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Make 2017 Your Most Marie Year Yet

Darlings! I was gone, I was back, I was gone again. And now here I am. But please don't think I'm not your constant star. I am. It's just the clouds get in the way from time to time. You've likely seen your fill of stories about how to make the most of this very … Continue reading Make 2017 Your Most Marie Year Yet

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Watch this: A Short Film Inspired by Fragonard

3 posts in as many weeks! I am on fire. Soon, one could even say I blog regularly. Well, let's not get ahead of ourselves, shall we? You surely know The Progress of Love, the series of Fragonard paintings commissioned by one Madame du Barry, the Mistress of Louis XV? Ghetto Film School, a Bronx-based … Continue reading Watch this: A Short Film Inspired by Fragonard

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I Try It: Laduree’s Marie Anoinette Macaron

Dear hearts, it's been some time since Laduree first arrived in fair NYC. So long, in fact that an entire second location opened. This is important because the first location is nearly impossible to visit and the lines snake down the sidewalk. The second location, with a cafe, is larger and tucked away in the … Continue reading I Try It: Laduree’s Marie Anoinette Macaron

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We Visit: Brooklyn’s Marie Antointette-Inspired Cocktail Bar

Darlings, I've been gone for so long. But gone in blogging, not gone in spirit, which is most important. You, my heart, have been with me at all times. I return for a very important reason. A Marie Antoinette-inspired bar OPENED IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD. This is a real thing that happened. I come here to … Continue reading We Visit: Brooklyn’s Marie Antointette-Inspired Cocktail Bar

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H&M’s Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume for Kids

Darlings, It's almost Halloween. The one day a year where one can fully honor me without reprisal from social conventions. H&M has an adorable option for children -- all benefitting Unicef. Take a look for a good cause. How have your costume plans been coming? What will you dress up as this year? (And it's … Continue reading H&M’s Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume for Kids

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Date: April 26 2013
Location: Roxwell, Essex.
LET THEM EAT CAKE: Cake maker, Amanda Macleod has made an award winning cake version of Mary Antionette!

The Marie Antoinette Cake That Took 6 Months To Make

Darlings, you have to lay eyes on this major confection created by a British mother for the country's Cake International competition. The cake took more than 200 hours to complete and features sugar eyelashes, something I wish I had back in the day.  To read more about this amazing feat, check out the story in … Continue reading The Marie Antoinette Cake That Took 6 Months To Make

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Marie Antoinette’s Last Day

Marie Antoinette was taken to the scaffold today in 1793. She heard her sentence at 4 a.m. when the jurors filed into the hall. She was exhausted from a two-day trial accusing her of everything from espionage to incest. She was weak from  uterine bleeding, little food and lack of sleep. She heard the verdict … Continue reading Marie Antoinette’s Last Day