freakin’ out ..

I honestly cannot wrap my head around the [small] amount of days separating us & christmas. assuming the world doesn’t end on friday.

yesterday [J] & I went out, with every intention of starting & finishing our holiday shopping. sadly that didn’t happen.

but I did get an early present, from [J]. I screamed at the top of my lungs, I was so excited.

cole haan winter coat.
cole haan winter coat.

and today, it snowed [a little]. so we’re heading out again, to ACTUALLY finish our christmas shopping. [& I’m wearing my new beauty, because I would NOT let him wrap it. spoiled].

don’t forget to enter my giveaway on {Mish Lovin’ Life’s blog}. the winner will be announced tomorrow!

7 day 'til christmas happy tuesday.

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I’m not so dainty, but ..

you’ve heard them called redneck wine glasses. or hillbilly wine glasses. neither option great, but when faced with a decision ..I went with the latter.

until now.

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when [J] & I opened our {TwoCoins} Etsy shop, we were offering one standard set of “mason jar stemware”. less than a week later, the boss put her foot down [that’s me. and I’m joking] ..we now have a ..

stemware collection.

and I have taken the liberty to less offensively, more politically correctly rename the “hillbilly/redneck wine glasses” .. [who does she think she is? I know!]

let me proudly introduce you to …

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there are ..

cordial glasses pagewhich are absolutely perfect for your holiday cocktails. [they happily hold 4oz of your choice of beverage].

[J] & I went with the spiked egg nog – filled up our glasses. and garnished them each with a chocolate peppermint stick.

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so scrumptious.

cordial glassthese fun cordial glasses even took a starring role in our christmas card photo. [to be revealed december 25th].

drink up egg nogI’m attached.

these cordial glasses could also be the prettiest dang shot glass you’ve ever served a shot in. shots, shots, shots, shots everrrrybody.

we also have ..

margarita glasses pageI’m the kind of gal who likes her margaritas by the 32; ounces that is. but I cannot get over how adorable these glasses are, even if they’re only 8oz of lime, tequila-y goodness. guess I’ll just have to go back for seconds. [I’m on the look out for a grande size].

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and don’t forget about our not-so-dainty wine glasses ..

champagne toastbottoms up!!

if you have some last minute christmas shopping to do ..head over to {TwoCoins} Etsy shop. have a look. or buy a couple things for yourself :)

happy monday.

8 day 'til christmas[whoooooa].

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the week in photos.

usually I’d be overjoyed friday is upon us, but who else thinks the holidays are coming entirely too quickly? call me horrible – my christmas shopping is yet to be done, my plans are yet to be etched in stone, and I’m just plain in denial that it’s already december. let alone almost 2013 ..in 17 days!!!!!

[J] & I are mailing our christmas cards today! [oh yeah baby we’re that couple! the ones that send out holiday cards, pre-marriage. better yet, pre-engagement. but we share the same address. and have been together longer than a good chunk of married couples I know. all the reasoning I needed]. what is better than receiving mail? receiving holiday cards! I want to be part of spreading that joy ..so we send out cards. judge away, judgers! [I’ll reveal our card on christmas morning. it’s a gem].

moving on ..

the week in photos.

twinings tea samples

I received these {twinings} gems in the mail. the chai almond is two+ thumbs up!

new desktop background

I was probably on pinterest, when I stumbled upon a personalized desktop background. genius! so I created one for myself. [J] says I should just utilize my computer’s folders more effectively. whatever boy, this is prettier.

ugly chipmunks

while browsing through best buy, we took a detour to the mac’s. where [J] thought we should star in the photo booth, chipmunk effect. alvin would be terrified.

celebratory brunch

the way to my heart: a breakfast skillet. we were celebratin’ ..

business partner

he added on to his long list of titles: boyfriend, roommate, BFF,  and now ..biznas partner!

yay we did it!

we were actually unfazed by the “significance” of the date, but more that we opened our own etsy store {TwoCoins}. [which I’m sure you know by now].

champagne toast

more celebratin’ – in {TwoCoins} fancy stemware.

bad mani into an xmas mani

to make a {bad situation} better, I upped the fun by adding a green nail. [just painted over the no-chip].

enjoy the weekend.

I’m going out on a limb to say, it’s the last before the holidays are in full swing. next week: gingerbread house competition. ornament exchange party. starting & finishing christmas shopping. I think I just gave myself a migraine.

[don’t forget to enter the {alcohol-inspired giveaway} I’m hosting on Mish Lovin’ Life’s blog].

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