Thursday, January 19, 2012

Time for Songs

Dear Readers,

As time goes by and life gets busy, we have been remiss in our blogging.

And so, until time permits us to blog once more... for now, check out our "Songs From Me To You" site. Same people, same taste - just music.

Check it out: songsfrommetoyou.blogspot.com

Signing off for now...

Mario Dante and Dianne Pepper

Friday, December 23, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Holiday Gift 2011



So that time of year is upon us where we must empty our bank accounts and start buying shit for others. This year I decided to boycott NYC's holiday season madness and have refused to step foot in a single store.

All of my holiday shopping has been done online.

So here I will feature some of the best gift sites I have stumbled upon. I won't include specific items, as I don't want to risk giving away what I got for certain people who might be reading this!



For the ladies in your life check these sites out (warning, these gifts tend to be on the pricey side):

loveadorned.com

shopjumelle.com

laramelchior.com

For the gentlemen (and some for the gadget loving ladies) in your life:

coolhunting.com

uncrate.com

coolmaterial.com

Many sites feature free shipping this time of year, so take advantage of that. You better hurry though, the days are ticking away. Also, remember Hanukkah starts on the 20th this year!

Happy spending!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Feeling Corky


I went to a bar last night called Von. The entire downstairs ceiling was covered in wine corks. It was pretty great looking. There's so much one can do with left over wine corks!

We all know about making a cork board out of wine corks, but if you want to take your cork crafts a notch higher, a good place to start is with the cork bathmat - still a pretty simple cork project. Very rustic and super absorbent.



Then there's the guy in the Czech Republic who covered his entire house with corks. Check him out here. That's some true dedication.

Then there are some more artistic uses of corks.... the cork truck and the cork chair are two of my personal favorites.