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Hello 2018! Can you believe we’re already a month into the new year?! My last post came just before Thanksgiving, and shortly after began the usual stream of holiday festivities: tree decorating, cookie baking, parties and champagne. We remained in Paris for Christmas and New Year’s celebrations this year, but spent a lovely five day holiday in Bilbao in between….

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Paris Perfect

The holiday season has arrived and this is my favorite time of the year, especially in Paris. The city is looking prettier than ever with festive decorations lighting up the streets and shop windows. It’s such a beautiful time to be in Paris and experience the magic of the city. It also means that my calendar is starting to fill…

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Paris Walk: The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, the most iconic symbol of Paris and its most famous landmark. Millions of travelers visit Paris to see the Iron Lady. Even now, after six years of living in Paris and a decade after my very first visit, I still find the sight of the Eiffel Tower completely enchanting. And every time I see her sparkling in…

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Dior, Baby

The perfect little black bag. I picked up this Dior beauty while we were in Florence over the summer and Could.Not.Be.Happier. The Diorama “wallet on chain,” so named because of it’s petite size, is exactly what I’ve been looking for in an evening bag. Better yet, it can easily go from day to night if you only need to carry…

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Paris Walk: Place Dauphine

One of my favorite ways to discover a new city is always by strolling the streets. With no destination in mind, wandering a city can often lead to unexpected locations and hidden gems you might not otherwise uncover. Place Dauphine has long been a favorite Paris location of mine, but it’s easy to miss if you don’t know it’s there….

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At the Plaza Athénée

When you step into the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, it’s like magic. Surrounded by stunning floral arrangements and glittering chandeliers, you can’t help but fall in love with the most beautiful hotel in Paris! I’ve had several opportunities to shoot at the Plaza and couldn’t ask for a dreamier backdrop for photos. When planning my shoot with Sacrebleu Paris (a concierge…

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My Paris Story: Moving to Paris, Part I

I’ve received a lot of questions about how and why I made the move to Paris, so I thought it was about time to put it in writing. As an American, I face challenges that EU residents do not have to deal with as far as immigration, so I hope that reading about my experience will help give some of…

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