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Good evening, my little nerdlings! Today is my day off and I’ve been a complete bum. Mark had to go out of town for work again (just till tomorrow, thank goodness), so I curled my lazy ass up in bed and went back to sleep. Got up to get some yummy Chinese food, get this post up, and then I’m debating curling back up after a lovely tub journey. I’ve never really been one to just lounge around and relax. I’ve never been good at it, but man. This is nice.

This weekend starts June’s Polish Pickup launch for the month and I’m super excited because there’s some super gorgeous polishes that’ll be available. If you’re not familiar with the idea, it’s pretty neat! Each month, folks get the chance to vote on themes and then makers will create gorgeous polishes based on the chosen theme. From there, the weekend that they go live, you can pick and choose which polishes you’d like to purchase. Shipping is a flat $3 to the US and Canada regardless of how many polishes you purchase. Definitely beats buying a box for only one or two polishes and then hoping you can sell the other ones in the box that you didn’t wish to buy. I’ve got full details in an older post here just in case you’d like to learn a bit more!
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It’s almost Friday, folks. We’re almost there. If you made it through the day without taking a nap, I’m proud of you. And even if you didn’t, I’m still proud. You did the thing. I, personally, failed and took several naps. I’ve been studying up on the Indiana driver’s test because in order to get my license here, I have to retake the test. Y’ALL. IT’S BEEN LIKE 9 YEARS. I DON’T REMEMBER THIS STUFF. There’s some online tests that give questions that are on there. I’ve failed them so many times, it’s comical at this point. That may or may not be what led to naps. Ooops. I think we’re going to try it tomorrow, I’ve held off on getting it transferred over long enough. Now that I’m bored with studying and editing the thousands of photos that I need do, I’m here to show off some pretties!

After a small break thanks to life, Courtney from Posh Paints Nail Lacquer is back with a GOOOORGEOUS shifty collection! It’s made up of three multichrome flakies and three flakie toppers and they’re launching this Sunday, the 28th! I’ll have a bit more info on that toward the end. Let’s get to the pretties, shall we?

Before we get into it, I wanted to let you guys know that I also matted these to pull the colors out, and holy eff, they’re life. I used Glisten & Glow’s matte TC and my bottle now has a scary fill line. Shit’s serious, y’all.
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Happy Tuesday, folks! I’m so so so so so behind on editing. Like. I should probably be working on that, but I’ve got so many posts this week, that I ought to at least get one up, right? I was hanging out with my boyfriend earlier at the LAN Center that he works at, and uploaded about 600 photos. Mind you, this is before editing. I save all of the originals just in case, and then narrow them down, and edit them from there. I’m excited, though. This week means that you guys are going to see a TON of gorgeous polishes, from indies and mainstream alike.

I’ve got a few more polishes from Mardi over at The Howling Boutique’s Supermoon Lacquer for this lovely evening! They’re three holotastic duochromes from her 3rd collection, called the Chosen Collection. They’re gorgeous, and I love that Mardi incorporated suggestions from the members from her fan group on facebook. Small things like that make me absolutely adore her!

“Each of the polishes in this collection were voted on by members of The Howling Boutique’s Wolf Pack group on Facebook. A total of thirty-six colors were narrowed down to twelve via member voting, and from there I picked my favorite seven to make up the final collection. Wolf Pack members then commented with color names and I chose three per polish, before the Pack then voted to choose the ‘winning’ suggestion. Hence the collection’s theme and name (The Chosen).”

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Happy Wednesday (well, Thursday by the time y’all read this), loves! I’m back with some bright-ass neons to get us through this glorious humpday. The weather is warming up (help me, I’m melting), the pollen is out in full force, and… and I have no idea where I was going with that. IT WARM and I hate it. I love the longer days, don’t get me wrong, and I totally love not wearing a sweater 24/7, but it’s already 70 and I clearly can’t handle the heat. My roommates are going to kill me if I turn on the AC already. So uh. I guess I’ll just distract myself with pretty things to get me through it.
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Hey babes! I’m sorry I’ve been pretty MIA here and on Instagram. I’ve had a headache/migraine mutation thing that is going on day 7 now, and everything is a struggle, even sleep (though, my insomnia isn’t a shocker, not for anyone, but it’s not helping now). I’ve managed to find dark themes through Chrome for most websites, but unfortunately, I can’t install any of it on my work laptop. Luckily, we have so many dispatchers that it’s been relatively easy to find folks to help take over my shifts, and my boss is super understanding. Ah, but you’re not here to listen to me drone on about my head hurting, are you? Nope. You’re here for the polish. Meeeeee tooooo. So, let’s get to it!

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Hey hey babes! I know, it’s weird. I’m blogging during the day. Like. What even is?! The damn earth snatched an hour from us and now my sleep schedule is even more wonky than before. I didn’t think that was even possible. Oh, and to top that off, it snowed yesterday. Luckily, we’re not getting heavy snow storms like our friends to the North East, but- OH MY GOD IT’S PI DAY! Well, that explains why I’ve seen so many photos of Dean from Supernatural all over Facebook…

Holy mother of squirrel, y’all. I blame day blogging. I feel like a hot mess. Anywho. It’s been a while since I’ve had Baroness X on the blog, hasn’t it? Demi has created a stunning 4 piece collection inspired by names of counter culture publications from the late 60s. If you’re a fan of magical shifty pigments such as Unicorn Pee, you’re going to want to keep reading. Trufax.
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Happy Monday, my little nerdlings! It’s currently raining something fierce and I’m stayin’ in my pajamas all day, not worrying about a damn thing. Well, other than the busy blog week that starts today. You guys. I know I was quiet last week, but oh my god, I’m about to make up for it. I’ve got 6 posts ready to go for the week, with so many Indie Shop goodies!
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Happy Monday, my little nerdlings! I hope y’all had a wonderful weekend! I wound up taking a day off yesterday for my sanity, and it was so needed. We wound up staying up till 10am both Saturday and Sunday because of my boyfriend’s schedule, so sleeping all day was SO lovely. I, for some reason, sleep better during the day, it’s so strange. I haven’t slept that well in what feels like months. Maybe I just need to reset my sleep schedule every few weeks. Maybe.

Anywhooooooo, I’ve got a gorgeous gorgeous polish that’s absolutely perfect for the upcoming season to share with you guys! Darlene of Sweet & Sour Lacquer reached out a few weeks back asking if I’d be available to swatch her March POTM (polish of the month) and y’all already know I was down as hell for it. I’m new to the brand, but I’ve been itching to try out her gorgeous creations since she launched. I don’t even know why it’s taken me so long. I have failed, my nerds. So hard.

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Hi again! I’m back with some more awesome nerdery because why not? I finally have my day off tomorrow so I plan on parking my butt and relaxing to play some World of Warcraft while being wrapped up in approximately 8 layers of clothing because I can’t seem to regulate my body temp with this stupid cold. ANYWHO. NERDY NAIL POLISH, Y’ALL! EEEEEEE!

I’ll admit that since the launch of Legion, I haven’t been playing my mage as often as I was before, but I still thoroughly enjoy blowing things up with Living Bomb (if y’all play Wow, you know exactly what this is and how friggen kick ass it is!) and I managed to finally get my fire artifact hidden weapon skin and I’m SO in love with it! Since I nabbed that, I figured it’d be the perfect time to show y’all the gorgeous polish that Cal over at Dragonsworn Cosmetics made for me to swatch, based on Mages in the World of Warcraft universe!

 

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Happy New Year, loves! I hope y’all had a wonderful evening and 2017 is treating you well so far. I just drew the winner for my giveaway, so be sure to check your emails (especially the spam folder!) to see if I sent you an email letting you know that you’ve won!

I wanted to start the year with one of my favorite indies, MTK Design! Mary sent me these a while back (as you can tell by my long nails in the photos, hah), but I was saving them to share at the right time. A new year is as good a time as any, right? RIGHT!

 

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