Thursday, February 16, 2012

Favorite Freebie

Teddy and I went to Macelleria, an Italian steakhouse in the Meatpacking District, for our Valentine's Day dinner. I immediately eyed the matches upon arrival. The hostess was seating someone so I quickly snapped a pic before putting at handful in my purse. Standard procedure...


I don't smoke, just want to light candles and primarily fill a huge jar like this!
(I don't need eight... one will do.)

Ginger Jar Matches $9.50/3 boxes
Both by ANNECHOVIE

So I might be a little crazy if I actually went out and bought myself matches but don't put it past me.
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7 comments

  1. Laughing how you snuck a quick photo in while the hostess was busy! Sounds like something I would do :) There is something so charming and endearing about matchbooks. And I LOVE that idea of all the glass filled jars..hmmmmm...got my wheels turning!

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  2. i do the SAME exact thing at restaurants! Thanks so much for voting!! You are awesome! Feel free to do it as much as you want from now until Monday=) Have a great weekend!!

    xo

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  3. Matchbooks are a cool, easy thing to collect. My g-ma takes one from where ever she goes. Something I'm going to start doing!

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  4. So funny I just read this bc last night I was trying to light a candle at my house with the lighter I've had for ohhh about 6 years and it wouldn't work and I was like whyyy don't I have any matches?! If I had a jar full, I would never have that problem again!

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  5. I do that too! I'm working on filling a jar that I got at Homegoods as we speak!

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  6. I think they make really cute wedding favors!

    xo Tine
    chicflamingo.com

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  7. My parents have collected matches in various apothocary jars for years. It's always so fun to hear stories about each book. and it's a great conversation starter for company.

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