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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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Ohay! We’re halfway through the week and I have not one damn thing to show for it other than my entirely-too-long nap after laundry this afternoon. I mean, even then, all I really had to show was the drool on my pillow and super tangled hair. So uh. Move along.

I’ve currently got Guild Wars 2 up so I can farm ore, Portugal. The Man playing on Spotify, a diet pepsi to my right, and my giggling boyfriend playing CS:GO to my left. Life is good, yeah? I’m somewhat bummed that I slept most of my day off away, but it felt good. I barely slept while he was gone because my lameass kept waking up looking for him, so it was nice to sleep today without any worry. That sounds lame as all get out, but I have a feeling that some folks might be able to relate.

Tonight’s post has two gorgeous shinies from Literary Lacquers that you’re not going to want to miss. There’s a delicious neutral and a flashy holo, so keep reading to see them!
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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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Evening loves! I hope all y’all had a lovely week with minimal monday-feely-weekdays. I feel like I worked a ton and yet did nothing. YAY for moving to a 4 10hr shift work schedule! I swatched quite a bit, so y’all will be seeing that stuff soon, but I also played a TON of Guild Wars 2. They recently announced the next expansion and they’re ADDING MOUNTS. The beta is up and the first one they’re demoing is A MAGNIFICENT DOGGO RAPTOR. Please hold for gifs. Because I ugly happy cried running around all day with mine. I. Can’t. Wait.

But but but I know y’all aren’t here for that. I just couldn’t help but share. Mark plays too, and he’s excited, but he’s not nearly as into these daggum raptordoggos as I am. ANYWHO. I’ve got the new Bohemian Dreams Collection by JulieG from Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics to share tonight! There’s 6 GORGEOUS cremes with LE wood-grain-esque handles, and they are, in my opinion, the perfect transition into autumn. Just so I’m not repeating myself, these are all nearly one-coaters. I went back for a second on each just to level everything out, but these are deliciously opaque in one coat.
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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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Happy Monday, friends! This weekend was a hot mess but oh so much fun. I had a few drinks at the house for my birthday before Mark had to work, and they were so good! This is the recipe in case you’d like to check it out! Once we got there, one of his friends stopped in to say hello and decided that we should go to the bar/restaurant on the other side of the street for my obligatory birthday fishbowl which, by the way, WAS AN ADIOS MOTHERF**KER. Y’all. Mistakes. Were. Made. I mean. I don’t think I drank too much, I know my limit AND it was super spread out, but come 8am, I was a mess and wound up getting super sick. We’re fairly confident that it was either a bug or food poisoning and my happy ass curled up in the bathtub for an hour and now my ribs hurt from getting sick. Neato. At least it waited until 8 hours into being 26, haha.

Now that I’m feeling a bit better, I wanted to share these 5 gorgeous polishes from Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer that are up for sale now!
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Happy… Saturday? It doesn’t feel like a Saturday. It feels like… Tuesday? I have no idea. My schedule is super out of whack and I managed to work my way into a morning shift today. Mistakes have been made. Naps shall be taken to rectify this, however. But before that, I want to share another of Baroness X‘s Monthly Mythical Mysteries with y’all! This one is alllll the way from November 2017, so if y’all pitch a fit about spoilers, I’m totally going to send glittery gummy peens your way. Just sayin’.
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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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Afternoon, folks! I’ve missed you guys greatly, I just haven’t had a whole lot of energy lately. Work has taken a very unawesome turn so I’ve just been trying to lay low. That being said, I have so so so many things to share, so it’s not logical to keep hiding. Today I’ve got an awesome new primer that I’ve been testing for about 3 or 4 weeks, and I’m pretty sure you’re all going to love it!

Since I tend to swatch several polishes each day, I’m not looking for longevity in my wear time. Usually. Now and then, however, I’d like to have some manis last, usually when we’re going out somewhere and I won’t have time to redo my nails. This primer from 2x has been PERFECT.
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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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