Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, September 1

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Glacier National Park, Montana, 2002

  1. Mood:
  2. Relaxed and glad for the Labor Day holiday.

  3. Outfit:
  4. An old pair of Victoria’s Secret Pink sweats in green and a white tank top

  5. Blush:
  6. MAC Blushbaby, a long-time favorite

  7. Fragrance:
  8. A sample of Clean Shower Fresh Eau de Parfum

  9. Song of the Day:
  10. Born Raised, by Joy Denalane

  11. Mascara:
  12. Dior Diorshow Iconic Mascara Noir

  13. Highlights of the weekend so far:
  14. Sleeping in a couple times; seeing the faces of so many kids light up when they saw the balloon-covered float that El Hub and I pulled in yesterday’s Labor Day parade

  15. Breakfast:
  16. A butter croissant from the French bakery across the street and coffee with lots of milk and a little sugar

  17. Lovin’ it:
  18. Waking up to a song that moves my soul, late summers in the Bay Area and this *totally incredible* Kermit Bale site (LOLOL!)

  19. Goals for the day:
  20. Go through the crap piling up in my office, make time for some fun today, go for a run around the neighborhood, grocery shopping

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

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Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

Daily Photos — The Labor Day Parade


Here’s the float El Hub and I pulled.


The kids on the float did a great job throwing candy to the crowd.


Yup, there’s my cheesy parade smile (that’s MAC Lightly Ripe lipstick, btw)!

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  1. Ellery says:

    Mood: Happy.
    Outfit: Skinny jeans and a cute retro t shirt.
    Blush: None.
    Fragrance: None.
    Song of the Day: Muffy – Sweet, it’s so addictive.
    Mascara: Plush lash.
    Highlights of the weekend: Raining. I love sitting inside listening to rain.
    Breakfast: Orange juice.
    Lovin’ it: Latex/PVC leggings.
    Goals for the day: Shower.

    That parade looks fun. I’ve never been to a parade before!

  2. Caro says:

    Karen!
    I’m glad you liked the Kermit Bale link I sent you. I found it so cute…
    Here ar my answers…

    Mood: A little sad, because my hometown is affected by severe floods.. and there’s nothing I can do.
    Outfit:Old Navy skirt, black tank top, wedges.
    Blush: none
    Fragrance: Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue
    Song of the Day: Stone Wobble (Gomez)
    Mascara: Oops… I forgot. No wonder why my eyes look so tiny…
    Highlights of the weekend: Swimming, lots of swimming and diving… a great suntan… and the fact that I ruined my bathing suit… it dyed becuse I left it wet next to another one… anyone knows how to fix it?
    Breakfast: ham&eggs… nesquick…
    Lovin’ it: What a gorgeous day…
    Goals for the day: organizing my magazines at home….

  3. ines says:

    Mood: bittersweet. summer is almost over and it’s back to work, which is better than being bored, but i still don’t want to wake up for my 8am classes!

    Outfit: white tank and denim skirt over swimsuit. on my way to the pool!

    Blush: rimmel sun shimmer maxi bronzer in sun kiss, mixed with physician’s formula summer eclipse bronzing and highlighting powder in moonlight

    Fragrance: estee lauder private collection tuberose gardenia

    Song of the Day: van mccoy – hustle (just do it). in a disco sort of mood today!

    Mascara: covergirl lashblast waterproof in very black

    Highlights of the weekend: sleeping in for the last time, watching reruns of friends with the boy

    Breakfast: chicken noodle soup. i know, random.

    Lovin’ it: origins shedonism deeply hydrating butter cream… CREAMY GARDENIAS, YUMMY!

    Goals for the day: savor the last day of the vacation, as slowly as possible!

  4. christine says:

    Mood: feelin’ mellow
    Outfit: tank top from gap & navy blue shorts
    Blush: NARS orgasm
    Fragrance: origins ginger essence
    Song of the Day: “get like me” by david banner feat. chris brown
    Mascara: lash injection
    Highlights of the weekend: sleeping in!
    Breakfast: 2 slices chestnut bread w/ sweet cream butter; orange juice
    Lovin’ it: skincare giveaway at origins!!
    Goals for the day: clean forealz; organize my desk; prepare for dinner tonight!

  5. KK says:

    Mood: Happy, relaxed and ready to do something fun!

    Outfit:A supper cute hot pink maxi dress from Lulu’s! (the one that
    got cut up by my hubby…the new one came in and I live in it!)

    Blush: Benefit 10

    Fragrance: Just got a massage so I smell minty!

    Song of the Day: Pocket full of sunshine Natasha B.

    Mascara: Lash Injections… Too faced

    Highlights of the weekend: Um well.. being with the hubby all weekend while I recovered from oral surgery that I had on friday morning! I feel awesome today and I am ready to get going! So I guess today is the highlight of my weekend!

    Breakfast: nada

    Lovin’ it: my life and my puppies who are sleeping on my feet right now!

    Goals for the day: Laundry!

    The float pics are super CUTE!!!!

  6. Chamayne says:

    Mood:excited
    Outfit:lavendar tank pintstriped trouser jeans (matching was not a priority)
    Blush:Milani sunset beach
    Fragrance: EA provocative woman
    Song of the Day: Sandcastle Disco Solange and Miss Independent Ne-yo
    Mascara:morning Oscillation Lancome but now Givenchy Phenomen
    Highlights of the weekend: riding the pirate ship at the amusement park
    Breakfast: skipped it
    Lovin’ it: MASCARA. its sooo serious I’ve worn two today….cheap lipgloss. thx vicky’s secret
    Goals for the day: buy givenchy phenomeyes….mission accomplished!

  7. tali says:

    I love the fact you managed a cult of cherry lip !!! hahah

    Mood: Tired and a little broke as bank stole my money!!! Ahhhh

    Outfit: Stitches jeans, allsaints black t, gola shoes and fendi spy in brown

    Blush: Becca the pink one!!

    Fragrance: Hillary duff’s roller ball on wrists and ysl cinema everywhere else!

    Song of the Day: The man who cant be moved

    Mascara: Revlon topped by hypnose

    Highlights of the weekend: Seeing the cute priest (in training) at church (lets not go there)

    Breakfast: Big mac and apple pie..apparently my boyfriend wants me to get fat

    Lovin’ it: 3 days till coc arrives in LONDON!!!

    Goals for the day: Its the evening so goal for tomorrow is……. go to the bank and figur out why my money is missing!

  8. tania says:

    Lelist
    Mood: spaced out
    Outfit: t-shirt and sweats
    Blush: naturally flushed
    Fragrance: burts bees banana hand cream
    Song of the Day:violet hill by coldplay
    Mascara: no mascara
    Highlights of the weekend:being with my youth at rock the light they are the cutest!!
    Breakfast:oreo cakesters…I was bad
    Lovin’ it:subways blt sub and burts bees stuff
    Goals for the day:laundry, prep for the week ahead, watch the hills on the tele.

  9. Elle says:

    Mood: Happy to have today off of work!!

    Outfit: Yellow Queen t-shirt (woot!), ripped Abercrombie jeans, flip flops, White Sox baseball hat

    Blush: MAC’s Warm Soul (totally has become one of my favorites)

    Fragrance: Escada’s Pacific Paradise (is it just me, or do a lot of their perfumes smell completely similar?)

    Song of the Day: “Walk Away” by Kelly Clarkson. That song and video always put me in such a good mood.

    Mascara: None today

    Highlights of the weekend: Getting some extra sleep (no joke), getting some time to cook, seeing my friends, and NOT spending any unnecessary money. Well, except for a few of those new OPI Paris nail polishes (I love all the dark fall colors), I was completely good about saving my cash this weekend. Oh, and tonight–Gossip Girl.

    Breakfast: A hot dog (don’t ask), coffee, and tater tots (again, don’t ask!)

    Lovin’ it: The book I’m finishing up (Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho), my dog (as always) and the smell of Lush’s Trichomania shampoo. Can’t figure out how well it’s working, but it smells and looks good enough to eat.

    Goals for the day: None, really! Just relaxing and enjoying my smutty TV shows tonight.

  10. Music_Is_Freedom says:

    Le list

    Mood: Calm-ish
    Outfit: Pink flowered top and a black flowy skirt. So pretty!
    Blush: I forgot…
    Fragrance: See above.
    Song of the Day: “The Great Destroyer” by Nine Inch Nails. I’ve been on a NIN kick for over a week now…for me, it’s pretty weird.
    Mascara: None as usual.
    Highlights of the weekend: Finding a good bakery in Chinatown!
    Breakfast: Tea with sugar
    Lovin’ it: The fries at a Belgian restaurant downtown. Mmm…
    Goals for the day: None in particular.

  11. Aleks says:

    Le List

    Mood: in love with life
    Outfit: white and light blue check pyjamas, pearl earrings
    Blush: MAC ‘Style’
    Fragrance: Young, Sexy & Lovely by YSL
    Song of the Day: A Walz For A Night by Julie Delpy
    Mascara: Lancôme L’extrême
    Highlights of the weekend: movie night with a friend (Brokeback Mountain, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset), dinner at a Chinese restaurant
    Breakfast: toast, Granini orange juice
    Lovin’ it: French macarones, Brokeback Mountain, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, autumn
    Goals for the day: find black pants or a shirt dress

    So yeah I’ve been good! No job yet but I’m enjoying every single day off before getting a real job and starting an adult life, haha. I’m spending the week at my aunt’s place while she’s holidaying in Italy with my granny and Mom. Enjoying the freedom :) How have you been? What about Tabs and El Hub? Lovin’ the float!

  12. Betty says:

    Le list

    Mood: contented and at peace
    Outfit: school uniform :/
    Blush: nars in mata hari
    Fragrance: Green Tea by Elizabeth Arden
    Song of the Day: Blue Monday by New Order
    Mascara: can’t remember
    Highlights of the weekend: had fun celebrating my friend’s
    birthday
    Breakfast: 2 pancakes with chocolate sauce :)
    Lovin’ it: turning 18 soon!
    Goals for the day: remembering to do the whole list of stuff i’ve written up last night.

  13. Lehea says:

    Mood: Sleepy

    Outfit: Brown tank top, jeans, Nike Dunks

    Blush: Ulta blush in Tender

    Fragrance: Burberry Summer

    Song of the Day: Ne-Yo – Miss Independent

    Mascara: None

    Highlights of the weekend: Hanging out with friends.

    Breakfast: Banana pancake with butter and syrup, milk.

    Lovin’ it: The weather.

    Goals for the day: Find shoes for work. (Got some on sale, score!)

  14. Erica says:

    Mood: sad my summer is over and that i’m spending most of my last day in bed with allergies
    Outfit: william rast jeans, target grey tank, navy forever21 cardigan
    Blush: none
    Fragrance: none
    Song of the Day: depeche mode – personal jesus
    Mascara: none
    Highlights of the weekend: friends bday outing, playing at an indian casino
    Breakfast: chick-fil-a
    Lovin’ it: freshly baked cookies and the fact i get to decorate my classroom this week
    Goals for the day: get hair dyed a new color (check!), buy coveted grey suede scrunchie boots (check!) get stuff together for work tomorrow (last thing to do)

  15. Miss QQ says:

    Hi, that looks like lots of fun! Labour Day over here is on 1st of May, but there is no parade whatsoever. The balloons are so colourful.

    Le list
    Mood: Lousy morning, let’s hope it gets better.
    Outfit: Brown top, black pants.
    Blush: Chanel Poesie.
    Fragrance: Chance Eau Fraiche.
    Song of the Day: The new song by Coldplay, can’t remember the title. Livin La something…
    Mascara: None.
    Highlights of the weekend: Went on mooncakes sampling spree. Mooncakes are traditional sweet pastries made to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival. =)
    Breakfast: Porridge. Ham sandwich later.
    Lovin’ it: Sonic Vibe l/g
    Goals for the day: Focus… on… launch of Cult of Cherry LOL. Can’t wait for it.

  16. Brittany says:

    Mood: Tired. I also think I’m slightly buzzed off of cold medicine right now, if that’s possible? haha
    Outfit: Old Aeropostle sweat pants and a PSU tee shirt.
    Blush: I had on BE A little sun all over face color.
    Fragrance: I had on J. Lo’s glow, which is kind of random, but I found it lurking in my bathroom closet this morning and I figured I haven’t worn it in forever, so why not?
    Song of the Day: Elias – Dispatch
    Mascara: CG Lash Blast
    Highlights of the weekend: hmm..I helped pull of a surprise 60th b-day for her dad today. That was pretty good. Also, saw my fiance for the first time this week. He’s been working overnights lately :(
    Breakfast: I skipped it.
    Lovin’ it: 3 day weekends.
    Goals for the day: Well, I’m feeling pretty blah right now. So, I think my goal for today will be to go to bed by 11 and get my 8hrs of sleep tonight :D

  17. Lyn says:

    Mood:Content
    Outfit:Motorhead tank top, cotton shorts
    Blush:none today
    Fragrance:Stella – Stella McCartney
    Song of the Day:Hallucinations – The Raveonettes
    Mascara:L’Oreal Bare Natural Black
    Highlights of the weekend:Discovered two new restaurants – one good, one mediocre.
    Breakfast:coffee
    Lovin’ it:Fall shoe collections…
    Goals for the day: Win tons of money so I don’t have to go to work tomorrow

  18. Brittany says:

    Oops..I helped pull off a surprise b-day party for my BFF’s dad today.

    Sorry, I definitely skipped some words in there, haha.

  19. Fun! Thanks for visiting my blog, and leading me to yours. Here’s my list:

    Mood: relaxed
    Outfit: 7 jeans, purple t-shirt
    Blush: MAC Peachy Keen
    Fragrance: L’Artisan Parfume – Mure et Musc (love, love, love!)
    Song of the Day: I have “Hysteria” by Def Leopard stuck in my head (groan, I know!) because of the whole listeria thing!!!
    Mascara: Lancome definicils
    Highlights of the weekend: sunshine and a walk on the beach
    Breakfast: toast
    Lovin’ it: my baby girl
    Goals for the day: enjoy it!

    Andrea (Heavy Petal)s last blog post..Tomato season wrap-up

  20. Dao says:

    Le list

    Mood: sleepy, it’s 11 pm here :)
    Outfit: pj ‘cuz I’m about to go to bed
    Blush: nada
    Fragrance: I tried Sensuous today and I like it!
    Song of the Day: at one point “Kiss from a rose” stuck on my head but now it’s gone!
    Mascara: nothing!
    Highlights of the weekend: I got to rest and boy I needed the rest so badly.
    Breakfast: rice with egg and vegetarian sausage. It was delicious!
    Lovin’ it: this long weekend. I want more!
    Goals for the day: get rest and cook food for the week. I did both, yay me!

    Daos last blog post..The Wet-Dry Technique

  21. lindsay says:

    Mood: worn out but happy
    Outfit: pink/coral colored print dress
    Blush: none
    Fragrance: none
    Song of the Day: lately i’ve been obsessed with “same girl” by jack johnson and “free” by donovan frankenreiter..it’s such feel good music, reminds me of driving to the north shore to giovanni’s shrimp truck and waimea :)
    Mascara: none! (just went to the beach)
    Highlights of the weekend: sleeping in, getting in a good workout, eating a steak plate (I LOVE THOSE!), and the beaaaach ! oh and having today off of course!
    Breakfast: fruit and yogurt
    Lovin’ it: hair after going to the beach! OH, and prison break’s season premier tonight!
    Goals for the day: make chocolate covered strawberries (YUM!)

  22. Alyssa says:

    Le list

    Mood: Giddy! You know that feeling when you’re just bubbling over with anticipatory excitement…? Yeah, don’t know why, but I have that right now! :)

    Outfit: Cut off jean shorts, one of those GREAT Gap t-shirts (very James Perse but half the price tag!) and a “grandpa” cardigan

    Blush: MAC – Blooming

    Fragrance: Used some of my best friend’s Marc Jacobs Pear…looooove this stuff!!

    Song of the Day: “Ride the White Horse” by Laid Back. LOL! Such a funny song.

    Mascara: Maybelline Great Lash…don’t know why I keep coming back to this stuff, kind of a love/hate relationship with it.

    Highlights of the weekend: Spent it camping with a bunch of my best friends! Many a drinking game, and now it is DEFINITELY detox mode. What a truly fabulous Labor Day weekend – so much laughter and great memories…one I will never forget!

    Breakfast: Actually had split pea soup. Random?

    Lovin’ it: Life! I really do have the power to take charge of it…I finally feel really good about doing just that.

    Goals for the day: Keep smiling, keep inviting love in…

  23. Le list

    Mood: Tired, annoyed
    Outfit: All black, black skirt with a black sequinned top, stilettos
    Blush: NARS South Beach Multiple and M.A.C Shooting Star buffed on top
    Fragrance: Issey Miyake
    Song of the Day: Careless whisper
    Mascara: Givenchy Phenomen’Eyes + Diorshow, I swear my lashes looked fake
    Highlights of the weekend: Friend’s birthday party at RA (amazing sushi bar) on Friday night.
    Breakfast: Granola Bar
    Lovin’ it: Sonia Kashuk Bent Eyeliner Brush
    Goals for the day: Study for classes

    i♥makeups last blog post..Make-up Trend: Matte to Dewy Skin

  24. Ditte says:

    Mood: Excited and depressed (bipolar mood ;)) since I’m single again after 9 years :o
    Outfit: Long black skirt, black t-shirt, beige cardigan.
    Blush: Benetint.
    Fragrance: Escada summer night bodylotion.
    Song of the Day: “Niño de la guerra”
    Mascara: L’oréal double extension beauty tubes.
    Highlights of the upcoming weekend: Movie night with (girl) friend.
    Breakfast: Raspberry creamy yoghurt and fiberbread with low-fat cheese.
    Lovin’ it: Right now – oven-chicken, for some unknown reason.
    Goals for the day: Get the piles down in size (once again).

  25. Laura B says:

    It’s now Tuesday but I’m joining in anyway!

    Mood: Optimistic
    Outfit: Pinstripe suit and cute new work shoes
    Blush: MAC Amberling Rose from my weekend haul. I luuurve it
    Fragrance: Jean Paul Gaultier Classic
    Song of the Day: 9-5 Dolly Parton
    Mascara: Le 2 de Guerlain – try it now, itis wonderful
    Highlights of the weekend: Finally getting my bed fixed! Uninterrupted sleep here I come…
    Breakfast: Leftover chicken tenders – kinda gross…
    Lovin’ it: Bento making – my new obsession
    Goals for the day: Look professional at court and not get mistaken for a defendant again!

  26. pia says:

    Mood: Glad to cross off one item on my to-do list

    Outfit: a Batik top with dark brown jeans and red scarf

    Blush: MAC Sonic Chic Nuance

    Fragrance: Burberry Brit

    Song of the Day: We are Family, Sister Sledge

    Mascara: None

    Highlights of last weekend: Getting ready for Ramadhan. I spent half a day Sunday going to the market and cooking up a storm. I made 2 chicken meals, put them on the freeze and got all my food shopping for the week done.

    Breakfast : Spicy Egg, Rice, Broccoli stir-fry, Chicken in coconut soup.

    Lovin’ it: Seeing my 2 sons made it on Ramadhan 1st day. My eldest felt so weak and hungry at 5 pm but he managed to fast till 6. Aca was his cheerful self which was a bit of a surprise.

    Goals for the day: Talk about my class observation evaluation, send email on my teaching post, finish 2 chapters of Jeremy Harmer book

    pias last blog post..Le List

  27. Medina says:

    Mood: Excited/stressed – I have a job interview this afternoon and i’m very busy at work, i really shouldn’t be taking half day.
    Outfit: dark blueish grey pant suit and dove grey top with cheeky Marc Jacobs mouse ballet pumps (with eyes, ears and whiskers but no one notices normally)
    Blush: Nars Deep Throat
    Fragrance: Hermes Kelly Caleche (interview friendly but with a naughty leather note)
    Song of the Day: There Goes the Fear by Doves (it’s very uplifting)
    Mascara: one coat of my bellowed YSL Volume Effet Faux Cils in Black
    Highlights of the weekend: My cat Chloe had 4 kittens!!!
    Breakfast: none, got up too late
    Lovin’ it: Lots of good feedback from 3 job interviews I had so far
    Goals for the day: to emulate the relaxed and confident air I projected when I first met the guys who interviewing me today.

  28. Mood: lazy, freezin’, lazy again
    Outfit: Organic cotton from HESS NATUR, Pepe Jeans
    Blush: none
    Fragrance: La Chasse aux Papillons
    Song of the Day: You brought a new kind of love to me-FRANK SINATRA
    Mascara: Dr. Hauschka Black
    Highlights of the weekend: my hubby
    Breakfast: in bed!
    Lovin’ it: coffeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
    Goals for the day: produce some good written lines.

    http://www.mybeautyblog.des last blog post..Natürliche Pflege Online Shop

  29. ping. says:

    woohoo did i tell you how much i like to do list.. haha

    Mood:tired.. long day of work
    Outfit:white button down and a high waist black skirt
    Blush: none…no time today :(
    Fragrance: none
    Song of the Day: metro station – shake it
    Mascara: none too sob.
    Highlights of the weekend: a long weekend i had.
    Breakfast:bread with chicken floss
    Lovin’ it: payday
    Goals for the day: try to do my best in my job.. sigh

  30. Lydia says:

    Mood:Happy
    Outfit:I’m not dressed yet but I think I’m gonna wear khaki pants and a purple top.
    Blush: ULTA Mineral Blush in Lotus
    Fragrance:Philosophy Amazing Grace
    Song of the Day:Star to Fall by Cabin Crew
    Mascara: Covergirl Lash Blast
    Highlights of the weekend: Having a day all to myself to do nothing!
    Breakfast:A cookie and water lol
    Lovin’ it: MIA
    Goals for the day: Pick up my house!

    Lydias last blog post..Sexy Remix: Denim Skirts With Blazers?

  31. Tanya says:

    Mood: Refreshed! I needed a 3-day weekend!

    Outfit: My usual “uniform” of pencil skirt + cardigan.

    Blush: Awake Pink Something or other (just bought it this weekend and can’t remember the name, heh)

    Fragrance: Mark Hello Pretty

    Song of the Day: Born to Run by Bruce. Came on the radio on the way to work this morning and sang very loudly :D

    Mascara: Rimmel Glam Eyes

    Highlights of the weekend: Law & Order marathon, scoring some sweet makeup deals at the mall (75% off Awake and Vincent Longo, 30% off Too Faced).

    Breakfast: Marshmallow Mateys (lolol I love Malt O Meal).

    Lovin’ it: Fall is around the corner!

    Goals for the day: Work- catch up on filing. Home- Finally unpack all the stuff that’s been sitting in my suitcase from my trip for the past week :)

  32. Louise Gray says:

    Mood: Wistful-September means cooler weather and the end of summer
    Outfit: brown top and brown with bright color floral print skirt
    Blush: Tarte Tipsy
    Fragrance: Rainkissed Leaves
    Song of the Day: September Song by Kurt Weil/Brecht
    Mascara: Lancome’s Definicils
    Highlights of the weekend: Dinner and Birthday celebration with
    my two gay husbands and Dear Hubby
    Breakfast: Leftover Trader Joe mix Truffle Brownies with vegan buttercream
    Lovin’ it: The beautiful warm last sunny days of summer
    Goals for the day: Watch that movie “Invasion” On Demand

  33. Karen B says:

    Le list

    Mood: flirty
    Outfit: jeans (my work jeans) with a brown butterfly top)
    Blush: Peaches
    Fragrance: Chloé
    Song of the Day: erm, no idea
    Mascara: Major major lash mascara – Stila
    Highlights of the weekend: not much, still in a cast but I’m out now and I had my first day at work which went well ^^ (that cute guy at my work is still hot ;))
    Breakfast: bread with speculoos paste and chocolate milk ^^
    Lovin’ it: being able to use my hands while moving around
    Goals for the day: go to work (tick)

  34. Mariah says:

    Le list

    Mood: Bored at school, wanting to go home and do real work!
    Outfit: V. cute today! Black tank, Luella Bartley crazy writing pattern button up shirt (unbuttoned), dark jeans, gold/brown Sketchers. Hair half up.
    Blush: Eversun Beauty Powder Blush
    Fragrance: Deodorant?
    Song of the Day: Manah Manah!
    Mascara: Plushlash in PlushBlack
    Highlights of the weekend: RELAXING! And Mario Kart. ;)
    Breakfast: Cheese bagel ~ 300 cal
    Lovin’ it: Ripe & Ready / Soft & Lush Pro Long Wear!! AWESOME!
    Goals for the day: Get animation DONE!

    Mariahs last blog post.. :D

  35. Karen says:

    Hi Ellery,

    I love listening to the rain, too. I’ve been meaning to ask you — did your cat ever come back? I hope so!

  36. Karen says:

    Hi Caro,

    LOL, it was really funny! Thanks, it totally cracked me up.

    So sorry to hear about your hometown. Perhaps you can donate money to relief efforts… I’ve donated money to the Red Cross for disaster relief. Even though I can’t be there to help in person, it makes me feel better to know that I’m still able to help.

  37. Karen says:

    Hi Ines,

    Aye! Girl, I had the hardest time making it to 8:00 classes. When all else fails, makeup bribery always helps.

    I haven’t smelled Shedonism but it sounds great!

  38. Karen says:

    Hi KK,

    Oh yay! I’m glad you were able to get a second dress… and that your sweetie didn’t cut it up!

    The float was so much fun. I think the kids really enjoyed being in the parade. :)

  39. Karen says:

    Hi Chamayne,

    LOL, how do you like the Phenom brush?

  40. Karen says:

    Hi Tali,

    Ha ha, I know! I so busted out my tube and reapplied during the parade, too. ;)

    Have fun getting your Cult of Cherry on… WHEE!

  41. Karen says:

    Hi Tania,

    What did you think of last night’s ep? Spencer is getting lamer and lamer.

  42. Karen says:

    Hi Elle,

    You aren’t the only person guilty of eating tator tots first thing in the morning. Sometimes I like savory foods in the morning, too!

  43. Karen says:

    Hi Music_Is_freedom,

    I am the same way about NIN. I go through NIN phases, and then years will pass, and then I’ll go through another phase.

  44. Karen says:

    Hi Aleks,

    Ahh, enjoy that time a much as you can. Adult life and work come on waaaay too quickly. :)

    Things on this end have been good. Work’s been busy (as usual), but other than that life’s been pretty steady, which I don’t mind at all. It’s actually been really hot here lately (we get an late summer in the Bay Area) so I’m enjoying the weather! Now, if only the water were warm enough to swim in!

    El Hub’s doing well and Tabs is most excellent. :)

    What’s new with you?

  45. Karen says:

    Hi Betty,

    That’s one of my favorite New Order songs!

    Happy early 18th birthday! Are you doing anything to celebrate?

  46. Karen says:

    Hi Lehea,

    I *love* banana pancakes!

    You know I love shoes. What do your work ones look like?

  47. Karen says:

    Hi Erica,

    A new hair color is always fun. What did you go with?

  48. Karen says:

    Hi Miss QQ,

    It was a lot of fun. There was a bit of waiting and standing around, but seeing kids’ faces light up when the saw the parade made it so enjoyable.

    I am very excited about you finally getting your hands on some Cult of Cherry! You will have to let me know what you think.

    Mooncakes sound very enticing. Are they sweet?

  49. Karen says:

    Hi Brittany,

    I hope you managed to get some sleep and that you’re feeling better.

    And btw, I LOVE J. Lo glow!

  50. Karen says:

    Hi Lyn,

    Do you have your eyes on any particular pairs of shoes for the fall? I can’t wait for it to get cold enough for boots!

  51. Karen says:

    Hi Dao,

    Sensuous is a good scent. I like it more for fall, rather than summer. I’ll be wearing it when the weather turns cooler.

    I’m glad to hear that you got some rest!

  52. Karen says:

    Hi Lindsay,

    Waimea! I wish I was there today. Have you jumped off the rock?

  53. Karen says:

    Hi Alyssa,

    I totally agree with you — we have the ability to take charge! It’s a liberating and empowering feeling. :)

  54. Karen says:

    Hi Iheartmakeup,

    Aww, sweetie, why are you annoyed? I hope you are feeling better…

    I need that Eyeliner Brush! It’s never in stock when I go to Target, boo!

  55. Karen says:

    Hi Ditte,

    Oh hon! Nine years is a long time to have been in a relationship. Are you okay? How are you coping?

    Whatever you do, if you’re tempted to hack off your hair, *wait*. I have done that many a time after breakups and have more than once regretted the impulsive decision.

  56. Karen says:

    Hi Laura B.,

    Hey, I love Dolly, and Nine to Five is one of my favorite songs!

  57. Karen says:

    Hi Pia,

    I didn’t know you were a mommy! How old are your kids? :)

  58. Karen says:

    Hi Medina,

    I hope the interview went well! Do you think you got it?

  59. Karen says:

    Hi Ping,

    Okay, so I have to ask — what’s chicken floss?

  60. Karen says:

    Hi Lydia,

    Don’t you love those days to yourself? I sure do. Hope you had a good Tuesday!

  61. Karen says:

    Hi Tanya,

    Sweet! Which Law & Order do you like to watch? I love SVU. I got a thing for Detective (Un)Stabler, LOL.

  62. Karen says:

    Hi Louise Gray,

    LOL, you crack me up. How was the celebration? Please tell me there was cake and plenty of WINE!

  63. Karen says:

    Hi Karen B.,

    Girrrrrl, you gotta be careful about those work crushes!

    I hope you get out of your cast soon. Are you still able to do other exercises besides running?

  64. Karen says:

    Hi Mariah,

    Mario Kart! I am soooo old school when it comes to games. I will always forever love Super Mario Bros. on the old school Nintendo (the one that came with the robot and Duck Hunt!).

    Yeah, I’m ancient.

  65. Louise Gray says:

    Hi to you, one of my all time faves from the west coast!
    J and S invited me over to their home several doors away for dinner on Sat. I brought the salad and J. made portabello ravioli for dinner. Then they came over Sunday night to my house and we had pizza with crust from Trader Joe’s with prosecco. DH bought me a specially decorated vegan birthday/retirement cake from Whole Foods. We took a picture of several cakes from the Cupcake Cafe in New York City. Check out their website. The cakes are die for. Whole Foods had a wonderful cake decorator who made the most gorgeous cake for me with pink roses, hanging wisteria and bumblebees with almond wings. And she sprinkled a little crystal sugar on the petals for extra magic. Girl, I tell you that was the best and most beautiful vegan cake that I have ever seen or eaten. After the last 21 months that I have had, I needed a celebratory moment. I am telepathically sending you a huge hunk of cake. Enjoy. You are already sweet enough. Louise in Pittsburgh

  66. Marisol says:

    Mood: tired. Woke up at 4am to get to the Valley in time for work.
    Outfit: black… I was mourning that I was leaving the Bay Area.
    Blush: Benefit’s Pocketpal
    Fragrance: D & G Light Blue
    Song of the Day: PCD – When I Grow Up
    Mascara: Dior DiorShow
    Highlights of the weekend:b Wine tasting with family and friends
    Breakfast: triple grande non-fat white mocha
    Lovin’ it: all the wine I brought home from my wine tasting adventure
    Goals for the day: unpack and relax

    Marisols last blog post..America, this is one of those moments.

  67. Karen says:

    Hi Louise Gray,

    Hi to you, one of my Pittsburg faves!

    Sounds like you had some wonderful celebrations. I would’ve happily gobbled up all of that food if I was there with you. I can’t lie!

    OH, and thanks for the Cupcake Cafe referral. I really love to bake and enjoy creating cake creations from scratch! When I go to NY I will have to stop by there and eat my way into a sugar coma.

    I hope things go onward and upward for you in your next year! :)

  68. Karen says:

    Hi Marisol,

    Hey girl! I am glad you got to enjoy our beautiful Bay Area weather this weekend. Any progress on the plans to move back?

    I could totally dig a glass of wine right now, but I’m getting sick, so it’s just cold medicine for me tonight.

  69. Ditte says:

    Hi Karen,
    thanks for your concern – I’m doing better every day. It’s good that I have a cat to comfort me ;)

  70. ping. says:

    Chicken floss? its sort of like dry process meat with flavouring and it have cotton candy texture.. haha its quite a chinese food.

  71. Karen says:

    Hi Ditte,

    That’s good to hear; I’m glad your kitty is there to comfort you, too. Tabs also sends some kitty hugs your way!

    Take care of yourself! :)

  72. Karen says:

    Hi Ping,

    Oh! I think I’ve seen that and tried it before. It sounds salty and good, yum!

  73. Michelle says:

    Le list

    Mood:A bit sad

    Outfit: Express shirt dress (black w/white polkadots), Black wedge sandals

    Blush: Stila convertible blush in lillium

    Fragrance: Escada Moon Sparkle

    Song of the Day: I will survive

    Mascara: Avon Supershock Mascara in Navy

    Highlights of the weekend: Playing Memory & Bingo with my son, going to the movies with my husband and watching Stepbrothers (so funny I cried), having a nice fam dinner out.

    Breakfast: English Muffin with butter, coffee

    Lovin’ it: An easy afternoon today

    Goals for the day: Go get my mani done, walk/jog on the treamill for 30 mins.

  74. Karen B says:

    I am careful. Besides, It’s only a summer job so… hehe
    I’m out of the cast already ^^

    Karen Bs last blog post..Oh my effing Iker

  75. Spectra says:

    Le list:

    Mood:Undiagnosed bipolarish 5 on a scale of 1 to infinity
    Outfit:All black with atomic silver/faux bois jewelry
    Blush:Of the night-blooming rose on palest olive skin
    Fragrance: Kelly Caleche & Bengal Pheremones from domestic/leopard hybrid kitten
    Song of the Day:The slammin’ one I composed, words and music at 4am
    Mascara:None at all. I can’t bear the slightest weight on my eyelashes. False eyelashes are even more of a torment for me!
    Highlights of the weekend:2 monarch butterflies floating over Bryant Park in Manhattan
    Breakfast:Swiss chocolate cake and curried lentils
    Lovin’ it:My birthday is October 10th
    Goals for the day: Figure out how to feel the day beautifully

    Hello to all you sensitive and fashionable people out there. A shout out to all, the few, the many, the astronomically high IQ/profoundly creative types and lonely gifted/fast/slow/different/gorgeous/ugly/divine peeps.

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