Monthly Archives: November 2010

A queen asks “What advice can no modern Marie do without?

In this space your humble queen has fielded your questions about life and love and today turns the tables. Your majesty would like to hear the best advice you have ever gotten, that has stuck with you in some way, … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette gift guide Part Deux

Marie could not enjoy Black Friday because America was barely a nation in her day leaving no chance for a national holiday or coinciding retail extravaganza. This is a pity. Still, this is no reason to believe that Marie would … Continue reading

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For What Marie Antoinette Was Thankful

If you know about Marie Antoinette’s last day you know that in her final hours she kept her poise, threw back her head and with the candle that was lent to her, wrote her family a last goodbye, addressing her … Continue reading

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A queen finds something to believe in

Oprah has retired her day-time talk show, but luckily Marie Antoinette is available to step in where the media mogul has left off, sharing sage advice on love, life and whatever your heart desires. Send her an email at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo … Continue reading

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Cire Trudon: Candles and Modern Enlightenment

Did you know that Marie Antoinette’s candlemaker is still going strong? Cire Trudon is proof that some trades do not go out of fashion or utility. It is one of the oldest candle makers in the world, founded in 1643, … Continue reading

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The Marie Antoinette Gift Guide

It’s holiday time and no matter what you celebrate, it’s nice to be remembered by the people you like best. It’s also nice to receive fabulous things and I’ve collected a few for your review. This queen of the universe … Continue reading

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WWMAD: A Queen expands her horizons

Each Sunday, Marie Antoinette (yes, that Marie Antoinette) runs a weekly advice column. She shares her hard-won wisdom on a plethora of topics including your own. If you have a problem, an etiquette issue or a question on anything at … Continue reading

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WWMAD: Dealing with snarky, underminy women

Every Sunday, Marie Antoinette doles out the advice only she can give about love, life and relationships. To have the queen weigh in on your dilemma, email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at wordpress dot com. Your majesty the Queen, I’m the new girl … Continue reading

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High tea, Rocophilia, Android Marie, and one more fabulous Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume!

Hello, lovelies. Ready for the weekend? Not before I send you all the news that’s fit for a queen. Today’s links travel world and includes everything from hot pink hair, to 18th century robots to events worth planning a trip … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Marie Antoinette!

Maybe you  have a soft-spot for frippery, abundance and fun. Or maybe you are so into Marie Antoinette that you started a blog about her. Ahem. Regardless, you can consider paying tribute to her today, November 2, the anniversary of … Continue reading

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