Friday, May 28, 2010

Milani Minerals Blush


This is an initial review of my new Milani Blushes.  I won't be reviewing it's wear on me as I haven't tried it long enough.  I don't know exactly how much they cost coz my Mom paid for it (thanks Mom!) and it was bought at Costco in the US.

I got the blushes in Mai-Tai and Luminous (considered to be a Nars Orgasm dupe).  


Luminous, no flash


Thursday, May 27, 2010

Break from the Heat - Not!

Last week was the PCS Convention held this year in Tagaytay.  We stayed there for a few days at One Tagaytay Place.  The hotel is fairly new, the rooms clean and the staff very courteous.  Amenities were complete including Wi-Fi access but I did not bring my laptop on purpose.  

The weather was warm but a bit cooler then Manila. Here's a pic of our room.  There's a balcony behind those curtains.  Hot and cold water shower available, daily newspaper and mineral water bottles, LCD TV with cable, mini bar, etc.  Also included were daily buffet breakfast and their food is pretty good.



A Play and More Hauls & NP's plus NOTD


Hi all!

Been gone for half of the week last week but will make a separate post on that later.  Just giddy with excitement coz my Mom got us tickets to Legally Blonde for July.  Seats Front row and Center, woo-hoo!  Can't wait to see it because I love watching plays since I was a kid.  Saw Les Miserables and Miss Saigon when it was shown locally years ago plus other plays by Rep.  



Monday, May 17, 2010

Wedding FOTD and NOTD


We went to a wedding yesterday at Fernbrook Gardens in Alabang.  The place is amazing!  It is so beautiful that you would even think you're not in the Phils.

Here are some photos taken by my phone camera coz I left my digicam in the car.

swans in the man-made river (we were on a bridge going to the chapel)


There was also a huge gondola with 2 gondoliers but I wasn't able to take a photo of that.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

May Giveaway from...

...Lizzbuenaventura.com


These are the prizes:



To answer her question, my favorite summer activity is going to the beach!

Click HERE to know more about the contest.

Getting To Know Each Other

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1. What time did you get up this morning?   7:00 AM
2. How do you like your steak?   I don't eat steak.
3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?   Iron Man 2
4. What is your favorite TV show?   Glee
5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?   Anywhere in Europe
6. What did you have for breakfast?   Hard-boiled egg, Skyflakes Fiber with Nutella, Coffee
7. What is your favorite cuisine?   Italian
8. What foods do you dislike?  afritada, caldereta

Friday, May 14, 2010

Random Hauls and More

A few stuff accumulated over the past 2 or 3 weeks.

From Drugstore.com I got my first Yes to Carrots items.  This is the Pink Power lip set which includes Lip Butter, Lip Gloss and Lip Tint in varying shades of Pink.  I saw Yes to Carrots being sold before in Watson's MOA last year but they didn't have cosmetics, only skin and hair care.  Not sure if they're still being sold locally.  Yes to Carrots is an organic or all natural line of products.

I haven't opened this box up to now since I still have a ton of lippies open.



Next is Etude House Dr. Oil Solution Shine Free Dual Primer.  Good thing their whole Dr. Oil Solution line is now available locally as I almost ordered it from pre-order groups.  It's also so much cheaper in local stores.  

Thursday, May 13, 2010

NOTD: Essie Lilacism and My Lilacs

Here is my NOTD this week using Essie's Art of Spring 2010 shade in Lilacism.

with flash


Monday, May 10, 2010

Go Out and Vote!

I already did.

Happy Mother's Day!

This comes in a day late but nevertheless I want to greet all moms a Happy Mother's Day!

Spent the day at Riviera Golf & Country Club for lunch and an afternoon of swimming with my parents and brother and his family.  We are all a few shades darker but had a great time.  Not to mention the good food they have (that's why we love going there) and the added pounds, burp.

Just gave my mom and mom-in-law pretty and delicious cakes from special cake stores and they both loved it.  Well, not just them but other family members who took a bite, ha!

For myself, I chose my hubby and DD's gift to me:

Essie's Art of Spring 2010 Mini Set   





I got it from the online store HERE.  It came just in time too last Saturday.  (See, I'm not wishing for anything expensive nor extravagant.  I'm easy to please and I know my limits).

Hope all you moms had a special day with your loved ones.

***photo from carefree shopper.multiply

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

HairinManila's Blog Your Vote Contest

Another Kerastase Minis set plus Pureology and L'Oreal products giveaway!






Check out HairinManila's contest mechanics HERE!

Contest runs from April 29 to May 15, 2010.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Comb-A-Color


One of the ingenious "gadgets" I discovered recently.  It's called Comb-A-Color Quick Haircolor Applicator and I got it off Drugstore.com in one of my hauls for $4.99.

Comb-A-Color - Quick Haircolor Applicator - 1 ea


It's a plastic squeezable tube wherein you put your home hair color kits into the bottle after preparing, close the comb cap then apply to hair.