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"In A Cookie Cutter World Be A Macaron..." | Queen Quin
The Blair Waldorfs of the World… I am secretly (not so secret actually) obsessed with Gossip Girl and the Blair Waldorfs of the world. Her drive, ambition, and determination to get things done (whether good or bad) always inspired me. I sat watching a scene of her eating a huge box of macarons and thought to myself, “I have to be like Blair, I have to eat macarons too”. In my eyes, those sweet little cookie things represented a person who was poised, sophisticated, and accomplished. I wanted to be those things. I wanted to be Blair Waldorf, so I told myself first chance I get I have to have a macaron. The funniest thing about all of this is that, at the time, I had no idea where to get one and wouldn’t end up having my first macaron until the age of 25. I was in high school when gossip girl consumed my life. My First Time… The first time I laid eyes on one, I couldn’t believe it. Here they were, right in front of me. I remember buying a small box of six and carrying them home as delicately as these NYC streets would allow. I...