Baby it’s [still] cold outside…..

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/winter.html#br2wPZf2IGuSBgwX.99 Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/winter.html#br2wPZf2IGuSBgwX.99 Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.   ~Victor Hugo   Dear Friends, You all know that I love to paint en plein air.  But when the weather is cold and I haven’t painted outdoors for … Read more

Sweet Nothings

Dear Friends and Family, It used to be difficult, if not impossible, to find good old-fashioned American style cupcakes in Paris.  Not anymore.  Now there are cupcake stores, cookie stores and hamburgers springing up all over.  But the best cupcake store in Paris is still Sugar Daze, in Pigalle, just up the street from our house.  The best (and the most beautiful) cupcakes in town. I bought these cupcakes for Valentine’s Day last week, … Read more