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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 →

Hotel Edouard 7 lobby

Hotel Edouard 7 Puts the Chic in « Boutique Hotel »

Article by Melissa Ladd We were invited to discover one of the most charming hotels on the Right Bank of Paris, the Hôtel Edouard 7, which is the ONLY hotel on the avenue de l’Opéra, and full of history and decoratively inspired by this British prince and king who loved Paris. (He probably loved Paris as much as I do… Read more →

Ninas Vendome Marie Antoinette tea

Nina’s Vendome : A Marie Antoinette Tea Room in Paris

If there ever was a tea room in Paris for me, this one is IT. I happened upon Nina’s Vendome by accident while on one of our Paris perfume strolls with Bébé Chéri and Chéri and our artist friend Barbara. This pretty in pink tea salon is fashioned after Marie Antoinette’s style and taste. Rose and apple flavors are given high priority,… Read more →

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