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Happy Wednesday, my little nerdlings! I just woke up from a nap (yeah, it’s almost 1 am, judge me) after a day of Pokeraiding in the summer heat. I’m sunburned as hell, which means I’m gonna be crispy for my birthday this weekend, but I had so so so much fun! I love that they added the legendary birds into Pokemon GO, because boyfriend and I went around to 5 or 6 different gyms with 15+ people each time trying to take them down. He hasn’t caught anything yet, and I only caught one because RNGesus hates us, but it was honestly so much fun overall that I didn’t care.

I’m back with some amazingly gorgeous Poetry Cowgirl Nail Polish lacquers that Kristen specifically created for the Indie Shop this weekend in San Francisco! (of course the one year it’s on my birthday AND back in my home state, I’m on the OTHER SIDE OF THE DAGGUM COUNTRY) But even more, the theme? THE THEME FOR THE SHOW IS MERMAIDS. This. Is. Not. A. Drill.
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Happy… Saturday? It doesn’t feel like a Saturday. It feels like… Tuesday? I have no idea. My schedule is super out of whack and I managed to work my way into a morning shift today. Mistakes have been made. Naps shall be taken to rectify this, however. But before that, I want to share another of Baroness X‘s Monthly Mythical Mysteries with y’all! This one is alllll the way from November 2017, so if y’all pitch a fit about spoilers, I’m totally going to send glittery gummy peens your way. Just sayin’.
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Hey loves! I’m back with a quick review and photos of a deliciously vampy jelly with glitter. Ain’t that a mouthful? I’ve got music going, a chocolate frosty in hand, and my comfiest pj dress… thing. I managed to get up at 730 this morning … Not sure how that happened, but it did, and laundry was done by noon. Had time to deep condition my hair with Overtone Vibrant Red while soaking before the most kick ass nap ever. Oh! I also made an awesome dinner in my new Instant Pot (thank you again, Anna – for both the IP and dress!) that the nerds all loved. I would totally call today a win.

Tee from Necessary Evil Polish is currently in the UK for a vacation with her tiny human, and I’ve been enjoying all of the photos she’s shared on facebook. She also sent me an awesome postcard which is now hanging up above my desk. She’s a pretty neato human, if I may say so myself!

Tonight, y’all get to see Pirate’s Curse from her Summer California Dreaming Collection – I can’t wait to see what else she’s got for this collex!
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I’m not sure what to tag this one as. It’s not so much a press sample as a gift, but still. DISCLOSURE. Either way, I’m baaaaaaaaack. I’m on my last day of work before a few days off and man, it’s been a struggle. I’m going to knock out laundry and shipping some packages out tomorrow and then my ass is taking one hella long nap. May go get a few watermelons, too. Yup. That sounds like the perfect time off. Sleep and watermelon and movies. YAAAAASS.

Before the sleepening and the laundering happens, I’ve got a gorgeous grey to share with y’all that’s only available through August 7th. Because I love alllllll of the grey polishes, I created a facebook group, which can be found here. Lindsay from Night Owl Lacquer and LA S. (another nail lacquer lover!) also help wrangle in the fanatics. Welllll, we recently held a giveaway and one of the prizes was this incredible grey that Lindsay made as a one of a kind (or… 4OAK since she made all of us admins one as well) for the winner. It was so well-received that Lindsay offered to open it up as the first group custom and that’s what I’m here to share this evening.
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Afternoon, folks! I’ve missed you guys greatly, I just haven’t had a whole lot of energy lately. Work has taken a very unawesome turn so I’ve just been trying to lay low. That being said, I have so so so many things to share, so it’s not logical to keep hiding. Today I’ve got an awesome new primer that I’ve been testing for about 3 or 4 weeks, and I’m pretty sure you’re all going to love it!

Since I tend to swatch several polishes each day, I’m not looking for longevity in my wear time. Usually. Now and then, however, I’d like to have some manis last, usually when we’re going out somewhere and I won’t have time to redo my nails. This primer from 2x has been PERFECT.
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Evening loves! Mark is finally back home and it’s SO nice. Little breaks from your SO now and then are totally fine, but I missed that man something fierce. I know he didn’t sleep a whole lot during the convention and 16hr days, so I lowered the AC upstairs down to 70, put up blackout curtains, had some Coconut Lime Verbena melting, and turned the box fan on so we could nap. He’s been asleep since, poor thing is so tired. It’s adorable, really. I figured I’d get a post or two set up while he’s sleeping before I curl back up.

And on that note, I’m back with two more polishes from Necessary Evil Polish‘s Galactic Line! Tee has been sending me packages every few weeks with new goodies to swatch, and these two might be my favorite yet. I’ve got two more to share as well, but they’re not from this collection, so I’ll share them in a day or two. You’re all gonna love them, honestly.
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Good evening, my lovelies! I’m sitting here, sipping on my homemade sangria from the 4th and watching iZombie, debating making some mac and cheese and having a sweet little tub journey. Yeah, that sounds like a damn good night. Though, I just discovered that there’s a hair splinter in the bottom of my food, and I’m not quite sure that I’ll make it through the night. Shoot, my nails are naked and nubby. What a shame. Just bury me with my collection, kay?

Whaaaaatever. While I’m sitting here, counting down until I expire, I want to at least show y’all Night Owl Lacquer‘s offering for the July Polish Pickup (Cocktails & Mocktails): Dragon Blood. If you’d like to see lots of pictures and read some of my silly babble, read on!
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Evening, friendos! I’ve had the last few days off and it was glorious! Mark has to be up in Indy all week till Monday, so as soon as I dropped him off at work this morning, I went back and took a nap. I was up for a few hours playing WoW and then decided I wanted to take another nap. It. Was. Glorious. I miss him muchly, though. Thinking about going to the gym for a little while tonight to A) kill some time and B) have a healthy distraction. Oooooor I can stay in my pajamas and eat cocoa crispies. Decisions decisions.

Tonight, I’ve got Northern Star Polish‘s contribution to the July Polish Pickup to share! If you’d like a bit more info on how it all works, you can check out this post with a buncha details. It’s a pretty neat polish program and I’m super happy to see it doing so well! This month’s theme is Cocktails & Mocktails and I mean really, what better way to start off my birthday month than with yummy drinks and gorgeous nail polish? Alllllll the yaaasss.
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Evening loves! Did y’all miss me? It was kinda super nice having a week off, but I definitely missed sharing stuff with you guys! We got back from Cedar Point eeeeearly Wednesday morning. We were aiming to be back by midnight on Tuesday BUT. Our friend that drove us up there, his car died on the way back, 21 miles from the Indiana state line. It was comical, really. We had to call Mark’s dad to come get the 5 of us, drive us to Indy, and then give us a car to get back home. It was a hot mess, and we were all exhausted on top of some hellacious sunburns and back pain after wooden rollercoasters, hah. It was really a lot of fun, though, and I only cried like three times on some of the scarier coasters and dealt with a little motion sickness. TOTALLY WORTH IT THOUGH.

For tonight’s late-night blogging session, I’ve got a gorgeous grey polish that’s from an awesome group box from le polish! This box is exclusively for members of the le polish lovelies group on Facebook, and is only limited to 35 (at this time), so you’re seriously going to want to join up and set some alarms. Ready to see it?

YEAH, ME TOO.

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Halleloo, we made it through a work week, my friends. All that is standing between me and freedom is a shift tomorrow night. And then you know what? I’m off until Thursday, hell. the. frig. yes. We’re going to Cedar Point in Ohio on Monday and I’m kinda jazzed. It’s a tiny break away from the house and my desk and I cannot wait. Now I just need to get my butt to the store for sunscreen and some capris (and maybe a fanny back because I mean really, who can actually carry a phone and glucose tabs while on a roller coaster? Don’t judge. You know it’s a good idea.) Until then, though, I’m going to continue to work on swatches and nail art and all the things because I feel as if I have a duty to share all that is good in the lacquered world with y’all.

This evening, I’ve got 4 of the shimmery metallic stamping shades from Moonflower Polish‘s La Isla del Encanto summer collection to share. I’m going to go ahead and include Nadia’s description of the collection because it’s pretty special, and you’ll understand the names of the polishes a bit more that way. There’s also a discount code for my readers at the end of the post, so keep reading!

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