March 2010 Desktop Calendar

March 2010 Desktop Calendar

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

Our calendar for March is a picture that represents the old marble mortar my grandmother found at the bottom of her garden in Marseille in 1937, and one of the venerable cookbooks she entrusted me with; this particular one is called Mes Recettes pour votre ménage. I hope this photo reminds you of heirlooms of your own.

Instructions to get your calendar are below.

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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!

[Note: Readers of this blog live all around the globe, and I am unable to provide localized versions of the desktop calendar at this point. This is why I’ve opted for the international standard, by which a large majority of countries abide, and which states that Monday is the first day of the week.]

Things Clotilde Loves

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  • http://noblenourishment.wordpress.com/ Catherine

    Thanks again! :)

  • Helene

    Beauty, Clotilde!

  • http://willowbirdbaking.wordpress.com Julie @ Willow Bird Baking

    Lovely! Thank you!

  • http://www.zomppa.com Belinda @zomppa

    Your calendars are always soooooo gorgeous – thank you!

  • http://www.nemcsakkenyer.blogspot.com Eszter

    Thank you very much, this is so inspiring and more than beautiful!

  • http://smithbites.com SMITH BITES

    Greetings from Central Indiana Clotilde! I just want to let you know how much I enjoy reading your blog and that receiving these beautiful desktop calendars is one of the highlights of each month – they make me smile each day!

  • Erin

    This is one of my favorites!

  • Alix

    What a gorgeous photo! Any idea re: the age or provenance of the mortar?

  • Sophie

    How beautiful! Thank you so much!

  • Mad monqui

    Cute and nice! Thanks.

  • http://volevofarelochef.wordpress.com/english-version/ Alelunetta

    Beautiful photo! Bella! I really like the old cookbook. Grazie

  • http://www.palatetopen.com Jenious

    These are such splendid treasures. Thanks for sharing with us.

  • Darice

    I, too, have one of my grandmother’s treasured cookbooks–she married around 1915, so it’s of that era–and her bread bowl. I will enjoy March. Thanks!

  • Kathy

    Love this photo…I will love looking at it all month long! Thank You!

  • Teri Angcos

    I look forward to the 1st of the month and my new Chocolate and Zucchini desktop calendar! Love all the photos and thoughts behind why the photos are chosen.

  • Jennifer

    Merci Clotilde!! I always look forward to your desktop calendars. :)

  • http://www.kitchentravels.com Dawn (KitchenTravels)

    Sadly, my office’s security system does not allow us to download custom desktops. But, this is a beautiful photo!

    Even more sadly, I have almost nothing of my grandparents’. :( Isn’t that just terrible? At least I have my memories. :)

  • http://www.thatveganblog.com Danielle

    Just had to stop by to let you know how much I’ve been enjoying March’s photo! I think that it’s my favorite yet… and I love the special story that is associated with the objects pictured. Merci bien!

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