Friday, November 23, 2012

Black Friday Blog Hop!




If this is your first visit to my blog, WELCOME! If you are returning, it’s great to see you again!

Many thanks to the host of this event: Carrie Ann Ryan.

   ~Blog Post~

OMG, Ladies and Gents! My DH and I went to the Galleria Mall last Saturday because I absolutely LOVE this cologne that Clinique only sells at Christmas time called WRAPPINGS. I've been wearing it for probably 15 years or more, ever since my hubby bought some for me as a Christmas present. ANYWAY, it was a bleedin' MADHOUSE (as you can imagine). PLUS, the first saleswoman at the Clinique counter thought they'd sold out already, and was trying to put an online order in for me when another saleswoman found two tucked away, so that made me very, very happy.

So here's what gave DH and I a huge hoot: Giorgio Armani goes Ghetto-Chic. I love the brass knuckles on the top of the clutch purse. I took this pic with my phone, and I'm about 90% sure this is still a window display for the Giorgio Armani store (the entry was around the corner, but this was about the 4th window display down a long hall leading to the outside of the mall). 



Okay, question: Would you or wouldn't you wear butts on your high heels? (No judgement here, either way, PROMISE!).  What about the brass knuckles? For or against?

Hope you all are having a wonderful Fall!!

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We have THREE grand prizes! You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times! (The Swag Prize is NOT international).

Now what are those prizes?

1st Grand Prize: 

A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet


2nd Grand Prize: 

A $75 Amazon or B&N Gift Card


3rd Grand Prize: 

A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks,

50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens,

  coffee cozies, and more!

 

  My prize for the hop:

$50 Amazon.com Gift Card




Click the link to go back to the hop list
 

67 comments:

  1. I've seen the outrageous designs in the name of fashion -- but I don't think I'd ever wear them. They're a bit too much. ^_^

    Enjoying the hop!

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    - khriscc (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  2. No way! no butts for me :)
    Thanks a lot for the giveaway!
    by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

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  3. Umm, D, none of the above! Thanks for the hop!

    ehaney578 at aol dot com

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  4. No and no....somehow they are just not me!

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

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  5. YES to both. Those ass-heels are HILARIOUS, and the brass knuckle clutch is ok, too, though a bit too sparkly for my taste.

    aircdrewood(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. Um, no to both. One, I am just to clumsy to wear heels and two they would just too much! LOL!
    suz2(at)cox(dot)net

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  7. No way I'd wear them or own them

    Smurfettev AT Gmail DOT com

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  8. Oh heck yeah!!!
    Yvette
    yratpatrol@aol.com

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  9. I would show them for fun, but I wouldn't wear them anywhere :)
    fiza700[at]gmail[dot]com

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  10. Maybe! The purse is way too sparkly!
    modularmates(at)comcast(dot)net

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  11. It's not my style at all, but I can see why some people may like the purse, it does sparkle :).

    Sadly these aren't the craziest things that designers have come out with to get some attention.

    Thanks for having the giveaway!

    --Alicia
    dmr8888 at yahoo dot com

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  12. If I could still wear high heels, you bet I'd wear them with butts on them Imagine the comments and conversations starters. woolfcindy@aol.com

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  13. No no, no butts for me :D
    Thank you for the giveaway!

    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

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  14. I would probably go with the purse :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    ~Krista
    pinkbonanza{ AT }gmail{ DOT }com

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  15. Neither, I'm really not a fan of such stuff:)

    Thank you for the chance!

    spamscape [at] gmail [dot] com

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  16. I don't care for the butt heels at all. (That is a very strange thing to type, by the way. LOL) I actually don't mind the sparkly brass knuckles purse.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    JYL22075 at gmail dot com

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  17. I`d say yes & yes, they`re funny as hell and real pieces of art. And it`s not something you should wear everywhere you go, for appropriate events/parties it would be very cool to wear something like that.
    Thanks!

    dita(dot)skarste(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. Would you wear butts on your high heels? No. Not really my thing.

    How about brass knuckles on your clutch purse? Yes!

    muggledATgmxDOTcom

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  19. lol i love it!!! i would wear them , not everywhere, but they would be aesome for conversation starters
    miriam.whitewolf@gmail.com

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  20. Awesome giveaway! I'm not a black Friday shopper. lisarayns at gmail dot com

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  21. I'm not a Black Friday shopper. I don't believe that shopping should ever be a full contact sport. I spend the day baking cookies with my kiddos instead.
    planterofhope(at)aol(dot)com

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  22. I do not like crowds so BF shopping is not for me! I will be spending my day hopping and then snuggled up reading! Well that is after I decide on what new book I have just added to my to be read list! It gets longer every hop! Thanks!

    I am thankful for all the wonderful books I am finding on the hop!

    grapeapril75(at)gmail.com

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  23. Why not go to a party like this, it's cool! :)
    swordlily_girl[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  24. i would jsut wear the brass knuckle clutch. no butt shoes lol thanks for the giveaway! beccaboo97200 (at) att (dot) net

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  25. I can deal with the brass knuckles, but the butt shoes just do me in.
    Christine, isabelli3619 (at) aol (dot) com

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  26. I would say no to both I guess I am just not that daring or hip LOL! Carin
    mawmom at gmail dot com

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  27. Shoes - no. Purse - yes.

    Jennifer Rote
    wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

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  28. Shoes no Purse defintely I really like the purse.
    crystaley73 at yahoo dot com

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  29. No. I'm not that confident!
    sqwalker2@hotmail.com

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  30. I'm staying home to read & discover some more authors thru the blog hop...
    No BF shopping for me.....ktyler13@yahoo.com

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  31. I don't think I would wear the heels anywhere except maybe a Halloween party. ;)
    I would use the purse though. Hey, you never know when it will come in handy!
    I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, K and I am happy to hear that you were able to get your cologne. :)
    trb0917 at gmail.com

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  32. I doubt I'd wear either the heels or the clutch.

    kesummer69(at)gmail(dot)com

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  33. Maybe the Brass Knuckles on my purse :).

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

    Rafflecopter Name: Dawna Newman

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  34. Hi! Happy Holidays to you! I can say, yup, id wear and carry both. Love the shoes! Theres a good way to say kiss my ass to people. lol Thanks for the awesome hop and giveaway! Best wishes and many blessings to you!
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

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  36. SURE THE BAG & SHOES WOULD GO WELL 4 SOME SPICY HOT ROLE PLAYING;) thanQ
    redz041@yahoo.com
    rafflename: JANICE A.

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  37. Nope. Don't think I would dare wear butts on my heels or carry around that clutch. People would think I belong to the mob. lol. It's neat but not for me. How interesting.

    Thanks for sharing!

    jinni_james@yahoo.com

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  38. LOL. No to both!
    laceyblossom1(at)gmail(dot)com

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  39. NO to both. Way too ghetto for me. :)
    This is the BEST way to spend Black Friday. Sitting at home, hopping with old friends and making new ones. I can't handle the crowds anymore so I only do Black Friday shopping online if I do any. I tend to pick up gifts throughout the year so come November I'm finished. That way I can spread out the purchasing and not spend a fortune at the time of the year when my job is at its slowest and my paycheck is at its lowest. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  40. The shoes no,the purse maybe;a moot question as there is no way I could ever afford such items.

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  41. Love the purse; the shoes are too weird for me.

    Thanks for the hop stop!

    melhalp at msn.com

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  42. No to the heels, yes to the purse. I can think of a few times it would come in handy. Like BF shopping, for example!

    dancingcelt at gmail dot com

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  43. No to both.:)

    kiss_shani(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  44. No way!

    melindaromance AT gmail DOT com

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  45. No I don't think I could do the butts on my shoes but the purse might be kind of fun.

    proudarmymom32(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  46. No butts on my heals. Lol. Maybe brass on my knuckles for the right party. ;)

    I stuck to the web today instead of braving the crowds. ;) Thanks for the giveaway!

    fancie @ live. com

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  47. I'd say yay for both, I'd love to make people do a double take.

    Morganlafey86(at)aol(dot)com

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  48. I was going to say no~ but looking at the picture, definitely yes! I think those make a statement in a good way, I love it! Thank you for the lovely giveaway~

    MostlyMisha [at] gmail [dot] com

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  49. I don't think I would..I don't wear heels as it is. Thanks for participating. Katieamanda1(at)Yahoo(dot)com

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  50. I don't think I would..I don't wear heels as it is. Thanks for participating. Katieamanda1(at)Yahoo(dot)com

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  51. That would be a no on the shoes and not just because of the butts. The purse I could live with but wouldn't buy normally..
    Z
    Seawitch Reviews @ yahoo .com

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  52. No butts for me..I have enough of my own. I would totally go for the brass knuckle clutch..
    mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

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  53. I would have to say no on the shoes, but I like the purse. Thanks for being in the hop!

    jochibi AT yahoo DOT com

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  54. Yes to both!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    nerdswillruleoneday@yahoo.com

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  55. I would NEVER wear the butt stilettos...Mostly because I would teeter and fall over on stilettos! The purse--sure. I'm a Jersey Girl...brass knuckles in the bag/on the bag. It's all good! LOL.
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

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  56. Brass Knuckle

    BeckeyWhiteATgmailDOTcom

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  57. I'm not sure on the shoes I just don't know where I would wear them but I probably would. Now I would definitely rock the purse lol
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    cassandrahicks1989@yahoo.com

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  58. No butts buy I like like the knuckles.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

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  59. Brass Knuckles are HOT!!!!!!! Love em' and want em'
    0713iv@gmail.com

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  60. I do like to shop on Black Friday, but the last few years I have found better sales, No lines, No rude people, and free shipping on Cyber Monday.

    angelheart618@gmail.com

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  61. I have to say a big resounding no to both. lol

    purple975@msn.com

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  62. No, I don't think so. lol Thanks for doing the hop!

    gatormaryd(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  63. I have never tried the wrappings, I always wear Clinique Happy! I guess it depends on wear i was, if i had to I would especially if it meant protecting my family! Happy Holidays!
    allysonbrann06 at yahoo dot com

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  64. This is my fourth to last stop and I am so happy I made it! That photo gave me a huge chuckle. I don't consider myself old or stuffy but I definitely would not wear the butt heels. I do not care what label they came from. Well, I take that back. If Ian Somerhalder personally requested I wear them, I would for sure. The purse I actually think is quite cute and wouldn't hesitate taking it out for a night on the town. I think it would be a great conversation piece!

    Thank so much for being a part of the hop and for the giveaway.

    Happy Holidays,
    Marlena
    charmedpoms(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  65. The purse is a maybe -- the shoes a total "no!"

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

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  66. Maybe the purse but not the shoes

    Thanks for the hop!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

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