Off to France, via Harlem New York

The final cost of the trip
34 plates
24 forks and spoons,
16 butter and steak knives
42 wine, cocktail, Champagne and water glasses
24 white flowers
1 garden bouquet
12 candles
4 sets of white lights
2 Tablecloths and 8 place mats hemmed
1 Backyard weeded
8 Ironed and folded napkins
14 seat cushion
8 place card and menus
5 bottles of Champagne
9 bottles of white and red wine
1 Liter of French Vermouth
Uncountable Black Rose Cocktails
8 servings of:
Burger de Gigot
Quiche aux Fruits de Mer
Soufflé Au Fromage
Soupe á l’Oignon Gratinée
Moules a la Mariniére
Boeuf a la Bourguignonne
Salade de Fraise á la Allicette
Reine de Saba
Café á la Mode
6 dishwasher and 2 laundry loads
A few mental breakdowns
10 mosquito bites
4 hours of sleep
2 hangovers, maybe more
1 empty refrigerator
8 fabulous friends
All worth it…

Paris has gone to the dogs


Music Mix that was a parting gift from My Julia Child inspired dinner

Track 1: On Recoit, On Envoie – Les Parisiennes
Track 2: Laisse Tomber Les Filles – April March
Track 3: Boom – Anjulie
Track 4: Le Soleil – Brigitte Bardot
Track 5: Couleur café – Serge Gainsbourg
Track 6: Lise – Emilie Simon
Track 7: Samba De Mon Coeur Qui Bat – Coralie Clément
Track 8: You Belong To The Sky Now – El Perro Del Mar
Track 9: La Chanson de Satie – Arthur H & Feist
Track 10: Love No (The Teenagers cover) – Soko
Track 11: Les Femmes (SIRIUSMO rmx) – Yelle
Track 12: Les Champs Elysees – Stephane Pompougnac