What's up with me?: Life Updates (Birthday, work, health, blogging)


It seems like I fell off the face of the blogging world for the past few weeks, which was surprising considering how diligent I was about posting 3-4 times a week. I know, I know...life happens. But I was also feeling really "meh" about this blog lately (I didn't even post about my birthday or October beauty favorites!) So I just want to give you guys a quick update about basically everything that has happened while I took my little break, along with the future plans for Floraful.

Fall lipstick favorites: The Plums

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This post covers the final series of my fall lipstick favorites: the plums, berries, purples, wines...whatever you want to call it!

Cool Patch Pumpkins: Pumpkin pickin' and hayridin'

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Every year during the fall, Cecilio and I look forward to picking out pumpkins and carving them on Halloween (or the day before, whichever works with our schedule best).

October 2017 Boxycharm: Spellbound

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Who likes to check their tracking obsessively once their orders have shipped? *raises hand* that's exactly how I feel when I get my monthly Boxycharm. I've tried multiple subscription beauty boxes and Boxycharm is the only one I can stick with, hands down.

NYX "In Your Element" Palette: Earth

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When I first saw the NYX "In Your Element" palettes released, I needed to have the "Earth" one. I loved the colors, but I couldn't justify spending $30 on them. That's about as much as a high end palette! Usually, some of the more expensive NYX palettes don't go over $20. However, Ulta had a 30% off sale for all NYX products, so I immediately snatched up this baby.

Fall lipstick favorites: The Browns

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Here is my 2nd part of my Fall Lipstick Favorite series! If you missed it, this post lists my favorite red lipsticks for the fall. Right now, I will be talking about the brown lipsticks I love.

A random Ulta Haul

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Uh oh. There's a new shopping center a few blocks away where I live, and guess what? Ulta is one of those stores in the strip mall. I have to avoid it like the plague, lest I spend my a chunk of my paycheck there. The good thing about it is that I don't have to drive 20-30 minutes for the closest one. This new Ulta is less than 10 minutes away. But because it finally opened (before a lot of the other stores), I decided to go check it out. Let's just say I was blown away with the set up and how huge, clean and brand spanking new it was.