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Friday, April 15, 2022

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday all! It's Easter weekend! We have a busy weekend ahead with a softball game tomorrow for the girls. Fingers crossed that it doesn't rain. Then Sunday we have an Easter brunch and then Easter dinner with my family. And we can't forget the Easter egg hunt Sunday morning!

Anyways, onto Friday favorites and Happenings.

ONE. So a few weeks back I went to Ulta since I had a gift card from Christmas. I also had a coupon that I was able to stack with it and this is what I got.

I had been looking around for a long time to replace my favorite Becca Anti-Fatigue Under Eye Balm. I searched online for dupes and this one below was recommended. I have been using it for a few weeks now and I LOVE it. It is the same color as my Becca one....a blueish color. But what is amazing about this one is I don't have to dig my finger or nails into it. I just swipe it under my eyes. It definitely brightens the eyes. It is supposed to help with fine lines and cool your eye area as well. Now I just need to find something to help depuff my eyes. This helps, but I think I need something a little more. But so far I am definitely sold on this and would purchase it again.

Tula Glow and Get It Cooling Eye Balm

TWO. I also got another item I have been wanting to have for awhile now. Biana recommended the NYX Marshmallow Smoothing Primer and this was the perfect opportunity to try it out. I have been using the No Poreblem Primer for years. I just checked and I repurchased it 10 times off of Amazon. But I am always up for trying something else. The NYX Marshmallow Smoothing Primer is the same size as the No Poreblem Primer

They definitely have different textures. The No Poreblem is a pink lotiony gel and the NYX is more like a mousse, light and airy. 

It smells amazing, goes on smoothly, seems to make my makeup last and look natural, and it lasts all day. I have only used this for a week, so I will report back after I use it more.

NYX Marshmallow Smoothing Primer

THREE. So my Abercrombie order finally came in. It only took 2 weeks for it to be delivered from when it shipped. Ugh. I had every intention on taking photos and doing a try on, but that will have to wait as I got it in yesterday and the lighting was bad.

FOUR. I have been wanting a pair of high-tops by either Converse or Vans for quite a long time. I keep going back to them and now I have my eye on a pair from each site. So help me choose.

Women's Converse High-Tops

Vans The Lizzie

FIVE. Weekly funnies.






Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.    

18 comments :

  1. I love those blue ones! I've often wondered that about "less dry" too.. I want a "most dry" button as I feel like our dryer often stops when things are still a bit damp feeling.

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    1. My dryer does the same thing too and I have no idea why. we want our things dry! The blue ones are so pretty right?

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  2. Love your funnies and the high tops are so cute!

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  3. Haha. That first meme is so true! I've only seen one - the one that came out when I was in my late teens it was only because my boyfriend at the time dragged me to it when we worked at the theater. People do have some crazy reactions when I tell them I've never seen any of the originals! Haha.

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    1. I have seen some of the Star Wars, but I feel that way about Harry Potter. 2 coworkers of mine were flabbergasted that I hadn't seen any of them or read the books. I don't know if I have seen any of the newer Star Wars though.

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  4. Your funnies are cracking me up today. I have never seen Star Wars either. Those high tops are cute, I feel like I like the blue ones a little more? But they are both so fun! I hope you guys have a great weekend!

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    1. Thank you for your vote. I love the high top trend. I have never seen the Harry Potter movies or read the books so that meme was really funny to me. I hope you had a good weekend too!

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  5. Omg I cracking up at those memes, they are all spot-on. Why was "stay cool" such a thing? We were so optimistic back then, hahaha!

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  6. Sounds like you had a busy weekend! Time with family over Easter is the best though :) Both high-tops are cute but I always go for converse over Vans. It's funny because my sister loves Vans more! I find converse just more comfortable than vans somehow.

    Hope you had a nice weekend and a good Easter :)

    Away From The Blue

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    1. That is funny. Everyone definitely has their preferences. Family time is definitely the best and so needed. I hope you had a good weekend!

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  7. I like the sound of the Tula Under Eye Balm. I will check it out.
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  8. I will check out the cooling eye balm.
    Those high tops look awesome.
    I too have never watched any of the Star Wars or Star Trek movies.
    Those quotes were funny.

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    1. It is awesome! I don't think I have ever seen the Star Trek movies either. And I don't plan to. Ha.

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  9. Ooooh I want to try that primer, and can't wait to hear what you got in your Abercrombie order. But ughhh on long shipping times. If you can drive across the country and back again in 2 weeks, it shouldn't take that long to ship some clothes. Oyyy...

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    1. It really should not. It was in Ohio for the longest time. So weird. The primer is great so far. You know how much I love No Poreblem, but this one is doing pretty well. The true test is hotter weather.

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