Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Diller, A Dollar, A Bargain Time Scholar!

It started with a trip to the local dollar store last Saturday.  I needed bobby pins to secure my hair under the wigs I wear. Ohhh. Dollar Tree!  I could spend hours in here. I mean it. I really could! … Continue reading

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Summer Sandals, the GOAT of Totes and a Talented Friend!

I would not consider myself a flashy or formal dresser by any means.  Accessories are not my important thing either. I’m very basic. Casuality is more the vibe that I dig.  And when it comes to summer footwear and bags, … Continue reading

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Leave Me Alone! I’m Tired of Adulting!

That’s right!  At the tender age of 62, I will now admit that today, I am tired of “Adulting”.That’s right.  I’m not being an adult today… I want to do things like shoot hoops in my driveway–which is what I … Continue reading

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Some Five-Minute Reviews and a Note on GREAT Customer Service!

Before I go into a few reviews on a few cosmetic items, I need to show you another customer service email I received. This.  From J. Crew Factory.  Let me backtrack. On Saturday, Bonaparte and I went to J. Crew … Continue reading

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Welcome to Crazytown. I’ve Begun to Pack for Our Trip Back to France.

It’s almost that time of year.  In less than a month, Bonaparte and I will be flying back to the apartment in Theoule-sur-Mer, France. Our little apartment.  I can’t wait to open the front door and relax for a coupla … Continue reading

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OMG!!! It’s a Crisis!!!!

Originally posted on Atypical 60:
UPDATE!!!  I RECEIVED A REPLY FROM URBAN DECAY. IT IS A FORMULATIC REPLY. I AM NOT HAPPY WITH IT.  IT IS PATRONIZING.  FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT–HERE IT IS: We highly recommend using our UD Grindhouse Double Barrel…

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OMG!!! It’s a Crisis!!!!

UPDATE!!!  I RECEIVED A REPLY FROM URBAN DECAY. IT IS A FORMULATIC REPLY. I AM NOT HAPPY WITH IT.  IT IS PATRONIZING.  FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT–HERE IT IS: We highly recommend using our UD Grindhouse Double Barrel Sharpener which is designed … Continue reading

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Observant Observations from An Older Observer

It started with an Instagram post that I saw yesterday morning.  A lovely ensemble showcasing my kind of sweater. The sweater read “jolie”.  It’s beautiful. The “jolie” sweater is from the Maison Scotch  & Soda website. I want that sweater! … Continue reading

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He Wants Me!! Macron Really Wants Me!!????

Since January, I’ve been trying to whip up schemes that would get me across the Atlantic and living in France for the next four years.  I begged Bonaparte to call our real estate agent, put our Chateau on the market … Continue reading

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The Transformation of the Mature Woman. Into The Dolce Vita!!!

Sometimes we can get into a cosmetics rut.  I’m not necessarily talking about going out and purchasing a ton of new cosmetics. No. Not at all.   I’m talking about a rut with how we approach cosmetics. Perhaps some of us … Continue reading

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