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Spring is in the Air

Yesterday was the first official day of Spring and, although it was cold and gray in Paris, seeing these pretty blooms everywhere has me dreaming of warm Spring days to come.

Palais-Royal

The Palais-Royal is one of my favorite places in Paris to stroll through. Beautiful architecture and a lovely garden make it one of my go-to spots in Paris.

Lucca for A Day

As 2015 was coming to an end, I spent it with Mr. B in a city that has come to feel like a second home, Florence. We rang in the New Year with friends, fireworks and a lot of champagne! And now that we know Florence quite well and have toured many of the city’s…

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Le Weekend

I can’t believe we’re nearly already through September, but, rainy days aside, I’m loving the change to cooler days, breaking out sweaters that have been stored away and seeing the beginning of Autumn as the leaves start turning shades or orange, yellow and red. Fashion month kicked off in New York, and since I can’t be…

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Château de Chardonneux

In France, beautiful châteaux dot the countryside and it is not uncommon to find that many French families own their very own charming château. Such is the case with the Mr., whose family has a lovely château near Le Mans, le Château de Chardonneux. I’ve been a few times now and am mesmerized every time…

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Simple Pleasures

One of the best parts about life in Paris enjoying the simple pleasures. A glass of wine on a terrace, the perfect baguette, browsing the marché for a bright bouquet: these simple moments of enjoyment are what make the Parisian lifestyle so special. Too often we let stress and our busy lives get the best…

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Le Weekend

Soon, everyone will be returning to Paris, summer vacations coming to an end. This weekend, I intend to enjoy these last days of empty city streets, so lovely to stroll without the usual crowds. I just finished reading this book and LOVED it. These weird wine pairings are the best. My new favorite tote bag…

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