Today I Wish . . .

me climbing the staircase in Laduree at the Champs Elysees
Here is your sneak peak into the bathroom at Laduree…. HA!
Today I am wishing I was here!  It is utter craziness at my house.  Seriously, there are 8 cars at my house that do not belong to me.  Painters, construction, appliance repair, and cleaning people.  I am very happy that all of this is getting done but I’m dreaming of quieter days.
Anyways, I thought having a nice cup of tea and some gorgeous macaroons at Laduree sounded like a good idea!  I had the chance to visit Laduree last fall.  And I have to admit I didn’t even know what it was.  All I know is that I fell head over heels when I walked inside.  When I returned I found out how famous Laduree is.  Thankfully, I brought some very pretty boxes home with me and I’ve been dreaming about going back ever since.  And today seems like it would be a perfect day (well at least I can dream about it).  So let’s all meet for tea & macaroons this afternoon!
Funny thing is, I was picking out this top image and then headed over to Absolutely Beautiful Things , for my daily fix, and Anna had posted this exact picture with some lovely decorated rooms that resemble Laduree.  I guess it must just truly be a Laduree day!
PS- for some gorgeous Laduree eye candy visit Paris Breakfasts. Carol Gillott paints the most beautiful pictures of Laduree.
{top 4 pictures from laduree.fr}

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  • Fifi Flowers
    Commented on July 1st, 2008 at 4:47pm

    When I went to Paris… I didn’t know anything about Laudree… I wish I did! :(
    I would love to sit and have tea, eat those yummies and chat!
    Next time… I will go there… add that to new years resolution!

    Fifi
    http://fififlowersdecor.blogspot.com/2008/06/sweet-delights.html

  • annechovie
    Commented on July 1st, 2008 at 10:53pm

    I want to go to Laduree also – I’ve missed it when I’ve been in Paris! Thanks for sharing your photos, Trina. Hope you have a great 4th weekend!

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on July 2nd, 2008 at 11:25am

    Fifi- that is a great resolution!!!! :)

    Anne – hope you have a great 4th too!!!!

  • A-M
    Commented on July 2nd, 2008 at 3:36pm

    Oh it looks divine! I’m a day late but I’ll join you for afternoon tea today, after I have met with my builder! A-M xx

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on July 2nd, 2008 at 5:40pm

    A-M, Meet you then! Hope all goes well with your builder!

  • London Calling
    Commented on July 2nd, 2008 at 8:38pm

    Sign me up for the tea party! Those macaroons look too beautiful to eat, but I could be persuaded.

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on July 2nd, 2008 at 9:15pm

    London, It doesn’t take too much persuading, trust me!

  • The Lil Bee
    Commented on July 2nd, 2008 at 11:02pm

    I need to go back to France. I never went to Laduree when I was there, nor had I heard of it. It looks like heaven!!

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on July 3rd, 2008 at 8:43am

    Bee…well now you have something too look forward too and you must go back. Next time I hope to go to the one in the picture..it’s so pretty.
    XX

  • Things That Inspire
    Commented on July 10th, 2008 at 9:01pm

    I was in Paris a few weeks ago, but tasted my first Laduree macaroon in London. I am addicted to the salted caramel flavor….

  • breathing in the dreaming world
    Commented on July 11th, 2008 at 4:17pm

    I love this place!
    So glad I found your blog, it’s lovely.
    xx

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on July 11th, 2008 at 5:17pm

    Thanks, breathing in the dreaming world, it’s so nice to have you stop by!
    Trina xx

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