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I am so friggen full. Going from not eating a whole lot on keto to a full meal loaded with carbs, I’m fat and happy and miserable all at the same time. I’ve got my leggings on and after this post goes up, it’s going to be time for a slice of pumpkin pie. Ohhhh man. My body is so ready.

Speaking of ready, I hope you guys are because it’s almost time for all of the sales to start! At 12am EST, Baroness X has their annual Black Friday box releasing, and I’m 98% sure that it’s necessary to live. There are 100 boxes total. Get them ninja fingers ready, yo.
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Annnnnnnd we’re back! Turkey is in the oven, the mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes AND cornbread are all done. I’m still in my PJs, but that’ll be fixed soon. It doesn’t matter since we’re not going anywhere, but I wanted to shower after handling all of the foods so I don’t smell like raw turkey all evening. That’d be so so icky. No can do, friends. No can do.

I’ve got another incredible Black Friday deal to share with y’all – particularly a gift with purchase polish – and I’ve been anxiously waiting to share my photos of it because it’s a party in a bottle. Karen of Lollipop Posse Lacquer knocked it out of the park with this one!
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Happy Turkey Day, folks! Or, if you’re not in the US, happy Thursday! I’m up with a cup of vanilla bulletproof coffee and some music and I’m SO ready for hella carby foods later. Ohhh man. After this post, I’m going to get the potatoes and mashed potatoes boiling for their respective dishes so they’ll be good to go by the time the other half of the nerds get here tonight. I may even nap. The possibilities are mostly endless. Right?

While I’ve got your attention, I have a super fun new product from  Moonflower Polish – microglitters that you can stamp with – that I’m excited to share because I know you’re all going to love these!
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Hey y’all! We’re about 3 hours into Thanksgiving and there’s still SO much to do! I feel like I’m at an okay stopping point tonight for food prep, but I’m still anxious because there’s so much to do tomorrow. Brains are dumb, seriously. Instead of panicking, though, I’m working on more posts and knocking out some more swatches. There are so many amazing sales this weekend, and I’ve got a lot of them to share with y’all. I’m hella stoked.

One of the kickass sales is hosted by Jennalyn over at LynBDesigns– she has a gorgeous new collection, which you’ll see tonight, and some amazing deals, which we’ll get into at the end. Ready?
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OHAY! It’s currently 6:35 AM and I’m watching Bates Motel and trying to thaw a 15lb turkey in our sink with cold water being changed every 30 minutes. Mistakes have been made. I’ve got another 6 hours before I can start cleaning it up for a brine soak, so here we are! I’m catching up on swatches and posts and am super happy that we napped earlier. When we were out getting groceries for Thanksgiving, Mark grabbed us two killer steaks, and cooked those for our dinner. Y’all, they were delicious. They SO made up for the fact that I’m in idiot and will be up until noon thawing a damn turkey the day before Thanksgiving.

While that’s happening, why don’t we take a look at a fun thermal trio from All Mixed Up Lacquers  that just launched a few hours ago? They’re all so pretty and transition SO easily. I’m absolutely in love, folks.
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Y’all. It is the most Mondayest Tuesday to ever Tuesday. We haven’t gotten Thanksgiving groceries. We planned on going today to grab them (though, my oh so cute boyfriend didn’t hear me say we should go at night to avoid crowds), and get some lunch and all that fun stuff. The gas gauge in his car stopped working a few weeks back, so he’s just been keeping track of his usage manually (which is easy since he only goes to work and that’s maybe a mile away). Unlucky for us, as soon as he put the car in reverse, it shut back off. Guess he was a little lower on fuel than he originally thought. No biggie, let’s roll it back UPHILL to park it back in our drive. Thaaaaaaaaaaaaat was a fail. Luckily some nice dude drove down the alley and offered to help. Good news, though, is that we live close to a gas station, so walking to get a gallon wasn’t a problem. We filled up, got Moe’s (which is really sad when you’re avoiding carbs, just sayin’) and then drove by the store. It was so packed that we turned around and now I’m fighting to stay awake, but a nap is going to need to happen before we do our midnight grocery run.

Before I knock out, I have a beautiful quad to show y’all that’s currently wonderfully discounted and up for preorder! Connie from Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer  originally introduced these in early October (right as I had to leave for SoCal) as a preorder, and I thought they were gone gone so I’d held onto this post. BUT THEY’RE BACK! And now is the perfect time to show them with all of the Black Friday sales that are about to start!
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Good morning! I can’t friggen believe it’s already Monday and the week of Thanksgiving. This whole year has gone by WAY too quickly. We haven’t even gotten groceries for Thursday, and I know Kroger will be a madhouse this close to the holiday. I’m going to see if I can talk Mark into us going late at night to avoid peopling. What are y’all making this year?

Now that we’re just a few days from Thanksgiving, I figured it’d be the perfect time to share a gorgeous Halloween polish from  Nail Hoot!

…wait, Halloween?! Yep. You read that right. My slackin’ butt thought this review went up back around when I went to SoCal and somehow it was overlooked. Not my finest moment BUT! This beauty is sill available, so we’ve got that goin’ for us.
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Mernin’! Sleep, yet again, has not happened. Hoping to stay up all day so we can sleep normally tonight… may even go see the new Thor movie! While we wait for that, I figured I’d get a post up and see how many swatches I can knock out before I inevitably fall asleep at my desk. I tried to sip some coffee, but going from using half and half and a little sugar to heavy whipping cream and stevia was an unpleasant shock. CARBS WHY YOU MAKE THINGS SO TASTY?!

Eventually I’ll hush about that stuff. Eventually. I may even make a section here on the blog for any and all progress within our keto journey. Might be kinda neat! What say y’all?

Back to all things nail lacquer, my dudes! Literary Lacquers  brought a bunch of their older shades back for fall, and I have three of them to share this morning. Spoiler alert: I’m absolutely L O V I N G these! They’re all inspired by The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe (in collaboration with xoxoJen), and all sorts of creepy perfect.

 

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Good evening! It’s been an odd day, but not too bad. I’d planned on getting more posts up this morning, but right after my last one, my web host decided to cease all functionality. Neat feature, right? It at least gave me time to read and nap and attempt to find keto-compliant recipes. Who knew there were so many friggen carbs in things?! I’m trying to tell myself this’ll all be worth it in the end, but I have a mighty need for some bread and cereal. The struggle is real, y’all.

I’m here to show you lovely nerds a limited edition collection from Kristen over at Poetry Cowgirl Nail Polish – it made its appearance at The Indie Shop back in October. Flakie lovers, this quad is for you!
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Good morning! Mark and I are wide awake at 7am for whatever reason, so I’m looking for recipes and playing a little WoW in hopes of getting sleepy. We’re on day 2 of keto – well, day 3. And so far, easy-peasy! I made a low carb chili cheese dog bake for dinner and man, didn’t taste like it any other diet meal I’ve made before. So. Damn. Yummy! We ate around 10 last night and I’m still full. This is nice. I’m kind of really excited to see if the diet helps improve my quality of life. Guess we’ll find out, yeah?

Before I head up to bed, I have another gorgeous Quixotic Polish creation to share with y’all! Mary has started a Color of the Month series, and she’s bringing the fire with this first one. Think you can handle the heat?
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