Saturday, May 26, 2012


*peeks around corner* 
I'm sorry. No, really - I am.

... and I was doing so well with my blogging schedule. Part of me thinks that I have committment issues. Strange, considering I'm quite happily married. Ah well.

Update on me (that you are free to skip) and then I have a beauty to show you.

I (clearly) have not fallen off the face of the planet. If I had, it would be pretty super that the internet magically followed me. 

It's been a pretty roller coaster two months for me in the personal life arena, specifically with my job. (ie: applying and interviewing for higher up positions.) I had a pretty major emotional setback along that journey and am finding myself in a better place at the moment. Perhaps that's why I've found myself back here. 

I hold myself to standards that are too high and then my perfectionist/OCD tendancies get in the way when I can't reach those impossibly high standards. Then the anxiety kicks in. Compound that with personal/work/life stress and there you have it ... a receipe for a 2 month hiatus. 

I realize this is somewhat deep compared to what I usually post. Normally I try to keep my blog fairly light on the emotion (unless it's polish related - GOTTA HAVE POLISH PASSION!) however I felt like I needed to say a few things to let you, my cherished followers, know that I haven't abandoned my blog. Sometimes I just need a breather. If this was a means of income for me, I would be posting daily. Probably even twice. *dreams*

Anyway, enough with the heavy.

Shoppers Drug Mart recently got the Essence line of cosmetics back in their stores. (Recently as in March.) I was in polish heaven. If I remember correctly, I purchased 19 out of the 21 shades available. Good thing they retail at $1.49 each. ;)

The one that immediately caught my polish-lovin' eye(s) was "Where's The Party?" which is a purple and green duochrome that played very nicely with my camera. I layered one coat of WTP? over one coat of a basic black creme polish. (Please forgive me, this manicure was done back in late March/early April and I can't remember which black I used.)

I added some less-than-stellar quality photo's but I mean, c'mon, LOOK AT THE DUO-Y GOODNESS. You can't blame me.


PS: My nails have undergone a huge change. I'm quite nervous to share this change so until I pluck up enough courage to show you, I'll be raiding my drafts folder and blogging that stuff first. 

PPS: It's nothing dreadful, just different.


  1. Hmmm...interested to see your nail change. Gorgeous green color.

  2. Welcome back! I actually just came back from a two month hiatus about a week ago, so I understand. Anyways, that is a gorgeous polish! I wish I had easier access to Essence but the only place I know that sells them is kind of far.

  3. Aww it's so nice to see a post from you! <3 I hope you're doing well! :D
    This polish is absolutely gorgeous!!

  4. Welcome back! That is a gorgeous polish!


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