I would say that Royal Weddings for this blog are the equivalent of the Super Bowl or the Olympics are to other blogs. But Royal Weddings are far more special and more rare, making them the eclipse or Haley's comet of royal-inspired novelty blogs like my own. Lest you waste any opportunity to soak up … Continue reading How to Watch the Royal Wedding (Includes Wedding Bingo)
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 what inspired the villains in her novel Finding Emilie. I have 3 books to giveaway … Continue reading Deadline extended: Finding Emilie Giveaway! Enter by May 31
Your blogmistress is honored to have Laurel Corona write in this space during a very special week: The launch of her novel Finding Emilie. Finding Emilie is a novel following the fictional daughter of Emilie de Chatelet, a noble who was an all around 18th century spitfire, taking Voltaire as lover and studying Newton and … Continue reading Guest Post: Teenage Dangerous Liasions
The only queen of France who matters, Marie Antoinette, runs a Sunday advice column in this space. To have the queen weigh in on your life quandary, email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Your royal highness, I'm up for a promotion. Initially, I was excited about the ideas I have for the job but now … Continue reading Ask the queen: Are they ready for the Change?
Kate and Will have nothing on Marie and Louis. The masters at Cake Opera have been at it again and this time with a Marie Antoinette Royal Wedding. The Toronto baker's efforts have been captured by wedding mag WedLuxe. Cake Opera, you'll remember from my posts here and here, is a pastry shop run by … Continue reading Royal Wedding! Teal and Tangerine Marie Antoinette Wedding
As proof of your good fortune, the last queen of France runs a weekly advice column from this space. If you need guidance or a willing ear, send an email to the queen at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com to be answered on Sundays. My queen, I love my job but lately cutbacks have meant … Continue reading Ask the Queen: Am I on the way out?
Modern Marie Art: Check out this fun Etsy Illustrator Leilani Joy (whose portfolio of fun fashion-y, anime inspired portraits are worth a look-see.) Prettiness at BHLDN The vintage-loving geniuses who brought you Anthropologie began a special occasion dress line (and wedding gown line) this spring. I am not planning a wedding, but love their dresses … Continue reading Pink Marie Art, Oklahoma Cupcake Bar and Vintage gowns