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The Ultimate Makeover: How I Transformed from Awkward Teen to Glam Dauphine

Each Sunday, Marie Antoinette takes time from her own personal afterlife to help Modern Maries like yourself navigate life’s social minefields. If you find yourself in need of advice from the former Queen of France, please email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail … Continue reading

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A reader asks: Games and a ideas for a 21st birthday?

  Each Sunday the former queen of France answers your question on love and life. She’s got a bit of a backlog after a time away, but she’s working her way through them.  Hi There! I am about to turn … Continue reading

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What we’ve missed

Darlings, I’ve been gone, which should be no surprise to you since you haven’t seen me. There’s no good excuse for it. Life, I suppose, but that’s not quite a fit. Mostly, I’d been focused on things that seemed somehow … Continue reading

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Laduree opens! Macarons in NYC

  There is but one Laduree in all of the United States and it happens to be just a few blocks away from your Blogmistress’ work. I have been remiss in many things regarding this blog, especially in trying out … Continue reading

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Tiny, lacey Marie Antoinette petits fours

    For those needing a Cupcake Display upgrade, this Marie is a simple figure atop a tiered tray with doilies for skirts. From Ullabenulla.  For more Marie Antoinette Party ideas, click here.        

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A reader asks: How can I stay healthy in an unhealthy house?

After an extended absence, your blog mistress has returned. She brings many apologies and the return the fun and frippery known to this space. From now on, she will continue to answer your questions, again each Sunday. Send your emails … Continue reading

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To the Queen: Am I empowered or just downright tarty?

Each Sunday, modern mortals are graced with the sound advice of Marie Antoinette as she weighs in on social dilemmas in her weekly advice blog. If you are struggling with your own life puzzle, allow the queen to help. Send … Continue reading

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Take it from the Queen: Don’t get too comfortable

She’s Baa-aack. Your blogmistress had been away completing her graduate studies. That’s finished now and she can get back to what’s really important, assisting the Queen of France with her Sunday advice blog. If you have a question for the … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette Inspired Home: A NYC apartment

No, not my own sillies. My husband draws the line. But a fantastic one nonetheless. This one came from New York Magazine’s Home Decor issue. and you have to check it out. The inspiration was the famous portrait of the … Continue reading

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Deadline extended: Finding Emilie Giveaway! Enter by May 31

Deadline extended! I was swamped and could not promote my awesome giveaway. I’ve extended the deadline. Make sure you enter. By now you might have read our lovely guest post by Laurel Corona giving a behind the scenes look at … Continue reading

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