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It's a Small World

Or at least it's a small blogging world.  A while back I was searching for baby shower and kid party inspiration and found the blog Mrs. A in The Cove written by an Australian named Leanne.  It is filled with wonderful party designs and craft ideas.

One of the things I fell in love with on Leanne's site were these adorable glass bottles she used at her parties.  


After swooning over these bottles in so many of her entries, I asked her if she knew where I could find some in the U.S.  It turns out these bottles are from fruit nectar drinks made my Santa Vittoria, and unfortunately are not sold in the States.  

Knowing I couldn't get them here, Leanne messaged me telling me she would soon be selling them herself and asked if I would I like her to get a quote with shipping.  I of course said "Yes!" and thought to myself "I'm communicating with someone in Australia!  How crazy is that!?"  

She was so sweet to look up two different shipping locations for me, but much to my dismay the shipping alone was $60.00.  I had a feeling it would be high, but I didn't know how high.  I mean don't get me wrong, I love these little bottles, but I'm pretty sure Jon would think I'd fallen off my rocker if I spent that much on getting some.

So the search is on (again) to find some similar ones here in the States.  I've found several glass juice bottles but none with the smooth edge (they all have twist tops and ridges as opposed to pop off tops and smooth rims).  Please let me know if you've seen anything like them here!  I'm hoping a place like Whole Foods or Central Market might sell some similar ones.  Until then, I'll just continue to drool over Leanne's designs and dream of the day of visiting Australia.  

Photo credits:  All images via Mrs. A. in the Cove.


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