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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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Hihi! Hope y’all are having a fantastic Friday night! Boyfriend and I wound up staying up all night because I had to fast before blood work early this morning. He works overnights again this weekend, so we figured it’d be a good start to flipping his sleep schedule. After running a few errands and coming back, neither of us wanted to sleep just yet. Which, I’m down with. I’m to the point that I have to be absolutely exhausted in order to be able to sleep, so I was hoping that being up for 22 hours would help. Sleepiness happened, which was awesome. BUT. I woke up 3 hours later wide awake. I think I’m just going to hang out, swatch some stuff with movies going in the background, and then soak before trying to become one with the dead for a few extra hours of sleep. Sounds pretty damn good, especially if I can manage to sneak the air down a few degrees so I’m not roasting.

Before I knock out hard for the next 10+ hours, I wanted to share an AWESOME box with y’all! It’s seriously a nail blogger’s/nail artist’s dream come true, and it’s fall-themed, which makes it like a million times better!
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I damn near about greeted y’all with “HAPPY FRIDAY” but, as I have since been informed, it is not Friday. I’ve been duped. I feel betrayed by my own brain. Like. What even is?

So, how has your pseudo Friday gone so far? I’ve been watching Alien: Covenant (which is really just more “DAVID, NO”) and playing with some nail art. Boyfriend’s momma and stepdad are in town for a visit and they’re stopping by soon. I’m excited to see them! Apparently they came by the LAN center last night and I didn’t see them?! I. Am. Oblivious. I have the next three days off, so hopefully we can maybe grab food and drinks. I could do with a night in public featuring real clothes. Maybe. I’ll probably change my mind on that.

While I’ve got your attention, or kinda, I want to share my final swatch from the September Polish Pickup that opens up tomorrow! Lindsay from Night Owl Lacquer  is completely knocking it out of the park with green shades this year, truly. The theme, as you may or may not know, is Fall Foliage & Fun and I am totally loving all of it. Lindsay’s polish definitely has me Pining For Fall.
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