Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, June 29

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  1. Mood:
  2. Happy

  3. What are you looking forward to most this week?
  4. Visiting the Bliss Spa in San Francisco later this week with my friends Jen and Cindy. I haven’t been to a spa in years! I’m looking forward to catching up with the girls and nibbling on brownies…

  5. Describe your pet(s).
  6. Last summer a chubby, affectionate tabby cat adopted me. Some might say I stole him from a neighbor, but whatevs. I think it was meant to be. He was covered in fleas, had tapeworms and wasn’t wearing a collar, so I think he was looking for a life change.

    “SMT (single male tabby) seeks nice girl for wet food, long afternoon naps and heavy petting.”

    He still has a penchant for losing collars (the area around our apartment must be littered with ’em).

  7. Did you wear braces?
  8. Yup, from middle to high school. They even made me wear a retainer.

  9. Eyes/lips/cheeks:
  10. Today’s about the Benefits. On my eyes I’m wearing Benefit Creamless Cream Shadow in Samba-dy Loves Me, Velvet Eyeshadows in Leggy and Where There’s Smoke, Bad Gal Waterproof Liner and Bad Gal Waterproof Mascara.

    On my lips, I’m going with Thrillin’ Brazllian, and it’s Posie Tint on my cheeks.

  11. Favorite city?
  12. I pick two: San Francisco and Paris.

  13. Hairy dudes: hawt or not?
  14. Hmm, it depends… I’m cool with moderately hairy arms, legs and chest, but back or bootay hair? — not so much. Wax that shizz off, homie!

  15. Do you have a green thumb?
  16. I’m pretty good with plants, except for cacti and violets. At one point I even played with the idea of botany as a career.

  17. Outfit:
  18. Jeans and a light blue t-shirt.

  19. Weekly goals:
  20. Keep my desk tidy (it’s not bad right now), clean the kitchen, go to dance class at least once, find a new place to live that’s not too expensive and avoid procrastinating!

Do you ever have one of those mornings when breakfast kinda blows your mind? I just had a bowl of Rice Crispies with sliced bananas, and for some odd reason it tasted like the BEST bowl of cereal, ever.


I may need to get out more. πŸ™‚

It’s Monday yet again, my lovely PYTs. Before you get swept away by work and responsibilities, take a second to touch base. Just copy the list below and paste it with your answers in the comments.

Let’s make this week a good one for us all!

Le list

What are you looking forward to most this week?
Describe your pet(s).
Did you wear braces?
Favorite city?
Hairy dudes: hawt or not?
Do you have a green thumb?
Weekly goals:

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  1. Tali says:

    Mood: Pissed. My online order came and someone had opened it and stole my sunglasses!!

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Illamasqua masterclass on friday. They liked my blog and got me a gift!! πŸ™‚

    Describe your pet(s). Dead! Lol but he was ablack cat.. 19 years old.. and I swear i had the best conversations with me! lol I heard his responses or i like to think I did!

    Did you wear braces? Never! Im scared of the dentist!

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Illamasqua Lover blush, NYX Iced Honey lipstick and Lancome hypnose mascara… all of which i have sweated off as london is HUMIND today and 30 degrees (with no breeze or sea.. just pollution and tourists)

    Favorite city? I like Rijeka in Croatia. Lol.. too too partiotic. but is home!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Hot.. they are real men!! I like my men with some chest hair (back hair is ick.. but a small bit can be dealt with)- only little boys are smooth!!

    Do you have a green thumb? Yes.. i am an expert at over watering plants because i think they are thirsty. lol I want to have a green thumb.. i just cant quite get it right!

    Outfit: Pijamas.. so sexy πŸ˜›

    Weekly goals: Not spend any money on make up or rubbish sale clothes.. i dont need to spend any more money!!!!!

    Hope you week is going to be a good one KAren! Enjoy the spa and dont forget to reccomed us treatments!!
    .-= Tali’s last blog post… Myths & Legends Contest: Rusalka =-.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Tali,

      Sure thing! I’m getting a detox wrap, a hair conditioner and a mani… I can’t wait!

      Is your week off to a good start? I hope so!

  2. Jacks says:

    Mood: Slightly sleepy
    What are you looking forward to most this week? Canada Day is on Wednesday, so I’ll probably go clubbing Tuesday night with the girls!
    Describe your pet(s). No pets right now, but my ideal one would be a marmalade kitty
    Did you wear braces? Nope, never! They’re perfectly straight. Thanks Mom + Dad
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Victoria’s Secret lip gloss. Nothing really
    Favorite city? Vancouver! I haven’t really traveled much…yet
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? NO NO NO. And no.
    Do you have a green thumb? Not really. I usually forget to water plants until it’s too late πŸ™
    Outfit: Black + white striped henley, black vest, dark jeans
    Weekly goals: Finish decorating my makeup box, get my school registration business sorted out

    Hey Karen, hope you’re Monday’s going well so far! Mmm cereal…rice krispies + bananas is one of my fave combos. I had Special K cinnamon pecan this morning. So good!

    • Karen says:

      Hi Jacks,

      I’ve had a great Monday so far. I haven’t been procrastinating too badly, plus, I’m having a decent hair day, LOL!

      Sometimes I crave Special K, too. Do you ever eat ’em dry just as a snack? YUM!

  3. Megan says:

    What are you looking forward to most this week? FRIDAY off and seeing the fam.
    Describe your pet(s). None at the moment. I haven’t set up my fishtank since I moved…last August.
    Did you wear braces? Nope.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: An NYX palette I picked up over the weekend as well as dolleye mascara also by NYX(todays the first wear…but it’s looking like a winner)/bare lips/nars sin casino duo
    Favorite city? I’ll go with DC on this one…
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? NOT
    Do you have a green thumb? Yes. I have some cucumbers and lots of fresh herbs on my balcony to prove it.
    Outfit: Black pants, Turquoise sweater and turquoise flats
    Weekly goals: Get some new black shoes, pick up a new concealer and find a picture frame for my dad’s father’s day present since I will see him this weekend.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Megan,

      I’ve tried over and over to grow herbs but I just can’t seem to get it right!

      I someday hope to have a basil, rosemary and some chive plants, le sigh…

  4. redhead says:

    Mood: Happy! My sister just made us home fries, yum πŸ˜€

    What are you looking forward to most this week? My voice lesson. I didn’t have one last week because my teacher’s husband had emergency surgery for pains in his abdomen which turned out to be an internal problem in his intestines, of which the scientific name escapes me. No voice lessons for a week really got my voice a-jonesin’ for some exercise!

    Describe your pet(s). My dog Barkley is a VERY hyper forever-a-puppy 14-year-old springer beagle spaniel. My kitten Delilah is a black, white and grey American shorthair with gray tiger markings. She’s tiny, but SO cute! She curled up next to me in my bed last night and slept there πŸ˜€ Carmen, my Spanish kitty, is all black with bright orange eyes that switch to green, and we’re pretty sure she’s schitzuphrenic (sp?) ‘cuz she drags her legs when she walks, her eyes are always wide and her tail is always straight up! Lulu (full name Lulubell) is a fat, southern white cats with flame tips and baby blue eyes. She’s a real prima donna around the other cats.

    Did you wear braces? I still have them, but I get them off in late fall.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Nothing until I take a shower for my piano lesson today. Yesterday, however, I wore coral eyes with Paradisco and Passionate on my lids, Nylon to blend above the crease and Satin Taupe in the crease, Graphblack technakohl smudged on the upper lashline and lower waterline/lashline, topped with Satin Taupe and finished with Maybelline Full ‘n’ Soft on my lashes. I had TBS’s Shimmer Puff in Sunset Peach (coral) on my cheeks with bronzer to contour, and bare lips.

    Favorite city? The Big Apple! When time and performing arts career permit, I’m going to move to someplace near NYC so I can be within an hour’s distance without the hassle and expense of living there.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? As long as he’s not a walking rug, it’s hawt!

    Do you have a green thumb? Not really.. I leave that to my mom, who has a GIANT green thumb! She’s currently cultivating Don Juans, which are ruby-red, extremely fragrant roses.

    Outfit: PJ’s πŸ˜€ Yesterday I wore a coral-salmonish red spaghetti strap tank with Old Navy tight denim short shorts, which is where I drew the inspriation for my coral FOTD.

    Weekly goals: Stop procrastinating and do my summer book report before I have to return the book to the library!

  5. Mood: Hyper and giddy, maybe because of my coffee

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Hubbie comes home Thursday from being away. And I have Thursday and Friday off for the 4th holiday!

    Describe your pet(s). Oh boy you asked for it! I have a 15 year old male Border Collie/Aussie mix named Chase. He’s mostly white with huge brown spots. My hubbie adopted him as a pupppy in Hawaii when he lived there, so he’s Hawaiian! I have a 5 year old female Tabby (think Tabs but darker and smaller) named Squirt with a bent, gimpy arm (she was born that way). I have a 4 year old ridiculously fat orange/white Maine Coon named Sammy. He’s 18 pounds and the sweetest most loving cat on earth with a meow that you can barely hear. Then finally I have a 3 year old orange Maine Coon mix named Chewbacca. He’s the bravest most fearless cat I have ever met and I am madly in love with him, but he could care less about me most of the time, sigh.

    Did you wear braces? Oh man did I! I got them around age 8 and had them until age 13. I also had neckgear! After the braces came off I had retainers for about 5 years!

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Urban Decay Baked ES and liner, MAC Blankety lipstick and MAC Coygirl blush

    Favorite city? London

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? NOT but I don’t like ’em waxed and plucked either, yuck

    Do you have a green thumb? Not really, my mom stole all the green thumb talent from me!

    Outfit: Blue/white railroad pants from Gap, black Gap cami and purple Gap cardigan with Greek style sandals. Good lord I really have a ton of Gap stuff!

    Weekly goals: Not melt from this heatwave, go to gym FOR REAL and balance checkbook
    .-= Vampy Varnish’s last blog post… OPI Spain Collection for Fall 2009 – Part I =-.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Vampy Varnish,

      So, you’re gonna totally laugh but whenever I go to the bookstore I LOVE reading Cat Fancy magazine. They have a special issue right now on the stands called Kittens: USA and I read a story on Maine Coons. They seem like really nice kittehs! I’m thinking Tabs will be needing a sibling soon. πŸ™‚

  6. YadiQ says:

    Mood: well rested

    What are you looking forward to most this week? having a 3 day weekend !

    Describe your pet(s). my jazmine is a fatty little catty with a black and white tuxedo suit and white “hooker” boots lol my diva is even fatter with charcoal grey fur – they both are pains int he butt but i love them none the less while diva is back at home with my mom jazmine keeps me very busy

    Did you wear braces? no but i probably should have

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: i am wearing kat von d gyspy palette on my eyes lips have some chanel glossimer in nebula – cheeks bare

    Favorite city? NYC no doubt about it

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? not hot – i am not into fur lol

    Do you have a green thumb? nope i usually tend to kill all plants my hands touch

    Outfit: dark trouser jeans and a parrot green flowy tank top and the infamous aerosoles sandals we both love !

    Weekly goals: get my building to change my screens in my bedroom and living room windows, figure out where the heck large large bees are seeping into my apt – i have a hunch they have a beehive in my air conditioner – again get my building to solve that problem- continue workouts as scheduled and visit my grandma who came into town for a month

    • Karen says:

      Hi Yadi,

      Seriously, where would we be without those sandals? I wish I had tracked down a black pair, as I love them so much.

      I hope that there isn’t a beehive in your A/C, yikes.

      How was your Monday?

  7. ines says:

    hey karen!

    i hope you had a great weekend. i know i did with winning the competition and everything.

    so… here’s the scoop:

    Le list
    Mood: good, even though it’s rainy – the competition high is staying!

    What are you looking forward to most this week? shopping for my new kitty!

    Describe your pet(s). a 8-week old black kitten called cha cha, two african dwarf frogs called yogi and ninja, two betta fish called hilton and hansel.

    Did you wear braces? nope. one of the lucky few.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: benefit high beam on brow and cheek bones, nars blush in orgasm, bobbi brown lip gloss in tangerine layered over nivea sun care spf 30 lip balm – you can never have too much sunscreen!

    Favorite city? HAVANA. the birthplace of the mambo, cha cha, rumba among many other dances… a close second: BUENOS AIRES!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? depends. if he’s like gerard butler hot, it’s OK, if he’s seth rogen hairy, it’s NOT!

    Do you have a green thumb? no. every plant i grow just dies.

    Outfit:charcoal leggings, flip flips & white tanktop with lightweight yellow cardigan thrown on top.

    Weekly goals: eat healthy, get house ready for new kitty!
    .-= ines’s last blog post… Update: Clarins Creme Delicieuse Auto-Bronzante – Day 2 =-.

    • Karen says:

      HI Ines,

      Oh, Cha Cha will be going home soon. That’s so exciting! πŸ™‚

      I hope he doesn’t keep you up at night. Tabs goes full on crazy around 1 or 2, in the morning. He loves the nightlife…

      Congrats again on winning your dance competition!

  8. Karen F says:

    Mood: A bit “out of sorts” and frustrated with myself for procrastinating
    Most looking forward to this week: The weekend
    Pets: None
    Braces: No, I was lucky
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Nothing yet…but I was inspired by Karen’s “Benefit face”…so I may do that too!
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Depends on the dude. My boyfriend is very hairy and at first I was all eeeew, but funny how that doesn’t matter at all now.
    Favorite city: Chicago
    Green thumb: I’m a good waterer…that’s about as far as I go.
    Outfit: Gray yoga pants, purple top, purple/gold Havaianas
    Weekly goals: Workout five times; easy on the the wine; get the bills paid/finances sorted

    • Karen says:

      Hi Karen F,

      Yay! I hope you try that Benefit look. I’ve been wearing it for the past few days and lovin’ it.

      Have you had a good Monday? I hope so!

  9. Laura says:

    Mood: frazzled, but cheerful
    What are you looking forward to most this week? going home. I’ve been away for a couple weeks now.
    Describe your pet(s). I have a male American Eskimo dog and a male miniature dachshund. They are the sweetest things in the world, and they make me smile and laugh every day.
    Did you wear braces? Nope, I was blessed with pretty good teeth… never had a cavity, either!
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: It has been just gross hot out here, so Revlon Beauty Tubes mascara and Makeup4Ever black eyeliner, Stila Lip Color in Natalie, and NARS Orgasm with Stila Bronzer.
    Favorite city? Seattle, WA! I was born and raised in the most beautiful city on Earth.
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Facial hair, definitely NOT. But nor do I want a dude that shaves more surface area than I do, you know? Creepy.
    Do you have a green thumb? Somewhat. My tomatoes aren’t dead yet. πŸ™‚
    Outfit: my favorite Elie Tahari black pumps, and a BCBG Paris black shirtdress
    Weekly goals: Get everything straight for fall semester.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Laura,

      I’m totes jealous of your teeth. I can’t even begin to count how many cavities I had (boo).

      Anyhoo, that’s exciting that you’re going home. Have you been away for work or vacay?

  10. Jess says:

    Mood: Better now than when I first woke up…

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Having Friday off work for the holiday weekend!

    Describe your pet(s). I have 4 pets, 2 cats and 2 dogs. My cats are also chubby – the vet called them “cat obese” at some point – but they have great personalities. Thank God they aren’t trying to date, haha. My dogs are adorable, in my opinion. Miller is large and tan, best guess is a hound mix but I’ll never be sure since they are both rescue puppies. Pepper is a medium sized black chow-chow (again, a guess) mix. I think they should be featured in some sort of dog calendar πŸ™‚

    Did you wear braces? Yep, but only for a year in 3rd grade

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: MAC Hello Kitty eyeshadows (mix of a few), Rosebud salve on the lippies and NARS orgasm on the cheeks

    Favorite city? Santorini, Greece or Dublin, Ireland

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? A little hair is best. Too much is scary, but so is an overly groomed “aerodynamic” metro dude is probably worse!

    Do you have a green thumb? Kinda, although I haven’t expanded much beyond house plants yet. I’m hoping to try my hand at a veggie garden soon.

    Outfit: Eh, boring “I woke up late” work clothes – black button down, heather grey slacks from Express and black heels.

    Weekly goals: Get info from mortgage guy for our new house process (yay!), focus focus focus at work to accomplish everything before the fun holiday weekend begins. And yes, I realize that I’m failing that second goal already by filling this out. Boo!

  11. Caitlin says:

    Mood:Kinda grumpy from being woken up by construction downstairs >.<
    What are you looking forward to most this week? My apartment is supposed to close on Thursday!
    Describe your pet(s). Well Missy Tabs, the little female is this very skinny long legged beauty while her brother Bear is this talkative softer-than-cashmere adventurer. Last but not least is Punkun, our littlest orange kitty who must have just hit puberty because now he’s all hissy and sharp. πŸ™
    Did you wear braces? Yeah, freshman year through sophomore year of high school.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Nothing yet but trying out the Korres primer today!
    Favorite city? Ooh…San Luis Obispo always seems so much fun.
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? It can be hawt if it doesn’t look like a PELT.
    Do you have a green thumb? I’d like to think so πŸ™‚
    Outfit: T-shirt and underwear aka PJs!
    Weekly goals: Get an A on my next stat test, do all my work the night I get it, bake more, and generally organize stuff.

  12. tatiana says:

    Mood: dazed (I still think it’s Sunday)
    What are you looking forward to most this week? first day of Directing workshops!
    Describe your pet(s). we have fish, I think the ones we have now lived the longest, the other ones couldn’t survive
    Did you wear braces? yes I did from 8th grade to Sophomore year, I don’t wear my retainer anymore but I should because I notice some teeth shifting
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: a Sonia Kashiuk nude e/s, Stila Salsa e/s, MAC Blacktrack, CG Lash Blast/MAC Gentle Coral & Avon Glosswear in Juicy Apricot/MAC X-Rocks & MAC Hot Planet (I think that is the name)
    Favorite city? San Francisco!!!! (especially after this weekend, my first time attending Pride festivities)
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? I like beards as long as they are maintained and not too Grizzly Adams
    Do you have a green thumb? no, I learned that in 4th grade when I couldn’t take care of a plant
    Outfit: olive green cardigan, white shirt, khakis
    Weekly goals: be frugal and smile

  13. marmar says:

    Mood: Irritated. My boyfriend went ahead and agreed to a possible apartment we were looking into but were on the fence about. How do I know? He “shoots” me an email at work letting me know he called them and said we’d take it. Cripes!

    What are you looking forward to most this week? The week being over.

    Describe your pet(s). An-almost 2 y/o black bombay. My boyfriend saved him from the “death penalty”- he was rejected by breeders because he has a white mark on his chest and was sickly when we brought him home. Almost two years later he’s a hyper active and healthy little troublemaker. He’s my special little guy.

    Did you wear braces? No.

    ~ boots hydrating eye cream
    ~ pixi eye brightener
    ~ MAC just a pinch gel blush
    ~ urban decay mai tai gloss
    Basic today.. I had like two seconds to roll outta bed and get to work.

    Favorite city? Portland, ME or Yokohama, JP.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Not. The reg amount of hair is a-ok.. but when I can’t see your skin, that’s a problem.

    Do you have a green thumb? Only when I’m painting.

    Outfit: Sloppy. Black polo shirt, pin striped pants and black heels.

    Weekly goals: Figure out how to be productive and get this week over asap.
    .-= marmar’s last blog post… why I (heart) Girls Generation =-.

  14. Beth says:

    Mood: Pretty happy, but tired. Long day at work and very weird weekend.

    What are you looking forward to most this week? The weekend! LOL. Really though, probably a couple of Too Faced palettes I ordered arriving.

    Describe your pet(s): We seem to have ended up with a cat not unlike Tabs. She started living in our greenhouse and now we feed her. She seems to be shedding fur like crazy at the moment, so we’re keeping her outdoors for now but come winter we’ll have to figure something out so she doesn’t freeze to death!

    Did you wear braces? No.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: It was too hot for makeup this morning. I went with lipbalm and sunscreen today, that was it.

    Favorite city? I really like Seattle, L.A. was fun and London is cool if you’re not trying to actually do anything because tourists have a tendency to get under your feet!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Same as you, within reason its fine but I’m not looking to date a chewbaccalike!

    Do you have a green thumb? No! Not at all. I’m alla bout the fresh cut flowers. They’re already dead, so no guilt involved!

    Outfit: Coral t-shirt, silver grey skirt and gold flip flops. In hindsight I could have made a better shoe choice!

    Weekly goals: Try and stick with the diet. Stretch every day for at least 10 minutes. Actually do something with the beauty blog I’ve just started. Figure out You Tube so that I can do better video blogs for the beauty blog and my own personal blog.

    I hope you’re having a great day!

    .-= Beth’s last blog post… My First Video Blog! =-.

  15. Tanya says:

    Mood: “Hungover”- I say it like that because I didn’t do anything at all yesterday. So I’m hungover from doing nothing πŸ˜‰ I stayed in my AC-powered home, since it was about…108 degrees yesterday? Bah! I only went out twice to take the trash out and let my dog out to do her business…and that was enough!

    What are you looking forward to most this week?: Short week!!!! I have Friday off to kick off the 4th of July. And of course I’m looking forward to BBQs, family and sparklers!

    Describe your pet(s): In one word: BRAT. Cinnamon is an “only child,” so to speak, and she takes advantage of it. She gets what she wants. When she wants it. But, I do have to say even though she can definitely be bratty, she is a very sweet, well behaved dog πŸ™‚

    Did you wear braces? Never!!! My dentist never seemed to need for me to have them. And I’m very grateful πŸ˜€

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Eyes- Urban Decay YDK & Mark Java. Lips- Becca gloss in Bellini. Cheeks- A mix of Lancome Miel Glace (??sp??) and Wet n Wild Rio Radiance Bronzer.

    Favorite city?: Anywhere in Switzerland πŸ™‚

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Normal body hair I don’t mind, but if he has Austin Power-rug-hair….then…there might be a problem…

    Do you have a green thumb? Kinda. I’m not the kind to spend the whole day gardening, but I do like the few plants I take care of.

    Outfit: Brown/Tan skirt from Ann Taylor, Brown top.

    Weekly goals: Do anything possible to make this 4-day work week fly by πŸ˜‰
    .-= Tanya’s last blog post… By Request – Iman Wicked EOTD =-.

  16. gio says:

    Mood: ok

    What are you looking forward to most this week? the weekend!

    Describe your pet(s). I don’t have any right now, but would love to have a cat

    Did you wear braces? No

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Nothing yet

    Favorite city? London!!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? hot! But I don’t like men with a hairy back though.

    Do you have a green thumb? Not really

    Outfit: white top and blue denim jeans

    Weekly goals: exercise more

  17. Indian Girl says:

    Mood: Happy, Satisfied
    What are you looking forward to most this week?
    A haircut hopefully !
    Describe your pet(s)- none
    Did you wear braces? – hehe never
    eyes – just black eyeliner, concealer
    lips – Lipstick Queen China Town Glossy Pencil in Chase
    Cheeks – Becca Songbird Blush , Clinique Almost bronzer
    Favorite city? SFO, Dallas, Austin
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? hawt it they groom well
    Do you have a green thumb? Not at all ! I am scared of buying plants ! I really do want a tiny herb garden.
    Outfit: Jeans and gray tee
    Weekly goals: Be the good girl I’ve been as far as working out. Get better at portion control. Check out MAC’s new collection
    .-= Indian Girl’s last blog post… How To Get Rid of Facial Hair & SunMaita At Home Threader Kit : Review =-.

  18. Suri says:

    Le list

    Mood: Upbeat

    What are you looking forward to most this week? relaxing this is my first week of vacation

    Describe your pet(s). I have non

    Did you wear braces? No

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Loreal Voluminous masacara, Revlon Naturals Gloss, ELF cheek stain-it’s mad hot today

    Favorite city? NYC!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Sorry not a fan

    Do you have a green thumb? Hellz nah

    Outfit: Turquoise dress, black flip flops

    Weekly goals: be a good girl and work out, book the trip to PR, go the beach


  19. Victoria DJ says:

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Driving up to see my sister thursday, it’s a 3 hour drive – and it doesn’t happen often enough πŸ™‚
    Describe your pet(s). 2 wirehaired dachshunds – the loves of my life πŸ™‚
    Did you wear braces? NOPE – lucky for me
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Mac white cromaline for base, with some black liner, and submarine shadow. Welldressed blush. Fleshpot lipstick with a sephora gloss on top
    Favorite city? Melbourne……but it’s so far away
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? YEAKS
    Do you have a green thumb? NO………
    Outfit: Black shortsleeved catsuit with light yellow dress over and black belt
    Weekly goals: Try not to get stressed out ( wich is easier said than done…)

  20. Ditte says:

    Mood: OK.
    What are you looking forward to most this week? Looking forward to the summer holiday. 13th of july, here I come! πŸ™‚
    Describe your pet(s). Fart is a beautiful black/white kitteh who luckily loves to eat spiders.
    Did you wear braces? Nope.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Bare – except for the lips (some Dior gloss :)) Can’t really wear anything on the eyes because of hayfever.
    Favorite city? New Orleans or MÑlaga.
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Not.
    Do you have a green thumb? Nope – except for with cacti πŸ™‚
    Outfit: Black skirt, military style t-shirt.
    Weekly goals: Keep the piles down at work and do some gardening work in the weekend – plus – have fun πŸ™‚

  21. Sonja says:

    chipper! passed the class in espanol!

    What are you looking forward to most this week?
    Umm, nothing in particular. Just a boring week filled with commerce law books.

    Describe your pet(s).
    Aw, on that subject I can talk for days. She is a 13 year old cat, mix of persian and domestic cat with stone gray and white fur (and has a face like a little cute batman, even her nose is half pink half black). She is very very talkative, impossibly moody, extremely bossy, way too intelligent and always feisty. She’s been with me (or vice versa, I just can’t say that ‘ I have owned her’, since no one can own cats) more than half of my life, and it has been a wonderful adventure so far. And her name is Maca.

    Did you wear braces? Oh yea, 5 years during high school. And I think there are altogether 2 photos of me to prove that.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Eyes- Lancome Kohl in black smudged to frame my eyes, with a bit of some olive green kohl (have no idea which brand) just to give a greenish sheen, Diorshow iconic mascara in black/ Cheeks- Chanel blush (I think the colour is Caprice) with a bit of my favorite blush by Bourjous in rose d’or ( perfect rose with a lot of gold sheen) / Lips-nothing, just the usual burt’s bees.

    Favorite city? Cannot possibly choose. My hometown of Split/ NYC / London.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? A bit is tolerated, evermore preferred, but Chewbaccas are so out of the picture.

    Do you have a green thumb? Hell no. Everything that’s green and needs watering dies with my touch. Even the cactuses. I don’t know why, I do take care of them!

    Outfit: Skinny jeans, camper shoes, white graphic T, red short trench, olive green scarf

    Weekly goals:To not die of boredom?

  22. maryjane says:

    Mood: Anxious! Must find somewhere to live soon!
    What are you looking forward to most this week? See above
    Describe your pet(s). Coco is the sweetest, cutest little chihuahua you will have lay eyes on. She’s 4 lbs. and she is the best cuddler ever.
    Did you wear braces? Yeah! Got them off in 7th grade!
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Lips- Bare; Cheeks- Chanel Orchid Rose; Eyes- MAC Bare Study, Chanel Liberty, The Brown in Chanel Nymphea and Covergirl Colossal
    Favorite city? Atlanta Maybe?
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? EW
    Do you have a green thumb? not sure… I want to find out though!
    Outfit: White Joe’s Jeans, JCrew navy tank and White JCrew sweater, and Rainbow flipflops— VERY professional for a monday.
    Weekly goals: See first question

    Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

    .-= maryjane’s last blog post… Vroom Vroom =-.

  23. Gracie says:

    Mood: Ehhh…happy but very tired. I’ve been going to bed late and waking up late a lot in the past few days.

    What are you looking forward to most this week? My planned MAC trip this weekend =) I’m planning on getting my greedy hands on the 182 buffer brush and a new MSF natural for the summer!

    Describe your pet(s). I have an ADORABLE almost-five-year-old (his birthday is July 1st!) Shih Tzu named Sammy! He basically has two personalities, a hyper crazy puppy personality where he barks and runs around in circles till he flops unconscious, and his lazy old man personality. But i love him no matter how many times he pisses me off, barking till he gets his treat, because he’s my little baby. I got him when he was a tiny little 2-week year old puppy. He ways about 15 pounds (he’s a frickin huge Shih Tzu!), he has white fur with brown spots and a little bit of black on the tips of his ears, and we keep his hair short, not rediculously long with a bow (yuck :P).

    Did you wear braces? Yup, once for 8 months then again for another year

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Nada, this is one of my lazy days where I do absolutly nothing (no, I don’t have a job)

    Favorite city? Hmm, this is a tough one. I have a three way tie: Portland, Oregon (the city I live in!! woot), Beijing, China (went there last May, It’s AMAZING!) and NYC. I haven’t really gotten a feeling for New York cuz I was only there for about 6 hours because I had a lay over on a flight to Maine, but for the time I was there, I practically fell in love!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Eh not.

    Do you have a green thumb? Nope, I’m not really a plant person, and you’d think the opposite because I live in one of the greenest cities on the planet.

    Outfit: P.J’s! I don’t have to go anywhere, so I might as well be comfortable.

    Weekly goals: Brush my teeth more (hehe been kinda skimping on that), do something other than sitting around, get to MAC (won’t forget hopefully!), make my way to the gym amd try to eat healthier.

    Have a wonderful week Karen, and I’m really jealous you get to go to a spa! πŸ™‚

  24. Kate & Zena says:

    Awake and feeling pretty okay.

    What are you looking forward to most this week?
    The beautiful weather, of course.

    Describe your pet(s).
    A week after my previous dog passed away, my mom went looking for Rat Terrier puppies as she wanted a Rat Terrier. When she entered Pecatonica’s website, she saw Zena’s picture and that she was up for adoption. It was an instant love connection. My mom called Ms. Cindy up and after numerous phone conversations and e-mail conversations, Ms. Cindy choose us to adopt Zena. Zena was still mourning a bit as she had a puppy that died of congenital defects hours after birth. My parents drove 3.5 hours each way (7 all together) to bring Zena home.

    The best way to describe Zena is a terrier with an ‘off’ button. She’s stubborn as a mule with training, rodent hunting, pillow flinging, bed messing, squeaker toy destroying fiend. At the same time, she’s insanely sweet, affectionate and loves cuddling up to you yet can cheer you up with her lovable antics. She’s terrified of thunderstorms and she’s spoiled rotten. She’s impossible to fully describe without meeting her! Yet, we love her immensely. She fit seamlessly into my family from the first day we brought her home. It’s hard to believe she’s only been here exactly two years and five days! It feels like we’ve had her all 5.5 years of her life!

    Did you wear braces?
    Yes, twice.

    None at the moment.

    Favorite city?
    That I’ve visited? I’d probably have to say Denver. It’s perfectly planned and not too big with the skyline mimicking the Rocky Mountains behind it. I would say Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany but that wouldn’t be fair as I don’t really remember my 2.5 years there (I was born there). That too had a mountain skyline.
    That I haven’t visited? I’d probably say Rome or Paris or Edinburgh or London…you get the picture.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not?

    Do you have a green thumb?
    Ba ha ha ha ha ha, no. The only plants I manage to keep alive aside from cut bouquets for more than a month are bamboo and bonsai trees. My bonsai is pretty dead. It lived a good four years (a record, I assure you).

    Cherry printed short-sleeve and shorts set pajamas.

    Weekly goals:
    Visit the psychiatrist. Blech. I don’t wanna see him!

    How are the Tibster and yourself doing? Happy Monday!

  25. Michelle says:

    Le list

    Mood: Happy! I think this is the first time I was ever used that word to describe my mood in Le list. Everything’s just going so well today (knock on wood). Rare for a Monday πŸ™‚

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Friday, I have the day of, yipeee!

    Describe your pet(s). Scoobysnax is a blonde long haired chihuahua. He’s a very loyal pet, always following me around. I call him my little shadow. He also loves for me to carry him around. He rests his head on my shoulder, it’s the sweetest thing. My mom says she wishes she could find a man who looked at her the way Scooby looks at me, lol. She say’s there’s total adoration in his eyes πŸ™‚

    Did you wear braces? Yeah, and glasses. So I got to hear all the bad “jokes” in Jr. High.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Stila’s Indian Summer eye palette, which I did the FOTD that you posted Karen. It’s the first time I used one of your “paint-by-# charts” and it was so easy & it came out great. Thanks! cheeks: Stila’s rouge pot in lotus. Lips: BE’s Buxom lip polish in Katie.

    Favorite city? Manhattan (born & raised)

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Ick, I can’t stand hairy chests.

    Do you have a green thumb? IDK, I think I do. My plant Wilma’s been around for years.

    Outfit: White cropped leggings, paisley tunic top, Guess sandals

  26. Michelle says:

    Oh, and by the way, can you believe I got that Stila Indian Summer palette for $10 @ Sephora?! That’s specifically why I went there that day and they just happend to have a special going on that day.

  27. Shiny says:

    Mood: Happy
    What are you looking forward to most this week? Canada day party at my house with my friends, flying out this Friday!
    Describe your pet(s). My pup celebrated his 13th birthday this past week, I got him when I was 12 and he was the best birthday gift ever. He has the personality of a huge dog, all wrapped up in a little ewok exterior.
    Did you wear braces? No, I will be getting them though, the grill is great but the back is bad.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: black liner, nyx blush, rosebud salve on lips… it’s a non-dressy day
    Favorite city? Vancouver BC, beautiful.
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? As long as they have two separate distinct eyebrows I’m ok with it
    Do you have a green thumb? They don’t die around me but nor do plants flourish.
    Outfit: Dark jeans, purple top, orthopedic mary janes
    Weekly goals: Get everything ready to go for my trip!!

  28. Citrine says:

    Mood: Shitty, I didn’t have time for breakfast now my stomach is eating itself up…

    What are you looking forward to most this week?: Weekend…

    Describe your pet(s).: Don’t have one at this moment, the last two I have are two bunnies that stink up the whole restroom.

    Did you wear braces? Never, I got my teeth from my mom. (Although they are bombed out at the back)

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: No time for makeup in the morning.

    Favorite city? Hong Kong 9maybe)

    Hairy dudes: *Shudders* No thanks.

    Do you have a green thumb?: Not really, I used to plant a lot of aloe when I was kid though, I enjoyed squeezing the slime out…

    Outfit:T shirt, black mesh shorts and reef sandals, super comfy…

    Weekly goals: Save up a bit for color craft…
    .-= Citrine’s last blog post… Jane Gliding Liner Pencil =-.

  29. Katherine says:

    Mood:Happy, About to eat!

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Cooking Wednesday night or Thursday!

    Describe your pet(s).I have a cat, i LOVEE him! he is grey and white, if you check out my blog you will see him under label ….MY LiL Prince

    Did you wear braces? NOPE thanks GOD

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: EYES light baby blue paint pot and white eye pencil Lips -Nothing Cheeks- PINK BLUSH

    Favorite city? I have to say my hometown Brooklyn NY

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? OMG i hate hairy guys i love that my fiance is not hairy at all!

    Do you have a green thumb? NOOOO =]

    Outfit: Pink shirt that says “LOVE” And white BCBG skirt

    Weekly goals: I always have a goal but most important to be always careful
    .-= Katherine’s last blog post… Sigma’s Face + Eye’s 12 Piece Brush Set And Role Haul =-.

  30. Tania says:

    Cute MJ reference (PYT). Have you ever used Benefit’s kitten body powders? I tried ’em out at a Sephora once and was very tempted!

    Le list
    Mood: feeling crappy. sinuses full of crud and am on antibiotics.
    What are you looking forward to most this week? getting back to the grind.
    Describe your pet(s). I live in an apartment that is anti pet.
    Did you wear braces? No I like my off center gap thank you!
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: none, feeling yucky no makeup
    Favorite city? NYC Baby!!
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Depends totally depends. I really don’t like hairless dudes like Ryan Seacrest!
    Do you have a green thumb? My cactus and I get along great, much anything else…not so much.
    Outfit: Yoga pants and a t-shirt, I gotta go dog sit and run some errands.
    Weekly goals: get back in the grind a bit, get some work done.

  31. Anne Marie B says:

    Mood: Sad and mad

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Friday. It is a federal holiday!

    Describe your pet(s). My pet is a dog. He is 5. His name is Tiger and he’s a mystery mutt. He looks like he could be a baby Golden Retriever… at least that’s what he looks like; we know that he’s definitely not the “miniature pinscher/chihuahua” we were told he was when we bought him! He’s a cutie.

    Did you wear braces? Yes.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Avon “Dreamy” eyeshadow trio – I’m wearing the pink, with Smashbox jet/set – wearing the blue and I used a Clinique cream base that’s shimmery. Cheeks: Revlon Blushing Berry, Lips: Revlon Goldpearl Plum

    Favorite city? Waikiki.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Hawt. (but not when it’s excessive!)

    Do you have a green thumb? Yes.

    Outfit: Black and white belted dress w/black pumps.
    Weekly goals: Hmmmmmm…. get outta my funk.

  32. christine says:

    Mood:happy, but irritated with how hot it is outside
    What are you looking forward to most this week? The holiday this weekend!
    Describe your pet(s) 50 lbs of white fur and pointy ears. πŸ™‚
    Did you wear braces? Yes, throughout middle school
    Eyes/lips/cheeks:shiseido mascara base and lasting lift mascara; urban decay eyeliner in ‘zero’; MAC ‘nylon’ e/s on browbone
    Favorite city? Seoul, S. Korea
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? I’m okay with hair on arms, legs, and a little on the chest. Definitely not digging back hair though.
    Do you have a green thumb? Nope!
    Outfit:plaid shorts and tshirt
    Weekly goals:finishing some reading, no coffee for a week, re-organize makeup stash and throw out the stuff I haven’t used in a longgg time.

  33. Karen4 says:

    Mood: It’s been a really busy day, and now I’m looking forward to a glass of bubbly after work! I got to take home 3/4 bottle from a wine pairing trial dinner at a local restaurant–how lucky is that?

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Entertaining my niece and five of her friends at our home for the holiday weekend.

    Describe your pet(s). Sadly, none. We travel around too much.

    Did you wear braces? No. I was blessed with straight teeth!

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: MAC Tete-A-Tint as a base, Fig I on the lid, and Fluidline in Macroviolet,CG Eyelights mascara/MAC Summerfruit cremestick liner, MAC Live and Dye Lipglass/MAC Lilicent Creme Blush

    Favorite city? So many favorites, but I truly adore Quebec City, Montreal, and Florence, Italy.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Not! I prefer smooth and slick, even though hubs is rather hairy. I make exceptions! LOL!

    Do you have a green thumb? More like a BROWN thumb! I’m know to kill plants, although the herbs and the lilac tree I planted five years ago are still growing!

    Outfit: Gap Favorite jeans, coral pink elbow sleeve thermal top, and my favorite Sesto Meucci loafers.

    Weekly goals: bring Mom to see Dad in the nursing home so they can celebrate their 53rd wedding anniversary tomorrow. Drive to my home in NH to see my hub and get ready for the onslaught of visitors for the weekend!

  34. Marina says:

    What are you looking forward to most this week?
    my vacation!!!
    Describe your pet:
    my cat is black and white, she is 13.5 years old and she is my biggest love ever. she was my Bday present when I was a teenager. her name is Sonia btw.
    Did you wear braces?
    dior eyeliner and mascara, no shadows today, lumene lip gloss, chanel blush in orchid rose.
    Favorite city?
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not?
    not on back
    Do you have a green thumb? yes
    Outfit:black tshirt and black skirt, red flip-flops
    Weekly goals: read all the magazines that I bought, plan my vacation!!!, change hair style and buy more shoes. mmm.I’m goona have a great week, babe.
    .-= Marina’s last blog post… Vogue. July 2009.Russia =-.

  35. Mood:Tired…I couldn’t have slept all day. I’ve taken 2 naps!
    What are you looking forward to most this week?:Thursday, road trip to Whole Foods and Friday
    Describe your pet(s).no pets
    Did you wear braces?yes From the 10 grade to my sophomore year in college. 2 sets too…metal and ceramic
    Eyes/lips/cheeks:mascara/pangea organics lip balm/no cheeks
    Favorite city? Somewhere near to me…Greenville SC
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Hawt! My dad was a gorgeous hairy dude.:)
    Do you have a green thumb?no. All the blooms on my orchid just fell off
    Weekly goals: every week since September…to find a job.
    .-= Jamie@Rural Glamour’s last blog post… Shopping My Stash: Victoria’s Secret Very Sexy Mosaic Eye Shadow in Sultry… =-.

  36. Rosie says:

    Mood: relaxed
    What are you looking forward to most this week? surprisingly I was excited to go back to work today after a week’s vacay
    Describe your pet(s). Mindy the sleek black wiener dog, she’s beautiful and she loves her family!
    Did you wear braces? no but i had teeth discoloration from tetracycline through my teen years (my teeth were gray) now i have veneers.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: urban decay S&M (silver) shadow & fresh lip balm
    Favorite city? I Love NY and Cape May, NJ
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? not, mine’s Irish, hairy on face not body
    Do you have a green thumb? no, but i’m trying not to kill an aloe plant
    Outfit: jammies after long day in uniform
    Weekly goals: not to kill anybody (i work in a drs office) haha

  37. erica says:

    Mood: Stressed…I was laid-off about a week ago from my teaching job and now I’m depressed and stressed over trying to find a new one…Anyone need a grade 7-12 history teacher in the LA/OC area? =D no? ok, didn’t think it would hurt to ask.
    What are you looking forward to most this week? Hoping someone will throw a kick-a*s 4th of July BBQ so I can grub.
    Describe your pet(s). Alas, no pets. *tear* Someday, I vow to have a dog.
    Did you wear braces? For about a year and a half in Jr. High.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Eyes – CG Lash Blast Mascara in Black, NYC Liner in Black; Lips – good ol’ Carmex; Cheeks – Stila Cherry Crush
    Favorite city? Rome
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? definitely NOT
    Do you have a green thumb? I’m decent with the greens
    Outfit: Turned in an application today, so it was teacher-wear for me. But now wearing a tank and yoga pants bc its comfy.
    Weekly goals: Job-hunting, get my hair did, and have a successful interview on Friday morning eek!

  38. erica says:

    Question: Whats your fav drugstore brand liquid liner?

  39. Jeri says:

    Mood: Kinda anxious about changes – otherwise mellow.
    What are you looking forward to most this week? 3 day weekend! Starting it off with a fabulous blowout/highlights and a bit of pampering.
    Describe your pet(s). An adorable, wrinkly Shar-Pei who is a known klepto. At least she keeps her stolen booty in the same spot so I know where to look when something is missing.
    Did you wear braces? No.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Eyes: Bobby Brown champagne shimmer shadow and indigo blue eyeliner. Diorshow mascara. Upper lids only. Nars orgasm blush. Lips Philosophy kiss me lip balm.
    Favorite city? New Orleans and San Francisco
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Sasquatch – No! But a proportional amount on arms, legs, chest.
    Do you have a green thumb? If they aren’t high-maintence plants, but I have killed off a few.
    Outfit: Post work: tank top and shorts.
    Weekly goals: Finishing projects at work and cleaning out the closets at home.

  40. Madeleine says:

    Mood:Kind of not identified yet…
    What are you looking forward to most this week?Peace and quiet,I am off this week(redeeming my 5 lieu days)
    Describe your pet(s).Never had one;
    Did you wear braces? Never.I’ve been lucky,my teeth were straight,even and nice genetically (my sister’s too,so our parents)
    Eyes/lips/cheeks:Estee Lauder Sumptuous mascara(not too happy about it,rather disappointed),lips-nothing,cheeks MACs Well Dressed blush,
    Favorite city?I don’t have one,I like Amsterdam,Madrit,Paris,Ottawa,Vancouver,Washington D.C.and I will like San Francisco as soon as I visit πŸ˜€ – I think I’d like to live there too (forget local patriotism):D
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? My husband…I do not like not hairy dudes,they remind me of a greasy glass that is going slip out of my hand…soon πŸ˜€
    Do you have a green thumb? I do,everybody in my family does;
    Outfit:Stripy blue and navy T-s,navy cargo pants,yellow GAP flip – flops (bought 3 years ago,and never worn…
    Weekly goals:Read books that I have collected over the past year,drink wine,walk since the weather is decent,another words enjoy my time off! And sleep.

  41. Stacie says:

    Mood: Jazzed! I’ve lost 3 and a half pounds this week!

    What are you looking forward to most this week? My days off, LOL!

    Describe your pet(s). Ah, the kitties. Merlin is a small blond-colored cat that rules the roost, and is completely mommy’s baby. And Dante is a ginormous orange thing that is entirely too smart to be an animal, and he prefers the man of the house.

    Did you wear braces? Yep, for a couple of years in junior high. I was never good about wearing the retainer after they came off, and my top teeth have shifted a bit.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: I just woke up about an hour ago (darn night shift), and have yet to even shower, let alone apply makeup.

    Favorite city? Hmm. Well I’m pretty fond of where I live now, which is the Fort Worth/Arlington area. But I’ve been to Philadelphia, and it is made of awesome!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? I prefer my man to have some hair on him (not cool if I’m hairier than him!), but it’s better if it’s not on the back!

    Do you have a green thumb? Heck no! I don’t care what I do, plants in my care always die.

    Outfit: Er, well…still in just my robe. Yeah. But I will get up in a whole minute so I can workout, so then I’ll be in my workout clothes.

    Weekly goals: Workout at least three times, and continue to eat healthy.

  42. Tiera says:

    Mood: A little sluggish, I’m not feeling up to my best and this Monday seems to be moving my soooo slowly!

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Spending time with one of my BFFs who’s flown in from the Big Island for a few days, the launch of a new website, and making progress on a big hula project!

    Describe your pet(s): An overweight (which makes her even more adorable) pug!

    Did you wear braces? Nope, I barely escaped ’em. The thought of Invisalign-ing my lower teeth sparks up for me every few years or so, though.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: MAC Lingering, Coastal Scents 88 Warm Palette/NYX Thalia/Benefit Coralista

    Favorite city? London

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? I’m okay with a socially acceptable amount of hair. Everyone’s got it, so what, right?! But if I can see it from several feet a way or it’s in abnormal places… It has to go honnay!

    Do you have a green thumb? Not particularly. I can fully appreciate a beautiful yard/garden, but working on it just isn’t for me.

    Outfit: Lucky jeans, a brown v-neck from F21/Charlotte Ruse (one of those!), and wedges from good ol’ Payless!

    Weekly goals: Finish my book, write 3 new articles, and get through all these small tasks that have somehow mounted to one huge pile of work!

  43. Rachel says:

    Mood: Good. Watching The Closer.
    What are you looking forward to most this week? I have an important job on the 1st. I am looking forward to that.
    Describe your pet(s): Fate is a 14.something lb cat who is 4 years old. She is a tuxedo cat. She is from a shelter. Frankie is a 4 year old red mini-dachshund. He was a foster/rescue pup.
    Did you wear braces? No, and it shows.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: So, so naked.
    Favorite city? Venice
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? No
    Do you have a green thumb? Depends on the plant
    Outfit: PJs
    Weekly goals: Keep brushing Fate’s teeth. Don’t slack. Keep up with work.

  44. Solé says:

    Hi Karen! I haven’t commented much over the past couple of weeks since I’ve been traveling, but I’m still around. πŸ™‚

    Le list

    Mood: Tired. Is that a mood? I’ll say unmotivated.

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Finding out how soon I can get my student loan.

    Describe your pet(s). I had a boy cat named Pelusa (means lint in Spanish) a few years back. He was so awesome. I could go on and on about him, but in the interest of brevity I’ll only mention that he looked like a little gray ball of lint with two blue marbles for eyes when I got him. Le sigh.

    Did you wear braces? I did when I was eleven for about nine months. I lost my retainer soon thereafter and never replaced it so my bottom teeth kind of got crooked again.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: No makeup today. Stayed home and did laundry all day.

    Favorite city? I’m going to pick two as well: Valparaiso, Chile, and as of last week, Portland, OR.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? I used to not be attracted to hairy men when I was younger but now I find moderately hairy men to be sexy (as long as there’s no back hair!). I don’t care for a shaved chest.

    Do you have a green thumb? Not really, but I try and I’m getting better. My mom is a botanical genius who can keep orchids blooming year round. I didn’t inherit her talents.

    Outfit: Pale orange ruched tee, dark denim bermudas and dark brown flat sandals.

    Weekly goals: To figure out what’s going on with my student loans, get all packed and ready to go visit my mom for two weeks, and oh yeah, to not miss my flight. πŸ™‚

  45. Lucky says:

    *tiptoes in* I know I’m late πŸ™‚

    Mood: relaxed
    What are you looking forward to most this week? press conferences and hopefully making more connections with my coworkers, The Office reruns

    Describe your pet(s). Precious the dog, a bichon frise I’ve had for 9 years (wow!). She knows all my secrets and has survived being trapped in the fridge (my bad!)

    Did you wear braces? from 5th grade to 9th grade. Absolutely loathed them, but now my smile is one of my funnest features…

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Maybelline Mascara, Rimmel eyeliner, ELF cream blush, Victoria’s Secret lipgloss
    Favorite city? New York City would be the easiest answer, but Chicago was pretty fun as well
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? eh, not, actually
    Do you have a green thumb? never really tried my hand at it, but in my own place I’d like to plant tulips

    Outfit: pink H & M shell, hot pink camisole, black pants, kenneth cole slingbacks
    Weekly goals: clean my room, for it is in shambles! And update my blog, been neglecting it πŸ™

  46. Nikki says:

    Mood: feeling sick but good
    What are you looking forward to most this week? getting closer to the end of summer and heat…I hope
    Describe your pet(s). Well…the ones I grew up with I’ll describe first. We have five left–all mini-dachshunds except one who is a toy. The first one, and oldest, is the mother of 3 and named Misty. She’s a rusty color and a rascal. The second one is unrelated to them, black, and really fat and named Precious. Third is fat but meaty fat with a rusty hair color with the name of Bandit. He’s likes to protect, so he thinks. The fourth is athletic and black with the name of Blackey. He’s a lover. The last one has the funniest name. He also happens to be the smallest of them with the worst breath. Poot ‘n Toot. XP
    Did you wear braces? never
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: eyes have lancome all over them–not sure what names are but they’re browns with a green. Lips are blank. Cheeks have CoverGirl Cheekers blush in a peach color. Also have bronzer and MAC’S blot powder.
    Favorite city? Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? not
    Do you have a green thumb? no
    Outfit:It’s a mix and not a good one (just got home and put on shorts). Have a pretty red top on with clear sequins on the V-neck drawing attention. Then, instead of my jeans, I now adorn a pair of athletic black shorts.
    Weekly goals: to clean the house and find a job. Also to get some school work done and work on my five page paper.

  47. Rita says:

    Mood: Moderate.
    What are you looking forward to most this week? This is my last week at work before my holidays!
    Describe your pet(s). None at the moment. But once I had a pug.
    Did you wear braces? Never needed to.
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: (All MAC) Surreal, Brash, Spiced Chocolate, Shroom, Solar White e/s, Kanebo Kate mascara / Liberated l/g / So Ceylon MSF
    Favorite city? Paris perhaps, but London calls me next week.
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? No thanks.
    Do you have a green thumb? Yes, I’am an indoor gardener. Lots of African violets, palms, ferns, etc.
    Outfit: A wrap dress and sandals.
    Weekly goals: I have to start packing and otherwise preparing for my holiday.

  48. Shana T says:


    Mood:Happy and content ( My 6th grade class just finished a rehersal of Midsummer Night’s Dream and they are doing great! )

    What are you looking forward to most this week? The birth of my nephew!

    Describe your pet(s). We have two. We have a red, short tail Taiwanese breed female. She’s named Beans and I rescued her 4 years ago. She is really sweet tempered and she rarely barks. Last week we adopted an abandoned English Cream Dachshund. He is a male about 1 year old. He was left on the street. His name is Pi dan ( it’s the name of a kind of egg here in Taiwan )Right now he keeps trying to hump Beans but she is much taller then him so he keeps sneaking up behind her when she’s lying down. He’s getting “fixed ” next week!

    Did you wear braces? Nope

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Scrubbed clean right now

    Favorite city? Gosh! I don’t know…. I love London and New York for museums but for beauty Vancouver.

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Depends. My husband is Asian so he’s pretty smooth but I do like the line of hair from the navel down!

    Do you have a green thumb? Yep! Love indoor plants!

    Outfit: Right now a tank top and boxers

    Weekly goals: Plan my 6th Grade class’s graduation party. Get the little pervert that’s invaded our home neutered!!

  49. Jennifer says:

    Mood: Tired, but happy! Didn’t get enough sleep last night but had to trek it out for the morning drive to work.

    What are you looking forward to most this week? After work today! Tomorrow is Canada day, which means no work, which means party tonight!

    Describe your pet(s). I don’t have any pets!

    Did you wear braces? Nope! Closest thing to wearing braces was the array of retainers I had to go through in elementary school.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: MAC’s Studio Fix foundation all over, w/ MAC’s Shy Girl lipstick!

    Favorite city? Toronto!

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Depends. Hairy chest = major turn off; hairless legs = major turn off

    Do you have a green thumb? Nope

    Outfit: Guess skinny jeans, Aldo flats, TNA v-neck shirt, RW&Co Cardigan

    Weekly goals: Spend more time with the parents πŸ™‚

  50. Jess says:

    They have lost a little weight but I’m sure they are still eligible for “Biggest Cat Loser”!!!

    • Karen says:

      Hi Jess,

      Aww! I guess there’s just more of them to love.

      I like to think Tabs’ chubbiness is due to the longer hairs on his tummy. They give the illusion of his belly hanging low… or so I like to think. πŸ™‚

  51. angie says:

    Mood: feeling bored, angry and unhappy
    What are you looking forward to most this week? relaxing and not stressing
    Describe your pet(s). i have 3: luna, tomy and nany. luna: rotweiler she is really sweet u wont even believe it. tomy: he is a beagle and he is very quiet and loves to get attention. nany: another beagle she hates tomy and tomy hates her i guess is because of jealousy matters but she is really hiper all times and always makes me smile.
    Did you wear braces? no thank god
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: nothing
    Favorite city? L.A
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? alittle ahir is ok but not too much or it will creep me.
    Do you have a green thumb? a lot but back in the house of my parents they have a huge garden.
    Outfit: jeans, a tanktop and coral flip flops
    Weekly goals: i just dont want this week to finish i am going to a trip to Miami but last week i was thrilled with the idea now not that much….
    .-= angie’s last blog post… Quiz: What Is Your Anti-Aging I.Q.? =-.

  52. Diyana says:

    Mood: Mixed & mingled

    What are you looking forward to most this week? Flying off to malaysia!

    Describe your pet(s). cheeky fatty little bombom

    Did you wear braces? YES! horrible i tell ya.

    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Nars madrague, orgasm, chanel monte carlo (very neutral)

    Favorite city? Kuala Lumpur

    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Def not hawt! so freaky.

    Do you have a green thumb? Nope. even the hydroponics bailed out on me.

    Outfit: pyjamas

    Weekly goals: get more sleep please!

    Oh gosh Karen, I saw that photo and it def whisked me away to my childhood days! I spent a year in Hawaii when I was about 5/6 and those chocs where everywhere!!! Brought back memories just like that and pasted a huge grin on my face. The good ol days ;). I had a bad day today Thank you! for making me smile.

  53. MIchelle says:

    Mood: Sleepy!
    What are you looking forward to most this week? quiet moments at home!
    Describe your pet(s). I have two cats. A brown/grey tabby (Nettles) and a mostly white calico (Cosmo). They’re so different, but love each other and me and the hubs and light up our lives!
    Did you wear braces? Nope! Straight teeth naturally!
    Eyes/lips/cheeks: Tony and Tina shimmery pink loose shadow (remember that brand?), purple eyeliner, black mascara/MAC love nectar lip gloss and MAC springsheen on the cheeks!
    Favorite city? Rome
    Hairy dudes: hawt or not? Depends on the dude!
    Do you have a green thumb? It’s slightly green, yes!
    Outfit:Was in my SBUX uniform earlier, but now I’m lounging around the house in a tshirt and shorts
    Weekly goals: To get the laundry finished, to blog regularly, and to eat fresh fruit!
    .-= MIchelle’s last blog post… Everything I needed to learn about life I learned from working at Starbucks =-.

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