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Memorial Day: At Home, Away and Baby Makes Three (What About GA GA You Say?….view below)

May 24, 2010

 

Presenting:   My Poker Face (below)….

 

Memorial Day on MySpace 

 Listen To Renee Ashley Baker’s New Song

 

                                                                     

Thank You Father”   from Renee Ashley Baker      

        

                                                                  plus    

    And,  Fergie the former Duchess of  York  said:  “Missouri ?”

                  When  Prince Andrew said: “Clarksville” 

  

   A GA GA MEMORIAL DAY?        YEP, I LIKE HER TOO

     VIEW: (click link below) for….

              A  BAD  ROMANCE

                 

  

           MY POKER FACE ?       

                                         

                                          Memorial Day In America

  

                                             Things To Do (At Home) 

 

Grillin !                 

Napoleon Gemini Gourmet Grill

 

Or:

Want  A   Portable  Fireplace?

 Try  The  “Conmoto Travel Fireplace”    ( Buy at:  ameico com  Cost: $3,000)

Like To “Do It Yourself?”   Try….

Lowes Build Your Own Backyard Firepit

  

 For Spectacular Eats On Memorial Day Try….   
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lobster, Steaks and Crab Cakes from Lobstergram com

 

 

 Places To Go On Memorial Day: 

               In  D.C.:

http://www.202area.com/memorialday/

           In  New York:

 http://manhattan.about.com/od/summerinnewyorkcity/a/memorialdaynyc.htm

                 And

    For Next Month?     FATHER’S  DAY!

   (below are some gift ideas for dad)

above, Rolex (of course)

Patek Philippe Chronograph

and Patek Philipe
 
the Breitling Colt
 
 

Louis Vuitton Tambour Chronograph

 
                                                                  and  Louis
 
 
 OR….If Dad Reads?
     (a bestseller on Amazon) 
      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

George Washington's Sacred Fire by Peter A Lillback

 

 and….

 (an autographed copy of Michael Medved’s new book buy at Michael Medved com)  

Like  To Phone?  There’s always AT & T (Samsung Blackjack)

 
 
 
  
 
 Got A  24 kt  Gold  Dad?

Why  not  a  24kt  Gold  and  Diamond  Ipad….Cost:  $190,000  by Stuart Hughes  (London England)

 
Below some things for “new” Mommies….

TAGA convertible stroller/bike (on tour in Cologne Germany)

        (above, The TAGA convertible stroller.  Cost:  $1500)

 

Clothing For Baby? 

Snopea Sprouts

   

 Toys  For  Baby…. 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Oompa Toys

 

  and

 some things for laughs (and love):   

               VIDEO 1  : (click link below)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR3rK0kZFkg

              VIDEO 2:  (click link below)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0vMoNfSCwc

 

and Parents….

 for Home Safety and Security:  LOCK!

(The Kwikset Biometric Fingerprint Lock at Brick House Security …. Click link below to view video)

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42s69ZmmsEg&feature=related

and

 for my SPONSORS:

(To any and all COMPANIES interested in sponsoring this blog please email Renee Ashley Baker at  rbstudios@yahoo.com)

Recipes–Wednesday–(From The New York Times) 

1.  CRAB AND ARTICHOKE CANAPES

1/2 cup Russian dressing 

 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 

1 six-ounce can crabmeat, pick over well 

 1 ten-ounce can artichoke bottoms, drained

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

  Lemon wedges 

 1.  Combine the Russian dressing and mustard and fold in the crabmeat, mixing lightly but thoroughly. 

 2.  Pile the mixture on the artichoke bottoms.  Just before serving, brown the canapes in a preheated broiler and sprinkle with chopped parsley.  Garnish with lemon wedges and serve immediately. 

 Yield:  8 to 12 canapes

 

2.   CANAPES  A LA SIMON  

  1.  Cut small rounds of thinkly sliced bread with a biscuit cutter and toast in broiler. 

2.  In a skillet, cook six or seven slices bacon until soft, chop and mix with one cup Major Grey’s chutney. 

3.  Spread the mixture ont he toast rounds and broil in a preheated broiler about five inches from the source of heat until a slight crust is formed on top and the canapes are heated through.

Yield:  About 2 dozen canapes

 

 3.  SHERRIED  SHRIMP

24 medium shrimp, shelled and deveined

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup sherry

1/4 cup salad oil

1 teaspoon powdered giner, or 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, ground

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1.  Marinate the raw shrimp in the remaining ingredients one hour or less. 

2.  Place the shrimp with a little of the marinade in a skillet and cook three or four minutes, until the shrimp are done.  If possible, use an electric skillet. 

Yield:  4 servings

 4.  RENEE ASHLEY BAKER’S TIPS FOR SERVING COLD DRINKS:

          a.  Freeze ice cubes containing:  Olives, cocktail onions and twists of lemon. 

          b.   When mixing drinks just pop one of these ice cubes into the glass

 SHOUT OUT TO:   All Renee Ashley Baker’s Men on eHarmony

                          “Love to my men”   from Renee Ashley Baker

 

                                 

SHOUT OUT TO:  My Friends at “Selective Search” Matchmaking Service (on Park Avenue in New York)

 

                                   HAPPY  MEMORIAL DAY TO MY READERS!

 p.s.  Also For Memorial Day 

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TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE (AND MOST LUXURIOUS) HOTELS IN THE WORLD

February 3, 2010

10. Ritz Hotel (Paris, France)
CoCo Chanel Suite (pictured above)
(Coco Chanel lived there 37 years)
Cost: $4,300 per night
9. Peninsula Hotel (Hong Kong)
Peninsula Suite
Cost: $4,875 per night

8. The Lanesborough (London)
Royal Suite
(Includes: Private Security, Personal Butler and Floor to ceiling view of Hyde Park)
Cost: $5,837 per night

7. Four Seasons Hotel (Boston)
Presidential Suite
(Includes: Views of Public Garden and Beacon Hill)
Cost: $6,900

6. Hotel Meurice
Etoile Suite
(Includes: Private Elevators, Marble Entry Hall, Murals, and Chandeliers)
Cost: $9,300 per night

5. St. Regis Hotel (New York)
Presidential Suite
(Includes: The ultimate in elegant opulence with wall-to-wall antiques, tapestries and complete personal staff)
Cost: $10,500 per night

4. The New York Palace (New York)
Triplex Suite
(Includes: A 4,000 sq ft room, rooftop getaway and personal butlers)
Cost: $10,000 per night

3. The Plaza (New York)
Presidential Suite
(Includes: 7,800 sq ft of space and entire floor of the hotel. The suite has 6 bedrooms, 7 baths, a library, 2 living rooms, a private wine cellar, four balconies, maid, a butler, chef and a chauffeured Rolls Royce)
Cost: $13,500 per night

2. Hotel Adlon Kempinski (Berlin)
Security Suite
Cost: $26,000 per night

1. The Dorchester (London)
Royal Penthouse
Cost: $35,000 per night

***** HONORABLE MENTION:
Hotel President Wilson (Geneva)
Royal Penthouse Suite (pictured below)
Cost: $53,000 per night

Renee’s College:Renee Ashley Baker attended college at DU/University of Denver

Renee’s High School

Renee Ashley Baker attended high school at George Washington High School in Denver Colorado

Plus….And….

WEIGHT WATCHING? BUT STILL GET THE MUNCHIES?Renee Ashley Baker’s favorite new snacks are Balsamic Vinaigrette Flavored Veggie Snacks by Calbee

CLAIR’S FAVORITE GOLD?

WHY CHRISTIAN DIOR (OF COURSE)RENEE ASHLEY BAKER’S VALENTINES….

Plus….

Bill Gates and Steve Balmer (Microsoft Corp)Jerry Yan (Founder of Yahoo/Bing)

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ABOUT RENEE ASHLEY BAKER

 STILL  “NO” To Warner Bros, No to Warner Books, No to Universal, No to MCA/Farm, No to Grammercy, No to NBC, No to Madonna, No to Madonna’s Company and still “NO” to all others I’ve previously said “NO” to.

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Friday Fourth: “4TH Of July”

July 2, 2008

 

George Washington\'s home in Mt. Vernon                             VERNON AND ARKANSAS

                  George Washington\'s home in Mt. Vernon

Above, home of President George Washington (in Mt. Vernon)

                                    Arkansas Flag and Banner in Little Rock Arkansas

Above, home of store Arkansas Flag and Banner (in Little Rock)

 

                             President Franklin D. Roosevelt

In June of  1944 President Roosevelt signed the “G.I. Bill”…. 

 

                              President Dwight D. Eisenhower 

In June of 1956 President Eisenhower signed the “Federal Highway Act”….

PLUS….

MOVIES, RECIPES,  AND MUSIC (Below)

DVD Rentals…..

“Patton”  starring George C. Scott

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and….”Born On The Fourth of July” starring Tom Cruise

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RECIPES:  Renee’s 4th of July Sandwiches (The Monte Cristo)

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AT THE MOVIES–NOW PLAYING (click link below)

www.firstshowing.net/schedule2008/#jun

P.S. Madonna is the “Dog” that I’m not going to let “sniff up underneath my dress”….