Friday, November 6, 2015

Friday Five & A Giveaway

Hey All!
Remember me?
I took an unexpected blogging break
 due to a family illness.
Things have finally gotten back to normal
and I have time for this little space of mine.
Thank you all for sticking with me.
It means the world to me.

Without further ado, here are my Friday Five.


Drag Me Down by One Direction

I'm loving this song.
Been listening to it non-stop.


The Rock Star in Seat 3A

I was cleaning out my closet the other day and came across this book. 
My mom had given it to me. I decided to read it that evening.
It was a very quick read, it took me like two days to read it. 
My thoughts?? I hated it. It's an old story that you probably have 
already read about and can easily predict how it will end.
My suggestion is to skip it. 

Barnes & Noble


Atelier Cologne
Collection Azur – Mandarine Glaciale
I got a sample of this in my Play! by Sephora box 
and absolutely love it. It smells so good. 
 It's a great scent for the fall.

Street Level Reversible Faux Leather Tote

Does this look familiar? 
If it does, it is because I bought this same bag in navy
over the summer during the Nordies Anniversary sale. When I saw
that it also came in gray, I knew I had to have it. It's only $48 dollars,
 so I didn't think having two was that big of a deal. Clearly, i have
 addiction to purses. Sick, I know.  Is there a support group 
for purse addicts??


That wraps up my Friday Five.
I have tomorrow off and I'm thrilled.
I've been working non-stop, so I'm happy
to have a day to do a little bit of nothing.
Rest and relaxation is all I got planned.

Have a Wonderful Weekend.

What are your favorites this week?
Let me know, I love hearing from you!
Best, Marie

Linking up with Amanda

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  1. Sorry to hear about the family illness, hope everything is okay. I love that quote, I'm good at laughing at the confusion.

  2. If you find that support group for purse addicts let me know kay?! You deserve a break - you have been going non-stop enjoy the weekend and the weather we've been having!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  3. sorry to hear about that; hope things get better really soon!

    have a great weekend and yay for the day off :)

  4. Sorry about the family illness... thinking about you! Love those Street Level totes. Happy Friday!

  5. i'm sorry to hear about the illness close to you. but on a lighter note - i think your purse addiction rivals my sunglasses addiction. i cannot get enough! (as i just got another pair in the mail this week). sigh. anyway i hope you have a good weekend girl!

    xoxo cheshire kat

  6. Good to see you back - I've missed you! I'm sorry to hear about the illness, I hope everything is on the up and up.

  7. Glad to see you back gurlie *hugs*. And loving all your bags, and your shoe collection on snap the other day was amazing! It rivals a Miss Carrie Bradshaw!

    Happy Friday <3

    Green Fashionista

  8. I rally love the song "Drag me down"! Crossing my fingers for this giveaway!

  9. Welcome back Marie! Hope everyone is doing okay.

    I have that bag in forest green/camel. Love it.

  10. Missed you lovely!! Hope all is better and feeling better in your fam!! Breaks are needed and we, your readers are happy to you back and pray for your well being! Happy weekending and love that quote!

  11. Glad things are getting back to normal! :) Love the bag, I have a similar one, and use it all the time!! :) XO -Alexandra

    Simply Alexandra: My Favorite Things

  12. I'm sorry you had a family issue!!! I hope things are okay now. Happy Friday indeed and I have got to listen to that song! Everyone keeps talking about it.

  13. Glad to see you back! Sorry to hear about the family illness. I hope everyone is okay.
    "Everything happens for a reason" is my life motto. Great quote. Enjoy your day off!

  14. Sorry to hear about the family illness but glad you're back! And loving that reversible tote! So perfect! Happy Friday girl!

  15. i am so sorry to hear about the family illness, hope everything is okay.
    i lol'd at that book. definitely won't be picking that up!

  16. Sorry to hear about the family illness. That is always hard, hope everything is ok now. I love that bag! It is gorgeous! Hope you have a great weekend!

  17. Sorry to hear about the family illness-hope everything is ok! Glad you're back to blogging! That tote is gorgeous! :)

  18. Yes we all always be here and it is nice to have you back!

    Allie of ALLIENYC

  19. I mean it's reversible so it totally is cost effective!

  20. Hope everyone is perfectly well now! I love love love that tote. And that quote is perfect. Happy Weekend to you!

  21. so glad to hear you are back!! welcome back!

  22. I'm glad I'm not the only one who loves Drag Me Down! Also, I've never seen the gray version of that tote until now, I love it!

  23. Love that bag!! Isn't it fun when you find a bag you love enough to get in multiple colors?


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