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The Need For Orange Nails

Hello everyone!!

So, yesterday was a crazy and sad day. Most of it is work related, and I don't really want to delve in to it, but, I will just say, yesterday (during the day) sucked! My evening was a lot better.. I got to spend it with one of my favourite persons.. And we did a lot of talking before our movie watching.. Somewhere in our babbling, I excitedly said 'I have 200 followers on my blog!!' and she had said she noticed the other day I was at 196.. And that I should have a giveaway. I completely agree. We are going to be hanging out again tomorrow and we might do some shopping - either that or next weekend, SO! Watch out for upcoming Giveaway announcements!

Now on to this 200 followers biz.. WHAT?! How!? Seriously?? I remember when I first started this blog and I got to 1 follower. I thought I had really made it. AND it wasn't someone I knew.. I actually didn't start telling people about my blog for the longest time.. I am still not sure why - maybe I thought people would think I am even more weird? Who knows! Anyways, what I want to say is: thank you. Thank you to each and every one of you that has clicked 'follow'.. It means a lot to me! I honestly wish I could send everyone items to show how much I appreciate each and every one of you.. But until I start buying lottery tickets and successfully win the lottery, you'll just have to accept my sincere words of gratitude!

Geez, onwards to the good stuff already!!


Last weekend, I was at Shopper's Drug Mart with my siblings.. And saw that they had Essie Mink Muffs and Chinchilly.. Two of my lemmings.. Seeings how I only seem to find Essie polish there, I should have just bought them.. BUT Shopper's retails Essie polish at $12. A tad steep. Fast forward to Tuesday.. I am heading home from my hair appointment (buh-bye gross roots!) and stopped in at the mall.. I was looking for root volumizing powder.. Couldn't find it at Zellers, so I hotfooted it over to Shopper's.. I did get what I wanted.. But I also bought these two as they were on sale for $9! I can handle that..



I am most excited about Chinchilly - so I swatched it on last night with the plans that I would do some nail art today.. I was pumped.. Got this photo.. Went to my bed.. And tossed and turned for hours. Finally at 4am I got out of bed. I knew what the problem was. With my horrible day mixed with some massive headache, I had stopped listening to my thoughts. I wanted orange nails. I could not sleep without having orange on my nails. Has that ever happened to anyone? Not necessarily about a nail colour, but just that you need to have something so badly that you cannot sleep.. Be it a conversation, listening to a certain song, maybe having some type of snack.. Maybe I am just really strange.



I removed Chinchilly (which I loved) and slapped on Orly Sol Cabana. I am still shocked that I only have a small bottle of this polish. I love this orange. Once it was applied, however, it just wasn't enough.. Something was missing. I grabbed CG White Cap and slapped a coat on. I am pretty sure I sighed with content and then shut off my lights and went to bed. I know, I didn't do a clean up, but I was so excited to photograph these when I got up that.. Well, this is what you get!

Also, when I was outside taking this photo.. Yes, I went outside to take it - not sure if it looks better (also I was trying for a super shot!) - but I liked how the sunlight makes them sparkle! Anyways, about being outside to take this photo.. While out there, I discovered two goons...



2 of our 4 female rabbits remain. I believe these clowns are 6 (maybe even 7?) years old.. Top photo is Cow (aptly named huh..) and bottom is Lakai. Maybe when the lone male rabbit is outside tomorrow, I will snag a photo of him. (side note: as I type this, Bennie is frantically jostling his water bottle.. I think he might be jealous).

Anyways, that is all I have for you today! I am sorry I lied about having a video up by the end of the week.. I couldn't think of anything creative to do (even my inspiration folder failed me!) - I figured I would ask if there is any look I have posted that you would want to see a video of? Let me know and I'll happily do it!

I am going to go out and transplant the pumpkin plants soon.. Wish me luck!! Oh, speaking of plants.. The SpaRitual seed card that I planted has yielded one sprout thus far..






Have a great day everyone!!




  • Swaffie - Haha, horrible in a lovely way - I absolutely know what you mean! Thank you!!
  • The Nail Buff - You should get them! And thank you!!
  • rebecca - Now that would be an amazing bikini! 
  • Frankie - Yay! Thank you!!
  • ~Leslie~ - Thank you so much! I am glad that people that have seen the shoes/purse/wallet/heels before knew exactly what it was.. Makes me feel proud!! 
  • k - I do have a tumblr, I am just horrible for updating it! I will definitely put a link or something off to the side one of these days (aka when I start updating it more often!) Do you have a tumblr? I will happily follow yours as well!!
  • ThRiSzHa - I agree, thank you (:
  • Sandy De Luxe - Thankies!!
  • Chrissy - Well, perfect is too kind, but they turned out quite well, thank you (:

Comments

rebecca said…
Essie is on sale this week at shoppers! 7.99 I believe!
I might have to pick up the one I have my eye one... Trophy Wife.
shortwidenails said…
shoppers..barlgh....such a rip off..wellmost of the time..cept shampoo sales =)

I really need to get my hands on colors like mink muffs and chinchilly..i really own no brown greys...very odd.

so what do you think of white cap?

and I am like u..cept I dont even get into my bed until i have it done...worst part is when it's because my room is a mess and I can't sleep..then I spend an hour or 2 cleaning..all happy....but sweaty then need to take shower etc etc and that totally cuts down my sleep time =(
Unknown said…
those 2 colours are so pretty, and love the orange mani...never have i got out of bed in the middle of the night to paint my nails lol!

congrats on the 200 followers, I am 201 lol :D

shel xx
Your blog is fab! :) The bunnies are too cute
Minty said…
AHH! I love White Cap! It's pretty much gorgeous over everything. And congrats on 200+ followers! I couldn't help but laugh when you said you thought you made it at 1 follower, lol! (:

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