Friday, September 25, 2009

I'm no Oprah but...

I seem to be channeling Miss O's "Favorite Things" show right now... I've received 3 different emails in the last couple days regarding promos and sales at some of my favorite shops - wowza! In keeping with the spirit, I started thinking about my favorite things and wanted to share with my fellow followers... happy shopping!

Swoozies - various locations

Whether you are getting married, need invitations for an upcoming party or are just in need of a cute gift, Swoozie's is a great place to start! There season catalogs are always packed with great ideas and their signature pink and orange colors are hard to miss. With stores located all over the Southeast, online shipping available and hard-to-resist sales, this is definitely a MUST on my list!

This is their new "sale-ebration" going on right now: save 30% off all online and in-store purchases!

Home and Garden Classics - Spartanburg, South Carolina

This ADORABLE store is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina and to be completely honest, should be in every town and city across America! Brad and I have family and friends there so I pop in every time I'm in town to see what cute home decor, kitchen gadgets and of course, the endless amounts stationery/invitations they have in stock. We've bought our Christmas cards/party invitations, Brad's graduation invitations, any and all stationery gifts and countless engagement/wedding/birthday/baby/housewarming gifts. I'm hoping they will set up more of their inventory online (although that would spell trouble for me) but this store gets my vote each and every time!

Mud Pie Monograms and Gifts - Charlotte, North Carolina

I found Mud Pie Monograms back in November 2006 after inquiring about a local place that offered monogramming for brought-in as well as in-store items. A friend referred me to Mud Pie and I haven't looked back! Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Mud Pie offers monogramming on just about anything you could think of, in all types of fonts, styles, colors and sizes. Collegiate tumblers / baskets / decals / blankets, baby apparel, gifts for the home, acrylic napkin holders / cups / plates / pitchers / wine glasses / coasters and much, much more are available in store! This is their most recent e-mail blast that runs from September 25-26, 2009.

Polka Dots Inc. - Fort Mill, South Carolina

When we moved to Fort Mill, I immediately set out in search of the local shops and to my excitement, stumbled across Polka Dots Inc.! Nestled in the middle of Baxter Village retail square off Highway 160, this splendid boutique has a wide assortment of invitations for every celebration and milestone you could possibly think of, along with a variety of gifts for every occasion! Online shopping makes shopping a breeze... A+ in my book!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Laugh of the Day

Because sometimes, we all need to dance it out. :)

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Free? Yes please!

Wear your favorite college team apparel (GO COCKS!) to any local Chick-fil-A from 10:30 - close and you'll get a free chicken sandwich!

Join the wave and you could win a $50 Chick-fil-A giftcard (look for me - I'm lmstoehr!)


We all knew they were out there. This website puts them all into a ridiculous compilation... LMAO.

Friday, September 4, 2009


South Carolina - 7             North Carolina State - 3
(Okay, I didn't say it was a pretty win but we'll take it!)

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

How SEC kids are raised.

I'm no Ole Miss fan but you have to be impressed at this 2 YEAR OLD.