New blog: Hannah the Mad Dog


As I've talked about in my previous post, I will no longer be continuing blogging for Floraful. I felt like this blog has ran its course a LONG time ago. However, rather than quitting blogging altogether, I invite you to my new blog, Hannah the Mad Dog! I named it because "Mad Dog" was my dad's name for me, and as I was coming up with new names for this blog, it was the one that seemed to click the most. It is a more mature version of Floraful, and yes, there will still be mostly beauty topics. But I will also be talking about life with lupus (which is what I have always talked about here), art and graphic design tips/advice, books, fitness/health-related things, barely starting a career in my late 20s, married life, and my faith/relationship with God as a liberal Christian.

Thank you guys for sticking by me for the past 2-3 years here. I hope you can continue to follow along with me through this new journey. I love you guys and I can't wait to start anew with this new blog!

What's up with me?: Life Updates (Birthday, work, health, blogging)


It seems like I fell off the face of the blogging world for the past few weeks, which was surprising considering how diligent I was about posting 3-4 times a week. I know, I know...life happens. But I was also feeling really "meh" about this blog lately (I didn't even post about my birthday or October beauty favorites!) So I just want to give you guys a quick update about basically everything that has happened while I took my little break, along with the future plans for Floraful.

Fall lipstick favorites: The Plums

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This post covers the final series of my fall lipstick favorites: the plums, berries, purples, wines...whatever you want to call it!

Cool Patch Pumpkins: Pumpkin pickin' and hayridin'

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Every year during the fall, Cecilio and I look forward to picking out pumpkins and carving them on Halloween (or the day before, whichever works with our schedule best).

October 2017 Boxycharm: Spellbound

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Who likes to check their tracking obsessively once their orders have shipped? *raises hand* that's exactly how I feel when I get my monthly Boxycharm. I've tried multiple subscription beauty boxes and Boxycharm is the only one I can stick with, hands down.

NYX "In Your Element" Palette: Earth

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When I first saw the NYX "In Your Element" palettes released, I needed to have the "Earth" one. I loved the colors, but I couldn't justify spending $30 on them. That's about as much as a high end palette! Usually, some of the more expensive NYX palettes don't go over $20. However, Ulta had a 30% off sale for all NYX products, so I immediately snatched up this baby.

Fall lipstick favorites: The Browns

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Here is my 2nd part of my Fall Lipstick Favorite series! If you missed it, this post lists my favorite red lipsticks for the fall. Right now, I will be talking about the brown lipsticks I love.