by Princess Diane Von B | Jan 26, 2022 | Uncategorized
Welcome to my ‘tongue-in-chic’ life, style, and happiness guide from a funny princess point of view!
We’re often told that we should sail in the direction of our dreams. That’s great, but we’re not often told how choppy the waters are on the way. Especially in the beginning when we’re just getting our sea legs. We’re not prepared for the rough waters facing us as we launch our boat. We don’t foresee the stressful moments that make us question our talents.
When I started my career as a lawyer, I certainly didn’t think I was Clarence Darrow, but I had enough gumption to start my own law practice in a quaint New Jersey town after a stint as an associate. My office was located on the first floor of a building next to a train station parking lot. My very first law client was a “walk in” off the street. I was excited to have any clients at all, so I didn’t question the method of his engagement. After all, wasn’t getting a “walk in” one of the benefits of having a first-floor office?
The guy looked around my office, stopping to investigate each diploma and certification on my walls. After a few moments, he asked me how much it would cost to have his name changed. Nothing weird about that request. I pulled a number out of my head as I had no idea what something like that should cost. I had never done a name change for a client. I had never had a client! The next thing he asked me was weird, however. Weird and disturbing…in a huge way…..CLICK ON TITLE TO CONTINUE!
by Princess Diane Von B | Dec 30, 2021 | Uncategorized
Welcome to my ‘tongue-in-chic’ happiness lifestyle guide from a funny princess point of view! Are you sick and tired of watching other people sky rocket to the moon on a jet beam of dreams, while you’re feeling totally unfulfilled riding your Tinker Toy horse? If only you could figure out what floats your boat!…This blog post will help you find your life’s true meaning….CLICK ON TITLE TO CONTINUE!
by Princess Diane Von B | Nov 26, 2021 | Uncategorized
Welcome to my tongue-in-chic life, style & happiness blog from a funny princess point of view!
I’m delighted to share the newest installment of my Series: Enchanting Discoveries…People Places Things that highlight fabulous treasures I encounter in my travels.
Today’s enchanting discovery highlights the brilliant, multi-talented and yes, enchanting Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, whom I had the honor and pleasure to meet at a recent event in New York City. The prince’s story is a real time fairy tale of majesty in the mists; he’s related to history book royals like Charlemagne, Catherine the Great, and Louis XIV. He’s also a world-renowned jewelry designer. His new book, “Once Upon A Diamond” with a forward by Carolina Herrera illuminates this fascinating heritage and staggering swath of cross-continental history using a unique and fascinating perspective to tell the tale: the magnificent jewels his ancestors owned and wore. It’s quite an amazing voyage to read about the lives of these royals and how they handled the waves of turmoil and change. Of course some of them didn’t. Prince Dimitri’s unique heritage enables him, in many instances, to give us a birds-eye view and insider’s “scoop” on their thoughts and feelings, some passed down and some gained first-hand. Reading the book, one feels like a fly on the palace walls. A very privileged fly…CLICK ON TITLE TO CONTINUE!
by Princess Diane Von B | Sep 26, 2021 | Uncategorized
Welcome to my tongue-in-chic happiness life & style blog from a funny princess point of view! Today I’d like to share with you my newest installment of Enchanting Discoveries…People Places Things. My Enchanting Discoveries are the royally fabulous treasures I meet and find in my travels all over the world. Virtually or in person! Today I’m featuring artist, poet, and musician John Sheehy. John has been a fan of mine for quite a long time and I am grateful for his expressions of gratitude that he sends to me in his letters. I was thrilled for him when he informed me he was being featured for an article on the website “HomeLess Made.” Please take a moment to read about this talented man and his world. HomeLess Made explains that it is “a social enterprise created by Barons Court Project – the only drop in centre in Hammersmith and Fulham to support people living with homelessness or with mental health conditions.” PLEASE CLICK ON THE TITLE TO CONTINUE.
by Princess Diane Von B | Aug 4, 2021 | Uncategorized
Welcome to my tongue-in-chic happiness lifestyle blog from a princess point of view! Today I’m excited to share my newest Tiara Tawk Tidbit… making your life easier one quip at a time! Does any of this heartache sound familiar in one form or another? Playing in the sandbox in first grade and your BFF-of-the-day shares her shovel with the girl in the pigtails when she wouldn’t share it with you. You didn’t get a singing part in the school musical and were cast as the Old Apple Tree. Your high school crush is more interested in pigskin than you or your own skin. Or, you’re passed over for a promotion and that timeshare in Tahiti has turned into a Staycation at Starbucks…if you could only find a table! There’s an antidote for the rotten feelings of neglect and overlook that can take you from feeling invisible to invincible! But how?…. CLICK ON THE TITLE TO CONTINUE.