- 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.
“Waking up this morning I smile knowing there are 24 brand new hours before me. I vow to live fully in each moment, and look at beings with eyes of compassion.” – Thich Nhat Hanh via zenhabits “I’m not … Continue reading
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