Indie Advent Calendar: Day 14-Glamour Doll Eyes’ Hollywood Affair

Hey friends!

I hope you had a great weekend! I woke up this morning with NO impending deadlines, and it was such an awesome feeling!

Today’s indie advent calendar was perfectly timed and I was able to wear it out to brunch. I think you’ll be impressed with this lovely blush by Glamour Doll Eyes. Even better, most indies have closed up shop for the holidays, but GDE is still in operation, so you can have this on your doorstep before Christmas!

Anyway, check out the blush below!

(If you’re interested in my indie calendar adventure, check out the original post here.)

beautyonabeerbudgets indie advent calender

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Eye of the Day and Beer of the Day: Week 1


Hey Friends!

I’ve been working on starting up this little Wednesday feature for awhile now and I think I’m finally ready to go live with it.

(Edit: Apparently I was not ready to go live because this published with no pictures in it. Opps, let’s try this again!)

In a quest to feature more beer and more eye shadow, (two of my favorite things), I thought I would try a weekly feature showcasing a delicious beer and an eye look. 

I’m not a master of make up, but I’m hoping the EOTD can help those of you who are wondering, “What the heck is she doing with all those powdered pigments?” (Maybe only Mr. Danger is wondering that, but still). Or maybe I can just help you get some inspiration for your own eye look! Or maybe you just like glitter. I’ll be trying to address all these needs.

In my Happy Hour posts, I usually feature beers that are seasonal or have mass appeal so those new to craft beer might find something they like. These BOTD features are going to be beer reviews of just about anything and everything, so you never know what might show up.

So that’s the plan for these weekly posts. I might play with the format a little as time goes on, but let’s go ahead and roll out Week 1!

beer of the day eye of the day

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Glamour Doll Eyes: November OTM

Hey friends!

Well, I managed to get a Glamour Doll Eyes’ OTM box this month! It was an exciting day for me as these $8 subscriptions go like hot cakes each month. They’re usually released when I’m at work with the slowest internet connection known to man, (like really, really, really slow. I think I could actually hear the internet wheezing in pain), so it’s not everyday I succeed in this endeavor.

And I’m glad I did, because I adored this month’s OTM!

If you’re new to Glamour Doll Eyes their Color of the Month subscription is not necessarily reoccurring, but sold by the month. For example there were 12 month, 6 month, and 3 month subscriptions. At this point in the year there are only 1 month and 2 months, left. My internet only allowed me to get the 1 month, which means I’ll have to battle again in December if I want the OTM then. It’s intense, but worth it!

Check out what I got and maybe you’ll be battling, too:

glamour doll eyes november otmHello cute box that I will re-use for Christmas presents.

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Happy Hour: October Favorites

Hey friends!

Something to know about me: I may not be timely, but I am thorough! For instance, it may be November 7th, but I am determined to do my October Favorites post. Because it will get done, maybe a week late, but, DONE.

It is really a miracle this post is happening at all since I’m supposed to be completely the data analysis for my thesis research. And this is what I have done so far:

My classmates thought this would go well in my Appendix.

My classmates thought this would go well in my Appendix. Also, this is not a cry for help, makeup will save me.

Anyway, my stubbornness is pushing me through! (Also I’ve been bribing myself with makeup, a very effective incentive.)

October flew by very fast, (I still have my Halloween lights up, for example), but I still did manage to buy like 349898 beauty products, so check out the bests of the month below:

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Happy Hour: 7 Budget Rose Gold Shadows and Dogfish Head Punkin

Hey friends!

This will be publishing a little late because someone had to take a nap.

And that someone is me. (I don’t have kids if that’s what you were thinking.)

It’s been one of those weeks. Not a bad week, just the kind of week where you spill coffee on your curtains, clean dog vomit out of your bed, and spill 32 ounces of water in your nightstand, kind of week. We’ve all been there. I think.

Anyway, my best friend is coming in town tonight so it will be all good in the neighborhood.

For this week’s Happy Hour, I wanted to share 7 of my favorite rose gold eye shadows that are all under $8! These shades range from copperish to pinky champagne, but they are all beautiful and cheap.

I’m also switching things up on you and sharing Mr. Danger’s favorite pumpkin beer! Don’t worry, he has good taste.

So let’s keep Happy Hour going all weekend!

rose gold eyeshadowWow that is a lot of eye shadow!

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Happy Hour: September Favorites

Hi friends!

As this post publishes, I’m practicing walking down an aisle. (AKA I am being a bridesmaid for a lovely friend/roomie from college.) With all the wedding festivities I’m involved in this weekend, I’m trying something new for my monthly favorites post. (AKA I can not make another video until after my I finish my thesis, because that business is time consuming.)

So today I’m sharing a round up of my favorite’s from this past month, some old and some new.

Let me know what you think!

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Glamour Doll Eyes: September OTM

Hey friends!

I’m writing on a Tuesday!

I’ve just had so many awesome things showing up in my mailbox lately that I had to write some extra posts this week! Also a 10-year old called me a workaholic, so I’m trying to spend more time with hobbies and passions. Judgy 10-year old.

So as I mentioned in this post, I have really been loving Glamour Doll Eyes lately.

I think the prices ($6 for a full jar of loose eye shadow, $2.50 for a sample jar, and $1.25 for a sample baggie), are very reasonable, the shipping is fast, and it’s nice to know I’m supporting a lovely lady, rather than just a big company.

Naturally, when the September Color of the Month, (or OTM, as it’s referred to), subscription opened up, I jumped on it!

Unfortunately, since it’s such an awesome deal, ($8 total per month), everyone else and their mom also jumped on it. (Mom, if you are reading this, and got a 3 month subscription- let’s talk.) Fortunately, I was able to score a one month deal!

glamour doll eyes september otm


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Glamour Doll Eyes: Deadly Hollywood Collection

Hey friends!

How was your Labor Day? Are you recovering today? Don’t worry, I’ve got just the thing for you: beautiful eye shadows. (And if that doesn’t cut it, drink lots of water and eat a banana. Cures anything.)

I can’t believe I’ve been sitting on my review of Glamour Doll Eyes’ Deadly Hollywood Collection, because it’s become one of my favorite things lately. Like sometimes you can catch me petting the eye shadows and whispering to them lovingly. (That’s normal, right?)

Anyway, this was my first purchase from Glamour Doll Eyes, and it always be special in my heart. But so will the other 146 purchases I plan to make from them.

What did I get? Read on!


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