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Old Fashioned Mom Magazine held its first event on May 6th at Bar Pleiades in the Surrey Hotel. The event celebrated Spring and the success of the magazine while introducing guests to the exciting new bath line created exclusively by the Old Fashioned Mom brand.

Lovely ladies sipped hand crafted Bellini’s and Bloody Mary’s made by bar maestro Guy Fouquet while the little ones had Shirley Temples and chocolate croissants from Cafe Boulud.

The mood was pure champagne kisses as beautiful ladies delighted in one another’s magnificent spring hats.

The most extraordinary chapeau went to Tanja Dreiding Wallace, wearing a masterpiece created for her by designer Victor De Souza. The inspiration was Marie Antoinette, France’s iconic but ill-fated queen.

Arletta Cousineau flew in from Monte Carlo to attend the regal party “I am so delighted to be here, the women are all gorgeous and truly represent an International and modern day Old Fashioned Mom. The bath products are exquisite and luxurious on the body. My favorite is Heavenly Hyacinth, named after Michelle-Marie’s little girl, it reminds me of the fragrant smells of the south of France and my skin has never looked better.”

Beautiful and talented Cassandra Seidenfeld said “I am thrilled when I receive my current Old Fashioned Mom Magazine. It is comprised with trendsetting ideas, fabulous travel advice, delicious recipes, and a wealth of information spanning New York, Palm Beach and London. I discover cutting- edge guidance about fashionable restaurants, and up to the moment Philanthropic events. I am also filled with bliss to know that the new bath products line is here, and I adore my delicious Grapefruit Marmalade Sugar Scrub. It leaves my skin soft like a baby and glowing with a dewy glimmer.”

Other Old Fashioned Mom devotees included: Randi Schatz of Avenue Magazine, Maya Johnson of Palm Beach Today International Magazine, Couture Designer Maggie Norris, Cassandra Seidenfeld, Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, Tracy Stern, Lauren Day Roberts, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Debbie Dickinson, Leesa Rowland, Alessandra Emanuel, Anne Baker, Aimee Marcoux Spurlock, Tanja Dreiding Wallace, Joy Marks, Donna Soloway, Joycelyn Engle, Jen Bawden, Tina Storper, Adele Niño, Andrea Warshaw-Wernick, Lucinda Bhavsar, Carol Heinemann, Nancy Amodeo, Lynn Versaci, Jean Trocino, Rosemary Ponzo, Melissa Levis and Brooke Fedagain.

Hyacinth Cornelia Heinemann was perfectly turned out in her matching LaRoyex Fascinator with Mommy Michelle-Marie Heinemann. Her brother, Hudson Cornelius Heinemann opted for a more low key look with a Fedora from Maus & Hoffman in Palm Beach.

Guests received complimentary gift bags filled with Old Fashioned Mom luxury body scrubs including Parisian Chocolate Honeysuckle, Pink Grapefruit Marmalade and Heavenly Hyacinth!

Old Fashioned Mom Magazine held its first event on May 6th at Bar Pleiades in the Surrey Hotel

Brooke Fedagain & Michelle-Marie Heinemann

Baker Extraordinaire, Brooke Fedagain stopped by for a visit with her delectable white chocolate and peppermint scones. I have always adored scones and these were especially divine.

Brooke Fedagain & Michelle-Marie Heinemann

Brooke is a fashion designer by profession and worked with Tommy Hilfiger, but like many of us Old Fashioned Moms elected to be with her family full time. She now writes a wonderful lifestyle blog called Be Fed Again that explores various projects and heavenly recipes!

View the White Chocolate and Peppermint Scone Recipe at

Brooke Fedagain & Michelle-Marie Heinemann

White chocolate and peppermint scones


3 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup white chocolate ships

1/2 cup  candy canes (6 candy canes) crushed

1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

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Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda into a large bowl.  Add butter and mix in with a pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse meal.  Mix in white chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.  Gradually add buttermilk and peppermint extract, tossing with a fork until moist clumps form.  Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface.   Knead briefly to bind dough, maybe 4 turns.  Form dough into 1 inch thick rectangle.  Cut rectangle in half  lengthwise, then cut out squares.  Then, cut squares at a diagonal making a triangle.  Transfer wedges to prepared baking sheet, spacing 2 inches apart.  Bake until tops of scones are golden brown, about 25 minutes.