Black Frid-eh, Cyber Mond-eh 2012

Black Friday is  is the day following Thanksgiving in the United States and traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Many major retailers open really early and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season.  It is similar to Boxing Day sales in Canada. Black Friday is not an official holiday, but many non-retail employers also observe this day as a holiday along with Thanksgiving, giving their employees the day off, thereby increasing the number of potential shoppers. It is the busiest shopping day of the year since 2005!

There are deals galore out there but only if you are brave enough to withstand the massive long lines and crowded shops.  A lot of Canadians are still unaware of what Black Friday is but it is slowly catching on.

My shopping spree involved Old Navy and Gap.  Shopping for the kids, who else?  Old Navy was packed at 9:30 this morning as i sifted through the mess that was already starting to pile up!  I feel for these employees who have to reorganize and fold clothes at the end of the day!

That’s why it’s smart to have an online shop..no mess to clean up.  So this year i’m offering my first Black Frid-eh and Cyber Mond-eh sale in my very own Etsy shop, Pearl Amour Jewels.

Exclusive offer for my Bloggers…25% off my entire shop….use coupon code BLACK12

http://www.etsy.com/shop/pearlamourjewels

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Red Wedding Inspiration for Spring 2013

Red Wedding gowns are classic, clean and timelessly elegant. Red is a traditional wedding color in China which symbolizes prosperity, love and joy. South Asian brides also wear gorgeously embroidered Red Langha’s that would make anyone feel like a princess.

Many designers such as Vera Wang, Oscar De la Renta and Ramona Keveza have introduced red wedding gowns for spring 2013 and let me tell you these red bridal gowns are stunning!

1. Red gown courtesy The Gown.ca

2 and 3. Table inspiration, red cake and cupcakes courtesy fusion events.ca

4. Cake courtesy Dessert Trends.ca

5. Red and White Wedding card courtesy Wedding Designs.ca

Would you wear a red wedding gown on your wedding?

Get Organized!

If you are a crafter or have some sort of hobby i’m sure you have all your materials everywhere…like me 😉  but then there are some who are very organized and take only what they need.  I wish I was like that !

So i’ve gathered some neat tips that you can use to help you organize yourself around the home: