Tag Archives: OCTOBER

Reading List (October 2013)

27 Oct

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I have been quite busy this month, but I have still managed to get some reading done! Here are the books I have read so far this month:

  1. Haunting Violet – Alyxandra Harvey
  2. The Lives We Lost – Megan Crewe
  3. Halloween Trivia – Tonya Lambert

Haunting Violet

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I found this book rather interesting. One thing that I didn’t like is the overuse of the word SWOON. I hate when words are repeated too many times in one chapter! Drives me crazy.

Summary:

Violet Willoughby doesn’t believe in ghosts. But they believe in her. After spending years participating in her mother’s elaborate ruse as a fraudulent medium, Violet is about as skeptical as they come in all matters supernatural. Now that she is being visited by a very persistent ghost, one who suffered a violent death, Violet can no longer ignore her unique ability. She must figure out what this ghost is trying to communicate, and quickly because the killer is still on the loose.

Afraid of ruining her chance to escape her mother’s scheming through an advantageous marriage, Violet must keep her ability secret. The only person who can help her is Colin, a friend she’s known since childhood, and whom she has grown to love. He understands the true Violet, but helping her on this path means they might never be together. Can Violet find a way to help this ghost without ruining her own chance at a future free of lies?

The Lives We Lost

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As I mentioned in my last reading list, I was trying to get my hands on a copy of this book. Now I finally have it! I have not finished reading this one yet (I am near the end), but I love it!

Summary:

First, the virus took Kaelyn’s friends. Then, her family. Now it’s taken away her home.

But she can’t look back—the life she once had is gone forever.

A deadly virus has destroyed Kaelyn’s small island community and spread beyond the quarantine. No one is safe. But when Kaelyn finds samples of a vaccine in her father’s abandoned lab, she knows there must be someone, somewhere, who can replicate it. As Kaelyn and her friends head to the mainland, they encounter a world beyond recognition. It’s not only the “friendly flu” that’s a killer—there are people who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the vaccine. How much will Kaelyn risk for an unproven cure, when the search could either destroy those she loves or save the human race?

Halloween Trivia 

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I absolutely adore this book! It is the cutest thing ever! I contains folklore, jokes, customs passed down through out the ages, and much more! It was definitely worth buying.

Discription:

Halloween is one of the most celebrated times of the year among North Americans. Find out in this fun-filled, fascinating collection of little-known facts about all of the odd customs of Halloween and where they originated.

(All summaries from Goodreeds )

That’s all for now! Feel free to leave some suggestions on what books I should read. Who knows, maybe it will be in next month’s reading list (plus credits to you for the suggestion). 🙂

Make sure to follow my blog 😉

-Caitlyn

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Mini Makeup Haul! (October)

14 Oct

Get excited because I have a mini haul to show everyone! I know it’s October and some of you may be expecting some Halloween type items, but the things I will show are just regular things.  Three of these items were gifts from my best friend (that she bought in Europe), so I don’t know exactly what she paid for them but I have looked up those products and can only give you an approximation. 🙂

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Products: 

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Astor:

Fashion Studio changing metal effect nail polish       Colour: 260 Sophisticated Gold                     Price: $1-2

Essence:

Effect nails 3D pearls        Colour: 07 candy buffet          Price: approx. $2.49

 

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Maybelline:

24hr Colour Tattoo by Eyestudio     Colour: 65 Pink Gold     Price: $8.99 (However, I got mine for only $6.95)

 

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Manhattan:

High shine lip gloss          Colour: 35T               Price: approx. $4.99

Flormar:

Deluxe Cashmere Lipstick          Colour: DC23           Price: around $9.85

 

So that’s all for now. If you would like me to review any of these products, feel free to let me know in the comment section below and if you aren’t already, make sure to follow my blog. 🙂

-Caitlyn

Outfit of the Day

7 Oct

I haven’t posted an outfit of the day for a while (maybe a week or more – I am not sure) now. So anyway, here goes nothing! Also, before I forget, make sure to leave a like if you want to see more posts like this and if you aren’t already, make sure to follow my blog. 🙂

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Ring: Aldo accessories

Dress: TK Maxx

Tights: Ardene

Sweater: H&M

Boots: Forever 21

 

 

And now……some ghostly pictures in the spirit of Halloween!

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Let me know what you think in the comment section below.

Until next time,

-Caitlyn

Halloween Nails Update! (Tombstone)

6 Oct

So as some of you might know, I shared some 5 cool Halloween nail art yesterday. In my post I put a link to a super cool video with cute Halloween designs (you can find the link at the bottom of my post ( https://maritimemango.wordpress.com/2013/10/05/5-halloween-nail-art-designs-twisted/ ) and I said that I really like the tombstone design. So I decided to replicate that design and share some pictures with all of you.

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Let me know what you think in the comment section below and if you aren’t already, make sure to follow my blog. 🙂

And keep your eyes open for more thing having to do with Halloween (I will be posting a list with my top10 -maybe more- Halloween movies. I might even post a few recipes for some spooky Halloween treats!).

-Caitlyn

October Pictures from We Heart It

2 Oct

Well, well, well! It’s OCTOBER, finally! So to celebrate, I am going to share some pictures from We Heart It. These pictures are not mine, credit goes to the rightful owners. Also, leave a like if you would like to see more of these kinds of posts. And if you’re not already, make sure to follow my blog. 🙂

 

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Let me know what you think in the comment section below.

‘Till next time,

-Caitlyn