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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!!!!

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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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For Mature Couples Only: Dinner For Two–A Saturday Evening Feast!

On this Saturday morning in May, the weather is pretty crummy. It is cloudy and way too cool. We can’t take a drive to the beach yet.  And I fear purchasing Geraniums for the deck because we could still get … Continue reading

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What’s In My Travel Beauty Bag?

I’ll tell ya—not much!  I  haven’t assessed all the travel beauty items in a long time and many of them have been used up. It’s time to refill or at least make an attempt at organizing.  ( I hate my … Continue reading

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More Greatness of Makeup Samples, Some Lip Cents and More Stuff for the Mature Ladies!

It started out simply enough. I ran out of Well-Rested. If you’ve been following my misadventures, you know that bareMinerals Well Rested is a Holy Grail cosmetic product for me.  As soon as I get to the bottom of the … Continue reading

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