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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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Hihi! Today is going to be another double post day because life took over yesterday, but after y’all see both polishes, I think you’ll forgive me. Mark is off today so we grabbed groceries and lunch and then came back to play Rockband 4 and have yummy drinks. I’m not even gonna lie. I begged him to play Cake By The Ocean so I could sing it while I sipped my drink of the same name. I have thoroughly enjoyed my day so far. Once this post is up, I think I’m going to do a conditioning treatment with my red Overtone and soak with a drink and book. Oh man, that sounds lovely, doesn’t it?

But before that, let’s take a look at what Karen from Lollipop Posse Lacquer created for the October Polish Pickup! As you may have gathered from my previous posts this week, the theme is Monsters & Mythical Creatures, and Nothing Ends fits with it perfectly. She had asked if I could swatch it since I’d be at Polish Con so we could see each other and avoid shipping. I most definitely said yes and came home with some more bubble bars and a Magicians-themed trio. Lord help my wallet. Mrs. and Mr. Lollipop are wonderful folks, y’all. Seriously. This was my second time seeing them, and it was an absolute pleasure.
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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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Hey y’all! The mass bloggening continues! I was awake before 2pm and I’m not entirely sure what to do with myself aside from edit photos and run around aimlessly in WoW. We knocked out laundry and I ought to do dishes, but a nap sounds super awesome. That may have to happen. But first, nail polish!

I’m back with another gorgeous offering for the Polish Pickup that opens this Friday! Jennalyn from LynBDesigns drew her inspiration from the sirens of the sea for the Monsters & Mythical Creatures theme this month, and she knocked it out of the park! I’ve had these swatches done for a little bit now, but I keep coming back to them because I’m honestly super in love with the shade. I think it’s time to break it back out for another wear, and I think all y’all will agree after you see the polish for yourselves.
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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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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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Hi loves! I’m sorry this is up a little later than usual, boyfriend wound up having to work till midnight on his day off. Lameness, but it gave me time to edit stuff and run around on Argus in World of Warcraft now that it’s open. My brain has been a mess all day, I’m kind of surprised that I’m not ugly crying in a tub journey at the moment. I was notified back in the middle of July that my position at work was terminated (literally out of nowhere, 400+ of us are losing our jobs starting September 16th) and out of all the jobs I’ve applied for, I’ve either been turned down or haven’t heard back yet. For the most part, that’s okay. I’d like to take some time off (once my severance comes in) and focus on getting my brain in an okay place as well as see what I can add to the blog. At the same time, though, I think it’s finally hitting that my time as an Agent is over and I’m torn between full on panic and full on otherworldly sadness. I know I’ll be okay in the long-run, but shit dude. I’ve loved this job and put so much into it and have been able to watch it grow into what it is now. That, and I work from home for a reason. Crippling social anxiety and hella depression? THE OUTSIDE WORLD IS WEIRD AND THEY REQUIRE REAL PANTS. Bullshit, right? I thought so too. But, for the next 10 shifts, I’ll rock it out, paint alllll the nails, and melt alllll the waxes. Anywho. That was an info overload, but I finally felt like I was in an okay enough headspace to put it out there. Shoot, I even feel a bit better. Grabbed some oatmeal and a diet pepsi and I’m ready to show y’all one of my favoritest polishes. EVER.

By now, I think y’all know that the Polish Pickup opens up tomorrow, the 1st and you’ve seen two of the four polishes that I was lucky enough to swatch. Well, get ready to have your socks blown off. Mardi of The Howling Boutique’s Supermoon Lacquer completely knocked the Fall Foliage & Fun theme out of the park. Seriously.
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Happy taco Tuesday, my friends! For the first time in our relationship, Mark and I decided to do a taco Tuesday. And by that, I mean that he saw tortillas at the grocery store and got super excited. He cooked tonight since I’m working, which I totally appreciate. It’s been super funny, though. He had been anxiously awaiting  TT since Saturday, but I didn’t have the heart to tell him that he got the wrong size of tortillas. What he got was too big for tacos and too small for burritos… We had a quesadilla tuesday, dudes. Super yummy, but bless his heart. It was hilarious watching the gears turn as his brain finally understood that the tortillas were wrong.

Oh, I love him so. I really have no room to talk. My blind ass thought that a semi was a train and was disappointed that we’d be stuck waiting for it to cross. The kicker? IT WAS ON A STREET THAT WE LITERALLY HAD JUST GONE OVER 5 MINUTES BEFORE. As soon as the words left my mouth, I heard “Jenalyn Kayleigh, just. CHILL.” Mistakes were made, okay? Okay.

Dumb comments and wrong tortillas aside, I’ve got another gorgeous Polish Pickup offering to show y’all, and it’s also packed with something that I love: holo.
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Hihi! It’s Monday and boy does it feel like it. I’m still feeling all the feels from Game of Thrones and wishing winter would come here. We’re 25 days away from autumn and I’m pining for it something serious. I’m itching for cooler weather and the changing of the leaves. What about y’all?

Luckily, September’s Polish Pickup has a TON of fall goodness! The theme is Fall Foliage & Fun and I’m loving it. There are so many fantastic polishes that’ll be available this weekend. No, that’s an understatement. They’re incredible and I’ve got four of them that I’ll be sharing over the next few days.

First up is from a new-to-me brand, Fanchromatic Nails! I’ve been looking over her shop and I’m super excited because Lynae draws inspiration from all things nerdy and geeky and there’s approximately 42 polishes that need to be in my life ASAP.
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Hey y’all! I’m currently all up in my feels between watching Fringe and applying for jobs, so I’ve got some calming wax melting and I’m bundled up in my favorite hoodie waiting for the boyfriend to get dinner going. I put out au gratin taters, veggies, and thawed pork chops. Let’s see how much of the puzzle he can put together, haha! In all seriousness, he’s an absolutely fantastic cook, and spoils me with delicious dinners when we have the time. I’m one lucky gal, that’s for sure.

While things outside of my lacquered-life are a bit messy, I know that there’s plenty of polish to help make things better, including the wonderful folks that make it. Lindsay, from Night Owl Lacquer is totally one of them. She sent me an awesome birthday package this week with a card that totally made me tear up. I’m beyond blessed to have her in my life, and I don’t know how I made it 25 years without her friendship.

Aside from the mushy stuff you just read, I’ve got her BEAUTIFUL contribution to the August Polish Pickup: Fierce & Feisty! This one is incredible, and quite possibly my favorite Night Owlet, so keep reading if you’d like to see more of it!
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