An Etsy Round-Up

Say you want to show off your support for the Red Cross mission, but you’re not into the branded t-shirt kind of thing. Your personal style is more vintage/handmade. Well, […]

A Nifty Thrifting Find

Every once in a while we happen across a thrift store find that we can’t help sharing with you. Today’s comes from the thriftiest thrifter I’ve ever met – Lise […]

It’s Tiki Time!

Every once in a while, my personal and professional life intersect…but never as spectacularly as what’s coming up on July 15-17. That’s right — it’s time for TikiKon, three fun-filled […]

2011 Tea Party and Historical Fashion Show!

The American Red Cross of Southwest Washington Youth Council will be hosting it’s annual Tea Party and Historical Fashion Show fundraiser on Sunday, May 15 with two separate seatings at […]

This Red Cross Nursing Figurine Can Be Yours…

As far as I’m concerned, there’s only one thing lacking about the American Red Cross. Unlike our friends overseas, we don’t operate thrift stores (or, as they call them, charity […]

The Coolest Commemorative Item Ever

Can something commemorate a natural disaster and be TOTALLY AWESOME? The answer is yes. If you couldn’t tell from the image, this is a genuine Jim Beam bourbon whiskey bottle, […]

Vintage A-Bomb Preparedness

With this summer’s return of Mad Men, everything’s going vintage. You can make your avatar, buy the clothes or, locally, attend the screenings. And, suffice it to say, Cross Blog […]

We’re Going To Graceland!

No, not Elvis’ home with the world famous Jungle Room, but rather the “Graceland of Atomic Tourism,” a disaster shelter built in the mid-1950’s for our very own government leaders. […]