Author Archives: Melissa & Teresa


Yes, our blog is called Palm Springs Princesses, but we don’t seriously take that name seriously.  LOL


No, really we don’t.

The name was fun and it caught some people’s attention just to see who the heck would be calling themselves princesses.  If you know us, you know we don’t act like princesses. Okay, maybe I do sometimes, but Teresa is the real deal.


One night hanging with friends wearing tiaras, Teresa and I started brainstorming ideas to add substance to what we have been sharing. We realized that as we dance into our 50s we are discovering there are body areas starting to sag, wrinkle, and become crepe-like.


What if we tried beauty products advertised for the over 40 using twenty-something year olds? Let’s put them to the test! We can try and discover the fountain of youth! Okay, we got carried away after a few drinks.

So here’s what we decided to do: a you tube show that has us trying out products that claim to bring us back to our youthful look,activities that help better our lives, ways to bring melancholy moods to cheerful ones, discovering tricks that keep us princess-like while we continue to have the fab fun we so enjoy.

We hope you will join us on this journey. Maybe you will find a great product, maybe you will find a fantastic place to go to, or maybe you will just enjoy making fun of us. ( Just keep that one to yourself).

Let’s call this show Fab, Fun & 50!

SHOW ONE: introduction, halo, and SmokeTree BBQ! Click the link below and let’s go!








By Melissa Neiderman and Teresa Rogers

Dear late teenage years/early twenty-something Melissa,

That character on your favorite daytime soap opera, you know the one with the great accent, good-looking  with the personality that seems filled with humor, yes, that guy, Scorpio. Well, not only will he become a good friend, but his wife will be one of your very best friends. Yes, seriously, it’s true.


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Dance First, Think Later

“Dance First. Think Later”

   A friend of mine gave me a book by Kathryn & Ross Petras with the above title for my 53rd birthday.  The question that opens to the reader is “How should one live life?” Could you answer that question in one sentence or two?

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The introduction goes on to say that most of us are obsessed with the “practical” advice about money or success or getting ahead.  With that, we lose sight of the big picture.  What is the big picture to you?

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RM Inspired Designs

One of our dear friends and talented jewelry artist has a fantastic line for both women and men.


Renae Madore’s creative influence comes from the sophisticated lifestyle, majestic landscapes, and the legendary glamour of Palm Springs.  Many of her ideas are inspired by the trend-setting style of the Southern California fashion scene.


Popular Chain Necklace created with Swarovski Crystals


Renae is very passionate about her jewelry. She states that the imaginative and intricate effort needed to create each piece is very therapeutic and a wonderful way to express herself.

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Renae mostly uses semi-precious stones to design her pieces, but can customize just about anything to the customer’s liking.  In fact, she has had the opportunity to customize pieces for Sharon Stone, Cindy Crawford, Linda Gray, Bebe Neuwirth, and Lanie Kazan.


With Cindy Crawford

RM Inspired Designs is not only loved by the Palm Springs Princesses, but many popular personalities and beloved community members in our valley.


Actress and Singer Bobbie Eakes wearing a gray shell with crack-marble stone beaded RM Design necklace



Bold and the Beautiful actress Kimberlin Brown in a photo shoot wearing the popular RM Inspired Design chain necklace

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Actress Judith Chapman at the Daytime Emmys wearing the RM Design Swarovski necklace and earrings



Actress Kinsey Packard modeling an RM Inspired Design

Her men’s line has become a hot commodity! Check out some of these pieces below:


Actor Tristan Rogers ( and hubby of PS Princess Teresa) showing off his lava beads with silver stretch bracelet.


Men’s Buddha bracelet sitting happily on artist’s Mike Emory’s wrist!


Local personality Dan Ball showcasing a RM Inspired Design Men’s bracelet.

Renae’s designs are classic, glamorous, sophisticated, whimsical, and timeless.  Check out more designs here and by contacting Renae:

Contact info:
Instagram: @RMInspiredDesigns
Facebook: RM Inspired Designs

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We think RM Inspired Designs is a Princess Jewel! Hope you will, too!



Renae’s trunk show to fundraise for charity

Sparkles, Fun, and Yum!

We LOVE Palm Springs as you can see, but it’s the people and the businesses that truly put that sparkle in our social tiaras!


On this Jewels portion of our blog, we will do shout outs to these places, products, and people that bring us joy, fun times, and cherished moments.


So come and take a peek into our Jewels and perhaps you will join us in the passion we have for them!


By Michele Mahoney

This title may imply that I am becoming a pilot in my sixties.  Not true.  What I am becoming in my sixties is a Yoga arm balance junkie.   In fact, my goal is to learn a minimum of one new arm balance a year until I drop dead or become incapacitated in some other manner.  I would like to be in the Guinness Book of World Records for the oldest woman alive with the ability to balance on her arms.

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Good Ghostwriters Are Possessed

Good Ghostwriters Are Possessed
By Andrew Neiderman

There is a growing phenomenon in the publishing industry: continuing the works of dead authors, but for me it’s not very new. I’ve been writing V.C. Andrews for over 30 years now and continue with books scheduled for publication into and beyond 2019. Recently, the producer I work with in Hollywood, Dan Angel of Everywhere Studios and I, after years and years of pounding the beat, saw five earlier V.C. Andrews novels produced and aired on Lifetime with a sixth now in the works. Please remember. This is a book franchise in its 37th year, consistently published with two or three titles every year since the publication of Flowers in the Attic.

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