The Nail Files

Friday, November 30, 2012

It's finally Friday
It seemed like this day would never come
Linking up with Tara & Vicki  for The Nail Files

nails of the week:

Have a great weekend!

Most Embarrassing Moment

Thursday, November 29, 2012

I haven't answered any of the 30 get to know me questions in awhile so I thought I would do one today!
I am skipping #9 because I just wasn't feeling it
Todays question is..

Most Embarrassing Moment

Oh Gosh.
My most embarrassing moment was when my family & I were in NYC.
We had been walking around all day.
My sister, mom & I were in the elevator on our way up to our hotel room.
My sister & mom were saying something hilarious
& since I hadn't used the bathroom all day I had a full bladder
Laughing hysterically + full bladder = me peeing my pants in the elevator
but wait, it doesn't end their i proceed to pee all the way down the hall way as well.
Thankfully only one person saw me. & I don't think they realized what was happening. 
I'm sure the security watching the cameras in the hotel were having a good laugh though

Let me know some of your embarrassing moments ;)

27 days till Christmas!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

I am so excited for Christmas this year! 
Lindsey made up these questions & I thought they were perfect for getting into the holiday spirit! 

Do you start your Christmas shopping on Black Friday or wait until the last minute?
I start mine on Black Friday! Waiting till the last minute stresses me out. I do go and get a few last minute things but I usually have most of my shopping done sooner. 

If you could be in any Christmas movie what would it be?
ELF! It is my favorite Christmas movie ever. 


Which do you like better: Christmas Eve or Christmas Day?
I like both. I love Christmas Eve because my family & I have fun traditions but i love Christmas day because well its Christmas day! 

When does your family put up your Christmas tree and who decorates it?
Usually on Thanksgiving we put up the tree. My mom decorates it. 
When my siblings & I were little we would decorate it & then the next day my mom would take it down & re decorate it! We would be so mad! 

White lights or colored lights?
White lights because they are so classic.

Are you guilty at peeking at your presents or do you like the surprise?
As a kid I was totally guilty of peeking. Now that I am older I love the surprise! 

Would you rather live in a gingerbread house or in Santa's Workshop?
Santa's Workshop! Who needs gingerbread men when you have Santa and elves!

Tell us your Christmas Eve traditions!
On Christmas Eve night we go out to a super nice restaurant in Atlanta. Then we take a carriage ride and look at all the lights!  Then when we come home we all get into are matching Christmas pajamas and watch Scrooge.

If you could be under the mistletoe with anyone who would it be?
Channing freaking Tatum

What tops your tree?
a gold star 

Can you name the 12 days of Christmas?
5 golden rings. 2 turtle doves. 3 french hens. & a partridge in a pear tree. no idea if these are right!

Have you ever gone Christmas caroling?
Never. But I think it would be fun to do.

Do you countdown to Christmas? If so, how many days are left?
27 days! 

What are some foods and treats you can count on having every holiday season?
christmas cookies
Eggnog shakes

How has Christmas kept its magic for you as you've grown older?
Just being with my family & seeing all the holiday lights 


November Favorites

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

My work week begins today. I'm not sure how I feel about this.
My wallet is thanking me though. All those cyber Monday emails reeled me in! 
I was planning on buying Christmas presents for friends/family
ended up buying one thing for my sister and the rest of the stuff I bought was all for myself!

Today I am going to share with you my favorites from this month. I'm glad this month is almost over.
Bring on December!

Beauty Favorites:
I don't have many beauty favorites this month. I tried to just use what I had & not buy any more make up! 

L'oréal 24hr infallible eye shadow in iced latte- I have literally worn this every single day this month. Sometimes I wear it alone or i add another color in my crease. Either way I love this. It makes me look more awake & it is such a gorgeous color. 

L'oréal BB Cream in Light- I wanted a drugstore bb cream for the days I didn't feel like wearing foundation. This does a good job at hiding most of my imperfections. 

theBALM Whats your type? "the body builder" black mascara- I got this mascara in my October Ipsy bag & its the only mascara I have used all month. I love this mascara so much I don't even need to use a second mascara when I use this. It lengthens my lashes and my lashes aren't clumpy.
theBalm recently had a flashsale on Hautelook so I picked another one up!

Dove nourishing oil care detangler- I used to use a Paul Mitchell detangler/leave in conditioner but was running out & didn't feel like paying the big bucks for a detangler. I picked this up & it works just as good if not better! And it was only like $3 at Walmart compared to the $20 i would of paid at Paul Mitchell

Random Favorites: 


white fudge covered oreos- they are so good

Cranberry Frost Febreze- I'm obsessed with my room/bathroom smelling good so I always have a candle burning but this month I reached more for this.

Lastly, I have been loving all the Hallmark Christmas movies they are playing! 

What have some of your favorites been this month?

Tuesday's Tunes

Sharing with you my two favorite songs of the week!

Leslyn's Lovely Life

 Somebody's Heartbreak-Hunter Hayes 
I have no idea how I just heard of this a couple days ago but I have been listening to it non stop ever since

Mistletoe-Justin Bieber
Did y'all catch his interview with Oprah on Sunday? I recorded it & need to watch it asap.
I will be listening to this every day from now until Christmas


5 for Five!

Monday, November 26, 2012

I found this cool link up & decided I need to do it
Hopefully, it will keep my accountable for what I need to get done this week!


My 5 goals for the week:
1. Have a new blog post up every day this week
I've been totally slacking & haven't been posting as much as I used to. Work & School have been super busy but things are starting to slow down so hopefully I can start blogging regularly again. 

2. Email my Grandma
This sounds like a super easy thing to do but I haven't done it in a couple weeks! Every time I sit down to do so, I get caught up in other emails.

3. Start studying for finals
I am a total procrastinator. I hate that I'm like that because I end up having mini freak outs since I waited so long to study. This time I want to start studying earlier! 

4. Clean my closet
I have been needing to do this for about 3 weeks now. Its time. 

5. Organize my make up drawers
I don't even know what I have because my little drawers I got from Target are overflowing!
I need some make up storage ideas pronto!
Hopefully I can accomplish all or at least most of these

Weekend Update

I hope everyone had a great thanksgiving/weekend! 
I have today off and I honestly have no idea how I am going to get back in the school/work swing. I am not looking forward to it what so ever.

I'm linking up with Sami for a Weekend Update

I had such a relaxing Thanksgiving. My family & I decided not to go anywhere this year & just have Thanksgiving at home.
Its a tradition in my family to wake up & watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. 
Then we put up the Christmas tree & watch football
We had dinner at 6:30
& I don't have ANY pictures of Thanksgiving at all!
My family & I never get dressed up we just stay in our "comfys" 

I don't participate in Black Friday
I wait till Cyber Monday! Which is today & I am so excited!
I plan on getting all my families Christmas gifts today or at least most of them
I didn't do anything Friday. I just relaxed & watched a bunch of Christmas movies!


My family & I went to see Skyfall. It was really good, but they could have made it a lot shorter! 

I went to Target to get a few make up items that I am going to be doing reviews on! 
& my sister and I had a little photo session in the backyard!

Have a great Monday :)

Sunday Social-4's

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Linking up for Sunday Social

Name 4 jobs you've had in your life.
-Old Navy
-Homestead Resort
-the preschool I work at now

Name 4 movies you would watch over and over.
-Easy A
-Sex & the City

Name 4 places you have lived.
I have only ever lived in Rochester, MI
& Alpharetta, GA

Name 4 of your favorite foods.
-mashed potatoes
Name 4 things you always carry with you.
-some sort of chapstick
-water or some sort of drink

Name 4 places you have been on vacation. 
-Destin, FL
-Mackinac Island, MI
- Mexico


Sip & Share Swap Reveal!

Friday, November 23, 2012

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!
I will recap mine next week.

Today I am revealing what I got in my sip & share swap
My partner was Katie
She is so sweet. Y'all need to go check her out!

I was so excited. She knows me so well.
1. i love christmas
2. i love nail polish
(there is a sinful colors nail polish in 24/7 in the black bag)

I got the cutest christmas mug 
w/ candy cane coffee 
which I cannot wait to try
Cinnamon Cocoa Mix
Choc. Chip Cookies
& the sweetest note!

Thanks again Katie! 

If you participated in the Sip & Share Swap
Link up & share what you got! 

Tuesdays Tunes-Landon Austin

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

I have a treat for you girls today.
Landon Austin

His voice is amazing
& he just came out with a song yesterday called Once in a lifetime & it is perfection
Once in a lifetime
Where we used to run

Leslyn's Lovely Life

Link up with Leslyn & share your favorite song of the week! 


Monday, November 19, 2012

I'm trying to figure out something fun I did this weekend and the only "excitement" I can think of is on Friday I took my sister to get her wisdom teeth out. 
Thats it...
Unless you count Thursday night when I went to see Breaking Dawn Part 2
Which was amazing in case you didn't hear..which I'm sure you did if you went on twitter
Other then that I was in hibernation the rest of the weekend. I didn't go out once.
 I napped, painted my nails, napped, ate, watched christmas movies on abc family, and napped some more
Confetti in Just Dancin 
Oh Sunday was even worse then Saturday
I had a total grunge day
I napped, I procrastinated BIG time on writing my paper that was due that night
I napped again and swore that after I would write my paper
Of course that didn't happen thanks a lot pinterest
Finally finished my paper around 8 which I was actually surprised I even finished it that early
And that my friends was my oh so exciting weekend update
Hope I didn't bore you to tears! 

Sunday Social- Being Thankful

Sunday, November 18, 2012

I'm thankful for...



blog friends

fur babies

my job & my sweet little munchkins
What are you thankful for?

Sunday Social

Coffee Talk

Thursday, November 15, 2012

This post is super late.
I had one of those days where I didn't stop all day
I finally just got home and am getting ready to go see Breaking Dawn Part 2
I am way to excited about this.
Before I leave heres a little Coffee Talk
Coffee Talk with Natalie Blair
What is your worst habit?
My worst habit is picking my nails! I try to stop but sometimes I don't even realize I am even doing it!
What is your biggest pet peeve? (no, not biggest pet!)
Oh where to even begin!
gum smacking
people who talk way to, hello I am right here. no need to yell.
people who drive to slow. 
What is annoying you right this very minute?
my dogs will not stop barking
How do you relieve stress?
paint my nails
listen to music
What truly makes you happy?
my family & friends

What I'm Loving!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


..,that Nashville is on tonight! It's my new TV obsession. 
...that tomorrow night I am going to see Breaking Dawn Pt. 2
...that there is only 41 days till Christmas
...that next week is a short work week & Thanksgiving!
...Christmas music chocolate (be looking out for a recipe soon!)
...that Channing Tatum is the sexiest man alive ;)
What have you been loving this week?

Tuesday's Tunes

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Today I am sharing one of my favorite Christmas songs EVER.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey

I have been listening to Christmas music non stop lately! 
Whats your favorite Christmas song?
Leslyn's Lovely Life

Weekend Update & A Winner!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Oh Monday, why do you have to come so quickly?
As usual I am linking up with Sami for a Weekend Update 

Friday: Caught up on my new favorite show Nashville
I seriously love that show so much. I hate waiting a whole week for another episode!

Saturday: Spent the afternoon at Ikea & came home with a full length mirror 
I started decorating for Christmas! 
My sister & I made this cake for my mom for her birthday that was last week

Sunday: Spent the whole day sipping on a peppermint mocha & watching movies galore 

The Last Song

The Notebook

My giveaway ended and the winner is ...
a Rafflecopter giveaway

I think it was meant to be that she won because her birthday is less then a week away! 
Go check out her blog & wish her an early happy birthday :)

Also, If you are participating in the Sip & Share Swap make sure you send your package out as soon as possible!