Advice from the Queen: Your Accountant Shouldn’t Wear Furs

Usually on Sunday the former queen of France tells you about the mistakes she made so you won’t make them too. I say usually because lately she's had some trouble making her deadline. See this as a virtual "Sunday" that travels with you throughout the week. If you find yourself in need of advice from … Continue reading Advice from the Queen: Your Accountant Shouldn’t Wear Furs

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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

Advice: How Do I Look Like I Belong

It's Sunday, and regular readers know what that means. Today Marie Antoinette helps Modern Maries of all walks of life navigate life’s social minefields. If you find yourself in need of advice from the former Queen of France, please email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com.My Queen, I've been asked to attend a party but I'm thinking … Continue reading Advice: How Do I Look Like I Belong

Ask the Queen: Dealing with rude dinner party guests

Does the sky seem gray? Does food not taste as good as it has before? If you feel you miss some indescribable something it is likely because you have not come to Marie Antoinette for advice. Use your computing machine to send her a letter at whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com and she will do … Continue reading Ask the Queen: Dealing with rude dinner party guests

Ask the queen: When an old flame returns

Every Sunday Marie Antoinette, the former queen of France, gives love and relationship advice in this space. Your queen is backlogged due to an extended holiday vacation and will publish a double feature of sorts this weekend, one letter on Saturday and another on Sunday. To have your letter answered next week, on Sunday, write … Continue reading Ask the queen: When an old flame returns

WWMAD: Can I ask for cash this Christmas?

Each Sunday, Marie Antoinette stops whatever it is she is doing in the afterlife to help modern Maries live a life more fabulous. To have your questions answered, email whatwouldmarieantoinettedo at gmail dot com. My queen, I love the holidays, but frankly, not the gift giving. All I end up with are Bath & Body … Continue reading WWMAD: Can I ask for cash this Christmas?

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