My 8 Beauty Secrets from France

I posted some time ago a list of the top most beautiful French women (according to me), and I think it’s time to talk about French beauty again. It’s a subject in haute pursuit (‘scuse the franglais punned phrase) for many of us non-French women for some time now, probably a couple of centuries, I’d say. It’s true though, so many… 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 →

Make-up tips from the French

Article by Melissa Ladd In my work (day job) I see women from all different cultures around the globe on a daily basis, and I take note of how they present themselves to the world. People’s faces are the first thing you look at when you see someone because it is a natural human instinct to seek out the face. There… Read more →

Caroline Nin Gives Us Edith Piaf Back

Caroline Nin, « French chanteuse » as she is self described, is a jazz singer and has been practicing her art since she was a wide-eyed youth, off to concquor London. She traveled the world for 20 years singing in concert halls from Australia to America, and has now returned to her home town of Paris where she now shares her show… Read more →

L’Oiseau Blanc Restaurant

A friend took me this past summer to the newest fanciest place to dine in town, to celebrate my good news that Chéri and I are expecting a baby! L’Oiseau Blanc at the new ultra luxury hotel Le Peninsula. It was such a wonderful way to feel toasted and cared for with the most luxurious service, beautiful food and setting… Read more →

Ringing in 2014

Chéri and I had a fun intimate party for New Years Eve, at our place with Lisa of Ella Coquine with her chéri and our good friend Sophie. It was nice to just have a small group of good people gathered together to laugh, drink some bubbly, eat decadent delights and be silly until well past the pumpkin hour. I… Read more →

Lost in Translation

Even after 11 years here, I can still find myself lost in translation. Seriously. Sometimes my colleagues will toss a joke or an idiom my way, and it flies waaaaay over my head. I don’t always almost never get the French punchline or the underlying meaning. But I always ask, because my fake pretend-I-get-it laugh is really really fake. So… Read more →

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