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Your Blog Hostess, the slacker

I know…I had one of those “off weeks” and next thing I know, I missed the royal shakedown in Amsterdam! Well, we won’t cry over spilled Salmon-Billecarte, I’m sure everyone else in the universe wrote about it. So let’s get … Continue reading

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Who is more colorful: QE2 or Ladurée Marcaroons?

This post was initially another “Best in Marie Antoinette Shopping” in honor of cyber Monday until I found this delightful montage of Queen Elizabeth in a magazine. These are all the outfits she’s rocked in her jubilee year, thus far, … Continue reading

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Trivia ‘Toinette # 8: Empress Maria Teresa Hated Downtime

Okay, back to basics, what we were founded on…Marie Antoinette Trivia. Just in case you don’t know, Maria Teresa was Empress of Austria and Queen of Bohemia and Hungary and Marie Antoinette’s iron-fisted mother. The formidable woman gave birth to … Continue reading

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The 60 Years Worth Commemorating In Diamonds

What’s actually being celebrated? As Americans, we aren’t given an extensive history of Europe‘s monarchs. Actually, until I studied in Spain, I was rather unaware how many European monarchies are still in power. I was a bit shocked. Judging by … Continue reading

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Forty One-Second Flotilla

Naturally we understand if you haven’t got the time to watch all six minutes of Sky TV’s wrap-up of the festivities on the Thames that was posted earlier. We get it, you’re at work, gotta sneak in your daily dose … Continue reading

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Jubilee Flotilla Viewing Thwarted by Time Zone Disparity.

I’m sure most of you were completely aware that yesterday was the Grand Flotilla down the Thames in honor of the Diamond Jubilee and day-long, full television coverage was promised by BBC America. (The British Broadcasting Channel America…kind of an oxymoron … Continue reading

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