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!

A Disappointment. My Thanks to You. And I Shan’t Give Up!

Remember I applied to be on the Sephora Squad?  On the surface, I had no expectations.  But—deep down inside, I wanted this so freaking badly!  The reason being that it’s just so important to me—and it’s my mission to get … Continue reading

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Is A CC Cream Better Than Foundation? (Answer. No. iT’s Not!)

This is a question I’ve been pondering for quite some time. Some years ago —around six to be exact, I tried a BB Cream.  Remember those? The Blemish Balms, Blemish Base creams. Lighter than foundation but seemingly used to even … Continue reading

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The Mother-Of-The Bride Dress Saga Continues or, I Don’t Get Mad. I Get Even

With Oona’s wedding four months away, it was kindly suggested to me that perhaps I needed to get off my butt and start looking for a dress! Oh..and might I add that after watching what I’m eating BEFORE the wedding, … Continue reading

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More Skinny on The Skincare–Live Skincare With Me!!!

Isn’t it funny how we’ll discuss fashion and beauty in the form of makeup?  We can talk hairstyles, hair cuts and even wigs—but how regularly do we really discuss skincare? Ahhhh….my wigs–this is my beloved Finn… And one can never … Continue reading

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The Dress You Need! Seriously!!!!

Ok.  It’s been a while since I’ve made any clothing purchases.  I covered that in my recent blog post last week :  Basic Me. Why I Hardly Bought Any Clothes This Winter But now that Spring is due to arrive … Continue reading

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They Shall Not Grow Old……But A Few Lucky Ones Did

We went to the movies yesterday.  What we saw was not an entertaining movie.  It wasn’t a RomCom nor was it a fantasy.  It wasn’t sugar-coated. No sugar-coating or Mary Poppinsing with yesterday’s movie! It wasn’t a story either. As … Continue reading

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Basic Me!!! I Hardly Bought Any Clothing This Winter….

Oddly enough, the “aha” moment struck yesterday morning.  After hearing the sad news about my favorite fashion designer, Mr. Karl, I thought about fashion and clothing and then….I had an “Aha Moment”! Oh Mr. Karl.  I will miss you.  And … Continue reading

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