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The Real Housewives of New York City fan favorite Dorinda Medley takes us inside her roller-coaster life and iconic Blue Stone Manor to share how we, too, can Make It Nice.

Throughout her life, Dorinda Medley has always strived to “make it nice” regardless of the circumstances. In her incredibly candid memoir, the real housewife of New York City opens the doors of Blue Stone Manor, her Berkshires sanctuary, welcoming fans into her beloved home. In her first-ever written life story, Dorinda clips away all pretense and noise to unveil the not-so-glamorous bumps in the road that have marked her colorful journey toward becoming the person fans, colleagues, and friends know and love today. This is a vulnerable and emotional account of love, motherhood, loss, and the not-entirely-planned adventure from her modest beginnings in the Berkshires to her personal, social, and professional ascent—told in her trademark manner.

Chronicling the life of the reality television star, Make It Nice also features life lessons for those who may experience similar challenges, as well as the celebrated hostess’s invaluable entertaining tips, all presented with the humor and wit that have “oh-so-well made” Dorinda Medley a most compelling compilation.

Dorinda Medley is a TV personality, entrepreneur, entertainer, philanthropist, and mother. You may know her from The Real Housewives of New York City, but she is best known for Making It Nice! She has always taken great pleasure in entertaining and decorating for the holidays and other special occasions at her home in the Berkshires, Blue Stone Manor. She enjoys theater, art, travel, fashion, cooking, decorating, and the company of her friends and family—especially her daughter, Hannah Lynch.