Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Cheers!

January's holiday seems so premature, one and done. No sooner have you popped the cork and it's over. Maybe that is why Valentine's Day has always made my heart skip a beat. My first date with my husband was, coincidentally, Valentine's Day (so cornball.) Still, it's something to look forward to as the snow creeps in the top of your boots. Have a friend trolling the internet for love? Take



Set that lonely heart up with a


and watch sparks fly. It could be their



though, I do hope you won't be begging,


if he turns out to be a bounder. Sometimes it's hard to tell. Still, they may end up


leaving you to exclaim,"

,"as they pull away in a flurry of rose petals (or butterflies or bubbles or whatever it is one pulls away in a flurry of now.) Oh, I do like a happy ending.


Mrs. Blandings

All bottles available through Swanson Vineyards. A very special thanks to Caroline and John who shared their Expensive Christmas Wine with us Christmas Eve. (And, yes, I do know that "Merci" is French for "thank you" and not "mercy.")

11 comments:

Peggy and Fritz said...

I love Swanson Wines. YUM. Living in LA we get to experience some great wines. I always enjoy their wines and love these new bottles. Funny I get the Swanson blog and love it. I had these bottles saved to blog about but you beat me too it LOL! Love the post and the bottles are too cute for words. Ann

Jeanne-Aelia Desparmet-Hart said...

Adorable! Merci!!! Et bonne St Valentin. I know you understand this...

linda said...

So cute! I just saw in the latest Town and Country a pink Moet Chandon champagne bottle that comes with it's own pink and gold pen - for one to scribble a personalixed message.
p.s. I need one of those high maganifying mirrors too!

My Dog-Eared Pages said...

Sweet. Cheers to you, too!

Anonymous said...

I have just discovered your fabulous, fabulous blog. So inspiring, and your eye for detail is amazing! Such a treat.

linda said...

and also clearing reading glasses- sorry for the typos!
-linda

linda said...

and also clearing reading glasses- sorry for the typos!
-linda

mary said...

Love this post--stay warm!!! I think that you forgot Martin Luther King day.

peggy braswell said...

Love these bottles..love their wine also!great post.xx peggybraswelldesign.com

pretty pink tulips said...

Those bottles are brilliant and could be the perfect gift to my wine-loving husband for Valentine's Day!

Swanson said...

Patricia, pardon this horrendously tardy reply -- just wanted to thank you for this [and the other] feature! Modern House wines are so fun and Tom + Ann are truly the best! Cheers to you.