About Me

About Me

Aimee is the author of romantic comedy novels. She's the owner of three teenagers, one husband, a few dogs, cats and fish. You can find her writing, cleaning, redecorating her home, singing to her cats, & uttering profanities as if she's in competition. & yeah, that's a tattoo across her chest.

Aimee Brown

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Old Hollywood Glam

I am obsessed with old Hollywood Starletts! I love the movies, the music, the essence and the stories. Below I’ve listed some of my favorite pieces of old Hollywood.

I LOVE quotes from old Hollywood actresses. Here are some of my favorites.

‘Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Underwear makes me uncomfortable. And besides, my parts have to breathe.’
–Jean Harlow

‘We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Always be a first rate version of yourself, instead of a second rate version of someone else.’
–Judy Garland

‘Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Everybody has a heart…except some people.’
–Betty Davis

‘Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.’
–Audrey Hepburn

‘I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.’
–Mae West

‘A girl doesn’t need anyone that doesn’t need her.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Be yourself. The world worships the original.’
–Ingrid Bergman

‘Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Enemies are so stimulating.’
–Katherine Hepburn

‘If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.’
–Audrey Hepburn

‘It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.’
–Brigitte Bardot

‘Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right.’
–Marilyn Monroe

‘I’m not young. What’s wrong with that?’
–Vivien Leigh

I adore vintage films, black and white, not quite technicolor, glamorous Hollywood stars… I love it all. Here are a few of my favorites (although, I’m sure I’ve missed a few)

Holiday – 1938

Wizard of Oz – 1939

His Girl Friday – 1940
The Shop Around the Corner – 1940

It’s a Wonderful Life – 1946

Singing In the Rain – 1952

How to Marry a Millionaire – 1953
Roman Holiday – 1953

Sabrina – 1954

The Seven Year Itch – 1955

The Prince & The ShowGirl – 1957
An Affair to Remember – 1957

Some Like it Hot – 1959

The Apartment – 1960
Pollyanna – 1960

Breakfast at Tiffany’s – 1961
The Parent Trap – 1961

Mary Poppins – 1964

Please don’t ever ask me to list off today’s musical talents, I’d never be able to! But, I do love the rat pack era. Below is one of my go-to Sinatra mixes that I love to have playing in the background at home while I work, clean or write. I don’t only love Sinatra, though, the whole rat-pack era I absolutely adore.


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