Thursday, November 29, 2012

art sale...

Are you ready for an amazing deal!!!
Well, here it is!
We're getting all new artwork in our showroom & would like to sell what we have at a very fabulous SALE price...
 
{24" W x 30" H}
$79.00
SOLD
 
{24" W x 30" H}
We have 2 of these prints!
$ 79.00 each
 
{24" W x 30" H}
$79.00
SOLD
 
These bird prints look gorgeous in a set of 3... If you're interested please do not hesitate to contact us!
760.436.2171

Monday, November 26, 2012

new... new... new...


Just in time for Christmas...

 

1.)  Dresser, White
{F496.12}
SOLD
2.) Windsor Chair, Keyhole (we have 2)
{F442.12-F445.12}
SOLD

 3.) Table, Black
{F490.12}
SOLD
4.) Counter Stools (we have 2)

5.) Bookcase, Black
{F392.12}
SOLD 

6.) Bookcase, White
{F501.12}
SOLD
 
7.) Plates, Anchor
Great as a set or use them individually
as a soap dish! Too cute!!!

8.) Fun Holiday Pillows!!!


If you have any questions on
measurements or pricing
please call the rustic rooster,
760.436.2171

Friday, November 23, 2012

black friday...




  







OK I'm gonna be honest with you {very honest}... I've never done the whole black Friday thing.  Have you? Wait in long lines, wake up early, read where the deals are... That just never excited me. Sometimes I wish I did it, but it's not in me to fight the parking lots and all the deal crazed people at the malls. Crazy I tell you! I would rather stay in my cozy bed and relax. I do enjoy hearing about all the craziness that takes place the day of the deals... Man gets trampled at entrance, Lady uses pepper spray to get her sweater...  The stories are endless. Too funny! I would rather stay out of those people way... Stay local and support small businesses. Stop by and say, HI today! We would love to see you on this fabulous black Friday! 








Thursday, November 22, 2012

happy thanksgiving...




 Today is a day of giving many thanks... 
rustic rooster is truly thankful for all of our fabulous customers!  

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Hope your day is filled with tons of turkey and happiness! 

xoxo 
Alexandra

{rustic rooster will be back open on BLACK friday... See you all then}





Monday, November 19, 2012

keep calm and gobble on...


 With less than a week before Thanksgiving, here are a few tips to get you closer to a fabulous holiday!

  • Confirm the number of guests who will be attending.
  • Work on your shopping lists. Divide the list into two parts: (1) items that can be purchased immediately, and (2) items that need to be bought the day before Thanksgiving. Don't forget to pick up a few special treats for the kids! 
  • Select a wine(s). Caterers recommend providing a half bottle for each guest.
  • Save food containers and paper bags for packing up leftovers and handing them out to guests on their way out.
  • Stop by the rustic rooster for all of your holiday decorating needs!



Saturday, November 17, 2012

street fair {sunday}



YES... 

We're open this Sunday {november 18th} for the Encinitas Street Fair! 
Stop by and say HI!

Friday, November 16, 2012

happy friday everyone


 
Thanksgiving is next Thursday!
{OMG}
Do you need a fabulous hostess gift? Stop by the rustic rooster today to purchase one of our chopping blocks. Whisper, "Hi-Ya!!!!!" and get 50% off the wood conditioning oil today. 
 
xoxo
rustic rooster

Thursday, November 15, 2012

nice little surprise...

Every morning I sit down at my desk... Proceed to do my morning ritual. Look at e-mails, open bills, look through messages, return calls and then flip through magazines... 

Well, what do you know...
Rustic Rooster was in Premiere Magazine again! Thank you Lynette!!!!! I love surprises like that!
{yaaaaaaaaaa}
 
 
The rustic rooster really is your one stop coastal shop!
Stop by and take a peek!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

new... new... new...

1.) White Night Stand/Dresser, Petite 
{F491.12}
SOLD
 
 2.) Vintage Kids Chair
{F493.12}
SOLD
 
3.) Vintage Cabinet w/Drawer
{F492.12}
SOLD
 
{close up of inside}
 
4.) Nesting Tables, Metal
{F494.12}
SOLD

5.) Tray w/Ship Drawing
{A591.12}


If you have any questions on
measurements or pricing
please call the rustic rooster,
760.436.2171



Tuesday, November 13, 2012

countdown to thanksgiving...



The holidays are creeping up on us and the calendar is already filling up with party invites. It seems almost impossible to live in the moment. Although there is a part of me that wants to just take it easy and enjoy this time of year, there are things that need to be done. By now you should have a good idea of what you are doing this Thanksgiving. If you are hosting, you need to start planning now, if you haven’t already started. Here's a short checklist of things that will get you started on the road to a successful and less-stressful Thanksgiving:

  • Confirm your guest list and send out those invites!
  • Put together your meal plan. Do you have enough space in your oven for more than one item? Do you need multiple stove-top burners at the same time? Plan accordingly.
  • Order or purchase your turkey. Make sure the turkey is going to fit in your oven.
  • Order flowers in advance so that you have the perfect arrangement.
  • Check your seating. Do you need to rent or borrow a table and chairs?
  • Take inventory of your equipment to ensure that you have enough for all of your guests (dinnerware, silverware, serving items, linens, etc.)
More tips to come...


Monday, November 12, 2012

baked with love


Good morning everyone!  
 As promised I wanted to share a super easy and fun recipe for making {heart} donuts. No joke my little ones made them with me... Easy!  I kept seeing all these blogger mommy's making donuts and then pinterest really did it for me... Sent me over the edge!   This blog {here} helped me make my donuts. No joke I made these donuts in approximately 10ish minutes.
   

Step 1: 
Purchase the Pillsbury Grands, Homestyle buttermilk biscuits. 
{makes 8 donuts and 8 donut holes}


Step 2: 
Gather your mini cookie cutters {or anything that is round or fun}... I went with a mini heart cookie cutter. How cute would it be to use mini Christmas trees, stars, butterflies, flowers or even mini alphabet letters... The sky's the limit! Fun!  

Step 3: 
Pop open the package and lay all 8 biscuits out on a chopping block... Get an extra plate out so when you cut your centers out you can save them for making donut holes. Perfect bites for the dieter {portion control}!


Step 4: 
Fill a pan or a pot 1/2 up with Vegetable Oil turn it on Medium heat... Wait till you see the oil start to bubble. Then put approximately 3 to 4 donuts in the pan/pot. Turn them all over when they turn golden brown. Watch closely because this process goes very fast. 

{please note: I took this picture from {here}}


 Step 5: 
Put the donuts in a pan on a paper towel to let the oil drain off... Plus, let them cool down. Once you have done that...

Step 6:
Dip the donuts in a bowl of melted butter... Let the butter drip off. Coat the entire donut.

Step 7:
Dip the buttered donut in a bowl of sugar and cinnamon  



All done and ready to gobble up! 

No joke I could have eaten all these donuts up... Aren't they adorable! I had to package the extras up and hand deliver them to family and friends. 
They're amazing... Go make them. You'll thank me later!  

::ENJOY::

Saturday, November 10, 2012

design inspiration


I've been  burning the midnight oil on Pinterest for the last few weeks... Searching high and low for design ideas and new recipes. Can you say addicted... YUP, That's me! It's so much fun though... Try it you'll like it!  I happened to stumble upon these four fabulous finds last night.
 Enjoy! 




Friday, November 9, 2012

baby it's cold outside... burrrr

{Pumpkin Cookies}

Yield: about 3 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12-15 minutes per batch

 

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon
homemade pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1 cup canned pure pumpkin puree
1 large egg
1 teaspoon
pure vanilla extract
For the Glaze1 cup confectioners' sugar
3 tablespoons Vanilla Natural Bliss Creamer OR 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon melted butter
1/2 teaspoon
pure vanilla extract (see note below)

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, homemade pumpkin pie spice, and salt; set aside.
3. In the bowl of stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, or in a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugars. Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla to butter mixture. Beat on medium speed until fully incorporated and creamy. Slowly add in dry ingredients and mix until combined. Using a medium cookie scoop (1 1/2 tablespoons), drop dough onto prepared cookie sheets. Spray the bottom of a glass with nonstick cooking spray and ever so slightly, flatten the tops of the cookies.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on pan for a few minutes before removing them to a wire rack to cool completely.
5. To Make the Glaze: Combine confectioners' sugar, creamer OR milk, melted butter, and vanilla. Add milk as needed, to achieve glaze consistency.
6. Place a piece of parchment or wax paper on your work surface and place a wire rack on top of the paper. Dip the top of each cookie into the glaze and place the cookie onto the wire rack allowing the glaze to drizzle down the sides of the cookie. Allow glaze to firm up before serving.

:: Notes ::

- If you are using milk for the glaze, I would suggest bumping up the amount of vanilla extract to 1 teaspoon.
- These cookies are best served the day they are made. However, if storing them, I recommend keeping them at room temperature. Do not place them in an airtight container as it could cause the cookies to become too soft and slightly sticky.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

get your chop on...


Say hello to our little chopping block friends... 
{rooster}

{whale}

{pineapple}

 {pig}

{lobster}

Don't forget the wood conditioner...

The perfect little hostess gifts!
 Buy some cheese and crackers... Wrap it up in cellophane and Voila you have the best Thanksgiving & Christmas gift! 



{available at the rustic rooster}
930 South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
760.436.2171


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