Advice from the queen: Cut, then burn the purse strings

It’s Sunday. That means that the former queen of France tells you about the mistakes she made so you won't make them too.  If you find yourself in need of advice from the former Queen of France, please email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. Madame, my Queen,  I have a sister who can't quite keep … Continue reading Advice from the queen: Cut, then burn the purse strings

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Viva la Cake Revolution! Site relaunch of this blog’s favorite Marie-inspired cakery

Your humble blog mistress received word that Cake Opera Co., the ultimate bakers of some very awe-inspiring historically inspired cakes [please see my post "Marie Cakes that will blow your mind" here], has re-booted its website and somehow upped its awesomeness to the 10th power. To refresh your memory, Toronto's Cake Opera blends an historian's … Continue reading Viva la Cake Revolution! Site relaunch of this blog’s favorite Marie-inspired cakery

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, that you could share with our other fair readers. Maybe it's a hard won lesson … Continue reading A queen asks “What advice can no modern Marie do without?

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 not have enjoyed such an event or encouraged your own enjoyment -- provided your purchases … Continue reading Marie Antoinette gift guide Part Deux

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 at gmail dot com to have your question answered Sundays. Madame my queen, I started … Continue reading A queen finds something to believe in

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 around. 1. Marie Antoinette High Tea. Did you know that the Westin in Sydney Australia … Continue reading High tea, Rocophilia, Android Marie, and one more fabulous Marie Antoinette Halloween Costume!

Best for last! Halloween Maries

Can you believe Halloween is over? I can't but I'm happy to say I saw the most creative range of costumes this year, especially of our darling queen. From Frida the Fairy, of DustyFairyTrashyMind, a friend of this site, who made this costumed out of things she had on hand. Semi-homemade food queen Sandra Lee … Continue reading Best for last! Halloween Maries