Happy Friday, everyone! Is it me or did this week just seem to drag on forever and ever?! Maybe it’s because the first two days this week my legs were JELLO. I felt like the weight of the world was sitting on my left hip and sore would be an understatement in my quads and calves, but by Wednesday I was feeling like a whole new woman and good enough to hit the pavement again. I know it sounds nuts, but my mind needed that release. I had been couped up for two days! Anyway – I’m not even considering any more long runs for awhile, but it felt so good to get out there. Now, let’s dish some details, shall we?
First and foremost, these candy ornaments from Anne have been dancing in my head ever since I saw them on her blog. They are SO CUTE and I have brainstorming when I can make them this season. If not – I’m totally getting creative and doing some for Valentine’s Day!
Second…Any local Hawaii readers tuning in? This Saturday I’m hosting an “All That Glitters” holiday pop-up event at Kate Spade at Ala Moana. Come out for sips, snacks, shopping and SPARKLE! We are going to be talking about holiday accessories, gifting and more, so I would love, love, love to see you there! PLUS – there’s an exclusive discount and giveaway happening so come out and bring a friend or two! 🙂
Third – I’m working on a post on my favorite workout essentials – basically what got me through marathon training and then race day. Is this something that people are interested in or am I just writing it for myself?! LOL! I genuinely want to help, so be sure to let me know if there are any specific questions you have!
And speaking of the marathon – Dane got me the cutest little surprise as a congratulatory present that totally blew me away. He knows I’m an Anthropologie lover, so when these festive pom pom slides were on my nightstand the next morning, I nearly cried! He said “I know how much you love a good pom and tassel.” Well said, my love, well said.
Last but certainly not least, I wanted to give an update on my LipSense trial. If you read my initial post, you know I was a bit skeptical to try it and wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I have given a fair 6 month trial and it’s safe to say I really, genuinely like the product. So let’s chat details…
The Pros of Lipsense: It definitely lasts and there’s no mistaking that. I really like that there is a remover that comes with it for when you apply it just a little too liberally. They also have a great selection of colors to choose from and being able to layer the colors to create your own custom/unique color is fun too. One of my FAVORITE things is the glosses you can get to go over the colors. They have shimmer ones that I wore for my friend’s wedding in NY and it was so freaking fab.
The only downside that I noticed is that my lips get dried out SO FAST using this product. Like, I haven’t experienced dry lips like this since they got chapped one summer at band camp, LOL. Needless to say – it hasn’t prohibited me from using it, because I do really like that it stays on and does what it claims to do, but in full disclosure I wanted to let anyone who is considering trying it my honest to goodness opinion.
How was your week? Are you ready for the holidays?
If you’re still shopping, be sure to check out my gift guides for this season: