Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Oct. 5

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  1. Mood:
  2. Disheveled but feeling positive. I’m a creature of habit, so not having everything *exactly* where I want it puts me out of sorts. The hard part is finally over, though.

  3. Lips and cheeks:
  4. I haven’t unpacked my brushes yet, so nothing for now except zit medicine on my cheeks (LOL!) and Philosophy Kiss Me Lip Balm on my pucker.

  5. Breakfast:
  6. Nescafe Classico (it’s like the pimp daddy of instant coffee) and a Lara Bar in my favorite flavor, Apple Pie.

  7. In one year I’d like to ______:
  8. Be back in fighting shape, freelance for a beauty mag and become a master of crock pot cooking.

  9. Hair:
  10. Messy waves in a low ponytail.

  11. I really wish I could ______:
  12. Not be so hard on myself.

  13. Body lotion:
  14. Philosophy Field of Flowers.

  15. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do?
  16. I’d stay in bed and watch bad reality TV shows on my laptop!

  17. Accessories:
  18. My wedding ring and an ancient rainbow-colored friendship bracelet I found in my Caboodle last week.

  19. Weekly goals:
  20. Clean every nook and cranny of the new place; until that happens I won’t feel like this space is really mine. Geez … I really am my mother’s daughter.

A good afternoon to ya, my Carrie Bradshaws.

El hub, Tabs and I finally finished moving yesterday. It was a rough weekend filled with sleep deprivation and stress, but it’s almost over. Things are starting to look up, yay! :)

Earlier today as I desperately rifled through boxes looking for coffee, I wondered how you were doing and what you’ve been up to.

Won’t you take a second to check in and let me know? Copy and paste *Le List* below into the comments with your answers, and fill me in with what’s going on with you.

Tabs sends you big, fat kitty kisses!


Le list

1. Mood:
2. Lips and cheeks:
3. Breakfast:
4. In six months I’d like ______:
5. Hair:
6. I really wish I could ______:
7. Body lotion:
8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do?
9. Accessories:
10. Weekly goals:

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Christy says:

    1. Mood: Meh, a bit tired I guess
    2. Lips and cheeks: nothing, I’m stenciling my bathroom
    3. Breakfast: Coffee & Pandan bread
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be working in the software industry, preferably in financial or health.
    5. Hair: tied back in a low pony tail so it doesn’t get in my stencil.
    6. I really wish I could ______: bring a 747 full of food & supplies to my flooded family in the Philippines. Best I can do will be some $ I can scrape together.
    7. Body lotion: Victoria’s Secret Hand & Body Cream in Delicate Petals.
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Be with my BF who is in Hawaii at the moment. Or in the Philippines helping clean my grandpa’s house (it was flooded, about 50 inches high).
    9. Accessories: a Hello Kitty hair elastic for my pony tail ;)
    10. Weekly goals: Finish stenciling and go for a run 3 times this week.
    .-= Christy’s last blog post… Black on the Low End: NYX Lake Moss Trio =-.

  2. Madeleine says:

    Le list
    1. Mood: at the moment pretty relaxed :)
    2. Lips and cheeks: bare / MAC’s Springsheen
    3. Breakfast:a piece of white bread (usually I don’t do that,I eat only real German heavy,but delicious pumpernickel,I think one piece is not going to kill me,right?)- I really enjoyed it :)
    4. In six months I’d like ______:have a new and good job!
    5. Hair: much nicer than yesterday,we had no power….
    6. I really wish I could ______:go and see my niece,that I haven’t seen in my live (she is only seven,I haven’t seen my sister and parents for 9 years) :(
    7. Body lotion:Clarins – High Definition Body Lift (it work with proper diet and exercise)
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would’ve gone shopping to Toronto :)
    9. Accessories: white gold hoop earrings
    10. Weekly goals: we are going to celebrate Thanksgiving next Sunday,so I’m taking it easy and slow (we are invited);

  3. Kelly says:

    1. Mood: Only 3 more hours of work, trying to make it through!

    2. Lips and cheeks: MAC Well Dressed on cheeks (are you sick of me saying that yet?) and MAC Masque lipstick

    3. Breakfast: Quaker turtle breakfast bar and Hazelnut latte

    4. In six months I’d like ______: To weigh 10 pounds less and be more fit/toned, to have planned my next vacation and to own the Canon Rebel XSi

    5. Hair: Same bob as usual. Growing it out is a painful process!

    6. I really wish I could ______: Have more motivation to eat better and exercise.

    7. Body lotion: None

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Sleep under my new feather comforter and new flannel sheets with my kittehs by my side

    9. Accessories: Earrings with bows and pearls, engagement/wedding rings and a silver Tiffany ring

    10. Weekly goals: Install doggie door, walk more and edit more photos
    .-= Kelly’s last blog post… The Hubbie =-.

  4. Rebecca says:

    1. Mood: Good. I skipped the least two blocks of school to go shopping with my sister, which means they’ll be hell to pay tomorrow, but I had a great day.

    2. Lips and Cheeks: Chapstick. I decided to go crazy on the eyes and leave the rest of my face blank.

    3. Breakfast: Oatmeal. I used to think it was gross, but now I just love it on cold monday mornings!

    4. In six months I’d like to: weigh less (I know… so shallow :P), finally have saved enough money for a good computer and/or camera, and be getting better grades than I am currently!

    5. Hair: Back in a ponytail. I’ve been sleeping in so late recently there’s just no time for anything else.

    6. I really wish I could: Be more motivated in school (i.e. no more skipping classes. Bad Rebecca!)

    7. Body Lotion: I love all the Body Shop Body Butters, especially the new one (I think it’s Satsuma)

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired, what would you do? Ha, that’s kinda what I actually did! I mean, if I could do *anything* my heart desired I probably would’ve flown to the Bahamas for the afternoon, but I’m pretty content with how the day went as is.

    9. Accessories: I’m not a huge accessorizer, but I have at least 4 earrings in at all times. Right now I’ve got one black star, 2 silver studs, and one blue gem.

    10. Weekly goals: Do my homework, study for that Physics test (!!), clean my room (!!!!!)
    .-= Rebecca’s last blog post… Giveaway Alerts! =-.

  5. gio says:

    1. Mood: tired

    2. Lips and cheeks: nothing yet

    3. Breakfast: biscuits and orange juice

    4. In six months I’d like: to be toned and have a good job.

    5. Hair: straight down.

    6. I really wish I could: be less shy and more outgoing and sociable.

    7. Body lotion: The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go shopping!

    9. Accessories: a white gold ring

    10. Weekly goals: exercise more
    .-= gio’s last blog post… Product Review: E.L.F. Studio Complexion Brush =-.

  6. xtina says:

    1. Mood: Nostalgic… Maybe a little depressed

    2. Lips and cheeks: None! Surprisingly.

    3. Breakfast: Special K Cinnamon Pecan and a bagel and cream cheese

    4. In six months I’d like ______: to have a date to prom!

    5. Hair: half up half down.

    6. I really wish I could ______: get rid of this acne >_>

    7. Body lotion: St. Ives H20

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go to Banff and ski :D

    9. Accessories: rubber band bracelet lol

    10. Weekly goals: find shoes to homecoming!

  7. Alison says:

    Le list

    1. Mood: Chilled out, I finished my masters dissertation last week and am still coming down from the stress!

    2. Lips and cheeks: Nothing on my cheeks, just a touch of Korres lip butter in jasmine

    3. Breakfast: Nothing I had a long sleep in and missed it!

    4. In six months I’d like ______: To finally have my driving liscence and to have a proper job

    5. Hair: Just down today

    6. I really wish I could ______: Be more confident

    7. Body lotion: Liz Earle Nourishing Botanical Body Cream

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Chill out and watch Gossip girl or sex and the city on dvd

    9. Accessories: None

    10. Weekly goals: Start an exercise routine and arrange some driving lessons

  8. Kim says:

    1. Mood: somewhat bleh. gray skies and doom-and-gloom weather to come.

    2. Lips and cheeks: bare cheeks, and Moisturizing chapstick. Yeah!

    3. Breakfast: Kashi Honey Almond Flax granola bar. Nom nom.

    4. In six months I’d like ______: to take an awesome vacation.

    5. Hair: it was down, but then i put it up because it kept getting in my eyes and harassing me lol!

    6. I really wish I could ______: be more productive at home

    7. Body lotion: suave (its citrusy, but i can’t remember the name now…)

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? LOL i’d watch Dexter all day and eat nothing but junk.

    9. Accessories: I’m normally wearing the ring my boyfriend got me for our year anniversary but I forgot it at home today! :(

    10. Weekly goals: cook supper and prepare my lunches the night before so I don’t have to rush every morning to figure out what I’m taking.

  9. Shadowy lady says:

    1. Mood: annoyed, I have horrible rash on my back and don’t know why…I need to get to the doctor
    2. Lips and cheeks: Cheeks: MAC’s Love Joy, Lips: MAC’s Blankety
    3. Breakfast: Oatmeat and fresh berries
    4. In six months I’d like to have saved up half of what I need for my Italy trip
    5. Hair: wavy and loose
    6. I really wish I could sleep through the night every night
    7. Body lotion: VS Vanilla body butter
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would be in bed sleeping
    9. Accessories: small hoop earings, my Citizen watch, wedding, engagement and engineering rings
    10. Weekly goals: Not to get annoyed at contractors, hehe
    .-= Shadowy lady’s last blog post… Mink n Amber =-.

  10. Beth says:

    1. Mood: Pretty teary. I’ve lost my voice again and I feel really crappy. My whole year has been like this so far and its really getting me down :(

    2. Lips and cheeks: Because of the aforementioned crappy-feeling-ness, I only put moisturiser and cherry chapstick on this morning.

    3. Breakfast: I had some OJ and a chai latte.

    4. In six months I’d like to not be worrying about getting the sniffles/sore throats/pulled muscles every 5 minutes and to actually feel happy and settled in myself.

    5. Hair: It was just rough dried and left down today. It’s naturally straight so I didn’t have to do much to it, which was a blessing this morning.

    6. I really wish I could: shake off the sore throat issue once and for all, get the courage to do makeup tutorials on You Tube, get my ass into gear and put proper effort into my beauty blog, get two more assigments done for my courses, not sweat the small stuff.

    7. Body lotion: I’ve been using Johnsons Baby Bedtime Oil a lot lately. It smells very calming somehow…I guess thats the point! lol

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Well, aside from feeling bleurgh, my afternoon wasn’t terrible and was pretty much what I’d have done with a free day anyway! I ended up bome by 2pm and I slept and watched some Seinfeld DVDs. That always cheers me up.

    9. Accessories: A silver and tanzanite ring that my dad got me for christmas. I live with my folks but he’s away house-sitting for my uncle at the moment so every day that he’s been gone I’ve been wearing a piece of jewellery he bought me to feel closer to him. I’m such a Daddy’s girl!

    10. Weekly goals: Get over the bleurgh so I can go out and do the 2nd session of the Get Running app on my iphone, not spend money on junk that I don’t need, be more positive about life in general!

    I’m sorry that was such a whiney list…I hope you’re having a good start to your week and you, El Hub and Tabs are settling in okay.

    Bx

  11. Marisol says:

    Welcome to Novato!

    1. Mood: bored… Working on a project that I am not into. Blah!
    2. Lips and cheeks: Benefit Coralista & MAC Ample Pink plushglass
    3. Breakfast: iced venti chai latte & lemon loaf from Starbucks
    4. In six months I’d like ______: be working in a different industry
    5. Hair: straight w/ tons of volume
    6. I really wish I could ______: believe in myself more often
    7. Body lotion: Aveda
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Since I am SoCal, I would be spending it in the boo… You know Malibu hahahaha
    9. Accessories: none
    10. Weekly goals: meeting friends for dinner & driving back to the Bay Area on Saturday.
    .-= Marisol’s last blog post… SoCal visit =-.

  12. 1. Mood: Unmotivated and lazy.
    2. Lips and cheeks: Nothing yet.
    3. Breakfast: oatmeal with fresh bananas and strawberries.
    4. In six months I’d like: to be toned and ready for my wedding, and have made progress on establishing myself as a freelance makeup artist.
    5. Hair: Up and in a ponytail updo with a claw.
    6. I really wish I could: make good money and love my job.
    7. Body lotion: Victorias Secret Love Spell body butter.
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go shopping with my neighbor.
    9. Accessories: Engagement ring and a blue sapphire ring I wear everyday.
    10. Weekly goals: Be more productive at work, mail my save the date cards, finalize the priest for my wedding.
    .-= Kajal Couture’s last blog post… Kareena Kapoor’s Makeup Breakdown =-.

  13. Tiffany says:

    Le list

    1. Mood: lazy
    2. Lips and cheeks: just burt’s bees pomegranate on my lips
    3. Breakfast: a blueberry muffin my mom made me!
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be done with my thesis, and to be a better cook
    5. Hair: down and blah. I washed it and left it to do its own thing.
    6. I really wish I could ______: be more optimistic
    7. Body lotion: Victoria’s Secret Coconut Sugar
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I actually did play hooky today (fall break!) I surfed online all day and caught up on ANTM
    9. Accessories: nada
    10. Weekly goals: work out at least 3 times, catch up on reading for school

  14. Marina says:

    1. Mood:irritated. Why can’t I fall asleep when I want to.
    2. Lips and cheeks:Already without makeup. It’s late evening in Europe.
    3. Breakfast: sandwiches and tea with apple flavour
    4. In six months I’d like to get the diploma of MU artist finally!
    5. Hair: It’s a bad hair day for me today
    6. I really wish I could I just wanted to write the same thing myself, Karen, I just want to much from myself and need to realize that I can’t do everything!
    7. Body lotion: for extra dry skin from Garnier
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would watch movies that I have for more than a month now.
    9. Accessories:my BF just got me a ring of my dream today!
    10. Weekly goals: sort my makeup, accessories and clothers. Write about Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks and think about a vacation finally!

    Is that photo of Tabs from the new place? He looks great? How is he doing? And you, of course?
    .-= Marina’s last blog post… Chanel Glossimers. Review and Swatches =-.

  15. Elle says:

    Mood:
    Nervous, anxious, and excited. I just got a new job offer from a company and it will be a completely different line of work. I think it’s time for a change, but at the same time I’m dreading turning in my 2 weeks since I’ve only been here a few months…

    Lips and cheeks:
    Chanel Glossimer in Spark (first glossimer ever!) and MAC Beauty Powder in Summer Rose

    Breakfast:
    Nothing. I got sick last night so no food for me.

    In one year I’d like to ______:
    Have a handle on my new job, have my commuting (e.g. car) schedule down, and be in better shape

    Hair:
    Messy waves as usual

    I really wish I could ______:
    Play the cello

    Body lotion:
    Nivea…can’t remember the name

    If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do?
    Go to a good movie and then a nice restaurant afterwards and order whatever I wanted

    Accessories:
    My Indian ruby ring and gold hoops

    Weekly goals:
    Get up the courage to talk to my boss about leaving is my main goal right now.

  16. tali says:

    1. Mood: In lust
    2. Lips and cheeks: Jemma kidd creme blush in peach
    3. Breakfast: greek yogurt with honey fruit and cereal, blueberry muffin, 2 cappuccinos, scrambled eggs on toast with bacon and orange juice. I am a pig..yes!
    4. In six months I’d like: To be on a pre-summer holiday somewhere warm and sunny!
    5. Hair: Brown, straight and conditioned :P zzzz
    6. I really wish I could: get my crush even more in lust with me. Must make him want me hehe
    7. Body lotion: Vaseline cocoa butter one
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? – Be somewhere warm with my crush and spend all day wandering around coffeing and talking then go to an amazing club in the evening and be able to dance outdoors under the stars!!
    9. Accessories: My cross necklace and rosary bracelett…never take them off!!
    10. Weekly goals: To see if i can get the flat of my dreams..find out tomorrow if i got the sellers charmed enough to pick me out of all the bidders!!
    .-= tali’s last blog post… Jemma Kidd- Haul & Review =-.

  17. Holly G says:

    1. Mood: Ready to go home!
    2. Lips and cheeks: Lips: Burt’s Bees lip balm and cheeks: Bare Minerals in First Class
    3. Breakfast: apple-cinnamon oatmeal, cereal, OJ and Ugly Mug coffee – my favorites!!
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be settled in the city where we are moving for grad school, with a semester almost behind me!
    5. Hair: Down, with a skinny snakeskin headband I impulsed this morning at Walgreen’s
    6. I really wish I could ______: get to bed on time. Suuuuch a night owl.
    7. Body lotion: Right now, it’s Yes To Carrots C a Softer You
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go on a road trip or have an 80s-themed Brat Pack movie extravaganza.
    9. Accessories: My new headband, wedding rings + engagement ring, pearl earrings and pearl necklace with a silk flower pin attached to it
    10. Weekly goals: To maintain a better schedule and to be an amazing matron of honor to my dear friend who is getting married on Saturday!

  18. Sonja says:

    1. Mood:
    Great! Having nothing to do for the first time in 6 months really lifts ones spirit up!

    2. Lips and cheeks:
    All bare.

    3. Breakfast:
    Having nothing to stress about this morning I ate my favorite breakfast of all times- crunchy toast w/salted butter& my grandmas jam on it (she makes only 1 jar per year per family and it’s like ecstasy to me) and a cup of mint tea.

    4. In six months I’d like ______:
    To know what I want to in my life.

    5. Hair:
    Just washed it so it’s long straight shiny and Cleopatra-like.

    6. I really wish I could ______:
    Play the piano better. And be less of a control freak.

    7. Body Lotion:
    Biotherms for dry skin (something with lemon scent)

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do?
    Hmm, probably nothing at all. Watch old movies, House episodes, cook, and read books.

    9. Accessories:
    A chain with 2 small pendants and 2 bracelets I made by myself- those are the basic jewelry, always on.

    10. Weekly goals:
    Well, a week from now I’ll be in Tuscany, so all I have to do is survive /not get ill/ screw something up. And that is always a very difficult task to fulfill.

  19. Catherine says:

    Glad to hear the moving is over with – good luck with the unpacking and cleaning! Hope you post pictures of your new space. =)

    1. Mood: Slightly irritated but surprisingly upbeat for only 4 hours of sleep.

    2. Lips and cheeks: LM Cranberry Stickgloss with LM Persimmon lip plumper on top + LM Rose Bloom blush with Cargo Peony as highlighter.

    3. Breakfast: Half a bowl of FlaxPlus Optimum Slim cereal as I was trying to pack up my stuff to leave.

    4. In six months I’d like ______: to know where I’m going for grad school! (keep your fingers crossed for me! I’m taking the GRE this Saturday!)

    5. Hair: tied back in a half pony like always. Contemplating cutting it short though.

    6. I really wish I could ______: stop making so many retarded mistakes on my GRE prep questions! Seriously! Every “explanation” I read I feel so dumb – usually because I missed something in the problem/read it wrong or added instead of subtracted or multiplied wrong! It’s really frustrating!

    7. Body lotion: Juice Beauty body moisturizer SPF20 for day, but at night I like Korres Jasmine body milk and the Fig body butter.

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Oh man, I’d totally go out shopping. Shopping, lunch with the girls, maybe a trip to the beach too. Soon it’ll be too cold.

    9. Accessories: None! Save my glasses… totally forgot them this morning! Oh, I guess my Shana Logic bunny belt counts as an accessory, but I forgot my jewelry/scarf/etc.

    10. Weekly goals: Ace the GRE. No seriously.
    .-= Catherine’s last blog post… The Fairest Korres Haul =-.

  20. Emily says:

    1. Mood: Fluctuating between being very happy and excited because it’s mine and boyfriend’s one year anniversary, and then mildly bummed because he is four hours away at college. But chilling out now…and seeing him this weekend so that’s good =)
    2. Lips and cheeks: TheBalm shadow/blush in Hot Mama on cheeks, Mint Rosebud Salve on lips
    3. Breakfast: Coffee, green tea, and a bacon egg n cheese.
    4. In six months I’d like ______: To know where I get into college, and have a better idea of where I want to be next year.
    5. Hair: Pretty good today! Deep conditioned it with my sister’s Ouidad leave-in treatment this weekend, and my natural waves are still practically frizz-free.
    6. I really wish I could ______: Walk on stilts and breathe fire.
    7. Body lotion: Carol’s Daughter Almond Cookie Shea Souffle.
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go to Maryland and surprise boyfriend for our anniversary, play with fall makeup collections and costumes, read/paint in Central Park.
    9. Accessories: Vintage silver ring, purple plastic promise ring won at Coney Island arcade from boyfriend, silver stud in second hole on right ear.
    10. Weekly goals: Figure out how to make a tailcoat and clean my turtles’ tank.

  21. Lee says:

    1. Mood:
    relaxed

    2. Lips and cheeks:
    Jane Iredale lipstick spf15 in Holly and MAC blush in Gingerly

    3. Breakfast:
    Home brewed Starbucks coffee and toasted raisin bread lightly buttered.

    4. In six months I’d like ______:
    Move into our new home.

    5. Hair:
    Usual…down, parted in the middle and straight.

    6. I really wish I could ______:
    Workout/exercise.

    7. Body lotion:
    None.

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do?
    Shop and spend all day online.

    9. Accessories:
    Wedding ring and anniversary band.

    10. Weekly goals:
    Read.

  22. Suri says:

    Le list
    1. Mood: good..I’m really trying to block out negative feelings

    2. Lips and cheeks: nothing now..just some Nivea Kiss of Moisture lip balm
    3. Breakfast: sesame bagel with a schmear of I can’t believe it’s not better & coffee
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to have lost some weight
    5. Hair:my usual front parted bun
    6. I really wish I could ______:get some more money
    7. Body lotion: I’m using a Rite Aid brand Oatmeal lotion
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? jump on a plane and go to the farthest beach
    9. Accessories: gold earrings with some purple gems, gold bracelet and watch
    10. Weekly goals: finish all my work paperwork, finish the touchups on my classroom and enjoy my friend’s wedding on Friday night

    <3

  23. Megan says:

    1. Mood: eh… it’s monday
    2. Lips and cheeks: Lips are bare at this point. Cheeks still a little blushbaby
    3. Breakfast: A fiber one bar
    4. In six months I’d like ______: I don’t even know the answer to this. I counted out…March…That seems both near and far in timelines.
    5. Hair: Down – and curly (as usual)…it’s long now
    6. I really wish I could ______: find a necklace that I misplaced.
    7. Body lotion: Aveeno…every day
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? sleep in, watch talk shows and movies and chill.
    9. Accessories: a necklace, earrings and ring that the boyf gave me…for no reason at all. He’s a sweetie.
    10. Weekly goals: finish this presentation, get my reading done.

    If you need help on the crockpot front, let me know. I love using mine…I have tons of recipes.

  24. Rachel says:

    Le list

    1. Mood: Good, happy, tired.
    2. Lips and cheeks: No blush (Didn’t have time to put it on when I ran out). Just put on skincare prods (Biore Dualiste & Burt’s Bees Spot Treatment). On my lips is Styli Style lipstick in Natural.
    3. Breakfast: 2 Now & Laters (Strawberry & Cherry), and then, a bowl of Fiber One cereal
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be more successful & organized
    5. Hair: Freshly washed. No hair products. Just feels good.
    6. I really wish I could ______: Sleep all day long (Or shop!) & be unimaginably rich.
    7. Body lotion: Neutrogena Body Wrap lotion
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would be sleeping in a hammock at the Atlantis resort
    9. Accessories: None right now. No earrings. No necklace.
    10. Weekly goals: Keep up with my daily stuff.
    .-= Rachel’s last blog post… Top 10 Favorite Things of the Day =-.

  25. Glosslizard says:

    1. Mood: Lethargic, I’ve been sick for a few days.

    2. Lips and cheeks: MAC beauty powder blush in Gleeful (my go-to for perking up a tired face) and Chanel glossimer in Wild Rose

    3. Breakfast: OJ & Coffee.

    4. In six months I’d like to have earned my 1st Kyu rank in Aikido!

    5. Hair: Long loose curls with a little Fekkai Oceanique spray raked through.

    6. I really wish I could sleep in every morning! ;)

    7. Body lotion: Bliss vanilla bergamot body butter (on arms & shoulders for the yummy smell) and Jergen’s Cocoa Butter body lotion (everywhere else to make the expensive stuff last longer)!

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Be healthy and go out shopping for a new pair of jeans!

    9. Accessories: None.

    10. Weekly goals: To get over this illness once and for all!

  26. Michelle says:

    Le list
    1. Mood:sick, just got back from the Dr’s. Nothing more than a mere cold but I feel like crap.
    2. Lips and cheeks: Walgreens brand chapstick, nothing on my cheeks. I’m not too in the mood to put on makeup today since i’m home sick.
    3. Breakfast: Three strips of bacon & fried eggs over medium, w/a glass of OJ, courtesy of my wonderful husband.
    4. In six months I’d like ______: To be living in my new home, to have a fabulous new job, to have finally lost these 10 lbs that don’t seem to want to go anywhere.
    5. Hair: Sleek low pony
    6. I really wish I could ______: not be sick! But seriously, I wish I could start taking better care of myself in the excercise department. Cutting back on the junk food just ‘aint good enough, I need to move move move!
    7. Body lotion: Good ole Lubriderm.
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Catch up on last weeks shows I missed.
    9. Accessories: Watch, wedding band & engagement ring.
    10. Weekly goals: I really need to finish my terminology paper!

  27. Sarah says:

    First… tell Tabs I send him back a big smooch!

    1. Mood: Tired, but over stimulated with lots of things on my to do list

    2. Lips and cheeks: Cheeks are bare. Lips have Glossblossom lip tint from Avon on them

    3. Breakfast: Cup of coffee

    4. In six months I’d like to have lost some weight

    5. Hair: This half black girl is rocking the curly natural fro

    6. I really wish I could sing well

    7. Body lotion: Jergen’s … i’m simple

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Lay in bed with my man and kitties watching Criminal Minds (i love that show)

    9. Accessories: Only my engagement ring.. well my fake one. My real one I have to take and have a diamond replaced that fell out. Thank heavens we got insurance on it.

    10. Weekly goals: Get all my to do list completed!

  28. Lydia says:

    1. Mood:

    I feel disheveled too ha ha.
    2. Lips and cheeks: Nothing today.
    3. Breakfast: Ugh also nothing today.
    4. In one year I’d like to ______: Have a boyfriend and a better job :)
    5. Hair: Long and wavy.
    6. I really wish I could ______: Be less sleepy right now.
    7. Body lotion: Nothing today, I woke up late!
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would have called in sick to work and just hung out all day!
    9. Accessories: My jade ring <3
    10. Weekly goals: To get my homework done!

  29. Tania says:

    Le list
    1. Mood: satiated. I just had Monday Buffet with mom.
    2. Lips and cheeks: Lips: pink grapefruit Clinique Superbalm and nothing on cheeks
    3. Breakfast: hostess golden cupcake
    4. In six months I’d like_____: finalizing upcoming summer plans.
    5. Hair: Good. I’m using the new Herbal Essences Toussel Me Softly Spray Gel on the off days.
    6. I really wish I could ______: look like Vanessa (Jessica Szohr) on Gossip Girl. I LOVE her!!
    7. Body lotion: Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Butter lotion. I also really like Jergens Cherry Almond lotion.
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Monday’s are my day off. I’m having a Gossip Girl Season 2 DVD Marathon. Plus I’m watching a slew of my shows tonight.
    9. Accessories: a pink and metal bracelet that benfits breast cancer awareness.
    10. Weekly goals: I’m going to a leadership event on thurday and friday, finish up the laundry, deal with my intense paper pile that makes me look like someone on Hoarders.

  30. christine says:

    1. Mood:
    2. Lips and cheeks: tired and borderline cranky…lol
    3. Breakfast: orange juice and a granola bar
    4. In six months I’d like to be done worrying about my thesis.
    5. Hair: clipped up all messy
    6. I really wish I could have the ability to teleport!
    7. Body lotion: eucerin spf30
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? watch my tv shows on the internet!
    9. Accessories: pearl earrings
    10. Weekly goals: finish my reading assignments, get my laundry folded, drop off shirts at the dry cleaners, be positive, and take time to relax!

  31. Stephie says:

    1. Mood: Content, surfing the web w/ my friend before class
    2. Lips and cheeks: Nivea Kiss of Moisture & Viva Glam V/ Sitla CC in Gerbera
    3. Breakfast: Leftover of pasta tossed in marinara and eggplant of parmesean
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be on top of school with As and Bs
    5. Hair: gross so tucked away in a side braid
    6. I really wish I could ______: get the right teachers at the right times
    7. Body lotion: Bath and Body Works True Blue Shea Butter Body Cream
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? go visit my BF in Riverside and then go to Disneyland
    9. Accessories: Crystal stud earrings..
    10. Weekly goals: Finish catching up on reading, watch the rest of Dollhouse season 1 and sort all my clothes into bins

    It’s good to hear you’re all done with the stress of unpacking. Now it’s time to settle in and get comfy, the best part :]
    .-= Stephie’s last blog post… OOTD =-.

  32. j.j. says:

    1. Mood: A little unsettled.
    2. Lips and cheeks: Nars Orgasm blush and Philosophy Kiss Me lip balm.
    3. Breakfast: Starbucks Caramel Macchiato with 2 extra shots and a pear.
    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be better toned and feel better in my clothes.
    5. Hair: Loose waves. I love how Moroccan Oil makes my hair super soft and smells amazing.
    6. I really wish I could ______: shake this mood.
    7. Body lotion: Amazing Grace by Philosophy
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? sleep past 5:30 am, take the dog to the park, read a book (and possibly doze off while stretched out)- basically hang out in sweats without having to be anywhere in particular.
    9. Accessories: silver hoops and a silver/black stone bracelet. my favorite black ballet flats from loeffler randall that i bought at a steal.
    10. Weekly goals: finishing two projects and quick business trip to Phoenix, so I have next week off to myself with tasks off my plate and no worries.

  33. Denny says:

    Le list
    1. Mood: Sleepy – I’ve just finished my glass of wine.

    2. Lips and cheeks: MAC Nymphette gloss (love it), clinique blush stick (forgot the name)

    3. Breakfast: Coffee (the breakfast of champions).

    4. In six months I’d like to have: paid off my credit card in full and to be consistently working out for better health.

    5. Hair: In a bob shape with a few gray hairs popping up in the front.

    6. I really wish I could:
    Get a good nights sleep.

    7. Body lotion: Bath & Body works Country Apple.

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go hang out in the galleria and try on clothes, makeup, and shoes!

    9. Accessories: Black necklace, fuschia cuff bracelet and wedding ring.

    10. Weekly goals: Try to stay focused on any task at hand and to get my office space totally neat and organized.

  34. amy says:

    1. Mood: Crappy
    2. Lips and cheeks: Medusa’s Makeup Lipgloss in French Kiss, MAC Greasepaint stick in V and various purple eyeshadows and pigments
    3. Breakfast: left over noodles
    4. In six months I’d like working in an architectural design firm
    5. Hair: Down and flat iron straight
    6. I really wish I could be in Prague
    7. Body lotion: Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush in Strawberry Swirl
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do: Every day is playing hooky.
    9. Accessories: a unicorn 24k plated necklace
    10. Weekly goals; Same as always work on my portfolio and send out more resumes.
    .-= amy’s last blog post… FOTD MAC V Greasepaint Stick, Fashion Groupie Eyeshadow, Push the Edge Pigment, Feline Kohl Liner with Shape & Sculpt Accentuate/ Sculpt =-.

  35. Toni says:

    1. Mood: Discouraged – my son is sick again with a virus and now an ear infection. Hubby and I are getting sick now. Thank goodness my daughter is feeling OK!

    2. Lips and cheeks: Lips-Aquaphor and Maybelline ColorSensational Lipstick in Pink Quartz. Cheeks-Maybelline Dream Mousse blush in some peachy color.

    3. Breakfast: Diet Coke and waffles

    4. In six months I’d like ______: to have a good routine worked out for our family.

    5. Hair: up in a ponytail

    6. I really wish I could ______: get my act together and get stuff together for the yard sale.

    7. Body lotion: none

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Run off to a fancy hotel, take a nice bubble bath and read romance books all day.

    9. Accessories: wedding rings, watch, and small diamond studs

    10. Weekly goals: Still need to get a bookcase, catch up on laundry and order new sheets and comforter for our bed.
    .-= Toni’s last blog post… Downsizing My Stuff =-.

  36. lo says:

    1. Mood: Ick. I don’t feel great… I’m so run down from this past weekend, and my next 2 weekends are super busy too!

    2. Lips and cheeks: Nothing… just got out of the shower.

    3. Breakfast: I’m not a huge breakfast eater. I didn’t have time today. But when I do, I like bagels… and occasionally bacon and scrambled eggs. Or waffles.

    4. In six months I’d like ______: To know where I’m going to grad school, or where I’m going if I don’t end up going to grad school.

    5. Hair: Wet… I’ll probably just let it air dry all wavy.

    6. I really wish I could ______: Add a few more hours to the day… at least until November!

    7. Body lotion: Vaseline Aloe gel. I love it!

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Go to the beach. But since I really do get to play hooky tomorrow, I’m actually stuck studying and getting school work done. Bummer!

    9. Accessories: My beaded leather bracelet, my grandmother’s solitaire diamond pendant, my bird studs and tiny gold hoops, my nose stud. Basically just the stuff I don’t take off.

    10. Weekly goals: Survive. Seriously. I leave for the FL-LSU game on Friday! I’m so excited I managed to get tickets!

  37. Gracie says:

    Mood: So lazy and tiredd. I REALLY dont want to start my homework but I have to! Bleehhh :(

    Lips and cheeks: burts bees chapstick and nars orgasm blush

    Breakfast: captain crunch cereal. Healthy right?

    In six months I’d like to be thinner in my face and my belly. I looked at a picture of myself I recently took and my face was SO fat, it was rediculous! And my belly has grown quite a bit in the last month or two. I’m still at an okay weight (125 or so), those areas just need some work.

    Hair: straight and down, the usual.

    I really wish I could lose the weight in my face, as I said before (that sounds really selfish :()

    Body lotion: nada

    If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do: probably go shopping with my friends, go out to lunch then crash on my couch and watch movies all night.

    Accessories: just these brown and gold earrings in that sort of tear drop shape with all the strings, and it has a metal spiral frame? Lol I can’t describe them.

    Weekly goals: homework, then homework, then tests then more homework. Fun right?

  38. Ellie says:

    1. Mood: relaxed… finally!
    2. Lips and cheeks: neutrogena tinted lip balm
    3. Breakfast: Special K and milk
    4. In six months I’d like to be enjoying the Holidays- and heading for a winter trip to Hawaii!
    5. Hair: braid- I need to get a serious trim.
    6. I really wish I could fly.
    7. Body lotion:Cetaphil- Unscented. My husband’s allergic to most fragrances, but that’s ok, since he’s not allergic to the ones I like!
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? hang out with my old roommate who’s in town- but I have Jury duty! (It’s really interesting!)
    9. Accessories: awesome 4 function watch
    10. Weekly goals: stay calm! I’m a 4AM worrier. It’ll all work out!

  39. Ayana says:

    1. Mood:Relaxed
    2. Lips and cheeks: nothing, carmex on the lips
    3. Breakfast: nada, wasn’t feeling breakfasty today
    4. In six months I’d like: for my salon and blog to expand
    5. Hair: short, flat, and tied up in a bandana! LOL it’s my day off.
    6. I really wish I could ______: take another vacation soon, somewhere warm. It’s getting cold in ATL.
    7. Body lotion: I’m a fan of melaleuca renew lotion
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I did it, relaxed, was a loooonnnggg weekend.
    9. Accessories: just the diamond studs in my ears
    10. Weekly goals: weekly cleaning of the salon, work on blog, gain new clients, ….
    .-= Ayana’s last blog post… TheHaiRazor HairStory: A Bad Haircut =-.

  40. Louisexox says:

    1. Mood: Cheery :)

    2. Lips and cheeks: Nothing. Im feeling lazy today LOL

    3. Breakfast: Weet-bix with banana and honey

    4. In six months I’d like ______: to be living with my boyfriend in our own place :)

    5. Hair: a complete mess.

    6. I really wish I could ______: get motivated.

    7. Body lotion: Palmers cocoa butter

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Lay at the beach and read a book.

    9. Accessories: pajamas? LOL

    10. Weekly goals: Finish my way over-due uni workbook.

  41. Kristen says:

    1. Mood: anxious and worried
    2. Lips and cheeks: nothing at all except lip balm (ready for bed!)
    3. Breakfast: was yogurt with fiber cereal sprinkled in
    4. In six months I’d like: career advancement
    5. Hair: Straight and blond
    6. I really wish I could: play the piano
    7. Body lotion: Bath & Body Works Ile de Tahiti Inu…smells like coconut!
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would volunteer at the local animal shelter. I heard a horridly cruel story on the news last night about animal abuse (on a kitten that looked just like mine) that is still haunting me.
    9. Accessories: gold multichain bracelet, thick-chunky vintage gold chain necklace
    10. Weekly goals: get my head on straight!
    .-= Kristen’s last blog post… A Visit to Terrain, Part 2 =-.

  42. Joey says:

    1. Mood: Today I felt really productive and driven, and surprisingly cheerful. I’ve been seriously depressed lately so it was so nice to feel good today!

    2. Lips and cheeks: I was wearing a plum lipgloss from Denmark (LipSyl) and my cheek color was Becca Byzantine cream blush.

    3. Breakfast: I had two turkey bologne and cheese sandwiches on wheat bread.

    4. In six months I’d like ______: I’d like a healthy romantic relationship, a job with better pay, a new television, and maybe plane tickets to see my parents in Florida.

    5. Hair: The usual – down, super curly.

    6. I really wish I could ______: Buy myself the Frye boots I really want.

    7. Body lotion: Johnson and Johnson Lavender Baby Oil gel.

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would have loved to stay home and clean my room and take more of my things out of storage.

    9. Accessories: My usual – hamsa charm necklace, razor blade necklace, my name ring, my Marc Jacobs “Veritas Enlustrat” ring, and hoop earrings.

    10. Weekly goals: Take at least half of my belongings out of storage. Buy under the bed storage. I’m meeting Francois Nars at Saks NYC on Thursday, so I want a picture with him! See “Zombieland”. See my mom again before she leaves to go back to Florida.

  43. Lisa says:

    Congrats on getting everything moved!

    1. Mood: tired but excited for the week
    2. Lips and cheeks: chapstick (with SPF!) and Everyday Minerals in Soft Touch
    3. Breakfast: cereal with blueberries and soymilk
    4. In six months I’d like: to have finished my current research project and present it at a conference
    5. Hair: Lazy ponytail
    6. I really wish I could: sleep an extra hour every night
    7. Body lotion: None; I get lazy.
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Hang out with the kitteh and boy and watch Mad Men
    9. Accessories: gold Y necklace with blue and green stone
    10. Weekly goals: finish the week without getting sick!

  44. Solé says:

    Hi Karen! I’m so happy for you that you’ve got most of your packing done. I’m only just beginning! Ugh, moving is a nightmare!

    Le list

    1. Mood: I was in a pretty good mood today, despite some serious sleep deprivation. My sleeping habits are still out of order so I only got about four and a half hours last night.

    2. Lips and cheeks: Lips: MAC Dervish lip liner and Bare Escentuals Buxom Lips in Clair. Cheeks: MAC Sheertone Blush in Pink Swoon.

    3. Breakfast: The usual school day breakfast: Two Atkins Almond-Cranberry Day Break Bars, vitamins, and water. This may not be so healthy, but I added a Sugarfree Red Bull to that this morning. I needed the caffeine.

    4. In six months I’d like: to be gearing up for my 33rd birthday, all settled in to school, house, and whatever my routine is at that time, and a return to normalcy.

    5. Hair: Pulled back in a side-part low ponytail. My hair is finally long enough to do that, but it doesn’t really look that cute so I use it as a last resort when I don’t get enough sleep and don’t have time to do anything else.

    6. I really wish I could: not worry about financial issues. It’s so stressful, but we’re getting back on our feet.

    7. Body lotion: L’Aromatica Body Butter in Nine Dragons from the Lunar New Year Collection. http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=4563

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? I would want to go to the beach, but if I would have played hooky, realistically speaking, I definitely would have slept in. Not too exciting.

    9. Accessories: Black metal large round filigree earrings.

    10. Weekly goals: To keep up with homework and readings, do laundry, get some boxes packed, and stay organized — and sane!

  45. Rita says:

    1. Mood: OK
    2. Lips and cheeks: Lollipop Loving and Fun & Games
    3. Breakfast: Oatmeal with blueberry soup, orange juice
    4. In six months I’d like ______: To prepare for an awesome birthday with no budgetary limits!
    5. Hair: Dyed on Sunday.
    6. I really wish I could ______: have a major win in lottery! (This make-up hobby demands a heavy purse.)
    7. Body lotion: grepefruit sented
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Spend a doing nothing day.
    9. Accessories: None – belt?
    10. Weekly goals: Coping with my back problems.

  46. twotwo says:

    1. Mood:
    Fierce or like Perez Hilton would say fierosh!

    2. Lips and cheeks:
    I have MAC A48 a.k.a Soar lip pencil with MAC Luster Creme Cerise a.k.a A58 on my lips
    No blush.

    3. Breakfast:
    2 slices of pancakes with choped up bananas yummm

    4. In six months I’d like ______:
    Have a Job lol

    5. Hair:
    It’s hiding undeaneath my scarf.

    6. I really wish I could ______:
    Be on tyra next top model short edition.

    7. Body lotion:
    Bed Bath and Body’s Warm Vanilla Sugar yup I’m black lol

    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do?
    Exactly what I’m going to do today. Which is going intown and buy makeup.

    9. Accessories:
    I’m rocking my Aldos men’s retro faux reading glasses.

    10. Weekly goals:
    Taking the must needed steps to be able to live the life I dream about.

  47. Jill Mendoza says:

    Mood: Pretty, pretty, good. Lips and cheeks: lip pencil by Revlon and some blush by MAC. Breakfast: protein shake. In 6 months: be moved to someplace warmer. Hair: a total mess. I really wish I could island hop the Caribbean. Body lotion: BBB chocolate mousse. Hooky: Jump on a plane to Florida. Accessories: wedding ring and thrift store bracelet. Goals: Iron out all the details for where I am moving in the future

  48. Leah says:

    RE: CrockPot Cooking Queen

    Have you been to http://www.allrecipes.com yet? They have a ton of great and easy crock pot recipes. I tried one of the Pepper Steaks and it was soooooooooo good.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Leah,

      Sweet! I just bookmarked the site.

      Now if I could only find my CrockPot …

      What else have you made?!? I am dying to do something like a fall stew with potatoes and whatnot.

  49. Trude says:

    1. Mood: Great! Its my birthday today! :)
    2. Lips and cheeks: Sephora birthday freebie gloss, NARS Orgasm blush.
    3. Breakfast: Toasted blueberry bagel, yum, and I treated myself to a mocha from Starbucks.
    4. In six months I’d like ______: To be paid for my photography.
    5. Hair: Short ‘n’ straight, as always!
    6. I really wish I could ______: Get my ass up to jog in the morning.
    7. Body lotion: Aveeno Lavender & Vanilla baby lotion
    8. If you could play hooky today and do anything your heart desired what would you do? Take my dog to the dog beach, its gorgeous out today.
    9. Accessories: Red watch, vintage ring from my godmother, zodiac necklace I’ve had since I was a baby (just replaced the chain so it would fit). :)
    10. Weekly goals: Go to Vegas, baby!
    .-= Trude’s last blog post… 20 Questions =-.

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