My Cup Of Tea

yohnna, Paris

Blog : My Cup Of Tea dans Lifestyle

"Le bonheur est fait de petits rien." Mes tasses de thé : découvrir de bonnes adresses, dévaliser Topshop, tenter d’égaler Christophe Michalak en pâtisserie, manger des glaces, aller voir ailleurs comment c'est... Bref goûter aux petits plaisirs, les partager avec vous et prendre un aller simple pour le bonheur.

My Favorite Cooking Blogs

Hi!I remember from a very, very young age my love for baking and cooking. I went to cooking summer camps and tested my recipes with friends and family. I particularly remember a recipe of vanilla and coke jello (gagging now) and I want to publicly... Lire la suite ›

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Being a mother is a bittersweet journey, at least for myself. In one day I can be the sweetest, most understanding and balanced mother; and the next minute I can be a horrible, screaming, eye-rolling mother, too. I can foster independence, yet I... Lire la suite ›

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Book Review: Everything I Never Told You

Rating: ☕️☕️☕️☕️ (4 out of 5 cups of tea) A very well written book about the dynamic of a Chinese-American family during the 1970s. It centers around the death of one of the daughters (I am not spoiling any of it, it’s on the... Lire la suite ›

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Twelve Shopping Tips From An Expert (yours truly)

It is no secret that Fashion (yes, capital letter and all) has been one of my passions since I was a little girl. I remember from a very, very young age noticing different types of fabrics, observing the trends, and even playing to be a fashion... Lire la suite ›

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Council

Today I was part of a Kindergarten Parent Council at my daughter’s school. Truth to be told: I was dreading. It not only meant having my three kids ready by 7:20 am to do three school drop-offs and switch gears to be all Kumbaya and participate in... Lire la suite ›

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15 Books for 2017: Turn Your Intentions into Your Lifestyle

Happy New Year! Cheers to you that are reading this right now, I hope you started off with the right foot and, if not, not to worry, you still have 354 days ahead. Last year, was one of many personal challenges for me. I was ready for it to end. As... Lire la suite ›

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Merry Everything!

Merry Everything!

Happy Sunday! I hope this post finds you all cozied up enjoying a peaceful time with your loved ones. I know I am. It is the first year that I host, and I am very excited. It has been a bittersweet Christmas, though, since my brother and... Lire la suite ›

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Hey!Why am I feeling behind posting my gift guide on December 6th? Because suddenly 2016 is ending and the Holiday parties and celebrations are upon us. That is why.I chose that title for the blog not just because it is a Christmas Carol... Lire la suite ›

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Thank You!

Thank You!

My favorite holiday  is Thanksgiving. I love the meaning, I love it doesn’t involve giving or getting any material gifts, I love how families and friends gather to cook and break the bread to give thanks. Did I mentioned that I... Lire la suite ›

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One Week Later

One Week Later

In Mexico, every six years we have the same dance: three main candidates one worst than the other, full of hidden skeletons in their closets want to be president. A battle of egos. Do they want to change our country? No. Do they think... Lire la suite ›

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Seven Dark Books

Seven Dark Books

Hola!Happy Halloween! After six years of living in Los Angeles Halloween has become a huge tradition in our family. My kids pick their costumes months in advance, and they like to invite their friends over after trick or treating.... Lire la suite ›

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My Drought

My Drought

Hi!It has been a long time! I have been in a drought. It wasn’t the lack of ideas because I have a mood board featuring my favorite summer to fall dresses, a couple of book reviews, and an idea for an article about first days of... Lire la suite ›

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48 Hours in Portland, Maine

48 Hours in Portland, Maine

Hello from a sad three-star hotel at JFK airport after our flight to London was delayed for over fifteen hours. Don’t ask.On a happier note, earlier today we picked up my son Patricio from sleep away camp in Casco, Maine where he... Lire la suite ›

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Protected: The Art of Gifting (and a gift for my readers, too)

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Peach Pie

Peach Pie

Drum roll, please! If you’ve read my bio on Instagram, the last statement is that I make a killer apple pie. I do, I am sorry to brag. It hasn’t happened overnight, though. I’ve been practicing for many, many years. I... Lire la suite ›

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Eight Picture Books Every Adult Should Read

Eight Picture Books Every Adult Should Read

These past few days I have been shaken by everything that has been happening on our planet. Too much violence, too much hatred. To counteract this situation, I chose eight picture books that will inspire you and will make you feel hopeful... Lire la suite ›

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The Beginning Of My Spiritual Journey

The Beginning Of My Spiritual Journey

Ten months ago I embarked on a new journey, a Spiritual one (yes, capital letter and all). I didn’t know where this would lead me; I didn’t know what to expect. The only thing that I knew at that time was that I needed to do... Lire la suite ›

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Up In The Air: Ten Tips For Traveling With Kids

Up In The Air: Ten Tips For Traveling With Kids

Remember those days where your only concern about an upcoming trip was restaurant reservations and how many shoes you were able to pack? You got to the airport with your carry-on, a book, your music, and if this was a just a few years ago,... Lire la suite ›

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Tablescape I: Breakfast With The Girls

Tablescape I: Breakfast With The Girls

Yesterday, I hosted a breakfast for a few friends to say good-bye to my friend Marion who is moving back to Mexico City. Normally, I am an “I want to do it all” kind of host. Potlucks don’t work for me (control freak... Lire la suite ›

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Daddy Issues

Daddy Issues

Let me tell you a funny story that happened last Sunday. On Saturday night, I had some friends over for a little birthday celebration. We had a few drinks, and we stayed up late. The next morning, my daughter Roberta tried to wake me up,... Lire la suite ›

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