February 2, 2017

January 2017 Caption Contest Winner

This is how prudish I am: I was afraid that Sarah Ross’s winning caption might be a little too risqué for our finicky fan base. My daughter told me that it was not. She was right! Congratulations, Sarah!   Kathy Wellborn – I did this once. I don’t remember where I was, but for some reason I didn’t want to turn on the bathroom light… and my hand found the wrong tube. If the light had been on, and if I could have seen my face, I probably would have looked just like this. (Except that if the light had … read more

January 3, 2017

December 2016 Caption Contest Winner

Silly me. I laughed out loud at this caption from Jessie Jordan, but I was certain it was too offbeat to win. I was so wrong. Congratulations, Jessie, and thank you!   Nicole Champeau, I love the way you saw right past this rascally lady’s decorous demeanor:   And Shannon Sibert captured perfectly the Machiavellian side of this modest madam.   Thank you all!

December 20, 2016

12 Days of Laughter, Day 12: happily ever after!

Today is the last day of our 12 Days of Laughter giveaway – thank you for all your entries, we loooove reading your comments!  It’s also been so nice to hear from the happy winners, amidst all the stress and bustle of this season. In today’s giveaway we’re including a magnetic notepad and kitchen towel in one of our favorite designs: “…and then she skipped the bake sale, wrote a check to the PTA, and lived happily ever after” (we wish!)  We’re also including six of Anne’s hilarious refrigerator magnets to further brighten up your kitchen – we hope you … read more

December 19, 2016

12 Days of Laughter, Day 11: Smiles at work…

We got a few people nervous last week when we didn’t post Day 11 of the “12 Days of Laughter” giveaway last Friday…so sorry!  Not to worry, we’re not done giving away awesome Anne Taintor items to make you and your friends and family laugh!  We just got a little bit busy with “The Holiday Season” and shipping out all the orders that you guys and gals placed on our website (Thank You!!) But now we’re back for Day 11, with a whole bunch of items to make you smile at your desk (because sadly you do have to go … read more

December 15, 2016

12 Days of Laughter, Day 10: brunch with a smile!

Today for the 10th giveaway in our “12 Days of Laughter” promo we are giving away a set of items to jazz up your holiday brunch “spread” – two Anne Taintor mugs, four hilarious mini trays, and one retro patterned spreader set!  Of course if you’re not a morning person, these items can be just as easily used for party appetizers and cocktails (sometimes we drink cocktails in mugs, ok?).  Any excuse to add more smiles to a holiday gathering is a good one – and laughter is the best conversation starter! To enter the giveaway, please leave a comment … read more

December 14, 2016

12 Days of Laughter, Day 9: we all have our baggage

We hope you’re enjoying the 12 Days of Laughter giveaways – we’re loving all of your delightful responses!  Today for Day 8 we’re giving away *2* sets of Anne Taintor bags, so you can keep one for yourself and give one to a friend! Today’s giveaway includes two cosmetic bags, two coin purses, and two luggage tags.  (Gift Hint – the coin purses are a great “extra” gift to give with a gift card, and you can fill the cosmetic bag with trinkets or cosmetic samples for a really fun package!) To enter, please leave a comment below – tell … read more

December 13, 2016

12 Days of Laughter, Day 8: walk faster…the children are catching up

Did you know that Laughter is one of the most effective forms of stress relief?  Day 8 of our “12 Days of Laughter” promo is for all the moms out there – you know you need a laugh!  Treat yourself or a mom you know to this prize package bursting with fun Anne Taintor items: -one “walk faster…the children are catching up” zip wallet, to help you keep it all together -one “a career… a family to care for… gee! I’ve got it all!” sticky to-do notepad to organize your week -two refrigerator magnets (because mommy I’m huuuunnngry): “see darling? … read more

December 12, 2016

12 Days of Laughter, Day 7: Happy Birthday!

For Day 7 of our 12 Days of Laughter giveaway, we’re celebrating friendship: we’re giving away Anne’s 2017 engagement calendar so you can remember to celebrate all of your friends’ birthdays, along with 10 assorted hilarious Anne Taintor birthday cards – plus three floaty pens to make the actual writing more fun. To enter: leave a comment below.  A winner will be chosen at random on Tuesday, 12/13.  Enjoy!   ***UPDATE: this giveaway is now closed, a winner has been chosen and notified***

December 9, 2016

12 Days of Laughter – Day 6: Treat Yourself!

If you’re anything like us here at the Anne Taintor office, the holiday season probably has you saying to yourself “surely it must be 5 o’clock somewhere“!!!  We were thinking that just this morning, when it was in fact only 7 am where we actually were.  So today’s giveaway (because we can’t send booze through the mail, sorry) is about creating a little extra luxury and a few extra smiles as you get through the holidays.  Feel free to treat yourself, or a friend who needs a laugh! We’re giving away one cosmetic bag (“inner beauty is for amateurs”) along … read more