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Monday, January 16, 2012

Rob and Kristen-- Dance

A Vast Wasteland

It seems like its been forever.
Oh I know...
Rob was at the PCA's...
but turn around and he's gone.

Yeah. Exactly.

POOF

No more Rob.
And we haven't seen Kristen since before Christmas.
Impressive?
Oh sure...
They have been seen out and about
Especially at their GO TO place The Soho House...
But for the most part they have stayed out of sight.
And honestly
It's not that they haven't gone out...
You know they do.
But they've gotten quite good at being hidden...
In the open.
Right under your nose. And mine.
Of course they both have admitted that they love staying in too
You know...
Together.
They were apart for weeks at a time while working...
I guess they have lots of together time to make up for

Cooking makes Kristen happy. And Rob too.
And I imagine Kristen is learning lots of new
healthy things to cook
Having fun testing out her food on Rob...
Something I'm sure he doesn't mind in the least.

Hot Balenciaga

OK
So Kristen was chosen as the face of Balenciaga's  new fragrance.
How fucking awesome is that?
I love it.
I'm beyond thrilled for her.
And no...
I'm not one of those fashion chicks
who knows what is what...
I'm woefully lacking in fashion skills.
But I know what I like
And I'm always interested in what Kristen is wearing
because she always surprises...
and looks great doing it.
The picture above is a dress by Balenciaga...
One of my favorite looks of Kristen's.
Completely Gorgeous.

Congratulations Kristen!!

Let's Dance!

So other than going through an incredible Kristen drought
and frenzied Robert drought...
What else is new?

Not much.
Same Shit.
Different Day.

But I did have a friend tell me this amusing story...
and since there isn't much else to talk about
I thought I would share.

See...
Once upon a time
There was this wonderful couple
Fred and Ginger

"Don't forget Ginger Rogers did everything he did backwards...and in high heels!"

So one day...
Fred went out and bought a second hand bedroom set
with a second hand mattress for a guest bedroom
(I know... gross)
So Fred brings home this bedroom set...
and about a month later
Fred is on the phone...
bragging about the DEAL he got on this purchase
because he got it all secondhand cheap
(And Fred isn't lacking in funds.)
And all of a sudden...
Ginger's head turns around like an owl
"WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY??"

And Fred was so thick that he was like...
"What... is that bad?"

Now... up to that point no one had slept on said mattress...
Only the puppy had found it comfortable.
But Ginger made Fred drag the mattress outside to the curb
for the garbage pickup...
And while it was sitting outside
The dog started jumping on it
And Ginger is yelling at him to get off of it
And then the puppy pisses on it.

Yeah? What are you going to do about it?

They finally get the puppy in the house...
and go about their business
when
 someone pulls up and starts to pick up
said pissed on mattress...
Ginger hears this and goes running outside
wearing only a t-shirt... 
(She was.. in a rush)
 Ginger is yelling...
"Stop! Stop! It's pissed!"
And then we have Fred running after Ginger
because she is barely covered
and he is worried someone will see her like that...
but Ginger doesn't get to them in time
and they get the mattress and drive away as fast as they can
thinking that maybe Ginger is trying to stop them from taking it...
And there stands Fred and Ginger.
Laughing.
In their t-shirts.

Oh that Fred.
Always getting into trouble...
Making Ginger laugh everyday.
Ginger is lucky to have Fred.

Moral of the story?
Don't buy secondhand mattresses.
Or pick them up at the curb.
And Dance.
Everyday.
Like Fred and Ginger.

LOVE their faces here... SO happy to see each other.

So anything else?
I don't know.
I've been busy mourning my Green Bay Packers.
Yes.
They lost.
No.
I'm sure you don't really care.
But I've been born and raised a Packer fan...
and to see them fall apart on such a stage
is rather heartbreaking.

It's OK, Aaron... You're still the MVP of the league.

But it does make the next few weeks less stressful.
And now I don't care about the Super Bowl.
So I can take a deep breath...
and enjoy the food
and the drink.
Especially the drink...

So this post is brought to you by Tom Sturridge.
I hesitate to say I miss him...
Because you know what happens when I do.
Within a day or two...
Pictures of him cavorting about with Ms Miller
Always seem to show up.
Careful what you wish for...

Leave him alone...
Poor sweet Tom.
You know he doesn't enjoy having his picture taken.
Even when he's supposed to like it.
He looks like he can't wait to get the hell out of there.

I adore him.
If I do have to see a picture of Tom...
Let him at least be smiling and happy.

I also don't want to say
that I want a picture of Rob and Kristen.
Because I don't.
I love this.
I'm happy for them.
I know they are happy.
Together.

Bye for now

69 comments:

Groovie said...

Nice surprise post for a Monday night!
Lmao that story!!
Second-hand mattress..gross! Lol! God knows where it had been previously! Moral of the story, never pick up a mattress from the curb, secondhand store...or let a man buy the mattress by himself..cuz look what happens! Lol!

Hope u all had a great weekend (long weekend for those of us in the states) not looking forward to going back to work tomorrow!

Dottie said...

I totally get where Ginger is coming from. No way would I sleep on a 2nd hand mattress! But I do love vintage furniture. Very, very cute story!

I'm sorry about your Packers, Rose:(

*Waves to my pals! I hope all of you are happy and well.

Freddie said...

Rose,

Thanks for the late night surprise post. I'm sorry for you that your Packers lost. There's always next year...

Thanks so much for the funny story from your friend. I'm so glad that two people, like Fred and Ginger, can have so much fun together. What a great basis for a friendship and loving relationship. Poor Fred - just like a guy....LOL (no offense to the wonderful gentlemen who pop in here).

Congratulations to Kristen on being selected by Balenciaga. It's a wonderful testiment to the beautiful young woman that she is.

All the best to Rob, Kristen and Tom. I hope they are enjoying their downtime or work endeavors.

Have a good day tomorrow everyone. Stay well.

Kay said...

Very cute post and story, Rose! We're still pretty heartbroken about the Packers loss around my house too. :(

I'm glad the invisibility cloak has been working for Rob and Kristen these days...sure we miss seeing them, but it has got to be pretty nice for them.

Take care and have a good week Roseland!

Dottie said...

Oh my goodness! I almost forgot to say CONGRATS to Kristen on her new endeavor!!! Balenciaga made a brilliant choice!

Bye again!

Sydney said...

Who would take a used mattress that someone else was throwing away? Though I guess it's better than buying one. Ah Fred. I can totally see it.

And I keep forgetting to congratulate Kristen on the Balenciaga deal. That's insane. What a cool house to want her. I'm a loyal Carolina Herrera perfume wearer..but you better believe I'll be picking up a bottle.

Rose...I feel your football pain. At least they didn't get beat as badly as the Broncos. And you are LUCKY you had your heir apparent right away. We've been bumbling around since Elway retired...13 years ago. God. It remains to be seen if Tebow can do it.

Melinda said...

What a nice surprise. Pop onto twitter to see what's shaking and see a new post.

What a funny story! It's the little things that make life together so much fun!

Not really feeling who might be playing in the SB this year, tbh. But if the 49ers make it to the SB I'll be rooting for them.

Love that Rob and Kristen have been ninja like in their quest for being able to have some normalcy. It must feel nice to be able to go to a grocery store or the like without being bothered. I hope it continues for them.

Hope everyone has had a great start to the week! Take care.

Melinda said...

Sydney,

Funny you should say that about Carolina Herrera perfume. I'm the same way but with Opium by YSL. Won't put on anything else. That being said maybe a change is in the near future....

Sydney said...

Melinda...I agree I think I'm going for the 49ers. Though I hate to verbalize it seeing as all the teams I was rooting for went out. I haven't watched them all year...but that game was exciting.

Sydney said...

Melinda...my Grandmother always said "your signature scent is like a man...you'll go through many to find the one. But when you know, you know." And seriously, that's true.

Melinda said...

Sydney,

I was shocked that they beat the Saints. My SIL's brother is a huge 49ers fan. So our super bowl party this year, if they end up going, is going to be even more loud than it usually is!

Melinda said...

Sydney,

That's a great quote and very true!

My grandmother only wore Opium so it's a "childhood smell" for me. She passed on her love of it to me.

I'm kinda curious to see what Balenciaga's new perfume will be like since Kristen is attached to it.

Sydney said...

Melinda: I went to college with a ton of people from SF and they went apeshit. It was fun to see. After watching New Orleans manhandle Detroit, I was so sure they'd roll through the playoffs. Really impressed with San Fran.

Its really sweet that you wear your Grandmother's perfume. My Grandmother was the classiest, most elegant woman I've ever known. You know their generation, heels, hose and pearls to clean the house. The sound of tinkling bracelets or the smell of her perfume catapult me back to my childhood. Love it.

Anna said...

Sweet post Rose! Thanks for the late night treat! I love these pics of Rob & Kristen, especially the one with them at that first Twilight promo event. I have to tell you my favorite part of this whole post is the emoticon of the smiley face cooking with the pink bow in hair...hilarious, and so true!

Don't know if you've seen Libenet's new video, Robsten Journey 2, but it's heartwarming. It won't work on youtube so here's the link: http://www.twitvid.com/SUZRT
Just saving yall a step..it's definitely a must see!!! Night everyone. Take care.

Anna said...

Sweet post Rose! Thanks for the late night treat! I love these pics of Rob & Kristen, especially the one with them at that first Twilight promo event. I have to tell you my favorite part of this whole post is the emoticon of the smiley face cooking with the pink bow in hair...hilarious, and so true!

Don't know if you've seen Libenet's new video, Robsten Journey 2, but it's heartwarming. It won't work on youtube so here's the link: http://www.twitvid.com/SUZRT
Just saving yall a step..it's definitely a must see!!! Night everyone. Take care.

Claire said...

Love that story.

Sorry about your team Rose. I know what it feels like when your team gets knocked out. It ruins my week and sometimes month :(

Hope everyone's good.

Leni said...

Great post Rose - cute story :)

So happy for Kristen because of her deal with Balenciaga and that she and Rob manage to stay undercover!
That Balenciaga outfit is also one of my favorites on her.

Have a great day everyone, I'm off to work :)

DreamerKind said...

Good Morning!

Been playing hard at celebrating, but not at playing tunes, sorry-soon.

Good story, thanks Rose!

Robin said...

Rose, I loved this post! I love the way you write, not just about Rob and Kris and Tom -- but about anything. What a facile mind. Very clever and captivating. OK. Enough of my gushing. Thanks for being our own Scheherazade; always something new and different to keep us coming back for more.

Robin said...

Rose, I loved this post! I love the way you write, not just about Rob and Kris and Tom -- but about anything. What a facile mind. Very clever and captivating. OK. Enough of my gushing. Thanks for being our own Scheherazade; always something new and different to keep us coming back for more.

Hope said...

Rose...LOL...thanks for sharing that funny story!!

Congrats to Kristen and her new venture with Balenciaga. WOW...very exciting...cannot wait to see the ad campaigns next fall.
2012 just keeps getting better and better for Kristen...so much to look forward to!!!

angelica1 said...

That's a great story Rose,I can totaly picture the scene.LOL

Balenciaga have made a very wise move in choosing Kristen.She'll be perfect!

Birdie said...

Well, what a treat,a new post!
Rose,
Sorry for your loss, but there is next year... Loved the mattress story. I have had a few of those "finds" drug into my home and back out to the garbage.
I loved that Balenciaga outfit,too. Very edgy as only Kristen could rock it. The camera loves this woman and am very excited for this campaign. Even though they are such fun to see, I am so happy they have been able to quietly live their lives. It must feel wonderful after the crazy last few years.
Hope everyone has a fabulous day. I am praying for a little snow, just a little, please...

Annie said...

Good morning.

Biggest congratulations to Kristen on her venture with Balenciaga.........perfect for both!
I am so very happy for her.

The Fred and Ginger story made me smile from ear to ear.:)

I am ecstatic that Rob and Kristen have managed to remain out of sight and no doubt enjoying their downtime.

Have a great day everybody.

katy said...

Hi Rose and Roseland,

LOVE THIS POST!!

Thank you so much for sharing the mattress storie from your friend with us. Laughed so much just imagining the all scene. And Yeah a Second-hand mattress is EWWW...gross, but very very cute storie. Love it!!

Though I miss them, I am happy that they have been able to stay low key, because they have been working for 4 years now, and they deserve time off wIthout people bothering them and papz annoying them.

I'm thrilled for Kristen! I think is SO cool she is doing this!!! And Balenciaga definitely asked one of the most gorgeous faces to represent their brand!

Much happiness to you Rose, Rob, Kristen, Tom and everyone in Roseland.

Take care.

Rhonda said...

Morning all,

Rose- sorry about your Packers loss :(

I love the Fred and Ginger story, too cute :)

Congratulations to Kristen--she's perfect for Balenciaga! They chose very well :)

Hi everyone- I hope you all have a great day..

ali mac said...

Great post Rose, I love the photo of Rob and Kristen(Twilight promo) Kristen's skirt looks as pleased to see Rob as her face does :0)

I'm a bit housebound at the moment, my little girl has chicken pox and is of school for a week, no doubt she will just be going back and then my son will get it!!

When we first got married we had a new house and very little furniture my husbands friend gave us there old divan bed to put in our spare room just to fill a space (no-one was going to sleep on it!!) as soon as we could we got new furniture for the room and got rid of the bed, my husband advertised it in the buy and sell magazine, and sold it for £50!!!!! Just goes to show some people would buy anything..

ali mac said...

I hope I like the new Balenciaga fragrance, all I ever wear is Carolina Herrera 212, I find it hard to find ones that I like!

LoriJ said...

I love Fred and Ginger! ;) always have to keep your eye on those "Fred" types! :/ He meant well! Sorry about your Packers..my Steelers are in the same boat!! Freakin TeBow!! Have a good one girlie!! <3

Kenzz said...

Great post, Rose...such a funny story about the mattress!

Sorry about your Packers... still holding out hope here for my Pats to keep advancing!

Kristen: you rock, girl! Congrats on the new deal with the tres cool Balenciaga...

So happy that our pals are able to stay out of sight :)

Have a great week, friends!

ADD said...

LOL That's a hysterical story! Why are men so clueless sometimes?

I'm so happy for Kristen. Balenciaga is perfect for her and I can't wait to see the ad campaign.
I really love Charlize Theron's Dior J'adore ad.

Vangie said...

HI ladies, the days are going s fast, soon it will be February! i really like rob hair short, and it seems he like it too, waiting for all 6 movies, and i'm voting for rob, seems it will come down to, THG AND COSMOPOLIS, THG BEAT TWILIGHT BECAUSE MILEY HAVE HER FANS HELPING, THG!

Super RN Gas Passer said...

ROSE...Please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your Packers....Maybe next year things will turn around

KRISTEN...Congrats ...that is a wonderful honor..to represent a fragrance...woohoo...I am impressed ! But not surprised:)

ROB...Hugs for you...No fair though, that you can shave your head and still look good...I know I sure couldn't ...lol. I hope you are rested...I know you a well fed by the Kitchen Goddess who now has her own perfume!

Hello Everybody in ROSELAND today..Hope you are all well and hope to catch up with the regs real soon..Much love!

Berry said...

Great post Rose! Big congrats to Kristen! Loving that Rob and Kristen are staying away! Hello all you Roselanders! Have a good evening everyone!

Rhonda said...

DK- I have a request when you have time. Damien Rice: Volcano, or maybe, The Blower's Daughter. Just when you have time--((Hugs))

Hi everyone- I hope it's been a great Tuesday :)

Barbara Fenwick said...

Wonderful post, Rose. I have always loved Fred and Ginger, and your story made me laugh so hard.

Congratulations to Kristen...what an honor. I am so proud of her.

I do miss seeing Rob and Kristen, but know they are happy being able to spend some time together. They deserve it.

Have a wonderful week Rose and all Roselanders. Until next time dear Rose. I am sorry about Green Bay, maybe next year.

DreamerKind said...

For Rhonda

Volcano

Damien Rice/Lisa Hannigan:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZduDvIBu3EU

Don't hold yourself like that
Cause you'll hurt your knees
Well I kissed your mouth, and back
But that's all I need
Don't build your world around
Volcanos melt you down

And what I am to you is not real
What I am to you, you do not need
What I am to you is not what you mean to me
You give me miles and miles of mountains
And I'll ask for the sea

Don't throw yourself like that
In front of me
I kissed your mouth, your back
Is that all you need?
Don't drag my love around
Volcanos melt me down

What I am to you is not real
What I am to you, you do not need
What I am to you is not what you mean to me
You give me miles and miles of mountains
And I'll ask
What I give to you is just what I'm going through

This is nothing new, no, no just another phase of finding
what I really need is what makes me bleed
But like a new disease
Lord, she's still too young to treat
Volcanos melt you down

She's still too young
What I am to you
You do not need
I not real
I kissed your mouth
You do not need me

Thank you/Damienrice

DreamerKind said...

Another For Rhonda

The Blower's Daughter

Damien Rice:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YXVMCHG-Nk&ob=av3e


And so it is
Just like you said it would be
Life goes easy on me
Most of the time

And so it is
The shorter story
No love, no glory
No hero in her skies

I can't take my eyes off of you
I can't take my eyes off of you
I can't take my eyes off of you

And so it is
Just like you said it should be
We'll both forget the breeze
Most of the time

And so it is
The colder water
The blower's daughter
The pupil in denial

I can't take my eyes off of you
I can't take my eyes off of you
I can't take my eyes...
Eyes...

Oh, did I say
That I loathe you?
Did I say
That I want to leave it all behind?

I can't take my mind off of you
I can't take my mind off of you
I can't take my mind...
My mind

Thank you/Damienrice

DreamerKind said...

Dance Dance Dance

Red Hot Chili Peppers:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gkwlxh0eHZ4

You got yours and I've got mine
She got his and she got shine
Under moon and overseas
She got those and we got these

Dance, dance, dance, dance
All night long and all night long
Dance, dance, dance, dance
We got strong we got strong
Let's say hello
It's safe to go

Dance, dance, dance, dance
All night long and all night long
Dance, dance, dance, dance
We got strong we got strong
The light is right
Let's play tonight
Let's play

Give yourself a chance
To find a way
The holiness of play
Is here to stay

They got this and we got that
He got his and she got fat
You got mine and I got yours
I've got love but you've got more

Give yourself a chance
To find a way
The holiness of play
Is here to stay

Tell your mom and dad, it's all ok
The holiness of play is here to stay
Give yourself a chance
To find a way

You got yours and I've got mine
He got his and she got shine
We got off and she got high
Some got hot and they got by

Dance, dance, dance, dance
All night long and all night long
Dance, dance, dance, dance
We got strong we got strong
The light is right
Let's play tonight

Let's make the rise
The sun
The prize
Let's play

Thank you/45Three

DreamerKind said...

Good morning, it's a new day!

Hope everyone is doing well, wherever they are now.

Kudos to Kristen for setting standards of personal excellence that lead her to new adventures.

Hugs for Rose, Smitty, Gruff and Syd. Cheers for Roselanders.

BBL.

DreamerKind said...

Stir It Up

Bob Marley & The Wailers (Live 1973):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51pxEO1HX3A

Stir it up little darling, stir it up
Come on baby come on and stir it up little darling, stir it up
It's been a long long time since I've got you on my mind
And now you are here
I say it's so clear
To see what we can do, honey, just me and you

Come on and stir it up, little darling, stir it up
Come on baby come on and stir it up little darling, stir it up
I'll push the wood, I'll blaze your fire
Then I'll satisfy your heart's desire

Said I'll stir it up, yeah, ev'ry minute, yeah
All you got to do is keep it in, baby
And stir it up, little darling, stir it up
Come on and stir it up, oh, little darling, stir it up, yeah

Oh, will you quench me while I'm thirsty?
Come and cool me down when I'm hot?
Your recipe, darling, is so tasty
And you sure can stir your pot

So stir it up, little darling, stir it up
Come on and stir it up, oh, little darling, stir it up
Come on and stir it up, oh, little darling, stir it up

Thank you/Donteatbeanz

olivia said...

Dear Rose,
Loved the post. Great Fred and Ginger tale. Sorry about your team. Congratulations again to Kristen.

A little giftie for you and Roseland to get over the mid week hump. Let's dance!
(My most favorite scene, sadly deleted, from Pirate Radio. Plus, a peek at Tom.)


http://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=-QjvDxkhgxc


Have a lovely day.
Hugs for y'all.
Hugs for Smitty, Gruff and Syd.
Life is good! Let's dance and make it Rock and Roll!

30 said...

Rose the mattress story, priceless! lmfao!


Hi all! Good news here. I am getting engaged, yup. :) My love is giving me his great grandmas engagement ring. Antique from 1903 all sized and cleaned for me. I am VERY happy.

Keep a eye out DK! I will be posting it and telling the rest of the FB world tomorrow. :)

Noting but best wishes for are lovely Robert and Kristen, and of course Tom.

angelica1 said...

30 - Congratulations! That's fantastic news, I'm so pleased for you :)

Rhonda said...

30- That's wonderful, I'm so happy for you :)) Congratulations!!

DK- Thanks for the songs. You're the best <3

Olivia- I loved that scene. It's too bad it didn't make it into the movie. Thanks for sharing the link :)

Kenzz said...

30: Congratulations and best wishes on your upcoming engagement!!

Super RN Gas Passer said...

30!!!!!! Conrats! Sounds wonderful!

30 said...

Thank You so much ladies! :)

Hope said...

30

Congrats on your engagement !!!
So happy for you...wishing you every happiness!

wig4usc said...

I'm a sucker for a good couple...Fred and Ginger, Paul and Joann, and wouldn't be surprised if history has our Rob and Kristin up there one day!! Awesome story!

wig4usc said...

Congrats, 30!!!! How wonderful!

Leni said...

Congratulations 30!

olivia - thanks for the link :)

katy said...

30
That's wonderful, congratulations!

olivia said...

Dear 30,
What beautiful news. So happy for you!
Hugs!

Kay said...

Congratulations 30!! :D

manjen said...

Congratulations 30! :-)

Birdie said...

30,
I am so happy for you. Wonderful news! Congratulations!

Freddie said...

Oh 30, that's wonderful news. Every happiness to you and your special guy.

Hi to everyone else in Roseland. I hope you are all well.

Dottie said...

Congrats 30!!! What happy news!
The ring sounds lovely and perfect. Wishing you all the happiness in the world.

Claire said...

30 - Congratulations :') <333

DreamerKind said...

@30
I'm ecstatic for you, and wasn't the FGM right, even if a little off on the timeline? Be looking forward to more deets, darlin' girl!

Saw "Girl With Dragon Tat" tonight and am very spooked. Since I read the books, I should have known how it would be, but no, was surprised. Not going to another, if they make them. Do love the main female character Lisbeth Salander though, for she's right up there with Bella and Elizabeth Bennett, imo.

I'll stay with the Twi books and movies which are after all, great stories of eternal love! Lucky me, to have found them, this and it all!

ali mac said...

@ 30 Congrats on your great news! exciting times ahead for you xx

@ DK who is your favourite Elizabeth Bennett?, mine is Jennifer Ehle, the chemistry between her and Colin Firth was fantastic!

DreamerKind said...

@ali mac
Oh, yes, it's Jennifer & Colin for me, but Greer Garson & Laurence Olivier from the 1930's did well in the chemistry area, too.

ali mac said...

I haven't seen the 1930s one for a long time I will have to look out for it.

Rhonda said...

Morning all,

Just peeking in quickly to say hello. I hope everyone is having a good week..

Ali & DK- I agree. Jennifer and Colin :)

It's really cold here this morning. I hope you all have a great day. Happy Thursday!

Annie said...

Good morning.

To 30: Congratulations on your engagement!
So very happy for you. :)

Have a great day everybody.

Melinda said...

Good morning,

One more day till the weekend!

30- CONGRATULATIONS!!! Such exciting news!! That ring sounds pretty!



Hope everyone is having a great week. Take care.

Birdie said...

VERY quiet in here. No news is good news...
Rose, Roselanders, Smitty, Syd and Gruff,
Hope everyone has a great weekend.

Hello DK, wherever you are!

Maria said...

30 - Congratulations on your engagement.

As for the various versions of P & P, I have the Garson/Olivier version on vhs and the Ehle/Firth and Knightley/Macfadyen versions on dvd. I have to say that I love them all...but as far as accuracy goes, the BBC version stays true to the book.

I suspect that one of the reasons that I was drawn to Twilight was due to its similarities to P & P.