Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Feb. 16

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  1. Mood:
  2. Calm

  3. Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:
  4. Chanel Fluid Iridescent Eyeshadow in Delta

  5. Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
  6. Black BCBG suit; red trench coat with white piping; pink “Here Comes Trouble” t-shirt

  7. Shoes:
  8. Pink fuzzy slippers

  9. I told myself this morning to _____:
  10. Calm the eff down and get it done!

  11. I would really like _____:
  12. I would really like to invent chocolate that doesn’t have any calories.

  13. Three bits of advice:
  14. Don’t e-mail when you’re angry. When your inner voice warns you, listen. The only person who can make you feel bad is you.

  15. Three fragrances I love:
  16. Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue (reminds me of my wedding day), Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche

  17. Hair:
  18. Messy, low ponytail

  19. Weekly Goals:
  20. Go for walks in the neighborhood, get to bed earlier, finish my reading for school early

Your turn. Just copy the empty list, and paste it with your answers in the comments.



Le list

Mood:
Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:
Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
Shoes:
I told myself this morning to _____:
I would really like _____:
Three bits of advice:
Three fragrances I love:
Hair:
Weekly goals:

I hope you’re having a great Monday so far, and I’m looking forward to hearing from ya!

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Lydia says:

    Mood:
    Calm

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:
    Mark eyeshadow in Nomad

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
    This new brown suit I got, This 1 pair of jeans from Maurices, and my pajama pants :)

    Shoes:
    None.

    I told myself this morning to _____:
    Calm the eff down and get it done too lol.

    I would really like _____:
    For my homework to finish itself.

    Three bits of advice:
    Um… wash your face before bed, don’t talk about people behing thier backs and… mmmmm thats all I got for now.

    Three fragrances I love:
    Kenzo Amour, Clinique Happy Heart, and Mark Greek Islands I think its called.

    Hair:
    Messy, low ponytail

    Weekly Goals:
    Mmm to start working out again.

    Lydia´s last blog post..Fashion Face Off!

  2. Shiny says:

    Mood: oddly motivated
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: UD toasted
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: pencil skirt and satin blouse, lace overlay dress, high heels (if that counts)
    Shoes: runners, walking outside today
    I told myself this morning to: be productive today
    I would really like: to have my man situation resolved, can’t get it out of my head
    Three bits of advice: when you don’t know what to do – retreat, know your alcohol limit, always have a backup plan
    Three fragrances I love: cookies, Jean Paul Gautier for men in the blue bottle, Chic by Caroline Herrera
    Hair: pulled back into a ponytail, as per usual
    Weekly goals: its reading week – go to school as per usual and get a ton of work done

  3. Rose says:

    Le list

    Mood: Bored (of my work, hoping to work for my hunny in thr next few weeks since he bought his own tire shop, would belike a secretary.hmm coudl be hot! lol)

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: ANYTHING GREEN!

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Great pair of jeans, heels, cute top that hides my tummy (which im desperately trying to lose )

    Shoes: Nike Shox white with gold accents…mm comfy days!

    I told myself this morning to _____: just go to work and get the day over with. (how i feel everyday)

    I would really like _____: stop working for my parents, buy some stuff from LUSH, stick to my diet (who wouldnt). i coudl go on!

    Three bits of advice: MOISTURIZE, eat well, exercise (now if i could only take my own advice haha)

    Three fragrances I love: Lucky perfume. seriously, i used to wear this in highschool but i still love it. Hollister umm cant remember which one but i love it, so summery! and Donna Karen Cashmere Mist! my favorite romantic yet clean perfume!

    Hair: Down, flat ironed, bangs twisted off to side (think whitney port)

    Weekly goals: keep the house clean, eat on diet, take the dog for longer walks

    Rose´s last blog post..Review: BioInfusion Hydrating Conditioning Balm

  4. Alison says:

    Le list

    Mood: Weird spring cleaning mood!

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Chanel quartz

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Sexy lingerie, Cashmere sweater, cosy PJ’s!

    Shoes: None

    I told myself this morning to _____: Get off my butt and do something constructive

    I would really like _____: To treat myself to Chanel Aqualumiere gloss in candy glow

    Three bits of advice: Always wash off your make-up before bed, use cuticle cream/oil on your nails at every opportunity and never eat yellow snow

    Three fragrances I love: Clinique happy, Chanel Coco Mademoiselle and Clinique happy for men on my BF

    Hair: Down and straight

    Weekly goals: Make appointment with my dissertation supervisor, do a ton of research for dissertation!

  5. Shefali says:

    Mood: It’s a mix – Cozy but a little stressed cuz I’m trying to get some work done today

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: NARS Hula Hula

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: My black yoga pants, my Joe’s Honey Jeans, and my Betsey Johnson hat and scarf

    Shoes: None, just my cozy chenille socks

    I told myself this morning to get my progress notes done ASAP

    I would really like to get caught up on all my work and start tomorrow off completely caught up, FOR ONCE!

    Three bits of advice: Enjoy life everyday; try something new everyday; find the positive in everything (or do your best to make lemonade out of lemons)

    Three fragrances I love: Lovely by SJP; Viva La Juicy; Mille et Une Roses by Lancome

    Hair: Washed and air dried – it’s a lazy day off

    Weekly goals: Get caught up on my work and get to the gym at least 3 times

  6. Katherine says:

    Mood:
    Tired, with a side of headache.

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:
    MAC’s Melon pigment.

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
    Hot pink cardigan from Banana Republic, teal Marc Jacobs bag (not technically clothing, oh well) and my khaki J. Crew chinos (so comfortable, but still cute!)

    Shoes:
    Pointy-toed floral satin flats with a tiny kitten heel.

    I told myself this morning to _____:
    Not stress so much over work related stuff. And go to bed earlier.

    I would really like _____:
    To get an engagement ring this year (haha).

    Three bits of advice:
    1) Look for the positive.
    2) Put things in perspective.
    3) Appreciate the good things you have; it’s easy to take them for granted.

    Three fragrances I love:
    Burberry Brit, Dior MissCherie, and Juicy Viva la Juicy!

    Hair:
    In a no-fuss low pony-tail.

    Weekly goals:
    1) Work on not clenching my teeth so much (ack!)
    2) Spend more quality time with the BF.
    3) Make it to Friday.

    Katherine´s last blog post..MAC Hello Kitty!

  7. Kate says:

    List:

    Mood: Relaxed as I’m still in the process of waking up at 1:30 in the afternoon.

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: HiP concentrated duo in “Shady.”

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: H&M kimono-like shirt, Thakoon Button-down shirt, red skirt from Kohls

    Shoes: Fuzzy warm white Dearform slippers

    I told myself this morning to _____: get up and say “good morning” to Zena

    I would really like _____: a nap

    Three bits of advice: Do something you love (even if it’s petting your pets) when you’re stressed; you can’t love someone else until you love yourself; never compromise who you are for someone else

    Three fragrances I love: Anything unscented

    Hair: down and slightly messy as I woke up half an hour ago

    Weekly goals: Get a brush targeted to the undercoat for Zena and continue practicing sewing straight.

  8. Karen says:

    Hi Lydia,

    LOL! Looks like we are having a similar kind of morning. I hope your day goes great!

  9. Karen says:

    Hi Shiny,

    The smell of cookies! Oh, that’s a good one…

    I hope the man sitch gets resolved soon. :) Have a lovely rest of your Monday!

  10. Karen says:

    Hi Rose,

    Congrats to your honey for buying his own tire shop. LOL — that would be totally hot if you were the shop secretary, hello!

  11. Tania says:

    Karen happy monday! Everything is closed cuz of presidents day!! *sarcastic cheer* How was your weekend? Are you ready for some more The City? Personally I miss The Hills. Holla at ya girl!

    Mood:experiencing a minesterial hangover (I preached twice yesterday and had youth group with 11 youth)!!
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: the blue in the inter-niew trio as a liner its amazing!
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:any of my really soft old navy tops, my coat named jeramiah johnson, my fushia chenille hoodie
    Shoes: adidas slides that have massaging fingers
    I told myself this morning to_____: clean the house and do the laundry so I don’t have to worry about it this week.
    I would really like_____: some chai from “the classic bean” which I’m gonna have to go get when I put the laundry in!
    Three bits of advice:when you feel beautiful you’ll look beautiful, when stressed remember to breathe because you literally can’t think when you’re panting for air, when nervous eat peppermint: it stimulates the senses and relaxes the mind.
    Three fragrances I love: Soap and Glory’s retro pink colored bodyline, DKNY red delicious, exotic coconut body butter from BBW
    Hair:up in a messy pony tail
    Weekly goals:don’t worry about tomorrow just prepare for it and enjoy today.

  12. Karen says:

    Hi Alison,

    Candy Glow! That would be a great treat. Maybe when you get a bunch of your research done you could reward yourself with a tube. :)

  13. Karen says:

    Hi Shefali,

    I have some Joe’s Honey Jeans, too. I can’t live without ‘em!

    It’s rainy and gloom up here in Nor Cal… I hope you’re enjoying your day!

  14. Michelle says:

    Le list

    Mood: Pretty good for a Monday.

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:MAC’s Mineralize eye shadow duo in Love Connection.

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: My black pencil skirt, summer dresses & soft tee shirts (my favorite one right now is a light grey one with Hello Kitty on the front wearing a bumblebee suit and on the bottom it say’s “bee mine” and in the back there’s wings lol, too cute!)

    Shoes:Paris Hilton grey patent leather pointy toed sling backs

    I told myself this morning to: remember to buy some coffee creamer. I had to drink it black this morning, yuck!

    I would really like to: get off work early. *sigh*

    Three bits of advice: 1)Don’t confide your personal business to coworkers 2)Read a classic once in a while. It makes you feel good. 3)Don’t compare yourself to the touched up images in the glossies.

    Three fragrances I love: 1) Bvlgari Omnia Amethyste (smells a lot like D&G’s light blue IMO) 2) Escada Moon Sparkle 3)Lolita Lempicka

    Hair: low pony tail with the front layers in a side part.

    Weekly goals: work out on the treadmill at least three times, finish reading eclipse, go to bed earlier.

  15. Karen says:

    Hi Katherine,

    Oh my — I clench my teeth when I’m stressed, too. I have to consciously tell myself not to do it.

    Anyhoo, here’s to hoping you get that engagement ring this year! *raises cup of coffee*

  16. Avital says:

    Mood: Excitement
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Jade #261 (Israeli brand)
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Pencil, pin striped, skirt/ red silk blouse with silk belt/ brown frills shirt
    Shoes: Red with the flower.
    I told myself this morning to wake up, get out of bed and have a blast
    I would really like to make money not as a lawyer
    Three bits of advice: be authentic, love yourself, appreciate your friends and family
    Three fragrances I love: Moschino love, Burberry red, Yves Saint Laurent Elle.
    Hair: No hope…
    Weekly goals: Be happy & stay happy

  17. Karen says:

    Hi Kate,

    Hee! Is it weird that I feel like I already know Zena?

    I want to call her “Warrior Princess.”

  18. Karen says:

    Hi Tania,

    Hey homie! I actually just watched a few old eps from Laguna Beach, season one. Remember when it was all so innocent and carefree? Le sigh!

  19. Karen says:

    Hi Michelle,

    Your Hello Kitty shirt sounds SO CUTE! I want, I want! :)

    Oh, those mornings when I can’t have my coffee the way I want are rough. It gets really rough when I can’t have my sugar… GRRR!

  20. Karen says:

    Hi Avital,

    That is a *great* thing to tell oneself in the morning. I’m going to try that tomorrow!

  21. Karen4 says:

    Mood:focused and productive
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:the entire “Chocolate” palette from Bobbi Brown
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: a really fitted cream and black stripe blouse from some Italian maker, my brown herringbone Nanette Lapore pencil skirt, BR black 50′s style shirt dress.
    Shoes: vintage Prada kitten heels
    I told myself this morning to _____: clean up that messy office!
    I would really like _____: the economy to get better!
    Three bits of advice:
    1. never go to bed angry
    2. eat breakfast every morning to give you energy
    3. always wear sunscreen if planning time outdoors
    Three fragrances I love:
    1.Fendi’s Theorema is my absolute favorite–reminds me of my first trip to Riva del Garda in Italy.It’s sadly discontinued.
    2. Stella in Two Peony–also discontinued, but I think the best scent of her collection!
    3. Aveda Love
    Hair:in it’s usually style–a little bit funky
    Weekly goals:survive all the meetings I have to attend for business

  22. Karen says:

    Hi Karen4,

    Happy Monday!

    I am uber jealous of your Prada heels… they sound so fab. :)

    And don’t you hate it when fragrances get discontinued? When Annick Goutal discontinued Des Lys here in the US I literally stockpiled it, LOL!

  23. E.D. says:

    Mood: Light, after passing off the work from my old position this morning. The real work for my new position hasn’t really kicked in yet.

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: None most days

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: striped handknit socks, dark brown twill pants from Talbots, orange short sleeved ribbed handknit sweater

    Shoes: black Franco Sarto loafers

    I told myself this morning to _____: make sure to get to work on time for my 8 AM meeting.

    I would really like _____: to feel secure about DH’s job so we can spend the home renovation money we have been saving.

    Three bits of advice: 1) look for an answer yourself before bothering a coworker; 2) only eat half of an entree at a restaurant (doggie bag the rest); 3) save as much for retirement as you possibly can without feeling like a penny-pinching hermit.

    Three fragrances I love: Susanne Lang Red Ginger, Serge Lutens Rousse, Serge Lutens Rahat Loukoum

    Hair: Air-dried, so down and curly

    Weekly goals: Schedule work trip to Germany, file taxes (if I get my corrected W2)

  24. Indian Girl says:

    Mood: Happy , Relaxed
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Prescriptives Bellini
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: This Purple high neck shirt I have, I can eat ALL I want when I have it on.
    Shoes: None
    I told myself this morning to be happy
    I would really like to make more money

    Three bits of advice: Well I saw YES MAN yesterday so I’d say – try saying yes to thing you’d mostly say no to. Try and get a little more adventurous.

    Three fragrances I love: Nina Ricci Premier Jouer, Kenzo – Magnolia,
    Kenneth Cole Black

    Hair: Messy Bun

    Weekly goals: Try and get as much writing as possible done. Eat as many salads as possible. How about some Carb free days …

    Indian Girl´s last blog post..Whoz the one with a yellow stain ?

  25. Caro says:

    <3 Mood: Sleepy!

    <3 Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Helly Kitty’s Lucky Tom (won’t be available ’til March here!)
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: my Mango Kimono Dress, Jem and the Holograms T-shirt and my green-white striped long sleeved tee.

    <3 Shoes: brown, orange and green Zara wedges.

    <3 I told myself this morning to _____: be more responsible with what I eat.

    <3 I would really like _____: to go swimming.

    <3 Three bits of advice:
    1.- Read, read, read all of the classic books you can.
    2.- Don’t be afraid of making a fool of yourself.
    3.- Always eat well.

    <3 Three fragrances I love:
    1.- Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue (just like you Karen!)
    2.- Davidoff’s Cool Water
    3.- Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea

    <3 Hair: messy bun

    <3 Weekly goals: take long walks, keep on eathing healthy!

  26. BSB’s Le list

    Mood:

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Cover Girl’s Eye Enhancers in Indgo Impact.

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: My indigo denim trousers, sleeveless navy & turquoise beaded top, and silver flat sandals

    Shoes: My brown suede flats
    I told myself this morning to pull yourself together.
    I would really like to spend my tax refund on a Wii and a Dell notebook but I also want to buy a boatload of shoes & make-up.

    Three bits of advice:
    Eating a piece of pure dark chocolate after brushing your teeth will get rid of that pasty post toothpaste taste;

    Hang on tight, for this too shall pass;

    Stop smoking for the health of your lungs, your skin, your teeth, and for every asthmatic like myself that can smell you.

    Three fragrances I love:
    Any body lotion or body wash that has coconut and vanilla;
    Ck Obsession; and
    Ck One

    Hair: really short

    Weekly goals:
    Walk for twenty minutes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday;
    Take my daughters to the Children’s museum on Friday; and
    Pray long and hard and think about meditating.

  27. I forgot to say my mood, lol.

    Mood: A little out of it, on new medication

  28. Karen says:

    Hi E.D.,

    That’s cool that you get to travel abroad for work. What kind of job do you have?

  29. Karen says:

    Hi Indian Girl,

    LOL — I have clothes like your purple top whose sole purpose is to allow me to gorge in peace. Gotta love those “forgiving” outfits. :)

  30. Karen says:

    Hi Caro,

    Yay for D&G Light Blue! It is a very happy scent, isn’t it?

    Even though you have to wait a lil’ for HK, at least it’s not too far around the corner. March is just a hop, skip and jump away.

    Happy Monday!

  31. Karen says:

    Hi BrooklynShoeBabe,

    “…I also want to buy a boatload of shoes & make-up.”

    LOL! Girl, welcome to my world!

  32. gio says:

    Mood: sleepy

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Sleek Divine Palette The Original

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: denim blue jeans, halterneck turquoise dress, black heels

    Shoes: pink slippers

    I told myself this morning to _____: do something productive

    I would really like _____: to take a nap

    Three bits of advice: find the positive in everything, eat well, take off your makeup before going to bed

    Three fragrances I love: Roberto Cavalli Serpentine, Dior J’Adore, Calvin Klein One

    Hair: down and straight

    Weekly goals: exercise, read more, go to bed earlier

  33. Anna says:

    Le list

    Mood: ambitious
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Urban Decay in Roach
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: black pumps, my fave jeans, my sweatshirt with my school’s logo on it
    Shoes: Vans high tops
    I told myself this morning: to go to the gym today!
    I would really like to: get an A in chemistry!
    Three bits of advice: procrastination will always screw you over, a little lipstick will make your day better, and never fall for your friend’s guy
    Three fragrances I love: elle YSL, L’Occitane Rose et Reine, DKNY be delicious
    Hair: straight with the front pinned back
    Weekly goals: work out every day!

  34. Vanessa says:

    hi karen! isn’t the bay area weather right now so depressing? :( *sigh* walking to class was HORRIBLE -___-;

    Mood: A little unmotivated and/or behind.
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC e/s in Carbon.
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: black leggings, comfy boots and a colorful scarf.
    Shoes: My favorite black boots :)
    I told myself this morning to _____: Get up early so I wouldn’t be late!
    I would really like _____: To buy some new clothes for my birthday.
    Three bits of advice: Procrastination sucks, always layer up, don’t forget to moisturize!
    Three fragrances I love: Escada Ocean Lounge, Victoria’s Secret Heavenly, and my boyfriend’s Clinique Happy for Men :)
    Hair: long and grown out bangs are pinned back
    Weekly goals: Finish all my assignments for my classes! :)

  35. lexi says:

    Mood: satisfied – ate lunch of leftover indian – chicken/eggplant and lemon basmati rice =)
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: rubenesque pigment pot – always my shadow primer – more so than my shadow insurance

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: my 12yr old pea coat, stretch straight leg jeans and great fitting yoga pants

    Shoes: none yet and i discovered i need a pedicure!!

    I told myself this morning to ‘go to the gym’

    I would really like to do more ‘yoga’

    Three bits of advice: be patient with others, be kind to yourself and yes eat that cookie – you will be happy you did (then guilty)

    Three fragrances I love: the scent of my baby’s skin, the scent of coconuts and the way how my husband’s cologne smells on his neck

    Hair: pinned back bangs/ponytail – try to be patient – bangs take a hell of a long time to grow out!

    Weekly goals: gym 5x this week, redo resume and try not to eat too many cookies even though I know it makes me super happy!

  36. Jacque Inserra says:

    Mood: A lazy ‘I need pampered’ mood.

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: The DuWop ‘Crush’ jewel tone trio. Absolutely GORGEOUS!

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: On pamper days: hoodie, yoga pants & puma sneakers. Normal days: Gap fashion cut jeans, Jessica Simpson patent pumps, Express cowel neck 3/4 top.

    Shoes: Hard to chose between the Jess Simpson pumps and the Pumas.

    I told myself this morning to _____: Wake up! Hair appointment at noon!

    I would really like _____: A live-in hair stylist :)

    Three bits of advice: Maintain couth in public, Love & Handle yourself with class- at ALL times.

    Three fragrances I love: Origins Ginger Essence (DELICIOUS!!!!), Ed Hardy, Coco Chanel

    Hair: Black with long wavy layers ala Kim Kardashian

    Weekly goals: Go to the gym more times than I did last week. I went none.

  37. Michaela says:

    Mood:Happy and ambitious
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:Benefit cream shadow/liner in Skinny Jeans
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:My beautiful vintage red sundress, my black tunic, and my dad’s old sweater
    Shoes:bare feet
    I told myself this morning to _____:take the day slowly
    I would really like _____:some more rain
    Three bits of advice:Don’t give in to your doubts, live life the way you want to, don’t let your room get as messy as mine is right now.
    Three fragrances I love:Givenchy Very Irresistible, Tokyomilk Song in D Minor, Parfumeria Gal Madrid scented balm in Peach
    Hair:High bun with bobby pins
    Weekly goals:Have fun, write more in journal, don’t dwell on the negative

  38. Tatiana says:

    Mood: tired and drained
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC Woodwinked
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: black scarf, long gray cardian, brown motorcycle boots
    Shoes: my ugly rain boots because it’s a rainy day
    I told myself this morning to _____: you will get to work early so you can drink coffee
    I would really like _____: 4pm to arrive
    Three bits of advice: Follow your heart, remain positive because the good will follow, no matter how slow it takes to arrive, and always find the laughter
    Three fragrances I love: Missoni…I don’t know the name but the box is blue, Escada Pacific Paradise or whatever they change the name to, Gucci Envy (my first grown up girl perfume, thanks to my sis introducing it to me in 8th grade)
    Hair: messy ass ponytail, untamed baby hairs and all
    Weekly goals: get back into exercise mode, don’t consume anything fried!

  39. Kate says:

    Lol at the warrior princess thing. That’s what we thought too when we first saw her name! She doesn’t quite fit the “Warrior” part as she’s only warrior-like when she’s hunting rodents.

    It’s not strange to feel like you know her. She’s got that type of personality.

  40. Stephie says:

    Mood: Anxious
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC Paradisco
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: My black coat, my dark floral pencil skirt, and a white tank top
    Shoes: black boots w/ buckles and straps
    I told myself this morning to _____: do my finance homework
    I would really like _____: some cheesecake right now
    Three bits of advice: “you are what you eat” “just do it” “less is more”
    Three fragrances I love: Gucci eau de parfum II, Burberry brit sheer, Dolce Gabana light blue
    Hair: half up, newly washed and very frizzy
    Weekly goals: do some homework ahead of time, finally crack open those books and bake something w/ chocolate in it

  41. Shefali says:

    Hey Karen!! Gotta love the Honeys!! LOL

    It’s rainy and gloomy here in Pasadena too :( It’s making the fact that I have to work today a little more bearable. At least I don’t feel like I’m missing out on anything!!

    Hope your Monday is going well and that you are doing some school reading to get ahead :)

  42. Kara says:

    Hey Karen!

    Did you actually create that picture? If so, what program did you use? It’s gorgeous!

  43. Candice says:

    Mood: Suprisingly sleepy
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Covergirl Raisin
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Fat Girl Pants, Comfy turtleneck sweater, new calvin klein loafers
    Shoes: gap plaid flats
    I told myself this morning to _____: take out the trash
    I would really like _____: for him to say he loves me *sigh*
    Three bits of advice: Always wear clean underwear, be polite to everyone, “Closed mouth doesnt’ get fed”
    Three fragrances I love: Chanel No 5, vanilla, coconut
    Hair: Twist Out
    Weekly goals: Tell him I love him.

  44. Catherine says:

    Mood: Lazy, lol.

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Tequila from the KvD Ludwig palette and MAC MES in Fresh Green Mix.

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: My Hello Kitty fuzzy sleep pants, E shirt (it’s a yellow t-shirt with a giant E on it, and a small caption “(engineer)”, lol), my favorite white scarf.

    Shoes: Today? None. I went out this morning to get my bike and it is raining something horrible. Not going out again today. T_T

    I told myself this morning to _____: Get up and go to campus with my friend so I could move my poor bike to some covered area so it wouldn’t sit all day in the rain.

    I would really like _____: SO to hurry up and get back home. A HK e/s palette wouldn’t hurt either.

    Three bits of advice: If no one will care in 10 years, stop worrying so much. Don’t leave anything with raw egg in it in the sink for more than one night. Seriously. And um… Smile more. It actually does make you happier.

    Three fragrances I love: TBS Moroccan Rose, Burberry Brit Sheer, Marc Jacobs Daisy

    Hair: Needs a cut soon. I’m going out with my girlfriends in a couple weeks though. :D

    Weekly goals: Get caught up in metabolic homework and BENG. Enjoy E-Week.

  45. Tali says:

    Le list

    Mood: Tired..just came home from cinema… Hes just not into you was AMAZING!!!

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: New gold one from body shop moroccan rose collection

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Mango skinny jeans mak me look 10 pounds lightr than iam.. actually thats it.. i dont have 3!!!

    Shoes: AllSaints black mini biker boots

    I told myself this morning to _____: Stop saying ‘only 5 more’ and hitting snooze!

    I would really like _____: A new pair of comfortable heels or a sexy daytime summer dress!!

    Three bits of advice: 1. You will have your heart broken and break hearts.. dont feel bad or youll never appreciate true ove
    2. If you need to break a heart dont feel bad and put it off as you will only add to the pain
    3. Dont settle.. not on soso men.. not on soso shoes… not on a dress thats not exactly your size.. your worth more than it

    Three fragrances I love: Cinema YSL, Obsession CK, Chanelno5

    Hair: Perfect for once i want to go back to the hairdresser just to kiss him!

    Weekly goals: To not lie to my boyfriend about my spending..to BUY NO MORE MAKEUP… apart from one lipstick.. lol already failed!!!

  46. Ellery says:

    Mood: Calm.
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC Parrot.
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Green + black Alexander McQueen scarf. My dark black skinny jeans. Cropped fur coat.
    Shoes: Topshop Agatha booties.
    I told myself this morning to _____: Wake up! I’d sleep all day if I had the chance.
    Three bits of advice: Umm. I’m not sure haha.
    Three fragrances I love: MAC MV3, Christina Aguilera edp, Ghost Anticipation.
    Hair: Disgusting. I’m seriously dying it white this week!
    Weekly goals: Go furniture shopping. Be happy! :)

    I haven’t been on here for so long. My dad died and I’ve barely felt like coming online but I had to come see your blog. I hope you had a good Monday. :)

  47. Karen says:

    Hi Gio,

    J’adore! That is an oldie but goodie. :) You can never go wrong with that scent.

    I hope you had a lovely Monday!

  48. Karen says:

    Hi Anna,

    YSL elle is a new one for me — I was one of those scents that I first didn’t like but it grew on me over time.

    Good luck in chemistry class… that A is yours!

  49. Karen says:

    Hi Vanessa,

    Yes, the rain has been really bumming me out. I need sunshine, ASAP! :) At least it’s good for the plants, right?

    What classes are you taking this semester? Anything fun or interesting?

  50. Karen says:

    Hi Lexi,

    LOL about the cookie! ;)

    It’s been a minute since I’ve spent quality time with Rubenesque. I should take her out for a spin tomorrow.

  51. Karen says:

    Hi Jacque Inserra,

    Oh, I will have to check out that trio. Sounds fab!

  52. Karen says:

    Hi Michaela,

    Yes, Skinny Jeans! That’s one of my favorites, too. Do you have Strut? Paired together the two make a great smokey eye.

  53. Karen says:

    Hi Tatiana,

    We share a love for Gucci Envy! I used to wear that one 24-7 circa 1999!

  54. Karen says:

    Hi Kate,

    How about Zena the Princess? Or Princess Zena? She does look awfully regal!

  55. Karen says:

    Hi Stephie,

    Yum, whatever you bake I hope you send the recipe! I heart chocolate baked goodies!

  56. Karen says:

    Hi Shefali,

    For real! If I could mold those things to my body I would. They look good with *everything*.

    While I love what the rain does for the plants and the air, I can’t say that I enjoy being in it. I don’t think I could ever move to the Pacific Northwest (but the real estate sure is tempting, sigh).

    I managed to get some reading done today and hope to (gasp) get ahead a little, too.

    Have a good evening… are things more relaxed on your end now that your test is done?

  57. Karen says:

    Hi Kara,

    I wish I could say I did, but I didn’t. It’s stock photography. :)

  58. Karen says:

    Hi Candice,

    I hope it goes well when you tell him. I’ll keep my fingers crossed for you. Good luck!

  59. Karen says:

    Hi Catherine,

    LOL! Your shirt sounds cute. Is it a play on the periodic table?

  60. Karen says:

    Hi Tali,

    You are too funny! What lipstick did you get?

  61. Karen says:

    Hi Ellery,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I just sent you an e-mail…

  62. lily says:

    A little late for posting this but oh well haha ,

    Mood: Full, just came back from dinner :D
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Urban Decay Honey & Graffiti
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: my black cardigan (cover up :P ) , my skinny jeans (I’m not skinny, but these jeans make me feel so comfortable, and more confident for some reason!) , and socks (lol, yea)
    Shoes: all stars converse, black high tops
    I told myself this morning to _____: take a shower, and I did.
    I would really like _____: a puppy?
    Three bits of advice: don’t eat a lot, food babies -_-. that’s all I’ve got.
    Three fragrances I love: tommy girl by tommy hilfiger, very sexy 2 from VS, Britney Spears (forgot the name, the blue bottle, her first one)
    Hair: straight, mix of colors (I really need to dye my hair again), and silky! for once.
    Weekly goals: do homework!!!!!! and actually study. and not eat so much. haha

  63. Kate says:

    Ha ha, we call her Queen Zena as she pretty much owns us and not we owning her.

  64. gina says:

    Mood:
    hungry!

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:
    i haven’t worn eyeshadow in 4ever, but my signature shade is kitten byt stila

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
    a plain hanes tank
    my cozy purple wrap sweater
    anything that makes my butt look good!!

    Shoes:
    black sneakers ( im at work ewww!)

    I told myself this morning to _____:
    work it at the gym!

    I would really like _____:
    the gorgeous green slingbacks i tryed on at nine west today!

    Three bits of advice:
    be happy, its up to you

    be nice

    treat yourself (& ur loved ones) all the time

    Three fragrances I love:
    vera wang princess
    benefit maybe baby
    marc by marc jacobs

    Hair:
    wavy w. straight bangs ;)

    Weekly goals:
    get to the gym as often as possible, no stress, cook a new recipe, eat more veggies, take some pictures, make time for reading

  65. Music_Is_Freedom says:

    Mood: Perky. I’ve spent most of the day walking around; I should feel tired by now.
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC White Frost
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
    Shoes: Black snow boots. It’s not even snowing, but it’s hella icy out there!
    I told myself this morning to _____: Stay cool.
    I would really like _____: To learn to play the guitar or violin.
    Three bits of advice:
    Three fragrances I love: DKNY Be Delicious, lavender essential oil, the smell of coffee.
    Hair: Short as ever
    Weekly goals: Get some assignments done, re-sew the buttons on a shirt I bought recently, and try new styles with my eye makeup.

  66. Allie says:

    Le list

    Mood: Refreshed
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Naked EB02–a shimmery royal blue
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Black high waisted Express pencil skirt, Black and white belted XOXO dress, Outlaw polka dot v-neck tee
    Shoes: None–it’s almost bed time
    I told myself this morning to _____: Stop procrastinating and get to the laundromat!
    I would really like _____: It if New England’s climate would suddenly turn tropical
    Three bits of advice: 1)If you hate where you live–move. 2) Start wearing eye cream when you’re 18. I did, and show no signs of the fine lines that many women my age have. 3) Once in your life, even if it’s just for 6 months, live by yourself. It forces you to figure things out on your own, and you’ll come out a stronger person.
    Three fragrances I love: Amor Amor by Cacharel, Light Blue by Dolce & Gabbana, Alien by Thierry Muegler
    Hair: Needs to be cut!
    Weekly goals: Drink more water, Go to bed by 10 every night, Re-organize my makeup train case

    Love these polls! Have a good week, Karen :)

  67. Emma says:

    Mood: oddly complacent
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC Hello Kitty pigment in Milk
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: black victoria’s secret yoga pants, skinny jeans, & summer dresses
    Shoes: none!
    I told myself this morning to _____: eat healthy!
    I would really like _____: to meet a nice guy!!!!!!!!
    Three bits of advice: don’t take yourself too seriously, never compare yourself to celebrities, & never let fear stand in your way!
    Three fragrances I love: Ralph Lauren Rocks, Philosophy Coconut Frosting body wash,& Marc Jacobs Daisy
    Hair: messy bun
    Weekly goals: get a job & hit the gym!

  68. RetroRiotGrrrl says:

    Mood: anxious
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: smoke and diamonds (starflash) and da bling (not together though hmmm i wonder *goes into dream sequence)
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: skinny jeans, my sexy black bra, simple black cardigan
    Shoes: none haven’t left the house today (god i need to get out)
    I told myself this morning to _____: clean your room young lady!
    I would really like _____: to muster the energy and self discipline to not fail my history class
    Three bits of advice: moisturize!, don’t eat fundip if you’re planning to leave the house within the next 2-3 hours (that shit dyes your mouth forever and will not brush away!), don’t cry or apply makeup in front of any men if your life except your dad it just freaks them out and makes them uncomfortable
    Three fragrances I love: vivara-emilo pucci, flower-kenzo, and memoirs of a geisha- fresh (limited edition came out with the film miss it terribly ;(
    Hair: sloppy high pony
    Weekly goals: do my homework before its due, talk things out w/ the bf and try to get out of this funk we’re in, redye my hair, save money

  69. Jen says:

    Mood: anxious

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Light silvery pink from my stila quad (no name)

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: High waisted black skirts with a thick center band. 7 dojo wide leg jeans. Banana Republic black shirt dress – belted of course.

    Shoes: Nine west boots

    I told myself this morning to: work out before I head to the office, and it worked!

    I would really like to: receive clues to my future, but not answers.

    Three bits of advice: Laughing keeps people looking young. Don’t smoke. Try not to worry about things that have not happened yet.

    Three fragrances I love: GAP dream, Eternity (since the 7th grade), lemon sugar scent from bath and body works last year.

    Hair: A hot mess, down with a headband.

    Weekly goals: Workout 5 of the 7 days, wake up earlier, eat breakfast

  70. Jana says:

    Mood: thirsty!! its freaking hot!
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: umm my MAC two to glow!
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:
    Shoes: my gladiator shoes / black vest / skinny jeans
    I told myself this morning to _____: wake up and get ready!
    I would really like _____: new make up please !! =(
    Three bits of advice: you are thuper! / candy makes you happy & listen to aj rafael music cuz it helps you get thru the day
    Three fragrances I love: dnky apple / clinque happy / harjuku lovers LOVE
    Hair: MESSY! i was on a plane for 7 hours -_-
    Weekly goals: spend as much time as i can with my lola !

    HELLLO from singapore airport karen =] hope ur having a good day! takecares!!! =]

  71. Elle says:

    Mood: Happy. :)
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC nylon – its love in the innder corner!
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Pink floral dress, purple strapless dress, wrangler denim shorts.
    Shoes: None :P
    I told myself this morning to _____: Try to remember to put on lipgloss throughout the day & to pay attention in maths!
    I would really like _____: To pay off all my laybys :P i have 5 for winter hahah.
    Three bits of advice:
    Three fragrances I love: Vera Wang – princess. Juicy Couture original and Raplh Lauren rocks.
    Hair: Lauren Conrad french braid.
    Weekly goals: Pay off dress and buy shoes for saturday night’s exciting events!

  72. Marie says:

    Mood:sleepy
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for:non probably, I have too many of them
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:white shirt, jeans, black coat
    Shoes:black heels
    I told myself this morning to _____:to go for ice cream to the shop
    I would really like _____:a new job for weekends
    Three bits of advice:wear hand cream with SPF, try new Dior nude makeup, check out new sales
    Three fragrances I love:EL Pleasures exotic, Guerlain Samsara, Coco by Chanel
    Hair:soft without styling
    Weekly goals:buy some new clothes instead makeup

  73. Wendy says:

    Mood: shocked
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: MAC magnetic fields
    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: My viva maria dresses!
    Shoes: chocolate tall uggs
    I told myself this morning: not to be sad anymore that I bought a train case from somebody that I will never receive :-(
    I would really like: hot chocolate! And MAC Hello kitty items in the Netherlands
    Three bits of advice:Touche eclait by Estee Lauder, buying 4 or 5 items from echt MAC collection that you like and use the fresh masks from lush every 3 days!
    Three fragrances I love: Jill Sander’s Sun, Clinique’s Happy and The Comforter from Lush
    Hair: Straight
    Weekly goals: I wll leave for Anwerp for a couple of days and go to the movie with my children (Bolt)

  74. Jess says:

    Mood: Eh…

    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Stila Kitten – I’ve been lightly sweeping it over almost every color I apply lately

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great: Extra dark, extra long J. Crew jeans. Cream BCBG v-neck silk blouse. Camel coat from Gap – it’s paid for itself 100 times over.

    Shoes: Black Bass kitten heels with strap/button at toe

    I told myself this morning to _____: Hurry up and get to work!

    I would really like _____: I would really like to make sure my best friend has a great birthday party this weekend…she’s turning 27 and we’re camping out in her backyard!

    Three bits of advice: Think before you speak. Put family and friends before work. Be grateful.

    Three fragrances I love: Burberry London, Vera Wang Truly Pink (aw, lovie my wedding scent!) and Chanel Mademoiselle

    Hair: I have naturally curly hair so it’s down today, parted loosely down the middle

    Weekly goals: Figure out how to update this ridiculous spreadsheet for work, submit BOTH proposals and find the best possible cupcake recipes for Jen’s party :)

  75. Karen says:

    Hi Lily,

    Oh, a puppy! I want one, too!

  76. Karen says:

    Hi Kate,

    LOL! That’s how Tabs treats us, too. I think he refers to me as his “secretary” to his friends in casual cat conversation.

  77. Karen says:

    Hi Gina,

    I like any clothes that make my butt look good too, ha!

    I hope you have a nice week. :)

  78. Karen says:

    Hi Music_Is_Freedom,

    Yikes! Stay safe in the icy weather, girl!

  79. Karen says:

    Hi Allie,

    You have a good week, too! Happy Tuesday. :)

  80. Karen says:

    Hi Emma,

    What great bits of advice. Thank you!

  81. Karen says:

    Hi RetroRiotGirrrl,

    I remember that Fresh fragrance. It was a good one! I should’ve snagged it when it was out, sigh.

  82. Karen says:

    Hi Jen,

    I am a GAP dream girl, too. I love it for spring!

  83. Karen says:

    Hi Jana,

    Girl! Where are you off too? Travel safely!

  84. Karen says:

    Hi Elle,

    What’s going on for Saturday?

  85. Karen says:

    Hi Marie,

    I hope you have a good week! :)

  86. Karen says:

    Hi Wendy,

    Oh no… I am so sorry to hear about the train case! Did you buy it off of ebay or craigslist?

  87. Karen says:

    Hi Jess,

    My BFF wore Vera Wang for her wedding day, too… her mom-in-law gave her a bottle of Sheer Veil. :)

  88. Erika says:

    It’s not Monday but I still want to play :p

    Mood: extremely unmotivated and wishing my will to get moving so I can get something done
    Eyeshadow I keep reaching for: Glamourazzi by Flirt

    Three pieces of clothing that always make me feel great:great pair of jeans, hmm…and I need to go shopping because nothing else comes to mind…yes, feel sorry for me! ;)

    Shoes: none, still in pj and socks :)

    I told myself this morning to open my eyes and make coffee and feed the kids.

    I would really like get my house organized and cleaned before painting.

    Three bits of advice: only believe have of what your hear (when it comes to gossip), always treat others with kindness and respect, you can do anything you set your mind to!

    Three fragrances I love: Pleasures by Estee Lauder, Happy by Clinique, Wings (don’t know who makes it).

    Hair: ponytail

    Weekly goals: catch up on my reading for class, finish up laundry, and cook dinner (not pop in frozen pizza yet again!)

  89. E.D. says:

    Karen,

    I’m a chemical engineer and R&D manager for a worldwide specialty chemicals company. We recently merged with another company and my new boss and some people on my new team are in Germany. I’ll be going there in March to meet people and hear more about their research.

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