Blogger Awards

7:06 PM

I've gotten SO many blogger awards lately!! I love that you guys are enjoying my blog and think about me when you're giving them out...but I rarely have time to actually sit and do them!! So today I'm rounding up all the ones I've gotten over the past few months or so and doing them all at once! Ah! Here goes:

First up we have the Nail Polish Tag from Arielle over at Only Always Soccermom.
1. How many nail polishes do you have?
Last official count was just under 500.  I'm  quite sure I've surpassed that now but I'm hesitant to confirm!

2. What is your favorite brand of nail polish?
Barry M, butterLONDON and Models Own rank highly for me.

3. Do you like crackle polish or do you hate it?
I like the possibility of crackle polish but I rarely use it. I also love that it can be used as an instant mani pick me up when your polish is a few days old or you're in a hurry.

4. What was your first nail polish brand?
I think it was Revlon.

5. If you are going to have a nail polish line, what are you going to name it?
I would probably keep it simple and go with Bee Polished.

6. What nail polish colours do not compliment you?
Yellows don't look great on me and neither do reds.

7.What nail polish colours do compliment you?
I love muted blues, greens and greys.

8. Name two of your best nail art friends?
I love so many nail polish junkies!! But probably the two I'm closest to at the moment are Debbie and Claire. They're my loves from across the sea :)

9. What was the best nail polish gift you ever received?
That's a hard question. I've gotten so many wonderful things. But I just won my very first blog giveaway and it was from Angelique who is the very first polish swap I ever did. :) So I'll go with that.

10. make a speech thanking the blogger who gave you this tag?
lol...Thank you Arielle! I'm not good at speeches...but I appreciate you thinking of me and my blog and I'm glad we've gotten to know one another.

11.What is your second favorite nail polish company?
I have three tied for tops.  But after that probably....China Glaze.

12. Glitter or no glitter?
Glitter.  But removal is such a chore.

13. OPI, China Glaze or Essie?
China Glaze.

14. When do you change your nail polish?
I used to change it like I changed my underpants!  Now I do it every three or four days unless I'm on a challenge.

15. What's your favorite colour on your nails?

16. Darks or brights?
Darks before brights, but generally I prefer lighter colors.

17. What are you wearing on your nails right this moment?
OPI Red, China Glaze Dance Baby and Revlon White on White.

18. Matte nails -in or out?
LOVE matte nails. And suedes.

19. French manicure?
I do like a classic french. But I hardly ever sport one.

20. Favorite winter colour?
I like silvers and metallics for winter. Or deep greens.

Award number two is: The I Love Your Blog Award

 I've actually recieved this from several bloggers, so I won't single any one of them out! But thank you!! :)

1. What is your favorite fashion magazine?
I don't get a WHOLE lot of time for magazines anymore which is a shame because I used to LOVE them.  But I love French Vogue and Nylon.

2. Who is your favorite singer/band?
I'm going to go with The Beatles. I also love She & Him, Dustin O'Halloran, and Priscilla Ahn

3. Who is your favorite YouTube guru?
I know it sounds crazy but honestly, I don't "youtube"

4. What is your favorite makeup product?
My new Barry M eyeliner. I'm in love :)

5. Where would you like to live?
Well I'm aiming for Boston but if I were to pick outside the states I'd go for London.

6. What is your favorite film?
Marie Antoinette

7. How many pairs of shoes do you own?
More than I care to count!

8. What is your favorite color?

And number three is: The Versatile Blogger award which comes to me from
You're supposed to:
1.) List seven things about yourself
2.) Pass to 15 bloggers

There was a survey attatched to the blog I got this award from and instead of listing 7 things about myself, I'm going to go ahead and do the survey.  I think over the past month or so with all the new groups I've joined pretty much all the good facts about me have already been used anyway!

Blush or Bronzer ?  Blush at all times of year but summer. Then a light bronzer.
Lip Gloss or Lipstick ?   Both. But usually gloss.  I'm kind of a lip gloss addict!
Eyeliner or Mascara ?  Both.  I like to do the winged 60's eye.
Foundation or Concealer ?  Neither. I ususally just wear a tinted moisturizer.
Neutral or Colored Eyeshadow ?  Anything. I love eyeshadow.  Most often I wear a minimal amount in a nuetral color though.
Pressed or Loose Eyeshadow ?   Loose at home, pressed on the go.
Brushes or Sponges ?  Brushes.

Long or Short ?  In between.  I like them on the short side since I do a lot of typing.
Natural or acrylic? My natural nails are nice and strong so I've never had need for acrylics.
bright or dark? Anything!
flower or no flower? Depends on my mood.

perfume or body splash? Ooo I'm obsessed with perfume.  My signature scent is Stella McCartney but I love all different kinds.
lotion or body butter? I hardly use either (I know, bad me.) but probably lotion.
body wash or soap? I like bars.

Jeans or Sweat Pants ?  I don't think I've ever worn sweat pants in my entire life.  I have two pair of skinny jeans but I mostly wear dresses and skirts.
Long Sleeve or short? It depends on the weather.
Dresses or Skirts ?  Both. Probably dresses more than skirts though.
Stripes or Plaid ?   I don't really wear plaid so I'll go with stripes.
Flip Flops or Sandals ?   Heels. :P
Scarves or Hats ?   Scarves.
Studs or Dangly Earrings ?  Either. But I mostly wear smaller earrings.
Cowboy Boots or Riding Boots ?   Neither.
Jacket or Hoodie ?  I don't think I own any hoodies, although sometimes I steal my husbands! So I'll go with jackets.

Curly or Straight ? My hair is curly naturally.  I usually wear it wavy.
Bun or Ponytail ?   Mostly I wear my hair down but I rarely wear a ponytail so I'll say buns.
Bobby Pins or Butterfly Clips ?   I use bobby pins like they're going out of style!
Hair Spray or Gel ?   Hair spray. It's entirely necessary for teasing.
Long or Short ?  My hair is SUPER thick and it gets heavy so I keep it mid-length
Light or Dark ?   I prefer it darker.  But I don't dye it and it's sort of a medium auburn.
Side-swept Bangs or Full Bangs ?   Both. Full when I'm not feeling lazy.
Up or Down ?   Down mostly.

Rain or Shine ?  I love rain. :)
Summer or Winter ?  Winter.
Fall or Spring ?   Fall
Chocolate or Vanilla ?   I don't like chocolate so I'll go with vanilla.

OK that's it for the awards!! I'm not tagging anyone since I did so many at once! lol...but I really appreciate all the wonderful awards you guys have given me! :)

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