Monday, August 30, 2010

The Flamingo Cupcake!

My new addition!

Sunday, August 29, 2010

She's my cherry pie...

I made cherry pie today! I was going to make it all from scratch but realized that would take too long (since I wanted to make 2) and that cherries are kind of expensive when you need something like 4 pounds of them. So I settled for premade dough and canned cherry filling. It satisfied my craving for pie so I would say it worked out just fine. One pie is for me and one pie is going to work!

On a side note, my liking for cherry pie didn't really come until I got my Twin Peaks DVDs and would watch the series while eating pie. If you haven't seen it, Agent Cooper really enjoys a good piece of pie. And on another side note, our dog Cooper is named after him! Obviously, this is pretty much my favorite show.


Friday, August 27, 2010

Dream Skirt

I found this perfect 1940's vintage skirt at my favorite thrift store this week and had to wear it to work today. This is probably one of my new favorite outfits and it will be great for fall. Speaking of things for fall, we finally got the Martha Stewart Halloween magazine in at work. I love to see the craft ideas inside but whats most exciting is the front cover. This year the cover features Martha dressed as a 'Spellbinding Sorceress'. Her hair looks amazing! And I must say, the stars on her face are a bit 'Kat Von D'.


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Shop Update!

It's been a little while but I updated the shop with a few new pieces, check it out!!!

Monday, August 23, 2010

True Blood

In my opinion, True Blood is one of the better scripted television shows we have left. I mean, I love reality shows, but without them whats really left? Mad Men and most of the shows on the movie channels like HBO, Showtime, etc. Being a longtime fan of vampires and anything pretty much filled with blood and gore, I really enjoy watching True Blood.

It seems that a lot of customers at the bookstore are not happy with the recent Rolling Stone cover (or our placement of said magazine) featuring the True Blood stars nude and splattered in blood. I realize I'm not a mother of small children but if I were I think I would have better things to worry about than trying to censor my local bookstore. I don't know, maybe I'm just bias but the elderly woman at the store said it best while looking at the cover the other day, "That Eric sure is a hunk!". Take a look for yourself.

Oh, and the article wasn't bad either...

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Where are you, Fall?

I'm extremely tired of the summer heat and I want nothing more than sweater weather to come. These cupcakes I made are in honor of my wanting Fall to come! 

While shopping at AC Moore today I happened to find these cute window decals. They need to just make one that says 'I'm a huge dork'. These will be going on the car in the near future. I also wanted to buy all the Halloween decorations but settled for a fun sign to hang on my front door.

And check out my new sneakers...$9.99 from Urban Outfitters! I'm not all about planning outfits around my shoes, but I think these are well worth it. Wore them to see Scott Pilgrim tonight. What a great movie!

Stay tuned for a small shop update soon! 

Thursday, August 19, 2010

DC Cupcakes!

So, I like cupcakes. Actually, I love cupcakes. My friend and I took a trip to Georgetown, Washington DC today and I had cupcakes on the brain. I wanted to do some shopping and walking around, but most of all I wanted to visit Georgetown Cupcake, the shop featured on the TLC show 'DC Cupcakes'. If you haven't seen it, it revolves around sisters Sophie and Katherine and their cupcake shop. After watching the show for awhile, I needed to try a cupcake for myself. We waited in a half hour line but it was well worth it for my delicious red velvet cupcake. Plus I got to meet Sophie and Katherine! They are so sweet!

If you are in the DC area, I would recommend a trip to Georgetown Cupcake. If not watch the show and check out the website!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Mustache Lovin'

This past weekend, my friend and I threw ourselves a party in honor of our August birthdays. We got dressed up, made lots of yummy mexican food, and had a pinata full of goodies. Oh, and fake mustaches! I made us silly felt mustaches which were a hit with our guests and made picture taking that much more fun!

And I must say, the main inspiration behind all this mustache lovin' is from Fuzzy Ink. 

"Fuzzy Ink is dedicated to the loving production of mustache clad apparel. Armed with a unique sense of style and an under-appreciated sense of humor, we work frantically to bring the freshest designs to the unkempt mustache kingdom."

I don't know about you, but I would love to have a stuffed mustache!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Spread the Love

As I mentioned in the last post, I have this huge frame that I couldn't find anything to put it. My solution was a piece of vintage fabric. I recently stumbled on these adorable hand drawn prints on etsy from Spread the Love. Better yet, it is based out of Kutztown, PA so it has that PA Dutch flare. I'm thinking of getting one for my frame after all...

 This one being my first choice, because that is the most catchiest song ever and the colors are perfect.

I'm also enjoying these. I love monogrammed things! I have quite a few 'C's in our living room. Decisions, Decisions...

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Wall Art

We got this awesome black frame as a wedding present over a year ago and I finally decided to hang it up in our living room. Being that I don't have a picture or photo big enough to look appropriate in the frame, I found this piece of vintage fabric I had been holding onto and decided to put it on display. I'm happy with the look and the colors match our space very well.

I also purchased another vintage dress from Jenny at Frecklewonder. I had to take up the hem as usual (I'm a shorty). It's a cute little summer dress with a bright floral print that I couldn't pass up. It received many compliments today!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

More Felted Flowers

I've been feeling pretty sick the past couple days and to help pass the time, I made a few more felted flower hairclips to put in the shop. I have a couple dresses to add also so keep checking back!


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Happy Birthday to ME!

My friend took me out yesterday for an all day birthday extravaganza (and I mean all day, I was gone for 12 hours!) It started with brunch, of course a birthday cupcake, and a visit to an antique mall. After than we went shopping in Fells Point where I found the Tom Green Show on DVD and made an appointment for my new tattoo! Best gifts to self ever! I also received other awesome gifts like a new Betsey Johnson watch, and the Daria DVDS from my hubby. I managed to get myself drunk on way too many margaritas and woke up with the worst hangover. It was such a fun day that on top of all that, we even squeezed in a thrift store stop and I found some cute dresses. After all that excitement, I'm kind of looking forward to a more relaxing day. Maybe dinner and a movie? Birthdays can be so tiring...

P.S- You know you're in Baltimore when shop windows have framed photos of John Waters in them. LOVE IT!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

And we're back!

We took a short family trip to the Poconos this weekend. Not too much to say about that except I got to try out my awesome vintage bathing suit in a fabulous hot tub. Other than that, its nice to be home. My birthday is Tuesday and I'll be celebrating for the next two days then its back to work on Wednesday. I've been busy all evening making more felt accessories and adding more things to the shop. Check it out!