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Feel like Royalty with this exquisite Mary Frances crown handbag. Perfect for a dinner at RL  Ralph Lauren's delightful restaurant or wear it casual with jeans for just a bit of sparkle.

Sale priced at $169. plus postage

Call me at 309-370-4507 to order or email me at

Royalty is a State of Mind. The Royalty bag.


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 Bone China tea pot from England. 59.99 plus postage. Why not extend your strawberry season with this exquisite tea pot? Call me 309-3704507 or email me at

Cheers, Jacqueline

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Silver Faerie pendant. Lovely on a thin chain or ribbon. Feel the magic every time you wear it. 9.99 plus postage. Call me at 309-370-4507 or email me at


American Eagle Stuffed Animal. Why not own a little bit of Americana?  Soft and cuddly, your own Eagle to love. 13 inches tall. Available from or email me at

Sale offering 24.99 plus postage. Supply limited.

Perfect as a gift for someone young and just learning about Eagles, or for one of the many chairs in your home no one sits in… waiting to be adopted. 


Jacqueline to purchase


Adopt a frog...not quite like kissing a frog, but close. This cuddly 12 inch long frog is not a prince at all, but a shoulder bag. Perfect for the wee ones to lug their 'stuff' or for you to carry to a party and have them guessing, is it a toy or a new statement. 

Frog Purse.

Offered at sale price 19.99 plus postage

From or email me at




Tea for One. When a tea cup has a little tea pot sitting on top of it, that is traditionally called Tea for One. One personal serving, just enough for you. Purchase several and let your guests each enjoy their own personal teapot and cup. 


This bone china English piece is from Royal Victorian, made in England.  About 6 inches tall. Gold trim and dainty Lily of the Valley art work.


Offering at 39.99 sale price, plus postage. Quantities are limited. Call or email me at


Tea Pot Red Lion Inn. I love the look of a split timber English building from a cottage to an old inn. Now you can share that look in a china tea pot from Sadler, English tea pot. 

You will feel every cup of tea (or hot chocolate...) is a small trip back to the UK to remember the inns and pubs you saw. 

About 6 inches tall. The detailed art work is different all the way round, making this a lovely centerpiece. 

Offering at 49.99 sale price. Quantities are limited. Imported directly from the UK. Kindly call or email me to make your purchase.  Or contact this site:



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Rose Cottage tea pot from James Sadler. 

This delightful china tea pot is about 6 inches tall. The lid has artwork of a thatched roof including a squirrel on the chimney. 

The front or could be back side as both sides are beautifully decorated, shows two dogs sitting in the door way, possibly waiting for their 'tea'. A calico cat sits on the window ledge. And a small duck is simply walking past the gate and wellies. 

There is a thatch over hang over the dog and the entire cottage is covered in pink climbing roses ( my own favorite).

The reverse side shows a goat with a lead, possibly taking a break by an open door. A rooster sits calmly on a bench while a yellow tabby cat looks out the window. 

More delightful roses with a small garden in the foreground.

Offering at 49.99 sale price plus postage. As with all my English imports, stock is limited. 

Please contact me to purchase. or through my site

Hoping if you cannot have a real cottage with roses twining up the side, you can enjoy this as second best and continue to day dream.



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Make Me Over tea mug...

My gift to you with an autographed copy of my novel Make Me Over. The novel is 14.99 plus postage, the mug is my gift with your purchase. 

If you would like additional mugs or simply a mug on its own with out my novel, offered at 9.99 sale price plus postage.

Enjoy a hot cup of tea and a good book. 

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author: Make Me Over

Welcome to Make Me Over

Mega star interior designer Hallie Great constantly hears clients demand she make over their homes. Yet her own personal life is nonexistent until her meddling friend Jinx enters her to be the next Bachelorette. Not that Hallie watches TV or even knows what this means. But the coveted slot of bachelorette includes a serious personal make over…

Paths cross for two women with entirely different careers. Both realize they have devoted every waking moment to their jobs—and find just one complaint: they are lonely. Amy is a reality TV producer for the Bachelorette Show; Hallie owns an interior design mega business. The producer and designer both understand what it took the other to claw their way to the top of their fields—and that is enough to form a friendship.

Can the failing reality show be saved with a new twist--an older, bit more desperate bachelorette? A not quite so picky bachelorette, even if she is there by force? Bachelors are professional men, older; it goes without saying, and hopefully willing to relocate to the home of the interior design maven. There are no roller blading dates. Dates are at trade shows so the interior designer can not only keep working, but the men get a true feeling for what they may be in for.

One of the bachelors is a disgruntled employee of the bachelorette—so out of sight in her empire, she doesn’t even recognize him. This is his chance to get back at her for all her demanding ways—but what if he starts falling for her?

And the producer is cheering for one mystery author—maybe because she has taken a liking to him …

Dating is always difficult, but the older one gets the rougher the whole dating machine becomes, with or without the help of reality T V.

From a gorgeous Edwardian Mansion, being made over for the Junior League, to sunny California and the Bachelorette Mansion.

Welcome to Make Me Over


Please visit MY BOOKS section of this site for complete list and description of all my books. Jacqueline

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Greater Expectations, four women, all very different with one thing in common, they are lonely.  Have you ever wondered just what lies in those dating agency files ? Of course you have, all those TV and written ads make it sound as if everything under the sun and more is there...Well, maybe it is time I expose Dating Agencies and give you my take on them. 

Introducing Greater Expectations Trish's Story, Book One.

Welcome to Greater Expectations, book one, Trish’s Story

Is Mr. Right hiding in an ultra expensive dating agency? Or is that agency no more than a scam? Created by two men to rake in money, not to mention their own ‘dates’.

Introducing four not so young women who hate the word desperate, are a little more comfortable with the word lonely, and not affluent enough to join an agency—which really sounds like more of an insult anyway.

But the persuasive daily ads win them over and they decide to pool their savings, join as a composite, and divvy up the men.

Ironically Trish leaves her corporate human resources career and takes a job matching up clients at said dating agency. Though once she begins she realizes first, she has to have the agency over-hauled, from tacky furniture and messy files. One of the owners is more than happy to leave Trish to it and sneak out to the golf course. And Trish just starts treating the agency as though it is her own business.

Even with access now to the inner files, no one really appeals to Trish until one man puts a hit on her file … and her interest is piqued. She ignores her guide book: ‘How to Meet Your Soul Mate in 6 Months’ and has a whirlwind weekend date. Because Trish thinks it is just possible she has met her soul mate.

But Monday, back at work, who walks in, shocked at the changes, but the vacationing other owner … And Trish’s new soul mate!

How can he work with the woman who has finally melted his playboy heart? And how could she be running his business so much better than he and his partner had been?

Maybe he can’t work with her, but can he live without her?

And when he discovers her secret success to pairing clients, he goes off the deep end.

But by the time he gives her methods a second glance, Trish is gone.

Part dating manual for the forty and over crowd. Part humor and part poignant—all rolled into four women who decide one by one to change their lives, all while exposing dating agencies from the inside.

Welcome to Greater Expectations and join me as we get Trish’s pals squared away …

I am sure you will fall in love with all four of my leading ladies. If you would like an autographed copy, please contact me at 309-370-4507 or email me at 14.99 plus postage. Also available on Amazon.

Now let's take a look at Maggie's Story...

 Sweet reading,

Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild

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Greater Expectations Maggie's Story, book two

Any of you who know me know I am a dog (and cat) lover. I cannot resist a furry friend, from the look in their eyes be it love, demands for more table food, or just a sarcastic little sneer, I  truly love animals. Piepie my sweet little Peke is asleep next to me in a basket of  soft sweaters...

This is a story about animals, about a vet (as any one will with a vet will attest to theirs is the best...)  and a woman who has liven selfishly and alone.

Welcome to Greater Expectations Book Two-Maggie’s Story.

Maggie is forced to face the depressing reality that one of her pals is married … something she was sure would never happen. And now there are three … And the reception is over before she can pull out of her bad mood.

Even with access to the Greater Expectations coveted files, buttoned up accountant Maggie tends to pick carbon copies of herself. Yet the very messy vet Dr. Bob remembers how Maggie helped him with Honey Crisp’s puppies and decides if she had a puppy, well, he’d get to see her.

Can opposites really attract … and stay together? And can a semi mean girl with a chip on her shoulder ever mellow out … or change? Join me as Maggie learns some of life’s very simple lessons and also learns life can be messy …

In the mean time Maggie’s pal Pandora has not met true love, just a very good friend, same for the very glamorous Jillian. And both Pan and Jillian melt down when their ‘friends’ find their soul mates. And once again Pandora and Jillian’s lives revert to lonely singles.

Will Greater Expectations dating agency come through for Maggie, Pandora or Jillian? Part 2 in the Greater Expectations series where the myths of dating agencies are exposed and love has its own way of working things out.

Personalized copies available from me 14.99 plus postage. Just call me at 309-370-4507 or email me at


Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild

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Greater Expectations Pandora's Story, book three

I  love to bake, well, especially cookies. This is a story for all the cookie bakers and eaters out there. Funny, as I type I am eating a warm Chocolate Chunker..


I ran my tea room Her Majesty's English  Tea Room for 21 years and loved every  minute of it...but there was always a  tiny corner of my  heart that wanted to run a diner. Yes, true. I love diner food and all the nostalgia they conjure up. And though I love dainty tea time fare, I also love a serious roast beef sandwich  on home made artisan bread, dripping with horseradish sauce...and maybe a side of hand cut fries while I am at it. 

This is the story of a cookie baker and a diner owner, simple as that. Though of course there are complications. Life is complicated, no matter what we do  to try and keep it simple. Enjoy Pandora's story with a warm cookie and  a glass of cold milk...

Greater Expectations, Book Three, Pandora’s Story

Shy and down to earth Pandora hasn’t had much luck in the files of Greater Expectations.


Besides she would rather be home baking the perfect cookie than dressed up and eating some ho hum dinner with some ho hum dating agency member. Still, she is lonely and maybe just a tad lonelier now that Trish and Maggie have found their soul mates.

And she knows Mr. Even Average will never walk into the sub basement of Caterpillar International to the kitchens where, engulfed in her uniform she bakes. No, if he wandered in, he would never notice her. Yet her spare time is spent baking, not hunting …

As Pandora drives to the library Christmas party, her car loaded with delicate cookies, she jams on the breaks, all thoughts of her delicate creations breaking fly from her head. There on the ice is Santa Claus! Did she hit him or simply stop in time from running him over … and killing him further?

Santa Claus/Dink is in traction in the hospital and has asked his pal Jingles to take over his roadside diner and keep it running. Jingles assembles the A team, and they not only take over, but start streamlining the burger joint. And Pandora is asked to bake cookies.

A far cry from her job in the kitchens of Caterpillar Internationals, Pan is in her glory. Boldly she bakes and shyly mingles with the diners.


But when Dink finally returns he finds his dream cookies and the mystery woman who makes them, right there in his restaurant. And sparks fly.

But what happens when Dink’s Xwife and supposed daughter appear demanding money? Is Pandora’s fantasy going to burn? And will she be forced to return to her job of drudgery?

The quietest and most down to earth of the pals who all chipped in to join Greater Expectations, Pan has already seen her pal Corky find true love while two of her friends have found their soul mates.


Can she possibly have it all? Dream job and the man of her dreams? And will she have to step up her timid personality to reach out and fight for what she wants?

I am quite sure you will enjoy following Pandora  and her adventures.  If you would like an autographed copy please get in touch with me. My phone number is 309-370-4507 or email me at 14.99 plus postage. Also available  on Amazon.

From cookies to glamour, it is time for you to read the rest of Jillian's story, in book four.


Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild

Greater Expectations Jillian's Story, book four

People often ask me if I have a favorite story that I have written. Well,  that would be like asking me which was or is my favorite pet. I always say  my current one. Right now I am working on a new story  and yes it is my favorite. And will you like it? I feel certain you will.  That said, Jillian's Story is possibly my favorite, despite what I just said. It is poignant, tender and a bit daring in its own quiet way. I believe you will fall in love with Jillian as you continue to read her story. And I believe you will cheer for her happy ending which she really wants.

In brief:

Welcome to Greater Expectations, Book Four: Jillian’s Story:

Former model turned photographer, Jillian, tries desperately to recapture her youth, only to find she is taken as a fluffy woman … by the first man, Sheppard, who she has an interest in


Sheppard Maximillion is a former Barbour UK clothing model, Range Rover model, and Ralph Lauren’s poster child.


But he gives it all up to run Nature Magazine in the country. A magazine he inherits from his grandfather. So he leaves the glamorous world behind and moves to the country, to start his new career.

Jillian becomes the photographer for Greater Expectations dating agency but finds she actually enjoys photographing the great outdoors far more than doing people’s portraits.


A series of photographs of an architect friend’s newest project lands her a gallery showing in NYC, introducing her to the dashing gallery owner George Symogy.

Jillian’s gallery opening, and George, sweeps her off her feet only to find his attentions are turned to his next gallery star… despite his pleas of love to her.


And yet Jillian’s heart is torn between Sheppard and George. Does she love the attention of being a star again? Does she want to share George’s attention with his newest star? Or does she want Sheppard to know the real her and care for her?

A bit of country and glam mixed together. I know Jillian will become a favorite story of

yours too. If you would like a personalized copy, please reach out to me at telephone 309-370-4507  or email me at 14.99 plus postage. Also available on Amazon.

To all dating agencies out there, possibly you are the key, or at least the motivation  to think outside the box. Who knows what is waiting for you? 

Best regards,

Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild

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Princess Merchandise for Sale please see the following pictures for specifics.


Princess Albums. Hand painted, acid free and non pvc, expertly antique gilded  spines. Holds 100 4x6 photographs.

Regular price 34.99. Sale offering 24.99 plus postage. Colors: Hinter Green, Oxblood Red, Antique Black. You choose or let me choose. Size 5 1/2 by 6 3/4. Time to get your photos out of your phone and into a lovely keepsake album. So beautiful they make a stunning addition to any bookshelf or room. Contact me or to purchase. 


Castle Cupcake Holders. Make your cupcakes Princess worthy. 8 finely detailed cardboard 3D castles ( complete with princess and knight) hold your cupcake in Royal style. 24 cupcake cases included. Small flag for personalizing. All gift boxed.  Sale price offering of 14.99  plus postage. The perfect trim for your next tea, or take home favors for  your next party. 

Contact me to purchase.


Princess Kate and Prince William commemorative bone china tea pot. Why not brew your next pot of tea in a Royal Victorian tea pot celebrating the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William to Catherine Middleton, Westminster Abbey 29th April 2011. 

Delight in the exquisite photo of the couple on this gold trimmed bone china tea pot. Sale price offering of 59.99 plus postage. Enjoy a little bit of Royalty with every pour of tea. Supplies are limited. Please contact me at to purchase.

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Prince William and Catherine Middleton Commemorative bone china mug. Beautifully detailed picture of Princess Kate on one side and Prince William on the other, depending on your mood. With commemorative information also printed. A delightful floral and bow border  outlines the top of the mug and a scroll and dot border details the bottom. Just one more lovely way to feel like Royalty when you sip your tea. Sale price offering at 19.99 plus postage. Supplies are limited. Please see below for additional pictures.  Contact me to purchase.

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 Depending on your mood, which side of your cup you choose to sip from...

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As the faerie tale continues, how endearing to remember the wedding of our future king and the beloved Princess Kate. 


Simply called The Kiss, I am pleased to offer another bone china commemorative cup from the Royal Wedding. Sale price offering at 19.99 plus postage. Please contact me for this gorgeous keep sake. But don't feel you need to tuck it away. Use it every day for your tea to relive their special day. Supplies are limited. Contact me to purchase. 

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 This stunning monogram is the back side to The Kiss mug above. Contact me to purchase. 

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To commemorate the birth of HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, 2nd May, 2015. Every child born is Royal to someone, but little Princess Charlotte is special to all of us.  Enjoy this bone china commemorative mug and as the romance of the Royal couple continues. Sale offering price of 19.99 plus postage. Supplies are limited. Please contact me at to purchase.

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This is lovely text is on the back side of the royal birth mug. Please contact me to purchase.


 Vintage Princess Hand Mirror. Perhaps you really just want to see yourself as a Princess. Easy. This lovely Princess Mirror is what you need. As you gaze into it the word Princess and the crown will appear above your head. Not only fun to use, stunning to have sitting in your powder room or on your vanity. 

Slight wear on the back see next photo. One only. Sale price offering 69.99 plus postage. Contact me at to purchase. Cheers, Jacqueline


Princess Pin. There are days you just might like to announce to the world you are the Princess. This stunning pin says just that. 5 1/2 inches from top crystal to bottom ribbon and 3  1/2 inches wide. Let the world know you are in fact the Princess. Great on anything but especially a jacket or coat. Make a statement and clip it on the handle of your tote or purse. Also a gift for that special Princess or when a friend needs a Princess day. Say it like you mean it and then tell the world. Princess Pin sale price offering at 29.99 plus postage. Supplies are limited. Contact me to order.


Silver Crown Charm. Perhaps you want to make a statement a little quieter yet still feel like Royalty. My silver crown charm might just be the answer. Sale price offering at 9.99 plus postage, this diminutive charm 3/4 inch wide and 3/4 inch high can be looped on a necklace, thin strip of ribbon, or a bracelet.  Makes a great tie on for that special gift. Let the person receiving your gift know how special their gift is before they even open it with a little silver crown tied to the ribbon. To order please contact me

Want to make a bit more of a statement? Cluster several together.  


One is good, more, well naturally more is always a little bit better. Think like a Royal and have several. Keep a few on hand for precious gifts. Contact me for quantity discount. Cheers, Jacqueline


Princess handbag. 6 inches by 8 1/2 inches, this canvas handbag with leather shoulder strap and zip closing tells the world you have been trained. You have been to the Queen Mum's School for Princesses. Need I say more? You know it all at this stage, or all you need to know to get by as a Princess. Great accent piece to keep, hang on the wall or give to a fellow princess. As always with my items, stock is limited. Sale price offered at 19.99 plus postage. Contact me at to order.


William and Kate paper dolls. Too tired today to get  your Princess on but still need a little bit of Royalty? Why not play with Princess Kate and Prince William paper dolls? The detail is amazing and you while away the afternoon sipping tea and remembering the days of playing with cutouts.  Sale price offering 9.99 plus postage. Contact me


I thought you would enjoy one of the detailed pages from the Kate and William Paper Dolls book. Contact me to order. Cheers, Jacqueline


I'm the Princess Tiara. Easy to wear and gets the message out there. You are the Princess. Have some fun and wear it on your next cruise. Or just to perk up the day while you are swishing the feather duster around your castle. The perfect gift for all the princesses in your life. Sale price offered at 29.99 plus postage. Contact me to order. 


Crystal Tiara. When wouldn't you wear it? Exquisite crystal tiara that is bigger than the Princess tiara but possibly a little more subtle. I mean, you don't have to tell them you are a Princess, simply wear the tiara and let them wonder what your actual station is. Shock the neighbors, wear it out in the garden. Wear it to dinner and get special treatment from your wait person and for sure, take it on your cruise...just to let them know who you are. 

Crystal tiara, sale priced offered at 59.99 plus postage. Limited supply. Contact me to order.


Today It's All About Me magnetic pin. Maybe you woke up feeling special but not quite in your Princess mode. Well, it is still all about you. Put this pin on and live what you feel on the inside. Perfect gift for someone's special day, or just to let someone know they are special today. 

Sale price offering at 29.99 plus postage.  Limited supply. Contact me to let the world know it is all about you today.

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