| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Yes, the once-in-a-generation real-deal Royal Wedding is exciting, but let’s be honest, all weddings are regal in their own special way.
That said, it’s simple to add an authentic Royal Wedding touch to your own celebration. Just pop some...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:38 AM
When Prince William famously ordered a groom’s cake for his wedding reception this past April, he opted for something lavishly sweet: a dense chocolate biscuit cake that the Queen was said to have on offer when William visited during breaks from his...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Brides may now be off the hook for a pre-wedding diet.
Dresses with corset bodices are popping up on red carpet-worthy gowns, slimming celebrity silhouettes, and gaining popularity with the bridal market. Catherine Zeta Jones wore a forest green textured...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:18 PM
If it’s a nail-biting decision for mere mortal brides, then it’s one of monumental importance for Kate Middleton, the bride of the 21st century: What, oh what, will the fresh-faced, stylish Brit wear for her nuptials this April to the future...
| May 29, 2011
Complete Works and Correspondence
Edited by Janel Mueller
University of Chicago Press: 648 pp., $65
One of the difficulties of studying Tudor and medieval women is the silence they have left. Medieval people did not write nearly as much...
| Jul 17, 2011
Scribner: 259 pp., $25
Fairy tales are the Euclidian geometry of fiction. Reading them — and having them read to us — are the moments when we first divide reality. We teach our imagination to leap, hit the...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:24 AM
As the heads of the cruise industry meet in Miami this week, details about the newest Princess Cruises ship were revealed including the name.
Construction on the Royal Princess has just begun, with the first steel plate cut at the Fincantieri shipyards...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 5:30 AM
A Lego tribute to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, which scales down Britain's biggest social event of the year to a miniature diorama, has been erected at Legoland Windsor.
Photos: Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Lego...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Forget the two wedding cakes, Prince William and Kate Middleton. You know you've really arrived on the world stage when Dunkin' Donuts introduces a "Royal Wedding Donut" in honor of your nuptials.
Said doughnut is described by Massachussetts-based...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:20 AM
When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the United States as part of their forthcoming North American tour, no doubt their host city of Los Angeles will provide plenty of pomp and circumstance.
Yet Marylanders could show Will and Kate a jolly good...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:01 PM
If you're looking for the macabre side of Europe, skip the hokey rip-off "torture museums" and visit a cemetery — they're authentic, artsy and oozing with history. In honor of Halloween, here is a list of some of my favorites.