Month: August 2017

The Nightly Sketch: Fashion Editions

The Nightly Sketch: Fashion Editions

Some more old photos from my Nightly Sketch series. This edition based on vintage fashion photos I found on the Internets. 2016. Tombow Dual brush markers and Sakura Micron pens.

The Nightly Sketch: Philadelphia Editions

The Nightly Sketch: Philadelphia Editions

Another post of old drawings (from 2016, in Philly), based on photos I’d taken around the city.  

Paris Picks: Restaurants (Partie II)

Paris Picks: Restaurants (Partie II)

A continuation of the previous post on my favorite Parisian restaurants (the best pho, a michelin starred wonderland, a lovely north african deli/caterer, among others), today’s edition contains a monument historique, mouthwatering falafel, CRÊPES (because even this girl, obsessed with all types of Asian food, can’t […]

Paris Picks: Restaurants (Partie I)

Paris Picks: Restaurants (Partie I)

“Paris restaurants, Our last summer… Morning croissaaaaaaaaaaaants~” ABBA/Mamma Mia pretty much encapsulates my nostalgia for Paris, and also coincidentally gives me a perfect intro to today’s post: Paris Restaurants! For those of you who’ve stuck around this blog for a little while, you know that […]

Sundays are for Baking: Scones with Walnuts, Cranberries and Oranges!

Sundays are for Baking: Scones with Walnuts, Cranberries and Oranges!

Last week, my mom wanted to make a loaf of cranberry-walnut-candied orange bread with our bread machine. Unfortunately for her, I was practicing my violin at the time and apparently drowned out the little noise the device makes when it’s time to toss in the fillings… I […]

Sundays are for Baking: Checkerboard Cookies!

Sundays are for Baking: Checkerboard Cookies!

Technically, we baked these Saturday, but I wanted to make “Sundays are for Baking” into a series, so…there’s that. The main point is that we most certainly did bake checkerboard cookies, and they turned out wonderfully! 🙂 I always had this idea that checkerboard cookies […]

Paris Picks: Chocolate and Candy

Paris Picks: Chocolate and Candy

I may be in my mid 20s, but when it comes to chocolate and candy, I might as well be 5. I LOVE CHOCOLATE. I LOVE CANDY. And no one can take that away from me. Paris is a wonderful, dangerous place for a choco/candy-holic. […]

Paris Picks: Museums (Partie I)

Paris Picks: Museums (Partie I)

Bonjour! Today, I’m starting the “Paris Picks” series where I focus on one theme and write about my favorites.  I’m starting it off by sharing my two cents about Paris museums (musées, en français). Though I haven’t stepped foot in the City of Lights for about three […]

French Memories: My Go-to Pasta Recipe

French Memories: My Go-to Pasta Recipe

For any who are new to this blog (and moi), you should know that I’m a Francophile with a capital F. It can be tracked down to (blamed on) numerous sources, including my mother and her French chanson CDs, my high school French classes (merci, […]

Fluffy Weekend Pancakes

Fluffy Weekend Pancakes

This past Saturday, le bf + I made pancakes for lunch. I’m someone who doesn’t like breakfast food very much, so he was skeptical that I wanted to make them (and for lunch). What can I say? A whim! I found this recipe on Google, […]