March was a strange month. I was desperately waiting for spring each day, and while there were some nicer days, it still felt like winter most of the time. It was cold and snowing or raining (on warmer days) and every time I looked at photos from the last year, I wondered what's wrong, like are we trapped in a time hole or in 'Game of Thrones' or something like that? Fortunately, the last week was waaaaay better and it finally started to feel like spring. No winter temperatures anymore and the first blossoms started to bloom ^.^! Since I haven't posted anything...

Blue is one of my favorite colors for nail polishes. Needless to say, right next to mint, turquoise or purple just to name a few ^_^°. And then I rather prefer the more shimmering or metallic kind of shades over matte colors. I can't really remember when I bought this nail polish...

Today I want to show you one of my favorite nail polish colors: "my private luxury" by ANNY (#401). It's the perfect shimmery dark blue shade for any style, be it an evening dress or just a normal jeans outfit (if you're wearing jeans, at least, I'm usually not. Like never ^,^°). It just goes with so many other colors, like all blues, purples, pinks, some greens and neutral colors of course. I just love all blue and turquoise nail polishes. I already collected so many shades over the years. Partially they seem awfully similar, especially in the bottles but sometimes...

It's not easy to find a good green nail polish. I already wrote about the adventure how I found my last green nail polish, when I was particularly looking for one. This time it was a little bit easier: In August I just went to my local drugstore like any other day and suddenly discovered the new Essie Neon Collection. All the other colors weren't real neon colors in my opinion and I already own very similar colors, but I really liked the green color called "vibrant vibes" (#368). It's a pretty special light and bright neon lime green color. And because...

While I don't like red nail polishes nor owning one, I do enjoy pinks, purples or rosy colors. And then there's also this beautiful aubergine-colored nail polish: stiletto lady by ANNY (#198.70). I already bought it (and also took these photos) back in spring, on the same day I bought ANNY's paradise on earth at Douglas, but never came to show it to you. I think this is just a perfect color for the upcoming fall, so I'm using the opportunity to write about it now. I'm honestly not into fall fashion or colors. Every year at around this time I...

This year's summer is incredibly hot. Normally I just love summer, sun and heat, but the last weeks were even too much for me. The temperature outside was always around 30°C up to 38°C during the day and in our living room we always had 28°C to 32°C. And the fact that I have a really active toddler around me the whole day, doesn't make it any easier...

At least once every week I have to decide which nail color I want to use next. And since I'm very bad at decisions, I always ask Tom to help me pick a color from my big collection (in fact it's even bigger now, I have more than 60 different colors!). One month ago I asked him again and he chose green. Perfect for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day! Well, this was when I just realized that the only green nail polish I own would be essie's "the more the merrier", a bright grassy green, which just didn't suit my mood...

Last week when I went shopping, I found a great new essie nail polish color called "dive bar" (#90). It's a black-blue color with a pretty turquoise shimmer. Somehow I've never seen it before, so I thought it has to be a color from a limited collection but when I checked the essie website later, I found out that it's one of the standard colors. Normally I don't really like black nail polishes, because they look quite boring, but with the great green-bluish shimmer it really looks different and special. I'm a big fan of nail polishes with some shimmer in it....