Passing Fancies: January 2015

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2015?! Yes, apparently so.

Reading: Next on my list: a volume of Shirley Jackson’s short stories that Mr. TC gave me for Christmas.

Video: “Downton Abbey,” of course!

Audio: Someone recently recommended the Songza app to me. A few of my favorite “stations” (so far) are 80s College Rock, Whip-Smart Women of the 90s, and The Goth Parade…

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Beauty Giveaway: MAKE Lipstick and Sheswai Nail Polish (U.S. Only)

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WHY: Classic red cosmetics are always right for fall and winter, and I happen to have two brand-new items that I’m ready to pass along to another beauty-lover. (Only in the United States, however—sorry, foreign friends!)

WHAT: Two full-size products: a MAKE Silk Cream Lipstick in Maraschino Cherry (“a rich crimson red”) and a Sheswai Lacquer nail polish in Honeyfox (“a true bright red”).

HOW: For a chance to win, leave a comment telling me that you live in the United States. Be sure to use the “Post a reply” box to create a new comment; do not reply to a previous comment!

WHEN: The contest will be open until Thursday, October 31st (Halloween!), 11 p.m. EST. Then I’ll assign a number to each comment and I’ll let a random number generator choose the lucky winner.

PLEASE NOTE: By entering the contest, you give me permission to contact you at the email address in your reader account. If the email address in your reader account is incorrect, you might want to update it. If you are the winner and you fail to send me your mailing details within two weeks, I’ll select a new winner.