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“WRITE A SONG/CRISTMAS TIME IS HERE” (A Christmas Song by Renee Ashley Baker…

November 30, 2009

 

“WRITE A SONG”

"Christmas Time Is Here"

“WRITE A SONG” (Christmas Time Is Here)
by
Renee Ashley Baker
Lyrics by Renee Ashley Baker
Copyright 2009 by Renee Ashley Baker
 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
(Set To “Christmas Time Is Here”. Music by Vince Guarldi and Original Lyrics by Annie Haslam)

Christmas Time Is Here
Time For Thankful Cheer
Write A Song Of Love Forlorn
And I’ll Pull You Near

Christmas Time Is Fine
Joyful It Reminds
Write A Rhyme of Happy Times
And I’ll Call You Mine

What Note Sends You High

Floating Through The Sky

Find A Chord That’s Snug  and Warm

And Then My Love I’ll Sigh

Christmas Time Is Here

 Lovers Dreams To Share  

 Misseltoe , the music flows,

 to win my heart just dare

Oh win my heart just dare

VIEW VIDEO (and sing along)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=213PQuV83-o

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RICH? Then Chase–It’s The Credit Card For You….

October 7, 2009
Holloween Pumpkin #2 by Zero79 (on Flickr)

Holloween Pumpkin #2 by Zero79 (on Flickr)

Car Chase by Sanbeiji (on Flickr)

Car Chase by Sanbeiji (on Flickr)

FOR THE UPPER CRUST

CHASE’S “SAPPHIRE”

Only At Chase Bank….

Chase Card Services, a unit of JP Morgan Chase & Co, will now offer a rewards card designed for “wealthy customers”.
The new card, the “Chase Sapphire” is designed for the top earning 15% of U.S. Households. It ofers travel services, access to round the clock customer service, and a “rewards program” ….

FOR THE UPPER MIDDLE EMPLOYED (with good crust taste….)

Panera Lobster Sandwich (photo by mydailyphotoshoot.com)

Panera Lobster Sandwich (photo by mydailyphotoshoot.com)

Panera Bread’s $17 Lobster Sandwich….Brought To You By Panera Bread Company of St. Louis Missouri

Saint Louis Panera Bread Company

Saint Louis Panera Bread Company

FOR THE UPPER, UPPER CRUST (with good taste and lots of dough….)

Sapphire Jewelry auctioned by Sothebys May 2009

"Sapphire Jewelry" auctioned by Sotheby's May 2009

Wednesday, May 6, 2009….At A Sotheby’s Auction In Geneva Switzerland the “Sapphires” (pictured above) were estimated to bring between: $500,000-$800,000 (earrings); $320,000-$520,000 (necklace) and $450,000-$650,000 (bracelet)….

PLUS….

“GOOD-BYE WILLIAM SAFIRE’ From Renee Ashley Baker

(William Safire 1929 – 2009 Winner of both the “Presidential Medal of Honor” and the “Pulitzer Prize”….)

plus….

25 THINGS ABOUT RENEE ASHLEY BAKER

The Bread Of Life? Croissants of course….
Renee Ashley Baker says that she does NOT eat donuts–that she absolutely ‘hates’ donuts–but that she loves to eat “CROISSANTS’ –fresh baked–with or without butter….
(Renee Ashley Baker will sign with Ford Modeling Agency–in New York City–for representation to 21 Companies which include: Moet Champagne/Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Chanel, Chanel Cosmetics, Chanel Perfume –‘Renee Perfume by Chanel’– and– Rolex of Switzerland….)

Wednesday:Mothers Who Were Greek Goddesses (or Heiresses)

May 13, 2008

                           Renee  Ashley  Baker

 

QUOTE:  “Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts” –Kassandra  Of Troy

             (GIVE ME…BUY ME…BRING ME…SEND ME….)

         No, I don’t have any children but–I “do” have a LOT OF NERVE.    I,  Renee Ashley Baker,  would like the following, from the following:

     I.  Renee’s Movie Roles:  

a.  From MGM:  I want to be a “Bond Girl” or a “Bond Villainess” (the story set in Europe)

b.  From Disney: I want  a role in “National Treasure” as a (?)

         II.  Renee’s Magazine Covers

c.  22 Magazine Covers:  I’ll start with “22” magazine covers (to promote my motion picture production) but I would like to end up with “500” magazine covers over a period of the next 10  years.

d.  “Architectural Digest and “Town & Country”:  I want a “photo layout” of my $5.2 million dollar Washington DC “mansion” which–I am purchasing from Sotheby’s International Realty.

e.  “Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog”:  I want to be on the cover of the “Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog” (2009 or 2010).

          III.  Renee’s Freebies (aka ‘Product Placements’)

f.  From: The Owner of Marilyn Monroe’s “million dollar” Dress.  I want to wear “the dress” in Paris, France (for “photo layout” and for “an event in Paris France”).

g.  Mercedes Benz Gull Winged  Coupe 

h.  Estee Lauder’s “Creme de la Mer” (Value: $1,000 per jar)

i.  Louis Vuitton “Patchwork Tribute Bag” (Value: $50,000)

j.  Sony Corp of Japan “Liquid Flat Screen TV’s and Sony Vaio Computers”

k.  From: The Owner of  “The Christina” (the “Onassis” yacht).  I want to lease the yacht for a “photo layout” and for “parties in Greece or parties on the French Riviera”.

         IV.    Renee’s Purchases (To cut to the head of the line to purchase):

l.  Fendi Mink and Sable Coats 2008-2009 collections(Value $10,000 Mink-$181,000 Sable)

m.  Hermes’  (Kelly Bag–Crocodile– Value $30,000 each)

n.  Neiman Marcus Services:  “NM Home Interior Design” and “NM Personal Shoppers”.

o.  Jonathan Urla (Pilates/Yogalates Instructor to the Stars in Washington DC)

p.  Kristy Le (Hillary Clinton’s  Christophe manicurist in Washington DC)

q.   Alexis Vogel, Cloutier, Celestine (Make up artists to the Stars in Washington DC)

r.  Chanel and Princess Diane von Furstenberg (Couture Fittings)

s.   Jimmy Choo and Christian Louboutin (Couture shoe fittings)

t.  Hill & Knowlton  (Publicists to be hired for worldwide publicity).

        V.  Renee’s Exhibits

From “four” museums: Smithsonian Museum (DC), Museum of Modern Art (NYC), Guggenheim Museum (Las Vegas), and The Louvre (Paris).  I want an “exhibit” (a showing) of my photography which–can be viewed on my “Flickr” page…. (Renee’s Photography On Flickr at:

www flickr.com/photos/reneebakerstudios

    

MOTHER  GREECE….                                                            

             Christina Onassis 38 Carat Diamond

Dateline–London–Christie’s To Sell Onassis Jewels

The jewels of Christina Onassis, daughter of Greek ship owner Aristotle Onassis (who as we remember was married to former First Lady Jackie Kennedy) will be auctioned off in London by Christies on June 11, 2008.  The lots are expected to bring in more than 3 million pounds (thats $5.9 million U.S. dollars).  The lots are “highlighted” by a pear shaped 38 carat, D-color, flawless diamond necklace (see pictured above)….

 72.22 Carat Diamond

72.22 Carat Diamond (brings $10-13 million?)

On April 10, 2008 Sotheby’s (of Hong Kong ) auctioned what is probably one of the most expensive diamonds ever sold at auction.  It is the above flawless, D-color, pear shaped diamond which is GIA graded.  (And which is so large that it can fill a tablespoon).

 Disney will distribute Renee Baker Studios’ first motion picture, in movie theatres worldwide,  under an “output deal” valued at $73.5 million dollars.

History/Tradition Monday: Wedding Bells!

April 19, 2008

So….Anyway….

PART I : Here Comes The Bride !

 

                                     Chanel (Queen?)     

 

Eugenia Couture (Old World)Badgley Mischka (Grecian)Reem Acra (mermaid)Kirstie Kelly for Disney Fairy Tale Weddings

 

Oleg Cassini at David\

Wedding Gowns: Chanel (Queen?), Eugenia Couture (Old World?), Badgley Mischka (Grecian)?, Reem Acra (Mermaid?), Kirstie Kelly for Disney (Fairy Tale?) and Oleg Cassini (Champagne?).

 

Rings On Her Fingers… (From Tiffany & Co: “Etoile” Diamond Wedding Band $12,000, “Braided” Diamond Wedding Band $7,000, “Elsa Peretti” Diamond Wedding Band….)

                                                                            Etoile Diamond Pave Wedding Band at Tiffany & Co $12,000                                        

 

Braided Diamond Wedding Band at Tiffany & CO $7000             

                                                                                         Elsa Peretti\'s Diamond Wedding Band at Tiffany & Co                      

Bells On Her Toes…. (Peter Fox’s “Victorian” and Jimmy Choo’s “Empire”)

                          Peter Fox \                     Jimmy Choo\'s Silk and Satin \ 

Something Blue….(Oscar Heymann’s Sapphire and Diamond Necklace $420,000)

                         Oscar Heymann Sapphire and Diamond necklace $420,000

                                                 

PART II: THE RECEPTION: LET THEM EAT CAKE

                                                  Wedding Cake by Sylvia Weinstock

Something Sweet by Michelle (in Worcester, MA)                               Wedding Cake Dress by Elisa Strauss at Confetti Cakes

                                             Wedding Cake by Ron-Ben Israel

From top to bottom: “Victorian Roses” by Sylvia Weinstock Cakes (NYC), “Champagne Silk Orchid Cake” at Something Sweet by Michelle (MA), “Wedding Cake Dress” by  Elisa Strauss at Confetti Cakes (NYC), and Wedding Cakes by Ron-Ben Israel (NYC).

PART III:  THE HONEY MOON

                        Perivolas, Santorini Greece $565 per night

                 Perivolas, Santorini (Greece)  $565 per night….

Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay $7,025 per night

The Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay (Hawaii) $7,025 per night….

PART IV:  What If it should all go sour “after” the resort?  Then–you can always resort to the “Angry Wife’s Rant”…. (above)

 Weddings:The 411 (read further)

Wedding Music: The Venus Ensemble (A Chamber Orchestra in NYC)

Wedding Catering: Chef Daniel Boulud (NYC)

Wedding Planner:  Marcy Blum (NYC) and Lisa Light (NYC)

Wedding Planner Websites:  Brides.com, 1 800 Wedding.com, MyNewYorkWedding.com

Disney will distribute Renee Baker Studios first motion picture, in movie theatres worldwide, under an “output deal” valued at $73.5 million dollars….

Glamorous Wednesday: Renee’s Walker Wardrobe

March 5, 2008

Renee Ashley Baker’s Shoe Wardrobe (below):

PART  I:

Jimmy Choo evening 1

                                         Jimmy Choo red patent 2

Jimmy Choo white pump 3Renee Ashley Baker’s  Jimmy Choos (in Red Patent and in Black Chain Mail….to wear to dinner with Val Kilmer)

PART II:

Tamara Mellon 2

Christian Louboutin 1

Renee Ashley Baker’s Christian Louboutin evening pump (fit for a Mermaid, I’d say)….and

                                        Christian Louboutin 2

Renee Ashley Baker’s Christian Louboutins: Custom Made….

           Christian Louboutin can be custom made to ensure the shoe really fits.  For $2,500 you can have a mold of your foot made and pick and choose the fabric for your ultimate design.  Average cost of this luxury?  $3,000-$5,000. 

Part III:  Three “shoe” stories:

Story one: “Renee Ashley Baker’s Shoe Wearing”

       I’ve always been a “shoe horse” so , when I spent $85.00  on a pair of white Bally of Switzerland  “tennis shoes”,  the “office” , where I worked at the time, would spend all day staring at my feet.  (I’d sit with my feet propped up on my desk, just to “cause a commotion” in the office).   Anyway, I’d wear my white “Bally tennis shoes” with white “lace” ankle socks.  I ‘d wear black skin tight  exercise pants and  a tube top under a  black blouse.  (This outfit turned up on Sharon Stone in “Total Recall”.   It’s the scene where she’s kicking at Arnold Schwarzenegger in their living room.  Not a “good scene” for my outfit to be in,  but, since Arnold was playing a “Company”  bad guy–I guess it’s okay….). 

Story two: “Renee Ashley Baker Seeing A Shoe”.

          “Black–the two of them were wearing all black.  They both were wearing black trench coats on top of  all black clothes.  They were also both “blonde”.  ( Immediately I thought they were boy friend and girl friend but soon found out that they were “brother and sister”.    He– was movie star handsome and she, well, read on)….On their feet, were “Doc Martens”.   Black, knee high, and the shiniest shoes–boots– I had ever seen.  I didn’t think a shoe could shine that much and “not” have diamonds on it.  The shoes–the “Doc Martens” were what the military would  call “spit shined”.   But–what I found even more fascinating was the girl–the sister–the “blonde”.   Her eyebrows were pencil thin, and she had a “clef” in the center of  her chin.  Her skin was “porcelain white”  and perfect,  (I mean, her skin was flawless).   I stared, and stared, and stared.  I stared because she was a “twin, a look-a-like,  a “doppleganger”  for  Greta Garbo!   She was a “ghost”,  from the 1930’s,  standing in front of me.  She should be “modeling” I thought,  for Eileen Ford maybe.  But I suspected that she’d never do anything like “modeling”.  She was just interested in “astonishing people” with her resemblence to “the”  Greta Garbo….”

Story three: “Renee Ashley Baker Buying A Shoe”.

         “I was, as I’d been doing since I was 17 years old, looking through the pages of a “fashion magazine”.  It was “Vogue”  (or maybe “Harper’s Bazaar”  I can’t remember).  And…I loved them at first sight.  And… I said (to myself), “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”.   I typed up a letter and sent it –faxed it–to Jimmy Choo’s offices in New York City”.  The letter said,  ‘I must, must, must have a pair of your  “Roman sandals” –the ones– with the 33 and 1/3 carat diamonds on each ankle–the ones that cost $1 million dollars a pair….That’s it.   That’s all. I have them.   And…I’m keeping them in a “safety deposit box” at the bank to be worn only  to soirees, balls, galas, and  cultural events at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC.  Thank you Mr. Choo and thank you again Disney! ”

Disney will distribute Renee Baker Studios’  first motion picture,  in movie theatres,  worldwide under an “output deal” valued at $73.5 million dollars….

and….

Note 1.   To set the record straight,  I have never attended Metro State College in Denver.

Note 2.  Still “NO” to Gail/Gale.  Still “NO” to Madonna. (I “can’t stand” Madonna).

special thanks: The Right Celebrity

Most Expensive History Monday: HERS

November 19, 2007

Alexis

She Makes Up: using ubermakeup artist “Alexis” (she’s Pam Anderson’s make up artist–and soon to be Renee Ashley Baker’s make up artist)

Dreamcatcher’s hair extensions before    Dreamcatchers’s hair extensions

She Brushes: but they’re Dreamcatcher’s hair extensions by Paris Hilton

Haute Couture

She Dresses: Haute Couture

Lady’s Diamond Rolex pink

She Wears: Lady’s Diamond Rolex (pink)

Dunhill $13,000

She Writes: Dunhill Namiki Rose Garden   Price: $13,000

Venturi Fetish $500,000

She Drives: Venturi Fetish (made in Monaco Monte Carlo )    Price: $500,000

Net Jet Marquis Card

She Flies: Net Jet Marquis  (which is owned by Warren Buffet)

Du Casino de Monte Carlo

She Gambles: Du Casino de Monte Carlo (Princess Grace married there in 1956….)

La Scala Opera House

She Sings:  La Scala in Milan

Beluga CaviarMoet

She Eats and Drinks:  Beluga Caviar and Moet Champagne

PREVIEW: MOST EXPENSIVE “Choo Choo”

October 29, 2007

                             Jimmy Choo shoe store

“Choo Choo!”….A ticket to ride on that million dollar Choo!

Feet  (I mean “Fit”)  for a Queen….         

Price per pair: $700  to  $1 million dollars

special thanks to Disney for my diamond Jimmy Choo’s.  (Now what did I do with that safety deposit box key?  )