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!

OMG!! OMG!! I Made It To Buzzfeed! I Made It To Buzzfeed!

It happened this morning.  Just before my husband (I love calling Bonaparte that!) brought me my morning coffee, I grabbed my phone from the nightstand to see if anything in my self-important life was happening. I was shocked that I did … Continue reading

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Hair I Go Again!

Recently I received a couple of emails asking me about wigs.  Questions along the lines of how do I pick a wig?  What styles to look for?  What do I like? So, I figured that today, I would hone in … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust. And when DIY Turns Into DYT!

You know that I’ve always been open and honest on my blog and share just about everything with you.  Have you noticed that I’ve been running a few errands during the day this past week and that my wardrobe of … Continue reading

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A Beauty Purchase That Didn’t Work—and A Couple That Did!

Did I mention I purchased an eyeshadow palette by Tarte? Yeah. As if I needed another eyeshadow palette. I picked it up the other day when I was at Sephora getting my Fenty on. This seemed like a clever idea … Continue reading

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The Jeanorosity of the Rewards Note.

When we last left off, I was at Sephora, delighting in all things Fenty. And after I left the mall, I felt a burning sensation coming from my purse. The leather was smokin’!  As I unzipped the top of the … Continue reading

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Fiti Fiti Fenty—Is Riri’s Cosmetics Line a Fit For The Mature Woman?

Please don’t tell me you haven’t heard of the new cosmetics line from Rhianna. Fenty Beauty. And as talented a singer and entertainer Miss Rihanna is, I’ll bet she will end up making more money with her cosmetics line. She … Continue reading

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The Favorite Aunt Comes Up North To Ride Out Irma!

If you are familiar with this blog, you may remember the couple of times I mentioned my favorite aunt. My Aunt Terry. She was the closest thing to a fashion icon I’ve ever had. She is hands down, the sole … Continue reading

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Nice Little Surprises

Bonaparte and I are going out this evening to “our” special and favorite restaurant. Spring Mill Cafe.  The restaurant of many wonderful meals that we’ve enjoyed! Spring Mill Café in Conshohocken, PA.   Just the two of us. We will be … Continue reading

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The Queens of Lemon Tarts And a Skincare Tip And Other Stuff!

I’ve had a few requests for the recipe to that beautiful lemon tart I made for last Saturday night’s dessert. And it was great. But I can’t take full credit.  The ladies responsible for that recipe are Carole Clements and … Continue reading

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Move Over Josephine! Bonaparte is Mine!!! (The Story of how a New York Girl and Parisian Man Met)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND. MANY HAVE WONDERED.  MANY HAVE ASKED. HERE YOU GO! A couple of readers are curious as to how Bonaparte and I came to be a couple and I thought it would make for a fun post … Continue reading

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