March 2009 Desktop Calendar

March '09 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2009, I will be offering C&Z readers a new desktop calendar, i.e. a wallpaper to apply on the desktop of your computer, with a food-related picture and a calendar of the current month.

Our desktop calendar for March is a picture of a chalkboard propped up in the window of a restaurant to advertise the lunch deal. (If you don’t read food French, it says, “noon set menu: starter-main course or main course-dessert + coffee”).

Instructions to get your calendar are below!

Here’s how it works:

1- This link will open a new window (or tab) displaying the right wallpaper image for your screen.

2- Right-click (or ctrl-click for some Mac users) on the image, and chose the option that says, “Set as Desktop Background”, “Use as Desktop Picture,” or something to that effect — the exact wording will depend on the browser you use.

3- If the image does not fit your desktop background neatly, you may have to go to your preference screen (on a Mac: System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver > Desktop; on Windows: Control Panel > Display > Desktop) and choose “Fit to screen” as the display mode of your background image.

4- Enjoy, and see you in April for the next calendar!

  • Harlan

    That’s great! Thank you! Any chance for an American version, with the week starting on Sunday instead of Monday? (Yes, we’re weird over here…)

  • http://chocolateandzucchini.com clotilde

    Harlan – Thank you for your suggestion. I am unable to provide localized variations at this point, which is why I opted for the international standard.

  • Jillian

    Yippee!!! It’s beautiful…. love love love C&Z monthly desktop calendars…. thank you and happy March!!! :D–jillian

  • http://chickenygoodness.blogspot.com Tiffany

    Thank you for this. I can’t tell you how much I enjoy your site.

  • Mrs Redboots

    Thank you, Clotilde! Especially welcome this month, as we are coming to Paris at the end of it to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary (and which nice little resto was this that did a €13 formule de midi?)

  • Erin

    This one is my favorite thus far! I love pictures of the parisian cafe scene. Thank you :)

  • http://edibleventures.blogspot.com Laura

    Thank you! I love these calendars, I look forward to them as each new month approaches. They make my computer look so classy. :)

  • Laura

    Hi Clotilde-

    I LOVE the desktop! Have it up right now. Great idea :-)

    Laura

  • http://www.savannahgourmet.blogspot.com kim

    hi clotide! i LOVE your blog!!! TAG – you’re it! I’m playing a blogging game of tag. If you’d like to play, see the rules on my blog. Thanks!! Kim

  • http://marisblogs.wordpress.com maris

    This is too cute! I’ve already made it my desktop background

  • http://www.unconfidentialcook.com unconfidentialcook

    As my daughter says sometimes: “I just HAVE to go to Paris.” Thank you!

  • http://80breakfasts.blogspot.com joey

    Thank you! I love this!

  • Sophie

    You make the 1st of every month something to look forward to! I love this new one, thanks so much!

  • http://www.merisi.blogspot.com Merisi

    Oh, thank you,
    and the menu looks like a great deal!
    Makes me want to order right now, if only the choices were easier: appetizer or dessert, I can’t decide. ;-)

  • http://cathylwood.wordpress.com Cathy

    Love this! Thanks so much for sharing — and for the inspiration that lasts all month long.

  • http://www.joiedevivreanamateurgourmetsguide.blogspot.com/ Joie de vivre

    Thank you so much Clotilde! I’ve been loving your calendar series and love seeing your great pics on my desktop every day!

  • maria

    yay!! i’ve been looking forward to updating my background – looovvved february’s background (i think it helped me remember to eat breakfast), but this helps me escape my desk!

  • http://design-smith.blogspot.com/ A-girl

    This is the first C&Z desktop calendar I will use because I just don’t think I would get any work done with your mouthwatering beautiful creations staring back at me. Thanks Clotilde!

  • http://www.ruerice.blogspot.com Peggy Rice

    Thanks so much. I live and Paris and I love your blog and the wonderful desktops. Your blog makes me get out and try new things!!! My neighbor made me eggs in gel, loved it!

  • http://umamigirl.com Carolyn

    Clotilde, this is a genius idea and a beautiful picture that makes me pine for France!

  • http://thisisjustsweetenough.wordpress.com Nicole (Sweetie Pie)

    How lovely!!

  • http://www.parlene.etsy.com parlene

    I want to know where this bistro is? I am going to Paris in 12 days and would love a meal at this price!

  • http://www.venusinbloom.com Sheryl

    Hello, I love the desktop photo and look forward to seeing what you have each month!

  • http://www.wikaniko-shop.co.uk John

    This is very cool. Makes me think of lunch everytime I see it!

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