five things...

I can't believe that it's finally Friday! I mean, it seems like this week has flown by... partly because the only way I known what day it is, is by the tv shows... i.e. Originals & Blacklist on Monday, Chicago Fire on Tuesday, Forever, SVU, & Chicago PD on Wed.... you get the jist of it. This is most likely due to the hubby being home for the past week. A change to your "schedule" kinda mess ya up, you know? 

Anyways... this week hasn't really been that bad...

one | I was offered a spot in my work's upcoming One Stop Shop for my Etsy Shop- basically it's an event at the non-profit that I work for that you can attend, to take a look at the place, and do a little Christmas shopping at one or more of the featured feature 7 shops/businesses (i.e. Mary Kay, Pampered Chef...). Think of the Expo building at your County Fair. Needless to say, I am kinda excited, a little stressed, but overall excited. I have only ever sold my creations in my Etsy shop, and it's going to be amazing to get my items out in the "land of people". 

two | Going along with numero uno, I made a new customizable birthstone necklace and bracelet this week. It's now up in the shop! Go take a look! ps... I posed a hefty coupon code in this blog post

three | I know I have talked about my obsession with charcoal cleansers before.... well I was talking to a girl at work about the benefits, and she offered me her LUSH Dark Angels cleanser mask. She told me she didn't like it, so of course I took it. I tried it, and even though it smells like I am cleaning my face with mud, I LOVE it! Definitely planning on a full blog post and product review rather shortly. 

four | This month I'm sponsoring Lauren @ Lot 48, Melissa @ The Rambling Llama, Emily @ Ember Grey, Kay @ The Best of Intentions, Meagan @ All the Joys, & Sarah @ Seriously, Sarah? Do me a solid, and go say hi, k? :) 

five | I have been doing some reading and really loved these blog posts this week....

Tour Around/ Through Blog Land | Nikki @ make.up.HEREmily @ ember grey, & Rachael @ The Rachael Way- Remember earlier in the week when I featured my tour through blogland? Well these ladies have done their posts too, so yeah, go check them out! 

How to: A Fashion Blog Post | Eat Drink & Be Mary

My top 5 Facebook pet peeves | Love the Here and Now

*side note- My friend Ashley, who used to blog at Mrs. Mama, has been going through a really tough time with her divorce, and just started a new blog to talk about those tough times... please go show her some love. She now blogs over at Perks of Ponder

How was your week? Any blog posts that you absolutely loved?

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  1. Thanks again for nominating me! I had fun with that post! <3 Have a great weekend!

  2. Interesting post. xx

  3. Love you!! :) I'm so excited you're introducing new things into your shop, and even more exciting that your work invited you to the one stop shop. how cool is that!

  4. The gift expo sounds amazing! Great exposure. (I still need to take a pic of me in the necklace I got - I've worn it twice now, ugh!) Thanks for linking up!


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