Tuesday, December 22, 2009

I'm Dreaming of a Pink Christmas

I love the Better Homes and Gardens Website. They have so many decorating ideas and how-to's. These photos from their "Pretty in Pink" Christmas feature are just pure eye candy! You can check it out here.

I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas!

photos via bhg.com

Monday, December 21, 2009

Don't Be Silly Darling, It's Just Wine

I love a good glass of wine.  Kicking back at the end of the day with a nice glass of wine is one of life's little pleasures, and it could also be good for you. A few years ago reports came out suggesting that a glass of red wine per day protects against heart disease and can even reduce the risk of heart attack in middle aged people by 30-50%.

Although I like both red and white wine, I'm partial to red.  When it comes to red wine I'm not picky.  I like them all, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Beaujolais, Bergamais, they're all wonderful.  Since I like all red wine, the bottle, as well as the label plays a big role in my selection, and a lot of times I discover some of my new favorites this way.   To me, picking out the wine is part of the pleasure.  Case in point, my current favorite.  Mad Housewife Merlot.  The label on this one caught my eye and peaked my curiosity.

 The back of the label reads:

"Somewhere near the cool shadows
of the laundry room. Past the litter
box and between the plastic yard
toys. This is your time. Time to enjoy
a moment to yourself.
A moment without the madness.
The dishes can wait.
Dinner be damned.
Mad Housewife Merlot."

Not only was the label trendy and funny but I identified with it!

The wine was actually VERY good.  I visited their website to see what other products they have and while there I discovered this t-shirt.

 We all know I love pink.  And I'm really starting to like the pink and brown combination we're seeing everywhere these days.  And the saying on the front?  It sealed the deal! The shirt also comes in pink with a brown logo, but somehow the brown one "grabbed" me.  I loved it as much as I loved the label on the wine bottle so I just had to have it.

Several days later my cute shirt arrived in the mail, along with a little freebie they threw in.  What a nice touch!

Here is the website if you'd like to see more.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

Dec 8 2009
Dec. 08, 2009 - New York, New York, United States - Bergdorf-Goodman Christmas Windows, by David Hoe, Bergdorf's director of Visual Presentation..The theme is ''A Compendium of Curiosities'', inspired by ''Alice in Wonderland''.

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