Archive | October, 2013

I Heart Fall tag!

7 Oct

Well, hello! It’s been ages since I blogged. Over a year, I think! I miss the interaction and see cute things I want to post all the time, so I’m jumping back in, however erratically. 🙂

My friend Lauran did the I Heart Fall tag, and I wanted to jump in, too! See the questions and answers under the image.

Image1. Favorite Fall lip product? Lip products are weird for me. I must have an odd pH balance, because lip colors go very funny on me really fast. I absolutely LOVE makeup, but the smallest part of my collection is definitely lip stuff. That being said, my go-to year-round lip color is Maybelline’s “Warm Me Up,” from their core collection of Color Sensational lipsticks.

2. Favorite Fall Nail Polish? Oh gosh! This is crazy hard! I have over 100 bottles of polish at last count! In the fall, I love darker colors, deep purples, reds, and greens. My favorite of all time is probably OPI’s “Lincoln Park After Dark,” but I also love OPI’s “You Don’t Know Jacques” and China Glaze’s “Ruby Pumps” for a little vampy oomph.

3. Favorite Starbucks Fall Drink? I generally don’t care for Starbucks. I’ll go there in a pinch when traveling and like their Salted Caramel Latte (I hate any pumpkin-flavored drink!). I prefer the Mississippi company Seattle Drip, though. I always get their 16 oz. Evergreen Mocha, whole milk, no whip.

4. Favorite Fall Candle? I adore Yankee Candle’s Farmer’s Market. It’s citrusy and spicy, with a hint of berries. It smells to me a bit like fall baking but without all the cinnamon and nutmeg you’d expect. I like it year-round!

5. Favorite Fall accessory? Scarves! I have both lightweight and warm ones because you just never know here in Mississippi. I have newly-short hair, so I’m looking forward to playing around with scarves and long earrings.

6. Haunted house or haunted hay ride? Um, neither! I don’t like to be scared! Ghost Adventures on The Travel Channel is as scary as I’ll go, and I’m not even scared by that any more since I’ve watched it for so long now.

7. Favorite Halloween movie? I’m not sure I really know any Halloween movies (see #6) so let’s just say the Charlie Brown special.

8. Favorite candy to eat on Halloween? I’ll fight you for Reece’s peanut butter cups. Even better if they’re the pumpkin-shaped ones. I don’t care how many fake ingredients or how much sugar they have. GIVE THEM TO ME.

9. What are you dressing up as for Halloween?! I don’t remember when I last dressed up, but I was probably a New York Met. But this year my fella is going as Bumblebee from Transformers (The Prime version. His instructions while costume shopping were VERY specific.)

10. What is your Favorite thing about Fall? Lower humidity! I know that seems so lame, but I hate humidity and all the sweating that comes with it! Today is our first truly cool/low humidity day (72 degrees and 48% right this minute!), and I’ve been so happy since I woke up. I feel more energy, more excited about doing household stuff, and I swear the light looks a little brighter and crisper outside. Now it’s time to decorate!

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