We are reminded…
With Valentine’s day, just around the corner?
There are those gifts, such as ah-mazing smelling perfumes that make for excellent gifts!
[via Daily Mail] If you’re planning to buy the one you love a bottle of fragrance this Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone. Sales of perfume go up by 50 per cent at this time of year, according to John Lewis. Here’s our guide to the right spritz for February 14.
FRAGRANCES FOR HER
Jimmy Choo eau de toilette, £34, Debenhams
A newly launched lighter version of the gorgeous Jimmy Choo scent, which, in keeping with all things romantic, is pale pink. There are top notes of ginger and heart notes of tea rose. It comes in an exquisite faceted bottle
Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L’Eau, £37, House of Fraser
In a beautiful bottle with a sapphire blue stopper, this new version of the iconic scent has top notes of damask rose and iris on a base of vanilla and tonka bean. It’s fresher than the original, with an almond overtone.
Burberry Body Mist, £32, harrods.com
A new, lighter version of the best-selling Burberry Body fragrance, this is lovely for spraying all over as it’s delicate enough to scent hair and the whole body. Use after bathing to allow skin to absorb sandalwood, freesia and peach notes…[Read More - See More Popular Perfumes!]
Just as there are those horrible…
‘What-made-you-think-I-would-want-that?!’ gifts, which NO one could ever possibly want.
And a fine example of a said horrible gift?
Bull testicle pie.
[via newslite]Chocolate, oysters and Champagne are all foods typically associated with Valentines Day — bull testicles… not so much.
But that hasn’t stopped a chef from creating a testicle-filled pie which he claims will act as an aphrodisiac this Valentines Day.
The aptly named ‘Cock and Bull Pie’ from artisan ready meal firm Charlie Bigham’s contains only ingredients selected for their aphrodisiac and arousing qualities.
As such the £7.99 pie — available exclusively from Ocado — features ‘Mama Juana’ liquor and Ginseng alongside the bulls’ testicles.
Rich in testosterone, the potent properties of bull’s testicles have long been used in India where lovers swear by their power to increase sexual vigour. But will you have the balls to try it this Valentine’s Day?
The pie’s succulent steak pieces have been marinated in the ‘saucy’ ‘Mama Juana’ liquor, originally prepared by the native Taino Indians to get them in the mood for love.The brand’s founder, Charlie Bigham, comments: “Having specialised in ‘twosome’ cuisine for over 15 years, we understand what it takes to bring partners closer together. [Read More
Right now, off the top of your head?
Think of ONE person who would be all like, “Ohh-ohh... I want that!”
Have to give this chef points for inventiveness, but sorry…
Bull testicle pic is never going to be a big Valentine’s selling item.
A a big EVER selling item.
Something to consider there, Charlie…
Think you dropped the ball on this one.