100 posts I’ve written here,
Of things that interest me.
100 different posts to read,
And more pictures to see.

The topics that I wrote about,
Have ranged both far and wide.
From city to city and state to state,
It has been quite a ride.

My Beauty Blurbs contain reviews
Of makeup products tried.
I love to share things that I loved!
(Lack of makeup skills aside…)

Sometimes I write of Disney,
My favorite place to be.
The parks, the shows, the rides and food,
Things are better shaped like Mickey.

Occasionally I cook a bit,
Though the kitchen’s not my domain.
I’ve shared a couple of recipes,
Easy enough they didn’t drive me insane.

Here and there I travel around,
Louis is always there, too.
Whether it’s close to home or far away,
I try to share it with you!

Hoots of a Night Al has been fun,
Thank you kindly for reading each post!
I’m very happy to have you around,
I hope I’m an adequate host!

I have some exciting things coming up,
That I can’t wait to share.
Come back soon to read more posts,
Until then, please take care!


See you soon!


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Beauty Blurbs: Maybelline Unstoppable Eyeliner in Onyx


For as long as I can remember, I’ve been using Maybelline Unstoppable Eyeliner in Onyx as my go-to black eyeliner. It’s been around forever, and I can see why. It glides on easily without tugging on my eyelid, which makes application a breeze. If you’re new to eyeliner or wanting to try it out, I think the Unstoppable Eyeliner is the perfect tool because it goes on so easily.


I always use it along my top lash line, and I often use it to line my lower waterline as well. The formula doesn’t irritate my eyes regardless of how long I have it on (though I never sleep in my makeup and neither should you!).  It also never smudges onto my eyelid regardless of what eyeshadow I’m wearing, which I’ve encountered with other eyeliners.


Another great feature is that you simply swivel it up to “sharpen” it. I hate eyeliners that I have to sharpen with a pencil sharpener because I always feel like I’m going to get a splinter in my eye or something. Anyone else? No? Just me? Ok. Anyway…the width of the liner is great for creating thin lines, but it can easily be layered for a more dramatic look.

3Adding Maybelline’s Unstoppable eyeliner to my eye routine really makes my eyes stand out, and I love that I can count on it to stay put and not smudge all day. At around $5.99 most places, it’s a great purchase in my opinion. Hope you agree!

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Do You Want to Buy a Kindle?

Here it is, my review of our Kindle Paperwhite! To make things a little more interesting, I wrote my review to go along with the song “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” from Disney’s Frozen. Go ahead and press play and feel free to hum along. If you’re extra adventurous, google the karaoke version and try with my lyrics… 😉



Do you want to buy a Kindle?

Here’s why I think you should.

It’ll hold a thousand books for you,

Yes that is true.


If you want it to it could!

Hardbacks used to be my favorites,

And now they’re not.

I’m going to tell you why!

Do you want to buy a Kindle?

I really think you’d like a Kindle.

Keep talking, Night Al.

Ok, BUY!

Do you want to buy a Kindle?

The Paperwhite lights up at night!


You can also adjust the text size

Bigger for fuzzy eyes.

Whichever size is right!


Hang in there, y’all.

Get all the books that you want

For half or less


And Prime has some books for free!


(Instrumental 😉 …could be a good time to mention that the Kindle Paperwhite is as thin as a pen!)



Please, I hope you’re still there.

I have a few more things to say.

Goodreads is loaded when it comes to you


Battery is loaded too, at least halfway.


Keep track of chapter progress,

Minutes left or percent

Remaining in the book…


Do you want to buy a Kindle?


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*Our Kindle pictured and what the “stats” are based on is the Kindle Paperwhite. Our Kindle also has the Leather Cover in Onyx Black (Louis’s pick…I would have picked the Honey color 🙂 ).

**There are many other benefits that the song wasn’t long enough for…No glare in sunlight, turn pages with the tap of a finger, look up characters or definitions with a simple swipe…and more! Check out Amazon for more details!

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Hoots of a Night Al

I’m a night person. My name is Ali. Shorten it to Al, and it sounds like owl. Owls hoot.

Hoot Hopes:

1) Here I hope to write about life happenings as I have the memory of a piece of hay (I’m guessing they don’t have very good memories…no scientific research completed to verify).

2) I am also hoping it encourages me to take more pictures each day, since I’m 93% sure that most of my “memories” are actually me remembering what a picture of home movie looks like.

3) Finally, I hope to share my wit in a concrete way, so I can look back and either confirm my excellent sense of humor or hang my head in shame at my awkwardness.

Well, here we go.


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