Grace Kelly is such an inspiration and icon to me. She epitomizes beauty and class. She always held her head high and conducted herself in a manner that many of today's celebrities should take note of. She is one of the people I would most have liked to have met (Frank Sinatra is tops on that list as well!). This is a new book full of never before seen photos - now if only my husband hadn't told me to stop spending money...
Monday, June 25, 2007
This is a dock side view in West Dennis. This scene was along the streets I walked each morning.
This is one of the cottage's near the one we stayed at. Many people name their cottages. This one was called 'Tis Ours. Some others we saw included Summerwind, Dad's Dream, Piece of Heaven, Simple Pleasures, Our Home by the Sea, and Ospreyland.
View from the Chatham Lighthouse.
More views from the lighthouse. For lack of a better term, there are these pay for a view binoculars at the lighthouse. When I was a kid, instead of zooming in on the view - I zoomed in on the couple making out on the beach! My mother was hysterical. I guess I loved romance from then on!
This lovely home was under construction last year, came out pretty snazzy don't ya think?
Gosh, why can't I be rich? LOL.
Posted by Sugar Bear at 2:12 PM
Saturday, June 23, 2007
Hello Everyone! I am just back from my Cape Cod vacation. We had a great time. A big highlight of the trip was meeting Louise from Beachy's Cape Cod Cupboard. She is as delightful as she comes across on her blog. I have many photos to share but first I need to unpack and get some laundry done! Thanks to everyone for all the wonderful comments you left me while I was away and thanks to all my new visitors. I'll be stopping by to catch up with you all in the next day or so.
Posted by Sugar Bear at 2:32 PM
Friday, June 15, 2007
Above are some fun items I recently received including my Princess Amelia bird from the Little Pink Studio. The beautiful sachet is my "purchase" with the gift certificate I won from Beachy's Cape Cod Cupboard and the pink depression class cake plate I won on ebay.
Lastly - I leave you with the crown I made for Renee. Renee if you are reading this - look away!
My next post should be from the Cape! Enjoy the end of the week dear friends!
Posted by Sugar Bear at 8:56 AM
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Okay Natasha! You asked and I am only too happy to oblige. Natasha asked for some photos of Connecticut. I had high hopes of taking some photos of all different areas but I didn't get around quite as much as I hoped and the weather was lousy some days. So I decided that I will do shoreline and city photos in another post. This post is devoted to the country side of things and I think will live up to how Natasha pictures Connecticut. First up we have Westover School, a private all girls high school founded in 1909.The school is a beautiful pinky/peach color.
Hot air balloon that was hovering over the pond.
Quassy Amusement Park is one of the last parks that has a wooden roller coaster. I did have a park shot but I think I accidentally deleted it!
Another antique store. Most are housed in old Colonial and Victorian era homes.
Not the greatest photo but this is Canfield Pharmacy, a historical landmark.
Here are the apple trees. We have three orchards right within walking distance of our home.
This is the Historical Society in my hometown.
Well that wraps it up for the country side of Connecticut. My next CT installment will be the shoreline and city areas. So Natasha, is it how you pictured it?
Posted by Sugar Bear at 3:58 PM
Sunday, June 10, 2007
Thanks to a really great no sew tip from Natasha - I've been able to drastically improve my crepe paper ruffles! I decided to practice a bit this weekend with the above projects. The top photo is a tag I made for a christening we attended today. Our good friends have twin babies that are just adorable. The middle photo is a tag I made to go with the Florida collage I will be giving my friend tomorrow. I decided to add some glitter after I took this shot. The bottom is a little box I made for a friend.
I hit one estate sale this weekend and picked up the above lace valances for $5. They now grace our spare bedroom. The amazing thing is - my husband actually loves them! He surprised me with his enthusiasm. I wasn't sure how lace was going to go over.
This is some vintage jewelry I picked up as well. The woman who sold it to me said she has a lot more and that I should stop by her house sometime to see more. I'll take her up on this offer! She is a local woman well known in the community. I wouldn't go into random people's homes! I had to laugh because she made a big point of saying that she lives alone and doesn't invite strangers over but she can tell that I have class. I was wearing my new Sis Boom top, maybe that had something to do with it! :)
My sister and I took some time to see my cousin pitch for his baseball team. He scored two runs as well. He just turned 14. It seems like yesterday he wanted me to carry him all around and would cling to my side. Sigh... I think I'm nostalgic now, I can't imagine what it would be like to have children of my own. Happy beginning of the week to all!
Posted by Sugar Bear at 6:52 PM