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Sunday Brunch

Recently, after a DNA test, I learned that Marie Antoinette is my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great aunt. This information happened to coincide with the arrival of my new rippled coupe glasses from Williams-Sonoma. 98 more words


5 Famous Parisiennes Who Were Not French

When people achieve their dream of moving to their world capital of choice, they are quick to adopt their new title. It’s like the minute you move into your tiny, overpriced flat, you become what you’d dreamed of being for years – whether it be a New Yorker, a Londoner, a Sydneysider, a Berliner, or a Hong Konger. 874 more words

The Muse Dances Like a Slut, Conscience Scolds

Oh Lord! now we step out onto the stage
When all I wanted was to tend my page–
How shall I handle such inquiring looks… 155 more words


#metoo, marie and josephine

“let them eat cake” is a phrase I have uttered on occasion. When visiting the gardens of Versailles and Malmaison,Queen Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) and… 663 more words


Creating an 18th-Century Women's Hairstyle

If you’ve done any amount of digging around the internet looking for how-to’s on 18th Century women’s clothing, chances are you’ve stumbled on Kendra Van Cleave’s wonderful blog… 1,914 more words

18th Century

A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

Publication Date:  February 6, 2018

Publisher: Bethany House Publishers

ARC Copy from Netgalley.com and Bethany House Publishers

“God is the creator, is He not?” she had said. 356 more words

Book Reviews

Sofia Coppola's Sad Rich People

In 2003, Sofia Coppola released Lost in Translation. It was critically acclaimed, grossed 119 million dollars on a budget of four million, and made Coppola the first American woman ever nominated for Best Director at the Oscars. 2,555 more words