Best: (On “Politics”)
Love of Politics Power: “For Love Of Power” by Sally Bedell Smith
Leading Ladies Power: “Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers” by Kay Bailey Hutchinson
Inspiring Funny Political Power: “Power To The People” by Laura Ingraham
Survival Political Power: “The Times Of My Life” by First Lady Betty Ford
Greatness Of Power: “The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga” by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Grace Of Political Power: “Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House” by Sally Bedell Smith
Best: (On “How To”)
Word Power: “The Right Words At The Right time” by Marlo Thomas
Manners Power: “Thank You Power: Making The Science of Gratitude Work For You” by Deborah Norville
Freckle Power: “Freckle Face Strawberry” by Julianne Moore and LeUyen Pham
Invention Power: “Inventive Paris: A Studio Book by Diana Vreeland and Irving Penn
Power Lifting Power: “When You Need A Lift But—” by Joy Behar (of “The View”)
Financial Power: “Women and Money” by Suze Orman
Sexy Mommy Power: “Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Children” by Jenny McCarthy
Wardrobe Style Power: “The Body Shape Bible” by Susannah Constantine and Trinny Woodall
Kennedy Style Power: “In The Kennedy Style” by Letitia Baldridge
Best: (On “How They’re Different”)
“A Signature Life” by Princess Diane Von Furstenberg (designer of Renee Ashley Baker’s favorite “wrap” dresses )
Confessions Of An Heiress” by Paris Hilton
“Put On Your Pearls Girls!” by Lulu Guiness and Martin Welch
Best Game, Set, Match:
Quote:”Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match; Find me a find; Catch me a catch….”
“How To Marry A Fabulous Man” by Pari Livermore
“How To Date Men” by Janis Spindel
To meet rich guys: Pocketchangeny.com
To meet any guy, quickly: Hurrydate.com
To meet men scientifically speaking: Scientificmatch.com
Best to turn up old flames: Christmas Gifts From The Heart:
1. Write a “love letter” on beautiful stationary–(on Christmas Eve).
2. Talk, together, about your future plans — (in ten years).
3. Give each personalized coupons for:
a. Control over the remote (for a week).
b. A “boys night out”.
c. A “massage”.
4. Go on a “wacky date” — (bowling or ice skating).
Best Shopping You Can “Still” Do: ( stores open till 10pm ! )
Renee’s Ashley Baker’s Russian Sable Coat by Fendi ($181,000)
Lexus Special Edition at Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com)
Sona “faux” 80 ct diamond & ruby necklace (sona.com)
Ariel–award winning non-alcoholic wine
Magner’s Irish Cider (magnerscider.com)
Vermont Mansion House Maple Syrup
Sharper Image Desktop Paper Shredder
Sears “Wish Book” for 2007
Best Santa Video: