Thursday, July 7, 2011


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Friday, February 4, 2011

Review: CSN Stores and a Man Cave

If you haven't checked out CSN Stores it's a must! I have talked about them a few times on the blog and I've been nothing but satisfied with the numerous purchases I've made through them. With over 200 online stores, you can find everything from stylish furniture, counter height stools, or great cookware!

When the hubs and I decided we were going to purchase a new home the one thing he asked was if he was going to be able to have a man cave. I of course said yes because I'm a good wife (ha!) and it's a good way to get him to go away when I want to watch trashy reality television that I can't convince him to take part in.

I asked if I could make it a surprise and completely design the room and he said yes and followed it with listing the few things he wanted to make sure would be included in this said, "man cave". Who started this "man cave" shenanigans anyway?

I decided it would be sports themed since he always wants to try to put it randomly throughout the house and I'd rather have it in a more appropriate location. I've picked out some old baseball pictures that will adorn the walls and I will have a whole unit that will hold a lot of his sports memorablia he has as well as a large amount of our Angel's Baseball collection.

I'm going to go with a Red and Gray theme to go with a lot of our Angel's stuff and thought it would be fun to find some items on the CSN website to add some special sports touches here and there. Check out some of the items I found that will be perfect...

How cool would it be to get him this chair?

Gosh if there was room (and I had the money) I would so get this pool table!

They even have matching ball and pool cues!

Very fun to have with other Angel's memorabilia like our bobble-head collection

Freakin' sweet.

This clock would be cool to have.

I could seriously go on and on, there is tons of great MLB memorablia (or any sports for that matter) on the CSN website!

*I will be given credit to use towards my purchase for writing a review.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Love Palm Springs!

And I'm really hoping to win this fabulous weekend getaway to give to my husband for a Christmas present... we love Palm Springs!

The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort looks fabulous!!!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Wedding Necklace Tips for the Bride (Sponsored)

The wedding is one of the most important events of a woman’s life, right next to child birth, first house, first kiss etc. This is a widely established fact that most women know almost instinctively. In fact, the importance of a wedding for a woman is such that some women start playing wedding in their younger years already. Owing to such significance that weddings have for a woman, it is not a surprise that they try to get only premiere jewelry necklaces for their weddings. However, wanting the best look and achieving it are two very different things, and many women falter in their efforts to look good due to a lack of fashion sense. However, the following should turn out to be helpful with regards to wearing premiere jewelry necklaces on the basis of the type of wedding dress.
1. Gowns with a low neckline: 
Gowns that have low necklines need to be supplemented with necklaces that drop down instead of hugging the neck. The reason for this is that short necklaces with low neckline gowns can make a woman’s chest too broad or wide.

2. Off the shoulder gowns: 
Off the shoulder gowns or strapless gowns provide the freedom to be able to choose flashy attention seeking necklaces or necklaces with large pendants. Furthermore, a bride can also use chokers with particularly flashy pendants because of the larger area of space to work with. A choker with a strapless or off the shoulder gown results in both the elements i.e. gown and necklace to be showcased due to the space between them.
However, both the tips listed above would be moot if the wedding gown is enough by itself. For example, a highly embellished wedding gown with sequins and lots of pearls does not warrant the use of a particularly jazzy necklace or, for that matter, any other premiere jewelry. On the contrary, gowns that are particularly aggrandized are better supplemented with simple necklaces. In fact, the more subtle and low key the necklace is, the more it will be able to set off the beauty of the wedding gown.

The wedding ceremony is one of those extremely rare and wonderful experiences that a woman remembers and cherishes throughout her life. This is the reason why the bride to be should never just pick up the biggest necklace or the most low key premiere jewelry. She should find the right combination of everything.

*This post was sponsored by Abazias Diamonds.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Blog Book

How awesome would it be to have your blog documented down in a book for a keepsake to have? Well you can do that! I would love to do that with this blog... check out the giveaway here to get your own blog printed!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Giveaway Alert with Happy Hour with a Housewife!

Hello dear readers... as you can see from this title boy do I have the giveaway for you this week!

Before I get to that let me just share some info leading up to my dear giveaway... I know a lot of my readers are engaged, have y'all looked for Mother of the Bride dresses? Some girls are so scared about what their mom is going to wear on their wedding day and I loved what my mom picked out. It wasn't frumpy, and was perfect with my wedding. Designer is the spot! They have dedicated a part of their site specifically to help brides and their mothers find the perfect Mother of the Bride Dress... with brands like Adrianna Papell, Tadashi, and Eileen Fisher you are bound to find something perfect for your mom! They help you find the best deals at different places and target down to what you are looking for and where you can find it (i.e. places like Nordstrom, Bloomingdales or Neiman Marcus) - they are just great at making your shopping experience more enjoyable with price comparisons, sale notifications, and notices of free shipping!

So here we go ladies... here is the giveaway I have for you...

$100 Nordstrom Gift Card!

To enter please go here:

Please note, entries posted on this blog post will not be counted, you must enter on my other blog, Happy Hour with a Housewife.

Good luck!

Friday, September 3, 2010

Great giveaway!

Who doesn't want a free honeymoon... or in my case a anniversary trip!?

You can win a week trip to St. Maarten which was one of my stops on my Honeymoon and it was GORGEOUS!

Find out more info here:

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Win a Free Blog Design!

Who wouldn't love a free blog design?

Especially if it's from the super talented April Showers!

Go here to enter, you have until Sunday...

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Wedding Items for Sale

I'm starting to post some of my wedding items, it's not everythign so check back often but I'm getting a majority of the stuff on there... check it out!

Also, if you haven't done so already you need to start following my new blog since I'm not on this blog anymore!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Have you made the switch?!

I have recently noticed that a lot of my REGULAR readers haven't realized that I have a new blog... so in case you missed it head on over to my new and improved blog (I'm very proud)!

If you haven't headed over there yet you should... you've been missing out on honeymoon recaps and wedding teasers!

Don't forget to follow! :)