I got some Converse! I posted that I wanted these ones in gray, but we were visiting my mom last weekend and went to Ross and found these for only $30! (They have two tongues, the outer one has polka dots on the inside. I just wear them with both tongues down so they look like normal Converse, but as you can see in the picture, you can fold the tongue back and show the polka dots.) And my mom actually bought them for me, which was so nice of her.
Like I said in this post, I read library books on my Kindle because it's so convenient for me. Well, after I returned them, they still show up on my Kindle with [Loan Ended] before the title, which drove me insane. So I went to 'Manage Your Content & Devices' on Amazon and deleted them there...and it didn't work. I finally Googled it and found this (old) blog post and I'm so happy. Yes, my Kindle is that old one pictured first. I bought it in like 2009 for $99. I've considered upgrading but I'm like...why? It still works, I don't need a newer one just because.
Speaking of that, I've been a reading machine lately. I don't do book posts anymore because I'm horrible at book reviews, and they also tend to be my least read and least commented on posts. Plus it's hard to reply to comments like, "I should read these!" you know? I like to read book posts, but write them...not so much. But if you are curious about what I've read/what I'm reading/what I want to read, we should be friends on Goodreads!
This is old, but Michael and I went to two Blazers playoff games this year. One against the Clippers, and one against the Warriors, and they won both! Michael has actually never been to a game that they've lost, which is crazy and a lot of pressure now (even though he's only been to six). Anyway, they're out of the playoffs now, but they lead the defending champs (Warriors) most minutes of the series, and they were the only team who beat them more than once after that playoff win (now that OKC beat them the other day I don't know if that's still true and I'm too lazy to look it up). So anyway, I'm proud of them and I love them.
JT's new song is just the best. But we all knew that already.
This is v strange, but I am obsessed with Jenny Slate and Chris Evans dating. I've never seen a Captain America movie (I've seen The Avengers) and I don't know much about him, but it just seems like he would date a model or something. I think Jenny Slate is hilarious (I've followed her on Twitter forever--and by forever I mean when I had Twitter before, and she was one of the first I followed when I got it again) and adorable and I just love it.
Iced coffee (complete with coffee ice cubes) in a mason jar is so Portland. Plus it was delicious, as was whatever that raspberry cream cheese pastry was called.
I got the Bloom VoxBox from Influenster, and it's always fun to try out new things! Yes, I received all of the following products for free to review, but my opinions are 100% my own!
I thought the chocolate chip Sunbelt Bakery Bar was so good. It tasted like a Chewy granola bar...but for adults. Does that make sense? And excuse the shadow, but that one blue nail is done with SinfulColors Kylie Jenner Denim & Bling collection polish! I've mentioned before I'm not a fan of the Kardashians, and this is still true...but I did like this nail polish! Blue is not a color I normally use for nails, which is why I only did it on one nail. I probably wouldn't do it on all five nails, but I liked it this way. I also liked that it wasn't clear polish with blue glitter--there was actual color to the polish, though it wasn't opaque.
I was not a fan of the Not Your Mother's Plump For Joy Thickening Spray. I just felt like it weighed my hair down, which was the opposite of what it was supposed to do. I received Secret Outlast Xtend invisible solid deodorant (I actually received this in two different boxes) and it smells good, but since switching to Dove Dry Spray (which I've never received for free--bummer!), I just can't do invisible solids anymore. They get all over my clothes.
The Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse seems okay. It smelled good, but I put it on an extra dry patch on my hand and it didn't feel thick like oil, and it didn't really seem to do anything.
My favorite thing may have been the Cutex Advanced Revival Nail Polish Remover Pads. I generally use polish remover from a bottle on cotton pads and I always have to use multiple pads per hand (or foot), and with these, I was able to remove polish from all ten fingers and know that it could've removed even more! I'm not sure what the price point is on these, but if they're reasonable, I will buy them in the future for sure.
And the thing that I'm most excited and giddy about lately will be announced on the blog tomorrow! :)