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Luxury Ice Cream Dream in Paris

There is a luxury version of almost everything. You have your typical boulangerie pastries sold for a euro or two and handed to you in a paper bag, and then you have star chef’s incredible creations served in fancy dining rooms on china. You have a box of eclairs sold in the frozen section of the grocery store, and then… Read more →

Breakfast at Ladurée

Forget Breakfast at Tiffanys.. We do Breakfast at Ladurée! (And it’s not just devouring a croissant while we gaze in the window). Oh no, we go in, take a seat and order! One of my favorite places to go for a sweet treat is of course the one and only French macaron mecca : Ladurée. My gal pal Paula and… Read more →

Le Cadeau Français – Gift Boxes for Paris Lovers!

Every day as I arrive to work I pass down a small street in the 8th arrondissement in central Paris and I pass by little restaurants and shops and offices. And it’s also where I discovered a new Parisian product that appeals so much to me I felt it absolutely necessary to share it with my readers on the blog… Read more →

Provence in Paris! 🌴 Restaurant Le Sud

I was a couple months too late for the grand opening that I completely zapped on, but I felt a visit to this darling establishment was a must during my vacation time off work! My friend Paula and I went for dessert with Bébé Chéri on a recent sunny Summer afternoon in Paris. We felt we had found the perfect… Read more →

Bistrot Gabrielle, Paris 17.

Article by Melissa Ladd In my never ending search for the perfect Paris café, I have come accross a corner on rue Jouffroy d’Abbans and avenue Villiers that has the most wonderful exposition to the afternoon and evening sun. Sadly the cafés that succeeded each other here never really inspired me… until now. The latest café is a cozy très industrial-chic meets scandi-style… Read more →

La Récolte : Organic Boutique in Paris

Article by Melissa Ladd When I write the word « boutique » it is on purpose, because La Récolte is not just an organic grocer ordinaire, it is a darling boutique with all the charm and service you would hope to find in an establishment with such a title. La récolte is an almost all organic store (either organic or wild heirloom… Read more →

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Romantic Weekend in Paris at Hotel Le Parisis

Article by Melissa Ladd Our first weekend without Bébé Chéri, (whom his grand parents were thrilled to take care of overnight) was planned with cozy Paris romance in mind. In order to not be tempted by laundry and housework, we decided to take up on an offer of the Hotel Le Parisis to test out their refined establishment imagined by… Read more →

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