Author Archives: Catherine

About Catherine

Far from perfect, but enjoying life as a non-perfect and flawed individual at 60 years young. I'm still wondering what I'll be when I grow up! The characters in my life's screenplay include my better half. He is a refined Frenchman who grew up in Paris and summered in St. Tropez. I grew up in Long Island and summered in Long Island. I am not refined. My three grown children are also a big part of my life. For their sake, they happily live where their careers have taken them! But I can still mother them from a distance! I write about the mundane. I write about deeply shallow issues. But whatever I write or muse about--it'll always be a bit on the humorous and positive side! It's all good!

Come Get Ready With Me. How I Put My Gorgeous Face On!

It’s that hour of the morning.  Coffee has been gloriously sipped and I’m now awake for the day.  Not much is going on.  It is biting 15 degrees outside.  I need to do some grocery shopping, baking and writing. Ahhhh. … Continue reading

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Women Want Empowerment. But Only if It’s Beauty or Fashion-Related

Last week I wrote a blog post based around the language that the president of these United States used. Here’s a link to the post in case you didn’t see it:  I Am A Shitholer This wasn’t written as a … Continue reading

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On the Hunt for the January Sales. Get Your Wallets and Lets Go!

There really isn’t much that I need-or want for that matter at the present time.  However, the January Sales always pique my interest because there’s always something that I end up buying. And—the purchases are usually with me for a … Continue reading

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Wearing Leopard For The More Tame, Than Wild Woman!

Leopard.  It’s everywhere.  And I mean everywhere! It’s been around for a while—and at this point, I don’t see it as a trend, but I look at it as a neo-neutral.  I mean, come on—look at the colors—brown, black, tan—even … Continue reading

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Date Night In—The “At Home” Bistro! Won’t You Join Us Please?

The tree is down.  The decorations are all put away.  The chateau is back to being the nest of the empties.  With the exception of Chippy, naturally. The only flora in the living room are the flowers adding a bit … Continue reading

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A Revisit of An Oldie But Goodie Lipstick Friend. And A New Visit From Chico’s!

Hi All!  Well, with the new year upon us, it’s back to normal with beauty and fashion reviews. Today I’m revisiting an old lipstick friend. In fact, I’ve written about this lip product in the past—but new year, new packaging … Continue reading

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I Am A Shitholer

What’s in a word?  Plenty.  Especially when it comes from the President of these United States. When I was young, the word “shit” was out of boundaries.   Shit, along with a few other choice words which I shall not print, … Continue reading

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The (S)Tory of the Boots From Hell

We all have that one item in our wardrobe.  The item from Hell.  It’s akin to the lemon of a car that you may have had years ago before the lemon law went into effect. It’s true. Cars aren’t the … Continue reading

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You Highlighter Up My Life! Highlighting the Mature Face

I have to say, I felt as though I was channeling my inner Mrs. Kravitz this morning! I need to get out of the house more often because I am turning into Mrs. Kravitz–the iconic nosy neighbor! Chippy ran to … Continue reading

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Atypical60 Looks at the Golden Globe Awards and Why Oprah Should Run for President

Where do I begin with this one?  First of all, if you’ve read my past posts on Hollywood awards events, you know that, a. I’m not a “celebrity” person and b. I live to watch these awards to drool over … Continue reading

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