Saturday, December 10, 2011

Retail Therapy

Down in the dumps?  What better therapy is there than buying crap you don't need?  I know money can't buy love or happiness ... wait! Or can it? ... only for a second ... umm so I bought hours worth ...
I have lemmings, but hardly ever quench them purposefully.

So when I just happen to find these, my heart did a back flip.



I love you Ross.  Not only do I get to dress for less, but you help me find rainbows.







.... and you have Color Club





... lots of Color Club





Color Club - Beyond the Mistletoe

In my depression, I took my nails down real short.  I actually really like them.






BACK UPS ... always necessary.


I love going to gently used Walmarts.








I find beauties like Heart Breaker :)




Pure Ice - Heart Breaker over China Glaze - Wagon Trail

I seriously love my nubs.













Blue and Green at the same time!












YOU NEED THIS.
Go find a Walmart in the middle of nowhere.













You know me and sheer whites ....















Essie!


















I don't own much Orly ... that has been remedied.








Finally ... these are mine.

China Glaze to the rescue!! Lots of backups and new kids.




ICE ... Exactly like KleanColor.
Okay I am done ... for now. 


You guys are the best.  <3

56 comments:

  1. YAY!!! She lives!
    Fabulous haul! ♥♥♥

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  2. SOO glad ur back!!!!

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  3. Hey sweetie,
    Hope you are feeling a little better :)
    Just to commiserate with you, I also shortened my nails a big deal after all the disasters in my life. I actually love my nubs too.
    It feels good to change a little when we feel like this.

    *hugs*

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  4. This haul pleases me muchly! I think your nails look hot! HOT! like fiyah ;)

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  5. This haul is epic. I'm impressed, and I agree retail therapy it certainly helps.

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  6. do whatever it takes to make you feel better! i hope you feel better doll , i miss you & your funny posts.. but take your time we will all be here for you <3

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  7. Epic haul! Glad to see you post :) xoxo

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  8. Helloooooooooo, amazing haul!! Hope you're feeling a little better :)

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  9. Love this haul! I do the same thing when I'm feeling down... just buy some polish!
    Feel better xoxoxo we miss you!!!

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  10. Love your "nubbins"!! You know I have yet to wear any of the Beyond the Mistletoe collection!!

    Glad to see you posting!

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  11. Oh and forgot to mention that I love Funny Bunny! You know me and my sheer whites too! That polish has actually gotten the most searches on my blog.....crazy!

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  12. I'm so glad your posting again <3 And what a great haul! Can't wait to see you wearing those beautiful Color Club polishes :D

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  13. I want to roll in your purchases.
    Also, I need to get my ass to Ross STAT.

    ALSO, I hope you're feeling a little better.

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  14. Retail therapy must be the best kind of therapy! This is a great haul :D

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  15. Yey, I've missed your posts! So many pretty polishes! I love that you call those nubbins lol. Mine are kind of the lenght from the first photo now and for me they feel quite long x)

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  16. Yay for the fun kind of therapy!

    And that length looks really great on you!

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  17. Aww, Loodie <3 Hoping you're feeling better soon.

    THE PRETTIES. OMG WOW WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW THEY ARE SO BEAUTIFUL

    Seriously, your hauling skills are more valuable than some professions. Impressive.

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  18. What a haul! Now more lems added to my list...

    I really love the shorter nails on you. They look great! I bet they're easier to deal with, too.

    All the best to you Chiquita! <3

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  19. oh i don't think this is hours worth of happiness it's months worth ^_^ Imagine all the trying on, swatching, showing us pictures on your blog, sharing comments ;) I hope you really are feeling better :)

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  20. Wow that is a lot of freakin polish. I just bought that pure ice heartbreaker. So nice! Am hoping you are doing a bit better. I like your nails this length. Can't wait to see swatches of all these!

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  21. WOW what great hauls! I love your nubs, I think nubbins are so darn cute!

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  22. Retail therapy FTW! You got some great colors. I hope you're feeling a little better and I hope to see you around more. :)

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  23. Good to see you post honey! And WOWZA awesome haulage. Especially Crystal Ball *has jealous*.

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  24. I'm sure we've all been there at some point, nevertheless great buys, serious envy over china glazes and color clubs, so many pretty colors

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  25. wow what an awesome haul!!! Retail therapy actually WORKS!!!
    And your nails look beautiful :)
    I love funny bunny too, what other sheer whites do you have? I´m a fan too (and sheer white/pinks)... A comparison would be great!!

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  26. EPIC haul! And gorgeous nails! <3
    I hope you're feeling a bit better. :hugs:

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  27. *huge hugs* Hope you're feeling better - it's nice to see a post from you and this is an epic haul post! *swoon*

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  28. Your credit card must be exhausted.

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  29. I was so happy to see your new post in my reader!! Epic haul!! I think that when bad things happen, we do whatever we feel to recover: file nails, change haircut, buy loads of polishes, even have a tattoo (that is me).
    Big big hugs :*

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  30. Good for you lady! Retail therapy is always a great way to take your mind off things!!

    LOVE the colors you got.

    xo

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  31. Hurrah! Retail therapy can be so much fun! Glad to see you posting again.

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  32. Annnnnnnnnnddd you're making me need to cut up my credit cards so I'm not poor! CRYSTAL BALL!! INSANE!

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  33. LMAO! That is some serious freaking haulage! YAY for you...Retail therapy can do wonders. I have the pure ice HB and Busted...I love them. Enjoy Gorgeous Lady...everyone deserves doing this every now and then *hugs* Hope you are taking good care of yourself...

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  34. That is one beautiful haul you have there! Polish is definately how I kept my spirits up while unemployed. No reason to feel badly about trying to make yourself feel better, especially when it also brings such pretty things into your life!

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  35. Retail therapy makes everything better. Glad to see a post from you-sending you love and hugs my dear!

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  36. Hey Friend. Still praying. Hey look, I can comment to your blog now. I switched from IE to Google Chrome. Yeah!!!

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  37. I am glad you are back. That is a HUuUGE haul!

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  38. Baby crab-girl, if all this love here isn't proof of how much you're missed and admired, then I don't know what is! Glad to see you focussing on what really matters: shopping!! LOL! Epic haul...gargantuan, really and the nails? Love 'em! I had a zillion klutz moments recently so mine are down real short as well...and I'm loving it! Looking forward to what you'll be zapping us mortals with next! Love ya! xox

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  39. Heh I remember back when I still had a Hudsons CC I was upset about some jerk that pissed me off so I went and spent 300 bucks on clothes most of it on clearance. I think that was the first time I realized I might have a shopping problem lol

    Anywho I have been checking for you just about every other day. Good to see you back :)

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  40. I've tagged you in a blog award! http://gretalrabbit.blogspot.com/2011/12/i-was-given-two-blog-awards.html :)
    xGretalRabbitx

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  41. Nice haul! I hope these pretties help heal you and guide you back to us. We miss you. <3

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  42. I'm so happy to read you again! I'm a new follower and I've learnt a lot of things with your blog, I love it and enjoy reading your posts, keep going! Hugs (and sorry for bad spelling)

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  43. Retail therapy...distractions are sometimes necessary! I have Color Club's Beyond the Mistletoe too, soo gorgeous!! And I like the shorter nails :) xo

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  44. Ah, girl, I wish I had stores like you do, where you can buy cheap polish, if you're lucky to find them, it looks like such a nice hunt. Hunting down cosmetics always makes me happy. :)

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  45. Welcome back, we missed you! It's amazing how many Kleancolor-clone polishes there are... Essie Poppycock looks like a fabulous color!

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  46. Woooohoooooo! Rapture and Crystal Ball are such amazing finds!!! YAY! Awesome haulage. Those nubs look super sexy on you! <3

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  47. First and foremost GROUP HUG!! Thank you everyone for your love, support and sweet words of kindness. :D I think we can agree, although not cheap (what therapy is), retail therapy is fantastic! <3


    @Sarah B. - an extra smooch for you! <3

    @ReecesPeeces - lol. Polish Pleasure, I don't charge extra.

    @Angie - My sheer white loving twin! I send you extra hugs and love, k?

    @ChaosButterfly - your body will be full of bruises after words, but oh so worth it!

    @wunderbar - ignorance is bless ... I refuse to count :P

    @Lendoxia - okay, maybe you're right ;)

    @Mara S - oh girlfriend, I have a tab just for sheer whites! Search or click to happiness :D

    @marox79 - I bitch slapped her and told her to keep working.

    @maisenzasmalto - Had I not cut my hair a week prior I may have had a catastrophe there as well. Oh a tattoo, you rebel!

    @Elizabeth Life and Polish - mwahahahaha.

    @SalvagedExpression and AmandaDF - ain't that the truth!

    @For Me, It Works - you'll be amazed, blogger actually works with Chrome!

    @ommorphiabeautybar.com - I so love being a stereotype right now :D

    @Precious - lol, that is too funny. My Mom is helping me deal ... her weakness, clothes! Hell yes new wardrobe here I come.

    @GretalRabbit - Thank you lovely!

    @Cristina - Yay, new or old, you are always welcome!! :D

    @beauty-obsessed.com - indeed, thank you!

    @Ulmiel - And I wish I could magically bring the stores to you. Rush of VICTORY ... this I will share with you anytime though!

    @ABOP - OMG, I bought it for the name alone, we shall see how it fares on the nail!

    @I Drink Nail Polish - FREAKING AMAZING. After I was done soiling myself, I high fived myself.

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  48. I love your nubs!! Good to see you back, lady friend :)

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  49. So, Loodie, just how many bottles of polish do you own??
    Your posts make me want to step outside my 'nail box'! I bought a bottle of a dark blue with a teal shimmer by Wet n Wild (sorry, I am not at home and don't remember the name... I'll get back to you on that) I am building up the courage to use it! I'll keep you posted!

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  50. I'm not telling, mainly because I don't know. Ignorance is bliss; that's how I like it! :D Unless you stop reading nail blogs right now, you WILL be purchasing a Helmer in no time. ;) Find an IKEA quickly.

    Come over to the dark side ... it's a really fun place!! <3

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