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Evenin’ owlets! I’m back tonight with part two of today’s posts. Well, more like my final swatch of October’s Polish Pickup., or something like that. Whatever. We won’t worry about formalities. I soaked and didn’t read one damn bit, but it was super relaxing. Now I just want hella foods and sleep. Most definitely a cheap date these days, but I ain’t complaining one bit!

Lindsay from Night Owl Lacquer is just cranking out beautiful and good smelly things left and right, dudes. Between this polish, Nightfall, and the In the Dark of the Night collection, I honestly don’t think I could love her any more. She’s a bit of a whimsical sci-fi nerd like I am, and so she was super excited for the October Polish Pickup with the theme being Monsters & Mythical Creatures.
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Two posts in one day‽ Yeah dudes. That’s just how much I have to share with y’all, and I’m seriously loving it. I took a nap, I made a meaty pasta sauce (and cooked the noodles in our rice cooker. Livin’ in 3017 over here, folks), and now I’m watching Ghost Adventures. Definitely enjoying life right about now.

I’ve also been playing loads of World of Warcraft. I mean, I normally do that, but this time I kinda have a purpose. Kinda. There are story campaigns for each class in the game, and each yield a class-specific title and all that good stuff. With the extra time I’ve had off, I’ve also been able to level the rest of my characters to 110 (with the exception of some lowbies that don’t have flying which makes leveling HELLA unfun), and then started working on their campaigns. I know it’s just a game, but damnit, I feel accomplished. 8 110’s all with the campaign completed and I’m working my way toward having the class mounts, which were added as an extended campaign. WHY CAN’T I BE THIS DEDICATED AND SHIT IN REAL LIFE?

Speaking of WoW, I’ve got an incredible multichrome polish to share with y’all that is inspired by Illidan from the Warcraft lore. Moon Shine Mani is participating in the Polish Pickup for the first time this month and this is their contribution for the Monsters & Mythical Creatures theme. To say that I’m excited would be a very gross understatement. Phoebe, the MSM mastermind, also plays WoW and based on that fact alone, I’ve decided that she and I are friends. Just sayin’.
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Good morning, y’all! I’m getting ready to go to bed, but I wanted to see if I could get some editing and a post up before I knock out. Trying to convince myself that I don’t need to go scavenge for foods before slee- WAIT OH MY GOD THERE’S PIZZA BLESS YOU UNIVERSE. Might have to go warm that up…

But, before that, I want to show y’all this polish because holy mother of eff, I’m actually in love. Remember when we were kids and the go to was, “if you love it so much, why don’t you marry it?” I would if I could, my friends. I SO would.

Now that the month of Halloween has started, it is the perfect time to break out the warm neutrals, vampy colors, and everything in between. The theme for the Polish Pickup  this month is Monsters & Mythical Creatures. So perfect for October! Chrissy from Turtle Tootsie Polishes came up with another incredible shade that I need everyone to grab this weekend. Seriously.
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Y’all, this is going to be a quick and dirty review because there’s SO MANY PRETTIES. There’s going to be a ton of photos as well as probably too much babble because we know I suck at keeping things concise. I had planned on this going up earlier, but my internal clock is still all sorts of off since Chicago. So uh… Ooops! I’ve been trying to catch back up on swatches, but had to redo some that were completed before the trip because I managed to break a nail at PC last weekend. Thanks, universe. Deadlines are more like loose guidelines, right?

In addition to that gorgeous multichrome I shared last night, Lindsay also created a beautiful 9 piece collection just in time for autumn! It’s made up of 6 vampy cremes and 3 magical toppers – the collection has been aptly named In the Dark of the Night and I’m so in love! They’re all available now so while you scroll on through, you can make your shopping list, yeah? YEAH BUDDY.
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My little owlets! I’ve missed y’all dearly! I’ve been back from Chicago for a few days and I’m still completely wiped. I’ve slept WAY more than I probably should have and still haven’t had the chance to go through my Polish Con haul. Times is hard, y’all. So hard. It was a wonderful trip, but I’m more than happy to be home. I missed Mark and his sass way too much. I’m excited, though, because I have a TON of gorgeous things from PC to share in the next few weeks.

Before we get into that, though, I’ve got some amazing new things from my love Lindsay over at Night Owl Lacquer! Her 1 year anniversary as a brand is coming up and I don’t have nearly enough words for how excited I am. Over the last year, while swatching for the brand, I’ve gotten to know her and I’m thrilled to call her one of my best friends. Seeing her brand grow as much as it has has been nothing short of rewarding, and her anniversary polish is a step into something new that I think everyone will love. I’m super proud.
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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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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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