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Happy Birthday my sweet baby

My little boy turns 5. It seems like yesterday he was just a little puppy.  Chip has been one of the best things to enter my life. I know some people think that there are people that carry on too much about their pets ( and there might be a few — I draw the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on kindness

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”, Plato

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Music Mondays: I’m From Barcelona, Seapony, and Priscilla Ahn

Today I’m introducing a new feature to the rosecream blog: Music Mondays. Every week I’ll endeavour to spotlight artists that have recently released albums or singles. Last week ushered in the beginning of summer and I’m in a lovely summer frame of mind. Summer means light, breezy, fun, sweet, and cheerful music designed to let … Continue reading

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Mad Men alert

I wish I could say the show is back this season,  but alas we have to wait another year. Sigh. However,  if you love the fashion then you’ll be as happy as I am to hear this news. The show’s costume designer has designed a collection aptly titled the Mad Men collection for Banana Republic … Continue reading

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Why I love Dickens

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”, Charles Dickens

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Retro inspired site of the week

I have to say that Retro To Go is one of my favorite Retro resource blogs, and when I saw their post for Michelle Tan’s mad men appropriately named Peggy dress, I just had to see more, and did I feel like I died and went to heaven. Although on the pricey side, they are … Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine

“We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.”, Abraham H. Maslow Ah how true is this.  I am often paralyzed for fear of making a mistake or perhaps at times I’m afraid of success.  It’s easier … Continue reading

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Gorgeous ruffled apron

I’ve gotten into an apron kick. Okay,  Kolya got me onto it but it’s really set with me now. I’m yearning to make a ruffled apron out of vintage fabric and this might be a start. One More Moore has the complete tutorial on how to make this one. Will let you know how it … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day

“I cannot live without books.”, Thomas Jefferson

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Gather Ye Rosebuds…

I adore Indie bands.  After spending over a year in indie haven/mecca Portland, OR,  what can you expect? The other day I stumbled across a new,  well new to me, duo from Raleigh, NC, called The Rosebuds on Amazon’s MP3 site as a freebie single.  I was instantly smitten. Second Bird of Paradise is one … Continue reading

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