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Rise and shine, pal o’ mine! It’s going to be a beautiful day. :)

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Happy caturday to ya. I hope you slept well and did a little recuperating from the week. Did you have any good dreams that you remember? Or any weird dreams?

I can’t recall if I did… I hope so.

Oh! — get this: your nephew tabby was unusually affectionate this morning. Before I got out of bed, he was all up in my grill, giving me headbutts galore with slow blinks and purring loudly.

Yes, it was a nice way to start the day.

In other news, dinner with my in-laws last night. We had a good time. If you’re ever out this way and craving Italian food, I can’t recommend Fabrizio’s enough (aren’t those food pics on the website gorgeous?). It’s a family-run place right downtown near lots of little shops and cafes along the boulevard.

Well worth a trip across the bridge if you live in San Francisco, and after dinner you could walk a block down the street and catch a movie at the Lark.

I think Larkspur is an underrated gem out here in Marin County. Sausalito gets tons of attention, but people sometimes forget about Larkspur.

Good luck in this weekend’s giveaway, and if I don’t catch you again before tomorrow, have a very happy Easter. :)

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    • Do you live on a farm?
    • Do you ever play card games or board games? Which are your favorite ones?
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    • Do you watch TV or listen to music while you exercise?
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  1. Lisa Brown says:

    I never use power tools; i have my husband fix what needs to be fixed.

  2. Rachel says:

    Revlon lip butter in Pink Truffle–what I put on this morning!

  3. Angela says:

    I have two cats, Consuelo and Jesus :)

  4. Neepa says:

    No pets BUT I just had a baby! His name is Dev :)

  5. Sarah says:

    First lipstick that comes into mind is MAC’s RiRi Boy – I just love that color

  6. Laura says:

    I live in the country but not on a farm! Our neighbors are farmers though.

  7. Agata says:

    My friends love board games, combined we have probably a 100 of them. I only like some of them, lol. I have had really weird dreams recently, mostly about my trip to Poland. Happy Easter Karen &Tabs!
    Agata recently posted … Easter eggs inspired manicure

  8. rano says:

    for sure mac mehr lipstick, it’s my all time fav <3

  9. Ally says:

    Nars Cruella!

  10. Katrina says:

    I have five English Lab dogs – Ester, Alaska, Peaches, Cheyenne and Addison. And I also live on a farm although it’s just crops now, no animals.

  11. Margarita says:

    When I go running, lift weights or use any weight machines, I listen to my ipod. If I am pretty stationary (like on the elliptical), I watch beauty videos on YouTube :)

  12. Tiffanie says:

    Happy Easter!

  13. Amy says:

    Hey Karen! It’s so sunny out! Loving it

  14. marisa says:

    Pandora Dance Cardio stations are the best for running to!

  15. Berry says:

    Fairest Nude from L’Oreal is the lipstick I’m wearing today, so that’s the first one that came to mind.

  16. Melanie says:

    Mac’s Heroine comes to mind. I want the two new Kat Von D eyeshadow palettes.

  17. Icequeen81 says:

    We have 3 pets, female dogs puppies, Roxy and Lexy. And a Rooster named Joe, The girls live in a kind of closed porch, big enough for them to run, of course it has a roof. ( we don’t trust neighbors)
    and Joe is just loose in the yard. He is older so he knows better.

    Favorite lipstick Mac rebel bough it before Mac decided to sell in china was cruelty free back then. Just love this shade, and its texture and finish.

  18. Colleen Boudreau says:

    My favorite game is Apples to Apples.

  19. GB says:

    Lipstick Queen Saint Natural comes to mind first — it’s my go-to shade.

  20. Sarah says:

    Estee Lauder PinkBerry comes to mind. The perfect nude for my pigmented lips.

  21. Chelsey says:

    Monopoly has always been my favorite board game!

  22. Heather USA (Rafflecopter Rosie Areola) says:

    I dont have pets atm but I reallllllllly want another Jack Russel ASAP

  23. Nataya says:

    I wasn’t good at taking care of pet. sad story. Now I better don’t have any for good. Happy holiday!

  24. Julie says:

    I don’t live on a farm, but my mom grew up on one! She even had a pet deer called Ginger as a child!

  25. AmyBS says:

    I have a black and white fox terrier mix named Linus – love of my life!

  26. Kayte CookWatts says:

    We have one cat- Albus Dumbledore Jesus. The most spoiled silver tabby short hair that has ever lived.

  27. Cynthia says:

    2 feral black panther kittens have adopted me and my family! Their names are Blackie and Sabrina. They are so adorable and they definitely have their own personalities. The girl kitten we call Ms. Thang because she has a tough attitude. It’s hilarious how they play with each other. We call them the Ninja kitties.

  28. Michelle says:

    My favorite makeup bag is the pink lip bag from Ulta. Since there’s no Ulta store in Hawaii, I had to order it on eBay :)

  29. chris vargo says:

    Would so love to win this giveaway! So many things at Sephira I would love to try, like the Buxom lip creams, I’ve heard alot of great things about this line. Thx for the giveaway!

  30. Jacqueline says:

    Considering buying Chanel coco rouge lipstick in boy, but still wondering if it’s worth the hype? :S

  31. Megan says:

    One dog named Cocoa.

  32. Loris Ayoub says:

    I bought a rimmel lip balm and my lips are burning…what to do??

  33. anissa says:

    i have one dog, named bella. she’s a lhasa apso – miniature schnauzer mix, but she looks mostly like a lhasa. she’s spoiled rotten.

    oh, and yes, i own my own set of power tools. as a single homeowner & mom, i’ve tackled my share of fix-it jobs.

  34. Renee says:

    I’m loving your 30 days of Nars lip glosses! You make me want to buy all of them (but that costs too much) :(

  35. ashley celikay says:

    We have 3 cats, two girls, Mittens & Tiger, one boy, Stewart. We also have a girl bunny, Thumper.

  36. Nicole says:

    I am handy around the house. I like to do everything myself.

  37. Qian says:

    My favorite board game is Settlers of Catan.

  38. Lisa says:

    We have 2 dogs Sumo Michael and Cody. I use power tools when necessary but I’d rather play with makeup.

  39. Filipa T. says:

    Let I’m tell you a story about two kitties: Nhocas,a girl,and a boy named Tico.
    The first to enter my life was Nhocas, a six year old cat. I had just moved to a new house and she was my neighbours’ pet. We got along just fine and quickly she belonged to the two houses. For two years she helped me to live with a muscular disease. My super kitty as I called her. Last year she passed away. Something in her liver. I was shocked, in the same day I was accepted to college. I like to believe she waited for me to get what I worked so hard for. Oh, did I tell you the worst part? It was my birthday. But I’m grateful for those two years of joy and she was loved, and still is, for two families.
    This January my neighbours brought a small kitty home. It was Nhocas’s brother, really.
    And now this kitty ( kitty? He’s so big I don’t believe it’s a kitty anymore!) lives with the two families. The best way to honor my best friend its to take care of her family and be happy, right?

  40. Alexas says:

    MORNING ROSE by MAC!

    First lipstick color to come to mind! Now that I think about it I’m so mad that I didn’t by two of those when I had the chance. For the love of limited edition lippies…and for some reasons that the main lipstick I always seem to misplace…because I will most likely never be able to get it again.

  41. Kim says:

    Chanel Rouge Coco in Mademoiselle is the first lipstick that comes to mind. It’s my all time favorite.

  42. Katie says:

    I ALWAYS listen to music when I workout. Forgetting my iPod when I’m at the gym is an actual crisis.

  43. Melissa says:

    i like playing board games! ;)

  44. Lynda says:

    no farm-living here!

  45. Mandy says:

    My baby is a cat called Tuffy. He is the most delightful creature you ever met!

  46. Nicole says:

    I love board games – these days Cosmic Encounter is my favorite.

  47. Stacey says:

    My favorite makeup bag is a teal and gold chevron printed barrel makeup bag from Too Faced. It was from a recent set sold at sephora, and my favorite person there found it in the drawer when looking for the product I wanted, and just gave it to me! It was part of the display, but they took it down and it no longer served any purpose. Lucky me! I keep all of my lipsticks that I carry with me in it.

  48. Miki says:

    I have one dog named Mina, and the first lipstick that comes to mind is Hourglass Muse because I’ve been lusting after that one for a while now!
    Miki recently posted … A Week of FOTD’s Featuring the Lorac afterGLO Palette

  49. Elena says:

    Hm, the first lipstick I thought of was my Givenchy left rouge in Beige Mousseline. I was just thinking about their packaging the other day.

  50. Susan T. says:

    I have two sweet and adorable cats. Miss Kitty and Peter Pumpkin! :)

  51. Suzanne G says:

    My dog’s name is Teak and my cat’s name is Titter.

  52. Jahmaiah says:

    I subbed to your channel last week, it’s so nice to put a voice to the face!!!!

  53. Andrea Amy says:

    we have 2 cats. they are brothers, just turned 2 years old and are named Eddie and Tux.

  54. Claire says:

    I have two cats that are brothers. They are called Buster and Bertie

  55. Neha says:

    The first lipstick that comes to my mind is Nars Heat Wave and Mac Ruby woo abcd impassioned. I don’t live in a farm, but would love to own one someday.

  56. jen. says:

    I’m pretty handy… my first job was at an Ace Hardware, so I learned some stuff there.

    My only pet is my Enzo dog. You’ve seen a photo of him posing with your mac Evolution Revolution back in the day. :)

  57. Alissa Cady says:

    Hey Karen! I know this isn’t exactly a game, but I love Mad Libs with a group of people. It usually ends up hilarious! Hope you have an awesome Easter!

  58. Kirsten M says:

    T’estimo by Kanebo was the first l/s I had, don’t remember the shade anymore! <3

  59. Cindy says:

    MAC Glam lipstick! Just started wearing it after I bought the “by request” lipsticks and I love it!

  60. Kai says:

    Got 4 dogs- I have a Japanese Spitz named Lambchop, a Mini Dachshund named Taco, a Chihuahua named Squiddy, an English Sheepdog named Peppermint :) I had 2 Persian cats named YaoMing and Bella but they’re in cat heaven now :)

  61. bindu says:

    Yup I always watch tv or listen to music while I exercise, I’ve currently been rewatching grey’s anatomy episodes from the first couple seasons. Can’t believe Cristina will be leaving in just a couple episodes :(

  62. Kirsten M says:

    My first lipstick was Kanebo T’estimo, purply golden undertoned. Best thing ever:)

  63. Kai says:

    My favorite make up bag is a green one I got from Deuter ( a sports brand). Why I love it? You can hang it when you travel and it folds in such a way that it occupies a small space in your bag. The compartments make it easier to organize plus it has a separate hard
    pencil case-like compartment for my dear brushes :)

  64. I have two cats – Libby and Zane.
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  65. irini says:

    Happy Easter! :)

  66. Karla says:

    MAC ‘Please Me’ lipstick. My staple daytime lipstick, it is a muted rosy pinkish color and is matte!

  67. Kait says:

    I have surprised myself with my handiness around the house. When you are the only one that’s going to fix it – you figure it out!

  68. Ellie P. says:

    The first lipstick that comes to mind is Lady Danger by MAC because that’s what a lady at the cosmetic store I visited yesterday was wearing. There was no MAC sold at the store, but I ended up with a bunch of Clinique mascaras haha.

  69. Natasha says:

    When I exercise, I watch TV on my iPad.. I cannot stand just listening to music while I do it, it doesn’t get me in the mood and frankly makes me quit sooner because I’m so bored! lol
    Natasha recently posted … Too Faced Natural Eyes Neutral Eye Palette (new version)

  70. Sarah says:

    Love this Saturday Giveaway!

  71. Dimana Dyakova says:

    Lipstick that comes to my mind is Illamasqua Kontrol ;)

  72. Anastasiya says:

    I have 2 cats) Mishka and Robin :)

  73. Becca says:

    Karen you gotta pull your hair back more often — your face is beautiful!!! don’t get me wrong, I like your hair all lustrous and long but your have awesome features that u must show off more! BTW, wish I had a cat or 2….my husband and I unfortunately had some bad experience with our cats….we had to put down one after getting hit by a car, the other we think got caught by a predator and our baby, died of old age. we love cats but our still getting over losing all 3 so close together. Happy Easter. your blog always makes me laugh.

  74. Erica says:

    Thanks to your blog I went from owning 1 lipstick to 5!

  75. Rachel Kane says:

    I had Chipotle for lunch!

  76. Amy says:

    I don’t live on a farm.

  77. Susan says:

    I watch my husband use power tools but I would just hurt myself!

  78. Ariel R says:

    I’m thinking of MAC Russian Red :)

  79. nat oguq says:

    mac fresh brew

  80. I don’t live on a farm. But my grandparents do, and as a kid I loved staying over with them :-) Not sure farm life is still for me at this age though. I’ve become too high maintenance, lol :-)

    P.S.: Happy Easter!
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  81. Krystle Thomas says:

    I’m wearing a Stila gloss today

  82. Kai F. says:

    Listening to EDM while working out pumps me up!

  83. Kelly says:

    I live in a farm in the Philippines where we have chickens, pigs and turkeys. Luckily, we have internet here and I can read your blog all the way from here!

  84. Amoure says:

    I listen to a few Pandora stations I have made specifically for exercise/working out.

  85. Clemence says:

    Kate Moss for Rimmel in #10!

  86. I’ll post about what I buy with the gift card on my web page!

  87. Vanessa F says:

    I have two cats and their names are Chairman Meow and La Gata. They are my fur babies!

  88. Joanna says:

    I don’t live on a farm.

  89. Alix says:

    YSL Glossy Stain in Nude Provocateur — my newest fave!

  90. Bettielee says:

    I have a kitty named Cricket!

  91. Justine says:

    Mr. and I wondering if it’s worth seeing Transcendence in theaters.

  92. Courtney Whitworth says:

    I have 6 cats :-)) I’m called the cat lady lol!! they are Khloe,Nala,angel,Snap,Mac,and Isabella!

  93. Joy says:

    My 4-year-old and I love to play card games like Old Maid, Go Fish, and Uno!

  94. Rachel says:

    My first lipstick that came to mind was Lancome Rouge in Love in shade 322/Corail in Love! I think these are so underrated, but they last a long time on my lips.

    My two cats, Jasmine and Miranda, like to sniff around my makeup but they don’t wear any. They wear soft claws claw covers instead, so they have little claw manicures.

  95. Gina says:

    My kitty is named Fuzz!

  96. Jen says:

    I have 3 Great Danes – Jade, Bella & Phyllis.

  97. Erika C. says:

    I recently used a cordless drill to hang up some pictures and a clock in our bedroom… My hubby taught me how to use it. :)

  98. Laurinha says:

    Today I woke up w a big smile….. can’t talk about it….. hahaha….
    Happy weekend!

  99. Lina says:

    hi Karen! love that u feature Tabs in everything! i have a bunch of cats that i’m sending from HI to the mainland. i’m beyond stressed. anyone have advice on how to keep them from being separated during the flights? i just want them to be safe & stay together until they reach their destination.

  100. Andrea Sherman says:

    I have two amazing cats – Smooches and Baby Creatch. They rescued me.

  101. AmyD says:

    Gonna get a Dior Addict lipstick today – New Look!

  102. Debbie Clauer says:

    I can fix a few things around the house, but don’t use power tools.

  103. Chibicheeks says:

    I wish my allergies would go away ;_; Spring time would be so nice without it!

  104. nlm8 says:

    I like to listen to podcasts while I exercise. Stuff You Should Know and Stuff You Missed in History Class are awesome!

  105. Carolyn N. says:

    Enjoying a pizza right now! The gym can wait!

  106. Nia says:

    You gave me the confidence to wear blush…yeah! I feel cute and natural at the same time. No clown cheeks over here!

  107. Georgia says:

    •How many pets do you have, and what are their names?
    Two cats: Marbles, a beautiful long-haired Tortie and Josie (Josefina when she’s bad) – a long-haired orange and white almost toothless fluff ball. I call her my gummy girl :D

  108. eunice e. says:

    I have two cats: Tatiana and Valentina.

  109. I have 5 years sobor this week. I believe makeup was crucial in my sobriety. I feel good about myself and have something to focus on and I simply love it. To give back I’m starting a program for women who have been released from a period of incarceration. Makeup for a 2nd Chance will help women build their self-esteem while helping them create a professional look for employment opportunities and job interviews.

  110. Katy says:

    I am very jealous about how you woke up with Tabs! My kitty was at the window keeping an eye on the street to make sure no one was coming.

  111. Karen says:

    LIPSTICK! Went to Sephora today and grabbed Too Faced La Creme in Juicy Melons.

  112. Sandie says:

    I have five pets. I have two spotted leopard geckos. One is a full grown female named Raindrop. The other is a baby male named Abu. I also have an eight year old turtle named Shelby, a two year old dachshund male named Elvis, and a five year old male chihuahua named Joey. The only animals that are missing from my family are a rabbit and a cat.

  113. Jennifer Pham says:

    I watch TV when strength exercising at home. Otherwise, I listen to my ipod :D

  114. Bhevarri says:

    My favorite makeup bag is a cute little black and white striped one with a bow on it, from Morning Glory! So cute!

  115. tina says:

    yes plz.

  116. Donna W. says:

    I love Scrabble! Happy Easter!

  117. Brooke says:

    I have 4 cats – Baby, Bella, Butters, and Bartowski – ranging from 19 to 3 years old.

  118. simona says:

    Ciao Karen, io ho un criceto che si chiama Mimi’!

  119. Lisa says:

    i like cards against humanity, but my favorite “board” game is the bowl game, which you can make on your own. everyone submits 3-5 “clues” on pieces of paper that are people, things, quotes, etc. and puts them in a big bowl. you have 2 teams. on the first round, you play it like taboo, where people have 1 minute to describe as many clues as possible without saying the work. 1 point for each correct guess. after the bowl is empty, round 2 is charades. round 3, you can only say 1 word.

  120. Jordi says:

    I like card games and board games. Today I played Set with my kids. We like to play Fluxx – another really fun card game.

  121. Morgan says:

    MAC Syrup is the first lipstick that comes to mind. While it is not MY most used lipstick, it is the one that my friends borrow the most. It came to mind because I’m trying to remember which friend borrowed it when we went out last night. :P

  122. Ellen says:

    Nars Dolce Vita (which I don’t even own!)

  123. Kristen says:

    My dogs name is Champ. My cats name is Sterling. And my horses names are Bo, Duke, and Dreamer.

  124. Kylie says:

    I grew up on a farm from the 1800′s. It wasn’t functioning when we lived there, but we had a huge barn full of hay, acres of woods to play it, old horse stalls. It was a wonderful place to grow up!

  125. Christine says:

    Is it weird I try to do all three while at the gym? Whenever I do cardio at the gym I have a specific treadmill I like because it gets maximum wireless connection. It has a TV that gets the local station, and is in front of the big screen TVs for sports and national news. So if nothing’s on TV I can watch something on YouTube or listen to music on Spotify.
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  126. Jen says:

    I have 3 dogs: a brown nine yo miniature Australian Shepard named Boomer

  127. Jessie C. says:

    I listen to music while I exercise

  128. stacy s says:

    My allergies are killing me but so thankful for coverup. Am trying new primer this week Revlon Photoready with color correction. Helps with some allergy redness.

  129. Sylvia says:

    I’m catching up on Game of Thrones on this long Easter weekend.

  130. Marisa Kramer says:

    MAC Myth! Just got it :) My boyfriend loves games; we play gin rummy, dice, & cribbage online to keep the distance from becoming too stale.

  131. Lori P says:

    I have one pet, a long-haired chihuahua named Coco

  132. Tania G says:

    Unfortunately, our beloved budgie of 13 years recently passed away. We are not ready for another pet just yet.
    Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Boy is my most beloved lipstick so far :)

  133. Aimen says:

    I definitely do NOT live on a farm and I went through a phase where i was obsessed with VC!

  134. I have two kitties, Sam and Little Babies!

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  135. Jessica says:

    I have a dog, her name is Buttercup.
    Not handy around the house though! Power tools? No thanks! I might cut off my hand!

  136. Katherine says:

    I have one hilarious orange tabby cat named Leo. He is almost 6 years old.

  137. Ashley S says:

    I hope it doesn’t rain tomorrow! I’d feel terrible for all the little kiddos and their Easter egg hunts!

  138. Isabel V says:

    L’oreal’s Infallible Always Apricot! I really should wear that shade more often…it brightens my face right up! Plus it sticks around when I’m chowing down, which is something I appreciate in a lipstick.

  139. PAULINE GORCZYCKI says:

    I HAVE THREE DOG’S ONE IS NAME DIAMOND ANOTHER IS COACOA ANOTHER IS MISSY.MY FAVORITE LIPSTICK IS FROM AVON.

  140. Liz says:

    I do not live on a farm

  141. Kim Pincombe Cole says:

    I used to be a cat lady {lol} until I married a man allergic to cats. What we do for love! We now have 2 dogs- a miniature Goldendoodle that we have trimmed like a baby lion, and a Bischon that my daughter rescued from the side of a highway (after no one claimed her at the Humane Society, we went back & adopted her).

  142. Ashley Wilson says:

    I have one little Yorkie named Penny, and I love her so much! She is my dog-child, full of hair.

  143. Laurel says:

    I have two adorable kitties: Frankie (an orange tabby) and Jack (a black shorthair) that I rescued in 2004 and I love them to pieces!

  144. Grace says:

    First lipstick that came to mind was MAC Toying Around because it was all sold out when I went to go check it out :C… favourite make up bag at the moment is the one I received from Sephora during their 15% off promo.. it’s a cute size and quite sturdy.. hope you have a great Easter Karen, thanks for contest!

  145. Kelly says:

    Bonding over Cranium board game when we’re in a friend’s house hanging out and drinking.

  146. Lynn says:

    I would like to consider myself handy…or at least a better handyman than my brothers and dad. i love to put together ikea products!

  147. amy pugmire says:

    Hi! I have always wanted to live on a farm. I love sequence. Such a fun game

  148. Meg says:

    I have one pet, a yellow lab named Izzy :)
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  149. I bought a new phone today, Samsung Galaxy Note 3. All the better for editing beauty photos for my blog!

  150. Amber says:

    First lippie to come to mind – MAC Ruby Woo!

  151. teresa koedyker says:

    I do have tools to work on the house. Thank you for the giveaway!!

  152. Puri says:

    I have two cats, Yoshi and Hoshi :3 muh little furry babies <3

  153. Allie says:

    I love this blog. And no, I don’t live on a farm ;)

  154. Kelsey C. says:

    I’ve two pets, both Australian Shepherds named Chase and Noah =)

  155. pauline says:

    I absolutely have to have something going on (music or tv) while I exercise. It takes my mind off of the discomfort!

  156. Sylvie says:

    Where are the distressed jeans from that you posted?

  157. Camille says:

    Lipstick? I’m not too keen on the lipstick (maybe I’m doing something wrong?) but I sure do like my first big purchase of one: MAC’s Hot Tahiti. I can wear it and not have to worry too much throughout the day, like I would with a red lip. It’s pretty neutral and it smells so pretty! (like all MAC lippies do!).

    Hoping to find another lipstick brand. I think NYX is worth a try. ;)

  158. Kristie says:

    I like to listen to music when I work out! I have a workout playlist that is about 3 hours long for long runs because I am training for a marathon next March!

  159. mrsshukra says:

    Watching Joan and Melissa! Good fun!

  160. Tiffany says:

    Josie Maran’s nail polish wipes are the best. They don’t have that awful smell that most nail polish removers have.

  161. Sarah W says:

    3! 2 dogs, a shepherd-y mix named Maxie and a bullmastiff named Thor, and cat named Thriller

  162. Emily says:

    Music! Less distracting. Jock Jams is definitely up there.

  163. Niki T. says:

    I have a toy chihuahua and her name is Peanut. =)

  164. MelodyJ says:

    I watch television while doing my home workouts.

  165. MelodyJ says:

    I watch television while doing my home workouts.

  166. Peta W says:

    I haven;t entered this in ages! I have one cat, her name is Nugget, she is so affectionate :0 the first lipstick that comes to mind is Cheri by Chanel, the last lipstick I bought :)

  167. Sue says:

    Have I lived in a farm? Not exactly a “farm” but at one point when I was younger my dad had this idea to have a pet calf in our back yard along with 10 chickens, one duck, and 2 very aggressive turkeys. It was quite an eventful childhood i can tell you that for sure! =)

  168. Bianca Rogoveanu says:

    I don’t have any pets, but i would love to have a golden retriever puppy !

  169. Lyndsey B. says:

    Nope, don’t live on a farm!

  170. Mardi says:

    I have eight cats and one dog. The cats are Maxie, Ellie, Poppy, Midnight, Chrissie, Normie, Luigi and Tommy. The dog is a beautiful pit bull called Dahlia.

  171. Emily says:

    Our 15-year-old cat recently passed away :(

  172. Ashleigh says:

    How many pets do you have, and what are their names? Just 1 dog named Oliver.
    Quick! — what’s the first lipstick that comes to mind? Sonia Kashuk luxe in Sunkissed because I wore it today.

  173. Rene Groyer says:

    Have a zebra finch but not to crazy about him.Was my sons idea.I don’t like birds to be in cages but this little guy would not survive if we let him free.

  174. Lulubelle says:

    I have 3 dogs: a Westie named Lulu, a miniature Schnauzer named Lily, and a Border Collie mix named Maggie. I adore them :-)

  175. Nkisu says:

    I love board games! one of my absolute favorites, is Articulate. Its like charades, except you’re given the things you have to describe and they all relate to five different categories! Super fun, but definitely something i can get pretty competitive in ;)

  176. Amber says:

    Yes i listen to Music when i exercise!

  177. Mandy says:

    Wet and wild “Fergie Daily” best drugstore nude!

  178. Liz says:

    We keep board games at our beach house. I love board games!

  179. Today (since its easter) I’m getting the house and kids ready plus cooking a dinner for our family! I have to say i love the pictures of RyGos you do…they crack me up and this weeks is especially funny :)
    Kristina Vieweg recently posted … Saturday Sneak Peek for W/E 4/26

  180. Cynthia F. says:

    The first lipstick that comes to mind is Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Lipstick. My favorite shades are Bombshell and Cherokee.

  181. Ann says:

    I live in a major city now, but I grew up on a farm.

  182. Christy Peeples DuBois says:

    I hope you have a very enjoyable Easter Sunday!! I love your blog and never miss reading a day.

  183. Sherry says:

    First lipstick that comes to my mind is Mac Rebel. I wore it last night to a party. Love that lipstick.

  184. Valerie says:

    I have one dog, a Beagle named Chopper. He is the best dog!

  185. Deborah says:

    I really want to try Rainbow Honey nail polish. :D

  186. Kimberley Dinh says:

    Too faced liquefied lipsticks! I’m super scared by bright bold lips but I cannot stop looking up reviews for these. The peony shade looks really nice :D

  187. Deanna says:

    Whenever I invite friends over, we always play board games and card games. One of my favorites is Cards Against Humanity. It’s hilarious, but it isn’t kid-friendly.

  188. Rie says:

    I have a dog named Kennedy :)

  189. Lisa says:

    I have two kitties, Rambo and Spooky. Rambo looks a lot like Tabs, actually :)

  190. Vicki says:

    I have a pup named Marlow who watches tv with me while I work out at home!

  191. Jessica Davis says:

    Happy Easter! I never lived on a farm! I have a dog named Daisy, she is a very sweet black lab/chow mix, she’s 14 now and just hurt her back leg last week :( very sad. Thank you for your hard work :)

  192. Daraya says:

    I have two dogs – a Lab/German Shepherd mix named Hazel (about 1 year and 1 month), and a Black Mouth Cur mix named Summer (almost 5 months)!

  193. Josee says:

    MAC Syrup, it’s my most worn lipstick.

  194. Jennifer says:

    Cards Against Humanity is my favourite card game, but Bullshit and Spoons come close!

  195. Eileen says:

    Just want to say I love you and our nephew Tabs. And I love that lip gloss! STELLAAAA!

  196. JMay says:

    The first lipstick that comes to mind: Guerlain Nahema!

  197. Joanna says:

    I like to think of myself as a handy girl. I try to fix little things that can be done.

  198. Tara says:

    My favourite lipstick is Revlon Colorburst Matte Balms – Standout. :)

  199. Charlotte says:

    I have 8 cats in my life, but only 3 live with me :(

  200. Sandy says:

    Happy Easter, Karen!

  201. Jill says:

    I like to listen to music when I exercise. thanks for all your great reviews!

  202. Rachel P. says:

    Hi Karen! Happy Easter! The first lipstick that came to mind for me was MAC Rebel, which is hilarious because it’s not even a shade I own :P But it is one I hear about a lot, and stream of consciousness brought it to the front, I guess! Pretty berry-fuchsia but I don’t think I would love it with my own complexion. Anyhow, hope the easter bunny done ya right this year!

  203. Nisha says:

    I like to play music while working out to keep me from focusing on how much time I have left on machines

  204. Barbara B says:

    Like playing board games, but now my teens are too busy to do so. I was always very unlucky. When they were little my husband thought I was letting the kids win — but I was just was really playing badly!

  205. Marlena says:

    MAC Diva! Loving a darker red lip lately.

  206. Natalie Brown says:

    Hi! Do I live on a farm? No but, because of my pets, some people think I do. lol I have a boxer dog named Neo that I rescued two years ago. He’s a lover! In addition, there are two cats. Isabella a grey fluff ball and Pookie a medium haired black cat. Then, throw in two parakeets named Lilly & Willy just to mix it up & add some drama to the whole situation. Ha ha! Hoping you have a great week!

  207. Kassandra says:

    MAC’s all fired up is one of my favorite lipsticks. I wore it yesterday!

  208. Sonia says:

    Best card game is Uno! If someone tells you otherwise they are lying!

  209. Evelyn says:

    I have a purse organizer i use to store my makeup in my purse

  210. christina p says:

    We have one cat named Mr.Kitty. He loves to cuddle.

  211. dawn says:

    Chanel Pirate. I needs it.

  212. Julie P. says:

    We have a dog named Dumpling!
    Julie P. recently posted … Sephora Promo Codes: Updated April 18, 2014

  213. susan says:

    We love playing card games (especially in Las Vegas)!

  214. melody brown says:

    I’m very tempted to go to HomeDepot and learn to fix the inner workings of a toilet to surprize hubby and fix ours. OR…maybe not.

  215. Lorraine says:

    Not a handygal at all. Power tools are something that is my son’s domain. I seriously dread those trips to Home Depot!

  216. Denise F says:

    I have a cat named Daisy a dog named Tanuki and they mean the world to me :)

  217. Pauline says:

    I am a true city slicker. I would not be good on a farm!!!

  218. Amy Lynn says:

    I have 3 German Shepherds~ Thor, Cassi III and Nyx

  219. Cassandra Eastman says:

    I grew up on a small farm with chickens, goats, a horse and pig. My mom milks goats and makes goat soap with it!

  220. Danielle says:

    I like to listen to music and read while working out.

  221. Terri says:

    First lipstick that comes to mind… Mac Myth. It’s my favorite go to nude lipstick.

  222. MK says:

    I love makeup bags from Forever 21. They’re always really inexpensive and come in cute prints.

  223. Kate G says:

    I do in fact live surrounded by farms! And have a lovely tabby of my own named Porky!

  224. INCI says:

    while exercizing I prefer music. :)

  225. Josefin says:

    My favorite makeup bag is from Vera Bradley. It’s so cute and is a perfect size for my everyday makeup!

  226. eva says:

    i watch tv while i exercise :)

  227. Terri says:

    I have one pet – a fussy and super-independent orange tabby named Pumpkin (he had the name when I adopted him).

  228. Anna says:

    First lipstick: Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Shame. I’m going to miss wearing it during the warmer months – maybe I’ll sneak it in on a night or two, or use it as a stain.

  229. We have three cats, one 8 year old named Tanzi and two eight month olds named Pema and Shiva. I’m a total cat lady like you are!

  230. Rachel says:

    My favorite board game is Scrabble!

  231. Jennifer says:

    Bobbi Brown lipstick in Nude, I have multiple tubes. However, I find myself layering a lipgloss on top most always because I’m not such a fan of a totally matte lip anymore.

  232. Karla A says:

    Milani’s Sangria! I freakin love that lipstick! :)

  233. Emily C says:

    CG’s lip perfection are always on my mind and on my lips.

  234. Jennifer M-K says:

    Do you live on a farm? – No but when I went to college in Queens and I told my friends I lived about an hour North of the city everyone always assumed I lived on or near a farm and lived “upstate.” If you ever look at a map of NY I live in the southern end of it…not even close to the mid point let alone upstate but I’ve come to the conclusion anything north of the city is referred to as upstate by city dwellers >_<

  235. Jessie says:

    I like to watch YouTube videos while I walk/run on the treadmill!

  236. christine says:

    I have 2 dogs!

  237. Claire says:

    Tom Ford pink dune!

  238. Sherry says:

    I have one cat, and his name is Smokey. He is a Silver Tabby Persian and is the sweetest little thing…he only weighs 8.5 lbs. The lipstick that comes to mind is Costa Chic by MAC. It’s one of my all time faves.

  239. Renee says:

    I love my Vera Bradley makeup bag. I always use it when I travel and it has awesome pockets and can hold everything!

  240. Lindsey M says:

    Yesterday I scored a brand new black skater skirt for $8 and blue skinny jeans for $10. May the world be just as good to you in your coming days!

  241. Maren says:

    I’m not the biggest handywoman, but I’ve used an electric screwdriver for work. S’fun.

  242. Alisson H says:

    I have used power tools in the past, it feels good to be able to fix or build something on your own.
    One of my new fave lipsticks I got recently is Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick in Palomino, such a great bright pink.

  243. Bb says:

    Definitely need music during exercise!

  244. Tracy says:

    How many pets do you have, and what are their names? 2 cats. Casey is 10 and Doug is 4. They are like little people with their own personalities.

  245. elizabeth says:

    Clinique Black Honey!

  246. Tweakweasel says:

    I did my family’s traditional Easter egg hunt this year…at 28 years old. I wouldn’t mind if we didn’t do it anymore I suppose, but all of the cousins (who are also in their twenties) still love doing it and my mother gets some strange fun out of being our geriatric Easter bunny. Of course, because we’re all assured of getting candy anyway and just because I’m not as mercenary when it comes to sugar as I used to be as a child, I’m perfectly content to just wander my aunt’s backyard, enjoying the (usually) fine Spring weather. And yet, somehow, this year, my most competitive cousin and I tied for finding our eggs the fastest so that was actually kind of fun. Even if I’m a twenty-something looking for plastic eggs. :-P

    Oh, and um…my first thought was Heroine by MAC and then it seemed to change over to Rx by OCC. What can I say? Those two do make an impression.

  247. Vanessa says:

    I rent my apartment, but I fix my bike… does that count?

  248. Esther says:

    I have 1 dog and his name is Milky! My last name is Wei, pronounced as “way” and so we picked his name out way before we even got a dog!

  249. Jennifer Weston says:

    I have two chihuahuas Mac and Paco and two cats Nala and CatBoy

  250. Marissa Ernst says:

    Love your website! I have two cats named Tilly and autumn. Thank you for the chance to win!

  251. Cassie says:

    I have 4 dogs! Two Weimaraners, a chocolate lab and a Pomeranian/chihuahua mix. It’s a full house! Lol

  252. Stephanie says:

    One time, I changed a light bulb in my dad’s hallway at his house. That was also the day I found out that my dad didn’t know how to change a lightbulb

  253. Jenna g says:

    I have a husky named Sasha :)

  254. Deborah K. says:

    Watching the Hallmark movie. I hope everyone had a great Easter (if that is your faith)!

  255. Denise M says:

    Tried out Anastasias Brow Powder sample. Love it!

  256. Megan Joy says:

    I like to listen to music when I work out :)

  257. Amanda says:

    Right now I am loving the dewy skin and bright eyes for spring! I love using a champagne eyeliner on the waterline to brighten my eyes :)

  258. Ru says:

    hourglass- icon! the best red lippie eveh!

  259. Greta says:

    First lipstick that comes to mind: NARS Schiap

  260. Steven says:

    My favorite makeup bag is actually a Tory Burch lunchbox that was part of the Neiman Marcus for Target line. I love it because the interior is easy to clean, it has a large zippered opening and it fits everything I need for a full face of makeup.

  261. meghan says:

    first lipstick that comes to mind? i just got mac crosswires because i back 2 mac’ed for the first time ever!!! i am loving it for the summer. i was afraid it’d be too bright, but its beautiful!

  262. I’m pretty handy around the house- I helped to build the one I live in and install all the cabinetry! The only thing I try to stay away from is the power saw, because I’m also a little clumsy and I want to keep all my fingers!

  263. Rina says:

    I have one pet.. A red Siamese fighter fish called Asher :)

  264. J says:

    Love your blog!

  265. Melanie says:

    I love playing co-op board games. Right now I’m into Pandemic where you save the world by curing diseases with the other players before time runs out.

  266. Makyla says:

    Hey Karen! I grew up in a really small farm town, if that counts! I hope you had a beautiful Easter! And thanks for offering another generous giveaway! God Bless!

  267. loren says:

    What Are My Seven Most Coveted Things In The World Hints Six Of The Seven Are Furry, The Last Is My Rosebud salve

  268. BooBooNinja says:

    Happy Easter, Karen

  269. Sydney says:

    I have quite a menagerie that includes four dogs: a long-haired dachshund named Indiana, a shiba inu/American Eskimo dog named Annabel Lee, a pitbull/lab named Dolly Sue, and a husky/collie named Nanook; two ferrets Archibauld and Beelzebub; and a quaker parrot named Jasmine.

  270. Nina L says:

    I live in a city

  271. Lindsey says:

    I do not live on a farm, but my husband and I would like to have a small one… With chickens and goats and horses…

  272. Vladislava Olegovna says:

    Lipstick Victoria’s Secret :)

  273. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I always listen to music when I exercise.

  274. Doreena says:

    I would love to win the $50 Sephora, they are the only ones who carry Buxom & I’m running out!!!

  275. Liz says:

    I’ve been a crazy cat lady since birth, with the herd to prove it. For the past 10 years or so, things have stayed in the 4-6 cat range, with the intent to stay at 4 or fewer. Right now we have 4 cats and a dog. The dog is a retired racing greyhound named Moe, and the cats are all rescues too: Kai, Maria, Grace, and Wilma. Maria is the newest, and is still figuring out her place in the pack.

  276. Janea M says:

    My favourite card game is Tribal War, we played it at school during end of term.
    Urban Decay F-bomb comes to mind because I want it so much.
    And I can’t not mention my darling dog Phoebe, she died in February but she had been an amazing part of more than half of my life (I’m 22).

  277. sienna says:

    rich red by elf is my fave lipstick.

  278. Carmen says:

    Yes, I am kind of handy around the house. I’ve cleaned out a P trap under my bathroom sink, changed the smoke alarm, and stuff like that.

    No man around to help, and that’s ok, too. We have to be self sufficient sometimes.

  279. Bridget Heiple Reich says:

    LOL….no, I am not handy around the house! My daughter is a competitive dancer and we had to make flip flops this weekend. It was my first time using a glue gun!! :)

  280. Julie B. says:

    I am terrible around the house, whether with power tools, hand tools, garden tools, whatever….

  281. Vanessa says:

    Countdown to vacation is winding down.. 22 days until 6 glorious days in Montego Bay!

  282. Stephanie says:

    I’m a crazy cat lady, I have several cats. Five to be exact, one is sitting on my lap right now. She is helping me look at makeup online.

  283. Trude says:

    We play Cards Against Humanity constantly. It’s always entertaining! Turns out my parents are really good at it…not sure how I feel about that. ;)

  284. Krista says:

    I’ll answer two questions! I do live on a farm and we have 4 indoor cats. Peach, McLovin, Princess Barbara Waters Streisand and Sochi.

  285. Alison says:

    Your blog is making me seriously crave the new NARS glosses! Your swatches are killer.

  286. Stephanie Hartman says:

    We just got a new puppy, he’s a Chocolate Lab mix and his name is Sully (from the Monster’s Inc. movie).

  287. Sharmen says:

    MAC Sophisto… My fall-back lipstick. Color actually complements my pigmented lips…

  288. Angie R. says:

    We love playing the Heads Up game, the app game you can play on your phone or tablet. It’s lots of fun!

  289. Jess says:

    My dad is in construction and made sure that my sisters and I could use power tools and fix things around the house. I am thankful for that, the knowledge he gave me always comes in handy! :)

  290. Melinda L. says:

    I love playing board games and card games. Favourite ones are Jenga and Uno

  291. Petunia says:

    It’s Monday and beautiful!
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  292. Ashley Truong says:

    I love makeup! Especially mascara!

  293. I used to love playing Snap and Uno as a kid. Now its playing for chocolate with poker or blackjack.

  294. Jennifer says:

    Yay! Finally nice weather in NH. I can wear flipflops without freezing my toes.

  295. Kelly S says:

    Happy Monday!!!!

  296. Andrea Darst says:

    I have 2 dogs – a husky/hound mix named Nigel (he’s 8) and a shephard/collie mix named Conner (he’s 4) and a cat named Joon (she’s 8 also) – all rescues!

  297. Stephie says:

    I have one cat. He’s a himalayen and his name is Sasha. :)

  298. Jennifer says:

    I have two dogs- Sam and Lexi!!

  299. Melanie says:

    First lipstick that comes to mind- Mac Creme de la femme

  300. jay says:

    yay! thanks for the giveaway

  301. Susana Dorado says:

    Hi, Karen

    I enjoy playing board games but I’m usually not that good. I usually play Monopoly, Scrabble and UNO. I enjoy receiving your newsletter and getting in on all the makeup. Thanks

  302. Cassie says:

    The husband and I have two dogs. A five year old shetland sheepdog named Coda and an eight year old golden/lab/collie mix named Roland. Love them xx

    Hope you had a great Easter!

  303. Maria C. says:

    Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in 69 ;)

  304. Jennifer says:

    I have 2 purrfect furballs named Whitney and Peanut. I so wanted to name her Bobby – but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. LOL

  305. Lydia says:

    I do not live on a farm.

  306. Sunita says:

    I love the game, Mindstorm. Recently, my class had to do a Game Review presentation, and through that, I found out that not a single one out of 20++ classmates had ever played it!

  307. Donna Marie says:

    I am owned by two cats… both inspired by Anne Rice novels. Akasha (the damned) and Isis.

  308. lara says:

    i lost your blog for a while when the servicer changed but so happy i found again and get via bloglovin. great work. oh and i dont live on a farm – i am in austin, tx

  309. Jessica says:

    I have two beautiful dogs… Layla (13 yr old Border Collie/Lab mix) and Piper (5 yr old Bernese Mountain Dog). :)

  310. Cez says:

    I have two dogs, Nico and George :), & the first lipstick I can think of is Clinique’s Tenderheart, luurrve that stuff! :D

  311. Lynn says:

    My favorite makeup bag is a giraffe patterned hangup one from Sephora.

  312. Dixie says:

    I do not live on a farm… However, I do have four plucky chickens!

  313. Koreen Hong says:

    I have 2 daughters and 1 son! They are at the devils age, which I need to give them alot if attentions! Not easy to be a mother while working and to look after them, with so many homework, activities and exam soon, life living in Singapore is only totally stressful, how I wish I can be staying in a country with no stress!! I just wish to win this 50 dollars sephora gift card so that I can buy my fav make up forever products to reward my hard work! Thanks for this giveaway!!

  314. jessica says:

    I listen to podcasts while I jog. It’s great because it’s they’re not too distracting from the trail or the sounds of nature, and they’re usually pretty funny so I’m burning extra calories by laughing :)

  315. Bcteagirl says:

    My favourite cosmetics bag is a large rubbery black one with dark pink piping that came with a lancome bonus. That may even be the reason I invested in it. :)

  316. Michelle says:

    Hi Karen,
    I have three dogs: Scooby, Hershey & Fiona. Hope you’re having a great Monday =)

  317. Charlotte says:

    I love to listen to my metal Pandora station while working out, it’s fast paced and gives me lots of energy! Also…
    the lipstick that comes to mind is one of my faves! MAC’s Sail La Vie lipstick from last years summer collection. I’m still loving it!

  318. Bunny says:

    MAC Sushi Kiss – because I wore it last night!

  319. Irene says:

    I don’t live on a farm but wish I did!

  320. Debbie says:

    The first lipstick that comes to mind is the Bite Beauty lipstick. I love the shade violet.

  321. Tiffany O says:

    I repinned the giveaway. The dude doing the handstand in the pic is a stud! *whistles*

  322. Sarah says:

    I love playing board games but haven’t found as much time lately as I used to now that I have two kids. My current favorite is Cards Against Humanity when I get a chance with a group.

  323. Thomas Murphy says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  324. Jasmine P says:

    I have a black and tan mini dachshund named Jager!

  325. Anna says:

    I always workout with Beyonce. Partition is especially motivating!

  326. Bons says:

    My favourite board game is Monopoly

  327. ms elise says:

    I have two cats, Chubs and Cuddles.

  328. Monica says:

    I don’t currently live on a farm but daydream about buying one to house all the abandoned animals out there. Joey, is my rat terrier who I rescued in ATL and has traversed the
    US with me :)

  329. Maria J. says:

    I Have 5 pets, 4 Dogs and 1 Goldfish.

  330. Wayne says:

    I’m heartbroken.

  331. Em says:

    Lovin the sunshine in LA. I’ve seen plenty of bunnies spreading the easter cheer

  332. Jamie C. says:

    The first Lipstick that comes to my mind right now is Nude Creme by Milani.

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