- 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.
Last year, I was truly unhealthy in mind and body. It was a rough, emotional period, and I lacked the motivation to eat well and live well. I stopped caring about certain activities that used to matter. I stopped writing … Continue reading
I’m beginning to understand why life and art imitate one another. I never saw the connection between my life and my writing until this year. How easily my writing is affected by my mood, my changing perspectives, and my relationships. … Continue reading
During this time, I found pockets of inspirational moments that gently led me back to my creativity — writing and cooking in the kitchen. The insightful webinar on Comics and Composition led by G.B. Tran, graphic artist for Vietnamerica. Shopping … Continue reading
April has been full of surprises and new beginnings. J started his new job, which is now on the same campus where I work. Ever since we have been in graduate school and up to the day he started working … Continue reading