Two Ways to Win a $50 eGift Card From Sephora!

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

A Makeup and Beauty Blog giveaway
two ways to win a $50 eCard from sephora

I can totally picture my little tabby Jedi fighting alongside Yoda against the Separatist droid forces… :)

So how’s it going this morning? Are you coming down from the whir of the holidays? I’m still kind of in that buzzing mode. I have to run to the mall a little later today, and I’m wondering what the crowds are gonna be like. I hope they aren’t too out of control.

Oh, guess what I’ve been doing lately? About a week ago I started re-watching the entire series run of The Hills on Netflix. I’m almost finished with season three, when everything pretty much revolves around the Spencer/Heidi/LC/Audrina/Lo maelstrom of melodrama.

I get so sad watching Heidi get caught up in everything and how she’s totally manipulated by Spencer… Like El Hub always says, “That guy really needs to get his @ss kicked.”

Anywho, I hope you have a good weekend. Here’s a Sephora eGift card giveaway to move things along. :)

What folks are saying…

“What a lovely surprise it was to see your announcement (after completing one of many exams/papers/projects I have this crazy week)! The eCard will definitely ease expenses for this broke, beauty-obsessed college student. Thank you, Karen and Tabs!!”
-Katie

“Thanks so much, Karen. Just in case you were wondering what I got with it, I decided to go with the Clarisonic Mia–I’ve been wanting it for years now, but have never purchased it because of the price. Your eCard helped me finally buy it! I look forward to using it. Thanks again!”
-Jane

“Shut the front door! OMG Karen, you have made my day. :) I’m sick in bed with the flu and this has just cheered me up immensely!!!!!!!! BTW, I’m the one that sent you that pic of my pug in a wig a few weeks back LOL! Thanks again, honestly, I’m beyond giddy right now.”
-Angel

“Thank you SO much Karen! OMG! Wishes really do come true! I can’t believe I won! You have no idea how much this will help me through the holidays. I’ve been an avid fan of your blog for the past two years. Your witty and creative entries, informative makeup information, and beautiful photos have kept me hooked. I look forward to more of it. Goodness, you’ve
seriously just made my week and it’s only Tuesday night!”
-Zharlynne

“Oh my goodness! Thank you so much Karen (and Tabs, of course)! I really appreciate this! I’d been eyeing the Anastasia brow pencil in Strawburn to match my red hair!”
-Chelsea (and Jiji the kitten and Quincy the bunny)

“Hi Karen. Thank you so much, I’m so excited, I’ve never won anything before. My name is Hana … I just turned 25 (today is my birthday!) Yay! Thank you.”
-Hana

Win a $50 gift card from Sephora

  • 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 one of the Star Wars movies? Do you take your pets to get groomed? Do you curl your lashes, or are they naturally curly? Do you like oatmeal? Have you been exercising over the holidays? Do you have a favorite chair? Did you give any beauty gifts this year? — 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/Vo8krE

  • The deadline to enter is Sunday, December 30, 2012 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 Felicia Russell! Congratulations, Felicia! 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. Larie says:

    I like oatmeal! Eating it right now, with a lemon bar mashed up in it…LOL.
    Larie recently posted … Ushering in the New Year with Femme Boulevard

  2. Shana says:

    Episode 5 is the best!

  3. Alyssa says:

    Netflix is the best!!

  4. Nicole cahill says:

    I want nars tinted moisturizer and I want it now

  5. Debbie says:

    Rewatching Eureka!

  6. Joanna says:

    I gave my little sister a lipgloss set from Tarte and Mally’s Beauty :)

  7. Janet says:

    I’m hanging out with the hubs and our two Labradors on this chilly Saturday morning. We are going to have a Deadwood marathon today!

  8. I used to be a Pet Groomer at a Pet Store, but then My Left hand by my Ring Finger got an infection and I had to get it operated so I was forbidden to groom ever again at the pet store, But I am allowed to groom my pets. I have 2 Dogs and I normally take turns when I groom them, so I have nothing to worry about for the rest of my life with my pets and I am saving a lot of money.

  9. Kelsie says:

    Karen- I absolutely love how you always do so many giveaways! It’s such a wonderful way to connect to your stalkers- err… followers. :) Tabs makes quite the handsome jedi, too.

  10. Jaa Maurer says:

    I always curl my lashes =D

  11. AmyD says:

    loving the becca radiant skin foundation!

  12. Rikki says:

    Turns out North Carolina (that isn’t the mountains) will be getting snow late next week!

  13. Dear Karen,

    I would please like to win this for once! For the following reasons:

    1. I’d like to cheer my Mum up a bit following her knee replacement surgery. She’s not bought or worn any makeup since I was born because she gave that up to save more money to raise me and my brother. Now that we’re all grown up she balks at the price of makeup and I’d love to re-introduce makeup to her. She’s always been great at applying makeup when she was younger and she does a good job doing makeup for me too that it’s a shame to let her skills go to waste! Oh and how are the surgery and not wearing makeup since 20++ years ago related? Because she’s not feeling too comfortable (It’s normal, but still) so getting her some sparkly new makeup might cheer her up!
    2. In the past year I’ve met and befriended 2 lovely local beauty bloggers who I love with all my heart, and even though it’s late I’d like to get them a late Christmas present from something only available on Sephora US, e.g. Tarte (We’re in Malaysia). At least it’d be something unique for them!
    3. I’m getting married next year, so some new skincare/makeup to help achieve that radiant bridal glow everyone’s talking about would be great!

    The $50 may not be much to fulfill all the above but it will definitely help lighten the burden! :D Thank you so much xxxx

  14. Tiffany says:

    I hope that I win this time. Will make a great birthday surprise for me!

  15. colleen boudreau says:

    I curl my lashes with two different curlers.. they’re so straight.

  16. Katrina says:

    I gave my mother-in-law a Clarisonic, my sister-in-law some CK One perfume and a gift card to Sephora, and I gifted myself with a Tarte LipSurgence set that I absolutely love!

  17. hazakaza says:

    I don’t curl my lashes AND they’re not naturally curly, either–I think I should, but I just can’t be bothered to buy lash curler after lash curler in an effort to find one that doesn’t pinch. I do everything else makeup-wise, but for some reason, I just haven’t broken down & re-tried lash curling since I grew to hate it so much in high school!

  18. brooke says:

    I’m usually too lazy to curl my lashes. I even bought an expensive Shu curler and don’t really even use it…sigh.

  19. Rosalyn francisco says:

    Happy Saturday !

  20. Elizabeth says:

    Are Heidi and Spencer still married? Remember her horrible single she released, which included him rapping?

  21. Sunny says:

    Naturally curly? I wish ;) I need a lot of help from my eyelash curler!

  22. Tricia says:

    Curlers scare me

  23. Melissa says:

    I don’t curl my lashes, but I should.

  24. Kirsten H. says:

    I… I love oatmeal. I like it with fruit, and with yogurt. Like, some raspberries and vanilla yogurt. Yum.

  25. Amanda says:

    My kitty is curled up next to me as I type this. In fact, she is watching me type this. I think she wants something from Sephora for herself, maybe? She’s been taking tips from Tabs.

  26. Sara v says:

    I just recently re-watched The Hills too! It still amazes me how Heidi let Spencer control her… And ElHubs is right lol :)

  27. aclearcutsign says:

    I have not been exercising over the holidays…I should though

  28. Layla says:

    I’m a new follower and reader of your blog and I just want to say that I really love it! :-)

  29. Becky says:

    Aloha. Have a great day.

  30. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I have been slacking on exercising. I’m trying to get back to doing the treadmill daily.

  31. Bunny says:

    I think my eyelashes are curly enough and frankly trying to put that curler near my eyes feels weird LOL

  32. Bells says:

    My lashes are naturally very straight but I still don’t curl them because I haven’t found a curler that I like yet…

  33. Jamie C. says:

    I Love Me Some Oatmeal especially now in the cooler months. I love when it’s cold outside and I have a nice bowl of oatmeal with some fruit in the morning. I love that my Aveeno body cream has Oatmeal as well because it hydrates my dry itchy skin especially now during the Winter.

  34. Tiffanie says:

    I love Star Wars almost as much as I love makeup. Almost.

  35. Jeanette says:

    I workout year round, but for some reason during the holidays I feel more fit. I probably work out more in the winter since I’m not going out as much. Now I’m going to have to track it and see.

  36. Lucia says:

    My fave Star Wars movie is def Episode 2!!

  37. Brittany k says:

    I had oatmeal for lunch with some peanut butter in it. Oh yeah!

  38. Jonnelle says:

    I have definitely not been working out over the holidays but need to start for this cruise coming up!

  39. Hannah S. says:

    So many resolutions, so little time

  40. Agata says:

    Curly eyelashes? I wish!

  41. Amy says:

    I used to love curling my lashes but recently I’ve been skipping that step and there isn’t much of a difference.

  42. Jennifer Ryder says:

    I only eat oatmeal when it’s in cookies. Oatmeal chocolate chip ones are the best.

  43. Becky W. says:

    I think my cat Pico would be friends with Tabs :)

  44. Emilee says:

    No beauty related Christmas gifts for me this year… other than the ones from me to me :-)

  45. Krista says:

    I actually much prefer Star Trek to Star Wars. Mainly due to Spock and Kirk. What can I say smart is the new sexy. :D Love your blog.

  46. breyerchic04 says:

    Feeling the need for some new foundation to make me feel more put together right now.

  47. Brittany says:

    I have been trying to workout but its so hard getting into the routine….

  48. Justine says:

    I have never used an eyelash curler before. I think my lashes curl ok with some mascara.

  49. KJ says:

    I’ve never seen star wars (or dirty dancing for that matter )…or Forrest gump!

  50. courtney says:

    My day is going smoother than usual. I had a banana and and hand full of almonds for breakfast. Now I’m snaking on carrots and an apple. I know… sounds boring but I’m vegan and I love it. Gives me soooo much energy. I’m actually planning on going to sephora today and buy something new to treat my self with some Xmas money from my mom. I try and make a biweekly trip to look and try out new products. Since I’m a student I have to budget BIG TIME!! I LOVE SEPHORa. Winning this gift card would bring so much joy to me. Makeup is my life!!

  51. Charisma says:

    I haven’t been exercising since I became pregnant! I was so nauseous! Now, I am starting to kickbox again :)

  52. Kelsey-Belle says:

    I’m curious to see what disney does with the Star Wars franchise. Could be really good. (especially if they do something based on the Boba Fett novels)

  53. courtney says:

    Star wars is the most epic masterpiece I have ever experienced!!!!!

  54. Alison says:

    I haven’t been working out over the holidays because I’ve been traveling. Gotta get back to the gym in the new year!

  55. Heather says:

    I’m pretty sure I’ve been exercising more over break than at school, where it’s harder to make time for it. We’ll see if I can keep this up when I get back!

  56. anne says:

    I used to curl my lashes and put mascara every day .. now i’m in a break

  57. onegreatsmile says:

    My lashes are stick straight. Give my my curler or give me death!!!!!

  58. Chelsey says:

    I curl my lashes but they don’t stay curled for long… they’re fiesty!

  59. Ava says:

    I received a sample of the Urban Decay Naked Foundation and tried it twice last week. I’ve broken out terribly from it. Not sure if it’s the foundation or if my skin just can’t handle foundation but I can’t remember the last time I broke out this badly from a cosmetic product.

  60. Jenny says:

    The crazed internet fandom of the Star Wars movies really turns me off. Yeah, I liked them as a kid too, but jesus, people really take it to the extreme. Today I think I’ll put on Rocker lipstick (that I got for Christmas!) and run around town doing nothing in particular.
    That sounds fun.

  61. MJ says:

    I gave plenty of beauty gifts this year~ XD

  62. Chelsea says:

    I love oatmeal, but I can’t eat it because of gluten!

    I need to take Quincy Bunnington to get a mani pedi.

  63. I don’t curl my lashes…never have. Can’t say what I’d do if I tried. I use Diorshow maximizer and Lancôme hypnôse pretty religiously though and they work beautifully for me. To the point at I almost never look at other options in this area.

    I have been stalking sephora.ca lately building a wish list for what might be a January splurge. This prize would be delightful! Thanks Karen & Tabs!

  64. Jen B says:

    I love oatmeal! It’s my go to quick breakfast.

  65. Elly says:

    I got a couple of nail polish sets for my mother and best friend…and one for myself as well, since they were a good deal!

  66. christine says:

    I love watching reality tv too!

  67. angela says:

    I actually just came back from exercising. :)

  68. Ebru says:

    I am sitting at home checking your blog sipping coffee watching snow flakes :)

  69. Roxanne says:

    We groom the kitties at home. Last spring we gave one of our girls a lion cut because it was getting warmer. I was worried she was going to be scared of the clippers but she purred the entire time. I guess the vibrations from the clippers felt like a full body massage!

  70. Mariana says:

    First day at the beach…already got sunburned despite all the SPF!

  71. stacy says:

    Got a Mia 2 for Christmas and love it. Am hoping my skin starts to look smoother. Have my eye on the Naked Palettes matte. A girl can never have too many brown eye shadows!

  72. Nicole says:

    I’m lucky Sephora doesn’t have a credit card… I’d probably be so far in debt lol!

  73. Icequeen81 says:

    My favorite sar wars movie with jar jar binks. Phantom menace, , mostly because of the funny quotes of jar jar. The whole movies is epic but love to see his clumsy stuff over and over again.

  74. Lynn says:

    No i didnt give any beauty items this year, it’s difficult b/c you don’t want to get the wrong color or style and the person might already have it.
    i did get a beauty stocking stuff gift this year, my friend subscribes to birchbox and she collects smaples and for Christmas she gave her friends a box of samples… I got a Estee Lauder shadow palette too.

  75. mrsshukra says:

    Gave lots of Sephora gift cards for Christmas!

  76. Shay says:

    Oatmeal is healthy, but I don’t like it.

  77. Gina G says:

    I didn’t get any xmas gifts this year. I guess santa saw me when I mooned that cop a few months ago..

  78. Sunita Magar says:

    Me please.. I would to get something new in my mailbox! :)

  79. Mel Layesen says:

    Funny you bring up chairs. I just got a new desk chair from Ikea the other day. It’s just like an executive chair, and I feel like the most comfortable boss in it! $60 very well spent.

  80. Anastasia says:

    We just adopted a cat :). her name is Lola

  81. Aurora says:

    I curl my lashes occasionally, for a nice occasion or when I feel like taking the effort…and I love oatmeal :)

  82. Mandy Sark says:

    I love traveling, but I hate packing!

  83. Maria says:

    Oatmeal is delightful. I eat it for dinner when I’m feeling lazy.

  84. Pam says:

    A neighbor has a Yoda Santa in the front yard!

  85. Kristin says:

    We had snow flurries all of yesterday. So beautiful to watch when I don’t have to go outside.

  86. Mandy says:

    I had such a great day today! Went out food shopping, ate amazing burgers in Amsterdam went for a stroll in the city and now i’m going to make myself a cup of tea and eat my Starbucks Belgium Chocolat muffin! Whoohoo for weekends!!! :)

  87. Lisa H. says:

    Return of the Jedi was released on my first birthday and it’s still my favorite. I LOVED Wickett and the Ewoks growing up!

  88. Elizabeth says:

    I haven’t been exercising I will after the new year resolution I have planned. It’s so hard I’m such a dessert girl :)

  89. Kat says:

    Tabs. Is. Totes. Adorbs.
    Aren’t tabby cats just meowmazing?
    Yes, Kat is my real name.

  90. Luciana Diniz Lima says:

    Happy New Year Karen!

  91. Mandy says:

    I groom my cat Tuffy whenever I have a moment. He loves it!

  92. Maureen says:

    I haven’t been exercising over the holidays but I have to start again on Monday.

  93. Marissa says:

    Love the kitty! I have two, Natalie and Elena!

  94. I am in love with my new Keurig.

  95. Rene Groyer says:

    I curl my eyelashes every morning and blast the eye lash curler with my hairdryer to make them stay curled.
    It makes the world of difference to the way I look and feel !
    Have tweeted the competition.
    @ReneGroyer

  96. Solfrid says:

    I love mi boyfriend :D

  97. gabby says:

    I always love giving beauty gifts for xmas. I gave my sisters the Sephora give me some lip set. I was able to snag two and would have liked one for myself but since my sisters are lip gloss junkies, I knew they would love it!

  98. Lauren says:

    I’ve had such a relaxing week of no work, but then started looking at everything that I have to do over break. All that I can say is – blargh! I want to be on break all of the time.

  99. Sandra Maria Barbosa says:

    I have a dog and she is very ill, almost at the very end, who knows maybe if I win the lottery I do not feel so sad. Happy Holidays!

  100. Judy says:

    Desperately need/want a new set of brushes…

  101. Megan says:

    My fave Star Wars is Empire Strikes Back.

  102. Melody says:

    Shocking, but I still haven’t watched the entire Star Wars movies yet, been enjoying a much needed holiday and trying out new eye looks!

  103. Calli says:

    I have a huge stash of chocolate now from christmas; better than halloween, lol!

  104. Jennifer L says:

    I gave my mom a “gift basket” type thing of all of her favorite beauty products, including the ones she always steals from me ;)

  105. I have the GREATEST Best Friend Ever because We went Christmas shopping a couple weeks ago for one of our closest friends and as we were shopping I fell in love with a purse I saw, but was eager to purchase. When we exchanged gifts this year it was a total surprise to see she bought me the purse I had my eye on. I was excited and shocked at the same time becasue it was the last one they had in the store and I didn’t think I would see it again. I Truly LOVE Her Gift The most this year.

  106. Megan says:

    I really want a Naked palette…

  107. Heather says:

    The lashes on my right eye aren’t as curled as on the left eye. Annoying, but I suppose it’s just a quirk that makes me, me.

  108. Xero says:

    I hate having to do work for classes but I can’t wait for this vacation to end.

  109. Ana Olson says:

    We (me and my hubs) have been pretty good at working out during the holidays – a first for me! Our cats are as lazy as always. :D

  110. Zach Barehmi says:

    My eyelashes are naturally long and curly, but I always curl them so they don’t look like I went all 90′s and took a crimping iron to them. I like th nice even curl I get from my shu uemura ;)

  111. Christine says:

    My lashes are stick-straight, but my revlon and shu curlers take care of it all. Though the shu is a great curler, you should be aware that the curler doesn’t open very big, the “mouth” you put your lashes into is quite small. The revlon has both more horizontal and vertical space

  112. Caroline says:

    I’m not ready to head back to work this week!

  113. Evon says:

    I hope you had a good Chrismas! I know my cats did. 😊

  114. Jennifer says:

    Naturally curly lashes although I curl them for effect on special occasions.

  115. I need a new head for my clarisonic!

  116. nabel says:

    watching sex and the city :) :)

  117. Sara says:

    I once took a long afternoon nap during a Hills marathon. Every time I woke up Heidi looked completely different!

  118. Evelyn says:

    I just got a cat today she is a tabby =) her name is Ginger , Ginger the Cat! I am so excited!!!!!!!!

  119. Ruchita says:

    Greetings from London!

  120. Julie says:

    Doesn’t everyone exercise in hopes of looking like Princess Leia in her “Return of the Jedi” outfit? Right now I fear I’d look more like the Lego version.

  121. melissa says:

    once upon a time i had naturally curled lashes but once i decided to wear mascara for some strange reason that i’ve yet to find out they are straight down hard to curl lashes now :(

  122. Stefanie Gladden ( Ann Lyfe ) says:

    I do curl my lashes, I can always tell a difference if I do or don’t

  123. Heidi says:

    I’m a big oatmeal fan!

  124. TrippyPixie says:

    I don’t have to curl my eyelashes, thank goodness! They’re naturally curly. Good thing, too, since eyelash curlers look like some type of torture device. I’d never go near one, even if I did need it! (They constantly make me think of “A Clockwork Orange”, which, let’s face it, is disgusting.)

  125. Amanda Hess says:

    I tried Urban Decay’s curling mascara today for the first time and let me just say I should not have curled my lashes beforehand because wowza my eyes look open and perky today! There is so much curl it makes it look like I had 3 cups of coffee.

  126. Natalia says:

    I love to curl my eyelashes every time I go out, even when I don’t put mascara on. I’m loving the new Chanel mascara ;)

  127. Saddy says:

    Have never seen the Star Wars movies. One of these days I’ll get to it, I swear!

  128. Chris El says:

    I’m looking for a non-clogging foundation primer. Any suggestions? Could use the Sephora gift card for one.

  129. Sara says:

    I gifted myself Prada Ifusion D’Iris Parfum. mmm nice

  130. Jenna N. says:

    I don’t have any pets :( live-in boyfriend is allergic to cats and we live in an apartment so a dog wouldn’t really work

  131. Sondra says:

    I love oatmeal!! But only steel cut. Load me up on brown sugar, apples & raisins.

  132. shedontusejelly says:

    I have naturally curly lashes, which is great because I’m a little intimidated by lash curlers LOL

  133. Julie says:

    Love my oatmeal with brown sugar, cinnamon, and apples!

  134. Arena Thompson says:

    I gave my hubby his dream gift this Christmas! I made him cry! Best Christmas EVER!

  135. meena says:

    love shu uemura curler…use only that to curl my lashes!

  136. Naomi T says:

    My eyelashes are naturally curly.

  137. jess says:

    I always curl my lashes! it opens them up and makes them look longer! I like the shu umera one and have recently tried out the tarte one, not a big fan since it doesn’t have the connecter thing in the middle so it feels unsafe! lol. hope you know what i’m talking about.

  138. Kristen says:

    No matter what I do, my lashes will not curl. They’re actually very long, but they simply will not curl. Much like my regular hair. I have some weird straight hair gene, maybe?

  139. sweeks1980 says:

    I love oatmeal (especially with dried fruit and nuts).

  140. Missy M says:

    I must use an eyelash curler before applying mascara or there’s no point in using it

  141. Ronnie says:

    T-Money & K Dawg your blog rocks!!!! Super creative posts! Detailed reviews! Clear bright pics! It seems everytime I google a beauty related product Google leads me to you! Makeup&Beauty blog is definitely my go to source for thorough information. Best wishes for you and the juicy kitty today & henceforth!!!!
    Thx for the fantastic resource!!!! :-)

  142. Bekah says:

    I need this so bad! Side note… I want to build a 15 palette MAC eyeshadow. What staples do you recommend? I usually go for a natural, neutral look, and I am an NC43-ish. Thanks to everyone who replies!!

  143. Jenny D says:

    Jedi Tabs is my new favourite (beating out Hulk Tabs.)

  144. KPrice says:

    I love Star Wars. I found awesome Christmas card that have a storm trooper on the front with a saying of “Open the blast doors – it’s Christmas!”.

  145. Yamilet says:

    This is my first post :) I’m a stay home mom and I love your blog

  146. Laurel says:

    Ever since I ripped out my lashes using a curler, I never curl my lashes anymore

  147. megan says:

    Wow I’ve been entering these things for a loooong time, can you believe it’s my birthday tomorrow?! Coincidentally, my mom bought me the Shu Uemura (sp?) eyelash curler! It works soooooo much better than the cheap one I was using before :)

  148. Deanne says:

    I gave up on trying to curl my lashes. They’re just not into it. They refuse to curl no matter what I do to them.

  149. Kris says:

    I ate oatmeal during chemo.

  150. Mina says:

    It’s a new year, hope I win!

  151. Phi says:

    I actually dont like star wars much buy my boyfriends loves it.

  152. Quiara says:

    The Christmas episode of Doctor Who involves the mention of automated lasermonkeys, a phrase that still makes me giggle. Also? Sephora (and you) rocks.

  153. Kylie says:

    No matter how much I curl my lashes with mascara, my eyelashes always fall down straight. :(

  154. Jessica says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win! I can’t wait for the new year !

  155. Julie says:

    I’ve only given my cat one bath in her life and she hated it, despite loving water in general! It led to many scratch marks and a sad, wet kitty. But her fur was sooooo soft afterwards–totally worth it!
    Julie recently posted … YSL Glossy Stain in #23 Fuchsia Cubiste & #13 Rose Tempura

  156. Jill says:

    Def exercising in attempts to make up for all the goodies :x

  157. Sarah C. says:

    I don’t usually curl my lashes! They’re naturally fairly curly!

  158. Lisa says:

    This makes for interesting reading. I love Star Wars, cats and makeup… alot!

  159. Barbara says:

    Thanks for another contest!! I curl my eyelashes every day, worked out earlier this afternoon and love your blog. :)

  160. Kristina says:

    I’m sick as a dog. I’m hoping you and your readers are doing much better than me.

  161. Kathy D. says:

    Wow, this would be the best gift this season! I hope the universe is on my side :)

  162. Jessie says:

    I love oatmeal; chocolate is my favorite way to eat it.

  163. JMay says:

    I never curl my lashes!

  164. Sunandha says:

    Have been postponing exercising for after the hols.

  165. Becca says:

    Hi Karen!Love your blog:) I’ve been loving the show The Mindy Project.

  166. christine says:

    I try to eat oatmeal because it’s good for you; however, I’m not sure how beneficial the instant, sweetened kind is. And yes, I give beauty products to everyone!

  167. Paula says:

    We’ve been in home renovation craziness forever, but we’re making progress. I hope to be back to working out soon!

  168. Ellen says:

    I made a coconut cake for Christmas and it was wonderful, but didn’t get more than 2 bites since everyone loved it so much! Just ate brownies from a box and so not worth it!

  169. GB says:

    For Christmas, I gave my mom a gift certificate to a spa so she could treat herself to a deluxe pedicure. She’s very excited!

  170. Dominique says:

    I wish my lashes were naturally curl, but I have to curl them everytime

  171. Mosse says:

    well i would love to win! :D

  172. Katherine G says:

    I’ve watched The Hills recently, myself, and it is really sad that Heidi got caught up in all of the drama with Spencer. She seemed like she really missed her friends and wanted to be a part of that group again. However, in interviews, Lauren Conrad has said that Heidi had said bad things about her offscreen….so you wonder what the real story is. Anyways, hope you are having a great weekend!

  173. Elena says:

    I like cookies!

  174. Jenn says:

    DEFINITELY Empire Strikes Back :)

  175. funny i read this post today as I am currently going through a Star Wars marathon today with my hubby that is on tv. he owns them all commercial free on dvd but he has to watch it when they are on tv as well. we are on revenge of the with right now and I foresee more Star Wars in my future tonight. :)

  176. My lashes are super weird. Sometimes they’re curled naturally, other times they’re pin straight!

  177. Siobhan says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I take my pets to the groomers every two months.

    Also, I was wondering if you’ve looked into Kat Von D’s line at all? I’d love to hear your thoughts if you ever get a chance to sample it!

  178. Sharon S says:

    I love oatmeal, especially Irish oatmeal.

  179. Mandy says:

    I have straight lashes, but I don’t always curl them. Still haven’t mastered the eyelash curler without pulling out my lashes :X

  180. Jocelyn says:

    I wish I’ve been exercising over the holidays…
    Some of my lashes are curly and some curl but in the wrong way, almost sideways towards my eye. It’s weird and annoying.

  181. bhevarri says:

    I need to start exercising, soon >.<

  182. VictoriaJane says:

    Always curl my eyelashes, even if I’m not wearing makeup!

  183. Lorraine V says:

    Need my eyelash curler. lashes are thin and sparse now with age, gotta work what I got! Tempted to get a heated one, but afraid to burn my eyelids! LOL

  184. Sophie says:

    I think i would get the metal pantone palette

  185. April says:

    I definitely have to curl my lashes

  186. quimerula says:

    I have to curl my lashes. XD

  187. tiramisu says:

    thanks for a great giveaway! your blog is always so fun to read!

  188. Maria says:

    I want to win win win!!! Have you tried the pressed pigment pots from MAC?
    A-we-Some but do we really need that much!? I would love to see a pressed pigment mini compact with six shades…

  189. Angel says:

    I love kitties. I have curly lashes that are long…meow!

  190. A. Mar says:

    I just got a Shu Uemura curler for the holidays. Finally a curler I love!

    But for the real question that needs answering? Episode V. The Empire Strikes Back!

  191. Edie says:

    I hate oatmeal, but I love love to buy gifts at Sephoria!

  192. H. says:

    I <3 oatmeal

  193. Vanessa says:

    Getting ready for a low key ladies night at our new fave bar/lounge :)

  194. Karla says:

    I’m watching Garfield!

  195. Grace says:

    OMG, I totally have to watch The Hills on Netflix! I didn’t even realize they were on there….welp, there goes my January!

  196. Alexis says:

    My cat’s name is Precious.

  197. Deborah K. says:

    I went to a baby shower today. The baby is a month old and is sooo cute!

  198. Amie says:

    I gave my sister some Stila eye liners as a stocking stuffer.

  199. Kate & Zena says:

    Zena is upset at the lack of treats in her intelligence toy.

  200. Mikaela says:

    I think that oatmeal is awesome

  201. jessica davis says:

    I bought a bunch of gifts from sephora 2 days before Christmas, unfortunately they got stolen. Someone broke into the car and took everything! :( sad
    I feel sick today, can’t wait to win so I can go shopping!

  202. Carolyn N. says:

    This is too funny; I just watched Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones last night for the first time. I still have two more movies to watch of the six!

  203. Ellen says:

    I LOVE oatmeal! I make it with cinnamon/sugar, cocoa (with sugar), and even parmesan cheese. I know it sounds weird, but it’s amazing!

  204. I am almost done with beauty school AND am super excites to go to my first IMATS this year!!!!

  205. eRiN says:

    My lashes are short and stick straight out, but I don’t curl them bcs I suck at it and then lost my curler anyway. Lol

  206. Regina says:

    I put in my first Julep Maven nail polishes for myself for Christmas.

  207. Thomas Murphy says:

    I love Return of the Jedi!

  208. Melissa says:

    Since it got so cold outside, I’ve become a Netflix addict.

  209. Audrey C. says:

    I like to bring my pets to be groomed, but it stresses them out so I try to do it myself as often as possible! But grooming them stresses me out!
    Audrey C. recently posted … Milani Lip Flash Pencil in Hot Flash Review, Swatches, Pictures

  210. Karen says:

    Happy New Year ! !

  211. Rebecca says:

    Please choose me!
    I had a very Merry Christmas – my husband got me the hideously expensive but SO wonderful huge decanter of Creed Sublime Vanille! Shut the front door! I smell so good – but I need an atomizer.

  212. Caroline says:

    One of my New Years resolution is to learn how to put on false lashes. Just couldn’t get it right in 2012 or any years before that. 2013 for false lashes here I come!

  213. Terri B says:

    oatmeal in a mask, yes; in a bowl, meh

  214. I’m a bit of a late bloomer in discovering makeup, so I’m reading all the beauty blogs I can. I love this one and all the cats just make it that much better. Thanks for the giveaway and for helping me learn a bit about makeup.

  215. Maggie says:

    I LOVE oatmeal. Its a comfort food for me.

  216. Brandy d says:

    My eyelashes are naturally curly:)

  217. Ana says:

    I had some oatmeal this morning! I curl my lashes every day, even if I wear no makeup it just totally opens up my eyes!

  218. Stephanie G says:

    My lashes are naturally curly. I’ve never even touched an eyelash curler!

  219. milagros says:

    i dont give beauty gift, i want them all for me :D:D

  220. Preetha says:

    Warm oatmeal with some scrambled eggs during this season……

  221. laura says:

    I have really thick and long lashes, but they aren’t naturally curled…it’s a bit disappointing.

  222. karen says:

    One of the presents I gave my sister was two of the ELF Evil Queens palettes.

    Happy weekend!

  223. Revenge of the skin is definitely my favorite. I love watching Anakin turn into Darth Vader.
    Kristine Ayala recently posted … Skin Care Heaven Holiday Gift Guide

  224. Lydia says:

    My favorite Star Wars movie is the one from 1977!

  225. Lisa K. says:

    I’m trying out the ” FiberWig mascara. I love how it looks & how easily it washes off, but I’m not a big fan of curl-shaped brushes!

  226. Susan says:

    Love, love skiing over the holidays!!

  227. Cindy G says:

    I eat oatmeal occasionally, but I mostly use it to cleanse my face.

  228. Stephanie says:

    I like oatmeal, but lately I’ve been liking to microwave granola with almond milk.

  229. Alyza H says:

    Hi Karen, so glad to see that you, El Hub, your family, & Tabs had a great holiday! Happy new year!

  230. Karen c says:

    Too bad Heidi on the hills got all that plastic surgery. She was such a pretty girl too. Now she’s super plastic looking…

  231. Ashley G says:

    I always curl my lashes, even if I’m not wearing mascara. If I don’t curl them it looks like they’re not there at all.

  232. Lori says:

    Favorite Star Wars movie is Return of the Jedi

  233. Nina T says:

    I have GOT to get back to the gym!!!

  234. Robin says:

    I like everything about sephora!!!!

  235. Pam says:

    I gave some of those Sephora creamy body wash caps as stocking stuffers.

  236. Selena says:

    My lashes are long but stick straight and quite thin…I’ve yet to find a curler that works on me :/

  237. Nora says:

    Happy holidays everyone!!

  238. Ash Johnson says:

    I get my two dogs groomed every six weeks. I used to cut them myself, but hated it. So now they go get pampered at the “spa”.

  239. Shelly says:

    Fortunately, my lashes are naturally long and curled. Thank you for the giveaway! :)

  240. Boo says:

    I’ll always have a soft spot for Episode IV because I spent my allowance every week on seeing it all summer long.

  241. Maria says:

    I just finished reading Divergent – it’s kinda like Hunger Games… But I liked it better.

  242. Alexandra says:

    american netflix is a million times better than the canadian version. thank you unblock-us!

  243. Grace vick says:

    Looking forward to this new year!

  244. Rachel says:

    I am a HUGE Star Wars fan – of course, Empire is my favorite! :D

  245. April says:

    Commenting as I heart Sephora so very much! :)

  246. Kim says:

    please pick me!

  247. Jane says:

    Ack! My normal schedule starts again on Wednesday. A Sephora gift card would sure make it all better. . . like someone up above, I am also scared of lash curlers. . lol

  248. krista says:

    My lashes are stick straight and short. Curling them does absolutely nothing.

  249. Janelle Dazzlepants says:

    I definitely have to curl my lashes! Unfortunately I inherited my dad’s stick straight lashes.

  250. Theresa says:

    I have never seen Star Wars except episode one and I cannot say it was my favorite. I also lost my Tarte eyelash curler, so I have not been curling my eyelashes :X.

  251. Deborah Bolig says:

    I am so obsessed with Sephora I had to give it up last year for Lent. I almost made it, I cheated like 2 days before Easter. I’ll try again this year.

  252. Nora says:

    I just got two lipsticks from MAC….Strong Woman and Candy Yum Yum!

    They look gorgeous together!!! :)

  253. Avery says:

    There are definitely a few things I have my eye on right now…

  254. Tatyana G says:

    I love oatmeal but I am only drawn to it during the winter months for some reason.

  255. Shelley says:

    Thanks for hosting so many great giveaways. A $50 giftcard to Sephora would be a fun way to start off 2013! :)

  256. Lynn says:

    Love The Hills too. Who knew that LC would be the most successful. Unless you count getting knocked up by Jay Cutler.

  257. mn says:

    As a big Sephora fan I appreciate Tabs rallying to defend it for us all. Go Tabs!

  258. Jasmine says:

    I definitely have to curl my lashes (it’s so hard to get them to stay curled though), as they are stick-straight!

  259. Cristina says:

    Your animation is hilarious!

  260. MarciaF says:

    I don’t eat oatmeal but I do love Sephora.
    I tweeted as MarciaEF. Thanks for all your giveaways

  261. val says:

    I would finally but some kat von d makeup! Plus itd cheer me and my toddler up (shes sick… which means inside w acess to mamas makeup)

  262. Gisell Guzman says:

    Stars Wars is awesomeee! Sephora should just have a star wars party and have inspired makeup from Star Wars right?

  263. Caitlin says:

    I gave my sister an eye shadow palette this Christmas.

  264. LRW says:

    I always curl my lashes..they are stick straight.

  265. Megan says:

    whoopwhoop! another giveaway :)

  266. Holly says:

    I love sephora! I have to drive 45 mins to the closest on to me but it so worth it. I’ve just started buying from there a year ago and man I’m an addict to it now. There is so many things I want get but never wanna spend to much. Just got the urban decay palette two months ago. It’s now my fav! Can’t wait to try more from them!

  267. marisol says:

    Yup I have been exercising. 5 miles tomorrow :)

  268. MF says:

    Yay Makeup and Beauty Blog!

  269. Vanilla Addict says:

    Thank you for the lovely giveaway :)

  270. Lena says:

    I always curl my lashes before applying mascara.

  271. Sarah says:

    Hi Karen! Happy Holidays to you and your family :)

  272. Cecille says:

    Filipino family party..feeling full, like a lumpia.

  273. Jody says:

    My news years resolution is to figure out how to retire earlier.

  274. We get our dog Carmella groomed via a mobile salon (giant van with tub tables, ect. It so much less stressful for her with no dogs/people!

  275. Mandy F says:

    I would love to win a gift card so I can try so many of the wonderful products that you recommend!!!!!

  276. BooBooNinja says:

    Mmmm. I love mushrooms.

  277. HN says:

    I like my oatmeal with just a little sugar, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a peanut butter!

  278. I could spend the day in Sephora

  279. Dahlia says:

    I’ve never curled my eyelashes…not because they’re naturally curled, but because I’m too scared of eyelash curlers!

  280. Lilly says:

    I would love to buy a new eyeshadow pallete

  281. Tara R. says:

    Any kids? Do you enjoy exercising? Thanks for the giveaway!

  282. Amanda G says:

    cheese!

  283. Kim says:

    Ha! I love what el hub said about Spencer Pratt, lol.

  284. Kiara says:

    I have to curl my lashes, but they hold a curl pretty well!

  285. Steph says:

    I love oatmeal! Quaker Instant Brown Sugar Oatmeal, please!
    Steph recently posted … Merry Christmas!

  286. Michelle Teixeira says:

    I love how you re-post what your followers are saying when they win. I just enjoy reading that others are excited about something and they are posting something positive.

  287. Jessica says:

    Strawberries and cream mm yummy oatmeal.

  288. Nicole O. says:

    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• The only oatmeal I like is Jamba Juice’s Blueberry & Blackberry Oatmeal. :)

  289. Stef Smith says:

    “And Mom and Dad can hardly wait for school to start again…” LOL!

  290. Joy P. says:

    I personally groom my dogs and I love cutting their hair :)

  291. Selina says:

    My favorite Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi!

  292. Erica says:

    happy new year!

  293. Kimberly says:

    I would love to win this gift card so I can use it towards a new perfume! Woohoo!!

  294. Becca C says:

    Ooh great giveaway! Making my smile about my dreams of new makeup while my boyfriend and sister play Rainbow Six on Xbox. Haha, we all have our hobbies.

  295. bobbie says:

    I would love to get my dog groomed Moore often but my boyfriend is just not a fan.

  296. Joyce M says:

    I love your give aways :) you do them so often, it’s extremely generous :D Thank you!

  297. Rosy78 says:

    Can’t fall asleep yet…so glad there are blogs I can read when this happens.

  298. Tiffany says:

    I can’t decide what finger foods to make for my new year’s party. Something fast and easy, but tasty as well.

  299. Nicole says:

    I am enjoying a weekend away from work. My boyfriend and I were both stuck working all day on Christmas Eve and Christmas, so we did not get to go home to be with our families. We haven’t even opened presents or stuffed our stockings yet. It is a really strange feeling being away from home on Christmas. I am just thankful that I was still able to celebrate the real meaning of the day; however, I still missed my family terribly. I hope that everyone else had a wonderful holiday!!

  300. Nikki says:

    My eyelashes are naturally short and not thick or curly. I have little luck when I try to make them better too.

  301. Barbara says:

    Love oatmeal, don’t eat it often enough!

  302. ashley says:

    ive been eyeing a clairsonic!!

  303. Daniella says:

    I like oatmeal just fine but it just doesn’t stick to my ribs the way an egg breakfast does. If I eat oatmeal I get hungry way before lunch, but an egg will satisfy me for much longer..

  304. Sara says:

    El Hub is so funny : p

  305. MelodyJ says:

    My favorite Star Wars movie is Return of the Jedi. I’m wondering what the new movie(s) will be like. I starting exercising again I had a great workout Friday. I like oatmeal. There are so many ways to flavor it.

  306. genie says:

    Sephora gift card giveaway? Sign me up! ;-)

  307. styleezta says:

    Mishka gets groomed once a month :)

  308. dom says:

    I would loooooove to win this!!

  309. mika says:

    Luke Skywalker forever <3

  310. Mariana says:

    Your cat is adorable :-)

  311. Lorraine ER says:

    I only take my dogs to get basic grooming and I actually worked at a groomer for a short time, so I know exactly what they need and don’t, which is nice!

  312. Solangel says:

    I love oatmeal!

  313. Wendy says:

    I love makeup!

  314. Monique Nguyen says:

    I really, really like the microwaveable easy Mac they make now..

  315. Nicole says:

    I have to curl my lashes :<

  316. Lisa says:

    I didn’t give any beauty gifts but got some Sephora goodies as presents from my hubby!

  317. Jennifer says:

    I don’t like any of the Star Wars movies…

  318. Jaymie says:

    My eyelashes are stick straight. I have Asian lashes so I have to curl them first. Usually, I have to use a mascara base like Shiseido because most mascaras will make my lashes fall stick straight flat after I curl them.

  319. shalini says:

    I love shopping at sephora …

  320. Miriam says:

    Crazy curly lashes!

  321. Nikki says:

    I was just playing in Sephora yesterday! Soo much on my list! The $50 would be so awesome.
    Pick me T-Money! Pick me!

  322. I need to stop buying every bright color lipstick I see.

  323. Step says:

    I work out less frequently in the winter, but I still exercise regularly. More yoga/pilates and weight lifting instead of so much cardio.

  324. Kara says:

    Hope I win this week!

  325. Lulle says:

    I love oatmeal! I discovered it in Ireland and now I really enjoy having it. It’s so satisfying in the morning!
    Lulle recently posted … Happy Holidays!

  326. Linda F says:

    Hello hello! While I’m not a huge fan of oatmeal, I am a fan of THE Oatmeal. It’s a website! I have a thing for online comics like catsversushuman and Kateordie. They’re hilarious and relatable!
    Linda F recently posted … Shopdates:: Society 6 Re-Opening!

  327. Kayla says:

    Funny you should mention working out over the holidays…I have been bad! Although I do have plans to go restart my workouts in the morning! Try and end on a good note for 2012 and to get off to a decent start to 2013! :)

  328. MJ says:

    Naturally curly lashes for me! Which is great, because eyelash curlers freak me out, haha.

  329. Tran says:

    I always have to curl my lashes!

  330. elle says:

    I’ve been eating a lot of oatmeal lately…

  331. FELICIA says:

    If anyone hasn’t gotten the Keratin treatment on their hair.. you should do it – it’s the best! :)

  332. Laura says:

    thank you for the giveaway!!! i love sephora.

  333. Chanelle (C.M.) says:

    I’ve never needed to curl my lashes – one of the few things they have going for them.

  334. Aelyn says:

    I love oatmeal! My lashes are curly but I still like curling them :)

  335. Christin says:

    The snow is melting away.. :-(

  336. Annie says:

    Hi Karen and Tabs! My most favourite makeup remover has got to be by the Korean brand Innisfree. It is called ‘Innisfree Olive Real cleansing tissue’ and it is AMAZING. it’s oil based, removes every last drop, and they are packed like box-tissue, as well as easily ripped, meaning that I can rip a small bit off instead of wasting a whole sheet. the tissues are soft but strong, and the packaging is a simple/sturdy plastic top. It costs 5000 korean Won, which is like $5! I love it, and I just wanted to share with everyone. :)

  337. Vali says:

    Hi Karen and Tabs! I bought my first eyelash curler 6 months ago and now I curl my lashes every day !

  338. kiki says:

    My favourite star wars character is Yoda of course :D

  339. I love Sephora and Star Wars. My makeup color preference is Mace Windu’s light saber.

  340. Deanna G. says:

    I love oatmeal! :)

  341. Erin Anne says:

    I get my pet aka my son groomed once a month. My Bichon Frise is my everything. I know it’s cliche but he understands & feels my love for him. He was the best Christmas gift I got this year because 2 nights before Christmas he got real sick. He was in pain, crying, fever & shivering before I rushed him to a nearby ER. He’s 11yrs old so after seen by the vet, she told me his labs are good but he has a bad spine, enlarged spleen & chronic pain due to arthritis & old age. He was given pain meds & other medications. He slept like a baby that morning & I nursed him back to his normal self. I spent close to $1000 I didn’t have but I couldn’t bare to watch and see my baby in that much pain. So this Christmas I didn’t get anything for myself or anyone. He was my gift & his love for me is the best Christmas gift. Cheers to good health for all of us! Xx Erin Anne

  342. Lisa Brown says:

    I don’t bother curling my lashes, I have so few of them.

  343. Erin kramer says:

    I often wonder what my cat is thinking.

  344. PS says:

    Oatmeal with pecans & fruit. Have a great day!

  345. Menia says:

    I gave my best friend a blush and mascara as a gift!

  346. Stephanie Hartman says:

    I have to curl my lashes or it looks like I don’t have any.

  347. Liz says:

    Netflix is awesome

  348. Janet says:

    Oh my goodness!!! Favorite Star Wars movie??? Well it’s a toss up between A New Hope and Return of the Jedi BUT I am a huge Star Wars geek so really I like them all! :)

  349. Joanna says:

    I love your website! And I also like Naruto :D

  350. Tuhina says:

    I saw Jack Reacher last night.

  351. Lesleyk says:

    Return of the Jedi. I just love a happy ending.

  352. Cynthia F. says:

    I take my dog to get groomed a few times a year. He gets to be quite scruffy-looking if I don’t. ;)

  353. Yukari says:

    I didn’t give any beauty gifts this year but I did get the Benefit Ultra Plush Lipgloss Set!

  354. Amira says:

    Happy Holidays and hope the new year brings ever more beautiful things to you and your blog.

  355. LC says:

    I’m itching to go to Sephora and spend, spend, spend! But the holidays left my wallet light. :(

  356. Melodyy says:

    I actually haven’t watched any of the Star Wars movies :/ I curl my lashes because my lashes are naturally straight. I haven’t been exercising over the holidays, but I’ve gained a ton of holiday weight so I need to start exercising!

  357. Zoë says:

    I’m looking to buy a new perfume… I’m nearly done with my beloved bottle of Hermes Eau d’Orange Verte and I’m at a complete loss!

  358. Heather USA (@aitch77) says:

    I’m a makeup addict :D

  359. Laura says:

    I’m obsessed with curling my eyelashes!

  360. Vanessa says:

    Just moved across the world, to Europe from the USA. So scary!

  361. saffron says:

    I can’t abide by the star wars movies, and I am like a D&D playing ubernerd so I really stick in my social group out for it. All that bland male protagonist power fantasy hooha, zzzzzzzzzzz……

  362. Elena says:

    I like oatmeal. I eat it three times a week

  363. courtney b says:

    i love your new layout

  364. E. says:

    Steel cut oats, all the way!

  365. Camille Domingo says:

    re-watching “gilmore girls” is a tad annoying the second time around. i like the banter and story lines, but i now notice how naive and silly rory acts. LoL

  366. Rie Maeda says:

    I love steel cut oatmeal!

  367. Sara P. says:

    I love oatmeal! I have it almost every day!

  368. Monika says:

    Mac has the best lash serum! Makes my lashes dolly loooooong:)

  369. LauraA says:

    Love oatmeal–eat it in a number of variations, which may sound a bit impossible.

    Thanks for another great giveaway opportunity, Karen, and I hope that you have a wonderful New Year! :)

  370. Liz says:

    I trim my cats’ nails at home – and I have the scars to prove it!

  371. Zoey says:

    Today’s my birthday!

  372. Ann says:

    I’ve been taking my pets to the same place to get groomed that my mother took her pets. My daughter takes hers there as well!

  373. Liz says:

    I just recently saw the original Star Wars movies.

  374. Dana says:

    In 2013 I am going to fill a jar with every good thing that happened to me that year. Then on december 31 2013 I am going to read all the great things that happened to me :)

  375. Katherine says:

    I eat oatmeal for breakfast every weekday. I can’t say I love it, but it gets the job done.

  376. Melissa says:

    I never really liked oatmeal

  377. Julia says:

    Curled lashes all the way!

  378. Stephanie O says:

    One of my all time favorite movies is playing on my dvr right now…Fried Freen Tomatoes!

  379. Wayne says:

    Happy New Year!

  380. Lisa says:

    I’m kind of afraid of lash curlers. I still can’t use one without it pinching my eyelid.

  381. virginie says:

    Well, I have long lashes…To the point that when I wear glasses, I Always have to push them back a little on my nose, otherwise the glasses bother me and smash my lashes. Please don’t hate me…;-))

  382. love me some sephora, pleeeease :P

  383. Joy says:

    Can I count the original trilogy as one movie when contrasted with the prequel trilogy?!?

  384. Sally G says:

    because of the holidays I didn’t get to get many goodies from Sephora, but tax time …I’m going to tear it up!

  385. buckycatt says:

    I have such big news Tabs I don’t know where to begin. I adopted 2 tabbies on 12/21 Cooper Joe & Pepper Lee (brother & sister). They have their own Facebook page Adventures of Cooper & Pepper if you wanna keep track of their antics. I purchased a Kindle Paperwhite 3G w/out ads w my birthday/Xmas $. I got my hair shaggy layered yesterday AND made my first pilgrimage into an ULTA store! Bought Benefit Bo-ing in Light 1, Skinny Jeans eyeshadow & the High Brow pencil. I’m verklempt there is so much going on as a New Year dawns! Hugs 2 you both!

  386. Amy says:

    Never got into “The Hills”. Was a huge Real World fan until I got too old ;(

  387. Maria says:

    I’m a biiig dork. I love the original Star Wars trilogy! I grew up with it and actually had to write a paper on it a couple years back:) …but I also love Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter so I’m not a reliable normal human being.

  388. AmyE says:

    Almost never curl my lashes!

  389. Michi says:

    Fave oatmeal: blueberries, slivered almonds, brown sugar. Had it this morning! :)

  390. Sue C. says:

    Oatmeal is my favorite cold-weather breakfast. I don’t leave my house without curling my lashes since they’re so straight.

  391. Stephanie says:

    One of my besties got me the UD Naked Basics palette and now it’s one of my daily staples!

  392. brooke says:

    my pets groom themselves – one of the many great things about cats

  393. sophiemum says:

    Just tried to get Mac Dubonnet and they are sold out!

  394. Megan says:

    My lashes are naturally curled. Which is good because lash curlers terrify me!

  395. Petunia says:

    i love rock n’ roll. put another dime in the jukebox BABY

    tidying up with the radio on :)

  396. amy pugmire says:

    Thanks for the chance! Love me some sephora!!

  397. Mai says:

    Just went to a baptism today and had a great time running around with all of the kids!

  398. Lyndsay says:

    I just bought a ton of stuff at Sephora yesterday, but I still need this gift card. Yes, need ;)

  399. Heather says:

    Just saw Django Unchained. It. was. intense. Also, Leonardo DiCaprio really cut his hand and bled all over Kerry Washington’s face! EWWWWWWWWCKCKCKCK!

  400. Jennifer says:

    Yes, I gave a few beauty gifts. Jordana Extreme from WalGreens and Burt’s Bee Red Dalhia. I love both them so decided to share with my sister and a friend.
    Yes, my two dogs are groomed every 8 weeks. They are not all that fond of it, but being Portuguese Water Dogs they HAVE to be groomed and have hair cuts.

  401. Jennifer Pham says:

    I bought myself some of the Nyx For Your Eyes Only palettes for half off at Ulta . . . and OMG they are such high quality for the price!

  402. Alexis D. says:

    I have not exercised at all this holiday! I am just taking the time to relax before I go back to school! :)

  403. Nicole says:

    I take my dog to be groomed every 6-8 weeks.

  404. Nikki A says:

    I love cinnamon and brown sugar oatmeal! I’ve never seen a Star Wars movie -I’m a lifelong Whovian. I do watch the Clone Wars series, which is really good!

  405. sylvia says:

    sunday night is pizza night!

  406. Amanda K says:

    I haven’t been exercising much over the holidays but I am going running tonight around Diamond Head! :) Happy New Year!

  407. Kelsey says:

    I hate oatmeal! I really want to try the fairy scandalous eyes mascara from Sephora, or at least I think that’s what it’s called ;)

  408. Rebecca says:

    In my younger years, I was a bit of a Star Wars nerd. I may have even named my dog after a minor character from the books!

  409. Tayler says:

    I’ve never seen any of the star wars movies but when I was little I absolutely loved the animated Ewok movies that they made.

  410. Vanessa F says:

    I got my cat groomed once. We had just found him and he was super dirty and he basically meowed and cried the entire time. I don’t think anyone enjoyed it!

  411. I just bought a ton of make up from Sephora and Ulta…nothing like an obsessed 5 year old to make me get off my butt :). I just put on the whole shebang from BareMinerals. LOVE!

  412. Amanda J says:

    I’m definitely going to need to hit the gym once the holidays are over. I think I may have endulged in a little too much. Hehe :)

  413. Tiffany says:

    Thanks so much for this chance! You have no idea how often I walk in and out of Sephora empty handed because I just don’t have the funds for this addiction haha. And my lashes are tiny stiff things, they just point straight down. It’s kind of sad, really.

  414. Emily says:

    I love giving beauty gifts that people wouldn’t buy for themselves.

  415. Kristina says:

    I take one of my dogs to get groomed during the summer since it gets so hot where I live and she has long thick hair.

  416. Bridget says:

    ahhhhha!! loved Jedi Tabs! Star Wars is a FAVORITE in my house. My husband is a huge SW fan & of course HAD to pass that along to my son…

  417. Melissa says:

    Ah, if I were to win this, I would be the proud owner of my very first Guerlain Meteorites!

  418. Melissa says:

    Ah, I love Star Wars! and Sephora!

  419. Rosemarie says:

    Happy New Year!!!! Thanks as always for the giveaway!

  420. Kira says:

    I’ll pick 3 :D
    I find oatmeal to be delicious, especially with fruit and honey.
    Exercising? Over the holidays? Never. That’s what New Year’s Resolutions are for ;)
    My favorite chair is a wooden stool I received when I was little that is marked and dinged up – but I love it.
    And random: pajama pants make me happy.
    Thank you for doing this giveaway!

  421. Leona says:

    Hi Karen-

    We had quite the weekend. We had our second Christmas with my in laws and all we did was eat! I did score a Benefits lip and cheek kit from my sister-in-law and can’t wait to play with it. Hope you, Tabs, & El Hub had a great weekend!

    Happy New Year!
    Leona

  422. Amy says:

    Happy New Year everyone!

  423. Rozae says:

    I’m seriously thinking of getting a lash lift, but I generally curl my lashes when I put on mascara

  424. Jessica says:

    Love Sephora! I just got into Benefit, I’m excited to stock up :)

  425. Wynell says:

    I curl my lashes

  426. Brenda says:

    Have not been exercising at all these past two months but there is always next year. :-)
    Look forward to the new year that will be filled of happiness! :-)

  427. BB says:

    Ehhhh I only like oatmeal sometimes!

  428. Khalilah says:

    Naturally curly lashes! The episode where Padme and Annikin have their first kiss then secretly marry…

  429. Annaham says:

    My Yorkie would NEVER tolerate the groomer’s, so we groom him at home.

  430. W says:

    i’ve seen every star wars movie and can’t wait for the next episodes slotted for 2015!

  431. Jacque says:

    I’m currently in a lippie mood! I can’t stop buying lip products. I’m currently loving Fresh and Korres lipglosses.

  432. Carolina says:

    I was on a budget this christmas, so no sephora shopping for me to buy myself a little present. This gift card would be perfect!

  433. Jess says:

    Favorite Star Wars movie has to be Return of the Jedi – the old school one and not the one that was “improved” by George Lucas.

  434. Cyn Uehara says:

    I love the original Star Wars shows. Have a Happy New Year!

  435. Louise says:

    I curl my lashes with my beloved shu uemura eyelash curler <333

  436. layla says:

    Nope, I dont curl my eyelashes. They’re naturally curly.. I guess I should feel lucky! lol.. I even bought an eyelash curler to see if there would be a difference, but nope.. it just looks the same! :)

    My fav star wars character is princess leia btw.. lol.. my name’s leya and its pronounced the same way.. so growing up, whenever people called me “leah” i’d say, nope.. its leya as in princess leia from star wars.. :D

  437. Iris says:

    My fav beauty gift this year is MAC’s crushed pigment set from my BF’s sister. It’s so sparkly and attention-grabbing. The texture’s a little hard to work with, but it’s worth it.

  438. C R Williams says:

    almost missed it

  439. Nicole.S says:

    Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace!! MEESUH LOVE JAR JAR BINKS!!

  440. Gladys L. says:

    Wish you a happy new year! To Karen and all the other readers!

    I like Star Wars, all except the 1st episode (Darth Vader child)

    In the closely coming 2013, I hope those ebay-like online seller would be banned from buying too much to leave some Tom Ford stocks for us locals, and look foward to MAC relaunching those paint pots of limited colors.

  441. Janelle says:

    I have never seen the original Star Wars movies.

  442. Melissa says:

    I LOVE SNOW!!!!!

  443. Savannah says:

    I live in FL, so we never get snow!

  444. Alicia says:

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway! If there is one thing I love about Sephora, it is their value sets. ^^ The Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons palette has caught my eye recently.

  445. leetal says:

    i’m sick on new years. boo :( but reading your blog posts always put me in a better mood

  446. Jac says:

    Must… not… spend… more… at Sephora… :D

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