Let’s Get Real, a Valentine

Let’s get real for a moment, shall we? A real effing Valentine moment. A moment that will likely be interrupted by a small, slimy child, a text from your boss outlining a {mandatory} opportunity for you to get some extra hours on your only scheduled day off or the unmistakable yack/splat sound of dog vomit hitting the floor.

I’m just going to go ahead and assume that you clicked on this post because you relate. Or because you know me personally. Or that it was quite by accident. However it happened, just understand that I’m about to get real honest.

Sometimes life is a complete shit show. Also, February is a HORRIBLE month to focus on love. You’re sick for the billionth time, freezing your ass off, fatter than you’ve ever been and perpetually in another financial month of NOT recovering from Christmas. “What’s that ?” asks the Universe. “Your life needs to be a bit more challenging? Allow me to pop your teenage daughter’s car in a creek and give your dog worms. Also, as a special bonus, I’ll let all the stink bugs in the world know that your home is a perfect place to get out of the cold.”

Then you see an ad. It will say something like this:

“Spice up your Valentines Day with sexy portraits of yourself without a bad attitude, damaged hair, scaly skin or ass zits!! Only one miiiillllion dollars”

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Vintage Valentine

“I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit.” ~Michael Kors


When Hot Tomatoes LOVE a business, everyone knows it. So, it’s time to give a big ol shout out to Heirloom Finds!

We first heard about this hidden gem looking through the sponsor list for the 2014 Sparkly Ladies event. I was intrigued at that point but totally sold when I opened the swag bag to find serious bling.

In the Spring of 2015, Hot Tomato shot a commercial modeling session for the brand.


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