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Entries by Ann Brenoff from 07/2012

'Too Old To Adopt'? Not The Case For These Parents

Posted 07.03.2012 | Fifty

"In some ways, being an older parent is easier because I feel like I am more patient and have realistic expectations."

Fourth Of July's Malibu Parties Put The Star In Star-Studded

Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles

The July 4th party is in Malibu, where the chosen few (hundred) will flock to private beach parties and watch fireworks shot from one of four privatel...

Patty Lance: Realtor Turns Tragedy Into Success

Posted 07.04.2012 | Fifty
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Patty Lance is a force of nature. She enters the room with whirlwind energy and immediately becomes the room's focal point. And if you didn't know bet...

Marilyn Monroe: What Does Her Final Purchase Say About Her Death?

Posted 07.06.2012 | Fifty

"There are other stars who had film careers that were as successful and longer lasting, but no star will ever capture the hearts and wallets of collectors quite like Marilyn Monroe.”

A Tie With Which To Strangle Him

| Posted 07.07.2012 | Fifty

We both know is that in every long-term relationship, once in awhile you need to let off steam. We save up the small injustices along the way and four times a year unleash them. The stated reason for the quarrel has nothing to do with what's really going on.

Celebrity Homes: Peek Inside These Post 50 Celebrity Pads For Sale (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty

"The housing market crash has shown itself to be an equal-opportunity leveler. Even celebrities with names in neon are taking a wallop in the wallet..."

No Bra Day: I Spent My 20s Braless

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Women

I spent the decade of my 20s braless, which I suspect qualifies me to speak on National No Bra Day -- an event officially being celebrated today.

Things The Way They Were

| Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty

Tell me more about what it was like back then, my son urged. Well, I never rode in a car seat as a baby, I told him. In fact, my mom held me on her lap, juggling me and a cigarette at the same time.

Superman, Believable; Daily Planet, Not So Much

| Posted 07.13.2012 | Fifty

I am not only of the generation who grew up reading newspapers, I also spent my entire adult life working for them. And yep, here I am, now writing for the largest news content site within 12 universes. I've transitioned, as they say.

Amanda De Lange: Woman Who Rescued Orphans Shares A Final Message

Posted 07.13.2012 | Fifty

"We’ve taken care of 168 [foster] kids, we’ve had almost 250 surgeries and 81 adoptions ... that’s the triumph of my life.”

Drake's House: Hip-Hop Star Buys Party Pad In Hidden Hills, Calif. (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Hip-Hop's Drake will hopefully "Take Care" and keep his bottle-wielding ways in check when he moves into this stunner of a house that he just bought ...

Travel Light? It May Be A Generational Thing

Posted 07.19.2012 | Fifty

After college, I spent a year backpacking through Europe. I started out with a 40-pound brick on my back and came home with just a 14-pound case of th...

You Can Rest Eternal With Marilyn Monroe

Posted 07.20.2012 | Fifty

If the upcoming 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death has left you mourning for the late actress, we have good news: You can rest eternally (almo...

Rosenthal Malibu Wine Estate For Sale At $59.5 Million (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Hollywood's answer to the Loire Valley is now for sale in Los Angeles. The Rosenthal Malibu Wine Estate has come on the market for the first time at $...

Getting Old Means Getting Meaner...Right?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Fifty

According to some social scientists, the older we get, the more our personal ethics matter. It probably has something to do with the desire most of us...

Marilyn Monroe And Her Last House (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.26.2012 | Fifty

Much has been made of the fact that Marilyn Monroe installed a plaque on her house with the Latin phrase 'Cursum Perficio' translating to 'My Journey Ends Here.'

Is 'Frugal Retirement' Our New Buzz Phrase?

Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty

Retirement, by definition, was supposed to be our "Me Time." It was when we -- no longer shackled to a job that claimed the bulk of our waking hours -...