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Ohay! Y’all, I’ve been up since 7am. As in, I did not stay up that late BUT went to bed relatively early (morelike5amdontlietothem) and woke up at that time. It’s almost noon and I’m fading fast. Today is going to be a struggle for sure. Before I knock out for a few hours, I wanted to share this beautiful lacquer from Cupcake Polish with you guys because ohmygooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood it’s perfect. When Sara asked me to swatch this, I may or may not have flailed and/or happy peed a little. I was so completely stoked to be able to share an exclusive with everyone and also rock it at Polish Con for everyone to see.

I feel so bad, she had sent me a shirt as well to wear on Saturday and the shipping software that she uses picked my old address instead of the current one even though I’ve ordered from this one recently-ish. As soon as the email came through, I sent one back to see if it’d already been handed to USPS… and it had. She’s so sweet, though, and sent a second to the new address immediately. The first package didn’t even get forwarded (with that feature enabled) and it was delivered to the old house, which is luckily only two streets over. I had Mark drive me over at 9:30 to knock on their door to ask for my package. It was some frat boys that looked thoroughly confused as to why I was holding my ID out, trying to prove that I was the intended recipient. I was shaky as all get out, too, because my blood sugar was off. I’m sure I looked like an addict of some sort. That was not my finest moment.
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Hey loves! I hope y’all are all doing well on this balmy Tuesday evening! Instead of packing like I probably should have, I took a nap and it was glorious. Now I’m up and editing and swatching and listening to the boyfriend play the new Marvel game on his arcade-like fight stick. He’s entirely too cute for me, and I’m going to miss him something fierce all weekend.

Speaking of this weekend, LynBDesigns will be launching a fantastic 9 piece collection at Polish Con. They’ll be there and discounted for the convention, and then will go up online on the 30th. Keep reading if you’d like to see more of the You’re Punny Collection!
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Good evening! We’re just a few days away from Chicago Polish Con and I can’t wait! I’m meeting up with Kaylyna on Thursday after she flies in and then we’re driving up for the weekend. SO EXCITED! It’s going to be a nice vacation and a much needed distraction that’s a lot better than sleeping WAY too much, right? Now I just need to get through the next few days and hope that I A) don’t forget anything and B) get as much swatching done as possible. Guess it’s a good thing I’m off work right now, haha!

For Fall 2017 (which is in 4 days, you guys. F O U R D A Y S. This is not a drill.), Octopus Party Nail Lacquer has a 5 piece set inspired by Haitian Vodou that’ll go up for preorder on the 20th (well, all but one, but I’ll explain that here in a minute). These 5 polishes speak to my creepy little soul, and they’re perfect for the upcoming witchy season!
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Ohay y’all! I didn’t get nearly as many posts up this week as I would have liked to, but that’s okay. I clocked out of work last night for the last time, and I’m not sure how I feel, other than meh. It’s sad seeing all of my fellow Agents post about going sleeper, and it all just made it that much more real. Mark was super nice and listened to me ugly cry for a little and then poured me a big ol’ glass of wine and put up with me babbling about nonsense until 11am. Bless his heart. He’s too good to me. It’s weird, though, thinking about no longer being a Geek Squad Agent. I’m hoping that I’ll hear back about a position that I applied for, but I’m not too hopeful since there’s so many that applied for it. Either way, I thoroughly enjoyed my time, and I know that no matter what, I’ll be Agent 52638, even if in sleeper status.

 

Okay, okay. Enough sads. Instead, let’s focus on some gorgeous jelly flakies! All Mixed Up Lacquers is a new-to-me brand and dude. LJ’s polishes completely blew me out of the water. I’m super excited to share these with y’all. They’re available now, so keep reading if you’d like to see all of these magnificent polishes in all of their glory!
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Hello folks! I’m on my second to last night of work and melting all of the calming waxes and I just placed an order for some eucalyptus spearmint bath bombs. (Kaylyna, don’t kill me, I NEED ALL OF THE HAPPY TUB JOURNEYS RIGHT ABOUT NOW.) We’re getting the outer bands of the lovely Irma here now – it’s not even that bad, just rainy as the very edge of the storm is hitting us – and it’s super nice. I’ve got some comfy pants and my favorite hoodie on and I’m surprisingly calm despite my job (or lack of) situation. I’ll take it, y’know?

Moooooooving on! I’ve got three pretties from the fabulous Jennalyn at LynBDesigns that’ll be exclusively at Polish Con next weekend, and they’ll each only be $8! Keep reading, my friends. These are absolutely lovely, and you’re not going to want to miss them.
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Hihi! I hope allllllll y’all are well! I’m currently watching The Killing and finishing out my final work week as an Agent and swatching my little heart out before Polish Con on the 23rd. Speaking of, I need some good juju. All of my nails broke. Way. Far. Down. I’m oiling them up as much as I can as well as making sure I eat my hair and nails vitamin gummy because I don’t want nubbies for the convention. I actually reswatched one of the polishes that you’re going to see tonight because I wanted matching lengths. The best part? I had to file them down even more AFTER these photos. Now I’m hoping that they grow out at least a little before the convention.

Bah. Shit sucks and then you die, right? Anywho, pretty shiny things just in time for fall! Necessary Evil Polish is back on my blog tonight with some beautiful offerings!
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Mernin’ folks! Or evening, depending on where you are and when you’re reading this, I suppose. It’s about 5am and I’m hanging out watching movies and swatching all the things while boyfriend works his normal weekend overnight shift at the LAN center. Earlier, we met up with his friend from out of town for dinner at Applebee’s. Y’all. They had ginormous margaritas for $5 and I could not resist. They were a bit busy, so I had finished it before our food came out and when the server asked if I wanted another, my tipsy ass said yes. They ran out of the big margarita glasses – I guess it’s like a giant martini glass? So the second one came out to me in a damn beer stein thingy. FULL. Because I ain’t no quitter, I most definitely finished it while eating the delicious mac and cheese and BBQ tenders that I’d ordered. SO GOOD. So, that was my Saturday. Not too bad, I’d say.

If any of y’all have been checking out the Polish Con Facebook group, you may have noticed the awesome Road to Polish Con series that they introduced for the NYC PC back in April. They brought it back for the one at the end of this month in Chicago, and I’m seriously excited. The final week has a gorgeous purple from the ever-awesome LynBDesigns and that’s what I’m here to learn y’all lovely nerds about this morning.

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Hayo! Hope y’all are doing well on this fine almost-Friday evening! I’ve got an apple cider wax melting, Outcast (the show) playing in the background, and I’m just enjoying all the things. The nerds have been keeping weird hours – like, weirder than I normally do, and that’s saying something – with the launch of Destiny, but it’s so nice having them all in the same room and talking constantly. Feels homey, y’know?

Before the night is over, I want to share a new-to-me brand: Wildflower Lacquer. They’ve been on my radar for several months, especially with this polish, but I just hadn’t pulled the trigger while browsing. I finally did, though, and I’m so glad. She’s a peach and this polish is ahhhhmazing. You wanna see it, right?
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Hihi! Happy Tuesday, my loves! I’m watching my normal shitty horror movies and enjoying the company of boyfriend and the other roommate before  Destiny 2 launches at midnight. They both love the game and will be staying up for the next 24 hours to play it, and they’re excited as all get out because an old friend is in town for the week and will be playing with them, along with an old roommate. I’m excited to have a full house, even if I’ll be working and going to bed early for a clopen shift. I’ve been trying to decide what wax to melt for tonight ALL DAY. Like, I know it’s not that important, but my brain is treating it as if it’s life or death. I. Am. A. Mess.

While I sort through my stash for something and locate my chill pills, let’s take a look at a pretty, yeah? For the Grey Nail Polish Fanatics group, we started working officially commissioning customs and I’m SO STOKED. If y’all would like to see the first one from August that Night Owl Lacquer did, you can check that out here. September’s maker is the lovely Heather from Heather’s Hues! She’s such a doll, and her polishes are phenomenal.
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Monday? Monday. I had a tiny break from blogging (though, that was unintentional, I fell asleep at my desk) and spent a ton of time reading and relaxing because I had three days off in a row. We had dinner at the Mark’s step father’s family house and it was super nice. I hadn’t met them yet, but they’d been sending Christmas gift for me since I moved up here (y’all, they sent me nail polish, they dun good), so it was nice to finally meet them. There was cake, bbq, and plenty of giggles. Mark’s momma brought out his dog that lives with them since we’re renting, and that dog is a damn mess. Y’all, he’s like a little walking sausage. He’s super sweet and quiet for the most part, but decided to try and scare me? He followed me through our house the other day, barking and growling all while wagging his tail, as if he was trying to establish dominance. But that’s not even the best part. They took him outside and we’re sitting there eating and just hear lots of shouting. THE DAMN DOG JUMPED A BARBWIRE FENCE TO GO AFTER A COW. A LITTLE SAUSAGE WITH LEGS TRIED TO GO AFTER A COW 8 TIMES HIS SIZE.

Bless his pea-pickin’ little heart.

I’m bummed I didn’t get to paint my nails before going over there, though. I had stayed up all night while Mark worked so we could be on the same sleep schedule and didn’t think to paint my nails before sleep. Mistakes were made, especially considering that this is the polish that I would have worn. Ready to see it?
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