I’m back!

Hello, hello!

I’m back from my mini vacation, and the blog will return to its regular content on Friday. I was in Nova Scotia with the Mister to visit my parents, and attend my cousin’s wedding.

Where my parents live, there are beautiful trails and lots of deer – we came upon two in someone’s yard snacking on the trees and shrubs. These were taken from across the road so not as to scare them away:

Deer - Nova Scotia

Deer - Nova Scotia

Walking trails - Nova Scotia

Here’s a panoramic shot from the top of the lighthouse at Masstown Market:

Panoramic shot, lighthouse at Masstown Market

I had planned on keeping up with all of your blogs – reading and commenting, but failed at this, so I’ve loads to catch up on.

Have a beautiful day!


Weekly Re-cap x2 – Jul 31st to Aug 20th

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Here’s a little re-cap of the past two weeks worth of blog posts…

July 31st –  July 2017 Empties

July 2017 Empties1

August 3rd – July 2017 Faves

The Ordinary Buffet

August 7th – August 2017 Wish List

August 10th What’s in My Carry-On

I just returned from my vacation – a two week trip to Estonia. I’m still dealing with jet lag due to the 7 hour time difference, but I’m hoping to return to my regular blogging schedule asap.

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

Disclosure: Please see original blog posts for product disclosures.

What’s In My Carry-On?

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By the time you read this, I will be on vacation! This will be my last post until I return the following week. I’m hoping to be able to reply to comments and keep up with all of you while travelling.

I always enjoy seeing what people have in their purses or carry-on bags, so I thought I would show you what I’m bringing in my carry-on…

First off – a little water-resistant cross-body bag / purse. This is where I’ll be keeping my plane ticket, passport and wallet.

Up next, my electronics – my kindle and Ipad, with chargers and voltage adapter plug.

What's in my carry on?

A small makeup bag with non-liquid essential products for freshening up after flying. All my other makeup will be packed in my checked baggage.

My bag with essential liquid / gel / cream products:

What's in my carry on?

Not pictured – a change of clothes, a sweater and pair of socks (in case the plane is cold), a pair of flip flops, a pen, and a small notebook.

What are your flight essentials? What do you put in your carry on bag?

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day!




Weekend Away Makeup Bag

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I just thought that I would show you what I’ll be bringing with me makeup-wise for my little weekend away in Toronto for the Ipsy Generation Beauty show. I’m trying to travel as light as possible by bringing only a backpack (with a foldable bag inside in case of shopping, of course).

I chose one of my makeup bags with the hope that I would be able to fit everything into it. And my brush roll case for my makeup brushes. I picked the makeup that I wanted to bring, photographed it, and then attempted to fit it all into my makeup bag at the very end.

Makeup bag:

Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Face products:

Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation (review)

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream (review)

Nyx Dark Circle Corrector (review)

Nyx Above & Beyond Full Coverage Concealer (review)

Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Milani Rose Blush (review)

Wet n Wild Coloricon Bronzer (review)

Eye products:

Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Concrete Minerals Electric Eye Primer

Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Smokeout (review)

Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette (review)

Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Shu Uemera Eyelash Curler

Essence Cosmetics I ❤ Extreme Volume Waterproof Mascara (review)


Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Crispy Brows Dual Pencil (review)

Anastasia Beverly Hills Perfect Brow Pencil (review)

Lip products:

Weekend Away Travel Makeup

Black Moon Cosmetics Liquid to Matte Lipstick in Wrath and Selene (review)

Nyx Matte Lipstick in Tea Rose (review).

Here’s the makeup bag with everything in it. Miraculously, EVERYTHING managed to fit!


Weekend Away Travel Makeup

*Not pictured is my brush roll (and brushes). I photographed them yesterday, but the photos have mysteriously disappeared, or got lost in the transfer from my phone to my Macbook. *

There isn’t going to be a post on Friday as I’ll be on the train to Toronto in the early morning hours for the Ipsy Generation Beauty show. I’ll be back on Monday to tell you all about it! Have a great weekend!

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

Disclosure: Please see original reviews, but I believe that everything was either purchased by me, or were giveaway winnings (from personal blogs).