Whew, it's my "Monday" so to speak and I am still recovering from the weekend! My bestie, L.Rae was visiting and we packed a lot into our three short days together. I'll write more about that later this week, because I loved the questions for this week's Ten on Tuesday so I can't skip them! As usual, if you want to play along, go visit Chelsea at Roots and Rings!
1. How many blogs do you read every day and what are they? (I'm talking the ones you NEVER miss)
Hmm, well I usually read all the blogs in the "Blogs I'm Reading" section on my blog! I don't read every single blog, every single day, but the ideal start to my morning is to check my email and read my blogs while I eat breakfast.
2. How many "best friends" do you have? Do you have different "besties" for different areas of your life?
I definitely have different "besties" for different areas of my life! We have very close family friends from when I was growing up. I have my best friend, Nicole, from high school. Then in college, I had my roommate besties who visited in October. And I have my bestie, L.Rae, who is my bestie from studying abroad. And then I have besties from law school. And there's my sister and my cousin, C., who I consider to be besties. And then there are the new friends I'm making out here in the Pacific Northwest that I hope will be besties one day! And, of course, J. He's not a girl bestie, but he's a bestie all the same!
3. What's your daily make-up routine?
I have a pretty involved make-up routine, but I only wear make-up if I am leaving the house. Haha. I use Mac Prep+Prime, then Clinique concealer, Bare Minerals powder, Nars Blush, MAC eyeshadow and mascara! That sounds like a lot but I can usually be done with my face in 5-8 minutes.
4. What is your ideal girl's night?
Depends on my mood ... I love to stay in, drink wine and chat or go out with my girls for a night on the town! Right now, my ideal girls night would be a week long beach vacation!
5. Do you keep up with your nails/toenails or are they au natural?
I try to keep up with them. My toes are always painted, my nails are most always painted. I've found that you can go into most nail salons and get a "polish change" on your finger nails for $6.00 + tip so I usually do that about once or twice a month.
6. What's your best roommate story (assuming you had a roommate at some point in your life)?
Well, I used to live with a girl in college (no one that reads my blog!) and she got mad at me and didn't speak to me for 6 weeks. And we lived in the same apartment. Talk about awkward!
7. What's your "go to" outfit that you wear more than anything else?
This simple black dress I bought at Old Navy about a billion years ago. Seriously, I have no idea when I got it but I found it in my closet last fall and I can't get enough of it. I like to wear it with tights and boots.
8. Do you have a beauty secret?
No, but I need one! Ever since we moved out West, I feel like my skin is more oily and breaks out more often. Any advice West-Coasters?
9. Did you read Seventeen magazine growing up?
10. How did you learn to put on makeup?
My mom took me to the Clinique counter when I turned 13 and let me get my own set of make-up. They taught me how to apply it and then I've refined my techniques over the years. Whenever I get new make-up I always ask the make-up artists for tips or advice.