy and enjoying his company.
  • What was your last DIY project?: I made my own Christmas swag (a thick garland with ornaments and flowers).

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #373

Happy Friday!

Each week, we share our beauty hauls, talk weekend plans and learn a little about each other.

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  • Haul: It’s been a quiet week! Hurray!
  • Weekend plans: My parents are here, and my sister flies in today for the weekend — so mostly spend time with them 🙂
  • Do you have any resolutions (non-beauty!) for 2017?: Nothing this year – I have mini goals I want to accomplish this year but not what I’d call a real resolution!

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Attempt #36636 of Mellan in front of the tree ?

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #372

Happy Friday!

Each week, we share our beauty hauls, talk weekend plans and learn a little about each other.

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  • Haul: Smashbox Gel Eyeliners, Make Up For Ever Star Lit Powders/Liquids
  • Weekend plans: My parents are visiting next week, so tidy up a few areas of the house. Celebrate Mellan’s birthday (he’s a Christmas Eve baby) with extra snuggles, a few extra dog treats, and bury him with toys.
  • If you could have any super power, what would it be?: I think moving things with my mind would be pretty cool.

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Breakfast pose. Like he's waiting for race to start ? (we make him wait here, before releasing him to his bowls)

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #371

Happy Friday!

Each week, we share our beauty hauls, talk weekend plans and learn a little about each other.

Let's Chat!

Share your own answers in the comments!

  • Haul: Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection (I ordered everything, and then I received a press package from them two hours later, lol), some items from Chanel Spring (eye quad, eyeliner, two lipsticks)
  • Weekend plans: Edit photos & swatches! Tidy up my desk.
  • What’s your favorite organizational tool?: I dig Todoist for regular tasks, especially blog-related ones!

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