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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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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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Hi! Happy Tuesday, folks! Unless it’s not Tuesday… if that’s the case, just tell me to go the hell to sleep. BUT. Just in case it is Tuesday, I’ve got a TON of nerdy lacquers to share tonight!

I don’t know how many of y’all are into tabletop gaming and the like, but I’ve been a huge fan of DnD for a very long while. I haven’t played in years, but Geek and Sundry has helped fill that d20-sized hole in my heart for the last few years with their Critical Role show!

Voice actor Matthew Mercer leads a group of fellow voice actors on epic Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. These familiar voices bring the audience into the full experience of D&D, allowing imaginations to soar as the characters embark on adventures. This is Critical Role!

Watch live on Thursdays at 7PM PT on Twitch or the live enhanced version on Alpha.

Cal over at Dragonsworn Cosmetics has created a gorgeous 10-piece set inspired by our beloved Critters. If we’re being honest, I’m WAY behind on the show. I was putting it on in the background while working, but it was difficult to pay attention to the dice rolls and plot while helping folks, so I stopped. I need to pick it back up, though. They held last week’s episode live off-site at GenCon and I skipped out because hella spoilers. So if you’re behind like me, this post won’t spoil anything for you. There’s one character that I don’t recognize, but it just means one more gorgeous polish in the collection and a teaser for what’s to come.

Now, with this having 10 polishes and my need to include gifs that match, this post is going to be long. And wordy. And babbly. You’ve been warned.
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Good morning, friends! It’s super nice to be back and blogging, it feels like it’s been forever instead of just a week. After looking at my schedule and my vehicle being on its last leg, I decided to stay home from GenCon. I was super bummed because I just wanted to be among the dice and nerds and awesome cosplays as well as getting to see the boyfriend. Luckily, the awesome couple that introduced me to him have a second car that they’re selling, so they offered to let me drive it up to Indy for a day. I followed them yesterday (lolthatwasfunbeingblindasabat) and then drove back early evening. I am still exhausted as well as adjusting to my new glasses. Which, naturally, is exactly why I’m up and blogging AND editing at 6:30 in the morning.

Anywho, I’ve got some neon goodness from Necessary Evil Polish as the perfect way to wrap up the summer! One of these y’all have already seen, but since it’s from the California Dreaming collection, I wanted to bring it back to show it with the rest of the set. So, that’s what we’ll do, yeah?
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It is the most Mondayest Friday to ever Friday. About 5 blocks on our street are blocked off due to them tearing up the roads, so no traffic will be going in front of our house for a few weeks. I like it, especially considering how busy our little neighborhood is. All week, I’ve had swatch mail and takeout (okay, just one night for pizza, but still) delivered without any issues. The USPS decided to deliver mail today, but included a little peach slip stating that they had no access to the front of the house to drop off the pillows that I ordered (that should have been here three days ago)… The sidewalks aren’t blocked. And I mean. If they were, how would they have slipped the mail in the box on our porch?!

 

Like. Listen, I know you deliver an actual shit ton of mail, and you’re probably sick of my daily packages but I ordered pillows because ours are flat and not doing any sort of good and I JUST WANTED NEW PILLOWS TO USE ON OUR CLEAN SHEETS AFTER SHAVING MY LEGS LIKE IS THAT SO WRONG

Alright. Meltdown complete. Mostly. Tub journey for woosah is much needed after work. Might include some spoons of vanilla frosting for sanity. MOVING ON.

I’ve got two gorgeous polishes from Necessary Evil Polish‘s California Dreaming Collection, and I’m super excited because I’m most definitely homesick for SoCal. Tee just returned from her vacation abroad, and she’s already back in the lab creating more pretties. You guys are going to love them, I’m sure!
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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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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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Hey babes! As y’all can see, I did not boil to death last night. I mean, I came close, but I survived. My chubby ass was NOT meant for warm weather, ugh. But, such is life. My boyfriend’s momma and step dad are in town for a family funeral, so we took the day for family stuff and then went to dinner. Y’all. I had the most amazing tropical margarita, ever. Pineapple and orange juice and yum. Pair that with a delicious fillet? Oh HELL yes. Was good. But I know you fine folks aren’t here to listen to my daily shenanigans. Nope. It’s polish time!

Remember when I introduced you guys to Necessary Evil Polish a few weeks back? Well, Tee sent me a few more polishes from her debut collection, the Galactic Line, and I’ve had a week or two to play with them. Oh man, these are awesome, too!

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