Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Let's Pretend...




Champagne,watercolor 5.5" x 7.5

Did you know you can buy your Champagne at a patisserie?
Laduree Yup, it's true.
Laduree While we're at it why not dream a little...shall we pick up a few CHATEAU BLANC macarons?
Bien sur a piece montee de macarons.
Laduree Some jam for the morning after...ahem A touch of perfume CHATEAU BLANC certainment.A few romantic perfumed bougies/candles...Laduree I'll take these. Who cares what's inside. These too.
Laduree Just wrap up the whole CHATEAU BLANC window.
Put everything in this petit bag/sac...
LadureeAu revoir from CHATEAU BLANC et BONNE ANNEE!

25 comments:

  1. Love the champagne glasses and ribbons, Carol. I didn't know they sold some of those things, too. It's a beautiful sunny day here today, and a bright blue sky--we've had dreary grays for a few days, so the weather and your lovely post have cheered me up. Happy New Year to you, too!

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  2. Oh Thank you Paris Breakfast! It's a perfect pretend gift. Really, truly, just what I wanted!
    May 2009 find you with a smile upon your face, with a paintbrush in one hand and a pink macron in the other!
    Merci for your creative and luscious blog!
    Happy New Year!
    Cheers!!
    xox
    Constance

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  3. wonderful Painting. Hope you have a fabulous 2009.

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  4. Besides your beautiful watercolors and wonderful photography, your posts (written) are witty and always fun. Thanks for a lovely and charming year.

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  5. mmmm....j'ai soif!

    Bonne année!!
    maralina

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  6. So SPARKLY!

    I'll save this one for New Year's Eve.

    The Happy Painter

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  7. Beautiful watercolor!
    My favorite drink, besides coffee....

    Rick

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  8. Dimitri in Denmark4:05 PM

    Thank you very much for your beautiful Paris Breakfast! I and my wife
    wish you a Happy New Year :-)

    Kind regards,
    Dmitri in Denmark

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  9. Anonymous12:49 PM

    Happy New Year from a Texas regular..

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  10. I admit the 48 hour notice could be a sticking point...but as long as we're dreaming, let's dream that we placed the order 48 hours ago! That packaging! Could it be any better???
    Wishing you a Happy New Year!

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  11. carol, I just want to say merci beaucoup for your inspiration and support of my new blog this past year.

    I wish you and your loved ones, a sparkling 2009, filled with love,
    happiness, joy and good health...!
    Bisous
    xxx
    Une bonne nouvelle année...!
    Happy New Year, my fellow foodie friend.

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  12. Bonne nouvelle annee, mon amie:-) Hope this year is filled with Paris dreams come true. Come on over to my blog and see my puppy dog girl.:-)

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  13. Anonymous2:32 PM

    Whenever I feel a little down, I go to your site and a little bit of Paris peps me up.

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  14. Bonne année Carole!
    peut-être à bientôt for a tea and macaron!!

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  15. oh-my-god I need that perfume! I already cleared a spot on my vanity for it!
    Have a lovely New Year!!
    Lauren

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  16. Bonne année aussi !

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  17. BONNE ANNEE!!! ENJOY 2009! Fifi

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  18. A New Year's resolution - eat macaroons :-)

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  19. ooohhhhh...
    let's pretend
    we are there now................

    :-)


    man


    that felt So Good,
    merci!

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  20. Melanie5:03 PM

    I love reading your blog all the time.
    Merci Carol
    Amites
    Bonne Annee
    Melanie

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  21. Anonymous5:51 PM

    I am deeply desiring a jar of that Rose jelly ...hmmm...I looked, but I guess they don't have mail order....darn...guess it means I need to find my way to Paris...SOOON LOL

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  22. Anonymous6:03 PM

    I stood once on the bridge in the early morning mist, in the arms of a man who's embrace lingers even decades later with fervent effect. He whispered I love you and my soul whispered back, "I am home at last".

    Your column is like a lifeline to the city I adore. I come here often to escape the drudgery of real life and get lost for awhile in the imagery and words bringing me home once again.

    I am bringing my daughter and niece to Paris in October. They are just 24 and I think at the perfect age to be enchanted and appreciative of her magic.

    Thank you for your words and your journeys shared.

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  23. You even make champagne look more elegant. Very nice. Happy New Years to you, dear Carol.
    xoxo

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  24. Anonymous2:00 PM

    Wonderful shots about Our dear Ladurée ! I want all the box !!
    lilidebretagne

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  25. The colors there are like a dream that you are wake for.

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