Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Thirtieth Birthday Haul

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Friday was my thirtieth birthday and, might I also add, one of the best days of my life.  All day long, everything-- from buses, to the demeanor or others, to even the line at Jack in the Box-- seemed to be pleasant and going my way.  It was fantastic!

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Since I discussed the emotional experience of my birthday earlier this week, I thought I would share with you the gifts I got on my big day.  Where available I have included links to the items.

From Myself:

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A morning latte!

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Two butterLONDON nail polishes in Kerfuffle and Trustafarian (buy here).

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From my Students:

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A cake that we shared among the my fourth period class!

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A Lumpy Space Princess Stamp and stamp pad (similar)! Y’all know I love Adventure Time!

From a colleague:

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Two Avon Nailwear Pro nail polishes in Blue Escape and Ruby Slipper and a Lancome cosmetics bag (buy here, and here) .


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 Sephora and Pantone Universe Mascara in Emerald (buy here).

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The Urban Decay Theodora pallet (buy here).  I gave the eyeline that came with the pallet to my mom since I don’t wear black eyeliner and she was in need of a good waterproof one.

From my mom:

[caption id="attachment_508" align="aligncenter" width="300"]My new organizer . . . full of products! My new organizer . . . full of products![/caption]

A cosmetics organizer (similar).

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A pair of TOMS (buy here).

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A dressing table set (similar).

Sadly, what you see it's the entirety of my makeup collection.  There is lots more that I still need to organize.  As soon as I have my makeup organization in a place where I am entirely pleased with it, I'll create a post all about it.

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A tray for my vanity with a Paris theme that says “je t'aime” (buy here). Both the tray and the dressing table are in keeping with the Francophone style in which my room is being redecorated.

While I certainly made out like a fat rat in a cheese factor, the best part of my birthday was the happiness of the day!  I couldn’t have asked for anything more perfect!

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