- Welcome to The Lipstick Cafe, where inspiration meets food and play. My name is Pauline and I love to write, eat, and travel. This is where I share my stories, lessons from the kitchen, city discoveries, and creative projects. Get cozy, grab a coffee, and enjoy! Read More.
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“Go out and walk. That is the glory of life.” – Maria Kalman via Brainpickings It was the first time on vacation that I packed my sneakers for the purpose of running. It was summer in the Pacific Northwest, and … Continue reading
Last July, my husband and I spent over 2 weeks traveling throughout the Pacific Northwest. We hopped from Portland to Seattle to Vancouver and back to Seattle again. One of my favorite spots was a cafe called Small Victory in … Continue reading
It’s been a struggle for me to find my way back to a healthy diet and gym routine. S-T-R-U-G-G-L-E. Here’s the problem with some habits. Once you STOP a habit, it’s HARDER to get back into it. In Gretchen Rubin’s … Continue reading
Prologue: Delancey Last December, I read Delancey by Molly Wizenberg, a sweet and funny memoir about opening a pizza place with her husband Brandon. Molly, who writes the blog Orangette, portrays the unglamorous side and stress of owning a restaurant. It’s … Continue reading