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Monday, February 28, 2011

Goldilocks finds "The Rainbow House"

I stumbled upon the image below, and was instantly intrigued. I did some digging, and found this video tour of a home by AB Rogers Design in London... If this space doesn't inspire a child's imagination, I'm not sure what does! I'd take playtime here any day... I'd also like to know where these fabulous floor are from, too.

Oscar Nights "Best Dressed"

Alright everyone, not only is it Mama Bos' annual "ironing night", but it is also that time of year when we get to see some true Hollywood Glamour. Here are some of our favorites from last nights Academy Awards.

We can't start out without mentioning the lady of the night, Ms. Anne Hathaway. It is obvious that it was a very red 'red carpet', and Anne started us off right with this vintage scarlet Valentino gown. With the ever-popular designer in arm, it was quite quite an entrance. It was our personal favorite of the EIGHT outfit changes she had throughout the night...

 We haven't seen the movie "Winter's Bone yet, so this years breakout actress and lady in red, Jennifer Lawrence, was a new and fresh face for us to look at. With minimal jewelry and a seemingly perfect figure, she really looked like an elegant bombshell in this Calvin Klein Collection gown.

We won't mention the Country Strong performance of "Coming Home" by Gweneth Paltrow, but her Calvin Klein metallic gold gown, on the other hand, was something to talk about. This dress really pulled out this stars true beauty.

Last, but most definitely not least, we have the stars of Black Swan. Mila Kunis captured her role as a ballerina perfectly in this Elie Saab chiffon and lace lavender gown. Not only was her hair and makeup just as stunning as the dress, but we have to give her props for keeping that cleavage under control. Job well done, Mila.... you looked beautiful.

Best dressed. Best hair. Best makeup. Best "baby bump"... Natalie Portman takes the Academy Award for all of the above with this custom Rodarte off-the-shoulder maternity dress. I don't think it was an upset or surprise when she took away the Oscar for Best Actress. She looked glowing. Not to mention, I think we all appreciated her well-practiced acceptance speech. Didn't tug at our emotions too much, but I think she did a great job with thanking all the right people, especially the ones that sometimes go unmentioned.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Friday, February 4, 2011

A Whoopi-di DO

Looking for a creative and yummy Valentine's Day treat idea? I know Jess and I need NO more sweets in our house, but I don't know if we are going to be able to say no to making these: Red Velvet Whoopie Pie Recipe

Looking for a healthier option, perhaps? Try this re-make of your classic "Toad-in-the-hole", "Egg in the Nest" or as I like to call them "Sunshine Eggs". What a great Valentine's Day Breakfast

Tea Party anyone?

As the Superbowl gets closer, keep an eye out for this creative (and feminine) commercial for Lipton's Light Green & White Tea. I'll try this asap if its gonna make me feel this light....