Archive for the ‘Mixed Bag Misc’ Category

Things I Don’t Need But Still Want to Buy

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

rain showerhead

I'm not sure it's true, but it's a fun sentiment to mull over for a bit. Photo from

There are certain things that I’d love to have, but know they’re pretty damn impractical. While I may never buy these things in my lifetime, it doesn’t hurt to at least LOOK. So look I shall. And look you shall…do, also!

Christian Louboutin Boots: So pretty, but so not really in my price range at all.  ... Read More

The Most Perfect, Cute, Cheaptastic Stocking Stuffers!

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

hello kitty dolls

I was innocently devouring the Toys “R” Us gift catalog thingy (that is the technical term, yes) earlier today when I came across something that is perfect for stocking stuffers. It’s under $10, and I think gals of most all ages would love them. I’m not sure how you resist Hello Kitty in any form, of course! Yes, it’s the Hello Kitty  3 3/4″ Designer Collectible 2-pk.

If you’ve been in an Urban Outfitters store in the past year you’ve see ... Read More

What Big Christmas Gift do YOU Want?

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

sun lamp for depression

It’s always fun to get one big Christmas gift. Do you know what you want? Sometimes it’s hard to decide, so I’m going to run some of my ideas by you guys. What do you think I should ask Santa for?

Prescription Sunglasses

I wear my normal glasses a lot (Tina Fey does too, don’t mock me!). So much so that having a pair of prescription sunglasses doesn’t seem like a bad investment. But will I feel silly wearing them in winter? Do people really wear sunglasses in winter without looking totally dumb?  7eye makes sunglasses that I like, which are a little pricey – but I’ll want them to be sturdy. Espirit is more affordable, and just as stylish. Whatever they are, I want them to be kind of classic-looking n style. I like these three pairs: Esprit Women’s 19274 Resin Sunglasses ... Read More

SunTouch Plus Light & Ion Therapy Giveaway from NatureBright

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

sun touch plus

I am very interested these days by Sun Lamps. I mean, it’s winter so the sun is hard to find! The NatureBright company has created the SunTouch Plus Light & Ion Therapy lamp to help you with your winter blues, seasonal affective disorder, jet lag or poor concentration. Basically, I don’t see how this unit couldn’t help you!

NatureBright captures nature’s healing systems in an attractive home lighting kit. The Sun Touch Plus bathes you in SkyEffect™ light while simultaneously releasing negative ions into the atmosphere. Negative ions are odorless, tasteless, electron-sized particles found in refreshing environments like beaches and waterfalls. This combination balances your body clock making you feel rested, refreshed, and revitalized. –

Shop the site: NatureBright

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Glamorous & Girly Christmas Gift Ideas

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

kimora lee simons barbie

Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie Doll $72.95

Using designer Barbie Dolls as inspiration,

I’ve put together three gift guides for you guys.

This third one draws upon the glamorous style of Kimora Lee Simmons.

Glamorous ‘N Girly Accessories:

Fabulosity: What It Is & How to Get It (paperback book) $11.48 – I think she ... Read More

Great Website to Find Sales in your Area

Monday, December 7th, 2009

christmas sales

SaleHOP is a website that monitors the sales going on in specific locations. By simply typing in your zip code you’ll get a map that shows you where sales are going on. I found 42 sales going on in my area. Although, weirdly – one of them was a sale listed at a Casket store! WHAT THE WHAT? I don’t want to buy one of those for Christmas!

Shoppers can locate:

* Retail Store Sales – Clearance, closeout, monthly specials and more * Events – Craft shows, art shows, auctions, community events, etc. * Garage and Yard Sales – Moving, estate, rummage sales, etc. * Stuff for Sale – Local people selling stuff near you

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Bright & Creative Christmas Gift Ideas

Monday, December 7th, 2009

juicy couture barbies

Tarina Tarantino Barbie Doll $42

Using designer Barbie Dolls as inspiration,

I’ve put together three gift guides for you guys.

This second one draws upon the quirky fun of Tarina Tarantino.

Bright & Creative Accessories:

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Delicate & Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas

Sunday, December 6th, 2009


Vera Wang Barbie Doll $112.04

Using designer Barbie Dolls as inspiration,

I’ve put together three gift guides for you guys.

This first one draws upon the elegance of Vera Wang.

Delicate and Thoughtful Accessories:

Vera Wang By Vera Wang For Women. Set-eau De Parfum Spray  1.7-Ounce & Body Lotion 3.4-Ounce & Shower Cream 3.4-Ounce & Parfum .13-Ounce Mi ... Read More

Graphique Wall Decals / Stationery Products Review & Giveaway

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

chandelier decals

Graphique is an online shop that publishes all sorts of goodies from stationery to wall decals. Because they have production centers in North America, Asia and Europe they are able to closely follow design trends to create the most fashionable products. Some people don’t realize how important a font can be (until it’s time to pick Wedding invitations – then they worry about font selection for a month). I love Graphique because they embrace style the way I want to embrace style in my everyday life.

I love Graphique because they embrace style the way I want to embrace style in my everyday life.

I received some products from to review, which included Home Decals (TM)  from the Fashion-Forward selections (Chandelier, ... Read More

Shopping Ideas from Kate Voegele

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

peppermint martini

Singer/songwriter Kate Voegele was happy to receive a DVD copy of Home Alone as well as a Peppermint Martini Kit from Crate and Barrel. We’d be happy to get those things, too! Or maybe peppermint hot chocolate? Cute touches like peppermint stirrers add a nice little extra. Giving someone a classic DVD and special hot chocolate gift set would make a great Christmas gift.

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