Monthly Archives: April 2015

Variety (Shows)–The Spice of Life! Come Back Ed Sullivan, And Bring Dino Back With You!

Happy Friday and I hope your weekend plans are great ones! I’m having a fantastic day this early in the morning. Why? you ask. Well, it’s because I fit into a pair of jeans that I thought I wouldn’t. They … Continue reading

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Faux Tan Élan, A Travel Makeup Plan, Blah, Blah, Blah!

Ok. I told you that I would be putting the Jergen’s Natural Glow Instant Sun Sunless Tanning Mousse. Jergen’s Instant Sun Tanning Mousse Well, I took a bath, shaved and exfoliated my legs, and am ready to give you a … Continue reading

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Windows to My Wednesday World. Real Housewives (of NYC) Don’t Cry–Or Do They?

Bonne Mercredi! I thought it was bad enough watching the season premiere of “Real Housewives of NY” last night. Trust me buddyroos.  I WAS a REAL Houswife of NYC at one time. NONE of my fellow NYC housewife friends were this … Continue reading

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My Tummy Ain’t so Yummie, But the Lipstick Queen Rules and Old People DO Rock!

Happy Tuesday! It’s barely past noon and I feel as though I’ve put in a full day already! Yesterday afternoon I was feeling kind of “meh” and “blah”. I knew that a brand new lipstick would brighten me up! Plus—well, … Continue reading

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Toasty Hosty With The Mosty!

]Hi buddyroos—and I hope you had a great Easter weekend! We had a quiet Easter Sunday. Jake, Roman and Oona stayed in NYC. Work obligations and relatives visiting from my ex-husband’s family gave all three a hectic but fun weekend. … Continue reading

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Some Old-School “Good Friday” Musings. I May Be Lapsed–But I’m Still a Good “Catholic” Girl!

Alright, I’ll put it out there. I haven’t been to Mass in a while. While in the process of divorce, I was still attending Mass regularly until a visiting priest gave a homily at St. Ann’s, the Parish in Lawrenceville, … Continue reading

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The Brioche Has Risen! Very Appropriate for Easter Week!

Wow. This week’s postings are turning into a recipe roll! Anyway, with the end of the week approaching, I’m just about finished with the prep work for Saturday evening’s dinner party. The eggs are hard boiled and ready to be … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons–Make Lemon Curd! Oh. And Make Rillettes Too!

Yeah, well. Yesterday wasn’t the best day for me. I read something that I shouldn’t have, knowing full-well that it would “trigger” me into a funk. Like a demented voyeur, I read it anyway…then read another article on the same … Continue reading

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