What I’ve been up to #8

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Since I last posted one of these, which was at the end of March, life has been full of bumpy rides. I became an auntie, traveled to Orlando, continued my house hunt and was incredibly busy at work. I also threw in some beauty bits and that pretty much sums up what I’ve been up to these 6 weeks or so.

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Me @ Main Street USA Magic Kingdom, Orlando

You will already have read my full account of my work trip to Orlando so I’m not going to say too much about it. But that grin on my face pretty much tells it all, doesn’t it?

 photo 17818027_1948385002048445_3146290627830874112_n_zpstzapi0y0.jpgApril meant lots and lots of house hunting again. I spent quite some days off, weekends and late afternoons and early mornings scouring Rotterdam for a new place to live. Here’s to hoping this will be a scene I set eyes upon a lot more come fall time.

 photo 17493830_281441825627813_1718139376854106112_n_zpsz7w5pjue.jpgBlue metallic lips. One day I was bored and decided to just give it a go. Not something I will wear to work any time soon, but it was worth the experiment.

 photo 17819305_422192614807291_2202944878520827904_n_zpsns19oauf.jpgUrban Decay After Dark finally arrived on my doorstep. I have been very selective with my make up buying habits lately, but I just couldn’t pass this up. I mean, the packaging!! Just… ah… You can read a full review of the palette here.

 photo 18013118_2010103865877508_885965093609668608_n_zpsll48hho2.jpgHogwarts! Yes, my trip to Orlando also took me to Universal Studios Resort. Just goes to show that dreams do come true.

 photo IMG_20170321_080927_450_zpszj2rzw2c.jpgI’ve been playing around with the idea of dying my hair orange or pastel/ peach yet again. Ever since a friend suggested it would look great on me, I have been thinking about it. I just have never been brave enough to actually do it. Maybe this year?

 photo 18252175_201187373724367_4860196537025691648_n_zpswqgpwz7o.jpgI decluttered my nail polish. This is a glorious mount of over 350 polishes. I am now down to just over 200. And yes, I filmed the entire ordeal. Up on the blog on Sunday!

 photo IMG_20170402_100458_156_zpsvrzlv8xh.jpgDid I already say I became an auntie? This little beauty is Jill. Here’s she’s just a day old, but by now she’s almost 2 months old. How time flies!

 photo IMG_20170328_140754_870_zpskewipini.jpgA bit of a random beauty haul thrown into the mix. I carefully hand picked a few items to try out at the beginning of April. I already reviewed the foundation here and compared it to the old formula.

 photo 17934074_272785846519654_3110077971851902976_n_zpszh9bsxut.jpgWhen fireworks are so intense, even your phone camera takes a decent picture. Wishes @ Magic Kingdom.

 photo 17934102_218387281980268_7707054706543034368_n_zpsylnbbsn2.jpgThe Essence Blossom Dreams collection was one of the few limited editions Essence has brought out in a while that caught my attention. All products have surprisingly good quality. Full review here.

 photo 17881057_293948031038357_4145373902907899904_n_zpsc8v4nb30.jpgI dug out my floral pants to see if they would fit me again (after 3 years or not being able to put them on!) for my pink for spring lookbook. They were so comfortable I instantly kept them on after filming that. Watch it here.

 photo IMG_20170323_160633_893_zpsqqgwwifx.jpgOne of my favorite reviews that I did in a long time, involved these Bite lipsticks. I love raving about products I love and these Bite lipsticks are simply aces. Read the review here.

 photo IMG_20170325_120509_514_zpskscyhcgj.jpgAfter months of running around (mostly work related) my body decided in the latter half of March to call things quits for a while. I caught a flu, followed by a severe cold and was out for more than a week. My remedy when I’m ill? Watch Disney movies!

 photo IMG_20170326_131335_235_zpst8xjefmj.jpgLast but not least, I also reorganized my eyeshadow palettes a little bit to fit them better into my storage unit. If you are curious to see how I store the rest of my make up, then watch Sunday’s video where I show you all.

What have you been up to lately?

8 responses to “What I’ve been up to #8”

  1. zazazoobeauty Avatar

    Leuk leuk! Ik wil mijn haren ook graag peachy. Heb het een geprobeerd, maar helaas pakte het niet goed op mijn waren waardoor je er weinig van zag.

    1. indiequeen84 Avatar

      Dat is altijd een risico ja. Daarom durf ik het ook weer niet zo goed en het lijkt me een lastige kleur om mooi te houden.

  2. chucky1012 Avatar

    Congratulations that you are now a auntie.
    You want a nice haircolour 😉


  3. Jennifer Avatar

    I’ve been quite the stalker, never leaving a comment! However, now I really feel the need to do so. YES you should totally dye your hair! I’m thinking a more pinkish colour with cool undertones would suit you perfectly.
    Much love,

  4. stashy Avatar

    Ooh yes dye your hair! It would look great on you.
    Holy crap… decluttering 350 polishes… I’m gonna cry!
    Congrats on becoming an auntie! 🙂
    I hadn’t read your BITE lipstick post – off to read! <3

    1. indiequeen84 Avatar

      Thanks and thanks and no worries, I tried to be sensible about the declutter. 200+ polishes is still a lot!

  5. baublesandknots Avatar

    What a fun 6wks! Those floral pants are so fun & great work getting back into them! I’m still debating the bite lipstick. I know I want to make a purchase, it’s just the selection is so deep. Too many decisions. I definitely agree with your friend. You would look super chill with peachy tips.

    1. indiequeen84 Avatar

      Aw thanks for the compliment. Perhaps I should just bite the bullet and get that dye job done!

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