Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Lady luck is flat followin’ Madisonian Carolyn Carter ‘round like smoke follows fire! Girl you are flat hot to trot! Check it out y’all! Carolyn won Whidby Jewelers $2,500 shoppin spree! Her name flew outta the magic box this week as part of Ben Whidby’s Christmas promotion that ran from Nov. 26 to Dec. 24! Congrats Carolyn!
But, I just ain’t so lucky ‘cause my handsome husband ain’t asked me to be his Valentine – a development that calls for serious – I say serious get-his-credit-cards-plus-cash action! Where’s my partner in crime? Momma! Grab handsome husband’s wallet and let’s split the scene for Valentine Shoppin’! Oh my Ever Livin’ Gosh! Momma! Don’t look now but your panty line is showin’ and it looks a sight! Let’s pop over to Town & Country located at 204 West Washington St. in Madison to find a remedy! Ding dang dong! There’s some Hanky Panky goin’ on over here! I’m talkin’ Hanky Panky lingerie! Check it out y’all! Ok so all the girls say Hanky Panky is the most comfy lingerie EVER! Y’all get over here immediately and buy you some! Wow! After that Hanky Panky, we might as well find some delish chocolate!
Ella’s Sweet Shoppe, located at 191 W. Jefferson St., across from Town Park in Madison has the sweetest gifts ‘round town! Check out their new chocolate covered strawberries! Oh and honey that Gelato (Italian ice cream) is too die for good! I’d best get a little gelato while I shop for my kid’s Valentine’s Day gifts!
Hey I think I pulled a muscle the other night dancin’ at Amici’s! And Momma your hair looks like a bird’s dang nestin’ in it! Let’s head over to the Spa at the James Madison located at 218 E. Washington St., in Madison across from the James Madison Inn! I’m goin’ for a super fantastic massage and you can get your hair colored and fixed! Love it! Y’all call 706-342-7000 and make an appointment for your Valentine!
Hey and right up from the Spa at the James Madison is one of my favorite shops: Sartoria Monica, located at 232 West Washington St. in Madison! She’s got fabulous hand knitted garments that will flat rock your world! Oh and owner Monica Culqui has a sultry book of poems she wrote just for your Valentine! Get your copy today!
And, honey nothin’ brightens your day better than beautiful flowers! Let’s take a break and smell the roses over at Le Petit Jardin located at 231 Hancock St., in Madison across from the Madison Chop House Grille parkin’ lot! Oh My Gosh! I flat love, love, love this beautiful container and the pink hydrangeas! It’s oh so perf! Honey you can order up a beautiful arrangement of your most favorite flowers! Call 706-342-0776 and put in your order!
I’m flat Starvin’ Marvin! And, the Madison ChopHouse Grille, located at 202 South Main in Madison, is THE PLACE TO EAT FOR VALENTINE’S DAY! Faye Craft just gave me the scoop on the specials they’re cookin’ up for this special day! I’m talkin’ Blue Cheese Crusted Filet, New York Strip with Lobster Ravioli, Six Pepper Chicken Spinach and Mushroom Pasta, Grilled Asparagus and Strawberry Salad topped with grilled Chicken! Ding dang! That sounds Perf! Sold!
Yikes! I need a break and I’m talkin’ facial or maybe a peel at Pure Bliss Spa & Shop located at 131 W. Jefferson in Madison! This relaxation room is flat blissful! Hey and I reckon I’ll buy me up a basket of goodies and cosmetics too! Beautiful! Y’all call 706-342-2422 and get your appointment today! Your Valentine will LOVE YOU for it!
I’m gonna use my handsome husband’s credit card to buy him somethin’ real nice! I mean he’s flat worth it! Belles Beaux & Gifts located at 115 South Main St., in Madison has flat got it goin’ on! Let’s see . . . Super Perf! These Wusthof knives! Oh and he’ll just love, love, love this Sharp Shooter Salt & Pepper Mill! Honey, you flat can’t cook without it! Oh and of course the fancy Le Creuset or All-Clad cookware will do the trick! Momma! Get us some beautiful Waterford crystal goblets so that we can drink wine like queens! Love it!
I look a sight! Let’s get new outfits! Amelia’s, located at 172 South Main St., in Madison is just the place! I can’t stand it! This Tribal is oh so chic! And, check out the new spring fashions! And, the SALES are to die for! But, I really, really, really want that beautiful Brighton necklace that’s in the Amelia’s Valentine ad! Let’s channel the B52s and whip out that credit card and whip it good! Fun!
Hey and honey you can’t buy a stylin’ new outfit and walk ‘round with those scuffed up ugly shoes! Barkin’ Dogs Shoe Co. right smack next door to Amelia’s is rockin’! Ok y’all! They’ve got a brand spankin’ new brand called Worishofer! Honey! All the movie stars in Hollywood are wearin’ ‘em! Get over there immediately and check it out! Oh and Barkin’ Dogs Shoes also has some super sales goin’ down! Love it!
Momma! LOOK AT YOUR NAILS! Have you been muckin’ stalls in Pawpaw’s barn again? Lord Have Mercy! Honey this calls for Melisa Howe over at Petals Salon at 203 West Jefferson St., in Madison! She’s got that fab Shellac Polish! Love it! Call her today at 706-342-0702!
Y’all check out it all out on our Stupid Cupid Valentine’s Page! Oh and don’t forget Artisan Alley’s located at 199 West Jefferson St. in Madison! Honey your Valentine will love their Southwestern jewelry! Get it for the one you love immediately!
Ding dang! I’ve done spent up all my handsome husband’s money! But don’t worry! You’re all invited back next week to this locality to have a heapin’ helpin’ of Citizen hospitality. Biz Buzz that is. Take your shoes off. Set awhile. Y’all come back now, ya hear?
Printed in the February 10, 2011 edition