October 21, 2010

Thursday Tidbits: Barstools

House hunting is absolutely exhausting!!! We have been looking for three months so far and have seen lots of houses, some good and some awful and I'm starting to feel like it's never going to end. To break the monotony I've been imagining my dream house and shopping for the perfect furniture for it.

One thing that I want is a really nice island or counter where family and friends can pull up barstools and converse while I'm in the kitchen preparing meals. And who knows... maybe I'll get to put my feet up from time to time.

So I decided to check CSNStores, since I know that they carry just about everything. Sure enough, I found AllBarStools.com which carries thousands of different barstools. Here are some of my favorites:

I love these, but they swivel. I think the kids would do a lot more swiveling than eating so...

I like these...

And these...

But I absolutely LOVE these! I adore everything about this barstool, from the distressed brown leather to the nailhead trim.


October 20, 2010

EyeBuyDirect.com Review and Giveaway

I was recently selected to test the services of EyeBuyDirect.com. I primarily wear contacts, but I have been rocking my new glasses every since they arrived last week because I adore them.

I have really bad vision and usually get annoyed when I go to a brick and mortar store to shop for glasses. It seems like they either a) don't have enough frames to choose from or b) they rush me to the back to begin the exam and then expect me to choose frames after they've dilated my eyes and I can no longer see. With EyeBuyDirect, I didn't run into either of those problems. There were literally, hundreds of frames to choose from starting from just $7.95 including prescription lenses.

I was able to narrow my choices down to two and then got stuck. But that wasn't a problem, because I was able to try them on virtually using the EyeTry system and post it to Facebook to have my friends vote on which frames they liked best.


After choosing the Bourges frames, I selected options like thinner, photochromatic lenses. As well as anti scratch, anti reflective, and UV coatings all for under $100! My new glasses were made and shipped within two weeks and I couldn't be happier with the service I received. This was my first time ordering prescription eyewear online and I was pleasantly surprised by quality of both their service and products.

EyeBuyDirect.com has offered to give a $50 credit to one lucky reader! Here's how to enter:

Mandatory entry: Leave a comment telling me your favorite frame on the EyeBuyDirect website.

Optional entries (will only count after the mandatory entry is completed):
Follow me on Google Friend Connect, Twitter, or RSS feed... 1 entry each
Like EyeBuyDirect on Facebook... 2 entries
After liking EyeBuyDirect on Facebook leave a comment on their wall saying "I entered the giveaway at Fabulous n Free" (include the URL for your Facebook comment in your entry... 1 entry
Like Fabulous n Free on Facebook... 2 entries
Grab my button and post it on your blog... 2 entries
Follow EyeBuyDirect on Twitter... 1 entry
Tweet about this giveaway using the following: "I entered to #win prescription glasses from @EyeBuyDirect! Visit @CardioBunny at http://t.co/9vSWkfb for your chance #giveaway" and include the URL in your entry... 1 entry, can be done twice per day
Post this giveaway on Facebook and leave the URL here... 1 entry, can be done twice per day
Post your "Eye Try" photo to the Wall of Frame and leave the URL to your post... 3 entries

Please be sure to include your email address with each entry if it is not visible in your profile.

Giveaway ends November 24th at 11:59 EST and is open to residents of the USA and Canada. Winners will be chosen by random.org and notified via email. Prizes that are not claimed within 72 hours of prize notification will be forfeited.


Subway Giftcard Winners

And the winners of the Subway Giftcards are...

Comment #51: Laura C
Comment #22: amweeks

Congrats to the winners, please check your email for details about claiming your giftcards.


October 1, 2010

Weekend Blog Hops

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