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  • WINNER: The giveaway is closed now, and the winner is Zeadelle.! Congratulations, Zeadelle! If you entered but didn’t win this time around, keep trying, and click here to enter any ongoing giveaways before you jet. :)

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Okay, I’m so full right now it’s not even funny… I just got back from THE BEST little breakfast place here in Novato called Marvin’s. El Hub and I went, and whenever we go there, I always get The Farmers’ Benedict (with the hollandaise on the side). Today I just about cleaned my plate, so now I’m uncomfortably full.

You know that feeling when you’re so full that even undoing the top button of your pants doesn’t help? Hello! That’s me right now.



How are things in your neck of the woods? I hope your weekend got off to a good start. I don’t have a whole lot going on today, which is nice. I promised Tabs I’d take him for a nice, long walk, but after that my calendar’s wide open. :)

While you’re here, take a moment to enter both of this weekend’s ongoing giveaways. After entering this one, click over to The 2011 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Sign Project and Giveaway. The prize for that one is a whopping $1,126 in makeup from MAC, Clinique, Make Up For Ever, Estée Lauder and Bobbi Brown (click here for the full details).

With that said, I think you know what time it is. It’s…

A Makeup and Beauty Blog Giveaway!

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  • One (1) Sephora eGift card containing $50 sent to the winner by email (international readers, you may opt to receive $50 sent by PayPal instead).

  • There are two ways to enter, and you can do both of them for two chances to win. First, you can enter by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post, a comment about anything at all, like, what’s your favorite breakfast food? What’s the fanciest restaurant you’ve ever been to? How do you feel about DIY beauty products that use kitchen ingredients? When was your last haircut? — you get the idea.
  • Second, you can enter by following me on twitter Twitter @karenmbb and retweeting (RT) the following message:
    • Follow @karenmbb and RT to Win a $50 eGift Card from Sephora! http://bit.ly/qO23K7

  • The deadline to enter is Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 11:59PM (PT).
  • Entrants must enter using a valid email address and/or Twitter account to win.
  • A maximum of two (2) entries per person — one within the comments at the bottom of this post, and a second entry via Twitter addressed to me @karenmbb.
  • Contest is open to individuals of any country who have reached the age of majority according to their local laws (18 in the United States with these exceptions: Alabama and Nebraska, 19; Mississippi, 21).
  • Sephora eGift Certificates can only be redeemed online and are not valid in stores or available for purchase or redemption in Canada. International winners may opt to substitute the Sephora eGift card prize for $50 sent directly to their email address by PayPal instead.
  • Tabs and I (heretofore referred to as “T-Money and K-Dawg”) will select one (1) winner at random from the entries either left in the comments at the bottom of this blog post or addressed to @karenmbb on Twitter.
  • The winner will be announced here within 48 hours of the deadline.
  • Void where prohibited by law.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

  • WINNER: The giveaway is closed now, and the winner is Zeadelle.! Congratulations, Zeadelle! If you entered but didn’t win this time around, keep trying, and click here to enter any ongoing giveaways before you jet. :)

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  1. Kay says:

    My favorite breakfast food is an egg and cheese omelette! And you can’t go wrong with a nice glass of Orange Juice! :)

  2. Lauren Sutherland says:

    today is a great day cause i get to see my family!

  3. Leah says:

    My all-time favorite breakfast food would have to be cheese blintzes from I-HOP. Complete and utter bliss.

  4. stephanie says:

    veggie omelet, please!

  5. Nina says:

    You can’t go wrong with a McD’s Sausage McMuffin!

  6. Jessica says:

    breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! I love eggs and bacon! I live in Canada, so you know how much we love maple syrop! crepes with nutella and bananas is also a fav of mine! yummy. I want breakfast now!!

  7. Rhia says:

    My absolute favorite breakfast food is bacon. I dig the pig!

  8. Kerry B. says:

    My favorite breakfast food is bacon.. although.. that really can be enjoyed any time of the day.. lol..

  9. Jessica says:

    I just had some bacon and jalepeno corn bread fot breakfeast YUM!

  10. Neeharika says:

    My favorite breakfast is Southern Eggs Benedict. Love to win one Sephora GC for me today!! XOXO

  11. Kaoyee says:

    Mmm…Bacon….

  12. tameka says:

    I usually eat cereal for breakfast. however, I would love to eat eggs, bacon,grits, toast, and a waffle everyday.

  13. Mai says:

    My favorite breakfast food is this brown sugar, pineapple and ham omelet I get from this local breakfast place.
    Mai recently posted … Urban Decay Loose Eyeshadow Swatches and Review

  14. JoJo says:

    I really like DIY beauty product straight out of my kitchen cabinet because they’re inexpensive and fresh with no added chemicals :)

  15. Wendy says:

    It’s a beautiful sunny day in southern Cali and I’m enjoying my coffee =)

  16. Yiuglow says:

    Bananna Walnut Waffle from my favorite Dinner <3

  17. jen. says:

    I go through phases where I eat the same thing for breakfast until I’m totally sick of it. Right now it’s peanut butter toast. Not too exciting, but I’m not big on breakfast foods.

  18. Ourania says:

    Love a good egg white & veggie omelette for breakfast!

  19. Heather says:

    My favorite breakfast is a pretzel bagel and coffee.

  20. lindsey says:

    I really wish someone would find a cure for breast cancer so women AND men can quit fighting the battle against it!

  21. Ceci says:

    I’ll update my version of Final Fantasy 14 today. I haven’t played in over a month!

  22. Cara says:

    pumpkin bread for breakfast!

  23. Mary says:

    Today I will treat myself with a pumpkin spice latte and a visit to Sephora.

  24. prachi says:

    I am a big fan of DIY beauty products from kitchen indegrintes. Not only they are natural but feel great too !.

  25. Gans says:

    Ham and eggs, pancakes, waffles, Jim’s bacon and eggs, and orange juice.

  26. Claire says:

    i got my hair cut today!

  27. Kate says:

    Hi karen!
    There is nothing better than a yummy brunch on weekend! I like to cook my own dish :D Cut a raisin biscuit in half and toast it with butter + scrambled egg + broccoli with some salad (no dressing) + a cup of coffee! This is my favourite breakfast/brunch menu!

  28. San D says:

    You’re the best! xo

  29. Christina says:

    Eggs Benedict is my go-to hearty comfort food type of breakfast! It takes some serious self control to not polish off my plate when I order it XD Which is the reason why I haven’t been to a sit-in breakfast place in a while :P

  30. Chelsey says:

    I loooove chocolate chip pancakes with REAL syrup for breakfast. I live in San Diego and the nicest restaurant I’ve been to so far is the Brigantine over in Coronado. :)

  31. Christine says:

    My fav breaky food is def. bagels :D!

  32. inycat says:

    yeah…I had to put a stop to the whole eating until I can’t walk upright thing. haha!

  33. Gabriela C. says:

    Your cat tabs is so cute and reminds me of my cat I used to have, Nala. She looked just like tabs! I had her for almost 13 years until one day a cat picked a fight with her and she had a nasty infection from a scratch the cat gave her. I took her to the vet and it turns out that the cat gave Nala feline HIV and had to be put asleep on the spot :( it’s been a year since that happened but I miss her everyday! Now I have two dogs, but I’ll always have Nala in my heart.

  34. Heather says:

    Fav breakfast food? Fried eggs, over medium, with crispy hash browns and toast, with a nice coating of salt and pepper and hot sauce and plenty of butter for the toast. Pancakes on the side. And coffee. I only let myself eat all this crap when I’m on vacation, of course. But now I’m salivating thinking about all that salty and sweet goodness ….

  35. Christina T. says:

    My fave breakfast food…? hmm…. i’d have to go with something hot. There’s nothing better than having a hot breakfast :)

  36. Chris25 says:

    My nails are painted bright pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! I’ll post a NOTD later on.

  37. Christina says:

    I loooove eggs benedict for breakfast!!

  38. Avery Dement says:

    I’m sick today, so just enjoying some fall weather and catching up on TV!

  39. Supriya says:

    I would love to win this for friends and family sale time!!! I’m looking for a new foundation :)

  40. Sandra says:

    My favorite breakfast of course is an omelet mixed with all kinds of veggies:) with a milkshake on the side. Yum!

  41. Zhar says:

    LA’s unpredictable weather makes it hard to choose an outfit

  42. Kim Pincombe Cole says:

    Love Fall, but not the 50mph winds we’re having today in Indy!

  43. Shelly says:

    Scrambled eggs 4 LYFE!!

  44. Monika says:

    I love plain greek yogurt as facial mask, really polishes one’s skin. And rest u can eat as a breakfast w honey and cinnamon and a banana:). Kind of like a breakfast and a spa in one. Best enjoyed alone though, i think…

  45. Hillary says:

    My favorite breakfast has to be crepes! Any kind. But today I had a good one too – scrambled eggs with andouille sausage and a delicious apple.

  46. Iris says:

    My favorite breakfast has to be waffles with syrup and butter! :)

  47. any meal that involves avocadoes is a favorite. sometimes just an avocado straight up is the best snack! do you like horchata? cant get that anywhere really here in new england, so sad… cant wait to someday live in oceanside ca!

  48. laura says:

    i’ve always liked toast with a little butter or spread of some sort. it’s my earliest breakfast memory growing up, especially the aroma. other than that, i really enjoy munching on cinnamon toast crunch with almond milk.

  49. Ami says:

    Lucky, I haven’t had a good breakfast since I moved out of my mom’s! I’d love some sunny side up eggs, hash browns, and waffles.

  50. Gina says:

    Love Blueberry waffles for breakfast and your pics of the BE Ready 8.0 palettes caused me to cave and buy one at the BE preview sale:)

  51. Erin says:

    I love DIY beauty products that use kitchen ingredients!!!!

  52. Monique says:

    Shrimp and grits is a good thing in the morning!

  53. Amanda says:

    Favorite breakfast includes either french toast or an english muffin, mmmmmm :)

  54. Stephanie P. says:

    I do like DIY beauty products because of how simple and satisfying they can be.

  55. Karen C says:

    I just got a new iphone 4s – my first iphone. And it’s seriously amazing. <3

  56. Jessica rivera says:

    I’m not a big breakfast girl. But I do love chocolate chip pancakes at night! It seems they taste better at night!

  57. Caitlin says:

    I’m very excited about the upcoming Sephora family and friends sale! Think of all the things you could buy with the gift card and discount!

  58. Joyce says:

    Great giveaway. Just in time for Sephora’s 20% off sale. If I do win the $50 Sephora gift card, I’ll be spending it on skincare products like Bobbi Brown’s moisturizer. =)
    Joyce recently posted … Announcement: Giveaway Winner

  59. Debbie says:

    Waffles!

  60. Kelly says:

    Football filled weekend needs a little class: mimosas in the morning!

  61. Kaianne says:

    My favorite breakfast food is eggs benny. I don’t love ham so whenever a restaurant does it with something else, like salmon, or tomato, or avocado, I always get that instead. But, mmm, poached eggs and hollandaise. I also love Montreal bagels with lots of cream cheese and lox :)

  62. Sarah A. says:

    Breakfast is also my favorite meal of the day :) I just love me some eggs!

  63. Tamara says:

    I’m so sick of hearing sirens all night long. #citylife

  64. Kass says:

    Biscuits and gravy! Mmmm…

  65. Patty says:

    I made an imitation, healthier version of P.F. Chang’s chicken lettuce wraps last night and they were MEGA delicious. And the leftovers are even better this morning!

  66. Soo says:

    Speaking of breakfast, how many mcdonalds serve oj with ice without refill!! I had that experience in a certain country and was shocked…

  67. Jana says:

    Chocolate chip cookies!

  68. nelle says:

    Cheese eggs and grits my fav

  69. Lillie Day says:

    My favorite is hashbrowns, toast, fried eggs, and sausage! Mmm but i also love hollandaise sauce…

  70. colleen b says:

    yesterday was my birthday! :)

  71. Ingrid says:

    i am a major MAC addict but would love love love to try the NAKED palette!

  72. Rebecca F. says:

    Gotta go to work soon……see if I can sling some of your unsung favorites at the MAC store

  73. Chelsea says:

    I skipped breakfast this morning but I think tomorrow will be a good morning for pumpkin spice pancakes. Yum!

  74. Melissa says:

    Had a yummy tuna melt for lunch!

  75. Joy says:

    Pancakes are one of the greatest of foods.

    I’m ready to win and use my card during F&F.

  76. Kaley says:

    I love love love having muffins and coffee for breakfast….:)

  77. mn says:

    omelet, french toast, blueberry pancakes, real syrup, bacon, eggs benedict, fresh squeezed OJ- these are a few of my favorite thigs.

  78. Heidi says:

    Love me some crab cake benedict! Yum!

  79. Michelle says:

    Favorite breakfast is pancakes, and lately my fave have been of the pumpkin variety! Yum!!

  80. Rachel says:

    I just went to brunch and I had a delicious egg white omlette!

  81. Karen says:

    Life is Good !

  82. Alison says:

    I’m not a huge breakfast person, but when I go out for a fancy breakfast, I always get pancakes :)

  83. Mindy M. says:

    French toast/waffles/pancakes…..and of course BACON!

  84. Shubana says:

    Not the fanciest but definitely delicious, I love eating at Les Trois Brasseurs back home :)

  85. Karlie says:

    Watching football. Just got done enjoying Taco Bell. I love random comments!

  86. Tiffanie says:

    Waffles with strawberries and whipped cream!

  87. Jeana says:

    My favorite breakfast is Greek yogurt, fruit and a Vitalicious muffic top

  88. christine says:

    I am so thankful to my parents for raising me with healthy eating habits, so that today as a grown woman, I have a natural preference for good, whole foods and I am less inclined to go on crazy diets because I know how to do things right. Random: My absolute fruit is watermelon. I can eat an entire one in a day by myself.

  89. BooBooNinja says:

    Just put down a deposit on a 13″ MacBook Air!

  90. Amanda says:

    ANY breakfast food is my favorite–I could eat breakfast food all day long!

  91. Joe says:

    Corned beef hash

  92. Jessi says:

    A friend invited my boyfriend and I over for dinner today so I’m excited. It means I don’t have to cook, haha.
    Jessi recently posted … FOTD: What a Darling Girl!

  93. nabel says:

    my fav breakfast food is homemade strawberry waffles. i always eat too many and then the rest of the day the button on my jeans digs into my content belly lol

  94. Jenn says:

    yay sephora!! MMM my favorite breakfast would be an omelet with cheese and I also love waffles! haha I could eat breakfast food all day.

  95. Bec says:

    My favorite breakfast food: pancakes!

  96. Miso says:

    I love dim sum!!!

  97. Anne-Marie says:

    I LOVE eggs, toast, and hash browns for any meal!!

  98. Amanda C says:

    im super excite for the F&F sale thats coming up with Sephora!!

  99. Katelynn says:

    I love using baking soda with shampoo every once in a while to get rid of product buildup!

  100. Newsha says:

    I’d rather go out for breakfast than dinner. Preferably to a restaurant by the ocean. It makes me feel insanely happy to eat eggs while looking at the ocean. I don’t know what it is about the combination, but it’s one of my favorite things!

  101. Annette says:

    My last haircut was in December….yikes! However, I’m planning on getting my hair cut in the next few weeks and donating my hair to locks of love. :)

  102. steph b says:

    Anything with real maple syrup — pancakes, french toast, oatmeal.

  103. Nicole says:

    Just got back from beautiful and cool Seattle to hot, hot, hot Texas.

  104. Amanda G says:

    Today, for the first time in weeks or perhaps months, I’m wearing no makeup at all. Not even a tinted lipbalm. It feels nice and freeing, but I’ll be eager to get back to my “daily art project” tomorrow morning. :-)

  105. Amber says:

    Lately my fav breakfast has been whole grain waffles topped with fresh sliced strawberries & Nutella. Super yummy!

  106. Cara says:

    I love wiener dogs!! I want a winer dog farm. :) oh dreams…

  107. Jennifer says:

    Karen-

    But did you try the pancakes yet?

    Jennifer
    (Former Novato Girl and Pancake Lover)

  108. nicolle says:

    just had a wonderful breakfast of quiche with my girlfriends after a yoga class. it was a great way to start my day off!

  109. Kelly Ma. says:

    I love poptarts for breakfast!

  110. Lisa says:

    Pancakes!!

  111. Jennifer A. says:

    Going out with my BFF for her birthday celebration tonight!

  112. Katrina says:

    Last weekend my hubby took me out for breakfast and I got a breakfast burrito, super yummy!

  113. Kathy says:

    I love love love spinach and bacon omelets!

  114. Tiffany says:

    Had shrimp and grits for breakfast this morning. Pretty tasty!

  115. Mary says:

    Today is my birthday. I’ve decided that rather than bemoan the fact that I am a few short years away from the big 4-0 I will accept the woman I have become and be grateful for all the experiences that have brought me where I am today. I will embrace the creaky joints, the tiny wrinkles popping up around my eyes and the extra effort needed to lose weight and continue to remain young at heart (I’m only 25 on the inside). Here’s to a year full of promise and potential…full speed ahead!!

  116. elle says:

    The fanciest restaurant I’ve ever been to taught me never to go to uber-fancy restaurants. It was a terrifying experience. *shudders*

  117. ola says:

    I love scrambled eggs :) mniam

  118. Rebecca says:

    Going out for sushi tonight with my hubby! We haven’t gone out in quite awhile and I am super excited!

  119. Teigh says:

    I really don’t eat breakfast even though I should….but when I do, I like simple stuff like toast or just plain scrambled eggs.

  120. helene says:

    Give me a hot chocolate and a croissant and I am in heaven.

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway :)

  121. Zeadelle says:

    Hey Karen,
    I’ll just share a common kitchen ingredient I use for my hair – mayonnaise. Trust me it works wonders. But if your is oily, I dont recommend you do this.
    Before I take a bath, I apply a teaspoon of plain mayo, add more for longer hair, mine’s shoulder length, use plain mayonnaise, no pickles, tuna, chicken, ham, etc.
    Massage for a minute just like shampoo. I know it feels greasy and smells sour. Cover with showercap and leave for an hour or longer. I watch tv or apply facial mask while waiting for it.
    Now, rinse properly, I mean it. If you don’t, your hair would super greasy.
    Then shampoo your hair to remove those funky sour smell. You might apply conditioner as well, even though mayo is healthy, conditioner makes my hair super soft. Dry your hair, you’ll notice your hair is shinier amd softer.
    I do this every other day, I dont know which is better, to use mayo before or after shampooing so I do both. For example, i applied mayo today beforw I shampoo, the other day I’ll apply mayo after i shampoo and then apply conditioner.

    Thanks for taking time to read this, I know its freakin long. Have a great day ahead!

  122. DalaLuz says:

    I actually hate going to the hairdressers, especially if they are the talkative kind… LOL

  123. Gina G says:

    I cut about an inch off my hair last night. I have never had my hair cut in a salon. My dad always cut my hair growing up, and now I just do it myself.

  124. Let says:

    My last haircut is around 2 weeks ago. Now my hair is already quite long again. Ha :-D

  125. Liz says:

    the fanciest restaurant I’ve been to is probably this rotating restaurant at the top of this observatory. it makes one turn every hour and the view is gorgeous. I think DIY products are great – especially things like sugar scrubs, which can easily be made from stuff you have in your kitchen. I haven’t had a haircut in about half a year!

  126. Amy says:

    I haven’t gotten a hair cut in…I don’t even know how long. Close to a year, I think. Not out of any desire to grow my hair long, I’ve just been too busy/lazy/poor to schedule a cut!

  127. Andrea Collins says:

    Oatmeal or pancakes!

  128. Krista says:

    I love bagels! Especially asiago bagels from Panera.

  129. Jaa Maurer says:

    I trimmed my own hair last week =)

  130. Belladatura says:

    Toast is my daily breakfast, but pancakes are delicious – a rare treat.

  131. Michele says:

    My Momma was Breast Cancer FREE 25 years in September!!!! Yayyyyy! “Fight Like A Girl!” :p

  132. My favorite breakfast food is pancakes or Belgian waffles.

  133. Vibhuti vaghani says:

    Fanciest restaurant I went too was on my honeymoon in Hawaii!! It was an Italian restaurant whose name is completely eluding me!! Some of my best memories reside there!

  134. Nicole says:

    My favorite breakfast food is waffles!

  135. Gina says:

    I usually think DIY beauty things are cool, but I always wonder whether the ingredients are okay for your skin though — clogged pores are the bane of my existence!! hehe :)

  136. Vibhuti vaghani says:

    Fanciest restaurant I went too was on my honeymoon in Hawaii! It was an Italian restaurant whose name is completely eluding me right now! Some of my best memories reside in Hawaii!!

  137. Carol says:

    My favorite’s hash browns, crispy bacon, two eggs over medium, and pancakes with maple syrup. I love breakfast foods…just not in the mornings because I never get hungry until past noon. Give me a big plate of breakfast food for dinnertime though and I’ll be happy :)

  138. Mina says:

    DIY is really fun, until you get into making things with honey and/or eggs. Things went downhill for me from there. (Honey mask got into hair, yuck)

  139. Stephanie Fabian says:

    There’s this dish at my local diner and its eggs Benedict with spinach….omg best thing ever :-)

  140. Krista says:

    My favorite breakfast food is a bacon egg and cheese sandwich!  Yumm..

  141. Tran says:

    My favorite breakfast food is french toast!

  142. Adia says:

    My favorite breakfast is anything with Nutella lol
    Adia recently posted … Jeffrey Campbell floral wedges

  143. Ashley says:

    I love your blog! Hrm, favourite breakfast? That’s a tough one. I’d probably go with waffles! A decadent treat.

  144. Kelly says:

    My favorite breakfast is ego chocolate chip. It’s simple & easy.

  145. Stephanie Y says:

    Going to a haunted house tonight – I love all things Halloween.

  146. Daniella says:

    Just a stack pancakes drowning in extra melted butter and syrup. Oy vey! In my dreams.. If and when I drop 10 pounds..

  147. Jennifer says:

    I know exactly what you mean!!! Whenever I go out for breakfast, I always end up uncomfortably full! And I absolutely LOVE benedict eggs. I’m so lucky because my boyfriend makes the best benedict eggs ever. :)

  148. Sandy says:

    Thanks so much! Good luck ladies!

  149. Amber says:

    I love pumpkin pancakes in the fall for breakfast!

  150. mrsshukra says:

    I like chocolate almond croissants!

  151. Karla says:

    I love making pumpkin pancakes!

  152. Lisa says:

    I just worked out hard and followed it up with a pretty intense pasta-eating session! Awesome.

  153. Liz says:

    I don’t hav e a favorite breakfast food,. but I do have a favorite breakfast place: Domingo’s in Old Town Goleta, just a block or so from my house. I had California eggs Benedict there this morning, and it was SO GOOD. Basically, it’s Eggs Benedict with turkey bacon, avocado. and spinach. Photo here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kittylitter1111/6246640673/
    Liz recently posted … Bobbi Brown Pink & Gold lip palette

  154. Melitina says:

    Uuuuhhh, breakfast, the best meal of the day :-))))

  155. Marian says:

    My favorite breakfast is 2 eggs over easy ( fried in butter) bacon, toast with butter and lots of hot coffee with cream. I haven’t had this for years. What I have instead is an egg white and veggie omelet and coffee with fat free creamer. Not quite the same……

  156. Eliza says:

    my favorite breakfast food are cinnamon rolls

  157. amber says:

    Favorite breakfast : Chicken and waffles,…mmm (‘ala Homer Simpson)

  158. Aimee says:

    I’m very full too – I just ate a Chipotle burrito! My favorite.

  159. Mary says:

    I’m Italian, so my favourite breakfast is cappuccino and “cornetto”(a chocolate croissant ). But when I’m out of Italy, I like eating millionaire shortbread !

  160. sara says:

    Good ol EEVO is a great moisturizer and eye makeup remover!

  161. Vijaya says:

    I really like La Mer’s lip balm.
    Vijaya recently posted … Final Fantasy Inspired: Yaag Rosch

  162. MARY-FRANCES says:

    Excited for Sephora F&F coming up cause I need the Naked eyeliner set to go with my Naked palette.

  163. Nikki says:

    Im not a big breakfast eater, but when i am hungry in the morning i crave dinner foods like pizza. Gross i know but thats how God made me :)

  164. Ivy says:

    I haven’t had a haircut since last year, I think! I do a lot of DIY trimming.

  165. Heading out tonight for drinks with a friend who just passed her citizenship test. What’s everyone else’s plans for the evening?

  166. Amy D. says:

    I LOVE fall…. and the fact that there’s pumpkin spice ice cream in the freezer!

  167. jen says:

    pick me pick me! i need the gift card for halloween makeup!

  168. Nicole says:

    I luuuuuuuuuuv hashbrowns and bacon.speaking of which maybe ill have breakfast for dinner

  169. Jaime says:

    Two words : Blueberry Pancakes!

  170. Carolyn says:

    My favorite breakfast would have to be a potato, cheese, and egg burrito from whichever local greasy-spoon restaurant is nearest. Yummy!

  171. Katie says:

    My favorite breakfast food is corned beef hash! OOH and grits! I get grits everytime I go to Denny’s or IHOP…even if I’m getting dinner type food LOL.

  172. Monika says:

    Right now I am loving Vegan Overnight oats with strawberries. Yum.

  173. Lily says:

    My fav breakfast is waffle!

  174. Jasmine says:

    Potato n egg taco with bacon on the side with a tall of cold orange juice. Yum! Love being latina :)
    Last haircut… hmm 7 months ago? Due for a trim :p

  175. Lisha says:

    I apply coconut oil to my hair before I wash it, at least once a week. It’s really helped the dryness and frizz.

  176. Catherine says:

    Finally, a Sephora at my home town!

  177. Jenny says:

    So much work to do this weekend! Blah. Maybe I’ll take a break and get a latte or something special.

  178. Kristen says:

    I love vanilla yogurt and bananas!

  179. Anastasia says:

    If I win this I SO want to use it for that new Nars cheeks palette. How killer is that thing?!?!

  180. Michelle says:

    I got a haircut last week and now I hate my bangs!

  181. Makeupandbeautyjunkie says:

    I’m just going to kick it indoors 2day..it’s a stay in bed kind of day!!

  182. Caitie says:

    I love trying out DIY beauty recipes that use random things already in my kitchen :D Even if they don’t end up working, you’re not really out anything for having tried!

  183. Torrie says:

    You have me craving eggs benedict now!

  184. Aleksis says:

    Just RT… and the best breakfast place around here is MiMi’s cafe…..it’s A-MAZING! The seasoned potatoes are my favorite =)

  185. Monique Moore says:

    I love DIY beauty products that use kitchen products because I love to use natural ingredients that are also cheaper!!

  186. Shawanda says:

    My favorite breakfast food is home made buttermilk biscuits with honey! Yummy!!!

  187. Mina says:

    I need new makeup girl!!

  188. piscolabis says:

    what a nice weather!!! :)

  189. christina says:

    My favorite breakfast food are Strawberry Crepes!

  190. Robyn says:

    french toast with strawberries and a hot cup of joe! yum!

  191. Sharon says:

    Love to go to IHOP and get the Harvest Grain ‘N Nut pancakes–yum!

  192. Lisa K. says:

    I’m on Fire Island (Long Island shore)
    -gorgeous windy Fall Day, with a wild ocean..

  193. Joi Warren says:

    Hi Cutie! and family elhubs and Tabs!! ! Breakfast is my fave thing to do with my husband on a lazy saturday morning too,,,we have a couple of great options here in Philadelphia, one that I’ve been liking a lot is called Silk City Diner== really great bloody mary drinks too==grey goose for sure!

  194. Sue says:

    Love DIY beauty/skincare products, but I find them often messy to use and clean up. They’ve proven quite effective though, when I’ve followed through with using them!

  195. Paula says:

    My favorite breakfast food is bacon and eggs.

  196. Valeria says:

    My favorite breakfast is some turkey sausages with delicious pancakes drowned in syrup with some fruit on the side. mmmmmmm

  197. Celeste says:

    I love eggs on toast. :)

  198. Rachael says:

    I bought my wedding dress today!

  199. AK says:

    Ooooo Favorite breakfast? Mom’s sticky buns.

    Haircut? Probably 2-3 times a year.

    I tried sugaring but it didn’t work. Maybe I’ve got the temperature all wrong! Will try again soon. Happy Saturday! Hope your food baby has gone down :)

  200. Grace says:

    I have a pumpkin pancake recipe that I love year round but especially in the fall!

  201. Anne says:

    I wanna get new boots!

  202. Rae says:

    My favorite breakfast food is French toast, aka pain perdu! This is my first comment ever on your blog, but I read it every day – I no longer feel like a free rider :)

  203. Celia Rodriguez says:

    Happy Sweetest Day :) Thanks for the giveaway!! I also follow on Twitter: Celi1925

  204. Jen says:

    Lox and Cream Cheese on a Bagel

  205. meng says:

    I love omletes for breakfast:)

  206. Stephanie says:

    Law & Order: SVU is not the business without Stabler… Benson just isn’t the same without Stabler!

  207. Jessica says:

    I’ve been in early labor since Monday so my weekend plans are just laying around taking it easy. :) I’m so freaking close to meeting my little peanut and the suspense is killing me!

  208. Liz says:

    Pancakes w/extra syrup & butter! & I wonder why I gained weight. . . Grr. Lol.

  209. Chelsea says:

    I bought an omelet pan today! Which means the boyfriend is going to make me an omelet for dinner! :D

    Now to go rewire a lamp that a certain pet bunny chewed the cord off of…

  210. Allison says:

    My favorite breakfast food is a simple omelet. Just filled with grape tomatoes and goat cheese! It is amazing. My daughter and I eat some fruit and it just about every morning.

  211. Judy says:

    addicted to mcdonald’s coffee…i have no idea why it tastes so good

  212. My favorite breakfast food is Honey bunches of Oats: Raisin Medley cereal or scramble eggs with hash brown and chocolate tea. Yum!!

  213. Heather C. says:

    I’m not usually up early enough to eat breakfast. lol

  214. Mandy says:

    Just returned from NY after some great shopping! Fantastic city!

  215. Bridget says:

    i got my last haircut about 4 weeks ago…and am starting to feel a bit shaggy. I have a short, funky faux hawk so i’m usually only able to go about 4-6 weeks inbetween cuts. but it’s soooo fast and easy in the mornings! ;) btw…check out Ulta’s “cut-a-thon” for breast cancer tomorrow!!! sounds pretty cool!

  216. aclearcutsign says:

    Waffles with a side of bacon and scrambled eggs!

  217. gabby says:

    I love Food for Life Ezequiel muffins and jones sausage and rice links for breakfast. They are my favorite

  218. lorraine says:

    cereal. needs to be post cereal and farmhouse milk <3

  219. Lovi says:

    my favorite breakfast is french toast!

  220. Annie says:

    I haven’t had a haircut in about two months, which wouldn’t be an issue… except that it was a pixie cut. And now it’s kind of a pixie ‘fro. What’s a girl to do (other than getting a haircut)?

  221. PS says:

    Happy Saturday! Favorite breakfast is bacon, grits & overeasy eggs with CRISPY hashbrowns.

    To those of you that mentioned shrimp & grits… um how do you fit it? I NEVER heard of shrimp & gritts. :)

  222. Joanna says:

    My favorite breakfast food would have to be pancakes or french toast (with tons of fruit on the top)! I also enjoy reading your beauty blog…I learn something new every time… and your kitty, Tabs, is so very cute! I had a cat once, but I had to give it away when I was younger because of allergies :”-( Thanks!

  223. Lori says:

    My favorite breakfast is biscuits and cream gravy with sausage in it. Hashbrowns can go with it but no eggs, unfortunately…they can make me sick.

  224. beckie says:

    I went to a fun neighborhood Girls Night Out Pamper Party this summer. Most of the “pampering” products used were homemade from ‘common’ kitchen ingredients. I admit I was dubious but thought, “hey it’ll be fun and there will be yummy treats”. I was pleasantly surprised by one treatment masque. Mix equal parts of oatmeal, plain yogurt (live culture), fresh cucumber, and apple mint leaves (from the hostess’ kitchen garden herb bed). Blend well {in a good blender}. Apply to dampened face, let dry, rinse well. Pretty impressive.

  225. Dede Kotler says:

    LOVING Nars Holiday Collection!

  226. Anna says:

    The boy and I had pancakes this morning. And he made them! Best breakfast in ages :)

  227. sweeks1980 says:

    My favorite breakfast is Filipino toscino, garlic rice, and scrambled eggs.

  228. Nikki says:

    Love your blog! I’ll have to leave a comment because I just can’t get the hang of Twitter!

  229. Amie F says:

    My favorite breakfast food is bacon and homemade pastries.

  230. Lucy says:

    My favorite breakfast is a cup of hazlenut coffee & a baguette w/butter. Thanks for the giveaway.

  231. Tammy says:

    My favorite breakfast is bacon, egg & cheese on a roll. I don’t like eggs but this is the only way I’ll eat them!

  232. Aimey says:

    I’ve always been a fan of IHOP, whether for breakfast food or even a late snack. But recently, I visited one where my boyfriend and I went for one of our first dates, and it will definitely be hard for me to visit that IHOP again, or visit another IHOP without being hesitant about it first. There must’ve been something in the pipes, but the entire place smelled like the area in my college dining hall where students placed their used utensils, dishes, and cups–like a gigantic sink. My boyfriend and I seriously lost our appetites. What a shame. I’ve never heard of such a “bad” IHOP until now. Maybe I should stick to fancy places as well . . .

  233. Meghan says:

    My favorite breakfast food is definitely pancakes, particularly pumpkin pancakes this time of year.

  234. Jenifer says:

    Home fries, corn beef hash, rye toast and eggs over easy!

  235. Maria says:

    I could use this right about now!! :D

  236. Kelly says:

    Along time ago my mom told me egg whites are good for your skin, so I whipped some up and slathered them on my face. It made my skin so tight and it smelled horrible. I recommend them for breakfast instead.

  237. Cornelia says:

    My favorite breakfast food is lunch. :P

  238. Jaime says:

    My all-time favorite breakfast meal is Eggs Benedict…but when I’m in Maui at the Kihei Cafe, I have to get the fried rice with fried egg on top!

  239. onegreatsmile says:

    Haircut?? I have not had one since MAY!! First my hairdresser had an emergency Knee replacement and just as she was about to go back to work had another mishap setting her back 6 weeks, then I had to move out of the area unexpectedly. I have not met any new chicks yet, so if I can’t see a style I like, I can’t ask, “WHo’s your stylist?” I’m dying!!!! I am an every-6-weeks kinda girl and this is a serious problem!! Too bad Sephora doesn’t do hair – that’s only ULTA!!

  240. Montana Moore says:

    I love pancakes. Aren’t they just heavenly? They are also one of the foods that you can enjoy eating ANY time of the day or night.

  241. Stephanie says:

    I looooove pancakes. And bacon. I could eat pancakes and bacon all day.

  242. Argeleen says:

    Your blog is makeup heaven to thee eyes!!

  243. Well, I’m getting my mod bob haircut back in two weeks! I haven’t had it cut like that fir years and I’m super excited for it :D

  244. Anna says:

    Drinking bubble tea illegally in my school’s library. What a rebel I am =P

  245. elyse says:

    theres a new sephora downtown. I’d love to go in…

  246. kamala says:

    I love oat meal with apples, cinnamon and walnuts…along with a hot cup of good coffee.

  247. Christina says:

    I just started a new blog! YAY!

  248. Lauren says:

    I think it’s been 6 months since I got my hair cut! Yikes!

  249. Soo says:

    I think DIY beauty products can be just as good as product buys (ie. sugar scrubs, etc.) but I’m honestly too lazy to make them. the only thing I use that could be considered DIY is when I wash brushes with olive oil and liquid detergent.
    Soo recently posted … Shot of the Day

  250. Chris Taddei says:

    My fav diy is getting extra virgin olive oil as a makeup remover.. and then cleanse with a regular cleanser..it works very well.. my fav breakfast is home-made pancakes

  251. Step says:

    Hash browns with whatever are my favorite breakfast item.

  252. Cindy says:

    I just got the Urban Decay Naked Palette, after such a long debate. I’m so happy with my purchase!

  253. Naomi says:

    I am expecting a packaging but I did not receive it; I hope no one took it!

  254. cyra says:

    I’m thinking about getting the Naked palette soon. As in during Sephora’s 20% off sale :)

  255. Nicole says:

    I am having a fairly relaxing Saturday since my boy is at work. I’ve already worked out, so now I am relaxing by watching Tangled and hanging with my four-legged kid. :)

  256. Christy says:

    I think a reality TV show about makeup application should begin. Similar to Project Runway or Sheer Genius :)

    PS Chocolate chip pancakes are the best :)
    Christy recently posted … EOTD Weekend Neutral + Tutorial

  257. Anka says:

    I love DIY kitchen beauty! My skincare routine is literally a basic cleanser, yogurt masks, and thats it. The lactic acid acts like expensive AHA and BHA creams.

  258. Jody says:

    Eager for the Sephora F&F sale

  259. Berlyn says:

    My birthday is the 16th! What a great birthday present =]

  260. Heather says:

    I’d like to make some DIY spa treatments this weekend.

  261. Stephanie says:

    My favorite breakfast item is the pumpkin cream cheese muffin at starbucks!

  262. Coral says:

    I looked at the Sephora clearance online and I’m so tempted to buy some palettes. Here I was trying to wait till the holidays.

  263. pantooka says:

    I am a sucker for pancakes. Thanks for the chance at a giveaway!

  264. loofah says:

    Tried olive oil in my hair once and it did not go well!

  265. Kelsey says:

    What’s your favorite breakfast food?
    I really like the Denny’s Grand Slam.
    What’s the fanciest restaurant you’ve ever been to?
    The french cuisine restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.
    How do you feel about DIY beauty products that use kitchen ingredients?
    If they work, then great!
    When was your last haircut?
    February.

  266. Thea says:

    What is UP with this whacky weather! I don’t know whether to wear tights and big bold lips, or a flowy skirt and spring colors!

    Oof. But I do love fall…

  267. Brandi says:

    My favorite breakfast food is pancakes with pumpkin ice cream, cool whip, and maple syrup

  268. Ann says:

    No kitchen ingredients.

  269. Inday says:

    My last haircut was yesterday. I’m trying to grow it out but the ends were killing me! So my stylist gave me more layers but only took about half an inch off of the overall length. Now it looks lush and it swings and I’m feelin’ my hair again, LoL

  270. Nicki says:

    I do a lot of DIY products for deep conditioning my hair. My fave right now is honey and olive oil.

  271. Christy O says:

    I wish I could eat a baguette every day and not gain weight.

  272. Melessa says:

    my last hair cut was like 3 or 4 years ago! its getting pretty bad but i just cant commit to a style. im not sure how much i want chopped off but the real thing thats holding me back is i dont know where i want my long bangs to end (chin lips etc.) and how thick i want them to be.

  273. P says:

    I love my iPhone 4S

  274. MelodyJ says:

    I love DIY products. I like Olive oil and honey as a hair mask. Oatmeal, milk and honey make a great face mask.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

  275. Natalie Wilkinson says:

    ive in the market for a new foundation, has anyone tried bourjois healthy mix?

  276. Aurkeed says:

    my DIY lip scrub is almond oil mixed with salt.It works wonders and leaves my lips smooth,love it:)

  277. Sara says:

    My favorite breakfast food is a big stack of chocolate chip pancakes…mmmm. I could eat them until I explode. :D

  278. Lisa says:

    I finally got my hair cut about a month ago. It had been 9 months since I last got one!

  279. Heidi Warfield says:

    I love you and hate you all at the same time for recommending some of the CHEAP beauty products that can be found. Bought a bunch at Walgreens (Jordana Sugar Cookie is lovely) and went to Sally today.

    I am a beauty junkie and you just fuel my fire! :)

  280. Rachel says:

    there’s no way i could pick a favorite breakfast food, unless i could go with “breakfast buffet!”

  281. Alix says:

    Gorgeous, sunny, windy day in the Northeast today!

  282. Chris J says:

    took a trip down memory lane w/ my colleague and talked about how EVERYONE wore CK One during high school days. our [high school] students obviously have no idea about that stuff.

  283. Mini says:

    i love bacon xD

  284. Elizabeth says:

    I love the picture of Tabs in the Breast Cancer photo!

  285. VictoriaJane says:

    Marmalade & toast for breakfast is the best, but the toast has to be crunchy :-)

  286. Hboo says:

    woot woot! I love giveaways! It is odd that it’s 21 in Mississippi (I am very old enough, let’s not dwell on that either).

  287. Tukta says:

    I miss my Man so much

  288. Tatyana G says:

    I love eggs and potatoes for breakfast when i go out. Other than that, it’s a yogurt and banana for me.

  289. Francesca L says:

    my favorite breakfast food is cinnamon toast with butter. it’s delicious!

  290. Nina says:

    onwards to the NARS Holiday collection!!!!

  291. Andrea says:

    I have some stuff in my Sephora checkout I’ve been wanting to go ahead and just buy them.

  292. Rebecca says:

    My favorite breakfast food is pancakes, made by my dad. He makes huge pancakes, about the size of a normal dinner plate and I eat them with bananas sliced on top, no butter or syrup. During high school, all of my friends wanted to hold sleep-overs at my house because my dad would make us pancakes in the morning!

  293. mmmmmmmmmmmm french toast is my favorite!
    ashleigh walls recently posted … Etsy Shop: Wildfire

  294. Lauren says:

    Love love love waffles for breakfast!

  295. Yume says:

    My hair and I are very much connected. Alas, the cut had to be made. My hair is so thick that it can be quite cumbersome at times. I took off about 4 inches so it is now just below my shoulders. I feel lighter because I also tossed in some layers. I love it. Layers do wonders.

  296. Mykeshia says:

    I ate some really good mexican food tonight.

  297. Amy Rouse says:

    Think Pink! And show your boobies some love this month with a self exam!!

  298. Gail says:

    Where do the weekends go to??????????? Egg in the hole tomorrow-YUMMMMM

  299. Shana says:

    Pancakes for me at the local pancake house!!!

  300. terry says:

    I dyed my hair myself last week, but it turned out to be an EPIC FAIL! The top of my head turned light brown while the rest of my hair stayed black… I’m completely bummed. Ah well. Better luck next time?=P

  301. Sherry says:

    I feel in love with the Jordana Easy Liner in Sterling Blue tonight. Also bought Revlon’s Just Bitten in Victorian (I like it so far!) and also fell for Jordana’s Easy Shine glossy lip color in Sugar Cookie. :)

  302. Allison L. says:

    I haven’t had a hair cut in 6 months and my curls are crazy :(

  303. Bertha says:

    I’m painting my nails right now in Essie’s Buy Me A Cameo, a pretty pale bronze!

  304. Sherry says:

    Oops, I meant I *fell in love with Jordana Easy Liner…etc. Blame it on my excitement over all the good makeup :)

  305. Lola says:

    You have the loveliest skin tone! :D

  306. Terri B says:

    bacon…bacon…bacon….

  307. Kate & Zena says:

    My last hair cut was in September and the girl who did it did a sh***y job. I had asked for a dusting, a bang trim, and to have “medium length, face framing layers put in WITHOUT A RAZOR.” (and yes, I showed her. I’m so insanely picky.) I stressed the no razor thing because a razor does really bad things to my fine and fragile hair; my hair snaps and breaks off when it meets a razor. Well, she took two inches off (which is not a dusting by any means) and cut in heavy and short layers to my front with a razor. My hair looked like a hot mess when I left. I’ve been deep conditioning my hair to mask the damage (and prevent even more) and growing it out so when I go to my regular stylist (who is a saint), my hair isn’t super short. I still have about another week or two before I can go to my stylist. My hair is driving me mad. It looks sooooooooooooooo bad!

    Here’s a tip to all you ladies: If you have fine hair, run away if you see your hairstylist bringing a razor to it to cut in layers. Screaming optional.

  308. Nicole O. says:

    I’m totally for DIY beauty products. I’ve made a honey+sugar+olive oil scrub before & it’s great for exfoliating. :)

  309. yuri says:

    my last haircut was about a year ago, im contemplating on cutting again but i just love my long hair

  310. Sam says:

    its fall break at my school and it feels amazing to catch up on my sleep this weekend!

  311. Calli says:

    I’ve been cutting my own hair lately, well, trimming, since it is very long.
    geminicalli at yahoo dot com

  312. Melani says:

    My favorite breakfast food is chocolate soy milk and a banana :D

  313. Natalie says:

    I’m actually a big fan of oatmeal – the real kind with added cream and canned peaches.

  314. Leslie Cruz says:

    Make me uppp! All my money has gone into saving up for Christmas gifts(:

  315. Alicia says:

    The human head weighs eight pounds.

  316. Cristina says:

    I can only dream of getting something at Sephora, it is not within my budget, so this would be fantastic!

  317. Cass says:

    I am having issues with Siri. I don’t think she likes me!

  318. courtney says:

    you have the best sephora giveaways! thanks!

  319. Elaine R says:

    stuffed french toast is my fav breakfast food… SO delicious but SO unhealthy!!!

  320. Alisa says:

    Battlefield 3 stole my bf lol.

  321. Anna says:

    love your giveaways!

  322. Kristi says:

    Hmmmm, all time favorite breakfast food bacon & cheese omelet!

  323. Lucia says:

    My fave breakfast food is any form of potatoes either in hash brown or home fries form =D

  324. Cecille says:

    H.S. Football game tonight….VICTORY for the dons yay

  325. Stephanie says:

    It’s so chilly today!! It’s definitely autumn!

  326. Talya says:

    life is good!

  327. J says:

    I just hit the 2 month mark on my haircut… and it’s noticeable!

  328. Connie K. says:

    The last time I got my hair cute was in August!:)

  329. Izzy says:

    I love your blog! I read you almost every day now, keep up the good work!

  330. ashley says:

    i can’t remember if it was pizza king, noble romans, or another pizza place, but they used to send your drinks & stuff out on trains. when i was seven years old? fanciest.restaurant.ever!

  331. Melody says:

    Hockey season!! Woot!!

  332. Melissa says:

    Just got my first Z palettes in the mail! So excited to get my eyeshadows and blushes organized :-)

  333. Holly says:

    I have a scheduled haircut every six weeks. By the 5th week my bangs have gotten to that length that drives me crazy!

  334. Elizabeth says:

    I love phone calls from people you haven’t talked to in a long time… instant mood lifter! :)

  335. Carissa says:

    My favorite breakfast comprise of has browns with scrambled eggs with cheese seasoned with onions, peppers, tomatoes, and a lil jalapenos.

  336. I’m SO GLAD I get to sleep in tomorrow!

  337. Sunny says:

    I eat cereal every morning!

  338. Courtnie says:

    I love Siri on my iphone!

  339. Dawn says:

    I have a business trip to Europe next month and can’t wait to try some new makeup brands!!

  340. Nikki says:

    I used to love doing DIY hair conditioners, until I tried to make my own version of the Burt’s Bees avocado conditioner after it was discontinued. A tip- if you have really curly hair,NEVER put anything that isn’t completely emulsified in it! I was finding little bits of avocado for DAYS, even after multiple washes.

  341. C says:

    Really want to try Nars’ Jouyous Red

  342. Doralise says:

    I have not gotten a hair cut in 5 months , I am trying to let me hair grow.

  343. Sheena says:

    I can’t wait until my next hair appointment! I need a haircut and my roots are so long!

  344. Emily says:

    I love scrambled eggs.

  345. tiffany c says:

    My last haircut was in august and I got semi Lloyd Christmases.

  346. Katie says:

    I’m so sleepy! That’s what I get for sleeping with the dog!

  347. Lindsey says:

    I’ve become obsessed with multitasking lip & cheek colors but haven’t tried any Nars multiples yet.

  348. my fave breakfast is hashbrowns, eggs, and ham

  349. Christine says:

    Favourite breakfast would have to be butter or herb and garlic cream cheese on a toasted bagel !

  350. K. says:

    I tried doing a yoghurt mask once but it didn’t work out :(

  351. Kristina says:

    I just got my haircut last week for the first time in ten months and I am so happy. My hair was begging for it!

  352. susah says:

    my fav breakfast is an avocado omelette!

  353. Hannah says:

    Just ordered a TON of stuff from Sephora.com-despite having two close by there’s something I love about being able to order hordes of makeup while sitting at home not wearing any. The new Urban Decay holiday 2011 stuff got me-picked up the anniversary palette, mariposa palette and the set of neutral eyeliners. Also picked up the Nars denmari palette and some of the Tarte amazonian blushes! So excited!

  354. T.Davis says:

    Went to Six flags for the first time since 1997 and enjoyed it so much!

  355. Katherine says:

    About to go camping for a week!

  356. Denniesha says:

    I’m still dying to try some Sephora by OPI polishes or Illamasqua!!!

  357. There was definitely a bite in the air this morning – it’s getting cold in Edmonton! Hope SoCal’s still warm for ya :)
    Rae // theNotice recently posted … YOU Fridays: all about eyeliner

  358. Sharon says:

    I wish winter would come already…

  359. Jocelyn says:

    Love ur giveaways. I just went to mac today!

  360. Jessica W says:

    I just realised: I miss Charmed series

  361. Helena says:

    My favorite breakfast is french toast (made by my mom, of course) with bacon and hot chocolate! Mmm.

  362. Holly says:

    I am feeling exactly how you described, and proud of it! I just cooked me and my boo a yummy dinner. I tried a new recipe called a ‘taco ring’. You should deff google it and give it a try! And of course I had to sautee some jalapeños for his spicy fetish

  363. Karen says:

    I have an urge to go on a shopping spree!

  364. Lynerd says:

    I’m moving this week to a new city that has a Sephora! I’m very excited to go splurge. and also, flight attendants have to look put together on the job all the time so I could definitely use this extra boost :)

  365. LoveVex says:

    Hi Karen! I’ve been reading your blog for months and finally decided to check in. Eep!

  366. Janet says:

    I went to the Umami Burger that opened in SF today. Delicious!

  367. Joy P. says:

    I ordered online Benefit Hoola online and I can’t wait to try it!

  368. Christina says:

    I love diy skincare. I’m a huge fan of (brace yourself) toilet paper and egg whites. Its like a biore strip…but for the rest of your face. It tightens pores, smooths skin and refines skin texture. Its not as harsh as a nose strip and you can use it virtually anywhere else. :)

  369. Pam says:

    My favorite breakfast is pancakes and bacon.

  370. Ann Marie. Shebuski says:

    I’ve gone 6 months w/out sephora! Stepson’s heart surgery! I would cry for a new eyeshadow brush.

  371. KaylaK says:

    Oh yikes I am due for a haircut this week! Gotta get some of my “dead stuff” off and give my hair a nice healthy flow again!

  372. Heather says:

    Favorite breakfast food – fresh fruit!

  373. lindsay says:

    My husband surprised me with breakfast this morning! French toast, bacon, hash browns…yum!

  374. Jaymie says:

    I think it’s been about 6 months since my last haircut. I’m trying to grow out my hair and the horrible cut I got. My last haircut was the worst I’ve ever had and now I’m stuck growing out these horrible layers that are pretty much razored so they are all different lengths which make it really difficult to grow out. It makes my hair look frizzy and dry. I hate it! And I’m losing patience waiting for my hair to grow :( I just want my long hair.

  375. layla says:

    my little girl had her first haircut yesterday! she’s 6 months old and had her hair down to the bottom of her neck! it looked quite straggly though and she was in dire need of a haircut! :)

  376. Dee says:

    Just got a haircut today!

  377. Bonnie says:

    At some point in my life, I will be able to cite Chez Panisse in Berkeley as the fanciest restaurant I’ve ever been to.

  378. Lisa says:

    My 7 year old niece, after eating a large amount of pizza, asks to be excused from the table. “I’m the good kinda full right now, not the hate yourself for eating too much full.” I do believe she is my brother’s daughter!

  379. Jen says:

    Every now and then I read an article about DIY beauty products, and every time I think, “No way.” I can only imagine what my hair or face might smell like afterwards. And the mess!

  380. Deanna G. says:

    I like oatmeal! :)

  381. Rozae says:

    I wish I win! And DIY beauty products, olive oil is the best for night time moisturize.

  382. Jesselyn says:

    hate working weekends!

  383. Gala says:

    I aint really a breakfast kinda gal, but hey :)

  384. Maureen says:

    We are having a beautiful autumn weekend here.

  385. Nafisa says:

    Have a lovely Sunday all!!!xx

  386. Laura Cabezas says:

    I just love the Naked Palette !

  387. Nicola says:

    I would have hot croissants with melted butter each and every day for breakfast if I could
    Nicola recently posted … NOTD: 14 October

  388. Breana says:

    I’ve always wanted to try a blush, but I am not sure where to begin. I have vary dark skin and most of the time I am afraid I’ll make myself look like a clown…maybe I should start with a multiple?

  389. Samantha says:

    I LOVE DIY beauty secrets and I need to relayer my hair ASAP!

  390. peach_ says:

    I love, love, LOVE eggs benedict as well! I love eggs during breakfast in general, but that is one of the best ways to eat it. I love how the egg yolk drizzles down on to the muffin…mmmm.
    peach_ recently posted … Dior Vernis Perfecto 804 (Rock Your Nails Collection Spring 2011)

  391. Joy says:

    Hum…I don’t have one favorite breakfast food. It tends to be my favorite meal of the day. I do love dipping wheat toast into the yolk of over-medium eggs along with crispy bacon and a large glass of cranberry juice. That’s my fall back meal when I’m not craving something specific nor am I at a restaurant with another interesting sounding dish.

  392. BB says:

    Eggs make a great DIY mask for pimples.

  393. Ann Buss says:

    While I’ve been pregnant, peanut butter sandwiches are my breakfast food to stave off the nausea!

  394. Nora says:

    i just came to say hello
    sorry had that song stuck in my head

  395. vonnie says:

    honey and olive oil is great for diy beauty
    vonnie recently posted … Starting Over: What 10 Makeup Items Would Be Restocked First?

  396. Sarah S. says:

    I love Sephora and would love to win the gift card.
    I don’t have a favorite breakfast food but I do love eating at iHop.

  397. Marcy says:

    Last night I ate a whole bag of chocolate chips. Delicious.

  398. BeckBeck says:

    I just got a trim the last week of September, and then my mom trimmed my front layer (it’s not really bangs) last weekend. My mom’s a hairdresser from way back, but we live in different states now so she doesn’t work on me regularly anymore. I actually might move up my next appointment – I grew my hair out long for my wedding, and now that that’s over, I feel like I’ve got a small animal on my head because it hasn’t been this long in 10 years and I have a LOT of hair.

  399. Lili says:

    My last haircut was in the beginning of September… I should probably get it cut soon.

  400. Libby says:

    My favorite breakfast place of all time is in Key Largo, FL. We got a recommendation from some locals and it was the best (and cheapest) meal we had in the Keys. If you’re ever in the Keys go to Dale’s Diner. So good!

  401. amanda says:

    yay giveaway! i am so excited for nars holiday 2011, thank you for being the first to post swatches!!

  402. helen says:

    Is anyone else tempted by the MUFE holiday sets at Sephora this year? All of the MAC hauls have put a dent in my wallet and now this!!!!!!!!!!!

  403. Chelsie says:

    I thought you would get a kick out of this: last night my cat was making a lot of scuffling noises on the floor below the bed. When I sat up to see what he was doing, he had his face jammed in his catnip-filled mouse. He noticed me watching and immediately dropped the mouse, all “Whatchoo lookin’ at, woman?” He acts like a person so much of the time that it’s really funny to catch him acting like a cat.

    Thanks for the giveaways! You awesome, as always :)

  404. dadena says:

    Planning to get the NYC clairsonic in the near future. Please help.

  405. Liz says:

    My last haircut was last week! I had a few inches chopped off and went back to my previous bob. I’m about to celebrate my 35th, and I let my dad buy me a garnet red Clarisonic Mia with some extra brush-heads for my birthday.

  406. quimerula says:

    One day I will win one fo these!

  407. BettyS says:

    I love DIY, which sprang out of necessity. I easily get contact dermatitis and my skin is very sensitive. I make my own moisturizer (I’m trying an aloe /veggie glycerin blend right now), and use rose hip oil around my eyes. I’ve just started the Oil Cleansing Method.

  408. Kathryn says:

    My favourite breakfast is eggs benedict with smoked salmon!

  409. Cristina says:

    I DID IT!! Whatt? I wrote a comment that I would like to have ombre hair but I was thinking too much about it cuz I’m 32! But I did it myself and I’m so happy with it!! I had to bleach the ends twice, used tons of products to make it feel & look healthy but I do not regret!! So do it Karen!!!

  410. Alex says:

    Love sephora! But not as much as I love eggs for breakfast

  411. Stacey F. says:

    The higher the spandex count, the happier the thighs.

  412. irini says:

    I started watching The Big C online…Do you watch it?
    Other than that, I need a dye job ASAP

  413. Millie says:

    Everyday, I look forward to clicking a random post from your blog (after reading your latest posts of course).

  414. aesthaddict says:

    What is the future of skincare? Will we ever have eye & face creams that dramatically reverse the signs of aging? Will the perfect cleanser ever be created, one that really and truly makes up for our natural skin’s shortcomings (acne, dryness, oiliness, etc)?
    and also:
    What is your favourite memory of being a little girl?
    When did you fall in love with make-up?
    How much do you love T-Money?

  415. JCz says:

    My brother-in-law’s brother-in-law makes absolutely, hands-down the best home fried potatoes in the world. He only makes them once a year (on Mother’s day) – this is the only day he appears, and the rest of the year he’s incognito. A little strange, perhaps, but acceptable as long as he keeps those home fries comin’!

  416. Eli says:

    Hi Karen!
    I really, really like eggs benedict… they’re so good and yikes! so fattening :(

  417. Mariee says:

    I love french toast for breakfast. Denny’s had a Georgia Peach French Toast for a limited time and it was sooo good!

  418. Myr says:

    DIY products are usually too messy for me to deal with! Tweeted too!

  419. Alyssa says:

    i would love to win this! i have never shopped at sephora because there are none located by me, and i havent had time to shop online yet so it would be awesome if i won!!! Also i am a big time beauty junkie!

  420. Alyssa says:

    i tweeted this giveaway and ifollow you on twitter: my twitter: pandaxaly

    link:http://twitter.com/#!/pandaXaly/status/125625215635034112

  421. Lynn says:

    awesome giveaway i would love to win this, can be really helpful for my christmas shopping!

  422. Terry says:

    my favorite produt from sephora are the tarte clay blushes!

  423. Dee says:

    My favorite breakfast food is waffles a la mode! :)

  424. aubrie soetaert says:

    French Toast w/ powdered sugar

  425. linda says:

    waiting for sephora’s ff sale even though I dont have much to buy.

  426. Jessica says:

    I think it’s been about 3 months since I got my hair cut. Hm… I’ve been meaning to do that.

  427. Mylie says:

    I love breakfast with eggs, toast, ham and bacon! And some fresh fruits! :)

  428. LaToya says:

    Enjoying the weather in Virginia!

  429. Holly says:

    I’ve always wanted to try false eyelashes.

  430. Theresa says:

    So I got a haircut last Tuesday night because we were leaving for Hawaii on Wednesday morning, and now we’re here and I have noticed that one side of my hair is almost an inch longer than the other! =( I will be revisiting that salon once we get home!

  431. Hannah M. says:

    My kitten insists on gnawing on everything in sight. Le sigh.

  432. AYL says:

    My favorite breakfast food is hash browns. Mmmm :)

  433. Darlene says:

    I love Swedish pancakes with lemon butter, sausage, whole wheat toast, and a glass of OJ.

  434. Sophie says:

    Great giveaway! Greetings from Uruguay :D

  435. phil says:

    I’m a pretty big fan of this pancake recipe: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/good-old-fashioned-pancakes/detail.aspx

    All hail butter! Many reviewers have commented that the batters pretty thick, so adding an extra 1-3TBS of liquid is a perfect fix. But seriously, best pancakes ever.

  436. saku says:

    My last one was about a year ago. Sometimes I trim at home.

  437. Kylee says:

    i love yogurt with granola

  438. Gail says:

    Not sure if I already entered – Boy am I old.

  439. Katie says:

    Hi Karen!

    I am a big fan of all of your reviews and they always help me out. I lost my job (am interviewing daily though!) and would love to win this giftcard so I can pick up some fall items that I can’t afford. Thanks for the chance, Karen! Big squeezes to you and Tabs :)

  440. Izzy says:

    WAFFLES. fosho.

  441. Lily N says:

    I like me some scrambled eggs for breakfast :D

  442. Alexis says:

    Strawberry, banana & Nutella crepes are my fav breakfast food. Yum! c:

  443. Janelle says:

    My favorite breakfast is scrambled eggs, turkey bacon, hash browns, and pancakes! But if I HAD to pick just one food, it would be (scrambled) eggs.

  444. Brucke .m says:

    I just started making my own facial cream, all the healthy ingredients that I want and none that I don’t. So far very happy with it :)

  445. kalcedon says:

    My last haircut was sometime in May or June… I think I need to go again :D…

  446. Kate says:

    My fav breakfast is bagels and lox. Mmmmmmmmm………Oh, and coffee + a Bloody Mary :)

  447. Tori says:

    My latest haircut was 2 months ago! i got 5 inches cut off and its still super long! Lol

  448. Breezy says:

    Still need to get myself a clairisonic mia from sephora!

  449. Olivia says:

    KOI in hollywood is fabulous!! not to mention expensive! but their miso crusted black cod and salmon carpaccio with ponzu sauce and black truffles are both FANTASTIC!!! :)

  450. Esther says:

    OMG. I want sushi now.

  451. Anita says:

    Love to go out for breakfast but no matter what I order, gotta have crispy bacon!

  452. Resa says:

    My mom cuts my hair and I’m loving the layers (shes a hair dresser haha)

  453. Glosslizard says:

    Must remember to send in BCA pic this week! :)

  454. Cait says:

    My favorite breakfast is eggs scrambled together with white cheddar, crumbled tortilla chips, and jalapenos with salsa on the side. Delicious!

  455. Shelly says:

    My favorite food for breakfast would be pancakes with a cup of hot choclate. =)
    Shelly recently posted … Orange Hollister Flowy Tank

  456. shusheshe says:

    My favourite breakfast foods are french toast!

  457. Jill says:

    today’s my b-day :)

  458. Tammy says:

    I love DIY treatments!! Baking soda is great as an exfoliant and honey does a great job of naturally lightening your hair.

  459. Madelynn says:

    Why are snowboarding gloves so expensive?!

  460. Alison says:

    What’s Tabs’ favorite breakfast? My favorite breakfast is poached eggs on toast with some olive or artichoke tapenade. You look gorgeous with the Nars products, Karen!

  461. nini says:

    I DEFINITELY WANNA TRY OUT THE NARS ALBATROSS LIPGLOSS!

  462. Duckses says:

    So i just put some kitty treats in a box which i’d cut a couple of holes into. Keeps the kitteh busy for hours.

  463. adi says:

    my last haircut wast 2 months ago :)

  464. Andrea says:

    I really like the idea of DIY beauty, but I’m usually too lazy to actually do it. :(

  465. tierra says:

    Oh my last haircut was waaaay too long ago. I hope I can fit in a good cut and color this upcoming week!

  466. xochil says:

    favorite breakfast food would be something spicy like chilaquiles.

  467. Virginia says:

    I’m kind of a seasonal breakfast eater. Right now as it’s getting cool and crisp with the fall weather, i like a warm bowl of oatmeal.

  468. Vanessa says:

    I love my dad’s homemade French toast for breakfast-it’s the best!

  469. Jamie Rebecca says:

    i miss true blood!

  470. Christine says:

    I love french toast!

  471. Clara says:

    enjoyed my lazy weekend

  472. Liz G. says:

    Hi Karen! I just got my hair done on Thursday. I got it cut and colored and it looks a ton better than it did. I had terrible end-of-summer hair, dry and frizzy plus kind of bleached out from the sun. Glad I got my hair ready for fall but I’m sure not ready for summer to leave us yet!

  473. Elin says:

    Shopping weekend!!

  474. I spent my weekend in Comic Con with the Mrs and now I’m beat!

  475. Connie says:

    My birthday was yesterday!

  476. Grace says:

    Would love to get some NARS duo shadows!!

  477. brittany says:

    ooooh i want perfume sampler!!

  478. Sara P. says:

    I had oatmeal for breakfast!

  479. Holman says:

    The fanciest restaurant I’ve ever been to is one that I didn’t actually eat at. I went to visit the kitchen in the Mansion at Turtle Creek in Dallas when I was maybe 10. The guys in the kitchen were explaining to me that they could make anything at anytime for people saying in the hotel part. So I asked them if they could make squid ink ice cream and they all got excited and said “she watches Iron Chef!” (which had a squid episode featuring squid ink ice cream) It was hilarious.

  480. Maca says:

    Hotel breakfasts are THE BEST!

  481. Monica says:

    I wish I could DIY my own beauty products but I’m just too lazy.

  482. Courtney Redmond says:

    Heyy :)
    My favorite breakfast item is pancakes or donuts.
    Thanks!
    p.s. love the blog posts, especial all the reviews. I find them uber helpful in finding new products to buy!

  483. Natalie says:

    Gosh another week!! Soon it will be Christmas!

  484. TJ says:

    Eggs Benedict and Belgian Waffles!!! But not at the same time. LOLOL.

  485. Kaitlin says:

    My favorite breakfast food is grits! Can you tell I’m from the South?

  486. Lauren says:

    Wow I am cutting it super close!! But right now I am definitely loving Essie Damsel in a Dress on my nails for fall. Such a pretty dark purple!! Thanks for having these contests!!

  487. LauraJ says:

    If my abs are sore from yoga yesterday, why doesn’t my stomach have that washboard look?

  488. Erin says:

    I had a delish breakfast of pancakes, eggs, and bacon this morning! Perfect Sunday morning food.
    Erin recently posted … Obligatory giveaway reminder.

  489. chibicheeks says:

    I know it’s awful for me but I looooove bacon!!! XD

  490. Betony says:

    Hanging out with my mom today! So excited, haven’t seen her for a month!

  491. annie tsai says:

    love your blog!

  492. Jane says:

    Going back to work tomorrow after 3.5 months of unemployment… used those months to amp up my makeup game (you were influential in that). Thanks for a great summer. Haha.

  493. I love your blog & I like to eat oatmeal with raisins for breakfast LOL!

  494. nekosan says:

    I walked into my loom last night, and not i have a huge bruise on my cheek. I may need to try out my very weak makeup-fu to help conceal it tomorrow.

  495. Adriana says:

    Happy b-day Jill!!

  496. Jay says:

    I love DIY beauty stuff! I am always trying to make something :p.

  497. Bhevarri says:

    Had an awesome halloween party last night <3 so many drunk people!!

  498. Zoey says:

    I love Belgian waffles for breakfast. I also like poached eggs, which is a weird addition to my breakfast repertoire since I normally hate eggs (I know, gasp. lol)

  499. Caroline says:

    i love october!!

  500. Kim D. says:

    Thank you for hosting this great giveaway!

  501. Mireya says:

    I wish MAC would re-release Style Snob eyeshadow. I’m running out and it’s my all time fave.

  502. Amy Rickard says:

    My favorite thing to eat for breakfast is a sausage egg mcmuffin from McDonalds because it’s a rare treat!

  503. Wendy A. says:

    Waiting like a maniac for there F&F sale.

  504. Tahnee says:

    Need this. :o)

  505. Hailey says:

    Have you tried the Josie Maran Lipglosses? I’ve heard good things about them and would like to try them sometime.

  506. Bernice says:

    I love bagels =)

  507. Sarah says:

    Hi Karen!

    I haven’t had my hair cut in over a year. My hair stylist wanted me to grow it out (no trims) for my Wedding. Now that it is over, I have an appointment to get it chopped! I can’t wait.

  508. Stacy Z says:

    My last hair cut was in mid-September and I already need another trim! Sigh.

  509. Ann says:

    my hair grows so fast I have to color it so often. 1 inch a month!!

  510. Katie says:

    Who won this giftcard Karen? I’ve been asking on Twitter too….

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