St. Patty’s Shopping Post

March 12, 2012

Here goes a St. Patrick’s Day themed shopping post. I just like to pretend I’m Irish…

Bamboo:Four-leaf clover coasters $29.95 by RileysCorner. Found on Etsy.

Marquis by Waterford crystal Vintage Highball Set of 4 $28.99

Handcrafted Irish claddagh ring by 925sliverttreasures $44.99 found on Etsy.

Funny Leprechaun Shirt by CrazyDogTShirts $16.99. Found on Etsy.


Click the images to learn more about each item.

In Honor of…Well, You Know

July 16, 2011

We have a couple of real Potter-heads here at the Blowhole, so for us, and many of you out there, today started out with monumental excitement followed by a super downward slope of depression. Post Potter depression–the worst kind.  All we can do is scrape together any reminders we can find until Pottermore is open, or J.K. creates a Potter encyclopedia.  I’ve put together a Harry Potter theme shopping post in honor of today. Note: these items are not official HP items, they are just things that remind me of the world of the books.

Trees Company Earrings: From Modcloth

Owls should be an obvious reference.  These little Earrings can be found at Modcloth

Fab-fetti Heel: Modcloth

Can’t you see Luna rock’n these heels? You can find them at Modcloth.


Snake Ring: by beyondtherockz

Snake ring found on Etsy by beyondtherockz

Brass Hour Glass Sand Timer Pendant: By GwenDelicious

    Brass Hour Glass Pendant by: GwenDelicious

Let’s Hear it For the Birds

November 22, 2010

On Thanksgiving I sometimes feel a little guilty for eating the turkey, being quite fond of animals after all, but it really wouldn’t be the same without it would it?  Plus your fat a*s  uncle Larry or Carmine would have no excuse to get tired and passout before dessert, leaving you to the pumpkin pie. So, really we owe it to the turkeys for giving us a very lethargic holiday. I’m Going to give thanks to the turkeys this year by doing a very turkey themed shopping post.

Thanksgiving Payback / Large Glass Tile Necklace Pendant by crystalbouquet

This Pendent’s title speaks for itself.  It’s called Thanksgiving Payback by crystalbouquet and can be found on


Turkey Costume for Dogs

Apparently some dogs have always wanted to be turkeys–deep down that is. That’s just how cool turkeys are. You can buy this on

Turkey Crossing - 8x10 limited edition giclee photo print by Afton Dufoe

Photo by Afton Dufoe

Click on the Images to learn more about any of these items

Shoppin’ Post. Hazzah!

July 13, 2010

Why? Because I felt like it. Could I have done a post on something else? Probably, but I was in the mood to browse, and annoy Mike with a shopping post. Did you like that little ‘mini answer the imaginary viewer’s imaginary questions session’? good stuff.

Too Hot to Handlebar Mug in Maurice

This is the too hot to handlebar Mug in Maurice. This un-trimmed mug can be purchased from Modcloth.

Whoopie Pies by Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell

You can make whoopie pies all day with this cook book! Click on the image for more info.

Lego Walkie Talkie

To me cell phones have not made walkie talkies obsolete. I would rock a walkie anyday.  You can buy these bad boys here from Urban Outfitters.

White Whale Scrabble Pendant by HelpTheGulfCoast

aw come on , you know I had to add an item with a blowhole, and when you buy this little guy you help save the gulf! This item is sold by a shop on etsy called Help The Gulf Coast. According to their site all of the merchandise was donated from other etsy shops, and 100% of the proceeds go to saving the gulf! Yayness!

Art in Anticipation of Summer

May 6, 2010

Another Art post. I know some people probably find these boring and pointless, but I think art is awesome so give me a break.

Much like the last artist I post about, I don’t know much about this one. She has two etsy shops one for her paintings called nARTa and one for her black and white photos called natsona. All I know is that whoever she is, her paintings make me miss the beach and long for a fruity beverage for some reason.  Art effects everyone differently, which is why I like it…

Falling by nArta

imagine by nArta

falling series by nArta

Flippin Fun Fall Fashion

October 29, 2009

How do you like that alliteration? Those who know me will agree that I don’t dress very fashionably, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t look at clothes and wish I would make the effort  to get dressed up. That being said, it is time for another round of awesome items i found online–in this case clothes. Lets start with Etsy shall we?

Satin Royal Blue and Black Lace Party Dress - The Sabrina

Satin royal blue and black lace party dress by paulnkc - click image to visit site

 I love the color of this dress.

Tulip Dress

Tulip Dress by sarahseven - click image to go to site

I love love love love love…love SarahSeven’s dresses! Someday when I actually get another job, im going to buy one of these. 

Whale Hoody- Unisex- Mens- Womens

Whale Hoody- Unisex- Mens- Womens by charlieandsarah - click picture to go to site






     This hoodie is full of blowhole goodness.

One of a Kind - Delicate Nude Tiered Gown - M

One of a Kind - Delicate Nude Tiered Gown - M by prizysebastian - click image to go to site


    once again if I had the money i would buy this.


Moveing on to ModCloth another great clothing site:

Rainy Monday Dress

Rainy Monday Dress

                                               Simple yet cute.

Strike a Chord Dress

Strike a Chord Dress

Nouvelle Vague Black Pumps

Nouvelle Vague Black Pumps

 Well thats all for now, I might dabble in some vintage later 🙂







October 27, 2009

As a frequent Etsy browser and uber nerd, i often enjoy nerdy things. So, on my last visit to  the kick-ass site of all things homemade, I came across some nifty items of geeky goodness.


The Floppy Booky by contexto

A neat notebook, with floppy disk covers.

tempThe Big Bang Theory – Sheldon – Dangerously Red T-Rex Dinosaur Dino Graphic Print Sky Blue T-Shirt by happyfamily

This shirt speaks for itself.


Earrings – Dig In Danglies by dirtroadsouth

These are just fun. You get to wear silverware without putting a spoon on your nose.


Tiny Pink Cupcake Earrings by fakerybakery2

Basically I just like cupcakes.


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