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Five on Friday

Happy Friday lovely readers! This has been an all around fun week and I'm happy to link up with the wonderful ladies of A. Liz AdventuresCarolina Charm & Hello Happiness! for their 5 on Friday! 

~ONE~

I won my first ever giveaway from the lovely Samantha at Playdates + Pearls (if you have not checked out her blog - please do!) Aside from it being a pretty amazing nail care giveaway, the item I was most excited to receive was the Seche Vite Quick Dry Top Coat...so much so that I purchased a bottle for my mom and sister!! This top coat is no joke - it dried my nails completely in less than 2 minutes!!

~TWO~
We all know it has been brutally cold this week - which makes going to the gym in freezing temps hard - especially when you live in the city and have to walk there. Enter in Karena & Katrina from Tone It Up (Bravo's new show) and Tracy Anderson!! Thanks to my girl Amanda from Meet at the Barre (please head over to check out her wonderful blog!) I was able to find so many great workouts that they had uploaded to YouTube!! I was sore and happy!!







~THREE~
On Thursday I attended the 85 Broads networking event with my sister held at Fresh Cosmetics on Newbury Street. I met some seriously awe inspiring women! I think it so important as a woman who wants to build a career and possibly a brand one day to have a network of women who care and want to help you succeed!! Aside from the event, Fresh Cosmetics gifted all attendees a wonderful sampler full of their best selling products!! I was really excited to find out that the brand was born right here in Boston by a husband and wife duo! 

~FOUR~

I have been a pretty avid eBay seller for the past two years - but this week proved to be one of best ones ever - I posted 5 items to sell and all 5 sold!! woo hoo~ it also makes me feel like a mini shop owner selling my stuff! 

~FIVE~

This Sunday will mark the start to award season and the best part is the red carpet!! I love watching the pre-show on E! so much more than the actual show itself…although with Tina Fey and Amy Poelher as co-hosts for the second year in a row - I may end up watching for a lot longer than usual! 

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! 

17 comments

  1. Great videos! I need to start doing some at home too!

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  2. Love everything about this post- I ADORE selling on ebay (been slow lately for me though since after holidays) Also can't wait for Goldens! Happy weekend!

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  3. I sell on ebay a lot too and it's such a great feeling when your item sells, especially for a great price! I've seen the Toned Up girls videos and watched their show last week and those girls are ding bats! They're so ditzy!

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  4. Yeah I love all of these! Definitely need to check out that top coat...I can barely wait a minute to let nails dry so I am always down for a quick dry that works! I need to get my ebay up and going again. I love the noise of the cha ching from the ebay mobile app when someone buys something :-) I didn't know the Fresh line started in Boston...I love everything in their product line! Have a fabulous Friday!! xoxxoxoxo

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  5. Congrats on winning the giveaway, looks like great stuff! I love the Seche Vite base coat, now I need to try the top coat! And I LOVE Karena and Katrina!

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  6. You're so sweet. Thanks for the shout out!! :-)
    What do you sell on your eBay account?!
    I'm so jealous of all your fresh goodies. Love their lip treatments!!
    Happy Friday - have a great weekend!
    XO - Samantha

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  7. Seche Vite is seriously a game changer - it has improved my life so much!!

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  8. Congrats on the Fresh swag bag - I love their products! Have a wonderful weekend xo

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  9. Fellow Boston blogger here, just starting to try and connect with others from the area! Glad I found you through five on Friday. I seriously love seche vite and I'm currently all out because I use it on every single manicure. Followed you on Bloglovin!

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  10. I was looking at Barre classes this morning and it was like $175 dollars for a month of classes! Uh insane! So i'm totally going to try that youtube video! Happy Friday!

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  11. I need to get some Seche Vite! I've always heard such great things, but never got around to buying a bottle. I've only ever tried a few Fresh items, let us know how the things from your gift bag are! xx

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  12. Great little blog win! :) Also I'm obsessed with Fresh Sugar lips lip balm. It isn't cheap but it is seriously the best! I hope you have a great weekend! :)

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  13. hooray for a great week! here's to a great weekend!

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  14. I need to buy that top coat... so glad you recommended it!!

    Happy weekending!!

    xo

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  15. Yay for selling stuff on Ebay! I just sold a couple of books on Amazon this weekend and it's such a nice feeling to simultaneously get rid of stuff I don't use and also make money! Congrats on winning the giveaway! Have a great weekend girl!

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  16. Congrats on winning the giveaway! I have heard great things about Seche Vite, but haven't tried it myself yet. Yay for getting to try new products... for free! :-)

    I love the TIU girls! I am currently on their Love Your Body Challenge, and I have never been so motivated to eat clean and workout daily!

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