Suzette says, "Let them eat crêpes".
FYI...Rhymes with steps, not drapes.
Manger des crêpes à la chandeleur apporte un an de bonheur.
"Eating crêpes the day of la Chandeleur will bring
a year of happiness"
One thing I do know for sure is the French love
a party and another is fast approaching.
February 2 is "Chandeleur Day".
Also referred to as "Fête de la Lumière", Crêpe Day,
and the Catholic holiday of "Candlemas".
Another one of those pagan winter solstice celebrations
with similarities to our Groundhog Day.
À la Chandeleur, l'hiver cesse ou reprend vigueur
On Candlemas, winter ends or strengthens.
French tradition is to also do a bit of fortune telling.
It is customary to hold a gold coin in one hand
while flipping the crêpe in the pan with the other.
If the crêpe lands in the center of the pan, good
So, in celebration of crêpes, more photos from
my store. I'm beginning to notice a pattern here
of Food & Fashion. Can you tell I like to eat?
old ledger book at market that had beautiful examples of
calligraphy on onion skin paper. I applied them to the wall
with joint compound and dry brushed over it. It actually
turned out pretty good.