peaches and cream


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peaches and cream

1. (hyphenated if used before a noun) Of skin (especially on the face), very fair, clear, and soft, especially with a rosy hue. I've heard that women in older times actually bathed with milk to maintain a peaches-and-cream complexion.
2. Of a situation, transpiring, progressing, or unfolding exceptionally easily or well. Our company had a bit of a rocky start, but everything's been peaches and cream for the last few months.
See also: and, cream, peach
References in classic literature ?
There were cold pates, and thin slices of meat, tiny bread and butter sandwiches with the crust cut off, a bowl of sliced peaches and cream (in January), little fancy cakes, pink and green and yellow and white, and half a dozen ice-cold bottles of wine.
75 Fresh Tinted Sugar Shine Lip in Tulip, [euro]19 (out June) PEACHES AND CREAM When we say cream, we mean a cream blush/lip colour with a peach-and-cream half moon mani.
Colour: Next for a healthy glow, dust cheeks with smattering of MAC's Mineralize Blush Giggly, a light pink with a pearly plum heart, pounds 18, from major department stores or No7 Cheek Tint Blush in Peach Silk, pounds 9; or 17 Blush & Glow in Peaches and Cream, pounds 3.
DESSERT for Sunday lunch at my grandma's would either be trifle or peaches and cream, but the peaches would be out of the tin and the cream would be courtesy of Carnation.
For example, Quaker has stopped pretending that its Peaches & Cream Instant Oatmeal contains peaches and cream.
To serve six you will need 450ml of red wine, 2 cinnamon sticks, 3 whole cloves, the pared rind and juice of 1 orange, 3 tbsp of caster sugar, 6 ripe peaches and cream or natural Greek yoghurt to taste.