Merry Christmas From Makeup and Beauty Blog

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Merry Christmas! :) Ya know one of my fave things about the holidays?? Breakfast on Christmas morning. My dad makes a huge pot of coffee, we warm up leftovers from our Christmas Eve feast, and then we all sit around the table in our pajamas playing with our new toys.

At this very moment, El Hub and I are on the road heading up to Redding, which is up near the Oregon border (I’m actually writing this post from my phone…the wonders of technology!). Hope you’re having a very Merry Christmas.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Agata says:

    Merry Christmas Karen to you and your family.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Agata,

      Merry Christmas to you too! How are you spending the day? We will be spending the day with El Hub’s family just chilling out.

      • Agata says:

        Today I am at home with my husband. I Skyped with my family in Poland and am just relaxing :) Guess what my husband got me though?? Chanel loose powder :)

        • Karen says:

          Isn’t technology amazing? We used Google talk last night to see my niece in the Philippines. It makes it so much easier to stay in touch over the holidays. Did you get to see most of your family during the Skype call? I hope so.

          Yay for your hubby getting you Chanel! What a sweet gift. Have you tried it on yet? If you happen to have NARS tinted moisturizer around the two look amazing together.

          I’m writing this comment from the road, btw. We are still in the car and I’m starting to go a little stir crazy!!

          • Agata says:

            I didn’t get to see them but I agree, I don’t know what I’d do without technology. My mom was bummed because she sent me a Christmas package and it didn’t get here on time :( I got one from my sister though- with like 10 different skin care products from Vichy :) Best sister ever!

          • Karen says:

            That is AWESOME! I wish my brother would give me skincare for Christmas. I’ve heard Vichy has great creams, especially.

  2. MJ says:

    Merry Christmas! :D

  3. Icequeen81 says:

    Merry christmas to you and your family

  4. Angel says:

    Merry Christmas Karen! Hope Santa brought you something nice. My hubby got me a fab leopard handbag, WOO HOO! And a Sephora gift certificate. What more could a girl want!? Thanks for another great year of beauty, hope the New Year brings you peace, prosperity and love! XOXO, Angel

  5. Susan says:

    Merry Christmas, Karen. Your family celebrations look so relaxed and happy, I love it. After losing a family member earlier this month, I’m very much feeling that presents and little stresses are nothing – it’s all about loved ones – family, partners, friends and pets – and creating things – a home, a life, happiness. You should be proud of creating something, your website, that makes lots of people happy, me included. Thank you :)

    • Karen says:

      Hi Susan,

      I’m very sorry for your loss and I hope that you and your family have found ways to cope and recover. Sending you a big virtual hug. :)

      P.S. This comment was so sweet. Thank you!

  6. Melissa says:

    I’m glad to see you spending Christmas with your family. Hope you have a great day.

  7. hey i used to live in redding. not much there. what you doin up there? Merry christmas too karen!

  8. virginie says:

    Happy holidays KAren!!! Lots of happiness and success!

  9. Anne says:

    Merry Xmas Karen!!!

  10. Iris says:

    Lovely photos.

    A very Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  11. Steph says:

    Hope you had a very merry Christmas, Karen & fam!
    Steph recently posted … Merry Christmas!

  12. peach_ says:

    Very cute photo with your family! Merry Christmas, Karen! :)

  13. Kim says:

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas! I really enjoy your blog and loved seeing your family. Also, the food looks delish. I hope you had fun at the In-Laws too.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Kim,

      Merry Christmas to you too! We’re still at the in-laws (just about to have breakfast), and it’s been a nice visit.

      Thank you for reading and for leaving this very kind comment! :)

  14. asiansbeauty says:

    Merry Christmas!! I am chinese, so when I see that noodle dish, it really reminds me of home! Have a wonderuful holiday( ´ ▽ ` )ノ

  15. Amanda Val says:

    Merry Christmas! I grew up with a lot of Filipino food (adobo + lumpia = mmmmmmm :D) so I’m so jealous that you got to eat all of that yummy stuff with your family! I hope you’re having a great boxing day!

  16. Merry Xmas Karen! I really love your blog and Love the photos that you have! Hope you have a great Xmas and may the coming year be a great year for you and family!
    Gwen @ Makeup Toys recently posted … Happy Birthday Makeup Toys!

  17. Rica says:

    Very Filipino dinner! Merry Christmas!

  18. Merry Christmas, Karen :-) And Tabs, of course!
    Kiss & Make-up recently posted … Review: MAC Strawberry Patch crushed metallic pigments

  19. denise says:

    Happy Holidays Karen! You have a lovely family! I enjoyed looking at your warm,cozy family holiday photos. That food looks delicious!

  20. Lori says:

    Oh My God!!!! is that Pancit???

    Very jealous!!!!!

    Why didn’t I go home for Christmas???

    Merry Christmas to you all!!!

    XOXO!

  21. gio says:

    Merry Christmas! I hope you had a wonderful day!
    gio recently posted … Best Of Beauty 2012

  22. Vanessa says:

    You post such heartwarming photos. Hope you’re having a good day.

  23. ren says:

    Looks like your holiday was bright! Your family is adorable, and I’m so JEALOUS of the pansit and lumpia! One of the things I miss the most about living in the Bay. Happy New Year!

  24. Krisabelle says:

    I know I’m late, but MERRY CHRISTMAS, Karen! :)

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