The Wine Glass Necklace: I Took that Dare! (VIDEO)

Lindsay FerrierLindsay FerrierThe wine glass necklace has to be one of the best inventions ever --

Also, one of the silliest.

In theory, it's a great idea.

Wearing your wine glass around your neck leaves you free to cook, change diapers, or work on your computer.

But it also leaves you looking like, well, a buffoon.

That's why I just had to try out the wine glass necklace for myself at a trendy bar on a recent Friday night.

Yes, folks. I TOOK THAT DARE -- and while I worried I'd be shunned, I was pleasantly surprised to find that wasn't the case!

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There was a smart, funny crowd on hand that night, and they had lots to say about my, erm, interesting new accessory.

Check out the latest episode of "I'll Take That Dare."


I loved this dare. We had a lot of fun that night.

And by the way, if you're sort of wondering what the hell I was thinking CRIMPING my hair for this episode, you should know that I took this dare immediately after taking the Ke$ha dare. We had a tight production schedule in order to get these delivered in time for CafeMom Studios' first season, so I went into the ladies' room of this trendy bar, changed out of my Ke$ha clothes, combed out the rats' nest that was my Ke$ha hair, and completely redid my makeup.

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I did all of this while a bunch of uber-hip women filed in and out of the restroom and stared at me, appalled, because they had no idea who I was, or what I was doing, or why I had all of my makeup spread on the counter beside the sinks, or why I had glitter paint over one eye. One woman asked what was going on and I told her I had just done a circus performance. It seemed easier, somehow, than explaining the whole story behind "I'll Take That Dare."

But it wasn't easier.

"The circus?" she asked. "Wow! Where was the performance?"

"....Vanderbilt," I said. Vanderbilt University was about 15 minutes away, and it was, I realized too late, a highly unlikely venue for a "circus performance."

"Oh," said the woman uncertainly. "What exactly do you do in the circus?"

"I'm a contortionist," I said, wanting to be anywhere at that moment except in that restroom. I had lied my way into that situation and it was getting worse and worse.

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"Oh," she said quietly, and left. I guess I'm not a very convincing contortionist.

Eventually, I finished putting on my makeup and emerged a totally different person. A wine glass necklace-wearing person!

What do you think? Would you wear a wine glass necklace?

If you want a wine glass necklace of your own, you can find them here.

And you can see all of the episodes of I'll Take That Dare on our CafeMom Studios YouTube channel. If you like them, pretty please click on the "Subscribe" button at the top of the page -- that's how YouTube measures the success of the CafeMom Studios channel. Thanks!

Written by Lindsay Ferrier for CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

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