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Feature Friday: Champagne Toasts and Dials

On this final Feature Friday of 2012, we wanted toast this Raymond Lee Jewelers series with fond memories in our hearts, a chilled glass of bubbly in our hand, and a classic champagne dial on our wrist. What better way to ring in the new year than with a crisp sip of Dom Perignon and a stunning Rolex? After all, there’s no better toast than a round of champagne, and no better use for a round champagne dial – cheers, readers!       It’s About Time / Rolex Datejust 16233 Two Tone Gents Champagne Dial… It’s About Time Read More →

Top Gold Stories of 2011

This year gold was the subject of many a headline, what with it’s wild ride up and down the price charts. Gold hit record highs this year before it’s recent dip back down to normal to below average prices, so what were our readers most interested in? 1. What Does the High Price of Gold Mean? Readers wanted to know 2. Gold is $1220 per ounceToday! How Much Is My Gold Worth? Even before gold hit its high point this year just north of $1900 per ounce, readers wanted to calculate their gold’s worth 3. How Are Gold Prices Determined? Read More →

Top Wedding Trends of 2011

On this final Wedding Wednesday, we thought we’d take a look back over the last year to share with you our Top 5 most popular Wedding Wednesday posts here on the blog. Unsurprisingly, the blingiest posts top them all! But a lovely addition of two bridal party attire trends swept into our Top 5, and we’re predicting they’ll remain popular for next year, as both posts talk about some 2012 wedding trends. 1. 2012 Engagement Ring Trends The ladies (and gents) love to ogle the hottest trends in bridal 2. Neutral Bridesmaids Dresses Take the [Wedding] Cake Shades of blush, Read More →

Wedding Wednesday: Celeb Engagements for the Holidays

If you thought engagement season was well underway before, prepare for even more good news – celebs celebrate this magical outbreak of bling too! Along with many other couples, celebs find holiday engagements to be romantic and breathtaking too, as proven by our star studded list of recently betrothed below: Anne Hathaway & Adam Shulman Anne’s fiance Adam Shulman proposed to the Oscar & Golden Globe nominated actress (and Emmy winner to boot) with a rumored 6-carat stunner fit for a Princess Bride. Britney Spears & Jason Trawick From Princess Diaries to the Princess of Pop, another celebrated celeb engagement Read More →

Taco Bell Offers Gold instead of Cash Prize

Tip of the hat to our friends over at Lear Capital for shedding some light on a sweepstakes at the popular fast food chain with an interesting new twist. Rather than offering federal reserve notes (cash) for the prize of its “Get a Meal Deal” sweeps, Taco Bell offered the winner (soon to be announced, as the promotion ended yesterday) “up to $1000 in real gold.” As Lear Capital points out, by way of The Silver Doctors, this is a huge departure for the world of sweepstakes. As Silver Doctors put it “This represents a huge paradigm shift!” Essentially, Taco Read More →

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